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New York Times Bestseller List

Sales period of April 29 - May 5



  1. Funny Story, by Emily Henry. (Berkley) After their exes run off together, Daphne and Miles form a friendship and concoct a plan involving misleading photos.
  2. The Women, by Kristen Hannah. (St. Martin's) In 1965, a nursing student follows her brother to serve during the Vietnam War and returns to a divided America.
  3. Home is Where the Bodies Are, by Jeneva Rose. (Blackstone) Three estranged siblings find evidence of a dark secret involving their absent father and recently deceased mother.
  4. Only the Brave, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte) In World War II Germany, Sophia Alexander joins the resistance and faces several kinds of loss of family members.
  5. Fourth Wing, by Rebecca Yarros. (Red Tower) Violet Sorrengail is urged by the commanding general, who also is her mother, to become a candidate for the elite dragon riders.
  6. A Calamity of Souls, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central) Lawyers from different backgrounds represent a Black man charged with killing a wealthy white couple in Virginia in 1968.
  7. Iron Flame, by Rebecca Yarros. (Red Tower) The second book in the Empyrean series. Violet Sorrengail’s next round of training might require her to betray the man she loves.
  8. Table For Two, by Amor Towles. (Viking) A collection of six short stories based in New York City around the year 2000 and a novella set during the Golden Age of Hollywood.
  9. The Familiar, by Leigh Bardugo. (Flatiorn) Luzia Cotado encounters dangers when her magic draws the attention of the disgraced secretary to Spain's king.





  1. The Demon of Unrest, by Erik Larson. (Crown) The author of “The Splendid and the Vile” portrays the months between the election of Abraham Lincoln and the beginning of the Civil War.
  2. The Anxious Generation, by Jonathan Haidt. (Penguin Press) A co-author of “The Coddling of the American Mind” looks at the mental health impacts that a phone-based life has on children.
  3. An Unfinished Love Story, by Doris Kearns Goodwin. (Simon & Schuster) A trove of items collected by the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian’s late husband inspired an appraisal of central figures and pivotal moments of the 1960s.
  4. The Wager, by David Grann. (Doubleday) The survivors of a shipwrecked British vessel on a secret mission during an imperial war with Spain have different accounts of events.
  5. Outlive, by Peter Attia with Bill Gifford. (Harmony) A look at recent scientific research on aging and longevity.






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