New York Times bestsellers
1 WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING: by Delia Owens. (Putnam)
A woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.
2 THE 18TH ABDUCTION: by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown)
The 18th book in the "Women's Murder Club" series. Lindsay Boxer investigates the disappearance of three female teachers.
3 CARI MORA: by Thomas Harris. (Grand Central)
Hans-Peter Schneider pauses his ghastly deeds to seek a dead man's gold hidden under a Miami mansion, but its caretaker's surprising skills prove daunting.
4 FIRE AND BLOOD: by George R.R. Martin. (Bantam)
The first volume of the two-part history of the Targaryens in Westeros.
5 REDEMPTION: by David Baldacci. (Grand Central)
The fifth book in the "Memory Man" series. The first man Amos Decker put behind bars asks to have his name cleared.
6 THE GUEST BOOK: by Sarah Blake. (Flatiron)
Evie Milton uncovers a story going back a couple of generations that may shatter a family myth.
7 SUNSET BEACH: by Mary Kay Andrews. (St. Martin's)
Drue Campbell inherits a run-down beach bungalow and takes a job at her estranged father's personal injury attorney office.
8 BLESSING IN DISGUISE: by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte)
Isabelle McAvoy faces challenges as she raises three daughters from three separate fathers on her own.
9 NEON PREY: by John Sandford. (Putnam)
The 29th book in the "Prey" series. Lucas Davenport goes after a serial killer.
10 THE NIGHT WINDOW: by Dean Koontz. (Bantam)
The fifth book in the "Jane Hawk" series. The former FBI agent pursues a slew of bad guys, including a Vegas mob boss.
1 UNFREEDOM OF THE PRESS: by Mark R. Levin. (Threshold Editions)
The conservative commentator and radio host makes his case that the press is aligned with political ideology.
2 HOWARD STERN COMES AGAIN: by Howard Stern. (Simon & Schuster)
The radio interviewer delves into some of his favorite on-air conversations from the past four decades of his career.
3 THE PIONEERS: by David McCullough. (Simon & Schuster)
The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian tells the story of the settling of the Northwest Territory through five main characters.
4 SEA STORIES: by William H. McRaven. (Grand Central)
A memoir by the retired four-star Navy admiral, including the capture of Saddam Hussein and the raid to kill Osama bin Laden.
5 EDUCATED: by Tara Westover. (Random House)
The daughter of survivalists leaves home for university.
6 BECOMING: by Michelle Obama. (Crown)
The former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband's political ascent.
7 THE SECOND MOUNTAIN: by David Brooks. (Random House)
A New York Times op-ed columnist espouses having an outward focus to attain a meaningful life.
8 FURIOUS HOURS: by Casey Cep. (Knopf)
Harper Lee's work on the true-crime story about a rural preacher accused of murdering five of his family members in the 1970s.
9 THE BRITISH ARE COMING: by Rick Atkinson. (Holt)
The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and journalist begins his "Revolution Trilogy" with events from 1775 to 1777.
10 THE MOMENT OF LIFT: by Melinda Gates. (Flatiron)
The philanthropist shares stories of empowering women to improve society.
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