Fiction Best Sellers

Fiction Best Sellers: Week of August 18, 2019

  1. 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.

  2. ONE GOOD DEED by David Baldacci. A World War II veteran on parole must find the real killer in a small town or face going back to jail.

  3. THE NICKEL BOYS by Colson Whitehead. Two boys respond to horrors at a Jim Crow-era reform school in ways that impact them decades later.

  4. THE NEW GIRL by Daniel Silva. Gabriel Allon, the chief of Israeli intelligence, partners with the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, whose daughter is kidnapped.

  5. DARK AGE by Pierce Brown. The fifth book in the Red Rising series.

  6. SUMMER OF '69 by Elin Hilderbrand. The Levin family undergoes dramatic events with a son in Vietnam, a daughter in protests and dark secrets hiding beneath the surface.

  7. LABYRINTH by Catherine Coulter. The 23rd book in the F.B.I. Thriller series. Agents Savich and Sherlock wend their way through a maze of lies to get to the bottom of a secret.

  8. CHANCES ARE ... by Richard Russo. Three men in their 60s who met in college reunite on Martha’s Vineyard, where mysterious events occurred in 1971.

  9. UNDER CURRENTS by Nora Roberts. Echoes of a violent childhood reverberate for Zane Bigelow when he starts a new kind of family in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains.

  10. CITY OF GIRLS by Elizabeth Gilbert. An 89-year-old Vivian Morris looks back at the direction her life took when she entered the 1940s New York theater scene. 

  11. ASK AGAIN, YES by Mary Beth Keane. The lives of neighboring families in a New York City suburb intertwine over four decades.

  12. SOMEONE WE KNOW by Shari Lapena. In a quiet suburb, a teenager has been breaking into homes and hacking into computers, while a woman is found murdered.

  13. WINDOW ON THE BAY by Debbie Macomber. A single mom’s life takes unexpected turns when her two children go off to college.

  14. THE LAST HOUSE GUEST by Megan Miranda. Avery Greer must fight the clock to clear her name and uncover her friend’s real killer.

  15. LADY IN THE LAKE by Laura Lippman. In 1966, a housewife becomes a reporter and investigates the killing of a black woman in Baltimore.

  Excerpted from The New York Times Best Seller lists