Originally created 10/25/98

Best selling books



Publishers Weekly best selling books in the nation for this week include the following.

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. Bag of Bones, by Stephen King (Scribner)

2. Rainbow Six, by Tom Clancy (Putnam)

3. The Loop, by Nicholas Evans (Delacorte)

4. I Know This Much Is True, by Wally Lamb (HarperCollins)

5. Memoirs of a Geisha, by Arthur Golden (Knopf)

6. The Hundred Days, by Patrick O'Brian (Norton)

7. Tell Me Your Dreams, by Sidney Sheldon (Morrow)

8. Summer Sisters, by Judy Blume (Delacorte)

9. Welcome to the World, Baby Girl!, by Fannie Flagg (Random House)

10. The Reef, by Nora Roberts (Putnam)

11. Message in a Bottle, by Nicholas Sparks (Warner)

12. The Poisonwood Bible, by Barbara Kingsolver (HarperFlamingo)

13. The Locket, by Richard Paul Evans (Simon & Schuster)

14. Field of Thirteen, by Dick Francis (Putnam)

15. Birds of America, by Lorrie Moore (Knopf)

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom, by Suze Orman (Random House)

2. Tuesdays With Morrie, by Mitch Albom (Doubleday)

3. The Ten Commandments, by Stewart Vogel and Laura Schlessinger (HarperCollins/Cliff Street)

4. If Life is a Game, These Are the Rules, by Cherie Carter-Scott (Broadway Books)

5. Sugar Busters!, by Steward, Bethea, Andrews and Balart (Ballantine)

6. The Death of Outrage, by William J. Bennett (The Free Press)

7. In the Meantime, by Iyanla Vanzant (Simon & Schuster)

8. Just Jackie, by Edward Klein (Ballantine)

9. His Bright Light, by Danielle Steel (Delacorte)

10. Lindbergh, by A. Scott Berg (Putnam)

11. Pure Drivel, by Steve Martin (Hyperion)

12. Mars and Venus Starting Over, by John Gray (HarperCollins)

13. The Joy of Work, by Scott Adams (HarperBusiness)

14. The Professor and the Madman, by Simon Wichester (HarperCollins)

15. Working with Emotional Intelligence, by Daniel Goleman (Bantam)

MASS MARKET PAPERBACKS

1. Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution, by Robert C. Atkins (Avon)

2. Protein Power, by Michael R. Eades and Mary Dan Eades (Bantam)

3. One True Thing, by Anna Quindlen

4. The Notebook, by Nicholas Sparks (Warner)

5. Cat & Mouse, by James Patterson (Warner)

6. The Perfect Storm, by Sebastian Junger (Harper)

7. Flood Tide, by Clive Cussler (Pocket)

8. Deception on His Mind, by Elizabeth George (Bantam)

9. The Starr Report, by Kenneth Starr (Pocket)

10. Wizard and Glass, by Stephen King (Signet)

11. Into Thin Air, by Jon Krakauer (Anchor)

12. Special Delivery, by Danielle Steel (Dell)

13. And Then You Die, by Iris Johansen (Bantam)

14. She's Come Undone, by Wally Lamb (Pocket)

15. Star Wars: Slave Ship, by K. W. Jeter (Bantam Spectra)

TRADE PAPERBACKS

1. Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, by Rebecca Wells (HarperPerennial)

2. What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day, by Pearl Cleage (Avon)

3. Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ... and It's All Small Stuff, by Richard Carlson (Hyperion)

4. Cold Mountain, by Charles Frazier (Vintage)

5. Little Altars Everywhere, by Rebecca Wells (HarperPerennial)

6. Beloved, by Toni Morrison (Plume)

7. The Elusive Flame, by Kathleen Woodiwiss (Avon)

8. The Millionaire Next Door, by Thomas J. Stanley William D. Danko (Pocket)

9. The God of Small Things, by Arundhati Roy (HarperPerennial)

10. Why People Don't Heal and How They Can, by Caroline Myss (Three Rivers Press)

11. Anatomy of the Spirit, by Caroline Myss (Three Rivers)

12. Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul, by Canfield, Hansen and Kirberger (HCI)

13. The Old Farmer's Almanac 1999, Edited by Robert Thomas and Judson Hale (Yankee Publishing)

14. The Starr Report, by Kenneth Starr (Forum/Prima)

15. Under the Tuscan Sun, by Frances Mayes (Broadway)