1. THE CUCKOO’S CALLING, by Robert Galbraith. (Mullholland Books/Little, Brown.) Struggling detective Cormoran Strike investigates a supermodel’s suicide; by J.K. Rowling, writing pseudonymously.
2. MISTRESS, by James Patterson and David Ellis. (Little, Brown.) When he begins to investigate a friend’s mysterious death, a man discovers that she was leading a double life.
3. ROSE HARBOR IN BLOOM, by Debbie Macomber. (Ballantine.) The second book of the Inn at Rose Harbor series continues the story of Jo Marie Rose and her bed-and-breakfast in Cedar Cove.
4. INFERNO, by Dan Brown. (Doubleday.) Symbologist Robert Langdon, on the run in Florence, must decipher a series of codes created by a Dante-loving scientist.
5. AND THE MOUNTAINS ECHOED, by Khaled Hosseini. (Riverhead.) A multigenerational family saga centers on a brother and sister born in Afghanistan; from the author of “The Kite Runner.”
6. GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown.) A woman disappears on her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?
7. THE ENGLISH GIRL, by Daniel Silva. (Harper.) Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, steps in to help the British prime minister.
8. THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE, by Neil Gaiman. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) A middle-aged man recalls his lonely boyhood and his friendship with a remarkable girl.
9. THE HUSBAND’S SECRET, by Liane Moriarty. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam.) A woman’s life is upended when she discovers a letter from her husband she was not meant to read.
10. A DANCE WITH DRAGONS, by George R.R. Martin. (Bantam.) After a colossal battle, the Seven Kingdoms face new threats; Book 5 of “A Song of Ice and Fire.”
1. THE LIBERTY AMENDMENTS, by Mark R. Levin. (Threshold Editions.) The talk-radio host and president of the Landmark Legal Foundation offers 11 proposals for returning to America’s founding principles.
2. ZEALOT, by Reza Aslan. (Random House.) A biography of Jesus of Nazareth presents him in the context of his times as the leader of a revolutionary movement.
3. LEAN IN, by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell. (Knopf.) The chief operating officer of Facebook urges women to pursue their careers without ambivalence.
4. INFILTRATED, by Jay W. Richards. (McGraw-Hill Education.) An argument that financial reformers have infiltrated American institutions and are waging war against free enterprise.(b)
5. HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY, by Phil Robertson with Mark Schlabach. (Howard Books.) The Duck Commander pays tribute to “faith, family and ducks.”