September 1

Spartan Gold by Clive Cussler with Grant Blackwood (Putnam, $26.95; ISBN 978-0-399-15642-7). 600,000 copies.

The Spire: A Novel by Richard North Patterson (Holt, $26; ISBN 978-0-8050-8773-4). 350,000 copies.

On the Line by Serena Williams with Daniel Paisner (Grand Central Publishing, $26.99; ISBN 978-0-446-55366-7). 300,000 copies.

Winds of Dune by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson (Tor, $27.99; ISBN 978-0-7653-2272-2). 250,000 copies.

Dark Slayer by Christine Feehan (Berkley, $25.95; ISBN 978-0-425-22973-6). 200,000 copies.

Evil at Heart by Chelsea Cain (Minotaur, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-312-36848-7). 200,000 copies.

The Dame by R.A. Salvatore (Tor, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-7653-1790-2). 150,000 copies.

Past Imperfect by Julian Fellowes (St. Martin’s, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-312-57068-2). 100,000 copies.

Dark-Hunters, Vol. 2 by Sherrilyn Kenyon (St. Martin’s Griffin, $9.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-312-55400-2). 100,000 copies.

The Promised World by Lisa Tucker (Atria, $25; ISBN 978-1-4165-7538-2). 75,000 copies.

No Impact Man: The Adventures of a Guilty Liberal Who Attempts to Save the Planet, and the Discoveries He Makes About Himself and Our Way of Life in the Process by Colin Beavan (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $25; ISBN 978-0-374-22288-8). 75,000 copies.

Exploiting Chaos: 150 Ways to Spark Innovation During Times of Change by Jeremy Gutsche (Gotham, paper $20; ISBN 978-1-592-40507-7). 75,000 copies.

How to Take Over teh Wurld: A LOLcat Guide 2 Winning by Professor Happycat & (Gotham, paper $12; ISBN 978-1-592-40516-9). 75,000 copies.

The Memoirs of Mary Queen of Scots: A Novel by Carolly Erickson (St. Martin’s, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-312-37973-5). 75,000 copies.

Part of the Pride: My Life Among the Big Cats of Africa by Kevin Richardson with Tony Park (St. Martin’s, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-312-55674-7). 75,000 copies.

Resurrection: The Miracle Season That Saved Notre Dame by Jim Dent (St. Martin’s/Dunne, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-312-56721-7). 75,000 copies.

The Test of Our Times: Inside the Creation of Homeland Security by Tom Ridge with Lary Bloom (St. Martin’s/Dunne, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-312-53487-5). 75,000 copies.

The New York Times Little Black (and White) Book of Sunday Crosswords, edited by Will Shortz (St. Martin’s Griffin, $14.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-312-59003-1). 75,000 copies.

The Third Man Factor: Surviving the Impossible by John Geiger (Weinstein, $24.95; ISBN 978-1-60286-107-7). 75,000 copies.

Bananagrams! The Official Book,created by Abe and Rena Nathanson, with puzzles by Joe Edley (Workman, $8.95 paper; ISBN 978-0-7611-5635-2). 75,000 copies.

My Prison, My Home: One Woman's Story of Captivity in Iran by Haleh Esfandiari (Ecco, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-158327-8). 50,000 copies.

The Death of Bunny Munro: A Novel by Nick Cave (FSG/Faber and Faber, $25; ISBN 978-0-86547-910-4). 50,000 copies.

A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore (Knopf. $25; ISBN 978-0-375-40928-8). 50,000 copies.

Blame: A Novel by Michelle Huneven (Sarah Crichton Books, $25; ISBN 978-0-374-11430-5). 50,000 copies.

Prospect Park West by Amy Sohn (Simon & Schuster, $25; ISBN 978-1-4165-7763-8). 50,000 copies.

Munich, 1938: Appeasement and World War II by David Faber (Simon & Schuster, $30; ISBN 978-1-4391-3233-3). 50,000 copies.

You Can’t Drink All Day If You Don’t Start in the Morning: Surviving the South with Sweet-Tea—Flavored Vodka, Chicken Salad, and Jesus by Celia Rivenbark (St. Martin’s, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-312-36301-7). 50,000 copies.

Giuliano Hazan’s Thirty Minute Pasta: 100 Quick and Easy Recipes by Giuliano Hazan (Stewart, Tabori & Chang, $27.50; ISBN 978-1-58479-807-1). 50,000 copies.

101 Reasons to Love Alabama Football by Ron Green Jr. (Stewart, Tabori & Chang, $14.95; ISBN 978-1-58479-810-1). 50,000 copies.

Fifty More Places to Golf Before You Die: Golf Experts Share the World’s Greatest Destinations by Chris Santella (Stewart, Tabori & Chang; $24.95; ISBN 978-1-58479-793-7). 50,000 copies.

Go-Getter Girls Guide by Debra Shigley (St. Martin’s Griffin, $16.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-312-55575-7). 50,000 copies.

Homer and Langley by E. L. Doctorow (Random House, $25; ISBN 978-1-4000-6494-6).

The Death of Conservatism by Sam Tanenhaus (Random House, $17; ISBN 978-1-4000-6884-5).

The Wow Factor by Frances Cole Jones (Ballantine, $23; ISBN 978-0-345-51789-0).

September 2

Hope for Animals and Their World by Jane Goodall with Thane Maynard and Gail Hudson (Grand Central Publishing, $27.99; ISBN 978-0-446-58177-6). 150,000 copies.

September 3

Nurtureshock: New Thinking About Children by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman (Twelve, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-446-50412-6). 200,000 copies.

The Hidden Man by David Ellis (Putnam, $25.95; ISBN 978-0-399-15579-6). 50,000 copies.

September 6

End the Fed by Ron Paul (Grand Central Publishing, $21.99; ISBN 978-0-446-54919-6). 125,000 copies.

September 8

The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-446-54756-7). 1,500,000 copies. One-day laydown.

The National Parks: America’s Best Idea by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns (Knopf, $50; ISBN 978-0-307-26896-9). 500,000 copies.

The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Experiment by A.J. Jacobs (Simon & Schuster, $25; ISBN 978-1-4165-9906-7). 250,000 copies. One-day laydown.

Level 26: Dark Origins by Anthony E. Zuiker with Duane Swierczynski (Dutton, $26.95; ISBN 978-0-525-95125-4). 200,000 copies. One-day laydown.

Day After Night by Anita Diamant (Scribner, $27; ISBN 978-0-7432-9984-8). 150,000 copies.

Hungry: A Young Model’s Story of Appetite, Ambition, and the Ultimate Embrace of Curves by Crystal Renn (Simon & Schuster, $25; ISBN 978-1-4391-0123-0). 125,000 copies.

Fit Home Team by Jorge Posada (Atria, $25; ISBN 978-1-4391-0931-1). 100,000 copies.

Bounce Back: Overcoming Setbacks to Succeed in Business and in Life by John Calipari (Free Press, $26; ISBN -4165-9750-6). 100,000 copies.

The Ground Truth: The Untold Story of America Under Attack on 9/11 by John Farmer (Riverhead, $26.95; ISBN 978-1-59448-894-8). 100,000copies.

The Anthologist by Nicholson Baker (Simon & Schuster, $25; ISBN 978-1-4165-7244-2). 100,000 copies.

God Sleeps in Rwanda by Joseph Sebarenzi (Atria, $25; ISBN 978-1-4165-7573-1). 75,000 copies.

The Bizarre Truth: A Face-First Journey to the Ends of the Earth by Andrew Zimmern (Broadway, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-7679-3129-8). 75,000 copies.

My River Chronicles: Rediscovering America on the Hudson by Jessica DuLong (Free Press, $26; ISBN 978-1-4165-8698-2). 75,000 copies.

Confections of a Closet Master Baker by Gesine Bullock-Prado (Broadway, $24; ISBN 978-0-7679-3268-4). 50,000 copies.

Ed Begley Jr.’s Guide to Sustainable Living: Learning to Conserve Resources and Manage an Eco-Conscious Life by Ed Begley Jr. (Clarkson Potter, $22.50 paper; ISBN 978-0-307-40514-2). 50,000 copies.

The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast by Michael R. Eades and Mary Dan Eades (Crown, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-307-45071-5). 50,000 copies.

Let Me Tell You Before I Forget: More Tales from a Life in Washington by Robert D. Novak (Crown Forum, $29.95; ISBN 978-0-307-46271-8). 50,000 copies.

The Conversation: How Black Men and Women Can Build Loving, Trusting Relationships by Hill Harper (Gotham, $20; ISBN 978-1-592-40475-9). 50,000 copies.

Ruby’s Diary by Ruby Gettinger (Morrow, $21.99; ISBN 978-0-06-192460-6).50,000 copies.

Drawn in Blood by Andrea Kane (Morrow, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-06-123680-8). 50,000 copies.

The Fruit of her Hands: The Story of Shira of Ashkenaz by Michelle Cameron (Pocket, $25; ISBN 978-1-4391-1822-1). 50,000 copies.

Breaking the Bank by Yona Zeldis McDonough (Pocket/Downtown, $15 paper; ISBN 978-1-4391-0253-4). 50,000 copies.

The Water Giver: The Story of a Mother, a Son, and Their Second Chance by Joan Ryan (Simon & Schuster, $24; ISBN 978-1-4165-7652-5). 50,000 copies.

The Curse of the Labrador Duck: My Obsessive Quest to the Edge of Extinction by Glen Chilton (Simon & Schuster, $25; ISBN 978-1-4391-0247-3). 50,000 copies.

The Deen Bros. Take It Easy by Jamie and Bobby Deen and Melissa Clark (Ballantine, $25; ISBN 978-0-345-51326-7).

Fearless, Imagine Your Life Without Fearby Max Lucado (Thomas Nelson, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-8499-2139-1).

September 9

Traveling with Pomegranates by Sue Monk Kidd & Ann Kidd Taylor (Viking, $25.95; ISBN 978-0-670-02120-8). 350,000 copies. One-day laydown.

Rich Dad's Conspiracy of the Rich by Robert T. Kiyosaki (Grand Central/Business Plus, paper $12.99; ISBN 978-0-446-55980-5). 75,000 copies.

September 14

True Compass: A Memoi r by Edward M. Kennedy (Twelve, $35; ISBN 978-0-446-53925-8). 1,500,000 copies. One-day laydown.

September 15

The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown (Doubleday, $29.95; ISBN 978-0-385-50422-5). 5,000,000 copies.

Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman by Jon Krakakuer (Doubleday, $27.95; ISBN 978-0-385-52226-7). 600,000 copies.

The Sibley Guide to Trees by David Allen Sibley (Knopf, $39.95; ISBN 978-0-375-41519-7). 200,000 copies.

Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters by Jane Austen and Ben H. Winters (Quirk, $12.95 paper; ISBN 978-1-59474-442-6). 200,000 copies.

Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do? by Michael J. Sandel, (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $25; ISBN 978-0-374-18065-2). 100,000 copies.

The Good Soldiers by David Finkel (Sarah Crichton Books, $26; ISBN 978-0-374-16573-4). 100,000 copies.

Night Pleasures by Sherrilyn Kenyon (St. Martin’s, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-312-59355-1). 100,000 copies.

Confessions of a Radical Industrialist: How My Company and I Transformed Our Purpose, Sparked Innovation, and Grew Profits—by Respecting the Earth by Ray Anderson (St. Martin’s, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-312-54349-5). 100,000 copies.

The TOON Treasury of Classic Children’s Comics by Art Spiegelman and Françoise Mouly, intro. by Jon Scieszka (Abrams ComicArts, $40; ISBN 978-0-8109-5730-5). 75,000 copies.

Bounce: The Art of Turning Tough Times into Triumphby Keith McFarland (Crown Business, $21; ISBN 978-0-307-58817-3).

75,000 copies.

Little Bird of Heaven: A Novel by Joyce Carol Oates (Ecco, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-182983-3). 75,000 copies.

The War After Armageddon by Ralph Peters (Forge, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-7653-2355-2). 75,000 copies.

Forces of Fortune: The Rise of the New Muslim Middle Class and What It Will Mean for Our World by Vali Nasr (Free Press, $26; ISBN 978-1-4165-8968-6). 75,000 copies.

Top Producer by Norb Vonnegut (Minotaur, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-312-38461-6). 75,000 copies.

Seven Days of Rage: The Deadly Crime Spree of the Craigslist Killer by Paul LaRosa and Maria Cramer (Pocket, $21.99; ISBN 978-1-4391-7239-1). 75,000 copies.

The Brown Fat Revolution: Trigger Your Body’s Good Fat to Lose Weight and Be Healthier by James Lyons, M.D. (St. Martin’s, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-312-59540-1). 75,000 copies.

The Phoenix Transformed by Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory (Tor, $27.99; ISBN 978-0-7653-1595-3). 75,000 copies.

The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War by Nicholas Thompson (Holt, $27.50; ISBN 978-0-8050-8142-8). 60,000 copies.

Where Hope Begins:One Family’s Journey Out of Tragedy—and the Reporter Who Helped Them Make It by Alysia Sofios (Pocket, $24.99; ISBN 978-1-4391-3150-3). 60,000 copies.

Will Shortz Presents Coffee and Sudoku, intro. by Will Shortz (St. Martin’s Griffin, $7.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-312-59036-9). 60,000 copies.

Youth in Revolt by C.D. Payne (Broadway, paper $17.99; ISBN 978-0-7679-3124-3). Movie tie-in. 50,000 copies.

Lost to the West: The Forgotten Byzantine Empire That Rescued Western Civilization by Lars Brownworth (Crown, $26; ISBN 978-0-307-40795-5). 50,000 copies.

Mathilda Savitch: A Novel by Victor Lodato (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $25; ISBN 978-0-374-20400-6). 50,000 copies.

Long Past Stopping by Oran Canfield (Morrow,$25.99; ISBN 978-00-6145075-4). 50,000 copies.

The Machine by Joe Posnanski (Morrow, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-158256-1).50,000 copies.

Voices of the Faithful: Book Two by International Missions Board (Thomas Nelson, $19.99; ISBN 978-0-8499-2071-4). 50,000 copies.

Ladies of the Lake: A Novel by Haywood Smith (St. Martin’s, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-312-31695-2). 50,000 copies.

Rehnquist by Herman Obermayer (Threshold Editions, $27; ISBN 978-1-4391-4082-6). 50,000 copies.

The Possibility of Everything by Hope Edelman (Ballantine, $25; ISBN 978-0-345-50650-4).

Chocolate, Please by Lisa Lampanelli (It Books, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-173315-4).

No Time to Wave Goodbye by Jacquelyn Mitchard (Random House, $25; ISBN 978-1-4000-6774-9).

You Were Always Mom’s Favorite by Deborah Tannen (Random House, $26; ISBN 978-1-4000-6632-2

September 17

Total Recall: How the E-Memory Revolution Will Change Everything by Gordon Bell and Jim Gemmell (Dutton, $26.95; ISBN 978-0-525-95134-6). 50,000 copies.

September 22

The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by Richard Dawkins (Free Press, $30; ISBN 978-1-4165-9478-9). 500,000 copies.

A Change in Altitude by Anita Shreve (Little, Brown, $26.99; ISBN 978-0-316-02070-1). 400,000 copies. One-day laydown.

Hothouse Orchid: A Holly Barker Novel by Stuart Woods (Putnam, $25.95; ISBN 978-0-399-15601-4). 300,000 copies.

Gourmet Today, edited by Ruth Reichl (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $40; ISBN 978-0-618-61018-1). 250,000 copies.

Barack and Michelle by Christopher Andersen (Morrow, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-177196-5). 200,000 copies. One-day laydown.

The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood (Doubleday/Talese, $26.95; ISBN 978-0-385-52877-1). 150,000 copies.

Hardball: A V.I. Warshawski Novel by Sara Paretsky (Putnam, $26.95; ISBN 978-0-399-15593-2). 150,000 copies.

The Brutal Telling by Louise Penny (Minotaur, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-312-37703-8). 100,000 copies.

The Lost Art of Gratitude by Alexander McCall Smith (Pantheon, $23.95; ISBN 978-0-375-42514-1). 100,000 copies.

Speech-Less: Tales of a White House Survivor by Matthew Latimer (Crown, $26; ISBN 978-0-307-46372-2). 75,000 copies.

Most Evil: The Further Serial Murders of Dr. George Hodel by Steve Hodel with Ralph Pezzullo (Dutton, $26.95; ISBN 978-0-525-95132-2). 75,000 copies. One-day laydown.

Intervention by Terri Blackstock (Zondervan, $14.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-310-25065-4). 70,000 copies.

Something in the Air: American Passion and Defiance in the 1968 Mexico City Olympics by Richard Hoffer (Free Press, $26; ISBN 978-1-4165-8894-8). 50,000 copies.

Blood’s a Rover by James Ellroy (Knopf, $28.95; ISBN 978-0-679-40393-7). 50,000 copies.

The Case for God by Karen Armstrong (Knopf, $27.95; ISBN 978-0-307-26918-8). 50,000 copies.

Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall by Kazuo Ishiguro (Knopf, $25; ISBN 978-0-307-27102-0). 50,000 copies.

An Echo in the Bone by Diana Gabaldon (Delacorte, $30; ISBN 978-0-385-34245-2).

A Fiery Peace in a Cold War by Neil Sheehan (Random House, $35; ISBN 978-0-679-42284-6).

September 23

A Separate Country by Robert Hicks (Grand Central Publishing, $25.99 (ISBN 978-0-446-58164-6). 200,000 copies.

September 24

Spooner by Pete Dexter (Grand Central Publishing, $26.99 (ISBN 978-0-446-54072-8). 75,000 copies.

September 28

The Murder of King Tut by James Patterson (Little, Brown, $26.99; ISBN 978-0-316-03404-3). 850,000 copies.

September 29

Have a Little Faith by Mitch Albom (Hyperion, $23.99; ISBN 978-0-7868-6872-8). 2,000,000 copies.

Arguing with Idiots by Glenn Beck (Threshold Editions, $29.99; ISBN 978-1-4165-9501-4). 2,000,000 copies.

Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger (Scribner, $26.99; ISBN 978-1-4391-6539-3). 750,000 copies.

Rough Country by John Sandford (Putnam, $26.95; ISBN 978-0-399-15598-7). 500,000 copies.

Gotti Confidential by Victoria Gotti (Pocket, $27; ISBN 978-1-4391-5450-2). 350,000 copies. One-day laydown/embargoed.

Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby (Riverhead, $25.95; ISBN 978-1-59448-887-0). 300,000 copies.

The Clinton Tapes: Wrestling History with the President by Taylor Branch (Simon & Schuster, $35; ISBN 978-1-4165-4333-6). 300,000 copies. One-day laydown.

Time of My Life by Patrick Swayze (Atria, $26; ISBN 978-1-4391-5858-6). 250,000 copies.

The Art of Happiness in a Troubled World by the Dalai Lama and Howard Cutler, M.D. (Doubleday Religion, $26; ISBN 978-0-7679-2064-3). 125,000 copies.

Plum Pudding Murder by Joanne Fluke (Kensington, $24; ISBN 978-0-7582-1024-1). 125,000 copies.

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer (Morrow, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-173032-0). 100,000 copies.

Step Out on Nothing: How Family and Faith Helped Me Conquer Life’s Challenges by Byron Pitts (St. Martins, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-312-57766-7). 100,000 copies.

Between the Plums by Janet Evanovich (St. Martin’s, $27.99; ISBN 978-0-312-58887-8). 100,000 copies.

Angel Lane by Sheila Roberts (St. Martin’s Griffin, $13.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-312-38482-1). 100,000 copies.

Concubine’s Daughter by Pai Kit Fai (St. Martin’s Griffin, $14.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-312-35521-0). 100,000 copies.

Rose's Heavenly Cakes by Rose Levy Beranbaum (Wiley, $39.95; ISBN 978-0-471-78173-8). 100,000 copies.

Stardust by Joseph Kanon (Atria, $27.99; ISBN 978-1-4391-5614-8). 75,000 copies.

Generosity: An Enhancement by Richard Powers (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $25; ISBN 978-0-374-16114-9). 75,000 copies.

Rizzo’s War by Lou Manfredo (Minotaur, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-312-53805-7). 75,000 copies.

There Goes the Bride: An Agatha Raison Mystery by M.C. Beaton (Minotaur, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-312-38700-6). 75,000 copies.

What Difference Do It Make?: Stories of Hope and Healing by Ron Hall, Denver Moore and Lynn Vincent (Thomas Nelson, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-8499-2019-6). 75,000 copies.

The Accidental Family by Rowan Coleman (Pocket, $15 paper; ISBN 978-1-4391-5528-8). 75,000 copies.

Seeking Spirits: The Lost Cases of the Atlantic Paranormal Society by Jason Hawes, Grant Friedman and Michael Jan (Pocket, $16 paper; ISBN 978-1-4391-0115-5). 75,000 copies.

The Boy from Baby House 10 by Alan Philips and John Lahutsky (St. Martin’s, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-312-57697-4). 75,000 copies.

Whistlin’ Dixie in a Nor’easter by Lisa Patton (St. Martin’s/Dunne, $23.99; ISBN 978-0-312-55660-0). 75,000 copies.

Night Runner by Max Turner (St. Martin’s Griffin, $9.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-312-59228-8). 75,000 copies.

Section 8 by K’wan (St. Martin’s Griffin, $14.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-312-53696-1). 75,000 copies.

Why Women Have Sex: Sexual Motivation—from Adventure to Revenge (and Everything in Between) by Cindy M. Meston and David M. Buss (Times, $25; ISBN 978-0-8050-8834-2). 75,000 copies.

American Destiny by Janet Dailey (Kensington, paper $13; ISBN 978-1-4201-0008-2). 70,000 copies.

The Kids Are All Right: A Memoirby Diana Welch, Liz Welch, Amanda Welch, and Dan Welch (Harmony, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-307-39604-4). 50,000 copies.

One Week in December by Holly Chamberlain (Kensington, paper $14; ISBN 978-0-7582-1405-8). 50,000 copies.

Hellbound Hearts by Paul Kane and Marie O'Regan (Pocket, $16 paper; ISBN 978-1-4391-4090-1). 50,000 copies.

John Dies at the End by David Wong (St. Martin’s, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-312-55513-9). 50,000 copies.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by Holly George-Warren (Collins Design, $39.99; ISBN 978-0-06-179468-1).

Negima!? Neo 3 by Ken Akamatsu (Del Rey, $10.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-345-51018-1).

A Million Miles in a Thousand Years, What I Learned While Editing My Life by Don Miller (Thomas Nelson, $19.99; ISBN 978-0-7852-1306-2).

Find Your Strongest Life, What the Happiest and Most Successful Women Do Differently by Marcus Buckingham (Thomas Nelson, $29.99; ISBN 978-1-4002-0236-2).

The Second City Unscripted by Mike Thomas (Villard, $26; ISBN 978-0-345-51422-6).