US Bestsellers

A Column of Fire by Ken Follett
A Column of Fire by Ken Follett

US Bestsellers 19 NOV 2017

Combined Print & E-Book Fiction

  1. THE MIDNIGHT LINE by Lee Child Delacorte 2017 US$ 14.99 New this week Jack Reacher tracks down the owner of a pawned West Point class ring and stumbles upon a large criminal enterprise.
  2. THE ROOSTER BAR by John Grisham Doubleday 2017 US$ 14.99 Three students at a sleazy for-profit law school hope to expose the student-loan banker who runs it.
  3. ORIGIN by Dan Brown Doubleday 2017 US$ 14.99 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.e
  4. TWO KINDS OF TRUTH by Michael Connelly Little, Brown 2017 US$ 14.99 While he investigates the murder of two pharmacists, an old case comes back to haunt Harry Bosch.
  5. TYPHOON FURY by Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison Putnam 2017 US$ 14.99 New this week Juan Cabrillo chases a Filipino insurgent during a megastorm.
  6. EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE by Mary Higgins Clark Simon & Schuster 2017 US$ 12.99 New this week Laurie Moran investigates the murder of a wealthy widow who was pushed from the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  7. THE SUN AND HER FLOWERS by Rupi Kaur Andrews McMeel 2017 US$ 9.99 A new collection of poetry from the author of “Milk and Honey.”
  8. SOMEONE TO WED by Mary Balogh Berkley 2017 US$ 7.99 New this week A relationship develops between the new Earl of Riverdale and a wealthy recluse.
  9. THE HOUSE OF UNEXPECTED SISTERS by Alexander McCall Smith Pantheon 2017 US$12.99 New this week During an investigation, Precious Ramotswe encounters a man from her past and a nurse who has her last name.
  10. THE NOEL DIARY by Richard Paul Evans Simon & Schuster 2017 US$ 10.99 New this week A romance writer delves into a stranger’s past when his estranged mother leaves her extremely stuffed house to him.
  11. COMPLICATED by Kristen Ashley Kristen Ashley A divorced sheriff in Nebraska begins a relationship with a woman who recently moved into town, even as he must track down a killer.
  12. DEEP FREEZE by John Sandford Putnam 2017 US$ 14.99 Virgil Flowers is called to investigate in Trippton, Minn., when a local bank’s president is found dead in a nearly frozen river.
  13. MILK AND HONEY by Rupi Kaur Andrews McMeel 2015 US$ 9.99 Poetic approaches to surviving adversity and loss.
  14. IN THIS MOMENT by Karen Kingsbury Howard Books 2017 US$ 11.99 New this week A lawyer defends a public high school principal who starts an after-school Bible study program.
  15. IT by Stephen King (Scribner) 2016; US$ 11.99
    The collective clown phobias of seven teenagers are rekindled in their adult lives by the terrifying title character. Originally published in 1986.
  16. THE HANDMAID’S TALE by Margaret Atwood (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) 1986; US$ 14.99
    Men and women in a dystopian future. The basis of the Hulu series; originally published in 1985.
  17. WILDE IN LOVE by Eloisa James Avon 2017 US$ 6.99 New this week Lord Alaric Wilde retreats from public attention to his father’s castle and encounters Miss Willa Ffynche.
  18. TWIN PEAKS: THE FINAL DOSSIER by Mark Frost Flatiron Books 2017 US$ 9.99 New this week Updated profiles on the residents of Twin Peaks are assembled by special agent Tamara Preston.
  19. LEOPARD’S BLOOD by Christine Feehan Berkley 2017 US$ 7.99 Joshua takes over the crime syndicate back home in Louisiana, but can he resist Sonia?
  20. BEFORE WE WERE YOURS by Lisa Wingate, (Ballantine) 2017; US$ 12.99
    A prominent South Carolina lawyer, researching her grandmother’s past, learns about a Tennessee orphanage

 

A COLUMN OF FIRE by Ken Follett (Viking) 2017 US$ 15.99

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.

WYOMING WINTER by Diana Palmer HQN 2017 US$ 5.99 New this week In the freezing mountain west, a band of criminals track a security expert and the woman who wrecked his life.

UNCOMMON TYPE by Tom Hanks Knopf 2017; US$ 14.99 Seventeen short stories, each incorporating a typewriter, by the Academy Award-winning actor.

QUICK & DIRTY by Stuart Woods Putnam 2017 US$ 13.99 The New York lawyer Stone Barrington is hired to recover a stolen Van Gogh painting.

MIND GAME by Iris Johansen St. Martin’s 2017 US$ 14.99 Jane continues her hunt for treasure in Scotland, but dreams of a girl in trouble plague her.

THE CUBAN AFFAIR by Nelson DeMille (Simon & Schuster) 2017; US$ 14.99 A Miami lawyer solicits an Army veteran to go on a secret mission to recover $60 million stashed away in Cuba.

THE GIRL WHO TAKES AN EYE FOR AN EYE by David Lagercrantz (Knopf) 2017 US$ 13.99 Lisbeth Salander teams up with an investigative journalist to uncover the secrets of her childhood. A continuation of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series

THE SNOWMAN by Jo Nesbo Vintage 2011 US$ 9.99 The Oslo detective Harry Hole searches for a serial killer who builds snowmen outside the homes of his victims.

DON’T LET GO by Harlan Coben (Dutton) 2017; US$ 14.99 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.

SLEEPING BEAUTIES by Stephen King and Owen King (Scribner) 2017 US$ 16.99 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.

LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE by Celeste Ng (Penguin Press) 2017; US$ 13.99 An artist with a mysterious past and a disregard for the status quo upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.

Hardcover Fiction

  1. THE MIDNIGHT LINE by Lee Child Delacorte 2017 US$ 14.99 New this week Jack Reacher tracks down the owner of a pawned West Point class ring and stumbles upon a large criminal enterprise.
  2. THE ROOSTER BAR by John Grisham Doubleday 2017 US$ 14.99 Three students at a sleazy for-profit law school hope to expose the student-loan banker who runs it.
  3. ORIGIN by Dan Brown Doubleday 2017 US$ 14.99 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.
  4. TWO KINDS OF TRUTH by Michael Connelly Little, Brown 2017 US$ 14.99 While he investigates the murder of two pharmacists, an old case comes back to haunt Harry Bosch.
  5. TYPHOON FURY by Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison Putnam 2017 US$ 14.99 New this week Juan Cabrillo chases a Filipino insurgent during a megastorm.
  6. THE NOEL DIARY by Richard Paul Evans Simon & Schuster 2017 US$ 10.99 New this week A romance writer delves into a stranger’s past when his estranged mother leaves her extremely stuffed house to him.
  7. EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE by Mary Higgins Clark Simon & Schuster 2017 US$ 12.99 New this week Laurie Moran investigates the murder of a wealthy widow who was pushed from the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  8. THE HOUSE OF UNEXPECTED SISTERS by Alexander McCall Smith Pantheon 2017 US$12.99 New this week During an investigation, Precious Ramotswe encounters a man from her past and a nurse who has her last name.
  9. IN THIS MOMENT by Karen Kingsbury Howard Books 2017 US$ 11.99 New this week A lawyer defends a public high school principal who starts an after-school Bible study program.
  10. UNCOMMON TYPE by Tom Hanks Knopf 2017; US$ 14.99 Seventeen short stories, each incorporating a typewriter, by the Academy Award-winning actor.
  11. SLEEPING BEAUTIES by Stephen King and Owen King (Scribner) 2017; US$ 16.99 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.
  12. DEEP FREEZE by John Sandford Putnam 2017 US$ 14.99 Virgil Flowers is called to investigate in Trippton, Minn., when a local bank’s president is found dead in a nearly frozen river.
  13. A COLUMN OF FIRE by Ken Follett (Viking) 2017 US$ 15.99 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
  14. LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE by Celeste Ng (Penguin Press) 2017; US$ 13.99 An artist with a mysterious past and a disregard for the status quo upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.
  15. IN THE MIDST OF WINTER by Isabel Allende Atria 2017; US$ 14.99 New this week The lives of a university professor, an undocumented worker and a Chilean academic intersect after a car accident during a snowstorm in Brooklyn.
  16. TWIN PEAKS: THE FINAL DOSSIER by Mark Frost Flatiron Books 2017 US$ 9.99 New this week Updated profiles on the residents of Twin Peaks are assembled by special agent Tamara Preston.
  17. MANHATTAN BEACH by Jennifer Egan Scribner US$ 14.99 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.
  18. BEFORE WE WERE YOURS by Lisa Wingate, (Ballantine) 2017; US$ 12.99
    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.
  19. FAIRYTALE by Danielle Steel Delacorte 2017; US$ 14.99 Camille Lammenais returns from college to manage her family’s winery in Napa Valley and is forced to deal with tragedy and unexpected dangers.
  20. THE GIRL WHO TAKES AN EYE FOR AN EYE by David Lagercrantz (Knopf) 2017 US$ 13.99
    Lisbeth Salander teams up with an investigative journalist to uncover the secrets of her childhood. A continuation of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series.

 

A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW by Amor Towles (Viking) 2016; US$ 13.99 A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.

QUICK & DIRTY by Stuart Woods Putnam 2017 US$ 13.99 The New York lawyer Stone Barrington is hired to recover a stolen Van Gogh painting.

STRANGE WEATHER by Joe Hill Morrow 2017; US$ 14.99 A quartet of novellas involving the horrific and the supernatural.

THE CUBAN AFFAIR by Nelson DeMille (Simon & Schuster) 2017; US$ 14.99 A Miami lawyer solicits an Army veteran to go on a secret mission to recover $60 million stashed away in Cuba.

HAUNTED by James Patterson and James O. Born (Little, Brown) 2017; US$ 14.99 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

DON’T LET GO by Harlan Coben (Dutton) 2017; US$ 14.99 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

IT DEVOURS by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor Harper Perennial 2017; US$ 12.99 A female scientist investigates an unusual rumbling in an American Southwest desert and comes across a religious congregation planning a dangerous ritual.

THE RULES OF MAGIC by Alice Hoffman Simon & Schuster 2017; US$ 12.99 Three singular siblings in the 1960s uncover secrets as they each try to break a family curse.

 

Combined Print & E-Book Nonfiction

  1. OBAMA by Pete Souza Little, Brown More than 300 pictures of the former president by his White House photographer, with behind-the-scenes stories.
  2. LEONARDO DA VINCI by Walter Isaacson Simon & Schuster A biography of the Italian Renaissance polymath which connects his work in various disciplines.
  3. HACKS by Donna Brazile Hachette An account of the Russian hacking of the Democratic National Committee and the fights within the party during the 2016 campaign.
  4. BOBBY KENNEDY by Chris Matthews Simon & Schuster The New York senator’s journey from his formative years to his tragic run for president.
  5. GRANT by Ron Chernow Penguin Press A biography of the Union general of the Civil War and two-term president of the United States.
  6. SISTERS FIRST by Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush Grand Central The twin daughters of former president George W. Bush offer their account of growing up in the public eye.
  7. ANDREW JACKSON AND THE MIRACLE OF NEW ORLEANS by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger Sentinel Major General Jackson takes on the British in Louisiana.
  8. WHAT UNITES US by Dan Rather and Elliot Kirschner Algonquin A collection of essays that define the historical changes and essential institutions of America to suggest ways to overcome divisions within the country.
  9. KILLING ENGLAND by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard Holt Major events and battles during the Revolutionary War are told from the perspectives of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and others.
  10. PLAYING WITH FIRE by Lawrence O’Donnell Penguin Press A recounting of the unexpected events of the 1968 presidential election.
  11. WE WERE EIGHT YEARS IN POWER by Ta-Nehisi Coates One World 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.
  12. WHAT HAPPENED by Hillary Rodham Clinton Simon & Schuster 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.
  13. ENDURANCE by Scott Kelly Knopf A memoir by the retired astronaut and former commander of the International Space Station
  14. YOU CAN’T SPELL AMERICA WITHOUT ME by Alec Baldwin and Kurt Andersen Penguin Press A satirical memoir of the 45th president’s first year in office.
  15. GOD by Reza Aslan Random House A history of religion and an examination of the impulse to humanize the divine.
  16. WE’RE GOING TO NEED MORE WINE by Gabrielle Union Dey St. Essays by the actress and activist on love, step-parenting and living beyond personal tragedy.
  17. HILLBILLY ELEGY by J. D. Vance, HarperCollins
    A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of the white working class through the story of his own childhood.
  18. MARTIN LUTHER by Eric Metaxas Viking A biography of the monk whose writings sparked the Protestant Reformation.
  19. ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY by Neil deGrasse Tyson, Norton
  20. WHAT DOES THIS BUTTON DO? by Bruce Dickinson Dey St. The lead singer of Iron Maiden discusses his time as a competitive fencer, airline pilot and cancer survivor.

 

SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME by Ron Hall and Denver Moore with Lynn Vincent Thomas Nelson

AMERICAN RADICAL by Tamer Elnoury with Kevin Maurer Dutton The memoir of a Muslim-American undercover agent for the F.B.I.’s counterterrorism unit.

THE STORM BEFORE THE STORM by Mike Duncan PublicAffairs How corruption, economic inequality and ethnic prejudices were early factors in the fall of the Roman Empire.

THE DANGEROUS CASE OF DONALD TRUMP edited by Bandy X. Lee Thomas Dunne 27 psychiatrists and mental health experts give their assessments of the president.

THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GUCCI MANE by Gucci Mane with Neil Martinez-Belkin Simon & Schuster 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.

THE GLASS CASTLE by Jeannette Walls, Scribner
The author recalls a bizarre childhood. Originally published in 2005 and the basis of a forthcoming movie.

THE STATE OF AFFAIRS by Esther Perel Harper An overview of the causes of infidelity and potential positive outcomes.

UNBELIEVABLE by Katy Tur Dey St. The NBC News correspondent describes her work covering the 2016 campaign of the Republican nominee for president and his behavior toward her.

RECOVERY by Russell Brand Holt The actor and comedian describes his various addictions and how he was able to move away from them.

THE FOUR by Scott Galloway Portfolio/Penguin A study of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, with suggestions on applying these companies’ strategies to your own business or career.

HIT REFRESH by Satya Nadella with Greg Shaw and Jill Tracie Nichols Harper Business Microsoft’s chief executive discusses changes at the company, advancements in technology and the importance of empathy.

THE LOST CITY OF THE MONKEY GOD by Douglas Preston Grand Central A frightening search for a lost civilization in the Honduran rain forest.

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.

Paperback Nonfiction

  1. THANK YOU FOR BEING LATE by Thomas L. Friedman Picador
  2. THE UNDOING PROJECT by Michael Lewis Norton
  3. BEING MORTAL by Atul Gawande Metropolitan/Holt The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.
  4. THE GLASS CASTLE by Jeannette Walls, Scribner
    The author recalls a bizarre childhood. Originally published in 2005 and the basis of a forthcoming movie.
  5. SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME by Ron Hall and Denver Moore with Lynn Vincent Thomas Nelson
  6. THINKING, FAST AND SLOW by Daniel Kahneman, Farrar, Straus & Giroux
  7. NUDGE by Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein Penguin
  8. ON TYRANNY by Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Twenty lessons from the 20th century about the course of tyranny.
  9. THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE TRIPOLI PIRATES by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger Sentinel
  10. JUST MERCY by Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau

 

THE LOST CITY OF THE MONKEY GOD by Douglas Preston Grand Central A frightening search for a lost civilization in the Honduran rain forest.

ALEXANDER HAMILTON by Ron Chernow Penguin

THE NEW JIM CROW by Michelle Alexander New Press

ROGUE HEROES by Ben Macintyre Broadway

HIDDEN FIGURES by Margot Lee Shetterly, Morrow/HarperCollins

DRAWDOWN by Paul Hawken Penguin

STAMPED FROM THE BEGINNING by Ibram X. Kendi Nation Books

BORN TO RUN by Bruce Springsteen Simon & Schuster

OUTLIERS by Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay/Little, Brown

EVICTED by Matthew Desmond Broadway

THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY by Erik Larson, Vintage

RED NOTICE by Bill Browder, Simon & Schuster
THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS by Rebecca Skloot, Broadway

 

Advice, How-To & Miscellaneous

  1. THE PIONEER WOMAN COOKS: COME AND GET IT by Ree Drummond Morrow
  2. THE WISDOM OF SUNDAYS by Oprah Winfrey Flatiron Books
  3. YOU ARE A BADASS by Jen Sincero, Running Press
  4. THE SUBTLE ART OF NOT GIVING A F*ck by Mark Manson, HarperCollins
  5. CAPITAL GAINES by Chip Gaines Thomas Nelson
  6. BRAVING THE WILDERNESS by Brené Brown Random
  7. PRINCIPLES by Ray Dalio Simon & Schuster
  8. DISCIPLINE EQUALS FREEDOM by Jocko Willink Martin’s
  9. THE FIVE LOVE LANGUAGES by Gary Chapman, Northfield
  10. SMITTEN KITCHEN EVERY DAY by Deb Perelman Knopf

WIN BIGLY by Scott Adams Portfolio/Penguin

BLESSED IN THE DARKNESS by Joel Osteen FaithWords

FOOD CAN FIX IT by Mehmet Oz with Ted Spiker Scribner

THE END OF ALZHEIMER’S by Dale Bredesen Avery

MAKE YOUR BED by William H. McRaven, Grand Central

BASKETBALL (AND OTHER THINGS) by Shea Serrano. Illustrated by Arturo Torres Abrams

THE KETO RESET DIET by Mark Sisson with Brad Kearns Harmony

THE TB12 METHOD by Tom Brady Simon & Schuster

SOAR! by T.D. Jakes FaithWords

THE POWER OF MOMENTS by Chip Heath and Dan Heath Simon & Schuster

BLUE OCEAN SHIFT by W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne Hachette

7 LESSONS FROM HEAVEN by Mary C. Neal Convergent

THE WHOLE30 by Melissa Hartwig Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

THE FOUR TENDENCIES by Gretchen Rubin Harmony

TOOLS OF TITANS by Tim Ferriss Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP by Marie Kondo, Ten Speed

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