Hardcover Fiction

Hardcover Fiction

Bestsellers

Last Updated: August 30, 2014

1. COLORLESS TSUKURU TAZAKI AND HIS YEARS OF PILGRIMAGE

by Haruki Murakami

A young man’s difficult coming-of-age.

2. ADULTERY

by Paulo Coelho

 A married journalist, depressed by boredom, risks everything when she embarks on an affair with a former boyfriend; by the Brazilian writer, the author of “The Alchemist.” 

3. BIG LITTLE LIES

by Liane Moriarty

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

4. THE GOLDFINCH

by Donna Tartt

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

5. MEAN STREAK

by Sandra Brown

A North Carolina pediatrician is held captive by a mysterious man who forces her to question her life. 

6. WE ARE NOT OURSELVES

by Matthew Thomas

Three generations of a New York Irish-American family wrestle with economic and domestic aspirations and, finally, with a terrible disease. 

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. THE HEIST

by Daniel Silva

Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, must track down a famous missing painting by Caravaggio.

9. THE 6TH EXTINCTION

by James Rollins

The 10th Sigma Force novel offers Nazis, an ancient secret, a ticking nuclear clock and alien life-forms. 

10. LOVE LETTERS

by Debbie Macomber

Three couples struggle with intimacy one summer at Cedar Cove’s Rose Harbor Inn.

11. THE BOOK OF LIFE

by Deborah Harkness

In the conclusion to the All Souls trilogy, the Oxford scholar/witch Diana Bishop and the vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont return from Elizabethan London to the present.

12. WINDIGO ISLAND

by William Kent Krueger

Cork O’Connor, a former sheriff turned private investigator, searches in Duluth, a center of sex trafficking, for a 15-year-old Ojibwe girl who disappeared at the time her friend’s body washed up on an island in Lake Superior.  

13. THE SILKWORM

by Robert Galbraith

The private detective Cormoran Strike in literary London; by J. K. Rowling, writing pseudonymously.

14. THE LOST ISLAND

by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

Gideon Crew, scientist and thief, pursues an extraordinary treasure for his mysterious employer.

15. TOM CLANCY: SUPPORT AND DEFEND

by Mark Greaney

A Dominic Caruso novel, written in the tradition of Clancy, who died in October 2013.

16. THE HUSBAND'S SECRET

by Liane Moriarty

A woman’s life is upended when she discovers a letter from her husband she was not meant to read until after his death.

17. WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART'S BLOOD

by Diana Gabaldon

Jamie Fraser and his family face challenges in the 18th and 20th centuries.

18. A PERFECT LIFE

by Danielle Steel

A successful TV anchor faces a young rival at work just as the long-kept secrets of her private life are exposed.

19. THE INVENTION OF WINGS

by Sue Monk Kidd

A wealthy Charleston girl, Sarah Grimké, who will grow up to be an abolitionist, is given a slave for her 11th birthday. 

20. MR. MERCEDES

by Stephen King

A driver plows into a crowd, killing eight. The killer then taunts a suicidal ex-cop, who must stop another, deadlier attack.