Thank you readers! Your support means everything to me. Even with all the movie tie-ins and big new releases, THE SUMMER HIDEAWAY made a splash. 🙂

Rankings reflect sales, for the week ending Feb. 27…. Expanded rankings are available on the Web: nytimes.com/books.

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by The New York Times

March 14, 2010

Paperback Best Sellers Mass-Market Fiction

This Week

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THE LAST SONG, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central, $7.99.) A 17-year-old spends the summer with her father in North Carolina and finds many kinds of love.

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DEAR JOHN, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central, $7.99.) An unlikely romance between a soldier and an idealistic young woman is tested after 9/11.

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FIRST FAMILY, by David Baldacci. (Vision, $9.99.) Former Secret Service agents, now P.I.s, search for a child abducted after a party at Camp David.

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SHUTTER ISLAND, by Dennis Lehane. (Harper, $7.99.) A United States marshal hunts for a beautiful patient escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane on an island in Bostons outer harbor.

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THE SUMMER HIDEAWAY, by Susan Wiggs. (Mira, $7.99.) A man becomes entranced by the nurse who has accompanied his grandfather on a trip to Willow Lake.