Wall Street Journal Best Sellers

Wall Street Journal Best Sellers
Best-Selling Books Week Ended Oct. 2


1. “Freedom: A Novel” by Jonathan Franzen (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

2. “Safe Haven” by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing)

3. “Bad Blood: A Virgil Flowers Novel” by John Sandford (Putnam Adult)

4. “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest” by Stieg Larsson (Knopf)

5. “Freedom: A Novel” by Jonathan Franzen (Oprah’s Book Club Edition)

6. “Wicked Appetite” by Janet Evanovich (St. Martin’s Press)

7. “Mockingjay” by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic Press)

8. “Mini Shopaholic: A Novel” by Sophie Kinsella (The Dial Press)

9. “Catching Fire” by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic)

10. “The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod: Twelfth Grade Kills” by Heather Brewer (Dutton Children’s) (F-H)


1. “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth: A Visitor’s Guide to the Human Race” by Jon Stewart (Grand Central Publishing)

2. “Pinheads and Patriots: Where You Stand in the Age of Obama” by Bill O’Reilly (William Morrow)

3. “The Grand Design” by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow (Bantam)

4. “The Orange Revolution: How One Great Team Can Transform an Entire Organization” by Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton (Free Press)

5. “Guinness World Records 2011” by Guinness World Records (Guinness)

6. “Sh t My Dad Says” by Justin Halpern (It Books)

7. “White House Diary” by Jimmy Carter (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

8. “The Power” by Rhonda Byrne (Atria)

9. “StrengthsFinder 2.0” by Tom Rath (Gallup Press)

10. “Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Columbian Jungle” by Ingrid Betancourt (The Penguin Press)

U.S., representing about 75 percent of the nation’s book sales. Data providers include all major booksellers and Web retailers, and food stores (excluding Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club). The fiction and nonfiction lists include both adult and juvenile titles; the business and spotlight lists include only adult titles.