Saturday, December 11, 2010

Los Angeles Times Bestseller List: Fiction -- December 12, 2010

1. An Object of Beauty by Steve Martin
An ambitious young art dealer manipulates her way through Manhattan's high-end art world.

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

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

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

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

6. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
The final book of the "Millennium Trilogy" has Lisbeth Salander in peril.

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

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

9. Hollywood Hills by Joseph Wambaugh
A cast of characters gets tangled up in an art heist at a posh mansion.

10. Great House by Nicole Krauss
An old writing desk reveals a history of loss and recovery in four intertwined tales.

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