Our top 10 picks of books hitting bookstores this week. Click the titles online to read our reviews, and our full On-Sale Calendar.

October 11

Hungry Girl Supermarket Survival by Lisa Lillian (St. Martin’s Griffin, $12.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-312-67673-5). 500,000 copies.

The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $28; ISBN 978-0-374-20305-4). 400,000 copies. One-day laydown.

My Song by Harry Belafonte (Knopf, $30; ISBN 978-0-307-27226-3). 150,000 copies.

The Ecstasy of Defeat: 85 Years of Bench-Clearing Sports Coverage from The Onion by the Onion editors (Hyperion, $21.99 paper; ISBN 978-1-4013-1072-1). 100,000 copies.

The Puppy Diaries: Raising a Dog Named Scout by Jill Abramson (Times Books, $22; ISBN 978-0-8050-9342-1). 100,000 copies.

A Thousand Lives: The Untold Story of Hope, Deception, and Survival at Jonestown by Julia Scheeres (Free Press, $26; ISBN 978-1-4165-9639-4).

The Stranger’s Child by Alan Hollinghurst (Knopf, $27.95; ISBN 978-0-307-27276-8). 75,000 copies.

What I Hate by Roz Chast (Bloomsbury, $15; ISBN 978-1-60819-689-0). 50,000 copies.

In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination by Margaret Atwood (Doubleday/Nan A. Talese, $24.95; ISBN 978-0-385-53396-6). 50,000 copies.

In a Dog’s Heart: What Our Dogs Need, Want, and Deserve—and the Gifts We Can Expect in Return by Jennifer Arnold (Spiegel & Grau, $25; ISBN 978-0-6796-4371-5).

Children’s and YA

October 4

If You Give a Dog a Donut by Laura Numeroff, illus. by Felicia Bond (HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-026683-7). 1,000,000 copies.

The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse by Eric Carle (Philomel, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-399-25713-1). 300,000 copies.

Liesl & Po by Lauren Oliver (HarperCollins, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-201451-1). 250,000 copies.

Ranger’s Apprentice: The Lost Stories by John Flanagan (Philomel, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-399-25618-9). 250,000 copies.

Variant by Robison Wells (HarperCollins/Balzer & Bray, $19.99; ISBN 978-0-06-202608-8). 100,000 copies.

The Apothecary by Maile Meloy (Putnam, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-399-25627-1). 100,000 copies.

Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King (The Guardians of Childhood) by William Joyce and Laura Geringer (Simon & Schuster, $14.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-3048-8).

October 11

Fancy Nancy: Hair Dos and Hair Don’ts by Robin Preiss Glasser (HarperCollins, $3.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-06-200179-5). 200,000 copies.

The Mysterious Benedict Society: Mr. Benedict’s Book of Perplexing Puzzles, Elusive Enigmas, and Curious Conundrums by Trenton Lee

Stewart, illus. by Diana Sudyka (Little, Brown, $12.99; ISBN 978-0-316-18193-8). 150,000 copies.

Awake at Dawn by C.C. Hunter (St. Martin’s Griffin, $9.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-312-62468-2). 100,000 copies.

Phineas and Ferb’s Guide to Life (Disney Press, $9.99; ISBN 978-1-4231-4132-7). 100,000 copies.

The Death Cure (The Maze Runner) by James Dashner (Delacorte, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73877-4). 100,000 copies.

The Muppets: The Movie Junior Novel by Katharine Turner (Little, Brown, $5.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-316-18303-1). 100,000 copies.