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Brand New Bestsellers

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All books below placed in the top 15 in the New York Times Bestseller List as of June 28, 2020, and are listed in order of popularity.
FICTION

1. Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens. A woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect. ALL BRANCHES 

2. Camino Winds, by John Grisham. The line between fact and fiction becomes blurred when an author of thrillers is found dead after a hurricane hits Camilo Island. GEORGETOWN, ANDREWS and WACCAMAW 

3. Fair Warning, by Michael Connelly. The third book in the Jack McEvoy series. A reporter tracks a killer who uses genetic data to pick his victims. ANDREWS and WACCAMAW 

4. If It Bleeds, by Stephen King. Four novellas: "Mr. Harrigan's Phone," "The Life of Chuck," "Rat," and "If it Bleeds." GEORGETOWN, ANDREWS, and WACCAMAW 

5.  Hideaway, by Nora Roberts. A child star escapes her abductors, gathers herself in western Ireland, and returns to Hollywood. ANDREWS ONLY 

6. The Guest List, by Lucy Foley. A wedding between a TV star and a magazine publisher on an island off the coast of Ireland turns deadly. ANDREWS ONLY 

7. Walk the Wire, by David Baldacci. The sixth book in the Memory Man series. Decker and Jamison investigate a murder in a North Dakota town in a fracking boom. GEORGETOWN, ANDREWS and WACCAMAW 

8. Big Summer, by Jennifer Weiner. Daphne Berg's former best friend asks her to be the maid of honor at her wedding in Cape Cod. GEORGETOWN, ANDREWS and WACCAMAW 

9. American Dirt, by Jeanine Cummins. A bookseller flees Mexico for the United States with her son while pursued by the head of a drug cartel. GEORGETOWN and WACCAMAW 

Non-Fiction 

1. How to be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi. A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism. GEORGETOWN and ANDREWS 

2.  Untamed, by Glennon Doyle. The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice. GEORGETOWN and WACCAMAW 

3.   Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Winner of the 2015 National Book Award for nonfiction. A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story, framed as a letter to the author's teenage son. ALL BRANCHES 

4. Becoming, by Michelle Obama. The former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband's political ascent. ALL BRANCHES

5.  The Splendid and the Vile, by Erik Larson. An examination of the leadership of the prime minister Winston Churchill. GEORGETOWN and WACCAMAW 

6. Educated, by Tara Westover. The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university. GEORGETOWN, ANDREWS, WACCAMAW 

7. The Mamba Mentality, by Kobe Bryant. Various skills and techniques used on the court by the Los Angeles Lakers player. GEORGETOWN and WACCAMAW 

8. My Vanishing Country, by Bakari Sellers. A memoir that provides a historical and cultural analysis of the rural South by a former member of the South Carolina State Legislature. WACCAMAW ONLY 

9. Fortitude, by Dan Crenshaw. The Texas congressman and former Navy SEAL prescribes ways to overcome adversity. WACCAMAW ONLY