Emily St. John Mandel, and on grieving, the author of ‘Quiet.’ –Daily Press

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E-book rankings reflect sales from leading online vendors of e-books in a variety of popular e-reader formats. Titles are included regardless of whether they are published in both print and electronic formats or just one format. Publisher credits for e-books are listed under the corporate publishing name instead of by the publisher’s division. an asterisk

indicates that a book’s sales were barely distinguishable from those of the book above. A (b) indicates that some bookstores reported receiving bulk orders.


1. IT ENDS WITH US, by Colleen Hoover. (Atria) A battered wife raised in a violent home attempts to halt the cycle of abuse.

2. 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.

3. SEA OF TRANQUILITY, by Emily St. John Mandel. (Knopf) A detective investigating in the wilderness discovers that his actions might affect the timeline of the universe.

4. VERITY, by Colleen Hoover. (Grand Central) Lowen Ashleigh is hired by the husband of an injured writer to complete her popular series and uncovers a horrifying truth.

5. RUN, ROSE, RUN, by Dolly Parton and James Patterson. (Little, Brown) A singer-songwriter goes to Nashville seeking stardom but is followed by her dark past de ella.

6. THE VISCOUNT WHO LOVED ME, by Julia Quinn. (Avon) The second book in the “Bridgerton” series. Kate Sheffield gets in the way of Anthony Bridgerton’s attempt to marry.

7. THE SEVEN HUSBANDS OF EVELYN HUGO, by Taylor Jenkins Reid. (Washington Square / Atria) A movie icon recounts stories of her loves and career from her to a struggling magazine writer.

8. LOVER ARISEN, by JR Ward. (Gallery) The 20th book in the “Black Dagger Brotherhood” series. As Balthazar and Erika come together, an old enemy is reborn.

9. THE DUKE AND I, by Julia Quinn. (Avon) The first book in the “Bridgerton” series. Daphne Bridgerton’s reputation soars when she colludes with the Duke of Hastings. The basis of the Netflix series “Bridgerton.”

10. UGLY LOVE, by Colleen Hoover. (Atria) Tate Collins and Miles Archer, an airline pilot, think they can handle a no-strings-attached arrangement. But they can’t.

11. WHAT HAPPENED TO THE BENNETTS, by Lisa Scottoline. (Putnam) A brush with members of a drug-trafficking organization sends a suburban family into the witness protection program.

12. THE PARIS APARTMENT, by Lucy Foley. (Morrow) Jess has suspicions about her half-brother’s neighbors when he goes missing.

13. THE CANDY HOUSE, by Jennifer Egan. (Scribner) In a follow-up to “A Visit From the Goon Squad,” a new technology gives the potential to save and share every memory one has ever had.

14. NOVEMBER 9, by Colleen Hoover. (Atria) Is Ben using his relationship with Fallon as fodder for his novel?

15. AN OFFER FROM A GENTLEMAN, by Julia Quinn. (Avon) The third book in the “Bridgerton” series. Sophie Beckett spends time in the arms of Benedict Bridgerton during a masquerade ball.


1. BITTERSWEET, by Susan Cain. (Crown) The author of “Quiet” suggests ways to embrace loss and suffering within ourselves and others.

2. RECESSIONAL, by David Mamet. (Broadside) The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright lambastes liberal politics, cancel culture and other things he finds objectionable.

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. NOWHERE FOR VERY LONG, by Brianna Madia. (HarperOne) Ella’s A young woman and her companions travel the deserts of the American West in an orange van.

5. BETWEEN TWO KINGDOMS, by Suleika Jaouad. (Random House) The writer of the New York Times column “Life, Interrupted” chronicles her fight with cancer and an impactful road trip.

6. BLOOD AND RUINS, by Richard Overy. (Viking) A reassessment of World War II as the “last imperial war” and a call for a more global perspective on the war.

7. THE STORYTELLER, by Dave Grohl. (Dey Street) A memoir by the musician known for his work with Foo Fighters and Nirvana.

8. CRYING IN H MART, by Michelle Zauner. (Knopf) The daughter of a Korean mother and Jewish American father, and leader of the indie rock project Japanese Breakfast, she describes her creating her own identity after losing her mother to cancer.

9. PANDORA’S JAR, by Natalie Haynes. (Harper Perennial) A reexamination of Greek myths and their female characters through a woman’s perspective.

10. THE 1619 PROJECT, edited by Nikole Hannah-Jones, Caitlin Roper, Ilena Silverman and Jake Silverstein. (One World) Viewing America’s entanglement with slavery and its legacy, in essays adapted and expanded from The New York Times Magazine.

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

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

13. ALL ABOUT LOVE, by bell hooks. (Morrow) The late feminist icon explores the causes of a polarized society and the meaning of love.




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15. ONE DAMN THING AFTER ANOTHER, by William P. Barr. (Morrow) The former attorney general for George HW Bush and Donald Trump gives his account of those two tenures.

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