New York Times bestsellers
- Wire services
- February 26, 2013 - 3:02 PM
1. GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown, $25.) A woman disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary; is her husband a killer?
2. TENTH OF DECEMBER, by George Saunders. (Random House, $26.) Stories that take on the big questions.
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. TOUCH AND GO, by Lisa Gardner. (Dutton, $26.95.) An investigator probing the disappearance of a seemingly perfect Boston family must dig beneath the surface.
5. 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.
6. UNTIL THE END OF TIME, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte, $28.) The stories of two relationships, at different times, intersect unexpectedly.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. THE TWELVE TRIBES OF HATTIE, by Ayana Mathis. (Knopf, $24.95.) Fifty-some years in the life of an African-American family whose matriarch arrives in Philadelphia in 1923.
10. 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.
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. AMERICAN SNIPER, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. (Morrow/HarperCollins, $26.99.) A member of the Navy SEALs discusses his childhood, marriage and battlefield experiences.
3. 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.
4(x). THE FUTURE, by Al Gore. (Random House, $30.) The six drivers of global change that are reshaping our world.
5. GOING CLEAR, by Lawrence Wright. (Knopf, $28.95.) The Pulitzer Prize-winning author examines the world of Scientology.
6(x). FRANCONA, by Terry Francona and Dan Shaughnessy. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28.) The manager’s Red Sox years.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9(x). REMEMBERING WHITNEY, by Cissy Houston with Lisa Dickey. (Harper/HarperCollins, $27.99.) The gospel singer discusses her daughter Whitney’s life.
10. BEYOND BELIEF, by Jenna Miscavige Hill with Lisa Pulitzer. (Morrow/HarperCollins, $27.99.) How the niece of the Scientology leader David Miscavige left the church at 21.
ADVICE, HOW-TO AND MISCELLANEOUS
1. 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.
2. THE LEGEND OF ZELDA, by Akira Himekawa. (Dark Horse, $34.99.) The chronology of the games, published in partnership with Nintendo. (b)
3. PURSUED, by Jud Wilhite. (Faith Words, $21.99.) A view of faith centered on the story of Hosea. (b)
4. WHEAT BELLY, by William Davis. (Rodale, $25.99.) An examination of wheat in modern diets and an argument for its elimination.
5. TAKE 2, by Leeza Gibbons. (Hay House, $25.95.) A guide for starting over, loving life and reaching your “goddess quotient.”
Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending Feb. 9. An (x) indicates that a book’s sales are barely distinguishable from those of the book above. A (b) indicates booksellers have reported receiving bulk orders.
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