2009 Popular Books and Bestsellers

2009 Books & Bestsellers

2009 Fiction Top Ten Books

(according to Publisher’s Weekly)
1. The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
2. The Purpose of Christmas by Rick Warren.
3. You: Being Beautiful by Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz
4. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
5. A Bold, Fresh Piece of Humanity by Bill O’Reilly
6. Dewey by Vicki Myron with Brett Witter
7. Audition by Barbara Waters
8. Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics by Ina Gartenr
9. The Snowball by Alice Schroeder
10. Hot, Flat and Crowded by Thomas L. Friedman. Farrar
11. When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris
12. Multiple Blessings by Jon and Kate Gosselin and Beth Carson
13. American Lion by Jon Meacham
14. Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea by Chelsea Handler.
15. Just Who Will You Be by Maria Shriver

2009 Non-Fiction Books

1. The Appeal by John Grisham. Doubleday
2. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
3. The Host by Stephenie Meyer
4. Cross Country by James Patterson
5. The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks
6. Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich
7. Christmas Sweater by Glenn Beck
8. Scarpetta by Patricia Cornwell
9. Your Heart Belongs to Me by Dean Koontz
10. Plum Lucky by Janet Evanovich
11. 7th Heaven by James Patterson
12. Sail by James Patterson
13. A Good Woman by Danielle Steel
14. Divine Justice by David Baldacci
15. The Gate House by Nelson DeMille

New York Times Bestsellers

The Yankee Years by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci
Liberty and Tyranny by Mark R. Levin
Resilience by Elizabeth Edwards
Catastrophe by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann
Unmasked by Ian Halperin
Culture of Corruption by Michelle Malkin
Official Book Club Selection by Kathy Griffin
True Compass by Edward M. Kennedy
Arguing With Idiots by Glenn Beck and Kevin Balfe
Have a Little Faith by Mitch Albom
The Book of Basketball by Bill Simmons
Open by Andre Agassi
Going Rogue by Sarah Palin

Amazon’s Top 10 Books

1. The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown
2. The Shack by William P. Young
3. Liberty & Tyranny by Mark R. Levin
4. Breaking Dawn (The Twilight Saga, Book 4) by Stephenie Meyer
5. Going Rogue by Sarah Palin
6. StrengthFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath
7. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
8. New Moon (The Twilight Saga Book 2) by Stephenie Meyer
9. The Twilight Saga Collection by Stephenie Meyer
10. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Oprah’s Book Club Selections

Say You’re One of Them by Uwem Akpan

Young Adult

Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2) by Suzanne Collins
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1) by James Dashner
City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments, #3) by Cassandra Clare
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days by Jeff Kinney
If I Stay (If I Stay, #1) by Gayle Forman
The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #5) by Rick Riordan
Blood Promise (Vampire Academy #4) by Richelle Mead
Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
3 Willows: The Sisterhood Grows (Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants #6) by Ann Brashares
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
Fablehaven: Secrets of the Dragon Sanctuary, Shadow Mountain (Fablehaven #4) by Brandon Mull
Volume X: Forever Princess / The Princess Diaries: Ten Out Of Ten by Meg Cabot
The Awakening (Darkest Powers #2) by Kelley Armstrong
Evermore (The Immortals #1) by Alyson Noël
Blue Moon (The Immortals #2) by Alyson Noël
Shadowland (The Immortals #3) by Alyson Noël
Fragile Eternity (Wicked Lovely #3) by Melissa Marr
Hunted (House of Night #) by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
Tempted (House of Night #)by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
Fallen (Fallen #1) by Lauren Kate
Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles #1) by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
Don’t Judge a Girl by Her Cover (Gallagher Girls #3) by Ally Carter
2009 Nobel Prize in Literature
Most Popular Books of 2009, according to GoodReads
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