New York Times Fiction Best Sellers

The Sentinel by Lee Child and Andrew Child

Jack Reacher intervenes on an ambush in Tennessee and uncovers a conspiracy.

A Time for Mercy by John Grisham

The third book in the Jake Brigance series. A 16-year-old is accused of killing a deputy in Clanton, Miss., in 1990.

The Return by Nicholas Sparks

A doctor serving in the Navy in Afghanistan goes back to North Carolina where two women change his life.

Three Women Disappear by James Patterson and Shan Serafin

Detective Sean Walsh mush solve a case involving three missing women who had access to a home where a man was murdered.

The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop by Fannie Flagg

Bud Threadgoode returns to his hometown and sets off some life-changing events.

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab

A Faustian bargain comes with a curse that affects the adventure Addie LaRue has across centuries.

The Noel Letters by Richard Paul Evans

An editor of a publishing house inherits her father’s bookstore and receives letters from an anonymous source.

The Evening and the Morning by Ken Follett

In a prequel to The Pillars of the Earth, a boatbuilder, a Norman noblewoman and a monk live in England under attack by the Welsh and the Vikings.

The Searcher by Tana French

After a divorce, a former Chicago police officer resettles in an Irish village where a boy goes missing.

The Book of Two Ways by Jodi Picoult

After surviving a plane crash, a death doula travels to Egypt to reconnect with an old flame who is an archaeologist.

Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam

A family vacation in an isolated part of Long Island is thrown into confusion when the home’s owners return claiming New York City is having a blackout.

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

The lives of twin sisters who run away from a Southern Black community at age 16 diverge as one returns and the other takes on a different racial identity but their fates intertwine.

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

A failed bank robber holds a group of strangers hostage at an apartment open house.

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.