Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Aug. 31, 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. "A Better Man" by Louise Penny (Minotaur) Last week: _

2. "The Girl Who Lived Twice: A Lisbeth Salander Novel" by David Lagercrantz (Knopf) Last week _

3. "The Dark Side" by Danielle Steel (Delacorte) Last week: _

4. "The Inn" by James Patterson and Candice Fox (Little, Brown) Last week: 1

5. "One Good Deed" by David Baldacci (Grand Central) Last week: 2

6. "The Turn of the Key" by Ruth Ware (Scout) Last week: 7

7. "The Nickel Boys" by Colson Whitehead (Doubleday) Last week: 5

8. "Outfox" by Sandra Brown (Grand Central) Last week: 8

9. "The Silent Patient" by Alex Michaelides (Celadon) Last week: 12

10. "The Bitterroots" by C.J. Box (Minotaur) Last week: 6


1. "Radicals, Resistance, and Revenge: The Left's Plot to Remake America" by Jeanine Pirro (Center Street) Last week: _

2. "Becoming" by Michelle Obama (Crown) Last week: 3

3. "It's Not Supposed to Be This Way: Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments Leave You Shattered" by Lysa TerKeurst (Nelson) Last week: 4

4. "Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals" by Rachel Hollis (HarperCollins Leadership) Last week: 6

5. "Thank You for My Service" by Mat Best, Ross Patterson and Nils Parker (Bantam) Last week: 1

6. "Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts" by Brene Brown (Random House) Last week: 5

7. "The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West" by David McCullough (Simon & Schuster) Last week: 8

8. "How to Be an Antiracist" by Ibram X. Kendi (One World) Last week: 2

9. "Unfreedom of the Press" by Mark R. Levin (Threshold) Last week: 12

10. "Everything Is F(ASTERISK)cked: A Book About Hope" by Mark Manson (Harper) Last week: 11

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