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Past 2018 New York times Best Sellers
Past 2017 New York Times Best Sellers
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Best Sellers - Fiction
Strangers pull together to avert a disaster involving two flights from New York to San Francisco.
Young men take on geriatric politicians who are pushing the country toward a third world war.
A woman marries a widower and reunites with her teenage daughter who is murdered soon after, and the husband is put on trial for it.
Agent in Place
The seventh book in the Gray Man series, Court Gentry gets the chance to end a brutal dictatorship.
An incident in her Manhattan neighborhood forces Noran Nolan to reckon with aspects of her life.
An American Marriage
A newlywed couple's relationship is tested when the husband is sentenced to 12 years in prison.
A small-time smuggler living in a lunar colony schemes to pay off an old-debt by pulling off a challenging heist.
Beach House Reunion
Mary Alice Monroe
Three generations of a family gather one summer in South Carolina.
The Bishop's Pawn
Cotton Malone discovers nrevelations about the day the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Js. was assassinated.
J. R. Ward
The third book in the Black Dagger Legacy series.
The fifth book in the Alpha and Omega series. Mated werewolves Charles Cornick and Anna Latham answer a call of distress.
By Invitation Only
Dorothea Benton Frank
Two families are brought together when the daughter of a Chicago power broker and the son of a Southern peach farmer decide to wed.
Randy Wayne White
The 25th book in the Doc Ford series. The marine biologist searches for a state agency official and rare Spanish coins.
A magazine columnist meets an array of Hollywood professionals when a producer turns a story about her grandmother into a TV series.
Cave of Bones
Tribal police officers search the Navajo Nation for a missing instructor and investigate a troubled girl's story of finding human remains.
Zeus banishes Helios' daughter to an island, where she must choose between living with gods or mortals.
City of Endless Night
Douglas Preston; Lincoln Child
A New York City detective and an F.B.I. special agent track down a killer who decapitates numberous victims.
A Column of Fire
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.
Gino Mazza must save an artifical intelligence expert who tampered with a crime loar's coputer network.
The Crooked Staircase
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.
Dark in Death
J. D. Robb
Lieutenant Eve Dallas must find a killer inspired by police thrillers before another vitim is murdered.
C. J. Box
A Wyoming game warden teams up with his daughter to find a missing British businesswoman.
Jessica Reel and Will Robie fight a dangerous adversary in Colorado.
The Escape Artist
Nolan Brown, a painter and trained soldier, discovers a military secret that trces back to Harry Houdini.
Fall from Grace
A widow left out of er husband's will tries to make a new life as a fashion designer.
The Favorite Sister
The more popular of a pair of sisters cast on a reality show turns up dead.
The Female Persuasion
The relationship between a college freshman and a famous feminist reveals the challenge of intergenerational feminism.
James Patterson; Candice Fox
Detective Harriet Blue tries to clear her brother's name and save a small Australian town from being massacred.
The Flight Attendant
After waking up next to a dead man in a hotel room in Dubai, a binge drinker pieces together the previous night's events.
The Forgotten Road
Richard Paul Evans
The second book in the Broken Road series. After surviving a plane crash, a man decides to walk the length of Route 66.
A Gentleman in Moscow
A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.
The Grave's a Fine and Private Place
Flavia de Luce, a young British sleuth, gets invovled in solving a murder after experiencing a family tragedy.
The Great Alone
A former prisoner of war returns from Vietnam and moves his family to Alaska, where they face tough conditions.
When a homeless man is murdered, the bounty hunter Stephanie Plum searches for the killer.
The Hellfire Club
Charlie Murder, a World War II veteran and unlikely congressman, gets entangled in a dangerous series of events in 1950s D.C.
High Tide Club
Mary Kay Andrews
An eccentric millionaire enlists the attorney Brooke Trappnell to fix old wrongs, which sets up a potential scandal and murder.
How to Walk Away
Maggie Jacobsen's life is turned upside down when she is paralyzed and winds up in a hospital.
Johnny Merrimon fights to keep the 6,000 acres of once-sacred land in North Carolina he inherited.
I've Got My Eyes on You
Mary Higgins Clark
A high school guidance counselor tries to uncover the identity of her sister's murderer.
Four adolescents learn the dates of their deaths from a psychic and their lives go on different courses.
The fourth book of the Red Rising Saga. A hero of the revolution finds his fate tied up with others as the war continues.
The Kremlin's Candidate
A counterintelligence chief and her lover, who is a C.I.A. agenct, learn of Vladimir Putin's plan to assassinate a United States official.
The Kremlin Conspiracy
Joel C. Rosenberg
A Secret Service agent and a Russian lawyer cross paths as a nuclear war threatens.
The Last Jedi
An adaptation of the film, written with input from its director, Rian Johnson, which includes scenes from alternative versions of the script.
Daniel José Older
Lando Calrissian seeks help from Hans Solo to elude Fyzen Gor's assassins.
Look for Me
Sergeant Detective D.D. Warren teams up with a torture survivor to find a missing teenager whose family members were gunned down.
Love and Ruin
Martha Gellhorn goes to Madrid to report on the Spanish Civil War and comes to a crossroad in her relationship with Ernest Hemingway.
In this adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy, police in a 1970s industrial town take on a pair of drug lords.
With the atmosphere of a noir thriller, Egan’s first historical novel follows Anna and Styles into a world populated by gangsters, sailors, divers, bankers, and union men.
The Mars Room
A woman is separated from her son when she begins two consecutive life sentences in a California correctional facility.
The Midnight Line
Jack Raecher tracks down the owner of a pawned West Point class ring and stumbles upon a large criminal enerprise.
Two former friends who attendted Oxford accompany Hitler and Newville Chamberlain to a meeting in 1938 and ar foreced to make a consequential decision.
Need to Know
A C.I.A. analyst's job and family are threatened when she discovers Russian agents in the United States.
Homicide detective Milo Sturgis enlists the psychologist Alex Delaware to help solve a John Doe case.
In the summer of 1947, a woman and an Air Force general attract the attention of a San Francisco bartender while a suspicious flying object is spotted on the coast.
After reconnecting with one of his first students, who is now a billionaire futurists, symbology professor Robert Langdon must go on a perilous quest with a beautiful museum director.
Nine people drawn to trees for different reason fight for the last of the remaining acres of virgin forest.
The People vs. Alex Cross
Detective Cross takes on a case even though he has been suspended from the department and taken to federal court to stand trial on murder charges.
The Perfect Mother
A missing baby unnerves a group of new mothers who meet in Prospect Park twice a week.
Yound women around the world suddenly have the ability to generate harmful electric shocks.
The Punishment She Deserves
Detectives Havers and Lynley investigate the death of a deacon accused of a serious crime in a historic medival town in England.
Raspberry Danish Murder
After her husband disappears, Hannah Swensen Barton searches for a killer while trying to fulfill holiday baking orders.
James Patterson; Marshall Karp
The fifth book in the NYPD Red series. Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald investigate the death of a documentary filmmaker and an explosion at a charity benefit.
The Rising Sea
Clive Cussler; Graham Brown
A scientific team searches the globe for the threat causing sea levels to rise at an alarming rate.
James Lee Burke
A bereaved detective confronts his past and works to clear his name when hebecomes a suspect during an investigation into the murder of the man who killed his wife.
The Rooster Bar
Three students at a sleasy for-profit law school hope to expose the student-loan banker who runs it.
The Shape of Water
Daniel Kraus; Guillermo del Toro
A mute janitor working in an aerospace research center develops a relationship with an amphibious man from the Amazon.
Stone Barrington searches for the person who plotted to kill the woman behind a cutting-edge software start-up.
Sing, Unburied, Sing
A 13-year-old boy comes of age in Mississippi while his black mother takes him and his toddler sister to pick up their white father, who is getting released from the state penitentiary.
The Sixth Day
Catherine Coulter; J. T. Ellison
The fifth book in the A Brit in the F,B.I. series. After the German vice chancellor dies, special agents investigates one of Dracula's descendants.
Stephen King; Owen King
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.
Louisa Clark moves to New York and is torn between high society and the life she enjoys at a vintage clothing store.
The Temptation of Forgiveness
The 27th book in the Commisssario Guido Brunetti series.
Then She Was Gone
Ten years after daughter disappears, a woman tries to get her life in order but remains haunted by answered questions.
J. R. Ward
The 16th book in the Black Dagger Brotherhood series, Sola Morte falls for a man who sells weapons to a group of vampire warriors.
To Die but Once
In the months after British declared war on Germany in 1940, Maisie Dobbs investigates the disappearance of an apprentice working on a government contract
Tom Clancy Power and Empire
Marc Cameron; Tom Clancy
President Jack Ryan seeks to identify the hidden forces escalating the tensions between China and the United States.
To the Moon and Back
Publication Date: 2018-05-29
A man whose mother died in the Oklahoma City bombing seeks to reconnect with a woman also effected by the tragedy.
The 28th book in the Prey series. A federal marshal looks into the actions of a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Two Kinds of Truth
While he investigates the murder of two pharmacists, an old case come back to haunt Harry Bosch.
The 44th book in the Stone Barrington series.
Seventeen short stories, each incorporating a typewriter, by the Academy Award-winning actor.
As the Confederacy and her marriage to Jefferson Davis falls apart, a woman flees Richmond with her children.
A single mother hires Elvis Cole to investigate her teenage son who is on the run after a deadly crime spree.
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.
The Wife Between Us
Greer Hendricks; Sarah Pekkanen
The connections linking a hedge fund manager, his ex-wife and his fiancée are explored from several points of view.
The Woman in the Window
A. J. Finn
A recluse who drinks heavily and takes prescription drugs may have witnessed a crime across from her Harlem townhouse.
When a pandemic strikes and the world spins into chaos, several travelers head west to find a new life.
Best Sellers - Non Fiction
The Age of Eisenhower
William I. Hitchcock
A history of the 34th president of the United States, who faced bitter partisanship.
James Patterson; Mike Harvkey (As told to); Alex Abramovich
The story of Aaron Hernandez, the New England Patriots tight end convicted of first-degree murder.
All the Pieces Matter
An oral history of the creation and development of the series "The Wire."
Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans
Brian Kilmeade; Don Yaeger
Major General Jackson takes on the British in Louisiana.
The Assault on Intelligence
Michael V. Hayden
A former director of the N.S.A. and the C.I.A. identifies domestic and international threats to the American intelligence community.
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson
A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe and the forces and laws that govern it.
An insider look at the Bachelor franchise and its effect on society.
The rise and fall of Theranos, the biotech startup that failed to deliver on its promise to make blood testing more efficient.
The Best Cook in the World
A tribute to the author's mother and the recipes she used that were handed down over generations.
The New York senator's journey from his formative years to his tragic run for president.
Born a Crime
A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the comedian, now the host of "The Daily Show."
The Hollywood actress details growing up in a cult and the traumas of the entertainment industry.
A New York Times journalist recounts her coverage of Hillary Clinton's 2008 and 2016 presidential campaigns, and her own personal and professional milestones.
The Common Good
Robert B. Reich
A case for strengthening public morality in the United States.
The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump
Bandy X. Lee; James Gilligan (Contribution by); Leonard L. Glass (Contribution by); James A. Herb (Contribution by); Judith Lewis Herman (Contribution by); Diane Jhueck (Contribution by); Luba Kessler (Contribution by); Robert Jay Lifton (Contribution by); Craig Malkin (Contribution by); Elizabeth J. Mikal (Contribution by); Dee Mosbacher (Contribution by); Noam Chomsky (Contribution by); Jennifer Contarino Panning (Contribution by); David M. Reiss (Contribution by); Tony Schwartz (Contribution by); Gail Sheehy (Contribution by); Thomas Singer (Contribution by); Rosemary Sword (Contribution by); Michael J. Tansey (Contribution by); Betty P. Teng (Contribution by); Harper West (Contribution by); Steve Wruble (Contribution by); Howard H. Covitz (Contribution by); Philip Zimbardo (Contribution by); Lance Dodes (Contribution by); William J. Doherty (Contribution by); Edwin B. Fisher (Contribution by); Henry J. Friedman (Contribution by); John D. Gartner (Contribution by); Nanette Gartrell (Contribution by)
Dear Madam President
The director of communications for Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign and the Obama White House prescribes a new model of leadership
Steve Coll (Contribution by)
How the United States failed to understand a secret wing of a Pakistani intelligence agency and doomed two wars.
Edge of Chaos
Publication Date: 2018-04-24
A case for why economic growth is important to global stability and the need to reform democracy.
A memoir by the retired astronaut and former commander of the International Space Station.
A case for using reason, science and humanism to counter pessimistic views of Western civilization.
Everything Happens for a Reason and Other Lies I've Loved
A divinity school professor examines her tacit beliefs when she learns she has late-stage colon cancer.
Hans Rosling; Ola Rosling; Anna Rosling Rönnlund
A look at our biases and the argument for why the world is in a better state than we might think.
Facts and Fears
James R. Clapper; Trey Brown (As told to)
The former director of national intelligence describes events that challenged the intelligence community and outsiders some ethical questions around its efforts.
The former president discusses the broader meaning of faith and its effect on our lives, including its religious aspects.
Fascism: A Warning
The former secretary of state examines the legacy of fascism in the 20th century and its potential revival.
Fire and Fury
A journalist offers an inside account of the first year of the Trump White HOuse.
The Future of Humanity
The physicist describes how humans might develop civilization in outer space and possibly become immortal.
The Girl Who Smiled Beads
Clemantine Wamariya; Elizabeth Weil
A child and his sister flee the Rwandan genocide and suffer hardships together in Africa, only to go on different paths as refugees in the United States.
God Save Texas
All exploration of the history, politics and economics of the Lone Star State.
A biography of the Union general of the Civil War and two-term president of the United States.
Terese Mailhot; Sherman Alexie (Introduction by); Joan Naviyuk Kane (Afterword by)
A woman comes of age and reckons with intergenerational trauma on the Seabird Island Indian Reservation.
J. D. Vance
A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of America's white working class through his own childhood in the Rust Belt.
How Democracies Die
Steven Levitsky; Daniel Ziblatt
The Harvard professors examine the erosion of democracries in Europe and Latin America and recommend ways to avoid authoritarianism.
I'm Keith Hernandez
A memoir by the former first baseman who played with the St. Louis Cardinals and the New York Mets.
I Love Capitalism!
A memoir by a co-founder of Home Depot and a former director of the New York Stock Exchange.
In the Shadow of Statues
A memoir by the mayor who called for the removal of four Confederate monuments in New Orleans.
It's Even Worse Than You Think
David Cay Johnston
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist describes how he believes the scope of the Trump presidency differs from all the others.
Jackie, Janet and Lee
J. Randy Taraborrelli
A biography of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, her mother, Janet Lee Auchincloss, and her sister, Lee Radziwill.
Killers of the Flower Moon
The story of a murder spree on 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose land contained oil. The fledgling F.B.I. intervened, ineffectively.
Bill O'Reilly; Martin Dugard
Major events and battled during the Revolutionary War are told from the perspectives of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and othrs.
Killing the Deep State
Jerome R. Corsi
The conservative commentator describes a secret conspiracy to undermine the Trump presidency. From the author of "The Obama Nation."
The Last Black Unicorn
The comedian recounts growing up in South Central Los Angeles, exacting revenge on an ex-boyfriend and finding success after a period of homelessness.
Leonardo Da Vinci
A biography of the Italian Renaissance polymath which connects his work in various disciplines.
Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor
Yossi Klein Halevi
The Israeli commentator addresses some ideological and emotional components of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Let Trump Be Trump
Corey R. Lewandowski; David N. Bossie
Insider accounts of the Republican presidential campaign and its outcome by two of his advisers.
The Light Within Me
A memoir by one of the hosts of "Fox & Friends."
The Line Becomes a River
A memoir by a former U.S. Border Patrol agent who is the grandson of a Mexican immigrant.
The Lost Connections
The journalist describes nine causes of depression and anxiety, and offers potential solutions.
The Magnolia Story
Chip Gaines; Joanna Gaines; Mark Dagostino (As told to)
The Magnolia Story is the first book from Chip and Joanna, offering their fans a detailed look at their life together.
Cecile Richards; Lauren Peterson
A memoir by the president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund, and former labor organizer.
Measure What Matters
John Doerr; Larry Page (Foreword by)
How a goal-setting system helped large tech companies succeed.
The Monk of Mokha
Publication Date: 2018-01-30
A Yemeni-American doorman travels to a civil ware-engilfed Yemen in the hops of restoring a nearly lost art of coffee.
A look at aging, the ways people try to control the inevitable and strategies for accepting mortality.
Obama: an Intimate Portrait
Pete Souza; Barack Obama (Foreword by)
More than 300 pictures of the former president by his White House photographer, with behind-the-scenes stories.
The Order of Time
The Italian theoretical physicist uses ideas based in philosophy, science and literature to explore the mysteries of time.
Our 50-State Border Crisis
Howard G. Buffett
An Illinois sheriff describes the close connection he sees between national security and the opiod crisis.
James Fallows; Deborah Fallows
A couple who flew around America in a single-engine prop airplane describes how solutions for issues faced on a local level differ from national level dysfunction.
A memoir by a star of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills."
Promise Me, Dad
The former vice president recalls his toughest year in office, as his son battled brain cancer.
Rise and Kill First
A history of Israel's targeted assassinaton programs, with accounts from current and former members of the Israeli government.
The Road Not Taken
A re-examination of the covert operative Edward Lansdale and America's involvement in Vietnam, based on declassified documents and hidden letters.
Publication Date: 2018-05-15
A New York Times journalist's details the career and struggles of the actor and comedian Robin Williams.
Michael Isikoff; David Corn
Details of the 2016 presidential election, with an emphasis on Russia's possible involvement.
The author of "Clinton Cash" describes what some politicians might do to enrich themselves while in office.
Jenna Bush Hager; Barbara Pierce Bush; Laura Bush (Foreword by)
The twin daughters of former president George W. Bush offer their account of growing up in the public eye.
Skin in the Game
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
An argument for taking on a risk.
The Square and the Tower
The historian uses network theory to understand the past and the present.
Suicide of the West
A senior editor at National Review assesses issues plaguing the left and the right.
A look at how American values and democracy have deteriorated, and the people and institutions seeking to reverse this.
Tell Me More
A dozen essays based on short phrases that have defined some of the memoir writer's close relationships.
This is me
A star of "This is Us" describes her journey toward self acceptance.
Jeff Benedict; Armen Keteyian
A deeper look at he personal and professional triumphs and disasters of the champion golfer
A memoir based on the author's experiences and imaginings of Dublin
Together We Rise
Women's March Organizers and Conde Nast Staff
Photographs and profiles of the organizers and participants of the 2017 Women's March.
The Triumph of Christianity
Bart D. Ehrman (Contribution by)
The religious studies professor explores how a new religion come to influence Western society.
A former speechwriter for George W. Bush argues how the current president might push America to become an illiberal democracry.
Tim Scott; Trey Gowdy
Two Republican lawmakers from South Carolina use their relationship as a model for overcoming differences.
Andrew Lloyd Webber
A memoir by the musical theater composer and impresario, whose works include "The Phantom of the Opera," "Cats" and "Evita."
War on Peace
The Pultzer-prize winning journalist chronicles the deterioration of American diplomacy.
We're Going to Need More Wine
In this moving collection of thought provoking essays infused with her unique wisdom and deep humor, Union uses that same fearlessness to tell astonishingly personal and true stories about power, color, gender, feminism, and fame.
We Were Eight Years in Power
A series of essays that cover each year of the Obama administration and the writer's own journey.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
The first woman nominated for president by a major party details her campaign, mistakes she made, outside forces that affected her outcome and how she recovered in the aftermath.
When: the Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing
Daniel H. Pink
Research from several different fields reveals the ideal time to make small decisions and big life changes.
When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi; Abraham Verghese (Foreword by)
A me oir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.
When They Call You a Terrorist
Patrisse Kahn-Cullors; asha Bandele; Angela Davis (Foreword by)
Reflections on love, justice and humanity from a founder of Black Lives Matter.
Women and Power
A look at the roots of misorgyny and its manifestations today.
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