Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

Place Weeks
on List
1
A wife mysteriously disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary.
(Crown: $25)
23
2
A jailed attorney knows who murdered a federal judge.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
3
3
A smart, nature-loving woman tries to save monarch butterflies in an unenlightened, Appalachian town
1
4
A collection of stories centered on a young Dominican man's search for love.
(Riverhead: $26.95)
Read The Times' book review.
9
5
A Cuban-American cop is at the center of a racial controversy in this social satire set in Miami.
(Little, Brown: $30)
Read The Times' book review.
3
6
An empty council seat stirs up petty hypocrisies in a small English town.
(Little, Brown: $35)
Read The Times' book review.
7
7
A small group of survivors try to fight back 100 years after a massive army of vampires wiped out civilization.
4
8
The latest short story collection from the Canadian author.
1
9
Married agents on the hunt for an elusive masterminds behind the USS Cole bombing.
(Grand Central: $27.99)
4
10
Book two of the Century trilogy finds the characters from “Fall of Giants” swept up in war.
(Dutton: $36)
7
11
A daughter seeks the truth about her mother's past in wartime London.
(Atria: $26.99)
2
12
A jazz themed record store on the border of Oakland and Berkeley is threatened by a big time developer.
9
13
A young boy sets out to uncover who brutally attacked his mother on an Indian reservation.
3
14
The lives of two families on a desolate island off the coast of Southern California in the 1880's and 1930s.
4
15
The conclusion to the dystopian series, “The Giver” presented in three interlinked novellas.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $17.99)
1
16
The Greek and Roman demigods unite to defeat the Earth Mother, Gaea.
(Disney Hyperion: $19.99)
7
17
Henry VIII and Thomas Cromwell's vicious maneuvering continue in this sequel to "Wolf Hall."
17
19
George and Harold travel back in time to kindergarten in this ninth book in the series.
(Scholastic: $9.99)
11
20
Forty days and nights of a self-described “slow absorber,” navigating the San Fernando Valley.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $24)
Read The Times' book review.
5

Hardcover Nonfiction

Place Weeks
on List
1
Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
A recounting of the events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
(Henry Holt: $28)
6
2
An examination of the world of prediction.
(Penguin Press: $27.95)
Read The Times' book review.
3
3
What mind-altering experiences tell us about our brains and the human condition.
1
4
The final volume of three examines Winston Churchill's life from 1940 - 1965.
(Little, Brown: $40)
Read The Times' book review.
2
5
A quirky collection of feline poetry.
(Chronicle: $12.95)
9
6
Thirty-one blessings and promises to recite daily.
(FaithWords : $21.99)
8
7
A Navy SEAL's firsthand account of the mission that killed Osama bin Laden.
10
8
A woman on the verge embarks on a 1,100-mile solo hike on the Pacific Crest Trail.
34
9
The songwriter-guitarist for The Who offers a frank assessment of what drives him.
5
10
Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
The dramatic events in spring 1865 leading to President Lincoln's assassination.
(Holt: $28)
53
11
A biography of the former secretary of state and Lincoln’s closest adviser during the Civil War.
(Simon & Schuster: $32.50)
1
12
The Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist examines his intense relationship with his late mother.
(Knopf: $25.95)
1
13
An illustrated account of America's forgotten regions ravaged by corporate greed from North Dakota to the coal mines of West Virginia.
(Nation Books: $28)
8
14
The story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II bombardier, POW and Olympian.
(Random House: $27)
Read The Times' book review.
93
15
A memoir from the rock musician reveals creative doubts and fears.
(Blue Rider Press: $30)
Read The Times' book review.
7
16
An intimate portrait of The Boss from his lower-working-class childhood in New Jersey to worldwide stardom.
(Touchstone: $28)
1
17
A satirical guide to fixing America from The Colbert Report host.
(Grand Central: $28.99)
6
18
An illustrated account of the songwriters told through 12 of their classic songs.
(Simon & Schuster: $45)
2
20
An upgraded assessment on how to find your top talents.
(Gallup Press: $22.95)
61