1. NYPD RED 4, by James Patterson and Marshall Karp. (Little, Brown) Detective Zach Gordon and his partner, members of an elite task force that protects the rich and famous, pursue a coldblooded killer.

2. BLUE, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte) A woman whose life has been shattered befriends a homeless boy.

3. 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.

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

6. THE BANDS OF MOURNING, by Brandon Sanderson. (Tor/Tom Doherty) A sequel to "Shadows of Self"; a Mistborn novel.

7. 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.

8. THE FORCE AWAKENS, by Alan Dean Foster. (Del Rey) A new threat arises; an adaptation of the screenplay of the new "Star Wars" movie.

9. THE SWANS OF FIFTH AVENUE, by Melanie Benjamin. (Delacorte) A novel based on the friendship between Truman Capote and Babe Paley and her coterie, which began in the 1950s and ended 20 years later in scandal.

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


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 the age of 36.

2. DARK MONEY, by Jane Mayer. (Doubleday) An account of how the Koch brothers and other superwealthy donors deployed their money to change American politics.

3. BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. (Spiegel & Grau) A meditation on race in America; winner of the National Book Award.

4. THE ROAD TO LITTLE DRIBBLING, by Bill Bryson. (Doubleday) An American expatriate travels around his adopted country, Britain.

5. 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.

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

7. 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.

8. 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.

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

10. CURE, by Jo Marchant. (Crown) A science writer assesses the influential role of the mind in our overall health.

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

4. PRESENCE, by Amy Cuddy. (Little, Brown) A social psychologist espouses "fake it till you become it," by adopting the poses of the powerful to affect the way people perceive you.

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

Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending Jan. 30. 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.