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
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.
NO MIDDLE NAME, by Lee Child. A complete collection of Jack Reacher stories.
16TH SEDUCTION, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. In San Francisco, Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women’s Murder Club face their toughest case yet.
SAME BEACH, NEXT YEAR, by Dorothea Benton Frank. Two couples form a lifelong friendship during annual reunions on one of South Carolina’s barrier islands.
THE FIX, by David Baldacci. The detective Amos Decker (“Memory Man”) witnesses a murder-suicide that turns out to be a matter of national security.
TESTIMONY, by Scott Turow. A former Illinois prosecutor joins the International Criminal Court to investigate a massacre in Bosnia.
GWENDY’S BUTTON BOX, by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar. King returns to Castle Rock, Me., in this novella set in 1974.
GOLDEN PREY, by John Sandford. Lucas Davenport, now a U.S. Marshal, pursues a thief who robbed a drug cartel and killed a child in Biloxi, Miss.
AGAINST ALL ODDS, by Danielle Steel. A mother must learn to let her adult children make their own decisions.
FULL WOLF MOON, by Lincoln Child. Could hikers in the Adirondacks have been killed by werewolves?
A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW, by Amor Towles. A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.
SINCE WE FELL, by Dennis Lehane. A woman struggles to understand who she really is, first searching for her father, then coping with a breakdown.
THE THIRST, by Jo Nesbo. Retired Inspector Harry Hole is drawn back to the Crime Squad by the case of a serial killer who targets women who use Tinder — and apparently bites them to death.
A DOG’S WAY HOME, by W. Bruce Cameron. Separated from the man who rescued her as a puppy, a dog sets out across 400 miles of wilderness.
ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE, by Elizabeth Strout. A novel-in-stories about the lives of the inhabitants of the rural Illinois hometown of Lucy Barton, the protagonist of Strout’s previous novel.
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.
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.
THE VANISHING AMERICAN ADULT, by Ben Sasse. The Nebraska senator’s advice on how to raise resilient, responsible children.
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.
PAPI, by David Ortiz with Michael Holley. Looking back on 14 years with the Red Sox.
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.
SHATTERED, by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes. An examination of Hillary Clinton’s Presidential campaign.
DEMOCRACY, by Condoleeza Rice. The former secretary of state argues that the promotion of democracy should shape America’s foreign policy.
THE AMERICAN SPIRIT, by David McCullough. A collection of speeches by the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, focused on American values.
COACH WOODEN AND ME, by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. A life-changing 50-year friendship that began during Abdul-Jabbar’s student days at U.C.L.A.
THIS FIGHT IS OUR FIGHT, by Elizabeth Warren. The Massachusetts senator calls for restored financial regulation, stronger social programs, and renewed investment in education, research and infrastructure.
THE OPERATOR, by Robert O’Neill. The 400-mission career of a SEAL Team operator.
THE MAGNOLIA STORY, by Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines with Mark Dagostino. The lives of the couple who star in the HGTV show “Fixer Upper.”
BLACK PRIVILEGE, by Charlemagne Tha God. The radio personality presents his life story and offers advice for success.
DO I MAKE MYSELF CLEAR?, by Harold Evans. Advice on writing well from a noted editor.