Best selling books

August 13, 2009 12:25:32 PM PDT
Publishers Weekly's Best Selling Books for the week of August 13, 2009 HARDCOVER FICTION

1. "Bad Moon Rising: A Dark-Hunter Novel" by Sherrilyn Kenyon, (St. Martin's)
2. "That Old Cape Magic: A Novel" by Richard Russo (Knopf)
3. "The Girl Who Played With Fire" by Stieg Larsson (Knopf)
4. "Best Friends Forever" by Jennifer Weiner (Atria)
5. "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam/Amy Einhorn)
6. "Inherent Vice" by Thomas Pynchon (Penguin)
7. "Swimsuit" by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro (Little, Brown)
8. "The Defector" by Daniel Silva (Putnam)
9. "The Traffickers" by W.E.B. Griffin, William E. Butterworth IV (Putnam Adult)
10. "Twenties Girl" by Sophie Kinsella (Dial Press)
11. "Dead and Gone" by Charlaine Harris (Ace)
12. "Rules of Vengeance" by Christopher Reich (Doubleday)
13. "Black Hills" by Nora Roberts (Putnum Adult)
14. "Finger Lickin' Fifteen" by Janet Evanovich (St. Martin's)
15. "The Winds of Dune" by Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson (Tor)


1. "Culture of Corruption: Culture of Corruption: Obama and His Team of Tax Cheats, Crooks, and Cronies" by Michelle Malkin (Regnery Publishing)
2. "Outliers: The Story of Success" by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown)
3. "Catastrophe" by Dick Morris, Eileen McGann (Harper)
4. "Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment" by Steve Harvey (Amistad)
5. "In the President's Secret Service: Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect" by Ronald Kessler (Crown)
6. "Mastering the Art of French Cooking" by Julia Child, Louisette Bertholle, Simone Beck, and Sidonie Coryn (Alfred A. Knopf)
7. "Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto" by Mark R. Levin (Threshold Editions)
8. "The Last Lecture" by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow (Hyperion)
9. "Our Lady of Guadalupe: Mother of the Civilization of Love" by Carl Anderson, Eduardo Chavez (Doubleday Religion)
10. "Michael Jackson: The Magic, The Madness, The Whole Story, 1958-2009" by J. Randy Taraborrelli (Grand Central)
11. "Master Your Metabolism: The 3 Diet Secrets to Naturally Balancing Your Hormones for a Hot and Healthy Body!" by Jillian Michaels and Mariska van Aalst (Crown)
12. "The Secret" by Rhonda Byrne (Atria)
13. "Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America" by Douglas Brinkley (Harper)
14. "Unmasked: The Final Years of Michael Jackson" by Ian Halperin (Simon Spotlight Entertainment)
15. "A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity" by Bill O'Reilly (Broadway)


1. "Bengals Heart" by Lora Leigh (Berkley)
2. "Dean Koontz's Frankenstein: Dead and Alive" by Dean Koontz (Bantam)
3. "Storm of Visions: the Chosen Ones" by Christina Dodd (Signet)
4. "The Quickie" by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge (Vision)
5. "Chosen to Die" by Lisa Jackson (Zebra)
6. "Smoke Screen" by Sandra Brown (Pocket)
7. "Mastered by Love" by Stephanie Laurens (Avon)
8. "My Sister's Keeper" by Jodi Picoult (Pocket)
9. "Dead Until Dark" by Charlaine Harris (Ace)
10. "From Dead to Worse" by Charlaine Harris (Ace)
11. "Club Dead" by Charlaine Harris (Ace)
12. "Promises in Death" by J.D. Robb (Berkley)
13. "Living Dead in Dallas" by Charlaine Harris (Ace)
14. "Wyoming Brides: Denim and Diamonds¼The Wyoming Kid" by Debbie Macomber (Mira)
15. "The Bridegroom" by Linda Lael Miller (HQN)


1. "The Time Traveler's Wife" by Audrey Niffenegger (Mariner Books)
2. "Glenn Beck's Common Sense: The Case Against an Out-of-Control Government, Inspired by Thomas Paine" by Glenn Beck (Threshold Editions)
3. "The Shack" by William P. Young (Windblown Media)
4. "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" by Stieg Larsson (Vintage)
5. "Julie & Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously" by Julie Powell (Back Bay Books)
6. "The Weight of Silence" by Heather Gudenkauf (Mira)
7. "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows (Dial)
8. "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" by Jane Austin and Seth Grahame-Smith (Quirk Books)
9. "I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell" by Tucker Max (Citadel)
10. "Olive Kitteredge" by Elizabeth Strout (Random House Trade Paperbacks)
11. "The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel" by Garth Stein (Harper)
12. "Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time" by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin (Penguin)
13. "My Life in France" by Julia Child, Alex Prud'Homme, (Anchor)
14. "The Hour I First Believed" by Wally Lamb (Harper)
15. "The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power" by Jeff Sharlet (Harper Perennial)