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1) A Caress of Twilight, Laurell K. Hamilton (Ballantine) 2 3
2) When the Devil Dances, John Ringo (Baen) 2 10
3) The Gates of Sleep, Mercedes Lackey (DAW) 1 -
4) The Years of Rice and Salt, Kim Stanley Robinson (Bantam) 2 1
5) Diplomatic Immunity, Lois McMaster Bujold (Baen) 1 -
6) Kushiel's Chosen, Jacqueline Carey (Tor) 1 -
7) The Pillars of Creation, Terry Goodkind (Tor) 6 4
8) Stormrider, David Gemmell (Del Rey) 1 -
9) The Tyrant, Eric Flint & David Drake (Baen) 1 -
10) The Shiva Option, David Weber & Steve White (Baen) 3 2
1) Angry Lead Skies, Glen Cook (Roc) 1 -
2) Gust Front, John Ringo (Baen) 1 -
3) The Two Towers, J.R.R. Tolkien (Del Rey) 6 9
4) Enchanter, Sara Douglass (Tor) 1 -
5) The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien (Del Rey) 18 5
6) The Return of the King, J.R.R. Tolkien (Del Rey) 5 -
7) Winter's Heart, Robert Jordan (Tor) 4 6
8) Otherland: Sea of Silver Light, Tad Williams (DAW) 1 -
9) The Fellowship of the Ring, J.R.R. Tolkien (Del Rey) 14 10
10) Warchild, Karin Lowachee (Warner Aspect) 1 -
1) The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin) 19 4
2) The Fellowship of the Ring, J.R.R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin) 7 5
3) The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin) 16 1
4) Jenna Starborn, Sharon Shinn (Ace) 1 -
5) The Two Towers, J.R.R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin) 5 2
1) Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: Rebel Dream, Aaron Allston (Del Rey) 2 1
2) Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones, R.A. Salvatore (Del Rey) 1 -
3) Spider-Man, Peter David (Del Rey) 2 3
4) Star Trek, the Next Generation: The Battle of Betazed, Charlotte Douglas & Susan Kearney (Pocket) 1 -
5) Star Trek: The Eugenics Wars: The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh, Volume One, Greg Cox (Pocket) 1 -
1) BattleTech: Storms of Fate, Loren L. Coleman (Roc) 1 -
2) DragonLance: Dragons of a Lost Star, Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman (Wizards of the Coast) 6 1
3) Forgotten Realms: Realms of Shadow, Lizz Baldwin, ed. (Wizards of the Coast) 1 -
4) DragonLance: Betrayal, Jean Rabe (Wizards of the Coast) 1 -
5) Diablo #2: The Black Road, Mel Odom (Pocket) 1 -

A Caress of Twilight had a solid lead in the hardcover category. Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore (Morrow) was the new runner-up. We had 67 nominees, well down from 83 last month.

Angry Lead Skies headed the paperback list by a substantial margin. New runner-up: Robert Doherty's Area 51: Excalibur (Dell). Nominees: 78, down from 96.

Tolkien titles continue to dominate trade paperbacks, with The Lord of the Rings and The Fellowship of the Ring taking the top two spots by a solid margin. Nebula Awards Showcase 2002 edited by Kim Stanley Robinson (Roc) was the new runner-up. Nominees: 50, down from 60.

Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: Rebel Dream had no close competition in the media-related category for the second month straight. Nominees: 34, up from 29.

BattleTech: Storms of Fate led gaming-related titles by a strong margin. Nominees: 27, down from 35.

Compiled with data from: (USA), Barnes & Noble/B. Dalton (USA), Basilisk Dreams (Canada), Borders Bookstores (USA), Heroes & Dragons (CO), Lone Star (TX), Midtown Comics (NY), Musicland Group (MN), Mysterious Galaxy (CA), John W. Rollins, Bookseller (MI), The Stars Our Destination (IL), Toadstool (2 in NH), Totem Bookshop (WA), Uncle Hugo's (MN), Waldenbooks/BGI (USA), White Dwarf (Canada). Data period: April 2002.

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