FICTION

1. Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens. (Putnam) A woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.

2. The Chef, by James Patterson with Max DiLallo. (Little, Brown) Caleb Rooney, a police detective and celebrity food truck chef, must clear his name of murder allegations.

3. The Border, by Don Winslow. (Morrow) The third book in the Power of the Dog series. Art Keller’s fight to keep drugs out of the country has taken a complicated turn.

4. An Anonymous Girl, by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen. (St. Martin’s) Jessica Farris’ life unravels when she signs up for Dr. Shields’ psychology study.

5. The Silent Patient, by Alex Michaelides. (Celadon) Theo Faber looks into the mystery of a famous painter who stops speaking after shooting her husband.

6. Chocolate Cream Pie Murder, by Joanne Fluke. (Kensington) Hannah Swensen teams up with a former lover to find out who left a dead body in her bedroom.

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

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

9. Never Tell, by Lisa Gardner. (Dutton) D.D. Warren and Flora Dane investigate whether a pregnant woman shot and killed her husband.

10. Fire and Blood, by George R.R. Martin. (Bantam) The first volume of the two-part history of the Targaryens in Westeros.

NONFICTION

1. Becoming, by Michelle Obama. (Crown) The former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.

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

3. The Threat, by Andrew G. McCabe. (St. Martin’s) The former deputy director of the FBI describes major events of his career and the ways the agency works to protect Americans.

4. Women Rowing North, by Mary Pipher. (Bloomsbury) Reflections on the ageism, misogyny and loss that women might encounter as they grow older.

5. Grateful American, by Gary Sinise with Marcus Brotherton. (Thomas Nelson) The Oscar-nominated actor describes how he has entertained troops and helped veterans. (b)

6. Spearhead, by Adam Makos. (Ballantine) A U.S. tank gunner faces enemies in Cologne, Germany, during World War II.

7. Say Nothing, by Patrick Radden Keefe. (Doubleday) A look at the conflict in Northern Ireland known as the Troubles.

8. Bad Blood, by John Carreyrou. (Knopf) The rise and fall of the biotech startup Theranos.

9. The Uninhabitable Earth, by David Wallace-Wells. (Tim Duggan) How climate-related crises may cause food shortages, refugee emergencies and other catastrophes.

10. The Source of Self-Regard, by Toni Morrison. (Knopf) A collection of essays and speeches written over four decades, including a eulogy for James Baldwin and the author’s Nobel lecture.

Advice, How-To, Miscellaneous

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

2. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, by Marie Kondo. (Ten Speed)

3. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a ----, by Mark Manson. (HarperOne/HarperCollins) (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 March 2. 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.