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Rank­ings re­flect sales for the week end­ing Satur­day, Oct. 27, and in­clude both elec­tronic and print edi­tions. in­ves­ti­gates shoot­ings in a Min­nesota town fol­low­ing an at­tempt to re­vive its ail­ing econ­omy. (3)

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. (4)

8. 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. (7) take on the head of a ter­ror­ist group. (1)

13. LOOSE ENDS, by Kris­ten Ash­ley. (Kris­ten Ash­ley) An an­thol­ogy of three short sto­ries and two novel­las. (1)

14. 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. (3)

15. REVELING IN SIN, by Meghan March. (Meghan March) The fi­nal book in the Sin tril­ogy. A man de­ter­mines to prove he is wor­thy of Whit­ney Gable. (1) 4. ED­U­CATED, by Tara Westover. (Ran­dom House) The daugh­ter of sur­vival­ists, who is kept out of school, ed­u­cates her­self enough to leave home for uni­ver­sity. (36)

5. 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. (7)

6. BRIEF AN­SWERS TO THE BIG QUES­TIONS, by Stephen Hawk­ing. (Ban­tam) A col­lec­tion of es­says from the late sci­en­tist’s per­sonal archive that ad­dress 10 im­pon­der­ables. (2)

7. THE FIFTH RISK, by Michael Lewis. (Nor­ton) The author of “The Big Short” ex­am­ines how the Trump ad­min­is­tra­tion staffs its fed­eral agen­cies. (4)

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

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. (6)

10. IN PIECES, by Sally Field. (Grand Cen­tral) A mem­oir by the two-time Academy Award and three-time Emmy Award win­ner. (6)

11. SHADE, by Pete Souza. (Lit­tle, Brown) The for­mer White House pho­tog­ra­pher jux­ta­poses pic­tures of for­mer Pres­i­dent Barack Obama with tweets, head­lines and quotes from the Trump ad­min­is­tra­tion. (2)

12. THE LI­BRARY BOOK, by Su­san Or­lean. (Si­mon & Schus­ter) The story of the 1986 fire at the Los An­ge­les Pub­lic Li­brary pro­vides a back­drop to the evo­lu­tion and pur­pose of li­braries. (2)

13. SAPI­ENS, by Yu­val Noah Harari. (Harper) How Homo sapi­ens be­came Earth’s dom­i­nant species. (44)

14. AL­MOST EV­ERY­THING, by Anne Lamott. (River­head) Brief ex­plo­rations into find­ing hope and wis­dom in times of de­s­pair and un­cer­tainty. (2)

15. BEAU­TI­FUL BOY, by David Sh­eff. (Mariner) A fa­ther strug­gles with his son’s meth ad­dic­tion. (1)

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