Hardcover Fiction

Hardcover Fiction

Bestsellers

Last Updated: October 25, 2014

1. LEAVING TIME

by Jodi Picoult

After searching for her mother, who has disappeared, for more than 10 years, a woman employs a psychic and a detective.

2. DEADLINE

by John Sandford

Dognappers and a murdered reporter draw the attention of the Minnesota investigator Virgil Flowers.

3. EDGE OF ETERNITY

by Ken Follett

Five interrelated families grapple with the events of the 1960s through the 1980s; Book 3 of the Century Trilogy. 

4. BURN

by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

Detective Michael Bennett, back in New York City, investigates a peculiar crime in Harlem.

5. SOMEWHERE SAFE WITH SOMEBODY GOOD

by Jan Karon

The Mitford character Father Tim finds friends and family wrestling with difficulties. 

6. LILA

by Marilynne Robinson

The difficult early life of the woman who becomes the wife of the widower and minister John Ames; a back story to "Gilead."

7. ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

by Anthony Doerr

The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II. 

8. PERSONAL

by Lee Child

Jack Reacher, a former military cop, helps the State Department and the C.I.A. stop a sniper who has targeted a G8 summit. 

9. SOME LUCK

by Jane Smiley

The lives of an Iowa farm family between 1920 and 1953; the first volume of a trilogy.

10. THE NARROW ROAD TO THE DEEP NORTH

by Richard Flanagan

The hero of the Man Booker Prize-winning novel about love, good and evil is a P.O.W. working on the Thai-Burma Death Railway during World War II.

11. WINTER STREET

by Elin Hilderbrand

Complications ensue when the owner of Nantucket’s Winter Street Inn gathers his four children and their families for Christmas.

12. MR. MIRACLE

by Debbie Macomber

A young woman returns home for the holidays, and with the help of a guardian angel finds love with the boy next door.

13. THE GOLDFINCH

by Donna Tartt

 A painting becomes a boy’s prize, guilt and burden.

14. NORA WEBSTER

by Colm Toibin

In the 1970s, an Irish widow struggles to find her identity.

15. BLUE HORSES

by Mary Oliver

Poems full of natural imagery from the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.

16. THE PAYING GUESTS

by Sarah Waters

In London in 1922, a widow and her daughter take in tenants who upend their lives. 

17. PARIS MATCH

by Stuart Woods

In the 31st Stone Barrington novel, the New York lawyer encounters an old enemy in Paris.

18. BIG LITTLE LIES

by Liane Moriarty

Who will end up dead, and how, when three mothers with children in the same school become friends?

19. THE CHILDREN ACT

by Ian McEwan

A judge wrestles with a challenging case and a crisis in her marriage. 

20. STATION ELEVEN

by Emily St John Mandel

A traveling theater company looks for an audience among a global pandemic’s survivors.