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. [24]

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. [13]

3. THE TERRIBLE AND WONDERFUL REASONS WHY I RUN LONG DISTANCES

(Andrews McMeel, $16.99). By The Oatmeal. [1]

4. CROSS MY HEART

(Vision, $10; Grand Central, $16). By James Patterson. Alex Cross needs to protect his family. But if he does anything to protect them, they will die. [1]

5. 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. [3]

6. 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. [7]

7. 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. [24]

8. WINNERS

(Dell, $7.99). By Danielle Steel. By Danielle Steel. An Olympic skier is severely injured and it changes her family’s fortunes. [1]

9. THE ALCHEMIST

(Harperone, $14.99). By Paulo Coelho. A Spanish shepherd boy goes on a journey of discovery through North Africa. [7]

10. THE BETRAYED

(Mira, $7.99). By Heather Graham. Detectives from the FBI’s paranormal crimes unit try to figure out why a man was beheaded. [1]

Nonfiction/General

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

(Random House, $28). By Laura Hillenbrand. [74]

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. [19]

3. QUIET: THE POWER OF INTROVERTS IN A WORLD THAT CAN’T STOP TALKING

(Broadway, $16). By Susan Cain. [41]

4. NIGHT

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

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

(Mcgraw-Hill, $20). By Kerry Patterson. [10]

6. THE CONSCIOUS PARENT: TRANSFORMING OURSELVES, EMPOWERING OUR CHILDREN

(Namaste, $19.95). By Shefali Tsabary. [2]

7. DUST TEA, DINGOES AND DRAGONS: ADVENTURES IN CULTURE, CUISINE AND COMMERCE FROM A GLOBE-TREKKING EXECUTIVE

(Strelitzia Ventures, $15.95). By R.F. Hemphill. [1]

8. JOSIE’S STORY: A MOTHER’S INSPIRING CRUSADE TO MAKE MEDICAL CARE SAFE

(Grove, $14.95). By Sorrel King. [4]

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

(Northfield, $14.99). By Gary D. Chapman. Knowing that special someone. [104]

10. WILD: FROM LOST TO FOUND ON THE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL

(Vintage, $15.95). By Cheryl Strayed. [13]

Hardcover
Fiction

1. BURN

(Little, Brown, $28). By James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. Detective Michael Bennett ‘s latest investigation leads him into a depraved underground criminal world. [1]

2. THE EDGE OF ETERNITY

(Dutton, $36). By Ken Follett. The concluding volume of the Century Trilogy about five European and American families. [3]

3. THE LOST KEY

(Putnam, $26.95). By Catherine Coulter. An antiques dealer on the hunt for a lost treasure trove is found dead. [1]

4. PERSONAL

(Delacorte, $28). By Lee Child. Jack Reacher must stop a sniper from killing the president of France. [5]

5. 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. [5]

6. ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

(Scribner, $27). By Anthony Doerr. A story of two ordinary children whose paths collide during World War II. [9]

7. 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. [4]

8. 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. [6]

9. 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. [5]

10. BONES NEVER LIE

(Bantam, $27). By Kathy Reichs. Forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan pursues a serial killer who had eluded her grasp years before. [2]

5. FESTIVE IN DEATH

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

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. [2]

2. NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL: A YOUNG WOMAN TELLS YOU WHAT SHE’S “LEARNED”

(Random House, $28). By Lena Dunham. [1]

3. A PATH APPEARS: TRANSFORMING LIVES, CREATING OPPORTUNITY

(Knopf, $27.95). By Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. [1]

4. HOW WE GOT TO NOW: SIX INNOVATIONS THAT MADE THE MODERN WORLD

(Riverhead, $30). By Steven Johnson. [1]

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

(Amistad, $25.99). By Steve Harvey. [4]

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

(HMH, $24). By Randall Munroe. [5]

7. WORLD ORDER

(Penguin, $36). By Henry Kissinger. [4]

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

(Strebor, $25). By Marion Barry and Omar Tyree. [9]

9. GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2015

(Guinness World Records, $28.95). By Guinness World Records. [4]

10. THE SENSE OF STYLE: THE THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO WRITING IN THE 21ST CENTURY

(Viking, $27.95). By Steven Pinker. [1]

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended Oct. 5, 2014.