4 IT ENDS WITH US (Atria, $16.99). By Colleen Hoover. A woman questions her relationship with a commitment-phobic partner when her old flame resurfaces.
5 TRUTH (Grand Central, $16.99). By Colleen Hoover. A writer hired to finish the manuscript of an incapacitated best-selling author learns disturbing secrets.
6 MALIBU RISES (Ballantine, $18). By Taylor Jenkins Reid. An end-of-summer party is the backdrop to the story of four famous siblings trying to reckon with their upbringing.
7 PEOPLE WE MEET ON HOLIDAY (Berkley, $16). By Emily Henry. Two college best friends who had a falling out reunite for another vacation together.
8th THE SONG OF ACHILLES (Eco, $16.99). By Madeleine Miller. The legend of Achilles retold from the perspective of his friend Patroclus.
9 READ BEACH (Berkley, $16). By Emily Henry. Two authors who are summer neighbors challenge each other to write novels in each other’s genres.
10 BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU (Picador, $18). By Sally Rooney. Two friends struggle to define their romantic relationships in the context of today’s uncertain world.
1 BRAIDING GRASS: INDIGENOUS WISDOM, SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE AND TEACHINGS OF PLANTS (Milkweed editions, $18). By Robin Wall Kimmerer. Essays by an indigenous scientist offer lessons in mutual awareness between humans and plants.
2 THE BODY HOLDS THE POINTS (Penguin, $19). By Bessel van der Kolk. A scientific look at how trauma can alter a person’s body and brain.
3 THE BOMBER MAFIA (Back Bay, $18.99). By Malcolm Gladwell. How a strategy to reduce precision bombing bloodshed was foiled by military leaders during World War II.
4 FIND THE MOTHER TREE (vintage, $17). By Susan Simard. An ecologist sheds light on the connections between trees and people.
5 ALL ABOUT LOVE (Tomorrow, $15.99). By bell hook. The first book in the feminist trilogy, Love Song to the Nation, looks at compassion as a form of love.
6 EDUCATED (Random House, $18.99). By Tara Westover. The memoirs of a woman from a family of survivors who received her PhD from Cambridge.
7 THE RIDE OF YOUR LIFE (Ballantine, $18). By Elizabeth Letts. A woman with an incurable diagnosis rides across America on horseback.
8th BETWEEN TWO KINGDOMS (Random House, $18). By Suleika Jaouad. A cancer diagnosis ruins a fresh college grad’s plans for the future.
9 CONFUSED LIFE (Random House, $18). By Merlin Sheldrake. A biologist explains the importance of mushrooms for our bodies and the environment.
10 THE GLORIOUS AND THE VILE (Crown, $20). By Eric Larson. A look at how Winston Churchill guided Britain through WWII examining his political play and family dynamics.
1 DUNE (Ace, $10.99). By Frank Herbert. In the classic science fiction novel, a young boy survives a family betrayal on an inhospitable planet.
2 1984 (Seal, $9.99). By George Orwell. The classic novel about the dangers of a totalitarian police state.
3 DUNE MESSIAH (Ace, $9.99). By Frank Herbert. The second book of the Dune Chronicles takes up the story of Paul Atreides 12 years after he became emperor of the known universe.
4 LORD OF THE FLIES (Penguin, $11). By William Golding. The classic, disturbing tale of English schoolboys stranded on a deserted island.
5 ANIMAL FARM (Seal, $9.99). By George Orwell. In this classic broadside against Stalinism, animals stage a workers’ coup on a farm and then evolve into a totalitarian state.
6 THE WAY OF THE KINGS (Gate, $9.99). By Brandon Sanderson. The first volume in the Stormlight Archive series.
7 SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE (Bay Leaf, $7.99). By Kurt Vonnegut. The classic anti-war novel about the arson attack on Dresden.
8th Good omens (Tomorrow, $9.99). By Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett. A novel that imagines the end of the world and the aftermath.
9 THE NAME OF THE WIND (DAW, $10.99). By Patrick Rothfuss. Kvothe the Kingkiller tells the story of his rise to near-legendary heroism.
10 MISTBORN: THE LAST REICH (Gate, $9.99). By Brandon Sanderson. A fugitive and a thief join forces to overthrow the oppressive Lord Ruler.
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