New York Times Best Sellers

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The New York Times - Hardcover Fiction
  • Woman of God Audiobook by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro Narrated by Therese Plummer

    Woman of God

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
    • Narrated By Therese Plummer

    St. Peter's Square, Rome. White smoke signals that a new Pope has been chosen. Is it possible that the new a woman?The world is watching as massive crowds gather in Rome, waiting for news of a new pope, one who promises to be unlike any other in history. It's a turning point that may change the Church forever. Some followers are ecstatic that the movement reinvigorating the Church is about to reach the Vatican, but the leading candidate has made a legion of powerful enemies who aren't afraid to kill for their cause.

    Dona says: "I should have known better."
  • Home: Myron Bolitar Series, Book 11 Audiobook by Harlan Coben Narrated by Steven Weber

    Home: Myron Bolitar Series, Book 11

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Harlan Coben
    • Narrated By Steven Weber
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    A decade ago, kidnappers grabbed two boys from wealthy families and demanded ransom, then went silent. No trace of the boys ever surfaced. For 10 years their families have been left with nothing but painful memories and a quiet desperation for the day that has finally, miraculously arrived: Myron Bolitar and his friend Win believe they have located one of the boys, now a teenager. Where has he been for 10 years, and what does he know about the day, more than half a life ago, when he was taken?

    Ricki says: "I have so missed Myron and Win and now they are back. Yeah"
  • Commonwealth Audiobook by Ann Patchett Narrated by Hope Davis


    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Ann Patchett
    • Narrated By Hope Davis
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    One Sunday afternoon in Southern California, Bert Cousins shows up at Franny Keating's christening party uninvited. Before evening falls, he has kissed Franny's mother, Beverly - thus setting in motion the dissolution of their marriages and the joining of two families.

    Mel says: "Patchett and Me--In-sympatico"
  • The Underground Railroad (Oprah's Book Club) Audiobook by Colson Whitehead Narrated by Bahni Turpin

    The Underground Railroad (Oprah's Book Club)

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Colson Whitehead
    • Narrated By Bahni Turpin
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    The Newest Oprah Book Club 2016 Selection. Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the slaves but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood - where even greater pain awaits. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Matters do not go as planned - Cora kills a young white boy who tries to capture her. Though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted.

    serine says: "Great info, weak story"
  • The Woman in Cabin 10 Audiobook by Ruth Ware Narrated by Imogen Church

    The Woman in Cabin 10

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Ruth Ware
    • Narrated By Imogen Church
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    Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. The sky is clear, the waters calm, and the veneered, select guests jovial as the exclusive cruise ship, the Aurora, begins her voyage in the picturesque North Sea. At first Lo's stay is nothing but pleasant: The cabins are plush, the dinner parties are sparkling, and the guests are elegant. But as the week wears on, frigid winds whip the deck, and gray skies fall.

    ROBIN says: "Hours and hours of tired..."
  • Razor Girl: A Novel Audiobook by Carl Hiaasen Narrated by John Rubinstein

    Razor Girl: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Carl Hiaasen
    • Narrated By John Rubinstein

    When Lane Coolman's car is bashed from behind on the road to the Florida Keys, what appears to be an ordinary accident is anything but (this is Hiaasen!). Behind the wheel of the other car is Merry Mansfield - the eponymous Razor Girl - and the crash scam is only the beginning of events that spiral crazily out of control while unleashing some of the wildest characters Hiaasen has ever set loose.

    green ice cream garden says: "Best book this year!"
  • Christmas Caramel Murder Audiobook by Joanne Fluke Narrated by Suzanne Toren

    Christmas Caramel Murder

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated By Suzanne Toren
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    The holidays have arrived, and Hannah and her good pal, Lisa, have agreed to provide all the goodies for the town's annual production of A Christmas Carol. But before anyone can say "bah, humbug!" a Santa-size sackful of trouble ensues. Like the fact that Lisa's husband will be playing Mr. Claus to his ex-girlfriend Phyllis Bates' Mrs. Claus. Or that before the curtains even go up, Phyllis is found dead in the snow - wearing a costume that the real Mrs. Claus would put on the naughty list.

    Nique says: "Stellar performance!"
  • A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel Audiobook by Amor Towles Narrated by Nicholas Guy Smith

    A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Amor Towles
    • Narrated By Nicholas Guy Smith

    A Gentleman in Moscow immerses us in an elegantly drawn era with the story of Count Alexander Rostov. When, in 1922, he is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, the count is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel's doors.

    David says: "Best Book This Year"
  • Pirate: A Sam and Remi Fargo Adventure, Book 8 Audiobook by Clive Cussler, Robin Burcell Narrated by Scott Brick

    Pirate: A Sam and Remi Fargo Adventure, Book 8

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Clive Cussler, Robin Burcell
    • Narrated By Scott Brick

    Husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team Sam and Remi Fargo have gone on impossible missions before and faced many perils, but never have they faced an adversary as determined as the one before them now. The battle will take them halfway around the world and at its end will be either one of the most glorious finds in history - or certain death.

    Sue Wagner says: "Tad bit disappointed"
  • The Kept Woman: Will Trent, Book 8 Audiobook by Karin Slaughter Narrated by Kathleen Early

    The Kept Woman: Will Trent, Book 8

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Karin Slaughter
    • Narrated By Kathleen Early
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    It's the most dangerous case of Will Trent's career. He knows this from the moment he sets foot in the abandoned Atlanta warehouse where a body lies on the floor - the body of an ex-cop. Bloody footprints leading away from the scene reveal that another victim, evidently a woman, was carried away and has vanished into thin air. And, worst of all, the warehouse belongs to the city's biggest and most high-profile athlete - a local hero protected by the world's most expensive lawyers.

    Wayne says: "Another winner from Karin Slaughter!"
  • Nutshell Audiobook by Ian McEwan Narrated by Rory Kinnear


    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Ian McEwan
    • Narrated By Rory Kinnear

    From the best-selling author of Atonement, Nutshell is a classic story of murder and deceit, told by a narrator with a perspective and voice unlike any in recent literature. A bravura performance, it is the finest recent work from a true master. To be bound in a nutshell, see the world in two inches of ivory, in a grain of sand. Why not, when all of literature, all of art, of human endeavour is just a speck in the universe of possible things?

    Cariola says: "McEwan Does It Again"
  • 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
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    Audie Award, Fiction, 2016. From the number-one 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.

    STS says: "Heroic & Harrowing Work Of Fiction"
  • Apprentice in Death: In Death Series, Book 43 Audiobook by J. D. Robb Narrated by Susan Ericksen

    Apprentice in Death: In Death Series, Book 43

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By J. D. Robb
    • Narrated By Susan Ericksen
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    The shots came quickly, silently, and with deadly accuracy. Within seconds, three people were dead at Central Park's ice skating rink. The victims: a talented young skater, a doctor, and a teacher. As random as random can be. Eve Dallas has seen a lot of killers during her time with the NYPSD, but never one like this. After reviewing security videos, it becomes clear that the victims were killed by a sniper firing a tactical laser rifle, who could have been miles away when the trigger was pulled.

    Vickie says: "Her best book ever!!!,,,"
  • Here I Am: A Novel Audiobook by Jonathan Safran Foer Narrated by Ari Fliakos

    Here I Am: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Jonathan Safran Foer
    • Narrated By Ari Fliakos
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    Unfolding over four tumultuous weeks in present-day Washington, DC, Here I Am is the story of a fracturing family in a moment of crisis. As Jacob and Julia Bloch and their three sons are forced to confront the distances between the lives they think they want and the lives they are living, a catastrophic earthquake sets in motion a quickly escalating conflict in the Middle East. At stake is the meaning of home - and the fundamental question of how much aliveness one can bear.

    matthew j. bauman says: "learned to say it "pamplemoo""
  • A Great Reckoning: A Novel Audiobook by Louise Penny Narrated by Robert Bathurst

    A Great Reckoning: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Louise Penny
    • Narrated By Robert Bathurst
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    When an intricate old map is found stuffed into the walls of the bistro in Three Pines, it at first seems no more than a curiosity. But the closer the villagers look, the stranger it becomes. Given to Armand Gamache as a gift the first day of his new job, the map eventually leads him to shattering secrets. To an old friend and older adversary. It leads the former Chief of Homicide for the Sûreté du Québec to places even he is afraid to go. But must. And there he finds four young cadets in the Sûreté academy, and a dead professor. And, with the body, a copy of the old, odd map.

    Mj says: ""A Great Reckoning" is a great story."
  • Rushing Waters Audiobook by Danielle Steel Narrated by Dan John Miller

    Rushing Waters

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Danielle Steel
    • Narrated By Dan John Miller
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    Ellen Wharton has flown into New York from London, regardless of the weather and her husband's worry. The successful interior designer is intent on seeing her lively architect mother and has an important personal appointment to keep. But despite Ellen's urging, when the storm hits, seventy-four-year-old Grace Madison refuses to leave her Tribeca apartment in the midst of the evacuation zone, and they must eventually wade through chest-high water to the police boats outside.

    Kindle Customer says: "Captivating"
  • Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew'd: A Flavia de Luce Novel, Book 8 Audiobook by Alan Bradley Narrated by Jayne Entwistle

    Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew'd: A Flavia de Luce Novel, Book 8

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Alan Bradley
    • Narrated By Jayne Entwistle

    In spite of being ejected from Miss Bodycote's Female Academy in Canada, 12-year-old Flavia de Luce is excited to be sailing home to England. But instead of a joyous homecoming, she is greeted on the docks with unfortunate news: Her father has fallen ill, and a hospital visit will have to wait while he rests. But with Flavia's blasted sisters and insufferable cousin underfoot, Buckshaw now seems both too empty - and not empty enough.

    GSDNH says: "Jayne Entwistle Brings Flavia to Life"
  • Truly Madly Guilty Audiobook by Liane Moriarty Narrated by Caroline Lee

    Truly Madly Guilty

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Liane Moriarty
    • Narrated By Caroline Lee
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    In Truly Madly Guilty, Liane Moriarty takes on the foundations of our lives: marriage, sex, parenthood, and friendship. She shows how guilt can expose the fault lines in the most seemingly strong relationships, how what we don't say can be more powerful than what we do, and how sometimes it is the most innocent of moments that can do the greatest harm.

    Marci says: "Not quite enough"
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