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#1 BEFORE WE WERE YOURS

Lisa Wingate

A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.

On the bestsellers list for 35 weeks


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#2 LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE

Celeste Ng

An artist with a mysterious past and a disregard for the status quo upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.

On the bestsellers list for 37 weeks

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#3 THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ

Heather Morris

A concentration camp detainee tasked with permanently marking fellow prisoners falls in love with one of them.

On the bestsellers list for 72 weeks

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#4 THE OUTSIDER

Stephen King

A detective investigates a seemingly wholesome member of the community when an 11-year-old boy’s body is found.

On the bestsellers list for 9 weeks

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#5 YOU

Caroline Kepnes

A bookstore worker uses readily available online information to get closer to a woman. The basis of the Netflix series.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#6 THE OVERSTORY

Richard Powers

Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Nine people drawn to trees for different reasons fight for the last of the remaining acres of virgin forest.

On the bestsellers list for 41 weeks

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#7 THE RIVER MURDERS

James Patterson and James O Born

Three thrillers: "Hidden," "Malicious" and "Malevolent."

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#8 THE LAST WISH

Andrzej Sapkowski

Linked stories follow the exploits of Geralt of Rivia, a monster-slaying mercenary.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#9 THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW

AJ Finn

A recluse who drinks heavily and takes prescription drugs may have witnessed a crime across from her Harlem townhouse.

On the bestsellers list for 39 weeks


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#10 THE WIVES

Tarryn Fisher

A woman discovers something disturbing about her polygamist husband.

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#11 THE HANDMAID'S TALE

Margaret Atwood

In the Republic of Gilead's dystopian future, men and women perform the services assigned to them.

On the bestsellers list for 120 weeks


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#12 WE MUST BE BRAVE

Frances Liardet

A woman who professed to not want children finds a young girl asleep in an empty bus in Southampton, England during World War II.

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#13 THERE THERE

Tommy Orange

A multigenerational story exploring the plight of the urban Native American.

On the bestsellers list for 19 weeks

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#14 ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE

Gail Honeyman

A young woman’s well-ordered life is disrupted by the I.T. guy from her office.

On the bestsellers list for 76 weeks


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#15 THEN SHE WAS GONE

Lisa Jewell

Ten years after her daughter disappears, a woman tries to get her life in order but remains haunted by unanswered questions.

On the bestsellers list for 30 weeks


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