Fiction Best Sellers

Fiction Best Sellers: Week of May 20, 2018

  1. THE 17TH SUSPECT by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. The latest installment in the Women’s Murder Club series. Detective Lindsay Boxer searches for a killer in San Francisco.

  2. THE FALLEN by David Baldacci. Amos Decker, known as the Memory Man, puts his talents toward solving a string of murders in a Rust Belt town.

  3. TWISTED PREY by John Sandford. The 28th book in the Prey series. A federal marshal looks into the actions of a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

  4. THE MARS ROOM by Rachel Kushner. A woman is separated from her son when she begins two consecutive life sentences in a California correctional facility.

  5. THE PERFECT MOTHER by Aimee Molloy. A missing baby unnerves a group of new mothers who meet in Prospect Park twice a week.

  6. THE FORGOTTEN ROAD by Richard Paul Evans. The second book in the Broken Road series. After surviving a plane crash, a man decides to walk the length of Route 66.

  7. ADJUSTMENT DAY by Chuck Palahniuk. Young men take on geriatric politicians who are pushing the country toward a third world war.

  8. BEFORE WE WERE YOURS by Lisa Wingate. A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.

  9. LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE by Celeste Ng. An artist upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.

  10. THE HELLFIRE CLUB by Jake Tapper. Charlie Marder, a World War II veteran and unlikely congressman, gets entangled in a dangerous series of events in 1950s D.C.

  11. THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW by A.J. Finn. A recluse who drinks heavily and takes prescription drugs may have witnessed a crime across from her Harlem townhouse.

  12. THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah. A former prisoner of war returns from Vietnam and moves his family to Alaska, where they face tough conditions.

  13. I'VE GOT MY EYES ON YOU by Mary Higgins Clark. A high school guidance counselor tries to uncover the identity of her sister’s murderer.

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

  15. THE FEMALE PERSUASION by Meg Wolitzer. The relationship between a college freshman and a famous feminist reveals the challenges of intergenerational feminism.

   Excerpted from The New York Times Best Seller lists