New York Times Mass Market Paperback Fiction Best Sellers 2016 Complete List Page 1

There are 186 books in the New York Times Mass Market Paperback Fiction Best Sellers 2016 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 1 to 30.

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1. Me Before You

Weeks on the list: 26

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.

2. Rogue Lawyer

Weeks on the list: 20

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.

3. The Girl On The Train

Weeks on the list: 16

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

4. Make Me

Weeks on the list: 14

by: Lee Child
Release date: Sep 08, 2015
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In his 20th appearance, Jack Reacher pries open a missing-persons case that takes him across the country and into the shadowy reaches of the Internet.

5. Inferno

Weeks on the list: 13

by: Dan Brown
Release date: May 14, 2013
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The symbologist Robert Langdon, on the run in Florence, must decipher a series of codes created by a Dante-loving scientist.

6. 11/22/63

Weeks on the list: 13

by: Stephen King
Release date: Nov 08, 2011
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An English teacher travels back to 1958 by way of a time portal in a Maine diner. His assignment is to stop Lee Harvey Oswald.

7. The Choice

Weeks on the list: 12

by: Nicholas Sparks
Release date: Dec 22, 2015
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When Travis meets his new neighbor, his bachelor status erodes.

8. The Liar

Weeks on the list: 11

by: Nora Roberts
Release date: Apr 14, 2015
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After her husband’s death, a woman returns with her daughter to her Smoky Mountain hometown, only to discover that her husband was a fraud who implicated her in his deceptions.

9. Blue

Weeks on the list: 11

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

10. Finders Keepers

Weeks on the list: 11

by: Stephen King
Release date: Jun 02, 2015
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A deranged reader’s infatuation with a Salingeresque novelist has dangerous and long-lasting consequences in a sequel to “Mr. Mercedes.”

11. The Martian

Weeks on the list: 11

by: Andy Weir
Release date: Feb 11, 2014
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Abandoned by his crew, an astronaut embarks on a dogged quest to stay alive. Read by Wil Wheaton. 10 hours, 59 minutes unabridged.

12. Cross Justice

Weeks on the list: 11

by: James Patterson
Release date: Nov 23, 2015
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Detective Alex Cross returns to Starksville, N.C., his hometown, for the first time in 35 years, to help a cousin who has been accused of murder.

13. Memory Man

Weeks on the list: 10

by: David Baldacci
Release date: Apr 21, 2015
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A police detective who left the force when his family was murdered teams up with his former partner to solve the case.

14. A Game Of Thrones

Weeks on the list: 10

by: George RR Martin
Release date: Jan 01, 2003
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In the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are mustering.

15. The Melody Lingers On

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Mary Higgins Clark
Release date: Jun 23, 2015
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A designer is drawn into the lives of family of a hedge fund billionaire who has disappeared suspiciously.

16. Never Go Back

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Lee Child
Release date: Sep 03, 2013
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Jack Reacher is thrown into jail on trumped-up charges and must clear his name.

17. The Stranger

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Harlan Coben
Release date: Mar 24, 2015
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Characters’ lives begin to fall apart as a mysterious stranger discloses secrets to them; a stand-alone thriller.

18. The Survivor

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Vince Flynn and Kyle Mills
Release date: Oct 06, 2015
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The counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp must control the damage from a leak of C.I.A. documents. Mills finished the book for Flynn, who died in 2013.

19. The Guilty

Weeks on the list: 9

by: David Baldacci
Release date: Nov 17, 2015
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The government hit man Will Robie investigates murder charges against his estranged father in their Mississippi hometown.

20. Gathering Prey

Weeks on the list: 8

by: John Sandford
Release date: Apr 28, 2015
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Lucas Davenport is on the trail of killers who have targeted a group of vagabonds called the Travelers.

21. X

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Sue Grafton
Release date: Aug 25, 2015
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A variety of X’s lead Kinsey Millhone into deep secrets and a cold case.

22. The Collector

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Nora Roberts
Release date: Apr 15, 2014
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A freelance writer who may have witnessed a murder-suicide joins the dead man’s brother to learn what happened.

23. Private Vegas

Weeks on the list: 8

by: James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
Release date: Jan 26, 2015
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Jack Morgan, the head of an investigative firm, uncovers a murder ring in Las Vegas.

24. Depraved Heart

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Patricia Cornwell
Release date: Oct 27, 2015
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A psychopath sends Dr. Kay Scarpetta videos from the past about her niece in the series’s 23rd book.

25. The Bazaar Of Bad Dreams

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Stephen King
Release date: Nov 03, 2015
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Twenty stories, some never before published.

26. Last One Home

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Debbie Macomber
Release date: Mar 10, 2015
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Three estranged sisters work to resolve their differences.

27. Precious Gifts

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Danielle Steel
Release date: Dec 01, 2015
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When a wealthy, charming man who has been an absent father dies, he leaves bequests specifically tailored to help his three daughters and troubled son achieve their dreams, and a special gift for his former wife.

28. Find Her

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Lisa Gardner
Release date: Feb 09, 2016
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The detective D. D. Warren hunts for a missing woman who was kidnapped and abused as a student and may have become a vigilante.

29. Fool Me Once

Weeks on the list: 7

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.

30. Burn

Weeks on the list: 7

by: James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
Release date: Sep 29, 2014
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Detective Michael Bennett, back in New York City, investigates a peculiar crime in Harlem.

Last updated on November 22, 2021