New York Times Fiction Bestsellers

Week of May 20th (list limited to titles available at the library)

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Only The Dead

by Jack Carr

The sixth book in the Terminal List series. The killing of a freshman congressman reverberates for decades and James Reece faces a global conspiracy.

Happy Place

by Emily Henry

A former couple pretend to be together for the sake of their friends during their annual getaway in Maine.

Fourth Wing

by Rebecca Yarros

Violet Sorrengail is urged by the commanding general, who also is her mother, to become a candidate for the elite dragon riders.

Lessons In Chemistry

by Bonnie Garmus

A scientist and single mother living in California in the 1960s becomes a star on a TV cooking show.


by R.F. Kuang

June Hayward, a struggling writer, must conceal the fact that she stole Athena Liu's just-finished masterpiece after Liu's sudden death.

Demon Copperhead

by Barbara Kingsolver

A reimagining of Charles Dickens's "David Copperfield" set in the mountains of southern Appalachia.

The 23rd Midnight

by James Patterson

The 23rd book in the Women's Murder Club series. Lindsay Boxer tracks a copycat killer.

Queen Charlotte

by Julia Quinn

Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz weds King George III and contends with the politics of the court.

Simply Lies

by David Baldacci

A former detective becomes the prime suspect in a murder case involving a man with mob ties who was in witness protection.

The True Love Experiment

by Christina Lauren

A successful romance novelist stars as the romantic lead in a reality TV show.

The Making Of Another Major Motion Picture Masterpiece

by Tom Hanks

A World War II soldier's experiences inspire a comic book, which gets adapted into a superhero movie.

The Covenant Of Water

by Abraham Verghese

Three generations of a family living on South India's Malabar Coast suffer the loss of a family member by drowning.

Hello Beautiful

by Ann Napolitano

In a homage to Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women," a young man's dark past resurfaces as he gets to know the family of his college sweetheart.

Fractal Noise

by Christopher Paolini

In July 2234, the crew of the Adamura investigate the mysteries of a 50-kilometer-wide pit they found on a seemingly uninhabited planet.

The Wedding Planner

by Danielle Steel

An unmarried wedding planner contends with problems, secrets and scandals.