New York Times Fiction Best Sellers 2018 Complete List Page 1

There are 268 books in the New York Times Fiction Best Sellers 2018 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 1 to 30.

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1. Little Fires Everywhere

Weeks on the list: 25

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.

2. Before We Were Yours

Weeks on the list: 22

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.

3. Origin

Weeks on the list: 20

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.

4. Crazy Rich Asians

Weeks on the list: 20

by: Kevin Kwan
Release date: May 20, 2014
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A New Yorker gets a surprise when she spends the summer with her boyfriend in Singapore.

5. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

Weeks on the list: 19

by: Gail Honeyman
Release date: Jun 05, 2018
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A young woman’s well-ordered life is disrupted by the I.T. guy from her office.

6. Ready Player One

Weeks on the list: 19

by: Ernest Cline
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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It’s 2044, life on a resource-depleted Earth has grown increasingly grim, and the key to a vast fortune is hidden in a virtual-reality world.

7. The Great Alone

Weeks on the list: 17

by: Kristin Hannah
Release date: Feb 06, 2018
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A former prisoner of war returns from Vietnam and moves his family to Alaska, where they face tough conditions.

8. The Woman In The Window

Weeks on the list: 16

by: A.J. Finn
Release date: Jan 02, 2018
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A recluse who drinks heavily and takes prescription drugs may have witnessed a crime across from her Harlem townhouse.

9. The Rooster Bar

Weeks on the list: 15

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.

10. The President Is Missing

Weeks on the list: 15

by: James Patterson Bill Clinton
Release date: Jun 04, 2018
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President Jonathan Duncan, a Gulf War veteran and widower, takes on adversaries at home and abroad.

11. Where The Crawdads Sing

Weeks on the list: 14

by: Delia Owens
Release date: Aug 14, 2018
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In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.

12. The Tattooist Of Auschwitz

Weeks on the list: 14

by: Heather Morris
Release date: Sep 04, 2018
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A concentration camp detainee tasked with permanently marking fellow prisoners falls in love with one of them.

13. The Outsider

Weeks on the list: 13

by: Stephen King
Release date: May 22, 2018
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A detective investigates a seemingly wholesome member of the community when an 11-year-old boy’s body is found in a town park.

14. Sharp Objects

Weeks on the list: 12

by: Gillian Flynn
Release date: Sep 26, 2006
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Fresh from a stay at a psychiatric hospital, a newspaper reporter returns (reluctantly) to her hometown to cover the murders of two girls.

15. The Fallen

Weeks on the list: 11

by: David Baldacci
Release date: Apr 17, 2018
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Amos Decker, known as the Memory Man, puts his talents toward solving a string of murders in a Rust Belt town.

16. The Midnight Line

Weeks on the list: 10

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.

17. Camino Island

Weeks on the list: 10

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

18. The Sun And Her Flowers

Weeks on the list: 9

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

19. An American Marriage

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Tayari Jones
Release date: Feb 06, 2018
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A newlywed couple’s relationship is tested when the husband is sentenced to 12 years in prison.

20. China Rich Girlfriend

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Kevin Kwan
Release date: May 31, 2016
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The second book in the Crazy Rich Asians trilogy. As her wedding draws near, Rachel Chu discovers her birth father.

21. Every Breath

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Nicholas Sparks
Release date: Oct 16, 2018
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Difficult choices surface when Hope Anderson and Tru Walls meet in a North Carolina seaside town.

22. The Wife Between Us

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Greer Hendricks Sarah Pekkanen
Release date: Jan 09, 2018
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The events surrounding a hedge fund manager, his ex-wife and his fiancée are told from several points of view.

23. Less

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Andrew Sean Greer
Release date: May 22, 2018
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Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in fiction. To avoid an ex-boyfriend’s wedding, a failed novelist attends literary events around the world.

24. Milk And Honey

Weeks on the list: 8

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

25. The Reckoning

Weeks on the list: 8

by: John Grisham
Release date: Oct 23, 2018
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A decorated World War II veteran shoots and kills a pastor inside a Mississippi church.

26. The Perfect Couple

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Elin Hilderbr
Release date: Jun 19, 2018
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A body is found in Nantucket Harbor hours before a picture-perfect wedding.

27. Rich People Problems

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Kevin Kwan
Release date: Apr 30, 2018
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The final book in the Crazy Rich Asians trilogy. Rivalries and jealousies arise among privileged families.

28. The Next Person You Meet In Heaven

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Mitch Albom
Release date: Oct 16, 2018
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The sequel to “The Five People You Meet in Heaven” follows Annie on her heavenly journey.

29. Dark Sacred Night

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Michael Connelly
Release date: Oct 30, 2018
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Detective Renée Ballard teams up with the retired detective Harry Bosch, who is working on a cold case.

30. Past Tense

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Lee Child
Release date: Nov 05, 2018
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Jack Reacher explores the New England town where his father was born and a Canadian couple now find themselves stranded.

Last updated on December 21, 2021