Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:
1."The Force," by Don Winslow (William Morrow: $27.99) A dirty New York cop on the force's gang unit crosses the line.
2."Camino Island," by John Grisham (Doubleday: $28.95) A Florida bookstore owner, a struggling novelist and a heist from Princeton on a collision course.
3."A Gentleman in Moscow," by Amor Towles (Viking: $27) In 1922, a Russian count is sentenced to house arrest in a hotel for the rest of his life.
4."The Ministry of Utmost Happiness," by Arundhati Roy (Knopf: $28.95) An intergenerational story of love and hope that crosses the Indian subcontinent.
5."The Little French Bistro," by Nina George (Crown: $26) A German woman delays her suicide plans when she travels to a quaint seaside village on the French coast.
6."Wonder," by R.J. Palacio (Knopf: $) The trials and triumphs of a 10-year-old boy starting school for the first time.
7."Magpie Murders," by Anthony Horowitz (Harper: $) A murder mystery about a man who writes Agatha Christie-style murder mysteries.
8."The Trials of Apollo: The Dark Prophecy," by Rick Riordan (Disney/Hyperion: $19.99) Apollo journeys across North America with demigod friends on a quest to regain Zeus' favor.
9."Into the Water," by Paula Hawkins (Riverhead: $28) A single mother turns up dead in the new novel from the author of "The Girl on the Train."
10."Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne & John Tiffany (Pottermore: $29.99) This script from the West End play finds adult Harry Potter, the father of three children, working at the Ministry of Magic.