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
ORIGIN, by Dan Brown. After reconnecting with one of his first students, who is now a billionaire futurist, symbology professor Robert Langdon must go on a perilous quest with a beautiful museum director.
SLEEPING BEAUTIES, by Stephen King and Owen King. In a small Appalachian town, women who fall asleep don’t wake up and become shrouded in mysterious cocoons while the men battle one another.
MANHATTAN BEACH, by Jennifer Egan. Anna Kerrigan, the first female diver at the Brooklyn Naval Yard during World War II, meets with a man who helps her understand why her father disappeared.
A COLUMN OF FIRE, by Ken Follett. The lovers Ned Willard and Margery Fitzgerald find themselves on opposite sides of a conflict between English Catholics and Protestants while Queen Elizabeth fights to maintain her throne.
DON’T LET GO, by Harlan Coben. Det. Napoleon Dumas investigates a murder and uncovers clues about the disappearance of his high school love and the death of his twin brother 15 years ago.
THE GIRL WHO TAKES AN EYE FOR AN EYE, by David Lagercrantz. Lisbeth Salander teams up with an investigative journalist to uncover the secrets of her childhood. A continuation of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series.
THE CUBAN AFFAIR, by Nelson DeMille. A Miami lawyer solicits an Army veteran to go on a secret mission to recover $60 million stashed away in Cuba.
MERRY AND BRIGHT, by Debbie Macomber. A temp, who works for a strict and stressed boss is given a social life when family members create an online dating profile for her.
HAUNTED, by James Patterson and James O. Born. A detective from New York takes his family on a vacation in Maine and is enlisted by local cops to help solve a crime in the woods.
LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE, by Celeste Ng. An artist with a mysterious past and a disregard for the status quo upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.
TO BE WHERE YOU ARE, by Jan Karon. The 14th novel in the Mitford series. Three generations of Kavanaghs face changes in their lives.
STAR WARS: FROM A CERTAIN POINT OF VIEW, by various authors. An anthology of short stories retells the original “Star Wars” from the point of view of supporting characters.
WINTER SOLSTICE, by Elin Hilderbrand. The Quinns celebrate the holidays when one family member returns from the war in Afghanistan but the gathering turns rocky.
A LEGACY OF SPIES, by John Le Carré. Peter Guillam, formerly of the British Secret Service, is pulled out of retirement to defend intelligence operations during the cold war that resulted in the deaths of people close to him.
VINCE FLYNN: ENEMY OF THE STATE, by Kyle Mills. Vince Flynn’s character Mitch Rapp leaves the C.I.A. to go on a manhunt when the nephew of a Saudi King finances a terrorist group.
New York Times Best Sellers: Nonfiction
KILLING ENGLAND, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. Major events and battles during the Revolutionary War are told from the perspectives of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and others.
WE WERE EIGHT YEARS IN POWER, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. A series of essays that cover each year of the Obama administration, the writer’s own journey and the echoes of American history in modern times.
WHAT HAPPENED, by Hillary Rodham Clinton. The first woman nominated for president by a major political party details her campaign, mistakes she made, outside forces that affected the outcome and how she recovered in its aftermath.
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.
THE FOUR, by Scott Galloway. A study of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, with suggestions on applying these companies’ strategies to your own business or career.
UNBELIEVABLE, by Katy Tur. The NBC News correspondent describes her work covering the 2016 campaign of the Republican nominee for president and his behavior toward her.
MARTIN LUTHER, by Eric Metaxas. A biography of the monk whose writings sparked the Protestant Reformation.
THE DANGEROUS CASE OF DONALD TRUMP, edited by Bandy X. Lee. 27 psychiatrists and mental health experts give their assessments of the president.
FROM HERE TO ETERNITY, by Caitlyn Doughty. An American undertaker chronicles the diversity of death practices around the globe, the better to argue for changes at home.
RECOVERY, by Russell Brand. The actor and comedian describes his various addictions and how he was able to move away from them.
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.
DARING TO HOPE, by Katie Davis Majors. The author, who moved to Uganda and adopted 13 children, has her faith tested after facing tragedy.
THE PARADIGM, by Jonathan Cahn. Ancient figures from the Middle East are used to explain the rise and fall of contemporary leaders and events.
AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GUCCI MANE, by Gucci Mane with Neil Martinez-Belkin. A memoir by the East Atlanta hip-hop artist, who made a comeback after setbacks that included doing time in a maximum-security federal prison.
SCALIA SPEAKS, by by Antonin Scalia. Edited by Christopher J. Scalia and Edward Whelan. Speeches given by the influential Supreme Court associate justice, who died in 2016.