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Our Speakers on The New York Times Bestseller List for 09/25/2022

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The Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau is thrilled that each week many of our speakers are on The New York Times Bestseller List. Check back here for a current selection of who is on this week’s list:

Hardcover Fiction

[3] Taylor Jenkins ReidCarrie Soto is Back

“The books in Reid’s famous women quartet stand alone. . . . But each of the books centers a vibrant protagonist managing the tensions between her glamorous life in the public eye and the pressures she feels in private . . . with Reid meticulously collecting minute yet meaningful details to help build immersive worlds”TIME

[8] Craig Johnson Hell and Back

“Solid . . . Longtime fans will relish Johnson’s new insights into Walt’s character . . .”—Publisher’s Weekly

Hardcover Nonfiction

[3] Javier Zamora Solito

“Zamora, a poet, recounts in absorbing detail the dangerous, weekslong journey he took from El Salvador to reunite with his parents in the United States when he was just 9.”—The New York Times 

[4] Michelle ZaunerCrying in H Mart 

“I read Crying in H Mart with my heart in my throat. In this beautifully written memoir, Michelle Zauner has created a gripping, sensuous portrait of an indelible mother-daughter bond that hits all the notes: love, friction, loyalty, grief. All mothers and daughters will recognize themselves—and each other—in these pages.” —Dani Shapiro, author of Inheritance

Combined Print and eBook Bestsellers Fiction

[3] Delia OwensWhere the Crawdads Sing

“I can’t even express how much I love this book! I didn’t want this story to end!”–Reese Witherspoon

[12] Craig Johnson Hell and Back

“Solid . . . Longtime fans will relish Johnson’s new insights into Walt’s character . . .”—Publisher’s Weekly

[15] Taylor Jenkins ReidCarrie Soto is Back

“The books in Reid’s famous women quartet stand alone. . . . But each of the books centers a vibrant protagonist managing the tensions between her glamorous life in the public eye and the pressures she feels in private . . . with Reid meticulously collecting minute yet meaningful details to help build immersive worlds”TIME

Combined Print and eBook Bestsellers Nonfiction

[11] Michelle ZaunerCrying in H Mart 

“I read Crying in H Mart with my heart in my throat. In this beautifully written memoir, Michelle Zauner has created a gripping, sensuous portrait of an indelible mother-daughter bond that hits all the notes: love, friction, loyalty, grief. All mothers and daughters will recognize themselves—and each other—in these pages.” —Dani Shapiro, author of Inheritance

Paperback Fiction

[3] Delia OwensWhere the Crawdads Sing

“I can’t even express how much I love this book! I didn’t want this story to end!”–Reese Witherspoon

Middle Grade Hardcover

[1] R.J. PalacioWonder

“Rich and memorable…It’s Auggie and the rest of the children who are the real heart of Wonder, and Palacio captures the voices of girls and boys, fifth graders and teenagers, with equal skill.”—The New York Times

Young Adult Hardcover

[10] E. LockhartFamily of Liars

“Poetic and thoughtful….  I anticipated that at some point a shocking twist would come. And, wow, does it ever.” —The New York Times

Audio Fiction

[1] Delia OwensWhere the Crawdads Sing

“I can’t even express how much I love this book! I didn’t want this story to end!”–Reese Witherspoon

Mass Market

[1] Delia OwensWhere the Crawdads Sing

“I can’t even express how much I love this book! I didn’t want this story to end!”–Reese Witherspoon

[8] Debbie MacomberIt’s Better This Way 

“This deeply emotional tale proves it’s never too late for love.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Young Adult Paperback

[1] E. LockhartWe Are Liars

“Haunting, sophisticated . . . a novel so twisty and well-told that it will appeal to older readers as well as to adolescents.” —The Wall Street Journal

[4] Markus ZusakThe Book Thief 

“The kind of book that can be life-changing.” —The New York Times