Next in Line

The YA thriller One of Us Is Next by Karen M. McManus debuts at #4 in children’s fiction. This “breathless read,” our starred review said, is “full of exciting and unexpected twists” that culminate in “a shocking conclusion.” It’s the sequel to McManus’s debut, 2017’s One of Us Is Lying, which has sold 391K print copies, and the follow-up to 2019’s Two Can Keep a Secret.

Born Identity

Chani Nicholas has the #7 book in the country with You Were Born for This. Her 317K Instagram followers receive frequent doses of horoscope-based encouragement, e.g., “Happy Sagittarius season!! Do crimes be gay start riots life is short and eclipses are coming!” Nicholas has received extensive media coverage in the New York Times, the New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and elsewhere, and is resident astrologer for

In Clubland

Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano, January’s Read with Jenna (Bush Hager) pick, is the #6 book in the country. First-week print unit sales were better than combined release-to-date sales for her first two novels, 2004’s Within Arm’s Reach and 2011’s A Good Hard Look. “Napolitano builds a gentle but persistent tension,” our review said of her latest, “as she navigates the minds of passengers on a plane that is about to crash, and the thoughts of the boy who is the only survivor.”


Martha Stewart
#9 Hardcover Nonfiction
Divided into three broad categories—organize your year, organize your home, and organize your routine—“this thoughtful, empowering offering will inspire even the most unorganized,” our review said.

Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne
#17 Hardcover Nonfiction
Siegel, a psychiatrist, and Payne, a clinical social worker, deliver an “excellent work,” our review said, that will leave readers “with an empathetic and helpful philosophy to apply to their own parenting.” (For a look at forthcoming parenting titles, see “Hi, Anxiety.”)