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Pub Date Units
2020 YTD
1 1 3
John Grisham, Author
Doubleday Books, $28.95 (304)
978-0-385-54593-8
LAST WEEK: 1
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Apr 2020
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
Apr
2020
2 2 4
Stephen King, Author
Scribner Book Company, $30.00 (448)
978-1-9821-3797-7
LAST WEEK: 2
WEEKS ON LIST: 4
PUB DATE: Apr 2020
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
Apr
2020
3 3 2
The 20th Victim
James Patterson, Author, Maxine Paetro, Author
Little Brown and Company, $29.00 (432)
978-0-316-42028-0
LAST WEEK: 3
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: May 2020
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
May
2020
4 4 4
Walk the Wire
David Baldacci, Author
Grand Central Publishing, $29.00 (432)
978-1-5387-6146-5
LAST WEEK: 4
WEEKS ON LIST: 4
PUB DATE: Apr 2020
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
Apr
2020
5 10 2
Jennifer Weiner, Author
Atria Books, $28.00 (352)
978-1-5011-3351-0
LAST WEEK: 10
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: May 2020
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
May
2020
6 6 30
The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Mackesy, Author
HarperOne, $22.99 (128)
978-0-06-297658-1
LAST WEEK: 6
WEEKS ON LIST: 30
PUB DATE: Oct 2019
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
Oct
2019
7 12 17
Jeanine Cummins, Author
Flatiron Books, $27.99 (400)
978-1-250-20976-4
LAST WEEK: 12
WEEKS ON LIST: 17
PUB DATE: Jan 2020
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
Jan
2020
8 - 1
Scott Turow, Author
Grand Central Publishing, $28.00 (496)
978-1-5387-4813-8
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: May 2020
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
May
2020
9 8 3
The Wedding Dress
Danielle Steel, Author
Delacorte Press, $28.99 (304)
978-0-399-17959-4
LAST WEEK: 8
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Apr 2020
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
Apr
2020
10 5 2
Emma Straub, Author
Riverhead Books, $0.00 (368p)
978-1-59463-469-7
LAST WEEK: 5
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: May 2020
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
May
2020
11 9 6
Lisa Wingate, Author
Ballantine Books, $28.00 (400)
978-1-9848-1988-8
LAST WEEK: 9
WEEKS ON LIST: 6
PUB DATE: Apr 2020
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
Apr
2020
12 11 4
Sue Monk Kidd, Author
Viking, $28.00 (432)
978-0-525-42976-0
LAST WEEK: 11
WEEKS ON LIST: 4
PUB DATE: Apr 2020
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
Apr
2020
13 14 5
John Sandford, Author
G.P. Putnam's Sons, $29.00 (400)
978-0-525-53952-0
LAST WEEK: 14
WEEKS ON LIST: 5
PUB DATE: Apr 2020
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
Apr
2020
14 7 2
Hello, Summer
Mary Kay Andrews, Author
St. Martin's Press, $28.99 (432)
978-1-250-25692-8
LAST WEEK: 7
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: May 2020
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
May
2020
15 15 32
Jojo Moyes, Author
Pamela Dorman Books, $27.00 (400)
978-0-399-56248-8
LAST WEEK: 15
WEEKS ON LIST: 32
PUB DATE: Oct 2019
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
Oct
2019
16 26 2
Alka Joshi, Author
Mira Books, $26.99 (368)
978-0-7783-0945-1
LAST WEEK: 26
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: Mar 2020
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
Mar
2020
17 16 7
Texas Outlaw
James Patterson, Author, Andrew Bourelle, With
Little Brown and Company, $28.00 (448)
978-0-316-42816-3
LAST WEEK: 16
WEEKS ON LIST: 7
PUB DATE: Mar 2020
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
Mar
2020
18 - 1
Christopher Moore, Author
William Morrow & Company, $27.99 (400)
978-0-06-243402-9
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: May 2020
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
May
2020
19 13 2
Karen Kingsbury, Author
Atria Books, $26.00 (304)
978-1-9821-0431-3
LAST WEEK: 13
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: May 2020
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
May
2020
20 17 9
Harlan Coben, Author
Grand Central Publishing, $29.00 (384)
978-1-5387-4814-5
LAST WEEK: 17
WEEKS ON LIST: 9
PUB DATE: Mar 2020
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
Mar
2020
21 19 34
Ann Patchett, Author
Harper, $27.99 (352)
978-0-06-296367-3
LAST WEEK: 19
WEEKS ON LIST: 34
PUB DATE: Sep 2019
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
Sep
2019
22 33 10
Rebecca Serle, Author
Atria Books, $27.00 (272)
978-1-9821-3744-1
LAST WEEK: 33
WEEKS ON LIST: 10
PUB DATE: Mar 2020
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
Mar
2020
23 18 3
Lawrence Wright, Author
Knopf Publishing Group, $28.95 (400)
978-0-525-65865-8
LAST WEEK: 18
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Apr 2020
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
Apr
2020
24 21 31
John Grisham, Author
Doubleday Books, $29.95 (368)
978-0-385-54418-4
LAST WEEK: 21
WEEKS ON LIST: 31
PUB DATE: Oct 2019
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
Oct
2019
25 20 6
Anne Tyler, Author
Knopf Publishing Group, $25.95 (192)
978-0-525-65841-2
LAST WEEK: 20
WEEKS ON LIST: 6
PUB DATE: Apr 2020
UNITS SOLD:
YTD:
Apr
2020

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Information supplied by NPD BookScan. Copyright © 2017 The NPD Group. All rights reserved.

As of 3/28/2020, due to extreme sales volatility caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, we are temporarily omitting unit sales for individual titles from the lists.
NPD BookScan, week 20 of 2020 data through 5/16/2020; PW Issue of May 25, 2020
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