Anna Quindlen delivers a new novel; Dennis Lehane returns with stories; and Bantam's big make-book, The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters, arrives in stores. Just in time for fifth anniversary of September 11, there's also the inside story of the 9/11 Commission, and a graphic adaptation of The 9/11 Report.
Sabuda & Reinhart Present Castle: Medieval Days and Knights by Kyle Olmon, illus. by Tracy Sabin (Orchard, $19.99). 300,000 copies.The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters by Gordon Dahlquist (Bantam, $26). 100,000 copies.
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Dooby Dooby Moo by Doreen Cronin, illus. by Betsy Lewin (Atheneum, $16.95). 300,000 copies.Crisis by Robin Cook (Putnam, $25.95). 300,000 copies.The Red Hat Society Cookbook by Sue Ellen Cooper (Rutledge Hill, $24.99). 110,000 copies.Coronado by Dennis Lehane (Morrow, $24.95). 100,000 copies.The Keep by Jennifer Egan (Knopf, $23.95). 100,000 copies.The I Chong: Meditations from the Joint by Tommy Chong (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $22.95). 100,000 copies.[*] I'm Proud of You: My Friendship with Fred Rogers by Tim Madigan (Penguin, $20).
Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People by Dav Pilkey (Scholastic/Blue Sky, $16.99). 1 million copies.Ricochet by Sandra Brown (S&S, $25.95). 400,000 copies.Wins, Losses, and Lessons: An Autobiography by Lou Holtz (Morrow, $25.95). 200,000 copies.Without Precedent: The Inside Story of the 9/11 Commission by Thomas H. Kean and Lee H. Hamilton (Knopf, $25.95). 150,000 copies.Into the Storm by Suzanne Brockmann (Ballantine, $21.95).
Overcoming Life's Disappointments by Harold S. Kushner (Knopf, $21.95). 150,000 copies.
The Garden of Eden and Other Criminal Delights by Faye Kellerman (Warner, $24.95). 100,000 copies.
Eldest, Deluxe Edition by Christopher Paolini (Knopf, $24). 350,000 copies.State of Emergency: How Illegal Immigration Is Destroying America by Patrick J. Buchanan (Thomas Dunne, $24.95). 300,000 copies.The Afghan by Frederick Forsyth (Putnam, $26.95). 250,000 copies.Hunters of Dune by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson (Tor, $27.95). 200,000 copies.[C] Endymion Spring by Matthew Skelton (Delacorte, $17.95). 150,000 copies.[C] Warriors: The New Prophecy #5: Twilight by Erin Hunter (HarperCollins, $15.99). 150,000 copies.Summerall: On and Off the Air by Pat Summerall (Nelson, $24.99). 105,000 copies.The 9/11 Report by Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colon (FSG/Hill & Wang, $30). 10,000 copies.
Elizabeth by J. Randy Taraborrelli (Warner, $26.95). 175,000 copies.Armageddon's Children by Terry Brooks (Del Rey, $26.95).Rise and Shine by Anna Quindlen (Random, $24.95).The Last Town on Earth by Thomas Mullen (Random, $23.95).
There Is No Me Without You: One Woman's Odyssey to Rescue Africa's Children by Melissa Fay Greene (Bloomsbury, $24.95). 250,000 copies.
—With reporting by Raya Kuzyk[C]
= Children's titles[*]
= PW starred review
For a complete listing of major titles going on sale between now and December 31, 2006, visit www.publishersweekly.com.