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New York Times Bestseller List
February 19, 2018
THE GREAT ALONE
by: Kristin Hannah
A former prisoner of war returns from Vietnam and moves his family to Alaska, where they face tough conditions.
AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE
by: Tayari Jones
A newlywed couple's relationship is tested when the husband is sentenced to 12 years in prison.
THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW
by: AJ Finn
A recluse who drinks heavily and takes prescription drugs may have witnessed a crime across from her Harlem townhouse.
by: Jojo Moyes
Louisa Clark moves to New York and is torn between high society and the life she enjoys at a vintage clothing store.
LOOK FOR ME
by: Lisa Gardner
Sergeant Detective D.D. Warren teams up with a torture survivor to find a missing teenager whose family members were gunned down.
DARK IN DEATH
by: JD Robb
Lieutenant Eve Dallas must find a killer inspired by police thrillers before another victim is murdered.
LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE
by: Celeste Ng
An artist upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.
by: Dan Brown
A symbology professor goes on a perilous quest with a beautiful museum director.
BEFORE WE WERE YOURS
by: Lisa Wingate
A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.
THE ROOSTER BAR
by: John Grisham
Three students at a sleazy for-profit law school hope to expose the student-loan banker who runs it.
FALL FROM GRACE
by: Danielle Steel
A widow left out of her husband's will tries to make a new life as a fashion designer.
THE WIFE BETWEEN US
by: Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
The story of a love triangle is told from several points of view.
by: Chloe Benjamin
Four adolescents learn the dates of their deaths from a psychic and their lives go on different courses.
SING, UNBURIED, SING
by: Jesmyn Ward
A 13-year-old boy comes of age while his black mother takes him to pick up his white father from the state penitentiary.
CITY OF ENDLESS NIGHT
by: Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
A New York City detective and an F.B.I. special agent track down a killer.
February 19, 2018
FIRE AND FURY
by: Michael Wolff
A journalist offers an inside account of the first year of the Trump White House.
by: Pete Souza
More than 300 pictures of the former president by his White House photographer, with behind-the-scenes stories.
by: James Patterson and Alex Abramovich with Mike Harvkey
The story of Aaron Hernandez, the New England Patriots tight end convicted of first-degree murder.
by: Steve Coll
How the United States failed to understand a secret wing of a Pakistani intelligence agency and doomed two wars.
ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY
by: Neil deGrasse Tyson
A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.
LEONARDO DA VINCI
by: Walter Isaacson
A biography of the Italian Renaissance polymath which connects his work in various disciplines.
KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON
by: David Grann
The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians.
EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON
by: Kate Bowler
A divinity school professor examines her tacit beliefs when she learns she has late-stage colon cancer.
THE LAST BLACK UNICORN
by: Tiffany Haddish
The comedian recounts growing up in South Central Los Angeles and finding success after a period of homelessness.
PROMISE ME, DAD
by: Joe Biden
The former vice president recalls his toughest year in office, as his son battled brain cancer.
HOW DEMOCRACIES DIE
by: Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt
The decline of democracies in Europe and Latin America and ways to avoid authoritarianism.
by: Daniel H Pink
Research reveals the ideal time to make small decisions and big life changes.
by: David Frum
A former speechwriter for George W. Bush argues how America might become an illiberal democracy.
by: Ron Chernow
A biography of the Union general of the Civil War and two-term president.
THE LINE BECOMES A RIVER
by: Francisco Cantú
A memoir by a former U.S. Border Patrol agent who is the grandson of a Mexican immigrant.