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New York Times
Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers
March 8, 2020
1. Where the Crawdads Sing
In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.
2. American Dirt
A bookseller flees Mexico for the United States with her son while pursued by the head of a drug cartel.
3. The Silent Patient
Theo Faber looks into the mystery of a famous painter who stops speaking after shooting her husband.
4. One Minute Out
The ninth book in the Gray Man series. Court Gentry tries to stop the head of a group trafficking women and children.
5. Golden in Death
J. D. Robb
The 50th book of the In Death series. Eve Dallas seeks the sender of packages that give off toxic airborne fumes.
5. The Dutch House
A sibling relationship is impacted when the family goes from poverty to wealth and back again over the course of many decades.
7. Such a Fun Age
Tumult ensues when Alix Chamberlain's babysitter is mistakenly accused of kidnapping her charge.
8. A Long Petal of the Sea
A young pregnant widow and an Army doctor take a ship to Chile to escape the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War.
9. The Guardians
Cullen Post, a lawyer and Episcopal minister, antagonizes some ruthless killers when he takes on a wrongful conviction case.
10. The Giver of Stars
In Depression-era Kentucky, five women refuse to be cowed by men or convention as they deliver books.
11. The Sun Down Motel
Simone St. James
A woman visits a motel in upstate New York where her aunt was entangled in mysterious events as a night clerk decades ago.
12. Crooked River
Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
The 19th book in the Agent Pendergast series. Human feet inside nondescript shoes wash ashore in Florida.
13. The Other Mrs.
A Chicago couple becomes unsettled when they move to an old house in Maine and their new neighbor turns up dead.
14. The Holdout
When a defense attorney becomes a murder suspect, her time as a pivotal juror comes back to light.
15. Dear Edward
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.
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A version of this list appears in the March 8, 2020 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending February 22, 2020.
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