New York Times Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers
January 21, 2018
1. 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.
A symbology professor goes on a perilous quest with a beautiful museum director.
3. The Rooster Bar
Three students at a sleazy for-profit law school hope to expose the student-loan banker who runs it.
4. Little Fires Everywhere
An artist upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.
5. 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.
James Lee Burke
A bereaved detective confronts his past and works to clear his name when he becomes a suspect during an investigation into the murder of the man who killed his wife.
The 44th book in the Stone Barrington series.
8. 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.
9. The Midnight Line: A Jack Reacher Novel
Jack Reacher tracks down the owner of a pawned West Point class ring and stumbles upon a large criminal enterprise.
10. Before We Were Yours
A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.
11. Year One
When a pandemic strikes and the world turns into chaos, several travelers head west to find a new life.
A small-time smuggler living in a lunar colony schemes to pay off an old debt by pulling off a challenging heist.
13. A Gentleman in Moscow
A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.
14. End Game
Jessica Reel and Will Robie fight a dangerous adversary in Colorado.
15. The Power
Young women around the world suddenly have the ability to generate harmful electric shocks.
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A version of this list appears in the January 21, 2018 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending January 6, 2018.