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NYTimes Best Sellers: Combined Print and E-Book Fiction

Authoritatively ranked lists of books sold in the United States.

Most links below are to print books; check Overdrive for eBooks. Book covers provided by Syndetics depending on availability.

Data provided by The New York Times

 

1

New this week

Sooley

by John Grisham

Doubleday

Samuel Sooleymon receives a basketball scholarship to North Carolina Central and determines to bring his family over from a civil war-ravaged South Sudan.

2

New this week

Finding Ashley

by Danielle Steel

Delacorte

Two estranged sisters, one a former best-selling author, the other a nun, reconnect as one searches for the child the other gave up.

3

2 weeks on the list

A Gambling Man

by David Baldacci

Grand Central

Aloysius Archer, a World War II veteran, seeks to apprentice with Willie Dash, a private eye, in a corrupt California town.

4

New this week

Fugitive Telemetry

by Martha Wells

Tor.com

The sixth book in the Murderbot Diaries series. When a dead body turns up on Preservation Station, Murderbot must speak to humans.

5

5 weeks on the list

The Hill We Climb

by Amanda Gorman

Viking

The poem read on President Joe Biden's Inauguration Day, by the youngest poet to write and perform an inaugural poem.

6

13 weeks on the list

The Four Winds

by Kristin Hannah

St. Martin's

As dust storms roll during the Great Depression, Elsa must choose between saving the family and farm or heading West.

7

128 weeks on the list

Where the Crawdads Sing

by Delia Owens

Putnam

In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.

8

3 weeks on the list

Ocean Prey

by John Sandford

Putnam

The 31st book in the Prey series. When federal officers are killed, Lucas Davenport and Virgil Flowers team up to investigate matters.

9

22 weeks on the list

The Midnight Library

by Matt Haig

Viking

Nora Seed finds a library beyond the edge of the universe that contains books with multiple possibilities of the lives one could have lived.

10

10 weeks on the list

The Sentinel

by Lee Child and Andrew Child

Dell

Jack Reacher intervenes on an ambush in Tennessee and uncovers a conspiracy.

11

New this week

A Distant Shore

by Karen Kingsbury

Atria

A secret agent with the F.B.I. and a young woman betrothed by her father to a drug lord pretend to be in love for a mission.

12

New this week

Meant to Be Immortal

by Lynsay Sands

Avon

The 32nd book in the Argeneau series.

13

New this week

Thrawn Ascendancy: Greater Good

by Timothy Zahn

Del Rey

In this Star Wars saga, Thrawn and the Expansionary Defense Fleet discover how their enemy truly operates.

14

New this week

Whereabouts

by Jhumpa Lahiri

Knopf

A woman who feels lost in life finds solace in the city she calls home and gets a new outlook while visiting the sea.

15

7 weeks on the list

The Song of Achilles

by Madeline Miller

Ecco

A reimagining of Homer’s “Iliad” that is narrated by Achilles' companion Patroclus.