(This week/Last week)
1. (2) A Painted House, John Grisham (Dell Island Books; $7.99) A story of sharecroppers set in 1952 rural Arkansas where there's tension between migrant Mexicans and hill people.
2. (3) The Red Tent, Anita Diamant (Picador; $14) New view of Dinah, who appears briefly in the book of Genesis.
3. () The Lions of Lucerne, Brad Thor (Pocket Books;$25) Ex-Navy SEAL turned Secret Service agent must save the president, avenge his slaughtered team and elude enemies disguised as friends.
4. (7) Pendragon, Catherine Coulter (Jove Publications; $7.99) A return visit with the Sherbrooke family finds familiar problems and resolutions.
5. (1) The Jazz Bird, Craig Holden (Simon & Schuster; $25) Locally set tale of bootlegger George Remus and prosecutor Charles Taft and the murder that brought them face to face.
6. () Under Fire, W.E.B. Griffin (Putnam Publishing Group; $26.95) Ninth in the Corps series draws the fictional team inexorably closer to the Korean conflict.
7. () The Cat Who Went Up the Creek, Lillian Jackson Braun (Putnam Publishing Group; $23.95) Qwilleran, Koko, and Yum-yum episode 24.
8. (6) The Cat Who Smelled A Rat, Lillian Jackson Braun (Jove Publications; $6.99) Qwilleran and his cats solve arson and murder.
9. () A Walk to Remember, Nicholas Sparks (Warner Books; $6.99) Shallow cool boy accidentally falls in love with goody-two-shoes girl and finds redemption.
10. () The Hobbit or There and Back Again, J.R.R. Tolkien (Ballantine; $6.99) Prelude to the Rings trilogy.