Bestsellers Collection

The bestsellers collection contains works of fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, and titles from bestselling authors. The collection is located on the first floor and is available to the whole Upstate community with a loan time of 3-weeks.


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#1 Where the crawdads sing / Delia Owens.
Owens, Delia, author.
Book. 370 p.
370 p. : map ; 24 cm.
For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. She's barefoot and w...n, who are each intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new and startling world -- until the unthinkable happens.

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#2 Naughts and Crosses / Malorie Blackman.
Blackman, Malorie.
Book. 386 p.
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2005.
386 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
In a world where the pale-skinned Naughts are discriminated against by the politically and socially powerful dark-skinned Crosses, teenagers Callum--a Naught--and Sephy--a Cross--test whether their love is strong enough to survive their society's racism.

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#3 Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood / Trevor Noah.
Noah, Trevor, 1984- author.
Book. x, 288 p.
x, 288 p. ; 25 cm.
Noah's path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act: his birth. Born to a white a moving yet funny portrait of a boy making his way through a damaged world in a dangerous time. -- Adapted from publisher.

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#4 Notes on the flesh / by Shahd Alshammari.
Alshammari, Shahd, author.
Book. iv, 113 p.
iv, 113 p. ; 21 cm.
Part one: mythography -- Part two: voices of lovers -- Epilogue -- About the author.

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#5 The good neighbor : the life and work of Fred Rogers / Maxwell King.
King, Maxwell (Maxwell Evarts Perkins), author.
Book. 405 p. : 16 unnumbered pages of plates
405 p. : 16 unnumbered pages of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
"Every weekday for decades, a kind man named Mister Rogers stepped through a door in his TV house, spoke directly into the came... in the sweater, The Good Neighbor is the definitive portrait of a beloved figure, cherished by multiple generations"--Jacket.

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#6 Educated : a memoir / Tara Westover.
Westover, Tara, author.
Book. xiii, 334 p.
xiii, 334 p. ; 24 cm.
Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she pre..., to Harvard and to Cambridge University. Only then would she wonder if she'd traveled too far, if there was still a way home.

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#7 You : a novel / Caroline Kepnes.
Kepnes, Caroline, 1976-
Book. 424 p.
424 p. ; 24 cm.
"Love hurts ... When aspiring writer Guinevere Beck strides into the East Village bookstore where Joe works, he's instantly smi...passion, Caroline Kepnes's You is a perversely romantic thriller that's more dangerously clever than any you've read before"--

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#8 101 golden zingers to read & treasure / zingers by Josh Machlin, illustrations by Jenn Steffey.
Machlin, Joshua.
Book. [97] p.
[97] p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
A zinger diary skewering the first two Years of the MAGA (Make America Great Again) Era

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#9 If Beale Street could talk : a novel / James Baldwin.
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987, author.
Book. 197 p.
197 p. ; 21 cm.
This novel is a moving story of love in the face of injustice. Told through the eyes of Tish, a nineteen-year-old girl, in love...thor has created two characters so alive and profoundly realized that they are unforgettably ingrained in the American psyche.

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#10 Eloquent rage : a black feminist discovers her superpower / Brittney Cooper.
Cooper, Brittney C., 1980- author.
Book. 279 p.
279 p. ; 22 cm.
"So what if it's true that Black women are mad as hell? They have the right to be. In the Black feminist tradition of Audre Lor... feminism, friendship, and faith in one's own superpowers are all we really need to turn things right-side up again."--Jacket.