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. No Middle Name, by Lee Child. (Delacorte) A complete collection of Jack Reacher stories.

3. 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.

4. Same Beach, Next Year, by Dorothea Benton Frank. (Morrow) Two couples form a lifelong friendship during annual reunions on one of South Carolina’s barrier islands.

5. 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.

6. Testimony, by Scott Turow. (Grand Central) A former Illinois prosecutor joins the International Criminal Court to investigate a massacre in Bosnia.

7. Gwendy’s Button Box, by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar. (Cemetery Dance) King returns to Castle Rock, Maine, in this novella set in 1974.

8. 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.

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

10. Full Wolf Moon, by Lincoln Child. (Doubleday) Could hikers in the Adirondacks have been killed by werewolves?


1. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, by Neil deGrasse Tyson. (Norton) A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.

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

3. The Vanishing American Adult, by Ben Sasse. (St. Martin’s) The Nebraska senator’s advice on how to raise resilient, responsible children.

4. 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.

5. Papi, by David Ortiz with Michael Holley. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) Looking back on 14 years with the Red Sox.

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.

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

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

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

10. Coach Wooden and Me, by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. (Grand Central) A life-changing 50-year friendship that began during Abdul-Jabbar’s student days at UCLA.

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.

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) A guide to communicating love in a way that your spouse will understand.

5. What Is the Bible? by Rob Bell. (HarperOne/HarperCollins) A fresh look at the Bible.

Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending May 20. 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.