Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, May 4, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.


1. The 18th Abduction. Patterson/Paetro. Little, Brown

2. Where the Crawdads Sing. Delia Owens. Putnam

3. Redemption. David Baldacci. Grand Central

4. Neon Prey. John Sandford. Putnam

5. Collusion. Gingrich/Earley. Broadside

6. Lost Roses. Martha Hall Kelly. Ballantine

7. Someone Knows. Lisa Scottoline. Putnam

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

9. The Silent Patient. Alex Michaelides. Celadon

10. A Woman Is No Man. Etaf Rum. Harper


1. Becoming. Michelle Obama. Crown

2. Girl, Stop Apologizing. Rachel Hollis. HarperCollins Leadership

3. The Moment of Lift. Melinda Gates. Flatiron

4. The Second Mountain. David Brooks. Random House

5. KetoFast. Joseph Mercola. Hay House

6. Backstage Pass. Paul Stanley. HarperOne

7. Trillion Dollar Coach. Eric Schmidt. HarperBusiness

8. The Path Made Clear. Oprah Winfrey. Flatiron

9. Dare to Lead. Brene Brown. Random House

10. It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way. Lysa TerKeurst. Nelson


1. Past Tense. Lee Child. Dell

2. The Fallen. David Baldacci. Vision

3. Field of Bones. J.A. Jance. Morrow

4. Sweet Vengeance. Fern Michaels. Zebra

5. They Called Him Preacher. William W. Johnstone. Pinnacle

6. The Trouble with Vampires. Lynsay Sands. Avon

7. Spymast. Brad Thor. Pocket

8. Come Sundown. Nora Roberts. St. Martin’s

9. Springfield 1880. William W. Johnstone. Pinnacle

10. Texas Skies. Debbie Macomber. Mira


1. The Mueller Report. Skyhorse

2. The Mueller Report. Scribner

3. The Mister. E.L. James. Vintage

4. Go See the Principal. Gerry Brooks. Da Capo Lifelong

5. The Tattooist of Auschwitz. Heather Morris. Harper

6. The Woman in the Window. A.J. Finn. Morrow

7. A Gentleman in Moscow. Amor Towles. Penguin Books

8. Dark Sacred Night. Michael Connelly. Grand Central

9. The 13-Minute Murder. James Patterson. Grand Central

10. A Dog’s Journey (movie tie-in). W. Bruce Cameron. Forge