1. Past Tense, by Lee Child. (Delacorte) Jack Reacher explores the New England town where his father was born and a Canadian couple now find themselves stranded.

2. Nine Perfect Strangers, by Liane Moriarty. (Flatiron) A romance writer becomes fascinated by the owner and director of a health resort.

3. The Reckoning, by John Grisham. (Doubleday) A decorated World War II veteran shoots and kills a pastor inside a Mississippi church.

4. Dark Sacred Night, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown) Detective Renée Ballard teams up with retired detective Harry Bosch, who is working on a cold case.

5. Every Breath, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central) Difficult choices surface when Hope Anderson and Tru Walls meet in a North Carolina seaside town.

6. Elevation, by Stephen King. (Scribner) A man who is losing weight without getting thinner forms an unlikely alliance with his neighbors who are dealing with prejudices.

7. The Next Person You Meet in Heaven, by Mitch Albom. (Harper) The sequel to “The Five People You Meet in Heaven” follows Annie on her heavenly journey.

8. Unsheltered, by Barbara Kingsolver. (Harper) Intertwined stories of two families who live in different centuries on the same street corner in Vineland, N.J.

9. The Noel Stranger, by Richard Paul Evans. (Simon & Schuster) A newly divorced woman develops a friendship with the owner of a Christmas tree lot.

10. Sea of Greed, by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown. (Putnam) The 16th book in the NUMA Files series.


1. Killing the SS, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt) A look at the postwar manhunt for members of Hitler’s inner circle.

2. Beastie Boys Book, by Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz. (Spiegel & Grau) The story of the New York band that went from performing hardcore punk music to hip-hop stardom.

3. Ship of Fools, by Tucker Carlson. (Free Press) The Fox News anchor argues that America’s ruling class is out of touch with everyday citizens.

4. Leadership, by Doris Kearns Goodwin. (Simon & Schuster) The challenges that shaped the leadership abilities of four presidents: Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnson.

5. Fear, by Bob Woodward. (Simon & Schuster) Based on hours of interviews with sources, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist describes debates and decisionmaking within the Trump White House.

6. Educated, by Tara Westover. (Random House) The daughter of survivalists leaves home for a university.

7. Brief Answers to the Big Questions, by Stephen Hawking. (Bantam) A collection of essays from the late scientist’s personal archive that address 10 imponderables.

8. Shade, by Pete Souza. (Little, Brown) The former White House photographer juxtaposes pictures of former President Barack Obama with tweets, headlines and quotes from the Trump administration.

9. Hindsight, by Justin Timberlake. (Harper Design) A memoir by the actor and Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter.

10. The Mamba Mentality, by Kobe Bryant. (Melcher/MCD/Farrar, Straus & Giroux) The former Los Angeles Laker describes various skills and techniques he used on the court.

Advice, How-To, Miscellaneous

1. Whose Boat Is This Boat? by the staff of the “Late Show With Stephen Colbert.” Illustrated by Andro Buneta and John Henry. (Simon & Schuster)

2. Homebody, by Joanna Gaines. (Harper Design)

3. Girl, Wash Your Face, by Rachel Hollis. (Thomas Nelson) (b)

4. Cook Like a Pro, by Ina Garten. (Clarkson Potter)

5. Dare to Lead, by Brené Brown. (Random House)


Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending Nov. 10. A (b) indicates that some sellers report receiving bulk orders.