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 November 19, 2017



  1. *TWO KINDS OF TRUTH, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown) While he investigates the murder of two pharmacists, an old case comes back to haunt Harry Bosch. 
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  2. *THE ROOSTER BAR, by John Grisham. (Doubleday) Three students at a sleazy for-profit law school hope to expose the student-loan banker who runs it. This book is also available on OverDrive and on our NOOKs. 
    Last Week: 1
    Number of Weeks on List: 2

  3. *ORIGIN, by Dan Brown. (Doubleday) After reconnecting with one of his first students, who is now a billionaire futurist, symbology professor Robert Langdon must go on a perilous quest with a beautiful museum director.
    Last Week: 2
    Number of Weeks on List: 5

  4. *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. Originally published in 1986.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 25

  5. **THE SUN AND HER FLOWERS, by Rupi Kaur. (Andrews McMeel) A new collection of poetry from the author of "Milk and Honey." Please call if you would like to place this book on hold or request that the library purchase it.
    Last Week: 6
    Number of Weeks on List: 5

  6. *DEEP FREEZE, by John Sandford. (Putnam) Virgil Flowers is called to investigate in Trippton, Minn., when a local bank's president is found dead in a nearly frozen river. 
    Last Week: 4
    Number of Weeks on List: 3

  7. WILDE IN LOVE, by Eloisa James. (Avon) Lord Alaric Wilde retreats from public attention to his father's castle and encounters Miss Willa Ffynche. Please call if you would like to place this book on hold or request that the library purchase it.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  8. TWIN PEAKS: THE FINAL DOSSIER, by Mark Frost. (Flatiron Books) Updated profiles on the residents of Twin Peaks are assembled by special agent Tamara Preston.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  9. *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: 10
    Number of Weeks on List: 13

  10. *MILK AND HONEY, by Rupi Kaur. (Andrews McMeel) Poetic approaches to surviving adversity and loss.
    Last Week: 7
    Number of Weeks on List: 38

  11. LEOPARD'S BLOOD, by Christine Feehan. (Berkley) Joshua takes over the crime syndicate back home in Louisiana, but can he resist Sonia? Please call if you would like to place this book on hold or request that the library purchase it.
    Last Week: 5
    Number of Weeks on List: 2

  12. *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: 13
    Number of Weeks on List: 14

  13. *A COLUMN OF FIRE, by Ken Follett. (Viking) The lovers Ned Willard and Margery Fitzgerald find themselves on opposite sides of a conflict between English Catholics and Protestants while Queen Elizabeth fights to maintain her throne.
    Last Week: 9
    Number of Weeks on List: 8

  14. WYOMING WINTER, by Diana Palmer. (HQN) In the freezing  mountain west, a band of criminals track a security expert and the woman who wrecked his life. Please call if you would like to place this book on hold or request that the library purchase it.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  15. UNCOMMON TYPE, by Tom Hanks. (Knopf) Seventeen short stories, each incorporating a typewriter, by the Academy Award-winning actor. Please call if you would like to place this book on hold or request that the library purchase it.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 2

Nonfiction Best Sellers

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Week of November 19, 2017 


  1. LEONARDO DA VINCI, by Walter Isaacson. (Simon & Schuster) A biography of the Italian Renaissance polymath which connects his work in various disciplines. Please call if you would like to place this book on hold or request that the library purchase it.
    Last Week: 2
    Number of Weeks on List: 3

  2. *BOBBY KENNEDY, by Chris Matthews. (Simon & Schuster) The New York senator's journey from his formative years to his tragic run for president.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  3. *ANDREW JACKSON AND THE MIRACLE OF NEW ORLEANS, by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. (Sentinel) Major General Jackson takes on the British in Louisiana. 
    Last Week: 3
    Number of Weeks on List: 2

  4. *SISTERS FIRST, by Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush. (Grand Central) The twin daughters of former president George W. Bush offer their account of growing up in the public eye. 
    Last Week: 1
    Number of Weeks on List: 2

  5. *GRANT, by Ron Chernow. (Penguin Press) A biography of the Union general of the Civil War and two-term president of the United States.
    Last Week: 5
    Number of Weeks on List: 4

  6. *KILLING ENGLAND, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt) Major events and battles during the Revolutionary War are told from the perspectives of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and others.
    Last Week: 4
    Number of Weeks on List: 7

  7. *WHAT HAPPENED, by Hillary Rodham Clinton. (Simon & Schuster) The first woman nominated for president by a major political party details her campaign, mistakes she made, outside forces that affected the outcome and how she recovered in its aftermath.
    Last Week: 6
    Number of Weeks on List: 8

  8. WE'RE GOING TO NEED MORE WINE, by Gabrielle Union. (Dey St.) Essays by the actress and activist on love, step-parenting and living beyond personal tragedy.
    Last Week: 7
    Number of Weeks on List: 3

  9. *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: 10
    Number of Weeks on List: 67

  10. *WE WERE EIGHT YEARS IN POWER, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. (One World) A series of essays that cover each year of the Obama administration, the writer's own journey and the echoes of American history in modern times.
    Last Week: 15
    Number of Weeks on List: 5

  11. MARTIN LUTER, by Eric Metaxas. (Viking) A biography of the monk whose writings sparked the Protestant Reformation. Please call if you would like to place this book on hold or request that the library purchase it.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 3

  12. 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: 13
    Number of Weeks on List: 27

  13. WHAT DOES THIS BUTTON DO?, by Bruce Dickinson. (Dey St.) The lead singer of Iron Maiden discusses his time as a competitive fencer, airline pilot and cancer survivor. Please call if you would like to place this book on hold or request that the library purchase it.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  14. *ENDURANCE, by Scott Kelly. (Knopf) A memoir by the retired astronaut and former commander of the International Space Station.
    Last Week: 14
    Number of Weeks on List: 3

  15. *SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME, by Ron Hall and Denver Moore with Lynn Vincent. (Thomas Nelson) The unlikely friendship between a homeless drifter and a successful art dealer who meet at a shelter in Texas.
    Last Week: 12
    Number of Weeks on List: 4

  • *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