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. [36]

2. 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. [36]

3. SAGA, VOLUME 4

(Image, $14.99) By Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples. The epic of Hazel continues.

4. THE MARTIAN

(Broadway, $15). By Andy Weir. An astronaut is stranded alone on Mars. He tries to survive against impossible odds. [6]

5. THE ALCHEMIST

(Harperone, $14.99). By Paulo Coelho. A Spanish shepherd boy goes on a journey of discovery through North Africa. [11]

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. [6]

7. GONE

(Vision, $10). By James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. A crime lord vows to kill Detective Michael Bennett and his family. [2]

8. SHARP OBJECTS

(Three Rivers, $14). By Gillian Flynn. A troubled journalist returns to her home town to report on the murders of two young girls. [6]

9. AMERICANAH

(Anchor, $15.95). By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Young Nigerians struggle to adjust in new worlds at home and abroad. [4]

10. 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. [67]

Nonfiction/General

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

(Random House, $16). By Laura Hillenbrand. [84]

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. [31]

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

(Vintage, $15.95). By Cheryl Strayed. [21]

4. AMERICAN SNIPER: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE MOST LETHAL SNIPER IN U.S. MILITARY HISTORY

(William Morrow, $15.99). By Chris Kyle. [13]

5. HOW TO TELL IF YOUR CAT IS PLOTTING TO KILL YOU

(Andrews McMeel, $14.99). By the Oatmeal. The pawing of a nice cat may mean he is feeling for your vital organs. [17]

6. IS EVERYONE HANGING OUT WITHOUT ME? (AND OTHER CONCERNS)

(Three Rivers, $14). By Mindy Kaling. [10]

7. A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME

(Bantam, $18). By Stephen Hawking. The renowned physicist explores the universe’s most important questions. [2]

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

(Northfield, $14.99). By Gary D. Chapman. Knowing that special someone. [113]

9. STAMINA

(Loyalty Media, $19.99) By Derek Anderson. A former NBA player recounts his career and spiritual path. [1]

10. GEORGE WASHINGTON’S SECRET SIX: THE SPY RING THAT SAVED THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

(Sentinel, $16). By Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. [9]

Hardcover
Fiction

1. GRAY MOUNTAIN

(Doubleday, $28.95). By John Grisham. A big city lawyer moves to Appalachia and takes on a giant coal company. [10]

2. ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

(Scribner, $27). By Anthony Doerr. A story of two ordinary children whose paths collide during World War II. [16]

3. HOPE TO DIE

(Little Brown, $29). By James Patterson. Alex Cross must make a difficult decision to save his family from a mad man. [5]

4. THE ESCAPE

(Grand Central, $28). By David Baldacci. John Puller’s brother escapes from prison, leading the Army special investigator into the country’s largest manhunt. [6]

5. REVIVAL

(Scribner, $30). By Stephen King. A minister performs evil at a tent revival. [7]

6. TOM CLANCY: FULL FORCE AND EFFECT

(Putnam, $29.95 ) By Mark Greaney. The North Koreans plot to kill President Jack Ryan to help them realize their nuclear ambitions. [4]

7. THE WORLD OF ICE & FIRE: THE UNTOLD HISTORY OF WESTEROS AND THE GAME OF THRONES

(Bantam, $50). By George R.R. Martin. [8]

8. LEAVING TIME

(Ballantine, $28). By Jodi Picoult. A woman searches for her long-lost mother. [10]

9. REDEPLOYMENT

(Penguin, $26.95). By Phil Klay. A collection of stories about the Iraq War. [3]

10. FLESH AND BLOOD

(William Morrow, $28.99). By Patricia Cornwell. Kay Scarpetta tracks a sniper who kills without pattern. [6]

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. [14]

2. 41: A PORTRAIT OF MY FATHER

(Crown, $28). By George W. Bush. [7]

3. YES PLEASE

(Dey Street, $28.99). By Amy Poehler. Reflections, vignettes, poems and mantras by the Saturday Night Live personality. [9]

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

(HMH, $24). By Randall Munroe. [12]

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

(Simon & Schuster, $35). By Walter Isaacson. [5]

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

(Metropolitan, $26). By Atul Gawande. [11]

7. MONEY MASTER THE GAME: 7 SIMPLE STEPS TO FINANCIAL FREEDOM

(Simon & Schuster, $28). By Tony Robbins. [6]

8. HUMANS OF NEW YORK

(St. Martin's, $29.99). By Brandon Stanton. Photos of residents of the country’s second-most-important city. [7]

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

(Random House, $28). By Lena Dunham.[7]

10. RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT!: REALITY SHOCK!

(Ripley Publishing, $28.95). [1]

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended Dec. 28.