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Subject: Bragging Rights W/L top 20 positions
Date Posted: 9/15/2009 2:24 AM ET
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Date Posted: 9/15/2009 3:57 AM ET
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Here's mine.Whoo hoo.Yay.

18/46  Bedtime Stories: A Collection of Erotic Fairy Tales  Author: Jean Johnson

  1/4   The Gift :: Deb Stover

15/16   Guardian of the Flame: A Seven Wonders Novel :: T. L. Higley

  7/38    Mischief in Mudbug (Ghost-in-Law, Bk 2) :: Jana DeLeon

  1/82   My Zombie Valentine :: Katie MacAlister, Angie Fox, Marianne Mancusi, Lisa Cach

11/49    Pretty In Ink: A Tattoo Shop Mystery :: Karen E. Olson

   6/54    A Tale Of Two Demon Slayers :: Angie Fox

   2/28    Tall, Dark & Hungry (Argeneau, Bk 4) :: Lynsay Sands  {Republished}

  7/56   Wild Ride :: Jennifer Crusie, Bob Mayer

  6/6       Demonfire :: Kate Douglas     {Wahooo!!!!!}

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Date Posted: 9/15/2009 4:05 AM ET
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Here is my list:

The only one that I am  1/18  Raining Cat Sitters and Dogs---Blaize Clement

8/31  Aunt Dimity Downunder---Nancy Atherton

11/16  Avenging Angels---Mary Stanton (lucky you, Adriane!)

17/20  The Bad Book Affair---Ian Sansom

9/17  Cat of the Century---Rita Mae Brown

8/12  Cat Playing Cupid---Shirley Rousseau Murphy

15/25  Crawlspace---Sarah Graves

11/17  Cut to the Corpse---Lucy Lawrence

9/10  Death at the Alma Mater---G.M. Malliet

11/25  Death Threads---Elizabeth Lynn Casey

17/34  Dipped,Stripped, and Dead---Elise Hyatt

2/34  A Drunkard's Path---Clare O'Donohue

17/23  Dusted To Death---Barbara Colley

15/20  Elvis and the Grateful Dead---Peggy Webb

9/11  Expose! A Vicki Hill Mystery---Hannah Dennison

8/15  Farm Fresh Murder---Paige Shelton

7/17  The Fleet Street Murders---Charles Finch

6/12  Frankly Dear, I'm Dead---Livia J. Washburn

7/14  French Polished Murder---Elise Hyatt

15/22  Ghost at Work---Carolyn Hart

9/17  How to Host a Killer Party---Penny Warner

16/32  I Scream, You Scream---Wendy Lyn Watson

5/9  Lead Pipe Cinch---Christy Evans

4/4  Margarita Nights---Phyllis Smallman

16/29  Monster in Miniature---Margaret Grace

10/10  The Morning Show Murders---Al Roker

11/24  Motherhood is Murder---Diana Orgain

7/9  A Night Too Dark---Dana Stabenow

9/9  Not One Clue---Lois Greiman

12/29  Our Lady of Immaculate Deception---Nancy Martin

15/17  A Plateful of Murder---Claudia Bishop

3/4  The Puzzle Lady vs.The Sudoku Lady---Parnell Hall

5/13  Silent Auction---Jane K. Cleland

9/23  Sink Trap---Christy Evans

18/25  Sprinkle With Murder---Jenn McKinlay

8/8  Stirring Up Strife---Jennifer Stanley

14/23  'Til Dice Do Us Part---Gail Oust

16/29  Toast to Murder---Michele Scott

5/8  Truly, Madly---Heather Webber

19/23  Warning at One---Ann Purser

17/21  A Wee Christmas Homicide---Kaitlyn Dunnett

6/18  The Weed That Strings The Hangman's Bag---Alan Bradley

Date Posted: 9/15/2009 7:32 AM ET
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Out of the 104 books on my WL -- I'm in the top 20 for 4 of them, the top 10 for 20 of them and #1 for the rest of them.

Date Posted: 9/15/2009 8:30 AM ET
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These are not all mysteries, and some of them have been out in HC but I'm waiting for the paperback release....

The Ambassador's Mission (Traitor Spy, Bk 1) :: Trudi Canavan  6/10

Ape House :: Sara Gruen 1/149

Bite Me :: Christopher Moore 1/42

The Black Cat: A Richard Jury Mystery :: Martha Grimes 8/10

A Bolt from the Blue (A Leonardo da Vinci Mystery) :: Diane A. S. Stuckart 1/3

Boneshaker :: Cherie Priest (paperback) 3/26

Brewed, Crude and Tatooed (Maggy Thorsen, Bk 4) :: Sandra Balzo (paperback) 1/6

Bryant & May on the Loose: A Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery :: Christopher Fowler 10/11

The Burning Land: A Novel :: Bernard Cornwell 1/13

The Burying Place :: Brian Freeman 3/29

City of Dragons: A San Francisco Mystery :: Kelli Stanley 1/1

A Corpse at St Andrew's Chapel: The Second Chronicle of Hugh De Singleton, Surgeon :: Melvin R. Starr 2/3

The Darkest Room: A Novel :: Johan Theorin (paperback) 1/7

Daughters of the Witching Hill :: Mary Sharratt 1/2

Disconnected :: P. J. Tracy 15/70

The Double Comfort Safari Club: The New No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Novel :: Alexander McCall Smith 5/34

Fathom :: Cherie Priest (paperback) 1/2

Fire and Sword :: Edward Marston 1/2

The Fourth Assassin: An Omar Yussef Mystery :: Matt Beynon Rees 1/2

Frankly My Dear, I'm Dead :: Livia J. Washburn  (paperback) 12/12

The Fraud :: Barbara Ewing  (paperback) 1/2

From the Grounds Up (Maggy Thorsen, Bk 5) :: Sandra Balzo 1/7

Galileo's Dream :: Kim Stanley Robinson 3/3

The Gates :: John Connolly 1/10

The Godfather of Kathmandu :: John Burdett 5/17

Holly Blues (China Bayles Mystery) :: Susan Wittig Albert 1/30

If Books Could Kill: A Bibliophile Mystery :: Kate Carlisle 5/47

In His Majesty's Service :: Naomi Novik 1/22

The Iron Khan: A Detective Inspector Chen Novel :: Liz Williams 2/5

Kitty's House of Horrors :: Carrie Vaughn 1/141

The Lacuna :: Barbara Kingsolver 1/69

The Last Illusion (Molly Murphy Mysteries) :: Rhys Bowen 4/19

Let the Dead Lie :: Malla Nunn 1/2

The Mermaid's Madness (PRINCESS NOVELS) :: Jim C. Hines 1/19

The Midnight House :: Alex Berenson 1/12

Murder for Christ's Mass (A Templar Night Mystery) :: Maureen Ash 1/5

A Murderous Procession :: Ariana Franklin 8/34

My Dead Body :: Charlie Huston 4/19

Necessary as Blood :: Deborah Crombie 2/38

New York: The Novel :: Edward Rutherfurd 1/26

No Mercy: A Mystery :: Lori Armstrong 2/6

O Dio Mio: A Christmas Story :: Wally Lamb 1/4

Our Lady of Immaculate Deception :: Nancy Martin 8/30

The Owl Killers :: Karen Maitland 2/15

The Parisian Prodigal: A Fool's Gold Mystery (Fools' Guild Mysteries) :: Alan Gordon 1/4

Pearl of China: A Novel :: Anchee Min 1/4

Playing with Bones (Joe Plantagenet Murder Mystery) :: Kate Ellis 5/9

Pretty In Ink: A Tattoo Shop Mystery :: Karen E. Olson 14/49

Rebels and Traitors :: Lindsey Davis 1/6

Remarkable Creatures :: Tracy Chevalier 1/27

The Samaritan's Secret :: Matt Beynon Rees (paperback) 1/4

The Scent of Rain and Lightning: A Novel :: Nancy Pickard 1/14

A Secret and Unlawful Killing: A Mystery of Medieval Ireland (Mysteries of Medieval Ireland) :: Cora Harrison (paperback) 1/2

Serpent in the Thorns: A Medieval Noir :: Jeri Westerson 1/5

Sleepless: A Novel :: Charlie Huston 6/17

The Swan Thieves: A Novel :: Elizabeth Kostova 2/56

Turn Coat: A Novel of the Dresden Files :: Jim Butcher (paperback) 8/82

U is for Undertow :: Sue Grafton 1/317

Untitled Rothfuss 3 of 3: The Kingkiller Chronicle: Book 3 :: Patrick Rothfuss, 4/87

A Vein of Deceit: The Fifteenth Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew :: Susanna Gregory (paperback) 1/5

The Victoria Vanishes: A Peculiar Crimes Unit Novel :: Christopher Fowler (paperback) 12/12

The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag: A Mystery :: Alan Bradley 15/18

Where Serpents Sleep (Sebastian St. Cyr, Bk 4) :: C. S. Harris (paperback) 4/18

The White Garden: A Novel of Virginia Woolf :: Stephanie Barron 1/12

The Wings of the Sphinx :: Andrea Camilleri 1/4

Writ in Stone (Burren Mysteries) :: Cora Harrison 1/4

The Year of the Flood :: Margaret Atwood 1/83


Date Posted: 9/15/2009 12:08 PM ET
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I'm not at #1 for any of my books, but I'm still happy with most of my placements.:)

13/17   Cat of the Century: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery (Mrs. Murphy Mysteries) Author: Rita Mae Brown

06/51   Darcy's Hunger: A Vampire Retelling of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice Author: Regina Jeffers

06/09   Hell Gate Author: Linda A. Fairstein

16/85   Hex in High Heels Author: Linda Wisdom

13/26   Merry Wives of Maggody (Arly Hanks, Bk 15) Author: Joan Hess

12/17   A River in the Sky Author: Elizabeth Peters

08/48   Scary Stuff (Jane Wheel Mysteries) Author: Sharon Fiffer

09/73   Sleeping With Anemone: A Flower Shop Mystery :: Kate Collins

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Date Posted: 9/15/2009 12:41 PM ET
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:)Wow! I didn't even realize until reading this post and checking it out, that of the 101 books on my WL, I only have 8 that I am not in the top 20 for.  That being said, I haven't had a WL book come up in ages and I have had some on my list for almost 2 years.

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Date Posted: 9/15/2009 12:42 PM ET
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Out of the 5 books on my wishlist that arent released yet, i am only in the top 20 for one of them. I am 4th for U is for Untertow by Sue Grafton. THere are several other books on my WL that I am in the top 20, but they are aleady released.


ETA: sorry took a closer look and I also am in the top twenty for this upcoming book

No Less Than Victory: A Novel of World War II :: Jeff Shaara
ISBN-13: 9780345497925 - ISBN-10: 0345497929 - Book Type: Hardcover

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Date Posted: 9/15/2009 11:01 PM ET
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Date Posted: 9/16/2009 10:17 AM ET
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Nothing so spectacular for me:

I am 4/9 for The Sapphire Sirens :: John Zakour

15/20 for The Mermaid's Madness (PRINCESS NOVELS) :: Jim C. Hines

2/2 for The Golden Tower: Book Two of The Warriors of Estavia :: Fiona Patton  (the hardcover is already available, I am just waiting for MMPB)

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