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Rank­ings re­flect sales for the week end­ing Oct. 13, and in­clude both elec­tronic- and print-edi­tion sales.


1. HOLY GHOST, by John Sand­ford. (Put­nam) Vir­gil Flow­ers in­ves­ti­gates shoot­ings in a Min­nesota town fol­low­ing an at­tempt to re­vive its ail­ing econ­omy. (Weeks on list: 1)

2. AM­BUSH, by James Pat­ter­son and James O. Born. (Lit­tle, Brown) Michael Ben­nett dis­cov­ers that an as­sas­sin is tar­get­ing him and his fam­ily. (1)

3. THE NEXT PER­SON YOU MEET IN HEAVEN, by Mitch Al­bom. (Harper) The se­quel to “The Five Peo­ple You Meet in Heaven” fol­lows An­nie on her heav­enly jour­ney. (1)

4. THE WITCH ELM, by Tana French. (Vik­ing) Af­ter Toby Hen­nessy re­treats to his fam­ily’s an­ces­tral home, a skull dis­cov­ered in the back­yard ex­poses his fam­ily’s past. (1)

5. THE CLOCK­MAKER’S DAUGH­TER, by Kate Mor­ton. (Atria) A cen­tury-old mys­tery at the Bir­ch­wood Manor on the Thames con­nects the lives of an ar­chiv­ist and artist. (1)

6. WIN­TER IN PAR­ADISE, by Elin Hilder­brand. (Lit­tle, Brown) Irene Steele un­cov­ers her hus­band’s se­cret life on a Caribbean is­land fol­low­ing his death. (1)

7. A SPARK OF LIGHT, by Jodi Pi­coult. (Bal­lan­tine) The lives of pa­tients, doc­tors and ac­tivists in­ter­sect when a gun­man holds them hostage in a woman’s health cen­ter in Mis­sis­sippi. (2)

8. KILLING COMMENDATORE, by Haruki Mu­rakami. (Knopf) The dis­cov­ery of an un­seen work in an artist’s at­tic un­leashes a se­ries of bizarre oc­cur­rences that a pain­ter must nav­i­gate. (1)

9. VINCE FLYNN: RED WAR, by Kyle Mills. (Emily Bestler/Atria) When the Rus­sian prime min­is­ter plots to in­vade the Baltics, only Mitch Rapp can stop him. (3)

10. 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. (5)

11. CRAZY RICH ASIANS, by Kevin Kwan. (An­chor) A New Yorker gets a sur­prise when she spends the sum­mer with her boyfriend in Sin­ga­pore. (18)

12. THE TAT­TOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ, by Heather Mor­ris. (Harper) A con­cen­tra­tion camp de­tainee tasked with per­ma­nently mark­ing fel­low prison­ers falls in love with one of them. (6)

13. LETHAL WHITE, by Robert Gal­braith. (Mul­hol­land/Lit­tle, Brown) The fourth book in the Cor­moran Strike se­ries. De­tec­tives Strike and El­la­cott in­ves­ti­gate a crime a young man may have wit­nessed as a child; by JK Rowl­ing, writ­ing pseudony­mously. (4)

14. ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COM­PLETELY FINE, by Gail Honey­man. (Pen­guin) A young woman’s wellordered life is dis­rupted by the IT guy from her of­fice. (17)

15. JU­ROR #3, by James Pat­ter­son and Nancy Allen. (Lit­tle, Brown) Ruby Bozarth de­fends a col­lege foot­ball star charged in a felony case com­pli­cated by a sec­ond mur­der. (5)


1. KILLING THE SS, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Du­gard. (Holt) A look at the post­war man­hunt for mem­bers of Hitler’s in­ner cir­cle. (1)

2. SHIP OF FOOLS, by Tucker Carlson. (Free Press) The Fox News an­chor ar­gues that Amer­ica’s rul­ing class is out of touch with ev­ery­day cit­i­zens. (2)

3. PRES­I­DENTS OF WAR, by Michael Beschloss. (Crown) How Amer­i­can pres­i­dents waged wars and ex­panded the power of the ex­ec­u­tive branch. (1)

4. FEAR, by Bob Wood­ward. (Si­mon & Schus­ter) Based on hours of in­ter­views with sources, the Pulitzer Prize-win­ning jour­nal­ist de­scribes de­bates and de­ci­sion-mak­ing within the Trump White House. (5)

5. THE FIFTH RISK, by Michael Lewis. (Nor­ton) The au­thor of “The Big Short” ex­am­ines how the Trump ad­min­is­tra­tion staffs its fed­eral agen­cies. (2)

6. ED­U­CATED, by Tara Westover. (Ran­dom House) The daugh­ter of sur­vival­ists, who is kept out of school, ed­u­cates her­self enough to leave home for uni­ver­sity. (34)

7. KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON, by David Grann. (Dou­ble­day) The story of a mur­der spree in 1920s Ok­la­homa that tar­geted Osage In­di­ans, whose lands con­tained oil. (63)

8. IN PIECES, by Sally Field. (Grand Cen­tral) A me­moir by the two-time Academy Award and three-time Emmy Award win­ner. (4)

9. LEAD­ER­SHIP, by Doris Kearns Good­win. (Si­mon & Schus­ter) The chal­lenges that shaped the lead­er­ship abil­i­ties of four pres­i­dents: Abra­ham Lin­coln, Theodore Roo­sevelt, Franklin D. Roo­sevelt and Lyn­don B. John­son. (4)

10. THIRST, by Scott Har­ri­son. (Cur­rency) A me­moir by the founder of the non­profit Char­ity: Wa­ter. (2)

11. SPYGATE, by Dan Bongino and D.C. McAl­lis­ter with Matt Palumbo. (Post Hill Press) A case for how Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump’s op­po­nents tried to sab­o­tage the 2016 elec­tion. (1)

12. SAPI­ENS, by Yu­val Noah Harari. (Harper) How Homo sapi­ens be­came Earth’s dom­i­nant species. (43)

13. GOOD AND MAD, by Re­becca Trais­ter. (Si­mon & Schus­ter) The his­tory and cul­tural sig­nif­i­cance of women’s anger. (2)

14. STOP MASS HYS­TE­RIA, by Michael Sav­age. (Cen­ter Street) The con­ser­va­tive com­men­ta­tor uses the Salem witch tri­als and the Red scares of the 20th cen­tury to con­tex­tu­al­ize crit­i­cisms of Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump. (1)

15. LIARS, LEAKERS AND LIB­ER­ALS, by Jea­nine Pirro. (Cen­ter Street) The le­gal an­a­lyst and Fox News host ar­gues in fa­vor of Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump. (9)

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