1. Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn. A woman disappears on her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?
2. Empire and Honor, W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV. An OSS agent’s plan to help his German intelligence counterparts reach Argentina encounters trouble; Book 7 of the Honor Bound series.
3. 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.
4. The Forgotten, David Baldacci. Military investigator John Puller, the protagonist of Zero Day, probes his aunt’s mysterious death in Florida.
5. Threat Vector, Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney. As China threatens to invade Taiwan, covert intelligence expert Jack Ryan Jr. aids the administration — but his agency is no longer secret.
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. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist celebrates Jefferson’s skills as a politician.
3. The World Until Yesterday, Jared Diamond. The author of Guns, Germs, and Steel examines what we can learn from traditional societies.
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. Killing Lincoln, Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. The host of The O’Reilly Factor recounts the events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION
1. The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky. What it’s like to grow up, from the perspective of a high school boy. (Ages 14 and older.)
2. The Fault in Our Stars, John Green. A 16-year-old heroine faces the medical realities of cancer. (Ages 14 and older.)
3. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs. An island, an abandoned orphanage and a collection of curious photographs. (Ages 12 and older.)
4. Divergent, Veronica Roth. A girl must prove her mettle in a faction-ridden dystopia. (Ages 14 and older.)
5. Insurgent, Veronica Roth. In this Divergent follow-up, a faction war looms. (Ages 14 and older.)
— New York Times
REDBOX TOP DVD RENTALS
2. The Bourne Legacy
4. Ice Age: Continental Drift
ITUNES TOP SONGS
1. Thrift Shop, Ryan Lewis, Macklemore (feat. Wanz)
2. I Knew You Were Trouble, Taylor Swift
3. Scream & Shout, will.i.am (feat. Britney Spears)
4. Locked Out of Heaven, Bruno Mars
5. Ho Hey, The Lumineers
— Associated Press
ITUNES TOP ALBUMS
1. Pitch Perfect: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, various artists
2. Notes from the Underground (Unabridged), Hollywood Undead
3. Les Misérables: Highlights from the Motion Picture Soundtrack, various artists
4. Red, Taylor Swift
5. Burning Lights, Chris Tomlin
— Associated Press