1. "12th of Never" by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Little, Brown, $27.99). Detective Lindsay Boxer attempts to solve two murders, one of which was foreseen by a psychic professor. Last week: —

2. "The Hit" by David Baldacci (Grand Central, $27.99). Assassin Will Robie attempts to catch a fellow assassin who poses a threat to the U.S. government. Last week: 1

3. "Whiskey Beach" by Nora Roberts (Putnam, $27.95). Boston lawyer Eli Landon returns to his family's ancestral home after he is suspected of murdering his ex-wife. Last week: 2

4. "Daddy's Gone a Hunting" by Mary Higgins Clark (Simon & Schuster, $26.99). The lives of two sisters are threatened after a family secret is revealed. Last week: 4

5. "Fly Away" by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin's, $27.99). After her best friend dies, Tully Hart tries to fulfill the promise she made to her. Last week: 3

6. "NOS4A2" by Joe Hill (William Morrow, $28.99). It's a fight for life when Victoria McQueen pits her magic against that of the villainous Charles Talent Manx. Last week: —

7. "Best Kept Secret" by Jeffrey Archer (St. Martin's, $27.99). The feud between the Clifton and Barrington families continues in the third installment of Archer's best-selling series. Last week: —

8. "Paris: The Novel" by Edward Rutherfurd (Doubleday, $32.50). A historical novel spanning several centuries in the City of Light. Last week: 5

9. "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn (Crown, $25). Nick is the No. 1 suspect in his beautiful wife's disappearance, but could this golden boy really have killed his beloved? Last week: 10

10. "Life After Life" by Kate Atkinson (Reagan Arthur, $27.99). The story of Ursula Todd, who lives and dies repeatedly and is reborn with knowledge from her previous lives. Last week: —


1. "Waiting To Be Heard" by Amanda Knox (Harper, $28.99). Knox tells her story in this memoir filled with personal details of the Italian murder case in which she has been enmeshed. Last week: —

2. "Lean In" by Sheryl Sandberg (Knopf, $24.95). Facebook's chief operating officer exhorts women to take control of their careers and pursue advancement. Last week: 4

3. "Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls" by David Sedaris (Little, Brown, $27). Sedaris' new collection of personal essays. Last week: 1

4. "The Duck Commander Family" by Willie and Korie Robertson with Mark Schlabach (Howard Books, $23.99). A behind-the-scenes look at the Robertson family, stars of the A&E show "Duck Dynasty." Last week: 7

5. "Cooked" by Michael Pollan (Penguin, $27.95). The author explores the roles of the four elements — fire, water, air and earth — in cooking. Last week: 6

6. "It's All Good" by Gwyneth Paltrow and Julia Turshen (Grand Central, $32). The actress offers recipes for healthful meals. Last week: 9

7. "Life Code" by Dr. Phil McGraw (Bird Street Books, $26). Dr. Phil offers his insight on how to identify and avoid negative people. Last week: 10

8. "Jumpstart to Skinny" by Bob Harper with Greg Critser (Ballantine, $25). "The Biggest Loser" trainer's diet and exercise plan. Last week: 5

9. "Bunker Hill" by Nathaniel Philbrick (Viking, $32.95). Philbrick details one of the first battles of the American Revolution. Last week: —

10. "The Reality-Based Rules of the Workplace" by Cy Wakeman (Jossey-Bass, $27.95). The author gives advice designed to increase one's value in the workplace. Last week: —

For the week ended May 5, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.

— Publishers Weekly

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