USA Today: Top books (January 7)

Ranking the most popular non-fiction, fiction, and more


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The Associated Press
January 9, 2010 2:36AM (UTC)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

8. "Street Game" by Christine Feehan (Jove) (F-P)

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

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

11. "Vanishing Act" by Fern Michaels (Zebra) (F-P)

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

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

14. "Sizzle" by Julie Garwood (Ballantine Books) (F-H)

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

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

17. "Plum Spooky" Janet Evanovich (St. Martin's Paperbacks) (F-P)

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

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

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

21. "The Man You'll Marry" by Debbie Macomber (Mira) (F-P)

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

23. "Early Dawn" by Catherine Anderson (Signet) (F-P)

24. "Fire and Ice" by Julie Garwood (Ballantine Books) (F-P)

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

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

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

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

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

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30. "Deeper Than the Dead" by Tami Hoag (Dutton Adult) (F-H)

31. "The Devil's Punchbowl" by Greg Iles (Pocket Star) (F-P)

32. "Cook This Not That!: Kitchen Survival Guide" by David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding ( Rodale Books) (NF-P)

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

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

35. "Shades of Midnight" by Lara Adrian (Dell) (F-P)

36. "Altar of Eden" by James Rollins (William Morrow) (F-H)

37. "Fired Up" by Jayne Ann Krentz (Putnam Adult) (F-H)

38. "Forbidden Falls" by Robyn Carr (Mira) (F-P)

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

40. "The Belly Fat Cure" by Jorge Cruise (Hay House) (NF-P)

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

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

43. "Amazing Grace" by Sherryl Woods (Mira) (F-P)

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44. "Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 2: The Sea of Monsters" by Rick Riordan (Disney-Hyperion) (F-P)

45. "Eat This Not That! 2010" by David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding (Rodale Press) (NF-P)

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

47. "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)

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48. "The Honor of Spies" by W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV (Putnam Adult) (F-H)

49. "Blood Sins" by Kay Hooper (Bantam) (F-P)

50. "The Girl Who Played With Fire" by Stieg Larsson (Knopf) (F-H)

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.

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