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#1 WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING

Delia Owens

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

On the bestsellers list for 72 weeks


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#2 LOST

James Patterson and James O Born

The new head of an F.B.I. task force takes on a crime syndicate run by a pair of Russian nationals.

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#3 DEAR EDWARD

Ann Napolitano

A 12-year-old boy tries to start over after becoming the sole survivor of a plane crash in which he lost his immediate family.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks

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#4 SUCH A FUN AGE

Kiley Reid

Tumult ensues when Alix Chamberlain’s babysitter is mistakenly accused of kidnapping her charge.

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks

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#5 THE GUARDIANS

John Grisham

Cullen Post, a lawyer and Episcopal minister, antagonizes some ruthless killers when he takes on a wrongful conviction case.

On the bestsellers list for 14 weeks


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#6 MORAL COMPASS

Danielle Steel

Shortly after Saint Ambrose Prep goes co-ed, a student is attacked and the community falls apart.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#7 THE DUTCH HOUSE

Ann Patchett

A sibling relationship is impacted when the family goes from poverty to wealth and back again over the course of many decades.

On the bestsellers list for 17 weeks

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#8 THE SILENT PATIENT

Alex Michaelides

Theo Faber looks into the mystery of a famous painter who stops speaking after shooting her husband.

On the bestsellers list for 33 weeks


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#9 THE GIVER OF STARS

Jojo Moyes

In Depression-era Kentucky, five women refuse to be cowed by men or convention as they deliver books.

On the bestsellers list for 15 weeks


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#10 LONG BRIGHT RIVER

Liz Moore

Mickey risks her job with the Philadelphia police force by going after a murderer and searching for her missing sister.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks

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#11 THE INSTITUTE

Stephen King

Children with special talents are abducted and sequestered in an institution where the sinister staff seeks to extract their gifts through harsh methods.

On the bestsellers list for 19 weeks

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#12 A MINUTE TO MIDNIGHT

David Baldacci

When Atlee Pine returns to her hometown to investigate her sister’s kidnapping from 30 years ago, she winds up tracking a potential serial killer.

On the bestsellers list for 9 weeks


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#13 OLIVE, AGAIN

Elizabeth Strout

In a follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “Olive Kitteridge,” new relationships, including a second marriage, are encountered in a seaside town in Maine.

On the bestsellers list for 14 weeks

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#14 BLUE MOON

Lee Child

Jack Reacher gets caught up in a turf war between Ukrainian and Albanian gangs.

On the bestsellers list for 12 weeks


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#15 CRISS CROSS

James Patterson

The 27th book in the Alex Cross series. Copycat crimes make the detective question whether an innocent man was executed.

On the bestsellers list for 8 weeks


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