October 1

Good Eats: The Early Years by Alton Brown (Stewart, Tabori & Chang, $37.50; ISBN 978-1-58479-795-1). 250,000 copies.

The Cake Mix Doctor Returns! by Anne Byrn (Workman, $15.95 paper; ISBN 978-0-7611-2961-5). 150,000 copies.

The Gift of Nothing (special edition) by Patrick McDonnell (Little, Brown, $19.99; ISBN 978-0-316-05441-6). 75,000 copies.

French Feasts: 299 Traditional Recipes for Family Meals and Gatherings by Stéphane Reynaud (Stewart, Tabori & Chang, $40; ISBN 978-1-58479-794-4). 75,000 copies.

Photo:Box by Roberto Koch (Abrams, $29.95; ISBN 978-0-8109-8435-6). 50,000 copies.

The New Earth from Above: 365 by Yann Arthus-Bertrand (Abrams, $29.95; ISBN 978-0-8109-8461-5). 50,000 copies.

Art for Obama: Designing Manifest Hope and the Campaign for Change by Shepard Fairey and Jennifer Gross (Abrams Image, $22.50 paper; ISBN 978-0-8109-8498-1).50,000 copies.

Donnie Brown Weddings: From the Couture to the Cake by Donnie Brown (Stewart, Tabori & Chang, $35; ISBN 978-1-58479-791-3).50,000 copies.

October 5

The Professional: A Spenser Novel by Robert B. Parker (Putnam, $26.95; ISBN 978-0-399-15594-9). 300,000 copies.

Stop Acting Rich: And Start Living Like a Real Millionaire by Thomas J. Stanley (Wiley, $26.95; ISBN 978-0-470-48255-1). 100,000 copies.

Fierce Style by Christian Siriano with Rennie Dyball (Grand Central Publishing, $23.99; ISBN 978-0-446-54601-0). 75,000 copies.

October 6

How to Raise the Perfect Dog: Through Puppyhood and Beyond by Cesar Millan and Melissa Jo Peltier (Harmony, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-307-46129-2). 600,000 copies.

Half-Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls (Scribner, $26.99; ISBN 978-1-4165-8628-9). 500,000 copies.

The Christmas List by Richard Paul Evans (Simon & Schuster, $19.95; ISBN 978-1-4391-5000-9). 500,000 copies. One-day laydown.

The Conscious Cook by Tal Ronnen (Morrow, $29.99; ISBN 978-0-06-187433-8). 250,000 copies. One-day laydown.

A Touch of Dead by Charlaine Harris (Ace, $23.95; ISBN 978-0-441-01783-6). 200,000 copies.

Manhood for Amateurs: The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father, and Son by Michael Chabon (Harper, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-149018-7). 200,000 copies.

Postsecret: Confessions on Life, Death, and God by Frank Warren (Morrow, $22.99; ISBN 978-0-06-185933-5). 200,000 copies. One-day laydown.

America’s Prophet by Bruce Feiler (Morrow, $26.99; ISBN 978-0-06-057488-8). 200,000 copies.

Conquering Fear: Living Boldly in an Uncertain World by Harold S. Kushner (Knopf, $23.95; ISBN 978-0-307-26664-4). 150,000 copies.

The Gates by John Connolly (Atria, $24; Isbn 978-1-4391-7263-6). 125,000 copies.

How to Rule the World from Your Couch by Laura Day (Atria, $24; ISBN 978-1-4391-1820-7). 125,000 copies.

The Last Man Standing: The Ascent of Jamie Dimon and JP Morgan Chase by Duff McDonald (Simon & Schuster, $28; ISBN 978-1-4165-9953-1). 150,000 copies.

Heart of a Patriot: How I Found the Courage to Survive Vietnam, Walter Reed, and Karl Rove by Max Cleland with Ben Raines (Simon & Schuster, $26; ISBN 978-1-4391-2605-9). 100,000 copies.

The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks by Max Brooks (Three Rivers, $17 paper; ISBN 978-0-307-40577-7). 100,000 copies.

American Rebel: The Life of Clint Eastwood by Marc Eliot (Crown, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-307-33688-0). 75,000 copies.

I Am Not a Psychic! by Richard Belzer (Simon & Schuster, $24; ISBN 978-1-4165-7089-9). 75,000 copies.

Latino in America by Soledad O’Brien (Celebra, $17 paper; ISBN 978-0-451-22946-5). 50,000 copies. TV tie-in.

A Country Called Amreeka: A Chronicle of America as Lived by Arab-Americans by Alia Malek (Free Press, $25; ISBN 978-1-4165-8972-3). 50,000 copies.

Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original by Robin Kelley (Free Press, $30.00; ISBN 978-0-6848-3190-9). 50,000 copies.

Graph Out Loud: Music. Movies. Graphs. Awesome by GraphJam.com (Gotham, paper $14; ISBN 978-1-592-40487-2). 50,000 copies.

The Ideal Wife by Jacquelin Thomas (Pocket, $14 paper; ISBN 978-1-4165-9963-0). 50,000 copies.

Day by Day Armageddon by J.L. Bourne (Pocket, $15 paper; ISBN 978-1-4391-7667-2). 50,000 copies.

Miss O’Dell: My Hard Days and Long Nights with the Beatles, the Stones, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, and the Women They Loved by Chris O’Dell (Touchstone, $26; ISBN 978-1-4165-9093-4). 50,000 copies.

Barack Like Me: The Chocolate-Covered Truth by David Alan Grier (Touchstone, $24.99; ISBN 978-1-4391-5492-2). 50,000 copies.

Evidence by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine, $28; ISBN 978-0-345-49515-0).

The Suicide Run by William Styron (Random House, $24; ISBN 978-1-4000-6822-7).

The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan (Random House, paper $16; ISBN 978-0-375-76039-6). TV documentary tie-in.

October 8

The Best American Short Stories 2009, edited byAlice Sebold (Mariner, $14 paper; ISBN 978-0-618-79225-2). 150,000 copies.

The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2009, edited by Dave Eggers (Mariner, $14 paper; ISBN 978-0-547-24160-9). 50,000 copies.

The Best American Mystery Stories 2009, edited by Jeffery Deaver (Mariner, $14 paper; ISBN 978-0-547-23750-3. 50,000 copies.

October 12

Cheating Death by Sanjay Gupta, M.D. (Grand Central/Wellness Central, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-446-50887-2). 125,000 copies.

October 13

Pursuit of Honor by Vince Flynn (Atria, $27.99; ISBN 978-1-4165-9516-8). 800,000 copies.

Nine Dragons by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown, $27.99; ISBN 978-0-316-16631-7). 750,000 copies.

Martha Stewart’s Dinner at Home: 52 Quick Meals to Cook for Family and Friends by Martha Stewart (Clarkson Potter, $35; ISBN 978-0-307-39645-7). 500,000 copies.

Jim Cramer’s Getting Back to Even by Jim Cramer (Simon & Schuster, $26; ISBN 978-1-4391-5801-2). 500,000 copies.

The Christmas Secret by Donna VanLiere (St. Martin’s, $14.99; ISBN 978-0-312-55836-9). 400,000 copies.

Finding It: And Satisfying My Hunger for Life Without Opening the Fridge by Valerie Bertinelli (Free Press, $26; ISBN 978-1-4391-4163-2). 300,000 copies.

Women, Work and the Art of Savoir Faire by Mireille Guiliano (Atria, $24.99; ISBN 978-1-4165-8919-8). 250,000 copies.

America for Sale: Fighting the New World Order, Surviving a Global Depression, and Preserving USA Sovereignty by Jerome R. Corsi (Threshold Editions, $27; ISBN 978-1-4391-5477-9). 250,000 copies.

Moon River and Me by Andy Williams (Viking, $25.95; ISBN 978-0-670-02117-8). 200,000 copies. One-day laydown.

Reinventing the Body, Resurrecting the Soul: How to Create a New You by Deepak Chopra (Harmony, $25; ISBN 978-0-307-45233-7). 175,000 copies.

The Hadrian Memorandum by Allan Folsom (Forge, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-7653-2157-2). 150,000 copies.

K2 by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts (Broadway, $26; ISBN 978-0-7679-3250-9). 150,000 copies

Dracula the Un-Dead by Dacre Stoker and Ian Holt (Dutton, $26.95; ISBN 978-0-525-95129-2). 150,000 copies. One-day laydown.

Bright-sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America by Barbara Ehrenreich (Metropolitan, $23; ISBN 978-0-8050-8749-9). 150,000 copies.

Mama Dearest by E. Lynn Harris (Pocket/Karen Hunter Publishing, $25; ISBN 978-1-4391-5890-6). 150,000 copies.

Healthy Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day: The Revolution Continues with Whole Grains, Fruits, and Vegetables by Jeff Hertzberg and Zoe Francois (St. Martin’s/Dunne, $27.99; ISBN 978-0-312-54552-9). 150,000 copies.

Deep Kiss of Winter by Kresley Cole and Gena Showalter (Pocket, $21.99; ISBN 978-1-4391-5966-8). 125,000 copies.

The Fourth Star: Four Generals and the Epic Struggle for the Future of the United States Army by Greg Jaffe and David Cloud (Crown, $28; ISBN 978-0-307-40906-5). 100,000 copies.

Chronic City by Jonathan Lethem (Doubleday, $27.95; ISBN 978-0-385-51863-5). 100,000 copiestrue

Home for Christmas by Andrew M. Greeley (Forge, $14.99; ISBN 978-0-7653-2250-0). 100,000 copies.

Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World: What on Earth Should We Do Now? by Dr. David Jeremiah (Thomas Nelson, $22.99; ISBN 978-0-8499-1962-6). 100,000 copies.

Miami Babylon: A Tale of Crime, Wealth, and Power by Gerald Posner (Simon & Schuster, $27; ISBN 978-1-4165-7656-3). 100,000 copies.

The Trump Card: Playing to Win in Work and Life by Ivanka Trump (Touchstone, $24.99; ISBN 978-1-4391-4001-7). 100,000 copies.

Cooking for Friends by Gordon Ramsay (Morrow, $35; ISBN 978-0-06-143504-1). 75,000 copies.

Necessary as Blood by Deborah Crombie (Morrow, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-06-128753-4). 75,000 copies.

Flesh and Fire: Book One of the Vineart War by Laura Anne Gilman (Pocket, $26; ISBN 978-1-4391-0141-4). 75,000 copies.

Hollywood Monster: A Walk Down Elm Street with the Man of Your Dreams by Robert Englund with Alan Goldsher (Pocket, $26; ISBN 978-1-4391-5048-1). 75,000 copies.

The Remains of Company D: A Story of the Great War by James Carl Nelson (St. Martin’s, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-312-55100-1). 75,000 copies.

Canticle by Ken Scholes (Tor, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-7653-2128-2). 75,000 copies.

D-Day by Antony Beevor (Viking, $32.95; ISBN 978-0-670-02119-2). 75,000 copies. One-day laydown.

The Simpsons: An Uncensored, Unauthorized History by John Ortved (FSG/Faber and Faber, $27; ISBN 978-0-86547-988-3). 60,000 copies.

Life on Top by Clara Darling (St. Martin’s Griffin, $14.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-312-53694-7). 60,000 copies.

Larousse Gastronomique: The World’s Greatest Culinary Encyclopedia, Completely Revised and Updated by Librairie Larousse (Clarkson Potter, $90; ISBN 978-0-307-46491-0). 50,000 copies.

The Man Who Lives with Wolves by Shaun Ellis and Penny Junor (Harmony, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-307-46453-8). 50,000 copies.

Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home by Rhoda Janzen (Holt, $22; ISBN 978-0-8050-8925-7). 50,000 copies.

Not Lost Forever by Carmina Salcido and Steve Jackson (Morrow, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-21005-1). 50,000 copies.

The Power of Respect: Benefit from the Most Forgotten Element of Success by Deborah Norville (Thomas Nelson, $19.99; ISBN 978-0-7852-2760-1). 50,000 copies.

Gorgeous East by Robert Girardi (St. Martin’s, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-312-56586-2). 50,000 copies.

The King of Oil: The Secret Lives of Marc Rich by Daniel Ammann (St. Martin’s, $26.99; ISBN 978-0-312-57074-3). 50,000 copies.

Cassette from My Ex by Jason Bitner (St. Martin’s Griffin, $22.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-312-56552-7). 50,000 copies.

Animal Magnetism by Rita Mae Brown (Ballantine, $25; ISBN 978-0-345-51179-9).

Star Wars: Death Troopers by Joe Schreiber (Del Rey/LucasBooks, $24; ISBN 978-0-345-50962-8).

Put More Cash in Your Pocket by Lori Langemeier (Harper, $16.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-06-176325-0).

October 14

Permission Slips by Sherri Shepherd (Grand Central Publishing, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-446-54742-0). 100,000 copies.

When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present by Gail Collins (Little, Brown, $27.99; ISBN 978-0-316-05954-1). 100,000 copies.

October 15

The Tao of Wu by the RZA (Riverhead, $24.95; ISBN 978-1-59448-885-6). 50,000 copies.

October 19

The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America by Timothy Egan (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $27; ISBN 978-0-618-96841-1). 75,000 copies.

Angels: A Pop-Up Book by Chuck Fischer (Little, Brown, $30; ISBN 978-0-316-03970-3). 75,000 copies.

October 20

The Scarpetta Factor by Patricia Cornwell (Putnam, $27.95; ISBN 978-0-399-15639-7). 1,500,000 copies.

SuperFreakonomics by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner (Morrow, $29.99; ISBN978-0-06-088957-9). 750,000 copies. One-day laydown.

Knockout: Interviews with Doctors Who Are Curing Cancer—And How to Prevent Getting It in the First Place by Suzanne Somers (Crown, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-307-58746-6). 600,000 copies.

Blood Game by Iris Johansen (St. Martin’s, $27.99; ISBN 978-0-312-36812-8). 500,000 copies. One-day laydown.

To Try Men’s Souls: A Novel of George Washington and the Fight for American Freedom by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen (St. Martin’s/Dunne, $26.99; ISBN 978-0-312-59106-9). 250,000 copies.

Shades of Blue by Karen Kingsbury (Zondervan, $14.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-310-26617-4). 220,000 copies.

The American Civil War: A Military History by John Keegan (Knopf, $35; ISBN 978-0-307-26343-8). 200,000 copies.

Lidia Cooks from the Heart of Italy by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich (Knopf, $35; ISBN 978-0-307-26751-1). 200,000 copies.

What Would Susie Say?: Bullsh*t Wisdom About Love, Life and Comedy by Susie Essman (Simon & Schuster, $25; ISBN 978-1-4391-5017-7). 200,000 copies.

The Christmas Cookie Club by Ann Pearlman (Atria, $24.99; ISBN 978-1-4391-5884-5). 150,000 copies.

Counterfeit Gods: The Empty Promises of Money, Sex, and Power, and the Only Hope That Matters by Timothy Keller (Dutton, $19.95; ISBN 978-0-525-95136-0). 150,000 copies. One-day laydown.

A Deep Dark Secret by Kimberla Lawson Roby (Morrow, $19.99; ISBN 978-0-06-144309-1). 150,000 copies.

Ace of Cakes by Duff Goldman and Willie Goldman (Morrow, $35; ISBN 978-0-06-170301-0). 100,000 copies.

Too Big to Fail by Andrew Ross Sorkin (Viking, $TBA; ISBN 978-0-670-02125-3). 100,000 copies. One-day laydown.

The Museum of Innocence by Orhan Pamuk (Knopf, $26.95; ISBN 978-0-307-26676-7). 75,000 copies.

The Butcher by Philip Carlo (Morrow, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-174465-5). 75,000 copies.

Robert Altman: The Oral Biography by Mitchell Zuckoff (Knopf, $35; ISBN 978-0-307-26768-9). 60,000 copies.

Enemies of the People: A Family’s Escape to America by Kati Marton (Simon & Schuster, $26; ISBN 978-1-4165-8612-8). 60,000 copies.

A Year on the Wing: Four Seasons in a Life with Birds by Tim Dee (Free Press, $24; ISBN 978-1-4165-5933-7; 50,000 copies.

The Queen Mother: The Official Biography by William Shawcross (Knopf, $40; ISBN 978-1-4000-4304-0). 200,000 copies.

Why I Fight by Jay Dee “B.J.” Penn (Morrow, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-80365-9). 50,000 copies.

Japan Took the J.A.P. Out of Me by Lisa F. Cook (Pocket/Downtown, $15; ISBN 978-1-4391-1003-4). 50,000 copies.

Southern Lights by Danielle Steel (Delacorte, $28; ISBN 978-0-385-34028-1).

Look at the Birdie by Kurt Vonnegut (Delacorte, $27; ISBN 978-0-385-34371-8).

I Am the New Black by Tracy Morgan; (Spiegel & Grau, $25; ISBN 978-0-385-52777-4).

October 21

Big Man by Clarence Clemons & Don Reo, with a foreword by Bruce Springsteen (Grand Central Publishing, $26.99; ISBN 978-0-446-54626-3). 200,000 copies.

How to Be a Movie Star: Elizabeth Taylor in Hollywood by William J. Mann (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28; ISBN 978-0-547-13464-2). 100,000 copies.

October 26

Homemade Money Saving Slow Cooking: 129 Quick-to-Cook Meals by Sandra Lee (Wiley, $19.95 paper; ISBN 978-0-470-54026-8).

150,000 copies.

Semi-Homemade Weeknight Wonders: 139 Easy Fast Fix Dishes by Sandra Lee (Wiley, $19.95 paper; ISBN 978-0-470-54024-4). 150,000 copies.

October 27

Bed of Roses by Nora Roberts (Berkley, $16 paper; ISBN 978-0-425-23007-7). 2,000,000 copies.

True Blue by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing, $27.99; ISBN 978-0-446-19551-5). 1,500,000 copies. One-day laydown

Tempted by PC Cast and Kristin Cast (St. Martin’s Griffin, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-312-56748-4). 1,000,000 copies.

You Better Not Cry by Augusten Burroughs (St. Martin’s, $21.99; ISBN 978-0-312-34191-6). 500,000 copies.

Altar of Eden by James Rollins (Morrow, $27.99; ISBN 978-0-06-123142-1). 350,000 copies. First-day laydown.

Angel Time: Songs of the Seraphim by Anne Rice (Knopf, $25.95; ISBN 978-1-4000-4353-8). 250,000 copies.

Notes Left Behind by Brooke Desserich and Keith Desserich (Morrow, $19.99; ISBN 978-0-06-188639-3). 250,000 copies.

101 Ways to Know You’re Having a Ghetto Christmas by Keenen, Shawn, and Marlon Wayans (St. Martin’s Griffin, $10.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-312-35970-6). 250,000 copies.

Grave Secret by Charlaine Harris (Berkley, $24.95; ISBN 978-0-425-23015-2). 200,000 copies.

Matchless by Gregory Maguire (Morrow, $19.99; ISBN 978-0-06-191301-3). 150,000 copies.

My Life Outside the Ring by Hulk Hogan with Mark Dagostino (St. Martin’s, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-312-58889-2). 150,000 copies.

Twilight Companion: Completely Updated by Lois H. Gresh (St. Martin’s Griffin, $12.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-312-59450-3). 100,000 copies.

Antarctica 2041: My Quest to Save the Earth’s Last Wilderness by Robert Swan with Gil Reavill (Broadway, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-7679-3175-5). 75,000 copies.

Cowboys Full: The Story of Poker by James McManus (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $30; ISBN 978-0-374-29924-8). 75,000 copies.

Invisible: A Novel by Paul Auster (Holt, $25; ISBN 978-0-8050-9080-2). 75,000 copies.

One Was a Soldier by Julia Spencer-Fleming (Minotaur, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-312-33489-5). 75,000 copies.

Growing Up Bin Laden: His Wife and Son Reveal the Secret World of Osama bin Laden by Najwa Ghenem Bin Laden, Omar Bin Laden, and Jean Sasson (St. Martin’s, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-312-56016-4). 75,000 copies.

Ocho Cinco: What Football and Life Have Thrown My Way by Chad Johnson and Jason Cole (Crown, $25; ISBN 978-0-307-46039-4). 60,000 copies.

Momofuku by David Chang and Peter Meehan (Clarkson Potter, $40; ISBN 978-0-307-45195-8). 50,000 copies.

The Opposite Field: A Memoir by Jesse Katz (Crown, $25; ISBN 978-0-307-40711-5). 50,000 copies.

I Am Martin Eisenstadt: One Man’s Adventures with the Last Republicans by Martin Eisenstadt (FSG/Faber and Faber, $14 paper; ISBN 978-0-86547-914-2). 50,000 copies.

Mentors, Muses and Monsters: 30 Writers on the People Who Changed Their Lives by Elizabeth Benedict (Free Press, $24.99; ISBN 978-1-4391-0861-1). 50,000 copies.

Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women by Harriet Reisen (Holt, $26; ISBN 978-0-8050-8299-9). 50,000 copies.

Fall to Pieces by Mary Weiland (Morrow, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-171915-8). 50,000 copies.

Good Without God by Greg Epstein (Morrow, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-167011-4). 50,000 copies.

Merry, Merry Ghost by Carolyn Hart (Morrow,$15.99; ISBN 978-0-06-087437-7). 50,000 copies.

7th Son: Descent by J.C. Hutchins (St. Martin’s Griffin, $14.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-312-38437-1). 50,000 copies.

Flow by Elissa Stein and Susan Kim (St. Martin’s Griffin, $27.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-312-37996-4). 50,000 copies.

A Christmas Promise by Anne Perry (Ballantine, $18; ISBN 978-0-345-51066-2).

The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour, Vol. 7 by Louis L'Amour (Bantam, $25; ISBN 978-0-553-80768-4)

Child Sense by Priscilla J. Dunstan (Bantam, $26; ISBN 978-0-553-80667-0).

Bon Jovi by Bon Jovi (Collins Design, $30; ISBN 978-0-06-186415-5).

KISS Kompendium by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley (Collins Design, $75; ISBN 978-0-06-172819-8).

Einstein: The Life of a Genius by Walter Isaacson (Collins Design, $40; ISBN 978-0-06-189389-6).

Negima! 24 by Ken Akamatsu (Del Rey, $10.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-345-51427-1).

Nevermore, created by Dean Koontz (Del Rey/Dabel Brothers, $22.95; ISBN 978-0-345-51618-3).

Jim Butcher: The Dresden Files: Storm Front: Vol. 2: Maelstrom by Jim Butcher (Del Rey/Dabel Brothers, $22.95; ISBN 978-0-345-51620-6).

Star Wars: The Complete Vader by Ryder Windham and Peter Vilmur (Del Rey/LucasBooks, $60; ISBN 978-0-345-51104-1).

The Book of Basketball by Bill Simmons (ESPN, $27; ISBN 978-0-345-51176-8).

Last Night in Twisted River by John Irving (Random House, $28; ISBN 978-1-4000-6384-0).