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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 81 weeks


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#2 THE BOY FROM THE WOODS

Harlan Coben

When a girl goes missing, a private investigator’s feral childhood becomes an asset in the search.

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#3 AMERICAN DIRT

Jeanine Cummins

A bookseller flees Mexico for the United States with her son while pursued by the head of a drug cartel.

On the bestsellers list for 9 weeks

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#4 THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT

Hilary Mantel

The third book in the Wolf Hall trilogy. After Anne Boleyn’s execution, Thomas Cromwell’s enemies assemble.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks

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#5 STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER

Rae Carson

The Resistance goes on a new adventure as word of the re-emergence of Emperor Palpatine is sent across the galaxy.

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#6 SMOKE BITTEN

Patricia Briggs

The 12th book in the Mercy Thompson series. The car mechanic who has the ability to turn into a coyote takes on a deadly foe.

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#7 IN FIVE YEARS

Rebecca Serle

A Manhattan lawyer finds herself confronting a vision she had when elements of it come to life on schedule.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#8 BLINDSIDE

James Patterson and James O Born

The 12th book in the Michael Bennett series. A serial-killing spree might impact national security.

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks


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#9 JOURNEY OF THE PHARAOHS

Clive Cussler and Graham Brown

The 17th book of the NUMA Files series. The NUMA squad teams with British MI5 to stop arms dealers from stealing ancient relics.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#10 MY DARK VANESSA

Kate Elizabeth Russell

A woman re-evaluates the relationship she had at age 15 with her 42-year-old English teacher 17 years ago.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks

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#11 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 42 weeks


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#12 HOUSE OF EARTH AND BLOOD

Sarah J Maas

Passion arises between Bryce Quinlan and Hunt Athalar as they seek to avenge the deaths of Bryce’s friends.

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#13 LONG RANGE

CJ Box

The 20th book in the Joe Pickett series. A grizzly bear attack and an attempted assassination of a local judge baffle the Wyoming game warden.

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#14 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 23 weeks


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#15 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 26 weeks

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