Bestsellers — Combined Print Fiction
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2013-05-12, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
- The hit by David Baldacci
The government hit man Will Robie uncovers a serious threat as he tries to stop Jessica Reel, a fellow assassin who has gone rogue.
- Whiskey beach by Nora Roberts
A former criminal attorney who has been acquitted of his wife’s murder retreats to his family estate on a rocky New England cliff, where he is comforted by the house’s caretaker amid continuing danger.
- Fly away by Kristin Hannah
A woman must deal with her personal issues before she can keep her promise to help the family of her deceased friend.
- Paris by Edward Rutherfurd
Characters real and imaginary in the City of Light.
- Life after life by Kate Atkinson
Atkinson’s heroine, born in 1910, keeps dying and dying again, as she experiences the alternate courses her destiny might have taken.
- Beautiful ruins by Jess Walter
Ruins both emotional and architectural, in Italy, Hollywood and elsewhere, figure in this sweeping novel.
- Wedding night by Sophie Kinsella
A woman tries to break up her sister’s impulsive marriage.
- Daddy's gone a hunting by Mary Higgins Clark
Two sisters are threatened by a dark secret from their family's past.
- Gone girl by Gillian Flynn
A woman disappears on her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?
- 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.
- A game of thrones by George R R Martin
In the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are mustering; Book 1 of "A Song of Ice and Fire."
- World war z by Max Brooks
An "oral history" of an imagined Zombie War that nearly destroys civilization.
- 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.
- The black box by Michael Connelly
In a case that spans 20 years, the Los Angeles detective Harry Bosch links a recent crime to the killing of a photographer amid the 1992 race riots.
- The burgess boys by Elizabeth Strout
Two brothers, both lawyers, come together in a small Maine town to defend their troubled nephew.
- The mystery woman by Amanda Quick
The second book of a new Victorian paranormal series, Ladies of Lantern Street, by Jayne Ann Krentz, writing pseudonymously.
- Don't go by Lisa Scottoline
An Army doctor returns home from Afghanistan to find that the life he left behind has fallen apart.
- Calico joe by John Grisham
In the summer of 1973, a fateful baseball play unites Joe Castle, a dazzling rookie; Warren Tracey, a hard-partying and hard-throwing pitcher, and Tracey’s young son, Paul.
- The forgotten by David Baldacci
A special agent with the United States Army investigates his aunt’s mysterious death in a picture-perfect town on Florida’s Gulf Coast.
- The interestings by Meg Wolitzer
Six friends meet in the 1970s at a summer arts camp, and pursue success, and one another, over succeeding decades.