LJ Bestsellers, November 15, 2011

LJ BEST SELLERS

The books most borrowed in U.S. libraries

FICTION

LAST RANKING/TIMES ON LIST

1 The Help. Kathryn Stockett. Amy Einhorn: Putnam.
ISBN 9780399155345. $24.95; pap. Berkley Trade.
ISBN 9780425245132. $16.
1 / 23
2 Now You See Her. James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge. Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316036214. $27.99. 2 / 3
3 Smokin’ Seventeen. Janet Evanovich. Bantam.
ISBN 9780345527684. $28; pap. ISBN 9780345527707. $8.99.
3 / 4
4 The Hunger Games. Suzanne Collins. Scholastic.
ISBN 9780439023481. $17.99;
pap. ISBN 9780439023528. $8.99.
10 / 5
5 One Summer. David Baldacci. Grand Central.
ISBN 9780446583145. $25.99.
7 / 3
6 10th Anniversary. James Patterson & Maxine Paetro.
Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316036269. $27.99.
11 / 6
7 Happy Birthday. Danielle Steel. Delacorte.
ISBN 9780385340304. $28.
9 / 2
8 The Sixth Man. David Baldacci. Grand Central.
ISBN 9780446573108. $27.99; pap
ISBN 9781455510320. $14.99.
‚ / 4
9 The Fifth Witness. Michael Connelly. Little, Brown.
ISBN 9780316069359. $27.99; pap. Grand Central.
ISBN 9781455510313. $14.99.
15 / 6
10 Split Second. Catherine Coulter. Putnam.
ISBN 9780399157431. $26.95.
14 / 2
11 State of Wonder. Ann Patchett. HarperCollins.
ISBN 9780062049803. $26.99.
4 / 3
12 Kill Me if You Can. James Patterson & Marshall Karp.
Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316097543. $27.99.
6 / 2
13 Then Came You. Jennifer Weiner. Atria: S. & S.
ISBN 9781451617726. $26.99.
8 / 2
14 Quinn. Iris Johansen. St. Martin’s. ISBN 9780312651213. $27.99. ‚ / 1
15 Buried Prey. John Sandford. Putnam.
ISBN 9780399157387. $27.95.
‚ / 3

NONFICTION

LAST RANKING/TIMES ON LIST

1 Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival,
Resilience, and Redemption. Laura Hillenbrand.
Random. ISBN 9781400064168. $27.
3 / 10
2 In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an
American Family in Hitler’s Berlin
. Erik Larson.
Crown. ISBN 9780307408846. $26.
1 / 4
3 Bossypants. Tina Fey. Reagan Arthur: Little, Brown.
ISBN 9780316056861. $26.99.
2 / 6
4 A Stolen Life: A Memoir. Jaycee Dugard. S. & S.
ISBN 9781451629187. $24.99.
4 / 3
5 Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of
His Trip to Heaven and Back.
Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent. Thomas Nelson. ISBN 9780849946158. $16.99.
6 / 7
6 The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Rebecca Skloot.
Crown. ISBN 9781400052172. $26.
5 / 17
7 Stories I Only Tell My Friends: An Autobiography.
Rob Lowe. Holt. ISBN 9780805093292. $26.
7 / 5
8 The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris. David McCullough. S. & S. ISBN 9781416571766. $37.50. 8 / 4
9 Cleopatra: A Life. Stacy Schiff. Little, Brown.
ISBN 9780316001922. $29.99.
10 / 9
10 SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper. Howard E. Wasdin & Stephen Templin. St. Martin’s.
ISBN 9780312699451. $26.99.
‚ / 2
11 Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II. Mitchell Zuckoff. HarperCollins. ISBN 9780061988349. $26.99. 13 / 3
12 The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love,
Character, and Achievement.
David Brooks. Random.
ISBN 9781400067602. $27.
9 / 6
13 Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me. Chelsea’s Family, Friends, and Other Victims. Grand Central.
ISBN 9780446584715. $24.99.
11 / 4
14 Prime Time: Love, Health, Sex, Fitness, Friendship,
Spirit‚ Making the Most of All of Your Life.
Jane Fonda. Random. ISBN 9781400066971. $27.
15 / 2
15 That Used To Be Us: How America Fell Behind in
the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back.

Thomas L. Friedman & Michael Mandelbaum. Farrar.
ISBN 9780374288907. $28.
‚ / 1

Library Journal‘s Best Sellers is compiled from data on books borrowed and requested (placed on hold) at public libraries throughout the United States. It includes statistics from urban, suburban, and rural libraries. We thank the many contributing libraries as well as The Library Corporation (TLC), Polaris Library Systems, and SirsiDynix. (c) Copyright 2011 Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc.

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