Mass Market Paperback Fiction

Mass Market Paperback Fiction

Bestsellers

Last Updated: October 30, 2014

1. GONE GIRL

by Gillian Flynn

A woman disappears from her Missouri home on her fifth anniversary; is her bitter, oddly evasive husband a killer?


2. THE BEST OF ME

by Nicholas Sparks

Twenty-five years after their high school romance ended, a man and woman who have gone their separate ways return to their North Carolina town for the funeral of a friend.


3. SYCAMORE ROW

by John Grisham

A sequel, about race and inheritance, to “A Time to Kill.” 


4. THE LONGEST RIDE

by Nicholas Sparks

The lives of two couples converge unexpectedly. While 91-year-old Ira is visited by his beloved wife (who passed away years earlier), Sophia, a college student, is enthralled by a young cowboy.


5. CROSS MY HEART

by James Patterson

Detective Alex Cross’s family is threatened by an adversary intent on proving that he is the greatest mind in the history of crime.


6. OUTLANDER

by Diana Gabaldon

The first volume of the series featuring an 18th-century Scottish warrior and a World War II-era nurse who has been sucked back across two centuries to be at his side; first published in 1991.


7. STARRY NIGHT

by Debbie Macomber

At Christmastime, a big-city society-page columnist sets out to interview a notoriously reclusive author in Alaska.


8. STORM FRONT

by John Sandford

The Minnesota investigator Virgil Flowers becomes involved in the hunt for an ancient inscribed stone.


9. THE CASUAL VACANCY

by J K Rowling

The sudden death of a parish councilman reveals bitter social divisions in an idyllic English town; the author’s first novel for adults.


10. WINNERS

by Danielle Steel

Six people with intertwined lives — among them an aspiring Olympic skier who is gravely injured — struggle to surmount challenges.


11. COMMAND AUTHORITY

by Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney

In Clancy’s last novel before his death, President Jack Ryan and his son, a covert intelligence expert, try to counter a Russian threat.


12. CHANGE OF HEART

by Jude Deveraux


13. DRAGONFLY IN AMBER

by Diana Gabaldon

Volume 2 of the Outlander series, about an 18th-century Scottish warrior and a time-traveling World War II-era nurse; first published in 1992.


14. DUST

by Patricia Cornwell

The murder of a computer engineer at M.I.T. leads Kay Scarpetta, the chief medical examiner of Massachusetts, in unexpected directions.


15. VOYAGER

by Diana Gabaldon

Claire Randall is torn between returning to the Scottish warrior Jamie Fraser, in the 18th-century, and staying with their daughter in her own era; first published in 1994.


16. WINTER OF THE WORLD

by Ken Follett

Five interrelated families — American, German, Russian, English and Welsh — grapple with the historical events of the years 1939-49; Book 2 of the Century Trilogy.


17. FALL OF GIANTS

by Ken Follett

Five interrelated families are caught in the upheavals of World War I and the Russian Revolution; Book 1 of the Century Trilogy.


18. STANDUP GUY

by Stuart Woods

In the 28th Stone Barrington novel, the New York lawyer takes on a complicated new client.


19. A GAME OF THRONES

by George R R Martin

In the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are mustering; Book 1 of "A Song of Ice and Fire."


20. INFERNO

by Dan Brown

The symbologist Robert Langdon, on the run in Florence, must decipher a series of codes created by a Dante-loving scientist.