Healthy Bestsellers


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

2. “Marilu Henner’s Total Health Makeover,” by Marilu Henner (HarperCollins, $24)

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


4. “One Day My Soul Just Opened Up,” by Iyanla Vanzant (Simon & Schuster, $13)

5. “Talking to Heaven,” by James Van Praagh (Dutton, $22.95)

6. “The Artist’s Way at Work: Riding the Dragon,” by Mark Bryan and Julia Cameron (Morrow, $26)

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


8. “Eight Weeks to Optimum Health: A Proven Program for Taking Full Advantage of Your Body’s Natural Healing Power,” by Andrew Weil (Alfred A. Knopf, $23)

9. “Understanding Men’s Passages: Discovering the New Map of Men’s Lives,” by Gail Sheehy (David McKay Co., $24)

10. “Don’t Worry, Make Money: Spiritual and Practical Ways to Create Abundance and More Fun in Your Life,” by Richard Carlson (Hyperion, $15.95)



1. “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff,” by Richard Carlson (Hyperion, $10.95)

2. “The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom,” by Don Miguel Ruiz (Amber-Allen, $12.95)

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

4. “The Artist’s Way,” by Julia Cameron (Jeremy P. Tarcher / Putnam, $13.95)


5. “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff With Your Family: Simple Ways to Keep Daily Responsibilities and Household Chaos From Taking Over Your Life,” by Richard Carlson (Hyperion, $9.95)

6. “Dr. Atkins’ New Diet Revolution,” by Robert C. Atkins (Avon, $6.50)

7. “Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul: 101 Stories of Life, Love & Learning,” by Jack Canfield (Health Communications, $12.95)

8. “Anatomy of the Spirit,” by Caroline Myss (Random House Value Publishing, $14)


9. “Dr. Atkins’ New Carbohydrate Gram Counter,” by Robert C. Atkins (M. Evans & Co., $2.95)

10. “Dr. Atkins’ New Diet Cookbook,” by Robert C. Atkins and Fran Gare (M. Evans & Co., $12.95)


Rankings are based upon Times’ poll of Southland bookstores.