Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:
1."Educated," by Tara Westover (Random House: $28) A young woman raised without schooling by survivalists describes her path to Cambridge University.
2."The Library Book," by Susan Orlean (Simon & Schuster: $28) The story of the 1986 fire at the Los Angeles Public Library.
3."The Pioneers," by David McCullough (Simon & Schuster: $30) The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian rediscovers the settling of the Northwest Territory through five pioneers.
4."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.
5."Unfreedom of the Press," by Mark R. Levin (Threshold: $28) The radio host takes a critical look at the role of the media and its political ideology.
6."Make Your Bed," by William H. McRaven (Grand Central: $18) The commencement speech from Navy Seal, Adm. William H. McRaven at the University of Texas.
7."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.
8."Howard Stern Comes Again," by Howard Stern (Simon & Schuster: $35) The radio interviewer shares his most memorable on-air conversations from the past four decades.
9."Everything Is F(ASTERISK)cked," by Mark Mason (Harper: $28) The author of "The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F(ASTERISK)ck" dissects religion, politics, relationships with money, entertainment and the internet.
10."The Castle on Sunset," by Shawn Levy (Doubleday: $28.95) A definitive history of Hollywood's most iconic, storied, and scandalous hotel.