New York Times Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers
May 6, 2018
1. The Fallen
Amos Decker, known as the Memory Man, puts his talents toward solving a string of murders in a Rust Belt town.
2. After Anna
A woman marries a widower and reunites with her teenage daughter who is murdered soon after, and the husband is put on trail for it.
In the summer of 1947, a woman and an Air Force general attract the attention of a San Francisco bartender while a suspicious flying object is spotted near the coast.
4. I've Got My Eyes on You
Mary Higgins Clark
A high school guidance counselor tries to uncover the identity of her sister's murderer.
5. The Female Persuasion
The relationship between a college freshman and a famous feminist reveals the challenges of intergenerational feminism.
6. Little Fires Everywhere
An artist upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.
Zeus banishes Helios' daughter to an island, where she must choose between living with gods or mortals.
8. Before We Were Yours
A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.
9. 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.
10. The Great Alone
A former prisoner of war returns from Vietnam and moves his family to Alaska, where they face tough conditions.
11. Shoot First: A Stone Barrington Novel
Stone Barrington searches for the person who plotted to kill the woman behind a cutting-edge software startup.
12. The Overstory
Nine people drawn to trees for different reasons fight for the last of the remaining acres of virgin forest.
13. Then She Was Gone
Ten years after her daughter disappears, a woman tries to get her life in order but remains haunted by unanswered questions.
14. The Disappeared
C. J. Box
A Wyoming game warden teams up with his daughter to find a missing British businesswoman.
15. Star Wars: Last Shot
Daniel José Older
Lando Calrissian seeks help from Han Solo to elude Fyzen Gor's assassins.
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A version of this list appears in the May 6, 2018 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending April 21, 2018.
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