1. THE MAGICIAN'S LAND, by Lev Grossman. (Viking) Quentin, an exiled magician, tries a risky heist in the final installment of a trilogy.
2. BIG LITTLE LIES, by Liane Moriarty. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam) Who will end up dead, and how, when three mothers with children in the same school become friends?
3. THE LOST ISLAND, by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. (Grand Central) Gideon Crew, scientist and thief, pursues an extraordinary treasure for his mysterious employer.
4. SEVERED SOULS, by Terry Goodkind. (Tor/Tom Doherty) Book 14 of the Sword of Truth series returns to Richard Rahl, Kahlan Amnell and their world.
5. THE GOLDFINCH, by Donna Tartt. (Little, Brown) A painting becomes a boy's prize, guilt and burden.
6. THE HEIST, by Daniel Silva. (Harper) Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, must track down a famous missing painting by Caravaggio.
7. THE BOOK OF LIFE, by Deborah Harkness. (Viking) In the conclusion to the All Souls trilogy, the Oxford scholar/witch Diana Bishop and the vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont return from Elizabethan London to the present.
8. TOM CLANCY: SUPPORT AND DEFEND, by Mark Greaney. (Putnam) A Dominic Caruso novel, written in the tradition of Clancy, who died in October 2013.
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 SILKWORM, by Robert Galbraith. (Mulholland/Little, Brown) The private detective Cormoran Strike in literary London; by J.K. Rowling, writing pseudonymously.
1. AMERICA, by Dinesh D'Souza. (Regnery) A defense of the United States against the view that its power in the world should be diminished; also a documentary film.
2. ONE NATION, by Ben Carson with Candy Carson. (Sentinel) Carson, a retired pediatric neurosurgeon, now a Fox News contributor, offers solutions to problems.
3. IN THE KINGDOM OF ICE, by Hampton Sides. (Doubleday) An 1879 polar voyage gone terribly wrong.
4. THE FIRST FAMILY DETAIL, by Ronald Kessler. (Crown Forum) A reporter divulges details from Secret Service agents about the lives of presidents, ex-presidents and candidates, as well as about the service's failings.
5. HARD CHOICES, by Hillary Rodham Clinton. (Simon & Schuster) Clinton's memoir focuses on her years as secretary of state.
6. A SPY AMONG FRIENDS, by Ben Macintyre. (Crown) An account of the British Cold War spy Kim Philby focuses on the two close friends whose trust he betrayed.
7. THE INVISIBLE BRIDGE, by Rick Perlstein. (Simon & Schuster) Society and politics in the United States from 1973 to 1976, the years between Nixon's resignation and the beginning of Ronald Reagan's ascent.
8. BLOOD FEUD, by Edward Klein. (Regnery) A journalist describes animosity behind the alliance between the Clinton and Obama families.
9. DAVID AND GOLIATH, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown) How disadvantages can work in our favor.
10 UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House) An Olympic runner's story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.
ADVICE, How-TO, MISCELLANEOUS
1. 10-DAY GREEN SMOOTHIE CLEANSE, by JJ Smith. (Atria) Blended leafy greens and fruits are the basis for this weight-loss plan.
2. THE FIVE LOVE LANGUAGES, by Gary Chapman. (Northfield) How to communicate love in a way a spouse will understand.
3. THE GRUMPY GUIDE TO LIFE. (Chronicle) More de-motivational messages from a grumpy cat.
4. GIRLBOSS, by Sophia Amoruso. (Portfolio/Penguin/Putnam) An online fashion retailer traces her path to success.
5. GRAIN BRAIN, by David Perlmutter with Kristin Loberg. (Little, Brown) The effect of carbohydrates on the brain, and how to reverse it.
Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending Aug. 9. An (x) indicates that a book's sales are barely distinguishable from those of the book above. A (b) indicates that some sellers report receiving bulk orders.