New York Times Fiction Best Sellers 2021 Complete List Page 1

There are 225 books in the New York Times Fiction Best Sellers 2021 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 1 to 30.

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1. The Midnight Library

Weeks on the list: 42

by: Matt Haig
Release date: Oct 20, 2020
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Nora Seed finds a library beyond the edge of the universe that contains books with multiple possibilities of the lives one could have lived.

2. Where The Crawdads Sing

Weeks on the list: 34

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.

3. The Last Thing He Told Me

Weeks on the list: 26

by: Laura Dave
Release date: May 04, 2021
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Hannah Hall discovers truths about her missing husband and bonds with his daughter from a previous relationship.

4. It Ends With Us

Weeks on the list: 25

by: Colleen Hoover
Release date: Aug 02, 2016
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A battered wife raised in a violent home attempts to halt the cycle of abuse.

5. The Seven Husbands Of Evelyn Hugo

Weeks on the list: 24

by: Taylor Jenkins Reid
Release date: May 29, 2018
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A movie icon recounts stories of her loves and career to a struggling magazine writer.

6. The Four Winds

Weeks on the list: 21

by: Kristin Hannah
Release date: Feb 02, 2021
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As dust storms roll during the Great Depression, Elsa must choose between saving the family and farm or heading West.

7. The Song Of Achilles

Weeks on the list: 20

by: Madeline Miller
Release date: Aug 28, 2012
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A reimagining of Homer’s “Iliad” that is narrated by Achilles’ companion Patroclus.

8. People We Meet On Vacation

Weeks on the list: 19

by: Emily Henry
Release date: Jan 01, 2021
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Opposites Poppy and Alex meet to vacation together one more time in hopes of saving their relationship.

9. The Duke And I

Weeks on the list: 15

by: Julia Quinn
Release date: Apr 28, 2015
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The first book in the Bridgerton series. Daphne Bridgerton’s reputation soars when she colludes with the Duke of Hastings. The basis of the Netflix series “Bridgerton.”

10. The Vanishing Half

Weeks on the list: 14

by: Brit Bennett
Release date: Jan 01, 2020
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The lives of twin sisters who run away from a Southern Black community at age 16 diverge as one returns and the other takes on a different racial identity but their fates intertwine.

11. The Invisible Life Of Addie Larue

Weeks on the list: 14

by: V.E. Schwab
Release date: Oct 06, 2020
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A Faustian bargain comes with a curse that affects the adventure Addie LaRue has across centuries.

12. Malibu Rising

Weeks on the list: 13

by: Taylor Jenkins Reid
Release date: Jan 01, 2021
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Four famous siblings throw an epic party to celebrate the end of summer. But over the course of 24 hours, their lives will change forever.

13. A Time For Mercy

Weeks on the list: 11

by: John Grisham
Release date: Oct 13, 2020
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The third book in the Jake Brigance series. A 16-year-old is accused of killing a deputy in Clanton, Miss., in 1990.

14. The Viscount Who Loved Me

Weeks on the list: 11

by: Julia Quinn
Release date: Apr 28, 2015
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The second book in the Bridgerton series. Kate Sheffield gets in the way of Anthony Bridgerton’s intent to marry.

15. Project Hail Mary

Weeks on the list: 11

by: Andy Weir
Release date: May 04, 2021
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Ryland Grace awakes from a long sleep alone and far from home, and the fate of humanity rests on his shoulders.

16. The Wish

Weeks on the list: 11

by: Nicholas Sparks
Release date: Sep 28, 2021
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Maggie Dawes, a renowned travel photographer, struggles with a medical diagnosis over Christmas.

17. The Silent Patient

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Alex Michaelides
Release date: May 05, 2020
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Theo Faber looks into the mystery of a famous painter who stops speaking after shooting her husband.

18. The Lincoln Highway

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Amor Towles
Release date: Jan 01, 2021
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Two friends who escaped from a juvenile work farm take Emmett Watson on an unexpected journey to New York City in 1954.

19. The Paper Palace

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Mir a Cowley Heller
Release date: Jan 01, 2021
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After an extramarital dalliance, Elle must choose between her husband and her childhood love.

20. Billy Summers

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Stephen King
Release date: Aug 03, 2021
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A killer for hire who only takes out bad guys seeks redemption as he does one final job.

21. Apples Never Fall

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Liane Moriarty
Release date: Sep 14, 2021
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The Delaney siblings suspect their father of causing the disappearance of their mother.

22. Cloud Cuckoo Land

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Anthony Doerr
Release date: Sep 28, 2021
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An interconnected cast of dreamers and outsiders are in dangerous and disparate settings past, present and future.

23. Anxious People

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Fredrik Backman
Release date: Sep 08, 2020
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A failed bank robber holds a group of strangers hostage at an apartment open house.

24. Later

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Stephen King
Release date: Mar 01, 2021
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An N.Y.P.D. detective asks the son of a struggling single mother to use his unnatural ability to track a killer.

25. Sooley

Weeks on the list: 8

by: John Grisham
Release date: Apr 27, 2021
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Samuel Sooleymon receives a basketball scholarship to North Carolina Central and determines to bring his family over from a civil war-ravaged South Sudan.

26. The Judge’s List

Weeks on the list: 8

by: John Grisham
Release date: Oct 19, 2021
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The second book in the Whistler series. Investigator Lacy Stoltz goes after a serial killer and closes in on a sitting judge.

27. Firefly Lane

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Kristin Hannah
Release date: Jan 06, 2009
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A friendship between two women in the Pacific Northwest endures for more than three decades.

28. The Rose Code

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Kate Quinn
Release date: Mar 09, 2021
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As a post-World War II royal wedding approaches, an encrypted letter resurrects an alliance between three female code breakers.

29. The Hill We Climb

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Am a Gorman
Release date: Jan 01, 2021
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The poem read on President Joe Biden’s Inauguration Day, by the youngest poet to write and perform an inaugural poem.

30. The President’s Daughter

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Bill Clinton James Patterson
Release date: Jun 07, 2021
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Matthew Keating, a past president and former Navy SEAL, goes on his own to find his abducted teenage daughter.

Last updated on December 21, 2021