John Grisham still leads the pack, as The Summons refuses to give up its front-runner status. But Barbara Taylor Bradford’s Three Weeks in Paris (126,000 copies in print) may be three weeks from the top 10, as the novel debuts at No. 13. She’d add some much-needed femininity to the brawny pack of boys. In the nonfiction race, Dr. Phil stays strong at No. 1 with Self Matters: Creating Your Life From the Inside Out. But Dale Earnhardt Jr. is hot on his tail. Driver #8 (247,500 copies in print after five pressruns), which Earnhardt Jr. cowrote with Jade Gurss, revs its engines at No. 14. And they’re off!
FICTION WEEKS ON LIST 1 THE SUMMONS John Grisham, Doubleday, $27.95 2 2 UP COUNTRY Nelson DeMille, Warner, $26.95 3 3 JOURNEY THROUGH HEARTSONGS Mattie J.T. Stepanek, VSP/Hyperion, $14.95 8 4 THE DIARY OF ELLEN RIMBAUER: MY LIFE AT ROSE RED Edited by Joyce Reardon, Hyperion, $22.95 6 5 UNDER FIRE: A CORPS NOVEL W.E.B. Griffin, Putnam, $26.95 5 6 STAR WARS: THE APPROACHING STORM Alan Dean Foster, Del Rey, $26 3 7 THE MILLIONAIRES Brad Meltzer, Warner, $25.95 6 8 THE CORRECTIONS Jonathan Franzen, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $26 23 9 BASKET CASE Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $25.95 7 10 TISHOMINGO BLUES Elmore Leonard, Morrow, $25.95 3
1 SELF MATTERS: CREATING YOUR LIFE FROM THE INSIDE OUT Phillip C. McGraw, Simon & Schuster, $25 12 2 SHADOW WARRIORS: INSIDE THE SPECIAL FORCES Tom Clancy with General Carl Stiner (Ret.) and Tony Koltz, Putnam, $29.95 2 3 THE WISDOM OF MENOPAUSE Christiane Northrup, M.D., Bantam, $27.95 10 4 BIAS: A CBS INSIDER EXPOSES HOW THE MEDIA DISTORT THE NEWS Bernard Goldberg, Regnery, $27.95 8 5 WHO MOVED MY CHEESE? Spencer Johnson, Putnam, $19.95 111 6 BODY FOR LIFE Bill Phillips and Michael D’Orso, HarperCollins, $25 129 7 SACRED CONTRACTS: AWAKENING YOUR DIVINE POTENTIAL Caroline Myss, Harmony, $25 4 8 SATISFACTION: THE ART OF THE FEMALE ORGASM Kim Cattrall and Mark Levinson, Warner, $24.95 3 9 JOHN ADAMS David McCullough, Simon & Schuster, $35 38 10 THE PRAYER OF JABEZ Bruce Wilkinson, Multnomah, $9.99 52
SOURCE: PUBLISHERS WEEKLY