Michael Connelly, Ruth Ware top best-sellers lists


NEW YORK TIMES

BEST-SELLERS

FICTION

1. ‘The Late Show,’ Michael Connelly

2. ‘Camino Island,’ John Grisham

3. ‘The Lying Game,’ Ruth Ware

4. ‘House of Spies,’ Daniel Silva

5. ‘Paradise Valley,’ C.J. Box

6. ‘Into the Water,’ Paula Hawkins

7. ‘A Gentleman in Moscow,’ Amor Towles

8. ‘Mrs. Fletcher,’ Tom Perrotta

9. ‘Crime Scene,’ Jonathan Kellerman and Jesse Kellerman

10. ‘Murder Games,’ James Patterson and Howard Roughan

NONFICTION

1. ‘Al Franken, Giant of the Senate,’ Al Franken

2. ‘Astrophysics for People in a Hurry,’ Neil deGrasse Tyson

3. ‘Hillbilly Elegy,’ J.D. Vance

4. ‘Conscience of a Conservative,’ Jeff Flake

5. ‘Devil’s Bargain,’ Joshua Green

6. ‘Option B,’ Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

7. ‘The Big Lie,’ Dinesh D’Souza

8. ‘Rediscovering Americanism,’ Mark R. Levin

9. ‘Understanding Trump,’ Newt Gingrich

10. ‘Killers of the Flower Moon,’ David Grann

PAPERBACKS

1. ‘The Woman in Cabin 10,’ Ruth Ware

2. ‘Milk and Honey,’ Rupi Kaur

3. ‘Ready Player One,’ Ernest Cline

4. ‘Truly Madly Guilty,’ Liane Moriarty

5. ‘Lilac Girls,’ Martha Hall Kelly

6. ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ Margaret Atwood

7. ‘Two by Two,’ Nicholas Sparks

8. ‘All the Light We Cannot See,’ Anthony Doerr

9. ‘The Couple Next Door,’ Shari Lapena

10. ‘The Whistler,’ John Grisham

LOCAL

BEST-SELLERS

BARNES & NOBLE ARBORETUM

FICTION

1. ‘The Woman in Cabin 10,’ Ruth Ware

2. ‘House of Spies,’ Daniel Silva

3. ‘Ready Player One,’ Ernest Cline

4. ‘The Late Show,’ Michael Connelly

5. ‘Camino Island,’ John Grisham

6. ‘All the Light We Cannot See,’ Anthony Doerr

7. ‘In A Dark, Dark Wood,’ Ruth Ware

8. ‘The Lying Game,’ Ruth Ware

9. ‘The Breakdown,’ B.A. Paris

10. ‘Lilac Girls,’ Martha Hall Kelly

NONFICTION

1. ‘It’s Not Yet Dark,’ Simon Fitzmaurice

2. ‘The Glass Castle,’ Jeannette Walls

3. ‘The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,’ Stephen Covey

4. ‘The Subtle Art of Not Giving a (Expletive),’ Mark Manson

5. ‘Make Your Bed,’ William H. McRaven

6. ‘Al Franken, Giant of the Senate,’ Al Franken

7. ‘Conscience of a Conservative,’ Jeff Flake

8. ‘Emotional Intelligence 2.0,’ Travis Bradberry

9. ‘You Are a Badass,’ Jen Sincero

10. ‘Killers of the Flower Moon,’ David Grann

CHILDRENS AND YOUNG ADULT BOOKS

1. ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,’ J.K. Rowling

2. ‘A Wrinkle in Time,’ Madeleine L’Engle

3. ‘Minecraft: The Island,’ Max Brooks

4. ‘Descendants 2: Mal’s Spell Book 2,’ Disney

5. ‘Darkness of Dragons,’ Tui Sutherland

6. ‘Descendants 2 Junior Novel,’ Disney

7. ‘The Book Thief,’ Markus Zusak

8. ‘Coraline,’ Neil Gaiman

9. ‘Rise of the Isle of the Lost,’ Melissa de la Cruz

10. ‘One of Us Is Lying,’ Karen M. McManus



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