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1) The Skies of Pern, Anne McCaffrey (Del Rey) 1 -
2) Otherland: Sea of Silver Light, Tad Williams (DAW) 1 -
3) Gust Front, John Ringo (Baen) 1 -
4) Krondor: Tear of the Gods, Raymond E. Feist (Eos) 2 1
5) Thief of Time, Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins) 1 -
6) Shadow of the Hegemon, Orson Scott Card (Tor) 4 3
7) Tales from Earthsea, Ursula K. Le Guin (Harcourt) 1 -
8) Winter's Heart, Robert Jordan (Tor) 6 6
9) A Storm of Swords, George R.R. Martin (Bantam Spectra) 7 5
10) Changer of Worlds, David Weber, ed. (Baen) 2 2
1) The Fifth Elephant, Terry Pratchett (HarperTorch) 1 -
2) The Hub: Dangerous Territory, James H. Schmitz (Baen) 1 -
3) Vacuum Diagrams, Stephen Baxter (Eos) 1 -
4) Soldiers Live, Glen Cook (Tor) 1 -
5) Starfist: Hangfire, David Sherman & Dan Cragg (Del Rey) 1 -
6) The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien (Del Rey) 6 7
7) Ender's Shadow, Orson Scott Card (Tor) 5 4
8) Bobby's Girl, J.D. Austin (Ace) 1 -
9) The Fellowship of the Ring, J.R.R. Tolkien (Del Rey) 2 9
10) Pegasus in Space, Anne McCaffrey (Del Rey) 2 2
1) The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley (Del Rey) 55 1
2) The Big U, Neal Stephenson (HarperPerennial) 3 4
3) The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin) 5 3
4) Pilot's Choice, Sharon Lee & Steve Miller (Meisha Merlin) 1 -
5) The Complete Paratime, H. Beam Piper (Ace) 1 -
1) Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: Edge of Victory I: Conquest, Greg Keyes (Del Rey) 1 -
2) Star Trek: Preserver, William Shatner, et al (Pocket) 1 -
3) Babylon 5: The Passing of the Techno-Mages, Book 1: Casting Shadows, Jeanne Cavelos (Del Rey) 2 1
4) Star Trek, the Next Generation: The Genesis Wave, Book One, John Vornholt (Pocket) 1 -
5) Buffy, the Vampire Slayer: The Book of Fours, Nancy Holder (Pocket) 1 -
1) DragonLance: Dragons of a Lost Star, Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman (Wizards of the Coast) 1 -
2) BattleTech: Flashpoint, Loren L. Coleman (Roc) 1 -
3) DragonLance: Dragons of a Fallen Sun, Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman (Wizards of the Coast) 8 2
4) Forgotten Realms: The Summoning, Troy Denning (Wizards of the Coast) 2 1
5) Forgotten Realms: The Floodgate, Elaine Cunningham (Wizards of the Coast) 1 -

The Skies of Pern was all alone at the top of the hardcover list; Otherland: Sea of Silver Light was also well ahead of the other nominees. Michael Moorcock's The Dreamthief's Daughter (Warner Aspect) was the new runner-up. We had 77 nominees, down slightly from 79 last month.

The Fifth Elephant completely dominated the paperback list. New runner-up: The Second Summoning by Tanya Huff (DAW). Nominees: 104, one more than last month.

The Mists of Avalon led the trade paperback category for the second month straight. New runner-up: Sharon Shinn's Summers at Castle Auburn (Ace). Nominees: 64, up from 58.

Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: Edge of Victory I: Conquest dominated media-related titles; Star Trek: Preserver also made a strong showing. Nominees: 26, down from 35.

DragonLance: Dragons of a Lost Star headed the gaming-related list. Nominees: 24, down from 29.

Compiled with data from: (USA), Barnes & Noble/B. Dalton (USA), Basilisk Dreams (Canada), Bookshop Santa Cruz (CA), 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), John W. Rollins, Bookseller (MI), Saint Mark’s (NY), Science Fiction & Mystery Bookshop (GA), The Space-Crime Continuum (MA), The Stars Our Destination (IL), Toadstool (2 in NH), Totem Bookshop (WA), Uncle Hugo’s (MN), University Bookstore (WA), Waldenbooks/BGI (USA), White Dwarf (Canada). Data period: April 2001.

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