Publishers Weekly Best-sellers


1. “The 19th Christmas” by James Patterson and Mixine Paetro (Little, Brown)

2. “The Institute” by Stephen King (Scribner)

3. “Ninth House” by Leigh Bardugo (Flatiron Books)

4. “What Happens in Paradise” by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown)

5. “The Dutch House” by Ann Patchett (Harper)

6. “The Water Dancer” by Ta-Nehisi Coates (One World)

7. “The Testaments” by Margaret Atwood (Nan A. Talese)

8. “Child’s Play” by Danielle Steel (Dell)

9. “The Giver of Stars” by Jojo Moyes (Pamela Dorman Books)

10. “Bloody Genius” by John Sandford (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)

11. “Vince Flynn: Lethal Agent” by Kyle Mills (Atria/Emily Bestler Books)

12. “Cilka’s Journey” by Heather Morris (St. Martin’s Press)

13. “The Oracle” by Jonathan Cahn (Charisma House)

14. “An Encyclopedia of Tolkien” by David Day (Canterbury Classics)

15. “A Mrs. Miracle Christmas” by Debbie Macomber (Ballantine)


1. “Blowout” by Rachel Maddow (Crown Publishing)

2. “Movies” by Shea Serrano (Twelve)

3. “Talking to Strangers” by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown)

4. “Tough Love” by Susan Rice (Simon & Schuster)

5. “Witch Hunt” by Gregg Jarrett (Broadside Books)

6. “The United States of Trump” by Bill O’Reilly (Henry Holt and Co.)

7. “Debt-Free Degree” by Anthony Oneal (Ramsey)

8. “The Book of Gutsy Women” by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton (Simon & Schuster)

9. “Year of the Monkey” by Patti Smith (Knopf)

10. “Inside Out” by Demi Moore (Harper)

11. “Shut Up and Listen” by Tilman Fertitta (Harper Collins Leadership)

12. “Call Sign Chaos” by Jim Mattis (Random House)

13. “Metahuman” by Deepak Chopra (Harmony)

14. “Deep State” by James B. Stewart (Penguin Press)

15. “Letters from an Astrophysicist” by Neil Degrasse Tyson (Norton)


1. “Beauchamp Hall” by Danielle Steel (Dell)

2. “Holy Ghost” by John Sandford (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)

3. “Target: Alex Cross” by James Patterson (Vision)

4. “Dark Sacred Night” by Michael Connelly (Vision)

5. “Doctor Sleep” (movie tie-in) by Stephen King (Pocket)

6. “Kisses in the Snow” by Debbie Macomber (Mira)

7. “Year One” by Nora Roberts (St. Martin’s Press)

8. “Look Alive Twenty-Five” by Janet Evanovich (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)

9. “Play Dirty” by Sandra Brown (Pocket)

10. “Alaskan Holiday” by Debbie Macomber (Ballantine)

11. “Immortal Born” by Lynsey Sands (Avon)

12. “Bullets Don’t Argue” by William W. Johnstone (Pinnacle)

13. “Season of Wonder” by RaeAnne Thayne (HQN)

14. “The Reckoning” by John Grisham (Dell)

15. “Have Brides, Will Travel” by William W. Johnstone (Pinnacle)


1. “The Great Alone” by Kristin Hannah (Griffin)

2. “The 18th Abduction” by Patterson/Paetro (Grand Central Publishing)

3. “Redemption” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing)

4. “The Walking Dead Compendium, Vol. 4” by Robert Kirkman (Image)

5. “Nine Perfect Strangers” by Liane Moriarty (Flatiron)

6. “Before We Were Yours” by Lisa Wingate (Ballantine)

7. “A Well-Behaved Woman” by Therese Anne Fowler (Griffin)

8. “A Spark of Light” by Jodi Picoult (Ballantine)

9. “Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng (Penguin)

10. “Who Knew? Physics” by James Lees (Portable)

11. “Official SAT Study Guide (2020 Edition)” (College Board)

12. “It” by Stephen King (Scribner)

13. “The Paris Orphan” by Natasha Lester (Forever)

14. “Winter in Paradise” by Elin Hilderbrand (Back Bay)

15. “The Overstory” by Richard Powers (W.W. Norton & Co.)

— Publishers Weekly via The Associated Press


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