New York Times Bestsellers


1 1 TWO BY TWO. by Nicholas Sparks. A man who became a single father when his marriage and business collapsed learns to take a chance on a new love.
1 2 THE TRESPASSER. by Tana French. In the sixth Dublin Murder Squad novel, Detective Antoinette Conway confronts a case that is more complicated than it appears.
1 3 COMMONWEALTH. by Ann Patchett. Five decades in the lives of two families — parents, children, siblings, stepchildren — remade by divorce.
1 4 WOMAN OF GOD by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. The story of a (woman) doctor who, after a life of service and suffering, becomes a Catholic priest.
1 5 HOME  by Harlan Coben. Myron Bolitar and his friend Win locate a boy who was kidnapped 10 years earlier; the 11th Myron Bolitar novel.
1 6 TODAY WILL BE DIFFERENT. by Maria Semple. A calamitous day in the life of a cynical Seattle transplant from the author of “Where’d You Go, Bernadette.”
1 7 TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS. by Debbie Macomber. A woman starts a blog about her attempt to reach out to a grumpy neighbor at Christmastime, and finds herself falling for him.
1 8 THE WOMAN IN CABIN 10  by Ruth Ware. A travel writer on a cruise is certain she has heard a body thrown overboard, but no one believes her.
1 9 THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD  Colson Whitehead. A slave girl heads toward freedom on the network, envisioned as actual tracks and tunnels.
1 10 WINTER STORMS. by Elin Hilderbrand. In the final book of the Winter Street trilogy, a huge snowstorm bearing down on Nantucket threatens the Quinn family’s Christmas, after a year of significant events.


1 1 BORN TO RUN by Bruce Springsteen. The singer-songwriter’s autobiography.
1 2 KILLING THE RISING SUN. by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the final years of World War II.
1 3 HILLBILLY ELEGY by J. D. Vance. A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of America’s white working class through his own childhood in the Rust Belt.
1 4 LOVE WARRIOR by Glennon Doyle Melton.  After her husband confesses to multiple infidelities, a woman who has overcome bulimia and alcoholism struggles to grow — and so does he.
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THE GIRL WITH THE LOWER BACK TATTOO by Amy Schumer Humorous personal essays by the comedian, actor and writer.
1 6 HERO OF THE EMPIRE  by Candice Millard. The young Winston Churchill’s adventures in Africa during the Boer War, including an escape from captivity in 1899.
1 7 THE HIDDEN LIFE OF TREES. by Peter Wohlleben. A forester presents scientific research on the way trees interact with one another. A best seller in Germany.
1 8 WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR  by Paul Kalanithi. A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.
1 9 WHEN NOBODY WAS WATCHING by Carli Lloyd and Wayne Coffey. How the champion soccer player turned her career around in 2003.
1 10 BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME. by Ta-Nehisi Coates. A meditation on race in America.


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Last updated: October 17, 2016