1. 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.
2. Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn. A woman disappears on her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?
3. Tenth of December, George Saunders. Stories that take on the big questions.
4. Guilt, Jonathan Kellerman. Los Angeles psychologist-detective Alex Delaware and detective Milo Sturgis turn their sights six decades into the past to pursue the story of a beautiful nurse and her lover.
5. A Memory of Light, Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson. The 14th and final novel in the Wheel of Time fantasy series.
1. American Sniper, Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. A member of the Navy SEALs discusses his childhood, marriage and battlefield experiences.
2. 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.
3. Coolidge, Amity Shlaes. The 30th president is reclaimed as a conservative hero in this biography.
4. The Future, Al Gore. The six drivers of global change that are reshaping our world.
5. 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.
MASS-MARKET PAPER FICTION
1. Safe Haven, Nicholas Sparks. The arrival of a mysterious young woman in a small North Carolina town raises questions about her past.
2. Stay Close, Harlan Coben. A disappearance in Atlantic City, N.J., brings together three frustrated people — a soccer mom, a photographer and a detective — whose lives were once connected.
3. Kill Me If You Can, James Patterson and Marshall Karp. A young art student who finds a bag of diamonds in New York City is stalked by rival assassins.
4. The Hunter, John Lescroart. Wyatt Hunt, a San Francisco P.I. who was adopted, takes up the search when he is mysteriously informed that his birth mother was murdered.
5. A Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin. In the frozen wastes north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are mustering; Book 1 of A Song of Ice and Fire.
— New York Times
REDBOX TOP DVD RENTALS
1. Taken 2
2. End of Watch
4. Here Comes the Boom
ITUNES TOP SONGS
1. Thrift Shop, Ryan Lewis, Macklemore (featuring Wanz)
2. Harlem Shake, Baauer
3. When I Was Your Man, Bruno Mars
4. Stay, Rihanna (featuring Mikky Ekko)
5. Started from the Bottom, Drake
— Associated Press
ITUNES TOP ALBUMS
1. Babel, Mumford & Sons
2. Pitch Perfect: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, various artists
3. Boys & Girls, Alabama Shakes
4. Unorthodox Jukebox, Bruno Mars
5. Night Visions, Imagine Dragons
— Associated Press