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. Fall From Grace, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte) A widow left out of her husband’s will tries to make a new life as a fashion designer.

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

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

5. 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.

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

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. 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.

9. City of Endless Night, by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. (Grand Central) A New York City detective and an FBI special agent track down a killer who decapitates numerous victims.

10. Need to Know, by Karen Cleveland. (Ballantine) A CIA analyst’s job and family are threatened when she discovers Russian agents in the United States.


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

2. All-American Murder, by James Patterson and Alex Abramovich with Mike Harvkey. (Little, Brown) The story of Aaron Hernandez, the New England Patriots tight end convicted of first-degree murder.

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. It’s Even Worse Than You Think, by David Cay Johnston. (Simon & Schuster) The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist describes how he believes the scope of the Trump presidency differs from all the others.

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

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

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

9. How Democracies Die, by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt. (Crown) The decline of democracies in Europe and Latin America and ways to avoid authoritarianism.

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

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 Five Love Languages, by Gary Chapman. (Northfield)

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

5. Principles, by Ray Dalio. (Simon & Schuster)


Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending Jan. 27. 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.