Lists of Best-Selling-Books


Friday, October 13th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLERS

FICTION

1. ``Drowning Ruth'' by Christina Schwarz (Doubleday)

2. ``Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire'' by J.K. Rowling (Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic Press)

3. ``The Rescue'' by Nicholas Sparks (Warner Books)

4. ``The Bear and the Dragon'' by Tom Clancy (Putnam)

5. ``Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban'' by J.K. Rowling (Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic Press)

6. ``The Devil's Code'' by John Sandford (Putnam)

7. ``The Sky Is Falling'' by Sidney Sheldon (Morrow)

8. ``Open House'' by Elizabeth Berg (Random House)

9. ``Perish Twice'' by Robert B. Parker (Putnam)

10. ``Dune: House Harkonnen'' by Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson (Bantam)

11. ``Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone'' by J.K. Rowling (Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic Press)

12. ``Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets'' by J.K. Rowling (Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic Press)

13. ``Shattered'' by Dick Francis (Putnam)

14. ``The Blind Assassin'' by Margaret Atwood (Doubleday)

15. ``The Switch'' by Sandra Brown (Warner Books)

NON-FICTION

1. ``Who Moved My Cheese? An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life'' by Spencer Johnson (Putnam)

2. ``The Beatles Anthology'' by The Beatles (Chronicle Books)

3. ``On Writing : A Memoir of the Craft'' by Stephen King (Scribner)

4. ``Body for Life: 12 Weeks to Mental and Physical Strength'' by Bill Phillips and Michael D'Orso (HarperCollins)

5. ``The O'Reilly Factor'' by Bill O'Reilly (Broadway)

6. ``Nothing Like it in the World'' by Stephen Ambrose (Simon & Schuster)

7. ``Tuesdays with Morrie'' by Mitch Albom (Doubleday)

8. ``It's Not About the Bike'' by L. Armstrong, S. Jenkins (Putnam)

9. ``Drudge Manifesto'' by Matt Drudge (New American Library)

10. ``Relationship Rescue'' by Phillip C. McGraw (Little, Brown)

11. ``Sellout'' by David P. Schippers (Regnery)

12. ``Guinness World Records'' by Guinness Editorial Staff (Guinness Media)

13. ``Natural Blonde'' by Liz Smith (Hyperion)

14. ``Life on the Other Side'' by Sylvia Browne (E.P. Dutton)

15. ``Life Makeovers'' by Cheryl Richardson (Broadway)

The Wall Street Journal's list reflects nationwide sales of hardcover books during the week ended last Saturday at more than 2,500 B. Dalton, Barnes & Noble, Bookland, Books-a-Million, Books & Co., Bookstar, Bookstop, Borders, Brentano's, Coles, Coopersmith, Crown, Doubleday, Scribners, Super Crown and Waldenbooks stores, as well as sales from online retailers barnesandnoble.com and Amazon.com.

USA TODAY BESTSELLERS

Key: F-Fiction; NF-Nonfiction; H-Hardcover; P-Paperback

1.``Who Moved My Cheese?: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life'' by Spencer Johnson (Putnam) (NF-H)

2. ``Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets'' by J.K. Rowling; Illustrated by Mary GrandPre (Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic) (F-H)

3. ``The Beatles Anthology'' by The Beatles (Chronicle Books) (NF-H)

4. ``Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone'' by J.K. Rowling; Illustrated by Mary GrandPre (Scholastic) (F-P)

5. ``Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire'' by J. K. Rowling; Illustrated by Mary Grandpre (Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine) (F-H)

6. ``Drowning Ruth'' by Christina Schwarz (Doubleday) (F-H)

7. ``On Writing : A Memoir of the Craft'' by Stephen King (Scribner) (NF-H)

8. ``Pop Goes the Weasel'' by James Patterson (Warner Books) (F-P)

9. ``The Rescue'' by Nicholas Sparks (Warner) (F-H)

10. ``Left Behind'' by Tim LaHaye with Jerry B. Jenkins (Living Books/Tyndale House) (F-P)

11. ``Talking Dirty With the Queen of Clean'' by Linda Cobb (Pocket)(NF-P)

12. ``The Bear and the Dragon'' by Tom Clancy (Putnam) (F-H)

13. ``Agents of Chaos II : Jedi Eclipse Star Wars: The New Jedi Order'' by James Luceno (Ballantine Books) (F-P)

14. ``Calder Pride'' by Janet Dailey (Harper)(F-P)

15. ``Hiding in the Shadows'' by Kay Hooper (Bantam) (F-P)

16. ``Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban'' by J.K. Rowling; Illustrated by Mary GrandPre (Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic) (F-H)

17. ``Saving Faith'' by David Baldacci (Warner Vision) (F-P)

18. ``A Walk to Remember'' by Nicholas Sparks (Warner) (F-P)

19. ``Body-for-Life: 12 Weeks to Mental and Physical Strength'' by Bill Phillips and Michael D'Orso (HarperCollins) (NF-H)

20. ``Open House'' by Elizabeth Berg (Random House) (F-H)

21. ``The Sky Is Falling'' by Sidney Sheldon (Morrow) (F-H)

22. ``The Devil's Code'' by John Sandford (Putnam) (F-H)

23. ``Rich Dad, Poor Dad'' by Robert T. Kiyosaki with Sharon L. Lechter (Warner Books) (NF-P)

24. ``The Poisonwood Bible'' by Barbara Kingsolver (HarperPerennial) (F-P)

25. ``The Least Likely Bride'' by Jane Feather (Random House) (F-P)

26. ``Courting Susannah'' by Linda Lael Miller (Pocket Books) (F-P)

27. ``Monster'' by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine) (F-P)

28. ``Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution'' by Robert C. Atkins (Avon) (NF-P)

29. ``Soft Focus'' by Jayne Ann Krentz (Jove)(F-P)

30. ``Black Notice'' by Patricia Cornwell (Berkley) (F-P)

31. ``Hard Time: A V.I. Warshawski Novel'' by Sara Paretsky (Dell) (F-P)

32. ``Lord of the Desert'' by Diana Palmer (Mira) (F-P)

33. The O'Reilly Factor

34. ``Plainsong'' by Kent Haruf (Vintage Contemporaries) (F-P)

35. ``The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom'' by Don Miguel Ruiz (Amber-Allen) (NF-P)

36. ``Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad by Stephen E. Ambrose (S&S) (NF-H)

37. ``Rules of Engagement'' by Christina Dodd (Harper) (F-P)

38. ``Perish Twice'' by Robert B. Parker (Putnam) (F-H)

39. ``Hearts in Atlantis'' by Stephen King (Pocket) (F-P)

40. ``Perfect Sin'' by Kat Martin (St Martins) (F-P)

41. ``Night Tales'' by Nora Roberts (Silhouette) (F-P)

42. ``The Alibi'' by Sandra Brown (Warner Books) (F-P)

43. '``Tis: A Memior'' by Frank McCourt (S&S/Touchstone) (NF-P)

44. ``Revolutionary War On Wednesday'' by Mary Pope Osborne (Random House Books for Young Readers) (F-P)

45. ``Dune: House Harkonnen'' by Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson (Bantam) (F-H)

46. ``Tuesdays With Morrie'' by Mitch Albom (Doubleday) (NF-H)

47. ``If She Only Knew'' by Lisa Jackson (Zebra)(F-P)

48. ``Second Wind'' by Dick Francis (Jove) (F-P)

49. ``A God in Ruins'' by Leon Uris (Avon) (F-P)

50. ``Daughter of Fortune'' by Isabel Allende (Perennial) (F-P)

Reporting stores include: Doubleday Book Shops, Hungry Mind Bookstore (St. Paul), Joseph-Beth Booksellers (Lexington, Cincinnati), Ingram Book Co. (reporting retail sales for independent bookstores including Hawley Cooke Bookselleres, Scribners Bookstores, Tattered Cover Book Store (Denver), Waldenbooks, Waterstone's (Boston), B. Dalton Bookseller, Barnes & Noble Inc, Books-A-Million and Bookland, Books & Co. (Dayton), Borders Books & Music, Brentano's, Crown Books, Davis Kidd Booksellers (Tennessee).

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BESTSELLERS

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. ``Drowning Ruth'' by Christina Schwarz (Doubleday)

2. ``The Rescue'' by Nicholas Sparks (Warner)

3. ``The Bear and the Dragon'' by Tom Clancy (Putnam)

4. ``The Sky Is Falling'' by Sidney Sheldon (Morrow)

5. ``Open House'' by Elizabeth Berg (Random House)

6. ``The Devil's Code'' by John Sandford (Putnam)

7. ``Shattered'' by Dick Francis (Putman)

8. ``Dune: House Harkonnen'' by Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson (Bantam)

9. ``Perish Twice'' by Robert B. Parker (Putnam)

10. ``The Blind Assassin'' by Margaret Atwood (Doubleday)

11. ``The Switch'' by Sandra Brown (Warner)

12. ``Temptation'' by Jude Deveraux (Pocket)

13. ``Winter Solstice'' by Rosamunde Pilcher (St. Martin's/Thomas Dunne)

14. ``Four Blondes'' by Candace Bushnell (Atlantic Monthly Press)

15. ``The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Ilse Witch by Terry Brooks (Ballantine)

NONFICTION/GENERAL

1. ``Who Moved My Cheese?: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life'' by Spencer Johnson (Putnam)

2. ``The Beatles Anthology'' by The Beatles (Chronicle Books)

3. ``Body for Life: 12 Weeks to Mental and Physical Strength'' by Bill Phillips and Michael D'Orso(HarperCollins)

4. ``Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad by Stephen E. Ambrose (S&S)

5. ``On Writing : A Memoir of the Craft'' by Stephen King (Scribner)

6. ``Tuesdays with Morrie'' by Mitch Albom (Doubleday)

7. ``It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life'' by Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins (Putnam)

8. ``The O'Reilly Factor'' by Bill O'Reilly (Broadway)

9. ``Face Forward'' by Kevyn Aucoin (Little Brown & Company)

10. ``I Love You, Ronnie'' by Nancy Reagan and Ronald Reagan (Random House)

11. ``Guinness World Records 2001'' (Guinness Publishing)

12. ``Life Makeovers'' by Cheryl Richardson (Broadway)

13. ``Natural Blonde'' by Liz Smith (Hyperion)

14. ``Life on the Other Side'' by Sylvia Browne with Lindsay Harrison (Dutton)

15. ``How to Behave So Your Children Will, Too!'' by Sal Severe (Viking)

MASS MARKET PAPERBACKS

1. ``Pop Goes the Weasel'' by James Patterson (Warner Books)

2. ``Saving Faith'' by David Baldacci (Warner Vision)

3. ``Monster'' by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine)

4. ``Agents of Chaos II : Jedi Eclipse Star Wars: The New Jedi Order'' by James Luceno (Ballantine)

5. ``A Walk to Remember'' by Nicholas Sparks (Warner)

6. ``Left Behind'' by Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim LaHaye (Tyndale)

7. ``Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution'' by Robert C. Atkins, M.D. (Avon)

8. ``Hiding in the Shadows'' by Kay Hooper (Bantam)

9. ``Black Notice'' by Patricia Cornwell (Berkley)

10. ``Calder Pride'' by Janet Dailey (Harper)

11. ``Courting Susannah'' by Linda Lael Miller (Pocket Books)

12. ``Second Wind'' by Dick Francis (Jove)

13. ``The Least Likely Bride'' by Jane Feather (Random House)

14. ``Hard Time'' by Sara Paretsky (Dell)

15. ``Soft Focus'' by Jayne Ann Krentz (Jove)

TRADE PAPERBACKS

1. ``Talking Dirty with the Queen of Clean'' by Linda Cobb (Pocket)

2. ``The Poisonwood Bible'' by Barbara Kingsolver (HarperPerennial)

3. ``Plainsong'' by Kent Haruf (Vintage)

4. ``Rich Dad Poor Dad'' by Robert T. Kiyosaki with Sharon L. Lechter (Warner)

5. ``The Four Agreements'' by Don Miguel Ruiz. (Amber-Allen)

6. ``Daughter of Fortune'' by Isabel Allende (HarperPerennial)

7. '``Tis'' by Frank McCourt (S&S/Touchstone)

8. ``Night Tales'' by Nora Roberts (Silhouette)

9. ``The Seat of the Soul'' by Gary Zukav (Fireside)

10. ``A Man Named Dave'' by Dave Pelzer (Plume)

11. ``Waiting'' by Ha Jin (Vintage)

12. ``The Red Tent'' by Anita Diamant (Picador)

13. ``Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Teens'' by Richard Carlson, Ph.D. (Hyperion)

14. ``While I Was Gone'' by Sue Miller (Ballantine)

15. ``Take Time for Your Life'' by Cheryl Richardson (Broadway)