Thursday, August 27, 2009

Today's Top Books [2009.8.26]

Twilight saga books take a dive while The Lost Symbol breaks into the Top 2!
Today's Bestselling Books as of August 26, 2009

TW LW BOOK TITLE Author, Publisher (Year)
1 4 Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association (2009)

The authoritative and easy-to-use style manual of choice provides invaluable guidance on all aspects of the writing process.
2 6 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.
3 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.
4 13 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.
5 16 Dead and Gone
Charlaine Harris
Ace Books (2009, Fiction)

In Book 9 of the Southern Vampire Mysteries, Sookie Stackhouse finds herself in a world where Weres and Shifters reveal their existence, following the lead of the undead.
6 12 Mastering the Art of French Cooking
Julia Child, Louisette Bertholle, Simone Beck
Alfred A. Knopf (2001, Non-Fiction)

The instruction book with a revolutionary approach for both seasoned cooks and beginners who love cooking good food in the French manner.
7 2 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.
8 8 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.
9 14 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.
10 1 Breaking Dawn
Stephenie Meyer
Little Brown (2008, Fiction)

Bella faces a startling chain of unprecedented events with potentially devastating and unfathomable consequences in the fourth and final book of the Twilight series.
11 7 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.
12 3 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.
13 19 South of Broad, Pat Conroy
Nan A. Talese (2009)
14 10 Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, Judith Hopfer Deglin, April Hazard Vallerand
F. A. Davis Company (2006)

15 5 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.
16 9 Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, Donald Venes
F A Davis Co (2009)
17 17 Medical Terminology Systems
Barbara A. Gylys, Mary Ellen Wedding
F A Davis Co (2009)
18 20 Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto, Mark R. Levin
Threshold Editions (2009)
19 - The Vortex: Where the Law of Attraction Assembles All Cooperative Relationships, Esther Hicks, Jerry Hicks
Hay House (2009)
20 18 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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