Friday Morning Bookclub

December 29, 2009

New York Times Best Seller List December 29, 2009

Filed under: New York Times Best Seller List — susanbright @ 5:37 pm
Top 5 at a Glance
1. THE LOST SYMBOL, by Dan Brown
2. I, ALEX CROSS, by James Patterson
3. UNDER THE DOME, by Stephen King
4. THE HELP, by Kathryn Stockett *************we rated this 4 3/4 omelets 
5. U IS FOR UNDERTOW, by Sue Grafton

Top 5 at a Glance
1. GOING ROGUE, by Sarah Palin
2. HAVE A LITTLE FAITH, by Mitch Albom
3. ARGUING WITH IDIOTS, written and edited by Glenn Beck, Kevin Balfe and others
4. STONES INTO SCHOOLS, by Greg Mortenson
5. OPEN, by Andre Agassi

Top 5 at a Glance
1. THE SHACK, by William P. Young
2. THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, by Stieg Larsson *********April’s bookclub book??
3. PUSH, by Sapphire
4. THE PIANO TEACHER, by Janice Y.K. Lee
5. THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, by Mary Ann Shaffer ******had a hard time getting into this book……guess I had better try again!

Top 5 at a Glance
1. DEAR JOHN, by Nicholas Sparks
2. THE ASSOCIATE, by John Grisham
3. ARCTIC DRIFT, by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler
4. THE LOVELY BONES, by Alice Sebold *********past bookclub book… now a movie
e5. CROSS COUNTRY, by James Patterson******used to love all of the Alex Cross books……has anyone read this one?

Top 5 at a Glance
1. THE BLIND SIDE, by Michael Lewis ***********great movie!
2. THREE CUPS OF TEA, by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin ********sitting on my night stand!
3. FREAKONOMICS, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
4. GLENN BECK’S ‘COMMON SENSE’, by Glenn Beck
5. BLINK, by Malcolm Gladwell

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October 27, 2009

New York Times Best Seller List October 27, 2009

Filed under: New York Times Best Seller List — susanbright @ 8:26 pm

Top 5 at a Glance
1. THE LOST SYMBOL, by Dan Brown
2. PURSUIT OF HONOR, by Vince Flynn
3. NINE DRAGONS, by Michael Connelly
4. THE HELP, by Kathryn Stockett ***************THIS MONTHS BOOK CLUB SELECTION
5. THE LAST SONG, by Nicholas Sparks

Top 5 at a Glance
1. HAVE A LITTLE FAITH, by Mitch Albom
2. ARGUING WITH IDIOTS, written and edited by Glenn Beck, Kevin Balfe and others
3. HIGHEST DUTY, by Chesley B. Sullenberger and Jeffrey Zaslow
4. TRUE COMPASS, by Edward M. Kennedy
5. MOONWALK, by Michael Jackson

Top 5 at a Glance
1. SAY YOU’RE ONE OF THEM, by Uwem Akpan
2. THE SHACK, by William P. Young
3. THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE, by Audrey Niffenegger *************one of our book club favorites
4. OLIVE KITTERIDGE, by Elizabeth Strout
5. THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, by Stieg Larsson***********recommended for our April Book

Top 5 at a Glance
1. THE ASSOCIATE, by John Grisham
2. CROSS COUNTRY, by James Patterson
3. HEAT LIGHTNING, by John Sandford
4. TRUE DETECTIVES, by Jonathan Kellerman
5. JUST AFTER SUNSET, by Stephen King

Top 5 at a Glance
1. I HOPE THEY SERVE BEER IN HELL, by Tucker Max
2. THREE CUPS OF TEA, by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
3. GLENN BECK’S ‘COMMON SENSE’, by Glenn Beck
4. THE GLASS CASTLE, by Jeannette Walls **********************One of our book club favorites
5. THE ZOMBIE SURVIVAL GUIDE, by Max Brooks

September 30, 2009

New York Times Best Seller List September 29, 2009

Filed under: New York Times Best Seller List — susanbright @ 2:33 pm

Hardcover Fiction

Top 5 at a Glance
1. THE LOST SYMBOL, by Dan Brown
2. THE LAST SONG, by Nicholas Sparks
3. THE HELP, by Kathryn Stockett ******************next Month’s Book Club selection!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
4. ALEX CROSS’S ‘TRIAL’, by James Patterson and Richard DiLallo
5. SOUTH OF BROAD, by Pat Conroy

Top 5 at a Glance
1. TRUE COMPASS, by Edward M. Kennedy
2. WHERE MEN WIN GLORY, by Jon Krakauer
3. OFFICIAL BOOK CLUB SELECTION, by Kathy Griffin
4. OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell
5. CULTURE OF CORRUPTION, by Michelle Malkin

Top 5 at a Glance
1. THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE, by Audrey Niffenegger **************one of our Book Club favorites !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
2. THE SHACK, by William P. Young
3. THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, by Stieg Larsson
4. SAY YOU’RE ONE OF THEM, by Uwem Akpan
5. THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

Top 5 at a Glance
1. SCARPETTA, by Patricia Cornwell
2. DIVINE JUSTICE, by David Baldacci
3. EXTREME MEASURES, by Vince Flynn
4. 92 PACIFIC BOULEVARD, by Debbie Macomber
5. THE BRASS VERDICT, by Michael Connelly

Top 5 at a Glance
1. GLENN BECK’S ‘COMMON SENSE’, by Glenn Beck
2. MY LIFE IN FRANCE, by Julia Child with Alex Prud’homme
3. THREE CUPS OF TEA, by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
4. THE GLASS CASTLE, by Jeannette Walls  **************one of our Book Club favorites!!!!!!!!!!!
5. I HOPE THEY SERVE BEER IN HELL, by Tucker Max

August 31, 2009

New York Times Best Seller List August 31, 2009

Filed under: New York Times Best Seller List — susanbright @ 4:06 pm

Hardcover Fiction

Top 5 at a Glance
1. SOUTH OF BROAD, by Pat Conroy
2. THE WHITE QUEEN, by Philippa Gregory
3. DREAMFEVER, by Karen Marie Moning
4. THE HELP, by Kathryn Stockett
5. THAT OLD CAPE MAGIC, by Richard Russo

Hardcover Nonfiction

Top 5 at a Glance
1. CULTURE OF CORRUPTION, by Michelle Malkin
2. IN THE PRESIDENT’S SECRET SERVICE, by Ronald Kessler
3. OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell
4. BORN TO RUN, by Christopher McDougall
5. LIBERTY AND TYRANNY, by Mark R. Levin

Paperback Trade Fiction

Top 5 at a Glance
1. THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE, by Audrey Niffenegger
2. THE SHACK, by William P. Young
3. THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, by Stieg Larsson
4. THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
5. THE WEIGHT OF SILENCE, by Heather Gudenkauf

Top 5 at a Glance
1. THE BRASS VERDICT, by Michael Connelly
2. THE QUICKIE, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
3. DEAD UNTIL DARK, by Charlaine Harris
4. DEAN KOONTZ’S FRANKENSTEIN: DEAD AND ALIVE, by Dean Koontz
5. FROM DEAD TO WORSE, by Charlaine Harris

Paperback Nonfiction

Top 5 at a Glance
1. MY LIFE IN FRANCE, by Julia Child with Alex Prud’homme
2. GLENN BECK’S ‘COMMON SENSE’, by Glenn Beck
3. JULIE & JULIA, by Julie Powell
4. THREE CUPS OF TEA, by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
5. THE FAMILY, by Jeff Sharlet

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