1. “Safe Haven,” by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing)

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

3. “Wicked Appetite,” by Janet Evanovich (St. Martin’s Press)

4. “Freedom,” by Jonathan Franzen (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux)

5. “Mockingjay,” by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic)

6. “The Help,” by Kathryn Stockett (Penguin)

7. “Catching Fire,” by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic)

8. “Room,” by Emma Donoghue (Little Brown)

9. “The Postcard Killers,” by James Patterson (Little Brown)

10. “A Secret Kept,” by Tatiana de Rosnay (Roaring Book Press) 


1. “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” by Stieg Larsson (Knopf Doubleday)

2. “The Hunger Games,” by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic)

3. “A Gate at the Stairs,” by Lorrie Moore (Knopf Doubleday)

4. “The Girl Who Played with Fire,” by Stieg Larsson (Knopf Doubleday)

5. “Best Friends Forever,” by Jennifer Weiner (Simon & Schuster)

6. “Cutting for Stone,” by Abraham Verghese (Knopf Doubleday)

7. “Half Broke Horses,” by Jeannette Walls (Simon & Schuster)

8. “Little Bee,” by Chris Cleave (Simon & Schuster)

9. “Lost on a Mountain in Maine,” by Joseph Egan (HarperCollins)

10.”Under the Dome,” by Stephen King (Simon & Schuster)




1. “Pinheads and Patriots,” by Bill O’Reilly (William Morrow)

2. “Sh*t My Dad Says,” by Justin Halpern (HarperCollins)

3. “The Power,” by Rhonda Byrne (Simon & Schuster)

4. “Songs of Three Islands,” by Millicent Monks (Atlas & Co.)

5. “The Wave,” by Susan Casey (Knopf Doubleday)

6. “Fairy Houses of the Maine Coast,” by Maureen Heffernan (Down East Books)

7. “Crimes Against Liberty,” by David Limbaugh (Regnery Publishing )

8. “This is Why You’re Fat,” by Jackie Warner (Grand Central Publishing)

9. “True Prep,” by Lisa Birnbach (Knopf Doubleday)

10. “The Grand Design,” by Stephen Hawking (Random House) 


1. “Eat, Pray, Love,” by Elizabeth Gilbert (Penguin)

2. “Mennonite in a Little Black Dress,” by Rhoda Janzen (Henry Holt)

3. “Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea,” by Chelsea Handler (Simon & Schuster)

4. “Three Cups of Tea,” by Greg Mortenson (Penguin)

5. “Open,” by Andre Agassi (Knopf Doubleday)

6. “Homer’s Odyssey,” by Gwen Cooper (Random House)

7. “Cleo,” by Helen Brown (Kensington Publishing)

8. “A Walk in the Woods,” by Bill Bryson (Broadway Books)

9. “The Old Farmer’s Almanac,” by Old Farmer’s Almanac (Yankee Publishing)

10. “Making Whoopies,” by Nancy Griffin (Down East Books) 

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