New York Times Bestsellers April 4, 2021

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 & CD Audiobooks), The Digital Catalog (eBook & Downloadable Audiobook) and the Hoopla Catalog (Hoopla instant checkout eBook & Hoopla Audiobook).

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

New York Times Bestseller blog postings are published on Sundays; and the next New York Times Bestselling blog posting will be published on Sunday, April 4, 2021.

 

 

FICTION

THE AFFAIR by Danielle Steel

(Available Formats: Print Book)

A French author’s extramarital relationship affects various members of his wife’s family.

 

 

CAMINO WINDS by John Grisham

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

The line between fact and fiction becomes blurred when an author of thrillers is found dead after a hurricane hits Camino Island.

 

 

A COURT OF SILVER FLAMES by Sarah J. Maas

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


The fifth book in A Court of Thorn and Roses series. Nesta Archeron is forced into close quarters with a warrior named Cassian.

 

 

DARK SKY by C.J. Box

(Available Formats: Print Book & Large Print)

The 21st book in the Joe Pickett series. The Wyoming game warden becomes a target when taking a tech baron on an elk hunting trip.

 

 

THE DUKE AND I by Julia Quinn

(Available Formats: Print Book & eBook)

The first book in the Bridgerton series. Daphne Bridgerton’s reputation soars when she colludes with the Duke of Hastings. The basis of the Netflix series “Bridgerton.”

 

 

FAST ICE by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown

(Available Formats: Print Book)

Fast Ice
The 18th book in the NUMA Files series. Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala uncover a decades-old conspiracy when they search for a missing former colleague in Antarctica.

 

THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin Hannah

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

As dust storms roll during the Great Depression, Elsa must choose between saving the family and farm or heading West.

 

 

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

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

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

 

 

KLARA AND THE SUN by Kazuo Ishiguro

(Available Formats: Print Book & Downloadable Audiobook)

An “Artificial Friend” named Klara is purchased to serve as a companion to an ailing 14-year-old girl.

 

 

LATER by Stephen King

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

Later

An N.Y.P.D. detective asks the son of a struggling single mother to use his unnatural ability to track a killer.

 

 

LIFE AFTER DEATH by Sister Souljah

(Available Formats: Print Book)

In a sequel to “The Coldest Winter Ever,” Winter Santiaga emerges after time served and seeks revenge.

 

 

LOST APOTHECARY by Sarah Penner

(Available Formats: Print Book & Downloadable Audiobook)


An aspiring historian in London finds a clue that might put to rest unsolved apothecary murders from 200 years ago

 

 

THE MIDNIGHT LIBRARY by Matt Haig

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

Nora Seed finds a library beyond the edge of the universe that contains books with multiple possibilities of the lives one could have lived.

 

 

THE ROSE CODE by Kate Quinn

(Available Formats: Print Book, eBook coming shortly)

Rose Code
As a post-World War II royal wedding approaches, an encrypted letter resurrects an alliance between three female code breakers.

 

 

SONG OF ACHILLES by Madeline Miller

(Available Formats: Print Book, Hoopla instant checkout eBook & audiobook)

Song of Achilles

A reimagining of Homer’s “Iliad” that is narrated by Achilles’ companion Patroclus.

 

 

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 Book, Large Print, CD Audiobook, eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

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

 

 

WILD SIGN by Patricia Briggs

(Available Formats: Print Book & eBook)

Wild Sign
The sixth book in the Alpha and Omega series. Mated werewolves Charles Cornick and Anna Latham look into what might have caused everyone living in a small town to disappear.

 

 

WIN by Harlan Coben

(Available Formats: Print Book & eBook)

Win
Windsor Horne Lockwood III might rectify cold cases connected to his family that have eluded the F.B.I. for decades.

 

 

NON-FICTION:

 

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.

 

 

BODY KEEPS THE SCORE by Bessel van der Kolk

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

How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.

 

 

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.

 

 

THE CODE BREAKER by Walter Isaacson

(Available Formats: Print Book, Downloadable Audiobook, eBook coming shortly)

Code Breaker
How the Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues invented CRISPR, a tool that can edit DNA.

 

 

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.

 

 

HOW TO AVOID A CLIMATE DISASTER by Bill Gates

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

A prescription for what business, governments and individuals can do to work toward zero emissions.

 

 

JUST AS I AM by Cicely Tyson with Michelle Burford

(Available Formats: Print Book & eBook)

The late iconic actress describes how she worked to change perceptions of Black women through her career choices.

 

 

LADY BIRD JOHNSON by Julia Sweig
(Available Formats: Print & eBook)

Lady Bird Johnson Hiding In Plain Sight
A look at the policy initiatives and the leadership style of the first lady during her time in the East Wing.

 

NOMADLAND by Jessica Bruder

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

A look at an expanding low-cost labor pool, which largely consists of transient older adults, and what this might portend.

 

 

NÖTHIN’ BUT A GOOD TIME by Tom Beaujour and Richard Bienstock

(Available Formats: Print Book & Hoopla instant checkout audiobook)

Nohting But A Good Time
An oral history of hard rock and heavy metal music in the 1980s.

 

 

A PROMISED LAND by Barack Obama

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

In the first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama offers personal reflections on his formative years and pivotal moments through his first term.

 

 

THE SUM OF US by Heather McGhee

(Available Formats: Print Book & eBook)

The chair of the board of the racial justice organization Color of Change analyzes the impact of racism on the economy.

 

 

THINK AGAIN by Adam Grant

(Available Formats: Print Book)

An examination of the cognitive skills of rethinking and unlearning that could be used to adapt to a rapidly changing world.

 

 

THIS IS THE FIRE by Don Lemon

(Available Formats: Print Book)

This Is The Fire

The CNN host looks at the impact of racism on his life and prescribes ways to address systemic flaws in America.

 

 

UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS WITH A BLACK MAN by Emmanuel Acho

(Available Formats: Print Book, Large Print, eBook, Downloadable Audiobook, Hoo

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man

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.

 

 

WALK IN MY COMBAT BOOTS by James Patterson and Matt Eversmann with Chris Mooney

(Available Formats: Print Book)

A collection of interviews with troops who fought overseas.

 

 

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

Tech Talk is a Southeast Steuben County Library blog.

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