(Mcgraw-Hill, $25). By Steve Chader, Jennice Doty, Jim CKissack adn Linda McKissack. 
THE OFFICIAL SAT STUDY GUIDE
(College Board, $21.99). By Board College. This revised manual offers 10 practice tests and loads of tips. 
HALF THE SKY: TURNING OPPRESSION INTO OPPORTUNITY FOR WOMEN WORLDWIDE
(Vintage Books Usa, $15.95). By Nicholas C. Kristof and Sheryl Wu Dun. Kristof and Dun explore opportunities for women in oppressee societies. .
THE SEVENTEEN SOLUTIONS: BOLD IDEA FOR OUR AMERICAN FUTURE
(Harper, $14.99). By Ralph Nader .
ALMOST HOME: HELPING KIDS MOVE FROM HOMELESSNESS TO HOPE
(Wiley & Sons, $16.95). By Kevin Ryan and Tina Kelley. Kids face life on the streets. .
EAT TO LIVE: THE AMAZING NUTRIENT-RICH PROGRAM FOR FAST AND SUSTAINED WEIGHT LOSS, REVISED EDITION
(Little, Brown, $9.99). By Joel Fuhrman. 
THE CHEW: FOOD. LIFE. FUN
(Hyperion, $19.99). By Mario Batali, Gordon Elliott and Carla Hall. 
(Hill & Wang, $9.95). By Elie Wiesel. The terrifying account of his experiences in Nazi concentration camps during World War II. 
THE CHECKLIST MANIFESTO: HOW TO GET THINGS RIGHT
(Picador Usa, $15.00). By Atul Gawande. A simple fix to a complex medical problem. .
THE 5 LOVE LANGUAGES: THE SECRET TO LOVE THAT LASTS
(Northfield, $14.99). By Gary D. Chapman. Knowing that special someone. .
THE CASUAL VACANCY
(Little, Brown, $35). By J.K. Rowling. A local election tears apart an idyllic English town. 
WINTER OF THE WORLD
(Duttons, $36). B
y Ken Follett. Book two of the Century Trilogy continues through World War II. 
(Putnam, $27.95). By John Sandford. Three teen killers are on a rampage and the police can’t find them. 
(Crown, $25). By Gillian Flynn. A model couple’s marriage crumble when the wife vanishes and the husband is a prime suspect. 
THE TIME KEEPER
(Hyperion, $24.99). By Mitch Albom. The inventor of the first clock is punished for measuring a force greater than him. 
(Knopf, $25.95). By Jo Nesbo. Harry Hole is in Hong Kong and the son of the woman he loves is arrested for murder. 
A WANTED MAN
(Delacorte, $28). By Lee Child. Reacher hithces a ride to Virginia that leads him right into a conspiracy. 
LIVE BY NIGHT
(William Morrow, $27.99). By Dennis Lehane. A young man climbs to ladders of organized crimb in Prohibition Boston. 
THIS IS HOW YOU LOSE HER
(Riverhead Books, $26.95). By Junot Diaz. A short-story collection that features characters from “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” .
(Berkley, $26.95). By Christine Feehan. Dax fights his vampire nemesis. 
KILLING KENNEDY: THE END OF CAMELOT
(Henry Holt, $28). By Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. 
NO EASY DAY: THE FIRSTHAND ACCOUNT OF THE MISSION THAT KILLED OSAMA BIN LADEN
(Dutton, $26.95). By Mark Owen. A Navy SEAL gives his account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. 
AMERICA AGAIN: RE-BECOMING THE GREATNESS WE NEVER WEREN’T
(Grand Central, $28.99). By Stephen Colbert. .
THE PRICE OF POLITICS
(Simon & Schuster, $30). By Bob Woodward. The Washington Post reporter turns his eye on the economic debates of the Obama years. .
TOTAL RECALL: MY UNBELIEVABLY TRUE LIFE STORY
(Simon and Schuster, $35). By Arnold Schwarzenegger
STRENGTHS FINDER 2.0: ... ONLINE TEST FROM GALLUP’S “NOW, DISCOVER YOUR STRENGTHS”
(Gallup Press, $24.95). By Tom Rath. 
GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2013
(Guinness World Records, $28.95). By Guinness World Records. 
RENEGADES WRITE THE RULES: HOW THE DIGITAL ROYALTY USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO INNOVATE
(Jossey-Bass, $26.95). By Amy Jo Martin. 
MUGGED: RACIAL DEMAGOGUERY FROM THE SEVENTIES TO OBAMA
(Sentinel, $26.95). By Ann Coulter. .
IT WORKED FOR ME: IN LIFE AND LEADERSHIP
(Harper, $27.99). By Colin Powell with Tony Koltz. A memoir from a man of considerable accomplishments. 
Rankings reflect sales for the week ended Oct. 7, 2012.