New York Times Best Sellers

A list of the nation's best-selling audiobooks, compiled by the trusted authority. To see the most popular titles available at Audible.com, check out Audible Best Sellers.
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The New York Times - Hardcover Fiction
  • NYPD Red 4 Audiobook by James Patterson, Marshall Karp Narrated by Edoardo Ballerini, Jay Snyder

    NYPD Red 4

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By James Patterson, Marshall Karp
    • Narrated By Edoardo Ballerini, Jay Snyder
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (152)
    Performance
    (138)
    Story
    (136)

    When a glitzy movie premiere is the scene of a shocking murder and high-stakes robbery, NYPD Red gets the call. Traversing the city's highs and lows, from celebrity penthouses to the depths of Manhattan's criminal underworld, Zach and Kylie have to find a cold-blooded killer - before he strikes again.

    Trudy Owens says: "great read, tons of twists"
  • Blue: A Novel Audiobook by Danielle Steel Narrated by Alexander Cendese

    Blue: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Danielle Steel
    • Narrated By Alexander Cendese
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (103)
    Performance
    (92)
    Story
    (89)

    Ginny Carter was once a rising star in TV news, married to a top anchorman, with a three-year-old son and a full and happy life in Beverly Hills - until her whole world dissolved in a single instant on the freeway two days before Christmas. In the aftermath, she pieces her life back together and tries to find meaning in her existence as a human rights worker in the worst areas around the globe.

    marilee donovan says: "Enjoyable read but light - great for summer beach"
  • My Name Is Lucy Barton: A Novel Audiobook by Elizabeth Strout Narrated by Kimberly Farr

    My Name Is Lucy Barton: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Strout
    • Narrated By Kimberly Farr
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (296)
    Performance
    (267)
    Story
    (263)

    Lucy Barton is recovering slowly from what should have been a simple operation. Her mother, to whom she hasn't spoken for many years, comes to see her. Gentle gossip about people from Lucy's childhood in Amgash, Illinois, seems to reconnect them, but just below the surface lie the tension and longing that have informed every aspect of Lucy's life: her escape from her troubled family, her desire to become a writer, her marriage, her love for her two daughters.

    Bonny says: "Because we all love imperfectly."
  • All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel Audiobook by Anthony Doerr Narrated by Zach Appelman

    All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Anthony Doerr
    • Narrated By Zach Appelman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (22916)
    Performance
    (20392)
    Story
    (20406)

    Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where he works as the master of its thousands of locks. When she is six, Marie-Laure goes blind and her father builds a perfect miniature of their neighborhood so she can memorize it by touch and navigate her way home. When she is 12, the Nazis occupy Paris and father and daughter flee to the walled citadel of Saint-Malo, where Marie-Laure’s reclusive great-uncle lives in a tall house by the sea. With them they carry what might be the museum’s most valuable and dangerous jewel.

    Annie M. says: "Time well spent"
  • The Girl on the Train: A Novel Audiobook by Paula Hawkins Narrated by Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, India Fisher

    The Girl on the Train: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Paula Hawkins
    • Narrated By Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, India Fisher
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (59249)
    Performance
    (51714)
    Story
    (51685)

    Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knows them. "Jess and Jason," she calls them. Their life—as she sees it—is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost. And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough. Now everything’s changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good? Compulsively readable, The Girl on the Train is an emotionally immersive, Hitchcockian thriller and an electrifying debut.

    FanB14 says: "Don't Compare, Just Enjoy"
  • The Bands of Mourning Audiobook by Brandon Sanderson Narrated by Michael Kramer

    The Bands of Mourning

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated By Michael Kramer
    Overall
    (1636)
    Performance
    (1545)
    Story
    (1540)

    The Bands of Mourning are the mythical metalminds owned by the Lord Ruler, said to grant anyone who wears them the powers that the Lord Ruler had at his command. Hardly anyone thinks they really exist. A kandra researcher has returned to Elendel with images that seem to depict the Bands as well as writings in a language that no one can read. Waxillium Ladrian is recruited to travel south to the city of New Seran to investigate.

    D says: "Wax and Wayne are Back!!!"
  • The Nightingale Audiobook by Kristin Hannah Narrated by Polly Stone

    The Nightingale

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated By Polly Stone
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (13185)
    Performance
    (11995)
    Story
    (11959)

    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author comes Kristin Hannah’s next novel. It is an epic love story and family drama set at the dawn of World War II. She is the author of twenty-one novels. Her previous novels include Home Front, Night Road, Firefly Lane, Fly Away, and Winter Garden.

    Sara says: "Heroic & Harrowing Work Of Fiction"
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens Audiobook by Alan Dean Foster Narrated by Marc Thompson

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated By Marc Thompson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (3703)
    Performance
    (3384)
    Story
    (3386)

    More than 30 years ago, Star Wars burst onto the big screen and became a cultural phenomenon. Now the next adventures in this blockbuster saga are poised to captivate old and new fans alike - beginning with the highly anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens. And alongside the cinematic debut comes the thrilling novel adaptation by New York Times best-selling science fiction master Alan Dean Foster.

    Brad says: "Adds a bit to the Movie"
  • The Swans of Fifth Avenue: A Novel Audiobook by Melanie Benjamin Narrated by Cassandra Campbell, Paul Boehmer

    The Swans of Fifth Avenue: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Melanie Benjamin
    • Narrated By Cassandra Campbell, Paul Boehmer
    Overall
    (62)
    Performance
    (55)
    Story
    (52)

    Of all the glamorous stars of New York high society, none blazes brighter than Babe Paley. Her flawless face regularly graces the pages of Vogue, and she is celebrated and adored for her ineffable style and exquisite taste, especially among her friends - the alluring socialite Swans Slim Keith, C. Z. Guest, Gloria Guinness, and Pamela Churchill. By all appearances, Babe has it all. But beneath this elegantly composed exterior dwells a passionate woman - a woman desperately longing for true love and connection.

    Courtney says: "Delicious!"
  • Rogue Lawyer Audiobook by John Grisham Narrated by Mark Deakins

    Rogue Lawyer

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By John Grisham
    • Narrated By Mark Deakins
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (5754)
    Performance
    (5217)
    Story
    (5221)

    On the right side of the law. Sort of. Sebastian Rudd is not your typical street lawyer. He works out of a customized bulletproof van, complete with Wi-Fi, a bar, a small fridge, fine leather chairs, a hidden gun compartment, and a heavily armed driver. He has no firm, no partners, no associates, and only one employee: his driver, who's also his bodyguard, law clerk, confidant, and golf caddy.

    Diana says: "SHOULD HAVE BEEN DESCRIBED AS SHORT STORIES"
  • Fates and Furies: A Novel Audiobook by Lauren Groff Narrated by Will Damron, Julia Whelan

    Fates and Furies: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Lauren Groff
    • Narrated By Will Damron, Julia Whelan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1435)
    Performance
    (1312)
    Story
    (1317)

    Every story has two sides. Every relationship has two perspectives. And sometimes, it turns out, the key to a great marriage is not its truths but its secrets. At the core of this rich, expansive, layered novel, Lauren Groff presents the story of one such marriage over the course of 24 years.

    W Perry Hall says: "Paean to Marriage, Mythology and Theatre"
  • See Me Audiobook by Nicholas Sparks Narrated by Christopher Ryan Grant

    See Me

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Nicholas Sparks
    • Narrated By Christopher Ryan Grant
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1855)
    Performance
    (1642)
    Story
    (1647)

    Colin Hancock is giving his second chance his best shot. At 28, he's focused only on walking a straight line - getting his teaching degree, working out at the gym religiously, and avoiding all the places and people that proved so destructive in his earlier life. The last thing he's looking for is a serious relationship. But when Maria Sanchez crosses paths with him on a rainswept night in North Carolina, his plans are upended in a way that will rattle the foundations of his carefully structured life.

    Deep Mahogany says: "Good"
  • Scandalous Behavior: A Stone Barrington Novel, Book 36 Audiobook by Stuart Woods Narrated by Tony Roberts

    Scandalous Behavior: A Stone Barrington Novel, Book 36

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Stuart Woods
    • Narrated By Tony Roberts
    Overall
    (152)
    Performance
    (137)
    Story
    (135)

    Stone Barrington is no stranger to nefarious schemes and tricky situations, but his newest adversary will certainly keep him on his toes....

    Jim says: ""Scandalous"? DEFINITELY!"
  • Go Set a Watchman: A Novel Audiobook by Harper Lee Narrated by Reese Witherspoon

    Go Set a Watchman: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Harper Lee
    • Narrated By Reese Witherspoon
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (8826)
    Performance
    (8161)
    Story
    (8136)

    An historic literary event: the publication of a newly discovered novel, the earliest known work from Harper Lee, the beloved, best-selling author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic To Kill a Mockingbird. Originally written in the mid-1950s, Go Set a Watchman was the novel Harper Lee first submitted to her publishers before To Kill a Mockingbird. Assumed to have been lost, the manuscript was discovered in late 2014.

    Sara says: "To Kill A Mockingbird vs Go Set A Watchman"
  • The Bitter Season Audiobook by Tami Hoag Narrated by David Colacci

    The Bitter Season

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Tami Hoag
    • Narrated By David Colacci
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (290)
    Performance
    (259)
    Story
    (260)

    As the dreary, bitter weather of late fall descends on Minneapolis, Detective Nikki Liska is restless. After moving to the cold case squad in order to spend more time with her sons, she misses the rush of pulling an all-nighter, the sense of urgency of hunting a murderer on the loose. Most of all she misses her old partner, Sam Kovac. Sam is having an even harder time adjusting to Nikki's absence, saddled with a green new partner younger than pieces of Sam's wardrobe.

    Sires says: "Another Tami Hoag Problem Novel"
  • Warriors of the Storm: A Novel Audiobook by Bernard Cornwell Narrated by Matt Bates

    Warriors of the Storm: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Matt Bates
    Overall
    (273)
    Performance
    (249)
    Story
    (247)

    A fragile peace reigns in Wessex, Mercia, and East Anglia. King Alfred's son, Edward, and formidable daughter, Aethelflaed, rule the kingdoms. But all around, the restless Northmen, eyeing the rich lands and wealthy churches, are mounting raids. Uhtred of Bebbanburg, the kingdoms' greatest warrior, controls Northern Mercia from the strongly fortified city of Chester.

    Gino says: "A good thing gone bad"
  • Staked: The Iron Druid Chronicles Audiobook by Kevin Hearne Narrated by Luke Daniels

    Staked: The Iron Druid Chronicles

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Kevin Hearne
    • Narrated By Luke Daniels
    Overall
    (1908)
    Performance
    (1802)
    Story
    (1792)

    When a Druid has lived for 2,000 years like Atticus, he's bound to run afoul of a few vampires - make that legions of them. Even his former friend and legal counsel turned out to be a bloodsucking backstabber. Now the toothy troublemakers - led by power-mad pain-in-the-neck Theophilus - have become a huge problem requiring a solution. It's time to make a stand.

    Robert says: "Starts Out Well..."
  • The Guilty: Will Robie, Book 4 Audiobook by David Baldacci Narrated by Kyf Brewer

    The Guilty: Will Robie, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By David Baldacci
    • Narrated By Kyf Brewer
    Overall
    (3295)
    Performance
    (3030)
    Story
    (3025)

    Will Robie escaped his small Gulf Coast hometown of Cantrell, Mississippi, after high school, severing all personal ties, and never looked back. Not once. Not until the unimaginable occurs. Unlike the missions Robie undertook in the service of his country, where his target was clearly defined, digging into his father's case only reveals more questions. Robie is drawn into the hidden underside of Cantrell, where he must face the unexpected and possibly deadly consequences of the long-ago choices made by father and son.

    G. House Sr. says: "A fabulous next installment, Robbie &Reel are back"
  • The Bazaar of Bad Dreams: Stories Audiobook by Stephen King Narrated by Stephen King, Dylan Baker, Brooke Bloom, Hope Davis, Kathleen Chalfant, Santino Fontana, Peter Friedman

    The Bazaar of Bad Dreams: Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Stephen King
    • Narrated By Stephen King, Dylan Baker, Brooke Bloom, and others
    Overall
    (2610)
    Performance
    (2420)
    Story
    (2412)

    A master storyteller at his best - the O. Henry Prize winner Stephen King delivers a generous collection of stories, several of them brand-new, featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when, why, and how he came to write (or rewrite) each story. Magnificent, eerie, utterly compelling, these stories comprise one of King's finest gifts to his constant fan. "I made them especially for you," says King. "Feel free to examine them, but please be careful. The best of them have teeth."

    D says: "A Little Supernatural, Horror, and Insight"
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