1. The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead. (Doubleday) A slave girl heads toward freedom on the network, envisioned as actual tracks and tunnels.

2. Insidious, by Catherine Coulter. (Gallery Books) Two cases — one concerning an attempted poisoning in Washington, D.C., and another about the hunt for a serial killer in Los Angeles — are the focus of Coulter's 20th FBI thriller.

3. Truly Madly Guilty, by Liane Moriarty. (Flatiron) Tense turning points for three couples at a backyard barbecue gone wrong.

4. Bullseye, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. (Little, Brown) While the U.S. president is in New York to meet with his Russian counterpart, Detective Michael Bennett must stop a team of assassins. (x)

5. Three Sisters, Three Queens, by Philippa Gregory. (Touchstone) The ties and conflicts among three royal women in the court of Henry VIII.

6. The Woman in Cabin 10, by Ruth Ware. (Scout) A travel writer on a cruise is certain she has heard a body thrown overboard, but no one believes her.

7. Sweet Tomorrows, by Debbie Macomber. (Random House) The journeys of the characters at the Rose Harbor Inn come to a close in this last book of the series.

8. The Black Widow, by Daniel Silva. (Harper) Gabriel Allon, the Israeli art restorer and spy, recruits a doctor from Jerusalem to help capture a secret ISIS terrorist in France.

9. 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.

10. The Girls, by Emma Cline. (Random House) In the summer of 1969, a California teenager is drawn to a Manson-like cult.


1. 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 in the Rust Belt.

2. When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi. (Random House) A memoir by a physician diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer at 36.

3. Armageddon, by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann. (Humanix) Political strategist offers a game plan for how to defeat Hillary Clinton. (b)

4. Hillary's America, by Dinesh D'Souza. (Regnery) Conservative author and pundit warns of disaster if Hillary Clinton is elected president. (b)

5. Crisis of Character, by Gary Byrne with Grant Schmidt. (Center Street) A former Secret Service officer claims to have witnessed scandalous behavior by the Clintons.

6. Liars, by Glenn Beck. (Threshold) The author says progressive politicians gain power and control by exploiting Americans' fears. (b)

7. Hamilton: The Revolution, by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter. (Grand Central/Melcher Media) The libretto of the award-winning musical, with backstage photos, a production history and interviews with the cast.

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

9. Grit, by Angela Duckworth. (Scribner) A psychologist says passion and perseverance are the keys to success.

10. American Heiress, by Jeffrey Toobin. (Doubleday) The story of Patty Hearst's kidnapping in 1974 by the Symbionese Liberation Army, her crimes and her trial.

Advice, How-To, Miscellaneous

1. Uninvited, by Lysa TerKeurst. (Thomas Nelson) The author examines the roots of rejection and its ability to poison relationships, including one's relationship with God. (b)

2. Present Over Perfect, by Shauna Niequist. (Zondervan) A woman's path from "burned out on busy" to a life of grace, love, rest and play. (b)

3. You Are a Badass, by Jen Sincero. (Running Press) Tips for the doubtful and self-effacing on roaring ahead through life, delivered with stories, insights and exercises.

4. 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.

5. The Five Love Languages, by Gary Chapman. (Northfield) A guide to communicating love in a way your spouse will understand.

Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending Aug. 13. 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.