Saturday, December 4, 2010

Los Angeles Times Bestseller List: Fiction -- December 5, 2010

1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth by Jeff Kinney
Greg confronts puberty without his best friend.

2. Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk by David Sedaris
A collection of animal tales dealing with contemporary issues.

3. The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
A new group of heroes return to Camp Half-Blood.

4. The Confession by John Grisham
A man confesses to a crime he committed days before the execution of another man, wrongly convicted.

5. Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
The breakdown of a Midwestern family.

6. Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King
Revenge and twists of fate are underlying themes in King's most recent collection of eerie tales.

7. Cross Fire by James Patterson
Alex Cross' wedding plans are interrupted by a sniper picking off crooked D.C. politicians.

8. Hell's Corner by David Baldacci
Assassin Oliver Stone turns to The Camel Club for help after a terrorist attack on U.S. and British leaders.

9. The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey by Walter Mosley
A elderly man agrees to an experiment that will improve his memory (but shorten his life) to help solve his nephew's murder.

10. Of Thee I Sing by Barack Obama
The president invites children into the world of 13 famous Americans and their special talents.

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