Fiction

1. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen ($13.95)

2. The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon ($15.95)

3. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho ($13.95)

4. Divisadero by Michael Ondaatje ($13.95)

5. Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones ($12)

6. No One Belongs Here More Than You by Miranda July ($14)

7. The Shack by William P. Young ($14.99)

8. The Road by Cormac McCarthy ($14.95)

9. Loving Frank by Nancy Horan ($14)

10. Rant by Chuck Palahniuk ($13.95)

Nonfiction

1. A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle ($14)

2. Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin ($15)

3. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert ($15)

4. The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle ($14)

5. The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama ($14.95)

6. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver with Steven L.

Hopp and Camille Kingsolver ($14.95)

7. Marley & Me by Josh Grogan ($13.95)

8. The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz ($12.95)

9. I Feel Bad About My Neck by Nora Ephron ($12.95)

10. Wonderful Tonight by Pattie Boyd with Penny Junor ($14.95)

Rankings are based on a Times poll of Southland bookstores.