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Best Sellers

 Last Updated June 25, 2015

Fiction  or  Non-Fiction

 

FICTION BEST SELLERS

1.

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins.

A psychological thriller set in the environs of London.

2.

FINDERS KEEPERS, by Stephen King.

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

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.

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.

5.

RADIANT ANGEL, by Nelson DeMille.

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

6.

ALL THE SINGLE LADIES, by Dorothea Benton Frank.

Three friends in South Carolina’s Lowcountry grapple with the challenges of being unmarried.

7.

DEAD ICE, by Laurell K. Hamilton.

The vampire hunter Anita Blake helps the F.B.I. investigate zombie porn.

8.

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.

9.

MEMORY MAN, by David Baldacci.

A police detective who left the force when his family was murdered teams up with his former partner to solve the case, relying on the extraordinary memory he developed as a result of a collision in his earlier football career.

10.

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.

11.

14TH DEADLY SIN, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro.

A video of a shocking crime surfaces, casting suspicion on a San Francisco detective's colleagues.

12.

SEVENEVES, by Neal Stephenson.

Five thousand years after a small number of survivors of the moon’s explosion took refuge on an international space station, their descendants contemplate a return to Earth.

13.

OUR SOULS AT NIGHT, by Kent Haruf.

A woman asks a widower to start spending the night with her.

14.

THE FIXER, by Joseph Finder.

A laid-off reporter investigates his ailing father’s past after he discovers millions of dollars hidden in the old man’s house.

15.

PIRANHA, by Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison.

A man sets out to thwart an American weapons designer.

 

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.

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.

3.

BILL O'REILLY'S LEGENDS AND LIES, by David Fisher.

Stories of the American West; a companion volume to the Fox News series.

4.

THE ROAD TO CHARACTER, by David Brooks.

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

5.

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.”

6.

AND THE GOOD NEWS IS . . ., by Dana Perino.

The Fox News contributor and former press secretary under President George W. Bush reviews her life and career and shares lessons she has learned.

7.

¡ADIOS, AMERICA!, by Ann Coulter.

The political commentator denounces immigrants and their liberal supporters.

8.

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

9.

BEING MORTAL, by Atul Gawande.

The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and offers suggestions for how they can do better; the subject of a PBS documentary.

10.

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.

11.

THE QUARTET, by Joseph J. Ellis.

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

12.

GUMPTION, by Nick Offerman.

The actor, who was formerly a star in “Parks and Recreation,” takes a humorous look at what makes great Americans great.

13.

HAPPILY ALI AFTER, by Ali Wentworth.

As she approaches 50, the actress and comedian embarks on a (humorous) quest for self-improvement.

14.

A LUCKY LIFE INTERRUPTED, by Tom Brokaw.

The journalist describes the year following his diagnosis with multiple myeloma.

15.

WHAT IF?, by Randall Munroe.

Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.


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