THE MAN WHO OWNED VERMONT by Bret Lott. (Washington Square Press: $5.95.) A young man experiences and contemplates ordinary events that we all hope will make our lives extraordinary: love, marriage, children, career. BELINDA by Anne Rice writing as Anne Rampling. (Jove: $4.95.) A successful 44-year-old illustrator falls in love with a 16- year-old-girl. THE SISTERS by Pat Booth. (Ballantine Books: $4.95.) Two competitive sisters--one a novelist, the other an actress--battle it out on the playgrounds of the rich and famous. LUSTRE by John Maccabee. (Pocket Books: $4.50.) Nineteenth-Century adventurer Tom Aspinall finds fortune and Lady Margot Vale in the South Seas. And something else--a nemesis named Jenks. THE COMPLETE YES MINISTER: The Diaries of a Cabinet Minister by the Right Hon. James Hacker MP, edited by Jonathan Lynn and Anthony Jay. (Perennial Library: $9.95.) Satirical account of a British Cabinet member's days in office. NONFICTION A WONDERFUL LIFE: The Films and Career of James Stewart by Tony Thomas. (Citadel Press: $15.95.) Heavily illustrated with black-and-white stills of Stewart's many classic movies. Text includes behind-the-scenes casting, production and biographical information. LOS ANGELES TIMES CROSSWORD PUZZLE COLLECTION 3 by Sylvia Bursztyn and Barry Tunick. (Perigee Books: $5.95.) These two have delighted L.A. word sleuths for eight years. Fifty of their most difficult thematic puzzles. THE BEST OF EDWARD ABBEY, edited and illustrated by Edward Abbey.(Sierra Club Books: $10.95.) Excerpts from books written over a celebrated 30-year career. DEATH AND THE FAMILY: The Importance of Mourning by Lily Pincus. (Schocken Books: $7.95.) Former psychotherapist, social worker, and teacher lifts the shroud from the subject of death. Emphasis on differing bereavement patterns based on the specific relationship with the deceased. LILLIAN HELLMAN: The Image, the Woman by William Wright. (Ballantine Books: $4.95.) Wright claims many of Hellman's legendary virtures were exaggerated--by Hellman herself. SELF HELP SIBLINGS WITHOUT RIVALRY: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish. (Avon Books: $7.95.) Parental guide on how to minimize and mediate conflicts. sg FEEL THE FEAR AND DO IT ANYWAY by Susan Jeffers Ph.D. (Fawcett Columbine: $6.95.) Rethinking and accepting fear.