Fiction Best Sellers

Fiction Best Sellers: Week of November 29, 2020

  1. THE LAW OF INNOCENCE by Michael Connelly. The sixth book in the Mickey Haller series. Haller defends himself when police find the body of a former client in his car’s trunk.
  2. I WOULD LEAVE ME IF I COULD by Halsey. A debut collection of poems by the Grammy Award-nominated musician.
  3. A TIME FOR MERCY by John Grisham. The third book in the Jake Brigance series. A 16-year-old is accused of killing a deputy in Clanton, Miss., in 1990.
  4. THE RETURN by Nicholas Sparks. A doctor serving in the Navy in Afghanistan goes back to North Carolina where two women change his life.
  5. THE SENTINEL by Lee Child and Andrew Child. Jack Reacher intervenes on an ambush in Tennessee and uncovers a conspiracy.
  6. FORTUNE AND GLORY by Janet Evanovich. The 27th book in the Stephanie Plum series. Stephanie deals with a soldier of fortune from Little Havana.
  7. MARAUDER by Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison. The 15th book in the Oregon Files series. A billionaire's dying wish bestows a paralyzing chemical to a terrorist group.
  8. MOONFLOWER MURDERS by Anthony Horowitz. Cecily Trehearne goes missing from a Greek island hotel that is run by a former publisher after reading the mystery “Atticus Pünd Takes the Case.”
  9. ANXIOUS PEOPLE by Fredrik Backman. A failed bank robber holds a group of strangers hostage at an apartment open house.
  10. 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.
  11. THE VANISHING HALF by Brit Bennett. The lives of twin sisters who run away from a Southern black community at age 16 diverge as one returns and the other takes on a different racial identity but their fates intertwine.
  12. THE BOOK OF TWO WAYS by Jodi Picoult. After surviving a plane crash, a death doula travels to Egypt to reconnect with an old flame who is an archaeologist.
  13. THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE by V.E. Schwab. A Faustian bargain comes with a curse that affects the adventure Addie LaRue has across centuries.
  14. THE EVENING AND THE MORNING by Ken Follett. In a prequel to “The Pillars of the Earth,” a boatbuilder, a Norman noblewoman and a monk live in England under attack by the Welsh and the Vikings.
  15. THE SEARCHER by Tana French. After a divorce, a former Chicago police officer resettles in an Irish village where a boy goes missing.

Excerpted from The New York Times Best Seller lists