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Hardcover Fiction: July 31, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast week's rankWeeks on List
1The CellistDaniel SilvaHarper$24.9912
2Five Little IndiansMichelle GoodHarperCollins Canada$22.9943
3The Last Thing He Told MeLaura DaveSimon & Schuster$24.99512
4Malibu RisingTaylor Jenkins ReidDoubleday Canada$24.9528
5The Paper PalaceMiranda Cowley HellerRiverhead Books$24.0033
6The Other PassengerLouise CandlishSimon & Schuster$24.99-1
7People We Meet on VacationEmily HenryBerkley$22.00-1
8False WitnessKarin SlaughterWilliam Morrow$23.99-1
9The ShadowJames Patterson; Brian SittsGrand Central Publishing$22.99-1
10The Forest of Vanishing StarsKristin HarmelGallery Books$24.9963

Hardcover Non-Fiction: July 31, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week's rank
1I Alone Can Fix ItCarol Leonnig; Philip RuckerPenguin Press$40.00-
2Braiding SweetgrassRobin Wall KimmererMilkweed Editions$26.952
3What Happened to You?Oprah Winfrey; Bruce D. PerryFlatiron Books$36.994
4The Body Keeps the ScoreBessel Van Der KolkPenguin Books$25.003
5Between Two KingdomsSuleika JaouadRandom House$24.007
6LandslideMichael WolffHenry Holt$39.995
7American MarxismMark R. LevinThreshold Editions$37.001
8The Menopause ManifestoJen GunterRandom House Canada$26.956
921 Things You May Not Know about the Indian ActBob JosephIndigenous Relations$19.959
10World TravelAnthony BourdainEcco$43.50-

Paperback Fiction: July 31, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week's rank
1A Time for MercyJohn GrishamDell$12.991
2The Boy from the WoodsHarlan CobenGrand Central Publishing$12.992
3NYPD Red 6James Patterson and Marshall KarpGrand Central$22.994
4Where the Crawdads SingDelia OwensG.P. Putnam's Sons$24.006
5The InstituteStephen KingGallery Books$26.993
6The Song of AchillesMadeline MillerEcco$21.00-
7One by OneRuth WareSimon & Schuster$24.999
8The Evening and the MorningKen FollettPenguin $27.007
9Close to YouNora RobertsSilhouette$12.9910
10Stranger in the LakeKimberly BellePark Row Books$12.99-

Canadian Fiction: July 31, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week's rank
1Five Little IndiansMichelle GoodHarperCollins Canada$22.991
2All the Devils Are HereLouise PennyMinotaur Books$12.992
3Find You FirstLinwood BarclayWilliam Morrow$23.993
4Letters Across the SeaGenevieve GrahamSimon & Schuster$24.995
5Someone We KnowShari LapenaSeal Books$12.994
6The PushAshley AudrainViking$24.956
7What Strange ParadiseOmar El AkkadMcClelland & Stewart$29.95-
8The Pull of the StarsEmma DonoghueHarper Avenue$33.9910
9Tuscan DaughterLisa RochonHarper Avenue$24.99-
10The Almost WifeGail Anderson-DargatzHarper Avenue$24.998

Canadian Non-Fiction: July 31, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week's rank
1The Menopause ManifestoJen GunterRandom House Canada$26.951
221 Things You May Not Know about the Indian ActBob JosephIndigenous Relations$19.953
3From the AshesJesse ThistleSimon & Schuster$24.995
4The Bomber MafiaMalcolm GladwellLittle Brown$34.002
5Finding the Mother TreeSuzanne SimardAllen Lane$34.956
612 Rules for LifeJordan B. PetersonRandom House Canada$34.958
7YearbookSeth RogenViking$35.004
8Call Me IndianFred Sasakamoose; Bryan TrottierViking$32.009
9ValuesMark CarneySignal$39.957
10The Inconvenient IndianThomas KingAnchor Canada$22.00-

Juvenile: July 31, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week's rank
1Dog man: Mothering HeightsDav PilkeyGraphix$15.991
2Wave of the Sea Dragon: A Branches BookTracey West; Matt LoveridgeScholastic$7.996
3Baby-Sitters Little Sister: Karen's Kittycat ClubAnn M. Martin; Katy FarinaGraphix$13.998
4The Bad Guys in Cut to the ChaseAaron BlabeyScholastic Paperbacks$8.992
5Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Spooky StoriesJeff KinneyAmulet Books$17.993
6We Were LiarsE. LockhartEmber$14.995
7Time for School, Little Blue TruckAlice Schertle; Jill McElmurryHMH Books For Young Readers$24.994
8They Both Die at the EndAdam SilveraQuill Tree$14.997
9Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last StrawJeff KinneyAbrams$17.99-
10The Very Hungry CaterpillarEric CarlePenguin Young Readers Group$14.999

Self-Improvement: July 31, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week's rank
1The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ckMark MansonHarperCollins Canada$23.992
2Rich Dad Poor DadRobert T. KiyosakiPlata$11.993
3The 48 Laws of PowerRobert Greene; Joost ElffersPenguin$35.001
4The Comfort BookMatt HaigHarper Avenue$24.994
5How to Win Friends and Influence PeopleDale CarnegiePocket$22.998
6This Is Your Mind on PlantsMichael PollanPenguin Press$37.005
7The Power of NowEckhart TolleNew World Library$23.95-
8Think Like a MonkJay ShettySimon & Schuster$34.996
9The Untethered SoulMichael A. SingerNew Harbinger Publications$18.95-
10The Gifts of ImperfectionBrené BrownHazelden$22.959

Biography: July 31, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList Price
1Between Two KingdomsSuleika JaouadRandom House$24.00
2From the AshesJesse ThistleSimon & Schuster$24.99
3YearbookSeth RogenViking$35.00
4UntamedGlennon DoyleDial$37.00
5Call Me IndianFred Sasakamoose; Bryan TrottierViking$32.00
6Seven Fallen FeathersTanya TalagaHouse of Anansi Press$22.95
7They Called Me Number OneBev SellarsTalonbooks$19.95
8EducatedTara WestoverHarperCollins Canada$22.99
9GreenlightsMatthew McConaugheyCrown$40.00
10The Happiest Man on EarthEddie JakuHarper$23.99

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