A list of national bestsellers compiled by Publishers Weekly for the week ending Feb. 20.


1. TICK TOCK, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown)

2. A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES, by Deborah Harkness (Viking)

3. THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET'S NEST, by Stieg Larsson (Knopf)

4. THE HELP, by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam/Amy Einhorn)

5. THE CONFESSION, by John Grisham (Doubleday)

6. DEAD OR ALIVE, by Tom Clancy with Grant Blackwood (Putnam)

7. THE INNER CIRCLE, by Brad Meltzer (Grand Central)

8. THE SECRET SOLDIER, by Alex Berenson (Putnam)

9. ROOM, by Emma Donoghue (Little, Brown)

10. A HEARTBEAT AWAY, by Michael Palmer (St. Martin's)


1. UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand (Random House)

2. KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, by Donald Rumsfeld (Sentinel)

3. TRUE YOU, by Janet Jackson with David Ritz (Karen Hunter)

4. I BEAT THE ODDS, by Michael Oher with Don Yaeger (Gotham)

5, DECISION POINTS, by George W. Bush (Crown)

6. THE 4-HOUR BODY, by Timothy Ferriss (Crown)

7. CLEOPATRA, by Stacy Schiff (Little, Brown)

8. VEGANIST, by Kathy Freston (Weinstein Books)

9. HOW THE WEST WAS LOST, by Dambisa Moyo (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

10. BATTLE HYMN OF THE TIGER MOTHER, by Amy Chua (Penguin Press)


1. WATER FOR ELEPHANTS, by Sara Gruen (Algonquin)

2. CUTTING FOR STONE, by Abraham Verghese (Vintage)

3. HEAVEN IS FOR REAL, by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent (Thomas Nelson)

4. THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, by Stieg Larsson (Vintage)

5. INSIDE OF A DOG, by Alexandra Horowitz (Scribner)

6. THE POSTMISTRESS, by Sarah Blake (Berkley)

7. THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE, by Stieg Larsson (Vintage)

8. LITTLE BEE, by Chris Cleave (Simon & Schuster)

9. THE BIG SHORT, by Michael Lewis (Norton)

10. THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN, by Garth Stein (Harper)

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