This Week in the Best Sellers Lists: NYT & USA Today

A quick look at UF/paranormal fiction in the bestsellers lists.

THE NEW YORK TIMES
HARDCOVER FICTION

4 THE HOST – Stephenie Meyer [YA/SF]
Aliens have taken control of the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won’t surrender.
35 ODD HOURS – Dean R. Koontz

MASS MARKET PAPERBACK
13 INTO THE SHADOW – Christina Dodd [PR]
A man who can change into a panther kidnaps a woman who may be his cursed family’s savior.
21 THE HOLLOW – Nora Roberts [PR]
26 THE DARKEST PLEASURE – Gena Showalter [PR]

USA TODAY TOP 150 BESTSELLERS
1 Twilight – Stephenie Meyer [YA]
First in vampire love saga: Isabella falls for a vampire
3 New Moon – Stephenie Meyer [YA]
Second in the vampire love saga
4 Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox – Eoin Colfer [children]
Artemis must time travel and find extinct lemurs to save his ill mother
5 Eclipse – Stephenie Meyer [YA]
Third in vampire love saga
14 The Host – Stephenie Meyer [YA/SF]
Love triangle involving a man, a woman and the alien that possesses her
60 Into the Shadow – Christina Dodd [PR]
Shape-shifting demon must decide between hate and redemption; third book in “Darkness Chosen” paranormal romance series
61 The Hollow – Nora Roberts [PR]
Romance: Second in “Sign of Seven” trilogy; strange things happen every seven years
91 Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1: The Lightning Thief – Rick Riordan [children]
Children: Percy goes to Camp Half-Blood, a summer camp for demigods (on Long Island), where he learns that the father he never knew is Poseidon, God of the Sea; 2006 ALA Notable Children’s Book
96 Marked – P.C. Cast, Kristin Cast [YA]
Vampyre-in-training Zoey must embrace her destiny
126 The Darkest Pleasure – Gena Showalter [PR]
Third installment of the Lords of the Underworld series
128 Betrayed: A House of Night Novel – P.C. Cast, Kristin Cast [YA]
Second installment in series about fledgling vampire Zoey Redbird
131 Chosen: House of Night Novel 3 – P.C. Cast, Kristin Cast [YA]
Third installment in series featuring fledgling vampire Zoe Redbird

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