New York Times Bestseller List - Sales Period of December 25-31, 2016
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.
- Two by Two, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central) a man who becam a single father when his marriage and business collapsed learns to take a chance on a new love.
- The Whistler, by John Grisham. (Doubleday) A whistleblower alerts a Florida investigator to judicial corruption involving the Mob and Indian casinos.
- Cross The Line, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown) Detective Alex Cross and his wife, Bree, team up to catch a killer causing chaos in Washington, D.C.
- The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead. (Doubleday) A slave girl heads toward freedom on the network, envisioned as actual tracks and tunnels.
- 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.
- Small Great Things, by Jodi Picoult. (Ballantine) A medical crisis entangles a black nurse, a white supremacist father and a white lawyer.
- The Chemist, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown) A specialist in chemically controlled torture, on the run from her former employers, takes on one last job.
- Night School, by Lee Child. (Delacorte) Jack Reacher, still in the Army, becomes involved in an investigation with elite agents from the F.B.I. and C.I.A.
- The Wrong Side of Goodbye, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown) The detective Harry Bosch aids a billionaire in search of a possible heir.
- Turbo Twenty-Three, by Janet Evanovich. (Bantam) The bounty hunter Stephanie Plum juggles the investigation of a crime in an ice cream factory and the two men in her life.
- Commonweath, by Ann Patchett. (Harper) Five decades in the lives of two families remade by divorce.
- 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.
- Moonglow, by Michael Chabon. (Harper/HarperCollins) A novel that presents itself as a memoir of an elderly World War II veteran and his wife, a Holocaust survivor, who resemble Chabon's maternal grandparents.
- All The Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr. (Scribner) The lives of a blind French girl and the gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II.
- The Book of Joy, by the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu with Douglas Abrams.
- 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.
- 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."
- Born To Run, by Bruce Springsteen. (Simon & Schuster) The singer-songwriter's autobiography.
- Hamilton: The Revolution, by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter. (Grand Central/Melcher Media) the libretto of the grammy and Pulitzer Prize winning musical, annotated by its creator, along with backstage photos, a production history and interviews with the cast.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo, by Amy Schumer. (Gallery Books) Humorous personal essays by the comedian, actor and writer.
- The Case Against Sugar, by Gary Taubes. (Knoph) A science writer warns of sugar's dangers.