1. The Woman in the Window, by A.J. Finn. (Morrow) A recluse who drinks heavily and takes prescription drugs may have witnessed a crime across from her Harlem townhouse.

2. The Wife Between Us, by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen. (St. Martin’s) The connections linking a hedge fund manager, his ex-wife and his fiancée are explored from several points of view.

3. Origin, by Dan Brown. (Doubleday) A symbology professor goes on a perilous quest with a beautiful museum director.

4. The Rooster Bar, by John Grisham. (Doubleday) Three students at a sleazy for-profit law school hope to expose the student-loan banker who runs it.

5. Little Fires Everywhere, by Celeste Ng. (Penguin Press) An artist upends a quiet town outside Cleveland. (x)

6. Sing, Unburied, Sing, by Jesmyn Ward. (Scribner) A 13-year-old boy comes of age in Mississippi while his black mother takes him and his toddler sister to pick up their white father, who is getting released from the state penitentiary.

7. The Immortalists, by Chloe Benjamin. (Putnam) Four adolescents learn the dates of their deaths from a psychic and their lives go on different courses.

8. Before We Were Yours, by Lisa Wingate. (Ballantine) A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.

9. Blood Fury, by J.R. Ward. (Ballantine) The third book in the Black Dagger Legacy series.

10. Robicheaux, by James Lee Burke. (Simon & Schuster) A bereaved detective confronts his past and works to clear his name when he becomes a suspect during an investigation into the murder of the man who killed his wife.


1. Fire and Fury, by Michael Wolff. (Holt) A journalist offers an inside account of the first year of the Trump White House.

2. When, by Daniel H. Pink. (Riverhead) Research from several fields reveals the ideal time to make small decisions and big life changes.

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

4. Leonardo da Vinci, by Walter Isaacson. (Simon & Schuster) A biography of the Italian Renaissance polymath that connects his work in various disciplines.

5. The Last Black Unicorn, by Tiffany Haddish. (Gallery) The comedian recounts growing up in South Central Los Angeles, exacting revenge on an ex-boyfriend and finding success after a period of homelessness.

6. Grant, by Ron Chernow. (Penguin Press) A biography of the Union general of the Civil War and two-term president of the United States.

7. Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans, by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. (Sentinel) Maj. Gen. Andrew Jackson takes on the British in Louisiana.

8. Promise Me, Dad, by Joe Biden. (Flatiron Books) The former vice president recalls his toughest year in office, as his son battled brain cancer.

9. Hillbilly Elegy, by J.D. Vance. (HarperCollins) A Yale Law School graduate examines white working-class struggles.

10. Killers of the Flower Moon, by David Grann. (Doubleday) The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians.

Advice, How-To, Miscellaneous

1. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a ----, by Mark Manson. (HarperOne/HarperCollins) (b)

2. You Are a Badass, by Jen Sincero. (Running Press)

3. The Whole30 Fast & Easy, by Melissa Hartwig. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) (b)

4. Braving the Wilderness, by Brené Brown. (Random House)

5. The Five Love Languages, by Gary Chapman. (Northfield)


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