New York Times Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers
August 19, 2018
1. The President is Missing
Bill Clinton and James Patterson
President Jonathan Duncan takes on adversaries at home and abroad.
In the 22nd book in the F.B.I. Thriller series, agents Sherlock and Savich look for an escaped psychopath.
3. The Outsider
A detective investigates a seemingly wholesome member of the community when an 11-year-old boy's body is found.
4. The Other Woman
Gabriel Allon, the art restorer and assassin, fights the Russians to decide the fate of postwar global order.
5. Cottage by the Sea
Annie Marlow forms new relationships in the Pacific Northwest as she tries to recover from tragedy.
6. Thrawn: Alliances
A Star Wars saga. Darth Vader and Grand Admiral Thrawn join forces to serve Emperor Palpatine.
7. Clock Dance
A window into Willa Drake's life over 50 years and how she adjusts to some of life's surprises.
8. The Perfect Couple
A body is found in Nantucket Harbor hours before a picture-perfect wedding.
9. All We Ever Wanted
A scandal sends members of two Nashville families into chaos.
10. Before We Were Yours
A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.
The 18th book in the Scot Harvath series.
12. The Woman in the Window
A. J. Finn
A recluse who drinks heavily and takes prescription drugs may have witnessed a crime across from her Harlem townhouse.
13. When Life Gives You Lululemons
Emily Charlton plans a comeback from the suburbs.
14. Little Fires Everywhere
An artist upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.
15. There There
A multigenerational story exploring the plight of the urban Native American.
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A version of this list appears in the August 19, 2018 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending August 4, 2018.
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