New York Times Best Sellers: October 6 – October 12, 2013


1 THE LONGEST RIDE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) The lives of two couples converge unexpectedly. 1
2 THANKLESS IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. (Putnam.) Lt. Eve Dallas searches for a young man who murdered his parents; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously. 1
3 THE FINAL CUT, by Catherine Coulter and J. T. Ellison. (Putnam.) A Scotland Yard chief inspector teams up with two special agents from the F.B.I. to hunt for an international jewel thief. 1
4 THE QUEST, by Nelson DeMille. (Center Street.) An elderly priest, recently escaped from an Ethiopian jail, is joined by two journalists in a search for a holy relic. 1
5 2 NEVER GO BACK, by Lee Child. (Delacorte.) Jack Reacher is thrown into jail on trumped-up charges and must clear his name. 3
6 3 THE HUSBAND’S SECRET, by Liane Moriarty. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam.) A woman’s life is upended when she discovers a letter from her husband she was not meant to read until after his death. 7
7 1 W IS FOR WASTED, by Sue Grafton. (Marian Wood/Putnam.) A homeless man inexplicably leaves $600,000 to Kinsey Millhone. 2
8 DEADLY HEAT, by Richard Castle. (Hyperion.) The N.Y.P.D. homicide detective Nikki Heat and the journalist Jameson Rook search for the former C.I.A. station chief who ordered her mother’s execution. 1
9 7 THE RACKETEER, by John Grisham. (Doubleday.) An imprisoned ex-lawyer schemes to exchange information about who murdered a judge for his freedom. 18
10 OUT OF LINE, by Jen McLaughlin. (Jen McLaughlin.) A young woman meets a Marine at her first college party, and her life is turned upside down. 1
11 4 THE CUCKOO’S CALLING, by Robert Galbraith. (Mulholland/Little, Brown.) A detective investigates a supermodel’s suicide; by J.K. Rowling, writing pseudonymously. 10
12 6 FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) An innocent college student falls in love with a tortured man with particular sexual tastes; the first of a trilogy. 61
13 BLEEDING EDGE, by Thomas Pynchon. (Penguin Press.) In 2001, a fraud investigator and Upper West Side mom looks into a suspicious computer security company. 1
14 9 INFERNO, by Dan Brown. (Doubleday.) The symbologist Robert Langdon, on the run in Florence, must decipher a series of codes created by a Dante-loving scientist. 19
15 GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer? 63

Also Selling

  1. FIFTY SHADES DARKER, by E. L. James (Vintage)
  2. ENDER’S GAME, by Orson Scott Card (Tor/Tom Doherty)
  3. FIFTY SHADES FREED, by E. L. James (Vintage)
  4. AND THE MOUNTAINS ECHOED, by Khaled Hosseini (Riverhead)
  5. THE MAYAN SECRETS, by Clive Cussler and Thomas Perry (Putnam)
  6. THE SILENT WIFE, by A. S. A. Harrison (Penguin)
  7. THE HIT, by David Baldacci (Grand Central)
  8. ENVY, by Sandra Brown (Grand Central)
  9. THE WITNESS, by Sandra Brown (Grand Central)
  10. THE HERO, by Robyn Carr (Harlequin Mira)

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