Lists of Best-Selling Books



1. "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" by J.K. Rowling (Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic )

2. "Lifeguard" by James Patterson and Andrew Gross (Little, Brown and Co.)

3. "The Interruption of Everything" by Terry McMillan (Viking)

4. "The Historian" by Elizabeth Kostova (Little, Brown)

5. "Until I Find You" by John Irving (Random House)

6. "The Undomestic Goddess" by Sophie Kinsella (The Dial Press)

7. "The Da Vinci Code" by Dan Brown (Doubleday)

8. "No Country for Old Men" by Cormac McCarthy (Knopf)

9. "The Mermaid Chair" by Sue Monk Kidd (Viking)

10. "Eleven on Top" by Janet Evanovich (St. Martin's Press)

11. "Origin in Death" by J.D. Robb (Putnam)

12. "True Believer" by Nicholas Sparks (Warner Books)

13. "A Long Way Down" by Nick Hornby (Riverhead)

14. "Crusader's Cross" by James Lee Burke (Simon & Schuster)

15. "The Five People You Meet in Heaven" by Mitch Albom (Hyperion)


1. "Natural Cures "They" Don't Want You to Know About" by Kevin Trudeau (Alliance Publishing)

2. "1776" by David McCullough (Simon & Schuster)

3. "100 People Who Are Screwing Up America" by Bernard Goldberg (HarperCollins)

4. "The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century" by Thomas L. Friedman (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

5. "Freakonomics" by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner (William Morrow)

6. "Confessions of a Video Vixen" by Karrine Steffans (Amistad)

7. "Your Best Life Now" by Joel Osteen (Warner Faith)

8. "Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking" by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown)

9. "The 3-Hour Diet" by Jorge Cruise (Collins)

10. "You: The Owner's Manual" by Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz (Collins)

11. "The Secret Man" by Bob Woodward (Simon & Schuster)

12. "The Purpose-Driven Life" by Rick Warren (Zondervan)

13. "Good to Great" by Jim Collins (HarperBusiness)

14. "The Pampered Chef: The Story of One of America's Most Beloved Companies" by Doris Christopher (Currency)

15. "Lance Armstrong's War" by Daniel Coyle (HarperCollins)

The Wall Street Journal's list reflects nationwide sales of hardcover books during the week ended last Saturday at more than 2,500 Barnes & Noble, B. Dalton, Bookland, Books-a-Million, Books & Co., Bookstar, Bookstop, Borders, Brentano's, Coles, Coopersmith, Doubleday, Scribners and Waldenbooks stores, as well as sales from online retailers Amazon.com and barnesandnoble.com.

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