WALL STREET JOURNAL BEST SELLING BOOKS

FICTION

1. ``The Street Lawyer'' by John Grisham (Doubleday)

2. ``Paradise'' by Toni Morrison (Knopf)

3. ``Cold Mountain'' by Charles Frazier (Atlantic Monthly)

4. ``The Cat Who Sang for the Birds'' by Lilian Jackson Braun (Putnam)

5. ``Fear Nothing'' by Dean Koontz (Bantam)

6. ``Black and Blue'' by Anna Quindlen (Random House)

7. ``Memoirs of a Geisha'' by Arthur Golden (Knopf)

8. ``The Winner'' by David Baldacci (Warner)

9. ``The Investigators'' by W.E.B. Griffin (Putnam)

10. ``A Certain Justice'' by P.D. James (Knopf)

11. ``Cat & Mouse'' by James Patterson (Little, Brown)

12. ``Cuba Libre'' by Elmore Leonard (Delacorte)

13. ``Rogue Warrior: Seal Force Alpha'' by Richard Marcinko and John Weisman (Pocket)

14. ``Numbered Account'' by Christopher Reich (Delacorte)

15. ``The Masterharper of Pern'' by Anne McCaffrey (Del Rey/Ballantine)

NONFICTION/GENERAL

1. ``Simple Abundance'' by Sarah Ban Breathnach (Warner)

2. ``Talking to Heaven'' by James Van Praagh (Dutton)

3. ``The Millionaire Next Door'' by T. Stanley and W. Danko (Longstreet Press)

4. ``Angela's Ashes'' by Frank McCourt (Scribner)

5. ``Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil'' by John Berendt (Random House)

6. ``Men Are From Mars ...'' by John Gray (HarperCollins)

7. ``Don't Worry, Make Money'' by Richard Carlson (Hyperion)

8. ``Tuesdays With Morrie'' by Mitch Albom (Doubleday)

9. ``Death of a Princess'' by Thomas Sancton and Scott MacLeod (St. Martin's)

10. ``Jackie After Jack'' by Christopher Andersen (Morrow)

11. ``The Long Hard Road Out of Hell'' by Marilyn Manson (ReganBooks)

12. ``Conversations With God: Book 1'' by Neale Donald Walsch (Putnam)

13. ``Into Thin Air'' by Jon Krakauer (Villard)

14. ``The Perfect Storm'' by Sebastian Junger (Norton)

15. ``Make the Connection'' by Bob Greene and Oprah Winfrey (Hyperion)

The Wall Street Journal's list reflects nationwide sales of hardcover books during the week ended last Saturday at more than 2,500 B. Dalton, Barnes & Noble, Bookland, Books-a-Million, Books & Co., Bookstar, Bookstop, Borders, Brentano's, Coles, Coopersmith, Crown, Doubleday, Scribners, Super Crown and Waldenbooks stores.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST SELLING BOOKS

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. ``The Street Lawyer'' by John Grisham (Doubleday)

2. ``Paradise'' by Toni Morrison (Knopf)

3. ``Cold Mountain'' by Charles Frazier (Atlantic Monthly)

4. ``Black and Blue'' by Anna Quindlen (Random House)

5. ``The Cat Who Sang for the Birds'' by Lilian Jackson Braun (Putnam)

6. ``Fear Nothing'' by Dean Koontz (Bantam)

7. ``Memoirs of a Geisha'' by Arthur Golden (Knopf)

8. ``The Winner'' by David Baldacci (Warner)

9. ``A Certain Justice'' by P.D. James (Knopf)

10. ``Cat & Mouse'' by James Patterson (Little, Brown)

11. ``Cuba Libre'' by Elmore Leonard (Delacorte)

12. ``The God of Small Things'' by Arundhati Roy (Random House)

13. ``Birthday Letters'' by Ted Hughes (Farrar Straus & Giroux)

14. ``Numbered Account'' by Christopher Reich (Delacorte)

15. ``The Investigators'' by W.E.B. Griffin (Putnam)

NONFICTION/GENERAL

1. ``Simple Abundance'' by Sarah Ban Breathnach (Warner)

2. ``Talking to Heaven'' by James Van Praagh (Dutton)

3. ``The Millionaire Next Door'' by Thomas Stanley and William Danko (Longstreet)

4. ``Angela's Ashes'' by Frank McCourt (Scribner)

5. ``Tuesdays With Morrie'' by Mitch Albom (Doubleday)

6. ``Into Thin Air'' by Jon Krakauer (Villard)

7. ``The Perfect Storm'' by Sebastian Junger (Norton)

8. ``Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil'' by John Berendt (Random House)

9. ``Don't Worry, Make Money'' by Richard Carlson (Hyperion)

10. ``Death of a Princess: The Investigation'' by Thomas Sancton and Scott MacLeod (St. Martin's)

11. ``Jackie After Jack: Portrait of a Lady'' by Christopher Andersen (Morrow)

12. ``Citizen Soldiers'' by Stephen E. Ambrose (Simon & Schuster)

13. ``Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus'' by John Gray (HarperCollins)

14. ``Conversations With God: Book 1'' by Neale Donald Walsch (Putnam)

15. ``The Long Hard Road Out of Hell'' by Marilyn Manson & Neil Strauss (ReganBooks)

MASS MARKET PAPERBACKS

1. ``The Partner'' by John Grisham (Dell/Island)

2. ``The Ranch'' by Danielle Steel (Dell)

3. ``Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution'' by Robert C. Atkins (Avon)

4. ``Music in the Night'' by V.C. Andrews (Pocket)

5. ``A Night to Remember'' by Walter Lord (Bantam)

6. ``The Notebook'' by Nicholas Sparks (Warner Vision)

7. ``Hornet's Nest'' by Patricia Cornwell (Berkley)

8. ``Small Town Girl'' by LaVyrle Spencer (Jove)

9. ``The Cat Who Tailed a Thief'' by Lilian Jackson Braun (Jove)

10. ``3001: The Final Odyssey'' by Arthur C. Clarke (Del Rey)

11. ``Los Alamos'' Joseph Kanon (Dell/Island)

12. ``Affair'' by Amanda Quick (Bantam)

13. ``Sphere'' by Michael Crichton (Ballantine)

14. ``Critical Judgment'' by Michael Palmer (Bantam)

15. ```M' Is for Malice'' by Sue Grafton (Fawcett Crest)

TRADE PAPERBACKS

1. ``Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ...'' by Richard Carlson (Hyperion)

2. ``James Cameron's Titanic'' by Ed Marsh (HarperPerennial)

3. ``Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul'' by Canfield, Hansen and Kirberger (HCI)

4. ``Under the Tuscan Sun'' by Frances Mayes (Broadway)

5. ``The Color of Water'' by James McBride (Riverhead)

6. ``The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People'' by Stephen Covey (Fireside/S&S)

7. ``The Simpsons: A Complete Guide to Our Favorite Family'' by Matt Groening (HarperPerennial)

8. ``The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998'' by Robert Famighetti (World Almanac Books)

9. ``Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul'' by Canfield, Hansen, Hawthorne and Shimoff (HCI)

10. ``Into the Wild'' by Jon Krahauer (Doubleday/Anchor)

11. ``Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood'' by Rebecca Wells (HarperPerennial)

12. ``A Civil Action'' by Jonathan Harr (Vintage)

13. ``The Titanic: End of a Dream'' by Wyn Craig Wade (Penguin)

14. ``Undaunted Courage'' by Stephen E. Ambrose (S&S/Touchstone)

15. ``A Child Called `It''' by Dave Pelzer (Health Communications)

USA TODAY BEST SELLING BOOKS

Key: F-Fiction; NF-Nonfiction; H-Hardcover; P-Paperback

1. ``The Street Lawyer'' by John Grisham (Doubleday) (H-F)

2. ``Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ...'' by Richard Carlson (Hyperion) (NF-P)

3. ``The Partner'' by John Grisham (Island Books) (F-P)

4. ``Paradise'' by Toni Morrison (Knopf) (F-H)

5. ``Simple Abundance'' by Sarah Ban Breathnach (Warner) (NF-H)

6. ``Talking to Heaven'' by James Van Praagh (Dutton) (NF-H)

7. ``The Notebook'' by Nicholas Sparks (Warner Vision) (F-P)

8. ``Hornet's Nest'' by Patricia Cornwell (Berkley) (F-P)

9. ``Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution'' by Robert C. Atkins (Avon) (NF-P)

10. ``Leonardo: A Scrapbook in Words and Pictures'' by Grace Catalano (Dell) (NF-P)

11. ``Cold Mountain'' by Charles Frazier (Atlantic Monthly) (F-H)

12. ``The Ranch'' by Danielle Steel (Dell) (F-P)

13. ``Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul'' by Canfield, Hansen and Kirberger (HCI) (NF-P)

14. ``The Millionaire Next Door'' by Thomas J. Stanley, William D. Danko (Longstreet Press) (NF-H)

15. ``The Cat Who Sang for the Birds'' by Lilian Jackson Braun (Putnam) (F-H)

16. ``James Cameron's Titanic'' by Ed Marsh (HarperCollins) (NF-P)

17. ``Arthur's Valentine'' by Marc Brown (Little, Brown) (F-P)

18. ``A Night to Remember'' by Walter Lord (Bantam) (NF-P)

19. ``Angela's Ashes'' by Frank McCourt (Scribner) (NF-H)

20. ``Wraith Squadron'' by Aaron Allston (Bantam Spectra) (F-P)

21. ``Don't Worry, Make Money'' by Richard Carlson (Hyperion) (NF-H)

22. ``Affair'' by Amanda Quick (Bantam) (F-P)

23. ``Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil'' by John Berendt (Random House) (NF-H)

24. ``Black and Blue'' by Anna Quindlen (Random House) (F-H)

25. ``Tuesdays With Morrie'' by Mitch Albom (Doubleday) (NF-H)

26. ``Animorphs: The Escape'' by K.A. Applegate (Scholastic) (F-P)

27. ``Fear Nothing'' by Dean Koontz (Bantam) (F-H)

28. ``Clifford's First Valentine's Day'' by Norman Bridwell (Cartwheel) (F-P)

29. ``Sphere'' by Michael Crichton (Ballantine) (F-P)

30. ``101 Nights of Grrreat Sex'' by Laura Corn (Park Avenue) (NF-P)

31. ``Under the Tuscan Sun'' by Frances Mayes (Broadway) (NF-P)

32. ``3001: The Final Odyssey'' by Arthur C. Clarke (Del Rey) (F-P)

33. ``An Angel for Emily'' by Jude Deveraux (Pocket) (F-P)

34. ``Sara's Song'' by Fern Michaels (Zebra) (F-P)

35. ``Windows 95 for Dummies'' by Andy Rathbone (IDG Books) (NF-P)

36. ``The Unlikely Spy'' by Daniel Silva (Fawcett Crest) (F-P)

37. ``Critical Judgment'' by Michael Palmer (Bantam) (F-H)

38. ``Sweetwater'' by Dorothy Garlock (Warner) (F-P)

39. ``What to Expect When You're Expecting'' by Arlene Eisenberg, Heidi Murkoff, Sandee Hathaway (Workman) (NF-P)

40. ``The Color of Water'' by James McBride (Riverhead) (NF-P)

41. ``Tom Clancy's Power Plays: Politika'' by Tom Clancy and Martin Greenberg (Berkley) (F-P)

42. ``The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People'' by Stephen Covey (Fireside/S&S) (NF-P)

43. ``Make the Connection'' by Bob Greene, Oprah Winfrey (Hyperion) (NF-H)

44. ``Barney's Happy Valentine's Day'' by Guy Davis (Barney Publishing) (F-P)

45. ``Conversations With God: Book 1'' by Neale Donald Walsch (Putnam) (NF-H)

46. ``The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998'' by Robert Famighetti (World Almanac Books) (NF-P)

47. ``The Meanest Thing to Say'' by Bill Cosby (Scholastic) (F-P)

48. ``Protein Power'' by Michael R. Eades, Mary Dan Eades (Bantam) (NF)

49. ``The Winner'' by David Baldacci (Warner) (F-H)

50. ``Into Thin Air'' by Jon Krakauer (Villard) (NF-H)

USA Today's list is based on a computer analysis of retail book sales nationwide last week. Included are more than 1 million volumes from approximately 3,000 large-inventory, diverse-content bookstores.

USA Today calculates a list of approximately 250 best-selling books. The first 50 are listed.

Reporting stores include: Brentano's, Crown Books, Davis Kidd Booksellers (Tennessee), Doubleday Book Shops, Hungry Mind Bookstore (St. Paul), Joseph-Beth Booksellers (Lexington, Cincinnati), Ingram Book Co. (reporting retail sales for independent bookstores including Hawley Cooke Booksellers, Louisville, and a sampling of Little Professor Book Centers), Lauriat's and Royal Discount Book Stores, Scribners Bookstores, Tattered Cover Book Store (Denver), Waldenbooks, Waterstone's (Boston), B. Dalton Bookseller, Barnes & Noble Inc, Books-A-Million and Bookland, Books & Co. (Dayton) Borders Books & Music.