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Rankings for hardcover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected bookstores:



1. “American Dirt,” by Jeanine Cummins (Flatiron: $27.99) A Mexican woman and her son are forced to escape as refugees to the U.S.

2. “Where the Crawdads Sing,” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons: $26) A young woman living on her own becomes a murder suspect.

3. “The Glass Hotel,” by Emily St. John Mandel (Knopf: $26.95) A dysfunctional family goes away together on a Mediterranean cruise.

4. “Broken,” by Don Winslow (William Morrow: $27.99) A collection of six novellas with themes of crime and justice, redemption and more.

5. “The Mirror & the Light,” by Hilary Mantel (Holt: $30) The rise and fall of Thomas Cromwell, the powerful minister in the court of King Henry VIII.

6. “Writers & Lovers,” by Lily King (Grove Press: $27) A former child golf prodigy fights to fulfill her creative ambitions.

7. “Boy from the Woods,” by Harlan Coben (Grand Central: $29) A mysterious man from the past must find a missing teenage girl before her disappearance causes disastrous consequences.

8. “Apeirogon,” by Colum McCann (Random House: $28) In occupied Palestine and Israel an unexpected friendship between two different fathers prospers.

9. “Texas Outlaw,” by James Patterson (Little, Brown: $28) Texas Ranger Rory Yates uncovers small-town secrets, favors and lies.

10. “Three Hours in Paris,” by Cara Black (Soho Crime: $27.95) A failed attempt on the life of Adolf Hitler by a female American sniper leaves her fate and the war hanging in the balance.


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