Fiction Best Sellers
Fiction Best Sellers: Week of January 26, 2020
- WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING by Delia Owens. In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.
- DEAR EDWARD by Ann Napolitano. A 12-year-old boy tries to start over after becoming the sole survivor of a plane crash in which he lost his immediate family.
- MORAL COMPASS by Danielle Steel. Shortly after Saint Ambrose Prep goes co-ed, a student is attacked and the community falls apart.
- SUCH A FUN AGE by Kiley Reid. Tumult ensues when Alix Chamberlain’s babysitter is mistakenly accused of kidnapping her charge.
- THE GUARDIANS by John Grisham. Cullen Post, a lawyer and Episcopal minister, antagonizes some ruthless killers when he takes on a wrongful conviction case.
- LONG BRIGHT RIVER by Liz Moore. Mickey risks her job with the Philadelphia police force by going after a murderer and searching for her missing sister.
- THE SILENT PATIENT by Alex Michaelides. Theo Faber looks into the mystery of a famous painter who stops speaking after shooting her husband.
- THE DUTCH HOUSE by Ann Patchett. A sibling relationship is impacted when the family goes from poverty to wealth and back again over the course of many decades.
- THE GIVER OF STARS by Jojo Moyes. In Depression-era America, five women refuse to be cowed by men or convention as they deliver books throughout the mountains of Kentucky.
- TREASON by Stuart Woods. The 52nd book in the Stone Barrington series. Stone is asked to expose a double agent in the State Department.
- THE INSTITUTE by Stephen King. Children with special talents are abducted and sequestered in an institution where the sinister staff seeks to extract their gifts through harsh methods.
- CRISS CROSS by James Patterson. The 27th book in the Alex Cross series. Copycat crimes make the detective question whether an innocent man was executed.
- BLUE MOON by Lee Child. Jack Reacher gets caught up in a turf war between Ukrainian and Albanian gangs.
- A MINUTE TO MIDNIGHT by David Baldacci. When Atlee Pine returns to her hometown to investigate her sister’s kidnapping from 30 years ago, she winds up tracking a potential serial killer.
- OLIVE, AGAIN by Elizabeth Strout. In a follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “Olive Kitteridge,” new relationships, including a second marriage, are encountered in a seaside town in Maine.