PAPERBACK

Fiction

1. DEAR LIFE

(Vintage, $15.95). By Alice Munro. A collection of stories by the recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize of literature. [2]

2. THE RACKETEER

(Dell, $9.99, Bantam $16). By John Grisham. An imprisoned lawyer helps a murder investigation. [8]

3. ENDER’S GAME

(Tor, $7.99). By Orson Scott Card. A boy genius may be the last hope for humans as they battle hostile aliens. [9]

4. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

(Grand Central, $7.99). By Harper Lee. The Pulitzer Prize-winning tale set in the Depression-era South. [16]

5. THE HIT

(Grand Central, $15). By David Baldacci. A government hitman on the trail of a rogue assassin uncovers a global security threat. [5]

6. THE SINS OF THE MOTHER

(Dell, $7.99). By Danielle Steel. A summer yachting vacation in the Mediterranean exposes a family’s strife. [4]

7. OF MICE AND MEN

(Penguin, $10). By John Steinbeck. The story of George and Lennie, California laborers, during the Great Depression. [2]

8. MAD RIVER

(Berkley, $9.99). By John Sandford. Three teen killers are on a rampage, and the police can’t find them. [3]

9. THE FORGOTTEN

(Grand Central, $10). By David Baldacci. The death of a beloved aunt leads Army Special Agent John Puller into a dangerous conspiracy. [14]

10. FIFTY SHADES OF GREY

(Vintage, $15.95). By E.L. James. The first of a British e-book erotic trilogy that became a publishing phenomenon. [56]

Nonfiction

1. GETTING TO YES: NEGOTIATING AGREEMENT WITHOUT GIVING IN

(Penguin, $16). By Roger Fisher and William Ury. [10]

2. CRUCIAL CONVERSATIONS: TOOLS FOR TALKING WHEN STAKES ARE HIGH, SECOND EDITION

(Mcgraw-Hill, $18). By Kerry Patterson.[7]

3. THE GIFTS OF IMPERFECTION: LET GO OF WHO YOU THINK YOU’RE SUPPOSED TO BE AND EMBRACE WHO YOU ARE

(Hazelden, $14.95). By Brene Brown. [3]

4. ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK: MY YEAR IN A WOMEN’S PRISON

(Spiegel & Grau, $16). By Piper Kerman. [6]

5. THE OFFICIAL SAT STUDY GUIDE

(College Board, $21.99). By the College Board. [163]

5. (tied) THE 5 LOVE LANGUAGES: THE SECRET TO LOVE THAT LASTS

(Northfield, $14.99). By Gary D. Chapman. Knowing that special someone.. [71]

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

(Simon & Schuster, $15.99). By Eben Alexander. A scientist’s near-death experience. [51]

8. WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING

(Workman, $14.95). By Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazell. Fourth edition of the popular pregnancy guide. [12]

9. ONE MINUTE FOR YOURSELF:A SIMPLE STATEGY FOR A BETTER LIFE

(William Morrow, $10.99). By Spencer Johnson. [1]

10. WELL FED 2: MORE PALEO RECIPES FOR PEOPLE WHO LOVE TO EAT

(Smudge, $24.95). By Melissa Joulwan and David Humphreys. [1]

10. (tied) QUIET: THE POWER OF INTROVERTS IN A WORLD THAT CAN’T STOP TALKING

(Broadway, $16). By Susan Cain. [29]

Fiction

1. JUST ONE EVIL ACT

(Dutton, $29.95). By Elizabeth George. A mother absconds with her daughter. Barbara Havers investigates. [1]

2. DOCTOR SLEEP

(Scribner, $30). By Stephen King. The sequel to the bestselling novel “The Shining.” [4]

3. IDENTICAL

(Grand Central, $28). By Scott Turow. A 25-year-old crime involving his identical brother threatens an Illinois politician's career. [1]

4. BRIDGET JONES: MAD ABOUT THE BOY

(Knopf, $26.95). By Helen Fielding. Bridget Jones plods through the love affairs of a middle-aged woman. [1]

5. THE LONGEST RIDE

(Grand Central, $27). By Nicholas Sparks. Lying injured by a car, a 91 year old man is helped by memories of his deceased wife. [5]

6. GONE

(Little, Brown, $28). By James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. Brutal thug Manuel Perrine is out of prison and he’s promised to kill Michael Bennett, the detective who put him there. [3]

7. POLICE

(Knopf, $25.95). By Jo Nesbo. A murderer is killing Oslo’s police officers. Harry Hole is in danger. [1]

8. STORM FRONT

(Putnam, $27.95). By John Sandford. Lucas Davenport has to protect an ancient Hebraic scroll linked to King Solomon. [2]

9. THE LOWLAND

(Knopf, $27.95). By Jhumpa Lahiri. Two brothers come of age in 1960s India and America. [4]

10. STARRY NIGHT

(Ballantine, $18). By Debbie Macomber. Christmastime: a society-page columnist heads to Alaska to score an interview with a reclusive author. [2]

Nonfiction

1. HUMANS OF NEW YORK

(St. Martin's PRESS, $29.99). By Brandon Stanton. Photos of residents of the country’s second-most-important city. [1]

2. KILLING JESUS

(Henry Holt, $28). By by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. An account of the crucifixion of Jesus. [4]

3. I AM MALALA: THE GIRL WHO STOOD UP FOR EDUCATION AND WAS SHOT BY THE TALIBAN

(Little, Brown, $26). By Malala Yousafzai. [2]

4. DAVID AND GOLIATH: UNDERDOGS, MISFITS, AND THE ART OF BATTLING GIANTS

(Little, Brown, $29). By Malcolm Gladwell. How the underdog wins. [3]

5. THE REASON I JUMP: THE INNER VOICE OF A THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD BOY WITH AUTISM

(Random House, $22). By Naoki Higashida. [2]

6. BREAK OUT!: 5 KEYS TO GO BEYOND YOUR BARRIERS AND LIVE AN EXTRAORDINARY LIFE

(FaithWords, $26). By Joel Osteen. [3]

7. GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2014

(Guinness World Records, $28.95). By Guinness World Records. [5]

8. WHAT ARE YOU AFRAID OF?: FACING DOWN YOUR FEARS WITH FAITH

(Tyndale House, $24.99). By David Jeremiah. [2]

9. TIP AND THE GIPPER: WHEN POLITICS WORKED

(Simon & Schuster, $29.95). By Chris Matthews. [2]

10. MY STORY

(St. Martin's, $25.99). By Elizabeth Smart and Chris Stewart. The memoir of the young woman who was kidnapped by a religious fanatic. [2]