Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, May 11, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.


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

2. “The 18th Abduction.” Patterson/Paetro. Little, Brown

3. “Blessing in Disguise.” Danielle Steel. Delacorte

4. “Redemption.” David Baldacci. Grand Central

5. “Sunset Beach.” Mary Kay Andrews. St Martin’s

6. “The Big Kahuna.” Evanovich/Evanovich. Putnam

7. “Storm Cursed.” Patricia Briggs. Ace

8. “Neon Prey.” John Sandford. Putnam

9. “The Road Home.” Richard Paul Evans. Simon & Schuster

10. “The Guest Book.” Sarah Blake. Flatiron


1. “The Pioneers.” David McCullough. Simon & Schuster

2. “Becoming.” Michelle Obama. Crown

3. “The Skinnytaste Air Fryer Cookbook.” Gina Homolka. Clarkson Potter

4. “Girl, Stop Apologizing.” Rachel Hollis. HarperCollins Leadership

5. “It’s the Manager.” Clifton/Harter. Gallup

6. “The Moment of Lift.” Melinda Gates. Flatiron

7. “The Rational Bible: Genesis.” Dennis Prager. Regnery Faith

8. “The Latte Factor.” Bach/Mann. Atria

9. “Every Tool’s a Hammer.” Adam Savage. Atria

10. “The Greatest You.” Trent Shelton. Nelson


1. “Past Tense.” Lee Child. Dell

2. “The Mueller Report.” Melville House

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

4. “Spymaster.” Brad Thor. Pocket

5. “Sweet Vengeance.” Fern Michaels. Zebra

6. “Texas Skies.” Debbie Macomber. Mira

7. “The Gray Ghost.” Cussler/Burcell. Putnam

8. “The Fallen.” David Baldacci. Vision

9.” Come Sundown.” Nora Roberts. St. Martin’s

10. “Red Alert.” Patterson/Karp. Vision


1. “The Mueller Report.” Scribner

2. “The Mister.” E.L. James. Vintage

3. “Not Forsaken.” Louie Giglio. B&H

4. “Little Fires Everywhere.” Celeste Ng. Penguin

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

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

7. “The Mueller Report.” Skyhorse

8. “The Death of Mrs. Westaway.” Ruth Ware. Scout

9. “Shelter in Place.” Nora Roberts. Griffin

10. “Dark Sacred Night.” Michael Connelly. Grand Central