A selection of books at BookHampton in East Hampton.

A selection of books at BookHampton in East Hampton. Credit: Newsday photo / Ana P. Gutierrez

Publishers Weekly's list of national bestsellers powered by Nielsen BookScan for the week ending Oct. 20.



1. DOCTOR SLEEP, by Stephen King (Scribner)

2. THE LONGEST RIDE, by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central)

3. GONE, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown)

4. IDENTICAL, by Scott Turow (Grand Central)

5. JUST ONE EVIL ACT, by Elizabeth George (Dutton)

6. STORM FRONT, by John Sandford (Putnam)

7. BRIDGET JONES: MAD ABOUT THE BOY, by Helen Fielding (Knopf)

8. STARRY NIGHT, by Debbie Macomber (Ballantine)

9. THE WOLVES OF MIDWINTER, by Anne Rice (Knopf)

10. POLICE, by Jo Nesbø (Knopf)


1. KILLING JESUS, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard (Henry Holt)

2. HUMANS OF NEW YORK, by Brandon Stanton (St. Martin's)

3. DAVID AND GOLIATH, by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown)

4. I AM MALALA, by Malala Yousafzai (Little, Brown)

5. MY STORY, by Elizabeth Smart (St. Martin's)

6. SI-COLOGY 1, by Si Robertson (Howard Books)

7. THE REASON I JUMP, by Naoki Higashida (Random House)

8. BREAK OUT!, by Joel Osteen (FaithWords)

9. POKÉMON X & POKÉMON Y, by Pokémon Co. (International Prima Games)

10. ORR, by Bobby Orr (Putnam)


1. THE HIT, by David Baldacci (Grand Central)

2. PROOF OF HEAVEN, by Eben Alexander (Simon & Schuster)

3. DEAR LIFE, by Alice Munro (Vintage)

4. THE CASUAL VACANCY, by J.K. Rowling (Little, Brown)

5. FOUR BLOOD MOONS, by John Hagee (Worthy)

6. THE RACKETEER, by John Grisham (Bantam)

7. BRAIN ON FIRE, by Susannah Cahalan (Simon & Schuster)

8. THE TIME KEEPER, by Mitch Albom (Hyperion)

9. UNLIKELY LOVES, by Jennifer S. Holland (Workman)

10. BEAUTIFUL RUINS, by Jess Walter (Harper Perennial)

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