1. "Blood Noir," by Laurell K. Hamilton (Berkley, $25.95). Resourceful vampire hunter Anita Blake is involved in a scandal that threatens the master vampire Jean-Claude's power.
2. "The Host," by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown, $25.99). Aliens have taken control of the minds of most humans, but one woman won't surrender.
3. "Odd Hours," by Dean Koontz (Bantam, $27). Odd Thomas, who can communicate with the dead, confronts evil forces in a California coastal town.
4. "Love the One You're With," by Emily Giffin (St. Martin's, $24.95). A woman's happy marriage is shaken when she encounters an old boyfriend.
5. "Sundays at Tiffany's," by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet (Little, Brown, $24.99). A woman finds an unexpected love.
1. "What Happened," by Scott McClellan (PublicAffairs, $27.95). A former White House press secretary in the current Bush administration regrets that "I allowed myself to be deceived" by top officials.
2. "Audition," by Barbara Walters (Knopf, $29.95). A personal and professional memoir of the veteran television journalist.
3. "Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea," by Chelsea Handler (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $24.95). Humorous personal essays from the stand-up comedian.
4. "The Post-American World," by Fareed Zakaria (Norton, $25.95). The rise of China and India and the global distribution of power.
5. "Stolen Innocence," by Elissa Wall with Lisa Pulitzer (Morrow, $25.95). The star witness against the polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs describes how he forced her to marry her first cousin when she was 14.