Bestsellers — Trade Fiction Paperback
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-09-21, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
- Gone girl by Gillian Flynn
A woman disappears from her Missouri home on her fifth anniversary; is her bitter, oddly evasive husband a killer?
- Orphan train by Christina Baker Kline
A historical novel about orphans swept off the streets of New York and sent to the Midwest in the 1920s.
- The alchemist by Paulo Coelho
In this fable, a Spanish shepherd boy ventures to Egypt in search of treasure and his destiny.
- Sycamore row by John Grisham
A sequel, about race and inheritance, to “A Time to Kill.”
- The best of me by Nicholas Sparks
Twenty-five years after their high school romance ended, a man and woman who have gone their separate ways return to their North Carolina town for the funeral of a friend.
- Fifty shades of grey by E L James
An inexperienced college student falls in love with a tortured man who has particular sexual tastes; the first book in a trilogy.
- Dark places by Gillian Flynn
A woman who, as a child, was spared when her mother and sisters were murdered begins to reinvestigate the case against her imprisoned brother.
- Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
The first volume of the series featuring an 18th-century Scottish warrior and a World War II-era nurse who has been sucked back across two centuries to be at his side; first published in 1991.
- This is where i leave you by Jonathan Tropper
A quirky family gathers for the Jewish ritual of sitting shiva after the death of its patriarch.
- Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Young and in love, Ifemelu and Obinze leave military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Ifemelu finds academic success in America, while Obinze plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London.
- The rosie project by Graeme Simsion
A genetics professor with Asperger's syndrome becomes involved with an unconventional woman.
- And the mountains echoed by Khaled Hosseini
A multigenerational family saga centers on a brother and sister born in Afghanistan; from the author of “The Kite Runner.”
- Me before you by Jojo Moyes
A young woman who has barely been farther afield than her English village finds herself while caring for a wealthy, embittered quadriplegic.
- The cuckoo's calling by Robert Galbraith
The struggling detective and former military man Cormoran Strike investigates a London supermodel’s suicide; by J.K. Rowling, writing pseudonymously.
- Private down under by James Patterson and Michael White
The world’s most exclusive detective agency has opened an office in Australia, and within days Craig Gisto and his new team have their hands full with a series of grisly crimes.
- Acceptance by Jeff VanderMeer
- Fifty shades darker by E L James
Daunted by Christian's dark secrets, Anastasia ends their relationship — but desire still dominates her thoughts; the second book in a trilogy.
- The valley of amazement by Amy Tan
The author of “The Joy Luck Club” follows mother and daughter courtesans over four decades, from the lavish parlors of Shanghai to the fog-shrouded mountains of a remote Chinese village.
- The hundred-foot journey by Richard C Morais
A Muslim boy born on the edge of a Bombay slum is catapulted to Paris's temples of haute cuisine.
- The ocean at the end of the lane by Neil Gaiman
A middle-aged man recalls his lonely boyhood in Sussex, England, and his friendship with a remarkable girl.