Lists of Best-Selling Books


Thursday, September 14th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLERS

FICTION

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

10. ``Faith of the Fallen'' by Terry Goodkind (Tor Books)

11. ``Lord Brocktree'' by Brian Jacques (Philomel)

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

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

14. ``Dust to Dust'' by Tami Hoag (Bantam)

15. ``Stalker'' by Faye Kellerman (William Morrow)

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

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

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

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

6. ``Eating Well For Optimum Health'' by Andrew Weil (Knopf)

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

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

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

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

11. ``Flags of Our Fathers'' by James Bradley (Bantam)

12. ``The Art of Happiness'' by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler, M.D. (Riverhead)

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

14. ``Sugar Busters'' by H.W. Steward, M.C. Bethea, et al. (Ballantine)

15. ``Ten Things I Wish I'd Known -- Before I Went Out into the Real World'' by Maria Shriver (Warner Books)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

12. ``Left Behind'' by Tim LaHaye with Jerry B. Jenkins (Living Books/Tyndale House) (F-P) 13. ``Night Tales'' by Nora Roberts (Silhouette) (F-P)

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

15. ``High Tide'' by Jude Deveraux (Pocket) (F-P)

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

17. ``The Switch'' by Sandra Brown (Warner Books) (F-H)

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

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

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

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

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

23. ``After Dark'' by Jayne Castle (Jove) (F-P)

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

25. ``Stealing Shadows'' by Kay Hooper (Bantam) (F-P)

26. ``Night Shield: Intimate Moments'' by Nora Roberts (Silhouette) (F-P)

27. ``Life on the Other Side: A Psychic's Guided Tour of Home'' by Sylvia Browne with Lindsay Harrison (Dutton) (NF-H)

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

29. ``Tara Road'' by Maeve Binchy (Dell) (F-P)

30. ``The Saving Graces'' by Patricia Gaffney (HarperTorch) (F-P)

31. ``Winter Solstice'' by Rosamunde Pilcher (Thomas Dunne Books) (F-H)

32. ``While I Was Gone'' by Sue Miller (Ballantine) (F-P)

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

34. ``Dark Lady'' by Richard North Patterson (Ballantine) (F-P)

35. ``Faith of the Fallen: Sword of Truth, Book 6'' by Terry Goodkind (Tor Books)(F-H)

36. ``Blue Gold: A Novel from the Numa Files'' by Clive Cussler with Paul Kemprecos (Pocket Books) (F-P)

37. ``The Seat of the Soul'' by Gary Zukav (Fireside) (NF-P)

38. ``The Perfect Storm'' by Sebastian Junger (Harper) (NF-P)

39. ``The Other Side and Back'' by Sylvia Browne with Lindsay Harrison (Signet) (NF-P)

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

41. ``Guinness World Records 2001: Into the New Millennium'' (Guinness Media, Inc.) (NF-H)

42. ``The Terrible Hours'' by Peter Maas (HarperTorch) (NF-P)

43. ``Eating Well For Optimum Health'' by Andrew Weil (Knopf) (NF-H)

44. ``Take Time for Your Life'' by Cheryl Richardson (Broadway) (NF-P)

45. ``Hannibal'' by Thomas Harris (Dell) (F-P)

46. ``The Edge'' by Catherine Coulter (Jove) (F-P)

47. ``It's Not about the Bike'' by Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins (Putnam) (NF-H)

48. ''... And Never Let Her Go'' by Ann Rule (Pocket) (NF-P)

49. ``I Love You, Ronnie'' by Ronald Reagan with Nancy Reagan (Random House) (NF-H)

50. ``Seventh Heaven'' by Catherine Anderson (Avon) (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. ``The Bear and the Dragon'' by Tom Clancy (Putnam)

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

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

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

5. ``Faith of the Fallen'' by Terry Goodkind (Tor)

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

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

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

9. ``Dust to Dust'' by Tami Hoag (Bantam)

10. ``Stalker'' by Faye Kellerman (Morrow)

11. ``Purple Cane Road'' by James Lee Burke (Doubleday)

12. ``Morgan's Run'' by Colleen McCullough (Simon & Schuster)

13. ``Not a Day Goes By'' by E. Lynn Harris (Doubleday)

14. ``Wild Justice'' by Phillip Margolin (HarperCollins)

15. ``Pagan Babies'' by Elmore Leonard (Delacorte)


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

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

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

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

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

7. ``Eating Well for Optimum Health'' by Andrew Weil, M.D. (Knopf)

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

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

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

11. ``Flags of Our Fathers'' by James Bradley with Ron Powers (Bantam)

12. ``The Art of Happiness'' by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler, M.D. (Riverhead)

13. ``Dr. Shapiro's Picture Perfect Weight Loss'' by Dr. Howard M. Shapiro (Rodale distributed by St. Martin's)

14. ``SellOut: The Inside Story of President Clinton's Impeachment by David P. Schippers (Regnery)

15. ``Sugar Busters!'' by H.Leighton, Steward Morrison C. Bethea, Sam S. Andrews & Luis A. Balart (Ballantine)


MASS MARKET PAPERBACKS

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

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

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

4. ``The Alibi'' by Sandra Brown (Warner)

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

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

7. ``High Tide'' by Jude Deveraux (Pocket)

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

9. ``Hearts in Atlantis'' by Stephen King (Pocket)

10. ``Tara Road'' by Maeve Binchy (Dell)

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

12. ``Stealing Shadows'' by Kay Hooper (Bantam)

13. ``The Saving Graces'' by Patricia Gaffney (HarperPaperbacks)

14. ``The Perfect Storm'' by Sebastian Junger (HarperPaperbacks)

15. ``The Terrible Hours'' by Peter Maas (HarperPaperbacks)


TRADE PAPERBACKS

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

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

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

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

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

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

7. ``Blue Gold: The Numa Files'' by Clive Cussler, with Paul Kemprecos (Pocket)

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

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

10. ``The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing'' by Melissa Bank (Penguin)

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

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

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

14. ``The Red Tent'' by Anita Diamant (St. Martin's)

15. ``Rich Dad's Guide to Investing'' by Robert T. Kiyosaki with Sharon L. Lechter (Warner)