1. The Last Thing He Told Me, by Laura Dave. (Simon & Schuster) Hannah Hall discovers truths about her missing husband and bonds with his daughter from a previous relationship.

2. 21st Birthday, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown) The 21st book in the "Women's Murder Club" series. New evidence changes the investigation of a missing mother.

3. Sooley, by John Grisham. (Doubleday) Samuel Sooleymon receives a basketball scholarship to North Carolina Central and determines to bring his family over from a civil war-ravaged South Sudan.

4. Project Hail Mary, by Andy Weir. (Ballantine) Ryland Grace awakes from a long sleep alone and far from home, and the fate of humanity rests on his shoulders.

5. The Hill We Climb, by Amanda Gorman. (Viking) The poem read on President Joe Biden's Inauguration Day, by the youngest poet to write and perform an inaugural poem.

6. The Four Winds, by Kristin Hannah. (St. Martin's) As dust storms roll during the Great Depression, Elsa must choose between saving the family and farm or heading West.

7. The Midnight Library, by Matt Haig. (Viking) Nora Seed finds a library beyond the edge of the universe that contains books with multiple possibilities of the lives one could have lived.

8. A Gambling Man, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central) Aloysius Archer, a World War II veteran, seeks to apprentice with Willie Dash, a private eye, in a corrupt California town.

9. Finding Ashley, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte) Two estranged sisters, one a former bestselling author, the other a nun, reconnect as one searches for the child the other gave up.

10. The Newcomer, by Mary Kay Andrews. (St. Martin's) After discovering her sister dead, Letty Carnahan drives away with her niece and finds potential trouble with a police detective at a Florida motel.


1. Killing the Mob, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. (St. Martin's) The 10th book in the conservative commentator's "Killing" series looks at organized crime in the United States during the 20th century.

2. What Happened to You? by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey. (Flatiron) An approach to dealing with trauma that shifts an essential question used to investigate it.

3. The Premonition, by Michael Lewis. (Norton) Stories of skeptics who went against the official response of the Trump administration to the outbreak of COVID-19.

4. Finding the Mother Tree, by Suzanne Simard. (Knopf) An ecologist describes ways trees communicate, cooperate and compete.

5. The Bomber Mafia, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown) A look at the key players and outcomes of precision bombing during World War II.

6. Persist, by Elizabeth Warren. (Metropolitan/Holt) The senior senator from Massachusetts shares six influential perspectives that shaped her life and advocacy.

7. Greenlights, by Matthew McConaughey. (Crown) The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the past 35 years.

8. Untamed, by Glennon Doyle. (Dial) The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.

9. Crying in H Mart, by Michelle Zauner. (Knopf) The daughter of a Korean mother and Jewish American father and leader of the indie rock project Japanese Breakfast describes creating her own identity after losing her mother to cancer.

10. You Are Your Best Thing, edited by Tarana Burke and Brené Brown. (Random House) An anthology of writing on the Black experience and shame resilience.

Advice, How-To, Miscellaneous

1. The Women of the Bible Speak, by Shannon Bream. (Broadside) (b)

2. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse, by Charlie Mackesy. (HarperOne)

3. Atomic Habits, by James Clear. (Avery) (b)

4. World Travel, by Anthony Bourdain and Laurie Woolever. (Ecco)

5. How Stella Learned to Talk, by Christina Hunger. (Morrow)

Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending May 8. A (b) indicates that some sellers report receiving bulk orders.