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New York Times Fiction Bestsellers

Week of May 12th (list limited to titles available at the library)

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The 17th Suspect

by James Patterson

The latest installment in the Women's Murder Club series. Detective Lindsay Boxer searches for a killer in San Francisco.

The Fallen

by David Baldacci

Amos Decker, known as the Memory Man, puts his talents toward solving a string of murders in a Rust Belt town.

The High Tide Club

by Mary Kay Andrews

An eccentric millionaire enlists the attorney Brooke Trappnell to fix old wrongs, which sets up a potential scandal and murder.

Twisted Prey

by John Sandford

The 28th book in the Prey series. A federal marshal looks into the actions of a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

The Crooked Staircase

by Dean Koontz

The rogue F.B.I. agent Jane Hawk is on the lam from the government and a secret group causing a rash of murder-suicides.


by Michael Ondaatje

In Britain after World War II, a pair of teenage siblings are taken under the tutelage of a mysterious man and his cronies who served during the war.

Before We Were Yours

by Lisa Wingate

A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.

Little Fires Everywhere

by Celeste Ng

An artist upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.

The Hellfire Club

by Jake Tapper

Charlie Marder, a World War II veteran and unlikely congressman, gets entangled in a dangerous series of events in 1950s D.C.

The Great Alone

by Kristin Hannah

A former prisoner of war returns from Vietnam and moves his family to Alaska, where they face tough conditions.

The Woman In The Window

by AJ Finn

A recluse who drinks heavily and takes prescription drugs may have witnessed a crime across from her Harlem townhouse.

I've Got My Eyes On You

by Mary Higgins Clark

A high school guidance counselor tries to uncover the identity of her sister's murderer.

The Perfect Mother

by Aimee Molloy

A missing baby unnerves a group of new mothers who meet in Prospect Park twice a week.

Love And Ruin

by Paula McLain

Martha Gellhorn goes to Madrid to report on the Spanish Civil War and comes to a crossroad in her relationship with Ernest Hemingway.

The Mars Room

by Rachel Kushner

A woman is separated from her son when she begins two consecutive life sentences in a California correctional facility.

5k For Karen

This family-friendly spring road run held in honor of Karen Coaldrake is administered by the Johnston Public Library Foundation with proceeds benefiting the Johnston Public Library and the Dragon Scholarship Fund Committee.

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