Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:
1."Becoming," by Michelle Obama (Crown: $32.35) The former first lady recounts her childhood in Chicago, meeting Barack and their years in the White House.
2."Educated," by Tara Westover (Random House: $28) A young woman raised without schooling by survivalists describes her path to Cambridge University.
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3."The Library Book," by Susan Orlean (Simon & Schuster: $15) The story of the 1986 fire at the Los Angeles Public Library.
4."The Threat," by Andrew G. McCabe (St. Martin's: $29.99) The former deputy director of the FBI recounts the time between Donald Trump's 2016 election, his firing and two-decade career.
5."Brave, Not Perfect," by Reshma Saujani (Currency: $25) Empowering women and girls to embrace imperfection and bravery.
6."The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up," by Marie Kondo (Ten Speed Press: $16.99) The cleaning guru's method to de-cluttering your home and simplifying your life.
7."Do the Right Thing," by Spike Lee (Ammo Books: $25.00) The 25th-anniversary edition of the director's 1989 film.
8."The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F(ASTERISK)ck," by Mark Manson (HarperOne: $24.99) How not being positive all the time will make us become happier people.
9."Bad Blood," by John Carreyrou (Knopf: $29.99) The rise and fall of Theranos, the biotech startup that failed to deliver on its promise to make blood testing more efficient.
10."The Soul of America," by Jon Meacham (Random House: $30) Understanding the present political climate by looking back at a time history when hope overcame division and fear.