1. “GONE GIRL,” by Gillian Flynn, Crown, $25: A woman disappears on her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?
2. “EMPIRE AND HONOR,” by W. E. B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV, Putnam, $27.95: An O.S.S. agent’s plan to help his German intelligence counterparts reach Argentina encounters trouble; Book 7 of the Honor Bound series.
3. “THE RACKETEER,” by John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95: An imprisoned ex-lawyer schemes to exchange information about a murdered federal judge for his freedom.
4. THE FORGOTTEN, by David Baldacci, Grand Central, $27.99: The military investigator John Puller, the protagonist of “Zero Day,” probes his aunt’s mysterious death in Florida.
5. “THREAT VECTOR,” by Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney, Putnam, $28.95: As China threatens to invade Taiwan, the covert intelligence expert Jack Ryan Jr. aids his father’s administration — but his agency is no longer secret.
6. “THE TWELVE TRIBES OF HATTIE,” by Ayana Mathis, Knopf, $24.95: Fifty-some years in the life of an African-American family, starting with Hattie Shepherd, who leaves Georgia for Philadelphia in 1923.
7. “CROSS ROADS,” by Wm. Paul Young, FaithWords, $24.99: A comatose businessman encounters Jesus, the Holy Spirit and God; from the author of “The Shack.”
8. “SHADOW WOMAN,” by Linda Howard, Ballantine, $27: A woman’s inexplicable strange memories and altered appearance result from a far-reaching conspiracy.
9. “NOTORIOUS NINETEEN,” by Janet Evanovich, Bantam, $28: The New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum tracks down a con man who disappeared from a hospital.
10. “THE CASUAL VACANCY,” by J. K. Rowling, Little, Brown, $35: The sudden death of a parish councilman reveals bitter social divisions in an idyllic English town.
1. “KILLING KENNEDY,” by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard, Holt, $28: The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
2. “THOMAS JEFFERSON,” by Jon Meacham, Random House, $35: The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer celebrates Jefferson’s skills as a practical politician.
3. “THE WORLD UNTIL YESTERDAY,” by Jared Diamond, Viking, $36: The author of “Guns, Germs, and Steel” examines what we can learn from traditional societies.
4. “NO EASY DAY,” by Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer, Dutton, $26.95: An account by a former member of the Navy SEALs, written pseudonymously, of the mission that killed bin Laden.
5. “KILLING LINCOLN,” by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard, Holt, $28: The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
6. “BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS,” by Katherine Boo, Random House, $27: A journalist reports on families striving for better lives in a Mumbai slum.
7. “AMERICA AGAIN,” by Stephen Colbert, Richard Dahm, Paul Dinello, Barry Julien, Tom Purcell et al, Grand Central, $28.99: The mock pundit of Comedy Central’s “Colbert Report” tells how to bring America back from the brink.
8. “THE SIGNAL AND THE NOISE,” by Nate Silver, Penguin Press, $27.95: An examination of predictions, the ones that come true and the ones that don’t.
9. “WILD,” by Cheryl Strayed, Knopf, $25.95: A woman’s account of a life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.
10. “UNBROKEN,” by Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27: An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.