Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Jan. 19, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.


1. “Liar Liar.” Patterson/Fox. Little, Brown

2. “Where the Crawdads Sing.” Delia Owens. Putnam

3. “Turning Point.” Danielle Steel Delacorte

4. “The Reckoning.” John Grisham. Doubleday

5. “Every Breath.” Nicholas Sparks. Grand Central

6. “Fire & Blood.” George R.R. Martin. Bantam

7. “Long Road to Mercy.” David Baldacci. Grand Central

8. “An Anonymous Girl.” Hendricks/Pekkanen. St. Martin’s

9. “Target: Alex Cross.” James Patterson. Little, Brown

10. “The New Iberia Blues.” James Lee Burke. Simon & Schuster


1. “Becoming.” Michelle Obama. Crown

2. “Girl, Wash Your Face.” Rachel Hollis. Nelson

3. “It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way.” Lysa TerKeurst. Nelson

4. “Educated.” Tara Westover. Random House

5. “Homebody.” Joanna Gaines. Harper Design

6. “The Clean Plate.” Gwyneth Paltrow. Grand Central Life & Style

7. “Best Self.” Mike Bayer. Dey Street

8. “My Life Among the Underdogs.” Tia Torres. Morrow

9. “The First Conspiracy.” Meltzer/Mensch. Flatiron

10. “The Point of It All.” Charles Krauthammer. Crown Forum


1. “Leverage in Death.” J.D. Robb. St. Martin’s

2. “Accidental Heroes.” Danielle Steel. Dell

3. “Strawberry Hill.” Catherine Anderson. Berkley

4. “The Family Gathering.” Robyn Carr. Mira

5. “The Bishop’s Pawn.” Steve Berry. St. Martin’s

6. “Safe and Sound.” Fern Michaels. Zebra

7. “A Dog’s Way Home” (movie tie-in). W. Bruce Cameron. Forge

8. “Cowboy Brave.” Carolyn Brown. Forever

9. “Princess.” Patterson/Jones. Grand Central

10. “Cave of Bones.” Anne Hillerman. Harper


1. “The Tattooist of Auschwitz.” Heather Morris. Harper

2. “The House Next Door.” James Patterson. Grand Central

3. “A Dog’s Way Home” (movie tie-in). W. Bruce Cameron. Forge

4. “Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine.” Gail Honeyman. Penguin Books

5. “Sapiens.” Yuval Noah Harari. Harper Perennial

6. “Less.” Andrew Sean Greer. Back Bay

7. “The Wife Between Us.” Hendricks/Pekkanen. Griffin

8. “The Power.” Naomi Alderman. Back Bay

9. “Texas Ranger.” Patterson/Bourelle. Grand Central

10. “The Official ACT Prep Guide” (2018-2019 ed.) Wiley