1. GO SET A WATCHMAN, by Harper Lee. (Harper) In the mid-1950s, a grown-up Jean Louise Finch returns home to find that her adored father is not as perfect as she believed.

2. THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead) A psychological thriller set in the environs of London.

3. ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, by Anthony Doerr. (Scribner) The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II, winner of a 2015 Pulitzer Prize.

4. FRICTION, by Sandra Brown. (Grand Central) A Texas Ranger fights for custody of his daughter amid complications stemming from his attraction to the judge.

5. ALERT, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. (Little, Brown) Detective Michael Bennett and the FBI's Emily Parker must save New York City from a deadly threat.

6. CIRCLING THE SUN, by Paula McLain. (Ballantine) A novel by the author of "The Paris Wife" about Beryl Markham, a horse trainer and aviator who was raised in Kenya.

7. THE MURDERER'S DAUGHTER, by Jonathan Kellerman. (Ballantine) A Los Angeles psychotherapist is surprised when a brief hookup shows up as a patient — and even more surprised when he is murdered.

8. WHO DO YOU LOVE, by Jennifer Weiner. (Atria) Andy and Rachel meet as children, then come together and separate repeatedly over the years.

9. SILVER LININGS, by Debbie Macomber. (Ballantine) Jo Marie, keeper of the Rose Harbor Inn, and two guests deal with trouble in relationships.

10. THE NIGHTINGALE, by Kristin Hannah. (St. Martin's) Two sisters in World War II France: one struggling to survive in the countryside, the other joining the Resistance in Paris.


1. PLUNDER AND DECEIT, by Mark R. Levin. (Threshold Editions) Talk-radio host urges young Americans to resist statist masterminds who, he says, are burdening them with debt and inferior education. (b)

2. BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. (Spiegel & Grau) A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story by national correspondent of the Atlantic, framed as a letter to his teenage son.

3. THE WRIGHT BROTHERS, by David McCullough. (Simon & Schuster) The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight.

4. BEING MORTAL, by Atul Gawande. (Metropolitan/Holt) Surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life and how they can do better.

5. YOU'RE NEVER WEIRD ON THE INTERNET (ALMOST), by Felicia Day. (Touchstone) A memoir of rising to stardom in the Web video world.

6. MODERN ROMANCE, by Aziz Ansari with Eric Klinenberg. (Penguin Press) Comedian enlists a sociologist to help him understand today's dating scene. (x)

7. DEAD WAKE, by Erik Larson. (Crown) The last voyage of the Lusitania, the passenger liner sunk by a German torpedo in 1915.

8. A FULL LIFE, by Jimmy Carter. (Simon & Schuster) At 90, the 39th president (and Nobel Prize winner) reflects on his private and public life.

9. MY FIGHT/YOUR FIGHT, by Ronda Rousey with Maria Burns Ortiz. (Regan Arts) UFC women's bantamweight champion's struggles to succeed.

10. THE ROAD TO CHARACTER, by David Brooks. (Random House) New York Times columnist extols personal virtues like kindness and honesty in a materialistic age. (x)

Advice, How-To, and Miscellaneous

1. THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP, by Marie Kondo. (Ten Speed) A guide to decluttering by discarding expendable objects all at once and taking charge of your space.

2. FOR THE LOVE, by Jen Hatmaker. (Nelson Books) An HGTV personality calls for women of all ages to find contentment in a world of impossible standards through the grace of God. (b)

3. THE FIVE LOVE LANGUAGES, by Gary Chapman. (Northfield) A guide to communicating love in a way your spouse will understand — with quality time, affirmative words, gifts, acts of service and physical touch.

4. SELP-HELF, by Miranda Sings. (Gallery Books) Comedian and YouTube sensation offers off-the-cuff tips on love, career and "self-isteam."

5. DESTINY, by T.D. Jakes. (Faith Words) An evangelist asserts that finding one's destiny involves defining an inevitably self-determined role. (b)

Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending Aug. 22. 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.