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1) Thief of Time, Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins) 2 5
2) The Skies of Pern, Anne McCaffrey (Del Rey) 2 1
3) Otherland: Sea of Silver Light, Tad Williams (DAW) 2 2
4) Priestess of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley & Diana L. Paxson (Viking) 1 -
5) March Upcountry, David Weber & John Ringo (Baen) 1 -
6) Passage, Connie Willis (Bantam Spectra) 1 -
7) Winter's Heart, Robert Jordan (Tor) 7 8
8) Tales from Earthsea, Ursula K. Le Guin (Harcourt) 2 7
9) The Ring of Five Dragons, Eric Van Lustbader (Tor) 1 -
10) Ascendance, R.A. Salvatore (Del Rey) 1 -
1) Callahan's Key, Spider Robinson (Bantam Spectra) 1 -
2) Magi'i of Cyador, L.E. Modessit, Jr. (Tor) 1 -
3) Soldiers, John Dalmas (Baen) 1 -
4) Inversions, Iain M. Banks (Pocket) 1 -
5) Eater, Gregory Benford (Eos) 1 -
6) The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien (Del Rey) 7 6
7) Corsair, Chris Bunch (Warner Aspect) 1 -
8) The Fellowship of the Ring, J.R.R. Tolkien (Del Rey) 3 9
*) Midnight Falcon, David Gemmell (Del Rey) 1 -
10) The Fifth Elephant, Terry Pratchett (HarperTorch) 2 1
1) The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley (Del Rey) 56 1
2) The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin) 8 -
3) The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin) 6 3
4) The Best Military SF of the 20th Century, Harry Turtledove & Martin H. Greenberg, eds.(Del Rey) 1 -
5) The Hobbit/The Lord of the Rings (Boxed), J.R.R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin) 1 -
1) Star Wars: Rogue Planet, Greg Bear (Del Rey) 1 -
2) Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Avatar, Book One, S.D. Perry (Pocket) 1 -
3) Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Avatar, Book Two, S.D. Perry (Pocket) 1 -
4) Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: Edge of Victory I: Conquest, Greg Keyes (Del Rey) 2 1
5) Buffy, the Vampire Slayer: Unseen: The Burning, Nancy Holder & Jeff Mariotte (Pocket) 1 -
1) DragonLance: Dragons of a Lost Star, Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman (Wizards of the Coast) 2 1
2) DragonLance: The Inheritance, Nancy Varian Berberick (Wizards of the Coast) 1 -
3) Forgotten Realms: Death of the Dragon, Ed Greenwood & Troy Denning (Wizards of the Coast) 1 -
4) Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Dave Stern (Pocket) 1 -
5) DragonLance: Dragons of a Fallen Sun, Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman (Wizards of the Coast) 9 3

Thief of Time had a solid lead in the hardcover category this month. There was no new runner-up. We had 83 nominees,up from 77 last month.

Callahan's Key topped the paperback list, with Magi'i of Cyador not far behind. New runner-up: Quincey Morris, Vampire by P.N. Elrod (Baen). Nominees: 109, up from 104.

The Mists of Avalon headed the trade paperback list for the third month straight. There was no new runner-up. Nominees: 65, one more than last month.

Star Wars: Rogue Planet led media-related titles. Nominees: 27, one more than last month.

DragonLance: Dragons of a Lost Star topped the gaming-related category for the second month straight. Nominees: 31, up from 24.

Compiled with data from: Adventures in Crime & Space (TX), (USA), Barnes & Noble/B. Dalton (USA), Basilisk Dreams (Canada), The Booksmith (CA), Borders Bookstores (USA), 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), Science Fiction & Mystery Bookshop (GA), Toadstool (2 in NH), Totem Bookshop (WA), Uncle Hugo's (MN), Waldenbooks/BGI (USA), White Dwarf (Canada). Data period: May 2001.

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