- The Washington Times - Thursday, March 12, 2009


1. “Handle with Care: A Novel” by Jodi Picoult (Atria)

2. “The Associate” by John Grisham (Doubleday)

3. “Promises in Death” by J.D. Robb (Putnam)

4. “One Day at a Time” by Danielle Steel (Delacorte Press)

5. “The Host” by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown)

6. “Run for Your Life” by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown)

7. “Heart and Soul” by Maeve Binchy (Knopf)

8. “White Witch, Black Curse” by Kim Harrison (Eos)

9. “Night and Day: A Jesse Stone Novel” by Robert B. Parker (Putnam)

10. “Terminal Freeze” by Lincoln Child (Doubleday)

11. “Storm from the Shadows” by David Weber (Baen)

12. “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows (Dial)

13. “Fool” by Christopher Moore (William Morrow)

14. “Paths of Glory” by Jeffrey Archer (St. Martin’s Press)

15. “The Story of Edgar Sawtelle” by David Wroblewski (Ecco)


1. “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment” by Steve Harvey (Amistad)

2. “Outliers: The Story of Success” by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown)

3. “The Yankee Years” by Joe Torre, Tom Verducci (Doubleday)

4. “The Last Lecture” by Randy Pausch and Jeffrey Zaslow (Hyperion)

5. “Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World” by Vicki Myron, Brett Witter (Grand Central)

6. “The Secret” by Rhonda Byrne (Atria Books/Beyond Words)

7. “Flat Belly Diet” by Liz Vaccariello and Cynthia Sass (Rodale Books)

8. “Out of Captivity: Surviving 1,967 Days in the Colombian Jungle” by Marc Gonsalves, Tom Howes, Keith Stansell with Gary Brozek (William Morrow)

9. “The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon” by David Grann (Doubleday)

10. “Uncommon: Finding Your Path to Significance” by Tony Dungy and Nathan Whitaker (Tyndale House Publishers)

11. “The Gamble: General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008” by Thomas E. Ricks (Penguin Press HC)

12. “The 4 Day Diet” by Ian K. Smith, M.D. (St. Martin’s Press)

13. “A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity” by Bill OReilly (Broadway)

14. “Multiple Blessings: Surviving to Thriving with Twins and Sextuplets” by Jon Gosselin, Kate Gosselin (Zondervan)

15. “The Great Depression Ahead” by Harry S. Dent, Jr. (Free Press)


1. “The Whole Truth” by David Baldacci (Vision)

2. “Maverick” by Lora Leigh (St. Martin’s Press)

3. “The Grand Finale” by Janet Evanovich (Harper)

4. “Montana Creeds: Dylan” by Linda Lael Miller (HQN)

5. “Hold Tight” by Harlan Coben (Signet)

6. “Bones” by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine)

7. “Lost Souls” by Lisa Jackson (Zebra)

8. “Plague Ship” by Clive Cussler with Jack DuBrul (Berkley)

9. “First Comes Marriage” by Mary Balogh (Dell)

10. “The MacKade Brothers: Rafe And Jared” by Nora Roberts (Silhouette)

11. “Danger in a Red Dress” by Christina Dodd (Signet)

12. “The Appeal” by John Grisham (Dell)

13. “Small Favor” by Jim Butcher (Roc)

14. “The Vampire’s Bride” by Gena Showalter (HQN)

15. “Revolutionary Road” by Richard Yates (Vintage)


1. “Watchmen” by Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons (DC Comics)

2. “The Shack” by William P. Young (Windblown Media)

3. “Dreams from My Father” by Barack Obama (Three Rivers Press)

4. “The Reader” by Bernhard Schlink (Vintage)

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

6. “Suze Orman’s 2009 Action Plan” by Suze Orman (Spiegel & Grau)

7. “Eat This, Not That! Supermarket Survival Guide” by David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding (Rodale Books)

8. “Sundays At Tiffany’s” by James Patterson, Gabrielle Charbonnet (Grand Central Publishing)

9. “Firefly Lane” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s Griffin)

10. “The Middle Place” by Kelly Corrigan (Voice)

11. “The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream” by Barack Obama (Three Rivers Press)

12. “American Wife” by Curtis Sittenfeld (Random House)

13. “Eat This, Not That!” by David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding (Rodale Books)

14. “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” by Heidi Murkoff, Sharon Mazel (Workman Publishing Group)

15. “The CalorieKing Calorie, Fat & Carbohydrate Counter 2009” by Alan Borushek (Family Health Publications)

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