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1) High Druid of Shannara: Tanequil, Terry Brooks (Ballantine Del Rey) 1-
2) Dune: The Battle of Corrin, Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson (Tor) 21
3) The System of the World, Neal Stephenson (HarperCollins/Morrow) 1-
4) The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower, Stephen King (Donald M. Grant/Scribner) 1-
*) Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Susanna Clarke (Bloomsbury USA) 1-
6) Going Postal, Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins) 1-
7) Incubus Dreams, Laurell K. Hamilton (Berkley) 1-
8) Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War, Clive Barker (HarperCollins/Cotler) 1-
9) Sinner, Sara Douglass (Tor) 1-
10) The Confusion, Neal Stephenson (HarperCollins/Morrow) 2-
1) Monstrous Regiment, Terry Pratchett (HarperTorch) 1-
2) The Outstretched Shadow, Mercedes Lackey & James Mallory (Tor) 1-
3) Trading in Danger, Elizabeth Moon (Del Rey) 1-
4) The Companions, Sheri S. Tepper (Eos) 1-
5) Dune: The Machine Crusade, Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson (Tor) 21
6) High Druid of Shannara: Jarka Ruus, Terry Brooks (Ballantine Del Rey) 1-
7) Cerulean Sins, Laurell K. Hamilton (Jove) 1-
8) Heroics for Beginners, John Moore (Ace) 1-
9) The High Lord, Trudi Canavan (Eos) 1-
10) Guardians of the Keep, Carol Berg (Roc) 1-
1) Light, M. John Harrison (Bantam Spectra) 1-
*) Quicksilver, Neal Stephenson (Perennial) 1-
3) The Language of Power, Rosemary Kirstein (Ballantine Del Rey) 1-
4) Wicked, Gregory Maguire (HarperCollins) 3-
5) Pattern Recognition, William Gibson (Berkeley) 82
*) Perfect Circle, Sean Stewart (Small Beer Press) 1-
1) Star Trek: The Next Generation: A Time to Heal, David Mack (Pocket) 1-
2) Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Keith R. A. DeCandido (Pocket Star) 1-
3) Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: The Unifying Force, James Luceno (Del Rey) 21
4) Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, K. J. Anderson (Onyx) 1-
5) Star Wars: Medstar 1: Battle Surgeons, Michael Reaves & Steve Perry (Del Rey) 32
1) Forgotten Realms: The Lone Drow, R. A. Salvatore (Wizards of the Coast) 81
2) Halo: The Fall of Reach, Eric Nylund (Del Rey) 112
3) Halo: The Flood, William C. Dietz (Del Rey) 14-
4) Warhammer 40,000: Iron Hands, Jonathan Green (Black Library) 1-
5) Magic: The Gathering: Outlaw: Champions of Kamigawa, Scott McGough (Wizards of the Coast) 1-

Terry Brooks's High Druid of Shannara: Tanequil was a head above the rest of the hardcovers this month. New runner-up: Rakkety Tam, Brian Jacques (Philomel). Nominees: 70, up from 51.

Monstrous Regiment by Terry Pratchett was the leader in the paperback category. New runner-up: Abarat by Clive Barker (HarperCollins). Nominees: 66, up slightly from 62.

Light by M. John Harrison and Neal Stephenson's Quicksilver tied for first place in the trade paperback category with Rosemary Kirstein's The Language of Power only a few points behind. New runner-up: Air by Geoff Ryman. Nominees: 54, up from 41.

Star Wars, the Next Generation: A Time to Heal had no close competition in the media-related category. Nominees: 23, steady from last month.

Forgotten Realms: The Lone Drow topped gaming-related titles for the fourth month straight. Nominees: 17, steady from last month.

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Compiled with data from Barnes & Noble (USA), Borderlands (CA), Lone Star (TC), Midtown Comics (NY), Mysterious Galaxy (CA), The Other Change of Hobbit (CA), Pages for All Ages (IL), Saint Mark’s (NY), Toadstool (2 in NH), Totem Bookshop (WA), Uncle Hugo’s (MN), University Bookstore (WA), White Dwarf (Canada). Data period: September 2004.

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