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. [26]

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. [15]

3. STARRY NIGHT

(Ballantine, $5.99). By Debbie Macomber. An ambitious reporter tries to score an interview with a reclusive, bestselling author. Then she falls in love with him. [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. [2]

5. 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. [26]

6. DARK PLACES

(Three Rivers, $14). By Gillian Flynn. Years after sending her brother to prison for their mother’s murder, a woman is dragged back into the investigation by a secret society. [2]

7. 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. [9]

8. THE ALCHEMIST

(Harperone, $14.99). By Paulo Coelho. A Spanish shepherd boy goes on a journey of discovery through North Africa. [8]

9. 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. [5]

10. SHARP OBJECTS

(Three Rivers, $14). By Gillian Flynn. A troubled journalist returns to her hometown to report on the murders of two young girls. [2]

Nonfiction/General

1. RISE OF ISIS: A THREAT WE CAN’T IGNORE

(Howard, $12.99). By Jay Sekulow. [1]

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

(Random House, $28). By Laura Hillenbrand. [76]

3. GETTING TO YES: NEGOTIATING AGREEMENT WITHOUT GIVING IN

(Penguin, $16). By Roger Fisher and William Ury. [15]

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

(Penguin, $17). By Daniel James Brown. [21]

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

(Northfield, $14.99). By Gary D. Chapman. Knowing that special someone. [105]

6. BUCK: A MEMOIR

(Spiegel & Grau, $15). By M.K. Asante. A story about coming of age on the streets of Philadelphia. [1]

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

(Broadway, $16). By Susan Cain. [42]

8. THIS IS THE STORY OF A HAPPY MARRIAGE

(Harper Perennial, $15.99). By Ann Patchett. An essay collection that delves into the writer’s life. [1]

9. MINDSET: THE NEW PSYCHOLOGY OF SUCCESS

(Ballantine, $16). By Carol S. Dweck. Why attitude is as important as talent. [33]

10. THE HOT ZONE: THE TERRIFYING TRUE STORY OF THE ORIGINS OF THE EBOLA VIRUS

(Anchor, $7.99) By Richard Preston. [1]

Hardcover
Fiction

1. LEAVING TIME

(Ballantine, $28). By Jodi Picoult. A woman searches for her long-lost mother. [1]

2. THE EDGE OF ETERNITY

(Dutton, $36). By Ken Follett. The concluding volume of the Century Trilogy about five European and American families. [5]

3. BURN

(Little, Brown, $28). By James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. Detective Michael Bennett ‘s latest investigation leads him into a depraved underground criminal world. [3]

4. DEADLINE

(Putnam, $27.95). By John Sandford. Virgil Flowers looks into a possible dognapping that turns into something more deadly. [2]

5. LILA

(FSG, $26). By Marilynne Robinson. From the Pulitzer-prize novelist comes a story about a homeless young girl, who strikes a romance with a town minister. [3]

6. NORA WEBSTER

(Scribner, $27). By Colm Toibin. A young widow and mother of four awakens from grief and discovers her own will in this novel set in Ireland. [2]

7. MR. MIRACLE

(Ballantine, $18). By Debbie Macomber. An angel tries to help a woman recollect her life and find love.. [2]

8. SOME LUCK

(Knopf, $26.95). By Jane Smiley. The story of the Langdon family and their Iowa farm over three decades. [2]

9. COUNTERFEIT LIES

(Threshold, $26). By Oliver North and Bob Hamer. A veteran FBI agent is on a mission that leads him to North Korean espionage, Hezbollah terrorism and an Iranian plan to get a nuclear bomb. [2]

10. 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. [7]

Nonfiction

1. WORTHY FIGHTS: A MEMOIR OF LEADERSHIP IN WAR AND PEACE

(Penguin, $36). By Leon Panetta. [2]

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

(Henry Holt, $30). By Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. [4]

3. EVEN THIS I GET TO EXPERIENCE

(Penguin, $32.95). By Norman Lear. Reflections by the creator of such TV programs as “All in the Family,” “Maude” and “The Jeffersons.” [1]

4. THE INNOVATORS: HOW A GROUP OF HACKERS, GENUISES, AND GEEKS CREATED THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION

(Simon & Schuster, $35). By Walter Isaacson. [2]

5. AS YOU WISH: INCONCEIVABLE TALES FROM THE MAKING OF THE PRINCESS BRIDE

(Touchstone, $26). By Cary Elwes. [1]

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

(Random House, $28). By Lena Dunham. [3]

7. STOP THE COMING CIVIL WAR: MY SAVAGE TRUTH

(Center Street, $26). By Michael Savage. [2]

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

(Amistad, $25.99). By Steve Harvey. [6]

9. BEING MORTAL: MEDICINE AND WHAT MATTERS IN THE END

(Metropolitan, $26). By Atul Gawande. [2]

10. HOW GOOGLE WORKS

(Grand Central, $30). By Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg. [1]

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended October 19, 2014.