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PaperbackFiction1BLOW FLY (Berkley, $7.99). By Patricia Cornwell

Scarpetta, taking a time-out in Florida, helps the local authorities probe a killing spree.12SPLIT SECOND (Warner Vision, $7.99)

By David Baldacci. Crimes against two presidential candidates, though eight years apart, may be related.23ANGELS & DEMONS (Pocket Star, $7.99). By Dan Brown

The Illuminati, a secret cabal, threaten the Vatican at the outset of a papal conclave.374BLACKLIST (Signet, $7.99). By Sara Paretsky

A 45-year-old corpse and an Arab boy suspected of terrorist connections are part of V.I. Warshawski's new case.25FATAL TIDE (Bantam, $7.99). By Iris Johansen

A psychopath in search of an ancient submerged city threatens a marine researcher who may know its location.26THE NOTEBOOK (Warner, $12.95; $7.50)

By Nicholas Sparks. An unfulfilled teenage romance gets a second chance 14 years later.147CHARMED & ENCHANTED (Silhouette, $7.99)

By Nora Roberts. Anastasia Donovan, swept up in a romance, is uneasy about sharing her secret -- she's a witch.28THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME (Vintage, $12). By Mark Haddon. An autistic boy digs into a poodle's death, uncovering some family secrets.179THE ROCKY ROAD TO ROMANCE (HarperTorch, $7.50)

By Janet Evanovich. A radio station manager becomes smitten with one of his quirky on-air talents.210BET ME (St. Martin's, $7.50). By Jennifer Crusie

A hunky rogue's wager that he can bed the irascible Minerva Dobbs in a month takes an unexpected turn.1Nonfiction/General1THE 9/11 COMMISSION REPORT: FINAL REPORT

OF THE NATIONAL COMMISSION ON TERRORIST

ATTCKS UPON THE UNITED STATES (Norton, $10)82READING LOLITA IN TEHRAN (Random House, $13.95)

By Azar Nafisi. A professor's memoir of her clandestine Western literature discussion groups for women students.343DREAMS FROM MY FATHER: A STORY OF

RACE AND INHERITANCE (Three Rivers, $13.95)

By Barack Obama. Memoir by the rising politician.54THE 9/11 REPORT: THE COMPLETE INVESTIGATION

(St. Martin's, $6.99). Details of the National Commission's exhaustive inquiry, including media reports.65bold>LIES AND THE LYING LIARS WHO TELL THEM

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended September 12, 2004. The charts may not be reproduced without permission from Nielsen BookScan. Copyright © 2004 by Nielsen BookScan. (Right-hand column of italicized numbers reflects weeks on this list, which premiered in Book World on Jan. 11, 2004. Advice and self-help books appear on a separate, monthly list.)