Lists of Best-Selling Books


Friday, August 18th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLERS

FICTION

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

9. ``Purple Cane Road'' by James Lee Burke (Bantam)

10. ``Omerta'' by Mario Puzo (Random House)

11. ``Mr. Perfect'' by Linda Howard (Pocket Books)

12. ``The House on Hope Street'' by Danielle Steel (Delacorte Press)

13. ``Nora, Nora'' by Anne Rivers Siddons (HarperCollins)

14. ``Riptide'' by Catherine Coulter (Putnam)

15. ``The Brethren'' by John Grisham (Doubleday)

NONFICTION

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

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

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

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

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

8. ``American Rhapsody'' by Joe Eszterhaz (Knopf)

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

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

11. ``Me Talk Pretty One Day'' by David Sedaris (Little, Brown)

12. ``The Greatest Generation Speaks: Letters and Reflections'' by Tom Brokaw (Random House)

13. ``Kitchen Confidential'' by Anthony Bourdain (Bloomsbury)

14. ``In the Heart of the Sea'' by Nathaniel Philbrick (Viking)

15. ``Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy'' by Sarah Ban Breathnach (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 Goblet of Fire'' by J. K. Rowling; Illustrated by Mary Grandpre (Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine) (F-H)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

10. ``Blue Gold: A Novel from the Numa Files'' by (Pocket Books) (F-P)

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

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

13. ``Dark Lady'' by (Ballantine) (F-P)

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

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

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

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

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

19. ``Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: Agents of Chaos: Hero's Trial'' by James Luceno (Del Rey) (F-P)

20. ``The Guest List'' by Fern Michaels (Zebra) (F-P)

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

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

23. ``Tears of the Moon'' by Nora Roberts (Jove) (F-P)

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

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

26. ``Ashes to Ashes'' by Tami Hoag (Bantam) (F-P)

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

28. ``Dust to Dust'' by Tami Hoag (Bantam) (F-H)

29. ``Where Dreams Begin'' by Lisa Kleypas (Avon) (F-P)

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

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

32. ``Dune House Atreides: House Atreides'' by Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson (Bantam) (F-P)

33. ``Merriam-Webster's Pocket Dictionary'' by Merriam-Webster (Merriam-Webster) (NF-P)

34. ``It's Not about the Bike: My Journey Back to Life'' by Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins (Putnam) (NF-H)

35. ``Relationship Rescue'' by Phillip C. McGraw (Hyperion) (NF-H)

36. ``The Breaker'' by Minette Walters (Jove) (F-P)

37. ``Stalker'' by Faye Kellerman (Morrow)(F-P)

38. ``Granny Dan'' by Danielle Steel (Dell) (F-P)

39. ``Not a Day Goes By'' by E. Lynn Harris (Doubleday) (F-H)

40. ``The Third Heiress'' by Brenda Joyce (St. Martin's) (F-P)

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

42. ``Orphans Omnibus'' by V.C. Andrews (Pocket)

43. ``Left Behind: A Novel of the Earth's Last Days'' by Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins (Tyndale House Publishers) (F-P)

44. ``The Bluest Eye'' by Toni Morrison (Plume) (NF-P)

45. ``The Testament'' by John Grisham (Island) (F-P)

46. ``The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing'' by Melissa Bank (Penguin) (F-P)

47. ``The House on Hope Street'' by Danielle Steel (Delacorte Press) (F-H)

48. ``Purple Cane Road'' by James Lee Burke (Doubleday) (F-H)

49. ``Dakota Home'' by Debbie Macomber (Mira) (F-P)

50. ``Life On the Other Side'' by Sylvia Browne (Dutton) (NF-H)

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

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

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

4. ``Omerta'' by Mario Puzo (Random House)

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

6. ``The House on Hope Street'' by Danielle Steel (Delacorte)

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

8. ``Riptide'' by Catherine Coulter (Putnam)

9. ``Mr. Perfect'' by Linda Howard (Pocket)

10. ``Nora, Nora'' By Anne Rivers Siddons (HarperCollins)

11. ``The Indwelling: The Beast Takes Possession'' by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins (Tyndale)

12. ``The Brethren'' by John Grisham (Doubleday)

13. ``Deadly Decisions'' by Kathy Reichs (Scribner)

14. ``Move to Strike'' by Perri O'Shaughnessy (Delacorte)

15. ``Hot Six'' by Janet Evanovich (St. Martin's)

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

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

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

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

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

8. ``American Rhapsody'' by Joe Eszterhas (Knopf)

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

10. ``Me Talk Pretty One Day'' by David Sedaris (Little, Brown)

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

12. ``The Greatest Generation'' by Tom Brokaw (Random House)

13. ``In a Sunburned Country'' by Bill Bryson (Broadway)

14. ``Kitchen Confidential'' by Anthony Bourdain (Bloomsbury USA)

15. ``The Day John Died'' by Christopher Andersen (Morrow)

MASS MARKET PAPERBACKS

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

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

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

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

5. ``Dark Lady'' by Richard North Patterson (Ballantine)

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

7. ``The Guest List'' by Fern Michaels (Zebra)

8. ``Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: Agents of Chaos: Hero's Trial'' by James Luceno (Del Rey)

9. ``The Edge'' by Catherine Coulter (Jove)

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

11. ``Tears of the Moon'' by Nora Roberts (Jove)

12. ``Hannibal'' by Thomas Harris (Dell)

13. ``Ashes to Ashes'' by Tami Hoag (Bantam Books)

14. ``Where Dreams Begin'' by Lisa Kleypas (Avon)

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

TRADE PAPERBACKS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

11. ``Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul III: More Stories of Life, Love and Learning'' by J. Canfield, M.V. Hansen & K Kirberger (HCI)

12. ``The Bluest Eye'' by Toni Morrison (Plume)

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

14. ``Where the Heart Is'' by Billie Letts (Warner)

15. ``The Hungry Ocean'' by Linda Greenlaw (Hyperion)