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Books: Publishers Weekly best-sellers for the week ending June 17

Former President Bill Clinton again tops the hardcover fiction list with his and James Patterson's collaborative effort ”The President Is Missing.” Gregg Jarrett's “The Russia Hoax” is No. 1 for hardcover nonfiction. | Ashlee Rezin / Sun-Times


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“The President Is Missing,” by former President Bill Clinton and James Patterson. | AP

1. “The President is Missing” by James Patterson and Bill Clinton (Little, Brown)

2. “The Outsider” by Stephen King (Scribner)

3. “Tom Clancy: Line of Sight” by Mike Maden (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)

4. “Shelter in Place” by Nora Roberts (St. Martin’s Press)

5. “The Fallen” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing)

6. “The Pharaoh Key” by Preston/Child (Grand Central Publishing)

7. “Before the Storm” by Christie Golden (Delray)

8. “The Gray Ghost” by Clive Cussler, Robin Burcell (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)

9. “There There” by Tommy Orange (Knopf)

10. “The Death of Mrs. Westaway” by Ruth Ware (Gallery/Scout Press)

11. “When Life Gives You Lulumelons” by Lauren Weisberger (Simon & Schuster)

12. “Before We Were Yours” by Lisa Wingate (Ballantine)

13. “The 17th Suspect” by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Little, Brown)

14. “Something in the Water” by Catherine Steadman (Ballantine)

15. “A Place for Us” by Fatima Farheen Mirza (SJP for Hogarth)


1. “Magnolia Table” by Joanna Gaines and Marah Stets (Morrow Cookbooks)

2. “Trump’s America” by Newt Gingrich (Center Street)

3. “Calypso” by David Sedaris (Little, Brown)

4. “The Soul of America” by Jon Meachum (Random House)

5. “12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos” by Jordan B. Peterson (Random House Canada)

6. “Girl, Wash Your Face” by Rachel Hollis (Thomas Nelson)

7. “The Restless Wave” by John McCain and Mark Salter (Simon & Schuster)

8. “Lincoln’s Last Trial” by Abrams/Fisher (Hanover Square)

9. “Three Days in Moscow” by Bret Baier (Morrow)

10.”The Plant Paradox Cookbook” by Steven R. Gundry (Harper Wave)

11. “The Sun Does Shine” by Anthony Ray Hinton with Lara Love Hardin (St. Martin’s Press)

12. “How to Change Your Mind” by Michael Pollan (Penguin Books)

13. “A Higher Loyalty” by James Comey (Flatiron Books)

14. “The World as It Is” by Ben Rhodes (Random House)

15. “Factfulness” by Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Ronnlund (Flatiron Books)