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USA Today Besteller List, Week Ending September 16, 2007


James Patterson overtakes former President Clinton at the number one spot with his co written book, You’ve Been Warned. The rest of the list is really mundane.

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74 Seaside Avenue, Debbie Macomber (Mira), $7.99, No. 5 (Peak 1).
Eclipse, Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown), $18.99, No. 9 (Peak 1)

Innocent in Death, J.D. Robb, (Berkley), $7.99, No. 18 (Peak 9). Paperback release of a hardcover.
Beyond Seduction, Stephanie Laurens (Avon), $7.99, No. 26 (Peak 8).

Ricochet, Sandra Brown (Pocket), $9.99, No.38(Peak 5). Paperback release of hardcover.
Sorceress, Lisa Jackson, No. 59 (Peak 64). This is very surprising and shows that there might not be much cross over between romantic suspense/suspense to paranormal romance. Lisa Jackson writes RS for Kensington and is a perennial top 10 bestseller for those books.

Darkfever, Karen Marie Moning (Dell), $6.99, No. 68 (Peak 46).
Silver Master, Jayne Ann Krentz $7.99, No. 74 (Peak 20).

The Boleyn Inheritance, Philippa Gregory (Touchstone), $16.00, No. 92 (Peak 36). Trade paperback release of hardcover.
Dark Possession, Christine Feehan (Berkley), $24.95 No. 93 (Peak 10).
Almost Dead, Lisa Jackson (Zebra), $7.99, No. 96 (Peak 2).
To Scotland, With Love, Karen Hawkins (Pocket), $6.99, No. 97 (Peak 41).

The Marriage Wager, Candace Camp (HQN), $6.99, No. 101 (Peak 64).
Play Dirty, Sandra Brown (Simon & Schuster), $26.95, No. 107 (Peak 8).
Dakota Born (Dakota Series #1), Debbie Macomber (MIRA), $7.99 No. 110 (Peak 10).
C.J.’s Fate, Kay Hooper (Bantam), $6.99, No. 111 (Peak 52).

Macgregor Brides, Nora Roberts (Silhouette Special Releases), $7.99, No. 121 (Peak 4).
Die for Me, Karen Rose (Grand Central Publishing), $6.99, No. 126 (Peak 91). I think Karen Rose writes as good as Karen Robards and Sandra Brown for romantic suspense. People should be buying her more.

Love Letters From a Duke, Elizabeth Boyle (Avon), $6.99, No. 135 (Peak 66).
Coming Undone, Susan Andersen (HQN), $7.95, No. 136 (Peak 59).
The Dream Thief, Shana Abe (Bantam), $6.99, No. 138 (Peak 110). Paperback release of hardcover.


Out of the list:

Calder Storm, Janet Dailey (Zebra), $7.99, No. 58 (debut). Who still buys this woman?
Heart Of Texas Vol. 2: Caroline’s Child\Dr. Texas, Debbie Macomber (Mira), $9.99, No. 87 (Peak 54). Reissue.
Highlander Unmasked, Monica McCarty (Ballantine), $6.99, No. 107 (Peak 87). McCarty’s first book appeared last month and peaked at 92.
Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade, Diana Gabaldon, No. 111 (Peak 68).
Primal Desires , Susan Sizemore (Pocket Star), $6.99, No. 115 (Peak 61).
Dockside, Susan Wiggs (Mira) $7.99, No. 122 (Peak 14).

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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