1. Frost Burned, Patricia Briggs. Shape-shifter Mercy Thompson seeks assistance from an unlikely ally when her mate, the Alpha werewolf Adam Hauptman, and the rest of his pack are abducted.
2. The Striker, Clive Cussler and Justin Scott. In 1902, young detective Isaac Bell discovers that provocateurs, not the union members he was hired to investigate, are causing trouble in the coal mines.
3. 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.
4. Alex Cross, Run, James Patterson. While Alex Cross pursues a Washington serial killer (or killers?), someone is after him.
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. Sum It Up, Pat Summitt with Sally Jenkins. A memoir by the longtime coach of the University of Tennessee Lady Vols, who received a diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer’s disease.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. American Sniper, Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. A Navy SEALs member discusses his childhood, marriage and battle experiences.
TRADE PAPER FICTION
1. Fifty Shades of Grey, E.L. James. An inexperienced college student falls in love with a tortured man who has particular sexual tastes; the first book in an erotic trilogy.
2. Life of Pi, Yann Martel. An allegory on the high seas, in which a teenage boy and a 450-pound tiger are thrown together in a lifeboat after a shipwreck.
3. The Silver Linings Playbook, Matthew Quick. After spending time in a mental institution, Pat Peoples has two obsessions — his ex-wife and the Philadelphia Eagles.
4. Fifty Shades Freed, E.L. James. Reunited, Anastasia and Christian face a world of possibilities, and unexpected challenges; the final volume in an erotic trilogy.
5. Fifty Shades Darker, E.L. James. Daunted by Christian’s dark secrets, Anastasia ends their relationship — but desire still dominates her every thought; the second book in an erotic trilogy.
— New York Times
REDBOX TOP DVD RENTALS
2. Rise of the Guardians
3. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2
4. Playing for Keeps
5. Wreck-It Ralph
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. Suit & Tie, Justin Timberlake (featuring Jay-Z)
5. Just Give Me a Reason, Pink (featuring Nate Ruess)
— Associated Press
ITUNES TOP ALBUMS
1. The 20/20 Experience, Justin Timberlake
2. Spring Break … Here to Party, Luke Bryan
3. Night Visions, Imagine Dragons
4. The Next Day, David Bowie
5. What About Now, Bon Jovi
— Associated Press