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This week's bestsellers from Publishers Weekly

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Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, June 12, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan © 2021 NPD Group.

(Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. © 2021, PWxyz LLC.)

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. "The President's Daughter: A Thriller" by Bill Clinton and James Patterson (Little, Brown and Knopf) Last week: —

2. "Golden Girl" by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown) Last week: 1

3. "Sooley: A Novel" by John Grisham (Doubleday) Last week: 4

4. "The Last Thing He Told Me: A Novel" by Laura Dave (Simon & Schuster) Last week: 3

5. "Malibu Rising: A Novel" by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Ballantine) Last week: 2

6. "Tom Clancy: Target Acquired (A Jack Ryan Jr. Novel)" by Don Bentley (Putnam) Last week: —

7. "The Midnight Library" by Matt Haig (Viking) Last week: 6

8. "Legacy: A Novel" by Nora Roberts (St. Martin's) Last week: 5

9. "Project Hail Mary" by Andy Weir (Ballantine) Last week: 7

10. "The Four Winds: A Novel" by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s) Last week: 9

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. "Killing the Mob: The Fight Against Organized Crime in America" by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard (St. Martin's) Last week: 1

2. "Hormone Intelligence: The Complete Guide to Calming Hormone Chaos and Restoring Your Body's Natural Blueprint for Well-Being" by Aviva Romm (HarperOne) Last week: —

3. "The Wisdom of 16 Women and Their Lessons for Today" by Shannon Bream (Broadside) Last week: 11

4. "What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing" by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey (Flatiron/Oprah) Last week: 3

5. "How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America" by Clint Smith (Little, Brown) Last week: 2

6. "Skinnytaste Meal Prep: Healthy Make-Ahead Meals and Freezer Recipes to Simplify Your Life: A Cookbook" by Gina Homolka (Clarkson Potter) Last week: —

7. "The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War" by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown) Last week: 9

8. "The Collected Works of Jim Morrison: Poetry, Journals, Transcripts, and Lyrics" by Jim Morrison (Harper Design) Last week: —

9. "The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country" by Amanda Gorman (Viking) Last week: 8

10. "Greenlights" by Matthew McConaughey (Crown) Last week: 5

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