27 Oct 2012


1. LINCOLN’S LAST DAYS, by Bill O'Reilly and Dwight Jon Zimmerman. (Holt, $19.99.) An account of the 16th president’s assassination. (Ages 10 to 15)
2. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, by John Green. (Dutton, $17.99.) A 16-year-old heroine faces the medical realities of cancer. (Ages 14 and up)
3. LAUREN CONRAD BEAUTY, by Lauren Conrad with Elise Loehnen. (Harper/HarperCollins, $21.99.) A guide with personal anecdotes and step-by-step lessons in makeup. (Ages 14 to 17)
4. WONDER, by R.J. Palacio. (Knopf, $15.99.) A boy with a facial deformity enters a mainstream school. (Ages 8 to 12)
5. CONFESSIONS OF A MURDER SUSPECT, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown, $19.99.) A girl seeking to bring her parents’ killer to justice disturbs family secrets. (Ages 12 to 17)
6. INSURGENT, by Veronica Roth. (Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins, $17.99.) In this “Divergent” follow-up, a faction war looms. (Ages 14 and up)
7. THE DEMIGOD DIARIES, by Rick Riordan. (Hyperion/Disney, $12.99.) Lore on the Heroes of Olympus and Percy Jackson books. (Ages 10 to 14)
8. THE LEGO IDEAS BOOK, by Daniel Lipkowitz. (DK, $24.99.) Projects with plastic bricks. (Ages 7 and up)
9. LEGO BATMAN, by Daniel Lipkowitz. (DK, $21.99.) A visual dictionary of the superhero, his foes, their weapons and vehicles, and more. (Ages 6 to 12)
10. STARSTRUCK, by Lauren Conrad. (Harper/HarperCollins, $18.99.) Friendships are tested, lines are crossed and fashion crimes are committed in this sequel to “The Fame Game.” (Ages 14 to 17)