Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Aug. 24, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan (c) 2019 NPD Group.

(Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. (c) 2019, PWxyz LLC.)


1. The Inn. Patterson/Fox. Little, Brown

2. One Good Deed. David Baldacci. Grand Central

3. Old Bones. Preston/Child. Grand Central

4. The Last Widow. Karin Slaughter. Morrow

5. The Nickel Boys. Colson Whitehead. Doubleday

6. The Bitterroots. C.J. Box. Minotaur

7. The Turn of the Key. Ruth Ware. Scout

8. Outfox. Sandra Brown. Grand Central

9. Inland. Tea Obreht. Random House

10. Tidelands. Philippa Gregory. Atria


1. Thank You for My Service. Mat Best. Bantam

2. How to Be an Antiracist. Ibram X. Kendi. One World

3. Becoming. Michelle Obama. Crown

4. It's Not Supposed to Be This Way. Lysa TerKeurst. Nelson

5. Dare to Lead. Brene Brown. Random House

6. Girl, Stop Apologizing. Rachel Hollis. HarperCollins Leadership

7. The Outlaw Ocean. Ian Urbina. Knopf

8. The Pioneers. David McCullough. Simon & Schuster

9. Three Women. Lisa Taddeo. Avid Reader

10. Trick Mirror. Jia Tolentino. Random House


1. The Reckoning. John Grisham. Dell

2. Turning Point. Danielle Steel. Dell

3. Willing to Die. Lisa Jackson. Zebra

4. Laughter in the Rain. Debbie Macomber. Harlequin

5. Connections in Death. J.D. Robb. St. Martin's

6. Crucible. James Rollins. Morrow

7. Paradox. Catherine Coulter. Pocket

8. Cottage by the Sea. Debbie Macomber. Ballantine

9. The Art of Racing in the Rain (movie tie-in). Garth Stein. Harper

10. Frontier America. William W. Johnstone. Pinnacle


1. The Art of Racing in the Rain (movie tie-in). Garth Stein. Harper

2. The Tattooist of Auschwitz. Heather Morris. Harper

3. The Warning. James Patterson. Grand Central

4. Before We Were Yours. Lisa Wingate. Ballantine

5. Little Fires Everywhere. Celeste Ng. Penguin

6. Born a Crime. Trevor Noah. Random/Spiegel & Grau

7. The Woman in the Window. A.J. Finn. Morrow

8. The Flight Girls. Noelle Salazar. Mira

9. The Official ACT Prep Guide (2019-2020). ACT. Wiley

10. Official SAT Study Guide (2020 ed.). College Board

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