The New York Times List of Best Sellers for the week ending March 31, 2019:











1. Where The Crawdads Sing

Delia Owens

A woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.

2. Wolf Pack 

C.J. Box

The Wyoming game warden, Joe Pickett and Katelyn Hamm take on killers working for the Sinaloa cartel.

3. Cemetery Road

Greg Iles

The journalist Marshall McEwan returns to his hometown, which is shaken by two deaths and an economy on the brink.

4. Daisy Jones and the Six

Taylor Jenkins Reid

A fictional oral history charting the rise and fall of a 1970s rock ‘n’ roll band.

5. Silent Patient

Alex Michaelides

A shocking psychological thriller of a woman’s act of violence against her husband—and of the therapist obsessed with uncovering her motive.

6. Silent Night

Danielle Steel

After tragedy strikes, a child TV star loses her memory and ability to speak.

7. The Chef

James Patterson

Caleb Rooney, a police detective and celebrity food truck chef, must clear his name of murder allegations.

8. The Last Romantics

Tara Conklin

A family crisis tests the bonds and ideals of a renowed poet and her siblings.

9. The Island of Sea Women

Lisa See

The friendship over many decades of two female divers from the Korean Island of Jeju is pushed to a breaking point.

10. The Border

Don Winslow

The third book in the POer of the Dog series. Art Keller’s fight to keep drugs out of the country has taken a complicated turn.

11. The Malta Exchange

Steve Berry

The 14th book in the Cotton Malone series. THe former Justice Department operative tangles with a rogue cardinal and an ancient sect of knights.

12. The Reckoning

John Grisham

A decorated World War II veteran shoots and kills a pastor inside a Mississippi church.

13. Toxic Game

Christine Feehan

The 15th book in the GhostWalker series. Dr. Draden Freeman and Shylah Cosmos must find a cure to a deadly virus.

14. An Anonymous Girl

Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

Jessica Farris’s life unravels when she signs up for Dr. Shields’s psychology study.

15. Black Leopard, Red Wolf

Marlon James

A loner name Tracker teams up with a group of unusual characters in search of a mysterious boy.












1. Becoming

Michelle Obama

The former first lady describes her journey from the South Side of Chicago to the White House, and how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.

2. Educated 

Tara Westover

The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.

3. The Uninhabitable Earth

David Wallace-Wells

How climate-related crises may cause food shortages, refugee emergencies and other catastrophes.

4. Mama’s Last Hug 

Frans de Waal

The death of a chimpanzee matriarch frames a broader look into the world of animal and human emotions.

5. Bad Blood

John Carreyrou

The rise and fall of the biotech startup Theranos.

6. The Threat

Andrew G. McCabe

The former deputy director of the FBI describes major events of his career and the ways the agency works to protect Americans.

7.  Say Nothing

Patrick Radden Keefe

A look at the conflict in Northern Ireland known as the Troubles.

8. The Case for Trump 

Victor Davis Hanson

A defense arguing that the current president adopted several traditional conservative positions.

9. Spearhead

Adam Makos

An American tank gunner faces enemies in Cologne, Germany during World War II.

10. Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service

Gary Sinise

The moving, entertaining, never-before-told story of how one man found his calling.

11. Mostly Sunny

Janice Dean

The “Fox & Friends” meteorologist describes overcoming sexist bosses and health issues.

12. Don’t Stop Believin’ 

Olivia Newton-John

The Grammy Award-winner discusses her success in music and movies, and how she contended with recurrent breast cancer.

13. Madame Fourcade’s Secret War

Lynne Olson

A 31-year-old French mother led an intelligence organization that worked against Hitler and the Gestapo.

14. Women Rowing North

Mary Pipher

Reflections on the ageism, misogyny and loss that women might encounter as they grow old.

15. The Source of Self-Regard

Toni Morrison

A collection of essays and speeches written over four decades, including a eulogy for James Baldwin and the author’s Nobel lecture.