For the week of September 30, 2012. View the complete list from The New York Times.
1. A WANTED MAN, by Lee Child. (Delacorte, $28.) A carload of people involved in a conspiracy pick up a disheveled hitchhiker, Child’s vigilante hero Jack Reacher.
2. GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown, $25.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?
3. THE TIME KEEPER, by Mitch Albom. (Hyperion, $24.99.) A fable about the inventor of the world’s first clock, who returns to our world after centuries of banishment; from the author of Tuesdays With Morrie.
4. DELUSION IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. (Putnam, $27.95.) Lt. Eve Dallas investigates a mass delusion at a bar her husband owns; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.
5. TELEGRAPH AVENUE, by Michael Chabon. (Harper/HarperCollins, $27.99.) Fathers and sons in Berkeley and Oakland, Calif.
1. NO EASY DAY, by Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer. (Dutton, $26.95.) An account by a former member of the Navy SEALs, written pseudonymously, of the mission that killed bin Laden.
2. THE PRICE OF POLITICS, by Bob Woodward. (Simon & Schuster, $30.) Inside the debt-ceiling negotations of 2011 with the Washington Post journalist.
3. KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt, $28.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
4. OBAMA’S AMERICA, by Dinesh D’Souza. (Regnery, $27.95.) An argument that President Obama is the architect of American decline.
5. THE AMATEUR, by Edward Klein. (Regnery, $27.95.) A journalist argues that President Obama is callow and unable to lead.
Children’s Chapter Books:
1. LINCOLN’S LAST DAYS, by Bill O’Reilly and Dwight Jon Zimmerman. (Holt, $19.99.) An account of the 16th president’s assassination. (Ages 10 to 15)
2. JUSTIN BIEBER: JUST GETTING STARTED, by Justin Bieber. (Harper/HarperCollins, $21.99.) The pop star tells his own story in words and pictures. (Ages 10 and up)
3. TILT, by Ellen Hopkins. (Margaret K. McElderry, $18.99.) Three teenagers cling to the remnants of their secure and familiar world even as the ground shifts under their feet. (Ages 14 and up)
4. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, by John Green. (Dutton, $17.99.) A 16-year-old heroine faces the medical realities of cancer. (Ages 14 and up)