Here’s what YOU are reading this week!

According to The New York Times best sellers lists, this week’s top graphic novel is — surprise! — Twilight by Stephenie Meyer and Young C. Kim. From all the reports I’ve seen, it’s absolutely flying off the shelves.

Also noteworthy this week is that both The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan and Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver are in their third weeks on the list.

Do any of the books listed surprise you? Anything you think shouldn’t be on there, or a favorite that should? Predictions?

CHAPTER BOOKS

This Week   Weeks on List
1 THE HUNGER GAMES, by Suzanne Collins. (Scholastic, $17.99.) In a dystopian future, a girl fights for survival on live TV. (Ages 12 and up) 80
2 CATCHING FIRE, by Suzanne Collins. (Scholastic, $17.99.) The “Hunger Games” continue. (Ages 12 and up) 29
3 PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS (THE ULTIMATE GUIDE), by Mary-Jane Knight. Designed by Philip Chidlow. (Disney-Hyperion, $12.99.) Gods, beasts and tips for children with an immortal parent, based on Rick Riordan’s series. (Ages 10 and up) 9
4 ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Camille Rose Garcia. (Collins Design/HarperCollins, $16.99.) Down the rabbit-hole again, with new illustrations. (Ages 9 to 12) 7
5 FALLEN, by Lauren Kate. (Delacorte, $17.99.) Thwarted love among misfits at a boarding school in Savannah, Ga. (Ages 12 and up) 15
6 BEFORE I FALL, by Lauren Oliver. (Harper/HarperCollins, $17.99.) Last kisses, death and second chances await a teenager one fateful Friday. (Ages 14 and up) 3
7 SWEET LITTLE LIES, by Lauren Conrad. (Harper/HarperCollins, $17.99.) The heroines of “L.A. Candy” in a new Hollywood story. (Ages 14 and up) 7
8 WITCH AND WIZARD, by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet. (Little, Brown, $17.99.) One of each, sister and brother, flex their newfound powers. (Ages 12 and up) 13
9 SHIVER, by Maggie Stiefvater. (Scholastic Press/Scholastic, $17.99.) Love among the lupine. (Ages 12 and up) 31
10 THE BATBOY, by Mike Lupica. (Philomel, $17.99.) A young baseball fan uses the perfect summer job to cement relationships. (Ages 9 to 12) 2
 
PAPERBACK BOOKS
This Week   Weeks on List
1 FANCY NANCY’S ELEGANT EASTER, by Jane O’Connor and Carolyn Bracken. Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser. (HarperFestival, $6.99.) Bunnies, flowers, eggs and a soupçon of French. (Ages 4 to 8) 2
2 THE BOOK THIEF, by Markus Zusak. (Knopf, $11.99.) A girl saves books from Nazi burning. Excerpt (Ages 14 and up) 132
3 L.A. CANDY, by Lauren Conrad. (HarperCollins, $9.99.) Excitement in TV land by one who has been there. (Ages 14 and up) 11
4 DARK VISIONS, by L. J. Smith. (Simon Pulse, $9.99.) A school for psychic teens. (Ages 14 and up) 28
5 THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY OF A PART-TIME INDIAN, by Sherman Alexie. Illustrated by Ellen Forney. (Little, Brown, $8.99.) A young boy leaves his reservation for an all-white school. (Ages 12 and up) 49
6 THREE CUPS OF TEA: YOUNG READERS EDITION, by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin. (Puffin, $8.99.) A former climber builds schools in Pakistani and Afghan villages. (Ages 9 to 12) 60
7 THIRST NO. 1, by Christopher Pike. (Simon Pulse, $9.99.) A reissue of “The Last Vampire” (1994), “Black Blood” (1994) and “Red Dice” (1995). (Ages 14 and up) 33
8 THIRST NO. 2: PHANTOM, EVIL THIRST, CREATURES OF FOREVER, by Christopher Pike. (Simon Pulse, $9.99.) A girl struggles with her dreamed-of transition from undead to mortal. (Ages 14 and up) 11
9 THE FOREST OF HANDS AND TEETH, by Carrie Ryan. (Delacorte, $9.99.) No place is safe in a poorly gated community encircled by hungry zombies. (Ages 14 and up) 3
10 THE UNDERNEATH, by Kathi Appelt. Illustrated by David Small. (Atheneum, $7.99.) In a tough neighborhood, a dog and cat form a family. (Ages 9 to 12)

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