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.

Fiction


  • DESERT STAR, by Michael Connelly. Ballard and Bosch bury old resentments as they go after two killers. Georgetown and Waccamaw.
  • THE BOYS FROM BILOXI, by John Grisham. Two childhood friends follow in their fathers’ footsteps, which puts them on opposite sides of the law. Georgetown, Andrews, Waccamaw, Southern Georgetown, and BookMobile.
  • 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, Andrews, Waccamaw, and the BookMobile.
  • NO PLAN B by Lee Child and Andrew Child. The 27th book in the Jack Reacher series, Reacher goes after a killer but is unaware of the bigger implications. Georgetown and Waccamaw.
  • GOING ROGUE, by Janet Evanovich. The 29th book in the Stephanie Plum series. The man who abducted the office manager at Vinnie's Bail Bonds demands a mysterious coin in exchange for her. Georgetown and Southern Georgetown.
  • TRIPLE CROSS, by James Patterson. Detective Alex Cross and the true-crime author Thomas Tull search for a serial killer known as the Family Man. Georgetown and Waccamaw.
  • 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, Andrews, Waccamaw, Carvers Bay, and the BookMobile.
  • MAD HONEY, by Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan. After returning to her hometown, Olivia McAfee’s son gets accused of killing his crush. Georgetown, Waccamaw, and Southern Georgetown.
  • 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 Carver's Bay.
  • DEMON COPPERHEAD, by Barbara Kingsolver. A reimagining of Charles Dickens’s “David Copperfield” set in the mountains of southern Appalachia. Georgetown and Waccamaw.
  • LONG SHADOWS, by David Baldacci. The seventh book in the Memory Man series. Decker works with a new partner to investigate a double homicide. Georgetown and Waccamaw.
  • THE PASSENGER by Cormac McCarthy. The first of a two-volume story. Bobby Western discovers things have gone missing from a jet in an underwater crash site, including the 10th passenger. Georgetown only.
  • OUR MISSING HEARTS, by Celeste Ng. Twelve-year-old Bird Gardner goes on a quest to find his mother, a Chinese American poet whose work he was taught to disavow. Georgetown, Waccamaw, and Southern Georgetown.
  • THE CLOISTERS, by Katy Hays. A woman assigned to the Met Cloisters discovers a 15th-century deck of tarot cards that might help predict the future. Georgetown only.
  • VERITY, by Colleen Hoover. Lowen Ashleigh is hired by the husband of an injured writer to complete her popular series and uncovers a horrifying truth. Georgetown, Andrews, and Waccamaw.

Non-Fiction


  • FRIENDS, LOVERS, AND THE BIG TERRIBLE THING, by Matthew Perry. The actor, known for playing Chandler Bing on “Friends,” shares stories from his childhood and his struggles with sobriety. Waccamaw only.
  • SURRENDER, by Bono. The lead singer of the Irish rock band U2 offers details of his life, career and activism. 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. Georgetown and Waccamaw. Georgetown and Waccamaw.
  • AND THERE WAS LIGHT, by Jon Meacham. The Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer portrays the life of Abraham Lincoln. Georgetown, Waccamaw, Andrews, and BookMobile.
  • THE PHILOSOPHY OF MODERN SONG, by Bob Dylan. In a collection of more than 60 essays, the musician and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature explores the nature of popular music.
  • THE REVOLUTIONARY by Stacy Schiff.  The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer details Samuel Adam’s contributions to the American Revolution. 
  • CINEMA SPECULATION, by Quentin Tarantino. The filmmaker shares his love of cinema with special attention given to key American films of the 1970s.
  • THE SONG OF THE CELL by Siddhartha Mukherjee. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author chronicles the discovery of cells and describes how modern medicine uses them. 
  • 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. Georgetown and BookMobile.
  • RADIO’S GREATEST OF ALL TIME by Rush Limbaugh with Kathryn Adams Limbaugh and David Limbaugh. A collection of the late conservative commentator’s on-air moments, with memories from his widow and brother. 
  • NOVELIST AS A VOCATION, by Haruki Murakami. The author of “1Q84” and “Norwegian Wood” shares his journey as a novelist and looks at the role of the novel in society. 
  • BEYOND THE WAND, by Tom Felton. The actor known for playing the villain Draco Malfoy in the “Harry Potter” movies recounts his life on and off the set of the film series. Georgetown only.
  • THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE OF AN ORDINARY MAN, by Paul Newman. The late movie star’s memoir reveals intimate details about his personal relationships and professional rivalries; compiled and edited by David Rosenthal. Georgetown and Waccamaw.
  • KILLING THE LEGENDS, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. The conservative commentator’s Killing series profiles Elvis Presley, John Lennon and Muhammad Ali. Georgetown, Andrews, BookMobile only.
  • CONFIDENCE MAN, by Maggie Haberman. The New York Times White House correspondent traces events from Donald Trump’s rise in New York City through to his post-presidency. Waccamaw and BookMobile.
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