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."Total Rethink," by David McCourt (Wiley: $25) How to learn to think and live like a revolutionary.
4."The Pioneers," by David McCullough (Simon & Schuster: $30) The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian rediscovers the settling of the Northwest Territory through five pioneers.
5."Propeller," by Tanner Corbridge (Portfolio: $29) Tapping the power of personal, team, and organizational accountability.
6."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.
7."Salt in My Soul," by Mallory Smith (Spiegel & Grau: $26) A young woman's determination to live a meaningful life despite her struggle with cystic fibrosis and a rare superbug.
8."The Man Who Sold America," by Joy-Ann Reid (Morrow: $27.99) The MSNBC host shares her analysis of Donald Trump's presidency.
9."The Castle on Sunset," by Shawn Levy (Doubleday: $28.95) A definitive history of Hollywood's most iconic, storied, and scandalous hotel.
10."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.