New York Times Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers
April 1, 2018
1. The Rising Sea: A Novel from the NUMA Files
Clive Cussler and Graham Brown
A scientific team searches the globe for the threat causing sea levels to rise at an alarming rate.
2. The Great Alone
A former prisoner of war returns from Vietnam and moves his family to Alaska, where they face tough conditions.
3. The Escape Artist
Nola Brown, a painter and trained soldier, discovers a military secret that traces back to Harry Houdini.
4. Little Fires Everywhere
An artist upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.
5. 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.
6. An American Marriage
A newlywed couple's relationship is tested when the husband is sentenced to 12 years in prison.
7. Before We Were Yours
A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.
8. 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.
9. Caribbean Rim
Randy Wayne White
The 25th book in the Doc Ford series. The marine biologist searches for a state agency official and rare Spanish coins.
10. Fifty Fifty
James Patterson and Candice Fox
Detective Harriet Blue tries to clear her brother's name and save a small Australian town from being massacred.
11. Star Wars: The Last Jedi
An adaptation of the film, written with input from its director, Rian Johnson, which includes scenes from alternate versions of the script.
12. A Gentleman in Moscow
A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.
A symbology professor goes on a perilous quest with a beautiful museum director.
14. Still Me
Louisa Clark moves to New York and is torn between high society and the life she enjoys at a vintage clothing store.
15. The Wife Between Us
Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
The story of a love triangle is told from several points of view.
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A version of this list appears in the April 1, 2018 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending March 17, 2018.