N.Y. Times bestsellers

 

Key: 1.=Rank; (2)=Weeks on list

Fiction

1. (1) Calculated in Death, J.D. Robb.

Lt. Eve Dallas investigates the death of a successful accountant.

2. (1) The Storyteller, Jodi Picoult.

A baker hears two Holocaust stories: her grandmother’s story of survival and the confessions of an elderly German man.

3. (2) Alex Cross, Run, James Patterson.

While Alex Cross pursues a Washington serial killer (or killers?), someone is after him.

4. (39) Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn.

A woman disappears on her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?

5. (3) A Week in Winter, Maeve Binchy.

Guests visit an inn by the sea on Ireland’s west coast; the final book by Binchy, who died in 2012.

6. (1) Red Velvet Cupcake Murder, Joanna Fluke.

Hannah Swensen becomes a suspect when her romantic rival turns up dead; recipes included.

7. (8) A Memory of Light, Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson.

The 14th and final novel in the Wheel of Time fantasy series.

8. (3) The Dinner, Herman Koch.

Two couples meet in an Amsterdam restaurant to discuss their sons’ criminal activities.

9. (3) Guilt, Jonathan Kellerman.

Psychologist-detective Alex Delaware and detective Milo Sturgis look into the past to pursue the story of a beautiful nurse.

10. (8) Tenth of December, George Saunders.

Stories take on the big questions.

Nonfiction

1. (1) Salt Sugar Fat, Michael Moss.

A New York Times reporter reveals how food companies use science to encourage us to consume more of their products.

2. (26) No Easy Day, Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer.

Account by an ex-Navy SEAL of the mission that killed bin Laden.

3. (2) America the Beautiful, Ben Carson with Candy Carson.,

A doctor explores what makes America great.

4. (26) American Sniper, Chris Kyle and Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice.

A Navy SEAL discusses his childhood, marriage and battlefield experiences.

5. (7) My Beloved World, Sonia Sotomayor.

Author recalls growing up in the Bronx, working for the Manhattan district attorney’s office and becoming a federal judge.

6. (22) Killing Kennedy, Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard.

The assassination of John F. Kennedy.

7. (2) The Soundtrack of My Life, Clive Davis with Anthony DeCurtis.

A memoir by the powerful music company executive.

8. (75) Killing Lincoln, Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard.

The assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

9. (3) Coolidge, Amity Shlaes.

The 30th president is reclaimed as a conservative hero in this biography.

10. (6) Francona, Terry Francona and Dan Shaughnessy.

The manager’s Red Sox years.

Paperback Fiction

1. (1) The Innocent, David Baldacci.

2. (1) Immortal Ever After, Lynsay Sands.

3. (1) Defending Jacob, William Landay.

4. (3) Safe Haven, Nicholas Sparks.

5. (1) You Don’t Want to Know, Lisa Jackson.

6. (3) Stay Close, Harlan Coben.

7. (1) Perfect Timing, Catherine Anderson.

8. (1) Return to Willow Lake, Susan Wiggs.

9. (1) Beauty Awakened, Gena Showalter.

10. (1) Whispering Rock, Robyn Carr.

Paperback Nonfiction

1. (3) America The Beautiful, Ben Carson with Candy Carson.

2. (19) Proof of Heaven, Eben Alexander.

3. (5) American Sniper, Chris Kyle.

4. (5) Quiet, Susan Cain.

6. (120) Heaven is for Real, Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent.

7. (32) Lady Almina and The Real Downton Abbey, Countess of Camarvon.

8. (1) Argo, Antonio Mendes and Matt Baglio.

9. (61) Bossypants, Tina Fey

10. (61) Team of Rivals, Doris Kearns Goodwin.

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