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.
2. 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.
3. Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin (Button: $28) Lifelong BFFs collaborate on a hugely successful video game.
4. Less is lost by Andrew Sean Greer (Little, Brown: $29) A writer begins to struggle with his career and relationships.
5. Lessons in chemistry by Bonnie Garmus (Doubleday: $29) In the 1960s, a chemist becomes a single mother, then a celebrity chef.
6. 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.
7. Fairytale by Stephen King (Scribner: $33) In a novel, a teenager inherits a dog and a portal to an alternate world from the master of horror.
8. Carrie Soto is back by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Ballantine: $28) In 1994, six years after his retirement, a tennis champion is attempting a comeback.
9. The marriage portrait by Maggie O’Farrell (Button: $28) In 16th-century Florence, a grand duke’s carefree daughter is forced into a political marriage.
10. Crazy Honey by Jodi Picoult, Jennifer Finney Boylan (Ballantine: $30) Two single parents hoping for a fresh start in a small town with their teenage boy become involved in a mysterious murder.
1st shop steward by Maggie Haberman (Penguin: $32) The journalist’s biography of former President Trump.
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. Crying at H Mart by Michelle Zauner (Button: $27) A memoir by the Korean-born singer-songwriter of the band Japanese Breakfast.
4. When women lead by Julia Boorstin (Avid Reader / Simon & Schuster: $30) The tech journalist explores the difference women make in corporate leadership.
5. Bustle by Scott Galloway (Portfolio: $35) The history of the United States from 1945 to the present day, told through graphically presented dates.
6. Down and out in paradise by Charles Leerhsen (Simon & Schuster: $29) An unauthorized biography of the celebrity chef.
7. As we live, so we die by Pema Chödrön (Shambhala: $25) Life lessons from the Buddhist nun and author of When Things Fall Apart.
8. Dinner in one by Melissa Clark (Clarkson Potter: $30) A collection of recipes that can be made in a skillet, pot or sheet pan by the New York food writer.
9. Atomic Habits by James Clear (Avery: $27) The self-help expert’s guide to building good habits and breaking bad habits through tiny behavior changes.
10. Star Messenger by Neil deGrasse Tyson (Henry Holt: $29) The astrophysicist examines the challenges of civilization from a scientific perspective.
Fiction in Paperback
1. It ends with us by Colleen Hoover (Atria: $17)
2. Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr (Scribner: $20)
3. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Washington Square: $17)
4. Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir (Ballantine: $20)
5. Still life by Sarah Winman (Putnam: $17)
6. Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Ballantine: $17)
7. Truth by Colleen Hoover (Grand Central: $17)
8. The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman (Penguin: $17)
9. Devil’s House by John Darnielle (Picador: $19)
10. A dish of thorns and roses by Sarah J Maas (Bloomsbury: $18)
Non-fiction book in paperback
1. All about love by Bell Hooks (Tomorrow: $17)
2. The body records the score by Bessel van der Kolk (Penguin: $19)
3. Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari (Harper: $25)
4. Meditations by Marcus Aurelius (Modern Library: $11)
5. The unbound soul by Michael A. Singer (New Herald: $19)
6. Border by Laurie Woolever (Ecco: $20)
7. Outsider by Michaela Coel (Holt Paperbacks: $13)
8. Braid sweet grass by Robin Wall Kimmerer (Milkweed: $20)
9. I will teach you to be rich by Ramit Sethi (worker: $19)
10. A Carnival of Snackery by David Sedaris (Back Bay: $19)
https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/books/story/2022-10-21/bestsellers-list-sunday-october-23 Bestsellers List Sunday, October 23