New York Times Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers
August 18, 2019
1. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia OwensIn a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.
2. One Good Deed by David BaldacciA World War II veteran on parole must find the real killer in a small town or face going back to jail.
3. The Nickel Boys by Colson WhiteheadTwo boys respond to horrors at a Jim Crow-era reform school in ways that impact them decades later.
4. The New Girl by Daniel SilvaGabriel Allon, the chief of Israeli intelligence, partners with the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, whose daughter is kidnapped.
5. Dark Age by Pierce BrownThe fifth book in the Red Rising series.
6. Summer of '69 by Elin HilderbrandThe Levin family undergoes dramatic events with a son in Vietnam, a daughter in protests and dark secrets hiding beneath the surface.
7. Labyrinth by Catherine CoulterThe 23rd book in the F.B.I. Thriller series. Agents Savich and Sherlock wend their way through a maze of lies to get to the bottom of a secret.
8. Chances Are by Richard RussoThree men in their 60s who met in college reunite on Martha's Vineyard, where mysterious events occurred in 1971.
9. Under Currents by Nora RobertsEchoes of a violent childhood reverberate for Zane Bigelow when he starts a new kind of family in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains.
10. City of Girls by Elizabeth GilbertAn 89-year-old Vivian Morris looks back at the direction her life took when she entered the 1940s New York theater scene.
11. Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth KeaneThe lives of neighboring families in a New York City suburb intertwine over four decades.
12. Someone We Know by Shari LapenaIn a quiet suburb, a teenager has been sneaking into homes and hacking into computers, while a woman is found murdered.
13. Window on the Bay by Debbie MacomberA single mom's life takes unexpected turns when her two children go off to college.
14. The Last House Guest by Megan MirandaAvery Greer must fight the clock to clear her name and uncover her friend's real killer.
15. Lady in the Lake by Laura LippmanIn 1966, a housewife becomes a reporter and investigates the killing of a black woman in Baltimore.
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