Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:
1."An American Marriage," by Tayari Jones (Algonquin: $26.95) A marriage is put to the test after the husband is wrongly imprisoned.
2."Asymmentry," by Lisa Halliday (Simon & Schuster: $26) . A story about relationships and power moves between a famous writer, a young editor and a detained Iraqi-American.
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3."Little Fires Everywhere," by Celeste Ng (Penguin Press: $27) A new family and an adoption upend a quiet Cleveland suburb.
4."The Woman in the Window," by A.J. Finn (Morrow: $26.99) A twisted tale features a Manhattan recluse who spies on neighbors.
5."The Great Alone," by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin's: $28.99) A family discovers it is in peril after the father moves them to Alaska.
6."A Gentleman in Moscow," by Amor Towles (Viking: $27) In 1922, a Russian count is sentenced to house arrest in a grand hotel for life.
7."The Immortalists," by Chloe Benjamin (Putnam: $26) Four siblings grapple with life after learning the dates of their demise from a psychic.
8."Manhattan Beach," by Jennifer Egan (Scribner: $27) The first female diver at the Brooklyn Naval Yard during World War II tries to solve her father's disappearance.
9."The Power," by Naomi Alderman (Little, Brown: $26) Women's bodies become deadly weapons in this dystopian novel.
10."Still Me," by Jojo Moyes (Pamela Dorman Books: $27) Louisa Clark moves to New York and is torn between high society and life at a vintage clothing store.