New York Times
Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers
March 26, 2023
1. Lessons in Chemistry
A scientist and single mother living in California in the 1960s becomes a star on a TV cooking show.
2. Worthy Opponents
A divorced mother of twins and chief executive of a luxury department store goes against a wealthy investor looking to take it over.
3. Storm Watch
The 23rd book in the Joe Pickett series. Joe and Nate might be on opposite sides for the first time.
4. Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
Two friends find their partnership challenged in the world of video game design.
5. Pineapple Street
Three women navigate their roles in a well-to-do family living in Brooklyn Heights.
6. Demon Copperhead
A reimagining of Charles Dickens's
set in the mountains of southern Appalachia.
7. The London Séance Society
In 1873, a woman seeking answers about her sister's death accompanies a spiritualist to look into a murder.
The stories of three women living in three different eras.
9. Someone Else's Shoes
Drastic changes and a pair of six-inch high Christian Louboutin red crocodile shoes shake up the lives of two women.
10. A Day of Fallen Night
A prequel to
The Priory of the Orange Tree.
When the Dreadmount erupts, several women must protect humankind.
Aiding an Imperial deserter could put Cal Kestis and his crew in the path of the Inquisitor known as the Fifth Brother.
12. I Have Some Questions for You
A film professor and podcaster is invited back to teach a course at the boarding school where her roommate was murdered.
13. Remarkably Bright Creatures
Shelby Van Pelt
A widow working the night shift at the Sowell Bay Aquarium is aided in solving a mystery by a giant Pacific octopus living there.
14. Mad Honey
Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan
After returning to her hometown, Olivia McAfee's son gets accused of killing his crush.
15. Fairy Tale
A high school kid inherits a shed that is a portal to another world where good and evil are at war.
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A version of this list appears in the March 26, 2023 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending March 11, 2023.
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