Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:
1."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.
2."Uncommon Type," by Tom Hanks (Knopf: $26.95) 17 stories inspired by the Oscar-winning actor's collection of vintage typewriters.
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3."The Rooster Bar," by John Grisham (Doubleday: $28.95) Three students at a third-tier law school open a fake law firm.
4."Turtles All the Way Down," by John Green (Dutton: $19.99) Aza and Daisy investigate the mystery of a fugitive billionaire with a huge reward at stake.
5."Origin," by Dan Brown (Doubleday: $29.95) A discovery by a futurist and former student of Robert Langdon sends him on a quest to uncover the questions of human existence.
6."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.
7."Little Fires Everywhere," by Celeste Ng (Penguin Press: $27) A new family and an adoption upend a quiet Cleveland suburb.
8."Lincoln in the Bardo," by George Saunders (Random House: $28) President Abraham Lincoln grieves the loss of his son and is haunted by ghosts.
9."Wonder," by R.J. Palacio (Knopf: $16.99) The trials and triumphs of a 10-year-old boy with a facial deformity starting prep school for the first time.
10."The Cuban Affair," by Nelson DeMille (Simon & Schuster: $28.99) An Army veteran turned charter boat captain is hired to find $60 million stashed somewhere in Cuba.