New York Times Mass Market Paperback Fiction Best Sellers 2008 Complete List Page 1

There are 168 books in the New York Times Mass Market Paperback Fiction Best Sellers 2008 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 1 to 30.

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1. Dead Until Dark

Weeks on the list: 13

by: Charlaine Harris
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A psychic cocktail waitress in small-town Louisiana falls in love with a bad-boy vampire.

2. Living Dead In Dallas

Weeks on the list: 13

by: Charlaine Harris
Release date: Jan 01, 2002
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A vampire asks the psychic waitress Sookie Stackhouse to track down one of his missing companions.

3. Nights In Rodanthe

Weeks on the list: 12

by: Nicholas Sparks
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Romance ignites between a middle-aged man and woman at an inn in North Carolina.

4. Double Cross

Weeks on the list: 11

by: James Patterson
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Alex Cross and his new girlfriend, a police detective, confront a boastful Washington killer.

5. Playing For Pizza

Weeks on the list: 10

by: John Grisham
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
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An American third-string quarterback joins the Italian National Football League’s Parma Panthers.

6. Club Dead

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Charlaine Harris
Release date: Jan 01, 2003
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Sookie Stackhouse’s vampire boyfriend has been kidnapped, and she has to go to Jackson, Miss., to try to rescue him with the help of an undead Elvis.

7. Step On A Crack

Weeks on the list: 9

by: James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
Release date: Jun 01, 2008
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A detective raising 10 children alone must rescue 34 high-level hostages.

8. The Judas Strain

Weeks on the list: 9

by: James Rollins
Release date: May 27, 2008
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Sigma Force operatives trained in science investigate the re-emergence of an ancient plague.

9. You’Ve Been Warned

Weeks on the list: 8

by: James Patterson and Howard Roughan
Release date: Aug 01, 2008
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An aspiring photographer working as a nanny has terrible visions.

10. The Darkest Evening Of The Year

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Dean Koontz
Release date: Jan 01, 2007
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A woman who rescues golden retrievers and one special dog are shadowed by an evil stranger.

11. Duma Key

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Stephen King
Release date: Oct 21, 2008
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A Minnesota contractor moves to Florida to recover from an injury and starts creating paintings with eerie powers.

12. The Good Guy

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Dean R Koontz
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
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An ordinary man finds himself at the center of a murder plot.

13. Lean Mean Thirteen

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Janet Evanovich
Release date: Jun 17, 2008
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The New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum becomes a suspect when her ex-husband disappears.

14. Stone Cold

Weeks on the list: 7

by: David Baldacci
Release date: Sep 01, 2008
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Members of Washington’s Camel Club are being stalked to prevent them from uncovering government secrets.

15. Book Of The Dead

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Patricia Cornwell
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
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The forensic pathologist Kay Scarpetta opens a private practice in Charleston, S.C.

16. Dead To The World

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Charlaine Harris
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Sookie Stackhouse’s vampire boyfriend has traveled to Peru, leaving her to deal with his amnesiac boss and her own missing brother.

17. First Impressions

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Nora Roberts
Release date: Sep 23, 2008
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A businessman hoping to escape women is beguiled by his sassy neighbor; a reissue of a 1984 story, along with “Blithe Images,” a story from 1982.

18. The Secret Servant

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Daniel Silva
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
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Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and an occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, uncovers a Russian arms sales plot.

19. High Noon

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Nora Roberts
Release date: Jan 01, 2007
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A hostage negotiator must face down her unknown stalker.

20. Double Take

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Catherine Coulter
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
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Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock — F.B.I. agents as well as husband and wife — join with a San Francisco colleague to solve a murder and find a missing woman.

21. Play Dirty

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Sandra Brown
Release date: Jul 01, 2008
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A fallen football star agrees to secretly father a child for a woman and her wealthy paraplegic husband.

22. Dark Of The Moon

Weeks on the list: 6

by: John Sandford
Release date: Sep 30, 2008
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Virgil Flowers, a character from “Invisible Prey,” investigates three murders in a small Minnesota town.

23. The Chase

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Clive Cussler
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
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In the early 20th century, a detective tracks a killer all over the West.

24. The Hollow

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Nora Roberts
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
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Book 2 in the Sign of Seven trilogy

25. Return To Summerhouse

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Jude Deveraux
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Three women visit a house in Maine, where the mystical Madame Zoya might help them rewrite their pasts.

26. The Navigator

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Clive Cussler with Paul Kemprecos
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
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Kurt Austin and his team track down a stolen Phoenician statue.

27. The Wheel Of Darkness

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
Release date: Jul 01, 2008
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The F.B.I. agent Aloysius Pendergast helps recover a stolen Tibetan relic that has evil powers.

28. Bones To Ashes

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Kathy Reichs
Release date: Jun 24, 2008
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The forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan investigates a decades-old mystery after the discovery of a skeleton in the Acadia region of Canada.

29. Someday Soon

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Debbie Macomber
Release date: Oct 13, 2009
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A widow and a mercenary fall in love; a reissue of a 1995 book.

30. The Manning Brides

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Debbie Macomber
Release date: Aug 01, 2008
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A reprint of two stories from 1992, “Marriage of Inconvenience” and “Stand-In Wife.”

Last updated on November 22, 2021