FICTION Last week/Weeks on list

1. The Shack 1/17

by William P. Young

2. The Brief Wondrous 2/2

Life of Oscar Wao

by Junot Diaz

3. The Choice 3/4

by Nicholas Sparks

4. Water for Elephants 4/54

by Sara Gruen

5. Barefoot 5/14

by Elin Hilderbrand

6. The Alchemist 6/53

by Paulo Coelho

7. Nights in Rodanthe 7/6

by Nicholas Sparks

8. The Kite Runner 8/54

by Khaled Hosseini

9. The Almost Moon 9/1

by Alice Sebold

10. The Road 10/54

by Cormac McCarthy


1. Eat, Pray, Love 1/86

by Elizabeth Gilbert

2. Three Cups of Tea 2/85

by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin

3. Sarah 3/2

by Kaylene Johnson

4. A Long Way Gone 4/6

by Ishmael Beah

5. Change Your Brain, 5/14

Change Your Life

by Daniel G. Amen

6. The Audacity of Hope 6/38

by Barack Obama

7. Into the Wild 7/164

by Jon Krakauer

8. Change We Can Believe In 8/1

with a foreword by Barack Obama

9. 90 Minutes in Heaven 9/99

by Don Piper with Cecil Murphey

10. Dreams From 10/113

My Father

by Barack Obama


1. A New Earth 1/33

by Eckhart Tolle

2. Skinny Bitch 2/62

by Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin

3. What to Expect When You're Expecting 3/378

by Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel

4. Soul Wisdom 4/10

by Zhi Gang Sha

5. The Power of Now 5/48

by Eckhart Tolle

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended Sept. 6 at almost 4,000 bookstores, plus wholesalers serving 60,000 other retailers (gift shops, department stores, newsstands, supermarkets), statistically weighted to represent all such outlets nationwide.