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New York Times Bestseller List - Sales Period of February 26 - March 4, 2017

The titles below are available for check out at the Bastrop Public Library. The library does not own all the titles on the NYT bestseller list.


  1. Norse Mythology, by Neil Gaiman. (Norton)  A retelling of Norse folklore.
  2. Lincoln In The Bardo, by George Saunders. (Random House)  Visiting the grave of his recently deceased young son in 1862.  Lincoln encounters a cemetery full of ghosts.
  3. Banana Cream Pie Murder, by Joanne Fluke. (Kensington)  Hannah Swensen, the bakery owner and amateur sleuth of Lake Eden, Minn., returns from her honeymoon to confront an actress's mysterious death. CD BOOK ONLY!
  4. The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead. (Doubleday) A slave girl heads toward freedom on the network, envisioned as actual tracks and tunnels.
  5. Echoes In Death, by J.D. Robb. (St. Martin's)  Lt. Eve Dallas of the N.Y.P.D.investigates a fatal home invasion.  by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.
  6. Heartbreak Hotel, by Jonathan Kellerman. (Ballantine)  The psychologist Alex Delaware and the L.A.P.D. Lt. Milo Sturgis investigate the mysterious death of an elderly woman.
  7. Human, Bow Down, by James Patterson and Emily Raymond with Jill Dembowski. (Little, Brown)  After the Great War, a woman is determined to save humanity before the victorious robots wipe it out.
  8. A Gentleman In Mosco, by Amor Towles. (Viking) A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.
  9. The Whistler, by John Grisham. (Doubleday) A whistleblower alerts a Florida investigator to judicial corruption involving the Mob and Indian casinos.
  10. Bone Box, by Faye Kellerman. (Morrow)  Rina Lazarus and Pete Decker discover evidence of a decades-old crime.
  11. Small Great Things, by Jodi Picoult. (Ballantine)  A medical crisis entangles a black nurse, a white supremacist father and a white lawyer.
  12. Never Never, by James Patterson and Candice Fox. (Little,Brown)  Harriet Blue, a Sydney sex crimes detective, is sent to the outback (the never never) to investigate the disappearance of a mine worker.  The first in a new series.
  13. The Girl Before, by JP Delaney. (Ballantine)  A sadistic architect builds a modern house that controls its (young, female) inhabitants in this psychological thriller, soon to be a major motion picture.


  1. 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.
  2. Killing The Rising Sun, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Duggard. (Holt)  The host of  "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the final years of World War II.
  3. The Book of Joy, by the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu with Douglas Abrams.
  4. Big Agenda, by David Horowitz. (Humanix)  A battle plan for the Trump White House.
  5. The Magnolia Story, by Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines with Mark Dagostino. (W Publishing/Thomas Nelson) The lives of the couple who star in the HGTV show "Fixer Upper."
  6. Sapiens, by Yuval Noah Harari. (Harper)  How Homo sapiens become Earth's dominant species.
  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.
  8. Thank You For Being Late, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)How the accelerating pace of technology, globalization and climate change are reshaping the world, and what we can do about it.(Avery) A discussion between two spiritual leaders about how to find joy in the face of suffering.
  9. Born A Crime, by Trevor Noah. (Spiegel & Grau)  A memoir about growing up in South Africa by the comedian, now the host of "The Daily Show," who was born into an illegal interracial relationship.
  10. Between The World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. (Spiegel & Grau) A meditation on race in America.
  11. Hidden Figures, by Margot Lee Shetterly. (Morrow/HaperCollins)  The black women mathematicicians who worked at then-segregated NASA. The basis of the movie.