Best-selling Books Week Ending 8/17/19


1. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)

2. “The Inn” by James Patterson with Candace Fox (Little, Brown)

3. “The Bitterroots” by C.J. Box (Minotaur)

4. “One Good Deed” by David Baldacci (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)

5. “Outfox” by Sandra Brown (Grand Central Publishing)

6. “The Nickel Boys” by Colson Whitehead (Doubleday)

7. “The Turn of the Key” by Ruth Ware (Gallery/Scout Press)

8. “Contraband” by Stuart Woods (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)

9. “The New Girl” by Daniel Silva (Harper)

10. “Blood Truth” by J.R. Ward (Gallery Books)

11. “Evvie Drake Starts Over” by Linda Holmes (Ballantine)

12. “Inland” by Téa Obreht (Random House)

13. “Chances Are …” by Richard Russo (Knopf)

14. “A Dangerous Man” by Robert Crais (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)

15. “Summer of 69” by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown)


1. “How to Be an Antiracist” by Ibram X. Kendi (One World)

2. “Becoming” by Michelle Obama (Crown)

3. “Dare to Lead” by Brene Brown (Random House)

4. “It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way” by Lysa TerKeurst (Thomas Nelson)

5. “Ball of Collusion” by Andrew C. McCarthy (Encounter Books)

6. “Trick Mirror” by Jia Tolentino (Random House)

7. “Girl, Stop Apologizing” by Rachel Hollis (HarperCollins Leadership)

8. “The Pioneers” by David McCullough (Simon & Schuster)

9. “Unfreedom of the Press” by Mark R. Levin (Threshold Editions)

10. “Tiny but Mighty” by Hannah Shaw (Plume)

11. “Three Women” by Lisa Taddeo (Avid Reader)

12. “Texas Flood” by Paul/Aledort (St. Martin’s Press)

13. “Range” by David Epstein (Riverhead)

14. “The Immoral Majority” by Ben Howe (Broadside)

15. “Atomic Habits” by James Clear (Avery)


1. “The Reckoning” by John Grisham (Dell)

2. “Turning Point” by Danielle Steel (Dell)

3. “Willing to Die” by Lisa Jackson (Kensington)

4. “Connections in Death” by J.D. Robb (St. Martin’s Press)

5. “Laughter in the Rain” by Debbie Macomber (Harlequin)

6. “Crucible” by James Rollins (William Morrow)

7. “The Art of Racing in the Rain” (movie tie-in) by Garth Stein (Harper Paperbacks)

8. “Cottage by the Sea” by Debbie Macomber (Ballantine)

9. “Frontier America” by William W. Johnstone (Pinnacle)

10. “Dark Sentinel” by Christine Feehan (Berkley)

11. “Paradox” by Catherine Coulter (Pocket)

12. “The Wallflower Wager” by Tessa Dare (Avon)

13. “Dangerous Embrace” by Nora Roberts (Silhouette)

14. “Saving Faith” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing)

15. “Past Tense” by Lee Child (Dell)


1. “The Art of Racing in the Rain” (movie tie-in) by Garth Stein (Harper Paperbacks)

2. “The Tattooist of Auschwitz” by Heather Morris (Harper)

3. “The Warning” by James Patterson (Grand Central Publishing)

4. “Before We Were Yours” by Lisa Wingate (Ballantine)

5. “Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng (Penguin)

6. “The Woman in the Window” by A.J. Finn (William Morrow)

7. “Born a Crime” by Trevor Noah (Random/Spiegel & Grau)

8. “The Flight Girls” by Noelle Salazar (Mira)

9. “Ambush” by Patterson/Born (Grand Central Publishing)

10. “Official SAT Study Guide (2020 Edition)” (College Board)

11. “Never Tell” by Lisa Gardner (Dutton)

12. “The Overstory” by Richard Powers (Norton)

13. “The Walking Dead, Vol. 32” by Robert Kirkman et al. (Image)

14. “The Official ACT Prep Guide (2019-2020)” (Wiley)

15. “It” (movie tie-in) by Stephen King (Scribner)

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