1. THE THIEF, by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott. (Putnam, $27.95.) Isaac Bell tries to save scientists from German spies.

2. LONE WOLF, by Jodi Picoult. (Emily Bestler/Atria, $28.) The children of a man who studies wolves must make difficult decisions when he is seriously injured in an accident.

3. A RISING THUNDER, by David Weber. (Baen, $26.) Honor Harrington defends the Star Empire of Manticore in a new and terrible war.

4. FAIR GAME, by Patricia Briggs. (Ace, $26.95.) Two werewolves, an Alpha and an Omega, help the FBI track a serial killer who is murdering preternatural beings.

5. KILL SHOT, by Vince Flynn. (Emily Bestler/Atria, $27.99.) A CIA superagent hunting down perpetrators of the Pan Am Lockerbie bombing finds himself caught in a dangerous trap.

6. PRIVATE GAMES, by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Peter Knight pursues a murderer who is trying to destroy the London Olympics.

7. CHASING MIDNIGHT, by Randy Wayne White. (Putnam, $25.95.) Doc Ford battles terrorists who have taken control of a private island in Florida.

8. CELEBRITY IN DEATH, by J.D. Robb. (Putnam, $27.95.) Lt. Eve Dallas investigates an actress' drowning at the opening party for a movie based on one of her cases; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.

9(x). DEFENDING JACOB, by William Landay. (Delacorte, $26.) An assistant district attorney's life is shaken when his 14-year-old son is accused of murder.


1. AMERICAN SNIPER, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. (Morrow/HarperCollins, $26.99.) A member of the Navy SEALs who has the most career sniper kills in U.S. military history discusses his childhood, his marriage and his battlefield experiences during the Iraq war.

2. THE POWER OF HABIT, by Charles Duhigg. (Random House, $28.) A Times reporter's account of the science behind how we form and break habits.

3. STEVE JOBS, by Walter Isaacson. (Simon & Schuster, $35.) A biography of the recently deceased entrepreneur.

4. KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt, $28.) The anchor of "The O'Reilly Factor" looks at events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

5. QUIET, by Susan Cain. (Crown, $26.) Introverts -- one-third of the population -- "are undervalued in American society."

6. 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 bomber went down over the Pacific.

7(x). AMERITOPIA, by Mark R. Levin. (Threshold Editions, $26.99.) A talk-show host warns that Americans must choose between utopianism and liberty.

8. BRINGING UP BÉBÉ, by Pamela Druckerman. (Penguin Press, $25.95.) An American mother discovers the principles of French parenting.

9. THINKING, FAST AND SLOW, by Daniel Kahneman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $30.) The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices in business and personal life, and when we can and cannot trust our intuitions.

10. REVELATIONS, by Elaine Pagels. (Viking, $27.95.) A history of the Book of Revelation explores its original context and its meaning.


1. THE BLOOD SUGAR SOLUTION, by Mark Hyman. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Naming insulin resistance as a cause of diabetes and obesity, Hyman offers a plan for losing weight and preventing disease.

2. WISHES FULFILLED, by Wayne W. Dyer. (Hay House, $24.95.) Desires can be realized, Dyer says, by "mastering the art of manifesting."

3. THE END OF ILLNESS, by David B. Agus with Kristin Loberg. (Free Press, $26.) With a blend of storytelling, research and ideas, a cancer doctor challenges perceptions about what "health" means.

4. SEEING THE BIG PICTURE, by Kevin Cope. (Greenleaf, $21.95.) Viewing day-to-day decisions as keys to your company's success. (b)

5. DOING MORE WITH LESS, by Bruce Piasecki. (Wiley, $21.95.) Frugality and industriousness are the ways to wealth. (b)

Rankings reflect sales for the week that ended March 10 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 bookstores report receiving bulk orders.