new york times bestseller list july 5
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1 FINGER LICKIN’ FIFTEEN, by Janet Evanovich. (St. Martin’s, $27.95.) The
bounty hunter Stephanie Plum hunts a celebrity chef’s killer.
2 THE DOOMSDAY KEY, by James Rollins. (Morrow/HarperCollins, $27.99.)
Sigma Force operatives attempt to solve an ancient mystery that has deadly
3 KNOCKOUT, by Catherine Coulter. (Putnam, $26.95.) Dillon Savich and Lacey
Sherlock — F.B.I. agents as well as husband and wife — try to protect a 7-
year-old with psychic powers from her exploitive criminal uncle.
4 OMEN, by Christie Golden. (Del Rey/Ballantine, $27.) Luke Skywalker
confronts a crisis in the Jedi order; a "Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi" book.
5 THE ANGEL'S GAME, by Carlos Ruiz Zafón. (Doubleday, $26.95.) A
Barcelona writer accepts a sinister commission.
6 THE BOURNE DECEPTION, by Eric Van Lustbader. (Grand Central, $27.99.)
Robert Ludlum’s character Jason Bourne helps to avert a possible world war.
7 RELENTLESS, by Dean Koontz. (Bantam, $27.) A writer is pursued by a
8 THE PHYSICK BOOK OF DELIVERANCE DANE, by Katherine Howe. (Voice,
$25.99.) A graduate student is caught up in her research on a healer accused
of witchcraft in Salem.
9 SHANGHAI GIRLS, by Lisa See. (Random House, $25.) Two Chinese sisters
in the 1930s are sold as wives to men from California, and leave their war-torn
country to join them.
10 MEDUSA, by Clive Cussler and Paul Kemprecos. (Putnam, $27.95.) In the
eighth NUMA Files novel, Kurt Austin and his team confront a Chinese crime
syndicate and a deadly virus.
11 THE SCARECROW, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) A Los
Angeles Times reporter tracks a devious killer.
12 THE HELP, by Kathryn Stockett. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam, $24.95.) A young white
woman and two black maids in 1960s Mississippi.
13 THE FIXER UPPER, by Mary Kay Andrews. (Harper/HarperCollins, $25.99.) An
unemployed Washingon lobbyist helps restore a family home in small-town
14 DEAD AND GONE, by Charlaine Harris. (Ace, $25.95.) Sookie Stackhouse
searches for the killer of a werepanther.
15 THE HOST, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) Aliens have taken
control of the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won’t