NYT Bestsellers for May 22, 2022

Here is the New York Times Best Sellers for Hardcover Fiction and Non-Fiction for the week of May 22, 2022!

Hardcover Fiction

1. 22 SECONDS by James Patterson
The 22nd book in the Women’s Murder Club series. Lindsay Boxer returns as word gets around about a shipment of drugs and weapons.

2. BOOK OF NIGHT  by Holly Black
A bartender working at a Berkshires dive bar deals with doppelgangers, billionaires, and magicians seeking a vast and terrible power.

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

4. 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.

5. THE HOMEWRECKERS by Mary Kay Andrews
A widow starring in a beach house renovation reality show gets caught up in competing love interests and an old missing persons case.

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

7. 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.

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

Hannah Hall discovers truths about her missing husband and bonds with his daughter from a previous relationship.

11. 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.

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

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

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

A widow working the night shift at the Sowell Bay Aquarium is aided in solving a mystery by a giant Pacific octopus living there.

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. KILLING THE KILLERS by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
The 11th book in the conservative commentator’s Killing series gives an account of the global war against terrorists.

3. THIS WILL NOT PASS by Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns
Two New York Times correspondents chronicle the 2020 election and the first year of the Biden presidency.

4. 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.

5. OUT OF THE CORNER by Jennifer Grey
The actress details growing up the child of Joel Grey, her iconic film roles and repercussions from a plastic surgery procedure.

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. 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.

9. 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.

10. 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.

11. ANNA by Amy Odell
A biography of the editor in chief of American Vogue and the Chief Content Officer of Conde Nast, Anna Wintour.

12. 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.

13. 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.”

14. THE STORYTELLER by Dave Grohl
A memoir by the musician known for his work with Foo Fighters in Nirvana.

15. 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.

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