New York Times Best Sellers

New York Times Best Sellers List May 26, 2019

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Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens In a quiet town in North Carolina coast in 1969, a woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect. The Pioneers by David McCullough The Pulitzer Prize winning historian tells the story of the settling of the Northwest Territory through five main characters.

18th Abduction by James Patterson; Maxine Paetro The 18th book in the Women’s Murder Club series. Lindsay Boxer investigates the disappearance of three female teachers. Becoming by Michelle Obama The former first lady describes her journey from the South Side of Chicago to the White House, and how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.
Blessing in Disguise by Danielle Steel Isabelle McAvoy faces challenges as she raises three daughters from three separate fathers on her own.Educated by Tara Westover The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
Redemption by David Baldacci The fifth book in the Memory Man series. The first man Amos Decker put behind bars asks to have his name cleared.
The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates The philanthropist shares stories of empowering women to improve society.
Sunset Beach by Mary Kay Andrews Drue Campbell inherits a run-down beach bungalow and takes a job at her estranged father’s personal injury attorney office.
The Second Mountain by David Brooks A New York Times Op-Ed columnist espouses having an outward focus to attain a meaningful life.
Storm Cursed by Patricia Briggs The 11th book in the Mercy Thompson series. Dangers swell as death approaches. Furious Hours by Casey Cep Harper Lee’s work on the true-crime story about a rural preacher accused of murdering five of his family members in the 1970s.
The Road Home by Richard Paul Evans The third book in the Broken Road series. Charles James continues his journey on Route 66 to his ultimate destination.No Walls and the Recurring Dream by Ani DiFranco A memoir of the Grammy Award-winning folk and alternative rock musician.
The Big Kahuna by Janet Evanovich and Peter Evanovaich The sixthbook in the Fox and O’Hare series. An F.B.I. agent teams up with a con man to search for a Silicon Valley billionaire.Lake of the Summers by Bill Geist Coming-of-age anecdotes set in a 1960s Midwestern summer vacation destination.
Neon Prey by John Sandford The 29th book in the Prey series. Lucas Davenport goes after a serial killer. Every Tool’s a Hammer by Adam Savage The star of “Mythbusters” shares his tools for creativity.
The Guest Book by Sarah Blake Evie Milton uncovers a story going back a couple generations that may shatter a family myth.Where the Light Enters by Jill Biden The former second lady’s challenges in being a mother, educator, and political spouse.

Lost Roses by Martha Hall Kelly In 1914, the New York socialite Eliza Ferriday works to help White Russian families escape from the revolution. Life Will Be the Death of Me by Chelsea Handler The comedian chronicles going into therapy and becoming an advocate for change.
Normal People by Sally Rooney The connection between a high school star athlete and a loner ebbs and flows when they go to Trinity College in Dublin. Nanaville by Anna Quindlen The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist observes the joys of being a grandmother.
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides Theo Faber looks into the mystery of a famous painter who stops speaking after shooting her husband. The Matriarch by Susan Page A biography of the former first lady Barbara Bush, based on interviews and her private diaries.
Fire and Blood by George R. R. Martin; Doug Wheatley (Illustrator) Set 300 years before the events of “The Games of Thrones,” this is the first volume of the two-part history of the Targaryens in Westeros. Upheaval by Jared Diamond The ways in which six countries outlasted recent crises and adopted selective changes.
Exhalation by Ted Chiang Nine short stories including “The Lifecycle of Software Objects” and “Anxiety is the Dizziness of Freedom.”Let Love Have the Last Word by Common with Mensah Demary Personal stories from the actor and Oscar, Golden Globe, Emmy, and Grammy Award-winning music artist.