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New York Times Bestseller List
October 16, 2018
A SPARK OF LIGHT
by: Jodi Picoult
The lives of patients, doctors and activists intersect when a gunman holds them all hostage in a woman's health center in Mississippi.
VINCE FLYNN: RED WAR
by: Kyle Mills
When the Russian prime minister plots to invade the Baltics, only Mitch Rapp can stop him.
AN ABSOLUTELY REMARKABLE THING
by: Hank Green
After posting a video that goes viral, April May must deal with the pressures of becoming an internet sensation.
by: Debbie Macomber
A Seattleite cook stuck in remote Ponder, Alaska, grapples with her feelings for the local swordsmith.
by: Anne Rice
The latest in the Vampire Chronicles series details Prince Lestat’s reign over the vampire world.
by: James Patterson and Nancy Allen
Ruby Bozarth defends a college football star charged in a felony case complicated by a second murder.
by: Robert Galbraith
The fourth book in the Cormoran Strike series. Detectives Strike and Ellacott investigate a crime a young man may have witnessed as a child; by J. K. Rowling, writing pseudonymously.
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.
by: David Weber
The 19th book in the Honor Harrington series. The Star Kingdom’s Grand Fleet commander takes on the Solarian League’s corrupt leaders and its navy.
WAR OF THE WOLF
by: Bernard Cornwell
The Saxon Tales series continues as Uhtred of Bebbanburg fights a new foe who controls an army of wolf-warriors and wants to rule Northumbria.
by: Kate Atkinson
Ten years later, figures from a BBC radio producer’s past as an M15 recruit in 1940 confront her.
by: Deborah Harkness
During his lover's journey to immortality, a vampire's past returns to haunt them both.
by: Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison
Juan Cabrillo and his crew fight two destructive adversaries.
by: Stephen King
A detective investigates a seemingly wholesome member of the community when an 11-year-old boy’s body is found.
IN HIS FATHER'S FOOTSTEPS
by: Danielle Steel
The son of two Holocaust survivors struggles to become his own person after his marriage falls apart.
October 16, 2018
SHIP OF FOOLS
by: Tucker Carlson
The Fox News anchor argues that America’s ruling class is out of touch with everyday citizens.
by: Bob Woodward
Based on hours of interviews with sources, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist describes debates and decision-making within the Trump White House.
THE FIFTH RISK
by: Michael Lewis
The author of "The Big Short" examines how the Trump administration staffs its federal agencies.
by: Sally Field
A memoir by the two-time Academy Award and three-time Emmy Award winner.
GOOD AND MAD
by: Rebecca Traister
The history and cultural significance of women's anger.
by: Doris Kearns Goodwin
The challenges that shaped the leadership abilities of four presidents: Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson.
by: Scott Harrison
A memoir by the founder of the nonprofit Charity: Water.
TO SHAKE THE SLEEPING SELF
by: Jedidiah Jenkins
The son of conservative Christians cycles from Oregon to Patagonia, reconciling his sexuality with his upbringing.
by: Gisele Bündchen
A memoir by the international supermodel detailing her childhood in southern Brazil and her career as a fashion icon.
by: Tara Westover
The daughter of survivalists leaves home for university.
by: Stormy Daniels with Kevin Carr O'Leary
The adult film actress and director recounts her road to the national spotlight and experiences with President Trump.
THE GREATEST LOVE STORY EVER TOLD
by: Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman
In a series of intimate conversations between themselves, the authors recount lessons learned from their 18-year romance.
by: Jill Lepore
An investigation of truth in America traced through its intertwining histories of politics, law, technology and journalism.
ALWAYS LOOK ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF LIFE
by: Eric Idle
The Monty Python icon recalls his decades-long career in television, comedy, theater and film.
LIARS, LEAKERS AND LIBERALS
by: Jeanine Pirro
The legal analyst and Fox News host argues in favor of President Trump.