‘Tick Tock’ tops best-seller list

Updated: Feb 06, 2011, 09:27 AM IST

New York: ‘Tick Tock,’ James Patterson`s latest novel, jumped to the top of the Publishers Weekly best-sellers list, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.

The top 10 best-sellers list follows.

Hardcover Fiction Last Week

1. ‘Tick Tock’ by James Patterson (Little, Brown, USD 27.99)

2. ‘The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet`s Nest’ by Stieg Larsson (Knopf, USD 27.95)

3. ‘Strategic Moves’ by Stuart Woods (Putnam, USD 25.95)

4. ‘The Inner Circle’by Brad Meltzer( Grand Central, USD 26.99)

5. ‘Shadowfever’ by Karen Marie Moning (Delacorte, USD 26)

6. ‘The Help’ by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam/Amy Einhorn, USD 24.95)

7. ‘The Sentry’ by Robert Crais (Putnam, USD 26.95)

8. ‘Dead or Alive’ by Tom Clancy with Grant Blackwood (Putnam, USD 28.95)

9. ‘Call Me Irresistible’ by Susan Elizabeth Phillips (Morrow, USD 25.99)

10. ‘The Confession’ by John Grisham (Doubleday, USD 28.95)

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. ‘Unbroken’ by Laura Hillenbrand (Random House, USD 27)

2. ‘Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother’ by Amy Chua (Penguin Press, USD 25.95)

3. ‘The Hidden Reality’ by Brian Greene (Knopf, USD 29.95)

4. ‘The Next Decade’ by George Friedman (Doubleday, USD 27.95)

5. ‘The 4-Hour Body’ by Timothy Ferriss (Crown, USD 27)

6. ‘Decision Points’ by George W. Bush (Crown, USD 35)

7. ‘The Investment Answer’ by Daniel C. Goldie & Gordon S. Murray (Business Plus, USD 18)

8. ‘Cleopatra’ by Stacy Schiff (Little, Brown, USD 29.99)

9. ‘Sexy Forever’ by Suzanne Somers (Crown, USD 25.99)

10. ‘Autobiography of Mark Twain’ Ed. by Harriet Elinor Smith. (Univ. of Calif. Press, USD 34.95)

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