Baldacci and Steel enter the list of fiction, in spots 1 and 2 – Daily Press

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1. DREAM CITY, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central) The third book in the “Archer” series. Archer, Dash and Callahan search for a missing screenwriter who found a corpse in her home.

2. MAGNIFICENT, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte) A model discusses the effects of a terrorist attack at a Brussels airport on her life and appearance.

3. IT’S ENDING WITH US, by Colleen Hoover. (Atria) A battered woman raised in an abusive home tries to stop the cycle of violence.

4. THE SEVEN HUSBANDS OF EVELYN HUGO, by Taylor Jenkins Reid. (Washington Square/Atria) A movie icon tells the stories of her loves and career to a struggling magazine writer.

5. WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING, by Delia Owens. (Putnam) In a quiet coastal North Carolina town in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the swamp becomes a murder suspect.

6. KINGDOM OF BONES, by James Rollins. (Morrow) The 16th book in the “Sigma Force” series. An unknown force puts people into a catatonic state in a village in the Congo.

7. TRUTH, by Colleen Hoover. (Grand Central) Lowen Ashleigh is hired by an injured writer’s husband to complete his popular series and uncovers a horrifying truth.

8. THE DEATH OF THE BLACK WIDOW, by James Patterson and JD Barker. (Grand Central) Detective Walter O’Brien is obsessed with an escape artist who bludgeoned his captor and avoided police custody.

9. THE INVESTIGATOR, by John Sandford. (Putnam) Letty Davenport, the adopted daughter of Lucas Davenport, investigates oil thefts in Texas.

10. RUN, ROSE, RUN, by Dolly Parton and James Patterson. (Little, Brown) A singer-songwriter travels to Nashville in search of stardom but is followed by her dark past.

11. UGLY LOVE by Colleen Hoover. (Atria) Tate Collins and Miles Archer, an airline pilot, think they can handle a deal with no strings attached. But they can’t.

12. SEA OF TRANQUILITY, by Emily St. John Mandel. (Knopf) A detective investigating the desert discovers that his actions could affect the timeline of the universe.

13. PART OF YOUR WORLD, by Abby Jimenez. (Forever) A town doctor must choose between his family’s wishes of becoming a world-famous surgeon or having a life with a ridiculously sexy carpenter.

14. THE PARIS APARTMENT, by Lucy Foley. (Tomorrow) Jess has suspicions about her stepbrother’s neighbors when he goes missing.

15. WHAT HAPPENED TO THE BENNETTS, by Lisa Scottoline. (Putnam) An encounter with members of a drug trafficking organization prompts a suburban family to enter the witness protection program.


1. THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE, by Bessel van der Kolk. (Penguin) How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.

2. FREEZE ORDER, by Bill Browder. (Simon & Schuster) The author of “Red Notice” says he became Vladimir Putin’s enemy when he uncovered a $230 million tax refund scheme.

3. PLAY WITH ME, by Randy Rainbow. (St. Martin’s) A memoir by the three-time Emmy-nominated comedian known for his online musical and political satire.

4. HELLO, MOLLY!, by Molly Shannon with Sean Wilsey. (Ecco) The comedic actor shares stories of family tragedy and his years as a ‘Saturday Night Live’ star.

5. LEFT THE TENTH, by Delia Ephron. (Little, Brown) The author and screenwriter describes losing her sister and her husband to cancer, finding love again and being diagnosed with leukemia.

6. CRYING IN H MART, by Michelle Zauner. (Knopf) The daughter of a Korean mother and a Jewish-American father, and leader of the indie rock project Japanese Breakfast, describes creating her own identity after losing her mother to cancer.

7. BRAIDING OF GIVEN GRASS, by Robin Wall Kimmerer. (Milkweed Editions) A botanist and member of the Potawatomi Citizen Nation embraces having an understanding and appreciation of plants and animals.

8. ALL ABOUT LOVE, by bell hooks. (Tomorrow) The late feminist icon explores the causes of a polarized society and the meaning of love.

9. BITTERSWEET, by Susan Cain. (Crown) The author of “Quiet” suggests ways to accept loss and pain in ourselves and others.

10. PANDORA’S JAR, by Natalie Haynes. (Harper Perennial) A re-examination of Greek myths and their female characters through a woman’s perspective.

11. RED NOTICE, by Bill Browder. (Simon & Schuster) An American hedge fund manager in Russia is expelled by kleptocrats who then seize his assets. Browder’s investigation into his attorney’s death led to the Magnitsky Act.

12. THE 1619 PROJECT, edited by Nikole Hannah-Jones, Caitlin Roper, Ilena Silverman and Jake Silverstein. (One World) See America’s entanglement with slavery and its legacy, in essays adapted and expanded from The New York Times Magazine.

13. THE STORYTELLER, by Dave Grohl. (Dey Street) A memoir from the musician known for his work with Foo Fighters and Nirvana.

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15. FROM FORCE TO FORCE, by Arthur C. Brooks. (Portfolio) A columnist for The Atlantic advocates ways to change priorities and habits to overcome diminishing abilities later in life.

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