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1)Shadow Puppets, Orson Scott Card (Tor)21
2)Dune: The Butlerian Jihad, Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson (Tor) 1-
3)The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Morgawr, Terry Brooks (Del Rey)26
4)Coraline, Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins)35
5)The Fifth Sorceress, Robert Newcomb (Del Rey)24
6)War of Honor, David Weber (Baen)1-
7)Roger Zelazny’s The Dawn of Amber, John Gregory Betancourt (ibooks)1-
8)1633, David Weber & Eric Flint (Baen)33
*)Requiem for the Sun, Elizabeth Haydon (Tor)1-
10)The Salmon of Doubt, Douglas Adams (Random House)52
1)Dune: House Corrino, Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson (Bantam Spectra)1-
2)The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Antrax, Terry Brooks (Del Rey)1-
3)Summer Knight, Jim Butcher (Roc)1-
4)The Duke of Uranium, John Barnes (Warner Aspect)1-
5)American Gods, Neil Gaiman (HarperTorch)52
6)Eternity Row, S.L. Viehl (Roc) 1-
7)The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien (Del Rey)226
8)Angelmass, Timothy Zahn (Tor)1-
9)Probability Moon, Nancy Kress (Tor)1-
10)The Forge of Mars, Bruce Balfour (Ace)1-
*)The Two Towers, J.R.R. Tolkien (Del Rey)113
1)The Two Towers, J.R.R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin)73
2)The Last Hero, Terry Pratchett (Eos)1-
3)The Onion Girl, Charles de Lint (Tor)1-
4)Miles Errant, Lois McMaster Bujold (Baen)1-
5)The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin)231
1)Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Mission: Gamma Book One: Twilight, David R. George III (Pocket)23
2)Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: Traitor, Matthew Stover (Del Rey)31
3)Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Mission: Gamma Book Two: This Gray Spirit, Heather Jarman (Pocket)1-
4)Buffy, the Vampire Slayer: These Our Actors, Ashley McConnell & Dori Koogler (Simon Pulse) 1-
5)Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: Enemy Lines II: Rebel Stand, Aaron Allston (Del Rey)52
1)Forgotten Realms: Sea of Swords, R.A. Salvatore (Wizards of the Coast)61
2)BattleTech: Endgame, Loren L. Coleman (Roc)1-
3)DragonLance: Dragons of a Lost Star, Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman (Wizards of the Coast)112
*)Forgotten Realms: Dissolution, Richard Lee Byers (Wizards of the Coast)1-
5)Dungeons & Dragons: Oath of Nerull, T.H. Lain (Wizards of the Coast)1-

Shadow Puppets led the hardcover category for the second month straight, with Dune: The Butlerian Jihad and The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Morgawr just a few points behind. Conrad’s Time Machine by Leo Frankowski (Baen) was the new runner-up. We had 72 nominees, down from 74 last month.

Dune: House Corrino dominated the paperback category by over 100 points. New runner-up: David Farland’s Wizardborn (Tor). Nominees: 89, up from 76.

The Two Towers topped trade paperbacks by a solid margin. New runner-up: Eternal Frontier by James H. Schmitz (Baen). Nominees: 62, up from 54.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Mission: Gamma Book One: Twilight headed media-related titles by a slim margin. Nominees: 35, down from 40.

Forgotten Realms: Sea of Swords had a substantial lead in the gaming-related category for the second month in a row. Nominees: 27, down from 33.

Compiled with data from Barnes & Noble/B. Dalton (USA), Basilisk Dreams (Canada), Dangerous Visions (CA), DreamHaven (MN), Heroes & Dragons (CO), Lone Star (TX), Midtown Comics (NY), Musicland Group (MN), Mysterious Galaxy (CA), Pages for All Ages (IL), Pandemonium Books & Games (MA), John W. Rollins, Bookseller (MI), Saint Mark’s (NY), The Stars Our Destination (IL), Toadstool (2 in NH), Uncle Hugo’s (MN), University Bookstore (WA), Waldenbooks/BGI (USA), White Dwarf (Canada). Data period: September 2002.

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