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New York Times Bestseller List - Sales Period of July 30 - August 5, 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.

Fiction

  1. The Late Show, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown)  Renee Ballard, a young detective with the L.A.P.D., investigates crimes against two women.
  2. Camino Island, by John Grisham. (Doubleday)  A search for stolen rare manuscripts leads to a Florida island.
  3. The Lying Game, by Ruth Ware. (Scout)  Four school friends reunite as their long-held secret threatens to emerge.
  4. House of Spies, by Daniel Silva. (Harper)  Gabriel Allon, the Israeli art restorer and spy, now the head of Isreal's secret intelligence service, pursues an ISIS mastermind.
  5. Paradise Valley, by C.J. Box. (Minotaur) A North Dakota investigator pursues a trucker who preys on prostitutes.
  6. Into The Water, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead) In this psychological thriller by the author of "The Girl on the Train," women are found drowned in a river in an English town.
  7. A Gentleman In Mosco, by Amor Towles. (Viking) A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.
  8. Crime Scene, by Jonathan Kellerman and Jesse Kellerman. (Ballantine) Clay Edison, a deputy coroner and former star athlete, investigates a possible murder.
  9. Murder Games, by James Patterson and Howard Roughan. (Little, Brown) An expert on serial murder becomes involved in the hunt for a New York City killer.
  10. The Identicals, by Elin Hilderbrand. (Little, Brown)  Complications in the lives of identical twins who were raised separately on Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard.
  11. Dragonsworn, by Sherrily Kenyon. (St. Martin's) The granddaughter of a Greek god must stop him from destroying her people by getting a weapon that is in the possession of a dragon.
  12. Devil's Cut, by J.R. Ward. (Ballantine)  the final book in the Bourbon Kings series.
  13. The Duchess, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte)  A 19th-century British duke's daughter, disinherited by her half brothers, flees to Paris to make a new life.

Non-Fiction

  1. Al Franken, Giant of the Senate, by Al Franken. (Twelve) A memoir by the Democratic senator from Minnesota and former "Saturday Night Live" writer and performer.
  2. Astrophysics For People In A Hurry, by Neil deGrasse Tyson. (Norton)  A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.
  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.
  4. Option B, by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant. (Knopf)  Insight on facing adversity and building resilience.
  5. Killer Of The Flower Moon, by David Grann. (Doubleday)  The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil.  The fledging F.B.I intervened, ineffectively.
  6. Between The World And Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates.  (Spiegel & Grau)  A meditation on race in America.
  7. When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi. (Random House)  a memior by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.
  8. Grit, by Angela Duckworth. (Scribner) A psychologish says passion and perseverance are the keys to success.
  9. I Can't Make This Up, by Kevin Hart with Neil Strauss. (37 INK/Atria)  the comedian's personal and professional life.