New York Times Bestsellers

Fiction

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1     THE KING, by J. R. Ward. Book 12 of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series.

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2     I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN, by Mary Higgins Clark. The producer of a true-crime show must contend with participants with secrets as well as her husband’s murderer.

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    NYPD RED 2, by James Patterson and Marshall Karp. Detective Zach Jordan and his partner are called when the body of a wealthy woman is discovered on the Central Park carousel; the second book in a new series.

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4     MISSING YOU, by Harlan Coben. Kat Donovan, an N.Y.P.D. detective, searches for the ex-fiancé who left her years before; her father’s murderer; and the reason the users of an online dating site are disappearing. 

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5   THE GOLDFINCH, by Donna Tartt.  A painting smuggled out of the Metropolitan Museum of Art after a bombing becomes a boy’s prize, guilt and burden.

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6    THE INVENTION OF WINGS, by Sue Monk Kidd. The relationship between a wealthy Charleston girl, Sarah Grimké, who will grow up to become a prominent abolitionist, and the slave she is given for her 11th birthday. 

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    BY ITS COVER, by Donna Leon. Commissario Guido Brunetti investigates the theft of books from a library and the murder of one of its patrons.

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8     DESTROYER ANGEL, by Nevada Barr. The National Park Service Ranger Anna Pigeon must rescue friends who are kidnapped while camping in Minnesota.

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9      POWER PLAY, by Danielle Steel. Two C.E.O.s — a man and a woman — face very different challenges.

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10      BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR, by Jeffrey Archer. The Clifton Chronicles reach the 1960s in the fourth volume of the series.

NonFiction

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1     FLASH BOYS, by Michael Lewis. The world of high-frequency computer-driven trading, from the author of “Liar’s Poker.”

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2     THE PROMISE OF A PENCIL, by Adam Braun with Carlye Adler. The founder of a nonprofit that has built 200 schools around the world discusses how people can do work that matters and achieve their potential.

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3     THRIVE, by Arianna Huffington. Personal well-being as the indispensable third measure — with money and power — of success. 

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4      10% HAPPIER, by Dan Harris. A co-anchor of "Nightline" reports on the science and spiritual basis of meditation, and describes how it has improved his life.

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5     A CALL TO ACTION, by Jimmy Carter. The former president denounces discrimination and violence against women. 

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6     THE WOMEN OF DUCK COMMANDER, by Kay Robertson and others with Beth Clark. Kay, Korie, Missy, Jessica and Lisa Robertson, the wives of the A&E show “Duck Dynasty,” discuss their marriages, families and faith.  

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7     NOT COOL, by Greg Gutfeld. The Fox News Channel host, author of “The Joy of Hate,” denounces the hipster elite and their pop cultural dominance. 

1 8     UGANDA BE KIDDING ME, by Chelsea Handler. Humorous travel stories.
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9   KILLING JESUS, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. Jesus’ life and times, and the events leading up to his execution.

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10   DAVID AND GOLIATH, by Malcolm Gladwell. How disadvantages can work in our favor; from the author of “The Tipping Point” and “Outliers.” 

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Last updated: April 14, 2014