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USA Today Bestseller List, Week Ending April 15, 2007


I could virtually copy and paste last week’s list, there are so few changes this week. Rhonda Byrne’s unshakeable book, The Secret, remains at the number 1 spot. Remaining true to the age old thereom that art is better recognized when the artist dies, Kurt Vonnegut appears on the list at No. 34 with Slaughterhouse-Five and No. 102 with A Man Without a Country.

The April titles, other than a couple from Avon and the Keri Arthur, didn’t preform very well.


Hot Stuff, Janet Evanovich, Leanne Banks, St. Martin’s Paperbacks, $7.99, No. 8 (Peak 4) This week, the volume sold 23,344 units.

McKettrick’s Heart, Linda Lael Miller (HQN), $7.99, No. 19 (Peak 5).
Second Sight, Amanda Quick (Jove), $7.99, No. 22 (Peak 11).

The MacGregors: Daniel & Ian, Nora Roberts (Silhouette Special Releases), $7.99, No. 32 (Peak 16).
Prior Bad Acts, Tami Hoag (Bantam), $7.99, No. 37 (Peak 8).
The Last of the Red-Hot Vampires, Katie Macalister, Signet, $7.99, No. 41 (Peak 41).
Shiver, Lisa Jackson (Zebra), $7.99, No. 47 (Peak 9).
Fear No Evil: A Novel, Allison Brennan (Ballantine), $6.99, No. 48 (Peak 22).

Morning Comes Softly, Debbie Macomber, Avon, $7.99, No. 51(Peak 5).
The Secret Passion of Simon Blackwell, Samantha James (Avon), $6.99,No. 53 (Peak 43). I couldn’t finish this book but you only needed 4,307 in sales to appear in this spot.
Bedding the Heiress, Cathy Maxwell (Avon), $6.99, No. 58(Peak 54).
A Wicked Gentleman, Jane Feather (Pocket Star), $7.99, No. 70 (Peak 11).
Obsession, Karen Robards (Putnam), $24.95 No. 74 (debut).

The Alibi Man, Tami Hoag (Bantam), $26.0, No. 76 (Peak 19).
The Dying Game, Beverly Barton (Zebra), $6.99, No. 79 (Peak 62).
Beauty and the Beast, Hannah Howell (Zebra), $4.99, No. 80 (Peak 99).
Absolute Fear, Lisa Jackson (Kensington), $19.99, No. 81(Peak 30).
Dangerous Games, Keri Arthur (Dell), $6.99, No. 87 (Peak 38).
Feels Like Family, Sherryl Woods (Mira), $6.99, No. 94 (Peak 87).

McKettrick’s Pride, Linda Lael Miller (HQN), $7.99, No. 109 (Peak 11).
Dark Gold, Christine Feehan, Love Spell, $7.99, No. 111 (Peak 96).

The Naked Earl, Sally MacKenzie (Zebra), $5.99, No. 126 (debut).

Be Still My Vampire Heart, Kerrelyn Sparks (Avon), $5.99, No. 135 (Peak 93).
Claimed By Shadow, Karen Chance, Roc, $7.99, Nop. 147 (Peak 111).


Out of the List
For a Few Demons More,Kim Harrison (Eos), $21.95, No. 115 (Peak No. 14).
Her Only Desire: A Novel, Gaelen Foley (Ballantine), $7.99, No. 116 (Peak 64).
The Taste of Night: The Second Sign of the Zodiac, Vicki Pettersson (EOS), $6.99, No. 132 (Peak 124).

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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