New York Times bestsellers

  • Updated: April 29, 2014 - 1:13 PM


1. I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN, by Mary Higgins Clark. (Simon & Schuster) The producer of a true-crime show must contend with participants who have secrets.

2. KEEP QUIET, by Lisa Scottoline. (St. Martin’s) A man hides a terrible secret to protect his son.

3. CARNAL CURIOSITY, by Stuart Woods. (Putnam) In the 29th Stone Barrington novel, the New York lawyer confronts thieves who can bypass high-end security systems.

4. 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.

5. NYPD RED 2, by James Patterson and Marshall Karp. (Little, Brown) Detective Zach Jordan and his partner are called when the body of a wealthy woman is discovered on the Central Park carousel; second book in a new series.

6. MISSING YOU, by Harlan Coben. (Dutton) Kat Donovan, an NYPD detective, searches for the ex-fiancé who left her years before, as well as her father’s murderer.

7. 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.

8. THE KING, by J.R. Ward. (New American Library) Book 12 of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series.

9. IN PARADISE, by Peter Matthiessen. (Riverhead) A middle-aged literature professor becomes involved in a weeklong Zen retreat taking place at Auschwitz in 1996.

10. MISS JULIA’S MARVELOUS MAKEOVER, by Ann B. Ross. (Viking) In the 15th novel in a series, the outspoken Miss Julia of Abbotsville, N.C., must help “spruce up” the surly teenage granddaughter of a distant cousin.


1. FLASH BOYS, by Michael Lewis. (Norton) The world of high-frequency computer-driven trading, from the author of “Liar’s Poker.”

2. FACE THE MUSIC, by Paul Stanley. (HarperOne) A memoir by the Kiss rhythm guitarist.

3. THRIVE, by Arianna Huffington. (Harmony) Personal well-being as the indispensable third measure — with money and power — of success.

4. BIG TENT, edited by Mallory Factor and Elizabeth Factor. (Broadside Books) Essays by well-known conservatives explain how the movement developed.

5. 10% HAPPIER, by Dan Harris. (It Books) A co-anchor of “Nightline” reports on the science and spiritual basis of meditation and describes how it has improved his life.

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

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