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Hardcover Fiction: May 01, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast week's RankWeeks on List
1The Rose CodeKate QuinnWilliam Morrow Paperbacks$24.9918
2A Gambling ManDavid BaldacciGrand Central$37.00-1
3The Midnight LibraryMatt HaigHarper Avenue$21.9927
4The Lost ApothecarySarah PennerPark Row Books$24.9947
5The Last Bookshop in LondonMadeline MartinHanover Square Press$23.9963
6The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the HorseCharlie MackesyHarperOne$28.50-1
7Klara and the SunKazuo IshiguroKnopf Canada$34.00-1
8The Vanishing HalfBrit BennettRiverhead Books$36.0082
9The Paris LibraryJanet Skeslien CharlesSimon & Schuster$24.99512
10American DirtJeanine CumminsFlatiron$23.99-1

Hardcover Non-Fiction: May 01, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week's Rank
1World TravelAnthony BourdainEcco$43.50-
2CrossroadsKaleb DahlgrenCollins$32.991
3The Light of DaysJudy BatalionWilliam Morrow$24.997
4How to Do the WorkNicole LePeraHarper Wave$23.993
5Beyond OrderJordan B. PetersonRandom House Canada$39.954
6Braiding SweetgrassRobin Wall KimmererMilkweed Editions$26.955
7ValuesMark CarneySignal$39.952
8Murder Thy NeighborJames PattersonGrand Central Publishing$12.99-
9UntamedGlennon DoyleThe Dial$37.006
10The Code BreakerWalter IsaacsonSimon & Schuster$40.008

Paperback Fiction: May 01, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week's Rank
1Where the Crawdads SingDelia OwensG.P. Putnam's Sons$24.001
2Under CurrentsNora RobertsSaint Martin's Paperbacks$11.992
3Camino WindsJohn GrishamDell$12.994
4The Wedding DressDanielle SteelDell$11.993
5The Song of AchillesMadeline MillerEcco$21.008
6Killer InstinctJames Patterson; Howard RoughanGrand Central$12.995
7Hidden in Plain SightJeffrey ArcherSaint Martin's Paperbacks$12.997
8Legacy of WarWilbur SmithBonnier Zaffre$24.99-
9The Windsor KnotS.J. BennettWilliam Morrow & Co.$23.996
10Catch My HeartNora RobertsSilhouette$12.9910

Canadian Fiction: May 01, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week's Rank
1The PushAshley AudrainViking$24.951
2Jonny AppleseedJoshua WhiteheadArsenal Pulp Press$19.952
3Letters Across the SeaGenevieve GrahamSimon & Schuster$24.99-
4Home BodyRupi KaurSimon & Schuster$22.003
5The Marrow ThievesCherie DimalineDancing Cat Books$14.95-
6The Girls Are All So Nice HereLaurie Elizabeth FlynnSimon & Schuster$24.994
7Search for HerRick MofinaMira$12.995
8The Handmaid's TaleMargaret AtwoodMcClelland & Stewart$19.957
9A Town Called SolaceMary LawsonKnopf Canada$32.00-
10Milk and HoneyRupi KaurAndrews McMeel$19.9910

Canadian Non-Fiction: May 01, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week's Rank
1CrossroadsKaleb DahlgrenCollins$32.991
2The Light of DaysJudy BatalionWilliam Morrow & Co.$24.994
3Beyond OrderJordan B. PetersonRandom House Canada$39.953
4ValuesMark CarneySignal$39.952
5Goodbye, AgainJonny SunHarper Perennial$24.99-
6Don't Call It a CultSarah BermanViking$24.95-
7We Are All Perfectly FineJillian HortonHarperCollins Canada$23.99-
8Soap and Water and Common SenseBonnie HenryHouse of Anansi Press$18.95-
921 Things You May Not Know about the Indian ActBob JosephIndigenous Relations$19.956
10Murder on the InsideCatherine FogartyBiblioasis$24.957

Juvenile: May 01, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week's Rank
1Dog man: Mothering HeightsDav PilkeyGraphix$15.991
2Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Spooky StoriesJeff KinneyAmulet Books$17.992
3We Were LiarsE. LockhartEmber$14.995
4Shadow and BoneLeigh BardugoSquare Fish$12.994
5They Both Die at the EndAdam SilveraQuill Tree$14.993
6I Love You to the Moon and BackAmelia Hepworth and Tim WarnesTiger Tales$10.997
7Dog Man: Grime and PunishmentDav PilkeyGraphix$15.99-
8Ruin and RisingLeigh BardugoSquare Fish$12.99-
9Love You ForeverRobert Munsch and Sheila McGraw Firefly Books$6.95-
10Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000: Colour Edition (Captain Underpants #11)Dav PilkeyScholastic$15.996

Self-Improvement: May 01, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week's rank
1Rich Dad Poor DadRobert T. KiyosakiPlata$11.992
2The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ckMark MansonHarperCollins Canada$23.993
3Think AgainAdam GrantViking$37.006
4The Intelligent InvestorBenjamin GrahamHarper$31.00-
5Burn after Writing (Pink)Sharon JonesTarcherPerigee$19.00-
6The Four AgreementsDon Miguel Ruiz and Janet MillsAmber-Allen Publishing$18.95-
7Think Like a MonkJay ShettySimon & Schuster$34.998
8The 48 Laws of PowerRobert GreenePenguin$34.009
9How to Win Friends and Influence PeopleDale CarnegiePocket$22.994
10The Power of NowEckhart TolleNew World Library$23.957

Historical Fiction: May 01, 2021

RankTitleAuthorPublisher List Price
1The Rose CodeKate QuinnWilliam Morrow Paperbacks$24.99
2The Lost ApothecarySarah PennerPark Row Books$24.99
3The Last Bookshop in LondonMadeline MartinHanover Square Press$23.99
4The Song of AchillesMadeline MillerEcco$21.00
5The Paris LibraryJanet Skeslien CharlesSimon & Schuster$24.99
6Letters Across the SeaGenevieve GrahamSimon & Schuster$24.99
7The Henna ArtistAika JoshiMira$23.99
8CirceMadeline MillerBack Bay Books$22.99
9The Women of Chateau LafayetteStephanie DrayBerkley$24.00
10A Gentleman in MoscowAmor TowlesPenguin Books$23.00

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