Hottest books of 2009

A Listmania! list by James (CA)
The list author says: "This is a list of my picks of the best books of 2009."
Say You're One of Them (Oprah's Book Club)
1.  Say You're One of Them (Oprah's Book Club) by Uwem Akpan
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  "A great book, on the travails and hardships of life in Africa."
$13.30   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (211 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Circle of Fire: The Metaphysics of Yoga
2.  The Circle of Fire: The Metaphysics of Yoga by P. J. Mazumdar
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  "A powerful book on Spirituality. This book explains clearly and lucidly the various 'big' questions like 'what is God' and provides answers which are surprisingly intuitive and applicable to life. A great book to understand what religion and spirituality really means."
$20.05   Used & New from: $18.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Girls from Ames: A Story of Women and a Forty-Year Friendship
3.  The Girls from Ames: A Story of Women and a Forty-Year Friendship by Jeffrey Zaslow
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  "Follows the lives of 11 women from the same town who remain friends throughout life."
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (237 customer reviews)

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One Second After
4.  One Second After by William R. Forstchen
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  "A 'catastrophe' book that is gripping and sure to keep your pages turning."
$22.53   Used & New from: $7.17
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,758 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

South of Broad
5.  South of Broad by Pat Conroy
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  "A great story of a diverse group of people linked from their youth."
$20.46   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,273 customer reviews) | 13 customer discussions

Crazy for the Storm: A Memoir of Survival
6.  Crazy for the Storm: A Memoir of Survival by Norman Ollestad
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  "A haunting tale, a tale of a love between father and son, of courage and fortitude."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (256 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium Series)
7.  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium Series) by Stieg Larsson
$14.17   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5,119 customer reviews) | 57 customer discussions

The Help
8.  The Help by Kathryn Stockett
$17.88   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8,990 customer reviews) | 131 customer discussions

Shutter Island
9.  Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,028 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
10.  The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows
$9.52   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,158 customer reviews) | 17 customer discussions

The Lost Symbol
11.  The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown
$21.00   Used & New from: $0.01
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,725 customer reviews) | 105 customer discussions

The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun
12.  The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun by Gretchen Rubin
$20.55   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,201 customer reviews)

Dear John
13.  Dear John by Nicholas Sparks
$13.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (973 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

The Apothecary's Daughter
14.  The Apothecary's Daughter by Julie Klassen
$13.49   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (664 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel
15.  The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel by Garth Stein
$10.61   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5,999 customer reviews)

My Sister's Keeper
16.  My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
$16.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,914 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

The Lovely Bones
17.  The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,867 customer reviews) | 12 customer discussions

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The City & The City
18.  The City & The City by China Miéville
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (316 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

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Beautiful Creatures
19.  Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia
$12.06   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,103 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

Leadville (Steve Dancy Tale)
20.  Leadville (Steve Dancy Tale) by James D. Best
$13.19   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews)

Let the Great World Spin: A Novel
21.  Let the Great World Spin: A Novel by Colum McCann
$15.94   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (761 customer reviews)

The Lacuna: A Novel
22.  The Lacuna: A Novel by Barbara Kingsolver
$19.21   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (805 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel
23.  Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel by Jeannette Walls
$16.06   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,430 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Pirate Latitudes: A Novel
24.  Pirate Latitudes: A Novel by Michael Crichton
$18.30   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (768 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

I, Alex Cross
25.  I, Alex Cross by James Patterson
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (687 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium )
26.  The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium ) by Stieg Larsson
$20.65   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,511 customer reviews) | 43 customer discussions

Wolf Hall
27.  Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
$21.39   Used & New from: $1.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,082 customer reviews)

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
28.  The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (916 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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Brooklyn: A Novel
29.  Brooklyn: A Novel by Colm Toibin
$18.30   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (475 customer reviews)

Await Your Reply: A Novel
30.  Await Your Reply: A Novel by Dan Chaon
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (252 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

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This Is Where I Leave You
31.  This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,205 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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