Here are the best-sellers for the week ending Saturday, May 22, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.

(Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by Cahners Publishing Co., a division of Reed Elsevier, USA. (c) 2010 by Reed Elsevier, USA)

Hardcover fiction

1. “61 Hours,” Lee Child. Delacorte, $28

2. “Storm Prey,” John Sandford. Putnam, $27.95

3. “Dead in the Family,” Charlaine Harris. Ace, $25.95

4. “Heart of the Matter,” Emily Giffin. St. Martin’s, $26.99

5. “The Help,” Kathryn Stockett. Putnam/Amy Einhorn, $24.95

6. “Innocent,” Scott Turow. Grand Central, $27.99

7. “The 9th Judgment,” James Patterson & Maxine Paetro. Little, Brown, $27.99

8. “Fever Dream,” Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child. Grand Central, $26.99

9. “Deliver Us from Evil,” David Baldacci. Grand Central, $27.99

10. “A Secret Affair,” Mary Balogh. Delacorte, $24

Hardcover fiction

1. “Women Food and God,” Geneen Roth. Scribner, $24

2. “Spoken from the Heart,” Laura Bush. Scribner, $30

3. “War.,” Sebastian Junger. Twelve, $26.99

4. “The Promise,” Jonathan Alter. Simon & Schuster, $28

5. “The Big Short,” Michael Lewis. Norton, $27.95

6. “To Save America,” Newt Gingrich. Regnery, $29.95

7. “Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang,” Chelsea Handler. Grand Central, $25.99


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