Bestsellers: National fiction

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August 11, 2019
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The Post compiles its bestsellers lists by combining hard cover, paperback and ebook sales data from NPD Book and Amazon.com — 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.
1
Where the Crawdads Sing
By Delia Owens
Two young men forge a friendship with a hermit accused of murder. (Putnam, $26)
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2
The Inn
By James Patterson, Candice Fox
A former Boston police detective relocates to a quiet coastal town only to find trouble brewing after the arrival of an unsavory character. (Little, Brown, $28)
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3
The Art of Racing in the Rain
By Garth Stein
A dog observes the life of a race car driver. (Movie adaptation released Aug. 9) (Harper, $16.99)
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4
One Good Deed
By David Baldacci
After his release from prison, a war veteran becomes a suspect for a murder he didn't commit. (Grand Central, $29)
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5
Outfox
By Sandra Brown
An FBI agent attempts to outsmart a serial killer. (Grand Central, $28)
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6
The Turn of the Key
By Ruth Ware
A suspenseful homage to Henry James's "The Turn of the Screw." (Gallery/Scout, $27.99)
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7
A Dangerous Man
By Robert Crais
After rescuing a young woman from an abduction, a private eye becomes entangled in a web of family secrets. (Putnam, $28)
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8
Here To Stay
By Mark Edwards
A husband lets his wife's family stay in their home only to realize his marriage is slowly being controlled by his in-laws.
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9
Beloved
By Toni Morrison
A slave escapes to Ohio but is still haunted by her past and the ghost of her baby. (Vintage, $16)
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10
The New Girl
By Daniel Silva
When his daughter is kidnapped, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia turns to the chief of Israeli intelligence for help. (Harper, $28.99)
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11
What You Did
By Claire McGowan
Loyalties are tested when a woman's best friend accuses her husband of assaulting her.
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12
The Nickel Boys
By Colson Whitehead
A black teen is sentenced to a juvenile reformatory where students are physically and sexually abused. (Doubleday, $24.95)
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13
Lying Next to Me
By Gregg Olsen
Two couples find their lives intertwined after one of them is abducted by a stranger.
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14
Before We Were Yours
By Lisa Wingate
A group of siblings is kidnapped by a shady adoption agency that steals poor children and sells them to wealthy families. (Ballantine, $17)
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15
Tattooist of Auschwitz
By Heather Morris
A Jewish man imprisoned at Auschwitz-Birkenau is tasked with tattooing his fellow inmates when he falls in love with another prisoner. (Harper, $16.99)
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Rankings reflect sales for week ended August 11, 2019.
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