Brand New Bestsellers

All books below placed in the top 15 in the New York Times Bestseller List (Updated Weekly), and are listed in order of popularity. We have four library branches, and not all books are at all four. A listing of branches that carry each book appears at the end of the description.

Fiction

  • THE LINCOLN HIGHWAY, by Amor Towles. Two friends who escaped from a juvenile work farm take Emmett Watson on an unexpected journey to New York City in 1954
  • THE WISH, by Nicholas Sparks. Maggie Dawes, a renowned travel photographer, struggles with a medical diagnosis over Christmas.
  • CLOUD CUCKOO LAND, by Anthony Doerr. An interconnected cast of dreamers and outsiders are in dangerous and disparate settings past, present and future.
  • CROSSROADS, by Jonathan Franzen. Members of a Midwestern family find themselves at a pivotal moment of moral crisis in 1971.
  • APPLES NEVER FALL, by Liane Moriarty. The Delaney siblings suspect their father of causing the disappearance of their mother. Georgetown and Waccamaw
  • HARLEM SHUFFLE, by Colson Whitehead. Ray Carney, a family man who sells furniture on 125th Street, gets a new clientele made up of vicious and unsavory characters. Waccamaw only.
  • THE BUTLER, by Danielle Steel. The working relationship between a man and woman from different worlds develops into something new for them.
  • THE LAST THING HE TOLD ME, by Laura Dave. Hannah Hall discovers truths about her missing husband and bonds with his daughter from a previous relationship. Georgetown, Waccamaw, and Carver's Bay.
  • BILLY SUMMERS, by Stephen King. A killer for hire who only takes out bad guys seeks redemption as he does one final job. Georgetown, Andrews, and Waccamaw. 
  • THE JAILHOUSE LAWYER, by James Patterson and Nancy Allen. A young lawyer winds up in an Alabama jail that remains mysteriously crowded. Georgetown and Waccamaw.
  • BEWILDERMENT, by Richard Powers. An astrobiologist and single father learns of a neurofeedback treatment that may improve his son’s emotional control. Waccamaw only.
  • THREE SISTERS, by Heather Morris. The third book in the Tattooist of Auschwitz series. As the allies close in, Livia, Magda and Cibi face problems and secrets from their past.
  • BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU, by Sally Rooney. A novelist, a warehouse worker, an editorial assistant and a political adviser deal with changes. Georgetown only.
  • THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE, by V.E. Schwab. A Faustian bargain comes with a curse that affects the adventure Addie LaRue has across centuries.
  • VINCE FLYNN: ENEMY AT THE GATES, by Kyle Mills.  Anthony Cook, an autocratic president, distrusts Mitch Rapp, who is working to uncover a traitor. Georgetown and Waccamaw.

Non-Fiction

  • THE STORYTELLER, by Dave Grohl. A memoir by the musician known for his work with Foo Fighters and Nirvana.
  • PERIL, by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa. The Washington Post journalists detail the dangers and challenges during the transition to the Biden presidency.
  • TASTE, by Stanley Tucci. The award-winning actor reflects on his career, Italian-American heritage, meals and mishaps.
  • I'LL TAKE YOUR QUESTIONS NOW, by Stephanie Grisham. The former White House press secretary and communications director recounts her time in the Trump inner circle.
  • VANDERBILT, by Anderson Cooper and Katherine Howe. The CNN host and descendant of the Vanderbilt family charts the rise and fall of this American dynasty. Georgetown and Waccamaw.
  • AMERICAN MARXISM, by Mark R. Levin. The Fox News host gives his take on the Green New Deal, critical race theory and social activism. Georgetown and Waccamaw.
  • THE DYING CITIZEN, by Victor Davis Hanson. The author of “The Case for Trump” gives his take on globalization and tribalism.
  • A CARNIVAL OF SNACKERY, by David Sedaris. Public and private moments chronicled from the humorist’s 2003-20 diaries.
  • THERE IS NOTHING FOR YOU HERE, by Fiona Hill. The foreign policy expert traces her life from being a coal miner’s daughter in northern England to her testimony in the first impeachment inquiry of former President Trump.
  • A CONFEDERACY OF DUMPTYS, by John Lithgow. An illustrated collection of poems and illustrations profiling scoundrels from America’s past and present.
  • BOURDAIN, by Laurie Woolever. An oral biography of the late chef, writer and television host by his longtime assistant and confidante.
  • A HUNTER-GATHERER'S GUIDE TO THE 21ST CENTURY, by Heather Heying and Bret Weinstein. The evolutionary biologists posit that the modern world is out of sync with our ancient brains and bodies.
  • WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU?, by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey. An approach to dealing with trauma that shifts an essential question used to investigate it. Andrews, Waccamaw, Carver's Bay, and Southern Georgetown.
  • THE BASEBALL 100, by Joe Posnanski. The accomplishments of some of the sport’s greatest players past and present are put into context with one another.
  • UNREQUITED INFATUATIONS, by Stevie Van Zandt. A memoir by the musician known for playing with the E Street Band, starring on “The Sopranos” and participating in activist causes.
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