Check here each week for titles at the top of the New York Times’ best seller lists. Titles held by the library are listed in bold print.
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New York Times Best Sellers: Fiction
ANY DREAM WILL DO, by Debbie Macomber. As Shay Benson begins her life anew, building a relationship with Pastor Drew Douglas, her brother’s return threatens to undo it.
CAMINO ISLAND, by John Grisham. A search for stolen rare manuscripts leads to a Florida island.
THE LATE SHOW, by Michael Connelly. Renée Ballard, a young detective with the L.A.P.D., investigates crimes against two women.
THE LYING GAME, by Ruth Ware. Four school friends reunite as their long-held secret threatens to emerge.
BARELY LEGAL, by Stuart Woods. Herbie Fisher, the protégé of Stone Barrington, becomes a partner at a law firm and finds himself in a web of deceit.
THE LAST TUDOR, by Philippa Gregory. The youngest Grey sister, Mary, is left to face her ruthless cousin, Queen Elizabeth.
THE GOOD DAUGHTER, by Karin Slaughter. The lawyer Charlotte Quinn is challenged when violence returns to her hometown of Pikesville.
A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW, by Amor Towles. A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.
HOUSE OF SPIES, by Daniel Silva. Gabriel Allon, the Israeli art restorer and spy, now the head of Israel’s secret intelligence service, pursues an ISIS mastermind.
INTO THE WATER, by Paula Hawkins. In this psychological thriller by the author of “The Girl on the Train,” women are found drowned in a river in an English town.
MRS. FLETCHER, by Tom Perrotta. A divorced woman has a sexual awakening in the digital age.
BEFORE WE WERE YOURS, by Lisa Wingate. A prominent South Carolina lawyer, researching her grandmother’s past, learns about a real life Tennessee orphanage that kidnapped children and placed them for adoption with wealthy people.
PARADISE VALLEY, by C.J. Box. A North Dakota investigator pursues a trucker who preys on prostitutes.
THE PARIS SPY, by Susan Elia MacNeal. American-born spy Maggie Hope searches for her half sister in Nazi-occupied France during World War II.
CRIME SCENE, by Jonathan Kellerman and Jesse Kellerman. Clay Edison, a deputy coroner and former star athlete, investigates a possible murder.
New York Times Best Sellers: Nonfiction
ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY, by Neil deGrasse Tyson. A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe and the forces and laws that govern it.
AL FRANKEN, GIANT OF THE SENATE, by Al Franken. A memoir by the Democratic senator from Minnesota and former “Saturday Night Live” writer and performer.
HILLBILLY ELEGY, by J.D. Vance. A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of America’s white working class through his own childhood in the Rust Belt.
WHY BUDDHISM IS TRUE, by Robert Wright. Neuroscience and psychology findings are used to support Buddhist practice and meditation.
KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON, by David Grann. The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil. The fledgling F.B.I. intervened, ineffectively.
OPTION B, by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant. Sandberg’s experience after her husband’s sudden death and Grant’s psychological research combine to provide insight on facing adversity and building resilience.
DEVIL’S BARGAIN, by Joshua Green. A deeply reported account of the relationship between Donald Trump and his chief strategist.
THE BIG LIE, by Dinesh D’Souza. The conservative commentator argues that the American left is a fascist threat.
CONSCIENCE OF A CONSERVATIVE, by Jeff Flake. The Arizona senator defends traditional conservative values, says the movement has lost its way and calls for a return to principle.
GRIT, by Angela Duckworth. A psychologist says passion and perseverance are the keys to success.
I CAN’T MAKE THIS UP, by Kevin Hart with Neil Strauss. The comedian’s personal and professional life.
BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. A meditation on race in America.
REDISCOVERING AMERICANISM, by Mark R. Levin. The radio host argues that the founding fathers would be shocked by the expansion of modern government.
WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR, by Paul Kalanithi. A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.
THE BOOK OF JOY, by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu. Two spiritual leaders discuss how to find joy in the face of suffering.