- The Washington Times - Thursday, March 19, 2009


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

2. “Corsair” by Clive Cussler, Jack DuBrul (Putnam Adult)

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

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

5. “Run for Your Life” by James Patterson (Little, Brown)

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

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

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

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

10. “Dead Silence” by Randy Wayne White (Putnam Adult)

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

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

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

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

15. “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” by Jamie Ford (Ballantine Books)


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 and Tom Verducci (Doubleday)

4. “House of Cards” by William D. Cohan (Doubleday)

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

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

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

8. “Peaks and Valleys” by Spencer Johnson, M.D. (Atria)

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

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

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

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

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

14. “A Lion Called Christian” by Anthony Bourke and John Rendall (Broadway)

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


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

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

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

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

5. “Bones” by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine)

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

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

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

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

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

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

12. “Angels & Demons” by Dan Brown (Pocket)

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

14. “Confessions of a Shopaholic” by Sophie Kinsella (Dell)

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

13. “Take One” by Karen Kingsbury (Zondervan)

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

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

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