New York Times Bestsellers May 8, 2022

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 Audiobook), 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 posts are published on Sundays and the next New York Times Bestseller list will be published to this blog on Sunday, May 8, 2022.

FICTION

BEAUTIFUL by Danielle Steel

(Available Formats: Print Book & CD audiobook)

Beautiful

A supermodel deals with the effects of a terror attack at an airport in Brussels on her life and appearance.

THE CANDY HOUSE by Jennifer Egan

(Available Formats: Print Book, CD audiobook, eBook & downloadable audiobook)

Candy House

In a follow-up to “A Visit From the Goon Squad,” a new technology gives the potential to save and share every memory one has ever had.

DEATH OF THE BLACK WIDOW by James Patterson and J.D. Barker

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

Death of a Black Widow

Detective Walter O’Brien is obsessed with an escape artist who bludgeoned her kidnapper and avoided police custody.

THE DIAMOND EYE by Kate Quinn

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

Diamond Eye

In 1937 Ukraine, a history student transforms into a hunter of Nazis known as Lady Death and is sent to America on a goodwill tour.

 

DREAM TOWN by David Baldacci

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

Dream Town

he third book in the Archer series. Archer, Dash and Callahan search for a missing screenwriter who had a dead body turn up in her home.

 

THE INVESTIGATOR by John Sandford

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

The Investigator

Letty Davenport, the adopted daughter of Lucas Davenport, looks into oil thefts in Texas.

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.

KINGDOM OF BONES by James Rollins

(Available Formats: eBook)

Kingdom of Bones

The 16th book in the Sigma Force series. An unknown force is putting people in a catatonic state in a village in the Congo.

THE LAST THING HE TOLD ME by Laura Dave

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

The Last Thing He Told Me

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

LESSONS IN CHEMISTRY by Bonnie Garmus

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

Lessons in Chemistry

A scientist and single mother living in California in the 1960s becomes a star on a TV cooking show.

THE LINCOLN HIGHWAY by Amor Towles

(Available Formats: Print Book, Libby eBook & audiobook)

Lincoln Highway

Two friends who escaped from a juvenile work farm take Emmett Watson on an unexpected journey to New York City in 1954.

THE MEMORY LIBRARIAN by Janelle Monáe et al

(Available Formats: Print Book)

The Memory Librarian

A companion collection of stories to Monáe’s 2018 album “Dirty Computer.” Jane 57821 pushes back against the few who have the power to control or erase memories.

 

THE MIDNIGHT LIBRARY by Matt Haig

(Available Formats: Print Book, Libby eBook & audiobook)

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 PARIS APARTMENT by Lucy Foley

(Available Formats: Print Book, CD audiobook, eBook & downloadable audiobook)

The Paris Apartment

Jess has suspicions about her half-brother’s neighbors when he goes missing.

 

RUN, ROSE, RUN by Dolly Parton and James Patterson

(Available Formats: Print Book, Large Print, CD audiobook, eBook, downloadable audiobook & through Hoopla – Dolly Parton companion album also titled Run Rose Run.)

Run Rose Run

A singer-songwriter goes to Nashville seeking stardom but is followed by her dark past.

THE SEA OF TRANQUILITY by Emily St. John Mandel

(Available Formats: Print Book, CD audiobook, eBook & downloadable audiobook)

Sea of Tranquility

A detective investigating in the wilderness discovers that his actions might affect the timeline of the universe.

THE SEVEN HUSBANDS OF EVELYN HUGO by Taylor Jenkins Reid

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

Seven Husbands of Eveyln Hugo

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

 

UGLY LOVE by Colleen Hoover

(Available Formats: Print Book & eBook)

Ugly Love

Tate Collins and Miles Archer, an airline pilot, think they can handle a no strings attached arrangement. But they can’t.

VERITY by Colleen Hoover

(Available Formats: Print Book & eBook)

Verity

Lowen Ashleigh is hired by the husband of an injured writer to complete her popular series and uncovers a horrifying truth.

 

WHAT HAPPENED TO THE BENNETTS by Lisa Scottoline

(Available Formats: Print Book, eBook & CD audiobook)

What Happened To The Bennetts

A brush with members of a drug-trafficking organization ushers a suburban family to go into the witness protection program.

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.

NON-FICTION:

1619 PROJECT edited by Nikole Hannah-Jones, Caitlin Roper, Ilena Silverman and Jake Silverstein

(Available Formats: Print Book)

Viewing America’s entanglement with slavery and its legacy, in essays adapted and expanded from The New York Times Magazine.

ALL ABOUT LOVE by bell hooks

(Available Formats: Hoopla instant checkout eBook)

All About Love

The late feminist icon explores the causes of a polarized society and the meaning of love.

BITTERSWEET by Susan Cain

(Available Formats: Print Book)

Bittersweet

The author of “Quiet” suggests ways to embrace loss and suffering within ourselves and others.

THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE by Bessel van der Kolk

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

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

BRAIDING SWEETGRASS by Robin Wall Kimmerer

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

Braiding Sweetgrass

A botanist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation espouses having an understanding and appreciation of plants and animals.

CRYING IN H MART by Michelle Zauner

(Available Formats: Print Book, eBook & downloadable audiobook)

Crying in H Mart

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.

DEAF UTOPIA by Nyle DiMarco with Robert Siebert

(Available Formats: Print Book)

Deaf Utopia

The actor and reality TV personality shares his story of being half of a pair of deaf twins born to a multigenerational deaf family.

FREEZING ORDER by Bill Browder

(Available Formats: Print Book)

Freezing Order

The author of “Red Notice” tells his story of becoming Vladimir Putin’s enemy by uncovering a $230 million tax refund scheme.

FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH by Arthur C. Brooks

(Available Formats: Print Book, eBook & downloadable audiobook)

From Strength To Strength

A columnist for The Atlantic espouses ways to shift priorities and habits to overcome waning abilities in later life.

GREENLIGHTS by Matthew McConaughey

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

Greenlights

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

HELLO, MOLLY! by Molly Shannon with Sean Wilsey

(Available Formats: Print Book & CD audiobook)

Hello Molly

The comedic actor shares stories of family tragedy and her years as a star of “Saturday Night Live.”

LEFT ON TENTH by Delia Ephron

(Available Formats: Print Book)

Left on Tenth

The author and screenwriter describes losing her sister and husband to cancer, finding love again and receiving a leukemia diagnosis.

 

PANDORA’S JAR by Natalie Haynes

(Available Formats: Not yet available in any catalog)

Pandora's Jar

A re-examination of Greek myths and their female characters through a woman’s perspective.

PLAYING WITH MYSELF by Randy Rainbow

(Available Formats: Print Book)

Playing With Myself

A memoir by the three-time Emmy-nominated comedian known for his online musical and political satires.

RECESSIONAL by David Mamet

(Available Formats: Not yet available in any catalog)

Recessional

The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright lambastes liberal politics, cancel culture and other things he finds objectionable.

 

 

 

THE STORYTELLER by David Grohl

(Available Formats: Print Book, CD audiobook, eBook & downloadable audiobook)

The Storyteller

A memoir by the musician known for his work with Foo Fighters and Nirvana.

UNTAMED by Glennon Doyle

(Available Formats: Print Book, CD audibook, Large Print, eBook & downloadable audiobook)

Untamed

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: eBook & downloadable audiobook)

What Happened To You

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

WHAT WE WISH WERE TRUE by Tallu Schuyler

(Available Formats: Not yet available in any catalog)

What We Wish Were True

Quinn Reflections by the late founder of the Nashville Food Project on the themes of life and death.

Happy reading!

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.

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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