Hardcover Fiction

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#1 CAMINO ISLAND

John Grisham

A search for stolen rare manuscripts leads to a Florida island.

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#2 INTO THE WATER

Paula Hawkins

In this psychological thriller by the author of “The Girl on the Train,” women are found drowned in a river in an English town.

On the bestsellers list for 6 weeks


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#3 COME SUNDOWN

Nora Roberts

Years after she was kidnapped, a woman returns to her family’s Montana ranch.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#4 DRAGON TEETH

Michael Crichton

A paleontological rivalry plays out in 1870s Wyoming. A recently discovered manuscript by Crichton, who died in 2008.

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#5 LOVE STORY

Karen Kingsbury

How John and Elizabeth Baxter fell in love.

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#6 NO MIDDLE NAME

Lee Child

A complete collection of Jack Reacher stories.

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks


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#7 THE MINISTRY OF UTMOST HAPPINESS

Arundhati Roy

A sprawling novel of modern India by the author of “The God of Small Things.”

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#8 NIGHTHAWK

Clive Cussler and Graham Brown

The NUMA crew races the Russians and Chinese in a hunt for a missing American aircraft.

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#9 THE FIX

David Baldacci

The detective Amos Decker (“Memory Man”) witnesses a murder-suicide that turns out to be a matter of national security.

On the bestsellers list for 8 weeks


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#10 INDECENT EXPOSURE

Stuart Woods

Rekindling a romance with an old girlfriend who is now secretary of state exposes the New York lawyer Stone Barrington to unwanted attention.

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#11 BEREN AND LÚTHIEN

JRR Tolkien

The love of a mortal man for an immortal elf, which figures in “The Silmarillion” and is part of the back story of “Lord of the Rings.” Edited by Christopher Tolkien.

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#12 16TH SEDUCTION

James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

In San Francisco, Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women’s Murder Club face their toughest case yet.

On the bestsellers list for 6 weeks


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#13 SAME BEACH, NEXT YEAR

Dorothea Benton Frank

Two couples form a lifelong friendship during annual reunions on one of South Carolina's barrier islands.

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks


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#14 TESTIMONY

Scott Turow

A former Illinois prosecutor joins the International Criminal Court to investigate a massacre in Bosnia.

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks

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#15 MAGPIE MURDERS

Anthony Horowitz

A novel within a novel pays homage to and updates Agatha Christie-style mysteries.

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