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Top-selling fiction books in 2008

RankTitleAuthorFormatPublisherPublication Date1The ShackWilliam P. YoungTrade PaperbackHachette Book Group7/1/20082The AppealJohn GrishamHardcoverRandom House1/1/20083The HostStephenie MeyerHardcoverHachette Book Group5/1/20084The Friday NightKnitting ClubKate JacobsTrade PaperbackPenguin Books1/1/20085Water for ElephantsSara GruenTrade PaperbackWorkman Publishing5/1/20076The Kite RunnerKhaled HosseiniTrade PaperbackPenguin Books1/1/20037Playing for PizzaJohn GrishamMass Market PaperbackRandom House7/1/20088Fearless FourteenJanet EvanovichHardcoverMacMillan6/1/20089The Lucky OneNicholas SparksHardcoverHachette Book Group9/1/200897th HeavenJames PattersonHardcoverHachette Book Group2/1/2008Source: Nielsen

Rank Title Author Format Publisher Publication Date
1 The Shack William P. Young Trade Paperback Hachette Book Group 7/1/2008
2 The Appeal John Grisham Hardcover Random House 1/1/2008
3 The Host Stephenie Meyer Hardcover Hachette Book Group 5/1/2008
4 The Friday NightKnitting Club Kate Jacobs Trade Paperback Penguin Books 1/1/2008
5 Water for Elephants Sara Gruen Trade Paperback Workman Publishing 5/1/2007
6 The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini Trade Paperback Penguin Books 1/1/2003
7 Playing for Pizza John Grisham Mass Market Paperback Random House 7/1/2008
8 Fearless Fourteen Janet Evanovich Hardcover MacMillan 6/1/2008
9 The Lucky One Nicholas Sparks Hardcover Hachette Book Group 9/1/2008
9 7th Heaven James Patterson Hardcover Hachette Book Group 2/1/2008
Source: Nielsen