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indicates that the sales of a book were barely distinguishable from those of the book above. A (b) indicates that some bookstores reported receiving bulk orders.
1. WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING, by Delia Owens. (Putnam) In a quiet coastal North Carolina town in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the swamp becomes a murder suspect.
2. IT’S ENDING WITH US, by Colleen Hoover. (Atria) A battered woman raised in an abusive home tries to stop the cycle of violence.
3. TRUTH, by Colleen Hoover. (Grand Central) Lowen Ashleigh is hired by an injured writer’s husband to complete his popular series and uncovers a horrific truth.
4. UGLY LOVE, by Colleen Hoover. (Atria) Tate Collins and Miles Archer, an airline pilot, think they can handle a deal with no strings attached. But they can’t.
5. THE NANTUCKET HOTEL, by Elin Hilderbrand. (Little, Brown) The new general manager of a hotel far from its Gilded Age heyday deals with the complicated past of its guests and staff.
6. THE SEVEN HUSBANDS OF EVELYN HUGO, by Taylor Jenkins Reid. (Washington Square/Atria) A movie icon tells the stories of her loves and career to a struggling magazine writer.
7. SUSPECTS, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte) A CIA agent on a secret mission develops a relationship with a woman considered a fashion queen with a tragic past.
8. BOOK LOVERS, by Emily Henry. (Berkley) While vacationing in North Carolina, a literary agent keeps meeting with a publisher.
9. NOVEMBER 9, by Colleen Hoover. (Atria) Is Ben using his relationship with Fallon as raw material for his novel?
10. SPARRING PARTNERS, by John Grisham. (Doubleday) Three novels: “Homecoming”, “Strawberry Moon” and “Sparring Partners”.
11. EVERY SUMMER AFTER, by Carley Fortune. (Berkley) Percy and Sam’s love story is told over six summers and one weekend.
12. PEOPLE WE MEET ON VACATION, by Emily Henry. (Berkley) Opposites Poppy and Alex reunite to vacation together once again in hopes of salvaging their relationship.
13. BEACH READ, by Emily Henry. (Berkley) A relationship develops between a literary fiction writer and a novelist as they both attempt to overcome writer’s block.
14. ALL YOUR PERFECTS, by Colleen Hoover. (Atria) Quinn and Graham’s marriage hinges on past promises.
15. MALIBU RISING, by Taylor Jenkins Reid. (Ballantine) An epic party has serious consequences for four famous siblings.
1. BATTLE FOR THE AMERICAN SPIRIT, by Pete Hegseth with David Goodwin. (Broadside) The ‘Fox & Friends Weekend’ host is making the case for what he calls classic Christian upbringing.
2. WHY WE DID IT, by Tim Miller. (Harper) The former Republican political operative assesses why some centrist conservatives have fallen under the sway of Donald Trump.
3. THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE, by Bessel van der Kolk. (Penguin) How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.
4. HAPPY-GO-LUCKY, by David Sedaris. (Little, Brown) The comedian portrays the personal and public upheavals of his life in his seventh decade and of the world in times of a pandemic.
5. A HUGE WORLD, by Ed Yong. (Random House) The Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer explains the sensory perceptions and means of communication used by a variety of animals.
6. FIND ME, by Viola Davis. (HarperOne) The award-winning actress describes the struggles she faced before claiming her identity and achieving professional success.
7. ROGUES, by Patrick Radden Keefe. (Doubleday) A dozen articles, previously published in The New Yorker, which include profiles of a black market arms dealer, a whistleblower and the late Anthony Bourdain.
8. KILLING THE KILLERS, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (St. Martin’s) The 11th book in the Conservative commentator’s ‘Killing’ series chronicles the global war on terrorists.
9. CRYING IN H MART, by Michelle Zauner. (Knopf) The daughter of a Korean mother and a Jewish-American father, and leader of the indie rock project Japanese Breakfast, describes creating her own identity after losing her mother to cancer.
10. THE END OF THE WORLD IS JUST THE BEGINNING, by Peter Zeihan. (Harper Business) A look at the potential changes of globalization.
11. JAMES PATTERSON, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown) The author’s life, from growing up in small town New York to working in the advertising industry to becoming a successful storyteller.
12. I WOULD LIKE TO PLAY ALONE, PLEASE, by Tom Segura. (Grand Central) The comedian and podcaster shares stories of parents and strange encounters.
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14. NOT MY FIRST RODEO, by Kristi Noem. (Twelve) The governor of South Dakota recounts the management of his family’s farm and ranch, and his tenure.
15. SCARS AND SCRATCHES, by Tim Kennedy and Nick Palmisciano. (Atria) The Green Beret and former mixed martial arts fighter describes how his failures have shaped who he is today.
The New York Times Bestsellers are compiled and archived by the Bestseller Lists Office of the News Department of The New York Times and are separate from the culture, publicity and business sections of The New York Times Co. More information on rankings and methodology: www .nytimes.com/books/best-sellers/methodology.