New York Times Best Sellers

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For the week of February 24, 2013. View the complete list from The New York Times.

Hardcover Fiction:

1. GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown, $25.) A woman disappears on her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?

2. TENTH OF DECEMBER, by George Saunders. (Random House, $26.) Stories that take on the big questions.

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. TOUCH AND GO, by Lisa Gardner. (Dutton, $26.95.) An investigator probing the disappearance of a seemingly perfect Boston family must dig beneath the surface.

5. 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.

 

Hardcover Nonfiction:

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. AMERICAN SNIPER, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. (Morrow/HarperCollins, $26.99.) A member of the Navy SEALs discusses his childhood, marriage and battlefield experiences.

3. 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.

4. THE FUTURE, by Al Gore. (Random House, $30.) The six drivers of global change that are reshaping our world.

5. GOING CLEAR, by Lawrence Wright. (Knopf, $28.95.) The Pulitzer Prize-winning author examines the world of Scientology.

 

Young Adult:

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. 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)

3. DIVERGENT, by Veronica Roth. (HarperCollins Publishers.) A girl must prove her mettle in a faction-ridden dystopia. (Ages 14 and up)

4. SCARLET, by Marissa Meyer. (Feiwel & Friends.) Little Red Riding Hood encounters a cyborg. (Ages 12 and up)

5. INSURGENT, by Veronica Roth. (HarperCollins Publishers.) In this Divergent follow-up, a faction war looms. (Ages 14 and up)

 

Children’s Middle Grade:

1. THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN, by Katherine Applegate. (Harper/HarperCollins.) A gorilla who lives in a mall meets an elephant. (Ages 8 to 12)

2. WONDER, by R. J. Palacio. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) A boy with a facial deformity enters a mainstream school. (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. BOMB, by Steve Sheinkin. (Roaring Brook.) The cross-continental race to build the atomic bomb. (Ages 10 to 18)

5. THE COLOSSUS RISES, by Peter Lerangis. (Harper/HarperCollins.) Jack, 13, will die unless he recovers the lost magic Loculi; first book in the Seven Wonders series. (Ages 8 to 12)

  

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