Hello Cairene book lovers, today we’re bringing you the list of the bestselling 10 books for this past week, according to the New York Times. Let’s start the lengthy, seemingly endless, month of August by getting our read on. Let’s see how much of a bookworm you are. Challenge yourself and your friends to start finishing up the list, but don’t forget to also savour every moment of reading these ingenious books.
Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
Gillian Flynn’s debut novel, Sharp Objects is about Camille Preaker, a young journalist working in Chicago. It seems that all Preaker’s stories are dark stories of abuse and murder.
The Other Woman by Daniel Silva
Earning the title of number 1 New York Times bestselling author, Daniel Silva writes a complex spy story in the 1960s involving British intelligence, the Soviet Union, and the Israeli intelligence division known as the Office.
Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou
John Carreyrou narrates the story of Theranos, a multibillion-dollar biotech startup. This is a real story that was actually investigated by Carreyrou, a prize-winning journalist. Hear from him first hand all the details of the rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes’ Theranos empire.
The President is Missing by Bill Clinton and James Patterson
Imagine a president collaborating with a bestselling novelist to write about a thriller involving an attack of unprecedented scale on America. Nothing is for certain, and confusion hits the whole government as even the President becomes a suspect, only to later go missing.
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain
The famous chef writes about everything that happens behind the scenes of kitchens. The amusing book shares stories of life in the culinary industry; get to read stories that were never shared before by the man himself.
Liars, Leakers, and Liberals: The Case Against the Anti-Trump Conspiracy by Jeanine Pirro
The Judge and show host, Jeanine Pirro, has finally had her say about the lies in the American political scene. She’s dealt with a host of politicians through her show on Fox for many years, and has let loose in this book about all the lies, scandals, and backroom stories she’s witnessed firsthand.
Calypso by David Sedaris
David Sedaris has quite a unique sense of humour, it’s baffling how he can write about such dark thoughts, yet depict them with so much comedy. In this book, Sedaris buys an ideal vacation home on the Carolina coast, it’s everything he imagined it would be. While he does manage to escape the hassle of life in the city, he simply can’t seem to escape himself.
Cottage by the Sea by Debbie Macomber
Another number one New York Times bestselling author, Debbi Macomber writes about a young woman and her journey of rediscovery and healing at a seaside town. Annie, the young woman, moves to the summer cottage of her childhood vacations with the family, and learns to love, make friends, and become a part of the community, all on her journey to move on from tragedy.
Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
The memoir talks about Tara as a young girl. Her survivalist family kept her out of school for most of her teen life, but she decided to escape and venture on a long journey in education. She started at 17, but managed to go on and earn a PhD from Cambridge University.
The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins by McElroy Family
The McElroy family, Clit, Griffing, Justin, and Travis co-wrote this novel with illustrations by Carey Pietsch. Originally a podcast, the McElroys decided to turn The Adventure Zone into a book. Delve into a story about elf wizards, dwarf clerics, and human warriors, joining forces in an awesome and adventurous encounter.