1. The Rising Sea, by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown. (Putnam) A scientific team searches the globe for the threat causing sea levels to rise at an alarming rate.
2. The Great Alone, by Kristin Hannah. (St. Martin’s) A former prisoner of war returns from Vietnam and moves his family to Alaska, where they face tough conditions.
3. The Escape Artist, by Brad Meltzer. (Grand Central) Nola Brown, a painter and trained soldier, discovers a military secret that traces back to Harry Houdini.
4. Little Fires Everywhere, by Celeste Ng. (Penguin Press) An artist upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.
5. The Woman in the Window, by A.J. Finn. (Morrow) A recluse who drinks heavily and takes prescription drugs may have witnessed a crime across from her Harlem townhouse. (x)
6. An American Marriage, by Tayari Jones. (Algonquin) A newlywed couple’s relationship is tested when the husband is sentenced to 12 years in prison.
7. Before We Were Yours, by Lisa Wingate. (Ballantine) A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.
8. The Flight Attendant, by Chris Bohjalian. (Doubleday) After waking up next to a dead man in a hotel room in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, a binge drinker pieces together the previous night’s events.
9. Caribbean Rim, by Randy Wayne White. (Putnam) The 25th book in the Doc Ford series. The marine biologist searches for a state agency official and rare Spanish coins.
10. Fifty Fifty, by James Patterson and Candice Fox. (Little, Brown) Detective Harriet Blue tries to clear her brother’s name and save a small Australian town from being massacred.
1. Russian Roulette, by Michael Isikoff and David Corn. (Twelve) Details of the 2016 presidential election, with an emphasis on Russia’s possible involvement.
2. Fire and Fury, by Michael Wolff. (Holt) A journalist offers an inside account of the first year of the Trump White House.
3. Educated, by Tara Westover. (Random House) The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
4. I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, by Michelle McNamara. (Harper) The late true-crime journalist’s search for the serial murderer and rapist known as “The Golden State Killer.” (x)
5. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, by Neil deGrasse Tyson. (Norton) A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.
6. Enlightenment Now, by Steven Pinker. (Viking) A case for using reason, science and humanism to counter pessimistic views of Western civilization.
7. Obama, by Pete Souza. (Little, Brown) More than 300 pictures of the former president by his White House photographer, with behind-the-scenes stories.
8. The Last Black Unicorn, by Tiffany Haddish. (Gallery) Comedian recounts growing up in South Central Los Angeles and finding success after a period of homelessness.
9. Killers of the Flower Moon, by David Grann. (Doubleday) The story of a murder rampage in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians.
10. Leonardo da Vinci, by Walter Isaacson. (Simon & Schuster) A biography of the Italian Renaissance polymath that connects his work in various disciplines.
Advice, How-To, Miscellaneous
1. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a ----, by Mark Manson. (HarperOne/HarperCollins) (b)
2. I’ve Been Thinking ..., by Maria Shriver. (Pamela Dorman/Viking)
3. The Rock, the Road, and the Rabbi, by Kathie Lee Gifford with Rabbi Jason Sobel. (Thomas Nelson) (b)
4. You Are a Badass, by Jen Sincero. (Running Press)
5. Food, by Mark Hyman. (Little, Brown)
Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending March 17. 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.