Fiction Best Sellers

Fiction Best Sellers: Week of March 17, 2019

  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 CHEF by James Patterson and Max DiLallo. Caleb Rooney, a police detective and celebrity food truck chef, must clear his name of murder allegations.

  3. THE BORDER by Don Winslow. The third book in the Power of the Dog series. Art Keller’s fight to keep drugs out of the country has taken a complicated turn.

  4. AN ANONYMOUS GIRL by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen. Jessica Farris’s life unravels when she signs up for Dr. Shields’s psychology study.

  5. THE SILENT PATIENT by Alex Michaelides. Theo Faber looks into the mystery of a famous painter who stops speaking after shooting her husband.

  6. CHOCOLATE CREAM PIE MURDER by Joanne Fluke. Hannah Swensen teams up with a former lover to find out who left a dead body in her bedroom.

  7. NINE PERFECT STRANGERS by Liane Moriarty.  A romance writer becomes fascinated by the owner and director of a health resort.

  8. THE RECKONING by John Grisham. A decorated World War II veteran shoots and kills a pastor inside a Mississippi church. 

  9. NEVER TELL by Lisa Gardner. D.D. Warren and Flora Dane investigate whether a pregnant woman shot and killed her husband.

  10. FIRE AND BLOOD by George R.R. Martin. Set 300 years before the events of “A Game of Thrones,” this is the first volume of the two-part history of the Targaryens in Westeros. 

  11. THE PRIORY OF THE ORANGE TREE by Samantha Shannon. Queen Sabran the Ninth must conceive a daughter to protect her realm from a dragon.

  12. BLACK LEOPARD, RED WOLF by Marlon James. A loner named Tracker teams up with a group of unusual characters in search of a mysterious boy.

  13. CIRCE by Madeline Miller. Zeus banishes Helios' daughter to an island, where she must choose between living with gods or mortals. 

  14. THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah. A former prisoner of war moves his family to Alaska.

  15. CONNECTIONS IN DEATH by J.D. Robb. Eve Dallas scours tattoo parlors and strip joints for clues to the cause of Lyle Pickering’s mysterious death. 

 Excerpted from The New York Times Best Seller lists