New York Times Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers
November 3, 2019
1. The Guardians by John GrishamCullen Post, a lawyer and Episcopal minister, antagonizes some ruthless killers when he takes on a wrongful conviction case.
3. The 19th Christmas by James Patterson and Maxine PaetroIn the 19th installment of the Women's Murder Club series, detective Lindsay Boxer and company take on a fearsome criminal known only as "Loman."
4.The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi CoatesA young man who was gifted with a mysterious power becomes part of a war between slavers and the enslaved.
5. The Institute by Stephen KingChildren with special talents are abducted and sequestered in an institution where the sinister staff seeks to extract their gifts through harsh methods.
6. Olive, Again by Elizabeth StroutIn a follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Olive Kitteridge, new relationships, including a second marriage, are encountered in a seaside town in Maine.
7.The Dutch House by Ann PatchettA sibling relationship is impacted when the family goes from poverty to wealth and back again over the course of many decades.
8. The Testaments by Margaret AtwoodIn a sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, old secrets bring three women together as the Republic of Gilead's theocratic regime shows signs of decay.
9. Ninth House by Leigh BardugoAfter mysteriously surviving a multiple homicide, Galaxy Stern comes face to face with dark magic, murder and more at Yale University.
10. The Giver of Stars by Jojo MoyesIn Depression-era America, five women refuse to be cowed by men or convention as they deliver books throughout the mountains of Kentucky.
11. Bloody Genius by John SandfordThe 12th book in the Virgil Flowers series. A fight between university departments turns deadly.
12. What Happens in Paradise by Elin HilderbrandIn the sequel to Winter in Paradise, Irene Steele visits the island of St. John to get to the bottom of the mysterious life and death of her husband.
13. Lethal Agent by Kyle MillsMexican cartels, ISIS and a possible pandemic bring Mitch Rapp back into action.
14. Cilka's Journey by Heather MorrisA 16-year-old, who sleeps with a concentration camp commandant in order to survive, is sentenced to a Siberian prison camp where she cares for the ill.
15. Child's Play by Danielle SteelA prestigious New York lawyer learns that the life she constructed for her children and herself isn't exactly what she thought it was.
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