Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Today's Top Books [2009.7.29]

Common Sense stays on top while The Shack breaks into the Top 5!
Today's Bestselling Books as of July 29, 2009

TW LW BOOK TITLE Author, Publisher (Year)
1 1 Glenn Beck's Common Sense
Glenn Beck
Threshold Editions (2009, Non-Fiction)

The Case Against an Out-of-Control Government, inspired by Thomas Paine, aims to galvanize Americans to take back their great country by looking at their history.
2 2 New Moon
Stephenie Meyer
Little, Brown (2006, Fiction)

Bella is in the darkest time of her life in the second book in the Twilight saga.
3 7 Eclipse
Stephenie Meyer
Little, Brown (2007)

Book 3 in the Twilight saga features 18-year-old Bella Swan having to choose between her love for the vampire Edward Cullen, and her friendship/love with the werewolf Jacob Black.
4 4 Twilight
Stephenie Meyer
Little, Brown (2005, Fiction)

In the first book of the Twilight saga, 17 year-old Isabella Swan finds her life in danger when she falls in love with a vampire, Edward Cullen.
5 10 The Shack
William P. Young
Windblown Media (2007, Fiction)

Deep in the Oregon wilderness, Mackenzie Allen Philips walks back to his darkest nightmare where his youngest daughter may have been brutally murdered.
6 9 Sookie Stackhouse [Books 1-7 Boxed Set]
Charlaine Harris
Ace Books (2008, Fiction)

Sookie Stackhouse, the main character in The Southern Vampire Mysteries, is a barmaid and telepath in a world of humans, vampires, Weres, shapeshifters, and other supernatural beings.
7 8 The Lost Symbol
Dan Brown
Doubleday Books (2009, Fiction)

The Lost Symbol, a follow-up to The Da Vinci Code, will once again feature protagonist Robert Langdon. Readers will follow him in a 12-hour period through a masterful and unexpected new landscape.
8 14 The Time Traveler's Wife, Audrey Niffenegger
Mariner Books (2004)

9 11 Breaking Dawn, Stephenie Meyer
Little, Brown (2008)
10 12 The Twilight Saga Collection
Stephenie Meyer
Little, Brown (2008)

Isabella "Bella" Swan is a teenager whose life radically changed when she falls in love with vampire Edward Cullen in the Twilight saga, a series of four fantasy/romance novels.
11 6 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
J.K. Rowling
Arthur A. Levine Books
(2007, Fiction)

Harry Potter and Lord Voldemort conclude the 7-book series with their long-awaited final confrontation.
12 3 Harry Potter Paperback Boxed Set (Books 1-7)
J.K. Rowling
Arthur A. Levine Books (2009, Fiction)

Wizard Harry Potter, together with friends Ron and Hermione, fights against the evil wizard Lord Voldemort in this series of seven fantasy novels.
13 5 My Sister's Keeper
Jodi Picoult
Atria (2004, Fiction)

Anna is a young girl who sues her parents who plan to use her kidney for a transplant to save her older sister's life.
14 15 Dead and Gone, Charlaine Harris
Ace Books (2009)
15 - Strengths Finder 2.0: A New and Upgraded Edition of the Online Test from Gallup's Now, Discover Your Strengths, Tom Rath
Gallup Press (2007)
16 - Culture of Corruption: Obama and His Team of Tax Cheats, Crooks, and Cronies, Michelle Malkin
Regnery Publishing (2009)
17 - Blue Moon, Alyson Noel
St. Martin's Griffin (2009)
18 - Master Your Metabolism: The 3 Diet Secrets to Naturally Balancing Your Hormones for a Hot and Healthy Body!, Jillian Michaels, Mariska van Aalst
Crown (2009)
19 - The Girl Who Played with Fire, Stieg Larsson
Knopf (2009)
20 - First Aid for the USMLE Step 1, 2009, Tao Le, Vikas Bhushan
McGraw-Hill Medical (2008)
Today's Top Books is a compilation based on, and using an inverse-point system.

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