Paperback
Fiction

1. GONE GIRL

(Broadway, $9.99, $15). By Gillian Flynn. A model couple’s marriage crumbles when the wife vanishes and the husband becomes a prime suspect. [23]

2. THE BEST OF ME

(Grand Central, $8, $14.99). By Nicholas Sparks. A high school couple, separated 25 years later, rekindle their love after a friend’s funeral. [12]

3. THE TARGET

(Grand Central, $16). 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]

4. SYCAMORE ROW

(Dell, $9.99; Bantam, $16). By John Grisham. Jake Brigance finds himself in the middle of a family dispute over the estate of a man who killed himself. [6]

5. THE ALCHEMIST

(Harperone, $14.99). By Paulo Coelho. A Spanish shepherd boy goes on a journey of discovery through North Africa. [6]

6. 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. [23]

7. DUST

(Berkley, $9.99). By Patricia Cornwell. Kay Scarpetta investigates the murder of a litigious computer scientist. [4]

8. THINGS FALL APART

(Anchor, $11.95). By Chinua Achebe. Twin dramas in the history of an Ibo village in Nigeria. [3]

9. WOMAN HOLLERING CREEK: AND OTHER STORIES

(Vintage, $14). By Sandra Cisneros. [1]

10. PRIVATE DOWN UNDER

(Grand Central, $16). By James Patterson and Michael White. Private has just opened a branch in Australia. During the inaugural party, their first case shows up. [4]

Nonfiction/General

1. WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING

(Workman, $14.95). By Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazell. Fourth edition of the popular pregnancy guide. [18]

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

(Penguin, $17). By Daniel James Brown. [18]

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

(Random House, $28). By Laura Hillenbrand. [73]

4. KNOWING YOUR VALUE: WOMEN, MONEY, AND GETTING WHAT YOU’RE WORTH

(Weinstein, $15). By Mika Brzezinski. [1]

5. ENCHANTMENT: THE ART OF CHANGING HEARTS, MINDS, AND ACTIONS

(Portfolio, $16). By Guy Kawasaki. [1]

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

(Northfield, $14.99). By Gary D. Chapman. Knowing that special someone. [103]

7. CRUCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY: TOOLS FOR RESOLVING VIOLATED EXPECTATIONS, BROKEN COMMITMENTS, AND BAD BEHAVIOR

(Mcgraw-Hill, $20). By Kerry Patterson. [1]

8. MINDSET: THE NEW PSYCHOLOGY OF SUCCESS

(Ballantine, $16). By Carol S. Dweck. Why attitude is as important as talent. [32]

9. NIGHT

(Hill & Wang, $9.95). By Elie Wiesel. The terrifying account of his experiences in Nazi concentration camps during World War II. [89]

10. OUTLIERS: THE STORY OF SUCCESS

(Back Bay, $16.99). By Malcolm Gladwell. Challenging assumptions about success. [39]

Hardcover
Fiction

1. THE EDGE OF ETERNITY

(Dutton, $36). By Ken Follett. The concluding volume of the Century Trilogy about five European and American families. [2]

2. PERSONAL

(Delacorte, $28). By Lee Child. Jack Reacher must stop a sniper from killing the president of France. [4]

3. SOMEWHERE SAFE WITH SOMEBODY GOOD

(Putnam, $27.95). By Jan Karon. A minister returns to Mitford, but he may have lost his passion to preach. [4]

4. BONES NEVER LIE

(Bantam, $27). By Kathy Reichs. Forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan pursues a serial killer who had eluded her grasp years before. [1]

5. FESTIVE IN DEATH

(Putnam, $27.95). By J.D. Robb. Eve Dallas investigates the death of a personal trainer. [3]

6. THE CHILDREN ACT

(Nan A. Talese, $25). By Ian McEwan. A judge must determine whether at sick 17-year-old boy can refuse medical care. [3]

7. THE SECRET PLACE

(Viking, $27.95). By Tana French. An Irish school-boy is found dead and all evidence leads to her close clique of friends. [4]

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. [8]

9. THE EYE OF HEAVEN

(Putnam, $28.95). By Clive Cussler and Russell Blake. The discovery of a Viking long ship leads a husband-and-wife team to an archeological hunt through Mexico. [3]

10. THE PAYING GUESTS

(Riverhead, $28.95). By Sarah Waters. A widow and her spinster daughter take in guests in post-World War I Britain. [2]

Nonfiction

1. KILLING PATTON: THE STRANGE DEATH OF WORLD WAR II’S MOST AUDACIOUS GENERAL

(Henry Holt, $30). By Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. [1]

2. ACT LIKE A SUCCESS, THINK LIKE A SUCCESS: DISCOVERING YOUR GIFT AND THE WAY TO LIFE’S RICHES

(Amistad, $25.99). By Steve Harvey. [3]

3. WORLD ORDER

(Penguin, $36). By Henry Kissinger. [3]

4. WHAT IF?: SERIOUS SCIENTIFIC ANSWERS TO ABSURD HYPOTHETICAL QUESTIONS

(HMH, $24). By Randall Munroe. [4]

5. 13 HOURS: THE INSIDE ACCOUNT OF WHAT REALLY HAPPENED IN BENGHAZI

(Twelve, $28). By Mitchell Zuckoff with the Annex Security Team. [3]

6. GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2015

(Guinness World Records, $28.95). By Guinness World Records. [3]

7. JUST MERCY: A STORY OF JUSTICE AND REDEMPTION

(Spiegel & Grau, $28). By Bryan Stevenson. [1]

8. LAW OF THE JUNGLE: THE $19 BILLION LEGAL BATTLE OVER OIL IN THE RAIN FOREST AND THE LAWYER WHO’D STOP AT NOTHING TO WIN

(Crown, $26). By Paul Barrett. [1]

9. DATACLYSM: WHO WE ARE (WHEN WE THINK NO ONE’S LOOKING)

(Crown, $28). By Christian Rudder. [1]

10. THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING: CAPITALISM VS. THE CLIMATE

(Simon & Schuster, $30). By Naomi Klein. [1]

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended Sept. 28, 2014.