New York Times Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers
September 19, 2021
1. A Slow Fire Burning by Paula HawkinsThree women come under scrutiny when a young man is found gruesomely murdered in a London houseboat.
2. Billy Summers by Stephen KingA killer for hire who only takes out bad guys seeks redemption as he does one final job.
3. The Madness of Crowds by Louise PennyThe 17th book in the Chief Inspector Gamache series. Gamache is tasked with providing security for a statistics professor whose views are repulsive to him.
4. The Midnight Library by Matt HaigNora Seed finds a library beyond the edge of the universe that contains books with multiple possibilities of the lives one could have lived.
5. The Noise by James Patterson and J.D. BarkerA strange vibration rises out of a forest near Mount Hood.
6. The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley HellerAfter an extramarital dalliance, Elle must choose between her husband and her childhood love.
7. Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins ReidAn epic party has serious outcomes for four famous siblings.
8. The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura DaveHannah Hall discovers truths about her missing husband and bonds with his daughter from a previous relationship.
9. Complications by Danielle SteelOn a September night, guests at the reopening of an exclusive Paris hotel experience love, tragedy and political intrigue.
10. We Were Never Here by Andrea BartzWill the secrets Emily shares with Kristen about violent incidents in the past ruin her life?
11. The President's Daughter by Bill Clinton and James PattersonMatthew Keating, a past president and former Navy SEAL, goes on his own to find his abducted teenage daughter.
12. The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois by Honorée Fanonne JeffersAiley Pearl Garfield endeavors to embrace her full heritage by digging into the stories of her ancestors who were Indigenous, Black and white.
13. Project Hail Mary by Andy WeirRyland Grace awakens from a long sleep alone and far from home, and the fate of humanity rests on his shoulders.
15. Lightning Strike by William Kent KruegerThe 18th book in the Cork O’Connor mystery series. The 12-year-old son of a small town sheriff who rules a man's death as a suicide suspects another cause.