AP News
Posted: Dec 31, 2009 2:50 PM

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

15. "Witch & Wizard" by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet (Little, Brown) (F-H)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

29. "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)

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

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

32. "Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1: The Lightning Thief" by Rick Riordan (Disney-Hyperion) (F-P)

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

34. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules" by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books) (F-H)

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

36. "It's Your Time" by Joel Osteen (Free Press) (NF-H)

37. "Three Cups of Tea" by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin (Penguin) (NF-P)

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

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

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

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

42. "7th Heaven" by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Vision) (F-P)

43. "New Moon: The Official Illustrated Movie Companion" by Mark Cotta Vaz (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) (NF-P)

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

45. "Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume I" by Julia Child and Simone Beck and Louisette Bertholle (Knopf) (NF-H)

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

47. "The Time Traveler's Wife" by Audrey Niffenegger (Harvest) (F-P)

48. "The Piano Teacher: A Novel" by Janice Y. K. Lee (Penguin) (F-P)

49. "Glenn Beck's Common Sense" by Glenn Beck (Threshold Editions) (NF-P)

50. "Outliers: The Story of Success" by Malcolm Gladwell ( Little, Brown) (NF-H)

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