Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:
1."Invested," by Danielle Town (Morrow: $24.99) A 12-month plan to financial freedom.
2."I've Been Thinking," by Maria Shriver (Pamela Dorman Books: $20) The journalist shares bits of wisdom and inspiration on living a meaningful life.
3."Russian Roulette," by Michael Isikoff & David Corn (Twelve: $30) Inside the investigation of President Donald Trump's campaign's ties to Russia.
4."A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo," by Jill Twiss (Chronicle: $18.99) A picture book about two boy bunnies who fall in love with each other.
5."Dear Madam President," by Jennifer Palmieri (Grand Central: $20) Lessons learned for aspiring female leaders from Hillary Clinton's communications director.
6."The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F(ASTERISK)ck," by Mark Manson (HarperOne: $24.99) How stopping to try to be positive all the time will make us become better, happier people
7."12 Rules for Life," by Jordan B. Peterson (Random House: $25.95) A hard-line, self-help manual of self-reliance and good behavior.
8."Secret Empires," by Peter Schweizer (Harper: $28.99) What politicians do to enrich themselves and friends while in office.
9."I'll Be Gone in the Dark," by Michelle McNamara (Harper: $27.99) The years-long search for the Golden State Killer from the late wife of actor Patton Oswalt.
10."Educated," by Tara Westover (Random House: $28) A young woman raised without schooling by survivalist parents describes her path to Cambridge University.