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#1 A TIME FOR MERCY

John Grisham

The third book in the Jake Brigance series. A 16-year-old is accused of killing a deputy in Clanton, Miss., in 1990.

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#2 THE RETURN

Nicholas Sparks

A doctor serving in the Navy in Afghanistan goes back to North Carolina where two women change his life.

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#3 THE SEARCHER

Tana French

After a divorce, a former Chicago police officer resettles in an Irish village where a boy goes missing.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#4 THE EVENING AND THE MORNING

Ken Follett

In a prequel to “The Pillars of the Earth,” a boatbuilder, a Norman noblewoman and a monk live in England under attack by the Welsh and the Vikings.

On the bestsellers list for 5 weeks


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#5 THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE

VE Schwab

A Faustian bargain comes with a curse that affects the adventure Addie LaRue has across centuries.

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#6 THE BOOK OF TWO WAYS

Jodi Picoult

After surviving a plane crash, a death doula travels to Egypt to reconnect with an old flame who is an archaeologist.

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#7 LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND

Rumaan Alam

A family vacation in an isolated part of Long Island is thrown into confusion when the home’s owners return claiming New York City is having a blackout.

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#8 TROUBLES IN PARADISE

Elin Hilderbrand

The final installment of the trilogy that includes “Winter in Paradise” and “What Happens in Paradise.”

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#9 THE VANISHING HALF

Brit Bennett

The lives of twin sisters who run away from a Southern Black community at age 16 diverge as one returns and the other takes on a different racial identity but their fates intertwine.

On the bestsellers list for 20 weeks


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#10 JINGLE ALL THE WAY

Debbie Macomber

A December cruise in the Amazon fosters a potential change in priorities for a career-focused real-estate executive.

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#11 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 111 weeks


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#12 INVISIBLE GIRL

Lisa Jewell

An ex-schoolteacher accused of sexual misconduct lives near a family led by a child psychologist whose former patient goes missing.

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#13 THE COAST-TO-COAST MURDERS

James Patterson and JD Barker

A detective and an F.B.I. agent are baffled by a cross-country killing spree.

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks


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#14 ANXIOUS PEOPLE

Fredrik Backman

A failed bank robber holds a group of strangers hostage at an apartment open house.

On the bestsellers list for 6 weeks


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#15 THE GUEST LIST

Lucy Foley

A wedding between a TV star and a magazine publisher on an island off the coast of Ireland turns deadly.

On the bestsellers list for 19 weeks


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