New York Times® Best Sellers: Trade Fiction Paperback
March 29, 2015

1. THE HUSBAND'S SECRET
by Liane Moriarty
Cecilia Fitzpatrick — successful businesswoman, devoted wife and mother — finds a letter that throws everything she's believed into doubt.

2. FIFTY SHADES DARKER
by E. L. James
Daunted by Christian's dark secrets, Anastasia ends their relationship — but desire still dominates her every thought.

3. FIFTY SHADES OF GREY
by E. L. James
An inexperienced college student falls in love with a tortured man who has particular sexual tastes; the first book in a trilogy.

4. STILL ALICE
by Lisa Genova
A professor learns she has early-onset Alzheimer's disease; the basis for the movie.

5. ORPHAN TRAIN
by Christina Baker Kline
A historical novel about orphans swept off the streets of New York and sent to the Midwest in the 1920s. 

6. FIFTY SHADES FREED
by E. L. James
Reunited, Anastasia and Christian face a world of possibilities, and unexpected challenges; the final volume in a trilogy.

7. THE MARTIAN
by Andy Weir
After a dust storm forces his crew to abandon him, an astronaut embarks on a dogged quest to stay alive on Mars.

8. THE ALCHEMIST
by Paulo Coelho
In this fable, a Spanish shepherd boy ventures to Egypt in search of treasure and his destiny.

9. GONE GIRL
by Gillian Flynn
A woman disappears from her Missouri home on her fifth anniversary; is her bitter, oddly evasive husband a killer?

10. DARK PLACES
by Gillian Flynn
A woman who, as a child, was spared when her mother and sisters were murdered begins to reinvestigate the case against her imprisoned brother.

11. INVISIBLE
by James Patterson and David Ellis
Emmy Dockery, a former F.B.I. researcher, finds a connection among scores of apparently unrelated unsolved cases.

12. REDEPLOYMENT
by Phil Klay
Twelve stories by a former Marine who served in Iraq; winner of the 2014 National Book Award.

13. THE COLLECTOR
by Nora Roberts
A freelance writer who house-sits for wealthy clients may have witnessed a murder-suicide. With the dead man’s brother, a painter, she travels the world of affluent art collectors seeking to learn what happened; romance ensues.

14. THE LONGEST RIDE
by Nicholas Sparks
The lives of two couples converge unexpectedly.

15. THE ROSIE PROJECT
by Graeme Simsion
A genetics professor with Asperger's syndrome becomes involved with an unconventional woman.

16. AMERICANAH
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Young and in love, Ifemelu and Obinze leave military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Ifemelu finds academic success in America, while Obinze plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London.

17. THE STORIED LIFE OF A. J. FIKRY
by Gabrielle Zevin
A bookstore owner, depressed after the death of his wife and the theft of a prized volume, is given a chance to make his life over.

18. CHINA DOLLS
by Lisa See
Three Asian-American women meet in San Francisco in 1938 at the Forbidden City nightclub.

19. ONE MORE THING
by B. J. Novak
Humorous stories from the writer and actor (“The Office”).

20. SHARP OBJECTS
by Gillian Flynn
Fresh from a stay at a psychiatric hospital, a newspaper reporter returns (reluctantly) to her hometown to cover the murders of two girls.

Rankings reflect sales, for the week ended Mar. 14, at many thousands of venues where a wide range of general interest books are sold nationwide. These include hundreds of independent book retailers (statistically weighted to represent all such outlets); national, regional and local chains; online and multimedia entertainment retailers; university, gift, supermarket, discount, department stores and newsstands. An asterisk (*) indicates that a book's sales are barely distinguishable from those of the book above. A dagger (†) indicates that some bookstores report receiving bulk orders. Expanded rankings are available on the Web: nytimes.com/books.

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