New York Times Bestsellers

Ranksort descending Title Weeks on List
1 THE WHISTLER John Grisham

A whistleblower alerts a Florida investigator to judicial corruption involving the Mob and Indian casinos.

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2 THE WRONG SIDE OF GOODBYE Michael Connelly

he detective Harry Bosch helps a small police department track a serial rapist, while as a P.I. he aids a billionaire in search of a possible heir.

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3 TWO BY TWO Nicholas Sparks

A man who became a single father when his marriage and business collapsed learns to take a chance on a new love.

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4 THE AWARD Danielle Steel

A Frenchwoman who worked with the Resistance but was accused of collaboration finally has her name cleared.

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5 SMALL GREAT THINGS Jodi Picoult

A medical crisis entangles a black nurse, a white supremacist father and a white lawyer.

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6 VINCE FLYNN: ORDER TO KILL Kyle Mills

Flynn’s character, the C.I.A. operative Mitch Rapp, uncovers a dangerous Russian plot. Flynn died in 2013.

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7 ESCAPE CLAUSE John Sandford

Virgil Flowers of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension must deal with the theft of tigers from the local zoo.

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8 THE WOMAN IN CABIN 10 Ruth Ware

A travel writer on a cruise is certain she has heard a body thrown overboard, but no one believes her.

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9 ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE Anthony Doerr

The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II.

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10 COMMONWEALTH Ann Patchett

Five decades in the lives of two families — parents, children, siblings, stepchildren — remade by divorce.

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11 A BAXTER FAMILY CHRISTMAS Karen Kingsbury

A story of love and redemption featuring the Baxter family.

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12 SEX, LIES AND SERIOUS MONEY Stuart Woods

The New York lawyer Stone Barrington’s client won a fortune and now needs protection from scheming bad guys.

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13 A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW Amor Towles

A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest in the Metropol hotel, across from the Kremlin.

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14 HOME Harlan Coben

Myron Bolitar and his friend Win locate a boy who was kidnapped 10 years earlier; the 11th Myron Bolitar novel.

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15 THE OBSIDIAN CHAMBER Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

While the F.B.I. agent Aloysius Pendergast is believed dead, his ward is kidnapped.

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16 THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD Colson Whitehead

A slave girl heads toward freedom on the network, envisioned as actual tracks and tunnels.

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17 THE TRESPASSER Tana French

In the sixth Dublin Murder Squad novel, Detective Antoinette Conway confronts a case that is more complicated than it appears.

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18 TODAY WILL BE DIFFERENT Maria Semple

A calamitous day in the life of a cynical Seattle transplant from the author of “Where’d You Go, Bernadette.”

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19 FAITHFUL Alice Hoffman

In the final book of the Winter Street trilogy, a huge snowstorm bearing down on Nantucket threatens the Quinn family’s Christmas, after a year of significant events.

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20 PRECIOUS AND GRACE Alexander McCall Smith

In the 17th installment of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe and Grace Makutski help a Canadian woman find the nursemaid who raised her in Botswana.

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