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Posted: Nov 12, 2009 3:17 PM


1. "Ford County: Stories" by John Grisham (Doubleday)

2. "The Lost Symbol" by Dan Brown (Doubleday)

3. "Kindred in Death" by J.D. Robb (Putnam Adult)

4. "The Gathering Storm (Wheel of Time)" by Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson (TOR Books)

5. "True Blue" by David Baldacci (Grand Central)

6. "The Lacuna" by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper)

7. "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam/Amy Einhorn)

8. "The Scarpetta Factor" by Patricia Cornwell (Putnam Adult)

9. "Pursuit of Honor: A Novel" by Vince Flynn (Atria)

10. "Last Night in Twisted River" by John Irving (Random House)

11. "Nine Dragons" by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown)

12. "No Less Than Victory: A Novel of World War II" by Jeff Shaara (Ballantine)

13. "Wolf Hall" by Hilary Mantel (Henry Holt)

14. "The Last Song" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing)

15. "Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel" by Jeannette Walls (Scribner)


1. "Have a Little Faith: A True Story" by Mitch Albom (Hyperion)

2. "It's Your Time: Activate Your Faith, Achieve Your Dreams, and Increase in God's Favor" by Joel Osteen (Free Press)

3. "SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance" by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner (William Morrow)

4. "Arguing With Idiots: How to Stop Small Minds and Big Government" by Glenn Beck (Threshold Editions)

5. "What The Dog Saw: And Other Adventures" by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown)

6. "The Book of Basketball: The NBA According to The Sports Guy" by Bill Simmons (Ballantine/ESPN)

7. "Outliers: The Story of Success" by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown and Company)

8. "The Audacity to Win: The Inside Story and Lessons of Barack Obama's Historic Victory" by David Plouffe (Viking)

9. "The Sellout: How Three Decades of Wall Street Greed and Government Mismanagement Destroyed the Global Financial System" by Charles Gasparino (HarperBusiness)

10. "When the Game Was Ours" by Larry Bird and Earvin "Magic" Johnson with Jackie MacMullan (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

11. "The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Recipes from an Accidental Country Girl" by Ree Drummond (William Morrow Cookbooks)

12. "Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System---and Themselves" by Andrew Ross Sorkin (Viking)

13. "Knockout: Interviews with Doctors Who Are Curing Cancer--And How to Prevent Getting It in the First Place" by Suzanne Somers (Crown Publishing)

14. "The Time of My Life" by Patrick Swayze, Lisa Niemi (Atria)

15. "True Compass: A Memoir" by Edward M. Kennedy (Twelve)


1. "Born of Fire (A League Novel)" by Sherrilyn Kenyon (Saint Martin's Paperbacks)

2. "The Associate" by John Grisham (Dell)

3. "The Untamed Bride" by Stephanie Laurens (Avon)

4. "Cross Country" by James Patterson (Vision)

5. "Your Heart Belongs to Me" by Dean Koontz (Random House)

6. "Angels at Christmas" by Debbie Macomber (Mira)

7. "Deadlock" by Iris Johansen (St. Martin's Paperbacks)

8. "Blaze of Memory" by Nalini Singh (Berkley)

9. "Me and My Shadow (Silver Dragons, Book 3)" by Katie MacAlister (Signet)

10. "Hot on Her Heels" by Susan Mallery (HQN)

11. "Star Wars 501st: an Imperial Commando Novel" by Karin Traviss (LucasBooks)

12. "Tom Clancys Splinter Cell: Conviction" by David Michaels (Berkley)

13. "Heat Lightning" by John Sandford (Berkley)

14. "Snow Angels" by Fern Michaels, Marie Bostwick, Janna McMahan, and Rosalind Noonan (Zebra)

15. "The Lovely Bones" by Alice Sebold (Little, Brown)


1. "Push" by Sapphire (Vintage)

2. "Bed of Roses" by Nora Roberts (Berkley)

3. "Say You're One of Them" by Uwem Akpan (Little, Brown)

4. "The Shack" by William P. Young (Windblown Media)

5. "Olive Kitteredge" by Elizabeth Strout (Random House Trade Paperbacks)

6. "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" by Stieg Larsson (Vintage)

7. "The Time Traveler's Wife" by Audrey Niffenegger (Mariner Books)

8. "The Glass Castle: A Memoir" by Jeannette Walls (Scribner)

9. "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows (Dial)

10. "The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game" by Michael Lewis (Norton)

11. "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein (Harper)

12. "Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis" by Al Gore (Rodale)

13. "Run for Your Life" by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge (Grand Central)

14. "Eat This Not That! 2010: The No-Diet Weight Loss Solution" by David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding (Rodale)

15. "Freakonomics" by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner (Harper Perennial)