Paperback
Fiction

1. PERSONAL

(Dell, $9.99). By Lee Child. Jack Reacher must stop a sniper from killing the president of France. [1]

2. THE GOLDFINCH

(Back Bay, $20). By Donna Tartt. The coming-of-age story of a young man who lost his mother in a terrorist bombing. [4]

3. HOLD ME

(Harlequin, $8.99). By Susan Mallery. A new-comer to Fool’s Gold, Calif., wants calm in her life. Then she falls for a thrill seeker. [1]

4. LEAVING TIME

(Ballantine, $16). By Jodi Picoult. A woman searches for her long-lost mother. [1]

5. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

(Grand Central, $8.99). By Harper Lee. The Pulitzer Prize-winning tale set in the Depression-era South. [52]

6. FIELD OF PREY

(Berkley, $9.99). By John Sandford. Lucas Davenport chases a serial killer after more than 15 bodies turn up in a Minnesota cistern. [4]

7. THE ESCAPE

(Grand Central, $16). By David Baldacci. John Puller’s brother escapes from prison, leading the Army special investigator into the country’s largest manhunt. [6]

8. THE GREAT GATSBY

(Scribner, $15). By F. Scott Fitzgerald. A classic American novel of love lost and fortunes gained in the Jazz Age. [62]

8. WHISKEY BEACH

(Jove, $7.99). By Nora Roberts. A disgraced lawyer escapes to a beach house, where he finds love and solace. [1]

10. I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN

(Pocket, $7.99). By Mary Higgins Clark. “Tell your mother she’s next, then it’s your turn” a man says after murdering the boy’s father. Five years later, he’s back. [6]

Nonfiction/General

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

(Penguin, $17). By Daniel James Brown. [49]

2. A WORK IN PROGRESS

(Atria, $16.99) By Connor Franta. The YouTube personality recounts his life behind the camera. [2]

3. MINDSET: THE NEW PSYCHOLOGY OF SUCCESS

(Ballantine, $16). By Carol S. Dweck. [36]

4. WHY ARE ALL THE BLACK KIDS SITTING TOGETHER IN THE CAFETERIA: AND OTHER CONVERSATIONS ABOUT RACE

(Basic, $16.99). By Beverly Daniel Tatum. [1]

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

(William Morrow, $9.99, $15.99). By Chris Kyle. [31]

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

(Northfield, $15.99). By Gary D. Chapman. [126]

7. DAVID AND GOLIATH: UNDERDOGS, MISFITS, AND THE ART OF BATTLING GIANTS

(Back Bay, $18). By Malcolm Gladwell. [4]

8. 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE

(Simon & Schuster, $17). By Stephen R. Covey. [14]

9. NIGHT

(Hill & Wang, $9.95). By Elie Wiesel. The terrifying account of his experiences in Nazi concentration camps during World War II. [99]

10. THE NEW JIM CROW: MASS INCARCERATION IN THE AGE OF COLORBLINDNESS

(New Press, $19.95). By Michelle Alexander. [4]

Hardcover
Fiction

1. GOD HELP THE CHILD

(Knopf, $24.95). By Toni Morrison. A light-skinned woman tries to reconcile with the mother who’s shunned her. [2]

2. MEMORY MAN

(Grand Central, $28). By David Baldacci. Amos Decker, a detective with a perfect memory, searches for the man who murdered his family. [2]

3. GATHERING PREY

(G.P. Putnam, $28.95). By John Sandford. Someone is killing a community of drifters. [1]

4. ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

(Scribner, $27). By Anthony Doerr. A story of two ordinary children whose paths collide during World War II. [34]

5. THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN

(Riverhead, $26.95). By Paula Hawkins. A woman on a train, witnesses a shocking crime. [16]

6. THE LIAR

(G.P. Putnam, $27.95). By Nora Roberts. A woman tries to recover after finding out her husband was a fraud. [3]

7. THE BONE TREE

(William Morrow, $27.99). By Greg Iles. Former prosecutor Penn Cage, in order to save his father, must destroy a KKK leader or strike a devil’s bargain with him. [2]

8. DEATH WEARS A BEAUTY MASK AND OTHER STORIES

(Simon & Schuster, $26). By Mary Higgins Clark. A collection of murder mysteries by the Queen of Suspense. [1]

9. EARLY WARNING

(Knopf, $26.95). By Jane Smiley. In this second installment of the American trilogy, the Langdon children come of age in the 1960s and ’70s. [1]

10. STAR WARS: LORDS OF THE SITH

(Lucas Books, $28). By Paul S. Kemp. Emperor Palpatine and his disciple, Darth Vader, set out to crush a rebellion on the planet Ryloth. [1]

Nonfiction

1. THE ROAD TO CHARACTER

(Random House, $28). By David Brooks. The New York Times columnist explores how great people develop character. [3]

2. HOPE: A MEMOIR OF SURVIVAL IN CLEVELAND

(Viking, $28.95). By Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus with Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan. Two women, held captive and raped by an Ohio man for 10 years, recount their ordeal. [1]

3. THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP: THE JAPANESE ART OF DECLUTTERING AND ORGANIZING

(Ten Speed, $16.99). By Marie Kondo. [17]

4. AND THE GOOD NEWS IS...: LESSONS AND ADVICE FROM THE BRIGHT SIDE

(Twelve, $26). By Dana Perino. [2]

5. THE RESIDENCE: INSIDE THE PRIVATE WORLD OF THE WHITE HOUSE

(Harper, $27.99). By Kate Andersen Brower. [4]

6. THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD

(Grand Central, $26). By Elizabeth Alexander. The poet at President Obama’s first inauguration, recounts the 2012 death of her husband, the artist Ficre Ghebreyesus. [1]

7. BILL O’REILLY’S LEGENDS AND LIES: THE REAL WEST

(Henry Holt, $32). By Bill O'Reilly and David Fisher. [4]

8. DEAD WAKE: THE LAST CROSSING OF THE LUSITANIA

(Crown, $28). By Erik Larson. [8]

9. BETWEEN YOU & ME: CONFESSIONS OF A COMMA QUEEN

(W. W. Norton, $24.95). By Mary Norris. [1]

10. MISSOULA: RAPE AND THE JUSTICE SYSTEM IN A COLLEGE TOWN

(Doubleday, $28.95). By Jon Krakauer. [2]

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended May 3.