USA Today list of Best Seller Books

Key: F-Fiction; NF-Nonfiction; H-Hardcover; P-Paperback

1. “The Lost Symbol” by Dan Brown (Doubleday) (F-H)

2. “True Compass: A Memoir” by Edward M. Kennedy (Twelve) (NF-H)

3. “The Last Song” by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing) (F-H)

4. “New Moon” by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) (F-P)

5. “Eclipse” by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) (F-H)

6. “Twilight” by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) (F-P)

7. “Breaking Dawn” by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) (F-H)

8. “The Shack” by William P. Young (Windblown Media) (F-P)

9. “The Time Traveler’s Wife” by Audrey Niffenegger (Mariner Books) (F-P)

10. “Scarpetta” by Patricia Cornwell (Berkley) (F-P)

11. “What Happy Working Mothers Know: How New Findings in Positive Psychology Can Lead to a Healthy and Happy Work/Life Balance” by Cathy L. Greenberg, Barrett S. Avigdor (Wiley) (NF-H)

12. “A Good Woman” by Danielle Steel (Dell) (F-P)

13. “The Help” by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam/Amy Einhorn) (F-H)

14. “Handle With Care: A Novel” by Jodi Picoult (Washington Square Press) (F-P)

15. “92 Pacific Boulevard: A Cedar Cove Novel” by Debbie Macomber (Mira)(F-P)

16. “Alex Cross’s Trial” by James Patterson, Richard DiLallo (Little, Brown) (F-H)

17. “Glenn Beck’s Common Sense: The Case Against an Out-of-Control Government, Inspired by Thomas Paine” by Glenn Beck (Threshold Editions) (NF-P)

18. “Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman” by Jon Krakauer (Doubleday) (NF-H)

19. “The Lucky One” by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing) (F-H)

20. “South of Broad” by Pat Conroy (Nan A. Talese) (F-H

21. “Catching Fire” by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic Press) (F-H)

22. “Divine Justice” by David Baldacci (Vision) (F-P)

23. “Official Book Club Selection: A Memoir According to Kathy Griffin” by Kathy Griffin (Ballantine Books) (NF-H)

24. “The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening and The Struggle” by L.J. Smith (HarperTeen) (F-P)

25. “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” by Stieg Larsson (Vintage) (F-P)

26. “Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume I” by Julia Child, Simone Beck, Louisette Bertholle (Knopf) (NF-H)

27. “Say You’re One of Them” by Uwem Akpan (Little, Brown) (F-P)

28. “Dead Until Dark” by Charlaine Harris (Ace) (F-P)

29. “Where the Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak (HarperTrophy) (F-P)

30. “Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association” by American Psychological Association (American Psychological Association) (NF-P)

31. “Spartan Gold” by Clive Cussler, Grant Blackwood (Putnam Adult) (F-H)

32. “The Vampire Diaries: The Fury and Dark Reunion” by L.J. Smith (HarperTeen) (F-P)

33. “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs” by Judi Barrett (Aladdin) (F-P)

34. “Extreme Measures” by Vince Flynn (Pocket) (F-P)

35. “From Dead to Worse” by Charlaine Harris (Ace)(F-P)

36. “The Quickie” by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge (Vision) (F-P)

37. “The Missing” by Beverly Lewis (Bethany House Publishers) (F-P)

38. “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows (Dial) (F-P)

39. “The Brass Verdict” by Michael Connelly (Grand Central Publishing) (F-P)

40. “Outliers: The Story of Success” by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown) (NF-H)

41. “Living Dead in Dallas” by Charlaine Harris (Ace)

42. “The Official SAT Study Guide, 2nd edition” by The College Board (The College Board) (NF-P)

43. “Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace … One School at a Time” by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin (Penguin) (NF-P)

44. “Olive Kitteridge” by Elizabeth Strout (Random House) (F-P)

45. “Storm of Shadows (The Chosen Ones)” by Christina Dodd (Signet) (F-P)

46. “Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto” by Mark R. Levin (Threshold Editions) (NF-H)

47. “Culture of Corruption: Obama and His Team of Tax Cheats, Crooks, and Cronies” by Michelle Malkin (Regnery Publishing) (NF-H)

48. “My Life in France” by Julia Child, Alex Prud’Homme, (Anchor) (NF-P)

49. “Blood Promise: A Vampire Academy Novel” by Richelle Mead (Razorbill) (F-H)

50. “Club Dead” by Charlaine Harris (Ace) (F-P)

Reporting stores include:, B. Dalton Bookseller, Barnes &, Barnes & Noble Inc., Books-A-Million and Bookland,, Borders Books & Music, Bookstar, Bookstop, Brentano’s, Davis Kidd Booksellers in Nashville, Jackson, Memphis, Tenn., Doubleday Book Shops, Hudson Booksellers, Joseph-Beth Booksellers (Lexington, Ky.; Cincinnati, Cleveland), Powell’s Books (Portland, Ore.),, R.J. Julia Booksellers (Madison, Conn.), Schuler.

The Associated Press

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