PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Bestsellers

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HARDCOVER FICTION

1. “The Law of Innocence” by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown)

2. “A Time for Mercy” by John Grisham (Doubleday)

3. “The Return" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing)

4. "The Sentinel” by Child/Child (Delacorte)

5. “Fortune and Glory” by Janet Evanovich (Atria)

6. “Marauder” by Cussler/Morrison (G.P. Putnam's Sons)

7. “Three Women Disappear” by Patterson/Serafin (Little, Brown)

8. “Moonflower Murders” by Anthony Horowitz (Harper)

9. “The Book of Two Ways” by Jodi Picoult (Ballantine)

10. “Anxious People” by Fredrik Backman (Atria)

11. “The Evening and the Morning” by Ken Follett (Viking)

12. “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett (Riverhead)

13. “The Invisible Life of Addie Larue” by V.E. Schwab (Tor)

14. “The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop” by Fannie Flagg (Random House)

15. “If It Bleeds” by Stephen King (Scribner)

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. “Humans” by Brandon Stanton (St. Martin's Press)

2. “Greenlights” by Matthew McConaughey (Crown)

3. “I Would Leave Me If I Could” by Halsey (Simon & Schuster)

4. “Modern Comfort Food” by Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter)

5. “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man” by Emmanuel Acho (Flatiron/Oprah)

6. “First Principles" by Thomas E. Ricks (Harper)

7. “Caste” by Isabel Wilkerson (Random House)

8. “Untamed” by Glennon Doyle (Dial Press)

9. “Pappyland” by Wright Thompson (Penguin Press)

10. “Guinness World Records 2021” (Guinness World Records)

11. “Killing Crazy Horse” by O’Reilly/Dugard (Holt)

12. “Magnolia Table, Vol. 2” by Joanna Gaines (William Morrow)

13. “The Answer Is...” by Alex Trebek (Simon & Schuster)

14. “The Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook” by Ashley Craft (Adams)

15. “The Best of Me” by David Sedaris (Little, Brown)

MASS MARKET PAPERBACKS

1. “Long Tall Texans: Brannon/John ” by Diana Palmer (Harlequin)

2. “Leopard's Rage” by Christine Feehan (Berkley)

3. “Wyoming True” by Diana Palmer (HQN)

4. “Spy” by Danielle Steel (Dell)

5. “The Night Fire” by Michael Connelly (Grand Central Publishing)

6. “When You See Me” by Lisa Gardner (Dutton)

7. “A Christmas Message” by Debbie Macomber (Mira)

8. “The Museum of Desire” by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine)

9. “Delayed Justice” by Shirlee McCoy (Love Inspired Suspense)

10. “Spirit of the Season” by Fern Michaels (Zebra)

11. “The River Murders” by Patterson/Born (Grand Central Publishing)

12. “A MacCallister Christmas” by William W. Johnstone (Pinnacle)

13. “The Devil’s Boneyard” by William W. Johnstone (Pinncacle)

14. “A MacGregor Christmas” by Nora Roberts (Silhouette)

15. “The Christmas Backup Plan” by Lori Wilde (Avon)

TRADE PAPERBACKS

1. “The Truths We Hold” by Kamala Harris (Penguin Books)

2. “What Kind of Woman” by Kate Baer (Harper Perennial)

3. “Sam the Cooking Guy” by Sam Zien (Countryman)

4. “The 19th Christmas” by Patterson/Paetro (Grand Central Publishing)

5. “Texas Outlaw” by Patterson/Bourelle (Grand Central Publishing)

6. “The Step-by-Step Instant Pot Cookbook” by Jeffrey Eisner (Voracious)

7. “Walk the Wire” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing)

8. “The Boy from the Woods” by Harlan Coben (Grand Central Publishing)

9. “Burnout” by Nagoski/Nagoski (Ballantine)

10. “Comfort & Joy” by Kristin Hannah (Ballantine)

11. “The Witch Hunter” by Max Seeck (Berkley)

12. “Burn After Writing” (pink) by Sharon Jones (TarcherPerigee)

13. “God's Chaos Code” by Lance Wallnau (Killer Sheep)

14. “The Institute” by Stephen King (Gallery)

15. “Circe” by Madeline Miller (Back Bay)

15. “The Forgotten Daughter” by Joanna Goodman (Harper)

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