Local best sellers


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1. "The Lost Symbol," Dan Brown

2. "The Last Song," Nicholas Sparks

3. "An Echo in the Bone," Diana Gabalon

4. "Say You're One of Them," Uwem Akpan

5. "Olive Kitteridge," Elizabeth Strout

6. "Help," Kathryn Stockett

7. "Her Fearful Symmetry," Audrey Niffenegger

8. "A Touch of the Dead," Charlaine Harris

9. "The Time Traveler's Wife," Audrey Niffenegger

10. "In a Perfect World," Laura Kasischke

Young adult/chidren's

1. "Where the Wild Things Are," Maurice Sendak

2. "Catching Fire," Suzanne Collins

3. "The Van Allen Legacy," Melissa de la Cruz

4. "Crank," Ellen Hopkins

5. "Hunger Games," Suzanne Collins

6. "Vampire Diaries: The Awakening and the Struggle," L.J. Smith

7. "The New Moon Illustrated Movie Companion," Stephanie Meyer

8. "City of Bones," Cassandra Clare

9. "The Last Olympian," Rick Riordan

10. "Glass," Ellen Hopkins


1. "Have a Little Faith," Mitch Albom

2. "Glenn Beck's Common Sense," Glenn Beck

3. "Arguing With Idiots," Glenn Beck

4. "I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell," Max Tucker

5. "What to Expect When You're Expecting," Heidi Murkoff

6. "The Big Burn," Timothy Egan

7. "The Greatest Show on Earth," Richard Dawkins

8. "Mastering the Art of French Cooking," Julia Child

9. "Skinny Bitch," Kim Barnouin

10. "National Parks," Dayton Duncan

National best sellers

The Wall Street Journal's list reflects nationwide sales of hardcover books during the week ended last Saturday at more than 2,500 bookstores, as well as sales from online retailers Amazon.com and barnesandnoble.com.


1. "The Lost Symbol," Dan Brown

2. "A Touch of Dead," Charlaine Harris

3. "Where the Wild Things Are," Maurice Sendak

4. "The Van Alen Legacy," Melissa De La Cruz

5. "The Help," Kathryn Stockett

6. "The Professional," Robert B. Parker

7. "Evidence," Jonathan Kellerman

8. "The Last Song," Nicholas Sparks

9. "Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel," Jeannette Walls

10. "An Echo in the Bone," Diana Gabaldon

11. "The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner's Dilemma," Trenton Lee Stewart, Diana Sudyka

12. "Her Fearful Symmetry," Audrey Niffenegger

13. "The Ghost King: III," R. A. Salvatore

14. "Rough Country," John Sandford

15. "Unseen Academicals," Terry Pratchett


1. "Have a Little Faith: A True Story," Mitch Albom

2. "Arguing with Idiots: How to Stop Small Minds and Big Government," Glenn Beck and Kevin Balfe

3. "Living With Confidence In A Chaotic World" David Jeremiah

4. "True Compass: A Memoir," Edward M. Kennedy

5. "PostSecret," Frank Warren

6. "Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman," Jon Krakauer

7. "StrengthsFinder 2.0: A New and Upgraded Edition of the Online Test from Gallup's Now, Discover Your Strengths," Tom Rath

8. "The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution," Richard Dawkins

9. "The Time of My Life," Patrick Swayze, Lisa Niemi

10. "Outliers: The Story of Success," Malcolm Gladwell

11. "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide," Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn

12. "The Murder of King Tut," James Patterson, Martin Dugard

13. "High On Arrival," Mackenzie Phillips

14. "Official Book Club Selection: A Memoir According to Kathy Griffin," Kathy Griffin

15. "Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment," Steve Harvey

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