Fiction Best Sellers

Fiction Best Sellers: Week of January 21, 2018

  1. THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW by A.J. Finn. A recluse who drinks heavily and takes prescription drugs may have witnessed a crime across from her Harlem townhouse.

  2. ORIGIN by Dan Brown. After reconnecting with one of his first students, who is now a billionaire futurist, symbology professor Robert Langdon must go on a perilous quest with a beautiful museum director.

  3. THE ROOSTER BAR by John Grisham. Three students at a sleazy for-profit law school hope to expose the student-loan banker who runs it.

  4. LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE by Celeste Ng. An artist upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.

  5. SING, UNBURIED, SING by Jesmyn Ward. A 13-year-old boy comes of age in Mississippi while his black mother takes him and his toddler sister to pick up their white father, who is getting released from the state penitentiary.

  6. ROBICHEAUX by James Lee Burke. A bereaved detective confronts his past and works to clear his name when he becomes a suspect during an investigation into the murder of the man who killed his wife.

  7. UNBOUND by Stuart Woods. The 44th book in the Stone Barrington series.

  8. THE PEOPLE VS. ALEX CROSS by James Patterson. Detective Cross takes on a case even though he has been suspended from the department and taken to federal court to stand trial on murder charges.

  9. THE MIDNIGHT LINE by Lee Child. Jack Reacher tracks down the owner of a pawned West Point class ring and stumbles upon a large criminal enterprise.

  10. BEFORE WE WERE YOURS by Lisa Wingate. A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.

  11. YEAR ONE by Nora Roberts. When a pandemic strikes and the world spins into chaos, several travelers head west to find a new life.

  12. ARTEMIS by Andy Weir. A small-time smuggler living in a lunar colony schemes to pay off an old debt by pulling off a challenging heist.

  13. A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW by Amor Towles. A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.

  14.  END GAME by David Baldacci. Jessica Reel and Will Robie fight a dangerous adversary in Colorado.
  15. THE POWER by Naomi Alderman. Young women around the world suddenly have the ability to generate harmful electric shocks.

   Excerpted from The New York Times Best Seller lists