AP News
Posted: Nov 19, 2009 11:31 PM


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

2. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days" by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books)

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

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

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

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

7. "Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas" by Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (HarperCollins)

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

9. "Tempted (House of Night Novels)" by P.C. Cast, Kristin Cast (St. Martin's Press)

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

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

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

13. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw" by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books)

14. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" by Jeff Kinney (Amulet)

15. "Ice: A Novel" by Linda Howard (Ballantine)


1. "Open: An Autobiography" by Andre Agassi (Knopf)

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

3. "A Simple Christmas: Twelve Stories that Celebrate the True Holiday Spirit" by Mike Huckabee (Sentinel)

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

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

6. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book" by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books)

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 and Kevin Balfe (Threshold Editions)

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

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

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

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

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

14. "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)

15. "Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle" by Brian Dennis, Mary Nethery, Kirby Lasron (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)

The Wall Street Journal's list reflects nationwide sales of hardcover books during the week ended last Saturday at more than 2,500 Barnes & Noble, B. Dalton, Bookland, Books-a-Million, Books & Co., Bookstar, Bookstop, Borders, Brentano's, Coles, Coopersmith, Doubleday, Scribners and Waldenbooks stores, as well as sales from online retailers Amazon.com and barnesandnoble.com.