2008 Popular Books and Bestsellers

2008 Books & Bestsellers

2008 Fiction Top Ten Books

(according to Publisher’s Weekly)
1. Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich
2. The Last Patriot by Brad Thor
3. Sail by James Patterson and Howard Roughan
4. Tailspin by Catherine Coulter
5. The Host by Stephenie Meyer
6. Rogue by Danielle Steel
7. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
8. Chasing Darkness by Robert Crais
9. Death Angel by Linda Howard
10. Love the One You’re With by Emily Giffin
11. The Beach House by Jane Green
12. The Last Oracle by James Rollins
13. Chasing Harry Winston by Lauren Weisberger
14. The Broken Window by Jeffery Deaver
15. Nothing to Lose by Lee Child

2008 Non-Fiction Books

1. The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow
2. Dewey by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter
3. Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics by Ina Garten
4. Flat Belly Diet by Liz Vaccariello and Cynthia Sass
5. A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity by Bill O’Reilly
6. The Snowball by Alice Schroeder
7. The Purpose of Christmas by Rick Warren
8. Against Medical Advice by James Patterson and Hal Friedman
9. American Journey of Barack Obama by The Editors of Life
10. Hot, Flat, and Crowded by Thomas L. Friedman
11. My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor
12. The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
13. Letter to My Daughter by Maya Angelou
14. Multiple Blessings by Jon & Kate Gosselin and Beth Carson
15. Guinness World Records 2009

New York Times Bestsellers

In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
Tom Cruise by Andrew Morton
Liberal Fascism by Jonah Goldberg
Losing It by Valerie Bertinelli
Beautiful Boy by David Sheff
Mistaken Identity by Don and Susie Van Ryn and Newell, Colleen and Whitney Cerak, with Mark Tabb
Home by Julie Andrews
Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea by Chelsea Handler
The Revolution by Ron Paul
Audition by Barbara Walters
What Happened by Scott McClellan
When You Are Engulfed In Flames by David Sedaris
The Obama Nation by Jerome R. Corsi
Stori Telling by Tori Spelling
Hot, Flat, and Crowded by Thomas L. Friedman
The Snowball by Alice Schroeder
Against Medical Advice by James Patterson and Hal Friedman
Dewey by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter –
Too Fat to Fish by Artie Lange with Anthony Bozza
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Amazon’s Top 10 Books

1. A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle
2. Breaking Dawn (The Twilight Saga, Book 4) by Stephenie Meyer
3. The Shack by William P. Young
4. The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
5. The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling
6. Eclipse (The Twilight Saga, Book 3) by Stephenie Meyer
7. Twilight (The Twilight Saga, Book 1) by Stephenie Meyer
8. New Moon (The Twilight Saga Book 2) by Stephenie Meyer
9. StrengthFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath
10. Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace – One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson

Oprah’s Book Club Selections

A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski

Young Adult

The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1) by Suzanne Collins
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules by Jeff Kinney
City of Ashes (The Mortal Instruments, #2) by Cassandra Clare
Graceling (Graceling Realm, #1) by Kristin Cashore
The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #4) by Rick Riordan
Frostbite (Vampire Academy #2) by Richelle Mead
Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy #3) by Richelle Mead
Brisingr (Inheritance Cycle #3) by Christopher Paolini
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
The Time Paradox (Artemis Fowl #6) by Eoin Colfer
Paper Towns by John Green
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Chosen (House of Night #) by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
Untamed (House of Night #) by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
Ink Exchange (Wicked Lovely #2) by Melissa Marr
The Summoning (Darkest Powers #1) by Kelley Armstrong
Volume IX: Princess Mia / The Princess Diaries: To The Nines by Meg Cabot
Fablehaven: Grip of the Shadow Plague, Shadow Mountain (Fablehaven #3) by Brandon Mull
The Tales of Beedle the Bard (supplement to the Harry Potter series) by J.K. Rowling
2008 Nobel Prize in Literature
Most Popular Books of 2008, according to GoodReads
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