A year or so ago Kevin Trudeau and Alliance Publishing weren't on anyone's bestseller radar screen. Not so in 2005: Natural Cures "They" Don't Want You to Know About was the leading hardcover adult bestseller, with sales of more than 3.7 million copies. If you factor in direct-to-customer sales via TV infomercials, the number goes even higher.

Says Alliance spokesperson Neil Sant: "Traditional methods of selling books through retail stores, although an important method of book distribution, is fast becoming only one of a growing number of viable channels for reaching potential book buyers." And this was another bestseller where controversy reigned, especially regarding many of Trudeau's medical pronouncements. But it didn't matter—consumers kept buying.

Most of the other nonfiction top sellers had the usual credentials: earlier bestselling titles, including some that won major book prizes; visible platforms, e.g., national print journalists, hosts and regulars on national and cable TV shows; and beloved celebrities. The Purpose-Driven Life is on our year-end chart for the third time—the first two years it led the nonfiction lists and for 2005, it lands at #3. Your Best Life Now is #2; in 2004 it was #9. And while these two books led the religion and inspirational book parade, they were part of a larger group of such titles—24, a record for these annual lists. Warner Faith placed six books by Joyce Meyer, who was named one of the top 25 evangelical leaders in America by Time magazine.

Another category that enjoyed strong sales was cookbooks. Several of the top sellers, including Giada De Laurentiis and Paula Deen, drew fans from their shows on the Food Network. Leading the pack was Mireille Guiliano, #11 on our year-end list with about 970,000 copies sold—her winning diet allows chocolate and wine!

Biography and autobiography enjoyed lots of bestseller play this year, too. For the most part, historical biographies outsold books by and about contemporary figures.

On the fiction side, John Grisham is back in the top spot with The Broker (which garnered some of his best reviews, including a PW star); Dan Brown, who held the top rank in 2003 and 2004 with The Da Vinci Code, moves down a slot. James Patterson is the dominant author, with four books in the top 15—a record for these year-end charts. And while debut fiction took fewer slots among the year's bestsellers (five in 2005 vs. eight to 10 in the past three years), the category was well represented by Elizabeth Kostova's The Historian, a book the author spent 10 years researching and writing; it sold more than 850,00 copies. The only other newcomer to the top 15 is David Baldacci, whose sales figures have been on an upward trend; The Camel Club sold more than 634,000 copies.

Missing in Action

More new nonfiction titles sold 100,000+ copies in 2005 than in fiction—154 vs. 136. Also, in nonfiction, nine books reported sales of one million+; four of those were in the two-million+ range. In fiction, only six books had sales of more than one million (and two of those were by Nicholas Sparks).

Our weekly bestseller charts do not reflect sales through price clubs and major discounters, so sales in these outlets may have been stronger than in traditional stores. The two charts on pages 24 and 25 offer some insight on how the top 15 hardcovers in fiction and nonfiction fared in different kinds of retail outlets. In fiction, only four chart toppers—The Broker, TheDa Vinci Code, The Mermaid Chair and The Historian—sold well in all venues. In nonfiction, 1776 and The World Is Flat were top sellers in all outlets polled; 700 Sundays did not rank among the top 50 at any of these retailers.

As always, all our calculations are based on shipped-and-billed figures supplied by publishers for new books released in 2004 and 2005 (a few books published earlier that continued their tenures on our 2005 weekly lists and/or our monthly religion lists are included). These figures reflect only 2005 sales, and publishers were instructed not to include book club and overseas transactions. We also asked publishers to take into account returns through January 31; it would be safe to surmise that not all did. Sales figures on these pages should not be considered final. For many of these books, especially those published in the final third of the year, returns are not yet calculated.

The figures for all books listed below with a numeral sign (#) were submitted to PW in confidence, for use in placing titles on the lists. Numbers are rounded down to indicate relationship to sales figures of other titles.

PW 2005 Bestsellers

1. The Broker by John Grisham. Doubleday (1/05) 1,827,877
2. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown. Doubleday (3/03) *1,576, 342
3. Mary, Mary by James Patterson. Little, Brown (11/05) 1,103,036
4. At First Sight by Nicholas Sparks. Warner (10/05) 1,093,717
5. Predator by Patricia Cornwell. Putnam (10/05) 1,040,250
6. True Believer by Nicholas Sparks. Warner (4/05) 1,039,065
7. Light from Heaven by Jan Karon. Viking (11/05) 872,000
8. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova. Little, Brown (6/05) 853,676
9. The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd. Viking (4/05) 872,000
10. Eleven on Top by Janet Evanovich. St. Martin's (6/05) 853,000
11. Honeymoon by James Patterson and Howard Roughan. Little, Brown (2/05) 797,046
12. 4th of July by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. Little, Brown (5/05) 745,227
13. Lifeguard by James Patterson and Andrew Gross. Little, Brown (7/05) 741,652
14. S Is for Silence by Sue Grafton. Putnam (12/05) 665,919
15. The Camel Club by David Baldacci. Warner (10/05) 634,054

* All sales figures reflect books sold only in calendar year 2005.** Sales figures were submitted to PW in confidence, for use in placing titles on the lists. Numbers shown are rounded down to indicate relationship to sales figures for other titles.
Note: Rankings are determined by sales figures provided by publishers; the numbers generally reflect reports of copies "shipped and billed" in calendar year 2005. Publishers were instructed to adjust sales figures to include returns through January 31, 2006. Publishers did not at that time know what total returns would be—indeed, the majority of returns occur after that cutoff date—so none of these figures should be regarded as final net sales. (Dates in parentheses indicate month and year of publication.)
1. Natural Cures "They" Don't Want You to Know About by Kevin Trudeau. Alliance Publishing (6/05) 3,724,422
2. Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential by Joel Osteen. Warner Faith (9/04) *2,562,906
3. The Purpose-Driven Life by Rick Warren. Zondervan (10/02) *2,500,015
4. You: The Owner's Manual by Michael F. Roizen, M.D., and Mehmet C. Oz, M.D. HarperResource (5/05) 2,000,000
5. 1776 by David McCullough. Simon & Schuster (**1,730,000)
6. The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman. Farrar, Straus & Giroux (4/05) 1,535,731
7. Love Smart: Find the One You Want— Fix the One You Got by Dr. Phil McGraw. Free Press (12/05) **1,200,000
8. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell. Little, Brown (1/05) 1,179,023
9. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Stephen D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. Morrow (5/05) 1,150,765
10. Guinness World Records 2006 by Guinness World Records. Guinness Publishing (8/05) 983,000
11. French Women Don't Get Fat by Mireille Guiliano. Knopf (12/04) *970,000
12. Teacher Man by Frank McCourt. Scribner (11/05) 872,000
13. Our Endangered Values by Jimmy Carter. S&S (11/05) (**686,981)
14. 700 Sundays by Billy Crystal. Warner (10/05) 685,000
15. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin. S&S (10/05) **620,000

Nonfiction: What's on Second?
How Publishers Weeklybestsellers compared with the rankings at major chains, independents and wholesalers

Sales Outlets*
1. Natural Cures... 7 1 3 3 2 27 14
2. Your Best Life Now 5 3 10 17 19 23
3. The Purpose—Driven Life 3 4 8 19 37 29 34 9 7
4. You: The Owner's Manual 8 5 4 4 15 37 3 2 9
5. 1776 1 2 1 2 3 3 11 16 4 5 1
6. The World Is Flat 2 6 2 1 1 2 3 9 21 1 2
7. Love Smart 56 49
8. Blink 4 10 6 5 2 1 2 56 4 3
9. Freakonomics 6 12 5 7 4 4 6 12 29 5
10. Guinness World Records... 39 47
11. French Women... 9 15 9 11 6 12 23 11 4
12. Teacher Man 14 9 15 10 13 24 38 24
13. Our Endangered Values 11 11 13 9 14 26 17 22
14. 700 Sundays
15. Team of Rivals 13 8 7 14 7 7 7 8 17

Fiction: Who's on First?
How Publishers Weeklybestsellers compared with the rankings at major chains, independents and wholesalers

Sales Outlets*
1. The Broker 3 3 2 4 25 46 39 1 5 5
2. The Da Vinci Code 2 1 1 20 7 13 33 12 3 2 2
3. Mary, Mary 8 4 8 8 22 12
4. At First Sight 9 2 11 18 17 21 28
5. Predator 11 11 16 14 27 20
6. True Believer 7 5 7 13 12 25 9
7. The Mermaid Chair 4 18 5 3 19 3 43 6 34 4 1
8. Light from Heaven 18 13 18 29 26 18
9. The Historian 6 10 3 5 10 1 4 19 35 3 3
10. Eleven on Top 17 20 17 11 11 17
11. Honeymoon 10 8 10 10
12. 4th of July 12 7 9 12 41 26
13. Lifeguard 15 12 12 16
14. S Is for Silence 22 16 20 6 43 21
15. The Camel Club 14 21 14 24 26 27
*BN/BN.C Barnes & Noble & B&N.com, WB Waldenbooks, B Borders, BT Baker & Taylor, O Olsson's, TC Tattered Cover, E Elliott Bay, BB Books & Books, H Hastings, AM.C Amazon.com, BKS Book Sense

The Fiction Runners-Up

16.Blue Smoke by Nora Roberts. Putnam (620,107)
17.Toxic Bachelors by Danielle Steel. Delacorte (#620,000)
18.Forever Odd by Dean Koontz. Bantam (#580,000)
19.The Rising (Before They Were Left Behind) by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins. Tyndale (532,409)
20.Knife of Dreams by Robert Jordan. Tor (514,833)
21.The Regime: Evil Advances (Before They Were Left Behind) by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins. Tyndale (480,442)
22.The Interruption of Everything by Terry McMillan. Viking (470,000)
23.Saving Fish from Drowning by Amy Tan. Putnam (466,547)
24.Gabriel's Angel by Nora Roberts. Harlequin/Silhouette (465,000)
25.Impossible by Danielle Steel. Delacorte (#450,000)
26.Miracle by Danielle Steel. Delacorte (#450,000)
27.Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly. Little, Brown (439,446)
28.No Place Like Home by Mary Higgins Clark. Simon & Schuster (#433,000)
29.Star Wars, Episode III: Revenge of the Sith by Matthew Woodring Stover. Del Rey (431,426)
30.Broken Prey by John Sandford. Putnam (402,063)


Polar Shift by Clive Cussler. Putnam (380,514)
The Da Vinci Code: Special Illustrated Edition by Dan Brown. Doubleday (379,700)
Two of a Kind by Nora Roberts. Harlequin/Silhouette, (375,000)
Ordinary Heroes by Scott Turow. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (#370,000+)
A Breath of Snow and Ashes by Diana Gabaldon. Delacorte (#370,000)
Christ the Lord by Ann Rice. Knopf (361,000)
Son of a Witch by Gregory Maguire. Regan Books (350,000)
The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom. Hyperion (348,012; total sales, 6,464,395)
Point Blank by Catherine Coulter.Putnam (342,166)
Consent to Kill by Vince Flynn. Atria (342,000)
A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin. Bantam (#325,000)
Velocity by Dean Koontz. Bantam (#325,000)
Origin in Death by J.D. Robb. Putnam (321,452)
The Ambler Warning by Robert Ludlum. St. Martin's (310,152)
The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella. Dial (#310,000)
Amazing Peace: A Celebration by Maya Angelou. Random House (301,420)


The Divide by Nicholas Evans. Putnam (296,686)
The Closers by Michael Connelly. Little, Brown (291,194)
A Wedding in December by Anita Shreve. Little, Brown (285,295)
Every Breath You Take by Judith McNaught. Ballantine (283,940)
A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby. Riverhead (278,929)
Until I Find You by John Irving. Random House (265,797)
The Christmas Hope by Donna Van Liere. Integrity (262,176)
Chill Factor by Sandra Brown. Simon & Schuster (#255,000+)
Unexpected Blessings by Barbara Taylor Bradford. St. Martin's (253,388)
The March by E.L. Doctorow. Random House (248,926)
The Hostage by W.E.B. Griffin. Putnam (242,037)
Goodnight Nobody by Jennifer Weiner. Atria (242,000)
The Widow of the South by Robert Hicks. Warner (233,193)
The Lighthouse by P.D. James. Knopf (231,000)
There's Something About Christmas by Debbie Macomber. Mira (223,000)
On the Run by Iris Johansen. Bantam (#220,000)
The Wonder Spot by Melissa Bank. Viking ( 215,000)
Angels & Demons: Special Illustrated Edition by Dan Brown. Atria (214,000)
Everyone Worth Knowing by Lauren Weisberger. Simon & Schuster (#213,250)
In the Company of Cheerful Ladies by Alexander McCall Smith. Pantheon (213,000)
Rage by Jonathan Kellerman. Ballantine (212,473)
Saturday by Ian McEwan. Doubleday (207,096)
Prince of Fire by Daniel Silva. Putnam (204,989)


Cold Service by Robert B. Parker. Putnam (199,081)
The Scorpion's Gate by Richard A. Clarke. Putnam (198,495)
Lipstick Jungle by Candace Bushnell. Hyperion (193,987)
Slow Burn by Julie Garwood. Ballantine (191,671)
Sunflower by Richard Paul Evans. Simon & Schuster (#190,000)
Two-Dollar Bill by Stuart Woods. Putnam (189,175)
Turning Angel by Greg Iles. Scribner (#188,000)
Memories of My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel García Márquez. Knopf (183,500)
Countdown by Iris Johansen. Bantam (#180,000)
Friends, Lovers, Chocolate by Alexander McCall Smith. Pantheon (180,000)
Marker by Robin Cook. Putnam (173,371)
Ya-Yas in Bloom by Rebecca Wells. HarperCollins (169,032)
The Innocent by Harlan Coben. Dutton (168,913)
Sweetwater Creek by Anne Rivers Siddons. HarperCollins (166,226)
No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy. Knopf (165,500)
Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld. Random House (163,263)
Without Mercy by Jack Higgins. Putnam (162,329)
Haunted: A Novel by Chuck Palahniuk. Doubleday (161,797)
Iron Orchid by Stuart Woods. Putnam (157,661)
Vanish by Tess Gerritsen. Ballantine (157,383)
School Days by Robert B. Parker. Putnam (153,062)
A Good Yarn by Debbie Macomber. Mira (153,000)
Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman. Morrow (150,335)


Double Tap by Steve Martini. Putnam (148,310)
The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory. Touchstone (#147,222)
First Impressions by Jude Deveraux. Atria (145,000)
All Night Long by Jayne Ann Krentz. Putnam (144,902)
The Christmas Blessing by Donna Van Liere. St. Martin's (141,213)
Match Me if You Can by Susan Elizabeth Phillips. Morrow (140,000)
Vanishing Acts by Jodi Picoult. Atria (140,000)
Gilead by Marilynne Robinson. Farrar, Straus & Giroux (139,376)
Star Wars: Dark Lord, the Rise of Darth Vader by James Luceno. Del Rey (137,661)
Remains Silent by Michael Baden and Linda Kenney. Knopf (134,000)
Zorro by Isabel Allende. HarperCollins (130,632)
Dance of Death by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child. Warner (128,498)
The Twelfth Card: A Lincoln Rhyme Novel by Jeffery Deaver. Simon & Schuster (#125,750)
The Cat Who Dropped a Bombshell by Lillian Jackson Braun. Putnam (125,419)
The Simple Truth About Love by Bradley Trevor Grieve. Andrew McMeel (125,030)
The Truth About Diamonds by Nicole Richie. Regan Books (125,000)


Marriage Most Scandalous by Johanna Lindsey. Pocket (#124,000)
One Shot by Lee Child. Delacorte (#120,000)
Conviction: A Novel by Richard North Patterson. Random House (119,672)
Straken by Terry Brooks. Del Rey (118,467)
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer. Houghton Mifflin (114,566)
The Christmas Shoes by Donna Van Liere. St. Martin's (114,510)
Lie by Moonlight by Amanda Quick. Putnam (113,162)
Pretty Woman by Fern Michaels. Pocket (#112,000)
Killing Time by Linda Howard. Ballantine (111,634)
Company Man by Joseph Finder. St. Martin's (111,510)
Babylon Rising: The Europa Conspiracy by Tim LaHaye with Bob Phillips. (#110,000)
The Collected Stories of Louis L'Amour, Vol. III by Louis L'Amour. Bantam (#110,000)
Tyrannosaur Canyon by Douglas Preston. Forge (110,000)
A Stroke of Midnight by Laurell K. Hamilton. Ballantine (109,830)
The Assassins by Oliver North. Broadman & Holman (#109,800)
Cross Bones by Kathy Reichs. Scribner (#107,000)
Devil's Corner by Lisa Scottoline. HarperCollins (105,241)
Always Time to Die by Elizabeth Lowell. Morrow (104,750)
History of Love by Nicole Krauss. Norton (104,564)
Pawley's Island by Dorothea Benton Frank. Berkley (103,581)
Long Time Gone by J.A. Jance. Morrow (102,818)
Superstition by Karen Robards. Putnam (102,800)
Fire Sale by Sara Paretsky. Putnam (102,412)
Blood Memory by Greg Iles. Scribner (#102,000)
Something Blue by Emily Griffin. St. Martin's (101,867)
Genevieve by Eric Jerome Dickey. Dutton (101,782)
The Ezekiel Option by Joel C. Rosenberg. Tyndale (100,711)
Straight into Darkness by Faye Kellerman. Warner (100,350)
Never Call Retreat: Lee and Grant: The Final Victory by Newt Gingrich and William Forstchen. St. Martin's/ Thomas Dunne (100,199)

The Nonfiction Runners-up

16.Winning by Jack Welch. Harper Business (605,000)
17.Captivating: Unveiling the Mystery of a Woman's Soul by John and Stasi Eldredge. Nelson (595,058)
18.Marley & Me by John Grogan. Morrow (569,101)
19.The Truth (with jokes) by Al Franken. Dutton (560,163)
20.Everyday Italian: 125 Simple and Delicious Recipes by Giada De Laurentiis. Clarkson Potter (545,062)
21.Daily Readings from Your Best Life Now by Joel Osteen. Warner Faith (522,167)
22.Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't by Jim Collins. Collins (500,000)
23.Paula Deen & Friends: Living It Up, Southern Style by Paula Deen with Martha Nesbit. Simon & Schuster (#498,000)
24.Secrets of the Millionaire Mind: Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth by T. Harv Eker. Collins (450,000)
25.The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion. Knopf (440,000)
26.100 People Who Are Screwing
Up America (and Al Franken Is #37) by Bernard Goldberg. HarperCollins (406,663)
27.Your Best Life Now Journal:A Guide to Reaching Your Full Potential by Joel Osteen. Warner Faith (401,013)
28.The Money Book by Suze Orman. Riverhead (394,615)
29.And One More Thing Before You Go... by Maria Shriver. Free Press (#394,000)
30.Jeff Foxworthy's Redneck Dictionary by Jeff Foxworthy. Villard (393,473)


Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of the World Today, or Six Good Reasons to Stay Home and Bolt the Door by Lynne Truss. Gotham (391,632)
On Bullshit by Harry Frankfurt. Princeton Univ. Press (391,629)
Betty Crocker Cookbook: Everything You Need to Know to Cook Today 10th Ed. (binder) by Kristi Hart, ed. Wiley (351,604)
Juiced by Jose Canseco. Regan Books (365,000)
The FairTax Book by Neal Boortz. Regan Books (350,000)
Exercise and Nutrition for Maximum Results in Minimum Time by Bob Greene. Simon & Schuster (#344,000)
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents America (the Book) by Jon Stewart and the writers of The Daily Show. Warner (339,250)
Start Late Finish Rich by David Bach. Broadway (#334,000)
The Perricone Weight-Loss Diet: A Simple 3-Part Plan to Lose the Fat, the Wrinkles, and the Years by Nicholas Perricone, M.D. Random House (325,473)
Driven from Within by Michael Jordan. Atria (315,000)
Blood Brother by Anne Bird. Regan Books (310,000)
Approval Addiction: Overcoming Your Need to Please Everyone by Joyce Meyer. Warner Faith (309,434)
It's Called a Break Up Because It's Broken by Greg Behrendt and Amiira Ruotola-Behrendt. Broadway (#305,500)
For Women Only: What You Need to Know About the Inner Lives of Men by Shaunti Feldhahn. Multnomah (305,139)
The Little Book That Beats the Market by Joel Greenblatt and Andrew Tobias. Wiley (303,846)
The South Beach Diet Quick and Easy Cookbook by Arthur Agatston, M.D. Rodale (300,376)
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared Diamond. Viking (290,000)
He's Just Not That into You by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo. Simon Spotlight (290,000)
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni. Wiley (284,477)
My Friend Leonard by James Frey. Riverhead (278,929)
The 3-Hour Diet: How Low-Carb Diets Make You Fat and Timing Makes You Thin by Jorge Cruise. Collins (275,000)
Jim Cramer's Real Money: Sane Investing in an Insane World by James J. Cramer. Simon & Schuster (#270,000+)
Martha Stewart's Baking Handbook by Martha Stewart. Clarkson Potter (267,079)
Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson. Putnam (267,043)
Witness by Amber Frey. Regan Books (265,000)
My Life So Far by Jane Fonda. Random House (250,697)
The Complete Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson. Andrews McMeel (250, 085)
Straight Talk: Overcoming Emotional Battles with the Power of God's Word by Joyce Meyer. Warner Faith (232,961)
For Laci: A Mother's Story of Love, Loss, and Justice by Sharon Rocha. Crown (228,220)
Wild at Heart: Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul by John Eldredge. Nelson (226,594)
My FBI: Bringing Down the Mafia, Investigating Bill Clinton, and Fighting the War on Terror by Louis Freeh. St. Martin's (225,774)
It's Not Easy Being Green: And Other Things to Consider by Jim Henson. Hyperion (220,576)
Coming Home to Myself by Wynonna Judd with Patsi Bale Cox. NAL (216,256)
Ending Your Day Right: Devotions for Every Evening of the Year by Joyce Meyer. Warner Faith (215,508)
Are Men Necessary? By Maureen Dowd. Putnam (214,980)
A Deadly Game by Catherine Cryer. Regan Books. (210,000)
The Beatles: The Biography by Bob Spitz. Little, Brown (209,164)
Confessions of a Video Vixen by Karrine Steffans. Amistad (207,834)
Body for Life for Women: 12 Weeks to a Firm, Fit, Fabulous Body at Any Age by Pamela Peeke, M.D. Rodale (203,952)
A Lotus Grows in the Mud by Goldie Hawn. Putnam (201,700)
Be Honest, You're Not That into Him Either by Ian Kerner. Regan Books (200,000)
Mother-Daughter Wisdom by Christiane Northrup, M.D. Bantam (#200,000)


Between You and Me: A Memoir by Mike Wallace. Hyperion (199,075)
New Rules: Polite Musings from a Timid Observer by Bill Maher. Rodale (197,640)
The Education of a Coach by David Halberstam. Hyperion (197,169)
Starting Your Day Right: Devotions for Each Morning of the Year by Joyce Meyer. Warner Faith (190,717)
Home Rules: Transform The Place You Live into a Place You'll Love by Nate Berkus. Hyperion (190,626)
Coach: Lessons on the Game of Life by Michael Lewis. Norton (187,211)
Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Success byDave Ramsey. Nelson (186,075)
The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate's Deep Throat by Bob Woodward (with "A Reporter's Assessment" by Carl Bernstein). Simon & Schuster (#185,254)
Character Is Destiny: Inspiring Stories Every Young Person Should Know and Every Adult Should Remember by John McCain. Random House (183,683)
Never Have Your Dog Stuffed: And Other Things I've Learned by Alan Alda. Random House (183,504)
Secrets and Mysteries of the World by Sylvia Browne. Hay House (183,022)
A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906 by Simon Winchester. HarperCollins (182,069)
The Martha Rules: 10 Essentials for Achieving Success as You Start, Build, or Manage a Business by Martha Stewart. Rodale (179,719)
Men in Black: How the Supreme Court Is Destroying America by Mark R. Levin. Regnery (177,559)
Phenomenon: Everything You Need to Know About the Other Side and What It Means to You by Sylvia Browne. Dutton (177,300)
The Cosmo Kama Sutra: 77 Mind-Blowing Sex Positions. Hearst (177,151)
The Planets by Dava Sobel. Viking (176,000)
Plan B by Anne Lamott. Riverhead (172,671)
Git-R-Done by Larry the Cable Guy. Crown (167,543)
The Tender Bar by J.R. Moehringer. Hyperion (164,081)
Why Do I Love These People? Honest and Amazing Stories of Real Families by Po Bronson. Random House (163,331)
Paula Deen's Kitchen Classics by Paula H. Deen. Random House (157,583)
Do As I Say (Not As I Do): Profiles in Liberal Hypocrisy by Peter Schweizer. Doubleday (153,734)
Where God Was Born: A Journey by Land to the Roots of Religion by Bruce Feiler. Morrow (153,025)
John Paul the Great: Remembering a Spiritual Father by Peggy Noonan. Viking (151,000)


Betty Crocker Cookbook Bridal Edition by Betty Crocker. Wiley (149,879)
Suzanne Somers' Slim and Sexy Forever: The Hormone Solution for Permanent Weight Loss and Optimal Living by Suzanne Somers. Crown (149,243)
A Million Little Pieces by James Frey. Doubleday (149,041)
Dean & Me: (A Love Story) by Jerry Lewis with James Kaplan. Doubleday (148,477)
What Remains by Carole Radziwill. Scribner (148,000)
Bait and Switch: The Futile Pursuit of the American Dream by Barbara Ehrenreich. Henry Holt (146,229)
Conspiracy of Fools by Kurt Eichenwald. Broadway (#141,000)
SuperFoods HealthStyle by Steven G. Pratt and Kathy Matthews. Morrow (140,961)
Mother Angelica: The Remarkable Story of a Nun, Her Nerve, and a Network of Miracles by Raymond Arroyo. Doubleday (137,641)
Battlefield of the Mind Devotional by Joyce Meyer. Warner Faith (135,072)
Younger Next Year by Chris Crowley and Henry S. Lodge, M.D. Workman (129,683)
The Lost Painting: The Quest for a Caravaggio Masterpiece by Jonathan Harr. Random House (129,280)
From Pieces to Weight: Once Upon a Time in Southside Queens by 50 Cent. Pocket (128,478)
The Bob Dylan Scrapbook, 1956— 1966 by Bob Dylan. Simon & Schuster (#125,500)
Being Perfect by Anna Quindlen. Random House (125,235)
The Game by Neil Strauss. Regan Books (125,000)


Sinatra by Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan. Knopf (123,000)
Baby Laughs: The Naked Truth About the First Year of Mommyhood by Jenny McCarthy. Dutton (120,093)
Down Came the Rain: My Journey Through Postpartum Depression by Brooke Shields. Hyperion (119,151)
The Power of Intention: Learning to Co-create Your World, Your Way by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer. Hay House (119,022)
Sylvia Browne's Lessons for Life by Sylvia Browne. Hay House (118,988)
Smashed: Story of a Drunken Girlhood by Koren Zailckas. Viking (117,000)
1491 by Charles C. Mann. Knopf (116,000)
The Perricone Promise by Nicholas Perricone, M.D. Warner (115,000)
Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time by Keith Ferrazzi with Tahl Raz. Doubleday (114,049)
Poker: The Real Deal by Phil Gordon. Simon Spotlight (113,000)
The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls. Scribner (112,000)
Next Man Up: A Year Behind the Lines in Today's NFL by John Feinstein. Little, Brown (111,852)
Under and Alone: The True Story of the Undercover Agent Who Infiltrated America's Most Violent Outlaw Motorcycle Gang by William Queen. Random House (111,475)
The Complete Cartoons of the New Yorker by Robert Mankoff. Black Dog & Leventhal (111,348)
Elvis by the Presleys by Priscilla Presley and Lisa Marie Presley; edited by David Ritz. Crown (110,654)
Heaven by Randy Alcorn. Tyndale (110,631)
Don't Kiss Them Good-bye by Allison DuBois. Fireside (110,235)
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