- Associated Press - Thursday, July 15, 2010

Best-Selling Books Week Ended July 11

FICTION

1. “The Search” by Nora Robert (Putnam)

2. “The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner” by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)

3. “Private” by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Little, Brown)

4. “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest” by Stieg Larsson (Knopf)

5. “Sizzling Sixteen” by Janet Evanovich (St. Martin’s Press)

6. “The Help” by Kathryn Stockett (Amy Einhorn Books)

7. “The Overton Window” by Glenn Beck (Threshold Editions)

8. “Breaking Dawn” by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown for Young Readers)

9. “The Kane Chronicles, Book 1: The Red Pyramid” by Rick Riordan (Hyperion Books)

10. “Foreign Influence: A Thriller” by Brad Thor (Atria)

11. “The Passage” by Justin Cronin (Ballantine Books)

12. “The Lion” by Nelson DeMille (Grand Central Publishing)

13. “The Island” by Elin Hilderbrand (Reagan Arthur Books)

14. “Family Ties” by Danielle Steel (Delacorte Press)

15. “Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 5: The Last Olympian” by Rick Riordan (Hyperion Books)

NONFICTION

1. “Coming Back Stronger” by Drew Brees with Chris Fabry (Tyndale House)

2. “Sh t My Dad Says” by Justin Halpern (It Books)

3. “Women, Food & God” by Geneen Roth (Scribner)

4. “Sliding Into Home” by Kendra Wilkinson (Gallery Press)

5. “Delivering Happiness” by Tony Hsieh (Business Plus)

6. “Medium Raw” by Anthony Bourdain (Ecco)

7. “Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang” by Chelsea Handler (Grand Central Publishing)

8. “StrengthsFinder 2.0” by Tom Rath (Gallup Press)

9. “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Do-It-Yourself Book” by Jeff Kinney (Abrams)

10. “The Big Short” by Michael Lewis (W.W. Norton & Co.)

11. “The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary” by Jeff Kinney (Abrams)

12. “Spoken From the Heart” by Laura Bush (Scribner)

13. “War” by Sebastian Junger (Twelve)

14. “Empire of the Summer Moon” by S.C. Gwynne (Scribner)

15. “The Total Money Makeover” by Dave Ramsey (Thomas Nelson Publishers)

Nielsen BookScan gathers point-of-sale book data from more than 11,000 locations across the U.S., representing about 75 percent of the nation’s book sales. Data providers include all major booksellers and Web retailers, and food stores (excluding Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club). The fiction and nonfiction lists include both adult and juvenile titles; the business and spotlight lists include only adult titles. Refer questions to john.edwards(at)wsj.com.

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