Knoxville's Most-Wanted Book List

Knoxville readers can't get enough of Sarah Palin, John Grisham's Mississippi short stories, or Nicholas Sparks' heart-pulling dramas... literally. The latest best-sellers by those three authors are high on the Knox County library's wait list, which means lots of people want to check them out and the circulation department would more than welcome anyone's gently used copies to loan to the waiting (just drop 'em off at any branch). Here are the 10 Most-Wanted titles for January 2010:

10. U Is For Undertow by Sue Grafton

9. South of Broad by Pat Conroy

8. Pursuit of Honor by Vince Flynn

7. Nine Dragons by Michael Connelly

6. The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks

5. Last Night In Twisted River by John Irving

4. I, Alex Cross by James Patterson

3. The Help by Kathryn Stockett

2. Going Rogue: An American Life by Sarah Palin

1. Ford County by John Grisham