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Bestsellers for the week ending 15 May 2010

1. Writing What You Know: Realia by Marion Roach Smith 2. Tinkers by Paul Harding 3. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Lardon 4. Spandex and Black Boots by Kathe Kokolias 5. Women, Food and God by Geneen Roth

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bestsellers for the week ending 8 May 2010

1. College and Eighth by Herbert Hyde (TBM) Herbert Hyde reflects on his experiences of growing up poor in a Troy neighborhood that now exists only in the memories of the former residents. 2. South of Broad by Pat Conroy (Dial Press) Leopold Bloom King has been raised in a family shattered—and shadowed—by tragedy. Lonely […]

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Children’s Bestsellers for the week ending 8 May 2010

1. Party Animals by Kathie Lee Gifford (Running Press Kids) Lucy Goosy is carefully reviewing her list of animals to invite for her birthday party. She has to make sure to invite the right guests so that her party will be perfect. 2. The Cootie Catcher Book by The Editors of Klutz (Klutz) Tear and […]

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Children’s Bestsellers for the week ending 1 May 2010

1. The Very Hungry Caterpillar (board book) by Eric Carle (Philomel) That hungry caterpillar is so hungry she eats her way through the book to a spectacular ending! 2. Judy Moody by Megan Mcdonald (Candlewick) Judy is in a mood what with the struggles of adjusting to third grade and all. 3. Dancing Dinos at […]

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Bestsellers for the week ending 1 May 2010

1. The Girl Who Played with Fire By Stieg Larsson (Vintage Books) A crusading journalist joins forces with a 24-year-old pierced and tattooed genius hacker to investigate the whereabouts of a woman missing from one of the wealthiest families in Sweden. 2. A Short Guide to a Happy Life By Anna Quindlen (Random House) The […]

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Bestsellers for the week ending 24 April 2010

1. Stoner by John Williams (New York Review of Books) Driven ever deeper within himself, Stoner rediscovers the stoic silence of his forebears and confronts an essential solitude. John Williams’s luminous and deeply moving novel is a work of quiet perfection. 2. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout (Random House) Olive Kitteridge offers profound insights into […]

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Children’s Bestsellers for the week ending 24 April 2010

1. Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch (Princess Elizabeth is slated to marry Prince Ronald when a dragon attacks the castle and kidnaps Ronald.) Annick Press 2. Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick (Two boys–a slow learner stuck in the body of a teenage giant and a tiny genius in leg braces–forge a unique friendship […]

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Bestsellers for the week ending 10 April 2010

1. Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan (Two high school boys share the same name and learn powerful lessons from a mutual friend.) Young adult novel with mature themes. 2. The Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days #4 by Jeff Kinney (Life in middle school is never easy for a […]

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Bestsellers for the week ending 10 April 2010

1. Writing What You Know: Realia by Marion Roach Smith (A handbook to help you write about your experiences from the woman who has helped many write their own stories.) 2. The Help by Kathryn Stockett (A novel set in Jackson, Mississippi during the time of the Civil Rights Movement in which several maids reveal […]

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Bestsellers for the week ending 3 April 2010

1. Wimpy Kid Movie Diary by Jeff Kinney 2. The Easter Egg by Jan Brett 3. Percy Jackson: The Ultimate Guide by Rick Riordan

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