New York Times Mass Market Paperback Fiction Best Sellers 2010 Complete List Page 1

There are 277 books in the New York Times Mass Market Paperback Fiction Best Sellers 2010 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 1 to 30.

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1. The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Weeks on the list: 39

by: Stieg Larsson
Release date: Sep 16, 2008
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A hacker and a journalist investigate the disappearance of a Swedish heiress 40 years earlier; the first volume in the Millennium trilogy.

2. The Girl Who Played With Fire

Weeks on the list: 38

by: Stieg Larsson
Release date: Jul 28, 2009
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In the second volume of the Millennium trilogy, a Swedish hacker becomes a murder suspect.

3. The Last Song

Weeks on the list: 24

by: Nicholas Sparks
Release date: Sep 08, 2009
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A 17-year-old girl spends the summer with her divorced father in North Carolina and finds many kinds of love.

4. Dead And Gone

Weeks on the list: 21

by: Charlaine Harris
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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Sookie Stackhouse searches for the killer of a werepanther.

5. Dear John

Weeks on the list: 20

by: Nicholas Sparks
Release date: Aug 07, 2007
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An unlikely romance between a soldier and an idealistic young woman is tested after 9/11.

6. The Lovely Bones

Weeks on the list: 14

by: Alice Sebold
Release date: Apr 20, 2004
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A girl looks down from heaven as she describes the aftermath of her murder.

7. Ford County

Weeks on the list: 13

by: John Grisham
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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Stories set in rural Mississippi.

8. First Family

Weeks on the list: 11

by: David Baldacci
Release date: Apr 21, 2009
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Former Secret Service agents, now P.I.’s, search for a child abducted from a party at Camp David.

9. I, Alex Cross

Weeks on the list: 11

by: James Patterson
Release date: Oct 01, 2010
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Tracking the murderer of a relative, Alex Cross discovers a wild Washington scene with explosive secrets.

10. Pirate Latitudes

Weeks on the list: 11

by: Michael Crichton
Release date: Nov 24, 2009
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In the 17th-century Caribbean, a British pirate attacks a Spanish galleon; this manuscript was found in Crichton’s files after his death in 2008.

11. 61 Hours

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Lee Child
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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Jack Reacher helps the police in a small South Dakota town protect a witness in a drug trial.

12. Run For Your Life

Weeks on the list: 9

by: James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
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A detective raising 10 children alone must stop a killer who has targeted New York’s rich and powerful.

13. The Scarecrow

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Michael Connelly
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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A Los Angeles Times reporter tracks a devious killer.

14. Play Dead

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Harlan Coben
Release date: Sep 28, 2010
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Tragedy befalls a young celebrity couple on their honeymoon; Coben’s first novel, originally published in 1990.

15. True Blue

Weeks on the list: 9

by: David Baldacci
Release date: Oct 27, 2009
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An ex-cop in Washington struggles to clear her name.

16. Shutter Island

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Dennis Lehane
Release date: Aug 25, 2009
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A United States marshal hunts for a beautiful patient escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane on an island in Boston’s outer harbor.

17. Charlie St. Cloud

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Ben Sherwood
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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Years after a man survives a car crash that kills his brother, their bond endures; originally published as “The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud.”

18. The Lucky One

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Nicholas Sparks
Release date: Sep 30, 2008
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A Marine returning home sets out to track down the woman whose photo he found in Iraq.

19. Long Lost

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Harlan Coben
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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As Myron Bolitar helps an ex-lover who has become a suspect in her husband’s death, they search for her daughter.

20. Just Take My Heart

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Mary Higgins Clark
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A detective who has had a heart transplant discovers that her life is at risk when she tries a murder case.

21. Black Hills

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Nora Roberts
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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A South Dakota wildlife biologist and an ex-cop, childhood sweethearts, reunite to pursue a serial killer.

22. The Devil’S Punchbowl

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Greg Iles
Release date: Jul 07, 2009
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The mayor of Natchez, Miss., pursues a killer who opposes his attempt to clean up riverboat gambling.

23. Spartan Gold

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Clive Cussler with Grant Blackwood
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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Husband-and-wife treasure hunters search for bottles of wine from Napoleon’s “lost cellar.”

24. Rough Country

Weeks on the list: 8

by: John Sandford
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Virgil Flowers investigates a string of murders at a Minnesota resort for women.

25. The Scarpetta Factor

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Patricia Cornwell
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Apparent threats on Kay Scarpetta’s life make her hesitate when a TV producer wants her to star in a show.

26. The Lost Symbol

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Dan Brown
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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The Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon among the Masons.

27. The Associate

Weeks on the list: 8

by: John Grisham
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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An idealistic law-school graduate is forced to take a job at a large, brutalizing law firm.

28. Finger Lickin’ Fifteen

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Janet Evanovich
Release date: Jun 23, 2009
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The bounty hunter Stephanie Plum hunts a celebrity chef’s killer.

29. Christmas In Cedar Cove

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Debbie Macomber
Release date: Oct 26, 2010
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A reissue of a novella, “5-B Poppy Lane,” and a novel, “A Cedar Cove Christmas.”

30. Nine Dragons

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Michael Connelly
Release date: Oct 13, 2009
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The Los Angeles detective Harry Bosch fights crime at home and in Hong Kong.

Last updated on November 22, 2021