This week’s best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Aug. 3, 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. "Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens (Putnam) Last week: 2

2. "One Good Deed" by David Baldacci (Grand Central) Last week: 1

3. "The Nickel Boys" by Colson Whitehead (Doubleday) Last week: 3

4. "Dark Age" by Pierce Brown (Del Rey) Last week: –

5. "The New Girl" by Daniel Silva (Harper) Last week: 4

6. "Labyrinth" by Catherine Coulter (Gallery) Last week: –

7. "Summer of '69" by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown) Last week: 7

8. "Chances Are..." by Richard Russo (Knopf) Last week: –

9. "Under Currents" by Nora Roberts (St. Martin) Last week: 6

10. "Window on the Bay" by Debbie Macomber (Ballantine) Last week: 8


1. "Unfreedom of the Press" by Mark R. Levin (Threshold) Last week: 2

2. "Becoming" by Michelle Obama (Crown) Last week: 4

3. "Three Women" by Lisa Taddeo (Avid Reader) Last week: 6

4. "Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals" by Rachel Hollis (HarperCollins Leadership) Last week: 5

5. "The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West" by David McCullough (Simon & Schuster) Last week: 3

6. "Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts" by Brene Brown (Random House) Last week: 7

7. "A Dream About Lightning Bugs: A Life of Music and Cheap Lessons" by Ben Folds (Ballantine) Last week: –

8. "It's Not Supposed to Be This Way: Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments Leave You Shattered" by Lysa TerKeurst (Nelson) Last week: –

9. "Eat to Beat Disease: The New Science of How Your Body Can Heal Itself" by William W. Li (Grand Central) Last week: –

10. "Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court" by Mollie Hemingway and Carrie Severino (Regnery) Last week: 4

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