1    THE BOOK OF LONGINGS    (Viking, $28). By Sue Monk Kidd. A novel about Jesus’ wife, Ana, and her struggle to elevate women in a society that demeans them.

2    WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING        (Putnam, $26). By Delia Owens. A young outcast finds herself at the center of a murder trial.

3    ALL ADULTS HERE    (Riverhead, $27). By Emma Straub. A family’s matriarch and her adult children come to terms with past transgressions and enduring secrets.

4    THE DUTCH HOUSE    (Harper, $27.99). By Ann Patchett. A brother and sister who grew up wealthy are thrown into turmoil when their fortunes change.

5    CAMINO WINDS    (Doubleday, $28.95). By John Grisham. In this follow-up to “Camino Island,” bookstore owner Bruce Cable investigates a murder that took place during a hurricane.

6    THE GLASS HOTEL        (Knopf, $26.95). By Emily St. John Mandel. The aftermath of a financial collapse reveals greed, guilt, ghosts and unintended consequences.

7    AMERICAN DIRT        (Flatiron, $27.99). By Jeanine Cummins. After her family is murdered by a drug cartel, a Mexican bookstore owner and her young son go on the run toward the U.S. border.

8    IF IT BLEEDS    (Scribner, $30). By Stephen King. A collection of four new novellas from the legendary American horror writer.

9    THE NICKEL BOYS    (Doubleday, $24.95). By Colson Whitehead. A black teen is sentenced to a juvenile reformatory where students are physically and sexually abused.

10    REDHEAD BY THE SIDE OF THE ROAD        (Knopf, $26.95). By Anne Tyler. A computer fix-it guy from Baltimore faces disruption to his orderly life.


1    UNTAMED        (The Dial Press, $28). By Glennon Doyle. A memoir and guide for people who want to learn to listen to themselves.

2    THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE        (Crown, $32). By Erik Larson. A look at how Winston Churchill led Britain through World War II that explores both his political gamesmanship and his family dynamics.

3    WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE A BIRD    (Knopf, $35). By David Allen Sibley. An illustrated guide for those interested in finding out what the birds in their backyards are doing.

4    THE BOY, THE MOLE, THE FOX AND THE HORSE            (HarperOne, $22.99). By Charlie Mackesy. A British illustrator brings fables about unlikely friendships to life.

5    HIDDEN VALLEY ROAD: INSIDE THE MIND OF AN AMERICAN FAMILY        (Doubleday, $29.95). By Robert Kolker. A family of 14, including six brothers with schizophrenia, faces violence and shame while trying to navigate the mental health system in mid-century America.

6    EDUCATED                (Random House, $28). By Tara Westover. A memoir by a woman from a survivalist family who earned a PhD at Cambridge.

7    BECOMING    (Crown, $32.50). By Michelle Obama. The former first lady looks back at her upbringing and her stint in the White House.

8    NOTHING FANCY        (Clarkson Potter, $32.50). By Alison Roman. Simple meals designed to make cooking fun.

9    PELOSI    (Holt, $27.99). By Molly Ball. A look at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s personal life and political ascent.

10    DIRT: ADVENTURES IN LYON AS A CHEF IN TRAINING, FATHER, AND SLEUTH LOOKING FOR THE SECRET OF FRENCH COOKING    (Knopf, $28.95). By Bill Buford. The author tries to understand the esteemed art of French cooking and appreciate why it is so revered.

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended May 10. The charts may not be reproduced without permission from the American Booksellers Association, the trade association for independent bookstores in the United States, and Copyright 2020 American Booksellers Association. (The bestseller lists alternate between hardcover and paperback each week.)