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Hardcover Fiction: Oct. 28, 2023

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast weekWeeks on List
1The ExchangeJohn GrishamKnopf Doubleday Publishing$39.95-1
2The DefectorChris HadfieldRandom House Canada$37.0012
3The Armor of LightKen FollettViking$51.0024
4Fourth WingRebecca YarrosRed Tower Books$34.99322
5HollyStephen KingScribner$39.9947
6Second ActDanielle SteelDelacorte Press$38.9963
7Grimm's Complete Fairy TalesJacob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm; Ken Mondschein; Margaret HuntCanterbury Classics$33.99-1
8The Covenant of WaterAbraham VergheseGrove/Atlantic$39.951022
9The BurnoutSophie KinsellaThe Dial Press$38.9952
10Classic Tales of ChristmasEditors of Canterbury Classics; Ken MondscheinCanterbury Classics$33.99-1

Hardcover Non-Fiction: Oct. 28, 2023

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week
1Be UsefulArnold SchwarzeneggerPenguin Press$37.991
2Making It SoPatrick StewartGallery Books$40.002
3Elon MuskWalter IsaacsonSimon & Schuster$44.993
4WorthyJada Pinkett SmithDey Street Books$39.50-
5Call It HomeAmber Lewis; Cat Chen; Shade DeggesClarkson Potter$54.00-
6EnoughCassidy HutchinsonSimon & Schuster$39.99-
7OutlivePeter Attia; Bill GiffordHarmony$42.004
8The ClassKen DrydenMcClelland & Stewart$39.95-
9Cracking the Nazi CodeJason BellHarperCollins Canada$36.997
10PrequelRachel MaddowCrown$42.00-

Paperback Fiction: Oct. 28, 2023

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week
1Lessons in ChemistryBonnie GarmusDoubleday Canada$24.954
2WildfireHannah GraceAtria Books$25.992
3IcebreakerHannah GraceAtria Books$24.993
4A Little LifeHanya YanagiharaAnchor$24.005
5Two Twisted CrownsRachel GilligOrbit$23.99-
6Moon of the Turning LeavesWaubgeshig RiceRandom House Canada$24.951
7Wreck the HallsTessa BaileyAvon Books$23.997
8The Family UpstairsLisa JewellPocket Books$12.99-
9The Boys from BiloxiJohn GrishamVintage$14.996
10A Court of Thorns and RosesSarah J. MaasBloomsbury Publishing$25.0010

Canadian Fiction: Oct. 28, 2023

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week
1The DefectorChris HadfieldRandom House Canada$37.001
2Moon of the Turning LeavesWaubgeshig RiceRandom House Canada$24.952
3Everyone Here Is LyingShari LapenaDoubleday Canada$26.003
4Moon of the Crusted SnowWaubgeshig RiceECW Press$19.957
5The Couple Next DoorShari LapenaSeal Books$11.996
6The AdversaryMichael CrummeyKnopf Canada$35.005
7Study for ObedienceSarah BernsteinKnopf Canada$29.95-
8HugeBrent ButtDoubleday Canada$26.008
9Call Me HunterJim ShockeyAtria/Emily Bestler Books$22.00-
10The Marrow ThievesCherie DimalineDancing Cat Books$16.9510

Canadian Non-Fiction: Oct. 28, 2023

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week
1OutlivePeter Attia; Bill GiffordHarmony$42.001
2The ClassKen DrydenMcClelland & Stewart$39.95-
3Cracking the Nazi CodeJason BellHarperCollins Canada$36.994
4Mind over MatterJordin Tootoo; Stephen BruntPenguin Canada$34.00-
5Where the Falcon FliesAdam ShoaltsPenguin Canada$36.003
6Draft DayDoug MacLean; Scott MorrisonSimon & Schuster$34.995
7The Myth of NormalGabor Maté; Daniel MatéKnopf Canada$39.958
8Life in Two WorldsTed Nolan; Meg MastersViking$35.002
9First to Leave the PartySalah Bachir; Jami BernardSignal$36.95-
10DoppelgangerNaomi KleinKnopf Canada$38.0010

Juvenile: Oct. 28, 2023

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week
1Guinness World Records 2024Craig GlendayGuinness World Records$36.952
2Percy Jackson and the Olympians: the Chalice of the GodsRick RiordanDisney-Hyperion$26.991
3Stacey's Mistake: a Graphic Novel (the Baby-Sitters Club #14)Ann M. Martin; Ellen T. CrenshawGraphix$16.993
4InvestiGators: All Tide UpJohn Patrick GreenFirst Second Books$16.994
5Little Blue Truck's ChristmasAlice Schertle; Jill McElmurryClarion Books$23.99-
6The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (a Hunger Games Novel)Suzanne CollinsScholastic Press$22.999
7Dork Diaries 15Rachel Renée RussellAladdin$18.998
8Little Blue Truck's HalloweenAlice Schertle; Jill McElmurryClarion Books$17.50-
9Dog Man: Twenty Thousand Fleas under the Sea: a Graphic Novel (Dog Man #11)Dav PilkeyGraphix$19.997
10Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: MinaLima EditionJ. K. RowlingBloomsbury Children's Books$60.006

Self-Improvement: Oct. 28, 2023

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList PriceLast Week
1The 48 Laws of PowerRobert Greene; Joost ElffersPenguin$35.001
2OutlivePeter Attia; Bill GiffordHarmony$42.002
3The Mountain Is YouBrianna WiestThought Catalog Books$22.994
4Forever StrongGabrielle LyonAtria Books$39.99-
5The Creative ActRick RubinPenguin Press$42.003
6101 Essays That Will Change the Way You ThinkBrianna WiestThought Catalog Books$20.995
7Fast Like a GirlMindy PelzHay House$33.997
8Build the Life You WantArthur C. Brooks; Oprah WinfreyPortfolio$39.998
9Rich Dad Poor DadRobert T. KiyosakiPlata$12.996
10The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ckMark MansonHarper$23.999

Biography: Oct. 28, 2023

RankTitleAuthorPublisherList Price
1Be UsefulArnold SchwarzeneggerPenguin Press$37.99
2Making It SoPatrick StewartGallery Books$40.00
3Elon MuskWalter IsaacsonSimon & Schuster$44.99
4WorthyJada Pinkett SmithDey Street Books$39.50
5EnoughCassidy HutchinsonSimon & Schuster$39.99
6Mind over MatterJordin Tootoo; Stephen BruntPenguin Canada$34.00
7Where the Falcon FliesAdam ShoaltsPenguin Canada$36.00
8Life in Two WorldsTed Nolan; Meg MastersViking$35.00
9First to Leave the PartySalah Bachir; Jami BernardSignal$36.95
10The Girl Who Survived AuschwitzEti Elboim; Sara Leibovits; Esther FrumkinOne More Chapter$25.99

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