1. Into the Water, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead) In this psychological thriller by the author of “The Girl on the Train,” women are found drowned in a river in an English town.

2. 16th Seduction, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown) In San Francisco, Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women’s Murder Club face their toughest case yet.

3. Against All Odds, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte) A mother must learn to let her adult children make their own decisions.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. The Thirst, by Jo Nesbo. (Knopf) Retired Inspector Harry Hole is drawn back to the Crime Squad by the case of a serial killer who targets women who use Tinder — and apparently bites them to death.

7. Since We Fell, by Dennis Lehane. (Ecco/HarperCollins) A woman struggles to understand who she really is, first searching for her father, then coping with a breakdown.

8. Men Without Women, by Haruki Murakami. (Knopf) Seven stories by the Japanese writer.

9. 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.

10. A Dog’s Way Home, by W. Bruce Cameron. (Forge/Tom Doherty) Separated from the man who rescued her as a puppy, a dog sets out across 400 miles of wilderness.


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. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, by Neil deGrasse Tyson. (Norton) A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe and the forces and laws that govern it.

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

4. Democracy, by Condoleezza Rice. (Twelve) The former secretary of state argues that the promotion of democracy should shape America’s foreign policy.

5. 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.

6. 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.

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

8.This Fight Is Our Fight, by Elizabeth Warren. (Metropolitan/Holt) The Massachusetts senator offers a program for Democratic resistance to President Donald Trump.

9. Jackie’s Girl, by Kathy McKeon. (Gallery Books) Recollections from Jacqueline Kennedy’s longtime assistant.

10. Teammate, by David Ross with Don Yaeger. (Hachette Books) A life in baseball, by the (now retired) Chicago Cubs catcher. (b)


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

2. 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)

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

4. The Five Love Languages, by Gary Chapman. (Northfield) Emotional languages to help you win at relationships.

5. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, by Marie Kondo. (Ten Speed) A guide to decluttering your home and life.

Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending May 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.