New York Times Best Sellers

Every Tuesday 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 April 30, 2017



  1. *THE BLACK BOOK, by James Patterson and David Ellis. (Little, Brown) After a raid on a brother that serviced Chicago's elite, two people are dead and the madam's black book has disappeared. Who is responsible?
    Last Week: 2
    Number of Weeks on List: 3

  2. *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: 3
    Number of Weeks on List: 35

  3. *ONE PERFECT LIE, by Lisa Scottoline. (St. Martin's) A high school baseball coach hiding his real identity poses a threat to an idyllic suburban community. 
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  4. *THE BURIAL HOUR, by Jeffery Deaver. (Grand Central) Lincoln Rhyme travels to Italy to investigate a case.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  5. *THRAWN, by Timothy Zahn. (Del Rey) The origins of Grand Admiral Thrawn, an iconic "Star Wars" villain. 
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  6. *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: 6
    Number of Weeks on List: 12

  7. *ALL BY MYSELF, ALONE, by Mary Higgins Clark. (Simon & Schuster) On a luxury cruise ship, a wealthy aristocrat is found murdered, and her emerald necklace has disappeared.
    Last Week: 4
    Number of Weeks on List: 2

  8. *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: 7
    Number of Weeks on List: 47

  9. *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: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 12

  10. **MILK AND HONEY, by Rupi Kaur. (Andrews McMeel) Poetic approaches to surviving adversity and loss.  
    Last Week: 8
    Number of Weeks on List: 18

  11. MISTER MONEYBAGS, by Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward. (EverAfter Romance) A reporter is torn between a cocly businessman and his assumed identity as a bike messenger.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  12. *SONG OF THE LION, by Anne Hillerman. (Harper) The third Southwestern mystery featuring the Navajo police officer Bernadette Manuelito and her husband, Jim Chee.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  13. *ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, by Anthony Doerr. (Scribner) The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II. 
    Last Week: 11
    Number of Weeks on List: 80

  14. *LILAC GIRLS, by Martha Hall Kelly. (Ballantine) A story of three women's lives during and after World War II.
    Last Week: 12
    Number of Weeks on List: 17

  15. *A DOG'S PURPOSE, by W. Bruce Cameron. (Forge Books) A canine narrator undergoes a series of reincarnations.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 18

Nonfiction Best Sellers

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Week of April 30, 2017 


  1. **OLD SCHOOL: LIFE IN THE SANE LANE, by Bill O'Reilly and Bruce Feirstein. (Holt) A defense of "old school" traditional values versus "snowflakes."
    Last Week: 1
    Number of Weeks on List: 3

  2. *THE ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE, by Diance Ackerman. (Norton) How a Warsaw couple sheltered Jews and members of the Resistance during World War II. Originally published in 2007.  
    Last Week: 2
    Number of Weeks on List: 10

  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: 4
    Number of Weeks on List: 38

  4. *HIDDEN FIGURES, by Margot Lee Shetterly. (Morrow/HarperCollins) The story, based in part on interviews, of the black women mathematicians who were hired as "computers" by the precursor of NASA during World War II. The basis of the movie. 
    Last Week: 6
    Number of Weeks on List: 18

  5. THE TRUE JESUS, by David Limbaugh. (Regnery) The four Gospel stories are combined into a unified account.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  6. *KILLING THE RISING SUN, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt) The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the final years of World War II.   
    Last Week: 10
    Number of Weeks on List: 31

  7. *WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR, by Paul Kalanithi. (Random House) A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36. 
    Last Week: 11
    Number of Weeks on List: 60

  8. *AN AMERICAN SICKNESS, by Elisabeth Rosenthal. (Penguin Press) How health care became a highly profitable business.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  9. *HALLELUJAH ANYWAY, by Anne Lamott. (Riverhead) The importance of mercy in our lives.
    Last Week: 3
    Number of Weeks on List: 2

  10. PRINCE CHARLES: THE PASSIONS AND PARADOXES OF AN IMPROBABLE LIFE, by Sally Bedell Smith. (Random House) A life of the heir to the British throne, by the author of biographies of Queen Elizabeth II and Diana, Princess of Wales.
    Last Week: 8
    Number of Weeks on List: 2

  11. THE MOST BEAUTIFUL: MY LIFE WITH PRINCE, by Mayte Garcia. (Hachette Books) A reminiscence by Prince's first wife. 
    Last Week: 5
    Number of Weeks on List: 2

  12. RETURN OF THE KING, by Brian Windhorst and David McMenamin. (Grand Central) LeBron James' return to the Cleveland Cavaliers and the effort to build a championship team.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  13. LETTERMAN, by Jason Zinoman. (Harper/HarperCollins) An examination of the comedian's life and his cultural impact.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 1

  14. *THE BOOK OF JOY, by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu. (Avery) A discussion between two spiritual leaders about how to find joy in the face of suffering.
    Last Week: Not Ranked
    Number of Weeks on List: 18

  15. ON TYRANNY, by Timothy Snyder. (Tim Duggan) Twenty lessons from the 20th century about the course of tyranny. 
    Last Week: 7
    Number of Weeks on List: 6

  • *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