What are the best NY Times best-selling books of 2016?

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    #1The Girl on the Train

    The Girl on the Train

    The Girl on the Train is a psychological thriller wherein Rachel, the protagonist, takes the same train on her everyday commute. She always catches a glimpse of a couple from the window of the train, and one day when she witnesses something terrible.


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    Harry Hoffman
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "The Girl on the Train follows a girl named Rachel who happens to experience something dreadful one day while taking a rode on the train. No spoils, but it was shocking to say the least. I think this is a good book for more intense readers and ones that enjoy surprises. This one threw me off, but I like that about thrillers. "
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    #2Me Before You

    Me Before You

    Jojo Moyes' heartbreaking romance novel Me Before You tells the story of Louisa Clark and Will Traynor, who lives his days confined to a wheelchair. This book urges everyone to live their one life to the fullest.


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    Randy Miller
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "I loved the story in this charming romance! It reminded me of parts of my life as I read along."
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    #3Truly Madly Guilty

    Truly Madly Guilty

    Truly Madly Guilty is a contemporary fiction novel written by Liane Moriarty. This chick lit book is about the lives of six adults and first published in 2016 by Flatiron books. 


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    Albert Walters
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "Oh my god! This is so emotional. At least it was when I read it, lol! So good! Such great characters. Just like me! I'm a great character too! The situations and heartfelt emotions are on point like a needle. Get this book for yourself."
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    #4It Ends with Us

    It Ends with Us

    It Ends with Us is a contemporary fiction novel written by Colleen Hoover which centers on Lily who grew up in an abusive household and now she finds herself in an abusive relationship with Ryle. 


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    Kenneth Stevens
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "It's a best-selling book for a reason. It's a very interesting story and very powerful. It will leave you shaken by the end of it."
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    #5Killing the Rising Sun

    Killing the Rising Sun

    Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan is a powerful and riveting book in Bill O'Reilly's The Killing Series. It's a page-turner that details the final moments of World War II like never before.


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    Peter Newman
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "Killing the Rising Sun is a great historical book. Bill really gets it down in this terrific read."
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    #6A Great Reckoning

    A Great Reckoning

    A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny is a mystery fiction novel originally published in August 2016. This book won the Anthony Awards for Best Novel in 2017. It is preceded by The Nature of the Beast and followed by Glass Houses.


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    Kimberly Stevens
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "This book by louise penny is a great book right off the best-selling books of 2016. I'd say its the best on from that year in fact."
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    #7Between the World and Me

    Between the World and Me
    Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates is an American autobiography novel originally published in July 2015. This book won the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 2015 and it was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 2016.

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    Margaret May
    Written on April 26, 2018
    "This was a tough book to read but not because it was bad. The subject matter was deep and raw. I really enjoyed this however. It's different then what I'm used to but definitely captivated my interest."
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    #8Dark Matter

    Dark Matter

    Dark Matter is another novel from the creator of the best-selling Wayward Pines trilogy, author Blake Crouch. The mystery-thriller novel was published on July 26, 2016, by Crown.


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    Daniel Diaz
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "Once again, Blake Crouch has written a book that is interesting and intense. His imagination goes to places that may be possible but I sincerely hope I never inhabit one of those worlds. His ability to write about the unknown and make it believable is what keeps me buying his books. This is a great book. I don't want to give anything away so nothing more about the plot. I had no idea what quantum mechanics is when I started reading. The reader doesn't need to know anything about it either. The basic premise is shown in an easily understandable way and is very much a part of how the story progresses. Trust Blake Crouch to deliver a book that you won't want to put down until you read the last page."
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    #9When Breath Becomes Air

    When Breath Becomes Air
    When Breath Becomes Air is a non-fiction book written by Paul Kalanithi. This memoir is about the transformation of the author from being a medical student to becoming a patient and a father. This was originally published in 2016.

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    Ishan Dutta
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "This book has given me a different perspective on life. It was well written and easily one of my top 3 favorite books. If you're ever wondering about your life's purpose, give this book a read."
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    #10Fire Touched (Mercy Thompson)

    Fire Touched (Mercy Thompson)

    Fire Touched by Patricia Briggs is a paranormal romance and urban fantasy novel published in March 2016. This is the ninth book in Briggs' Mercy Thompson series. It was nominated for the Goodreads Choice Awards Best Fantasy.


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    Harold Alvarez
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "This is an excellent book and has a little bit of everything. Fantasy, romance, thrill, excitement. It will keep you on the edge and keep you going."
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    #11Extreme Prey (Prey)

    Extreme Prey (Prey)
    Extreme Prey is the 26th book in the thrilling suspense series for young adults, the Prey series. It was authored by Pulitzer-winning author John Sandford and was first published in April 2016.


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    Jordan Jacobs
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "John Sandford does it again. This is the 26th installment in his fantastic series Extreme Prey, and an absolute pleasure to read just like the prior 25 books! Amazingly after 25 books of the same series, he still doesn't falter in his writing capabilities."


Best What are the best NY Times best-selling books of 2016
1The Girl on the TrainBooks 44 Paid
2Me Before YouBooks 39 Paid
3Truly Madly GuiltyBooks 39 Paid
4It Ends with UsBooks 35 Paid
5Killing the Rising SunBooks 33 Paid
6A Great ReckoningBooks 31 Paid
7Between the World and MeBooks 30 Paid
8Dark MatterBooks 28 Paid
9When Breath Becomes AirBooks 23 Paid
10Fire Touched (Mercy Thompson)Books 19 Paid

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