Every Sunday I’ll be posting the week’s top 5 selling fiction books, from the Sunday Times, Waterstones, the New York Times, and Amazon!
Titles in bold are books which appear in more than one list.
The Sunday Times
#1 YOU ARE DEAD – Peter James
The 11th Roy Grace novel, a woman goes missing and another is found. Brighton has its first serial killer in 80 years.
#2 MEMORY MAN – David Baldacci
#3 THE TEA PLANTER’S WIFE – Dinah Jefferies
#4 THE KELLY SISTERS – Maureen Lee
#5 A SPOOL OF BLUE THREAD – Tyler Anne
#1 ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE – Anthony Doerr
The paths of a blind French girl and a German boy collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.
#2 A BRIEF HISTORY OF SEVEN KILLINGS – Marlon James
#3 MY BRILLIANT FRIEND – Elena Ferrante
#4 A SPOOL OF BLUE THREAD – Tyler Anne
#5 GO SET A WATCHMAN – Harper Lee
New York Times (Combined Print and E-book fiction)
#1 ROGUE LAWYER -John Grisham
Sebastian Rudd is not your average lawyer. He works out of a bulletproof van and defends people that other lawyers wouldn’t go near.
#2 THE MARTIAN – Andy Weir
#3 CROSS JUSTICE – James Patterson
#4 THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN – Paula Hawkins
#5 ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE – Anthony Doerr
#1 MR MERCEDES – Stephen King
The story of a psychotic killer who drives his Mercedes into a crowd of people, and the retired cop who tries to bring him down.
#2 FOLLOW YOU HOME – Mark Edwards
#3 THE OTHER SON – Nick Alexander
#4 THE LAST LETTER FROM YOUR LOVER – Jojo Moyes
#5 THE MOONLIT GARDEN – Corinna Bomann
The Roundup: A solid week for well-known names, with Stephen King, John Grisham, and Peter James all topping bestsellers charts. Published in 2014, Mr Mercedes is currently being adapted for screen which might explain its resurgent popularity. The Girl on the Train and Go Set A Watchman are also clinging to their bestselling spots, having been at the top of the charts for weeks.