NYT Bestsellers for May 15, 2022

Here is the New York Times Best Sellers for Hardcover Fiction and Non-Fiction for the week of May 15, 2022!

Hardcover Fiction

1. DREAM TOWN by David Baldacci
The third book in the Archer series. Archer, Dash, and Callahan search for a missing screenwriter who had a dead body turn up in her home.

2. RUN ROSE RUN by Dolly Parton and James Patterson
A singer-songwriter goes to Nashville seeking stardom but is followed by her dark past.

3. CITY ON FIRE by Don Winslow
Two rival crime families that control all of New England start a war against each other.

4. THE GOOD LEFT UNDONE by Adriana Trigiani
The matriarch of the Cabrelli family, who is near the end of her life, shares her mother’s love story with her family.

5. SEA OF TRANQUILITY by Emily St. John Mandel
A detective investigating in the wilderness discovers that his actions might affect the timeline of the universe.

6. THE INVESTIGATOR by John Sandford
Letty Davenport, the adopted daughter of Lucas Davenport, looks into oil thefts in Texas.

Jess has suspicions about her half-brother’s neighbors when he goes missing.

Nora Seed finds a library beyond the edge of the universe that contains books with multiple possibilities of the lives one could have lived.

9. LESSONS IN CHEMISTRY by Bonnie Garmus
A scientist and single mother living in California in the 1960s becomes a star on a TV cooking show.

A brush with members of a drug-trafficking organization ushers a suburban family to go into the witness protection program.

11. BEAUTIFUL by Danielle Steel
A supermodel deals with the effects of a terror attack at an airport in Brussels on her life and appearance.

12. THE BAXTERS by Karen Kingsbury
A prequel to the Baxter Family series. A storm approaches as Kari is about to marry Tim.

13. ONE ITALIAN SUMMER by Rebecca Serle
During a summer trip in Italy, Katy’s late mother appears as a 30-year-old woman.

14. KAIKEYI by Vaishnavi Patel
A re-imagining of the life of the queen from the Indian epic the Ramayana.

15. THE LINCOLN HIGHWAY by Amor Towles
Two friends who escaped from a juvenile work farm take Emmett Watson on an unexpected journey to New York City in 1954.

Hardcover Non-Fiction

1. FINDING ME by Viola Davis
The multiple award-winning actress describes the difficulties she encountered before claiming her sense of self and achieving professional success.

2. THE PALACE PAPERS by Tina Brown
The follow-up to “The Diana Chronicles” details how the royal family reinvented itself after the death of Princess Diana.

3. UNMASKED by Paul Holes
A memoir by a former cold case investigator who worked on several notable cases, including the identification of the Golden State Killer.

4. FREEZING ORDER by Bill Browder
The author of “Red Notice” tells the story of becoming Vladimir Putin’s enemy by uncovering a $230 million tax refund scheme.

5. I’LL SHOW MYSELF OUT by Jessi Klein
A collection of comedic essays on motherhood and middle age by the Emmy Award-winning writer and producer.

The columnist for The Atlantic espouses ways to shift priorities and habits to overcome waning abilities in later life.

7. CRYING IN H MART by Michelle Zauner
The daughter of a Korean mother and Jewish-American father, and leader of the indie rock project Japanese Breakfast, describes creating her own identity after losing her mother to cancer.

8. HELLO, MOLLY by Molly Shannon with Sean Wilsey
The comedic actor shares stories of family tragedy and her years as a star of “Saturday Night Live.”

9. PLAYING WITH MYSELF by Randy Rainbow
A memoir by the three-time Emmy-nominated comedian known for his online musical and political satires.

10. JUST TYRUS by Tyrus
A memoir by the pro wrestler and Fox News political commentator.

11. THE WAR ON THE WEST by Douglas Murray
An associate editor of The Spectator and Fox News commentator makes his arguments against anti-Western rhetoric.

12. STARTING WITHOUT ME by Gary Janetti
A collection of comedic stories by the writer and producer best known for his work on “Family Guy.”

13. THE 1619 PROJECT edited by Nikole Hannah-Jones, Caitlin Roper, Ilena Silverman and Jake Silverstein
Viewing America’s entanglement with slavery and its legacy, in essays adapted and expanded from The New York Times Magazine.

14. BITTERSWEET by Susan Cain
The author of “Quiet” suggests ways to embrace loss and suffering within ourselves and others.

15. WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU? by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey
An approach to dealing with trauma that shifts an essential question used to investigate it.

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