Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, Aug. 21, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.


1. Bloodless. Preston/Child. Grand Central

2. Billy Summers. Stephen King. Scribner

3. Complications. Danielle Steel. Delacorte

4. The Noise. Patterson/Barker. Little, Brown

5. The Last Thing He Told Me. Laura Dave. Simon & Schuster

6. Sensor. Junji Ito. Viz

7. The Paper Palace. Miranda Cowley Heller. Riverhead

8. The Midnight Library. Matt Haig. Viking

9. Chasing the Boogeyman. Richard Chizmar. Gallery

10. A Terrible Fall of Angels. Laurell K. Hamilton. Berkley


1. American Marxism. Mark R. Levin. Threshold

2. The Long Slide. Tucker Carlson. Threshold

3. Woke, Inc. Vivek Ramaswamy. Center Street

4. The Reckoning. Mary L. Trump. St. Martin’s

5. I Alone Can Fix It. Leonnig/Rucker. Penguin Press

6. What Happened to You? Perry/Winfrey. Flatiron/Oprah

7. The Truth About Covid-19. Joseph Mercola. Chelsea Green

8. Greenlights. Matthew McConaughey. Crown

9. The Authoritarian Moment. Ben Shapiro. Broadside

10. Killing the Mob. O’Reilly/Dugard. St. Martin’s


1. Royal. Danielle Steel. Dell

2. A Time for Mercy. John Grisham. Dell

3. Faithless in Death. J.D. Robb. St. Martin’s

4. You Betrayed Me. Lisa Jackson. Zebra

5. Blindside. Patterson/Born. Grand Central

6. The Courtship of Carol Sommars. Debbie Macomber. Harlequin

7. Fair Warning. Michael Connelly. Grand Central

8. Devil in Disguise. Lisa Kleypas. Avon

9. Loved You First. Nora Roberts. Silhouette

10. Deadlock. Catherine Coulter. Pocket


1. People We Meet on Vacation. Emily Henry. Berkley

2. Holier Than Thou. Jackie Hill Perry. B&H

3. Where the Crawdads Sing. Delia Owens. Putnam

4. The Return. Nicholas Sparks. Grand Central

5. The Guest List. Lucy Foley. Morrow

6. The Silent Patient. Alex Michaelides. Celadon

7. 1st Case. Patterson/Tebbetts. Grand Central

8. Deliver Us from Evil. David Baldacci. Grand Central

9. Anxious People. Fredrik Backman. Washington Square

10. Thinking Like a Lawyer. Colin Seale. Routledge

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