Trade Fiction Paperback

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#1 THE HANDMAID'S TALE

Margaret Atwood

In a dystopian future, men and women perform the services assigned to them. Originally published in 1986.

On the bestsellers list for 18 weeks


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#2 THE WOMAN IN CABIN 10

Ruth Ware

A travel writer on a cruise is certain she has heard a body thrown overboard, but no one believes her.

On the bestsellers list for 9 weeks


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#3 MILK AND HONEY

Rupi Kaur

Poetic approaches to surviving adversity and loss.

On the bestsellers list for 61 weeks


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#4 LILAC GIRLS

Martha Hall Kelly

A story of three women’s lives during and after World War II.

On the bestsellers list for 15 weeks


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#5 ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

Anthony Doerr

The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II.

On the bestsellers list for 10 weeks


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#6 A MAN CALLED OVE

Fredrik Backman

A curmudgeon's gruff exterior masks a generosity of spirit. Originally published in Sweden in 2014.

On the bestsellers list for 76 weeks


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#7 THE NIGHTINGALE

Kristin Hannah

Two sisters are separated in World War II France: one in the countryside, the other in Paris.

On the bestsellers list for 7 weeks


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#8 THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR

Shari Lapena

A couple’s secrets emerge after their baby disappears.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#9 ALL THE MISSING GIRLS

Megan Miranda

On the bestsellers list for 11 weeks


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#10 COMMONWEALTH

Ann Patchett

Five decades in the lives of two families remade by divorce.

On the bestsellers list for 6 weeks

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