The New York Times Bestseller List – Daily Press

The rankings reflect sales for the week ended June 25, which were reported confidentially by vendors with a wide range of mainstream titles. Picture book rankings include sales of hardcover books only. Series rankings include all print and e-book sales. Each week, thousands of diverse outlets report their actual sales on hundreds of thousands of individual titles. The panel of reporting retailers is comprehensive and reflects sales at stores of all sizes and demographics in the United States.

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indicates that the sales of a book were barely distinguishable from those of the book above. A (b) indicates that some bookstores reported receiving bulk orders.


1. THE WONDERFUL THINGS YOU WILL BE, by Emily Winfield Martin. (Random House) A celebration of future possibilities. (3 to 7 years old)

2. THE WORLD NEEDS MORE PURPLE SCHOOLS, by Kristen Bell and Benjamin Hart. Illustrated by Daniel Wiseman. (Random House) A school where being yourself is most important. (3 to 7 years old)

3. DRAGONS LOVE TACOS, by Adam Rubin. Illustrated by Daniel Salmieri. (Dial) Something to serve your dragon guests. (3 to 5 years)

4. THE WORLD NEEDS MORE PURPLE PEOPLE, by Kristen Bell and Benjamin Hart. Illustrated by Daniel Wiseman. (Random House) Embrace the things that bring us together as humans. (3 to 7 years old)

5. NOODLE AND THE NO BONES DAY, by Jonathan Graziano. Illustrated by Dan Tavis. (Margaret K. McElderry) Today is a lazy day for Noodle the Pug. (4 to 8 years old)

6. AN ELEPHANT AND PIGGIE BIGGIE!, by Mo Willems. (Hyperion/Disney) An anthology featuring five of Gerald and Piggie’s adventures. (4 to 8 years old)

7. THE DAY THE PENCILS STOP, by Drew Daywalt. Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers. (Philomel) Problems arise when Duncan’s pencils revolt. (3 to 7 years old)

8. THE SMART COOKIE, by Jory John. Illustrated by Pete Oswald. (Harper) Cookie boosts her self-confidence. (4 to 8 years old)

9. KNIGHT OWL, by Christopher Denise. (Christy Ottaviano) A young owl must prove himself when an intruder comes to the castle. (4 to 8 years old)

10. GRUMPY MONKEY, by Suzanne Lang. Illustrated by Max Lang. (Random House) Jim Panzee is having a bad day. (3 to 7 years old)


1. WONDER, by RJ Palacio. (Knopf) A boy with a facial deformity enters school. (8 to 12 years old)

2. REFUGEE, by Alan Gratz. (Scholastic) Three children in three different conflicts seek refuge. (9 to 12 years old)

3. SKANDAR AND THE UNICORN THIEF, by AF Steadman. (Simon & Schuster) Skandar dreams of becoming a unicorn rider and competing in the Chaos Cup. (8 to 12 years old)

4. DAUGHTER FROM THE DEEP, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion) Ana Dakkar faces the weekend tryouts at Harding-Pencroft Academy. (9 to 12 years old)

5. OUT OF MY HEART, by Sharon M. Draper. (Atheneum) In this sequel to “Out of My Mind”, Melody goes to summer camp. (10 years and over)

6. GROUND ZERO, by Alan Gratz. (Scholastic) Side stories of Brandon and Reshmina set on 9/11, 2001 and 2019. (Ages 9-12)

7. SEARCH FOR TREASURE, by Mary Alice Monroe with Angela May. (Aladdin) Jake and his friends hunt for treasure on Dewees Island. (8 to 12 years old)

8. PAX, TRIP HOME, by Sara Pennypacker. Illustrated by Jon Klassen. (Balzer + Bray) A boy and his pet fox reunite after a year apart. (8 to 12 years old)

9. WISHTREE, by Katherine Applegate. Illustrated by Charles Santoso. (Feiwel and Friends) Red, an oak tree on which people leave their wishes, is threatened with being cut down after more than 200 years. (8 to 12 years old)

10. HELMET, MEANWHILE, by Jason Reynolds. Illustrated by Raúl III. (Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy) As a coping mechanism for his “freights”, a young boy creates a superhero alter ego. (7 to 12 years old)


1. ONE OF US LIES, by Karen M. McManus. (Delacorte) For five students, a detour in detention ends in murder. (14 years and over)

2. FAMILY OF LIARS, by E. Lockhart. (Delacorte) This “We Were Liars” prequel focuses on Cady’s teenage mother and aunts in 1987. (ages 12-17)

3. WITHOUT LOVE, by Alice Oseman. (Scholastic) Georgia, a British teenager, struggles to come to terms with her identity as an aro-ace. (14 to 18 years old)

4. I FUCKED SHARA WHEELER, by Casey McQuiston. (Wednesday) Chloe Green seeks answers to Shara Wheeler’s disappearance. (13 to 18 years old)

5. YOU HAVE REACHED SAM, by Dustin Thao. (Wednesday) After the death of her boyfriend, Sam, Julie can still reach him by cell phone. (12 to 18 years old)

6. THE HAWTHORNE LEGACY, by Jennifer Lynn Barnes. (Little, Brown) Avery and the four Hawthorne grandsons have a new family puzzle to solve. (12 to 18 years old)

7. SHE GETS THE DAUGHTER, by Rachael Lippincott and Alyson Derrick. (Simon & Schuster) Two young women, Alex and Molly, attend the University of Pittsburgh with the intention of reinventing themselves. (14 years and over)

8. IRON WIDOW, by Xiran Jay Zhao. (Penguin Teen) Zetian becomes a pilot of Chrysalises to fight the Hunduns, but has an ulterior motive. (14 to 17 years old)

9. GALLANT, by VE Schwab. (Greenwillow) Olivia uncovers long-buried family secrets after arriving in Gallant. (13 to 17 years old)

10. THIS WICKED FATE, by Kalynn Bayron. (Bloomsbury) Briseis must find the last fragment of Absyrtus’ heart in order to save his mother. (13 years and over)


1. THE SUMMER THAT I BECAME PRETTY TRILOGY, by Jenny Han. (Simon & Schuster) A beach house, summer love and lasting friendships. (12 years and over)

2. DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, written and illustrated by Jeff Kinney. (Amulet) The works and challenges of adolescence. (9 to 12 years old)

3. A GOOD GIRL’S GUIDE TO MURDER, by Holly Jackson. (Delacorte) Pippa Fitz-Amobi solves deadly crimes. (14 years and over)

4. HARRY POTTER, by JK Rowling. (Scholastic) A sorcerer hones his conjuring skills in the service of the fight against evil. (10 years and over)

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6. CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS, written and illustrated by Dav Pilkey. (Scholastic) The boys and their principal fight evil. (7 to 10 years old)

7. PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion) A boy fights mythological monsters. (9 to 12 years old)

8. WHAT IS…?, by various authors. (Penguin Workshop) Exploring milestones and events in American culture and history. (8 to 12 years old)

9. GLASS THRONE, by Sarah J. Maas. (Bloomsbury) Celaena must battle the forces of evil that threaten her kingdom. (14 years and over)

10. THE LAST CHILDREN ON EARTH, by Max Brallier. Illustrated by Douglas Holgate. (Viking) Jack and his friends are fighting for their lives through the zombie apocalypse. (8 to 12 years old)

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