Fiction, Nonfiction, Advice
1. GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown, $25.) A woman disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary; is her husband a killer?
2. SWEET TALK, by Julie Garwood. (Dutton, $26.95.) An IRS officer and an FBI agent fight corruption, and a mutual attraction, while investigating a Ponzi scheme.
3(x). WHERE WE BELONG, by Emily Giffin. (St. Martin's, $27.99.) A woman's successful life is disrupted by the appearance of an 18-year-old woman with a link to her past.
4. CHARON'S CLAW, by R.A. Salvatore. (Wizards of the Coast, $27.95.) In Book 3 of the Neverwinter Saga, Drizzt and Dahlia plot revenge against Netherese lord Herzgo Alegni.
5. ODD APOCALYPSE, by Dean Koontz. (Bantam, $28.) Odd Thomas, who can communicate with the dead, explores the mysteries of an old estate now owned by a billionaire.
6. THE SPYMASTERS, by W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV. (Putnam, $27.95.) In the seventh book in the Men at War series, OSS agents must sabotage Germany's rocket plans and protect the Manhattan Project.
7(x). THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS, by M.L. Stedman. (Scribner, $25.) An Australian lighthouse keeper and his wife decide to keep a baby who has washed ashore.
8. TIME UNTIME, by Sherrilyn Kenyon. (St. Martin's, $25.99.) Kateri Avani must face a Keetoowah warrior, and Ren Waya must come back from the dead to prevent the world from ending in this Dark-Hunter novel.
9. BLACK LIST, by Brad Thor. (Emily Bestler/Atria, $27.99.) If counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath can discover who targeted him for death, he can prevent a terrorist attack.
10(x). THE FALLEN ANGEL, by Daniel Silva. (Harper/HarperCollins, $27.99.) Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, discovers a global criminal enterprise behind a murder at the Vatican.
1. WILD, by Cheryl Strayed. (Knopf, $25.95.) A woman's account of a life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.
2. THE AMATEUR, by Edward Klein. (Regnery, $27.95.) A journalist argues that President Obama is unable to lead.
3. UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House, $27.) An Olympic runner's story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II after his bomber went down over the Pacific.
4. KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt, $28.) The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
5. DOUBLE CROSS, by Ben Macintyre. (Crown, $26.) How the Allies tricked the Nazis into believing that on D-Day they would attack somewhere other than Normandy.
6. DEARIE, by Bob Spitz. (Knopf, $29.95.) A biography of Julia Child, published to coincide with her 100th birthday.
7. WHY DOES THE WORLD EXIST?, by Jim Holt. (Liveright, $27.95.) An "existential detective story" about our efforts to understand the origins of the universe.
8. STEVE JOBS, by Walter Isaacson. (Simon & Schuster, $35.) A biography of the visionary entrepreneur, who died in October 2011.
9. THE POWER OF HABIT, by Charles Duhigg. (Random House, $28.) A Times reporter's account of the science behind how we form, and break, habits.
10. DREAM TEAM, by Jack McCallum. (Ballantine, $28.) The 1992 U.S. men's Olympic basketball team.
1. WHEAT BELLY, by William Davis. (Rodale, $25.99.) An examination of wheat in modern diets and an argument for its elimination.
2. THE 17 DAY DIET, by Mike Moreno. (Free Press, $25.) Four cycles to help you burn fat every day. (b)
3. THE BLOOD SUGAR SOLUTION, by Mark Hyman. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Naming insulin resistance as a cause of diabetes and obesity, the author offers a plan for losing weight and preventing disease.
4. HEART, SMARTS, GUTS, AND LUCK, by Anthony K. Tjan, Richard J. Harrington and Tsun-Yan Hsieh. (Harvard Business Review Press, $25.) How to apply the four entrepreneurial traits in the title. (b)
5. THE LAST LECTURE, by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow. (Hyperion, $21.95.) Thoughts on "seizing every moment," from a professor who died at age 47.
Rankings reflect sales for the week that ended Aug. 11 at thousands of venues nationwide. An (x) indicates that a book's sales are barely distinguishable from those of the book above. A (b) indicates that some bookstores report receiving bulk orders.