New York Times
Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers
February 17, 2019
1. Where the Crawdads Sing
A woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.
2. An Anonymous Girl
Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
Jessica Farris's life unravels when she signs up for Dr. Shield's psychology study.
3. The Reckoning
A decorated World War II veteran shoots and kills a pastor.
4. Liar Liar
James Patterson and Candice Fox
Detective Harriet Blue has become a dangerous fugitive from the law as she pursues the murderer Regan Banks.
Monk Kokkalis and Commander Gray Pierce use arcane clues in hopes of preventing a potential apocalypse.
6. Fire & Blood
George R. R. Martin
The first volume of the two-part history of the Targaryens in Westeros.
Zeus banishes Helios' daughter to an island, where she must choose between living with gods or mortals.
8. Turning Point
Four American trauma doctors face difficult choices when they join a mass-casualty training program in Paris.
9. The Only Woman in the Room
Hedy Lamarr flees to Hollywood where she becomes a screen star and develops technology that might combat the Nazis.
10. Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver
A collection of more than 200 poems spanning 50 years of the author's career.
11. The New Iberia Blues
James Lee Burke
Detective Dave Robicheaux and his new partner Bailey Ribbons investigate the death of a young woman by crucifixion.
12. Nine Perfect Strangers
A romance writer becomes fascinated by the owner and director of a health resort.
13. Every Breath
Difficult choices surface when Hope Anderson and Tru Walls meet in a North Carolina seaside town.
Juliana Brody, a judge in the Superior Court of Massachusetts, has a one-night stand that might be her undoing.
15. Out of the Dark
The fourth book in the Orphan X series.
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A version of this list appears in the February 17, 2019 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending February 2, 2019.
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