1. (1) The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa

2. (-) Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

3. (6) Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty

4. (-) It by Stephen King

5. (3) Lorien Legacies Reborn #3: Return To Zero by Pittacus Lore

6. (4) I Owe You One by Sophie Kinsella

7. (2) Normal People by Sally Rooney

8. (7) Bird Box by Josh Malerman

8. (5) The Reckoning by John Grisham

9. (-) The Tattooist Of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

10. (-) Scream To The Shadows by Tunku Halim


1. (1) The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ck by Mark Manson

2. (2) Everything Is F*cked by Mark Manson

3. (3) Sapiens: A Brief History Of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari

4. (5) This Is What Inequality Looks Like by Teo You Yenn

5. (8) Love For Imperfect Things by Haemin Sunim

6. (-) The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down by Haemin Sunim

7. (4) Seven Hundred Years: A History Of Singapore by Kwa Chong Guan, Derek Heng, Peter Borschberg and Tan Tai Yong

8. (-) The Visual MBA by James Barron

9. (6) The Art Of Thinking Clearly by Rolf Dobelli

10. (-) Surrounded By Idiots by Thomas Erikson


1. (7) Dog Man #4: Dog Man And Cat Kid by Dav Pilkey

1. (1) Dog Man #6: Brawl Of The Wild by Dav Pilkey

2. (3) Diary Of An Awesome Friendly Kid by Jeff Kinney

3. (-) National Geographic Kids Almanac 2020 by National Geographic

4. (-) Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling

4. (6) The World's Worst Teachers by David Walliams

5. (4) Secrets Of Singapore: Changi Airport by Monica Lim and Lesley-Anne Tan

6. (5) Geronimo Stilton #72: The Hawaiian Heist by Geronimo Stilton

7. (-) Roblox Top Role Playing Games by Egmont

8. (-) Five Nights At Freddy's: The Freddy Files by Scott Cawthon

9. (8) The Misadventures Of Max Crumbly #3: Masters Of Mischief by Rachel Renee Russell

10. (-) Fing by David Walliams

•This is The Straits Times' compilation of bestseller lists from Books Kinokuniya, Times, WHSmith and Popular bookstores.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 13, 2019, with the headline 'Bestsellers'. Subscribe