Fiction Best Sellers

Fiction Best Sellers: Week of April 5, 2020

  1. WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING by Delia Owens. In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.
  2. THE BOY FROM THE WOODS by Harlan Coben. When a girl goes missing, a private investigator’s feral childhood becomes an asset in the search.
  3. AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins. A bookseller flees Mexico for the United States with her son while pursued by the head of a drug cartel.
  4. THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT by Hilary Mantel. The third book in the Wolf Hall trilogy. After Anne Boleyn’s execution, Thomas Cromwell’s enemies assemble.
  5. STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER by Rae Carson. The Resistance goes on a new adventure as word of the re-emergence of Emperor Palpatine is sent across the galaxy.
  6. SMOKE BITTEN by Patricia Briggs. The 12th book in the Mercy Thompson series. The car mechanic who has the ability to turn into a coyote takes on a deadly foe.
  7. IN FIVE YEARS by Rebecca Serle. A Manhattan lawyer finds herself confronting a vision she had when elements of it come to life on schedule.
  8. BLINDSIDE by James Patterson and James O. Born. The 12th book in the Michael Bennett series. A serial-killing spree might impact national security.
  9. JOURNEY OF THE PHARAOHS by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown. The 17th book of the NUMA Files series. The NUMA squad teams with British MI5 to stop arms dealers from stealing ancient relics.
  10. MY DARK VANESSA by Kate Elizabeth Russell. A woman re-evaluates the relationship she had at age 15 with her 42-year-old English teacher 17 years ago.
  11. THE SILENT PATIENT by Alex Michaelides. Theo Faber looks into the mystery of a famous painter who stops speaking after shooting her husband.
  12. HOUSE OF EARTH AND BLOOD by Sarah J. Maas. Passion arises between Bryce Quinlan and Hunt Athalar as they seek to avenge the deaths of Bryce’s friends.
  13. LONG RANGE by C.J. Box. The 20th book in the Joe Pickett series. A grizzly bear attack and an attempted assassination of a local judge baffle the Wyoming game warden.
  14. THE GIVER OF STARS by Jojo Moyes. In Depression-era America, five women refuse to be cowed by men or convention as they deliver books throughout the mountains of Kentucky.
  15. THE DUTCH HOUSE by Ann Patchett. A sibling relationship is impacted when the family goes from poverty to wealth and back again over the course of many decades.

 Excerpted from The New York Times Best Seller lists