Book best-sellers: Feb. 21


1. Worst Case. James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge. Little, Brown

2. The Help. Kathryn Stockett. Putnam/Amy Einhorn

3. Flirt. Laurell K. Hamilton. Berkley

4. Winter Garden. Kristin Hannah. St. Martin’s

5. The Lost Symbol. Dan Brown. Doubleday

6. Secrets of Eden. Chris Bohjalian. Crown/Shaye Areheart

7. Kisser. Stuart Woods. Putnam

8. The Swan Thieves. Elizabeth Kostova. Little, Brown

9. Roses. Leila Meacham. Grand Central

10. The First Rule. Robert Crais. Putnam


1. Game Change. John Heilemann & Mark Halperin. Harper

2. The Politician. Andrew Young. St. Martin’s/Thomas Dunne

3. On the Brink. Henry M. Paulson Jr. Business Plus

4. I Am Ozzy. Ozzy Osbourne. Grand Central

5. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Rebecca Skloot. Crown

6. Have a Little Faith. Mitch Albom. Hyperion

7. Committed. Elizabeth Gilbert. Viking

8. The Kind Diet. Alicia Silverstone. Rodale

9. Staying True. Jenny Sandford. Ballantine

10. Outliers. Malcolm Gladwell. Little, Brown


1. Dear John. Nicholas Sparks. Grand Central

2. The Lovely Bones. Alice Sebold. Little, Brown

3. The Scarecrow. Michael Connelly. Grand Central

4. Hot Rocks. Nora Roberts. Jove

5. Back in Black. Lori Foster. Berkley

6. McKettricks of Texas: Tate. Linda Lael Miller. HQN

7. The Elusive Bride. Stephanie Laurens. Avon

8. Archangel’s Kiss. Nalini Singh. Berkley

9. One Day at a Time. Danielle Steel. Dell

10. The Silent Man. Alex Berenson. Jove


1. A Reliable Wife. Robert Goolrick. Algonquin

2. The Last Song. Nicholas Sparks. Grand Central

3. Food Rules. Michael Pollan. Penguin

4. Dear John. Nicholas Sparks. Grand Central

5. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Stieg Larsson. Vintage2

6. The Lovely Bones. Alice Sebold. L,B/Back Bay

7. The Blind Side. Michael Lewis. Norton

8. The Lost City of Z. David Grann. Vintage

9. Shanghai Girls. Lisa See. Random House

10. The Shack. William P. Young. Windblown Media

— Publishers Weekly