For the week of February 3, 2013. View the complete list from The New York Times.
1. A MEMORY OF LIGHT, by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson. (Tor/Tom Doherty, $34.99.) The 14th and final novel in the Wheel of Time fantasy series.
2. GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown, $25.) A woman disappears on her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?
3. THE FIFTH ASSASSIN, by Brad Meltzer. (Grand Central, $27.99.) Tracking an assassin who is recreating the crimes of the four men who murdered presidents, Beecher White discovers that they all were working together.
4. TENTH OF DECEMBER, by George Saunders. (Random House, $26.) Stories that take on the big questions.
5. THE THIRD BULLET, by Stephen Hunter. (Simon & Schuster, $26.99.) The veteran sniper Bob Lee Swagger investigates the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
1. MY BELOVED WORLD, by Sonia Sotomayor. (Knopf, $27.95.) The Supreme Court justice recalls growing up in the Bronx, attending Princeton, working for the Manhattan District Attorney’s office and becoming a federal judge.
2. KILLING KENNEDY, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt, $28.) The host of The O’Reilly Factor recounts the events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
3. GOING CLEAR, by Lawrence Wright. (Knopf, $28.95.) The Pulitzer Prize-winning author examines the world of Scientology.
4. 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.
5. 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.
1. THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER, by Stephen Chbosky. (Simon & Schuster.) What it’s like to grow up, from the perspective of a high school boy. (Ages 14 and up)
2. 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)
3. DIVERGENT, by Veronica Roth. (HarperCollins Publishers.) A girl must prove her mettle in a faction-ridden dystopia. (Ages 14 and up)
5. LOOKING FOR ALASKA, by John Green. (Penguin Group.) A boy seeking excitement finds that and more in a girl named Alaska. (Ages 14 to 17)
Children’s Middle Grade:
1. WONDER, by R. J. Palacio. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) A boy with a facial deformity enters a mainstream school. (Ages 8 to 12)
2. I FUNNY, by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein.. (Little, Brown & Company.) Jamie Grimm is on a mission to become the world’s greatest stand-up comedian.
3. NANCY CLANCY, SECRET ADMIRER, by Jane O’Connor. Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser. (HarperCollins Publishers.) Nancy and Bree decide to play matchmaker. (Ages 7 to 10)
4. THE LEGO IDEAS BOOK, by Daniel Lipkowitz. (DK Publishing.) Plastic-brick projects. (Ages 7 and up)
5. MIDDLE SCHOOL, THE WORST YEARS OF MY LIFE, by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts. (Little, Brown & Company.) Rafe breaks every rule in the book. (Ages 8 to 12)