1. “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth,” by Jeff Kinney (Abrams)

2. “Full Dark, No Stars,” by Stephen King (Simon & Schuster)

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

4. “The Confession,” by John Grisham (Knopf Doubleday Publishing)

5. “Hell’s Corner,” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing)

6. “The Lost Hero,” by Rick Riordan (Hyperion)

7. “Cross Fire,” by James Patterson (Little Brown)

8. “Learning to Ski With Mr. Magee,” by Chris Van Dusen (Chronicle)

9. “Night Whispers,” by Erin Hunter (HarperCollins)

10. “Crescent Dawn,” by Clive Cussler (Penguin Group)


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

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

3. “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” by Garth Stein (HarperCollins)

4. “House Rules,” by Jodi Picoult (Simon & Schuster)

5. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” by J.K. Rowling (Scholastic)

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

7. “Last Night in Twisted River,” by John Irving (Random House)

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

9. “The Lightning Thief,” by Rick Riordan (Miramax )

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



1. “Decision Points,” by George W. Bush (Crown Publishing Group)

2. “Barefoot Contessa: How Easy Is That?” by Ina Garten (Crown Publishing Group).

3. “Life,” by Keith Richards (Little Brown & Company)

4. “Colonel Roosevelt,” by Edmund Morris (Random House)

5. “Unbroken,” by Laura Hillenbrand (Random House)

6. “America by Heart,” by Sarah Palin (HarperCollins)

7. “Guinness World Records 2011,” by Guinness World Records (Guinness World Records Limited)

8. “Nothin’ But Puffins,” by John McDonald (Down East Books)

9. “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Presents Earth (the Book): A Visitor’s Guide to the Human Race,” by Jon Stewart (Grand Central Publishing)

10. “At Home,” by Bill Bryson (Random House) 


1. “Inside of a Dog,” by Alexandra Horowitz (Simon & Schuster)

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

3. “Where Men Win Glory,” by Jon Krakauer (Knopf Doubleday Publishing)

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

5. “The Book of Awakening,” by Mark Nepo (Red Wheel/Weiser)

6. “The Four Agreements,” by Don Miguel Ruiz (Amber Allen Publishing)

7. “I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell,” by Tucker Max (Kensington Publishing)

8. “Kitchen Memories,” by Elizabeth Drury (National Trust)

9. “The Maine Dictionary,” by John McDonald (Commonwealth Editions)

10. “Waiting for Superman,” by Karl Weber (PublicAffairs) 

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