For the week of February 17, 2013. View the complete list from The New York Times.
1. UNTIL THE END OF TIME, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte, $28.) The stories of two relationships, at different times, intersect unexpectedly.
2. GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown, $25.) A woman disappears on her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. TENTH OF DECEMBER, by George Saunders. (Random House, $26.) Stories that take on the big questions.
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. HITMAKER, by Tommy Mottola with Cal Fussman. (Grand Central, $27.99.) The music industry executive recalls his life and career.
4. REMEMBERING WHITNEY, by Cissy Houston with Lisa Dickey. (Harper/HarperCollins, $27.99.) The gospel singer discusses her daughter Whitney’s life.
5. 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.
1. 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)
2. PRODIGY, by Marie Lu. (Penguin Group.) Day and June are caught up in an assassination plot. The second book of the Legend series. (Ages 12 and up)
3. 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)
4. DIVERGENT, by Veronica Roth. (HarperCollins Publishers.) A girl must prove her mettle in a faction-ridden dystopia. (Ages 14 and up)
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. THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN, by Katherine Applegate. (Harper/HarperCollins.) A gorilla who lives in a mall meets an elephant. (Ages 8 to 12)
3. 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.
4. 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)
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)