1. Circe, by Madeline Miller. (Little, Brown) Zeus banishes Helios’ daughter to an island, where she must choose between living with gods or mortals.

2. After Anna, by Lisa Scottoline. (St. Martin’s) A woman marries a widower and reunites with her teenage daughter who is murdered soon after, and the husband is put on trial for it.

3. I’ve Got My Eyes on You, by Mary Higgins Clark. (Simon & Schuster) A high school guidance counselor tries to uncover the identity of her sister’s murderer.

4. The Thief, by J.R. Ward. (Ballantine) The 16th book in the “Black Dagger Brotherhood” series. Sola Morte falls for a man who sells weapons to a group of vampire warriors.

5. Shoot First, by Stuart Woods. (Putnam) Stone Barrington searches for the person who plotted to kill the woman behind a cutting-edge software startup.

6. The Female Persuasion, by Meg Wolitzer. (Riverhead) The relationship between a college freshman and a famous feminist reveals the challenges of intergenerational feminism.

7. The Sixth Day, by Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison. (Gallery) The fifth book in “A Brit in the FBI” series. After the German vice chancellor dies, special agents investigate one of Dracula’s descendants.

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

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

10. Red Alert, by James Patterson and Marshall Karp. (Little, Brown) The fifth book in the “NYPD Red” series. Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald investigate the death of a documentary filmmaker and an explosion at a charity benefit.


1. Fascism, by Madeleine Albright. (Harper) The former secretary of state examines the legacy of fascism in the 20th century and its potential revival.

2. Russian Roulette, by Michael Isikoff and David Corn. (Twelve) Details of the 2016 presidential election, with an emphasis on Russia’s possible involvement.

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

4. I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, by Michelle McNamara. (Harper) The late true-crime journalist’s search for the serial murderer and rapist known as “The Golden State Killer.”

5. Factfulness, by Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund. (Flatiron) A look at our biases and the argument for why the world is in a better state than we might think.

6. Educated, by Tara Westover. (Random House) The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.

7. Natural Causes, by Barbara Ehrenreich. (Twelve) A look at aging, the ways people try to control the inevitable and strategies for accepting mortality.

8. Secret Empires, by Peter Schweizer. (Harper) The author of “Clinton Cash” describes what some politicians might do to enrich themselves while in office. (b)

9. Tiger Woods, by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian. (Simon & Schuster) A deeper look at the personal and professional triumphs and disasters of the champion golfer.

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

Advice, How-To, Miscellaneous

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

2. The Clean 20, by Ian K. Smith. (St. Martin’s) (b)

3. The Plant Paradox Cookbook, by Steven R. Gundry. (Harper Wave) (b)

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

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


Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending April 14. 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.