New York Times Best Sellers

A list of best-selling books in the United States, compiled by The New York Times.

Hardcover Fiction

Top 15
    • Where the Crawdads Sing

    • By: Delia Owens
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 27,372
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25,049
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24,944

    For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not my usual style

    • By Veronica on 09-22-18

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Verses for the Dead

    • A Pendergast Novel
    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Rene Auberjonois
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 940
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 869
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 866

    After an overhaul of leadership at the FBI's New York field office, A. X. L. Pendergast is abruptly forced to accept an unthinkable condition of continued employment: the famously rogue agent must now work with a partner....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Completely Absorbing Pendergast novel...

    • By shelley on 01-01-19

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Reckoning

    • A Novel
    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Michael Beck
    • Length: 17 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8,458
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,733
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7,706

    Pete Banning was Clanton's favorite son, a returning war hero, the patriarch of a prominent family, a farmer, a father, a neighbor, and a faithful member of the Methodist church....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Would make a 5 star four hour novella, ...

    • By Wayne on 11-03-18

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Fire & Blood

    • 300 Years Before A Game of Thrones (A Targaryen History)
    • By: George R. R. Martin
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 26 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,110
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,859
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,855

    With all the fire and fury fans have come to expect from internationally best-selling author George R. R. Martin, this is the first volume of the definitive two-part history of the Targaryens in Westeros....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 150 years of Westeros history

    • By Kingsley on 11-22-18

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Every Breath

    • By: Nicholas Sparks
    • Narrated by: Sean Cameron Michael, Vanessa Johansson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,024
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,729
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,708

    Number-one New York Times best-selling author Nicholas Sparks returns with a story about a chance encounter that becomes a touchstone for two vastly different individuals - transcending decades and continents....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • beautiful story

    • By Jodie on 10-17-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Circe

    • By: Madeline Miller
    • Narrated by: Perdita Weeks
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,994
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10,294
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,234

    In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child - not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring, like her mother....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Refined writing with an intimate performance

    • By Michael - Audible Editor on 04-11-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Nine Perfect Strangers

    • By: Liane Moriarty
    • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
    • Length: 16 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4,502
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,213
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4,184

    From number-one New York Times best-selling author Liane Moriarty, author of Big Little Lies: Could 10 days at a health resort really change you forever? These nine perfect strangers are about to find out....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Narration was good on my end

    • By Anna on 11-29-18

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Target: Alex Cross

    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Andre Blake
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 801
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 717
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 718

    A leader has fallen, and Alex Cross joins the procession of mourners from Capitol Hill to the White House. Then a sniper's bullet strikes a target in the heart of DC. Alex Cross' wife, Bree Stone, newly elevated chief of DC detectives, must solve the case or lose her position....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not his best

    • By Allan on 12-23-18

    Regular price: $30.75

    • A Delicate Touch

    • Stone Barrington Series
    • By: Stuart Woods
    • Narrated by: Tony Roberts
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128

    When an acquaintance reaches out to Stone Barrington requesting assistance, the job seems easy. She needs an expert in an esoteric field, someone with both the knowledge and careful dexterity to solve a puzzle. But the solution to one small problem blows the lid open on a bigger scandal....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Did Stuart Woods write this?Stone needs a vacation,as does Stuart Woods

    • By beverly on 01-10-19

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Dark Sacred Night

    • A Ballard and Bosch Novel
    • By: Michael Connelly
    • Narrated by: Christine Lakin, Titus Welliver
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,507
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,158
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,135

    Renée Ballard is working the night beat again and returns to Hollywood Station in the early hours only to find a stranger rifling through old file cabinets. The intruder is retired detective Harry Bosch, working a cold case that has gotten under his skin....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of Connelly's best; great narration!

    • By Wayne on 10-31-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Boy

    • By: Tami Hoag
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 17 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196

    A panic-stricken woman runs in the dead of night, battered and bloodied, desperate to find help....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Like watching dominos...

    • By shelley on 01-04-19

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Long Road to Mercy

    • By: David Baldacci
    • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley, Kyf Brewer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 72

    Introducing a remarkable new character from number-one New York Times best-selling writer David Baldacci: Atlee Pine, an FBI agent with special skills assigned to the remote wilds of the Southwestern United States who must confront a new threat - and an old nightmare....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Male narrator distracting

    • By Dragonfly on 12-06-18

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Past Tense

    • A Jack Reacher Novel
    • By: Lee Child
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,593
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,186
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,158

    Jack Reacher hits the pavement and sticks out his thumb. He plans to follow the sun on an epic trip across America, from Maine to California. He doesn't get far. On a country road deep in the New England woods, he sees a sign to a place he has never been....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • FIVE STAR BOOK And NARRATION!!!!

    • By shelley on 11-05-18

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Elevation

    • By: Stephen King
    • Narrated by: Stephen King
    • Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,103
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,919
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,908

    The latest from Stephen King, a riveting, extraordinarily eerie, and moving story about a man whose mysterious affliction brings a small town together - a timely, upbeat tale about finding common ground despite deep-rooted differences....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • short listen

    • By BGDaddy on 12-04-18

    Regular price: $14.17

    • An American Marriage (Oprah’s Book Club)

    • A Novel
    • By: Tayari Jones
    • Narrated by: Sean Crisden, Eisa Davis
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,896
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,912
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,883

    Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Loved the Story, but...

    • By Lisa N. Haynes on 03-01-18

    Regular price: $24.49