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Bestseller lists for the week ended Oct. 20

Bestsellers on display at Turn of the Corkscrew

Bestsellers on display at Turn of the Corkscrew bookstore in Rockville Centre. Credit: Marisol Diaz

Publishers Weekly’s U.S. list powered by NPD BookScan for the week ending Oct. 20.



1. EVERY BREATH, by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central)

2. AMBUSH, by James Patterson and James O. Born (Little, Brown)

3. THE NEXT PERSON YOU MEET IN HEAVEN, by Mitch Albom (Harper)

4. UNSHELTERED, by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper)

5. HOLY GHOST, by John Sandford (Putnam)

6. A SPARK OF LIGHT, by Jodi Picoult (Ballantine)

7. VINCE FLYNN: RED WAR, by Kyle Mills (Atria)

8. WHEN WE WERE YOUNG, by Karen Kingsbury (Howard)

9. ALASKAN HOLIDAY, by Debbie Macomber (Ballantine)

10. THE WITCH ELM, by Tana French (Viking)


1. SHIP OF FOOLS, by Tucker Carlson (Free Press)

2. KILLING THE SS, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard (Holt)

3. GIRL, WASH YOUR FACE, by Rachel Hollis (Nelson)

4. SHADE, by Pete Souza (Little, Brown)

5. GMORNING, GNIGHT!, by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jonny Sun (Random House)

6. DARE TO LEAD, by Brené Brown (Random House)

7. THE HAPPY COOKBOOK, by Kathy Doocy and Steve Doocy (Morrow)

8. FEAR, by Bob Woodward (Simon & Schuster)

9. ATOMIC HABITS, by James Clear (Avery)

10. THIS WILL ONLY HURT A LITTLE, by Busy Philipps (Touchstone)


1. THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ, by Heather Morris (Harper)

2. ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE, by Gail Honeyman (Penguin Books)

3. THE FALLEN, by David Baldacci (Grand Central)

4. YEAR ONE, by Nora Roberts (Griffin)

5. SAPIENS, by Yuval Noah Harari (Harper Perennial)

6. LESS, by Andrew Sean Greer (Back Bay)

7. RICH PEOPLE PROBLEMS, by Kevin Kwan (Anchor)

8. JUST JESSIE, by Jessie James Decker (Dey Street)

9. RED ALERT, by James Patterson (Grand Central)

10. THE DUTCH WIFE, by Ellen Keith (Park Row)

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