1. Origin, by Dan Brown. (Doubleday) A symbology professor goes on a perilous quest with a beautiful museum director.

2. Sleeping Beauties, by Stephen King and Owen King. (Scribner) Women who fall asleep become shrouded in mysterious cocoons while the men battle one another.

3. Fairytale, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte) Camille Lammenais returns from college to manage her family's winery in Napa Valley and is forced to deal with tragedy and unexpected dangers. (x)

4. A Column of Fire, by Ken Follett. (Viking) A pair of lovers find themselves on opposite sides of a conflict while Queen Elizabeth fights to maintain her throne.

5. The Rules of Magic, by Alice Hoffman. (Simon & Schuster) Three singular siblings in the 1960s uncover secrets as they each try to break a family curse.

6. The Cuban Affair, by Nelson DeMille. (Simon & Schuster) A Miami lawyer solicits an Army veteran to go on a secret mission to recover $60 million stashed in Cuba.

7. Manhattan Beach, by Jennifer Egan. (Scribner) The first female diver at the Brooklyn Naval Yard during World War II tries to understand why her father disappeared. (x)

8. The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye, by David Lagercrantz. (Knopf) Stieg Larsson's character Lisbeth Salander seeks to uncover the secrets of her childhood.

9. Don't Let Go, by Harlan Coben. (Dutton) Detective Napoleon Dumas investigates a murder and uncovers clues about personal events that happened 15 years ago.

10. Merry and Bright, by Debbie Macomber. (Ballantine) A temp is given a social life when family members create an online dating profile for her.


1. Killing England, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt) Major events and battles during the Revolutionary War are told from several perspectives.

2. Grant, by Ron Chernow. (Penguin Press) A biography of the Union general of the Civil War and two-term president of the United States.

3. What Happened, by Hillary Rodham Clinton. (Simon & Schuster) An inside look at her campaign, mistakes she made, outside forces that affected the outcome and how she recovered in its aftermath.

4. We Were Eight Years in Power, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. (One World) A series of essays that cover each year of the Obama administration, the writer's own journey and the echoes of American history in modern times.

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

6. Recovery, by Russell Brand. (Holt) The actor and comedian describes his various addictions and how he was able to move away from them.

7. 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.

8. Billionaire at the Barricades, by Laura Ingraham. (All Points/St. Martin's) The conservative radio host gives historical perspective to President Donald Trump's agenda. (b)

9. Martin Luther, by Eric Metaxas. (Viking) A biography of the monk whose writings sparked the Protestant Reformation.

10. The State of Affairs, by Esther Perel. (Harper) An overview of the causes of infidelity and potential positive outcomes.

Advice, How-To, Miscellaneous

1. Rhett and Link's Book of Mythicality, by Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal. (Crown/Archetype)

2. Basketball (And Other Things), by Shea Serrano. Illustrated by Arturo Torres. (Abrams)

3. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, by Mark Manson. (HarperOne/HarperCollins) (b)

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

5. The Keto Reset Diet, by Mark Sisson with Brad Kearns. (Harmony) (x)(b)

Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending Oct. 14. An (x) indicates that a book's sales are barely distinguishable from those of the book above. A (b) indicates that some sellers report receiving bulk orders.