Brand New Bestsellers
All books below placed in the top 15 in the New York Times Bestseller List (Updated Weekly), and are listed in order of popularity. We have four library branches, and not all books are at all four. A listing of branches that carry each book appears at the end of the description.
- HAPPY PLACE, by Emily Henry. A former couple pretend to be together for the sake of their friends during their annual getaway in Maine.
- FOURTH WING, by Rebecca Yarros. Violet Sorrengail is urged by the commanding general, who also is her mother, to become a candidate for the elite dragon riders.
- THE 23RD MIDNIGHT, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. The 23rd book in the Women’s Murder Club series. Lindsay Boxer tracks a copycat killer.
- THE COVENANT OF WATER, by Abraham Verghese. Three generations of a family living on South India’s Malabar Coast suffer the loss of a family member by drowning.
- 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. Georgetown, Waccamaw, and Carvers Bay.
- THE WEDDING PLANNER, by Danielle Steel. An unmarried wedding
planner contends with problems, secrets and scandals.
- SIMPLY LIES, by David Baldacci. A former detective becomes the prime suspect in a murder case involving a man with mob ties who was in witness protection.
- THE SECRET BOOK OF FLORA LEA, by Patti Callahan Henry. When an illustrated book offering potential clues arrives years after World War II, a woman in London delves into her past.
- HELLO BEAUTIFUL, by Ann Napolitano. In a homage to Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women,” a young man’s dark past resurfaces as he gets to the know the family of his college sweetheart. Georgetown, Carvers Bay, and Southern Georgetown.
- TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW, by Gabrielle Zevin. Two friends find their partnership challenged in the world of video game design. Georgetown, Waccamaw, Carvers Bay, BookMobile.
- HANG THE MOON, by Jeannette Walls. Nine years after being cast out, a young woman returns to reclaim her place in her family and comes into her own as a bootlegger. Georgetown and Waccamaw.
- THE FERRYMAN, by Justin Cronin. A man who shepherds retirees to an island where their bodies are renewed and memories wiped clean questions everything he once believed.
- IT ENDS WITH US, by Colleen Hoover. A battered wife raised in a violent home attempts to halt the cycle of abuse.
- SUMMER ON SAG HARBOR, by Sunny Hostin. Olivia Jones delves into her family's past at a historically Black beachfront community on Long Island.
- REMARKABLY BRIGHT CREATURES, by Shelby Van Pelt. A widow working the night shift at the Sowell Bay Aquarium is aided in solving a mystery by a giant Pacific octopus living there. Georgetown, Waccamaw, Andrews, and Southern Georgetown.
- THE WAGER, by David Grann. The survivors of a shipwrecked British vessel on a secret mission during an imperial war with Spain have different accounts of events.
- THE LIGHT WE CARRY, by Michelle Obama. The former first lady shares personal stories and the tools she uses to deal with difficult situations. Georgetown and Waccamaw.
- OUTLIVE, by Peter Attia with Bill Gifford. A look at recent scientific research on aging and longevity.
- LOOK FOR ME THERE, by Luke Russert. The Emmy Award– winning journalist details how he grieved for his late father and sought to make his own way.
- SPARE, by Prince Harry. The Duke of Sussex details his struggles with the royal family, loss of his mother, service in the British Army and marriage to Meghan Markle. Georgetown and Waccamaw.
- LESSONS LEARNED AND CHERISHED, by Deborah Roberts. Essays by celebrities about the teachers who impacted their lives.
- I'M GLAD MY MOM DIED, by Jennette McCurdy. The actress and filmmaker describes her eating disorders and difficult relationship with her mother. Georgetown and Waccamaw.
- THE STORY OF ART WITHOUT MEN, by Katy Hessel. An overview of more than 300 works of art from the Renaissance to the present day by women artists.
- GREENLIGHTS, by Matthew McConaughey. The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over 35 years. Georgetown, Andrews, and Waccamaw.
- POVERTY, BY AMERICA, by Matthew Desmond. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Evicted” examines the ways in which affluent Americans keep poor people poor. Waccamaw only.
- THE 1998 YANKEES, by Jack Curry. The sports journalist looks back 25 years at the successful New York Yankees team that played that season.
- TELL ME EVERYTHING, by Minka Kelly. The actress and philanthropist shares stories of adversity on her way to career success.
- YOU CAN'T JOKE ABOUT THAT, by Kat Timpf. The co-host of “Gutfeld!” and Fox News contributor gives her take on free speech and comedy.
- HONEY, BABY, MINE, by Laura Dern and Diane Ladd. Conversations on personal subjects from a mother and daughter who are also award-winning actresses.
- QUANTUM SUPREMACY, by Michio Kaku. The ways in which quantum computing might be a benefit to society.