The world is slowly moving everything online and e-books are gradually taking over hard books. But there are hard-core reading enthusiasts who still prefer hardcopies and just don’t find that pleasure of reading in e-books. While some books remain on the top-selling list for weeks to come, some remain on the list for years too. Here is the list of top best-selling books that are ranked by New York Times:
- THE WHISTLER BY JOHN GRISHAM
John Grisham is America’s top best-selling author. The book is about a judge who breaks the law and takes a bribe. The situation gets deadly and dangerous when a lawyer sets out and tries to put an end to corruption undertaken by a certain Florida judge.
- KILLING THE RISING SUN BY BILL O’ REILLY
The readers rate this book as O’Reilly’s best book till date. O’Reilly is a history teacher first and then a writer and his knowledge is reflected in this book. The book is about what American soldiers faced when World War II was escalating in the Pacific region. It clearly describes the war battlefields and plotting of invasions.
- THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN BY PAULA HAWKINS
The book was released in 2015 but after the movie’s release this year, the book is again on the top-selling list. This book is a psychological thriller and is about a girl who notices something different and weird on her daily commuting train. What follows is a psychological roller-coaster.
- A MAN CALLED OVE BY FREDRICK BACKMAN
This book was released in 2012 and the movie based on it was released this year. This made the book a best-seller this year. The book is based on a grumpy man Ove whose world is turned upside down when a typical riotous young family moves in next door.
- THE MAGNOLIA STORY BY CHIP GAINES
The Magnolia Story is the first book by the couple Chip and Joanna Gaines who are the stars of HGTV’s Fixer Upper. The book is their journey that makes you a part of the life they have shared together.
- TWO BY TWO BY NICHOLAS SPARKS
Two by Two is the 20th book by a well-known and renowned author Nicholas Sparks. The story is about a well-settled Russell Green whose every aspect of perfect life turns upside down and how he battles the challenges thrown to him by life.
- THE WRONG SIDE OF GOODBYE BY MICHAEL CONNELLY
This book is about Harry Bosch, a private investigator who realizes that the latest mission he has undertaken can be very risky not only for himself but also for the one he is looking for. He finds himself seeking a serial rapist and is stuck in a dangerous situation.
- BORN TO RUN BY BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
Born to Run is Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography. Bruce Springsteen is a master storyteller and while he has written plenty of biographies, this one is just at another level.
- MILK AND HONEY BY RUPI KAUR
This book is a poetry collection which is a careful collection of identity, love, and womanhood in the 21st century. This is not an ordinary book but a collection of deeply felt poetry.
- ALEXANDER HAMILTON BY RON CHERNOW
This book is a biography of Alexander Hamilton who inspired and shaped America. The book sort of gives Hamilton the due he never got during his life.