1. "Invisible" by James Patterson and David Ellis (Little, Brown, $28). An FBI researcher on leave thinks hundreds of murders, rapes and kidnappings are connected, but no one believes her. Last week: 1
2. "Top Secret Twenty-One" by Janet Evanovich (Bantam, $28). A bounty hunter is out to find Jimmy Poletti, a car dealer out on a bail and a suspected murderer. Last week: 2
3. "The Silkworm" by Robert Galbraith (Mulholland, $28). A novelist is murdered after writing a thinly veiled bookabout everyone he knows. Last week: 3
4. "Mr. Mercedes" by Stephen King (Scribner, $30). A retired detective investigates after the driver of a stolen Mercedes-Benz plows into a crowd of job-seekers, killing eight and injuring more than a dozen others. Last week: 4
5. "The City" by Dean Koontz. (Bantam, $28). Koontz offers a coming-of-age story about a musical prodigy. Last week: —
1. "Blood Feud" by Edward Klein (Regnery, $27.99). Klein writes about the relationship between the Obamas and the Clintons in his follow-up to "The Amateur." Last week: 2
2. "Hard Choices" by Hillary Rodham Clinton (Simon & Schuster, $35). Clinton's account of the challenges she faced during her four years as Secretary of State and her thoughts for the future. Last week: 1
3. "How the World Sees You" by Sally Hogshead. (Harper Business, $29.99). Hogshead, an advertising expert, explains the science of fascination. Last week: —
4. "One Nation" by Ben Carson M.D. with Candy Carson (Sentinel, $25.95). The neurosurgeon turned conservative commentator gives his opinions about the country's future. Last week: 3
5. "All In Startup" by Diana Kander. (Wiley, $24.95). Business lessons are explored through a fictional account of a man who has nine days to save his company. Last week: —
— Publishers Weekly
1. "The Silkworm" by Robert Galbraith (Mulholland, $28). A novelist is murdered after writing a thinly veiled bookabout everyone he knows.
2. "The Fault in Our Stars" by John Green (Dutton, $17.99). A girl who has cancer finds love. A movie based on the book opened June 6.
3. "Hard Choices" by Hillary Rodham Clinton (Simon & Schuster, $35). Clinton's account of the challenges she faced during her four years as Secretary of State and her thoughts for the future.
4. "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt (Little, Brown, $30). A terrorist attack in an art museum sets Theo Decker on a life-altering path.
4. "The Care and Management of Lies" by Jacqueline Winspear (Harper, $26.99). A newlywed couple struggles to maintain its relationship after the husband enlists to serve in WWI.
5. "The Lowland" by Jhumpa Lahiri (Vintage, $15.95). The story of two brothers from India who follow divergent paths, with the actions of one brother affecting his family for generations.
For the week ending July 5.
Participating bookstores: Barbara's Bookstores (Chicago), Anderson's Bookshop (Naperville), The Book Stall at Chestnut Court (Winnetka), Unabridged Bookstore (Chicago), The Book Table (Oak Park), The Bookstore (Glen Ellyn), Women & Children First Bookstore (Chicago), The Book Bin (Northbrook).