This week’s best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Oct. 26, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan (c) 2019 NPD Group.

(Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. (c) 2019, PWxyz LLC.)


1. The Night Fire. Michael Connelly. Little, Brown

2. The Guardians. John Grisham. Doubleday

3. The Deserter. DeMille/DeMille. Simon & Schuster

4. The 19th Christmas. Patterson/Paetro. Little, Brown

5. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse. Charlie Mackesy. HarperOne

6. The Water Dancer. Ta-Nehisi Coates. One World

7. Agent Running in the Field. John le Carre. Viking

8. The Institute. Stephen King. Scribner

9. The Dutch House. Ann Patchett. Harper

10. The Burning White. Brent Weeks. Orbit


1. The Pioneer Woman Cooks: The New Frontier. Ree Drummond. Morrow

2. Me. Elton John. Holt

3. Catch and Kill. Ronan Farrow. Little, Brown

4. Binging with Babish. Andrew Rea. HMH

5. Trump vs. China. Newt Gingrich. Center Street

6. The Way I Heard It. Mike Rowe. Gallery

7. I Really Needed This Today. Hoda Kotb. Putnam

8. Three Days at the Brink. Bret Baier. Morrow

9. Nothing Fancy. Alison Roman. Clarkson Potter

10. Blowout. Rachel Maddow. Crown


1. Beauchamp Hall. Danielle Steel. Dell

2. Meant to Be Yours. Susan Mallery. HQN

3. Dark Sacred Night. Michael Connelly. Vision

4. Doctor Sleep (movie tie-in). Stephen King. Pocket

5. Target: Alex Cross. James Patterson. Vision

6. Alaskan Holiday. Debbie Macomber. Ballantine

7. Holy Ghost. John Sandford. Putnam

8. Never Tell. Lisa Gardner. Dutton

9. Year One. Nora Roberts. St. Martin's

10. Season of Love. Debbie Macomber. Mira


1. Every Breath. Nicholas Sparks. Grand Central

2. The Great Alone. Kristin Hannah. Griffin

3. Redemption. David Baldacci. Grand Central

4. The 18th Abduction. Patterson/Paetro. Grand Central

5. Nine Perfect Strangers. Liane Moriarty. Flatiron

6. Before We Were Yours. Lisa Wingate. Ballantine

7. Little Fires Everywhere. Celeste Ng. Penguin Books

8. A Well-Behaved Woman. Therese Anne Fowler. Griffin

9. A Spark of Light. Jodi Picoult. Ballantine

10. The Overstory. Richard Powers. Norton

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