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Posted: Nov 26, 2009 3:30 PM


1. "I, Alex Cross" by James Patterson (Little Brown)

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

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

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

5. "The Wrecker" by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott (Putnam Adult)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

15. "New York" by Edward Rutherford (Doubleday)


1. "Going Rogue: An American Life" by Sarah Palin (HarperCollins)

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

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

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

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

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

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

8. "A Simple Christmas" by Mike Huckabee (Sentinel)

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

10. "The Oz Principle: Getting Results through Individual and Organizational Accountability " by Roger Connors, Tom Smith and Craig Hickman (Portfolio)

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

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

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

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

15. "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)


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

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

3. "Lavender Morning" by Jude Deveraux (Pocket) (F-P)

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

5. "Dear John" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central)

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

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

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

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

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

11. "Dead Until Dark" by Charlaine Harris (Ace Trade)

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

13. "Scarpetta" by Patricia Cornwall (Berkley)

14. "Cruel Intent" by J.A. Jance (Pocket Star)

15. "From Dead to Worse: A Sookie Stackhouse Novel" by Charlaine Harris (Ace Trade)


1. "Push" by Sapphire (Vintage)

2. "The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game" by Michael Lewis (W.W. Norton & Company)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

11. "The Private Patient" by P.D. James (Vintage)

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

13. "Freakonomics" by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner (Harper Perennial)

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

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