Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Jan. 26, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.


1. Where the Crawdads Sing. Delia Owens. Putnam

2. Liar Liar. Patterson/Fox. Little, Brown

3. Crucible. James Rollins. Morrow

4. Turning Point. Danielle Steel Delacorte

5. The Reckoning. John Grisham. Doubleday

6. The Golden Tresses of the Dead. Alan Bradley. Delacorte

7. Fire & Blood. George R.R. Martin. Bantam

8. Every Breath. Nicholas Sparks. Grand Central

9. Long Road to Mercy. David Baldacci. Grand Central

10. An Anonymous Girl. Hendricks/Pekkanen. St. Martin’s


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. The First Conspiracy. Meltzer/Mensch. Flatiron

6. Homebody. Joanna Gaines. Harper Design

7. The Truths We Hold. Kamala Harris. Penguin Press

8. Everyday Millionaires. Chris Hogan. Ramsey

9. 12 Rules for Life. Jordan B. Peterson. Random House Canada

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


1. Any Man of Mine. Diana Palmer. HQN

2. Leverage in Death. J.D. Robb. St. Martin’s

3. A Soldier’s Return. RaeAnne Thayne. St. Martin’s

4. Lilac Lane. Sherryl Woods. Mira

5. Accidental Heroes. Danielle Steel. Dell

6. Playing for Keeps. Jill Shalvis. Avon

7. Strawberry Hill. Catherine Anderson. Berkley

8. The Bishop’s Pawn. Steve Berry. St. Martin’s

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

10. Safe and Sound. Fern Michaels. Zebra


1. The Tattooist of Auschwitz. Heather Morris. Harper

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

3. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine. Gail Honeyman. Penguin Books

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

5. Sapiens. Yuval Noah Harari. Harper Perennial

6. Less. Andrew Sean Greer. Back Bay

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

8. Sold on a Monday. Kristina McMorris. Sourcebooks Landmark

9. The Power. Naomi Alderman. Back Bay

10. Then She Was Gone. Lisa Jewell. Atra.