The New York Times Best Seller List – Daily Press

The rankings reflect sales for the week ending Saturday, April 9, which were reported confidentially by vendors offering a wide range of general interest titles. Picture Book ratings include hardcover sales only. Series rankings include all print and e-book sales.

Every 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. an asterisk

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


1. HOW TO CATCH THE EASTER BUNNY, by Adam Wallace and Andy Elkerton. (Jabberwocky Sourcebooks) The Easter Bunny avoids traps to deliver eggs and candy. (Ages 4 to 8)

2. NANA LOVES YOU MORE, by Jimmy Fallon. Illustrated by Miguel Ordonez. (Feiwel & Friends) The depth of Nana’s love is deep. (Ages 1 to 3)

3. PETE THE CAT: THE GREAT EASTER ADVENTURE, by James Dean and Kimberly Dean. (HarperFestival) A certain rabbit needs Pete’s help. (Ages 4 to 8)

4. I COLOR DIFFERENTLY, by Colin Kaepernick. Illustrated by Eric Wilkerson. (Scholastic/Kaepernick) Colin Kaepernick’s poignant true story of identity, race, and self-love. (Ages 4 to 8)

5. THE GOOD EGG PRESENTS: THE GREAT EGGSCAPE!, by Jory John. Illustrated by Pete Oswald. (HarperCollins) Good Egg and his friends escape from his cardboard box! (Ages 4 to 8)

6. THE WONDERFUL THINGS THAT SHALL BE, by Emily Winfield Martin. (Random House) A celebration of future possibilities. (Ages 3 to 7)

7. ANTI-RACIST BABY, by Ibram X. Kendi. Illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky. (Kokila) Nine steps to raising an anti-racist child. (Ages 0 to 3)

8. I AM NOT AFRAID, YOU ARE SCARED, by Seth Meyers. Illustrated by Rob Sayegh. (Flamingo) The brave rabbit and the cowardly bear go on an adventure together. (Ages 3 to 7)

9. DRAGONS LOVE TACOS, by Adam Rubin. Illustrated by Daniel Salmieri. (Check) What to serve your dragon guests. (Ages 3 to 5)

10. GOOD NIGHT, BLUE TRUCK, by Alice Schertle and Jill McElmurry. (Clarion) Blue and Toad offer shelter from a storm to other farm animals. (Ages 4 to 7)


1. RIVER, by Erin Hunter. (HarperCollins) The first book in the “Warriors: A Starless Clan” series. Find out what happens after the events of “The Broken Code”. (8 to 12 years)

2. WONDERFUL, by RJ Palacio. (Knopf) A boy with a facial deformity starts school. (8 to 12 years)

3. REFUGEE, by Alan Gratz. (Scholastic) Three children in three different conflicts search for a safe haven. (Ages 9 to 12)

4. SPELLS, by Claribel A. Ortega. (Scholastic) Three Witchlings have three weeks to find and kill the deadly Nightbeast or lose her magic forever. (8 to 12 years)

5. THE DAUGHTER OF THE DEPTHS, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion) Ana Dakkar faces trials this weekend at Harding-Pencroft Academy. (Ages 9 to 12)

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

7. STUNTBOY, MEANWHILE, by Jason Reynolds. Illustrated by Raúl Tercero. (Atheneum / Caitlyn Dlouhy) As a coping mechanism for him, a boy creates a superhero alter ego. (From 7 to 12 years old)

8. GROUND ZERO, by Alan Gratz. (Scholastic) Brandon and Reshmina’s side stories take place on September 11, 2001 and 2019. (Ages 9-12)

9. THE LAST STORYTELLER, by Donna Barba Higuera. (Dear Levine) Petra is one of the last people who has memories of planet Earth. (Ages 10 to 14)

10. PAX, JOURNEY HOME, by Sara Pennypacker. Illustrated by Jon Klassen. (Balzer and Bray) A boy and his pet fox are reunited after a year apart. (8 to 12 years)


1. A MAGIC SOAKED IN POISON, by Judy I. Lin. (Feiwel & Friends) In an attempt to save her sister’s life, Ning enters a fierce magical competition. (Ages 13 to 18)

2. ONE OF US LIES, by Karen M. McManus. (Delacorte) For five students, a diversion to detention ends in murder. (From 14 years old)

3. GALANT, by VE Schwab. (Greenwillow) Olivia discovers long-buried family secrets after arriving in Gallant. (Ages 13 to 17)

4. SHE GETS THE GIRL, 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. (From 14 years old)

5. HOTEL MAGNIFICE, by Emily J. Taylor. (Razorbill) Two sisters apply for and get jobs at the legendary Hotel Magnifique, which changes locations every day, only to find they’re stuck. (Ages 12 to 17)

6. YOU HAVE REACHED SAM, by Dustin Thao. (Wednesday) After the death of her boyfriend Sam, Julie is still able to communicate with him via cell phone. (Ages 12 to 18)

7. THE HAWTHORNE LEGACY, by Jennifer Lynn Barnes. (Little, Brown) Avery and Hawthorne’s four grandchildren have a new family puzzle to solve. (Ages 12 to 18)

8. THESE VIOLENT DELIGHTS, by Chloe Gong. (Margaret K. McElderry) A reimagining of “Romeo and Juliet” set in 1920s Shanghai. (Ages 14 to 18)

9. IRON WIDOW, by Xiran Jay Zhao. (Penguin Teen) Zetian becomes a pilot for Chrysalises to fight the Hunduns, but he has an ulterior motive. (Ages 14 to 17)

10. THE FIREMAN’S DAUGHTER, by Angeline Boulley. (Holt) Daunis investigates a deadly new drug being distributed in his tribal community. (Ages 14 to 18)


1. WINGS OF FIRE, by Tui T. Sutherland. (Scholastic) Only the five dragons of destiny can unite the seven warring dragon tribes. (Ages 9 to 12)

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

3. HARRY POTTER, by JK Rowling. (Scholastic) A magician hones his sleight of hand in the service of fighting evil. (From 10 years)

4. THE GOOD GIRL’S GUIDE TO MURDER, by Holly Jackson. (Delacorte) Pippa Fitz-Amobi solves murderous crimes. (From 14 years old)

5. CAPTAIN UNDERWEAR, written and illustrated by Dav Pilkey.  (Scholastic) The boys and their principal fight against evil.  (Ages 7 to 10)

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6. PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPICS, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion) A boy battles mythological monsters. (Ages 9 to 12)

7. PANDAVA, by Roshani Chokshi. (Rick Riordan) When Aru Shah unknowingly awakens a demon, he must find the reincarnations of the five legendary Pandava brothers to help her. (8 to 12 years)

8. HEAVENLY, by Brandon Sanderson. (Delacorte) Spensa risks his life again and again to save the galaxy. (From 12 years old)

9. FIVE NIGHTS AT FREDDY’S: FAZBEAR FRIGHTS, by Scott Cawthon. (Scholastic) Short stories from the twisted and sinister world of Five Nights at Freddy’s. (Ages 12 to 18)

10. WHO WAS/IS…?, by Jim Gigliotti and others; various illustrators. (Penguin Workshop) Bios unlock legendary lives. (8 to 11 years)

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