New York Times Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers
December 5, 2021
1. The Judge's List by John GrishamThe second book in the Whistler series. Investigator Lacy Stoltz goes after a serial killer and closes in on a sitting judge.
2. Mercy by David BaldacciThe fourth book in the Atlee Pine series. Atlee discovers her twin sister survived an abduction at the age of 6.
4. The Wish by Nicholas SparksMaggie Dawes, a renowned travel photographer, struggles with a medical diagnosis over Christmas.
5. The Lincoln Highway by Amor TowlesTwo friends who escaped from a juvenile work farm take Emmett Watson on an unexpected journey to New York City in 1954.
6. The Dark Hours by Michael ConnellyA death on New Year's Eve, an unsolved murder and a hunt for serial rapists bring Bosch and Ballard back together.
7. Better Off Dead by Lee Child and Andrew ChildThe 26th book in the Jack Reacher series. Reacher helps an F.B.I. agent look for her missing brother and takes on a foe named Dendoncker.
8. Game On: Tempting Twenty-Eight by Janet EvanovichThe 28th book in the Stephanie Plum series. Diesel and Stephanie track the international computer hacker Oswald Wednesday
9. The Devil's Sea by Dirk CusslerDirk Pitt's latest adventure involves a missing Buddhist artifact, a failed hypersonic missle and a hijacked ship.
10. Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony DoerrAn interconnected cast of dreamers and outsiders are in dangerous and disparate settings past, present and future.
11. Never by Ken FollettTensions escalate around the globe as President Pauline Green works to prevent a world war.
12. Billy Summers by Stephen KingA killer for hire who only takes out bad guys seeks redemption as he does one final job.
13. Tom Clancy: Chain of Command by Marc CameronThe 21st book in the Jack Ryan series. A shadowy billionaire plans to kidnap the first lady to get President Jack Ryan out of his way. .
14. The Midnight Library by Matt HaigNora Seed finds a library beyond the edge of the universe that contains books with multiple possibilities of the lives one could have lived.
15. The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura DaveHannah Hall discovers truths about her missing husband and bonds with his daughter from a previous relationship.