New York Times Best Sellers

New York Times Best Sellers List December 15, 2019

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The Rise of Magicks by Nora Roberts The third book in the Chronicles of the One series. Fallon Swift goes up against an old foe.Me by Elton John The multi-awards-winning solo artist’s first autobiography chronicles his career, relationships and private struggles.
The Guardians by John Grisham Cullen Post, a lawyer and Episcopal minister, antagonizes some ruthless killers when he takes on a wrongful conviction case. A Warning by Anonymous A senior official in the Trump administration offers an assessment of the president and makes a moral appeal.

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. Crime in Progress by Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch The founders of Fusion GPS detail their investigations of Donald Trump and the subsequent fallout.
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.Educated by Tara Westover The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
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. Triggered by Donald Trump, Jr. Forays into politics and views on liberals from the executive vice president of the Trump Organization.
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. Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell Famous examples of miscommunication serve as the backdrop to explain potential conflicts and misunderstandings.
Twisted Twenty-Six by Janet Evanovich The 26th book in the Stephanie Plum series. A New Jersey gangster’s associates go after a bounty hunter’s widowed grandmother. Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers by Brian Kilmeade The “Fox and Friends” host gives an account of the battle against the Mexican Army in 1836.
Blue Moon by Lee Child Jack Reacher gets caught up in a turf war between Ukrainian and Albanian gangs. Becoming by Michelle Obama The former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.
The Testaments by Margaret Atwood In a sequel to “The Handmaid’s Tale,” old secrets bring three women together as the Republic of Gilead’s theocratic regime shows signs of decay. Finding Chika by Mitch Albom Lessons learned by the Alboms when they bring a Haitian orphan with a life-threatening illness into their family.
Spy by Danielle Steel Alexandra Wickham, an espionage agent during World War II, must keep her secret hidden into the Cold War.The Body by Bill Bryson An owner’s manual of the human body covering various parts, functions and what happens when things go wrong.
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. Home Work by Julie Andrews with Emma Walton Hamilton The musical theater icon’s second installment of her memoir describes her arrival in Hollywood, becoming a mother and her relationship with Blake Edwards.
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. The Beautiful Ones by Prince A memoir by the musician written before his death, with photos and other memorabilia detailing his evolution.
The Giver of the 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. Jay-Z: Made in America by Michael Eric Dyson An appreciation of the rapper’s career over the last three decades.
The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern Zachary Ezra Rawlins fights to save a labyrinthine underground repository of stories. Blowout by Rachel Maddow The MSNBC host argues that the global oil and gas industry has weakened democracies and bolstered authoritarians.


The Night Fire by Michael Connelly Harry Bosch and Renee Ballard return to take up a case that held the attention of Bosch’s mentor. The Way I Heard It by Mike Rowe The television personality relays stories from his podcast and personal anecdotes.