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Tuesday, December 24- 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

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New York Times Best Sellers List (December 2, 2019)

These best sellers are in our collection in print and audiobook format. Check them out.



The Dutch House by Ann Patchett (8 weeks on the list))

A sibling relationship is impacted when the family goes from poverty to wealth and back again over the course of many decades.


The Institute by Stephen King (10 weeks on the list)

Children with special talents are abducted and sequestered in an institution where the sinister staff seeks to extract their gifts through harsh methods.


The Night Fire by Michael Connelly (4 weeks on the list)

Harry Bosch and Renée Ballard return to take up a case that held the attention of Bosch's mentor.


The Guardians by John Grisham (5 weeks on the list)

Cullen Post, a lawyer and Episcopal minister, antagonzies some ruthless killers when he takes on a wrongful conviction case.


Blue Moon: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child (3 weeks on the list)

Jack Reacher gets caught up in a turf war between Ukrainian and Albanian gangs.


Twisted Twenty-Six by Janet Evanovich (New this week)

The 26th in the Stephanie Plum series. A New Jersey gangster's associates go after a bounty hunter's widowed grandmother.


The Testaments by Margaret Atwood (9 weeks on the list)

In a sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, old secrets bring three women together as the Republic of Gilead's theocratic regime shows signs of decay.


The 19th Christmas by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (6 weeks on the list)

In the 19th installment of the Women's Murder Club series, detective Lindsay Boxer and company take on a fearsome criminal known only as "Lorman."


The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell (2 weeks on the list)

Libby Jones learns the identity of her parents and inherits a London mansion, but this comes with a mystery of mulitple murders.


Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout (4 weeks on the list)

In a follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "Olive Kitteridge," new relationships, including a second marriage, are encountered in a seaside town in Maine.


The Deserter by Nelson DeMille (4 weeks in the list)

Two members of the Criminal Investigation Division must bring back a Delta Force soldier who disappeared.


The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern (2 weeks on the list)

Zachary Ezra Rawlins fights to save a labyrinthine underground repository of stories.


The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes (5 weeks on the list)

In depression-era America, five women refuse to be cowed by men or convention as they deliver books throughout the mountains of Kentucky.


Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (62 weeks on the list)

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



Talking to Strangers by Malcom Gladwell (10 weeks on the list)

Famouse examples of miscommunication serve as the backdrop to explain potential conflicts and misunderstandings.


Me by Elton John (5 weeks on the list)

The multi-award-winning solo artist's first autobiography chronicles his career, relationships and private struggles.


The Body by Bill Bryson (5 weeks on the list)

An owner's manual of the homan body covering various parts, functions and what happens when things go wrong.


Becoming by Michelle Obama (50 weeks on the list)

The former first lady describes her journey from the South Side of Chicago to the White House, and how she balanced work, family and her husband's political ascent.


Educated by Tara Westover (91 weeks on the list)

The daughter of survivalists, who kept is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.



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