1. Golden Prey, by John Sandford. (Putnam) Lucas Davenport, now a U.S. marshal, pursues a thief who robbed a drug cartel and killed a child in Biloxi, Miss.

2. The Fix, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central) Detective Amos Decker (“Memory Man”) witnesses a murder-suicide that turns out to be a matter of national security.

3. The Black Book, by James Patterson and David Ellis. (Little, Brown) After a raid on a brothel that serviced Chicago’s elite, the madam’s black book has disappeared.

4. Anything Is Possible, by Elizabeth Strout. (Random House) A novel-in-stories about the lives of the inhabitants of the rural Illinois hometown of Lucy Barton, the protagonist of Strout’s previous novel.

5. Beartown, by Fredrik Backman. (Atria) Its hockey team’s success will revive a dying town, but its star is caught up in a scandal.

6. All By Myself, Alone, by Mary Higgins Clark. (Simon & Schuster) On a luxury cruise ship, a wealthy aristocrat is found murdered, and her emerald necklace is gone.

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

8. One Perfect Lie, by Lisa Scottoline. (St. Martin’s) A high school baseball coach hiding his real identity poses a threat to an idyllic suburban community.

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

10. The Women in the Castle, by Jessica Shattuck. (Morrow/HarperCollins) The widows of three men killed for attempting to assassinate Hitler take refuge together at the war’s end.


1. Option B, by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant. (Knopf) Sandberg’s experience after her husband’s sudden death and Grant’s psychological research combine to provide insight on facing adversity and building resilience.

2. Shattered, by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes. (Crown) An examination of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.

3. This Fight Is Our Fight, by Elizabeth Warren. (Metropolitan/Holt) The Massachusetts senator calls for restored financial regulation, stronger social programs and renewed investment in education, research and infrastructure.

4. The Operator, by Robert O’Neill. (Scribner) The 400-mission career of a SEAL Team operator. (b)

5. Old School, by Bill O’Reilly and Bruce Feirstein. (Holt) A defense of “old school” traditional values vs. “snowflakes.”

6. Killers of the Flower Moon, by David Grann. (Doubleday) The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil. The fledgling FBI intervened, ineffectively.

7. 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.

8. The Secrets of My Life, by Caitlyn Jenner with Buzz Bissinger. (Grand Central) An autobiography.

9. The American Spirit, by David McCullough. (Simon & Schuster) A collection of speeches by the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, focused on American values.

10. Black Privilege, by Charlamagne Tha God. (Touchstone) The radio personality presents his life story and offers advice for success. (x)

Advice, How-To, Miscellaneous

1. Make Your Bed, by William H. McRaven. (Grand Central) The retired admiral writes about approaches that can change your life, and maybe the world.

2. The Plant Paradox, by Steven R. Gundry. (Harper Wave/HarperCollins) The hidden dangers in “healthy” foods.

3. Blast the Sugar Out! by Ian K. Smith. (St. Martin’s) A five-week plan to reduce sugar consumption.

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

5. 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)

Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending April 29. 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.