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Hardcover Fiction: August 7, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast week's rankWeeks on List
1Not a Happy FamilyShari LapenaDoubleday Canada$24.95-1
2The Other PassengerLouise CandlishSimon & Schuster$24.9962
3The Last Thing He Told MeLaura DaveSimon & Schuster$24.99313
4The CellistDaniel SilvaHarper$24.9913
5People We Meet on VacationEmily HenryBerkley$22.0072
6Malibu RisingTaylor Jenkins ReidDoubleday Canada$24.9549
7The Paper PalaceMiranda Cowley HellerRiverhead Books$24.0054
8Five Little IndiansMichelle GoodHarperCollins Canada$22.9924
9The Forest of Vanishing StarsKristin HarmelGallery Books$24.99104
10False WitnessKarin SlaughterWilliam Morrow$23.9982

Hardcover Non-Fiction: August 7, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week's rank
1Braiding SweetgrassRobin Wall KimmererMilkweed Editions$26.952
2I Alone Can Fix ItCarol Leonnig; Philip RuckerPenguin Press$40.001
3Sisters and Spies: Two Remarkable Sisters Who Risked Everything As WWII Special AgentsSusan OttawayHarperElement$12.99-
4Between Two KingdomsSuleika JaouadRandom House$24.005
5On Hitler's MountainIrmgard A. HuntWilliam Morrow$12.99-
6What Happened to You?Oprah Winfrey; Bruce D. PerryFlatiron Books$36.993
7The Menopause ManifestoJen GunterRandom House Canada$26.958
8The Bomber MafiaMalcolm GladwellLittle Brown$34.00-
9The Body Keeps the ScoreBessel Van Der KolkPenguin Books$25.004
1021 Things You May Not Know about the Indian ActBob JosephIndigenous Relations$19.959

Paperback Fiction: August 7, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week's rank
1A Time for MercyJohn GrishamDell$12.991
2RoyalDanielle SteelDell$11.99-
3BlindsideJames Patterson and James O. BornGrand Central$12.99-
4Fair WarningMichael ConnellyGrand Central$12.99-
5The Song of AchillesMadeline MillerEcco$21.006
6The Boy from the WoodsHarlan CobenGrand Central Publishing$12.992
7Where the Crawdads SingDelia OwensG.P. Putnam's Sons$24.004
8Faithless in DeathJ.D. RobbSaint Martin's Paperbacks$12.99-
9You Betrayed MeLisa JacksonZebra Books$12.99-
10NYPD Red 6James Patterson and Marshall KarpGrand Central$22.993

Canadian Fiction: August 7, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week's rank
1Not a Happy FamilyShari LapenaDoubleday Canada$24.95-
2Five Little IndiansMichelle GoodHarperCollins Canada$22.991
3All the Devils Are HereLouise PennyMinotaur Books$24.992
4Every Step She TakesK. L. ArmstrongSeal Books$11.99-
5Find You FirstLinwood BarclayWilliam Morrow$23.993
6Tuscan DaughterLisa RochonHarper Avenue$24.999
7The PushAshley AudrainViking$24.956
8The Almost WifeGail Anderson-DargatzHarper Avenue$24.9910
9Someone We KnowShari LapenaSeal Books$12.995
10Mexican GothicSilvia Moreno-GarciaDel Rey$23.00-

Canadian Non-Fiction: August 7, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week's rank
1The Menopause ManifestoJen GunterRandom House Canada$26.951
2The Bomber MafiaMalcolm GladwellLittle Brown$34.004
321 Things You May Not Know about the Indian ActBob JosephIndigenous Relations$19.952
4YearbookSeth RogenViking$35.007
5Finding the Mother TreeSuzanne SimardAllen Lane$34.955
6From the AshesJesse ThistleSimon & Schuster$24.993
7Call Me IndianFred Sasakamoose; Bryan TrottierViking$32.008
8The Inconvenient IndianThomas KingAnchor Canada$22.0010
9ValuesMark CarneySignal$39.959
10The Bushman's LairPaul McKendrickHarbour Publishing$22.95-

Juvenile: August 7, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week's rank
1Dog man: Mothering HeightsDav PilkeyGraphix$15.991
2Baby-Sitters Little Sister: Karen's Kittycat ClubAnn M. Martin; Katy FarinaGraphix$13.993
3The Inheritance GamesJennifer Lynn BarnesLittle, Brown Books for Young Readers$14.99-
4Gods and MonstersShelby MahurinHarperTeen$24.99-
5Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Spooky StoriesJeff KinneyAmulet Books$17.995
6They Both Die at the EndAdam SilveraQuill Tree$14.998
7We Were LiarsE. LockhartEmber$14.996
8Time for School, Little Blue TruckAlice Schertle; Jill McElmurryHMH Books For Young Readers$24.997
9Peep Inside DinosaursAnna MilbourneUsborne Publishing$12.95-
10Peep Inside a FarmAnna MilbourneUsborne Publishing$13.95-

Self-Improvement: August 7, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week's rank
1The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ckMark MansonHarperCollins Canada$23.991
2The Comfort BookMatt HaigHarper Avenue$24.994
3Rich Dad Poor DadRobert T. KiyosakiPlata$11.992
4The 48 Laws of PowerRobert Greene; Joost ElffersPenguin$35.003
5Think Like a MonkJay ShettySimon & Schuster$34.998
6This Is Your Mind on PlantsMichael PollanPenguin Press$37.006
7The Four AgreementsDon Miguel Ruiz and Janet MillsAmber-Allen Publishing$18.95-
8Burn after Writing (Pink)Sharon JonesTarcherPerigee$19.00-
9The Gifts of ImperfectionBrené BrownHazelden$22.9510
10The Power of NowEckhart TolleNew World Library$23.957

Romance/Erotica: August 7, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList Price
1People We Meet on VacationEmily HenryBerkley$22.00
2Loved You FirstNora RobertsSilhouette$11.99
3The Third GraveLisa JacksonKensington Publishing$22.95
4Close to YouNora RobertsSilhouette$12.99
5It Ends with UsColleen HooverAtria Books$22.99
6Grown UpsMarian KeyesSeal Books$12.99
7Devil in DisguiseLisa KleypasAvon Books$11.99
8To Sir Phillip, with LoveJulia QuinnAvon$11.99
9The Girl Behind the WallMandy RobothamAvon Books$24.99
10Red, White and Royal BlueCasey McQuistonSaint Martin's Griffin$22.50

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