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NYTimes Bestsellers - Hardcover Fiction


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Leaving Time

Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult
Amazon Says: After searching for her mother, who has disappeared, for more than 10 years, a woman employs a psychic and a detective.

Deadline by John Sandford
Amazon Says: Dognappers and a murdered reporter draw the attention of the Minnesota investigator Virgil Flowers.
Edge of Eternity

Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett
Amazon Says: Five interrelated families grapple with the events of the 1960s through the 1980s; Book 3 of the Century Trilogy. 

Burn by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
Amazon Says: Detective Michael Bennett, back in New York City, investigates a peculiar crime in Harlem.
Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good

Amazon Says: The Mitford character Father Tim finds friends and family wrestling with difficulties. 

Lila by Marilynne Robinson
Amazon Says: The difficult early life of the woman who becomes the wife of the widower and minister John Ames; a back story to "Gilead."
All the Light We Cannot See

Amazon Says: The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II. 

Personal by Lee Child
Amazon Says: Jack Reacher, a former military cop, helps the State Department and the C.I.A. stop a sniper who has targeted a G8 summit. 
Some Luck

Some Luck by Jane Smiley
Amazon Says: The lives of an Iowa farm family between 1920 and 1953; the first volume of a trilogy.
The Narrow Road to the Deep North

Amazon Says: The hero of the Man Booker Prize-winning novel about love, good and evil is a P.O.W. working on the Thai-Burma Death Railway during World War II.
Winter Street

Winter Street by Elin Hilderbrand
Amazon Says: Complications ensue when the owner of Nantucket’s Winter Street Inn gathers his four children and their families for Christmas.
Mr. Miracle

Mr. Miracle by Debbie Macomber
Amazon Says: A young woman returns home for the holidays, and with the help of a guardian angel finds love with the boy next door.
The Goldfinch

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
Amazon Says:  A painting becomes a boy’s prize, guilt and burden.
Nora Webster

Nora Webster by Colm Toibin
Amazon Says: In the 1970s, an Irish widow struggles to find her identity.
Blue Horses

Blue Horses by Mary Oliver
Amazon Says: Poems full of natural imagery from the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
The Paying Guests

The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
Amazon Says: In London in 1922, a widow and her daughter take in tenants who upend their lives. 
Paris Match

Paris Match by Stuart Woods
Amazon Says: In the 31st Stone Barrington novel, the New York lawyer encounters an old enemy in Paris.
Big Little Lies

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
Amazon Says: Who will end up dead, and how, when three mothers with children in the same school become friends?
The Children Act

The Children Act by Ian McEwan
Amazon Says: A judge wrestles with a challenging case and a crisis in her marriage. 
Station Eleven

Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel
Amazon Says: A traveling theater company looks for an audience among a global pandemic’s survivors.