Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:
"Manhattan Beach," by Jennifer Egan (Scribner: $27) The first female diver at the Brooklyn Naval Yard during World War II seeks to uncover the reason for her father's disappearance.
"Uncommon Type," by Tom Hanks (Knopf: $26.95) The debut work of fiction by the Oscar-winning actor is a collection of warm and witty short stories.
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"Lincoln in the Bardo," by George Saunders (Random House: $28) President Lincoln grieves the loss of his son and is haunted by ghosts.
"Little Fires Everywhere," by Celeste Ng (Penguin Press: $27) A new family and an adoption upend a quiet Cleveland suburb.
"Artemis," by Andy Weir (Crown: $27) A small-time smuggler living in a lunar colony attempts to pull off a heist.
"Sing, Unburied, Sing," by Jesmyn Ward (Scribner: $26) A woman and her two children journey through the South to pick up their father from prison.
"A Gentleman in Moscow," by Amor Towles (Viking: $27) In 1922, a Russian count is sentenced to house arrest in a grand hotel for the rest of his life.
"Origin," by Dan Brown (Doubleday: $29.95) A billionaire futurist and former student of professor of symbology Robert Langdon sends the academic on another quest to uncover the questions of human existence.
"The Rooster Bar," by John Grisham (Doubleday: $28.95) Three students at a third-tier law school open a fake law firm.
"Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway," by Jeff Kinney (Amulet: $13.95) Can the Heffley family survive a tropical holiday vacation?