1. MAKE ME, by Lee Child. (Delacorte) In his 20th appearance, Jack Reacher takes on a missing-persons case.

2. THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB, by David Lagercrantz. (Knopf) Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander are back in this continuation of Stieg Larsson's Millennium series.

3. DEVOTED IN DEATH, by J.D. Robb. (Putnam) Lt. Eve Dallas races the clock to save a woman kidnapped by a couple on a murder spree; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.

4. GO SET A WATCHMAN, by Harper Lee. (Harper) In the mid-1950s, a grown-up Jean Louise Finch returns home to find that her adored father is not as perfect as she believed.

5. 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.

6. THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead) A psychological thriller set in the environs of London.

7. FATES AND FURIES, by Lauren Groff. (Riverhead) A marriage viewed from two perspectives.

8. X, by Sue Grafton. (Marian Wood/Putnam) A variety of X's lead Kinsey Millhone onto the trail of a cold case.

9. THE END GAME, by Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison. (Putnam) FBI agent Nicholas Drummond and partner Mike Caine investigate a violent environmental group with the help of the CIA and Mossad.

10. THE SCAM, by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg. (Bantam) FBI agent Kate O'Hare and her con man partner, Nicholas Fox, pose as gamblers in order to bring down a casino magnate involved in money laundering.

11. PURITY, by Jonathan Franzen. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) A recent college graduate, a German Julian Assange-like activist, an investigative reporter and an heiress in flight from her past strive for integrity and wrestle with secrets. (x)


1. WHY NOT ME? by Mindy Kaling. (Crown Archetype) More personal essays from the comedian and actress.

2. BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. (Spiegel & Grau) A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story by the national correspondent of the Atlantic, framed as a letter to his teenage son.

3. THE ART OF MEMOIR, by Mary Karr. (Harper) The author of "The Liars' Club," "Cherry" and "Lit" offers instruction in memoir writing and discusses her favorite writers' work.

4. FAST GIRL, by Suzy Favor Hamilton with Sarah Tomlinson. (Rey Street/Morrow) Bipolar disorder drove a former Olympic runner to become a high-priced Las Vegas escort until she received treatment.

5. KILLING THE MESSENGER, by David Brock. (Twelve) A former right-wing operative describes his transformation and passionately defends Hillary Clinton. (b)

6. BEING MORTAL, by Atul Gawande. (Metropolitan/Holt) Surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life and how they can do better.

7. THE WRIGHT BROTHERS, by David McCullough. (Simon & Schuster) The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight.

8. PLUNDER AND DECEIT, by Mark R. Levin. (Threshold Editions) Talk-radio host urges young Americans to resist the statist masterminds who, he says, are burdening them with debt and inferior education. (b)

9. ACCIDENTAL SAINTS, by Nadia Bolz-Weber. (Convergent) A comic turned pastor documents encounters with grace and finding divinity in unlikely places.

10. MODERN ROMANCE, by Aziz Ansari with Eric Klinenberg. (Penguin Press) A comedian enlists a sociologist to help him understand today's dating scene.

Advice, How-To and Miscellaneous

1. THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP, by Marie Kondo. (Ten Speed) A guide to decluttering by discarding expendable objects all at once and taking charge of your space.

2. RISING STRONG, by Brene Brown. (Spiegel & Grau) A social scientist examines commonalities in the stories of people who have regained their footing in the midst of struggle.

3. FERVENT, by Priscilla Shirer. (B&H Publishing) A guide to practical, purposeful praying, addressed particularly to women, by a Bible instructor and actress. (b)

4. FOR THE LOVE, by Jen Hatmaker. (Nelson Books) An HGTV personality calls for women of all ages to find contentment in a world of impossible standards through the grace of God. (b)

5. THE FIVE LOVE LANGUAGES, by Gary Chapman. (Northfield) A guide to communicating love in a way your spouse will understand — with quality time, affirmative words, gifts, acts of service and physical touch.

Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending Sept. 19. 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.