Some surprises back on the list this week, and great to see them there.
#1 – Grown Ups, the new classic from the queen of contemporary fiction Marian Keyes.
#2 – Golden in Death, the thrilling, new Eve Dallas novel from international number one bestseller J.D. Robb.
#3 – Perfect for fans of Barbara Kingsolver and Celeste Ng, Delia Owens’s Where the Crawdads Sing is at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder.
#4 – Boy Swallows Universe, by Trent Dalton. Dalton’s bestselling saga has won four ABIAs: Book of the Year, Literary Book of the Year, the Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year and Audio Book of the Year.
#5 – The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski introduces Geralt the Witcher, who holds the line against the monsters plaguing humanity, in this first book in the award-winning series that inspired the hit Netflix show.
#6 – American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins is the unforgettable story of a mother and son fleeing a drug-cartel to cross the US-Mexico border.
#7 – Blindside, another James Patterson hits the list. Detective Michael Bennett is New York’s public enemy no. 1. But when the Mayor’s daughter goes missing, there’s only one cop who can bring her home.
#8 – The Strangers We Know by Pip Drysdale… Imagine seeing your loving husband on a dating app. Now imagine that’s the best thing to happen to you all week.
#9 – The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris is still on the list.
#10 – A striking and surprising debut novel from Kiley Reid, Such a Fun Age is a page-turning and big-hearted story about race and privilege.
- Grown Ups by Marian Keyes (Michael Joseph)
- Golden in Death by JD Robb (Hachette)
- Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (Hachette)
- Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton (HarperCollins)
- The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski (Hachette)
- American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins (Hachette)
- Blindside by James Patterson (Century)
- The Strangers We Know by Pip Drysdale (Simon & Schuster)
- The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris (Echo Publishing)
- Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid (Bloomsbury)