Bestsellers: November 1, 2020

Fiction
1. A Time for Mercy John Grisham The third book in the Jake Brigance series. A 16-year-old is accused of killing a deputy in Clanton, Miss., in 1990.
2. The Return Nicholas Sparks A doctor serving in the Navy in Afghanistan goes back to North Carolina where two women change his life.
3. The Searcher Tana French After a divorce, a former Chicago police officer resettles in an Irish village where a boy goes missing.
4. The Evening and the Morning Ken Follett In a prequel to “The Pillars of the Earth,” a boatbuilder, a Norman noblewoman and a monk live in England under attack by the Welsh and the Vikings.
5. The Invisible Life od Addie Larue V.E. Schwab A Faustian bargain comes with a curse that affects the adventure Addie LaRue has across centuries.
6. The Book of Two Ways Jodi Picoult After surviving a plane crash, a death doula travels to Egypt to reconnect with an old flame who is an archaeologist.
7. Leave the World Behind Rumaan Alam A family vacation in an isolated part of Long Island is thrown into confusion when the home’s owners return claiming New York City is having a blackout.
8. Troubles in Paradise Elin Hilderbrand The final installment of the trilogy that includes “Winter in Paradise” and “What Happens in Paradise.”
9. The Vanashing Half 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 but their fates intertwine.
10. Jingle All the Way Debbie Macomber A December cruise in the Amazon fosters a potential change in priorities for a career-focused real-estate executive.
11. Where the Crawdads Sing Delia Owens In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.
12. Invisible Girl Lisa Jewell An ex-schoolteacher accused of sexual misconduct lives near a family led by a child psychologist whose former patient goes missing.
13. The Coast-to-Coast Murders James Patterson and J.D. Barker A detective and an F.B.I. agent are baffled by a cross-country killing spree.
14. Anxious People Fredrik Backman A failed bank robber holds a group of strangers hostage at an apartment open house.
15. The Guest List Lucy Foley A wedding between a TV star and a magazine publisher on an island off the coast of Ireland turns deadly.
Nonfiction
1. Caste Isabel Wilkerson The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines aspects of caste systems across civilizations and reveals a rigid hierarchy in America today.
2. Is This Anything? Jerry Seinfeld The comedian shares material he collected in an accordion folder over the last 45 years.
3. Untamed Glennon Doyle The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
4. Killing Crazy Horse Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard The ninth book in the conservative commentator’s Killing series focuses on conflicts with Native Americans.
5. Blackout Candace Owens The conservative commentator makes her case that Black Americans should part ways with the Democratic Party.
6. Rage Bob Woodward Based on 17 on-the-record interviews with President Trump and other reporting, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist details the president’s perspective on multiple crises.
7. Humans Brandon Stanton Photos and stories of people from over 40 countries collected by the creator of “Humans of New York."
8. American Crisis Andrew Cuomo The New York State governor gives his perspective on the Covid-19 crisis and prescribes ways to deal with future disasters.
9. How to be an Antiracist Ibram X. Kendi A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.
10. Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World Fareed Zakaria The CNN host posits what might happen on the other side of the Covid-19 pandemic.
11. The Meaning of Mariah Carey Mariah Carey with Michaela Angela Davis The career highlights, public life and private struggles of the singer and songwriter.
12. Trumpty Dumpty Wanted a Crown John Lithgow A second illustrated collection of poems chronicling and satirizing current events.
13. The 99% Invisible City Roman Mars and Kurt Kohlstedt A look at the design and architecture of various and sometimes unexpected elements that make cities function.
14. One Vote Away Ted Cruz The Republican senator from Texas gives his views on what might happen if liberals gain a simple majority on the Supreme Court.
15. Too Much and Never Enough Mary L. Trump The clinical psychologist gives her assessment of events and patterns inside her family and how they shaped President Trump.