Best sellers for the week

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Here are the best sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Dec.10, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.

(Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by Cahners Publishing Co., a division of Reed Elsevier, USA. (c) 2005 by Reed Elsevier, USA)

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. S Is for Silence. Sue Grafton. Putnam, $26.95

Last Week: -; Weeks on List: 1

2. Mary, Mary. James Patterson. Little, Brown, $27.95

Last Week: 1; Weeks on List: 4

3. At First Sight. Nicholas Sparks. Warner, $24.95

Last Week: 2; Weeks on List: 8

4. Light from Heaven. Jan Karon. Viking, $26.95

Last Week: 3; Weeks on List: 5

5. Forever Odd. Dean Koontz. Bantam, $27

Last Week: 5; Weeks on List: 2

6. Amazing Peace. Maya Angelou. Random House, $9.95

Last Week: -; Weeks on List: 1

7. The Da Vinci Code. Dan Brown. Doubleday, $24.95

Last Week: 10; Weeks on List: 141

8. The Lighthouse. P.D. James. Knopf, $25.95

Last Week: 4; Weeks on List: 3

9. Predator. Patricia Cornwell. Putnam, $26.95

Last Week: 7; Weeks on List: 7

10. The Camel Club. David Baldacci. Warner, $26.95

Last Week: 6; Weeks on List: 7

11. Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt. Anne Rice. Knopf, $25.95

Last Week: 8; Weeks on List: 6

12. Son of a Witch. Gregory Maguire. ReganBooks, $26.95

Last Week: 13; Weeks on List: 11

13. A Feast for Crows. George R.R. Martin. Bantam Spectra, $28

Last Week: 11; Weeks on List: 5

14. The Constant Princess. Philippa Gregory. Touchstone, $24.95

Last Week: -; Weeks on List: 1

15. The Christmas Hope. Donna VanLiere. Integrity, $14.99

Last Week: -; Weeks on List: 1

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Teacher Man. Frank McCourt. Scribner, $26

Last Week: 1; Weeks on List: 4

2. Our Endangered Values. Jimmy Carter. Simon & Schuster, $25

Last Week: 3; Weeks on List: 6

3. Team of Rivals. Doris Kearns Goodwin. Simon & Schuster, $35

Last Week: 2; Weeks on List: 7

4. The World Is Flat. Thomas L. Friedman. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.50

Last Week: 4; Weeks on List: 36

5. Marley and Me. John Grogan. Morrow, $21.95

Last Week: 5; Weeks on List: 7

6. Love Smart. Dr. Phil McGraw. Free Press, $26

Last Week: -; Weeks on List: 1

7. 1776. David McCullough. Simon & Schuster, $32

Last Week: 9; Weeks on List: 25

8. The Year of Magical Thinking. Joan Didion. Knopf, $23.95

Last Week: 6; Weeks on List: 10

9. Freakonomics. Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. Morrow, $25.95

Last Week: 7; Weeks on List: 35

10. The Truth (with Jokes). Al Franken. Dutton, $25.95

Last Week: 8; Weeks on List: 7

11. Jeff Foxworthy's Redneck Dictionary. Jeff Foxworthy. Villard, $16.95

Last Week: -; Weeks on List: 1

12. My Friend Leonard. James Frey. Riverhead, $24.95

Last Week: 11; Weeks on List: 6

13. 700 Sundays. Billy Crystal. Warner, $21.95

Last Week: 15; Weeks on List: 6

14. The Education of a Coach. David Halberstam. Hyperion, $24.95

Last Week: 13; Weeks on List: 3

15. Healthy Aging. Andrew Weil, M.D. Knopf, $27.95

Last Week: 10; Weeks on List: 8

MASS MARKET

1. Red Lily. Nora Roberts. Jove, $7.99

Last Week: 1; Weeks on List: 3

2. The Broker. John Grisham. Dell, $7.99

Last Week: 2; Weeks on List: 3

3. State of Fear. Michael Crichton. Avon, $7.99

Last Week: 3; Weeks on List: 7

4. Memoirs of a Geisha. Arthur Golden. Vintage, $7.99

Last Week: 4; Weeks on List: 3

5. Going Home. Nora Roberts. Silhouette, $7.99

Last Week: 5; Weeks on List: 2

6. Angels & Demons. Dan Brown. Pocket, $7.99

Last Week: 11; Weeks on List: 138

7. Whiteout. Ken Follett. Signet, $7.99

Last Week: 8; Weeks on List: 7

8. Manhunt. Janet Evanovich. HarperTorch, $7.50

Last Week: 6; Weeks on List: 2

9. Blood Memory. Greg Iles. Pocket Star, $9.95

Last Week: 9; Weeks on List: 3

10. Night Fall. Nelson DeMille. Warner, $7.99

Last Week: 7; Weeks on List: 7

11. Life Expectancy. Dean Koontz. Bantam, $7.99

Last Week: 13; Weeks on List: 7

12. Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Operation Barracuda. David Michaels. Berkley, $7.99

Last Week: 10; Weeks on List: 6

13. The Secret Pearl. Mary Balogh. Dell, $6.99

Last Week: 12; Weeks on List: 2

14. Chainfire. Terry Goodkind. Tor, $7.99

Last Week: 14; Weeks on List: 2

15. London Bridges. James Patterson. Warner Vision, $7.99

Last Week: 15; Weeks on List: 11

TRADE

1. A Million Little Pieces. James Frey. Anchor, $14.95

Last Week: 1; Weeks on List: 12

2. Memoirs of a Geisha. Arthur Golden. Vintage, $14.95

Last Week: 3; Weeks on List: 10

3. Rachael Ray 365: No Repeats. Rachael Ray. Clarkson Potter, $19.95

Last Week: 2; Weeks on List: 6

4. Why Do Men Have Nipples? Mark Leyner and Billy Goldberg, M.D.

Three Rivers Press, $12.95

Last Week: 4; Weeks on List: 17

5. The Kite Runner. Khaled Hosseini. Riverhead, $14

Last Week: 6; Weeks on List: 66

6. Wicked. Gregory Maguire. Regan Books, $15

Last Week: 5; Weeks on List: 33

7. Sudoku Easy to Hard. Will Shortz. St. Martin's/Griffin, $6.95

Last Week: 8; Weeks on List: 18

8. Su Doku for Dummies. Andrew Heron and Edmund James. Wiley, $9.99

Last Week: 13; Weeks on List: 16

9. The Book of Sudoku 1. Michael Mepham. Overlook Press, $9.95

Last Week: 11; Weeks on List: 17

10. Vanishing Acts. Jodi Picoult. Washington Square Press, $14

Last Week: 7; Weeks on List: 4

11. The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2006. Ken Park, editor. World Almanac, $12.95

Last Week: 9; Weeks on List: 3

12. 30-Minute Get Real Meals. Rachael Ray. Clarkson Potter, $18.95

Last Week: -; Weeks on List: 7

13. 1,000 Places to See Before You Die: A Traveler's Life List. Patricia Schultz. Workman, $18.95

Last Week: 15; Weeks on List: 20

14. Bad Cat: 244 Not-So-Pretty Kitties and Cats Gone Bad. Jim Edgar. Workman, $9.95

Last Week: -; Weeks on List: 12

15. Prep. Curtis Sittenfeld. Random House, $13.95

Last Week: -; Weeks on List: 1

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