1. Our missing hearts by Celeste Ng (Penguin: $29) A boy growing up in a xenophobic future searches for his mother, a missing Chinese-American poet.
2nd Liberation Day by George Saunders (Random House: $28) Another collection by the celebrated short story author.
3. The guys from Biloxi by John Grisham (Doubleday: $30) Two men who grew up friends in a resort community in the Deep South end up on opposite sides of the law.
4. Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper: $33) The story of a boy born in the Appalachian Mountains to a single teenage mother living in poverty.
5. The last chairlift by John Irving (Simon & Schuster: $38) A ghost story that begins in 1941 when a competitive skier gives birth to an illegitimate baby.
6. Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin (Button: $28) Lifelong BFFs collaborate on a hugely successful video game.
7. Lucia by the sea by Elizabeth Strout (Random House: $28) The heroine of “My Name Is Lucy Barton” is struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic.
8. Lessons in chemistry by Bonnie Garmus (Doubleday: $29) In the 1960s, a chemist becomes a single mother, then a celebrity chef.
9. horse by Geraldine Brooks (Viking: $28) Before the Civil War, an enslaved young man, a racehorse and an artist begin a complex story that spans generations.
10. Beacon by Dani Shapiro (Button: $28) A fatal car accident in 1985 changes the lives of those involved forever.
1. The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man by Paul Newman (Button: $32) Paul Newman’s posthumously published autobiography.
2. I’m glad my mother died by Jennette McCurdy (Simon & Schuster: $28) A memoir by the star of the TV series iCarly and Sam & Cat.
3. Lighter by yung pueblo (Harmony: $24) A self-help book to release tension and reconnect with the present.
4. What if? 2 by Randall Munroe (Riverhead: $30) The author of the internet comic strip xkcd offers a second part exploring unusual scientific questions.
5. shop steward by Maggie Haberman (Penguin: $32) The journalist’s biography of former President Trump.
6. And there was light by Jon Meacham (Random House: $40) A biography of President Abraham Lincoln.
7. Dinner with Ruth by Nina Totenberg (Simon & Schuster: $28) NPR’s legal correspondent recalls her nearly 50-year friendship with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
8. Remain faithful by Hua Hsu (Doubleday: $26) A journalist’s personal memoir, focusing on the loss of a close friend.
9. Crying at H Mart by Michelle Zauner (Button: $27) A memoir by the Korean-born singer-songwriter of the band Japanese Breakfast.
10. A new kind of kick by Kid Congo Powers (Hachette: $29) A memoir by the punk rock guitarist.
Fiction in Paperback
1. It starts with us by Colleen Hoover (Atria: $18)
2. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Washington Square: $17)
3. Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr (Scribner: $20)
4. It ends with us by Colleen Hoover (Atria: $17)
5. Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Ballantine: $17)
6. The silent patient by Alex Michaelides (Celadon: $18)
7. Intersection by Jonathan Franzen (Picador: $20)
8. Truth by Colleen Hoover (Grand Central: $17)
9th circle by Madeline Miller (Back Bay: $17)
10. Malibu rises by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Ballantine: $18)
Non-fiction book in paperback
1. The body keeps the score by Bessel van der Kolk (Penguin: $19)
2. All about love by Bell Hooks (Tomorrow: $17)
3. Attached by Amir Levine, Rachel Heller (TarcherPerigee: $17)
4. Everything now by Rosecrans Baldwin (Picador: $18)
5. Border by Laurie Woolever (Ecco: $20)
6. The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle (New World Library: $17)
7. Bow down to Bethlehem by Joan Didion (FSG: $17)
8. Ottolenghi Experimental Kitchen by Noor Murad, Yotam Ottolenghi (Clarkson Potter: $32)
9. A Carnival of Snackery by David Sedaris (Back Bay: $19)
10. The unbound soul by Michael A. Singer (New Herald: $19)
https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/books/story/2022-10-26/bestsellers-list-sunday-october-30 Bestsellers List Sunday, Oct. 30