The questsin Rising Bestsellers list will do more than stimulate your mind. These reads may challenge your beliefs, broaden your perspectives, excite your curiosities, or widen your imagination.
These books may not necessarily appear on the official New York Times list of bestsellers, but they’re the ones our questsin audience is reading, talking about, sharing with friends, and even buying.
Here are the questsin Rising Bestsellers for the week of November 19, 2018:
1. “Trump, the Blue-Collar President,” by Anthony Scaramucci (Center Street) — Anthony “The Mooch” Scaramucci tells the inside story of how Donald J. Trump, a billionaire living on Fifth Avenue, identified the struggle of blue-collar Americans and won the presidency. This “is the comeback story for America and Americans. Both Wall Street and Main Street are now thriving and will continue to do so under our current president and his economic policies. Scaramucci shares his insights and stories from his long-term relationship with President Trump,” writes Fox News. (Non-Fiction)
2. “The Point Of It All: A Lifetime of Great Loves and Endeavors,” by Charles Krauthammer (Random House) — “Created and compiled by Charles Krauthammer before his death, ‘The Point of It All’. . . is a timely and much needed demonstration of what it means to cut through the noise of petty politics with clarity, integrity, and intellectual fortitude,” a GoodReads review states. “The book is a reminder of what made Charles Krauthammer the most celebrated American columnist and political thinker of his generation.” (Non-Fiction)
3. "The Grave Above the Grave" by Bernard Kerik (Humanix Books) — He saw firsthand the 9/11 carnage in New York City, and now the former NYPD commissioner imagines how the next attack could happen. In this explosive new thriller, Kerik tells the story of NYPD Commissioner Rick Raymond who, while battling a cop killer with Islamic terror ties, uncovers a plot to launch another devastating attack on the city. As he races against the clock, Raymond also must juggle the pressures of a grandstanding mayor, a disreputable reporter, and a secret love — who just happens to be the district attorney. (Fiction)
4. “The Briefing: Politics, The Press, and The President,” by Sean Spicer (Regnery Publishing) — “One of the best reads of 2018,” according to Sean Hannity, “The Briefing” describes the pressure cooker atmosphere of the White House daily briefing in President Donald Trump’s administration, as written by his first press secretary. “Spicer’s riveting and personal account makes ‘The Briefing’ the must-read political book of the year,” according to GoodReads. (Non-Fiction)
5. “Gold Is a Better Way: A Self-Help Book for the Everyday Investor” by Adam Baratta (Morgan James Publishing) — “Gold Is A Better Way” is a metaphor for sound investing. Baratta strips away all the confusion and complexities surrounding investing and breaks down investment concepts and the simple fundamentals driving markets. He provides a roadmap for how to win at the game of investing and, more importantly, explains the “why” so readers can continue to win. (Non-Fiction)
6. “Positive Populism: Revolutionary Ideas to Rebuild Economic Security, Family, and Community in America” by Steve Hilton (Random House) — Per GoodReads: “For too long, populism has been defined by those who despise it. By focusing on what populism is for, and not just what it's against, Hilton provides a coherent philosophy and practical blueprint for how the movement can have an impact beyond one election cycle, and in people's everyday lives.” (Non-Fiction)
7. “Killing the SS: The Hunt for the Worst War Criminals in History,” by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard (Henry Holt and Co.) — The latest and most shocking of O’Reilly’s “Killing” series, this new offering takes the reader on a roller-coaster manhunt for the Third Reich’s most hated war criminals. “Written in the fast-paced style of the ‘Killing’ series, ‘Killing the SS’ will educate and stun the reader,” writes GoodReads. “The final chapter is truly shocking.” (Non-Fiction)
8. “Rise: In Defense of Judeo-Christian Values and Freedom,” by Brigitte Gabriel (Frontline) — In “Rise,” Gabriel tells us what she “believes we need to do in order to preserve religious freedom and respond to cultural developments, including flag burning, media corruption, and kneeling during the national anthem. An urgent call to defend Judeo-Christian values!” according to ChristianBook.com. (Non-Fiction)
9. “The Plot to Destroy Trump: How the Deep State Fabricated the Russian Dossier to Subvert the President” by Theodore Roosevelt Malloch (Skyhorse Publishing) — Ripped from the pages of today’s headlines and paired with insightful analysis, Malloch weaves the reader through the attempts by members of the entrenched bureaucracy to undermine the agenda of the 45th president. (Non-Fiction)
10. “The Other Woman,” by Daniel Silva. (Harper) — Gabriel Allon, the 4 5 8 art restorer and assassin, fights the Russians to decide the fate of postwar global order. “I'm old enough to remember the events that are such an integral part of this story,” writes a GoodReads reviewer. “There's not much more I can reveal without giving too much away, though, except to say that the details are so intricately woven that as a whole it's totally mesmerizing. Oh, and one other thing: If you have but one book to read for the rest of this year, you won't go wrong if you make it this one.” (Fiction)
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