August 1

You Are Now Less Dumb: How to Conquer Mob Mentality, How to Buy Happiness, and All the Other Ways to Outsmart Yourself by David McRaney (Gotham Books, $22.50; ISBN 978-1-59240-805-4). 50,000 copies.

August 5

Mistress by James Patterson and David Ellis (Little, Brown, $28; ISBN 978-0-316-21107-9). 600,000 copies. One-day laydown.

August 6

The Beast by Faye Kellerman (William Morrow, $26.99; ISBN 978-0-06-212175-2). 200,000 copies.

Clark Howard's Living Large for the Long Haul: Consumer Tested Ways to Overhaul Your Finances, Increase Your Savings, and Get Your Life Back on Track by Clark Howard with Mark Meltzer and Theo Thimou (Avery, $20 paper; ISBN 978-1-58333-525-3). 150,000 copies. One-day laydown.

The Girls of August by Anne Rivers Siddons (Grand Central Publishing, $27; ISBN 978-0-446-52795-8). 150,000 copies.

Turn Around Bright Eyes: The Rituals of Love and Karaoke by Rob Sheffield (IT Books, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-220762-3). 100,000 copies.

Blood of the Lamb by Sam Cabot (Blue Rider Press, $25.95; ISBN 978-0-399-16295-4). 75,000 copies.

Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Scott Anderson (Doubleday, $28.95; ISBN 978-0-385-53292-1). 75,000 copies.

The Butterfly Sister: A Novel by Amy Gail Hansen (William Morrow, $14.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-06-223462-9). 75,000 copies.

The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo (Morrow Avon, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-06-222732-4). 75,000 copies.

William Shakespeare's Star Wars by Ian Doescher (Quirk Books, $14.95; ISBN 978-1-59474-637-6). 75,000 copies.

Justice for Sara by Erica Spindler (St. Martin's Press, $25.99; ISBN 978-1-250-01252-4). 75,000 copies.

Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America by Dan Balz (Viking, $32.95; ISBN 978-0-670-02794-7). 75,000 copies.

Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry That Puts Clothes on Your Back by Rose George (Holt/Metropolitan Books, $26; ISBN 978-0-8050-9263-9). 60,000 copies.

Ask Bob: A Novel by Peter Gethers (Henry Holt, $24; ISBN 978-0-8050-9331-5). 50,000 copies.

Hungry by Darlene Barnes (Hyperion, $24.99; ISBN 978-1-4013-2477-3). 50,000 copies.

A Tap on the Window by Linwood Barclay (NAL, $25.95: ISBN 978-0-451-41418-2). 50,000 copies.

Necessary Errors: A Novel by Caleb Crain (Penguin Books, $16 paper; ISBN 978-0-14-312241-8). 50,000 copies.

The Last Witness by W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth (Putnam, $27.95; ISBN 978-0-399-16257-2).

Multiple Exposure by Ellen Crosby (Scribner, $25; ISBN 978-1-4516-5928-3).

August 12

Archangel: Fiction by Andrea Barrett (W. W. Norton & Company, $24.95; ISBN 978-0-393-24000-9). 50,000 copies.

August 13

Sunny's Kitchen by Sunny Anderson (Clarkson Potter, $22.50 paper; ISBN 978-0-7704-3678-0). 100,000 copies.

Let Freedom Ring by Kitty Kelley (Thomas Dunne Books, $24.99; ISBN 978-1-250-02146-5). 100,000 copies.

Going Deep by Chris Carter with Jeffri Chadiha (Hyperion, $25.99; ISBN 978-1-4013-2485-8). 100,000 copies.

Let Me Go by Chelsea Cain (Minotaur Books, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-312-61981-7). 100,000 copies.

Crazy Rich by Jerry Oppenheimer (St. Martin's Press, $27.99; ISBN 978-0-312-66211-0). 100,000 copies.

Kentucky Traveler: My Life in Music by Ricky Skaggs (IT Books, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-191733-2). 75,000 copies.

The New York Times Will Shortz's Favorite Puzzlemakers, edited by Will Shortz, (St. Martin's Griffin, $10.99 paper; ISBN 978-1-250-03255-3). 75,000 copies.

The Truth by Michael Palin (Thomas Dunne Books, $24.99; ISBN 978-1-250-02824-2). 50,000 copies.

Unbeatable by Jerry Barca (St. Martin's Press, $26.99; ISBN 978-1-250-02483-1). 50,000 copies.

Lake Como by Anita Hughes (St. Martin's Griffin, $15.99 paper; ISBN 978-1-250-01773-4). 50,000 copies.

Unthinkable by Clyde Phillips (Amazon Publishing/Thomas & Mercer, $14.95 paper; ISBN 978-1-61109-811-2).

The Last Kiss Goodbye by Karen Robards (Ballantine, $26; ISBN 978-0-345-53582-5).

Rose Harbor in Bloom by Debbie Macomber (Ballantine, $26; ISBN 978-0-345-52893-3).

Blood of Tyrants by Naomi Novik (Del Rey, $26; ISBN 978-0-345-52289-4).

Art of Sleeping Alone by Sophie Fontanel (Scribner, $19.99; ISBN 978-1-4516-9627-1).

Death Canyon by David Riley Bertsch (Scribner, $25; ISBN 978-1-4516-9800-8).

August 20

The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon (Bloomsbury USA, $24; ISBN 978-1-62040-139-2 ). 150,000 copies.

Lookaway, Lookaway by Wilton Barnhardt (St. Martin's Press, $25.99; ISBN 978-1-250-02083-3). 150,000 copies.

The Daughters of Mars by Thomas Keneally (Atria Books, $28; ISBN 978-1-4767-3461-3). 100,000 copies.

Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink (Crown, $26, ISBN 978-0-307-71896-9). 100,000 copies.

The Casserole Queens Make-A-Meal Cookbook by Crystal Cook (Clarkson Potter, $17.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-7704-3680-3). 80,000 copies.

Tamarack County by William Kent Krueger (Atria Books, $24.99; ISBN 978-1-4516-4575-0). 75,000 copies.

RGIII by Dave Sheinin by (Blue Rider Press, $26.95; ISBN 978-0-399-16545-0). 75,000 copies.

After Her by Joyce Maynard (William Morrow, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-225739-0). 75,000 copies. One-day laydown.

Tell No Lies by Gregg Hurwitz (St. Martin's Press, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-312-62552-8). 75,000 copies.

Will Shortz Presents Wild for Sudoku, edited by Will Shortz, (St. Martin's Griffin, $7.99 paper; ISBN 978-1-250-03260-7). 75,000 copies.

Eyes Wide Open by Raine Miller (Atria Books, $15 paper; ISBN 978-1-4767-3560-3). 60,000 copies.

Confessions of a Latter-Day Virgin by Nicole Hardy (Hyperion, $24.99; ISBN 978-1-4013-4186-2). 60,000 copies.

Holy Orders: A Quirke Novel by Benjamin Black (Henry Holt, $26; ISBN 978-0-8050-9440-4). 50,000 copies.

Night Film by Marisha Pessl (Random House, $28; ISBN 978-1-4000-6788-6).

Book of Immortality by Adam Leith Gollner (Scribner, $27; ISBN 978-1-4391-0942-7).

Of Dice and Men by David M. Ewalt (Scribner, $26; ISBN 978-1-4516-4050-2).

Unveiling Grace by Lynn Wilder (Zondervan, $15.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-310-33112-4). New.

August 27

The Whole Enchilada: A Novel of Suspense by Diane Mott Davidson (William Morrow, $26.99; ISBN 978-0-06-134817-4). 150,000 copies.

The Returned by Jason Mott (Harlequin MIRA, $24.95; ISBN 978-0-7783-1533-9). 100,000 copies.

Susan Mallery's Fool's Gold Cookbook by Susan Mallery (Harlequin Nonfiction, $21.95 paper; ISBN 978-0-373-89281-5). 80,000 copies.

The Letters of John F. Kennedy by Martin W. Sandler (Bloomsbury Press, $30; ISBN 978-1-60819-271-7). 75,000 copies.

Early Decision by Lacy Crawford (William Morrow, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-224061-3). 75,000 copies.

Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat (Knopf, $24.95; ISBN 978-0-307-27179-2). 60,000 copies.

What Tears Us Apart by Megan Hart (Harlequin MIRA, $14.95 paper; ISBN 978-0-7783-1477-6). 57,000 copies.

The Girl in the Blue Dress by Emma McLaughlin (Atria Books, $25; ISBN 978-1-4516-4342-8). 50,000 copies.

A Question of Honor by Charles Todd (William Morrow, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-223715-6). 50,000 copies.

Out of the Black by John Rector (Amazon Publishing/Thomas & Mercer, $14.95 paper; ISBN 978-1-47780-504-6).

Ostrich by Matt Greene (Ballantine Books, $15 paper; ISBN 978-0-345-54521-3). New.

Children of Fire by Drew Karpyshyn (Del Rey, $26; ISBN 978-0-345-54223-6).

419: A Novel by Will Ferguson (Pintail, $16 paper; ISBN 978-0-14-318872-8). New.

Bones of the Lost by Kathy Reichs (Scribner, $26.99; ISBN 978-1-4391-0245-9).