New York Times Bestsellers November 29, 2020

Hi everyone, here is the weekly list of New York Times Bestsellers.

Each title is followed by a listing of which formats it is available in for check out within the three catalogs: StarCat (Print, Large Print & Audiobooks on CD), The Digital Catalog (eBook & Downloadable Audiobook) and the Hoopla Catalog (Hoopla eBook, Hoopla Audiobook etc).

For more information on the three catalogs skip to the section below the bestselling titles*

 

 

FICTION:

 

ANXIOUS PEOPLE by Fredrik Backman

(Available Formats: Regular Print & Large Print Book, Audiobook on CD, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

A failed bank robber holds a group of strangers hostage at an apartment open house.

 

 

THE BOOK OF TWO WAYS by Jodi Picoult 

(Available Formats: Print Book, Audiobook on CD, eBook, Downloadable Audiobook)

After surviving a plane crash, a death doula travels to Egypt to reconnect with an old flame who is an archaeologist.

 

 

THE EVENING AND THE MORNING by Ken Follett

(Available Formats: Regular Print & Large Print, Audiobook on CD, eBook, Downloadable Audiobook)

In a prequel to “The Pillars of the Earth,” a boatbuilder, a Norman noblewoman and a monk live in England under attack by the Welsh and the Vikings.

 

 

FORTUNE AND GLORY by Janet Evanovich

(Available Formats: Print Book, Audiobook on CD, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

The 27th book in the Stephanie Plum series. Stephanie deals with a soldier of fortune from Little Havana.

 

 

THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE by V.E. Schwab

(Available Formats: Print Book & Large Print Book, Audiobook on CD, eBook)

A Faustian bargain comes with a curse that affects the adventure Addie LaRue has across centuries.

 

 

I WOULD LEAVE ME IF I COULD by Halsey

(Available Formats: Print Book)

A debut collection of poems by the Grammy Award-nominated musician.

 

 

THE LAW OF INNOCENCE by Michael Connelly

(Available Formats: Print Book, Large Print, CD Audiobook, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

The sixth book in the Mickey Haller series. Haller defends himself when police find the body of a former client in his car’s trunk.

 

 

LEOPARD’S RAGE by Christine Feehan

(Available Formats: Print Book & eBook)

The leopard shifter Sevastyan Amurov protects Flambe Carver from a stalker.

 

 

MARAUDER by Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison

(Available Formats: Print Book, Large Print, CD Audiobook & eBook)

The 15th book in the Oregon Files series. A billionaire’s dying wish bestows a paralyzing chemical to a terrorist group.

 

 

MOONFLOWER MURDERS by Anthony Horowitz

(Available Formats: Print Book, Large Print & eBook)

Cecily Trehearne goes missing from a Greek island hotel that is run by a former publisher after reading the mystery “Atticus Pünd Takes the Case.”

 

 

THE RETURN by Nicholas Sparks

(Available Formats: Print & Large Print Book, Audiobook on CD & eBook)

A doctor serving in the Navy in Afghanistan goes back to North Carolina where two women change his life.

 

 

THE SEARCHER by Tana French

(Available Formats: Print & Large Print Book, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

After a divorce, a former Chicago police officer resettles in an Irish village where a boy goes missing.

 

 

THE SENTINEL by Lee Child and Andrew Child

(Available Formats: Print & Large Print Book, Audiobook on CD, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

Jack Reacher intervenes on an ambush in Tennessee and uncovers a conspiracy.

 

 

A TIME FOR MERCY by John Grisham

(Available Formats: Print & Large Print Book, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

The third book in the Jake Brigance series. A 16-year-old is accused of killing a deputy in Clanton, Miss., in 1990.

 

 

THE VANISHING HALF by Brit Bennett

(Available Formats: Print & Large Print Book, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

The lives of twin sisters who run away from a Southern black community at age 16 diverge as one returns and the other takes on a different racial identity.

 

 

WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING by Delia Owens

(Available Formats: Print & Large Print Book, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

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

 

 

 

NON-FICTION:

 

THE ANSWER IS …by Alex Trebek

(Available Formats: Print Book, CD Audiobook, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

A memoir by the host of the TV game show “Jeopardy!,” from 1984 to 2020.

 

 

BECOMING by Michelle Obama

(Available Formats: Print Book, Large Print, CD Audiobook, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

The former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.

 

 

THE BEST OF ME by David Sedaris

(Available Formats: Print Book)

A collection of the humorist’s essays including “Me Talk Pretty One Day” and “A Guy Walks Into a Bar Car.”

 

 

BLACKOUT by Candace Owens

(Available Formats: Print Book, Audiobook on CD, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

The conservative commentator makes her case that Black Americans should part ways with the Democratic Party.

 

 

CASTE by Isabel Wilkerson

(Available Formats: Print Book, Audiobook on CD, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines aspects of caste systems across civilizations and reveals a rigid hierarchy in America today.

 

 

FIRST PRINCIPLES by Thomas E. Ricks

(Available Formats: Print Book & Downloadable Audiobook)

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist explains the influence of the ancient Greeks and Romans on the thinking of America’s founding fathers.

 

GREATEST BEER RUN EVER by John “Chick” Donohue and J.T. Molloy

(Available Formats: Print Book, Large Print & eBook)

In 1967, a former Marine agrees to sneak into Vietnam to deliver brews to friends still serving.

 

 

GREENLIGHTS by Matthew McConaughey

(Available Formats: Print Book, Audiobook on CD & Downloadable Audiobook)

The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.

 

 

HUMANS by Brandon Stanton:

(Available Formats: Print Book)

Photos and stories of people from over 40 countries collected by the creator of “Humans of New York.”

 

 

IS THIS ANYTHING? by Jerry Seinfeld

(Available Formats: Print Book, Audiobook on CD, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

The comedian shares material he collected in an accordion folder over the last 45 years.

 

 

KILLING CRAZY HORSE by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard

(Available Formats: Print & Large, Audiobook on CD, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

The ninth book in the conservative commentator’s Killing series focuses on conflicts with Native Americans.

 

 

MY OWN WORDS by Ruth Bader Ginsburg with Mary Hartnett and Wendy W. Williams

(Available Formats: Print & Large Print, Audiobook on CD, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

A collection of articles and speeches by the Supreme Court justice.

 

 

ONE LIFE by Megan Rapinoe with Emma Brockes

(Available Formats: Print Book)

The life and career of the Olympic gold medalist and two-time Women’s World Cup champion.

 

 

SHADE by Pete Souza

(Available Formats: Print Book & eBook)

The former White House photographer juxtaposes pictures of former President Obama with tweets, headlines and quotes from the Trump administration.

 

 

THE TRUTHS WE HOLD by Kamala Harris

(Available Formats: Print Book, Large Print, CD Audiobook, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

A memoir by the daughter of immigrants who is now the vice president-elect.

 

 

UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS WITH A BLACK MAN by Emmanuel Acho

(Available Formats: Print Book, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

A look at some questions and concepts needed to address systemic racism.

 

UNTAMED by Glennon Doyle

(Available Formats: Print Book, Audiobook on CD, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.

 

 

Be well and read on!

Linda Reimer, SSL

 

*Information on the Three Catalogs*

Digital Catalog: https://stls.overdrive.com/

The Digital Catalog has two companion apps, Libby & OverDrive. Libby is the app for newer devices and the OverDrive app should be used for older devices and Amazon tablets.

All card holders of all Southern Tier Library System member libraries can check out items from the Digital Catalog.

Hoopla Catalog: https://www.hoopladigital.com/

The Hoopla Catalog features instant check outs of eBooks, downloadable audiobook, comic books, albums and streaming videos. Patron check out limit is 4 items per month.

Hoopla is a Southeast Steuben County Library service available to all Southeast Steuben County Library card holders.

The Hoopla App is available for Android or Apple devices and most smart TVs & media streaming players.

StarCat: The catalog of physical/traditional library materials: https://starcat.stls.org

Card holders of all Southern Tier Library System member libraries can access StarCat to search for and request materials available at libraries through out the Southern Tier Library System.

The StarCat app is called Bookmyne and is available for Apple and Android devices.

Southeast Steuben County Library Tel: 607-936-3713

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