USA TODAY BEST-SELLERS

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Posted: Dec 17, 2009 5:13 PM

Key: F-Fiction; NF-Nonfiction; H-Hardcover; P-Paperback

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

2. "New Moon" by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) (F-P)

3. "Eclipse" by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) (F-H)

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

5. "Twilight" by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) (F-P)

6. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days" by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books) (F-H)

7. "Breaking Dawn" by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) (F-H)

8. "I, Alex Cross" by James Patterson (Little Brown) (F-H)

9. "U is for Underflow" by Sue Grafton (Putnam Adult) (F-H)

10. "Under the Dome" by Stephen King (Scribner) (F-H)

11. "Have a Little Faith: A True Story" by Mitch Albom (Hyperion) (NF-H)

12. "Dear John" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing) (F-P)

13. "The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition" by Carol V. Aebersold and Chanda B. Bell (CCA & B) (F-H)

14. "Pirate Latitudes" by Michael Crichton (Harper) (F-H)

15. "The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game" by Michael Lewis (W.W. Norton & Company) (NF-P)

16. "The Shack" by William P. Young (Windblown Media) (F-P)

17. "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam Adult/Amy Einhorn) (F-H)

18. "Guinness World Records 2010" by Guinness World Records (Guinness) (NF-H)

19. "Arguing with Idiots: How to Stop Small Minds and Big Government" by Glenn Beck and Kevin Balfe (Threshold Editions) (NF-H)

20. "The Lovely Bones" by Alice Sebold (Little, Brown)(F-P)

21. "The Last Song" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing) (F-H)

22. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw" by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books) (F-H)

23. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books) (F-H)

24. "Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak (HarperTrophy) (F-P)

25. "The Christmas Sweater" by Glenn Beck (Threshold Editions) (F-P)

26. "Precious" by Sapphire (Vintage) (F-P)

27. "True Compass" by Edward M. Kennedy (Twelve) (NF-H)

28. "Stones Into Schools" by Greg Mortenson (Viking) (NF-H)

29. "Divine Misdemeanours" by Laurell K. Hamilton (Ballantine Books) (F-H)

30. "Open: An Autobiography" by Andre Agassi (Knopf) (NF-H)

31. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books) (F-H)

32. "Ford County: Stories" by John Grisham (Doubleday) (F-H)

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

34. "The Road" by Cormac McCarthy (Vintage) (F-P)

35. "Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace...One School at a Time") by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin (Penguin) (NF-P)

36. "Worth The Risk" by Nora Roberts (Silhouette) (F-P)

37. "Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas" by Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser (HarperCollins) (F-H)

38. "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" by Stieg Larsson (Vintage) (F-P)

39. "Breathless" by Dean Koontz (Bantam) (F-H

40. "Mrs. Miracle" by Debbie Macomber (Harper Paperbacks) (F-P)

41. "The Twighlight Saga" by Stephanie Meyer (Little, Brown for Young Readers) (F-H)

42. "New Moon" by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) (F-P)

43. "What the Dog Saw" by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown) (NF-H)

44. "The Lightning Thief" by Rick Riordan (Disney-Hyperion) (F-P)

45. "The Associate" by John Grisham (Dell) (F-P)

46. "Bed of Roses" by Nora Roberts (Berkley) (F-P)

47. "7th Heaven" by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro ( Vision) (F-P)

48. "Tempted" by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast (St. Martin's Press) (F-H)

49. "The Piano Teacher" by Janice Y.K. Lee (Penguin) (F-P)

50. "Born of Ice" by Sherrilyn Kenyon (St. Martin's Paperbacks) (F-P)

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