Bestsellers: National fiction

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January 13, 2019
January 13
How are these calculated?
The Post compiles its bestsellers lists by combining hard cover, paperback and ebook sales data from NPD Book and — including qualified borrows of books read through Amazon's digital subscription program. The Post excludes non-narrative books at its sole discretion. Amazon founder and chief executive Jeffrey P. Bezos owns The Post.
17 weeks on list
Where the Crawdads Sing
By Delia Owens
Two young men forge a friendship with a young hermit accused of murder. (Putnam, $26)
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The Kiss Thief
By LJ Shen
A woman is forced into a marriage because of her father's misdeeds.
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2 weeks on list
#6 last week
The Killer Collective
By Barry Eisler
After an attempt on her life, a Seattle Police detective puts together an ad-hoc group to investigate.
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The House Next Door
By James Patterson
Three suspenseful stories with life-or-death consequences. (Grand Central, $15.99)
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The New Iberia Blues
By James Lee Burke
Detective Dave Robicheaux attempts to figure out who killed a young woman near a Hollywood director's estate. (Simon & Schuster, $27.99)
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10 weeks on list
#3 last week
The Reckoning
By John Grisham
A decorated World War II hero shocks his community when he murders his friend and refuses to divulge his motive. (Doubleday, $29.95)
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2 weeks on list
#7 last week
The Forgotten Hours
By Katrin Schumann
The daughter of a man accused of sexual assault returns to her family's lakeside cabin where painful memories await.
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The Snow Gypsy
By Lindsay Jayne Ashford
Two women venture to Spain's mountain communities for closure following the close of World War II.
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Blood for Blood
By Victoria Selman
A former special forces profiler attempts to find a serial killer, when she realizes the killer is tracing her.
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21 weeks on list
#4 last week
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
By Gail Honeyman
An anti-social woman comes out of her shell with the help of a co-worker and an elderly man. (Penguin, $16)
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12 weeks on list
#8 last week
Beneath a Scarlet Sky
By Mark Sullivan
A young man joins an underground railroad for Jews during World War II and becomes the driver for a high-ranking German officer. (Lake Union , $14.95)
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By Jayne Ann Krentz
FBI consultant Jack Lancaster's attempts to find inner peace are stymied when he finds himself a target. (Berkley, $27)
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3 weeks on list
A Dog's Way Home
By W. Bruce Cameron
The endearing story of a lost dog's journey to find her family. (Forge Trade, $14.99)
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3 weeks on list
#2 last week
Bird Box
By Josh Malerman
In a post apocalyptic world, a woman takes her two children to safety with the added task of keeping all of them blindfolded during the harrowing journey.
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13 weeks on list
#11 last week
Every Breath
By Nicholas Sparks
A woman returns to North Carolina to help sell her family cottage and meets a man who has received a letter from someone claiming to be his father. (Grand Central, $28)
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Rankings reflect sales for week ended January 13, 2019.
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