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USA Today Besteller List, Week Ending January 13, 2008


There were no new entries in the list other that Janet Evanovich’s mid winter release, Plum Lucky, a hardcover novellette which takes place outside the normal world of Stephanie Plum. The rest of the list is dominated by the big names and I expect next week’s list to be the same.


Book Title Author Publisher Price Rank Peak
Plum Lucky debuted at no. 1 Janet Evanovich SMP 17.95 1 1
Plum Lovin’ Janet Evanovich SMP 6.99 8 1
Morning Light Catherine Anderson Signet 7.99 32 32
Iron Kissed Patricia Briggs Ace 7.99 36 14
Shadow Dance paperback release of hardcover Julie Garwood Ballantine 7.99 41 13
Blood Brothers Nora Roberts Jove 7.99 42 1
The Manning Sisters reprint Debbie Macomber MIRA 7.99 43 25
Shadow Music Despite fans not loving this entry it still sells. Julie Garwood Ballantine 25.00 60 26
Hide and Seek Fern Michaels Zebra 6.99 80 39
Blood Dreams Kay Hooper Bantam 25.00 83 40
Taming Natasha & Luring A Lady Luring a Lady just does not sound like a title for a NR book. Nora Roberts Silh. Special Releases 14.95 96 82
Someone to Love Jude Devereaux Pocket Star 7.99 107 76
Wizard’s Daughter Sadly her contemporaries has killed my desire to read her books even though I got this one for free. Catherine Coulter Jove 6.99 110 49
The Devil’s Web Mary Balogh Dell 6.99 111 69
The Accidental Vampire Sands is getting the 3 book back to back release so it will be interesting to watch the trend of her sales. Lynsay Sands Avon 6.99 118 77
Just a Taste Deirdre Martin Berkley 7.99 139 122
Out of the list
Darkling Out after one week. Yasmine Galenorn Berkley 7.99 118 0
Kitty and the Silver Bullet For some reason I left her out of last week’s list. Carrie Vaughn GCP 6.99 121 121
Deadly Gamble Linda Lael Miller HQN Books 7.99 128 173
Highland Wolf I am not sure why this surprises me, but there is more than one historical romance titled “Highland Wolf”. Hannah Howell Zebra 6.99 136 0

Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She self publishes NA and contemporaries (and publishes with Berkley and Montlake) and spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com

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