1. MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON, by Elizabeth Strout. (Random House) A woman struggles with memories of her impoverished and disturbing childhood and its effect on the present as she attempts to reconcile with her mother.

2. THE FORCE AWAKENS, by Alan Dean Foster. (Del Rey) Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises; an adaptation of the screenplay of the new "Star Wars" movie.

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

4. 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.

5. SCANDALOUS BEHAVIOR, by Stuart Woods. (Putnam) In the 36th novel in the series, Stone Barrington hopes for a restful stay in the English countryside, but relationships with local neighbors complicate matters.

6. THE NIGHTINGALE, by Kristin Hannah. (St. Martin's) Two sisters in World War II France: one struggling to survive in the countryside, the other joining the Resistance in Paris.

7. ROGUE LAWYER, by John Grisham. (Doubleday) Attorney Sebastian Rudd is a "lone gunman" who hates injustice and the system and defends unpopular clients.

8. SEE ME, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central) A couple in love are threatened by secrets from the past.

9. THE BITTER SEASON, by Tami Hoag. (Dutton) The fifth novel featuring Minneapolis detectives Nikki Liska and Sam Kovac finds them working on separate cases — hers a 20-year-old murder, his the killing of a professor and his wife with a samurai sword — that eventually intersect.

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


1. WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR, by Paul Kalanithi. (Random House) A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at age 36.

2. THE NAME OF GOD IS MERCY, by Pope Francis with Andrea Tornielli. (Random House) In a conversation with a Vatican reporter, the pontiff explores the cornerstone of his faith.

3. 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 Atlantic's national correspondent. Winner of the National Book Award.

4. THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE TRIPOLI PIRATES, by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. (Sentinel) The war against the Barbary pirates in 1801.

5. KILLING REAGAN, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt) The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the events surrounding the attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan in 1981.

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. MY LIFE ON THE ROAD, by Gloria Steinem. (Random House) A memoir by the feminist writer and activist is also a history of the movement.

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

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

10. THE ONLY PIRATE AT THE PARTY, by Lindsey Stirling and Brooke S. Passey. (Gallery Books) A memoir by the dancing electronic violinist, a social media and YouTube star. (b)

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. SPARK JOY, by Marie Kondo. (Ten Speed) An illustrated companion to "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up," with advice on topics like whether to keep things that don't bring you joy.

3. ALWAYS HUNGRY? by David Ludwig. (Grand Central) Harvard endocrinologist explains why traditional diets don't work and offers a plan to help you lose weight without hunger.

4. THE FIVE LOVE LANGUAGES, by Gary Chapman. (Northfield) A guide to communicating love in a way a spouse will understand.

5. DARING GREATLY, by Brené Brown. (Avery) How the courage to be vulnerable changes the way we live, love, parent and lead. (b)

Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending Jan. 16. 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.