Ann Coulter, John Updike and the latest thriller from Douglas Preston and Lee Child arrive in time for Father's Day. For kids, fantasy is still strong: the fifth title in Jenny Nimmo's Red King series has a 150,000-copy announced printing, while the first title in The Gideon Trilogy launches with a 200,000 printing.
*Gideon the Cutpurse by Linda Buckley-Archer (S&S, $17.95). 200,000 first printing.
*Pirates of the Caribbean 2: Dead Man's Chest—The Movie Storybook(Disney, $8.99). 175,000 first printing.
*Charlie Bone and the Hidden King by Jenny Nimmo (Orchard, $9.95). 150,000 first printing.
The Good Fight: Why Liberals—And Only Liberals—Can Win the War on Terror and Make America Great Again by Peter Beinert (HarperCollins, $25.95). 100,000 first printing.
*Bear's New Friend by Karma Wilson (McElderry, $16.95). 100,000 first printing.
Godless: The Church of Liberalism by Ann Coulter (Crown Forum, $27.95). 1 million first printing.
* *Olivia Forms a Band by Ian Falconer (Atheneum, $16.95). 400,000 first printing.
On the Couch by Lorraine Bracco (Putnam, $25.95). 250,000 first printing.
Captive of My Desires by Johanna Lindsey (Pocket, $25). 200,000 first printing.
The Book of the Dead by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child (Warner, $25.95). 200,000 first printing.
* Heat: (An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany) by Bill Buford (Knopf, $25.95). 100,000 first printing.
The Saboteurs by W.E.B. Griffin (Putnam, $25.95). 35,000 first printing.
* Terrorist by John Updike (Knopf, $25). 150,000 first printing.
Blue Screen by Robert B. Parker (Putnam, $24.95). 500,000 first printing.
Baby Proof by Emily Giffin (St. Martin's, $23.95). 300,000 first printing.
The One Percent Doctrine: Deep Inside America's Pursuit of Its Enemies by Ron Suskind (S&S, $27). 250,000 first printing.
The Wrong Hostage by Elizabeth Lowell (Morrow, $24.95). 200,000 first printing.
Lost and Found by Carolyn Parkhurst (Little, Brown, $23.95). 175,000 first printing.
Shadow Man by Cody Mcfadyen (Bantam, $24). 100,000 first printing.
How to Set His Thighs on Fire: 76 Red-Hot Lessons on Love, Life, Men, and (Especially) Sex by Kate White (Warner, $21.95). 40,000 first printing.
Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich (St. Martin's, $26.95). 1.25 million first printing.
No Better Friend, No Worse Enemy by Ilario Pantano (S&S/Threshold, $26). 100,000 first printing.
Alentejo Blue by Monica Ali (Scribner, $24). 53,000 first printing.
Coming Out by Danielle Steel (Delacorte, $20). 800,000 first printing.
The Traitor by Stephen Coonts (St. Martin's, $25.95). 200,000 first printing.
Danse Macabre by Laurell K. Hamilton (Berkley, $25.95). 150,000 first printing.
Whose Freedom?: The Battle Over America's Most Important Ideas by George Lakoff (FSG, $23). 75,000 first printing.
* = children's book * = starred review