2005 Popular Books and Bestsellers

2005 Books & Bestsellers

2005 Fiction Top Ten Books

(according to Publisher’s Weekly)
1. The Broker by John Grisham
2. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
3. Mary, Mary by James Patterson
4. At First Sight by Nicholas Sparks
5. Predator by Patricia Cornwell
6. True Believer by Nicholas Sparks
7. Light from Heaven by Jan Karon
8. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
9. The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk
10. Eleven on Top by Janet Evanovich
11. Honeymoon by James Patterson and Howard Roughan
12. 4th of July by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
13. Lifeguard by James Patterson and Andrew Gross
14. S Is for Silence by Sue Grafton
15. The Camel Club by David Baldacci

2005 Non-Fiction Books

1. Natural Cures “They” Don’t Want You to Know About by Kevin Trudeau
2. Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential by Joel Osteen Faith
3. The Purpose-Driven Life by Rick Warren, Zondervan
4. You: The Owner’s Manual by Michael F. Roizen, M.D. and Mehmet C. Oz, M.D.
5. 1776 by David McCullough
6. The World is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman, Farrar
7. Love Smart: Find the One You Want, Fix the One You Got by Dr. Phil McGraw
8. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
9. Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
10. Guinness World Records 2006
11. French Women Don’t Get Fat by Mireille Guiliano
12. Teacher Man by Frank McCourt
13. Our Endangered Values by Jimmy Carter
14. 700 Sundays by Billy Crystal
15. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin

New York Times Bestsellers

Witness by Amber Frey
Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
Juiced by Jose Canseco
Blood Brother by Anne Bird
A Deadly Game by Catherine Crier with Cole Thompson
My Life So Far by Jane Fonda
The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman
On Bullsh*t by Harry G. Frankfurt
1776 by David McCullough
The Fairtax Book by Neal Boortz and John Linder
The City of Falling Angels by John Berendt
The Truth (With Jokes) by Al Franken
Our Endangered Values by Jimmy Carter
Teacher Man by Frank McCourt

Amazon’s Top 10 Books

1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
2. The World is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman
3. Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
4. Good to Great by Jim Collins
5. YOU: The Owner’s Manual by Michael F. Roizen
6. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
7. A Million Little Pieces by James Frey
8. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
9. 1776 by David McCullough
10. Now, Discover Your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham

Oprah’s Book Club Selections

The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
Light in August by William Faulkner
A Million Little Pieces by James Frey

Young Adult

Twilight (Twilight, #1) by Stephenie Meyer
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6) by J.K. Rowling
Looking for Alaska by John Green
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1) by Rick Riordan
Uglies (Uglies, #1) by Scott Westerfeld
Pretties (Uglies, #2) by Scott Westerfeld
Eldest (Inheritance Cycle #2) by Christopher Paolini
The Penultimate Peril (A Series of Unfortunate Events #12) by Lemony Snicket
The Opal Deception (Artemis Fowl #4) by Eoin Colfer
Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood (Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants #3) by Ann Brashares
Volume VI and 1/2: The Princess Present (Princess Diaries) by Meg Cabot
Princess Academy (Princess Academy #1) by Shannon Hale
2005 Nobel Prize in Literature
Most Popular Books of 2005, according to GoodReads
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