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.


  • DREAMLAND, by Nicholas Sparks. Musicians from different backgrounds are attracted to each other and a mother flees with her son from an abusive husband. Georgetown and Waccamaw.
  • FAIRY TALE, by Stephen King. A high school kid inherits a shed that is a portal to another world where good and evil are at war. Georgetown and Waccamaw.
  • THE BULLET THAT MISSED, by Richard Osman. The third book in the Thursday Murder Club series. A decade-old cold case and a new foe spark the latest adventure. Georgetown and Waccamaw. 
  • BLOWBACK, by James Patterson and Brendan DuBois. President Keegan Barrett’s power grab tests the loyalties of two C.I.A. agents. Georgetown and Waccamaw.
  • LUCY BY THE SEA, by Elizabeth Strout. As the pandemic starts, Lucy Barton and her ex-husband go to a small town in Maine, where they confront their shared history. Georgetown and Waccamaw. 
  • THE BUTCHER AND THE WREN, by Alaina Urquhart. A forensic pathologist is on the trail of a serial killer in the Louisiana bayou. 
  • VINCE FLYNN: OATH OF LOYALTY, by Kyle Mills. The 21st book in the Mitch Rapp series. President Cook, a team of assassins and a killer known as Legion confront Rapp on different fronts. 
  • ALL GOOD PEOPLE HERE, by Ashley Flowers with Alex Kiester. A journalist who returns to her hometown vows to find a missing girl and solve a 20-year-old cold case. Waccamaw only.
  • CARRIE SOTO IS BACK, by Taylor Jenkins Reid. A tennis player comes out of retirement and trains with her father to defend her record. Waccamaw only.
  • LESS IS LOST, by Andrew Sean Greer. A follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “Less,” in which Arthur Less goes on a road trip across America. 
  • 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 Southern Georgetown.
  • THE 6:20 MAN, by David Baldacci. When his ex-girlfriend turns up dead in his office building, an entry-level investment analyst delves into the halls of economic power. Georgetown, Waccamaw, and the BookMobile.
  • THE MIDNIGHT LIBRARY, by Matt Haig. Nora Seed finds a library beyond the edge of the universe that contains books with multiple possibilities of the lives one could have lived. Georgetown, Waccamaw, and Southern Georgetown.
  • THE MARRIAGE PORTRAIT, by Maggie O'Farrell. In 1550s Florence, the future of the third daughter of the grand duke seems uncertain after she is thrust into a marriage. Georgetown only.
  • DESPERATION IN DEATH, by J.D. Robb. The 55th book of the In Death series. Eve Dallas is reminded of her past as she investigates a possible sex trafficking ring. Georgetown and Waccamaw.


  • I'M GLAD MY MOM DIED, by Jennette McCurdy. The actress and filmmaker describes her eating disorders and difficult relationship with her mother. 
  • THE DIVIDER, by Peter Baker and Susan Glasser. The married journalists who write for The New York Times and The New Yorker posit that Donald Trump began to emulate the foreign autocrats he admired. 
  • STARRY MESSENGER, by Neil deGrasse Tyson. The astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium delves into subjects including politics, religion, gender and race. Georgetown and Waccamaw.
  • DINNERS WITH RUTH, by Nina Totenberg. The NPR legal affairs correspondent details her professional accomplishments and friendship with the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Waccamaw only.
  • WHAT IF? 2, by Randall Munroe. The creator of the web comic “xkcd” and former NASA roboticist looks into hypothetical and oddball scenarios. Waccamaw only.
  • THE MYTH OF NORMAL, by Gabor Maté with Daniel Maté. The potential ways in which trauma and stress from modern-day living can affect our physical health. 
  • THE MOSQUITO BOWL, by Buzz Bissinger. The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist depicts the service of college football players who served in the Marines during World War II. 
  • SOLITO, by Javier Zamora. The poet describes his journey over two months from El Salvador to the United States to reconnect with his parents who left years earlier. Waccamaw only.
  • LIKE A ROLLING STONE, by Jann S. Wenner. A memoir by the founder, co-editor and publisher of Rolling Stone magazine. 
  • BREAKING HISTORY, by Jared Kushner. An account of time spent in the Trump White House by the former president’s son-in-law and senior adviser. Georgetown only.
  • 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. Georgetown and Waccamaw.
  • HOLDING THE LINE, by Geoffrey Berman. The former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York gives his account of pushing back against the Trump Justice Department. Waccamaw only.
  • LADY JUSTICE, by Dahlia Lithwick. The senior legal correspondent at Slate chronicles the work of some women lawyers during the Trump presidency. 
  • PROFILES IN IGNORANCE, by Andy Borowitz. The creator of “The Borowitz Report” looks at the declining knowledge of some public officials over the last 50 years. 
  • THE BIGGEST IDEAS IN THE UNIVERSE, by Sean Carroll. The ways in which physics can be used to explain how some things function in the universe. 
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