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NYTimes Best Sellers: Hardcover Fiction

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1

New this week

Kingdom of the Blind

by Louise Penny

Minotaur

While on suspension, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is made an executor of a stranger’s will and tries to keep a deadly narcotic off Montreal’s streets.

2

2 weeks on the list

Fire and Blood

by George RR Martin

Bantam

Set 300 years before the events of “A Game of Thrones,” this is the first volume of the two-part history of the Targaryens in Westeros.

3

6 weeks on the list

The Reckoning

by John Grisham

Doubleday

A decorated World War II veteran shoots and kills a pastor inside a Mississippi church.

4

2 weeks on the list

Target: Alex Cross

by James Patterson

Little, Brown

Alex Cross returns for the 26th book in the series bearing his name.

5

7 weeks on the list

Every Breath

by Nicholas Sparks

Grand Central

Difficult choices surface when Hope Anderson and Tru Walls meet in a North Carolina seaside town.

6

4 weeks on the list

Past Tense

by Lee Child

Delacorte

Jack Reacher explores the New England town where his father was born.

7

3 weeks on the list

Long Road to Mercy

by David Baldacci

Grand Central

Atlee Pine, an F.B.I. agent who is haunted by the childhood kidnapping of her twin sister, must choose between protecting her career or the United States' democracy.

8

3 weeks on the list

Look Alive Twenty-five

by Janet Evanovich

Putnam

The 25th book in the Stephanie Plum series. When several managers of a deli in Trenton disappear, a bounty hunter and her detective boyfriend look for clues.

9

4 weeks on the list

Nine Perfect Strangers

by Liane Moriarty

Flatiron

A romance writer becomes fascinated by the owner and director of a health resort.

10

8 weeks on the list

The Next Person You Meet in Heaven

by Mitch Albom

Harper

The sequel to "The Five People You Meet in Heaven" follows Annie on her heavenly journey.

11

5 weeks on the list

Elevation

by Stephen King

Scribner

A man who is losing weight without getting thinner forms an unlikely alliance with his neighbors who are dealing with prejudices.

12

New this week

Tom Clancy: Oath of Office

by Marc Cameron

Putnam

President Jack Ryan must contain the fallout of a flu epidemic, an undermining senator and two hijacked Russian nuclear missiles.

13

5 weeks on the list

Dark Sacred Night

by Michael Connelly

Little, Brown

Detective Renée Ballard teams up with the retired detective Harry Bosch, who is working on a cold case.

14

13 weeks on the list

Where the Crawdads Sing

by Delia Owens

Putnam

A woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.

15

2 weeks on the list

Beauchamp Hall

by Danielle Steel

Delacorte

Winona Farmington leaves behind the disappointments in her Michigan hometown to visit the English town where her favorite television show is filmed.