New York Times Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers
August 12, 2018
1. Thrawn: Alliances
A Star Wars saga. Darth Vader and Grand Admiral Thrawn join forces to serve Emperor Palpatine.
2. The President is Missing
Bill Clinton and James Patterson
President Jonathan Duncan takes on adversaries at home and abroad.
3. The Other Woman
Gabriel Allon, the art restorer and assassin, fights the Russians to decide the fate of postwar global order.
4. The Outsider
A detective investigates a seemingly wholesome member of the community when an 11-year-old boy's body is found.
When Eddie disappears, Sarah realizes they did not share the truth with each other.
6. Cottage by the Sea
Annie Marlow forms new relationships in the Pacific Northwest as she tries to recover from tragedy.
7. The Perfect Couple
A body is found in Nantucket Harbor hours before a picture-perfect wedding.
The 18th book in the Scot Harvath series.
9. Clock Dance
A window into Willa Drake's life over 50 years and how she adjusts to some of life's surprises.
10. All We Ever Wanted
A scandal sends members of two Nashville families into chaos.
11. When Life Gives You Lululemons
Emily Charlton plans a comeback from the suburbs.
12. Before We Were Yours
A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.
13. The Good Fight
Meredith McKenzie embraces and eschews the values of her family of lawyers during the tumultuous 1960s.
14. There There
A multigenerational story exploring the plight of the urban Native American.
15. 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.
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A version of this list appears in the August 12, 2018 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending July 28, 2018.