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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 November 14, 2018, and are listed in order of popularity.

1. Lethal White, by Robert Galbraith. The fourth book in the Cormoran Strike series. Detectives Strike and Ellacott investigate a crime a young man may have witnessed as a child; by J.K. Rowling writing pseudonymously. GEORGETOWN ONLY

2. Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens. In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect. WACCAMAW ONLY

3. The Outsider, by Stephen King. A detective investigates a seemingly wholesome member of the community when an 11-year old boy’s body is found. ALL BRANCHES

4. Before We Were Yours, by Lisa Wingate. A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable early practices of a Tennessee orphanage. ALL BRANCHES

5. The President is Missing, by Bill Clinton and James Patterson. President Jonathan Duncan, a Gulf War veteran and widower, takes on adversaries at home and abroad. ALL BRANCHES

6. Texas Ranger, by James Patterson and Andrew Bourelle. Rory Yates’s job and reputation are at risk when he is accused of killing his ex-wife. BOOKMOBILE ONLY


1. In Pieces, by Sally Field. A memoir by the two-time Academy Award and three-time Emmy Award winner. WACCAMAW ONLY

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

3. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, by Yuval Noah Harari. Technological, political and social issues in the modern era, and the choices individuals might consider in facing them. WACCAMAW ONLY

4. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, by Neil deGrasse Tyson. A  straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe. GEORGETOWN, WACCAMAW

5. The Russia Hoax, by Gregg Jarrett. The Fox News analyst makes his case against the F.B.I. investigation into collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. GEORGETOWN ONLY

6. Liars, Leakers, and Liberals, by Jeanine Pirro. The legal analyst and Fox News host argues in favor of President Trump. GEORGETOWN, WACCAMAW

7. The Restless Wave, by John McCain and Mark Salter. A memoir by the recently deceased Republican senator from Arizona. GEORGETOWN and WACCAMAW

8. Unhinged, by Omarosa Manigault Newman. The reality TV star and former White House staffer describes her time and relationship with Donald Trump. GEORGETOWN, WACCAMAW