(This week/Last week)
1. (1) Best Friends, Martha Moody (Riverhead Books; $26.95) Author's first novel tracks friends through college and their subsequent lives.
2. () Bitterroot, James Lee Burke (Simon & Schuster; $25) Ex-Texas ranger is sucked into a maelstrom of murder and mystery out of loyalty to an old friend.
3. () American Gods, Neil Gaiman (William Morrow; $26) Psychedelic road trip both dark and humorous.
4. () Seven Up, Janet Evanovich (St. Martin's Press; $24.95) Most recent in the Stephanie Plum series.
5. (3) The Girl with a Pearl Earring, Tracy Chevalier (Plume; $12) Novel uses Vermeer's portrait as a starting point.
6. (2) P is for Peril, Sue Grafton (Putnam Publishing Group; $26.95) Latest in the alphabetical sleuthing series is a prequel to more recent Kinsey Millhone stories.
7. () Julie and Romeo, Jeanne Ray (Onyx Books; $6.99) Shakespeare inspired romp flips the script by making the star-crossed lovers adult professionals.
8. (6) Circle of Three, Patricia Gaffney (Harper Mass Market Paperbacks; $7.50) Author depicts circle of female friendships.
9. () Bee Season, Myla Goldberg (Doubleday; $22.95) Family life changes when one member's fortunes change.
10.() Cane River, Lalita Tademy (Warner Books, $24.95) Survival through the generations of a matriarchal black family.