Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, Jan. 1, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.


1. “The Judge’s List: A Novel” by John Grisham (Doubleday) Last week: 1

2. “The Stranger in the Lifeboat: A Novel” by Mitch Albom (Harper) Last week: 2

3. “Wish You Were Here: A Novel” by Jodi Picoult (Ballantine) Last week: 6

4. “The Wish” by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central) Last week: 3

5. “The Lincoln Highway” by Amor Towles (Viking) Last week: 4

6. “Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone: A Novel (Outlander)” by Diana Gabaldon (Delacorte) Last week: 7

7. “Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel” by Anthony Doerr (Scribner) Last week: 9

8. “Under the Whispering Door” by TJ Klune (Tor) Last week: 37

9. “Fear No Evil” by James Patterson (Little, Brown) Last week: 5

10. “The Last Thing He Told Me: A Novel” by Laura Dave (Simon & Schuster) Last week: 10


1. “The Comfortable Kitchen: 105 Laid-Back, Healthy, and Wholesome Recipes” by Alex Snodgrass (Morrow) Last week: —

2. “Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience” by Brene Brown (Random House) Last week: 1

3. “The Real Anthony Fauci: Bill Gates, Big Pharma, and the Global War on Democracy and Public Health” by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. (Skyhorse) Last week: 13

4. “The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story” by Nikole Hannah-Jones (One World) Last week: 6

5. “Call Us What We Carry: Poems” by Amanda Gorman (Viking) Last week: 2

6. “Will” by Will Smith (Penguin Press) Last week: 5

7. “The Pioneer Woman Cooks — Super Easy!: 120 Shortcut Recipes for Dinners, Desserts, and More” by Ree Drummond (Morrow) Last week: 3

8. “Jesus Listens: Daily Devotional Prayers of Peace, Joy, and Hope (the NEW 365-day Prayer Book)” by Sarah Young (Thomas Nelson) Last week: 7

9. “Laptop from Hell: Hunter Biden, Big Tech, and the Dirty Secrets the President Tried to Hide” by Miranda Devine (Post Hill) Last week: 26

10. “The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music” by Dave Grohl (Dey Street) Last week: 4

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