May 10, 2014

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Fiction

1. GONE GIRL

(Broadway, $15). By Gillian Flynn. A model couple’s marriage crumbles when the wife vanishes and the husband becomes a prime suspect. [2]

2. FIRST SIGHT

(Dell, $7.99). By Danielle Steel. A successful fashion designer must reconcile her tormented past. [1]

3. NEVER GO BACK

(Dell, $9.99). By Lee Child. Jack Reacher makes it to northeastern Virginia, but the military officer he is suppose to meet goes missing. [5]

4. PRIVATE BERLIN

(Grand Central, $10). By James Patterson and Mark Sullivan. A superstar private investigator disappears. [1]

5. THE MASTERFUL MR. MONTAGUE

(Avon, $7.99). By Stephanie Laurens. Violet and the wealthy Mr. Montague find love while chasing a cold-blooded killer. [1]

6. WHEN WE MET

(Harlequin, $8.99). By Susan Mallery. A damaged soldier tries to seduce a steely public relations officer. [1]

7. THE DEVANEY BROTHERS: MICHAEL AND PATRICK

(Mira, $7.99). By Sherryl Woods. Two tormented brothers find love. [1]

8. ORPHAN TRAIN

(William Morrow , $14.99).By Christina Baker Kline. An orphan helps an elderly woman clean out her home. The work will change both their lives. [7]

9. SHADOW SPELL

(Berkley, $17). By Nora Roberts. A tangle with a woman causes rift in an close-knit Irish clan. [6]

10. THE NEXT ALWAYS

(Jove, $7.99). By Nora Roberts. A widow moves to a small town and falls for the man transforming an inn into something great. [1]

Nonfiction

1. HEAVEN IS FOR REAL: A LITTLE BOY’S ASTOUNDING STORY OF HIS TRIP TO HEAVEN AND BACK

(Thomas Nelson, $16.99). By Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent . [14]

2. 10-DAY GREEN SMOOTHIE CLEANSE: LOSE UP TO 15 POUNDS IN 10 DAYS!

(Adiva, $16.99). By J.J. Smith. [7]

3. 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE

(Free Press, $15.95). By Stephen R. Covey. The hit book on personal and professional leadership. [9]

4. LONG WALK TO FREEDOM: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF NELSON MANDELA

(Back Bay, $18). By Nelson Mandela. [3]

5. THE SOUTHERN SLOW COOKER BIBLE: 365 EASY AND DELICIOUS DOWN-HOME RECIPES

(Nelson, $24.99). By Tammy Algood. [1]

6. BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS: LIFE, DEATH, AND HOPE IN A MUMBAI UNDERCITY

(Random House, $16). By Katherine Boo. [4]

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

(Northfield, $14.99). By Gary D. Chapman. Knowing that special someone. [93]

8. MINDSET: THE NEW PSYCHOLOGY OF SUCCESS

(Ballantine, $16). By Carol S. Dweck. Why attitude is as important as talent. [25]

9. SKINNY MEALS: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO LOSE WEIGHT-FAST!

(Ballantine, $22). By Bob Harper. [3]

10. 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. [12]

Fiction

1. THE TARGET

(Grand Central, $28). By David Baldacci. Assassins Will Robie and Jessica Reel are on a high-stakes mission and if they fail, the president could be impeached. [2]

2. THE GOLDFINCH

(Little, Brown, $30). By Donna Tartt. The coming of age story of a young man who lost his mother in a terrorist bombing. [28]

3. NATCHEZ BURNING

(William Morrow, $27.99). By Greg Iles. A son defends his doctor father, accused of committing murder in 1960s Mississippi. [1]

4. THE COLLECTOR

(Putnam, $27.95). By Nora Roberts. A housesitter witnesses a murder-suicide and becomes part of the investigation. [3]

5. CHESTNUT STREET

(Knopf, $26.95). By Maeve Binchy. A collection of characters imagined by the late Irish writer. [2]

6. I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN

(Simon & Schuster, $26.99). By Mary Higgins Clark. “Tell your mother she’s next, then it’s your turn” a man says after murdering the boy’s father. Five years later, he’s back. [5]

7. THE INVENTION OF WINGS

(Viking, $27.95). By Sue Monk Kidd. The life and times of a Charleston belle and her slave servant. [17]

8. LIVE TO SEE TOMORROW

(St. Martin's, $27.99). By Iris Johansen. CIA operative Catherine Ling rescues a journalist abducted in Tibet. [1]

9. NYPD RED 2

(Little, Brown, $28). By James Patterson and Marshall Karp. A wealthy woman is found brutally murdered on a Central Park carousel. New York’s best detectives are put on the case. [6]

10. LOVERS AT THE CHAMELEON CLUB, PARIS 1932

(Harper, $26.99). By Francine Prose. Expats, outcasts and libertines find love at a Parisian social club. [1]

Nonfiction

1. A FIGHTING CHANCE

(Metropolitan, $28). By Elizabeth Warren. Reflections by the senior senator from Massachusetts. [2]

2. CAPITAL IN THE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY

(Belknap $39.95). By Thomas Piketty. [2]

3. FLASH BOYS: A WALL STREET REVOLT

(W. W. Norton, $27.95). By Michael Lewis. [5]

4. SIX AMENDMENTS: HOW AND WHY WE SHOULD CHANGE THE CONSTITUTION

(Little, Brown, $23). By John Paul Stevens. [2]

5. ANGEL INVESTING: THE GUST GUIDE TO MAKING MONEY AND HAVING FUN INVESTING IN STARTUPS

(Wiley, $35). By David S. Rose. [1]

6. EVERYBODY’S GOT SOMETHING

(Grand Central, $27). By Robin Roberts and Veronica Chambers. The Good Morning America anchor recounts her experiences with breast cancer. [2]

7. JESUS CALLING: ENJOYING PEACE IN HIS PRESENCE

(Thomas Nelson, $15.99). By Sarah Young. A devotional of daily readings. [34]

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

(Gallup Press, $24.95). By Tom Rath. [153]

9. GOOD TO GREAT AND THE SOCIAL SECTORS: A MONOGRAPH TO ACCOMPANY GOOD TO GREAT

(HarperBusiness, $13.95). By James C. Collins. [3]

10. CONGRATULATIONS, BY THE WAY: SOME THOUGHTS ON KINDNESS

(Random House, $14). By George Saunders. [1]

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