1. Cold Days, Jim Butcher. Harry Dresden lives, but he’s no longer Chicago’s only professional wizard. Now he’s the Winter Knight, Queen Mab’s assassin, and she wants her newest minion to pull off the impossible: kill an immortal.
2. The Black Box, Michael Connelly. In a case that spans 20 years, Los Angeles detective Harry Bosch links the bullet from a recent crime to a file from 1992, the killing of a young female photographer during the race riots.
3. Notorious Nineteen, Janet Evanovich. New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum joins with Joe Morelli to track down a con man who disappeared from a hospital; meanwhile, she takes a second job guarding Ranger.
2. The Forgotten, David Baldacci. Military investigator John Puller, the protagonist of Zero Day, probes his aunt’s mysterious death in Florida.
5. The Racketeer, John Grisham. Malcolm Bannister, an imprisoned ex-lawyer, knows who murdered a federal judge. He concocts a scheme to exchange this information for his freedom.
1. Killing Kennedy, Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. The host of The O’Reilly Factor recounts the events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
2. Thomas Jefferson, Jon Meacham. The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist celebrates Jefferson’s skills as a practical politician.
3. Killing Lincoln, Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. The host of The O’Reilly Factor recounts the events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
4. No Easy Day, Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer. An account by a former member of the Navy SEALs of the mission that killed Osama bin Laden.
5. America Again, Stephen Colbert, Richard Dahm, Paul Dinello, Barry Julien, Tom Purcell et al. The mock pundit of Comedy Central’s Colbert Report tells how to bring America back from the brink.
1. Proof of Heaven, Eben Alexander. A neurosurgeon recounts his near death experience during a coma.
2. Team of Rivals, Doris Kearns Goodwin. The political genius of Abraham Lincoln.
3. Fatal Friends, Deadly Neighbors, Ann Rule. The 16th collection in the Crime Files true-crime series.
4. Heaven Is for Real, Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent. A father recounts his 3-year-old son’s encounter with Jesus and the angels during an emergency appendectomy.
5. In the Garden of Beasts, Erik Larson. This portrait of Berlin during the rise of the Nazis centers on the experiences of William E. Dodd, who became the U.S. ambassador to Germany in 1933, and his daughter, Martha.
— New York Times
REDBOX TOP DVD RENTALS
1. Men in Black 3
2. Hope Springs
5. The Expendables 2
ITUNES TOP SONGS
1. Locked Out of Heaven, Bruno Mars
2. Scream & Shout, will.i.am feat. Britney Spears
3. Diamonds, Rihanna
4. I Knew You Were Trouble, Taylor Swift
5. Ho Hey, The Lumineers
ITUNES TOP ALBUMS
1. O.N.I.F.C., Wiz Khalifa
2. Warrior, Ke$ha
3. Christmas, Michael Bublé
4. Here’s To the Good Times, Florida Georgia Line
5. Red, Taylor Swift
— Associated Press