Paperback
Fiction

1. THE MARTIAN

(Broadway, $15). By Andy Weir. An astronaut is stranded alone on Mars. He tries to survive against impossible odds. [28]

2. MEMORY MAN

(Grand Central, $15.99). By David Baldacci. Amos Decker, a detective with a perfect memory, searches for the man who murdered his family. [3]

3. WILLOW BROOK ROAD

(Mira, $8.99). By Sherryl Woods. A woman who only wants to live her dream and a grief-stricken man find solace in each other. [1]

4. THE ALCHEMIST

(Harperone, $16.99). By Paulo Coelho. A Spanish shepherd boy goes on a journey of discovery through North Africa. [31]

5. GRAY MOUNTAIN

(Dell, $9.99). By John Grisham. A big-city lawyer moves to Appalachia and takes on a giant coal company. [7]

6. OF MICE AND MEN

(Penguin, $11). By John Steinbeck. The story of George and Lennie, California laborers, during the Great Depression. [9]

7. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

(Grand Central, $8.99). By Harper Lee. The Pulitzer Prize-winning tale set in the Depression-era South. [71]

8. EVERGREEN SPRINGS

(Harlequin, $7.99). By RaeAnne Thayne. A grieving man and a physician strike a Christmas-time agreement that coudl lead to love. [1]

9. THE ESCAPE

(Vision, $9.99) By David Baldacci. John Puller’s brother escapes from prison, leading the Army special investigator into the country’s largest manhunt. [12]

10. ABOUT A VAMPIRE

(Avon, $7.99). By Lynsay Sands. A charismatic vampire meets the one woman he can’t seduce. [1]

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. [71]

2. 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE

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

3. WHEN I WAS PUERTO RICAN

(Da Capo, $14.95). By Esmeralda Santiago. The author and actress reflects on her Caribbean upbringing. [1][

4. THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES: A BIOGRAPHY OF CANCER

(Scribner, $18). By Siddhartha Mukherjee. [3]

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

(Northfield, $15.99). By Gary D. Chapman. [147]

6. I AM MALALA: THE GIRL WHO STOOD UP FOR EDUCATION AND WAS SHOT BY THE TALIBAN

(Back Bay, $16). By Malala Yousafzai. [16]

7. SLOW DANCING WITH A STRANGER: LOST AND FOUND IN THE AGE OF ALZHEIMER’S

(HarperOne, $15.99). By Meryl Comer. [1]

8. JUST MERCY: A STORY OF JUSTICE AND REDEMPTION

(Spiegel & Grau, $16). By Bryan Stevenson. [6]

9. NIGHT

(Hill & Wang, $9.95). By Elie Wiesel. The terrifying account of his experiences in Nazi concentration camps during World War II. [107]

10. FERVENT: A WOMAN’S BATTLE PLAN TO SERIOUS, SPECIFIC AND STRATEGIC PRAYER

(B&H, $16.99). By Priscilla Shirer. [4]

Hardcover
Fiction

1. THE MURDER HOUSE

(Little, Brown, $28.00). By James Patterson and David Ellis. A former New York detective investigates a murder at a house with a brutal history. [1]

2. TWO YEARS EIGHT MONTHS AND TWENTY-EIGHT NIGHTS

(Random House, $28). By Salman Rushdie. A modern retelling of the One Thousand and One Nights. [2]

3. THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB

(Knopf, $27.95). By David Lagercrantz. Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist return and find themselves tangled in a web of spies and cybercriminals. [5]

4. AFTER YOU

(Pamela Dorman, $26.95). By JoJo Moyes. Louisa Clark is stuggling to cope with a life without Will Traynor, the paralyzed man she cared for in “Me Before You.” [1]

5. ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

(Scribner, $27). By Anthony Doerr. A story of two children whose paths collide during World War II. [55]

6. GO SET A WATCHMAN

(Harper, $27.99). By Harper Lee. Two decades after the events of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Scout returns home to visit Atticus Finch. [12]

7. THE CINDER SPIRES: THE AERONAUT’S WINDLASS

(Roc, $27.95). By Jim Butcher. Capt. Grimm takes command of a merchant ship and soon finds himself in battle against humanity’s greatest enemy. [1]

8. COME RAIN OR COME SHINE

(Putnam, $27.95). By Jan Karon. Dooley Kavanagh is about to marry his soul mate, Lace Harper. [2]

9. THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN

(Riverhead, $26.95). By Paula Hawkins. A woman on a train, witnesses a shocking crime. [38]

10. MAKE ME

(Delacorte, $28.99). By Lee Child. A mysterious woman sends Jack Reacher on an adventure through the hidden parts of the Internet. [4]

NonFiction/General

1. KILLING REAGAN: THE VIOLENT ASSAULT THAT CHANGED A PRESIDENCY

(Henry Holt, $30). By Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. [2]

2. BIG MAGIC: CREATIVE LIVING BEYOND FEAR

(Riverhead, $24.95). By Elizabeth Gilbert. [2]

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

(Ten Speed, $16.99). By Marie Kondo. [39]

4. BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME

(Spiegel & Grau, $24). By Ta-Nehisi Coates. A black father pens for his son a letter about race in America. [12]

5. UNFINISHED BUSINESS: WOMEN MEN WORK FAMILY

(Random House, $28). By Anne-Marie Slaughter. [1]

6. WHY NOT ME?

(Crown Archetype, $25). By Mindy Kaling. An essay collection by the author of “Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?” [3]

7. THE MASTER ALGORITHM: HOW THE QUEST FOR THE ULTIMATE LEARNING MACHINE WILL REMAKE OUR WORLD

(Basic), $29.99). By Pedro Domingos. [1]

8. FURIOUSLY HAPPY: A FUNNY BOOK ABOUT HORRIBLE THINGS

(Flatiron, $26.99). By Jenny Lawson. [2]

9. SUPERFORECASTING: THE ART AND SCIENCE OF PREDICTION

(Crown), $28). By Philip E. Tetlock and Dan Gardner. [1]

10. RISING STRONG

(Spiegel & Grau, $27). By Brené Brown. How vulnerability is the key ingredient to love, belonging, creativity,and joy. [6]

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended Oct. 4.