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Best-Sellers - The New York Times 15/01/12

Olá Leitores,

Aí vai a lista da semana do jornal The New York Times, com destaque para o livro de Dean Koontz, em primeiro lugar já na sua primeira participação na lista. Dean Koontz é famoso por escrever livros de suspense.

January 15, 2012
177 SHADOW STREET, by Dean Koontz. (Bantam, $28.) A 19th-century tycoon’s mansion has been turned into luxury apartments, but it remains in the grip of evil forces.1
2111/22/63, by Stephen King. (Scribner, $35.) An English teacher travels back to 1958 by way of a time portal in a Maine diner. His assignment is to stop Lee Harvey Oswald.8
35DEATH COMES TO PEMBERLEY, by P. D. James. (Knopf, $25.95.) Elizabeth Bennet and her husband, Darcy, of "Pride and Prejudice," marry, must deal with a murder.4
44LOCKED ON, by Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney. (Putnam, $28.95.) Jack Ryan Jr. must stop an emerging threat from a Pakistani general.3
53KILL ALEX CROSS, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown, $28.99.) Alex Cross investigates when the president’s children are kidnapped, but the F.BI. and C.I.A. stand in his way.7
6*2THE LITIGATORS, by John Grisham. (Doubleday, $28.95.) Partners in a small law firm take on a big case.10
76THE BEST OF ME, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central, $25.99.) Twenty-five years after their high school romance ended, a man and woman return to their North Carolina town.12
87RED MIST, by Patricia Cornwell. (Putnam, $27.95.) The chief medical examiner Kay Scarpetta investigates a string of killings linked to the murder of her former deputy.4
910THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET’S NEST, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf, $27.95.) The third volume of the Millennium trilogy, about a Swedish hacker and a journalist.72
108EXPLOSIVE EIGHTEEN, by Janet Evanovich. (Bantam, $28.) After a disastrous vacation in Hawaii, Stephanie Plum becomes the target of an international killer.6
11*DOWN THE DARKEST ROAD, by Tami Hoag. (Dutton, $26.95.) The residents of a California town in the mid-’80s continue to grapple with a killer; the third book in a series.1
1211THE DROP, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Harry Bosch of the L.A.P.D. uncovers both the operations of a sadistic killer and a political conspiracy.5
1313MICRO, by Michael Crichton and Richard Preston. (Harper/HarperCollins, $28.99.) Graduate students miniaturized by an evil entrepreneur do battle in the Hawaiian rain forest.6
14COVERT WARRIORS, by W. E. B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV. (Putnam, $27.95.) Charley Castillo and his men investigate when the Russians and Chinese become involved in a Caribbean nation.1
1515A DANCE WITH DRAGONS, by George R. R. Martin. (Bantam, $35.) After a colossal battle, the Seven Kingdoms face new threats; Book 5 of "A Song of Ice and Fire."24
16*D. C. DEAD, by Stuart Woods. (Putnam, $26.95.) The president calls Stone Barrington to Washington to undertake a special investigation with his old partner Holly Barker.1

Also Selling

  1. THE MARRIAGE PLOT, by Jeffrey Eugenides (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
  2. 1Q84, by Haruki Murakami (Knopf)
  3. V IS FOR VENGEANCE, by Sue Grafton (Marian Wood/Putnam)
  4. THE SENSE OF AN ENDING, by Julian Barnes (Knopf)
  5. THE NIGHT CIRCUS, by Erin Morgenstern (Doubleday)
  6. OUT OF OZ, by Gregory Maguire (Morrow/HarperCollins)
  7. SLEEPWALKER, by Karen Robards (Gallery)
  8. THE PARIS WIFE, by Paula McLain (Ballantine)
  9. THE ART OF FIELDING, by Chad Harbach (Little, Brown)
  10. THE SCOTTISH PRISONER, by Diana Gabaldon (Delacorte)
  11. ZERO DAY, by David Baldacci (Grand Central)
  12. DEATH BENEFIT, by Robin Cook (Putnam)
  13. THE LEOPARD, by Jo Nesbø (Knopf)
  14. STATE OF WONDER, by Ann Patchett (Harper/HarperCollins)
  15. THE SNOW ANGEL, by Glenn Beck (Threshold Editions/Mercury Radio Arts)
  16. THE OLD REPUBLIC: REVAN, by Drew Karpyshyn (LucasBooks)
  17. THE LADY OF THE RIVERS, by Philippa Gregory (Touchstone/Simon & Schuster)
  18. THE HELP, by Kathryn Stockett (Amy Einhorn/Putnam)
  19. RULES OF CIVILITY, by Amor Towles (Viking)
About the Best Sellers
A version of this list appears in the January 15, 2012 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending December 31, 2011.
An asterisk (*) indicates that a book's sales are barely distinguishable from those of the book above it. A dagger (†) indicates that some retailers report receiving bulk orders.

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