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The New York Times Paperback best-sellers


1. WORTH DYING FOR, by Lee Child. (Dell, US$9.99)

In Nebraska, Jack Reacher can't let go of a decades-old case of a missing child.

2. THE SEARCH, by Nora Roberts. (Jove, US$7.99)

A canine search-and-rescue trainer's life is shaken by a new man and a murderer.

3. WATER FOR ELEPHANTS, by Sara Gruen. (Algonquin, US$7.99)

A young veterinary student saves a circus.

4. A GAME OF THRONES, by George R.R. Martin. (Bantam, US$8.99)

Sinister and supernatural forces are mustering in the frozen wastes north of Winterfell.

5. STORM PREY, by John Sandford. (Berkley, US$9.99)

Lucas Davenport's wife is a witness to a botched robbery and murder.

6. SOMETHING BORROWED, by Emily Giffin. (St. Martin's, US$7.99)

Rachel White has always played by the rules. But that changes on her 30th birthday.

7. HANNAH'S LIST, by Debbie Macomber. (Mira, US$7.99)

Dr. Michael Everett receives a letter written by his dead wife asking him to remarry.

8. THE BOURNE OBJECTIVE, by Eric Van Lustbader. (Vision, US$9.99)

Jason Bourne matches wits with a vicious Russian mercenary.

9. MOONLIGHT COVE, by Sherryl Woods. (Mira, US$7.99)

Will Lincoln is finally ready to win the heart of his childhood friend, Jess O'Brien.

10. SAVAGE NATURE, by Christine Feehan. (Jove, US$7.99)

In a Louisiana bayou, Saria Boudreaux finds a corpse that appears to have been mauled.


1. HEAVEN IS FOR REAL, by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent. (Thomas Nelson, US$16.99)

A boy's encounter with Jesus and the angels.

2. THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, by Rebecca Skloot. (Broadway, US$16)

The story of a woman whose cancer cells were cultured without her permission in 1951.

3. LONE SURVIVOR, by Marcus Luttrell with Patrick Robinson. (Back Bay/Little, Brown, US$8.99)

The story of a Navy SEALs operation.

4. BORN TO RUN, by Christopher McDougall. (Vintage, US$15.95)

The secrets of the Tarahumara Indians of Copper Canyon in Mexico.

5. LIFE, by Keith Richards with James Fox. (Back Bay/Little, Brown, US$16.99)

The Rolling Stones guitarist's autobiography.

6. INSIDE OF A DOG, by Alexandra Horowitz. (Scribner, US$16)

The world from a dog's point of view.

7. MEDIUM RAW, by Anthony Bourdain. (Ecco/HarperCollins, US$15.99)

A look at changes in food culture.

8. 90 MINUTES IN HEAVEN, by Don Piper with Cecil Murphey. (Revell, US$13.99)

A minister on his otherworldly experience.

9. HAVE A LITTLE FAITH, by Mitch Albom. (Hyperion, US$13.99)

A suburban rabbi and a Detroit pastor teach lessons about the comfort of belief.

10. THE BIG SHORT, by Michael Lewis. (Norton, US$15.95)

The people who saw the real estate crash coming and made billions from their foresight.


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