Top 25 Adult Bestsellers of 2021

The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Oprah Winfrey (Foreword by)
$14.39
ISBN: 9780593465271
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Published: Viking Books - March 30th, 2021

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller and #1 USA Today bestseller

Amanda Gorman’s electrifying and historic poem “The Hill We Climb,” read at President Joe Biden’s inauguration, is now available as a collectible gift edition.

“Stunning.” —CNN
“Dynamic.” —NPR


Arsenic and Adobo (A Tita Rosie's Kitchen Mystery #1) Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780593201671
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Published: Berkley - May 4th, 2021

A RUSA Award-winning novel!

The first book in a new culinary cozy series full of sharp humor and delectable dishes—one that might just be killer....


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Caste (Oprah's Book Club): The Origins of Our Discontents Cover Image
$28.80
ISBN: 9780593230251
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Published: Random House - August 4th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD LONGLIST • “An instant American classic and almost certainly the keynote nonfiction book of the American century thus far.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times


The Night Watchman: A Novel Cover Image
$16.20
ISBN: 9780062671196
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 23rd, 2021

WINNER OF THE 2021 PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

WASHINGTON POST, AMAZON, NPR, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, KIRKUS, CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY, AND GOOD HOUSEKEEPING BEST BOOK OF 2020


Klara and the Sun: A novel Cover Image
$25.20
ISBN: 9780593318171
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Published: Knopf - March 2nd, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • Once in a great while, a book comes along that changes our view of the world. This magnificent novel from the Nobel laureate and author of Never Let Me Go is “an intriguing take on how artificial intelligence might play a role in our futures ... a poignant meditation on love and loneliness” (The Associated Press).


The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse Cover Image
$20.69
ISBN: 9780062976581
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Published: HarperOne - October 22nd, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER · WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER  · USA TODAY BESTSELLER


Call Us What We Carry: Poems Cover Image
$22.49
ISBN: 9780593465066
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Published: Viking Books - December 7th, 2021

The instant #1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestseller


The breakout poetry collection by #1 New York Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman


The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story Cover Image
By Nikole Hannah-Jones (Created by), The New York Times Magazine (Created by), Caitlin Roper (Editor), Ilena Silverman (Editor), Jake Silverstein (Editor)
$34.20
ISBN: 9780593230572
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Published: One World - November 16th, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAACP IMAGE AWARD WINNER • A dramatic expansion of a groundbreaking work of journalism, The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story offers a profoundly revealing vision of the American past and present.


The Lincoln Highway: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780735222359
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Published: Viking - October 5th, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

More than ONE MILLION copies sold

A TODAY Show Read with Jenna Book Club Pick


A New York Times Notable Book, and Chosen by Oprah Daily, Time, NPR, The Washington Post and Barack Obama as a Best Book of the Year


The Midnight Library: A Novel Cover Image
$23.40
ISBN: 9780525559474
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Published: Viking - September 29th, 2020

The #1 New York Times bestselling WORLDWIDE phenomenon

Winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for Fiction | A Good Morning America Book Club Pick | Independent (London) Ten Best Books of the Year

"A feel-good book guaranteed to lift your spirits."—The Washington Post


Dune Cover Image
$16.20
ISBN: 9780441013593
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Published: Ace - August 2nd, 2005

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE directed by Denis Villeneuve, starring Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Jason Momoa, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, David Dastmalchian, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Chang Chen, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Charlotte Rampling, and Javier Bardem.


The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780063076099
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 5th, 2021

The #1 New York Times Bestseller * Named one of Variety's Best Music Books of 2021 * Included in Audible's Best of The Year list * A Business Insider Best Memoirs of 2021 * One of NME's Best Music Books of 2021


So, I've written a book.


The Song of Achilles: A Novel Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780062060624
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Published: Ecco - August 28th, 2012

A New York Times Bestseller

“At once a scholar’s homage to The Iliad and startlingly original work of art….A book I could not put down.” —Ann Patchett, author of The Dutch House


The Last Human: A Novel Cover Image
$16.20
ISBN: 9780451499820
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Published: Del Rey - February 16th, 2021

The last human in the universe must battle unfathomable alien intelligences—and confront the truth about humanity—in this ambitious, galaxy-spanning debut
 
“A good old-fashioned space opera in a thoroughly fresh package.”—Andy Weir, author of The Martian
 


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The Vanishing Half: A Novel Cover Image
$24.30
ISBN: 9780525536291
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 2nd, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2020 BY THE NEW YORK TIMES * THE WASHINGTON POST * NPR * PEOPLE * TIME MAGAZINE* VANITY FAIR * GLAMOUR 


2021 WOMEN'S PRIZE FINALIST


The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together Cover Image
$25.20
ISBN: 9780525509561
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Published: One World - February 16th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD • One of today’s most insightful and influential thinkers offers a powerful exploration of inequality and the lesson that generations of Americans have failed to learn: Racism has a cost for everyone—not just for people of color.


Harlem Shuffle: A Novel Cover Image
$26.06
ISBN: 9780385545136
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Published: Doubleday - September 14th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys, this gloriously entertaining novel is  “fast-paced, keen-eyed and very funny ... about race, power and the history of Harlem all disguised as a thrill-ride crime novel" (San Francisco Chronicle).


Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982168438
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Published: Scribner - September 28th, 2021

On the New York Times bestseller list for 19 weeks * A New York Times Notable Book * A Barack Obama Favorite * A National Book Award Finalist * Named a Best of the Year by Fresh Air, Time, Entertainment Weekly, Associated Press, and many more—one of the ten books that appeared on the most lists for 2021

“If you’re looking for a


The Overstory: A Novel Cover Image
$17.06
ISBN: 9780393356687
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 2nd, 2019

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction
Winner of the William Dean Howells Medal
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize
Over One Year on the New York Times Bestseller List


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The House in the Cerulean Sea Cover Image
$17.09
ISBN: 9781250217318
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Published: Tor Books - December 29th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, and WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER!
A 2021 Alex Award winner!
The 2021 RUSA Reading List: Fantasy Winner!
An Indie Next Pick!
One of Publishers Weekly's "Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2020"
One of Book Riot’s “20 Must-Read Feel-Good Fantasies”


A Promised Land Cover Image
$36.00
ISBN: 9781524763169
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Published: Crown - November 17th, 2020

A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAACP IMAGE AWARD NOMINEE • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW


The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma Cover Image
$17.10
ISBN: 9780143127741
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Published: Penguin Books - September 8th, 2015

#1 New York Times bestseller

“Essential reading for anyone interested in understanding and treating traumatic stress and the scope of its impact on society.” —Alexander McFarlane, Director of the Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies


Braiding Sweetgrass Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781571313560
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Published: Milkweed Editions - August 11th, 2015

A New York Times Bestseller
A Washington Post Bestseller
Named a Best Essay Collection of the Decade by Literary Hub


Crying in H Mart: A Memoir Cover Image
$24.26
ISBN: 9780525657743
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Published: Knopf - April 20th, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR • NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • From the indie rockstar of Japanese Breakfast fame, and author of the viral 2018 New Yorker essay that shares the title of this book, an unflinching, powerful memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity.


We Do This 'Til We Free Us: Abolitionist Organizing and Transforming Justice Cover Image
By Mariame Kaba, Tamara K. Nopper (Editor), Naomi Murakawa (Foreword by)
$15.26
ISBN: 9781642595253
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Published: Haymarket Books - February 23rd, 2021

New York Times Bestseller