the New York Times bestsellers list – The Virginian-Pilot

Rankings reflect sales for the week ending Saturday, March 19, which were reported on a confidential basis by vendors offering a wide range of general interest titles. Picture Book rankings include hardcover sales only. Series rankings include all print and e-book sales.

Every week, thousands of diverse selling locations report their actual sales on hundreds of thousands of individual titles. The panel of reporting retailers is comprehensive and reflects sales in stores of all sizes and demographics across the United States. An asterisk

indicates that a book’s sales were barely distinguishable from those of the book above. A (b) indicates that some bookstores reported receiving bulk orders.

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1. HOW TO CATCH A LEPRECHAUN, by Adam Wallace. Illustrated by Andy Elkerton. (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky) This is the year you’ll finally catch a leprechaun. (Ages 4 to 10)

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

3. I’M NOT SCARED, YOU’RE SCARED, by Seth Meyers. Illustrated by Rob Sayegh. (Flamingo) Brave Rabbit and cowardly Bear go on an adventure together. (Ages 3 to 7)

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

5. PRETTY PERFECT KITTY-CORN, by Shannon Hale. Illustrated by LeUyen Pham. (Abrams) Unicorn learns to embrace his flaws. (Ages 4 to 8)

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

7. PETE THE CAT: THE GREAT LEPRECHAUN CHASE, by James Dean. (HarperCollins) Pete opens a leprechaun catching business. (Ages 4 to 8)

8. GOOD NIGHT, LITTLE 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)

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

10. WHY NOT YOU ?, by Ciara and Russell Wilson. Illustrated by Jessica Gibson. (Random House) Inspiring children to reach their goals. (Ages 4 to 8)

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1. WONDER, by RJ Palacio. (Knopf) A boy with a facial deformity starts school. (Ages 8 to 12)

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

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

4. PAX, JOURNEY HOME, by Sara Pennypacker. Illustrated by Jon Klassen. (Balzer and Bray) A boy and his pet fox reunite after a year of separation. (Ages 8 to 12)

5. OUT OF MY HEART, by Sharon M. Draper. (Atheneum) In this sequel to “Out of My Mind,” Melody goes to summer camp. (Ages 10 and up)

6. THE LAST CUENTISTA, by Donna Barba Higuera. (Levine Querido) Petra is one of the last people who have memories of the planet Earth. (Ages 10 to 14)

7. GROUND ZERO, by Alan Gratz. (Scholastic) Parallel storylines of Brandon and Reshmina take place on Sept. 11, in 2001 and 2019. (Ages 9 to 12)

8. STUNTBOY, IN THE MEANTIME, by Jason Reynolds. Illustrated by Raúl the Third. (Atheneum / Caitlyn Dlouhy) As a coping mechanism for his “frets,” a young boy creates a superhero alter ego. (Ages 7 to 12)

9. THE OGRESS AND THE ORPHANS, by Kelly Barnhill. (Algonquin) A kind ogress is blamed for the woes of the town of Stone-in-the-Glen. (Ages 10 to 18)

10. NEW FROM HERE, by Kelly Yang. (Simon & Schuster) Knox and his family return to California from Hong Kong. (Ages 8 to 12)

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1. GALLANT, by VE Schwab. (Greenwillow) Olivia uncovers long-buried family secrets after arriving at Gallant. (Ages 13 to 17)

2. ONE OF US IS LYING, by Karen M. McManus. (Delacorte) For five students, a detour into detention ends in murder. (Ages 14 and up)

3. YOU’VE REACHED SAM, by Dustin Thao. (Wednesday) After the death of her boyfriend, Sam, Julie can still reach him via cellphone. (Ages 12 to 18)

4. LOVELESS, by Alice Oseman. (Scholastic) Georgia, a British teenager, works on accepting her aro-ace identity. (Ages 14 to 18)

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

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

7. ANATOMY, by Dana Schwartz. (Wednesday) Hazel and Jack work together to solve a mystery in 19th-century Edinburgh. (Ages 13 to 18)

8. FIREKEEPER’S DAUGHTER, by Angeline Boulley. (Holt) Daunis investigates a deadly new drug being distributed in her tribal community. (Ages 14 to 18)

9. THE HAWTHORNE LEGACY, by Jennifer Lynn Barnes. (Little, Brown) Avery and the four Hawthorne grandsons have a new family puzzle to solve. (Ages 12 to 18)

10. I MUST BETRAY YOU, by Ruta Sepetys. (Philomel) In 1989, Cristian Florescu is an informant for the secret police in communist Romania. (Ages 12 to 17)

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

2. A GOOD GIRL’S GUIDE TO MURDER, by Holly Jackson. (Delacorte) Pippa Fitz-Amobi solves murderous crimes. (Ages 14 and up)

3. HARRY POTTER, by JK Rowling. (Scholastic) A wizard hones his conjuring skills in the service of fighting evil. (Ages 10 and up)

4. PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion) A boy battles mythological monsters. (Ages 9 to 12)

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

6. CRAVE, by Tracy Wolff. (Entangled Teen) Grace attends Katmere Academy among supernatural beings. (Ages 14 to 18)

7. WHO WAS / IS …?, By Jim Gigliotti and others; various illustrators. (Penguin Workshop) Biographies unlock legendary lives. (Ages 8 to 11)

8. I SURVIVED, by Lauren Tarshis. (Scholastic) Youngsters’ tales of living through dangerous historical events. (Ages 9 to 11)

9. FOLK OF THE AIR, by Holly Black. (Little, Brown) Jude’s quest to become the first mortal queen of the High Court of Faerie. (Ages 14 to 17)

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

___ The New York Times Best Sellers are compiled and archived by The Best-Seller Lists Desk of The New York Times News Department, and are separate from the Culture, Advertising and Business sides of The New York Times Co. More information on rankings and methodology:www.nytimes.com/books/best-sellers/methodology

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