4 HELL BENT (Flatiron, $29.99). By Leigh Bardugo. Alex Stern plans a trip to hell to recover a friend’s soul in this sequel to “Ninth House.”
5 HORSE (Viking, $28.) By Geraldine Brooks. A scientist and a historian bond over their shared interest in a Civil War-era racehorse and his enslaved groom.
6 BABEL (Harper Voyager, $27.99.) By R.F. Kuang. A 19th-century Chinese orphan, who is in London for his magical education, feels torn between two cultures.
7 TRUST (Riverhead, $28). By Hernan Diaz. An excessively wealth family with a secret is the catalyst for examining how stories can shape the truth.
8 A WORLD OF CURIOSITIES (Minotaur, $29.99.) By Louise Penny. When a bricked-up attic room is unsealed, Chief Inspector Gamache discovers mysterious warnings connected to an old case.
9 THE PASSENGER (Knopf, $30.) By Cormac McCarthy. A mysterious plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico is the catalyst for a salvage diver to contemplate his legacy.
10 EMILY WILDE’S ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF FAERIES (Del Rey, $28). By Heather Fawcett. A Cambridge professor’s study of fairies gets disrupted by a handsome academic rival.
1 SPARE (Random House, $36). By Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex. The British prince describes his life before and after his exit from royal life.
2 I’M GLAD MY MOM DIED (Simon and Schuster, $27.99.) By Jennette McCurdy. The former Nickelodeon actor details her dysfunctional childhood and the resulting psychological distress she faced as an adult.
3 THE LIGHT WE CARRY (Crown, $32.50.) By Michelle Obama. The former first lady provides advice for overcoming adversity, gleaned from her own experiences.
4 AN IMMENSE WORLD (Random House, $30.) By Ed Yong. A science writer describes different ways sensory perception can be experienced in animals, including humans.
5 ATOMIC HABITS (Avery, $27.) By James Clear. How to make small changes that have a big impact.
6 THE BOY, THE MOLE, THE FOX AND THE HORSE (HarperOne, $22.99.) By Charlie Mackesy. The British illustrator brings to life fables about unlikely friendships.
7 CRYING IN H MART (Knopf, $26.95.) By Michelle Zauner. A Korean American indie-rock star chronicles her relationship with her late mother and their shared culture.
8 THE GOOD LIFE (Simon & Schuster, $28.99.) By Robert Waldinger M.D., Marc Schulz Ph.D. The directors of the Harvard Study of Adult Development show how to live a happy life.
9 SMITTEN KITCHEN KEEPERS (Knopf, $35.) By Deb Perelman. The popular food blogger’s third cookbook offers recipes for her reliable favorites.
10 GO-TO DINNERS (Clarkson Potter, $35.) By Ina Garten. The Barefoot Contessa shares recipes for uncomplicated dinners and guidance for turning the leftovers into delicious meals.
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