Thursday, August 13, 2009

Today's Top Books [2009.8.12]

New Moon retains #1 spot while The Lost Symbol finds itself moving up!
Today's Bestselling Books as of August 12, 2009

TW LW BOOK TITLE Author, Publisher (Year)
1 1 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 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.
3 2 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.
4 5 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.
5 6 The Time Traveler's Wife
Audrey Niffenegger
Mariner Books (2004, Fiction)

A genetic disorder causes a man to time travel unpredictably while his wife has to cope with his frequent absences and dangerous experiences.
6 16 Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association (2009)
7 11 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.
8 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.
9 4 Breaking Dawn
Stephenie Meyer
Little Brown (2008, Fiction)
10 - Medical Terminology Systems
Barbara A. Gylys, Mary Ellen Wedding
F A Davis Co (2009)
11 7 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.
12 15 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 - Mastering the Art of French Cooking Vol. 2 Julia Child, Simone Beck
Knopf (1983)
14 19 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.
15 14 The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson
Knopf (2007)
16 17 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.
17 8 Dead and Gone, Charlaine Harris
Ace Books (2009)
18 9 The Help, Kathryn Stockett
Putnam Adult (2009)
19 18 Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto, Mark R. Levin
Threshold Editions (2009)
20 - My Life in France Julia Child, Alex Prud'Homme
Anchor (2009)
Today's Top Books is a compilation based on, and using an inverse-point system.

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