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Los Angeles Times bestsellers for April 19, 2009

Fiction weeks on list1.Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $19.99) Bella must choose between her lover and a friend, between life and death.39 2.Long Lost by Harlan Coben (Dutton: $27.95) Private eye Myron Bolitar takes the case of a woman accused of murdering her ex.2 3.Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $22.99) The final book in the "Twilight" saga finds Bella choosing immortality.36 4.The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows (Dial Press: $22) A writer corresponds with islanders after German occupation.365.The Host by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $25.99) Aliens take over the minds of humans. 346.The Long Fall by Walter Mosley (Riverhead: $25.95) A former bad guy turned P.I. tries to redeem himself. 27.True Detectives by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine: $27) Two crime-solving brothers find themselves working the same missing-persons case.28.Turn Coat by Jim Butcher (Roc: $25.95) A wizard detective must uncover a traitor to clear an acquaintance from his youth of murder.19.Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney (Amulet: $12.95) Greg's dad enlists him in sports to toughen him up.12 10.The Women by T.C. Boyle (Viking: $27.95) Frank Lloyd Wright's life as told by four women who loved him. 8 11.Little Bee by Chris Cleave (Simon & Schuster: $24) The lives of two married British journalists and a Nigerian teenager collide. 6 12.The Associate by John Grisham (Doubleday: $27.95) A law school grad's dark secret is used to blackmail him into stealing files from a law firm.10 13.The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson (Knopf: $24.95) A journalist explores the cold-case disappearance of a Swedish teen heiress. 11 14.Handle With Care by Jodi Picoult (Atria: $27.95) A family is thrown into turmoil when they sue over their daughter's medical condition.5 15.Pain Killers by Jerry Stahl (HarperCollins: $24.99) An ex-cop and addict goes undercover in a California prison in search of Josef Mengele. 2Nonfiction 1.Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown: $27.99) An exploration of the background of high achievers.21 2.Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man by Steve Harvey ( Amistad: $23.99) The talk-show host lets women inside the mind-set of a man.10 3.Always Looking Up by Michael J. Fox (Hyperion: $25.99) The actor's emotional and spiritual outlook in his struggle with Parkinson's disease.2 4.Liberty and Tyranny by Mark R. Levin (Threshold Editions: $25) The talk-radio host's call to revitalize the conservative vision in America.35.House of Cards by William D. Cohan (Doubleday: $27.95) A narrative chronicling the fall of Bear Stearns and the Wall Street meltdown.46.The Lost City of Z by David Grann (Doubleday: $27.50) Col. Percy Fawcett's quest to find an ancient Amazonian society.57.The Yankee Years by Joe Torre (Doubleday: $26.95) Behind the scenes of what it really took to keep the Yankees on top. 108.The Secret by Rhonda Byrne (Beyond Words: $23.95) Life's secrets, distilled. 1059.The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow (Hyperion: $21.95) A professor's terminal cancer inspires a call to seize life's moments. 49 10.A. Lincoln by Ronald C. White Jr. (Random House: $35) A biography of the 16th president, including analysis of his principal speeches and writings. 6 11.My Booky Wook by Russell Brand (Publisher: $25.99) The British comedian's memoir of sex, drugs and stand-up comedy.1 12.Dewey by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter (Grand Central: $19.99) The impact that a cat named Dewey Readmore Books had on an Iowa library.28 13.The Inaugural Address 2009 by Barack Obama (Penguin: $12) A keepsake edition commemorating the inauguration of the 44th president.9 14.A Lion Called Christian by Anthony Bourke and John Rendall (Broadway: $21.95) The relationship among two men and a lion adopted from Harrods and set free in Africa.3 15.Breakthrough by Suzanne Somers (Crown: $25.95) Advice on healthy living and the newest treatments for longevity. 10

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