New York Times Bestsellers from Penguin Random House- August 20th, 2017

By Amanda Holman | August 10 2017 | AdultChildren's

All Penguin Random House & Distribution Client Bestsellers for the week of August 20th:

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Print Hardcover Bestsellers
#2 CAMINO ISLAND, by John Grisham (Doubleday)
#6 INTO THE WATER, by Paula Hawkins (Riverhead)
#7 A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW, by Amor Towles (Viking)
#13 BEFORE WE WERE YOURS, by Lisa Wingate (Ballantine)
#14 DEVIL’S CUT, by J.R. Ward (Ballantine) *new*
#15 The DUCHESS, by Danielle Steel (Delacorte)

#4 CONSCIENCE OF A CONSERVATIVE, by Jeff Flake (Random House) *new*
#5 DEVIL’S BARGAIN, by Joshua Green (Penguin Press)
#6 OPTION B, by Sheryl Sandberg (Knopf)
#10 KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON, by David Grann (Doubleday)
#11 BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nihisi Coates (Spiegel & Grau) *export edition out this September*
#12 WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR by Paul Kalanithi (Random House)

Combined Print & E-Book Bestsellers
#2 THE WHISTLER, by John Grisham (Doubleday)
#4 CAMINO ISLAND, by John Grisham (Doubleday)
#7 READY PLAYER ONE, by Ernest Cline (Broadway)
#11 CRIME SCENE, by Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman (Ballantine) *new*
#12 LILAC GIRLS, by Martha Hall Kelly (Ballantine)
#14 BEFORE WE WERE YOURS (Ballantine) *new*

#5 CONSCIENCE OF A CONSERVATIVE, by Jeff Flake (Random House) *new*
#8 DEVIL’S BARGAIN, by Joshua Green (Penguin Press)
#9 KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON, by David Grann (Doubleday)
#10 OPTION B, by Sheryl Sandberg (Knopf)
#13 BORN A CRIME, by Trevor Noah (Spiegel & Grau)

Print Paperback Bestsellers
Paperback Trade Fiction
#3 READY PLAYER ONE, by Ernest Cline (Broadway)
#5 THE HANDMAID’S TALE, by Margaret Atwood (Anchor)
#6 LILAC GIRLS, by Martha Hall Kelly (Ballantine)
#9 THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR, by Shari Lapena (Penguin)
#10 THE WHISTLER, by John Grisham (Doubleday)

Paperback Nonfiction
#3 ON TYRANNY, by Timothy Snyder (Tim Duggan)
#4 THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY, by Erik Larson (Vintage)
#6 JUST MERCY, by Bryan Stevenson (Spiegel & Grau)
#9 THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, by Rebecca Skloot (Broadway)

Children’s Bestsellers
Middle Grade Hardcover
#1 WONDER, by R.J. Palacio (Knopf)
#2 MINECRAFT: THE ISLAND, by Max Brooks (Del Rey)

Young Adult Hardcover
#2 ONE OF US IS LYING, by Karen M. McManus (Delacorte)
#4 ONCE AND FOR ALL, by Sarah Dessen (Viking)

Picture Books
#2 SHE PERSISTED, by Chelsea Clinton (Philomel)
#3 THE WONDERFUL THINGS YOU WILL BE, by Emily Winfield Martin (Random House)
#5 THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT, by Drew Daywalt (Philomel)
#6 DRAGONS LOVE TACOS, by Adam Rubin (Dial)
#7 LITTLE EXCAVATOR, by Anna Dewdney (Viking)
#8 DRAGONS LOVE TACOS 2, by Adam Rubin (Dial)
#10 WE’RE ALL WONDERS, by R.J. Palacio (Knopf)

#8 WHO WAS/IS … ? (Grosset & Dunlap)

Bestsellers Advice, How-To and Miscellaneous


#6 THE POWER OF HABIT, by Charles Duhigg (Random House)

Science Monthly Bestsellers

#3 WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR by Paul Kalanithi (Random House)

#6 THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, by Rebecca Skloot (Broadway)

#8 SEVEN BRIEF LESSONS ON PHYSICS, by Carlo Rovelli (Riverhead)

Sports and Fitness Monthly Bestsellers

#1 THE BOYS IN THE BOAT, by Daniel James Brown (Penguin)

#3 UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand (Random House)

#10 BARBARIAN DAYS, by William Finnegan (Penguin)


NEW  titles on this week’s list:  

Conscience of a Conservative

#4 Hardcover Nonfiction–The Arizona senator defends traditional conservative values, says the movement has lost its way and calls for a return to principle.

$27.00 US
Aug 01, 2017
160 Pages
Random House

Before We Were Yours

#14 Combined Print &
–A prominent South Carolina lawyer, researching her grandmother’s past, learns about a Tennessee orphanage that kidnapped children and placed them for adoption with wealthy people. Based on a real-life scandal.

$28.00 US
Jun 06, 2017
352 Pages
Ballantine Books
US, Canada, Open Mkt