This week's bestsellers from Publishers Weekly

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Cover of "Modern Comfort Food: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook" by Ina Garten. - Penguin Random House/Penguin Random House/TNS

Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, Oct. 10, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan © 2020 NPD Group.

(Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. © 2020, PWxyz LLC.)


1. “The Return” by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central) Last week: 1

2. “Troubles in Paradise” by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown) Last week: —

3. “The Searcher” by Tana French (Viking) Last week: —

4. “Leave the World Behind” by Rumaan Alam (Ecco) Last week: —

5. “The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue” by V.E. Schwab (Tor) Last week: —

6. “The Evening and the Morning” by Ken Follett (Viking) Last week: 3

7. “The Book of Two Ways” by Jodi Picoult (Ballantine) Last week: 4

8. “The Coast-to-Coast Murders” by James Patterson and J.D. Barker (Little, Brown) Last week: 5

9. “Magic Lessons: The Prequel to Practical Magic” by Alice Hoffman (Simon & Schuster) Last week: —

10. “The Harbinger II: The Return” by Jonathan Cahn (Frontline) Last week: 8


1. “Modern Comfort Food: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook” by Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter) Last week: —

2. “Humans” by Brandon Stanton (St. Martin’s) Last week: —

3. “The Happy in a Hurry Cookbook: 100-Plus Fast and Easy New Recipes That Taste Like Home” by Steve and Kathy Doocy (Morrow) Last week: 2

4. “Blackout: How Black America Can Make Its Second Escape from the Democrat Plantation” by Candace Owens (Threshold) Last week: 16

5. “The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design” by Roman Mars and Kurt Kohlstedt (HMH) Last week: —

6. “Is This Anything?” by Jerry Seinfeld (Simon & Schuster) Last week: —

7. “Rage” by Bob Woodward (Simon & Schuster) Last week: 4

8. “Didn’t See That Coming: Putting Life Back Together When Your World Falls Apart” by Rachel Hollis (Dey Street) Last week: 1

9. “Forward: Discovering God’s Presence and Purpose in Your Tomorrow” by David Jeremiah (W Publishing) Last week: —

10. “Killing Crazy Horse: The Merciless Indian Wars in America” by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard (Holt) Last week: 7


Cover of "The Return" by Nicholas Sparks. - Grand Central Publishing/Grand Central Publishing/TNS