New to the USA Today (1/4) & NYT (1/18) bestseller lists

The new lists represent sales through last weekend. Now that gift buying is over, there’s more movement on the lists and several new titles have appeared.

The following are titles new to the lists. The USA Today list is not broken up by category; we categorize the titles here to make it easier for library buyers. The numbers reflect where the titles appear on the full list. Annotations are quoted from the lists.

The only title are not owned widely is the childrens book, Bee and Me, by Elle McGuinness, which includes animated panels a la Rufus Seder’s Gallop!

Fiction

USA Today, #16
NYT Fiction, #5

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Fire and Ice, Julie Garwood, Ballantine, $26.00
Romance: A journalist investigates a killing after her business card is found on the body

USA Today, #23
NYT Fiction, #1

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Black Ops, W.E.B. Griffin, Putnam, $26.95
Delta force officer investigates after several intelligence sources are found dead.

USA Today, #32
NYT Fiction, #8

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Running Hot, Jayne Ann Krentz, Putnam, $25.95
Two members of the Arcane Society, dedicated to paranormal research, encounter a group of criminal sensitives.

NYT Fiction, Extended, #21
USA Today, #111

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Star Wars: Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor, Matthew Stover, Del Rey, $27.00
Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo and Lando Calrissian are called on to defend the newly liberated galaxy.

NYT Fiction, Extended, #25

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BONE BY BONE, by Carol O’Connell (Putnam)

NYT Fiction, Extended, #33

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CONTAGIOUS, by Scott Sigler (Crown)

NYT Fiction, Extended, #35

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A MATTER OF JUSTICE, by Charles Todd (William Morrow)

Nonfiction

NYT  Nonfiction, #11

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THE RETURN OF DEPRESSION ECONOMICS AND THE CRISIS OF 2008, by Paul Krugman. (Norton, $24.95.)

NYT Nonfiction Extended, #34

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A JOURNAL FOR JORDAN, by Dana Canedy (Crown)

USA Today, #11

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Eat This Not That! Supermarket Survival Guide, David Zinczenko, Matt Goulding, Rodale Press, $19.95
Shopping guide for the “The No-Diet Weight Loss Solution”

[Ed Note: This title is not eligible for the NYT list, since they consider it acalorie counter book, which they do not track.]

USA Today, #17
NYT Paperback Advice, #1

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Suze Orman’s 2009 Action Plan: Keeping Your Money Safe and Sound, Suze Orman, Spiegel & Grau, $9.99

NYT Paperback Advice, #6
USA Today, #104

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The Biggest Loser Family Cookbook: Budget-Friendly Meals Your Whole Family Will Love, Devin Alexander, Melissa Roberson, Rodale

NYT  Hardcover Advice, extended, #11

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THE MOTLEY FOOL MILLION DOLLAR PORTFOLIO, by David and Tom Gardner (Collins Business)

NYT  Hardcover Advice, extended, #12 

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MAKING IT ALL WORK, by David Allen (Viking)

USA Today, #50

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The Calorie King Calorie, Fat & Carbohydrate Counter 2009 Edition, Allan Borushek, Family Health Publications, $8.99

[Ed. Note: This title is not eligible for the NYT list, since they do not include calorie counter books]

USA Today, #83

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The American Patriot’s Almanac: Daily Readings on America, William J. Bennett, John Cribb, Thomas Nelson, $32.99

USA Today, #134

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I Can Make You Thin: The Revolutionary System Used by More Than 3 Million People, Paul McKenna, Sterling. $22.95

Young Adult

USA Today, #117

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Revelations, Melissa de la Cruz, Disney-Hyperion, $15.99
Young adult: Third book in the otherworldly “Blue Bloods” series 

USA Today #129

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Shadow Kiss, Richelle Mead, Razorbill, Jay Asher, Razorbill, $8.99
St. Vladimir’s Academy comes under attack; third in Shadow Kiss series 

USA Today, #150

thirteen

Thirteen Reasons Why, Jay Asher, $16.99
Young man discovers he is one of the reasons a classmate killed herself and the reason why 

USA Today, #118

nightworld

Night World # 2, L.J. Smith, Simon Pulse, $9.99
Paranormal: Contains stories Dark Angel, The Chosen and Soulmate 

Paperback Originals

USA Today #8
NYT Mass Market Fiction, #1

murdergame

Murder Game, Christine Feehan, Jove, $7.99
Paranormal romance: Seventh in Ghostwalker series

USA Today#9
NYT Mass Market Fiction #5

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Married in Seattle Debbie Macomber, Mira, $7.99

A reissue of “First Comes Marriage” (1991) and “Wanted: Perfect Partner”(1995).

USA Today, #12

finaljustice

Final Justice, Fern Michaels, Zebra, $6.99
Twelth book in “The Sisterhood” series revolving around female vigilantes.

USA Today, #27
NYT Mass Market Fiction, #4

glitterbaby

Glitter Baby, Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Avon, $7.99
Romance: Former ugly duckling and a Hollywood bad boy fall in love

A reissue of a 1980’s title, with new packagaing — also available in audio and  large print.

USA Today, #34
NYT Mass Market Fiction, #10

veilmidnight

Veil of Midnight, Lara Adrian, Dell, $6.99
Paranormal romance: A vampire falls enemy’s bodyguard.

USA Today #51
NYT Mass Market Fiction, #11

atgraves

At Grave’s End, Jeaniene Frost, Avon, $7.99
Paranormal: A half-vampire and her undead lover find themselves in danger.

USA Today, #53

chances

Chances, Nora Roberts, Silhouette, $14.95
Romance: Features the stories “Opposites Attract” and “A Will and a Way.”

USA Today, #78
NYT Mass Market Fiction, #18 

ecstasy

Ecstasy: The Shadowdwellers, Jacquelyn Frank, Zebra, $6.99
Paranormal: An otherworldly shadowdweller falls for a mortal. 

USA Today, #82
NYT Mass Market Fiction, #20

whisper

Whisper No Lies, Cindy Gerard, Pocket Star

USA Today, #94
NYT Mass Market Fiction, extended, #31

heartdragon

Heart of the Dragon, Gena Showalter, HQN, $6.99
Paranormal romance: Mortal woman falls into a mythical world and for an otherword man  

NYT Mass Market Fiction, extended, #34

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THE GIRL MOST LIKELY TO…, by Susan Donovan (St. Martin’s Press)

USA Today, #102

delias

Delia’s Heart, V.C Andrews, Pocket, $7.99 

Orphan Delia moves returns to California and falls for a weathy heir 

USA Today, #106

heartcourage

Heart of Courage, Kat Martin, Mira, $7.99
Historical romance: A lady in danger for her bodyguard 

USA Today, #114

starbright

Star Bright, Catherine Anderson, Signet, $7.99
Battered woman fakes her death and starts life over in a new town 

#124 USA Today

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The Hollow, Nora Roberts, Jove, $7.99

Romance: Second in “Sign of Seven” trilogy; strange things happen every seven years  

USA Today, #136

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Dead After Dark, Sherrilyn Kenyon, J.R. Ward, Susan Squires, Dianna Love, St. Martin’s

USA Today, #142

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Secret Fantasy, Carly Phillips, HQN, $7.99
Romance: Senator’s daughter flees her own wedding

Movie Tie-ins

NYT Mass Market Fiction, #13

USA Today, #20 (second week)

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Revolutionary Road, Richard Yates, Vintage, $7.99

NYT Trade Paper, #18 

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CONFESSIONS OF A SHOPAHOLIC, by Sophie Kinsella. (Dial, $14.) A London financial journalist struggles with debt and romance.

Trade Paperback

NYT Trade Paper, #7  

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PEOPLE OF THE BOOK, by Geraldine Brooks. (Penguin, $15.) An expert unlocks the secrets of a rare manuscript.

Childrens

NYT Childrens, #8 

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BEE AND ME, by Elle J. McGuinness. Illustrated by Heather Brown. (Accord/Andrews McMeel,, $16.99.) Why we need bees. (Ages 4 to 8)

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