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Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers
February 12, 2023
1. Lessons in Chemistry
A scientist and single mother living in California in the 1960s becomes a star on a TV cooking show.
2. Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
Two friends find their partnership challenged in the world of video game design.
3. The House in the Pines
Seven years after witnessing her best friend drop dead, May returns to her Berkshires hometown to piece together what happened.
4. The House of Wolves
James Patterson and Mike Lupica
After her father is murdered, Jenny Wolf becomes the head of a powerful family in California.
5. Demon Copperhead
A reimagining of Charles Dickens's
set in the mountains of southern Appalachia.
6. How to Sell a Haunted House
After her parents die, Louise encounters more than she expected in dealing with the family home.
7. The Boys from Biloxi
Two childhood friends follow in their fathers' footsteps, which puts them on opposite sides of the law.
8. Fairy Tale
A high school kid inherits a shed that is a portal to another world where good and evil are at war.
9. Hell Bent
The second book in the Alex Stern series. Alex risks her future at Lethe and Yale to get Darlington out of purgatory.
10. The Cabinet of Dr. Leng
Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
The 21st book in the Pendergast series. Constance Greene travels back in time to prevent the deaths of her siblings.
11. Mad Honey
Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan
After returning to her hometown, Olivia McAfee's son gets accused of killing his crush.
12. Remarkably Bright Creatures
Shelby Van Pelt
A widow working the night shift at the Sowell Bay Aquarium is aided in solving a mystery by a giant Pacific octopus living there.
13. The Midnight Library
Nora Seed finds a library beyond the edge of the universe that contains books with multiple possibilities of the lives one could have lived.
The story of a racehorse, an enslaved groom and an itinerant painter reverberates in three different eras.
15. The Last Thing He Told Me
Hannah Hall discovers truths about her missing husband and bonds with his daughter from a previous relationship.
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A version of this list appears in the February 12, 2023 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending January 28, 2023.
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