For the week of February 10, 2013. View the complete list from The New York Times.
1. PRIVATE BERLIN, by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan. (Little, Brown & Company, $27.99.) A superstar agent at the German headquarters of an investigation firm disappears.
2. 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.
3. SUSPECT, by Robert Crais. (Putnam, $27.95.) A Los Angeles policeman and a German shepherd, both suffering from PTSD, search for the killers of the cop’s partner.
4. GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown, $25.) A woman disappears on her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?
5. EVER AFTER, by Kim Harrison. (HarperCollins Voyager, $27.99.) The witch Rachel Morgan and an unlikely ally battle a demon in order to prevent an apocalypse.
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. FRANCONA, by Terry Francona and Dan Shaughnessy. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28.) The manager’s Red Sox years.
3. GOING CLEAR, by Lawrence Wright. (Knopf, $28.95.) The Pulitzer Prize-winning author examines the world of Scientology.
4. 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.
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)