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Best-selling author Catherine Coulter's AOL screen name is readmoi. This week legions of her fans said, ''D'accord!'' Her latest thriller, Blindside, in which married FBI agents Lacey Sherlock and Dillon Savich investigate a kidnapping in Tennessee, debuts at No. 3 in fiction.

FICTION WEEKS ON LIST

1 HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX J.K. Rowling, Scholastic, $29.99 7 2 THE DA VINCI CODE Dan Brown, Doubleday, $24.95 20 3 BLINDSIDE Catherine Coulter, Putnam, $25.95 1 4 NAKED EMPIRE Terry Goodkind, Tor, $29.95 2 5 TO THE NINES Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's, $25.95 3 6 THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Lauren Weisberger, Doubleday, $21.95 16 7 A PLACE OF HIDING Elizabeth George, Bantam, $26.95 1 8 TRADING UP Candace Bushnell, Hyperion, $24.95 5 9 THE LOVELY BONES Alice Sebold, Little, Brown, $21.95 57 10 THE LAKE HOUSE James Patterson, Little, Brown, $27.95 8

NONFICTION WEEKS ON LIST

1 THE SOUTH BEACH DIET Arthur Agatston, M.D., Rodale, $24.95 17 2 THE ESSENTIAL 55: AN AWARD-WINNING EDUCATOR'S RULES FOR DISCOVERING THE SUCCESSFUL STUDENT IN EVERY CHILD Ron Clark, Hyperion, $19.95 6 3 KATE REMEMBERED A. Scott Berg, Putnam, $25.95 4 4 UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN: A STORY OF VIOLENT FAITH Jon Krakauer, Doubleday, $26 3 5 BENJAMIN FRANKLIN: AN AMERICAN LIFE Walter Isaacson, Simon & Schuster, $30 5 6 LIVING HISTORY Hillary Rodham Clinton, Simon & Schuster, $28 8 7 THE PURPOSE-DRIVEN LIFE Rick Warren, Zondervan, $19.99 27 8 TREASON: LIBERAL TREACHERY FROM THE COLD WAR TO THE WAR ON TERRORISM Ann Coulter, Crown, $26.95 6 9 SEABISCUIT: AN AMERICAN LEGEND, SPECIAL ILLUSTRATED COLLECTOR'S EDITION Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $29.95 2 10 THE KENNEDY CURSE Edward Klein, St. Martin's, $24.95 4

SOURCE: PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, WEEK OF JULY 28-AUG. 3, 2003

NEW IN PAPERBACK

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NEW IN PAPERBACK

LULLABY Chuck Palahniuk (Anchor, $13.95) The Fight Clubber's scary novel is about a ''culling song'' -- give it a listen, and it'll knock you dead as disco.

READY, STEADY, GO!: THE SMASHING RISE AND GIDDY FALL OF SWINGING LONDON Shawn Levy (Broadway, $14.95) Levy's energetic pop history -- featuring the Stones, Vidal Sassoon, Twiggy, Michael Caine, and Carnaby Street -- animates the groovy Austin Powers era of Brit history.

BLESSINGS Anna Quindlen (Random House, $13.95) Quindlen's well-tuned novel measures the fallout after someone leaves a baby on a doorstep.

Originally posted Aug 22, 2003 Published in issue #724-725 Aug 22, 2003 Order article reprints
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