Healthy Bestsellers


1. "Sugar Busters," by Steward H. Leighton (Ballantine, $22)

2. "Marilu Henner's Total Health Makeover," by Marilu Henner (HarperCollins, $24)

3. "Understanding Men's Passages: Discovering the New Map of Men's Lives," by Gail Sheehy (David McKay Co., $24)

4. "In the Meantime: Finding Yourself and the Love You Want," by Iyanla Vanzant (Simon & Schuster, $23)

5. "Mastering the Zone," by Barry Sears (ReganBooks, $25)

6. "Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy," by Sarah Ban Breathnach (Warner, $17.95)

7. "The Zone," by Barry Sears (ReganBooks, $22)

8. "Talking to Heaven," by James Van Praagh (Dutton, $22.95)

9. "One Day My Soul Just Opened Up," by Iyanla Vanzant (Simon & Schuster, $13)

10. "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus," by John Gray (HarperCollins, $23)


1. "Don't Sweat the Small Stuff," by Richard Carlson (Hyperion, $10.95)

2. "Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution," by Robert C. Atkins (Avon, $6.50)

3. "Zagat Survey 1998 Los Angeles / Southern California Restaurant Guide," edited by Merrill Shindler and Karen Berk (ZagatSurvey, $10.95)

4. "The Gift of Fear: Listening to the Intuition That Protects Us From Danger," by Gavin De Becker (Bantam, $6.99)

5. "You Can Be Happy No Matter What: Five Principles Your Therapist Never Told You," by Richard Carlson (New World, $10.95)

6. "Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul," by Jack Canfield (Health Communications, $12.95)

7. "The Artist's Way," by Julia Cameron (Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, $13.95)

8. "Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul," by Jack Canfield, Mark V. Hansen, Marci Shimoff and Jennifer Hawthorne (Health Communications, $12.95)

9. "Miracle Cures: Dramatic New Scientific Discoveries Revealing the Healing Powers of Herbs & Vitamins," by Jean Carper (HarperPerennial, $14)

10. "Dr. Atkins' New Diet Cookbook," by Robert C. Atkins and Fran Gare (M. Evans & Co. Inc., $12.95)


Rankings are based on a Times' poll of Southland bookstores.

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