A list of bestselling books in 2017
Reading has always been a passion of the majority. Curling up with a good book never fails to make a bad day good and a good day even better. Below are a few of the bestselling books of 2017 to help you get started on your summer reading list.
1) “Come Sundown” by Nora Roberts
Nora Roberts is an amazing storyteller and her latest is no exception. She combines romance and suspense together into an interesting tale about fear, trust, and making it home. When there was new hire at the Bodine ranch and resort no one thought anything of it until women turn up murdered. Of course, everyone would suspect the new guy but his new boss Bo isn’t so sure. And when their long-lost Aunt shows up with a dangerous story to tell they all need to watch their backs.
2) “Al Franken, Giant Of The Senate” by Al Franken
If you love books with a comedic edge you’ll love this one. This book is a hilarious sneak peek into the world of comedian turned politician that most would never have believed. It allows you to follow him through the campaign trail, through the election and the incredible 8-month recount. Seeing politics through the eyes of a comedian definitely makes this one a must read.
3) “NightHawk” by Clive Cussler
If suspense is the name of your game you are going to love this one. On the surface, it’s a tale about trying to recover an advance aircraft that disappeared in the South Pacific and keeping the technology out of enemy hands. But Cussler takes his story a step further and throws another tick in the proverbial time bomb. On board was some super-secret, dangerous matter that, once thawed, will cause destruction and chaos if not found quickly. This page turner will keep you on the edge of your seat.
4) “Into the Water” by Paula Hawkins
When two women end up dead, drowned in the locally infamous Drowning Pool it brings back more than just bad memories. Jules Abbott is forced to return to care for her niece, orphaned by the last death claimed by the dark waters. They are saying the deaths are suicides but she is not convinced. She must get to the bottom of this mystery to protect the people she cares about. This is an amazing story about the tenacity of the heart.
5) “The ZooKeeper’s Wife” by Diane Ackerman
This is the true story of Antonine, a Polish Zookeeper in Warsaw during 1939. After being forced to answer to a Nazi Zoologist she used her way with animals to manipulate the Germans and assist the resistance all right under the noses of her occupiers. It’s a heartening tale of triumph under the worst of situations.
6) “Hillbilly Elegy” by J.D. Vance
Many people believe that poverty is the fault of the poor but this book takes a deeper look into the more complex issues facing the lower working class of the Appalachian region. It’s the true story detailing the author’s family as they try to adjust to their new life after moving from Kentucky to Ohio. It gives you a look into the struggles and psychology of poverty and hope.
7) “Option B” by Sheryl Sandbert, Adam Grant
This selection will give you goosebumps as it is such a touching and uplifting story. Sheryl Sandbert had to endure one of the most painful events of her life, the loss of her husband. This book outlines the advice she received from her friend, and psychologist, Adam Grant to help her through it. However, it doesn’t just tell her story, it goes into many stories of people overcoming their own pain and struggles when their option A life dissolves and they are forced to continue on with their own option B.[Top]