- Associated Press - Thursday, July 22, 2010

Best-Selling Books Week Ended July 18


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

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

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

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

5. “Fly Away Home: A Novel” by Jennifer Weiner (Atria)

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

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

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

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

10. “The Glass Rainbow: A Dave Robicheaux Novel” by James Lee Burke (Simon & Schuster)

11. “Linger” by Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic)

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

13. “Live to Tell: A Detective D.D. Warren Novel” by Lisa Gardner (Bantam)

14. “Faithful Place: A Novel” by Tana French (Viking Adult)

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


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

2. “The Obama Diaries” by Laura Ingraham (Threshold Editions)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

11. “In a Heartbeat: Sharing the Power of Cheerful Giving” by Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy with Sally Jenkins (Holt)

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

13. “Doing Both: How Cisco Captures Today’s Profit and Drives Tomorrow’s Growth” by Inder Sidhu (FT Press)

14. “War” by Sebastian Junger (Twelve)

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

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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