This week’s best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Oct. 26, 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. "The Night Fire" by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown) Last week: –

2. "The Guardians" by John Grisham (Doubleday) Last week: 1

3. "The Deserter" by Alex DeMille and Nelson DeMille (Simon & Schuster) Last week: –

4. "The 19th Christmas" by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Little, Brown) Last week: 2

5. "The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse" by Charlie Mackesy (HarperOne) Last week: –

6. "The Water Dancer" by Ta-Nehisi Coates (One World) Last week: 7

7. "Agent Running in the Field" by John le Carre (Viking) Last week: –

8. "The Institute" by Stephen King (Scribner) Last week: 3

9. "The Dutch House" by Ann Patchett (Harper) Last week: 5

10. "The Burning White" by Brent Weeks (Orbit) Last week: –


1. "The Pioneer Woman Cooks: The New Frontier" by Ree Drummond (Morrow) Last week: –

2. "Me: Elton John Official Autobiography" by Elton John (Holt) Last week: 1

3. "Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators" by Ronan Farrow (Little, Brown) Last week: 3

4. "Binging with Babish: 100 Recipes Recreated from Your Favorite Movies and TV Shows" by Andrew Rea (HMH) Last week: –

5. "Trump vs. China: Facing America's Greatest Threat" by Newt Gingrich (Center Street) Last week: –

6. "The Way I Heard It" by Mike Rowe (Gallery) Last week: 6

7. "I Really Needed This Today: Words to Live By" by Hoda Kotb (Putnam) Last week: 2

8. "Three Days at the Brink: FDR's Daring Gamble to Win World War II" by Bret Baier and Catherine Whitney (Morrow) Last week: –

9. "Nothing Fancy: Unfussy Food for Having People Over" by Alison Roman (Clarkson Potter) Last week: –

10. "Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth" by Rachel Maddow (Crown) Last week: 5

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