New York Times Best Sellers

Every week we will update the New York Times Best Sellers list on this page. The titles with an asterisk (*) before them are part of our collection. The others need to be requested from another library. Some titles have two asterisks, this signifies a title only available on e-book (OverDrive or our NOOKs with Preloaded Books). A title with three asterisks before it means it is only available as an audiobook. 

The titles are connected to links, if you would like to be placed on hold or request the book just click on the link and choose "Request" at the top of  the catalog page! 


Fiction Best Sellers

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Week of September 24, 2017



  1. *SECRETS IN DEATH, by J.D. Robb. (St. Martin's) Lt. Eve Dallas investigates the murder of a professional gossip who dabbled in blackmail; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.
    Last Week: Not Ranked 
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  2. *ENEMY OF THE STATE, by Kyle Mills. (Emily Bestler/Atria) Vince Flynn's character Mitch Rapp leaves the C.I.A. to go on a manhunt when the nephew of a Saudi King finances a terrorist group.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  3. *A LEGACY OF SPIES, by John le Carre. (Viking) Peter Guillam, formerly of the British Secret Service, is pulled out of retirement to defend intelligence operations during the cold war that resulted in the deaths of people close to him.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  4. *IT, by Stephen King. (Scribner) The collective clown phobias of seven teenagers are rekindled in their adult lives by the terrifying title character. Originally published in 1986.
    Last Week: 11
    Number of Weeks on List: 5

  5. *DARK LEGACY, by Christine Feehan. (Berkley) Emeline Sanchez fights to recover from exchanging blood with a master vampire, even as she tries to heal the children she saved from him. A Carpathian novel.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  6. *Y IS FOR YESTERDAY, by Sue Grafton. (Marian Wood/Putnam) The 25th Kinsey Millhone mystery novel. A former student from an elite private school is released from prison and a sociopath returns to haunt the detective.
    Last Week: 4
    Number of Weeks on List: 3

  7. *THE WESTERN STAR, by Craig Johnson. (Viking) The 13th Walt Longmire novel. A parole hearing of a serial killer and the decades-old memory of a train ride with Wyoming sheriffs put Longmire on a collision course between past and present.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  8. *PROOF OF LIFE, by J.A. Jance. (Morrow) When J.P. Beaumont is asked to investigate the death of his nemesis, it leads to an old case once thought solved.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  9. *BEFORE WE WERE YOURS, by Lisa Wingate. (Ballantine) A prominent South Carolina lawyer, researching her grandmother's past, learns about a Tennessee orphanage that kidnapped children and placed them for adoption with wealthy people. Based on a real-life scandal.
    Last Week: 8
    Number of Weeks on List: 6

  10. **GLASS HOUSES, by Louise Penny. (Minotaur) Chief Superintendent Gamache regrets not acting on a hunch when a body is discovered. Please call if you would like to be placed on hold for a hard copy.
    Last Week: 1
    Number of Weeks on List: 2

  11. *THE WOMAN IN CABIN 10, by Ruth Ware. (Scout) A travel writer on a cruise is certain she has heard a body thrown overboard, but no one believes her.
    Last Week: 5
    Number of Weeks on List: 33

  12. *THE WHISTLER, by John Grisham. (Doubleday) A whistleblower alerts a Florida investigator to judicial corruption involving the Mob and Indian casinos.
    Last Week: 6
    Number of Weeks on List: 25

  13. *THE RIGHT TIME, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte) The author Alexandra Winslow, writing under the pseudonym Alexander Green, creates a double life that isolates her.
    Last Week: 2
    Number of Weeks on List: 2

  14. *OUTLANDER, by Diana Gabaldon. (Dell) An English nurse is transported back to 1743 during a second honeymoon in the Scottish Highlands.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 21

  15. *TURBO TWENTY-THREE, by Janet Evanovich. (Bantam) The bounty hunter Stephanie Plum juggles the investigation of a crime in an ice cream factory and the two men in her life.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 7

Nonfiction Best Sellers

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Week of September 24, 2017 


  1. *THE GLASS CASTLE, by Jeannette Walls. (Scribner) The author recalls a bizarre childhood. Originally published in 2005 and the basis of a forthcoming movie. 
    Last Week: 1
    Number of Weeks on List: 55

  2. ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY, by Neil deGrasse Tyson. (Norton) A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the laws that govern the universe.
    Last Week: 2
    Number of Weeks on List: 19

  3. *HILLBILLY ELEGY, by J. D. Vance (HarperCollins) A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of America's white working class through his own childhood in the Rust Belt.
    Last Week: 3
    Number of Weeks on List: 59

  4. FANTASYLAND: HOW AMERICA WENT HAYWIRE, by Kurt Andersen. (Random House) The politics and culture of 21st-century America are put in the context of five centuries of historical events and movements, including elements of conspiracy theories, crackpot ideas and huckerism.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  5. **BEING MORTAL, by Atul Gawande. (Metropolitan/Holt) The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 64

  6. *AL FRANKEN, GIANT OF THE SENATE, by Al Franken. (Twelve) A memoir by the Democratic senator from Minnesota and former "Saturday Night Live" writer and performer. 
    Last Week: 4
    Number of Weeks on List: 15

  7. *WHY BUDDHISM IS TRUE, by Robert Wright. (Simon & Schuster) The latest research in neuroscience and psychology is used to support the assertion that Buddhist meditation and practice can lead to a deeper understanding of the world.
    Last Week: 5
    Number of Weeks on List: 5

  8. *KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON, by David Grann. (Doubleday) The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil. 
    Last Week: 6
    Number of Weeks on List: 21

  9. *IT TAKES TWO, by Jonathan Scott and Drew Scott. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) The identical twins and reality TV stars trace their ascent from their upbringing in Vancouver, B.C., through personal setbacks to building careers together. Call if you would like to place this book on hold
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  10. *RADIUM GIRLS, by Kate Moore. (Sourcebooks) A group of female factory workers get a nickname from the effects of radium paint used at their jobs. Years later, their illnesses are the grounds for a fight for workers' rights.
    Last Week: Not Ranked 
    Number of Weeks on List: 2

  11. **SAPIENS, by Yuval Noah Harari. (Harper) How Homo sapiens became Earth's dominant species. 
    Last Week: 10
    Number of Weeks on List: 15

  12. THE MIRACLE OF DUNKIRK, by Walter Lord. (Open Road Media) The story of the heroic evacuation of British troops in 1940, retold in a current movie. Originally published in 1982.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 4

  13. THE BIG LIE, by Dinesh D'Souza. (Regnery) The conservative commentator argues that the American left is a fascist threat.
    Last Week: 7
    Number of Weeks on List: 6

  14. **BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. (Spiegel & Grau) A meditation on race in America. 
    Last Week: 9
    Number of Weeks on List: 61

  15. *THE LOST CITY OF THE MONKEY GOD, by Douglas Preston. (Grand Central) A frightening search for a lost civilization in the Honduran rain forest.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 8

  • *MISSISSIPPI BLOOD, by Greg Iles. (Morrow/HarperCollins) Penn Cage, now the mayor of Natchez, Miss., investigates the secrets of his family and the South in order to save his and his father’s lives in the conclusion to the Natchez Burning trilogy. 
    Last Week: Not Ranked 
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • *THE SHACK, by William P. Young. (Windblown Media) A man whose daughter was abducted is invited to an isolated shack, apparently by God.
    Last Week: 1 
    Number of Weeks on List: 9

  • BOUND TOGETHER, by Christine Feehan. (Berkley) Viktor returns to Sea Haven to see the wife whose stepfather he killed.  
    Last Week: Not Ranked 
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • *VICIOUS CIRCLE, by C.J. Box. (Putnam) Newly released from prison, Dallas Cates tries to exact revenge on the Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett, who put him there.  
    Last Week: Not Ranked 
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • *IF NOT FOR YOU, by Debbie Macomber. (Ballantine) An unlikely relationship is put to the test.  
    Last Week: Not Ranked  
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • *BIG LITTLE LIES, by Liane Moriarty. (Berkley) Who will end up dead, and how, when three mothers with children in the same school become friends?  
    Last Week: 4 
    Number of Weeks on List: 32

  • *FOREVER A HERO, by Linda Lael Miller. (HQN) The woman Mace saved a decade ago returns, as does her vengeance-bent attacker.   
    Last Week: Not Ranked  
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • *THE OBSESSION, by Nora Roberts. (Berkley) A woman is haunted by her father's crimes as she tries to pursue love and her work as a photographer.  
    Last Week: 5  
    Number of Weeks on List: 9 

  • *A MAN CALLED OVE, by Fredrik Backman. (Washington Square) A curmudgeon's gruff exterior masks a generosity of spirit. Originally published in Sweden in 2014.  
    Last Week: 6  
    Number of Weeks on List: 44

  • *MAN OVERBOARD, by J. A. Jance. (Touchstone) Ali Reynolds pursues a man who manipulates the children of suicides into killing themselves in the 15th novel in the series.  
    Last Week: Not Ranked  
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • **MILK AND HONEY, by Rupi Kaur. (Andrews McMeel) Poetic approaches to surviving adversity and loss.  
    Last Week: 11  
    Number of Weeks on List: 15

  • *THE HANDMAID'S TALE, by Margaret Atwood. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) In the Republic of Gilead's dystopian future, men and women perform the services assigned to them.  
    Last Week: Not Ranked  
    Number of Weeks on List: 3

  • *A DOG'S PURPOSE, by W. Bruce Cameron. (Forge Books) A canine narrator undergoes a series of reincarnations.  
    Last Week: 9 
    Number of Weeks on List: 16 

  • *LILAC GIRLS, by Martha Hall Kelly. (Ballantine) A story of three women's lives during and after World War II.  
    Last Week: 15  
    Number of Weeks on List: 14

  • *NO MAN'S LAND, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central) John Puller, a special agent with the Army, searches for the truth about his mother, who disappeared 30 years ago.
    Last Week: Not Ranked 
    Number of Weeks on List: 10

  • *MISSISSIPPI BLOOD, by Greg Iles. (Morrow/HarperCollins) Penn Cage, now the mayor of Natchez, Miss., investigates the secrets of his family and the South in order to save his and his father’s lives in the conclusion to the Natchez Burning trilogy. 
    Last Week: Not Ranked 
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • *THE SHACK, by William P. Young. (Windblown Media) A man whose daughter was abducted is invited to an isolated shack, apparently by God.
    Last Week: 1 
    Number of Weeks on List: 9

  • BOUND TOGETHER, by Christine Feehan. (Berkley) Viktor returns to Sea Haven to see the wife whose stepfather he killed.  
    Last Week: Not Ranked 
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • *VICIOUS CIRCLE, by C.J. Box. (Putnam) Newly released from prison, Dallas Cates tries to exact revenge on the Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett, who put him there.  
    Last Week: Not Ranked 
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • *IF NOT FOR YOU, by Debbie Macomber. (Ballantine) An unlikely relationship is put to the test.  
    Last Week: Not Ranked  
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • *BIG LITTLE LIES, by Liane Moriarty. (Berkley) Who will end up dead, and how, when three mothers with children in the same school become friends?  
    Last Week: 4 
    Number of Weeks on List: 32

  • *FOREVER A HERO, by Linda Lael Miller. (HQN) The woman Mace saved a decade ago returns, as does her vengeance-bent attacker.   
    Last Week: Not Ranked  
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • *THE OBSESSION, by Nora Roberts. (Berkley) A woman is haunted by her father's crimes as she tries to pursue love and her work as a photographer.  
    Last Week: 5  
    Number of Weeks on List: 9 

  • *A MAN CALLED OVE, by Fredrik Backman. (Washington Square) A curmudgeon's gruff exterior masks a generosity of spirit. Originally published in Sweden in 2014.  
    Last Week: 6  
    Number of Weeks on List: 44

  • *MAN OVERBOARD, by J. A. Jance. (Touchstone) Ali Reynolds pursues a man who manipulates the children of suicides into killing themselves in the 15th novel in the series.  
    Last Week: Not Ranked  
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  • **MILK AND HONEY, by Rupi Kaur. (Andrews McMeel) Poetic approaches to surviving adversity and loss.  
    Last Week: 11  
    Number of Weeks on List: 15

  • *THE HANDMAID'S TALE, by Margaret Atwood. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) In the Republic of Gilead's dystopian future, men and women perform the services assigned to them.  
    Last Week: Not Ranked  
    Number of Weeks on List: 3

  • *A DOG'S PURPOSE, by W. Bruce Cameron. (Forge Books) A canine narrator undergoes a series of reincarnations.  
    Last Week: 9 
    Number of Weeks on List: 16 

  • *LILAC GIRLS, by Martha Hall Kelly. (Ballantine) A story of three women's lives during and after World War II.  
    Last Week: 15  
    Number of Weeks on List: 14

  • *NO MAN'S LAND, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central) John Puller, a special agent with the Army, searches for the truth about his mother, who disappeared 30 years ago.
    Last Week: Not Ranked 
    Number of Weeks on List: 10