USA Today's Top 150 Bestselling Books as of 7.25.2010


According to USA TODAY, the following is a list of the top 150 best selling books, based on sales through Sunday, 07/25/2010.  For reviews, book news and a searchable archive of USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list - or to check out more information on the top 150 books, visit their website.
 Note of the week: 33% of the top 150 best selling books fall under the Children's / YA genre (highlighted in blue), of which Jeff Kinney holds 4 spots for his WIMPY KID series.  Here are a few facts from USA Today, about Jeff Kinney:



Jeff Kinney wasn't an instant best seller, but few other authors have dominated USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list over the past three years as he has:
• His first book, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, was released in April 2007 but didn't land on the list until July, at No. 117.
• Second book Roderick Rules entered the list at No. 7 in 008 and propelled Diary to No. 37 and eventually to No. 8.
• The third and fourth books were both No. 1 in 2009: The Last Straw for two weeks; Dog Daysfor three weeks.
• Kinney's The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary was No. 2 for three weeks this spring.
• Total number of Kinney's books in print, including a do-it-yourself workbook: 35 million.
• First printing for the fifth book, The Ugly Truth: 5 million.
• The Diary of a Wimpy Kid movie, released in March, earned $64 million in domestic box office. 

This Week  Title, Author (Publisher), Price

1  The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson (Vintage), $14.95
2  Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert (Penguin), $15.00
3  The Girl Who Played With Fire, Stieg Larsson (Vintage), $15.95
4  The Rembrandt Affair, Daniel Silva (Putnam Adult), $26.95
5  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, Stieg Larsson (Knopf), $27.95
6  Charlie St. Cloud: A Novel, Ben Sherwood (Bantam), $7.99
7  The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner, Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown), $13.99
8  Fly Away Home, Jennifer Weiner (Atria), $26.99
9  Private, James Patterson, Maxine Paetro (Little, Brown), $27.99
10  Smash Cut, Sandra Brown (Pocket), $9.99
11  The Search, Nora Roberts (Putnam Adult), $26.95
12  Breaking Dawn, Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown for Young Readers), $22.99
13  To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee (Grand Central Publishing), $6.99
14  The Help, Kathryn Stockett (Putnam Adult), $24.95
15  Eclipse, Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown for Young Readers), $12.99
16  Women Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything, Geneen Roth (Scribner), $24.00
17  Under the Dome, Stephen King (Pocket), $19.99
18  Nine Dragons, Michael Connelly (Vision), $9.99
19  The Obama Diaries, Laura Ingraham (Threshold Editions), $25.00
20  Sizzling Sixteen, Janet Evanovich (St. Martin's), $27.99
21  Beezus and Ramona, Beverly Cleary (HarperCollins), $5.99
22  The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins (Scholastic Press), $8.99
23  The Lucky One, Nicholas Sparks (Vision), $7.99
24  Sh*t My Dad Says, Justin Halpern (It Books), $15.99
25  The Neighbor, Lisa Gardner (Bantam), $7.99
26  Linger, Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic), $17.99
27  Knock Out, Catherine Coulter (Jove), $9.99
28  One Night, Debbie Macomber (Harper), $7.99
29  The Kane Chronicles, Book 1: The Red Pyramid, Rick Riordan (Hyperion), $17.99
30  Pretty Little Liars, Sara Shepard (HarperTeen), $8.99
31  McKettricks of Texas: Austin, Linda Lael Miller (HQN), $7.99
32  Little Bee: A Novel, Chris Cleave (Simon & Schuster), $14.00
33  Twilight, Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown for Young Readers), $8.99
34  Sweet Rains, Nora Roberts (Silhouette Special Releases), $7.99
35  New Moon, Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown for Young Readers), $10.99
36  Think of a Number: A Novel, John Verdon (Crown), $22.00
37  Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 5: The Last Olympian, Rick Riordan (Disney-Hyperion), $17.99
38  Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin (Penguin), $15.00
39  Game Over, Fern Michaels (Zebra), $7.99
40  Best Friends Forever: A Novel, Jennifer Weiner (Washington Square Press), $15.00
41  Finger Lickin’ Fifteen, Janet Evanovich (St. Martin's Paperbacks), $8.99
42  Scott Pilgrim’s Finest Hour, Bryan Lee O’Malley (Oni Press), $11.99
43  One Day, David Nicholls (Vintage), $14.95
44  The Overton Window, Glenn Beck (Threshold Editions), $26.00
45  Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 2: The Sea of Monsters, Rick Riordan (Disney-Hyperion), $7.99
46  Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1: The Lightning Thief, Rick Riordan (Disney-Hyperion), $7.99
47  Catching Fire, Suzanne Collins (Scholastic Press), $17.99
48  Live to Tell, Lisa Gardner (Bantam), $26.00
49  The Passage: A Novel, Justin Cronin (Ballantine), $27.00
50  Chains of Ice, Christina Dodd (Onyx), $7.99
51  The Last Song, Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing), $7.99
52  The Glass Rainbow, James Lee Burke (Simon & Schuster), $25.99
53  Storm Cycle, Iris Johansen, Roy Johansen (St. Martin's Paperbacks), $7.99
54  Love in the Afternoon, Lisa Kleypas (St. Martin's Paperbacks), $7.99
55  Coming Back Stronger: Unleashing the Hidden Power of Adversity, Drew Brees, Chris Fabry (Tyndale House), $26.99
56  Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 4: The Battle of the Labyrinth, Rick Riordan (Disney-Hyperion), $7.99
57  Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 3: The Titan’s Curse, Rick Riordan (Disney-Hyperion), $7.99
58  Ice Cold: A Rizzoli & Isles Novel, Tess Gerritsen (Ballantine Books), $26.00
59  Foreign Influence, Brad Thor (Atria), $26.99
60  Black Hills, Nora Roberts (Jove), $7.99
61  Pretty Little Liars: Flawless, Sara Shepard (HarperTeen), $8.99
62  Dead in the Family, Charlaine Harris (Ace), $25.95
63  StrengthsFinder 2.0, Tom Rath (Gallup Press), $22.95
64  The Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follett (Signet), $9.99
65  Cutting for Stone, Abraham Verghese (Vintage), $15.95
66  The Twilight Saga: Eclipse: The Official Illustrated Movie Companion, Mark Cotta Vaz (Little, Brown), $18.99
67  A Summer in Sonoma, Robyn Carr (MIRA), $7.99
68  The Lion, Nelson DeMille (Grand Central Publishing), $27.99
69  The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel, Garth Stein (Harper Paperback), $14.99
70  The Shack, William P. Young (Windblown Media), $14.99
71  Troublemaker, Bk. 1, Janet Evanovich, Alex Evanovich, Joëlle Jones (Dark Horse Comics), $17.99
72  Ramona’s World, Beverly Cleary (HarperFestival), $5.99
73  Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea, Chelsea Handler (Simon Spotlight Entertainment), $16.00
74  The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger (Little, Brown), $6.99
75  Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang, Chelsea Handler (Grand Central Publishing), $25.99
76  Sliding Into Home, Kendra Wilkinson (Gallery), $25.00
77  My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands, Chelsea Handler (Bloomsbury USA), $13.95
78  The Host, Stephenie Meyer (Back Bay Books), $16.99
79  Dark Flame, Alyson Noel (St. Martin's Griffin), $17.99
80  Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen (Algonquin), $13.95
81  Dead Until Dark, Charlaine Harris (Ace), $7.99
82  Almost Perfect, Susan Mallery (HQN), $7.99
83  Family Ties: A Novel, Danielle Steel (Delacorte Press), $28.00
84  Ghost Shadow, Heather Graham (MIRA), $7.99
85  Burned, P.C. Cast, Kristin Cast (St. Martin's Griffin), $17.99
86  Faithful Place: A Novel, Tana French (Viking Adult), $25.95
87  The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine, Michael Lewis (W. W. Norton & Co.), $27.95
88  Sarah’s Key, Tatiana de Rosnay (St. Martin's Griffin), $13.95
89  Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose, Tony Hsieh (Business Plus), $23.99
90  What to Expect When You’re Expecting, Heidi Murkoff, Sharon Mazel (Workman Publishing Group), $14.95
91  Star Wars: The Old Republic: Fatal Alliance, Sean Williams (LucasBooks), $27.00
92  The Island, Elin Hilderbrand (Reagan Arthur), $25.99
93  Dead and Gone, Charlaine Harris (Ace), $7.99
94  Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury (Del Rey), $6.99
95  The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet: A Novel, David Mitchell (Random House), $26.00
96  The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary, Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books), $14.95
97  The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho (HarperSanFrancisco), $13.95
98  Swimsuit, James Patterson, Maxine Paetro (Grand Central Publishing), $14.99
99  Pretty Little Liars: Perfect, Sara Shepard (HarperTeen), $8.99
100  The Brazen Bride, Stephanie Laurens (Avon), $7.99
101  Matters of the Heart, Danielle Steel (Dell), $7.99
102  Black Magic, Cherry Adair (Pocket Star), $7.99
103  The Defector, Daniel Silva (Signet), $9.99
104  Rushed to the Altar, Jane Feather (Pocket), $7.99
105  A Reliable Wife, Robert Goolrick (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill), $14.95
106  In a Heartbeat: Sharing the Power of Cheerful Giving, Leigh Anne Tuohy, Sean Tuohy, with Sally Jenkins (Henry Holt), $24.00
107  206 Bones: A Novel, Kathy Reichs (Pocket Star), $7.99
108  The Darkest Lie, Gena Showalter (HQN), $7.99
109  The 39 Clues: The Maze Of Bones, Rick Riordan (Scholastic Press), $12.99
110  Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook, Anthony Bourdain (Ecco), $26.99
111  The Official SAT Study Guide, 2nd edition, The College Board (The College Board), $21.99
112  The Glass Castle: A Memoir, Jeannette Walls (Scribner), $14.00
113  The Book Thief, Markus Zusak (Knopf Books for Young Readers), $11.99
114  Heart of the Matter, Emily Giffin (St. Martin's Press), $26.99
115  Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Jeff Kinney (Amulet), $12.95
116  Spirit Bound, Richelle Mead (Razorbill), $17.99
117  Pretty Little Liars: Unbelievable, Sara Shepard (HarperTeen), $8.99
118  Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, Jamie Ford (Ballantine Books), $15.00
119  Orchard Valley Grooms, Debbie Macomber (MIRA), $7.99
120  Dead to the World, Charlaine Harris (Ace), $7.99
121  Remember Me, Christopher Pike (Simon Pulse), $9.99
122  Whiplash, Catherine Coulter (Putnam Adult), $12.99
123  South of Broad, Pat Conroy (Dial Press), $16.00
124  Living Dead in Dallas, Charlaine Harris (Ace), $7.99
125  Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Popular Party Girl, Rachel Renée Russell (Aladdin), $12.99
126  Mennonite in a Little Black Dress, Rhoda Janzen (Holt Paperbacks), $14.00
127  Savor the Moment, Nora Roberts (Berkley), $16.00
128  Lord of the Flies, William Golding (Perigee), $9.99
129  Pretty Little Liars: Wanted, Sara Shepard (HarperTeen), $16.99
130  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling, art by Mary GrandPré (Arthur A. Levine Books), $14.99
131  Her Fearful Symmetry, Audrey Niffenegger (Scribner), $15.00
132  Goodnight Moon Board Book, Margaret Wise Brown, art by Clement Hurd (HarperCollins), $6.95
133  The Night Before Kindergarten, Natasha Wing, art by Julie Durrell (Grosset & Dunlap), $3.99
134  How to Read Literature Like a Professor, Thomas C. Foster (Harper Paperbacks), $13.00
135  From Dead to Worse, Charlaine Harris (Ace), $7.99
136  Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books), $13.95
137  L.A. Candy, Lauren Conrad (HarperCollins), $9.99
138  1984, George Orwell (Signet Classic), $7.95
139  Club Dead, Charlaine Harris (Ace), $6.50
140  Dead As a Doornail, Charlaine Harris (Ace), $7.99
141  Shiver, Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic), $8.99
142  The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald (Scribner), $12.95
143  Only the Good Spy Young, Ally Carter (Hyperion), $16.99
144  Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer, John Grisham (Dutton), $16.99
145  Lego Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary, DK Publishing (DK Publishing), $21.99
146  Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules, Jeff Kinney (Amulet), $12.95
147  Pretty Little Liars: Wicked, Sara Shepard (HarperTeen), $8.99
148  Pretty Little Liars: Heartless, Sara Shepard (HarperTeen), $16.99
149  The 5 Love Languages, Gary Chapman (Moody Publishers), $14.99
150  The Castaways, Elin Hilderbrand (Back Bay Books), $14.99