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Vampires are hot everywhere—except Washington, D.C.; Atlanta readers love the Divine series by Zhi Gang Sha, but book-buyers in the rest of the country aren't that bothered. In the 16 biggest metropolitan areas around the United States, most cities are reading Sarah Palin, and in eight of the most populous regions, Steve Harvey's "Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man" tops the list. Check out the geographical breakdown of what 100 million Americans are reading. [The Daily Beast]