Thursday, August 6, 2009

Today's Top Books [2009.8.05]

The Twilight saga takes the Top 4 spots!
Today's Bestselling Books as of August 5, 2009

TW LW BOOK TITLE Author, Publisher (Year)
1 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.
2 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.
3 3 Eclipse
Stephenie Meyer
Little, Brown (2007, Fiction)

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 9 Breaking Dawn
Stephenie Meyer Little
Brown (2008, Fiction)
5 7 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.
6 8 The Time Traveler's Wife
Audrey Niffenegger
Mariner Books (2004, Fiction)
7 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.
8 14 Dead and Gone, Charlaine Harris
Ace Books (2009)
9 - The Help, Kathryn Stockett
Putnam Adult (2009)
10 5 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.
11 6 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.
12 16 Culture of Corruption: Obama and His Team of Tax Cheats, Crooks, and Cronies, Michelle Malkin
Regnery Publishing (2009)
13 10 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.

14 - The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson
Knopf (2007)
15 12 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.
16 - Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association (2009)
17 13 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.
18 - Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto, Mark R. Levin
Threshold Editions (2009)
19 11 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.
20 - The Love Dare, Stephen Kendrick, Alex Kendrick
B&H Books (2008)
Today's Top Books is a compilation based on Amazon.com, Buy.com and Walmart.com using an inverse-point system.

1 comment:

Simey said...

I still find it amazing that a book that is not yet released is sitting at number 5 on this list!