1. Calculated in Death, J.D. Robb. Lt. Eve Dallas must crunch the numbers as she investigates the death of a successful accountant; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.
2. The Storyteller, Jodi Picoult. A New Hampshire baker finds herself in the midst of two Holocaust stories: her grandmother’s story of survival, and the confessions of an elderly German man, an SS officer.
3. Alex Cross, Run, James Patterson. While Alex Cross pursues a Washington serial killer (or killers?), someone is after him.
4. Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn. A woman disappears on her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?
5. A Week in Winter, Maeve Binchy. Guests at an inn by the sea on Ireland’s west coast; the final book by Binchy, who died in 2012.
1. Salt Sugar Fat, Michael Moss. A New York Times reporter reveals how food companies use science to encourage us to consume more of their products.
2. No Easy Day, Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer. An account by a former member of the Navy SEALs, written pseudonymously, of the mission that killed bin Laden.
3. America the Beautiful, Ben Carson with Candy Carson. A doctor explores what makes America great.
4. American Sniper, Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. A member of the Navy SEALs discusses his childhood, marriage and battlefield experiences.
5. My Beloved World, Sonia Sotomayor. The Supreme Court justice recalls growing up in the Bronx, attending Princeton, working for the Manhattan district attorney’s office and becoming a federal judge.
KIDS’ BOOKS: MIDDLE GRADE
1. Wonder, R.J. Palacio. A boy with a facial deformity enters a mainstream school. (Ages 8 to 12.)
2. The One and Only Ivan, Katherine Applegate. A gorilla who lives in a mall meets an elephant. (Ages 8 to 12.)
3. Lego Ninjago Character Encyclopedia, Claire Sipi. Information about minifigures, vehicles and weapons. (Ages 6 and older.)
4. Timmy Failure, Stephan Pastis. An 11-year-old runs a detective agency with his business partner, Total, a polar bear. (Ages 8 to 12.)
5. In a Blink, Kiki Thorpe. Illustrated by Jana Christy. A fairy must help four girls find their way home. (Ages 6 to 10.)
— New York Times
REDBOX TOP DVD RENTALS
1. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2
2. Playing for Keeps
3. Taken 2
4. End of Watch
ITUNES TOP SONGS
1. Thrift Shop, Ryan Lewis, Macklemore (featuring Wanz)
2. When I Was Your Man, Bruno Mars
3. Stay, Rihanna (featuring Mikky Ekko)
4. Harlem Shake, Baauer
5. Suit & Tie, Justin Timberlake (featuring Jay-Z)
— Associated Press
ITUNES TOP ALBUMS
1. Spring Break … Here to Party, Luke Bryan
2. The Heist, Ryan Lewis, Macklemore
3. Unorthodox Jukebox, Bruno Mars
4. Night Visions, Imagine Dragons
5. People, Hell and Angels, Jimi Hendrix
— Associated Press