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Here are the best-sellers from Publishers Weekly for the week that ended Oct. 19.

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Guardians” • John Grisham

2. “The 19th Christmas” • Patterson/Paetro

3. “The Institute” • Stephen King

4. “Olive, Again” • Elizabeth Strout

5. “The Dutch House” • Ann Patchett

6. “The Testaments” • Margaret Atwood

7. “The Water Dancer” • Ta-Nehisi Coates

8. “Ninth House” • Leigh Bardugo

9. “Bloody Genius” • John Sandford

10. “Child’s Play” • Danielle Steel

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. “Me” • Elton John

2. “I Really Needed This Today” • Hoda Kotb

3. “Catch and Kill” • Ronan Farrow

4. “Trailblazer” • Marc Benioff

5. “Blowout” • Rachel Maddow

6. “The Way I Heard It” • Mike Rowe

7. “Dear Girls” • Ali Wong

8. “Talking to Strangers” • Malcolm Gladwell

9. “The Infinite Game” • Simon Sinek

10. “Home Work” • Julie Andrews

MASS MARKET PAPERBACK

1. “Beauchamp Hall” • Danielle Steel

2. “Dark Sacred Night” • Michael Connelly

3. “Holy Ghost” • John Sandford

4. “Target: Alex Cross” • James Patterson

5. “Doctor Sleep” (movie tie-in) • Stephen King

6. “Alaskan Holiday” • Debbie Macomber

7. “Year One” • Nora Roberts

8. “Kisses in the Snow” • Debbie Macomber

9. “Look Alive Twenty-Five” • Janet Evanovich

10. “Play Dirty” • Sandra Brown

TRADE PAPERBACK

1. “Every Breath” • Nicholas Sparks

2. “The Great Alone” • Kristin Hannah

3. “Redemption” • David Baldacci

4. “The 18th Abduction” • Patterson/Paetro

5. “Nine Perfect Strangers” • Liane Moriarty

6. “Critical Role Vox Machina: Origins, Vol. 1” • Matthew Mercer

7. “The Overstory” • Richard Powers

8. “A Spark of Light” • Jodi Picoult

9. “Before We Were Yours” • Lisa Wingate

10. “A Well-Behaved Woman” • Therese Anne Fowler

Here are the best-sellers at area independent stores for the week that ended Oct. 20. Stores reporting: The Book House, Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, the Novel Neighbor, Subterranean Books.

ADULTS

1. “Letters From an Astrophysicist” • Neil deGrasse Tyson

2. “The Testaments” • Margaret Atwood

3. “Catch and Kill” • Ronan Farrow

4. “Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem, a Memoir” • Daniel R. Day

5. “Me” • Elton John

6. “Bobby in Naziland: A Tale of Flatbush” • Robert Rosen

7. “The Dutch House” • Ann Patchett

8. “Sightseer in This Killing City” • Eugene Gloria

9. “Where the Crawdads Sing” • Delia Owens

10. “The Library Book” • Susan Orlean

CHILDREN/YOUNG ADULTS

1. “Look! I Wrote a Book! (And You Can Too!)” • Sally Lloyd-Jones

2. “Guts” • Raina Telgemeier

3. “Allies” • Alan Gratz

4. “Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire” (Illustrated) • JK Rowling

5. “Atlas Obscura: Explorers Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid” • Dylan Thuras

6. “Goodnight St. Louis” • Herman/Dubray

7. “Young Lincoln” • Jan Jacobi

8. “Mascot” • Antony John

9. “This Is Baby” • Jimmy Fallon

10. “Sulwe” • Lupita Nyong’o