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Publisher's Weekly Bestsellers: The Week's Hottest Reads

By The Associated Press   08/11/11 06:15 PM ET   AP

Weeks Hottest Reads

-- HARDCOVER FICTION

1. "Cold Vengeance" by Lincoln Child and Douglas Preston (Grand Central Publishing)

2. "A Dance With Dragons" by George R.R. Martin (Bantam)

3. "Full Black" by Brad Thor (Atria)

4. "Retribution" by Sherrilyn Kenyon (St. Martin's Press)

5. "Ghost Story" by Jim Butcher (Roc)

6. "Portrait of a Spy" by Daniel Silva (Harper)

7. "Now You See Her" by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown)

8. "Happy Birthday: A Novel" by Danielle Steel (Delacorte Press)

9. "State of Wonder" by Ann Patchett (Harper)

10. "Then Came You" by Jennifer Weiner (Atria)

11. "Smokin' Seventeen" by Janet Evanovich (Bantam)

12. "Split Second" by Catherine Coulter (Putnam Adult)

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

14. "The Paris Wife" by Paula McLain (Ballantine)

15. "Back of Beyond" by C.J. Box (Minotaur)

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. "A Stolen Life" by Jaycee Dugard (Simon & Schuster)

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

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

4. "Go the F--k to Sleep" by Adam Mansbach and Illustrations by Ricardo Cortes (Avon)

5. "In the Garden of Beasts" by Erik Larson (Crown)

6. "Nothing to Lose, Everything to Gain: How I Went from Gang Member to Multimillionaire Entrepreneur" by Ryan Blair with Don Yaeger (Portfolio)

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

8. "The Greater Journey" by David McCullough (Simon & Schuster)

9. "Through My Eyes" by Tim Tebow with Nathan Whitaker (Harper)

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

11. "SEAL Team Six" by Howard E. Wasdin and Stephen Templin (St. Martin's Press)

12. "Of Thee I Zing" by Laura Ingraham with Raymond Arroyo (Threshold)

13. "Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me" by Chelsea's Family, Friends & Other Victims (Grand Central Publishing)

14. "The Secrets of the FBI" by Ronald Kessler (Crown)

15. "The End of Molasses Classes" by Ron Clark (Touchstone Books)

MASS MARKET PAPERBACKS

1. "The Confession: A Novel" by John Grisham (Dell)

2. "A Game of Thrones" by George R.R. Martin (Spectra)

3. "Private" by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro (Vision)

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

5. "Born to Die" by Lisa Jackson (Zebra)

6. "Midnight Sins" by Lora Leigh (St. Martin's Paperbacks)

7. "A Storm of Swords" by George R.R. Martin (Bantam)

8. "Out of the Rain" by Debbie Macomber (Mira)

9. "Treachery in Death" by J.D. Robb (Berkley)

10. "Hell's Corner" by David Baldacci (Vision)

11. "A Feast for Crows" by George R.R. Martin (Bantam)

12. "Secrets of Bella Terra: A Scarlet Deception Novel" by Christina Dodd (Signet)

13. "Only Mine" by Susan Mallery (HQN)

14. "The Templar Salvation" by Raymond Khoury (Signet)

15. "The Glass Rainbow: A Dave Robicheaux Novel" by James Lee Burke (Pocket Star)

TRADE PAPERBACKS

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

2. "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)

3. "Safe Haven" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing)

4. "One Day" by David Nicholls (Vintage)

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

6. "Sarah's Key" by Tatiana de Rosnay (St. Martin's Griffin)

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

8. "Outliers: The Story of Success" by Malcolm Gladwell (LB/Back Bay)

9. "Unlikely Friendships" by Jennifer S. Holland (Workman)

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

11. "Room" by Emma Donoghue (LB/Back Bay)

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

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

14. "The Glass Castle: A Memoir" by Jeannette Walls (Scribner)

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

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