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Neal Wyatt Book Pulse: New Best Sellers

New to the Best Seller Lists

NYT Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers | NYT Hardcover Nonfiction Best Sellers | USA Today Best-Selling Books

Fiction
Unraveled by Helen Hardt (Waterhouse Press)
Debuts at No.1 on the USA Today Best-Selling Books list.

Night Moves by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine: Random House)
Opens at No. 6 on the NYT Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers list and No. 4 on the USA Today Best-Selling Books list.

The Kremlin’s Candidate by Jason Matthews (Scribner: S. & S.)
Lands at No. 14 on both the NYT Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers list and the USA Today Best-Selling Books list.

Nonfiction
Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress by Steven Pinker (Viking: Penguin)
Debuts at No. 2 on the NYT Hardcover Nonfiction Best Sellers list and No. 11 on the USA Today Best-Selling Books list.

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Book Pulse: Jesmyn Ward Is Writing a Middle Grade Novel

By Neal Wyatt: Jesmyn Ward has two new books in the works, one is her first novel for younger readers. YA author Sara Shepard’s first adult novel is forthcoming.

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Book Pulse: Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club Selection

Reese Witherspoon picks The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo as her book club pick for the month. Meanwhile attention to the Oprah pick continues. In award news, the Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL) selects Rachel Kadish’s The Weight of Ink as the inaugural winner of their Jewish Fiction Award.

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Book Pulse – Run Your Week: Big Books, Sure Bets, & Titles Making News

#1 LibraryReads pick The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah leads holds this week. Also publishing this week is the #1 Indie Next pick, The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches From the Border by Francisco Cantú.

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Book Pulse: NBA Goes International, Staunch Prize Backlash, and Authors on Air

The National Book Award changes its line-up and a backlash is simmering around the Staunch prize. Meanwhile, PBS and the NYT announce their next Now Read This book club pick, and new […]

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New Bestsellers | Book Pulse

Fiction

City of Endless Night by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child (Grand Central: Hachette)
Debuts at #2 on both the NYT Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers list and the USA Today Best-Selling Books list.

Iron Gold by Pierce Brown (Del Rey: Random)
Debuts at #3 on the NYT Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers list and at #4 on the USA Today Best-Selling Books list.

Munich by Robert Harris (Knopf)
Debuts at #11 on the NYT Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers list and at #45 on the USA Today Best-Selling Books list.

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Book Pulse January 25, 2018

Horror Writer Jack Ketchum Dies
By Neal Wyatt on January 25, 2018
Horror author Jack Ketchum has died, Grist Mill Road builds holds, and Meryl Streep is set to star in the second season of Big Little Lies.
 
 
 
 
Remembering Ursula K. Le Guin
By Neal Wyatt on January 24, 2018
Appreciations for the late Ursula K. Le Guin are pouring in, the Oscars make literary news, and My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout is being adapted into a play.
 
 
 
 
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New Bestsellers | Book Pulse

Fiction

The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn (William Morrow: HarperCollins; LJ stars)
Debuts at #1 on the NYT Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers list and at #2 on the USA Today Best-Selling Books list.

Robicheaux by James Lee Burke (S. & S.)
Debuts at #6 on the NYT Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers list and at #9 on the USA Today Best-Selling Books list.

Unbound by Stuart Woods (Putnam)
Debuts at #7 on the NYT Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers list and at #8 on the USA Today Best-Selling Books list.

The Power by Naomi Alderman (Little, Brown)
Debuts at #15 on the NYT Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers list

Nonfiction

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff (Holt)
Debuts at #1 on the NYT Hardcover Nonfiction Best Sellers list and at #1 on the USA Today Best-Selling Books list. (Note: This means Fire and Fury outsold The Woman in the Window).

Women & Power: A Manifesto by Mary Beard (Liveright: W.W. Norton)
Debuts at #14 on the NYT Hardcover Nonfiction Best Sellers list.

The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn and Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff take over the bestseller lists.

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Run Your Week: Big Books, Sure Bets, & Titles Making News

Big Books for the Week

The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin (G.P. Putnam’s Sons; LJ stars) leads holds this week. Check your reserves, across the country holds are topping 10:1 ratios.

Other titles in demand include:

The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen (St. Martin’s)

The Perfect Nanny by Leila Slimani (Penguin)

Operator Down: A Pike Logan Thriller by Brad Taylor (Dutton)

Blood Fury: Black Dagger Legacy by J.R. Ward (Ballantine)

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Book Pulse: Costa Award Winners

The category winners of the Costa Book Awards have been announced. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman (Pamela Dorman: Penguin) wins the First Novel Award. The book was a breakthrough both in the UK and the U.S. It was a #1 Library Reads pick, LJ named it a Notable Book of 2017, and Reese Witherspoon included it as one of her “Great Book Alert!” titles. Deadline Hollywood reported back in May that Witherspoon is attached to the film adaptation and sees the novel as “a potential star vehicle for her.” The judges were concise when explaining why they picked the novel as the winner: “Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fantastic. The end!”

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Book Pulse Costa Award Winners