Publishers Weekly Bestsellers: The Week's Hottest Reads

04/29/2011 10:16 am ET | Updated Jun 29, 2011


1. "The Sixth Man" by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing)

2. "The Land of Painted Caves: A Novel" by Jean M. Auel (Crown)

3. "The Fifth Witness" by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown)

4. "Chasing Fire" by Nora Roberts (Putnam Adult)

5. "I'll Walk Alone" by Mary Higgins Clark (Simon & Schuster)

6. "Quicksilver" by Amanda Quick (Putnam)

7. "Save Me" by Lisa Scottoline (St. Martin's Press)

8. "Eve" by Iris Johansen (St. Martin's)

9. "She Walks in Beauty" by Selected by Caroline Kennedy (Voice)

10. "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest" by Stieg Larsson (Knopf)

11. "44 Charles Street" by Danielle Steel (Delacorte)

12. "The Priest's Graveyard" by Ted Dekker (Center Street)

13. "Sing You Home: A Novel" by Jodi Picoult (Atria)

14. "The Pale King" by David Foster Wallace (Little, Brown)

15. "The Paris Wife: A Novel" by Paula McLain (Ballantine Books)


1. "Bossypants" by Tina Fey (Reagan Arthur)

2. "The Dukan Diet" by Pierre Dukan (Crown Archetype)

3. "Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption" by Laura Hillenbrand (Random House)

4. "Liberty Defined" by Ron Paul (Grand Central Publishing)

5. "The 17 Day Diet: A Doctor's Plan Design for Rapid Results" by Dr. Mike Moreno (Free Press)

6. "I'm All Over That: And Other Confessions" by Shirley MacLaine (Atria)

7. "Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived" by Rob Bell (HarperOne)

8. "63 Documents the Government Doesn't Want You to Read" by Jesse Ventura with Dick Russell (Skyhorse)

9. "My Father's Daughter: Delicious, Easy Recipes Celebrating Family & Togetherness" by Gwineth Paltrow and Mario Batali (Grand Central Publishing)

10. "The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement" by David Brooks (Random House)

11. "The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives" by Katie Couric (Random House)

12. "All That Is Bitter and Sweet: A Memoir" by Ashley Judd, with Maryanne Vollers (Ballantine)

13. "Onward" by Howard Schultz (Rodale Press)

14. "Idea Man" by Paul Allen (Portfolio)

15. "The Emperor of All Maladies" by Siddhartha Mukherjee (Scribner)


1. "Water for Elephants: A Novel" by Sara Gruen (Algonquin)

2. "The Search" by Nora Roberts (Jove)

3. "Game of Thrones" by George R.R. Martin (Bantam)

4. "Something Borrowed" by Emily Griffin (St. Martin's)

5. "Chasing The Night" by Iris Johansen (St. Martin's)

6. "The Shadow of Your Smile" by Mary Higgins Clark (Pocket)

7. "Caught" by Harlan Coben (Signet)

8. "The Lincoln Lawyer" by Michael Connelly (Grand Central Publishing)

9. "Dead in the Family" by Charlaine Harris (Ace)

10. "The Burning Wire" by Jeffery Deaver (Pocket)

11. "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" by Stieg Larsson (Vintage)

12. "That Perfect Someone" by Johanna Lindsay (Pocket)

13. "A Clash of Kings" by George R.R. Martin (Bantam)

14. "Fever Dream" by Lincoln Child & Douglas Preston (Mira)

15. "Big Girl" by Danielle Steel (Dell)


1. "Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back" by Todd Burpo, Sonja Burpo, Colton Burpo and Lynn Vincent (Thomas Nelson)

2. "Water for Elephants: A Novel" by Sara Gruen (Algonquin)

3. "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam Adult)

4. "The 9th Judgment" by James Patterson (Grand Central Publishing)

5. "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot (Broadway)

6. "A Visit from the Goon Squad" by Jennifer Egan (Anchor)

7. "Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen" by Christopher McDougall (Vintage)

8. "Cutting for Stone" by Abraham Verghese (Vintage)

9. "Inside of a Dog" by Alexandra Horowitz (Scribner)

10. "Something Borrowed" by Emily Griffin (St. Martin's Griffin)

11. "Have a Little Faith: A True Story" by Mitch Albom (Hyperion)

12. "The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel" by Garth Stein (Harper)

13. "A game of Thrones" by George R.R. Martin (Bantam)

14. "Just Kids" by Patti Smith (Ecco)

15. "Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter" by Seth Grahame-Smith (Grand Central)