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Best-sellers for week of Oct. 29

  Here are the week’s best-sellers from Publishers Weekly. As always, you can find reviews of many of these books here at The Book Nook. Please share your thoughts in the comments section.

HARDCOVER FICTION
1. "The Lost Symbol" by Dan Brown (Doubleday)
2. "Scarpetta" by Patricia Cornwell (Berkley)
3. "Pursuit of Honor: A Novel" by Vince Flynn (Atria)
4. "Nine Dragons" by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown)
5. "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam/Amy Einhorn)
6. "Heat Wave" by Richard Castle (Hyperion)
7. "Southern Lights: A Novel" by Danielle Steel (Delacorte Press)
8. "The Last Song" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing)
9. "Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel" by Jeannette Walls (Scribner)
10. "Blood Game: An Eve Duncan Forensics Thriller" by Iris Johansen (St. Martin’s Press)
11. "A Touch of Dead" by Charlaine Harris (Ace)
12. "To Try Men’s Souls: A Novel of George Washington and the Fight for American Freedom" by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen (Thomas Dunne Books)
13. "Wolf Hall" by Hilary Mantel (Henry Holt)
14. "Rough Country," by John Sandford (Putnam Adult)
15. "An Echo in the Bone" by Diana Gabaldon (Delacorte)

HARDCOVER NONFICTION
1. "Have a Little Faith: A True Story" by Mitch Albom (Hyperion)
2. "SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance" by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner (William Morrow)
3. "What The Dog Saw: And Other Adventures" by Malcolm Gladwell, (Little, Brown)
4. "Arguing With Idiots: How to Stop Small Minds and Big Government" by Glenn Beck (Threshold Editions)
5. "Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System—and Themselves" by Andrew Ross Sorkin (Viking)
6. "Knockout: Interviews with Doctors Who Are Curing Cancer–And How to Prevent Getting It in the First Place" by Suzanne Somers (Crown Publishing)
7. "True Compass: A Memoir" by Edward M. Kennedy (Twelve)
8. "Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters" by Chesley B. Sullenberg with Jeffrey Zaslow (William Morrow)
9. "Jim Cramer’s Getting Back To Even" by James J. Cramer with Cliff Mason (Simon & Schuster)
10. "Outliers: The Story of Success" by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown and Company)
11. "The Murder of King Tut" by James Patterson, Martin Dugard (Little, Brown)
12. "The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution" by Richard Dawkins (Free Press)
13. "Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman" by Jon Krakauer (Doubleday)
14. "The Conscious Cook: Delicious Meatless Recipes That Will Change the Way You Eat " by Tal Ronnen (Morrow)
15. "Guinness World Records 2010" by Guinness World Records (Guinness)

MASS MARKET PAPERBACKS

1. "The Associate" by John Grisham (Dell)
2. "Cross Country" by James Patterson (Vision)
3. "Heat Lightning" by John Sandford (Berkley)
4. "Deadlock" by Iris Johansen (St. Martin’s Paperbacks)
5. "True Detectives" by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine)
6. "Just After Sunset: Stories" by Stephen King (Pocket)
7. "Extreme Measures" by Vince Flynn (Pocket)
8. "Scarpetta" by Patricia Cornwell (Berkley)
9. "The Lovely Bones" by Alice Sebold (Little, Brown)
10. "From Dead to Worse" by Charlaine Harris (Ace)
11. "Covet" by J.R. Ward (Signet)
12. "Born of Night" Sherrilyn Kenyon (Saint Martin’s Paperbacks)
13. "Divine Justice" by David Baldacci (Vision)
14. "Night of Thunder: A Bob Lee Swagger Novel" by Stephen Hunter (Pocket Star)
15. "Club Dead" by Charlaine Harris (Ace)

TRADE PAPERBACKS

1. "The Shack" by William P. Young (Windblown Media)
2. "Push" by Sapphire (Vintage)
3. "Olive Kitteredge" by Elizabeth Strout (Random House Trade Paperbacks)
4. "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" by Stieg Larsson (Vintage)
5. "Say You’re One of Them" by Uwem Akpan (Little, Brown)
6. "The Time Traveler’s Wife" by Audrey Niffenegger (Mariner Books)
7. "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows (Dial)
8. "The Glass Castle: A Memoir" by Jeannette Walls (Scribner)
9. "Glenn Beck’s Common Sense: The Case Against an Out-of-Control Government, Inspired by Thomas Paine" by Glenn Beck (Threshold Editions)
10. "I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell" by Tucker Max (Citadel)
11. "Freakonomics" by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner (Harper Perennial)
12. "Run for Your Life" by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge (Grand Central)
13. "Handle With Care: A Novel" by Jodi Picoult (Washington Square Press)
14. "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein (Harper)
15. "Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace … One School at a Time" by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin (Penguin)
 

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