New York Times Fiction Best Sellers 2016

There are 34 books listed as #1 best seller in New York Times Fiction Best Sellers 2016. The Girl On The Train written by Paula Hawkins is listed as the #1 best seller for 10 weeks.

There are 394 books in the New York Times Fiction Best Sellers 2016 list. The Girl On The Train written by Paula Hawkins is in this list for 51 weeks.

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#1 New York Times Best Sellers 2016

1. The Girl On The Train

Weeks listed as #1: 10

by: Paula Hawkins
Release date: Jan 13, 2015
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A psychological thriller set in London is full of complications and betrayals.

2. Me Before You

Weeks listed as #1: 7

by: Jojo Moyes
Release date: Dec 31, 2012
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A young woman who has barely been farther afield than her English village finds herself while caring for a wealthy, embittered quadriplegic. Originally published in 2012.

3. The Whistler

Weeks listed as #1: 2

by: John Grisham
Release date: Oct 25, 2016
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A whistleblower alerts a Florida investigator to judicial corruption involving the Mob and Indian casinos.

4. Fool Me Once

Weeks listed as #1: 2

by: Harlan Coben
Release date: Mar 22, 2016
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A retired Army helicopter pilot faces combat-related nightmares and mysteries concerning the deaths of her husband and sister.

5. Rogue Lawyer

Weeks listed as #1: 2

by: John Grisham
Release date: Oct 20, 2015
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The attorney Sebastian Rudd is a “lone gunman” who hates injustice and the system and defends unpopular clients.

6. Scandalous Behavior

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Stuart Woods
Release date: Jan 12, 2016
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Stone Barrington seeks a restful stay in the English countryside, but relationships with neighbors complicate matters.

7. Blue

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Danielle Steel
Release date: Jan 19, 2016
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A woman whose life has been shattered befriends a homeless boy.

8. Nypd Red 4

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: James Patterson Marshall Karp
Release date: Jan 25, 2016
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Detective Zach Gordon and his partner, members of an elite task force that protects the rich and famous, pursue a cold-blooded killer.

9. Escape Clause

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: John S ford
Release date: Oct 18, 2016
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Virgil Flowers of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension must deal with the theft of tigers from the local zoo.

10. Brotherhood In Death

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: J D Robb
Release date: Feb 02, 2016
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Lt. Eve Dallas of the N.Y.P.D. helps a friend and her husband solve a mystery involving politics and real estate; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.

11. Morning Star

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Pierce Brown
Release date: Feb 09, 2016
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In Book 3 of the Red Rising trilogy, set in a dystopian future, Darrow incites a rebellion.

12. Cometh The Hour

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Jeffrey Archer
Release date: Feb 16, 2016
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The sixth and penultimate book of the Clifton Chronicles brings the Cliftons and the Barringtons into the 1970s.

13. The Wrong Side Of Goodbye

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Michael Connelly
Release date: Nov 01, 2016
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The detective Harry Bosch helps a small police department track a serial rapist, while as a P.I. he aids a billionaire in search of a possible heir.

14. Night School

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Lee Child
Release date: Nov 07, 2016
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Jack Reacher, still in the Army, becomes involved in an investigation with elite agents from the F.B.I. and C.I.A.

15. The Gangster

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Clive Cussler Justin Scott
Release date: Mar 01, 2016
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In the ninth book in this series, set in 1906, the New York detective Isaac Bell contends with a crime boss passing as a respectable businessman and a tycoon’s plot against President Theodore Roosevelt.

16. Fire Touched

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Patricia Briggs
Release date: Mar 08, 2016
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The shape-shifter Mercy Thompson and her Alpha werewolf mate, Adam, protect a stolen human child.

17. Turbo Twenty-Three

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Janet Evanovich
Release date: Nov 15, 2016
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The bounty hunter Stephanie Plum juggles investigating a crime in an ice cream factory and the two men in her life.

18. Private Paris

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: James Patterson Mark Sullivan
Release date: Mar 14, 2016
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Jack Morgan, the head of the Private global investigative agency, probes the murders of members of the French cultural elite.

19. Cross The Line

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: James Patterson
Release date: Nov 21, 2016
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Detective Alex Cross and his wife, Bree, team up to catch a killer causing chaos in Washington, D.C.

20. Island Of Glass

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Nora Roberts
Release date: Dec 06, 2016
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A trilogy concludes with the guardians heading to Ireland in search of the Star of Ice.

21. One With You

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Sylvia Day
Release date: Apr 05, 2016
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The chronicle of a tempestuous marriage comes to a close.

22. The Obsession

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Nora Roberts
Release date: Apr 12, 2016
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A woman is haunted by her father’s crimes as she tries to pursue love and her work as a photographer.

23. The Last Mile

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: David Baldacci
Release date: Apr 19, 2016
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In a sequel to “Memory Man,” Amos Decker, a detective with an extraordinary memory, investigates the case of a convicted killer who wins a last-minute reprieve.

24. Extreme Prey

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: John S ford
Release date: Apr 26, 2016
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Lucas Davenport, who has left the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, is in Iowa trying to foil a plot to assassinate a Hillary Clinton-like candidate. The 26th Lucas Davenport thriller.

25. 15Th Affair

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: James Patterson Maxine Paetro
Release date: May 02, 2016
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When a brutal murder threatens the domestic happiness of the San Francisco police detective Lindsay Boxer, she turns for help to the Women’s Murder Club.

26. End Of Watch

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Stephen King
Release date: Jun 07, 2016
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The conclusion of the Bill Hodges trilogy.

27. Bay Of Sighs

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Nora Roberts
Release date: Jun 14, 2016
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In this second installment of the Guardians trilogy, Sawyer brings the group to the island of Capri, where he’s drawn to the mermaid Annika.

28. The Games

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: James Patterson Mark Sullivan
Release date: Jun 27, 2016
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Hired by Olympic organizers to protect the Rio games, Jack Morgan of Private, an international security and consulting firm, encounters dangerous threats.

29. The Black Widow

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Daniel Silva
Release date: Jul 12, 2016
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Gabriel Allon, the Israeli art restorer and spy, recruits and trains a doctor from Jerusalem to help capture a secret ISIS terrorist in France.

30. Truly Madly Guilty

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Liane Moriarty
Release date: Jul 26, 2016
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Tense turning points for three couples at a backyard barbecue gone wrong.

31. Bullseye

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: James Patterson Michael Ledwidge
Release date: Aug 01, 2016
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While the president of the United States is in New York to meet with his Russian counterpart, Detective Michael Bennett must stop a team of assassins prowling the Upper West Side.

32. Insidious

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Catherine Coulter
Release date: Aug 09, 2016
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Two cases — one concerning an attempted poisoning in Washington and another about the hunt for a serial killer in Los Angeles — are the focus of Coulter’s 20th F.B.I. thriller.

33. A Great Reckoning

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Louise Penny
Release date: Aug 30, 2016
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An instructor at the police academy is found murdered, perhaps by one of the cadets favored by Armand Gamache, the retired homicide chief of the Sûreté du Québec.

34. Apprentice In Death

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: J D Robb
Release date: Sep 06, 2016
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Lt. Eve Dallas of the N.Y.P.D. calls on the technological expertise of her husband, Roarke, when three skaters at Wollman Rink are shot by a sniper. By Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.

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