NYT Hardcover Fiction

Bestseller List for July 12, 2020

THE VANISHING HALF
Brit Bennett
Riverhead
9780525536291
0-525-53629-9
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.
28 SUMMERS
Elin Hilderbrand
Little, Brown
9780316420044
0-316-42004-2
A relationship that started in 1993 between Mallory Blessing and Jake McCloud comes to light while she is on her deathbed and his wife runs for president.
WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING
Delia Owens
Putnam
9780735219090
0-7352-1909-5
In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.
CAMINO WINDS
John Grisham
Doubleday
9780385545938
0-385-54593-2
The line between fact and fiction becomes blurred when an author of thrillers is found dead after a hurricane hits Camino Island.
THE SUMMER HOUSE
James Patterson and Brendan DuBois
Little, Brown
9780316539555
0-316-53955-4
Jeremiah Cook, a veteran and former N.Y.P.D. cop, investigates a mass murder near a lake in Georgia.
THE GUEST LIST
Lucy Foley
Morrow
9780062868930
0-06-286893-4
A wedding between a TV star and a magazine publisher on an island off the coast of Ireland turns deadly.
IF IT BLEEDS
Stephen King
Scribner
9781982137977
1-982137-97-5
Four novellas: “Mr. Harrigan’s Phone,” “The Life of Chuck,” “Rat” and “If It Bleeds.”
FAIR WARNING
Michael Connelly
Little, Brown
9780316539425
0-316-53942-2
The third book in the Jack McEvoy series. A reporter tracks a killer who uses genetic data to pick his victims.
THE LAST FLIGHT
Julie Clark
Sourcebooks Landmark
9781728215723
1-72821-572-2
Claire Cook escapes from living with her quick-tempered husband and assumes another woman’s identity.
AMERICAN DIRT
Jeanine Cummins
Flatiron
9781250209764
1-250-20976-5
A bookseller flees Mexico for the United States with her son while pursued by the head of a drug cartel.
DEACON KING KONG
James McBride
Riverhead
9780735216723
0-7352-1672-X
In 1969, secrets in a South Brooklyn neighborhood are uncovered when a church deacon known as Sportcoat shoots a drug dealer in public.
HIDEAWAY
Nora Roberts
St. Martin's
9781250207104
1-250-20710-X
A child star escapes her abductors, gathers herself in western Ireland and returns to Hollywood.
DADDY'S GIRLS
Danielle Steel
Delacorte
9780399179624
0-399-17962-3
After a California rancher‘s sudden death, his three daughters discover things they did not know about their father.
BIG SUMMER
Jennifer Weiner
Atria
9781501133510
1-5011-3351-9
Daphne Berg’s former best friend asks her to be the maid of honor at her wedding in Cape Cod.
DEATH IN HER HANDS
Ottessa Moshfegh
Penguin Press
9781984879356
1-984879-35-9
A woman determines to solve a mystery involving a handwritten note and a seemingly nonexistent dead body in the woods.