New York Times bestsellers

  • Updated: April 8, 2014 - 1:50 PM

FICTION

1. MISSING YOU, by Harlan Coben. (Dutton) Kat Donovan, an NYPD detective, searches for the ex-fiancé who left her years before; her father’s murderer; and the reason the users of an online dating site are disappearing.

2. RAISING STEAM, by Terry Pratchett. (Doubleday) In this Discworld fantasy set in Ankh-Morpork, Moist van Lipwig is put in charge of a powerful new machine.

3. THE GOLDFINCH, by Donna Tartt. (Little, Brown) A painting smuggled out of the Metropolitan Museum of Art after a bombing becomes a boy’s prize, guilt and burden.

4. POWER PLAY, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte) Two CEOs — a man and a woman — face very different challenges.

5. THE INVENTION OF WINGS, by Sue Monk Kidd. (Viking) The relationship between a wealthy Charleston girl, Sarah Grimké, who will grow up to become a prominent abolitionist, and the slave she is given for her 11th birthday.

6. BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR, by Jeffrey Archer. (St. Martin’s) The Clifton Chronicles reach the 1960s in the fourth volume of the series.

7. THE BOOTLEGGER, by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott. (Putnam) Early 20th-century detective Isaac Bell tracks a wide-ranging international criminal enterprise.

8. WORDS OF RADIANCE, by Brandon Sanderson. (Tor/Tom Doherty) The second book of the Stormlight Archive fantasy epic, set in the world of Roshar.

9. STONE COLD, by C.J. Box. (Putnam) Joe Pickett, a Wyoming game warden and special assistant to the governor, investigates a mysterious wealthy rancher.

10. NIGHT BROKEN, by Patricia Briggs. (Ace) The ex-wife of Adam, mate of shape shifter Mercy Thompson, wants him back.

NONFICTION

1. 10% HAPPIER, by Dan Harris. (It Books) A co-anchor of “Nightline” reports on the science and spiritual basis of meditation and how it has improved his life.

2. THE PROMISE OF A PENCIL, by Adam Braun with Carlye Adler. (Scribner) The founder of a nonprofit that has built 200 schools around the world discusses how people can do work that matters and achieve their potential.

3. UGANDA BE KIDDING ME, by Chelsea Handler. (Grand Central) Humorous travel stories.

4. KILLING JESUS, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events leading up to Jesus’ crucifixion.

5. DAVID AND GOLIATH, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown) How disadvantages can work in our favor, from the author of “The Tipping Point” and “Outliers.”

6. UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II when his plane goes down over the Pacific.

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