NY Times Bestsellers for 6709

June 7, 2009

scarecrow Michael Connelly’s latest novel, The Scarecrow, debuts at No. 1 on the New York Times Bestseller List this week. This book is on my Kindle as I write, and I plan on starting in on it as soon as I finish this post!

Last week’s No.1 book, Gone Tomorrow, slips a spot to No. 2, while another new entry, Shanghai Girls by Lisa See, managed to claim the No. 3 spot in its first week in wide release.

There are a couple of new titles on the Paperback Mass-Market Fiction list as well. Right Next Door and Under the Radar make their first appearances on that particular list at No. 2 and No. 3, respectively.

Here are the top 5 bestsellers in some of the more popular categories:

Hardcover Fiction:
1. THE SCARECROW, by Michael Connelly
2. GONE TOMORROW, by Lee Child
3. WICKED PREY, by John Sandford
4. SHANGHAI GIRLS, by Lisa See
5. THE 8TH CONFESSION, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

Hardcover Nonfiction:
1. LIBERTY AND TYRANNY, by Mark R. Levin
2. OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell
3. HORSE SOLDIERS, by Doug Stanton
4. RESILIENCE, by Elizabeth Edwards
5. THE GIRLS FROM AMES, by Jeffrey Zaslow

Paperback Trade Fiction:
1. THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
2. THE SHACK, by William P. Young
3. VISION IN WHITE, by Nora Roberts
4. PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES, by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith
5. MY SISTER’S KEEPER, by Jodi Picoult

Paperback Mass-Market Fiction:
1. ANGELS AND DEMONS, by Dan Brown
2. RIGHT NEXT DOOR, by Debbie Macomber
3. UNDER THE RADAR, by Fern Michaels
4. SAIL, by James Patterson and Howard Roughan
5. MY SISTER’S KEEPER, by Jodi Picoult

Paperback Nonfiction:
1. THREE CUPS OF TEA, by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
2. IN DEFENSE OF FOOD, by Michael Pollan
3. I HOPE THEY SERVE BEER IN HELL, by Tucker Max
4. EAT, PRAY, LOVE, by Elizabeth Gilbert
5. MY STROKE OF INSIGHT, by Jill Bolte Taylor

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