#Theredheadedauthor Presents the October 2019 New York Times TOP 10 Best Sellers – FICTION

As an avid reader of fiction (and an author who one day hopes to make the list) I LOVE-LOVE-LOVE checking out the New York Times Best Seller list. So, here it is… The independently ranked top 10 Fiction selections for October 2019!

If you’ve read any of the TOP 10 selections and recommend them, please comment below and let me know. If you see something you like and plan to pick up a copy, you can do so by clicking on the cover, the title, or the [BUY IT HERE] button.


#1 The Institute

by Stephen King

Children with special talents are abducted and sequestered in an institution where the sinister staff seeks to extract their gifts through harsh methods.


#2 The Testaments

by Margaret Atwood

In a sequel to “The Handmaid’s Tale,” old secrets bring three women together as a Republic of Gilead’s theocratic regime shows signs of decay.


#3 Where the Crawdads Sing

by Delia Owens

In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.


#4 Land of Wolves

by Craig Johnson

The 15th book in the Longmire series. Back from Mexico, Sheriff Longmire must deal with a wolf and a killer on the looses.


#5 The Goldfinich

by Donna Tartt

A painting smuggled out of the Metropolitan Museum of Art after a bombing becomes a boy’s prize, guilt and burden.


#6 The Handmaid’s Tale

by Margaret Atwood

In the Republic of Gilead’s dystopian future, men and women perform the services assigned to them.


#7 IT

by Stephen King

The fears of seven teenagers are rekindled in their adult lives by the terrifying title character. Originally published in 1986.


#8 The Girl Who Lived Twice

by David Lagercrantz

Mikael Blomkvist helps Lisbeth Salander put her past behind her in the latest installment of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series.


#9 Killer Instinct

by James Patterson and Howard Roughan

The second book in the Instinct series. When an act of terror strikes New York, Dr. Reinhart and Detective Needham go after a sociopath.


#10 The Tattooist of Auschwitz

by Heather Morris

A concentration camp detainee tasked with permanently marking fellow prisoners falls in love with one of them.


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#Theredheadedauthor Presents the September 2019 New York Times TOP 10 Best Sellers – FICTION

As an avid reader of fiction (and an author who one day hopes to make the list) I LOVE-LOVE-LOVE checking out the New York Times Best Seller list. So, here it is… The independently ranked top 10 Fiction selections for September 2019!

If you’ve read any of the TOP 10 selections and recommend them, please comment below and let me know. If you see something you like and plan to pick up a copy, you can do so by clicking on the title or the [BUY IT HERE] button.


#1 Where the Crawdads Sing

by Delia Owens

Ina quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.


#2 Old Bones

by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

An expedition into the Sierra Nevada uncovers new twists to the events involving the Donner party.


#3 The Last Widow

by Karin Slaughter

The abduction of a Centers for Disease Control scientist and explosions in an Atlanta neighborhood portend a massacre.


#4 The Art of Racing in the Rain

by Garth Stein

An insightful Lab-terrier mix helps his owner, a struggling race car driver.


#5 One Good Deed

by David Baldacci

A World War II veteran on parole must find the real killer in a small town or face going back to jail.


#6 The Inn

by James Patterson and Candice Fox

A former Boston police detective who is now an innkeeper must shield a seaside town from a crew of criminals.


#7 The Goldfinch

by Donna Tartt

After his mother is killed in a museum explosion, a young man grapples with the world alone while hiding a prized Dutch painting.


#8 The Turn of the Key

by Ruth Ware

A nanny working in a technology-laden house in Scotland goes to jail when one of the children dies.


#9 The Bitterroots

by C.J. Box

The fourth book in the Cassie Dewell series. The black sheep of an influential family is accused of assault.


#10 The Nickel Boys

by Colson Whitehead

Two boys respond to horrors at a Jim Crow-era reform school in ways that impact them decades later.



#Theredheadedauthor Presents the July 2019 New York Times TOP 10 Best Sellers – FICTION

As an avid reader of fiction (and an author who one day hopes to make the list) I LOVE-LOVE-LOVE checking out the New York Times Best Seller list. So, here it is… The independently ranked top 10 Fiction selections for JULY 2019!

If you’ve read any of the TOP 10 selections and recommend them, please comment below and let me know. If you see something you like and plan to pick up a copy, you can do so by clicking on the title or the (BUY IT HERE) button.


#1 Summer of ’69

by Elin Hilderbrand

The Levin family undergoes dramatic events with a son in Vietnam, a daughter in protests and dark secrets hiding beneath the surface.


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#2 Where the Crawdads Sing

by Delia Owens

TEXTIn a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.TEXT


#3 The Reckoning

by John Grisham

TEXTA decorated World War II veteran shoots and kills a pastor inside a Mississippi church.TEXT


#4 City of Girls

by Elizabeth Gilbert

An 89-year old Vivian Morris looks back at the direction her life took when she entered the 1940s New York theater scene.


#5 Mrs. Everything

by Jennifer Weiner

The story of two sisters, Jo and Bethie Kaufman, and their life experiences as the world around them changes drastically from the 1950s.


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#6 Before We Were Yours

by Lisa Wingate

A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.


#7 Unsolved

by James Patterson and David Ellis

A string of seemingly accidental and unrelated deaths confound F.B.I. agent Emmy Dockery.


#8 Little Fires Everywhere

by Celeste Ng

An artist with a mysterious past and a disregard for the status quo upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.


#9 The Tattooist of Auschwitz

by Heather Morris

A concentration camp detainee tasked with permanently marking fellow prisoners falls in love with one of them.


#10 Good Omens

by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

Aziraphale, an angel and rare-book dealer, and his demon friend Crowley try to circumvent the end of the world.


#Theredheadedauthor Presents the June 2019 New York Times TOP 10 Best Sellers – FICTION

As an avid reader of fiction (and an author who one day hopes to make the list) I LOVE-LOVE-LOVE checking out the New York Times Best Seller list. So, I’ve decided to start sharing their independently ranked top 10 right here on my website for my readers.

If you’ve read any of the TOP 10 selections and recommend them, please comment below and let me know. If you see something you like and plan to pick up a copy, you can do so by clicking on the title or the [BUY IT HERE] button.

#1 WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING

by Delia Owens

In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.


#2 THE NIGHT WINDOW

by Dean Koontz

The fifth book in the Jane Hawk series. The former F.B.I. agent pursues a slew of bad guys, including a Vegas mob boss.


#3 THE 18TH ABDUCTION

by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

The 18th book in the Women’s Murder Club series. Lindsay Boxer investigates the disappearance of three female teachers.


#4 THE MISTER

by E L James

Maxim Trevelyan inherits several estates and beds his cleaner Alessia Demachi, an Albanian piano prodigy who has been trafficked into England.


#5 PAST TENSE

by Lee Child

Jack Reacher explores the New England town where his father was born and a Canadian couple now find themselves stranded.


#6 REDEMPTION

by David Baldacci

The fifth book in the Memory Man series. The first man Amos Decker put behind bars asks to have his name cleared.


#7 A GAME OF THRONES

by George R.R. Martin

In the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are mustering. Basis of the HBO series.


#8 BLESSING IN DISGUISE

by Danielle Steel

Isabelle McAvoy faces challenges as she raises three daughters from three separate fathers on her own.


#9 NEON PREY

by John Sandford

The 29th book in the Prey series. Lucas Davenport goes after a serial killer.


#10 THE NEVER GAME

by Jeffery Deaver

Colter Shaw, the son of a survivalist family, probes the underbelly of Silicon Valley to go after a kidnapper.