| Tuesday, February 07, 2006
| NATIONAL BESTSELLERS
(as of last week/last week of Jan '06)
1. The Da Vinci Code
By Dan Brown (Doubleday)
A murder mystery involving the head curator of the Louvre.
2. The Hostage
By W.E.B. Griffin (Putnam)
U.S. security agent Charley Castillo investigates a murder.
3. Every Breath You Take
By Judith McNaught (Ballantine)
A romantic thriller in Chicago.
5. Death Dance
By Linda Fairstein (Scribner)
Prosecutor Alexandra Cooper investigates the murder of a ballerina.
6. Mary, Mary
By James Patterson (Little, Brown)
Detective Alex Cross returns to find a Hollywood murderer.
7. S is for Silence
By Sue Grafton (Putnam)
Kinsey Millhone searches for a woman who disappeared 34 years earlier.
8. At First Sight
By Nicholas Sparks (Warner)
Continue the story of columnist Jeremy Marsh begun in "True Believer".
9. The Last Templar
By Raymond Khoury (Dutton)
A case involving medieval knights and the Catholic church.
10.Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt
By Anne Rice (Knopf)
Retells the early years of Jesus life.
(as of last week/last week of Jan.'06)
1. Marley and Me
By John Grogan (Morrow)
Life with a rambunctious dog.
2. The World is Flat
By Thomas L. Friedman (Farrar, Strauss and Giroux)
A look at globalization.
3. My Friend Leonard
By James Frey (Riverhead)
Continues the author's story begun in "A Million Little Pieces".
4. For Laci: A Mother's Story of Love, Loss and Justice
By Sharon Rocha (Crown)
Laci Peterson's mother tells her story.
By Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner (MOrrow)
Uses economic theories to explain social phenomena.
6. Love Smart
By Phil McGraw (Free Press)
Offers advice on relationships.
7. Bad Childhood, Good Life
By Laura Schlessinger (HarperCollins)
How to overcome difficult childhood.
8. Natural Cures "They" Don't Want You to Know About
By Kevin Trudeau (Alliance)
Looks at alternative theraphies.
9. The Sonoma Diet
by Connie Guttersen (Meredith)
A weight loss plan.
10.The Year of Magical Thinking
by Joan Didion (Knopf)
The author recounts her husband's death and her daugther's battle with illness.
(Source: CHICTRIB / Publishers Weekly)
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