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Rank­ings re­flect sales for the week end­ing Satur­day, June 27.


1. 28 SUM­MERS, by Elin Hilder­brand. (Lit­tle, Brown) A re­la­tion­ship that started in 1993 between Mal­lory Bless­ing and Jake McCloud comes to light while she is on her deathbed and his wife runs for pres­i­dent. WEEKS ON LIST: 2

2. THE VAN­ISH­ING HALF, by Brit Bennett. (River­head) The lives of twin sis­ters who run away from a South­ern Black com­mu­nity at age 16 di­verge as one re­turns and the other takes on a dif­fer­ent racial iden­tity but their fates in­ter­twine. (4)

3. WHERE THE CRAW­DADS SING, by Delia Owens. (Put­nam) In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman who sur­vived alone in the marsh be­comes a mur­der sus­pect. (94)

4. THE GUARDIANS, by John Gr­isham. (Dou­ble­day) Cullen

Post, a lawyer and Epis­co­pal min­is­ter, an­tag­o­nizes some ruth­less killers when he takes on a wrong­ful con­vic­tion case. (21)

5. CAMINO WINDS, by John Gr­isham. (Dou­ble­day) The line between fact and fic­tion be­comes blurred when an au­thor of thrillers is found dead af­ter a hur­ri­cane hits Camino Is­land. (9)

6. WALK THE WIRE, by David Bal­dacci. (Grand Cen­tral) The sixth book in the “Mem­ory Man” se­ries. Decker and Jami­son in­ves­ti­gate a mur­der in a North Dakota town in a frack­ing boom. (9)

7. THE SUMMER HOUSE, by James Pat­ter­son and Bren­dan DuBois. (Lit­tle, Brown) Jeremiah Cook, a vet­eran and former NYPD cop, in­ves­ti­gates a mass mur­der near a lake in Georgia. (3)

8. THE GUEST LIST, by Lucy Fo­ley. (Mor­row) A wed­ding between a TV star and a magazine pub­lisher on an is­land off the coast of Ire­land turns deadly. (4)

9. LIT­TLE FIRES EV­ERY­WHERE, by Ce­leste Ng. (Pen­guin Press) An artist up­ends a quiet town out­side Cleve­land. (72)

10. THE LAST FLIGHT, by Julie

Clark. (Source­books Land­mark) Claire Cook es­capes from liv­ing with her quick-tem­pered hus­band and as­sumes another woman’s iden­tity. (1)

11. FAIR WARN­ING, by Michael Con­nelly. (Lit­tle Brown) The third book in the “Jack McEvoy” se­ries. A re­porter tracks a killer who uses ge­netic data to pick his vic­tims. (5)

12. AMER­I­CAN DIRT, by Jea­nine Cum­mins. (Flat­iron) A book­seller flees Mex­ico for the United States with her son while pur­sued by the head of a drug car­tel. (23)

13. PARTY OF TWO, by Jas­mine Guil­lory. (Berkley) Olivia Mon­roe’s past is un­cov­ered when her re­la­tion­ship with a ju­nior sen­a­tor is made pub­lic. (1)

14. HIDE­AWAY, by Nora Roberts. (St. Martin’s) A child star es­capes her ab­duc­tors, gath­ers her­self in west­ern Ire­land and re­turns to Hol­ly­wood. (5)

15. TOM CLANCY: FIR­ING POINT, by Mike Maden. (Put­nam) When an old friend is killed dur­ing the bomb­ing of a Barcelona cafe, Jack Ryan Jr. searches for those re­spon­si­ble. (2)


1. THE ROOM WHERE IT HAP­PENED, by John Bolton. (Si­mon & Schus­ter) The former na­tional se­cu­rity ad­viser gives his ac­count of the 17 months he spent work­ing for Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump. (1)

2. WHITE FRAGILITY, by Robin DiAn­gelo. (Bea­con Press) His­tor­i­cal and cul­tural analy­ses on what causes de­fen­sive moves by white peo­ple and how this in­hibits cross-racial di­a­logue. (14)

3. HOW TO BE AN AN­TIRACIST, by Ibram X. Kendi. (One World) A primer for cre­at­ing a more just and eq­ui­table so­ci­ety through iden­ti­fy­ing and op­pos­ing racism. (9)

4. STAMPED FROM THE BE­GIN­NING, by Ibram X. Kendi. (Bold Type) Win­ner of the 2016 Na­tional Book Award for non­fic­tion. A look at anti-Black racist ideas and their ef­fect on the course of Amer­i­can his­tory. (4)

5. SO YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT RACE, by Ijeoma Oluo. (Seal) A look at the con­tem­po­rary racial land­scape of the United States. (6)

6. BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Ne­hisi Coates. (Spiegel & Grau) Win­ner of the 2015 Na­tional Book Award for non­fic­tion. A med­i­ta­tion on race in Amer­ica as well as a per­sonal story, framed as a let­ter to the au­thor’s teenage son. (67)

7. UN­TAMED, by Glen­non Doyle. (Dial) The ac­tivist and pub­lic speaker de­scribes her jour­ney of lis­ten­ing to her in­ner voice. (16)

8. ME AND WHITE SUPREMACY, by Layla F. Saad. (Source­books) (6)

9. THE COLOR OF LAW, by Richard Roth­stein. (Liveright) An ex­am­i­na­tion of the ways in which the gov­ern­ment caused res­i­den­tial seg­re­ga­tion through racial zon­ing and other sys­temic prac­tices. (4)

10. JUST MERCY, by Bryan Steven­son. (Spiegel & Grau) A law pro­fes­sor and MacArthur grant re­cip­i­ent’s mem­oir of his decades of work to free in­no­cent peo­ple con­demned to death. (35)

11. COUNT­DOWN 1945, by Chris Wal­lace with Mitch Weiss. (Avid Reader) The Fox News Sun­day an­chor gives an ac­count of the key peo­ple in­volved in and events lead­ing up to Amer­ica’s at­tack on Hiroshima in

1945. (3)

12. THE SPLEN­DID AND THE VILE, by Erik Lar­son. (Crown) An ex­am­i­na­tion of the lead­er­ship of Prime Min­is­ter Win­ston Churchill. (18)

13. THE NEW JIM CROW, by Michelle Alexan­der. (New Press) A law pro­fes­sor takes aim at the “war on drugs,” mass in­car­cer­a­tion and their im­pact on Black men. (6)

14. BORN A CRIME, by Trevor Noah. (Spiegel & Grau) A mem­oir about grow­ing up bira­cial in apartheid South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.” (68)

15. BE­COM­ING, by Michelle Obama. (Crown) The former first lady de­scribes her jour­ney from the South Side of Chicago to the White House. (82)

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