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The bestseller report compiled monthly by NLS combines information taken from the bestseller lists of the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, and the Washington Post. Bestsellers are included in the report when they appear on one of the above bestseller lists for a month or more.

The acronyms used for newspapers and book clubs in the NLS bestseller report are

LAT - Los Angeles Times
NYT - New York Times
WP - Washington Post

The April 2016 Bestsellers List


Fiction Bestsellers

All the Birds in the Sky Anders, Charlie Jane LAT DB 83924
Because of Miss Bridgerton Quinn, Julia WP/NYT DB
Blue Steel, Danielle WP/NYT BR
Cometh the Hour Archer, Jeffrey WP/LAT/NYT DB 83916
Doubter's Almanac, A Canin, Ethan LAT DB
Find Her Gardner, Lisa WP/LAT/NYT DB 83828
Fool Me Once Coben, Harlan WP/LAT/NYT DB
Gangster, The Cussler, Clive WP/LAT/NYT DB 83871
Girl's Guide to Moving On, A Macomber, Debbie WP/NYT BR
Japanese Lover, The Allende, Isabel LAT DB 84043
Journey to Munich Winspear, Jacqueline NYT DB/BR
Nest, The Sweeney, Cynthis D'Aprix WP/LAT/NYT DB
Off the Grid Box, C.J. LAT/NYT DB
Once a Rancher Miller, Linda Lael NYT DB
Passenger, The Lutz, Lisa LAT DB 84059/BR
Private Paris Patterson, James WP/LAT/NYT DB 83616
Property of a Noblewoman Steel, Danielle WP/NYT DB
Queen of the Night, The Chee, Alexander LAT DB 83862
Revenge Jackson, Lisa NYT DB
Steel Kiss, The Deaver, Jeffrey NYT DB 83640
Submission Houellebecq, Michel LAT DB
Sudden Death Enrigue, Alvaro LAT DB
Summer before the War, The Simonson, Helen WP/LAT/NYT DB 84023
Survivor, The Flynn, Vince WP/LAT/NYT DB
Travelers, The Pavone, Chris LAT DB
Waters of Eternal Youth, The Leon, Donna LAT DB
Widow, The Barton, Fiona NYT BR
Wishes for Christmas Michaels, Fern WP/NYT DB 83937

Nonfiction Bestsellers

All the Single Ladies Traister, Rebecca NYT DB
And Then All Hell Broke Loose Engel, Richard LAT/NYT DB
At the Existentialist Cafe Bakewell, Sarah LAT DB
Back from the Dead Walton, Bill LAT DB
Devil's Chessboard, The Talbot, David LAT DB
Evicted Desmond, Matthew NYT DB 83870
Exceptional Cheney, Dick WP/NYT DB 83847
Immortal Irishman, The Egan, Timothy NYT DB
In Other Words Lahiri, Jhumpa LAT/NYT DB 83874
Lafayette in the Somewhat United States Vowell, Sarah LAT DB/BR
Last of the President's Men, The Woodward, Bob LAT DB 83854
Legends Club, The Feinstein, John WP/NYT DB 84012
Name of God Is Mercy, The Pope Francis WP/LAT/NYT BR
Notorious RBG Carmon, Irin WP/LAT/NYT DB 83838/BR
On Fire O'Leary, John LAT DB
Pacific Winchester, Simon LAT DB
Paradise of the Pacific Moore, Susanna LAT DB 84058
Playing to the Edge Hayden, Michael V. WP/NYT DB 83910
Pogue's Basics Pogue, David WP BR
Power of Broke, The John, Daymond LAT DB
Presence Cuddy, Amy LAT DB
Rosemary Larson, Kate Clifford NYT DB 83946
S.P.Q.R. Beard, Mary WP/LAT/NYT DB 84098
Seven Brief Lessons on Physics Rovelli, Carlo LAT/NYT DB 84064/BR
Sidewalking Ulin, David L. LAT DB 83780/BR 21403
Smarter, Faster, Better Duhigg, Charles NYT DB
Wait, The Franklin, DeVon LAT DB

Key to Status   Status Meaning
On Order   The book has been ordered and is under consideration for addition to the collection.
BR and/or DB with no number   The book has been selected for inclusion in the collection and the media for production has been determined: BR denotes braille, DB denotes digital audio
BR and/orDB with a number   The book has been assigned to a producer and the book is on the current copy allotment list or will be on the next copy allotment list. Numbered books on this list will not appear on the next bestseller list.
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