New York Times bestsellers
- Wire services
- February 19, 2013 - 2:46 PM
1. UNTIL THE END OF TIME, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte, $28.) The stories of two relationships, at different times, intersect unexpectedly.
2. GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown, $25.) A woman disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary; is her husband a killer?
3. A MEMORY OF LIGHT, by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson. (Tor/Tom Doherty, $34.99.) The 14th and final novel in the Wheel of Time fantasy series.
4. PRIVATE BERLIN, by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan. (Little, Brown & Co., $27.99.) A superstar agent at the German headquarters of an investigation firm disappears.
5. TENTH OF DECEMBER, by George Saunders. (Random House, $26.) Stories that take on the big questions.
6. SUSPECT, by Robert Crais. (Putnam, $27.95.) A Los Angeles policeman and a German shepherd, both suffering from PTSD, search for the killers of the cop’s partner.
7. A DEEPER LOVE INSIDE, by Sister Souljah. (Atria/Emily Bestler Books, $26.99.) A sequel to “The Coldest Winter Ever” focuses on Winter’s younger sister, Porsche Santiaga.
8. SPEAKING FROM AMONG THE BONES, by Alan Bradley. (Delacorte, $24.) When the body of the church organist turns up in the tomb of an English hamlet’s patron saint, the 11-year-old sleuth and chemist Flavia de Luce is on the case.
9(x). THE FIFTH ASSASSIN, by Brad Meltzer. (Grand Central, $27.99.) Tracking an assassin who is re-creating the crimes of the four men who murdered presidents, Beecher White discovers that they all were working together.
10. THE RACKETEER, by John Grisham. (Doubleday, $28.95.) An imprisoned ex-lawyer schemes to exchange information about a murdered federal judge for his freedom.
1. MY BELOVED WORLD, by Sonia Sotomayor. (Knopf, $27.95.) The Supreme Court justice recalls growing up in the Bronx, attending Princeton, working for the Manhattan district attorney’s office and becoming a federal judge.
2. FRANCONA, by Terry Francona and Dan Shaughnessy. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28.) The manager’s Red Sox years.
3. HITMAKER, by Tommy Mottola with Cal Fussman. (Grand Central, $27.99.) The music industry executive recalls his life and career.
4. REMEMBERING WHITNEY, by Cissy Houston with Lisa Dickey. (Harper/HarperCollins, $27.99.) The gospel singer discusses her daughter’s life.
5. KILLING KENNEDY, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt, $28.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
6(x). GOING CLEAR, by Lawrence Wright. (Knopf, $28.95.) The Pulitzer Prize-winning author examines the world of Scientology.
7. THE FUTURE, by Al Gore. (Random House, $30.) The six drivers of global change that are reshaping our world.
8. KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt, $28.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
9. NO EASY DAY, by Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer. (Dutton, $26.95.) An account by a former member of the Navy SEALs, written pseudonymously, of the mission that killed Osama bin Laden.
10. UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House, $27.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II after his plane went down over the Pacific.
ADVICE, HOW-TO AND MISCELLANEOUS
1. THE LEGEND OF ZELDA, by Akira Himekawa. (Dark Horse, $34.99.) The chronology of the games, published in partnership with Nintendo. (b)
2. SHRED: THE REVOLUTIONARY DIET, by Ian K. Smith. (St. Martin’s, $24.99.) A six-week system that combines meal spacing, snacking, meal replacement, strategic exercise and other elements.
3. REBOOTING WORK, by Maynard Webb. (Jossey-Bass/Wiley, $27.95.) Using technology to be more successful on the job.
4. THE PLAN, by Lyn-Genet Recitas. (Grand Central Life and Style, $25.99.) A 20-day program that offers individualized help for weight loss.
5. WHEAT BELLY, by William Davis. (Rodale, $25.99.) An examination of wheat in modern diets and an argument for its elimination.
Rankings reflect sales for the week of Feb. 3 at thousands of venues nationwide. An (x) indicates that a book’s sales are barely distinguishable from those of the book above. A (b) indicates that some booksellers report receving bulk orders.
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