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Best Sellers

 Last Updated July 15, 2015

Fiction  or  Non-Fiction

 

FICTION BEST SELLERS

1.

THE ENGLISH SPY, by Daniel Silva.

Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, helps British intelligence track down the killer of a beautiful former member of the royal family.

2.

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins.

A psychological thriller set in the environs of London.

3.

ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, by Anthony Doerr.

The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II; the winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize.  

4.

TRUTH OR DIE, by James Patterson and Howard Roughan.

An attorney discovers a shocking secret that must be kept out of the wrong hands.

5.

FINDERS KEEPERS, by Stephen King.

A deranged reader's infatuation with a Salingeresque novelist has dangerous consequences in a sequel to "Mr. Mercedes."

6.

THE RUMOR, by Elin Hilderbrand.

Two friends on Nantucket must deal with damaging gossip about themselves and their husbands.

7.

IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT, by Judy Blume.

Secrets are revealed and love stories play out against the backdrop of a series of panic-inducing plane crashes in 1950s New Jersey.

8.

THE NIGHTINGALE, by Kristin Hannah.

Two sisters in World War II France: one struggling to survive in the countryside, the other joining the Resistance in Paris.

9.

THE MELODY LINGERS ON, by Mary Higgins Clark.

A designer is drawn into the lives of family of a hedge fund billionaire who has disappeared suspiciously.

10.

TOM CLANCY UNDER FIRE, by Grant Blackwood.

A former collaborator continues Clancy’s series about the covert intelligent expert Jack Ryan Jr. (Clancy died in 2013.)

11.

WICKED CHARMS, by Janet Evanovich and Phoef Sutton.

Lizzy Tucker and her partner, Diesel, join a hunt for buried treasure.

12.

THE PRESIDENT'S SHADOW, by Brad Meltzer.

In the third Culper Ring novel, a severed arm is found in the White House Rose Garden.

13.

COUNTRY, by Danielle Steel.

After her husband’s sudden death, a woman falls in love with a country music superstar.

14.

LUCKIEST GIRL ALIVE, by Jessica Knoll.

The life of a cutthroat and successful New York magazine writer is shaken when secrets from her past are revealed during the filming of a documentary about a shooting at the prestigious high school she attended.

15.

RADIANT ANGEL, by Nelson DeMille.

A surveillance expert monitors the activities of a newly resurgent Russia.

 

NONFICTION BEST SELLERS

1.

THE WRIGHT BROTHERS, by David McCullough.

The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight; by the author of “1776” and “The Greater Journey.”

2.

MODERN ROMANCE, by Aziz Ansari with Eric Klinenberg.

The comedian enlists a sociologist to help him understand today’s dating scene.

3.

DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE, by Holly Madison.

Life inside the Playboy Mansion, by a former bunny and girlfriend of Hugh Hefner.

4.

DEAD WAKE, by Erik Larson.

The last voyage of the Lusitania, the passenger liner sunk by a German torpedo in 1915; by the author of “The Devil in the White City.”

5.

BEING MORTAL, by Atul Gawande.

The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life and how they can do better.

6.

THE ROAD TO CHARACTER, by David Brooks.

The Times columnist extols personal virtues like kindness and honesty in a materialistic age.

7.

SICK IN THE HEAD, by Judd Apatow.

Thirty years’ worth of the filmmaker’s interviews with comedians.

8.

ALLY, by Michael B. Oren.

A memoir by a former Israeli ambassador to the United States, now a Knesset member.

9.

THE QUARTET, by Joseph J. Ellis.

How Washington, Hamilton, Jay and Madison created the Constitution.

10.

THE OREGON TRAIL, by Rinker Buck.

The author and his brother travel 2,000 miles by mule and wagon from Missouri to Oregon.

11.

¡ADIOS, AMERICA!, by Ann Coulter.

The political commentator denounces immigrants and their liberal supporters.

12.

IT'S A LONG STORY, by Willie Nelson with David Ritz.

The country music star discusses his life’s journey, from selling encyclopedias to professional fame.

13.

ELON MUSK, by Ashlee Vance.

A technology writer follows Musk’s life from his difficult South African childhood to his involvement in Internet start-ups like the rocket company SpaceX, the electric-car company Tesla and the solar power installation company Solar City.

14.

PRIMATES OF PARK AVENUE, by Wednesday Martin.

A memoir of life among the wealthy women of the Upper East Side, in the satiric guise of an anthropological study.

15.

LIFE IS SHORT (NO PUN INTENDED), by Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein.

The stars of TLC's "The Little Couple" discuss their lives and their relationship.


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