1. 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.
2. The missed bullet by Richard Osman (Pamela Dorman: $27) Another mystery for the Thursday Murder Club to solve.
3. Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin (Button: $28) Lifelong BFFs collaborate on a hugely successful video game.
4. 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.
5. Less is lost by Andrew Sean Greer (Little, Brown: $29) A writer begins to struggle with his career and relationships.
6. Carrie Soto is back by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Ballantine: $28) In 1994, six years after his retirement, a tennis champion is attempting a comeback.
7. Lessons by Ian McEwan (Button: $30) The 20th century after World War II is revealed through one man’s life story.
8. The Golden Enclaves by Naomi Novik (Del Rey: $28) The conclusion of the “Scholomance” trilogy.
9. 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.
10. Lessons in chemistry by Bonnie Garmus (Doubleday: $29) In the 1960s, a chemist becomes a single mother, then a celebrity chef.
1. 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.
2. They owe you by Eric Thomas (Rodale: $27) A self-help book from the motivational speaker.
3. Star Messenger by Neil deGrasse Tyson (Henry Holt: $29) The astrophysicist examines the challenges of civilization from a scientific perspective.
4. 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.
5. The divider by Peter Baker, Susan Glasser (Doubleday: $32) The veteran journalists provide a detailed account of Trump’s years as president.
6. What if? 2 by Randall Munroe (Riverhead: $30) The author of the internet comic strip xkcd offers a second part exploring unusual scientific questions.
7. Solito by Javier Zamora (Hogarth: $28) The poet tells the story of his arduous journey from El Salvador to the United States at the age of 9.
8. Life’s work by David Milch (Random House: $28) A memoir by the creator of the TV series NYPD Blue and Deadwood.
9. Like a Rolling Stone by Jann S. Wenner (Little, Brown: $35) A memoir by the co-founder and former editor of Rolling Stone magazine.
10. Live Wire: by Kelly Ripa (Dey Street: $29) A collection of real-life stories about the TV personality.
Fiction in Paperback
1. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Washington Square: $17)
2. It ends with us by Colleen Hoover (Atria: $17)
3. Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr (Scribner: $20)
4. Truth by Colleen Hoover (Grand Central: $17)
5. The sentence by Louise Erdrich (Harper: $18)
6. The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman (Penguin: $17)
7. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho (HarperOne: $18)
8. Where the crayfish sing by Delia Owens (Putnam: $18)
9. The best short stories of 2022 by Valeria Luiselli (ed.) (Anchor: $18)
10. Malibu rises by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Ballantine: $18)
Non-fiction book in paperback
1. All about love by Bell Hooks (Tomorrow: $17)
2. My body by Emily Ratajkowski (Metropolitan: $17)
3. Gay Bar by Jeremy Atherton Lin (Back Bay: $18)
4. Fluff by Mary Roach (Norton: $17)
5. The four agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz (Amber Allen: $13)
6. How to change your mind by Michael Pollan (Penguin: $18)
7. How to relax by Thich Nhat Hanh (Parallax: $10)
8. The body records the score by Bessel van der Kolk (Penguin: $19)
9. Talking to strangers by Malcolm Gladwell (Back Bay: $19)
10. Desert Oracle by Ken Layne (Picador: $18)
https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/books/story/2022-10-05/bestsellers-list-sunday-october-9 Bestsellers List Sunday, October 9