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Thursday, August 20, 2020


1. “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett (Riverhead)

2. “1st Case” by Patterson/Tebbetts (Little, Brown)

3. “A Private Cathedral” by James Lee Burke (Simon & Schuster)

4. “Choppy Water” by Stuart Woods (Putnam)

5. “The Order” by Daniel Silva (Harper)

6. “Near Dark” by Brad Thor (Atria)

7. “The Boy, the Mole,the Fox and the Horse” by Charlie Mackesy (HarperOne)

8. “28 Summers” by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown)

9. “Camino Winds” by John Grisham (Doubleday)

10.“The Guest List” by Lucy Foley (Morrow)

11.“American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins (Flatiron)

12.“If It Bleeds” by Stephen King (Scribner)

13.“The Silent Wife” by Karin Slaughter (Morrow)

14.“Mexican Gothic” by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Del Rey)

15.“Deadlock” by Catherine Coulter (Gallery)


1. “Live Free or Die” by Sean Hannity (Threshold)

2. “Too Much and Never Enough” by Mary L. Trump (Simon & Schuster)

3. “Finding Freedom” by Scobie/Durand (Dey Street)

4. “Caste” by Isabel Wilkerson (Random House)

5. “How to Be an Antiracist” by Ibram X. Kendi (One World)

6. “Untamed” by Glennon Doyle (Dial)

7. “The Great Devaluation” by Adam Baratta (Wiley)

8. “Magnolia Table, Vol. 2” by Joanna Gaines (Morrow)

9. “The Answer Is…” by Alex Trebek (Simon & Schuster)

10.“Evil Geniuses” by Kurt Andersen (Random House)

11.“Blitz” by David Horowitz (Humanix)

12.“You’re Not Enough (and That’s Okay)” by Allie Beth Stuckey (Sentinel)

13.“The Lazy Genius Way” by Kendra Adachi (WaterBrook)

14.“How to Destroy America in Three Easy Steps” by Ben Shapiro (Broadside)

15.“The Splendid and the Vile” by Erik Larson (Crown)


1. “Long, Tall Texans”: Callaghan/Matt by Diana Palmer (Harlequin0

2. “Child’s Play” by Danielle Steel (Dell)

3. “Paranoid” by Lisa Jackson (Zebra)

4. “Outfox” by Sandra Brown (Grand Central)

5. “Golden in Death” by J. D. Robb (St Martins)

6. “The Cowboy’s Lady” by Debbie Macomber (Harlequin)

7. “The Guardians” by John Grisham (Dell)

8. “Dark Illusion” by Christine Feehan (Berkley)

9. “The Titanic Secret” by Cussler/Du Brul (Putnam)

10.“Redemption” by David Baldacci (Grand Central)

11.“Labyrinth” by Catherine Coulter (Pocket)

12.“The Cornwalls Vanish” by James Patterson (Grand Central)

13.“Buzzard’s Bluff” by William W. Johnstone (Pinnacle)

14.“The Warning” by James Patterson (Grand Central)

15.“Feels Like Family” by Sherryl Woods (Mira)


1. “The Midwife Murders” by Patterson/DiLallo (Grand Central)

2. “Publication Manual of the APA (7th ed.) (Rand McNally)

3. “So You Want to Talk About Race” by Ijeoma Oluo (Seal)

4. “The New Jim Crow” by Michelle Alexander (New Press)

5. “Cajun Justice” by Patterson/Axum Grand Central

6. “The Distance Learning Playbook (Grades K–12)” by Fisher/Frey/Hattie (Corwin)

7. “Circe” by Madeline Miller (Back Bay)

8. “Fire & Blood” by Martin/Wheatley (Bantam)

9. “The Truths We Hold” by Kamala Harris (Penguin Books)

10.“The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Vol. 7″ by Akira Himekawa (Viz)

11.“The Nickel Boys” by Colson Whitehead (Anchor)

12.“Star Wars: The Rise of Kylo Ren” by Soule/Sliney (Marvel)

13.“Normal People” by Sally Rooney (Hogarth)

14.“This Tender Land” by William Kent Krueger (Atria)

15.“Rand McNally 2021 Large Scale Road Atlas” (Rand McNally)

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