Hi everyone, here are the top New York Times fiction and non-fiction bestsellers for the week that ends April 7, 2019.

(Click on the book covers to read a summary of each plot and to request the books of your choice.)

FICTION:

AN ANONYMOUS GIRL by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen:

Jessica Farris’s life unravels when she signs up for Dr. Shields’s psychology study.

 

CELTIC EMPIRE by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler:

The 25th book in the Dirk Pitt series.

 

CEMETERY ROAD by Greg Iles Morrow:

The journalist Marshall McEwan returns to his hometown, which is shaken by two deaths and an economy on the brink.

 

CHEF by James Patterson with Max DiLallo:

Caleb Rooney, a police detective and celebrity food truck chef, must clear his name of murder allegations.

 

CIRCE by Madeline Miller:

Zeus banishes Helios’ daughter to an island, where she must choose between living with gods or mortals.

 

DAISY JONES & THE SIX by Taylor Jenkins Reid:

A fictional oral history charting the rise and fall of a ’70s rock ’n’ roll band.

 

ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE by Gail Honeyman:

A young woman’s well-ordered life is disrupted by the I.T. guy from her office.

 

THE FALLEN by David Baldacci: 

Amos Decker, known as the Memory Man, puts his talents toward solving a string of murders in a Rust Belt town.

 

FIRST LADY by James Patterson and Brendan DuBois:

Sally Grissom investigates the disappearance of President Harrison Tucker’s wife.

 

THE LOST GIRLS OF PARIS by Pam Jenoff:

Grace Healey investigates the fates of 12 women who were sent to occupied Europe to help the resistance during World War II.

 

THE HUNTRESS by Kate Quinn:

A British journalist and a Russian female bomber pilot go after a Nazi war criminal.

 

ISLAND OF SEA WOMEN by Lisa See:

The friendship over many decades of two female divers from the Korean Island of Jeju is pushed to a breaking point.

 

LAST ROMANTICS by Tara Conklin:

A family crisis tests the bonds and ideals of a renowned poet and her siblings.

 

RUN AWAY by Harlan Coben:

A family is torn apart when the daughter becomes addicted to drugs and goes missing.

 

SILENT NIGHT by Danielle Steel:

After tragedy strikes, a child TV star loses her memory and ability to speak.

 

THE SILENT PATIENT by Alex Michaelides:

Theo Faber looks into the mystery of a famous painter who stops speaking after shooting her husband.

 

TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ by Heather Morris:

A concentration camp detainee tasked with permanently marking fellow prisoners falls in love with one of them.

 

WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING by Delia Owens:

In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.

 

WOLF PACK by C.J. Box:

The Wyoming game wardens Joe Pickett and Katelyn Hamm take on killers working for the Sinaloa cartel.

 

THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW by A.J. Finn:

A recluse who drinks heavily and takes prescription drugs may have witnessed a crime across from her Harlem townhouse.

 

NON-FICTION:

BAD BLOOD by John Carreyrou:

The rise and fall of Theranos, the biotech startup that failed to deliver on its promise to make blood testing more efficient.

 

BECOMING by Michelle Obama:

The former first lady describes her journey from the South Side of Chicago to the White House, and how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.

 

BORN A CRIME by Trevor Noah:

A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.”

 

THE CASE FOR TRUMP by Victor Davis:

A defense stating that the current president adopted several traditional conservative positions.

 

DOING JUSTICE by Preet Bharara:

The former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York describes some of his career highlights and gives insights into our legal system.

 

EDUCATED by Tara Westover:

The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.

 

FIRST: SANDRA DAY O’CONNOR by Evan Thomas:

A biography of the first female Supreme Court justice.

 

KUSHNER, INC. by Vicky Ward:

The HuffPost editor at large gives her perspective on Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump’s agenda inside the White House.

 

MADAME FOURCADE’S SECRET WAR by Lynne Olson: 

A 31-year-old French mother led an intelligence organization that worked against Hitler and the Gestapo.

 

MAMA’S LAST HUG by Frans de Waal:

The death of a chimpanzee matriarch frames a broader look into the world of animal and human emotions.

 

SAPIENS by Yuval Noah Harari:

How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.

 

SAY NOTHING by Patrick Radden:

A look at the conflict in Northern Ireland known as the Troubles.

 

SHORTEST WAY HOME by Pete Buttigieg: 

A memoir by the current mayor of South Bend, Ind., and the first openly gay Democratic candidate to run for president of the United States.

 

THE THREAT by Andrew G. McCabe:

The former deputy director of the F.B.I. describes major events ofh is career and the ways the agency works to protect Americans.

 

WOMEN ROWING NORTH by Mary Pipher:

Reflections on the ageism, misogyny and loss that women might encounter as they grow older.

Have a great day!

Linda, SSL

 

Tech Talk is a Southeast Steuben County Library blog.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s