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This Week's Best Sellers List

By Jarrod Sarafin, News Editor     September 21, 2007
Source: AP/Reuters


Coverart for author James Patterson's latest novel, YOU'VE BEEN WARNED(2007).
© Little, Brown

The latest Best Selling lists have been released from most of the news publications for this past week. It looks like author James Patterson is leading the way on most of the lists from his latest novel, YOU'VE BEEN WARNED. Here's a look at the Best Seller's Lists for this week..

WALL STREET JOURNAL BEST-SELLERS

FICTION

1. "You've Been Warned" by James Patterson, Howard Roughan (Little, Brown)

2. "A Thousand Splendid Suns" by Khaled Hosseini (Riverhead Hardcover)

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

4. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" by J.K. Rowling, art by Mary GrandPre (Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic)

5. "New Moon" by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown)(F-H)

6. "Pontoon: A Novel of Lake Wobegon" by Garrison Keillor, (Viking)

7. "Garden Spells" by Sarah Addison Allen (Bantam)

8. "The Wheel of Darkness" by Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child (Grand Central Publishing)

9. "Bones to Ashes" by Kathy Reichs (Scribner)

10. "Wednesday Letters" by Jason F. Wright (Shadow Mountain)

11. "The Elves of Cintra" by Terry Brooks (Del Rey)

12. "The Quickie" by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown and Company)

13. "HeartSick" by Chelsea Cain (St. Martin's Minotaur)

14. "Dark Possession" by Christine Feeham (Berkley Hardcover)

15. "The 47th Samurai" by Stephen Hunter (Simon & Schuster)

NONFICTION

1. "Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World" by Bill Clinton (Knopf)

2. "Power to the People" by Laura Ingraham, (Regnery Publishing)

3. "The Secret" by Rhonda Byrne (Atria Books/Beyond Words)

4. "The 4:8 Principle" by Tommy Newberry (Tyndale House)

5. "The Weight Loss Cure They Don't Want You to Know About" by Kevin Trudeau (Alliance Publishing)

6. "If I Did It: Confessions of the Killer" The Goldman Family (authorized version), (Beaufort Books)

7. "Quiet Strength: The Principles, Practices, and Priorities of a Winning Life" by Tony Dungy, Nathan Whitaker (Tyndale)

8. "Masters of Sales" by Ivan R. Misner, Don Morgan (Entrepreneur Press)

9. "The Dangerous Book for Boys" by Conn Iggulden, Hal Iggulden (Collins)

10. "Come Be My Light" by Mother Teresa (Doubleday)

11. "Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10" by Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson (Little, Brown and Company)

12. "The Age of Speed: Learning to Thrivre in a More-Faster-Now World" by Vince Poscente (Bard Press)

13. "Secret Societies: And How They Affect Our Lives Today" by Sylvia Browne (Hay House) (NF-H)

14. "Rules for Renegades:How to Make More Money, Rock Your Career, and Revel in Your Individuality" by Christine Comaford-Lynch (McGraw-Hill)

15. "The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945" by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns (Knopf)

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.



USA TODAY BEST-SELLERS

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

1. "You've Been Warned" by James Patterson, Howard Roughan (Little, Brown) (F-H)

2. "Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World" by Bill Clinton (Knopf) (NF-H)

3. "The Secret" by Rhonda Byrne (Atria Books/Beyond Words) (NF-H)

4. "The Collectors" by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing) (F-P)

5. "74 Seaside Avenue" by Debbie Macomber (Mira) (F-P)

6. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" by J.K. Rowling, art by Mary GrandPre (Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic) (F-H)

7. "Water for Elephants" by Sara Gruen (Algonquin) (F-P)

8. "Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia" by Elizabeth Gilbert (Penguin) (NF-P)

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

10. "A Thousand Splendid Suns" by Khaled Hosseini (Riverhead Hardcover) (F-H)

11. "Killer Dreams" by Iris Johansen (Bantam) (F-P)

12. "Power to the People" by Laura Ingraham, (Regnery Publishing) (NF-H)

13. "At First Sight" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing) (F-P)

14. "The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini (Riverhead) (F-P)

15. "Twilight" by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown) (F-P)

16. "Skinny B----" by Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin (Running Press) (NF-P)

17. "The Weight Loss Cure 'They' Don't Want You to Know About" by Kevin Trudeau (Alliance Publishing) (NF-H)

18. "Innocent in Death" by J.D. Robb (Berkley) (F-P)

19. "90 Minutes in Heaven: A True Story of Death and Life" by Don Piper with Cecil Murphey (Revell) (NF-P)

20. "Act of Treason" by Vince Flynn (Pocket)

21. "New Moon" by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown)(F-H)

22. "The Memory Keeper's Daughter" by Kim Edwards (Penguin) (F-P)

23. "The Dangerous Book for Boys" by Conn Iggulden and Hal Iggulden (Collins) (NF-H)

24. "Quiet Strength: The Principles, Practices and Priorities of a Winning Life" by Tony Dungy, Nathan Whitaker (Tyndale) (NF-H)

25. "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" by J.K. Rowling, art by Mary GrandPre (Scholastic) (F-P)

26. "Beyond Seduction" by Stephanie Laurens (Avon) (F-P)

27. "The Glass Castle: A Memoir" by Jeannette Walls (Scribner) (NF-P)

28. "The Emperor's Children" by Claire Messud (Vintage) (F-P)

29. "Pontoon: A Novel of Lake Wobegon" by Garrison Keillor, (Viking) (F-H)

30. "If I Did It: Confessions of the Killer" The Goldman Family (authorized version), (Beaufort Books) (NF-H)

31. "Monday with a Mad Genius" by Mary Pope Osborne, art by Sal Murdocca (Random House) (F-H)

32. "The Mephisto Club" by Tess Gerritsen (Ballantine) (F-P)

33. "Fresh Disasters" by Stuart Woods (Signet) (P-F)

34. "The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945" by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns (Knopf) (NF-H)

35. "The Wheel of Darkness" by Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child (Grand Central Publishing) (F-H)

36. "Come Be My Light" by Mother Teresa (Doubleday) (NF-H)

37. "Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10" by Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson (Little, Brown and Company) (NF-H)

38. "Ricochet" by Sandra Brown (Pocket) (F-P)

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

40. "Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself" by Alan Alda (Random House) (NF-H)

41. "Secret Societies: And How They Affect Our Lives Today" by Sylvia Browne (Hay House) (NF-H)

42. "Into the Wild" by John Krakauer (Anchor) (NF-P)

43. "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho (HarperSanFrancisco) (F-P)

44. "The Official SAT Study Guide" by The College Board (College Board SAT) (NF-P)

45. "Rules for Renegades" by Christine Comaford-Lynch (McGraw-Hill) (NF-H)

46. "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" by J.K. Rowling, art by Mary GrandPre (Scholastic) (F-P)

47. "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee (Warner) (F-P)

48. "High School Musical 2: The Junior Novel" by N. B. Grace (Disney Press) (F-P)

49. "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" by J.K. Rowling, art by Mary GrandPre (Scholastic) (F-P)

50. "Naruto, Vol. 18" by Masashi Kishimoto (Viz Media) (F-P)

Reporting stores include: Amazon.com, B. Dalton Bookseller, Barnes & Noble.com, Barnes & Noble Inc., Books-A-Million and Bookland, Booksamillion.com, Borders Books & Music, Bookstar, Bookstop, Brentano's, Davis Kidd Booksellers in Nashville, Jackson, Memphis, Tenn., Doubleday Book Shops, Hudson Booksellers, Joseph-Beth Booksellers (Lexington, Ky.; Cincinnati, Cleveland), Powell's Books (Portland, Ore.), Powells.com, R.J. Julia Booksellers (Madison, Conn.), Schuler.



PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. "You've Been Warned" by James Patterson, Howard Roughan (Little, Brown)

2. "A Thousand Splendid Suns" by Khaled Hosseini (Riverhead Hardcover)

3. "Pontoon: A Novel of Lake Wobegon" by Garrison Keillor, (Viking)

4. "The Wheel of Darkness" by Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child (Grand Central Publishing)

5. "Bones to Ashes" by Kathy Reichs (Scribner)

6. "The Quickie" by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown and Company)

7. "Dark Possession" by Christine Feeham (Berkley Hardcover)

8. "The Elves of Cintra" by Terry Brooks (Del Rey)

9. "Garden Spells" by Sarah Addison Allen (Bantam)

10. "HeartSick" by Chelsea Cain (St. Martin's Minotaur)

11. "Wednesday Letters" by Jason F. Wright (Shadow Mountain)

12. "Play Dirty" by Sandra Brown, (Simon & Schuster)

13. "The 47th Samurai" by Stephen Hunter (Simon & Schuster)

14. "Away: A Novel" by Amy Bloom (Random House)

15. "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao" by Junot Díaz. (Riverhead)

NONFICTION/GENERAL

1. "Giving" by Bill Clinton (Knopf)

2. "The Secret" by Rhonda Byrne (Atria Books/Beyond Words)

3. "Power to the People" by Laura Ingraham, (Regnery Publishing)

4. "The Weight Loss Cure They Don't Want You to Know About" by Kevin Trudeau (Alliance Publishing)

5. "Quiet Strength" by Tony Dungy with Nathan Whittaker (Tyndale)

6. "The Dangerous Book for Boys" by Conn Iggulden and Hal Iggulden (Collins)

7. "The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945" by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns (Knopf)

8. "If I Did It: Confessions of the Killer" The Goldman Family (authorized version), (Beaufort Books)

9. "Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10" by Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson (Little, Brown and Company)

10. "Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light" by Mother Teresa & Bill Kolodiejchuk (Doubleday)

11. "Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself" by Alan Alda (Random House)

12. "Secret Societies: And How They Affect Our Lives Today" by Sylvia Browne (Hay House)

13. "Dead Certain: The Presidency of George W. Bush" by Robert Draper (Free Press)

14. "The World Without Us" by Alan Weisman (Thomas Dunne Books)

15. "Change Your Thoughts - Change Your Life: Living the Wisdom of the Tao" by Wayne W. Dyer (Hay House)

MASS MARKET PAPERBACKS

1. "The Collectors" by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing)

2. "74 Seaside Avenue" by Debbie Macomber (Mira)

3. "Act of Treason" by Vince Flynn (Pocket)

4. "Killer Dreams" by Iris Johansen (Bantam)

5. "Inferno (Star Wars: Legacy of the Force)" by Troy Denning (Del Rey)

6. "Innocent in Death" by J.D. Robb (Berkley)

7. "Beyond Seduction" by Stephanie Laurens (Avon)

8. "The Mephisto Club" by Tess Gerritsen (Ballantine Books)

9. "What Came Before He Shot Her" by Elizabeth George (Harper)

10. "At First Sight" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing)

11. "Fresh Disasters" by Stuart Woods (Signet)

12. "Hundred-Dollar Baby" by Robert B. Parker (Berkley)

13. "Silver Master" by Jayne Castle (Jove)

14. "Pegasus Descending" by James Lee Burke (Pocket Star)

15. "Exile" by Richard North Patterson (St. Martin's)

TRADE PAPERBACKS

1. "Water for Elephants" by Sara Gruen (Algonquin)

2. "Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia" by Elizabeth Gilbert (Penguin)

3. "The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini (Riverhead)

4. "The Memory Keeper's Daughter" by Kim Edwards (Penguin)

5. "Skinny B----" by Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin (Running Press)

6. "90 Minutes in Heaven: A True Story of Death and Life" by Don Piper with Cecil Murphey (Revell)

7. "The Emperor's Children" by Claire Messud (Vintage)

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

9. "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho (Harper)

10. "Into the Wild" by John Krakauer (Anchor)

11. "The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11" by Lawrence Wright (Vintage)

12. "Middlesex" by Jeffrey Eugenides (Picador)

13. "Dear John" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing)

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

15. "The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century" by Thomas L. Friedman (Picador)

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