Hardcover Fiction Sales, 2011

1. The Litigators. John Grisham. Doubleday (10/25). 1,100,000.

2. 11/23/1963. Stephen King. Scribner (11/08). 919,524.

3. The Best of Me. Nicholas Sparks. Grand Central (10/11). 850,653.

4. Smokin’ Seventeen. Janet Evanovich. Bantam (6/21). 751, 899.

5. A Dance with Dragons. George R.R. Martin. Bantam (7/12). 750,000.

6. Explosive Eighteen. Janet Evanovich. Bantam (11/22). 744,029.

7. Kill Alex Cross. James Patterson. Little, Brown (11/11). 619,406.

8. Micro. Michael Crichton. Harper (11/22). 537,835.

9. *Dead Reckoning. Charlaine Harris. Ace (5/3). 500,000.

10. *Locked On. Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney. Putnam (12/8). 450,000.

11. The Land of Painted Caves. Jean M. Auel. Crown (3/29). 447,626.

12. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest. Stieg Larsson. Knopf (5/25). 422,000.

13 *V Is for Vengeance. Sue Grafton. Putnam/Marian Woods Books (11/14).

14. *Red Mist. Patricia Cornwell. Putnam (12/6).

15. 10th Anniversary. James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. Little, Brown (5/11). 419,105.

The Fiction Runners-Up

16. Tick Tock. James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. Little, Brown (417,115).

17. Snow Angel. Glenn Beck. Threshold (408,832).

18. Now You See Her. James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. Little, Brown (399,210).

19. The Affair. Lee Child. Delacorte (386,385).

20. The Christmas Wedding. James Patterson and Richard DiLallo. Little, Brown (385,200).

21. Zero Day. David Baldacci. Grand Central (376,501).

22. Happy Birthday. Danielle Steel. Delacorte (344,352).

23. 44 Charles Street. Danielle Steel. Delacorte (344,110).

24. Hotel Vendome. Danielle Steel. Delacorte (318,783).

25. Sing You Home. Jodi Picoult. Atria Books (344,264).

26. The Drop. Michael Connelly. Little, Brown (311,135).

27. The Paris Wife. Paula McClain. Ballantine (301,883).

28. Kill Me if You Can. James Patterson and Marshall Karp. Little, Brown (297,089).

29. *Against All Enemies. Tom Clancy with Peter Telep. Putnam.

30. The Sixth Man. David Baldacci. Grand Central (286,378).


Toys. James Patterson and Neil McMahon. Little, Brown (280,776).

77 Shadow Street. Dean Koontz. Random House (275,000)

The Fifth Witness. Michael Connelly. Little, Brown (234,679).

I’ll Walk Alone. Mary Higgins Clark. Simon and Schuster (232,363).

*Chasing Fire. Nora Roberts. Putnam.

The Night Circus. Erin Morgenstern. Doubleday (218,000).

Lost December. Richard Paul Evans. Simon and Schuster (215,823).

State of Wonder. Ann Patchett. Harper (214,664).

*Devil’s Gate. Clive Cussler and Graham Brown. Putnam.

Lethal. Sandra Brown. Grand Central (207,787).

Night Road. Kristin Hannah. St. Martin’s (207,592).

One Summer. David Baldacci. Grand Central (205,226).

Death Comes to Pemberley. P.D. James. Knopf (200,000).


1Q84. Haruki Murakami. Knopf (197,000).

*Buried Prey. John Sandford. Putnam.

*New York to Dallas. J.D. Robb. Putnam.

Ghost Story. Jim Butcher. Roc (190,420).

*The Jungle. Clive Cussler with Jack Du Brul. Putnam.

*A Discovery of Witches. Deborah Harkness. Viking.

*Treachery in Death. J.D. Robb. Putnam.


*Lover Unleashed. J.R. Ward. NAL.

1225 Christmas Tree Lane. Debbie Macomber. Mira (173,987).

The Marriage Plot. Jeffrey Eugenides. Farrar, Straus and Giroux (171,718).

*Shock Wave. John Sandford. Putnam.

Dreams of Joy. Lisa See. Random House (162,621).

Then Came You. Jennifer Weiner. Atria Books (161,575).

Portrait of a Spy. Daniel Silva. Harper (160,174).

Minding Frankie. Maeve Binchy. Knopf (158,000).

Twilight: The Graphic Novel, Vol. 2. Stephenie Meyer and Young Kim. Hachette/Yen (155,202).

*Live Wire. Harlan Coben. Dutton.

Mystery. Jonathan Kellerman. Ballantine (150,183).


*Split Second. Catherine Coulter. Putnam.

Love You More. Lisa Gardner. Bantam (148,180).

*The Race. Clive Cussler and Justin Scott. Putnam.

Eve. Iris Johansen. St. Martin’s (144,472).

The Wise Man’s Fear. Patrick Rothfuss. DAW (144,122).

The Jefferson Key. Steve Berry. Bantam (143,939).

The Devil Colony. James Rollin. Morrow (143,072).

*The Kingdom. Clive Cussler with Grant Blackwood. Putnam.

The Silent Girl. Tess Gerritsen. Ballantine (142,717).

Save Me. Lisa Scottoline. St. Martin’s (142,477).

Shadow Fever. Karen Marie Moning. Delacorte (141,101).

Out of Oz. Gregory Maguire. Morrow (140,149)

Nightwoods. Charles Frazier. Random House (139,496).

Retribution. Sherrilyn Kenyon. St. Martin’s (137,542).

Full Black. Brad Thor. Atria (136,547).

*Hit List. Laurell K. Hamilton. Berkley.

Goddess of Vengeance. Jackie Collins. St. Martin’s (133,309).

Quinn. Iris Johansen. St. Martin’s (130,093).

Blake. Iris Johansen. St. Martin’s (129,123).

The Scottish Prisoner. Diana Gabaldon. Delacorte (128,553).

The Inner Circle. Brad Meltzer. Grand Central (127,810).


Folly Beach. Dorothea Benton Frank. Morrow (124,813).

Dollhouse. Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, and Khloe Kardashian. Morrow (124,523).

*Down the Darkest Road. Tami Hoag. Dutton.

The Art of Fielding. Chad Harbach. Little, Brown (117,954).

The Tiger’s Wife. Téa Obreht. Random House (116,777).

Pale Demon. Kim Harrison. Morrow (115,252).

*D.C. Dead. Stuart Woods. Putnam.

*Dark Predator. Christine Feehan. Berkley.

*Son of Stone. Stuart Woods. Putnam.

Dovekeepers. Alice Hoffman. Scribner (110,046).

Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party. Alexander McCall Smith. Pantheon (110,000).

Cold Vengeance. Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. Grand Central (109,549).

Only Time Will Tell. Jeffrey Archer. St. Martin’s (109,362).

A Turn in the Road. Debbie Macomber. Mira (109,342).

The Omen Machine. Terry Goodkind. Tor (108,809).

The Lady of the Rivers. Philippa Gregory. Touchstone (108,206).

Maine. J. Courtney Sullivan. Knopf (107,000).

The Snowman. Jo Nesbø. Knopf (107,000).

*Covert Warriors. W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV. Putnam.

Summer Rental. Mary Kay Andrews. St. Martin’s (106,385).

Abuse of Power. Michael Savage. St. Martin’s (106,133).

Flash and Bones. Kathy Reichs. Scribner (105,981).

The Sense of an Ending. Julian Barnes. Knopf (104,000).

Lady of the Rivers. Philippa Gregory. Touchstone (103,742).

Carte Blanche. Jeffery Deaver. Simon and Schuster (102,399).

*Caleb’s Crossing. Geraldine Brooks. Viking.

The Christmas Note. Donna Van Liere. St. Martin’s (102,014).

Iron House. John Hart. St. Martin’s (101,516).

Heat Rises. Richard Castle. Hyperion (101,260).

Reamde. Neal Stephenson. Morrow (100,047).

The Nonfiction list has been temporary removed to address an error.