Hardcover Fiction

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#1 THE ROOSTER BAR

John Grisham

Three students at a sleazy for-profit law school hope to expose the student-loan banker who runs it.

On the bestsellers list for 6 weeks


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#2 ORIGIN

Dan Brown

A symbology professor goes on a perilous quest with a beautiful museum director.

On the bestsellers list for 9 weeks


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#3 THE PEOPLE VS. ALEX CROSS

James Patterson

Detective Cross takes on a case even though he has been suspended from the department and taken to federal court to stand trial on murder charges.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#4 THE MIDNIGHT LINE

Lee Child

Jack Reacher tracks down the owner of a pawned West Point class ring and stumbles upon a large criminal enterprise.

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks

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#5 END GAME

David Baldacci

Jessica Reel and Will Robie fight a dangerous adversary in Colorado.

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#6 PAST PERFECT

Danielle Steel

A Manhattan family moves into a mansion in San Francisco and encounters the ghosts of its original inhabitants.

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#7 TOM CLANCY POWER AND EMPIRE

Marc Cameron

President Jack Ryan seeks to identify the hidden forces escalating the tensions between China and the United States.

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#8 HARDCORE TWENTY-FOUR

Janet Evanovich

When a homeless man is murdered, the bounty hunter Stephanie Plum searches for the killer.

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#9 ARTEMIS

Andy Weir

A small-time smuggler living in a lunar colony schemes to pay off an old debt by pulling off a challenging heist.

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#10 TWO KINDS OF TRUTH

Michael Connelly

While he investigates the murder of two pharmacists, an old case comes back to haunt Harry Bosch.

On the bestsellers list for 5 weeks


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#11 OATHBRINGER

Brandon Sanderson

The third volume of the Stormlight Archive. The War of Reckoning ends and the Voidbringers return.

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#12 SLEEPING BEAUTIES

Stephen King and Owen King

Women who fall asleep become shrouded in mysterious cocoons while the men battle one another.

On the bestsellers list for 10 weeks


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#13 LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE

Celeste Ng

An artist upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.

On the bestsellers list for 11 weeks

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#14 A COLUMN OF FIRE

Ken Follett

A pair of lovers find themselves on opposite sides of a conflict while Queen Elizabeth fights to maintain her throne.

On the bestsellers list for 12 weeks


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#15 UNCOMMON TYPE

Tom Hanks

Seventeen short stories, each incorporating a typewriter, by the Academy Award-winning actor.

On the bestsellers list for 7 weeks


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