Fiction Best Sellers

Fiction Best Sellers: Week of November 19, 2017

  1. 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.

  2. TWO KINDS OF TRUTH by Michael Connelly. While he investigates the murder of two pharmacists, an old case comes back to haunt Harry Bosch.

  3. 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.

  4. TWIN PEAKS: THE FINAL DOSSIER by Mark Frost. Updated profiles on the residents of Twin Peaks are assembled by special agent Tamara Preston.

  5. UNCOMMON TYPE by Tom Hanks. Seventeen short stories, each incorporating a typewriter, by the Academy Award-winning actor.

  6. DEEP FREEZE by John Sandford. Virgil Flowers is called to investigate in Trippton, Minn., when a local bank's president is found dead in a nearly frozen river.

  7. SLEEPING BEAUTIES by Stephen King and Owen King. In a small Appalachian town, women who fall asleep don't wake up and become shrouded in mysterious cocoons while the men battle one another.

  8.  A COLUMN OF FIRE by Ken Follett. The lovers Ned Willard and Margery Fitzgerald find themselves on opposite sides of a conflict between English Catholics and Protestants while Queen Elizabeth fights to maintain her throne.
  9. MANHATTAN BEACH by Jennifer Egan. Anna Kerrigan, the first female diver at the Brooklyn Naval Yard during World War II, meets with a man who helps her understand why her father disappeared.
  10. IN THE MIDST OF WINTER by Isabel Allende. The lives of a university professor, an undocumented worker and a Chilean academic intersect after a car accident during a snowstorm in Brooklyn.
  11. BEFORE WE WERE YOURS by Lisa Wingate. A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.
  12. FAIRYTALE by Danielle Steel. Camille Lammenais returns from college to manage her family's winery in Napa Valley and is forced to deal with tragedy and unexpected dangers.
  13. THE GIRL WHO TAKES AN EYE FOR AN EYE by David Lagercrantz. Lisbeth Salander teams up with an investigative journalist to uncover the secrets of her childhood. A continuation of Stieg Larsson's Millennium series.
  14. LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE by Celeste Ng. An artist with a mysterious past and a disregard for the status quo upends a quiet town outside Cleveland. 
  15. A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW by Amor Towles A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest. 

 Excerpted from The New York Times Best Seller lists