WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS


Best-Selling Books Week Ended Aug. 28th.

FICTION

1. “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two” by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany (Scholastic)

2. “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead (Doubleday)

3. “Sting” by Sandra Brown (Grand Central Publishing)

4. “Bullseye” by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown)

5. “If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don’t!” by Elise Parsley (Little, Brown Books For Young Readers)

6. “The Woman in Cabin 10” by Ruth Ware (Gallery/Scout Press)

7. “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio (Alfred Knopf For Young Readers)

8. “Curious Minds” by Janet Evanovich and Phoef Sutton (Bantam)

9. “Gravity Falls: Journal 3” by Alex Hirsch and Rob Renzetti (Disney Press)

10. “Truly Madly Guilty” by Liane Moriarty (Flatiron Books)

NONFICTION

1. “The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo” by Amy Schumer (Gallery Books)

2. “Hillbilly Elegy” by J.D. Vance (Harper)

3. “Strengths Finder 2.0” by Tom Rath (Gallup Press)

4. “In Trump We Trust” by Ann Coulter (Sentinel)

5. “Hillary’s America” by Dinesh D’Souza (Regnery Publishing)

6. “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” by Marie Kondo (Ten Speed)

7. “Present Over Perfect” by Shauna Niequist (Zondervan)

8. “Armageddon” by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann (Humanix Books)

9. “Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates (Spiegel & Grau)

10. “Trump Revealed” by Kranish/Fisher (Scribner)

FICTION E-BOOKS

1. “First Star I See Tonight” by Susan Elizabeth Phillips (William Morrow)

2. “Anti Stepbrother” by Tijan (Tijan)

3. “Summer Island” by Kristin Hannah (Ballantine)

4. “The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins (Riverhead)

5. “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two” by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany (Scholastic)

6. “The Pact” by Jodi Picoult (HarperCollins)

7. “The Light Between the Oceans” by M.L. Stedman (Scribner)

8. “Truly Madly Guilty” by Liane Moriarty (Flatiron Books)

9. “With Every Breath” by Maya Banks (Avon)

10. “Sting” by Sandra Brown (Grand Central Publishing)

NONFICTION E-BOOKS

1. “The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo” by Amy Schumer (Gallery Books)

2. “Etched in Sand” by Regina Calcaterra (HarperCollins)

3. “Someone Will Be With You Shortly” by Lisa Kogan (HarperCollins)

4. “Mistress of the Vatican” by Eleanor Herman (HarperCollins)

5. “Hillbilly Elegy” by J.D. Vance (HarperCollins)

6. “Son” by Jack Olsen (Crime Rant Books)

7. “The Masonic Myth” by Jay Kinney (HarperCollins)

8. “The Heir Apparent” by Jane Ridley (Random House)

9. “Guy Fieri Food” by Guy Fieri and Ann Volkwein (HarperCollins)

10. “The Lincolns” by Daniel Mark Epstein (Random House)

Nielsen BookScan gathers point-of-sale book data from about 16,000 locations across the U.S., representing about 85 percent of the nation’s book sales. Print-book data providers include all major booksellers and Web retailers, and food stores. E-book data providers include all major e-book retailers. Free e-books and those sold for less than 99 cents are excluded. The fiction and nonfiction lists in all formats include both adult and juvenile titles; the business list includes only adult titles. The combined lists track sales by title across all print and e-book formats; audio books are excluded. Refer questions to Michael.Boone(at)wsj.com.