Friday, January 7, 2011

Los Angeles Times Bestseller List for Fiction: January 9, 2011

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. Dead or Alive by Tom Clancy
Jack Ryan Jr. and his colleagues are on the trail of the world's most dangerous terrorist.

6. The Confession by John Grisham
A man confesses to the crime for which another man is about to be executed.

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

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

9. Room by Emma Donoghue
A 5-year-old boy is imprisoned in a 12 by 12 room.

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

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