New York Times
Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers
July 21, 2019
1. Where the Crawdads Sing
In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.
2. Summer of '69
The Levin family undergoes dramatic events with a son in Vietnam, a daughter in protests and dark secrets hiding beneath the surface.
3. Evvie Drake Starts Over
In a seaside town in Maine, a former Major League pitcher and a grieving widow assess their pasts.
Cut off from any support, Scot Harvath fights to get his revenge.
5. City of Girls
An 89-year-old Vivian Morris looks back at the direction her life took when she entered the 1940s New York theater scene.
6. Lost and Found
A photographer embarks on a road trip to reconnect with three men she might have married.
7. Mrs. Everything
The story of two sisters, Jo and Bethie Kaufman, and their life experiences as the world around them changes drastically from the 1950s.
James Patterson and David Ellis
A string of seemingly accidental and unrelated deaths confound F.B.I. agent Emmy Dockery.
9. Lock Every Door
An apartment sitter uncovers secrets as she tries to expose a killer in an upscale Manhattan building.
10. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Little Dog writes a letter to a mother who cannot read, revealing a family history.
11. Tom Clancy: Enemy Contact
Jack Ryan Jr. must stop an international criminal conspiracy and deal with tragic news.
12. Whisper Network
Three close co-workers file a sexual harassment lawsuit against a top C.E.O. candidate at an athletic apparel brand in Dallas.
13. Girls Like Us
F.B.I. Agent Nell Flynn returns to Long Island and suspects her recently deceased father might have killed two young women.
14. The Silent Patient
Theo Faber looks into the mystery of a famous painter who stops speaking after shooting her husband.
15. Surfside Sisters
When things go sour in New York City, a novelist returns to Nantucket, where she must face past mistakes
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A version of this list appears in the July 21, 2019 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending July 6, 2019.
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