1. Right Behind You, by Lisa Gardner. (Dutton) Former FBI profiler Pierce Quincy and his partner, Rainie Conner, foster a girl whose older brother murdered their drunken father. Now, eight years later, he has killed again.

2. Never Never, by James Patterson and Candice Fox. (Little, Brown) Harriet Blue, a Sydney sex crimes detective, is sent to the outback (the never never) to investigate the disappearance of a mine worker. The first in a series. (x)

3. The Girl Before, by J.P. Delaney. (Ballantine) A sadistic architect builds a modern house that controls its (young, female) inhabitants in this psychological thriller, soon to be a movie.

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

5. The Whistler, by John Grisham. (Doubleday) A whistleblower alerts a Florida investigator to judicial corruption involving the mob and Indian casinos.

6. Two by Two, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central) A man who became a single father when his marriage and business collapsed learns to take a chance on a new love.

7. Small Great Things, by Jodi Picoult. (Ballantine) A medical crisis entangles a black nurse, a white supremacist father and a white lawyer.

8. The Prisoner, by Alex Berenson. (Putnam) John Wells goes undercover as a jihadi in order to investigate a suspected mole.

9. The Mistress, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte) The beautiful mistress of a Russian oligarch yearns for freedom.

10. A Gentleman in Moscow, by Amor Towles. (Viking) A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.


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. Killing the Rising Sun, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt) "The O'Reilly Factor" host recounts the final years of World War II.

3. Three Days in January, by Bret Baier with Catherine Whitney. (Morrow/HarperCollins) Eisenhower's farewell address and his role in the Kennedy transition.

4. The Magnolia Story, by Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines with Mark Dagostino. (W Publishing/Thomas Nelson) The lives of the couple who star in the HGTV show "Fixer Upper."

5. The Book of Joy, by the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu with Douglas Abrams. (Avery) A discussion between two spiritual leaders about how to find joy in the face of suffering.

6. Tears We Cannot Stop, by Michael Eric Dyson. (St. Martin's) A frank and searing discussion of race.

7. Hidden Figures, by Margot Lee Shetterly. (Morrow/HarperCollins) The black female mathematicians who worked at then-segregated NASA. The basis of the movie. (x)

8. The Lost City of the Monkey God, by Douglas Preston. (Grand Central) A search for a lost civilization in the Honduran rain forest.

9. Thank You for Being Late, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) How globalization, climate change and the accelerating pace of technology are reshaping the world.

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

Advice, How-To, Miscellaneous

1. Tools of Titans, by Tim Ferriss. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) The tactics, strategies and habits of billionaires, icons and world-class performers, by the technology investor. (b)

2. You Are a Badass, by Jen Sincero. (Running Press) Tips for the doubtful and self-effacing on roaring ahead through life.

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

4. The Whole30, by Melissa Hartwig. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) An overview of a 30-day guide to better health, weight loss, improved digestion and a stronger immune system. (b)

5. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a ----, by Mark Manson. (HarperOne/HarperCollins) How to stop trying to be "positive" all the time and, instead, become better at handling adversity. (b)

Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending Feb. 4. 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.