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BEST SELLERS

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FICTION

1. Star Wars Revenge of the Sith by Matthew Stover (Del Rey/LucasBooks, $25.95). The "Star Wars" saga comes full circle.

2. The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd (Viking, $24.95). A middle-aged woman's stifled dreams and desires take shape on Egret Island.

3. No Place Like Home Mary Higgins Clark (Simon & Schuster, $25.95). Deadly secrets from the past come to haunt the present in New Jersey.

4. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown (Doubleday, $24.95). Ciphers and riddles impede a symbologist's hunt for the Holy Grail.

5. Ya-Yas in Bloom by Rebecca Wells (HarperCollins, 24.95). Follow-up to "The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood."

6. Saturday by Ian McEwan (Doubleday/Talese, $26). A flaming plane is a harbinger of danger and change for an introspective neurosurgeon.

7. Honeymoon by James Patterson, Howard Roughan (Little, Brown, $27.95). America's Number 1 thriller writer returns.

8. With No One as Witness by Elizabeth George (HarperCollins, $26.95). British police procedural about the murders of four youths.

9. The Broker by John Grisham (Doubleday, $27.95). Director of the CIA convinces a lame duck president to pardon a broker, who becomes an open target.

10. The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom (Hyperion, $19.95). The afterlife is explained to a recently deceased man by five people.

NONFICTION

1. The Purpose-Driven Life by Rick Warren (Zondervan, $19). Pastor applies his highly successful "purpose-driven" framework to individual experience.

2. The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century by Thomas L. Friedman (Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, $27.50). Futurist's argument about why the world is "flat," based on lowered trade and poliltical barriers.

3. Winning By Jack Welch and Suzy Welch (HarperBusiness, $27.95). Answers to difficult, important questions people face on and off the job.

4. My Life So Far by Jane Fonda (Random House, $26.95). Actress looks back on her life with insight and regret.

5. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown, $25.95). A campaign for snap judgments and mind reading.

6. Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential by Joel Osteen (Warner Faith, $19.95). Houston megachurch pastor explains name-it-and-claim-it theology.

7. Star Wars Revenge of the Sith: The Visual Dictionary by James Luceno, Robert E. Barnes, John Goodson, Alexander Ivanov (DK Children, $19.99). Explanations of every important character, creature and feature in the Star Wars prequel.

8. French Women Don't Get Fat: The Secret of Eating for Pleasure by Mireille Guiliano (Knopf, $22). CEO of Veuve Clicquot offers a concept of sensible pleasures.

9. The South Beach Diet by Arthur Agatson, M.D. (Rodale, $24.95). Popular guide to low-carb eating.

10. The 3-Hour Diet: How Low-Carb Diets Make You Fat and Timing Makes You Thin by Jorge Cruise (HarperResource, $24.95). Losing weight isn't about what you eat, it's about when you eat.

-- Publishers Weekly