Publishers Weekly Best-Sellers For Week Ending 8/21/2021


1. “The Madness of Crowds” by Louise Penny (Minotaur)

2. “Billy Summers” by Stephen King ( Scribner)

3. “The Last Thing He Told Me” by Laura Dave ( Simon & Schuster)

4. “Lightning Strike” by William Kent Krueger (Atria)

5. “The Noise” by Patterson/Barker (Little, Brown)

6. “Complications” by Danielle Steel (Delacorte)

7. “The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois” by Honoree Fanonne Jeffers (Harper)

8. “Bloodless” by Preston/Child (Grand Central Publishing)

9. “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig (Viking)

10. “The Paper Palace” by Miranda Cowley Heller (Riverhead)

11. “Malibu Rising” by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Ballantine)

12. “The President’s Daughter” by Clinton/Patterson (Little, Brown and Knopf)

13. “Sensor” by Junji Ito (Viz)

14. “Blind Tiger” by Sandra Brown (Grand Central Publishing)

15. “We Were Never Here” by Andrea Bartz (Ballantine)


1. “American Marxism” by Mark R. Levin (Threshold)

2. “The Long Slide” by Tucker Carlson (Threshold)

3. “Hero of Two Worlds” by Mike Duncan (PublicAffairs)

4. “The Science and Technology of Growing Young” by Sergey Young (Benbella)

5. “Woke, Inc.” by Vivek Ramaswamy (Center Street)

6. “The Reckoning” by Mary L. Trump (St. Martin’s Press)

7. “What Happened to You?” by Perry/Winfrey (Flatiron/Oprah)

8. “The Master” by Christopher Clarey (Twelve)

9. “Dopamine Nation” by Anna Lembke (Dutton)

10. “Greenlights” by Matthew McConaughey (Crown)

11. “Think Again” by Adam Grant (Viking)

12. “The Truth About Covid-19” by Joseph Mercola (Chelsea Green)

13. “Crying in H Mart” by Michelle Zauner (Knopf)

14. “How I Saved the World” by Jesse Watters (Broadside)

15. “Made from Scratch” by Kent Taylor (Simon & Schuster)


1. “Hidden” by Fern Michaels (Zebra)

2. “Royal” by Danielle Steel (Dell)

3. “Bombshell” by Sarah MacLean (Avon)

4. “Maple Leaf Harvest” by Catherine Anderson (Berkley)

5. “Walk the Wire” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing)

6. “Faithless in Death” by J.D. Robb ( St. Martin’s Press)

7. “A Time for Mercy” by John Grisham (Dell)

8. “A Country Affair” by Debbie Macomber (Mira)

9. “You Betrayed Me” by Lisa Jackson (Zebra)

10. “Dark Song” by Christine Feehan (Berkley)

11. “Blindside” by Patterson/Born (Grand Central Publishing)

12. “The Courtship of Carol Sommars” by Debbie Macomber (Harlequin)

13. “Deadly Cargo” by Jodie Bailey (Love Inspired Suspense)

14. “Vince Flynn: Total Power” by Kyle Mills (Pocket)

15. “Marauder” by Cussler/Morrison (G.P. Putnam's Sons)


1. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)

2. “The Return” by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing)

3. “People We Meet on Vacation” by Emily Henry (Berkley)

4. “The Complete Cook's Country TV Show Cookbook” (America's Test Kitchen)

5. “The Guest List” by Lucy Foley (William Morrow)

6. “The Silent Patient” by Alex Michaelides (Celadon)

7. “1st Case” by Patterson/Tebbetts (Grand Central Publishing)

8. “Deliver Us from Evil” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing)

9. “Anxious People” by Fredrik Backman (Washington Square)

10. “One Piece, Vol. 97” by Eiichiro Oda (Viz)

11. “2022 Large Scale Road Atlas” (Rand McNally)

12. “Elijah” by Priscilla Shirer (Lifeway)

13. “My Hero Academia, Vol. 28” by Kohei Horikoshi (Viz)

14. “We Are All the Same in the Dark” by Julia Heaberlin (Ballantine)

15. “The Thursday Murder Club” by Julia Heaberlin (Ballantine)