Hello, Good Morning, or Afternoon where ever you are. I know we need to cover this season’s fall reads, but I wanted to try something different. I pulled up the New York Time’s Best Seller List, the current list. Here are the books that are on the list right now…
Credit source: The New York Times
October 23, 2022
- Fairy Tale by Stephen King A high school kid inherits a shed that is a portal to another world where good and evil are at war.
- Righteous Prey by John Sandford The 32nd book in the Prey series. Virgil Flowers and Lucas Davenport go after a group of vigilante killers.
- Mad Honey by Jodi Picoult; Jennifer Finney Boylan After returning to her hometown, Olivia McAfee’s son gets accused of killing his crush.
- Dreamland by Nicholas Sparks Musicians from different backgrounds are attracted to each other and a mother flees with her son from an abusive husband.
- Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng Twelve-year-old Bird Gardner goes on a quest to find his mother, a Chinese American poet whose work he was taught to disavow.
- Verity by Colleen Hoover Lowen Ashleigh is hired by the husband of an injured writer to complete her popular series and uncovers a horrifying truth.
- The Winners by Fredrik Backman The third book in the Beartown series. Rivalries between two hockey-obsessed towns escalate into violence off the ice.
- Endless Summer by Elin Hilderbrand A collection of nine stories set during summers in Nantucket.
- Treasure State by C. J. Box The sixth book in the Cassie Dewell series. Cassie works two cases involving buried treasure and a con man.
- Blowback by James Patterson; Brendan DuBois President Keegan Barrett’s power grab tests the loyalties of two C.I.A. agents.
- Oath of Loyalty by Vince Flynn; Kyle Mills The 21st book in the Mitch Rapp series. President Cook, a team of assassins and a killer known as Legion confront Rapp on different fronts.
- Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus A scientist and single mother living in California in the 1960s becomes a star on a TV cooking show.
- All Good People Here by Ashley Flowers A journalist who returns to her hometown vows to find a missing girl and solve a 20-year-old cold case.
- The Butcher and the Wren by Alaina Urquhart A forensic pathologist is on the trail of a serial killer in the Louisiana bayou.
- The Whalebone Theatre by Joanna Quinn In 1928, an orphan and her family create a theater from the rib cage of a whale, which should be the property of the king.
- Confidence Man by Maggie Haberman The New York Times White House correspondent traces events from Donald Trump’s rise in New York City through to his post-presidency.
- I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy The actress and filmmaker describes her eating disorders and difficult relationship with her mother.
- Killing the Legends by Bill O’Reilly; Martin Dugard The conservative commentator’s Killing series profiles. Elvis Presley, John Lennon and Muhammad Ali.
- Live Wire by Kelly Ripa The Daytime Emmy Award-winning TV host shares stories from her life on and off screen.
- Starry Messenger by Neil deGrasse Tyson The astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium delves into subjects including politics, religion, gender and race.
- Adrift by Scott Galloway An overview of events from 1945 to the present and how they might inform potential crises in the near future.
- The Myth of Normal by Gabor Maté; Daniel Maté (As told to)The potential ways in which trauma and stress from modern-day living can affect our physical health.
- If You Want Something Done by Nikki R. HaleyThe former governor of South Carolina and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations shares her journey and profiles female leaders.
- What If? 2 by Randall Munroe The creator of the web comic “xkcd” and former NASA roboticist looks into hypothetical and oddball scenarios.
- Dinners with Ruth by Nina Totenberg The NPR legal affairs correspondent details her professional accomplishments and friendship with the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
- The Divider by Peter Baker; Susan Glasser The married journalists who write for The New York Times and The New Yorker posit that Donald Trump began to emulate the foreign autocrats he admired.
- The Mosquito Bowl by Buzz Bissinger The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist depicts the service of college football players who served in the Marines during World War II.
- Grace by Cody Keenan The former speechwriter for President Obama recounts events that took place during 10 days in June 2015.
- When Mckinsey Comes to Town by Walt Bogdanich; Michael Forsythe Investigative reporters for The New York Times examine the international consulting firm McKinsey & Company.
- Finding Me by Viola Davis The multiple award-winning actress describes the difficulties she encountered before claiming her sense of self and achieving professional success.
This is the list for now. As we know, the list constantly changes. Let me know which books you’ve read or what you plan to read.
Tune in tomorrow for what’s next! Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday, be safe, healthy, and blessed.
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That was great. Thank you.
Sorry for the late reply. Your very welcome and I’m glad you liked it.