| Nov 26, 2010
Finding "Naked Heat" by Richard Castle simmering on the bestseller list wouldn't be unusual — it's the second in a mystery series, with a sexy cover and a blurb from author Michael Connelly — but for one thing: There is no Richard Castle. He's...
| May 8, 2011
Harper Lee was working as an airline reservations agent in New York City, struggling to write a novel tentatively titled "Atticus," when a close friend gave her enough money to take time off and finish her book. Published in 1960 with an initial print run...
| Dec 26, 2010
Witch & Wizard: The Gift
James Patterson and Ned Rust
Little, Brown: 342 pp., $17.99
Books and movies have been banned. Music, art — they too have been outlawed by an evil regime known as the New Order and its hateful leader, The One Who...
| Jan 16, 2011
Splinter: 416 pp., $17.95
Inter-species romance has become routine in young adult lit lately, especially between nubile young women who like their guys muscular and wolfen, at least for part of the day. In the...
| Jun 26, 2011
The Worst Years of My Life
James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts, illustrations by Laura Park
Little, Brown: 284 pp., $15.99, ages 12 and up
Middle school is an awkward other-world — a purgatorial pit stop between childhood and...
| Dec 4, 2011
Thank J.K. Rowling for starting the kid's book craze with "Harry Potter" and Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" saga for perpetuating the trend that has more adults reading children's titles than ever before. The year 2011 has seen an explosion of books...
| May 22, 2011
Act of Passion
New York Review Books: $14.95 paper
Though successful at his work and family life, a doctor grows dissatisfied and restless and thinks a casual affair is the perfect answer—until the consequences are far...
| Nov 16, 2009
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Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 15 - 21 in PDF format This week's TV Movies The Early Show Harry Connick Jr. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Sandra Bullock ('The Blind Side'); author James Patterson;......
| May 3, 2009
1. Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri ($15)
2. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer ($10.99)
3. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer ($10.99)
4. The Shack by William P. Young ($14.99)
5. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery ($15)
6. City of Thieves...
| May 10, 2009
|| Fiction || weeks on list ||
|| 1. || First Family by David Baldacci (Grand Central: $27.99) A child is kidnapped from a birthday party held at Camp David. || 2 ||
|| 2. || Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $19.99)...
| May 17, 2009
|| Fiction || Weeks on list ||
|| 1. || Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $19.99) Bella must choose between her lover and a friend, between life and death. || 43 ||
|| 2. || Tea Time for the Traditionally Built by Alexander...