New York Times Bestsellers

Fiction

  1. KINGDOM OF THE BLIND
    Louise Penny
    While on suspension, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is made an executor of a stranger’s will and tries to keep a deadly narcotic off Montreal’s streets.
  2. FIRE AND BLOOD
    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.
  3. THE RECKONING
    John Grisham
    A decorated World War II veteran shoots and kills a pastor inside a Mississippi church.
  4. TARGET: ALEX CROSS
    James Patterson
    Alex Cross returns for the 26th book in the series bearing his name.
  5. EVERY BREATH
    Nicholas Sparks
    Difficult choices surface when Hope Anderson and Tru Walls meet in a North Carolina seaside town.
  6. PAST TENSE
    Lee Child
    Jack Reacher explores the New England town where his father was born and a Canadian couple now find themselves stranded.
  7. LONG ROAD TO MERCY
    David Baldacci
    Atlee Pine, an F.B.I. agent who is haunted by the childhood kidnapping of her twin sister, must choose between protecting her career or the United States' democracy.
  8. LOOK ALIVE TWENTY-FIVE
    Janet Evanovich
    The 25th book in the Stephanie Plum series. When several managers of a deli in Trenton disappear, a bounty hunter and her detective boyfriend look for clues.
  9. NINE PERFECT STRANGERS
    Liane Moriarty
    A romance writer becomes fascinated by the owner and director of a health resort.
  10. THE NEXT PERSON YOU MEET IN HEAVEN
    Mitch Albom
    The sequel to "The Five People You Meet in Heaven" follows Annie on her heavenly journey.

NonFiction

  1. BECOMING
    Michelle Obama
    The former first lady describes her journey from the South Side of Chicago to the White House, and how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.
  2. KILLING THE SS
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
    A look at the postwar manhunt for members of Hitler’s inner circle.
  3. EDUCATED
    Tara Westover
    The daughter of survivalists leaves home for university.
  4. SHADE
    Pete Souza
    The former White House photographer juxtaposes pictures of former President Obama with tweets, headlines and quotes from the Trump administration.
  5. BEASTIE BOYS BOOK
    Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz
    The story of the New York band who achieved hip hop stardom.
  6. SHIP OF FOOLS
    Tucker Carlson
    The Fox News anchor argues that America’s ruling class is out of touch with everyday citizens.
  7. LEADERSHIP
    Doris Kearns Goodwin
    The challenges that shaped the leadership abilities of four presidents: Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson.
  8. FEAR
    Michael Lewis
    Based on hours of interviews with sources, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist describes debates and decision-making within the Trump White House.
  9. BRIEF ANSWERS TO THE BIG QUESTIONS
    Stephen Hawking
    A collection of essays from the late scientist’s personal archive that address 10 imponderables.
  10. ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY
     Neil deGrasse Tyson
    A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.

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Last updated: December 10, 2018