New York Times Fiction Best Sellers 2017 Complete List Page 1

There are 279 books in the New York Times Fiction Best Sellers 2017 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 1 to 30.

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1. Milk And Honey

Weeks on the list: 44

by: Rupi Kaur
Release date: Jan 01, 2015
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A collection of poetry about love, loss, trauma and healing.

2. A Man Called Ove

Weeks on the list: 27

by: Fredrik Backman
Release date: May 05, 2015
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A curmudgeon’s gruff exterior masks a generosity of spirit. Originally published in Sweden in 2014.

3. The Handmaid’s Tale

Weeks on the list: 25

by: Margaret Atwood
Release date: Feb 17, 1986
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In the Republic of Gilead’s dystopian future, men and women perform the services assigned to them.

4. The Woman In Cabin 10

Weeks on the list: 24

by: Ruth Ware
Release date: Jul 19, 2016
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A travel writer on a cruise is certain she has heard a body thrown overboard, but no one believes her.

5. Lilac Girls

Weeks on the list: 20

by: Martha Hall Kelly
Release date: Apr 05, 2016
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A story of three women’s lives during and after World War II.

6. The Whistler

Weeks on the list: 18

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.

7. A Dog’s Purpose

Weeks on the list: 17

by: W Bruce Cameron
Release date: Dec 06, 2016
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A canine narrator undergoes a series of reincarnations.

8. It

Weeks on the list: 15

by: Stephen King
Release date: Jan 01, 2016
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The collective clown phobias of seven teenagers are rekindled in their adult lives by the terrifying title character. Originally published in 1986.

9. Before We Were Yours

Weeks on the list: 14

by: Lisa Wingate
Release date: Jun 06, 2017
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A prominent South Carolina lawyer, researching her grandmother’s past, learns about a Tennessee orphanage that kidnapped children and placed them for adoption with wealthy people. Based on a real-life scandal.

10. Big Little Lies

Weeks on the list: 13

by: Liane Moriarty
Release date: Jul 29, 2014
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Who will end up dead, and how, when three mothers with children in the same school become friends?

11. The Shack

Weeks on the list: 13

by: William P Young
Release date: Jul 01, 2008
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A man whose daughter was abducted is invited to an isolated shack, apparently by God.

12. Camino Island

Weeks on the list: 13

by: John Grisham
Release date: Jun 06, 2017
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A search for stolen rare manuscripts leads to a Florida island.

13. Origin

Weeks on the list: 11

by: Dan Brown
Release date: Oct 03, 2017
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After reconnecting with one of his first students, who is now a billionaire futurist, symbology professor Robert Langdon must go on a perilous quest with a beautiful museum director.

14. The Sun And Her Flowers

Weeks on the list: 11

by: Rupi Kaur
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
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A new collection of poetry from the author of “Milk and Honey.”

15. Into The Water

Weeks on the list: 11

by: Paula Hawkins
Release date: May 02, 2017
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In this psychological thriller by the author of “The Girl on the Train,” women are found drowned in a river in an English town.

16. The Fix

Weeks on the list: 9

by: David Baldacci
Release date: Apr 18, 2017
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The detective Amos Decker (“Memory Man”) witnesses a murder-suicide that turns out to be a matter of national security.

17. A Column Of Fire

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Ken Follett
Release date: Sep 12, 2017
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The lovers Ned Willard and Margery Fitzgerald find themselves on opposite sides of a conflict between English Catholics and Protestants while Queen Elizabeth fights to maintain her throne.

18. Little Fires Everywhere

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Celeste Ng
Release date: Sep 12, 2017
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An artist with a mysterious past and a disregard for the status quo upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.

19. The Rooster Bar

Weeks on the list: 8

by: John Grisham
Release date: Oct 24, 2017
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Three students at a sleazy for-profit law school hope to expose the student-loan banker who runs it.

20. The Girl On The Train

Weeks on the list: 8

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

21. Small Great Things

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Jodi Picoult
Release date: Oct 11, 2016
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A medical crisis entangles a black nurse, a white supremacist father and a white lawyer.

22. Night School

Weeks on the list: 7

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.

23. Cross The Line

Weeks on the list: 7

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.

24. The Underground Railroad

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Colson Whitehead
Release date: Jan 01, 2018
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A teenage girl heads north on the network that helped slaves escape to freedom, envisioned in this novel as a secret system of actual tracks and tunnels.

25. The Late Show

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Michael Connelly
Release date: Jul 18, 2017
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Renée Ballard, a young detective with the L.A.P.D., investigates crimes against two women.

26. The Girl Who Takes An Eye For An Eye

Weeks on the list: 7

by: David Lagercrantz
Release date: Sep 12, 2017
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Lisbeth Salander teams up with an investigative journalist to uncover the secrets of her childhood. A continuation of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series.

27. The Cuban Affair

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Nelson DeMille
Release date: Sep 19, 2017
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A Miami lawyer solicits an Army veteran to go on a secret mission to recover $60 million stashed away in Cuba.

28. Two By Two

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Nicholas Sparks
Release date: Oct 04, 2016
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A man who became a single father when his marriage and business collapsed learns to take a chance on a new love.

29. Two Kinds Of Truth

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Michael Connelly
Release date: Oct 31, 2017
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While he investigates the murder of two pharmacists, an old case comes back to haunt Harry Bosch.

30. The Midnight Line

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Lee Child
Release date: Nov 07, 2017
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Jack Reacher tracks down the owner of a pawned West Point class ring and stumbles upon a large criminal enterprise.

Last updated on December 21, 2021