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New York Times Read Alikes: February 14, 2016

This week's top five brings us new novels from popular series: NYPD Red, Ghostwalker, and the Mistborn.Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: January 31, 2016

A welcome infusion of new titles this week! A frontier survival story, a steamy romance, a thriller, and a mother-daughter story join the list.Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: January 24, 2016

Did you love Girl on the Train? The Martian? All the Light We Cannot See? We've got some read alikes for you.Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: January 10, 2015

A repeat of last week, except The Girl on the Train and All the Light We Cannot See swapped spots. The top five still held strong throughout the holiday shopping. Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: January 3, 2016

A few popular titles that slipped off the list for a time are back this week: The Martian, The Girl on the Train, and All the Light We Cannot See. Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: December 27, 2015

Grisham, Patterson, Baldacci, Koontz and welcome back to The Martian this week in the top five. Read More ›

Early 1970s Fiction: 45 Novels for 45 Years of Mid-Manhattan

Just in time for #tbt... award winners, best sellers and cultural touchstones from the early 1970s. Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: December 20, 2015

No strangers to the top five this week: Kristin Hannah, Jack Ryan, Alex Cross, Harry Bosch, and John Grisham. Welcome back everyone!Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: December 13, 2015

Four thrillers, plus one romance to round out the list.Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: December 1, 2015

A tricky mystery debuts at No. 1 this week, followed by two more new thrillers lower on the list.Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: November 22, 2015

Los Angeles crime dominates the top five this week, follwed by some small town crime and survival on Mars. Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: November 15, 2015

Michael Connelly, Nora Roberts, Stephen King and John Grisham and The Martian rank in the top five. No strangers to the bestseller list this week.Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: November 8, 2015

A legal thriller and an intricately plotted gruesome mystery, Grisham and Galbraith join the top five this week.Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: November 1, 2015

Secret pasts, government coverups, global intrigue and, of course, The Martian. If you are looking for more, here are a few read alikes for the top 5 bestsellers this week. 

#5 Recommendations for readers who enjoyed Foreign Affairs by Stuart Woods, more global intrigue:

Secrets of State by Matthew Palmer

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New York Times Read Alikes: October 25, 2015

A compilation of George R.R. Martin novellas, prequels to A Song of Ice and Fire enters the top 5 this week, along with some a new installment of the Mistborn series and new Mitch Rapp novel. Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: October 18, 2015

From The Martian to The Murder House, and everything in between, here are some readalikes to quench your thrill thirst.Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: October 11, 2015

A novel centered around a wedding among the suspense titles in the top 5 this week. Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: October 4, 2015

The top five is suspense filled this week. Suspense in on Mars, in Sweden, and in the FBI. If you want more, here are some recommendations for you. Enjoy!Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: September 27, 2015

Jack Reacher is back! Lee Child's Make Me takes the number one spot this week. For fans of Reacher, we have some more cool characters. Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: September 20, 2015

An exciting new release, the fourth novel in the Millennium series, hits number one this week. If you finish it in one sitting and want more, here are some readalikes to get you through the rest of the week.Read More ›
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