The final installment of Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events takes the prize for the fall's biggest laydown, followed by John Grisham's true tale from death row and new novels from Nicholas Sparks, Janet Evanovich, Charles Frazier and Stephen King. Other nonfiction highlights come from Sen. Barack Obama, returning favorites Bill Bryson and Eric Larson, and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina.


*Santa Claus by Rod Green (Atheneum, $19.95). 300,000 copies.
*Christmas Pop-Up by Robert Sabuda (Orchard, $12.99). 200,000 copies.
*When Santa Fell to Earth by Cornelia Funke (Scholastic/Chicken House, $14.99). 120,000 copies.
Greetings from E Street: The Story of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band by Robert Santelli (Chronicle, $35). 100,000 copies.
*Whoopi's Big Book of Manners by Whoopi Goldberg, illus. by Olo (Hyperion/ Jump at the Sun, $15.99). 100,000 copies.
*Blue 2: A Pop-Up Book for Children of All Ages by David A. Carter (Little Simon, $19.95). 100,000 copies.
*A Creature Was Stirring by Clement Clarke Moore, illus. by Carter Goodrich (S&S, $16.95). 100,000 copies.
*Here, There Be Dragons by James A. Owen (S&S, $17.95). 100,000 copies.
*Teammates by Tiki and Ronde Barber (S&S/Wiseman, $16.95). 100,000 copies.
Answers to Life's Toughest Questions by Rick Warren (Zondervan, $16.99). 100,000 copies.
The Power to Change Your Life by Rick Warren (Zondervan, $16.99). 100,000 copies.


Mavericks at Work: Why the Most Original Minds in Business Win by William C. Taylor and Polly LaBarre (Morrow, $26.95). 150,000 copies.
Out of My Mind by Andy Rooney (Public Affairs, $26). 150,000 copies.


Motor Mouth by Janet Evanovich (HarperCollins, $26.95). 1 million copies.
* Thirteen Moons by Charles Frazier (Random, $26.95). 750,000 copies.
Never Again: Securing America and Restoring Justice by John Ashcroft (Warner Faith/Center Street, $24.99). 500,000 copies.
Finding Noel by Richard Paul Evans (S&S, $19.95). 300,000 copies.
Restless by William Boyd (Bloomsbury, $24.95). 200,000 copies.
Blood and Thunder: An Epic of the American West by Hampton Sides (Doubleday, $26.95). 200,000 copies.
*Emeril's There's a Chef in My World! by Emeril Lagasse, illus. by Charles Yuen (HarperCollins, $22.99). 200,000 copies.
50+: Igniting a Revolution to Reinvent America by William D. Novelli (St. Martin's /Dunne, $24.95). 200,000 copies.
Strange Candy by Laurell K. Hamilton (Berkley, $23.95). 150,000 copies.
The Seasons of My Life by Lute Olson and David Fisher (St. Martin's/Dunne, $24.95). 150,000 copies.
The Audrey Hepburn Treasures by Ellen Erwin and Jessica Z. Diamond (Atria, $49.95). 100,000 copies.
*Ruler of the Realm:
The Faerie Wars Chronicles by Herbie Brennan (Bloomsbury, $18.95). 100,000 copies.
Heist: SuperlobbyistJack Abramoff, His Republican Allies, and the Buying of Washington by Peter H. Stone (FSG, $24). 100,000 copies.
Setting the Table:The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business by Danny Meyer (HarperCollins, $24.95). 100,000 copies.
*Pretty Little Liars by Sara Shepard (HarperTempest, $16.99). 100,000 copies.
* Abundance: A Novel of Marie Antoinette by Sena Jeter Naslund (Morrow, $26.95). 100,000 copies.
One Train Later: A Memoir by Andy Summers (St. Martin's/Dunne, $24.95). 100,000 copies.
A Photographer's Life: 1990—2005 by Annie Leibovitz (Random, $75).


*Peter Pan in Scarlet by Geraldine McCaughrean (S&S/McElderry, $17.99). 200,000 copies.
*When Sheep Sleep by Laura Numeroff, illus. by David McPhail (Abrams, $15.95). 100,000 copies.
"Work Hard, Study...and Keep Out of Politics!": Adventures and Lessons from an Unexpected Public Lifeby James A. Baker III with Steve Fiffer (Putnam, $28.95).


My Father, My President: A Personal Account of the Life of George H.W. Bush by Doro Bush Koch (Warner, $27.99). 185,000 copies.


Echo Park by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown, $26.99). 600,000 copies.
The Real Deal: My Lifein Business by Sanford I. Weill and Judah S. Kraushaar (Warner, $32). 115,000 copies.
* War on the Middle Class: How the Government, Big Business, and Special Interest Groups
Are Waging War on the American Dream and
How We Can Fight Back by Lou Dobbs (Viking, $24.95). 60,000 copies.


The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town by John Grisham (Doubleday, $28.95). 2.8 million copies.
Paula Deen Celebrates! Best Dishes and Best Wishes for the Best Times of Your Life by Paula Deen (S&S, $26). 500,000 copies.
Ageless by Suzanne Somers (Crown, $25). 400,000 copies.
What Came Before He Shot Her by Elizabeth George (HarperCollins, $26.96). 300,000 copies.
* The Blind Side: Evolution of the Game by Michael Lewis (Norton, $24.95). 300,000 copies.
No Excuses: One Man's Incredible Rise Through the NFL to Head Coach of Notre Dame by Charlie Weis (Morrow, $25.95). 200,000 copies.
*Noelle's Treasure Tale by Gloria Estefan, illus. by Michael Garland (Rayo, $17.95). 150,000 copies.
Tough Choices by Carly Fiorina (Penguin/Portfolio, $24.95). 150,000 copies.
Short Straw by Stuart Woods (Putnam, $25.95).
Everyday Greatness: Inspiration for a Meaningful Life by Stephen R. Covey and David K. Hatch (Rutledge Hill, $24.99).


Not Easily Broken by T.D. Jakes (Warner/Faith Words, $23.99). 200,000 copies.
One Good Turn by Kate Atkinson (Little, Brown, $24.99). 75,000 copies.


*A Series of Unfortunate Events #13: The End by Lemony Snicket, illus. by Brett Helquist (HarperCollins, $12.99). 2.5 million copies.
*A Series of Unfortunate Events Box: The Complete Wreck by Lemony Snicket, illus. by Brett Helquist (HarperCollins, $150). 300,000 copies.


I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence by Amy Sedaris (Warner, $27.99). 150,000 copies.
Freedom: The Story of My Second Life by Malika Oufkir (Miramax, $23.95). 125,000 copies.


The Bancroft Strategyby Robert Ludlum (St. Martin's/Dunne, $26.95). 600,000 copies.
The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson (Broadway, $25). 310,000 copies.
The Angels of Morgan Hill by Donna Van Liere (St. Martin's/Dunne, $14.95). 300,000 copies.
The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaimingthe American Dream by Barack Obama (Crown, $25). 250,000 copies.
Sharon Osbourne Extreme: My Autobiography by Sharon Osbourne (Warner/ Springboard, $24.99). 250,000 copies.
Life After Death:
The Burden of Proof by Deepak Chopra (Harmony, $24). 200,000 copies.
Destined for Destiny:
The Unauthorized Autobiography of George W. Bush by Scott Dikkers and Peter Hilleren (Scribner, $19.95). 200,000 copies.
*The Ice Dragon by George R.R. Martin, illus. by Yvonne Gilbert (Tor/Starscape, $12.95). 175,000 copies.
The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories by Susanna Clarke (Bloomsbury, $23.95). 150,000 copies.
Trinny and Susannah Take On America: What Your Clothes Say About You by Trinny Woodall and Susannah Constantine (Collins, $19.95). 100,000 copies.
*On the Night You Were Born by Nancy Tillman (Holtzbrinck/Feiwel & Friends, $16.95). 100,000 copies.
The Art of Friendship: 70 Simple Rules for Making Meaningful Connections by Roger and Sally Horchow (St. Martin's, $14.95). 100,000 copies.
Beauty Junkies: Inside Our $15 Billion Obsession with Cosmetic Surgery by Alex Kuczynski (Doubleday, $24.95). 50,000 copies.


The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins (Houghton, $27). 75,000 copies.


*A Princess Primer: A Fairy Godmother's Guide to Being a Princess by Stephanie True Peters, illus. by Bernhard Oberdieck and Denis Cordeev (Dutton, $19.99). 200,000 copies.
*Violet Comes to Stay by Jan Karon presents Cynthia Coopersmith, story by Melanie Cecka, illus. by Emily Arnold McCully (Viking, $15.99). 150,000 copies.
*Snowmen at Night Pop-up by Caralyn Buehner, illus. by Mark Buehner (Dial, $21.99). 100,000 copies.
Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Book by Deirdre Dolan (Gotham, $30). 85,000 copies.
* The Ghost Map by Steven Johnson (Riverhead, $24.95).


The Collectors by David Baldacci (Warner, $26.99). 670,000 copies.
Barefoot Contessa at Home: My Favorite Food for Your Favorite People by Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter, $35). 500,000 copies.
*English Roses: Too Good to Be True by Madonna, illus. by Stacy Peterson (Callaway, $19.95). 300,000 copies.
* Thunderstruck by Erik Larson (Crown, $25). 300,000 copies.
The Mitford Bedside Companion by Jan Karon (Viking, $25.95). 300,000 copies.
*Our 50 States: A Family Adventure Across America by Lynne Cheney, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser (S&S, $17.95). 250,000 copies.
*Miracle on 49th Street by Mike Lupica (Philomel, $17.99). 200,000 copies.
*Mouse Cookies & More by Laura Numeroff, illus. by Felicia Bond (HarperCollins/ Geringer, $24.99). 150,000 copies.
Mysteries of the Middle Ages: The Rise of Feminism, Science and Art from the Cults of Catholic Europe by Thomas Cahill (Doubleday/ Talese, $32.50). 125,000 copies.
Love Don't Live Here No More by Snoop Dog and David E. Talbert (Atria, $24). 110,000 copies.
*Knight: A Noble Guide for Young Squires by Dugald A. Steer, illus. by Milivoj Ceran, Neil Chapman and Alastair Grahame (Candlewick, $17.99). 100,000 copies.
*Princess: A Glittering Guide for Young Ladies by Stella Gurney, illus. by Sophie Allsopp, Fran Evans, Georgina McBain and Gretel Parker (Candlewick, $17.99). 100,000 copies.
*Green Eggs and Ham Cookbook by Georgeanne Brennan, illus. by Dr. Seuss and Frankie Frankeny (Random, $16.95). 100,000 copies.
Andrew Carnegie by David Nasaw (Penguin Press, $35).
Hundred Dollar Baby by Robert B. Parker (Putnam, $24.95).
Lessons in Becoming Myself by Ellen Burstyn (Riverhead, $25.95).
* Lisey's Story by Stephen King (Scribner, $28).
Jeff Foxworthy's Redneck Dictionary II: More Words You Thought You Knew the Meaning Of by Jeff Foxworthy (Villard, $16.95).


Trump 101: The Wayto Success by Donald Trump (Wiley, $19.95). 100,000 copies.
At Home with Kate: Growing Up in Katharine Hepburn's Householdby Eileen Considine-Meara (Wiley, $24.95). 50,000 copies.


Inside Bush's White House: The Second Term by Bob Woodward (S&S, $28). 750,000 copies.
*Probuditi! by Chris Van Allsburg (Houghton, $18.95). 100,000 copies.


Dear John by Nicholas Sparks (Warner, $24.99). 1.2 million copies.
H.R.H. by Danielle Steel (Delacorte, $27). 800,000 copies.
* YOU: On a Diet: The Owner's Manual for Waist Management by Michael F. Roizen, M.D., and Mehmet C. Oz, M.D. (Free Press, $25). 750,000 copies.
Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid by Jimmy Carter (S&S, $27). 300,000 copies.
Keeper of the Keys by Perri O'Shaughnessy (Delacorte, $25). 100,000 copies.
Dirty Blonde by Courtney Love (Faber & Faber, $30). 100,000 copies.
Home to Big Stone Gap by Adriana Trigiani (Random, $25.95).
The Joy of Cooking 75th Anniversary Edition by Irma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker and Ethan Becker (Scribner, $30).

—with reporting by Raya Kuzyk and Joy Bean

* = Children's titles

*= PW starred review

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