1. THE ONE AND ONLY, by Emily Giffin. (Ballantine) A woman who has grown up and made her life in a small, football-obsessed Texas town begins to expand her horizons.
2. 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.
3. UNLUCKY 13, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown) Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women’s Murder Club track a killer who was presumed dead.
4. THE LINCOLN MYTH, by Steve Berry. (Ballantine) Ex-government operative Cotton Malone becomes involved in a dangerous conflict set in motion by the founding fathers.
5. FIELD OF PREY, by John Sandford. (Putnam) Lucas Davenport investigates when bodies are found in the middle of the Minnesota cornfields.
6. THE TARGET, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central) As government hit man Will Robie and his partner, Jessica Reel, prepare for a mission, they face a new adversary.
7. SNIPER’S HONOR, by Stephen Hunter. (Simon & Schuster) Former Marine sniper Bob Lee Swagger and his reporter friend Kathy Reilly search for information about a famous Russian sniper during World War II, a woman.
8. NATCHEZ BURNING, by Greg Iles. (Morrow/HarperCollins) Penn Cage, a former prosecutor in Natchez, Miss., delves into the secrets of his father, a doctor who has been accused of murdering a nurse.
9. ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, by Anthony Doerr. (Scribner) The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II.
10. THE SKIN COLLECTOR, by Jeffery Deaver. (Grand Central) Forensic detective Lincoln Rhyme hunts for a killer who tattoos messages on his victims’ flesh.
1. ONE NATION, by Ben Carson with Candy Carson. (Sentinel) Carson, a retired pediatric neurosurgeon, now a Fox News contributor, offers solutions to problems in health and education based on capitalism, not government.
2. CAPITAL IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY, by Thomas Piketty. (Belknap/Harvard University) A French economist’s analysis of centuries of economic history predicts worsening inequality and proposes solutions.
3. THINK LIKE A FREAK, by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner. (Morrow/HarperCollins) How to solve problems creatively, from the authors of “Freakonomics.”
4. FINDING ME, by Michelle Knight with Michelle Burford. (Weinstein) The story of a woman kidnapped in Cleveland in 2002, then tortured, who escaped in 2013.
5. THE CLOSER, by Mariano Rivera with Wayne Coffey. (Little, Brown) A memoir of life and baseball by the great Yankees pitcher.
6. STRESS TEST, by Timothy Geithner. (Crown) The former Treasury secretary explains the choices he and others made during the financial crisis.