Publishers Weekly ranks the best-sellers for the week that ended July 20.


1. “The Book of Life” by Deborah Harkness (Viking)

2. “The Heist” by Daniel Silva (Harper)

3. “Invisible” by James Patterson and David Ellis (Little, Brown)

4. “Act of War” by Brad Thor (Atria)

5. “Top Secret Twenty-One” by Janet Evanovich (Bantam)

6. “Cut and Thrust” by Stuart Woods (Putnam)

7. “Power Play” by Catherine Coulter (Putnam)

8. “Mr. Mercedes” by Stephen King (Scribner)

9. “California” by Edan Lepucki (Little, Brown)

10. “The Silkworm” by Robert Galbraith (LB/Mulholland)


1. “America” by Dinesh D’Souza (Regnery)

2. “Blood Feud” by Edward Klein (Regnery)

3. “One Nation” by Ben Carson (Penguin/Sentinel)

4. “The Mockingbird Next Door” by Marja Mills (Penguin)

5. “Hard Choices” by Hillary Rodham Clinton (Simon & Schuster)

6. “Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Little Golden Book” by Diane Muldrow (Random/Golden Books)

7. “Think Like a Freak” by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner (William Morrow)

8. “David and Goliath” by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown)

9. “Instinct” by T.D. Jakes (FaithWords)

10. “The Family of Jesus” by Karen Kingsbury (Howard Books)

— McClatchy-Tribune News Service