1. Mississippi Blood, by Greg Iles. (Morrow/HarperCollins) Penn Cage, mayor of Natchez, Miss., investigates the secrets of his family and the South to save his and his father’s lives in the conclusion to the Natchez Burning trilogy.

2. Vicious Circle, by C.J. Box. (Putnam) Newly released from prison, Dallas Cates tries to exact revenge on Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett, who put him there.

3. If Not for You, by Debbie Macomber. (Ballantine) An unlikely relationship is tested. (x)

4. Norse Mythology, by Neil Gaiman. (Norton) A retelling of Norse folklore.

5. The Cutthroat, by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott. (Putnam) In 1911, searching for a young actress who has disappeared, detective Isaac Bell discovers a serial killer.

6. The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, by Lisa See. (Scribner) A woman from rural China becomes a tea seller and eventually moves to California, where the daughter she gave up for adoption lives.

7. Dangerous Games, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte) A TV correspondent investigates damning allegations against the U.S. vice president.

8. Mangrove Lightning, by Randy Wayne White. (Putnam) Doc Ford, a Florida marine biologist and former government agent, investigates a series of killings near Marco Island.

9. The Devil’s Triangle, by Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison. (Gallery Books) FBI special agent Nicholas Drummond and his partner, Michaela Caine, track evil twins who can control the weather.

10. Man Overboard, by J.A. Jance. (Touchstone) Ali Reynolds pursues a man who manipulates the children of suicide victims into killing themselves in the 15th novel in the series.


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. A Colony in a Nation, by Chris Hayes. (Norton) The MSNBC host discusses race relations with a focus on the differences in policing in the white nation and its black colony.

3. Trump’s War, by Michael Savage. (Center Street) The radio host discusses the challenges that President Donald Trump faces as he strives to fulfill his promises. (b)

4. 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.

5. Portraits of Courage, by George W. Bush. (Crown) Paintings with brief biographies of members of the military serving since the Sept. 11 attacks. By the former president.

6. Sapiens, by Yuval Noah Harari. (Harper) How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.

7. 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.”

8. The Stranger in the Woods, by Michael Finkel. (Knopf) The story of a hermit who lived by stealing food in the Maine woods for 27 years.

9. The Book of Joy, by the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu with Douglas Abrams. (Avery) Two spiritual leaders discuss how to find joy in the face of suffering. (x)

10. Who Thought This Was a Good Idea? by Alyssa Mastromonaco with Lauren Oyler. (Twelve) A memoir by an aide to Barack Obama for 10 years, starting in her 20s.

Advice, How-To, Miscellaneous

1. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, by Marie Kondo. (Ten Speed). A guide to decluttering.

2. Unshakeable, by Tony Robbins with Peter Mallouk. (Simon & Schuster) A financial freedom playbook.

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

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

5. Bright Line Eating, by Susan Peirce Thompson. (Hay House) A weight-loss solution based in neuroscience, psychology and biology. (b)

Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending March 25. 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.