Washington Post bestsellers Feb. 10, 2013

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Fiction

1. BETRAYAL

(Dell, $7.99). By Danielle Steel. A successful Hollywood director finds out someone has been stealing her money. [1]

2. FIFTY SHADES OF GREY

(Vintage Books, $15.95). By E.L. James. The first of a British e-book erotic trilogy that has become a publishing phenomenon. [45]

3. KILL ME IF YOU CAN

(Vision, $9.99). By James Patterson and and Marshall Karp. A young art student finds bag full of diamonds. Now someone is hunting him to get the bag back. [1]

4. LOVE IN PLAIN SIGHT

(Mira, $7.99). By Debbie Macomber. A woman has a crush on her boss. Then he asks her to help him raise his daughter. [1]

5. THE PARIS WIFE

(Ballantine, $15). By Paula McLain. A novel about Ernest Hemingway’s first marriage. [10]

6. ANGEL MINE

(Mira, $7.99). By Sherryl Woods. A woman struggles to raise her daughter. She tracks out the biological father, but he doesn’t know he has a daughter. [1]

7. SAFE HAVEN

(Grand Central, $14.99). By Nicholas Sparks. A woman trying to avoid making ties in a new town, begins to grow attached. Then her past threatens to haunt her. [3]

8. FIFTY SHADES FREED

(Vintage Books, $15.95). By E.L. James. How traditional a couple are Ana and Christian? The trilogy’s conclusion answers all. [39]

9. FIFTY SHADES DARKER

(Vintage Books, $15.95). By E.L. James. Book two in the trilogy finds Ana still enraptured by Christian. [40]

10. DEATH COMES TO PEMBERLEY

(Vintage, $15). By P.D. James. A bit of murder is injected into the milieu of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice.” [5]

Nonfiction

1. QUIET: THE POWER OF INTROVERTS IN A WORLD THAT CAN’T STOP TALKING

(Broadway, $16). By Susan Cain. [1]

2. PROOF OF HEAVEN: A NEUROSURGEON’S JOURNEY INTO THE AFTERLIFE

(Simon & Schuster, $15.99). By Eben Alexander. A scientist’s near-death experience. [15]

3. END THIS DEPRESSION NOW!

(W.W. Norton, $15.95). By Paul Krugman. The Nobel Prize-winning economist suggests remedies to the current economic malaise. [1]

4. BETTER THAN GOOD HAIR: THE CURLY GIRL GUIDE TO HEALTHY, GORGEOUS NATURAL HAIR!

(Amistad, $14.99). By Nikki Walton and Ernessa T. Carter. [1]

5. THE WAY: 40 DAYS OF REFLECTION: WALKING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF JESUS

(Abingdon, $9.99). By Adam Hamilton. [2]

6. THE OFFICIAL SAT STUDY GUIDE

(College Board, $21.99). By the College Board. [134]

7. THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS

(Broadway, $16). By Rebecca Skloot. How one woman’s death from cervical cancer in 1951 led to the creation of the prodigious HeLa cell line. [82]

8. THE 5 LOVE LANGUAGES: THE SECRET TO LOVE THAT LASTS

(Northfield, $14.99). By Gary D. Chapman. Knowing that special someone. [46]

9. OBAMACARE SURVIVAL GUIDE

(Humanix, $19.95). By Nick Tate. An easy-to-read guide to the Affordable Care Act. [1]

10. WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING

(Workman, $14.95). By Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazell. Fourth edition of the popular pregnancy guide. [6]

HARDCOVER

Fiction

1. UNTIL THE END OF TIME

(Delacorte, $28). By Danielle Steel. Two relationships cross time and cultural differences. [1]

2. PRIVATE BERLIN

(Little, Brown, $27.99). James Patterson and Mark Sullivan. A superstar private investigator disappears. [2]

3. GONE GIRL

(Crown, $25). By Gillian Flynn. A model couple’s marriage crumbles when the wife vanishes and the husband becomes a prime suspect. [33]

4. A MEMORY OF LIGHT

(Tor, $34.99). By Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson. Book 14 of the popular Wheel of Time fantasy series. [4]

5. A DEEPER LOVE INSIDE

(Atria, $26.99). By Sister Souljah. A young woman tries to set her life right after her family falls apart. [1]

6. TENTH OF DECEMBER

(Random House, $26). By George Saunders. A short-story collection by a master of the form. [4]

7. THE FIFTH ASSASSIN

(Grand Central, $27.99). By Brad Meltzer. An assassin is meticulously recreating the crimes of the four men who have murdered presidents. [3]

8. SPEAKING FROM AMONG THE BONES

(Delacorte, $24.00). By Alan Bradley. A bishop, dead for 500 years, is being uninterred. But someone else is found in the tomb, a death of more recent vintage. [1]

9. THE TWELVE TRIBES OF HATTIE

(Knopf, $24.95). By Ayana Mathis. Twelve Philadelphia youngsters crave the affection of their cold, distant mother in this Oprah Book Club selection. [8]

10. SUSPECT

(Putnam, $27.95). By Robert Crais. A police officer investigates the murder of his partner. [2]

Nonfiction

1. THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: HYRULE HISTORIA

(Dark Horse, $34.99). By Shigeru Miyamoto. A compendium of the popular Nintendo series. [1]

2. MY BELOVED WORLD

(Knopf, $27.95). By Sonia Sotomayor. Sotoymayor recounts her path from a a Bronx housing project to the Supreme Court. [3]

3. SHRED: THE REVOLUTIONARY DIET: 6 WEEKS 4 INCHES 2 SIZES

(St. Martin's, $24.99). By Ian K. Smith. [5]

4. TO SELL IS HUMAN: THE SURPRISING TRUTH ABOUT MOVING OTHERS

(Riverhead, $26.95). By Daniel H. Pink. [5]

5. REMEMBERING WHITNEY: MY STORY OF LOVE, LOSS, AND THE NIGHT THE MUSIC STOPPED

(Harper, $27.99). By Cissy Houston. The singer’s mother recalls her daughter. [1]

6. THE FUTURE: SIX DRIVERS OF GLOBAL CHANGE

(Random House, $30). By Al Gore. [1]

7. STRENGTHS FINDER 2.0: ... ONLINE TEST FROM GALLUP’S “NOW, DISCOVER YOUR STRENGTHS”

(Gallup Press, $24.95). By Tom Rath. [104]

8. MY SHARE OF THE TASK

(Portfolio, $29.95). By Stanley McChrystal. A memoir by the former NATO commander in Afghanistan. [3]

9. JESUS CALLING: ENJOYING PEACE IN HIS PRESENCE

(Integrity, $15.99). By Sarah Young. A devotional of daily readings. [9]

10. REBOOTING WORK: TRANSFORM HOW YOU WORK IN THE AGE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

(Jossey-Bass, $27.95). By Maynard Webb and Carlye Adler. [1]

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