1. The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht
A young doctor in a war torn Balkan country recalls tales from her beloved grandfather.
2. The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
A tale of Ernest Hemingway and his first wife.
3. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
The winners of the Hunger Games face the consequences of their victory.
4. When the Killings Done by T.C. Boyle
A woman washes up on a rat-infested shore starting a family's link with California's Channel Islands.
5. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
The final book of the "Millennium Trilogy" has Lisbeth Salander in peril.
6. Room by Emma Donoghue
The life of a 5-year-old boy imprisoned in a 12-by-12 room.
7. Swamplandia! by Karen Russell
Abandoned at her family's Everglades theme park, a 13 year old girl journeys to the underworld to find her sister.
8. A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
The novelist wonders: What happens to all those rock 'n' roll rebels when they grow older?
9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth by Jeff Kinney
Greg confronts puberty without his best friend.
10. Toys by James Patterson and Neil McMahon
A top government superhero operative fights to save humans from extinction.