New York Times bestsellers include new books by Viola Davis, Don Winslow, Adriana Trigiani, Jon Krakauer – Daily Press


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1. IT’S ENDING WITH US, by Colleen Hoover. (Atria) A battered woman raised in an abusive home tries to stop the cycle of violence.

2. DREAM CITY, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central) The third book in the “Archer” series. Archer, Dash and Callahan search for a missing screenwriter who found a corpse in her home.

3. CITY ON FIRE, by Don Winslow. (Morrow) Two rival crime families who control all of New England begin a war against each other.

4. WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING, by Delia Owens. (Putnam) In a quiet coastal North Carolina town in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the swamp becomes a murder suspect.

5. TRUTH, by Colleen Hoover. (Grand Central) Lowen Ashleigh is hired by an injured writer’s husband to wrap up his popular series and uncovers a horrific truth.

6. THE SEVEN HUSBANDS OF EVELYN HUGO, by Taylor Jenkins Reid. (Washington Square/Atria) A movie icon tells the stories of her loves and career to a struggling magazine writer.

7. FEU D’OMBRE, by Christine Feehan. (Berkley) The seventh book in the “Shadow Riders” series. Elie Archambault decides to marry a woman he has never met.

8. THE GOOD NOT DONE, by Adriana Trigiani. (Dutton) The Cabrelli matriarch, who is nearing the end of her life, shares her mother’s love story with her family.

9. RUN, ROSE, RUN, by Dolly Parton and James Patterson. (Little, Brown) A singer-songwriter travels to Nashville in search of stardom but is followed by her dark past.

10. THE INVESTIGATOR, by John Sandford. (Putnam) Letty Davenport, the adopted daughter of Lucas Davenport, investigates oil thefts in Texas.

11. UGLY LOVE by Colleen Hoover. (Atria) Tate Collins and Miles Archer, an airline pilot, think they can handle a deal with no strings attached. But they can’t.

12. BETTER DEAD, by Lee Child and Andrew Child. (Dell) The 26th book in the Jack Reacher series. Reacher helps an FBI agent search for his missing brother and confronts an enemy named Dendoncker.

13. SEA OF TRANQUILITY, by Emily St. John Mandel. (Knopf) A detective investigating the desert discovers that his actions could affect the timeline of the universe.

14. NOVEMBER 9, by Colleen Hoover. (Atria) Is Ben using his relationship with Fallon as raw material for his novel?

15. THE PARIS APARTMENT, by Lucy Foley. (Tomorrow) Jess has suspicions about her stepbrother’s neighbors when he goes missing.


1. FIND ME, by Viola Davis. (HarperOne) The award-winning actress describes the struggles she faced before claiming her identity and achieving professional success.

2. THE PALACE PAPERS, by Tina Brown. (Crown) This sequel to ‘The Diana Chronicles’ details how the Royal Family reinvented itself following the death of Princess Diana.

3. THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE, by Bessel van der Kolk. (Penguin) How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.

4. UNMASKED, by Paul Holes. (Céladon) A memoir by a former cold case investigator who worked on several notable cases, including the identification of the Golden State Killer.

5. FREEZE ORDER, by Bill Browder. (Simon & Schuster) The author of “Red Notice” says he became Vladimir Putin’s enemy when he uncovered a $230 million tax refund scheme.

6. I WILL SHOW MYSELF, by Jessi Klein. (Harper) A collection of comedic essays on motherhood and middle age by the Emmy Award-winning writer and producer.

7. BRAIDING OF GIVEN GRASS, by Robin Wall Kimmerer. (Milkweed Publishing) A botanist and member of the Potawatomi Citizen Nation is committed to understanding and appreciating plants and animals.

8. RIGHTEOUS TYRUS, by Tyrus. (Post Hill) A memoir by the professional wrestler and Fox News political commentator.

9. UNDER THE SKY BANNER, by Jon Krakauer. (Anchor) Two brothers who subscribed to a fundamentalist version of Mormonism killed a woman and her daughter. The basis of the television series.

10. THE WAR IN THE WEST, by Douglas Murray. (Broadside) An associate editor of The Spectator and Fox News contributor makes his case against anti-Western rhetoric.

11. CRYING IN H MART, by Michelle Zauner. (Knopf) The daughter of a Korean mother and a Jewish-American father, and leader of the indie rock project Japanese Breakfast, describes creating her own identity after losing her mother to cancer.

12. HELLO, MOLLY!, by Molly Shannon with Sean Wilsey. (Ecco) The comedic actor shares stories of family tragedy and his years as a ‘Saturday Night Live’ star.

13. START WITHOUT ME, by Gary Janetti. (Holt) A collection of comedic stories from the writer and producer best known for his work on “Family Guy.”

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15. PLAYING WITH MYSELF, by Randy Rainbow. (St. Martin’s) A memoir by the three-time Emmy-nominated comedian known for his online musical and political satire.

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