1. A Column of Fire, by Ken Follett. (Viking) Lovers Ned Willard and Margery Fitzgerald are on on opposite sides of a conflict between English Catholics and Protestants while Queen Elizabeth fights to maintain her throne.

2. The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye, by David Lagercrantz. (Knopf) Lisbeth Salander teams up with an investigative journalist to uncover the secrets of her childhood. A continuation of Stieg Larsson's Millennium series.

3. Enemy of the State, by Kyle Mills. (Atria/Emily Bestler) Vince Flynn's character Mitch Rapp leaves the CIA to go on a manhunt when the nephew of a Saudi king finances a terrorist group.

4. The Romanov Ransom, by Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell. (Putnam) Sam and Remi Fargo search for two missing filmmakers in North Africa and uncover a group seeking to create the Fourth Reich.

5. A Legacy of Spies, by John le Carré. (Viking) Peter Guillam, formerly of the British Secret Service, is pulled out of retirement to defend intelligence operations during the Cold War that resulted in the deaths of people close to him.

6. Secrets in Death, by J.D. Robb. (St. Martin's) Lt. Eve Dallas investigates the murder of a professional gossip who dabbled in blackmail; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.

7. Little Fires Everywhere, by Celeste Ng. (Penguin Press) An artist with a mysterious past and a disregard for the status quo upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.

8. Enigma, by Catherine Coulter. (Gallery Books) FBI agents Savich and Sherlock team up with Cam Wittier and Jack Cabot to capture an international criminal and solve a John Doe case.

9. Y Is for Yesterday, by Sue Grafton. (Marian Wood/Putnam) A former student from an elite private school is released from prison and a sociopath returns to haunt the detective.

10. Camino Island, by John Grisham. (Doubleday) A search for stolen rare manuscripts leads to a Florida island.


1. What Happened, by Hillary Rodham Clinton. (Simon & Schuster) The first woman nominated for president by a major political party details her campaign, mistakes she made, outside forces that affected the outcome and how she recovered in its aftermath.

2. Unbelievable, by Katy Tur. (Dey St.) The NBC News correspondent describes her work covering the 2016 campaign of the Republican nominee for president and his behavior toward her.

3. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, by Neil deGrasse Tyson. (Norton) A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.

4. Hillbilly Elegy, by J.D. Vance. (HarperCollins) A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of America's white working class through his own childhood.

5. Al Franken, Giant of the Senate, by Al Franken. (Twelve) A memoir by the Democratic senator from Minnesota and former "Saturday Night Live" writer.

6. Fantasyland, by Kurt Andersen. (Random House) The politics and culture of 21st-century America are put in the context of five centuries of historical events.

7. Unstoppable, by Maria Sharapova with Rich Cohen. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) A memoir by the Russian-American Grand Slam tennis champion and Olympic medalist. (b)

8. Why Buddhism Is True, by Robert Wright. (Simon & Schuster) Neuroscience and psychology findings are used to support Buddhist practice and meditation.

9. Option B, by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant. (Knopf) Insight on facing adversity and building resilience.

10. Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. (Spiegel & Grau) A meditation on race in America.

Advice, How-To, Miscellaneous

1. Braving the Wilderness, by Brené Brown. (Random House)

2. The Subtle Art of not Giving a ----, by Mark Manson. (HarperOne/HarperCollins) (b)

3. The Four Tendencies, by Gretchen Rubin. (Harmony)

4. You Are a Badass, by Jen Sincero. (Running Press)

5. The Five Love Languages, by Gary Chapman. (Northfield)

Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending Sept. 16. A (b) indicates that some sellers report receiving bulk orders.