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Encyclopedia > List of bestselling novels in the United States in the 1990s

This is a list of bestselling novels in the United States in the 1990s, as determined by Publishers Weekly. The list features the most popular novels of each year from 1990 through 1999. For the band, see 1990s (band). ... Publishers Weekly is a weekly trade news magazine targeted at publishers, librarians, booksellers, and literary agents. ... See also: 1989 in literature, other events of 1990, 1991 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1998 in literature, other events of 1999, 2000 in literature, list of years in literature. ...

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1990

  1. The Plains of Passage by Jean M. Auel
  2. Four Past Midnight by Stephen King
  3. The Burden of Proof by Scott Turow
  4. Memories of Midnight by Sidney Sheldon
  5. Message from Nam by Danielle Steel
  6. The Bourne Ultimatum by Robert Ludlum
  7. The Stand by Stephen King
  8. Lady Boss by Jackie Collins
  9. The Witching Hour by Anne Rice
  10. September by Rosamunde Pilcher

The Plains of Passage is an historical fiction novel by Jean M. Auel published in 1990. ... Jean Marie Auel (born February 18, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American writer. ... Four Past Midnight is a collection of four novellas by Stephen King. ... Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of over 200 stories including over 50 bestselling horror novels. ... A movie adaptation of Turows bestselling book Presumed Innocent was made in 1990. ... Categories: Possible copyright violations ... Sidney Sheldon (February 11, 1917 – January 30, 2007) was a Jewish-American screenwriter and novelist. ... Danielle Steel (born Danielle Fernande Schuelein-Steel on August 14, 1947 in New York City, New York) is one of the best-selling authors in the United States. ... Book Cover The Bourne Ultimatum is the conclusion to Robert Ludlums Jason Bourne trilogy and a sequel to The Bourne Supremacy. ... Robert Ludlum (May 25, 1927 New York City â€“ March 12, 2001 Naples, Florida) was an American author of 29 thriller novels, and was educated at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut. ... The Stand is a post-apocalyptic horror novel by Stephen King originally published in 1978. ... Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of over 200 stories including over 50 bestselling horror novels. ... Jacqueline Jill Jackie Collins (born 4 October 1937), is a British-born novelist. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Anne Rice (born on October 4, 1941) is a best-selling American author of gothic and later religious themed books. ... Rosamunde Pilchers September September, is the compainon novel to The Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher. ... Rosamunde Pilcher OBE (maiden name Scott, born 22 September 1924 in Lelant, Cornwall, United Kingdom) is a British novelist. ...

1991

  1. Scarlett by Alexandra Ripley
  2. The Sum of All Fears by Tom Clancy
  3. Needful Things by Stephen King
  4. No Greater Love by Danielle Steel
  5. Heartbeat by Danielle Steel
  6. The Doomsday Conspiracy by Sidney Sheldon
  7. The Firm by John Grisham
  8. Night Over Water by Ken Follet
  9. Remember by Barbara Taylor Bradford
  10. Love Music, Loves to Dance by Mary Higgins Clark

Scarlett is a novel written in 1991 by Alexandra Ripley as a sequel to Margaret Mitchells Gone with the Wind. ... Alexandra Ripley, née Braid (January 8, 1934 - January 10, 2004) was a U.S. writer best known as the author of Scarlett (1991), the sequel to Gone With the Wind. ... For the movie of the same name, see The Sum of All Fears (film). ... Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. ... Needful Things is a horror/black comedy novel by Stephen King and published in 1991. ... Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of over 200 stories including over 50 bestselling horror novels. ... No Greater Love (NGL) is an American humanitarian, non-profit organization started in 1971 dedicated to providing programs such as wreath-layings, remembrance tributes, and memorial dedications, for those who have lost a loved one in the service to the country or by an act of terrorism. ... Danielle Steel (born Danielle Fernande Schuelein-Steel on August 14, 1947 in New York City, New York) is one of the best-selling authors in the United States. ... Heartbeat book cover Heartbeat is a 2004 childrens book by Sharon Creech, published by Bloomsbury. ... Danielle Steel (born Danielle Fernande Schuelein-Steel on August 14, 1947 in New York City, New York) is one of the best-selling authors in the United States. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Sidney Sheldon (February 11, 1917 – January 30, 2007) was a Jewish-American screenwriter and novelist. ... The Firm is a 1991 legal thriller and the second novel by John Grisham. ... John Ray Grisham Jr. ... Night Over Water is a politically-minded novel written by author Ken Follett and published by William Morrow in 1991. ... Ken Follett (born June 5, 1949) is a British author of thrillers and historical novels. ... Barbara Taylor Bradford (born May 5, 1933) is an English novelist. ... Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins Clark, best known as Mary Higgins Clark, (b December 24, 1927 in the Bronx, New York) is an American author of suspense novels currently residing in New York City, New York. ...

1992

  1. Dolores Claiborne by Stephen King
  2. The Pelican Brief by John Grisham
  3. Gerald's Game by Stephen King
  4. Mixed Blessings by Danielle Steel
  5. Jewels by Danielle Steel
  6. The Stars Shine Down by Sidney Sheldon
  7. The Tale of the Body Thief by Anne Rice
  8. Mexico by James A. Michener
  9. Waiting to Exhale by Terry McMillan
  10. All Around the Town by Mary Higgins Clark

Dolores Claiborne (1993) is a novel by Stephen King, which was adapted into a 1995 film starring Kathy Bates and Jennifer Jason Leigh. ... Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of over 200 stories including over 50 bestselling horror novels. ... The Pelican Brief is a legal/suspense thriller written by John Grisham in 1992. ... John Ray Grisham Jr. ... Geralds Game (1992) is a novel by Stephen King. ... Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of over 200 stories including over 50 bestselling horror novels. ... Danielle Steel (born Danielle Fernande Schuelein-Steel on August 14, 1947 in New York City, New York) is one of the best-selling authors in the United States. ... Danielle Steel (born Danielle Fernande Schuelein-Steel on August 14, 1947 in New York City, New York) is one of the best-selling authors in the United States. ... The Stars Shine Down is a novel by Sidney Sheldon. ... Sidney Sheldon (February 11, 1917 – January 30, 2007) was a Jewish-American screenwriter and novelist. ... Tale of the Body Thief is the fourth novel in Anne Rices The Vampire Chronicles, following The Queen of the Damned. ... Anne Rice (born on October 4, 1941) is a best-selling American author of gothic and later religious themed books. ... James Albert Michener (February 3, 1907? - October 16, 1997) was the American author of such books as Tales of the South Pacific (for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1948), Hawaii, The Drifters, Centennial, The Source, The Fires of Spring, Chesapeake, Caribbean, Caravans, Alaska, Texas, and Poland. ... Waiting to Exhale is a 1995 movie directed by Forest Whitaker. ... Terry McMillan (born October 18, 1951 in Port Huron, Michigan) is an African-American author. ... Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins Clark, best known as Mary Higgins Clark, (b December 24, 1927 in the Bronx, New York) is an American author of suspense novels currently residing in New York City, New York. ...

1993

  1. The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller
  2. The Client by John Grisham
  3. Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend by Robert James Waller
  4. Without Remorse by Tom Clancy
  5. Nightmares and Dreamscapes by Stephen King
  6. Vanished by Danielle Steel
  7. Lasher by Anne Rice
  8. Pleading Guilty by Scott Turow
  9. Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
  10. The Scorpio Illusion by Robert Ludlum

The Bridges of Madison County is a best-selling novel by Robert James Waller which tells the story of a lonely Italian war bride who develops a romantic interest in a dashing photographer who has come to Madison County, Iowa in order to create a photographic essay on the covered... Robert James Waller (born August 1, 1939 in Rockford, Iowa) is an American author also known for his work as a photographer and musician. ... The Client movie poster The Client (1994) is a legal thriller written by American author John Grisham, set in Memphis, Tennessee. ... John Ray Grisham Jr. ... Robert James Waller (born August 1, 1939 in Rockford, Iowa) is an American author also known for his work as a photographer and musician. ... Without Remorse is a novel by Tom Clancy set in 1971, in the middle of the Vietnam War. ... Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. ... Nightmares & Dreamscapes (1993) is a short story collection by Stephen King. ... Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of over 200 stories including over 50 bestselling horror novels. ... Danielle Steel (born Danielle Fernande Schuelein-Steel on August 14, 1947 in New York City, New York) is one of the best-selling authors in the United States. ... Anne Rice (born on October 4, 1941) is a best-selling American author of gothic and later religious themed books. ... A movie adaptation of Turows bestselling book Presumed Innocent was made in 1990. ... Like Water for Chocolate is a popular novel, published in 1989 by first-time Mexican novelist Laura Esquivel. ... Laura Esquivel (born September 30, 1950) is a Mexican author. ... The Scorpio Illusion is a 1993 novel by the late Robert Ludlum. ... Robert Ludlum (May 25, 1927 New York City â€“ March 12, 2001 Naples, Florida) was an American author of 29 thriller novels, and was educated at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut. ...

1994

  1. The Chamber by John Grisham
  2. Debt of Honor by Tom Clancy
  3. The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield
  4. The Gift by Danielle Steel
  5. Insomnia by Stephen King
  6. Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner
  7. Wings by Danielle Steel
  8. Accident by Danielle Steel
  9. The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller
  10. Disclosure by Michael Crichton

The Chamber (1994) is a legal/suspense novel by noted American author John Grisham. ... John Ray Grisham Jr. ... Debt of Honor (1994) is a novel by Tom Clancy. ... Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. ... The Celestine Prophecy is a 1993 novel by James Redfield. ... James Redfield (b. ... The Gift (1994) is a novel by author Danielle Steel. ... Danielle Steel (born Danielle Fernande Schuelein-Steel on August 14, 1947 in New York City, New York) is one of the best-selling authors in the United States. ... Insomnia is a novel written by Stephen King and first published in 1994. ... Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of over 200 stories including over 50 bestselling horror novels. ... Categories: Possible copyright violations ... James Finn Garner is the author of He was born in Detroit, Michigan and was raised in Dearborn, Michigan. ... Wings (Russian: Крылья) was the first Russian novel centred on homosexuality. ... Danielle Steel (born Danielle Fernande Schuelein-Steel on August 14, 1947 in New York City, New York) is one of the best-selling authors in the United States. ... Danielle Steel (born Danielle Fernande Schuelein-Steel on August 14, 1947 in New York City, New York) is one of the best-selling authors in the United States. ... The Bridges of Madison County is a best-selling novel by Robert James Waller which tells the story of a lonely Italian war bride who develops a romantic interest in a dashing photographer who has come to Madison County, Iowa in order to create a photographic essay on the covered... Robert James Waller (born August 1, 1939 in Rockford, Iowa) is an American author also known for his work as a photographer and musician. ... Disclosure is a novel by Michael Crichton, released in 1993. ... Michael Crichton (born October 23, 1942, pronounced [1]) is an American author, film producer, film director, and television producer. ...

1995

  1. The Rainmaker by John Grisham
  2. The Lost World: Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
  3. Five Days in Paris by Danielle Steel
  4. The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans
  5. Lightning by Danielle Steel
  6. The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield
  7. Rose Madder by Stephen King
  8. Silent Night by Mary Higgins Clark
  9. Politically Correct Holiday Stories by James Finn Garner
  10. The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans

For the film based on this novel, see The Rainmaker (1997 film). ... John Ray Grisham Jr. ... The Lost World: Jurassic Park is a 1997 movie which is a sequel to the blockbuster Jurassic Park. ... Michael Crichton (born October 23, 1942, pronounced [1]) is an American author, film producer, film director, and television producer. ... Danielle Steel (born Danielle Fernande Schuelein-Steel on August 14, 1947 in New York City, New York) is one of the best-selling authors in the United States. ... The Christmas Box is an American book written by Richard Paul Evans and self-published in 1993. ... Richard Paul Evans (born October 11, 1962 in Salt Lake City, Utah) is an American author. ... Lightning is a novel by the best-selling author Dean Koontz, released in 1988. ... Danielle Steel (born Danielle Fernande Schuelein-Steel on August 14, 1947 in New York City, New York) is one of the best-selling authors in the United States. ... The Celestine Prophecy is a 1993 novel by James Redfield. ... James Redfield (b. ... Rose Madder is a 1995 novel by Stephen King. ... Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of over 200 stories including over 50 bestselling horror novels. ... Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins Clark, best known as Mary Higgins Clark, (b December 24, 1927 in the Bronx, New York) is an American author of suspense novels currently residing in New York City, New York. ... James Finn Garner is the author of He was born in Detroit, Michigan and was raised in Dearborn, Michigan. ... The Horse Whisperer (1998) is the most boring movie of all time. ... Nicholas Evans (born 1950 in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England) is a United Kingdom journalist, screenwriter TV/film producer and bestselling novelist. ...

1996

  1. The Runaway Jury by John Grisham
  2. Executive Orders by Tom Clancy
  3. Desperation by Stephen King
  4. Airframe by Michael Crichton
  5. The Regulators by Richard Bachman (Stephen King)
  6. Malice by Danielle Steel
  7. Silent Honor by Danielle Steel
  8. Primary Colors by Anonymous
  9. Cause of Death by Patricia Cornwell
  10. The Tenth Insight by James Redfield

The Runaway Jury novel cover The Runaway Jury is a legal thriller novel written by American author John Grisham. ... John Ray Grisham Jr. ... Executive Orders is a political and military thriller novel by Tom Clancy. ... Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. ... Desperation. ... Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of over 200 stories including over 50 bestselling horror novels. ... Airframe is a novel by Michael Crichton, first published in hardback edition in 1996 and as a paperback edition in 1997 by Ballantine Books. ... Michael Crichton (born October 23, 1942, pronounced [1]) is an American author, film producer, film director, and television producer. ... The Regulators is a novel by Stephen King under the pseudonym Richard Bachman. ... // Richard Bachman Richard Bachmans author photo. ... Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of over 200 stories including over 50 bestselling horror novels. ... Danielle Steel (born Danielle Fernande Schuelein-Steel on August 14, 1947 in New York City, New York) is one of the best-selling authors in the United States. ... Danielle Steel (born Danielle Fernande Schuelein-Steel on August 14, 1947 in New York City, New York) is one of the best-selling authors in the United States. ... Primary Colors, a 1996 novel by Anonymous (later revealed by Donald Foster to be journalist Joe Klein), is a roman à clef about U.S. President Bill Clintons first presidential campaign in 1992. ... Joe Klein (born September 7, 1946) is a longtime Washington, D.C. and New York journalist and columnist, perhaps best known for his novel Primary Colors, an anonymously-written roman à clef portraying Bill Clintons first presidential campaign. ... This page deals with the cessation of life. ... Patricia Cornwell (born Patricia Carroll Daniels on June 9, 1956) is a contemporary American author. ... James Redfield (b. ...

1997

  1. The Partner by John Grisham
  2. Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
  3. The Ghost by Danielle Steel
  4. The Ranch by Danielle Steel
  5. Special Delivery by Danielle Steel
  6. Unnatural Exposure by Patricia Cornwell
  7. The Best Laid Plans by Sidney Sheldon
  8. Pretend You Don't See Her by Mary Higgins Clark
  9. Cat and Mouse by James Patterson
  10. Hornet's Nest by Patricia Cornwell

The Partner (1997) is a legal/thriller novel by noted American author John Grisham. ... John Ray Grisham Jr. ... This article is about the novel. ... Charles Frazier, American novelist, was born in 1950 in Asheville, North Carolina, graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1973, and received his Ph. ... Danielle Steel (born Danielle Fernande Schuelein-Steel on August 14, 1947 in New York City, New York) is one of the best-selling authors in the United States. ... Alternate meaning: Area 51 (video game) Satellite view of Area 51 from 1968, more construction happened since then Area 51 is a parcel of U.S. military-controlled land in southern Nevada, apparently containing a secret aircraft testing facility. ... Danielle Steel (born Danielle Fernande Schuelein-Steel on August 14, 1947 in New York City, New York) is one of the best-selling authors in the United States. ... Danielle Steel (born Danielle Fernande Schuelein-Steel on August 14, 1947 in New York City, New York) is one of the best-selling authors in the United States. ... Patricia Cornwell (born Patricia Carroll Daniels on June 9, 1956) is a contemporary American author. ... The Best Laid Plans is a 1997 novel by Sidney Sheldon. ... Sidney Sheldon (February 11, 1917 – January 30, 2007) was a Jewish-American screenwriter and novelist. ... Pretend You Dont See Her is a 2002 movie based on the novel by Mary Higgins Clark. ... Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins Clark, best known as Mary Higgins Clark, (b December 24, 1927 in the Bronx, New York) is an American author of suspense novels currently residing in New York City, New York. ... Cat and Mouse can refer to: Cat and Mouse (Günter Grass book), a German novel by Günter Grass Cat and Mouse (James Patterson novel), the fourth book in James Pattersons Alex Cross series of novels Cat and Mouse (1975 film) (French title: Le Chat et la souris... For other people named James Patterson, see James Patterson (disambiguation) James B. Patterson (born March 22, 1947) is an award-winning American author. ... This article is about the 1970 movie. ... Patricia Cornwell (born Patricia Carroll Daniels on June 9, 1956) is a contemporary American author. ...

1998

  1. The Street Lawyer by John Grisham
  2. Rainbow Six by Tom Clancy
  3. Bag of Bones by Stephen King
  4. A Man in Full by Tom Wolfe
  5. Mirror Image by Danielle Steel
  6. The Long Road Home by Danielle Steel
  7. The Klone and I by Danielle Steel
  8. Point of Origin by Patricia Cornwell
  9. Paradise by Toni Morrison
  10. All Through the Night by Mary Higgins Clark

The Street Lawyer is a legal/suspense novel, the ninth such work written by American author John Grisham. ... John Ray Grisham Jr. ... Rainbow Six is a techno-thriller novel written by Tom Clancy. ... Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. ... Bag of Bones is a 1998 novel by Stephen King. ... Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of over 200 stories including over 50 bestselling horror novels. ... A Man in Full is a novel by Tom Wolfe, published in 1998 by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. ... Thomas Kennerly Wolfe (born March 2, 1931 in Richmond, Virginia), known as Tom Wolfe, is a best-selling American author and journalist. ... A mirror image is a mirror based duplicate of a single image. ... Danielle Steel (born Danielle Fernande Schuelein-Steel on August 14, 1947 in New York City, New York) is one of the best-selling authors in the United States. ... Danielle Steel (born Danielle Fernande Schuelein-Steel on August 14, 1947 in New York City, New York) is one of the best-selling authors in the United States. ... Danielle Steel (born Danielle Fernande Schuelein-Steel on August 14, 1947 in New York City, New York) is one of the best-selling authors in the United States. ... Point Of Origin is the first album by hard rock band Allele, released on October 25, 2005 (see 2005 in music). ... Patricia Cornwell (born Patricia Carroll Daniels on June 9, 1956) is a contemporary American author. ... Book Cover Paradise (1999) was the first novel Toni Morrison wrote after winning the Nobel Prize for Literature. ... For the Louisiana politician, see deLesseps Morrison, Jr. ... Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins Clark, best known as Mary Higgins Clark, (b December 24, 1927 in the Bronx, New York) is an American author of suspense novels currently residing in New York City, New York. ...

1999

  1. The Testament by John Grisham
  2. Hannibal by Thomas Harris
  3. Assassins by Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim LaHaye
  4. Star Wars: Episode 1, The Phantom Menace by Terry Brooks
  5. Timeline by Michael Crichton
  6. Hearts in Atlantis by Stephen King
  7. Apollyon by Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim LaHaye
  8. The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King
  9. Irresistible Forces by Danielle Steel
  10. Tara Road by Maeve Binchy
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