1. I’ve Got My Eyes on You, by Mary Higgins Clark. (Simon & Schuster) A high school guidance counselor tries to uncover the identity of her sister’s murderer.

2. The Female Persuasion, by Meg Wolitzer. (Riverhead) The relationship between a college freshman and a famous feminist reveals the challenges of intergenerational feminism.

3. The Disappeared, by C.J. Box. (Putnam) A Wyoming game warden teams up with his daughter to find a missing British businesswoman.

4. Red Alert, by James Patterson and Marshall Karp. (Little, Brown) The fifth book in the NYPD Red series. Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald investigate the death of a documentary filmmaker and an explosion at a charity benefit.

5. 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.

6. Little Fires Everywhere, by Celeste Ng. (Penguin Press) An artist upends a quiet town outside Cleveland. (x)

7. Before We Were Yours, by Lisa Wingate. (Ballantine) A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.

8. Accidental Heroes, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte) Strangers pull together to avert a disaster involving two flights from New York to San Francisco.

9. 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.

10. Varina, by Charles Frazier. (Ecco) As the Confederacy and her marriage to Jefferson Davis fall apart, a woman flees Richmond, Va., with her children.


1. Dear Madam President, by Jennifer Palmieri. (Grand Central) The director of communications for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and the Obama White House prescribes a new model of leadership.

2. Russian Roulette, by Michael Isikoff and David Corn. (Twelve) Details of the 2016 presidential election, with an emphasis on Russia’s possible involvement.

3. Tiger Woods, by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian. (Simon & Schuster) A deeper look at the personal and professional triumphs and disasters of the champion golfer.

4. Make Trouble, by Cecile Richards with Lauren Peterson. (Touchstone) A memoir by the president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund, and former labor organizer.

5. Factfulness, by Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund. (Flatiron) A look at our biases and the argument for why the world is in a better state than we might think.

6. 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.”

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

8. Our 50-State Border Crisis, by Howard Buffett. (Hachette) An Illinois sheriff describes the close connection he sees between national security and the opioid crisis. (b)

9. This Is Me, by Chrissy Metz. (Dey St.) A star of “This Is Us” describes her journey toward self-acceptance.

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

Advice, How-To, Miscellaneous

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

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

3. True Roots, by Kristin Cavallari. (Rodale) (b)

4. I’ve Been Thinking ..., by Maria Shriver. (Pamela Dorman/Viking)

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


Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending April. 7. 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.