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1) The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Antrax, Terry Brooks (Del Rey) 1 -
2) American Gods, Neil Gaiman (Morrow) 4 1
3) The Other Wind, Ursula K. Le Guin (Harcourt) 1 -
4) The Curse of Chalion, Lois McMaster Bujold (Eos) 2 2
5) Mistress of the Catacombs, David Drake (Tor) 1 -
6) Black House, Stephen King & Peter Straub (Random House) 1 -
7) Destiny, Elizabeth Haydon (Tor) 2 4
8) Winter's Heart, Robert Jordan (Tor) 10 -
9) Taggerung, Brian Jacques (Philomel) 1 -
10) Mythion Improbable, Robert Asprin (Meisha Merlin) 1 -
1) Dune: House Harkonnen, Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson (Bantam Spectra) 1  
2) The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Ilse Witch, Terry Brooks (Del Rey) 1 -
3) The Truth, Terry Pratchett (HarperTorch) 1 -
4) The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien (Del Rey) 11 1
5) Grave Peril, Jim Butcher (Roc) 1 -
6) The Fellowship of the Ring, J.R.R. Tolkien (Del Rey) 7 2
7) Rats, Bats & Vats, Eric Flint & Dave Freer (Baen) 1 -
8) The Return of the King, J.R.R. Tolkien (Del Rey) 1 -
9) The Wayfarer Redemption, Sara Douglass (Tor) 1 -
10) Here Be Monsters, Christopher Stasheff (Ace) 1 -
*) Sky of Swords, Dave Duncan (Eos) 1 -
1) The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley (Del Rey) 60 1
2) The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin) 12 3
3) The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin) 10 2
4) Mythion Improbable, Robert Asprin (Meisha Merlin) 1 -
5) Cryptonomicon, Neal Stephenson (HarperPerennial) 12 -
1) Star Trek: Gateways, Book Three: Doors into Chaos, Robert Greenberger (Pocket) 1 -
2) Star Trek: Gateways, Book Four: Demons of Air and Darkness, Keith R.A. DeCandido (Pocket) 1 -
3) Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: Edge of Victory II: Rebirth, Greg Keyes (Del Rey) 2 1
4) Angel: Unseen: Long Way Home, Nancy Holder & Jeff Mariotte (Pocket) 1 -
5) Farscape: Dark Side of the Sun, Andrew Dymond (Tor) 1 -
1) Forgotten Realms: Temple Hill, Drew Karpyshyn, (Wizards of the Coast) 1 -
2) BattleTech: Patriots and Tyrants, Loren L. Coleman (Roc) 1 -
3) Forgotten Realms: Servant of the Shard, R.A. Salvatore (Wizards of the Coast) 6 1
4) Legend of the Five Rings: Dragon, Ree Soesbee (Wizards of the Coast) 1 -
5) Warhammer: Vampireslayer, William King (Black Library) 1 -

The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Antrax dominated the hardcover category; American Gods continues to make a good showing. Enchanter by Sara Douglass (Tor) was the new runner-up. We had 82 nominees, way up from 69 last month.

Dune: House Harkonnen had no close competition in the paperback category. New runner-up: The Plutonium Blonde by John Zakour & Lawrence Ganem (DAW). Nominees: 101, up from 99.

The Mists of Avalon continued to lead trade paperbacks for the seventh month straight, though the Tolkien titles are gaining on it. Cryptonomicon is back. Gumshoe Gorilla by Keith Hartman (Meisha Merlin) was the new runner-up. Nominees: 69, well up from 55 last month.

Star Trek: Gateways, Book Three: Doors into Chaos headed the media-related titles by a slim margin. Nominees: 29, down from 36.

Forgotten Realms: Temple Hill had a solid lead in the gaming-related category. Nominees: 29, up from 28.

Compiled with data from: Adventures in Crime & Space (TX), (USA), Barnes & Noble/B. Dalton (USA), Basilisk Dreams (Canada), Bookshop Santa Cruz (USA), The Booksmith (CA), Borders Bookstore (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), The Stars Our Destination (IL), Toadstool (2 in NH), Totem Bookshop (WA), Uncle Hugo's (MN), Waldenbooks/BGI (USA), White Dwarf (Canada). Data period: September 2001.

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