Book sales finished January strong, with print units up 5.6% in the week ended Feb. 2, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Adult fiction sales increased 5.7%, led by American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins, which was #1 on the category list, selling nearly 36,000 copies. Two new releases landed high up on the fiction ranking, with the mass market edition of Vendetta Road by Christine Feehan sitting in the fourth spot with about 19,000 copies sold, followed by the hardcover edition of Lisa Gardner’s When You See Me, which sold more than 12,000 copies. Adult nonfiction sales had a similar increase to fiction, up 5.5% over 2019. A Very Stable Genius by Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig was tops in the category, selling nearly 59,000 copies, while second-place Profiles in Corruption by Peter Schweizer sold a little more than 39,000 copies. A nonpolitical book, Get Out of Your Head by Jennie Allen, took third place on the nonfiction list in its first week, selling about 18,000 copies. The juvenile nonfiction segment had a strong week, with units increasing 10.4% over 2019. Raina Telgemeier’s Guts had a 50-copy lead over Big Preschool for the top spot in the category, selling more than 7,100 copies. Print unit sales increased 4.2% in juvenile fiction. One book new to the list was Epoca: The Tree of Ecrof by Claire Ivy and basketball star Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash on January 26. Released in November, Epoca sold almost 10,000 copies in the most recent week, up from 256 the prior week.