Phinney Books Top 100 Bestsellers: Year Five


Our bestselling books from June 20, 2018 through June 19, 2019. Totals for hardcover and paperback for a single title are combined. (Also see the top 100 bestsellers for our fourth yearour third year, our second year and the top 15 for our first year.)

  1. Becoming, Michelle Obama

  2. The Women in Black, Madeleine St. John

  3. The Overstory, Richard Powers

  4. Less, Andrew Sean Greer (last year: #21)

  5. Educated, Tara Westover

  6. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine, Gail Honeyman

  7. White Fragility, Robin DiAngelo

  8. Milkman, Anna Burns

  9. A Gentleman in Moscow, Amor Towles (#11)

  10. Supernova (Amulet #8), Kazu Kibuishi

  11. So You Want to Talk About Race, Ijeoma Oluo (#4)

  12. There There, Tommy Orange

  13. The Wonky Donkey, Craig Smith and Katz Cowley

  14. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, Samin Nosrat (#84)

  15. Pachinko, Min Jin Lee (#17)

  16. Pokemon Super Deluxe Essential Handbook

  17. The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #13), Jeff Kinney

  18. How to Change Your Mind, Michael Pollan

  19. The Power, Naomi Alderman (#24)

  20. The Weight of Ink, Rachel Kadish

  21. Hope Never Dies (Obama-Biden Mystery #1), Andrew Shaffer

  22. Fear, Bob Woodward

  23. Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas, Dav Pilkey

  24. Crazy Rich Asians, Kevin Kwan

  25. Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild, Dav Pilkey

  26. The Long Haul, Finn Murphy (#65)

  27. Sing, Unburied, Sing, Jesmyn Ward (#7)

  28. Lafayette! (Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales #8), Nathan Hale

  29. The U.S. Constitution Explained, Ray Raphael (#49)

  30. Sparks!, Ian Boothby and Nina Matsumoto

  31. Killers of the Flower Moon, David Grann (#28)

  32. Walking to the End of the World, Beth Jusino

  33. Outline, Rachel Cusk (#86)

  34. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens

  35. Gmorning, Gnight!, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jonny Sun

  36. The Library Book, Susan Orlean

  37. Warlight, Michael Ondaatje

  38. Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid, Jeff Kinney

  39. Transcription, Kate Atkinson

  40. Manhattan Beach, Jennifer Egan (#33)

  41. The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas (#54)

  42. The Snuggle Is Real, Frida Clements

  43. The Essex Serpent, Sarah Perry (#45)

  44. Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters, Andrea Beaty and David Roberts

  45. Improvement, Joan Silber

  46. The Friend, Sigrid Nunez

  47. Washington Black, Esi Edugyan

  48. On Tyranny, Timothy Snyder (#12)

  49. Calypso, David Sedaris

  50. Happiness, Aminatta Forna

  51. Seattle Walks, David B. Williams (#2)

  52. Kristy’s Big Day (Baby-Sitters Club #6), Ann M. Martin and Gale Galligan

  53. Killing Commendatore, Haruki Murakami

  54. Seattleness, Tera Hatfield, Jenny Kempson, and Natalie Ross

  55. Circe, Madeline Miller

  56. The Golden Age, Joan London (#14)

  57. Mozart’s Starling, Lyanda Lynn Haupt

  58. The Mueller Report

  59. The Girl Who Drank the Moon, Kelly Barnhill (#36)

  60. Asymmetry, Lisa Halliday

  61. Unicorn Adventure (Scratch and Sketch)

  62. How to Break Up with Your Phone, Catherine Price

  63. We Don’t Eat Our Classmates, Ryan Higgins

  64. George and Lizzie, Nancy Pearl

  65. Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi (#8)

  66. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls (#1)

  67. These Truths, Jill Lepore

  68. Start Where You Are, Meera Lee Patel

  69. Beyond Birds and Bees, Bonnie Rough

  70. The Lines That Make Us, Nathan Vass

  71. Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid, Dylan Thuras and Rosemary Mosco

  72. Pele: The King of Soccer, Eddy Simon and Vincent Brascaglia

  73. Norse Mythology, Neal Gaiman (#42)

  74. Crush (Berrybrook Middle School #3), Svetlana Chmakova

  75. The War That Saved My Life, Kimberly Brubaker Bradley (#56)

  76. Endling: The Last, Katherine Applegate

  77. Click, Kayla Miller

  78. Conversations with Friends, Sally Rooney

  79. My Brilliant Friend, Elena Ferrante

  80. The Storm Runner, J.C. Cervantes

  81. Ottolenghi Simple, Yotam Ottolenghi

  82. Unsheltered, Barbara Kingsolver

  83. Bad Blood, John Carreyrou

  84. Elephant & Piggie Biggie, Mo Willems

  85. Exit West, Mohsin Hamid (#52)

  86. The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen (#16)

  87. Get Dressed, Sasquatch, Derek and Kyle Sullivan

  88. Be Prepared, Vera Brosgol

  89. Under the Sea (Scratch and Sketch)

  90. Rainbow Magic: The Ultimate Fairy Guide, Daisy Meadows (#83)

  91. Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng (#38)

  92. Still Stuck, Shinsuke Yoshitake

  93. Dog Man, Dav Pilkey (#48)

  94. Press Here, Herve Tullet

  95. Call Them by Their True Names, Rebecca Solnit

  96. The Fifth Risk, Michael Lewis

  97. The Travelling Cat Chronicles, Hiro Arikawa

  98. Your Second Life Begins When You Realize You Only Have One, Raphaelle Giordano

  99. The Fifth Season (Broken Earth #1), N.K. Jemisin

  100. Here We Are, Oliver Jeffers (#71)