New York Times Best Sellers

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Every week we will update the New York Times Best Sellers list on this page. The titles with an asterisk (*) before them are part of our collection. The others need to be requested from another library. Some titles have two asterisks, this signifies a title only available on e-book (OverDrive or our NOOKs with Preloaded Books). A title with three asterisks before it means it is only available as an audiobook. 

The titles are connected to links, if you would like to be placed on hold or request the book just click on the link and choose "Request" at the top of  the catalog page! 


Fiction Best Sellers

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Week of August 20, 2017



  1. THE MEDICAL EXAMINER, by James Patterson with Maxine Paetro. (BookShots) The lover of a cheating millionairess is murdered and she is left for dead. Part of the Women's Murder Club series. Call if you would like to place this book on hold.
    Last Week: Not Ranked 
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  2. *THE LATE SHOW, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown) Renée Ballard, a young detective with the L.A.P.D., investigates crimes against two women.
    Last Week: 1
    Number of Weeks on List: 3

  3. *THE WHISTLER, by John Grisham. (Doubleday) A whistleblower alerts a Florida investigator to judicial corruption involving the Mob and Indian casinos.
    Last Week: 2
    Number of Weeks on List: 20

  4. *CAMINO ISLAND, by John Grisham. (Doubleday) A search for stolen rare manuscripts leads to a Florida island.
    Last Week: 4
    Number of Weeks on List: 9

  5. *THE GUNSLINGER, by Stephen King. (Pocket Books) The first volume of the Dark Tower series, originally published in 1989.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 3

  6. *THE WOMAN IN CABIN 10, by Ruth Ware. (Scout) A travel writer on a cruise is certain she has heard a body thrown overboard, but no one believes her.
    Last Week: 8
    Number of Weeks on List: 28

  7. *READY PLAYER ONE, by Ernest Cline. (Broadway) It's 2044, life on a resource-depleted Earth has grown increasingly grim, and the key to a vast fortune is hidden in a virtual-reality world.
    Last Week: 6
    Number of Weeks on List: 2

  8. *HOUSE OF SPIES, by Daniel Silva. (Harper) Gabriel Allon, the Israeli art restorer and spy, now the head of Israel's secret intelligence service, pursues an ISIS mastermind.
    Last Week: 5
    Number of Weeks on List: 4

  9. *THE LYING GAME, by Ruth Ware. (Scout) Four school friends come together as their long-held secret threatens to emerge.  
    Last Week: 9
    Number of Weeks on List: 2

  10. *MILK AND HONEY, by Rupi Kaur. (Andrews McMeel) Poetic approaches to surviving adversity and loss. 
    Last Week: 12
    Number of Weeks on List: 30

  11. *CRIME SCENE, by Jonathan Kellerman and Jesse Kellerman. (Ballantine) Clay Edison, a deputy coroner and former star athlete, investigates a possible murder.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  12. *LILAC GIRLS, by Martha Hall Kelly. (Ballantine) A story of three women's lives during and after World War II.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 18

  13. *THE HANDMAID'S TALE, by Margaret Atwood. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) In the Republic of Gilead's dystopian future, men and women perform the services assigned to them. Originally published in 1986.
    Last Week: 13
    Number of Weeks on List: 20

  14. *BEFORE WE WERE YOURS, by Lisa Wingate. (Ballantine) A prominent South Carolina lawyer, researching her grandmother's past, learns about a Tennessee orphanage that kidnapped children and placed them for adoption with wealthy people. Based on a real-life scandal.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  15. *ECHOES IN DEATH, by J.D. Robb. (St. Martin's) Lt. Eve Dallas of the N.Y.P.D. investigates a fatal home invasion. By Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 4

Nonfiction Best Sellers

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Week of August 20, 2017 


  1. *THE GLASS CASTLE, by Jeannette Walls. (Scribner) The author recalls a bizarre childhood. Originally published in 2005 and the basis of a forthcoming movie. 
    Last Week: 1
    Number of Weeks on List: 50

  2. *AL FRANKEN, GIANT OF THE SENATE, by Al Franken. (Twelve) A memoir by the Democratic senator from Minnesota and former "Saturday Night Live" writer and performer.
    Last Week: 4
    Number of Weeks on List: 10

  3. *HILLBILLY ELEGY, by J. D. Vance (HarperCollins) A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of America's white working class through his own childhood in the Rust Belt.
    Last Week: 2
    Number of Weeks on List: 54

  4. ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY, by Neil deGrasse Tyson. (Norton) A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the laws that govern the universe.
    Last Week: 3
    Number of Weeks on List: 14

  5. CONSCIENCE OF A CONSERVATIVE, by Jeff Flake. (Random House) The Arizona senator defends traditional conservative values, says the movement has lost its way and calls for a return to principle.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  6. THE MIRACLE OF DUNKIRK, by Walter Lord. (Open Road Media) The story of the heroic evacuation of British troops in 1940, retold in a current movie. Originally published in 1982.
    Last Week: 6
    Number of Weeks on List: 3

  7. THE BIG LIE, by Dinesh D'Souza. (Regnery) The conservative commentator argues that the American left is a fascist threat.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  8. DEVIL'S BARGAIN, by Joshua Green. (Penguin Press) A deeply reported account of the relationship between Donald Trump and his chief strategist.
    Last Week: 5
    Number of Weeks on List: 3

  9. *KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON, by David Grann. (Doubleday) The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil. 
    Last Week: 9
    Number of Weeks on List: 16

  10.  *OPTION B, by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant. (Knopf) Sandberg's experience after her husband's sudden death and Grant's psychological research combine to provide insight on facing adversity and building resilience.
    Last Week: 11
    Number of Weeks on List: 15

  11.  **SAPIENS, by Yuval Noah Harari. (Harper) How Homo sapiens became Earth's dominant species. 
    Last Week: 10
    Number of Weeks on List: 10

  12. DUNKIRK, by Joshua Levine. (Morrow) The history behind the current movie.
    Last Week: 13
    Number of Weeks on List: 2

  13. *BORN A CRIME, by Trevor Noah. (Spiegel & Grau) A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the comedian, now the host of "The Daily Show."
    Last Week: 14
    Number of Weeks on List: 23

  14. REDISCOVERING AMERICANISM, by Mark R. Levin. (Threshold Editions) The radio host argues that the founding fathers would be shocked by the expansion of modern government.
    Last Week: 7
    Number of Weeks on List: 6

  15. WHAT MADE MADDY RUN, by Kate Fagan. (Little, Brown) The story behind the suicide of Madison Holleran, a student athlete at the University of Pennsylvania.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • *MISSISSIPPI BLOOD, by Greg Iles. (Morrow/HarperCollins) Penn Cage, now the mayor of Natchez, Miss., investigates the secrets of his family and the South in order to save his and his father’s lives in the conclusion to the Natchez Burning trilogy. 
    Last Week: Not Ranked 
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • *THE SHACK, by William P. Young. (Windblown Media) A man whose daughter was abducted is invited to an isolated shack, apparently by God.
    Last Week: 1 
    Number of Weeks on List: 9

  • BOUND TOGETHER, by Christine Feehan. (Berkley) Viktor returns to Sea Haven to see the wife whose stepfather he killed.  
    Last Week: Not Ranked 
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • *VICIOUS CIRCLE, by C.J. Box. (Putnam) Newly released from prison, Dallas Cates tries to exact revenge on the Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett, who put him there.  
    Last Week: Not Ranked 
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • *IF NOT FOR YOU, by Debbie Macomber. (Ballantine) An unlikely relationship is put to the test.  
    Last Week: Not Ranked  
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • *BIG LITTLE LIES, by Liane Moriarty. (Berkley) Who will end up dead, and how, when three mothers with children in the same school become friends?  
    Last Week: 4 
    Number of Weeks on List: 32

  • *FOREVER A HERO, by Linda Lael Miller. (HQN) The woman Mace saved a decade ago returns, as does her vengeance-bent attacker.   
    Last Week: Not Ranked  
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • *THE OBSESSION, by Nora Roberts. (Berkley) A woman is haunted by her father's crimes as she tries to pursue love and her work as a photographer.  
    Last Week: 5  
    Number of Weeks on List: 9 

  • *A MAN CALLED OVE, by Fredrik Backman. (Washington Square) A curmudgeon's gruff exterior masks a generosity of spirit. Originally published in Sweden in 2014.  
    Last Week: 6  
    Number of Weeks on List: 44

  • *MAN OVERBOARD, by J. A. Jance. (Touchstone) Ali Reynolds pursues a man who manipulates the children of suicides into killing themselves in the 15th novel in the series.  
    Last Week: Not Ranked  
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • **MILK AND HONEY, by Rupi Kaur. (Andrews McMeel) Poetic approaches to surviving adversity and loss.  
    Last Week: 11  
    Number of Weeks on List: 15

  • *THE HANDMAID'S TALE, by Margaret Atwood. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) In the Republic of Gilead's dystopian future, men and women perform the services assigned to them.  
    Last Week: Not Ranked  
    Number of Weeks on List: 3

  • *A DOG'S PURPOSE, by W. Bruce Cameron. (Forge Books) A canine narrator undergoes a series of reincarnations.  
    Last Week: 9 
    Number of Weeks on List: 16 

  • *LILAC GIRLS, by Martha Hall Kelly. (Ballantine) A story of three women's lives during and after World War II.  
    Last Week: 15  
    Number of Weeks on List: 14

  • *NO MAN'S LAND, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central) John Puller, a special agent with the Army, searches for the truth about his mother, who disappeared 30 years ago.
    Last Week: Not Ranked 
    Number of Weeks on List: 10

  • *MISSISSIPPI BLOOD, by Greg Iles. (Morrow/HarperCollins) Penn Cage, now the mayor of Natchez, Miss., investigates the secrets of his family and the South in order to save his and his father’s lives in the conclusion to the Natchez Burning trilogy. 
    Last Week: Not Ranked 
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • *THE SHACK, by William P. Young. (Windblown Media) A man whose daughter was abducted is invited to an isolated shack, apparently by God.
    Last Week: 1 
    Number of Weeks on List: 9

  • BOUND TOGETHER, by Christine Feehan. (Berkley) Viktor returns to Sea Haven to see the wife whose stepfather he killed.  
    Last Week: Not Ranked 
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • *VICIOUS CIRCLE, by C.J. Box. (Putnam) Newly released from prison, Dallas Cates tries to exact revenge on the Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett, who put him there.  
    Last Week: Not Ranked 
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • *IF NOT FOR YOU, by Debbie Macomber. (Ballantine) An unlikely relationship is put to the test.  
    Last Week: Not Ranked  
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • *BIG LITTLE LIES, by Liane Moriarty. (Berkley) Who will end up dead, and how, when three mothers with children in the same school become friends?  
    Last Week: 4 
    Number of Weeks on List: 32

  • *FOREVER A HERO, by Linda Lael Miller. (HQN) The woman Mace saved a decade ago returns, as does her vengeance-bent attacker.   
    Last Week: Not Ranked  
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • *THE OBSESSION, by Nora Roberts. (Berkley) A woman is haunted by her father's crimes as she tries to pursue love and her work as a photographer.  
    Last Week: 5  
    Number of Weeks on List: 9 

  • *A MAN CALLED OVE, by Fredrik Backman. (Washington Square) A curmudgeon's gruff exterior masks a generosity of spirit. Originally published in Sweden in 2014.  
    Last Week: 6  
    Number of Weeks on List: 44

  • *MAN OVERBOARD, by J. A. Jance. (Touchstone) Ali Reynolds pursues a man who manipulates the children of suicides into killing themselves in the 15th novel in the series.  
    Last Week: Not Ranked  
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • **MILK AND HONEY, by Rupi Kaur. (Andrews McMeel) Poetic approaches to surviving adversity and loss.  
    Last Week: 11  
    Number of Weeks on List: 15

  • *THE HANDMAID'S TALE, by Margaret Atwood. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) In the Republic of Gilead's dystopian future, men and women perform the services assigned to them.  
    Last Week: Not Ranked  
    Number of Weeks on List: 3

  • *A DOG'S PURPOSE, by W. Bruce Cameron. (Forge Books) A canine narrator undergoes a series of reincarnations.  
    Last Week: 9 
    Number of Weeks on List: 16 

  • *LILAC GIRLS, by Martha Hall Kelly. (Ballantine) A story of three women's lives during and after World War II.  
    Last Week: 15  
    Number of Weeks on List: 14

  • *NO MAN'S LAND, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central) John Puller, a special agent with the Army, searches for the truth about his mother, who disappeared 30 years ago.
    Last Week: Not Ranked 
    Number of Weeks on List: 10