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This week's best sellers from Publishers Weekly

Publishers Weekly
McClatchy-Tribune News Service (MCT)

Here are the best sellers for the week that ended Saturday, March 21, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.

(Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by Cahners Publishing Co., a division of Reed Elsevier, USA. © 2009 by Reed Elsevier, USA)

March 30, 2009

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. Handle with Care. Jodi Picoult. Atria, $27.95

Last Week: 1; Weeks on List: 3

2. Corsair. Clive Cussler with Jack DuBrul. Putnam, $27.95

Last Week: 2; Weeks on List: 2

3. The Associate. John Grisham. Doubleday, $27.95

Last Week: 3; Weeks on List: 8

4. The Host. Stephenie Meyer. Little, Brown, $25.99

Last Week: 4; Weeks on List: 43

5. Run for Your Life. James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge. Little, Brown, $27.99

Last Week: 5; Weeks on List: 7

6. Heart and Soul. Maeve Binchy. Knopf, $26.95

Last Week: 8; Weeks on List: 5

7. Promises in Death. J.D. Robb. Putnam, $26.95

Last Week: 6; Weeks on List: 4

8. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. Dial, $22

Last Week: 12; Weeks on List: 22

9. Night and Day. Robert B. Parker. Putnam, $25.95

Last Week: 9; Weeks on List: 4

10. One Day at a Time. Danielle Steel. Delacorte, $27

Last Week: 7; Weeks on List: 4

11. Dead Silence. Randy Wayne White. Putnam, $25.95

Last Week: 10; Weeks on List: 2

12. Terminal Freeze. Lincoln Child. Doubleday, $24.95

Last Week: 13; Weeks on List: 4

13. White Witch, Black Curse. Kim Harrison. Eos, $25.99

Last Week: 11; Weeks on List: 4

14. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet. Jamie Ford. Ballantine, $24

Last Week: 15; Weeks on List: 2

15. Paths of Glory. Jeffrey Archer. St. Martin's, $27.95

Last Week: 14; Weeks on List: 3

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man. Steve Harvey. Amistad, $23.99

Last Week: 1; Weeks on List: 8

2. Outliers. Malcolm Gladwell. Little, Brown, $27.99

Last Week: 2; Weeks on List: 17

3. A Lion Called Christian. Anthony Bourke and John Rendall. Broadway, $21.95

Last Week: 14; Weeks on List: 2

4. The Yankee Years. Joe Torre & Tom Verducci. Doubleday, $26.95

Last Week: 3; Weeks on List: 7

5. The Last Lecture. Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow. Hyperion, $21.95

Last Week: 5; Weeks on List: 49

6. House of Cards. William D. Cohan. Doubleday, $27.95

Last Week: 4; Weeks on List: 2

7. The Secret. Rhonda Byrne. Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95

Last Week: 6; Weeks on List: 108

8. The Lost City of Z. David Grann. Doubleday, $27.50

Last Week: 10; Weeks on List: 4

9. Flat Belly Diet. Liz Vaccariello and Cynthia Sass. Rodale Press, $25.95

Last Week: 9; Weeks on List: 17

10. Dewey. Vicki Myron with Bret Witter. Grand Central, $19.99

Last Week: 7; Weeks on List: 25

11. Peaks and Valleys. Spencer Johnson, M.D. Atria, $19.95

Last Week: 8; Weeks on List: 2

12. Strengths Finder 2.0. Tom Rath. Gallup Press, $19.95

Last Week: -; Weeks on List: 9

13. My Booky Wook. Russell Brand. Collins, $25.99

Last Week: -; Weeks on List: 1

14. Inside the Revolution. Joel C. Rosenberg. Tyndale, $24.99

Last Week: -; Weeks on List: 1

15. A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity. Bill O'Reilly. Broadway, $26

Last Week: 15; Weeks on List: 16

MASS MARKET

1. The Whole Truth. David Baldacci. Vision, $9.99

Last Week: 1; Weeks on List: 4

2. Hold Tight. Harlan Coben. Signet, $9.99

Last Week: 2; Weeks on List: 3

3. Bones. Jonathan Kellerman. Ballantine, $9.99

Last Week: 5; Weeks on List: 4

4. Danger in a Red Dress. Christina Dodd. Signet, $7.99

Last Week: 9; Weeks on List: 3

5. The Appeal. John Grisham. Dell, $7.99

Last Week: 11; Weeks on List: 17

6. Angels & Demons. Dan Brown. Pocket, $9.99

Last Week: 12; Weeks on List: 178

7. Plague Ship. Clive Cussler with Jack DuBrul. Berkley, $7.99

Last Week: 8; Weeks on List: 4

8. Lost Souls. Lisa Jackson. Zebra, $7.99

Last Week: 6; Weeks on List: 4

9. The Grand Finale. Janet Evanovich. Harper, $7.99

Last Week: 4; Weeks on List: 4

10. The MacKade Brothers: Rafe and Jared. Nora Roberts. Silhouette, $7.99

Last Week: 10; Weeks on List: 4

11. Maverick. Lora Leigh. St. Martin's, $7.99

Last Week: 3; Weeks on List: 3

12. Montana Creeds: Dylan. Linda Lael Miller. HQN, $7.99

Last Week: 7; Weeks on List: 4

13. Small Favor. Jim Butcher. Roc, $9.99

Last Week: 15; Weeks on List: 3

14. Confessions of a Shopaholic. Sophie Kinsella. Dell, $7.99

Last Week: 14; Weeks on List: 7

15. Chasing Darkness. Robert Crais. Pocket, $9.99

Last Week: -; Weeks on List: 1

TRADE

1. The Shack. William P. Young. Windblown Media, $14. 99

Last Week: 2; Weeks on List: 50

2. Watchmen. Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons. DC Comics, $19.99

Last Week: 1; Weeks on List: 3

3. The Middle Place. Kelly Corrigan. Voice, $14.95

Last Week: 3; Weeks on List: 3

4. The Reader. Bernhard Schlink. Vintage, $13.95

Last Week: 4; Weeks on List: 46

5. Three Cups of Tea. Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin. Penguin, $15

Last Week: 7; Weeks on List: 81

6. Firefly Lane. Kristin Hannah. St. Martin's Griffin, $14.95

Last Week: 6; Weeks on List: 8

7. Eat This, Not That! Supermarket Survival Guide. David Zinczenko. Rodale, $19.95

Last Week: 5; Weeks on List: 12

8. Sundays at Tiffany's. James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet. Grand Central, $13.99

Last Week: 9; Weeks on List: 11

9. American Wife. Curtis Sittenfeld. Random House, $15

Last Week: 10; Weeks on List: 5

10. Dreams from My Father. Barack Obama. Three Rivers, $14.95

Last Week: 8; Weeks on List: 62

11. Eat This, Not That! David Zinczenko. Rodale, $19.95

Last Week: 14; Weeks on List: 16

12. What to Expect When You're Expecting. Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel. Workman, $14.95

Last Week: 12; Weeks on List: 268

13. A Thousand Splendid Suns. Khaled Hosseini. Riverhead, $16

Last Week: -; Weeks on List: 10

14. Suze Orman's 2009 Action Plan. Suze Orman. Spiegel & Grau, $9.99

Last Week: 11; Weeks on List: 12

15. The CalorieKing Calorie, Fat & Carbohydrate Counter 2009.Alan Borushek. Family Health, $8.99

Last Week: 15; Weeks on List: 6

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