Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:
1."Y Is for Yesterday," by Sue Grafton (Marian Wood/Putnam: $29) P.I. Kinsey Millhone helps a family whose son is being blackmailed after 10 years in prison for sexual assault.
"A Gentleman in Moscow," by Amor Towles (Viking: $27) In 1922, a Russian count is sentenced to house arrest in a hotel for the rest of his life.
3."Mrs. Fletcher," by Tom Perrotta (Scribner: $26) A single mother has a sexual awakening after her son goes to college.
4."The Late Show," by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown: $28) A female Los Angeles Police Department detective joins the overnight shift in Hollywood.
5."Wonder," by R.J. Palacio (Knopf: $16.99) The trials and triumphs of a 10-year-old boy starting school for the first time.
6."House of Spies," by Daniel Silva (Harper: $28.99) Israeli art restorer and spy Gabriel Allon hunts down a shadowy ISIS terrorist.
7."Camino Island," by John Grisham (Doubleday: $28.95) A Florida bookstore owner, a struggling novelist and a heist from Princeton on a collision course.
8."The Ministry of Utmost Happiness," by Arundhati Roy (Knopf: $28.95) An intergenerational story of love and hope that crosses the Indian subcontinent.
9."The Store," by James Patterson (Little, Brown: $27) Two New York writers go undercover to expose secrets of a powerful retailer.
10."The Room of White Fire," by T. Jefferson Parker (Putnam: $27) P.I. Roland Ford hunts down a dangerous, damaged soldier on the run.