New York Times Bestsellers August 22, 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, August 22, 2021.


BILLY SUMMERS by Stephen King

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

A killer for hire who only takes out bad guys seeks redemption as he does one final job.

BLACK ICE by Brad Thor

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

The 20th book in the Scot Harvath series. The American spy faces dangers in the Arctic Circle.

BLIND TIGER by Sandra Brown

(Available Formats: Print Book & Large Print)

During Prohibition, Thatcher Hutton and Laurel Plummer wind up on opposite sides of a moonshine war in Texas.

THE CELLIST by Daniel Silva

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

The Cellist

The 21st book in the Gabriel Allon series. A private intelligence service plans an act of violence that will aid Russia and divide America.

CLASS ACT by Stuart Woods

(Available Formats: Print Book & Large Print)

The 58th book in the Stone Barrington series. An old feud flares up again in New York City.

THE GUEST LIST by Lucy Foley

(Available Formats: Print Book, Large Print, CD Audiobook, eBook, Downloadable Audiobook & Hoopla instant checkout audiobook)

A wedding between a TV star and a magazine publisher on an island off the coast of Ireland turns deadly.

IT ENDS WITH US by Colleen Hoover

(Available Formats: Print Book & Downloadable Audiobook)

A battered wife raised in a violent home attempts to halt the cycle of abuse.


(Available Formats: Print Book & eBook)

The Last Thing He Told Me

Hannah Hall discovers truths about her missing husband and bonds with his daughter from a previous relationship.

MALIBU RISING by Taylor Jenkins Reid

(Available Formats: Print Book & Downloadable Audiobook)

Four famous siblings throw an epic party to celebrate the end of summer. But over the course of 24 hours, their lives will change forever.


(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.

NOT A HAPPY FAMILY by Shari Lapena

(Available Formats: Print Book & CD Audiobook)

Questions arise when a rich couple are murdered after an Easter dinner with their three adult children.

ONCE THERE WERE WOLVES by Charlotte McConaghy

(Available Formats: Print Book)

Twin sisters lead a team of biologists to reintroduce 14 gray wolves into the Scottish Highlands.

THE PAPER PALACE by Miranda Cowley Heller

(Available Formats: Print Book)

The Paper Palace

After an extramarital dalliance, Elle must choose between her husband and her childhood love.


(Available Formats: Print Book & eBook)

Opposites Poppy and Alex meet to vacation together one more time in hopes of saving their relationship.

PRESIDENT’S DAUGHTER by Bill Clinton and James Patterson

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

Matthew Keating, a past president and former Navy SEAL, goes on his own to find his abducted teenage daughter.


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

Seven Husbands of Eveyln Hugo

A movie icon recounts stories of her loves and career to a struggling magazine writer.

TURNOUT by Megan Abbott

(Available Formats: Print Book)

An accident upsets the composure of a family-run ballet studio.


(Available Formats: Print Book & Downloadable Audiobook)

After a drunken-driving incident, Sunday Brennan returns to her family in New York where her past follows her.

WE WERE NEVER HERE by Andrea Bartz

(Available Formats: eBook)

Will the secrets Emily shares with Kristen about violent incidents in the past ruin her life?


(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.



(Available Formats: Print Book)

American Marxism

The Fox News host gives his take on the Green New Deal, critical race theory and social activism.

THE 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.

CRYING IN H MART by Michelle Zauner

(Available Formats: Print Book & eBook)

The daughter of a Korean mother and Jewish-American father, and leader of the indie rock project Japanese Breakfast, describes creating her own identity after losing her mother to cancer.

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.

HERE, RIGHT MATTERS by Alexander Vindman

(Available Formats: Print Book & Large Print)

The retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel recounts his actions that led to the impeachment of President Trump and his testimony before Congress.

HOW I SAVED THE WORLD by Jesse Watters

(Available Formats: Print Book)

The Fox News host recounts his career and prescribes ways to defend against what he considers left-wing radicalism.

I ALONE CAN FIX IT by Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker

(Available Formats: eBook & Downloadable Audiobook)

The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters examine Trump’s final year in office, with a focus on the key players around him.

KILLING THE MOB by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard

(Available Formats: Print Book)

Killing The Mob

The 10th book in the conservative commentator’s Killing series looks at organized crime in the United States during the 20th century.

THE PREMONITION by Michael Lewis

(Available Formats: Print Book & eBook)

Stories of skeptics who went against the official response of the Trump administration to the outbreak of Covid-19. The profiles include a local public-health officer and a group of doctors nicknamed the Wolverines.


(Available Formats: Print Book)

This Is Your Mind On Plants

A look at arbitrary beliefs surrounding opium, caffeine and mescaline, which are derived from plants.

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.

WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU? by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey

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

What Happend To You

An approach to dealing with trauma that shifts an essential question used to investigate it.

Happy reading!

Linda Reimer, SSL

*Information on the Three Catalogs*

Digital Catalog:

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:

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:

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.

Also of Note: If a New York Times Bestseller isn’t yet available in any of the three catalogs; you can contact the library and request to be notified when it becomes available.

Southeast Steuben County Library Tel: 607-936-3713

Tech Talk is a Southeast Steuben County Library blog.

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