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  1. THE ORDER by Daniel Silva.The 20th book in the Gabriel Allon series. The art restorer and spy cuts his family's vacation short to investigate whether Pope Paul VII was murdered.

  2. PEACE TALKS by Jim Butcher. The 16th book in the Dresden Files series. Chicago's only professional wizard tries to keep the peace during a summit of the Supernatural nations of the world.

  3. WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING by Delia Owens. In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman who survives alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.

  4. THE VANISHING HALF by Brit Bennett. The lives of twin sisters who run away from a Southern Black community at age 16 diverge as one returns and the other takes on a different racial identity.

  5. 28 SUMMERS by Elin Hilderbrand. A relationship that started in 1993 between Mallory Blessing and Jake McCloud comes to light while she is on her deathbed and his wife runs for president.

  6. SEX AND VANITY by Kevin Kwan. Lucie Tang Churchill is torn between her WASPy billionaire fiancé and a privileged hunk born in Hong Kong.

  7. THE GUEST LIST by Lucy Foley. A wedding between a TV star and a magazine publisher on an island off the coast of Ireland turns deadly.

  8. CAMINO WINDS by John Grisham. The line between fact and fiction becomes blurred when an author of thrillers is found dead after a hurricane hits Camino Island.

  9. UTOPIA AVENUE by David Mitchell. The glories and misadventures of a 1960s British band told from several perspectives with cameos by real-life musicians.

  10. A WALK ALONG THE BEACH by Debbie Macomber. After dealing with loss and setbacks, two sisters take risks on dreams and love.


  1. TOO MUCH AND NEVER ENOUGH by Mary L. Trump. The clinical psychologist gives her assessment of events and patterns inside her family and how they shaped President Trump.

  2. HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST by Ibram X. Kendi. A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.

  3. THE ROOM WHERE IT HAPPENED by John Bolton. The former national security adviser gives his account of the 17 months he spent working for President Trump.

  4. UNTAMED by Glennon Doyle. The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.

  5. BEGIN AGAIN by Eddie S. Glaude Jr. An appraisal of the life and work of James Baldwin and their meaning in relation to the Black Lives Matter movement and the Trump presidency.

  6. ME AND WHITE SUPREMACY by Layla F. Saad. Ways to understand and possibly counteract white privilege.

  7. A VERY PUNCHABLE FACE by Colin Jost. Snippets of the "Saturday Night Live" head writer's life including growing up on Staten Island, performing in rural college cafeterias and competing in a WrestleMania match.

  8. BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Winner of the 2015 National Book Award for nonfiction. A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story, framed as a letter to the author's teenage son.

  9. BECOMING by Michelle Obama. The former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband's political ascent.

  10. EDUCATED by Tara Westover. The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.

Paperback fiction


  2. THEN SHE WAS GONE by Lisa Jewell.

  3. THE NICKEL BOYS by Colson Whitehead.


  5. THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah.

Paperback nonfiction

  1. WHITE FRAGILITY by Robin DiAngelo.


  3. THE COLOR OF LAW by Richard Rothstein.

  4. ALEXANDER HAMILTON by Ron Chernow.

  5. JUST MERCY by Bryan Stevenson.

Source: The New York Times


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