Memorial Hall Library

New York Times Best Sellers

Hardcover Fiction

New York Times Fiction Best SellersDecember 11, 2022
The Choice by Nora Roberts
The third book in the Dragon Heart Legacy series. Breen Siobhan Kelly confronts darkness during her first Christmas in both Talamh and Ireland.
Fairy Tale by Stephen King
A high school kid inherits a shed that is a portal to another world where good and evil are at war.
The Boys from Biloxi by John Grisham
Two childhood friends follow in their fathers’ footsteps, which puts them on opposite sides of the law.
Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
A scientist and single mother living in California in the 1960s becomes a star on a TV cooking show.
A Christmas Memory by Richard Paul Evans
In 1967, the joy of the holiday season seems out of reach to a boy whose brother died in the Vietnam War and father lost his job.
Dreamland by Nicholas Sparks
Musicians from different backgrounds are attracted to each other and a mother flees with her son from an abusive husband.
The Whittiers by Danielle Steel
After tragedy strikes, six adult children return to the family home without their parents for the first time.
Mad Honey by Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan
After returning to her hometown, Olivia McAfee’s son gets accused of killing his crush.
Going Rogue by Janet Evanovich
The 29th book in the Stephanie Plum series. The man who abducted the office manager at Vinnie's Bail Bonds demands a mysterious coin in exchange for her.
Triple Cross by James Patterson
Detective Alex Cross and the true-crime author Thomas Tull search for a serial killer known as the Family Man.
Desert Star by Michael Connelly
Ballard and Bosch bury old resentments as they go after two killers.
Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver
A reimagining of Charles Dickens’s “David Copperfield” set in the mountains of southern Appalachia.
No Plan B by Lee Child and Andrew Child
The 27th book in the Jack Reacher series. Reacher goes after a killer but is unaware of the bigger implications.
Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng
Twelve-year-old Bird Gardner goes on a quest to find his mother, a Chinese American poet whose work he was taught to disavow.
Verity by Colleen Hoover
Lowen Ashleigh is hired by the husband of an injured writer to complete her popular series and uncovers a horrifying truth.

Hardcover Nonfiction

New York Times Nonfiction Best SellersDecember 11, 2022
The Light We Carry by Michelle Obama
The former first lady shares personal stories and the tools she uses to deal with difficult situations.
I'm Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy
The actress and filmmaker describes her eating disorders and difficult relationship with her mother.
The actor, known for playing Chandler Bing on “Friends,” shares stories from his childhood and his struggles with sobriety.
So Help Me God by Mike Pence
The former vice president gives an account of his career, including his time in the Oval Office and during the Jan. 6 insurrection.
Surrender by Bono
The lead singer of the Irish rock band U2 offers details of his life, career and activism.
Behind-the-scenes photos and stories of the streaming series about the art of comedy.
And There Was Light by Jon Meacham
The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer portrays the life of Abraham Lincoln.
The Revolutionary by Stacy Schiff
The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer details Samuel Adams’s contributions to the American Revolution.
The Song of the Cell by Siddhartha Mukherjee
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author chronicles the discovery of cells and describes how modern medicine uses them.
Cinema Speculation by Quentin Tarantino
The filmmaker shares his love of cinema with special attention given to key American films of the 1970s.
The Queen by Andrew Morton
A biography of Queen Elizabeth II, which explores her influence on Britain and the rest of the world.
Bibi by Benjamin Netanyahu
An autobiography by the former prime minister of Israel.
In a collection of more than 60 essays, the musician and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature explores the nature of popular music.
What If? 2 by Randall Munroe
The creator of the web comic “xkcd” and former NASA roboticist looks into hypothetical and oddball scenarios.
A Book of Days by Patti Smith
More than 365 images and reflections by the National Book Award–winning author and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee.