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New York Times Best Sellers Lists 2008

December 8th, 2008 by Debbie's World of Books
*are the ones I’ve read or want to read.
HARDCOVER FICTION

Top 5 at a Glance

1. CROSS COUNTRY, by James Patterson

2. THE CHRISTMAS SWEATER, by Glenn Beck with Kevin Balfe and Jason Wright

3. ARCTIC DRIFT, by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler

4. JUST AFTER SUNSET, by Stephen King

5. THE HOUR I FIRST BELIEVED, by Wally Lamb

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

Top 5 at a Glance

1. OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell*

2. AMERICAN LION, by Jon Meacham

3. DEWEY, by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter*

4. DO THE RIGHT THING, by Mike Huckabee

5. TOO FAT TO FISH, by Artie Lange with Anthony Bozza

PAPERBACK TRADE FICTION

Top 5 at a Glance

1. THE SHACK, by William P. Young

2. THE APPEAL, by John Grisham

3. A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS, by Khaled Hosseini

4. HALO: THE COLE PROTOCOL, by Tobias S. Buckell

5. THE BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE OF OSCAR WAO, by Junot Díaz

PAPERBACK MASS-MARKET FICTION

Top 5 at a Glance

1. THE PAGAN STONE, by Nora Roberts

2. THE APPEAL, by John Grisham

3. T IS FOR TRESPASS, by Sue Grafton

4. THE MANNING GROOMS, by Debbie Macomber

5. THE 6TH TARGET, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

PAPERBACK NONFICTION

Top 5 at a Glance

1. THE AUDACITY OF HOPE, by Barack Obama

2. DREAMS FROM MY FATHER, by Barack Obama

3. MARLEY & ME, by John Grogan*

4. TEAM OF RIVALS, by Doris Kearns Goodwin

5. THREE CUPS OF TEA, by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin*

Check out the other lists here at the NY Times website.

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