Paperback
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. [15]

2. KING AND MAXWELL

(Grand Central $10). By David Baldacci. Private investigators Sean King and Michelle Maxwell search for a soldier missing in Afghanistan. [6]

3. 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. [63]

4. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

(Grand Central, $8.99). By Harper Lee. The Pulitzer Prize-winning tale set in the Depression-era South. [30]

5. ROSE HARBOR IN BLOOM

(Ballantine, $7.99). By Debbie Macomber. Jo Marie Rose falls in love with the handyman who helps her plant her rose garden. [3]

6. SWAN POINT

(Mira, $14.95). By Sherryl Woods. A divorced woman and a man trying to atone for past mistakes fall in love. [1]

7. DESERVES TO DIE

(Zebra, $7.99). By Lisa Jackson. A madman is on the loose in Grizzly Falls, Mont., and he won’t stop killing until he’s received vengeance. [1]

8. CONCEALED IN DEATH

(Berkley, $7.99). By J.D. Robb. Police lieutenant Eve Dallas is summoned after a housing demolition uncovers 12 bodies. [1]

9. 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. [18]

10. THE GREAT GATSBY

(Scribner, $15). By F. Scott Fitzgerald. The classic American novel of love lost and fortunes gained in the Jazz Age. [51]

Nonfiction/General

1. UNBROKEN: A WORLD WAR II STORY OF SURVIVAL, RESILIENCE, AND REDEMPTION

(Random House, $28). By Laura Hillenbrand. [65]

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

(Adiva, $16.99). By J.J. Smith. [20]

3. DRIVE: THE SURPRISING TRUTH ABOUT WHAT MOTIVATES US

(Riverhead, $16). By Daniel H. Pink. [13]

4. INTELLIGENCE: THE SECRET WORLD OF SPIES: AN ANTHOLOGY

(Oxford Univ., $79.95). By Loch K. Johnson and James J. Wirtz. [1]

5. HOW TO READ LITERATURE LIKE A PROFESSOR: A LIVELY AND ENTERTAINING GUIDE TO READING BETWEEN THE LINES

(Harper Perennial, $15.99). By Thomas C. Foster. [20]

6. THE OFFICIAL SAT STUDY GUIDE

(College Board, $21.99). By the College Board. [191]

7. THE BOYS IN THE BOAT: NINE AMERICANS AND THEIR EPIC QUEST FOR GOLD AT THE 1936 BERLIN OLYMPICS

(Penguin, $17). By Daniel James Brown. [10]

8. 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 . [21]

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

(Northfield, $14.99). By Gary D. Chapman. Knowing that special someone. [101]

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

(Spiegel & Grau, $16). By Piper Kerman. [15]

Hardcover
Fiction

1.  TOM CLANCY: SUPPORT AND DEFEND

(Putnam, $28.95). By Mark Greaney. A mid-level staffer for the National Security Council has run off with a microdrive that contains top secret information. The CIA must get him before the Russians do. [2]

2. A PERFECT LIFE

(Delacorte, $28). By Danielle Steel. The structured life of a highly successful television news personality unravels. [2]

3. THE HEIST

(Harper, $27.99). By Daniel Silva. An art restorer is summoned by the Italian police to search for a stolen masterpiece. [3]

4. FAST TRACK

(Dutton, $26.95). By Julie Garwood. A woman weeks answers about the mysterious death of her mother. [1]

5. BIG LITTLE LIES

(Amy Einhorn, $26.95). By Liane Moriarty. Little lies become great, big awful lies, which causes to a lot of drama for one Australian family. [1]

6. 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. [41]

7. THE BOOK OF LIFE

(Viking, $28.95). By Deborah Harkness. The final volume in a series about a witch and vampire scientist, who seek to uncover the secrets behind an ancient manuscript. [3]

8. ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

(Scribner, $27). By Anthony Doerr. A story of two ordinary children whose paths collide during World War II. [1]

9. INVISIBLE

(Little Brown, $28). By James Patterson and David Ellis. FBI researcher Emmy Dockery takes leave from her job to solve a series of criminal cases on her own. [6]

10. ACT OF WAR

(Atria, $27.99). By Brad Thor. The president taps CIA operative Scot Harvath to thwart an imminent attack on America. [4]

Nonfiction

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

(Gallup Press, $27.95). By Tom Rath. [165]

2. AMERICA: IMAGINE A WORLD WITHOUT HER

(Regnery, $29.99). By Dinesh D'Souza. [4]

3. THE PRINCIPAL: THREE KEYS TO MAXIMIZING IMPACT

(Jossey-Bass, $27.95). By Michael Fullan. [1]

4. A SPY AMONG FRIENDS: KIM PHILBY AND THE GREAT BETRAYAL

(Crown, $27). By Ben Macintyre. [1]

5. ONE NATION: WHAT WE CAN ALL DO TO SAVE AMERICA’S FUTURE

(Sentinel, $25.95). By Ben Carson. [11]

6. HARD CHOICES

(Simon and Schuster, $35). By Hillary Rodham Clinton. Clinton looks back on her tenure as secretary of state. [8]

7. THE NECESSITY OF STRANGERS: THE INTRIGUING TRUTH ABOUT INSIGHT, INNOVATION, AND SUCCESS

(Jossey-Bass, $26.95). By Alan Gregerman. [2]

8. JESUS CALLING: ENJOYING PEACE IN HIS PRESENCE

(Thomas Nelson, $15.99). By Sarah Young. [40]

8. THE CONFIDENCE CODE: THE SCIENCE AND ART OF SELF-ASSURANCE—WHAT WOMEN SHOULD KNOW

(HarperBusiness, $27.99). By Katty Kay and Claire Shipman. [5]

10. MAYOR FOR LIFE: THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF MARION BARRY, JR

(Strebor, $25). By Marion Barry and Omar Tyree. [6]

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended Aug. 3, 2014.

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended Aug. 3, 2014. The charts may not be reproduced without permission from Nielsen BookScan. Copyright 2014 by Nielsen BookScan. (The right-hand column of numbers represents weeks on this list, which premiered in Book World on Jan. 11, 2004. The bestseller lists in print alternate between hardcover and paperback; the complete list can be found online.)