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Posted: Nov 19, 2009 3:10 PM

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. "Under the Dome" by Stephen King (Scribner)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

9. "Ice" by Linda Howard (Ballantine)

10. "The Scarpetta Factor" by Patricia Cornwell (Putnam)

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

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

13. "New York: The Novel" by Edward Rutherfurd (Doubleday)

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

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

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. "Open" by Andre Agassi (Knopf)

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

3. "Divine Soul Mind Body Healing and Transmission System" by Zhi Gang Sha (Atria)

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

5. "A Simple Christmas" Mike Huckabee (Sentinel)

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

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

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

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

10. "Last Words" by George Carlin with Tony Hendra (Free Press)

11. "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)

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

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

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

15. "Guinness World Records 2010" by Guinness World Records. (Guinness)

MASS MARKET PAPERBACKS

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

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

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

4. 12. "Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction" by David Michaels (Berkley)

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

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

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

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

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

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

11. "A Highlander Christmas" by Janet Chapman (Pocket Star)

12. "Dashing Through the Snow" by Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark. (Pocket)

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

14. "Star Wars 501st: an Imperial Commando Novel" by Karin Traviss (Del Rey/LucasBooks)

15. "Scarpetta" by Patricia Cornwell (Berkley)

TRADE PAPERBACKS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

13. "The Road" by Cormac McCarthy (Vintage)

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

15. "I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell" by Tucker Max (Citadel)