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Best Sellers

September 27, 2015

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Inside the List

Chrissie Hynde, whose rock ’n’ roll memoir, “Reckless,” is No. 7 on the hardcover nonfiction list, recently said she is not very gender-driven: “A good book is a good book. A good song is a good song.”

Editors’ Choice

Recently reviewed books of particular interest.

Paperback Row

Paperback books of particular interest.

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1 ONE-PUNCH MAN, VOL. 1, by ONE and Yusuke Murata. (VIZ Media.) This popular series, which started as a web comic, features a hero named Saitama, who can defeat any monster or villain with just one punch! 2
2 ONE-PUNCH MAN, VOL. 2, by ONE and Yusuke Murata. (VIZ Media.) Saitama grows bored of being a superhero after easily defeating a slew of monsters with only one punch so he agrees to train a cyborg teenager named Genos. 2
3 TOKYO GHOUL, VOL. 2, by Sui Ishida. (VIZ Media.) Ken adjusts to his new existence as a half–human, half–ghoul hybrid with a little help from some friendly ghouls. 4
4 TOKYO GHOUL, VOL. 1, by Sui Ishida. (VIZ Media.) Ken Kaneki is attacked by a monster, but somehow survives the encounter and becomes the first half-human, half-ghoul hybrid. 13
5 THE ANCIENT MAGUS’ BRIDE, VOL. 2, by Kore Yamazaki. (Seven Seas Entertainment.) An orphan is chosen to be the apprentice to a powerful wizard, but will she also be the wizard’s bride? 1
6 MONSTER MUSUME, VOL. 7, by Okayado. (Seven Seas Entertainment.) A teenager signs up to help mythical creatures assimilate into society. How will he contend being roommates with a sexy snake woman, an alluring centaur girl and a harpy who likes to flirt? 5
7 ATTACK ON TITAN, VOL. 16, by Hajime Isayama. (Kodansha Comics.) Eren has been kidnapped and the search is on, but can the Survey Corps find her in time? 3
8 YU-GI-OH! ZEXAL, VOL. 7, by Shin Yoshida and Naohito Miyoshi. (VIZ Media.) Yuma forms the Numbers Club, whose purpose is to find new Numbers Cards and foil the evil plans of Dr. Faker. 2
9 NISEKOI: FALSE LOVE, VOL. 11, by Naoshi Komi. (VIZ Media.) The son of a notorious gangster gets caught in a love triangle with his childhood sweetheart and the daughter of his father’s rival. 1
10 SERAPH OF THE END, VOL. 6, by Takaya Kagami and Yamato Yamamoto. (VIZ Media.) To kill every vampire in existence, Yuichiro must become a master of demon–possessed weaponry. 1
About the Best Sellers

A version of this list appears in the September 27, 2015 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending September 12, 2015.

An asterisk (*) indicates that a book's sales are barely distinguishable from those of the book above it. A dagger (†) indicates that some retailers report receiving bulk orders.