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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?
DEADLINE, by John Sandford. (Putnam.) Dognappers and a murdered reporter draw the attention of the Minnesota investigator Virgil Flowers.
THE BEST OF ME, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) Twenty-five years after their high school romance ended, two classmates return to their North Carolina town for a funeral.
BURN, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. (Little, Brown.) Detective Michael Bennett, back in New York City, investigates a peculiar crime in Harlem.
PARIS MATCH, by Stuart Woods. (Putnam.) In the 31st Stone Barrington novel, the New York lawyer encounters an old enemy in Paris.
STEPBROTHER DEAREST, by Penelope Ward. (Penelope Ward.) A bond, and an attraction, between two stepsiblings.
EDGE OF ETERNITY, by Ken Follett. (Dutton.) Five interrelated families grapple with the events of the 1960s through the 1980s; Book 3 of the Century Trilogy.
MR. MIRACLE, by Debbie Macomber. (Ballantine.) A guardian angel helps a young woman find a second chance; a Christmas novel.
REAPER’S STAND, by Joanna Wylde. (Berkley.) A woman responsible for her cousin’s daughter needs help from the attractive president of Reaper’s Motorcycle Club.
PERSONAL, by Lee Child. (Delacorte.) Jack Reacher, a former military cop, helps the State Department and the C.I.A. stop a sniper who has targeted a G8 summit.
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
KILLING PATTON, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the strange death of Gen. George S. Patton in December 1945.
NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL, by Lena Dunham. (Random House.) A collection of revealing and often humorous personal essays from the creator and star of “Girls.”
THE INNOVATORS, by Walter Isaacson. (Simon & Schuster.) Studies of the people who created computers and the Internet, beginning in the 1840s.
BEING MORTAL, by Atul Gawande. (Metropolitan/Holt.) The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.
STOP THE COMING CIVIL WAR, by Michael Savage. (Center Street.) The radio host urges true patriots to save the country from the machinations of the left.
WORTHY FIGHTS, by Leon Panetta. (Penguin Press.) The writer’s experience in the Obama administration as director of the C.I.A. and secretary of defense.
THE BOYS IN THE BOAT, by Daniel James Brown. (Viking.) The University of Washington’s eight-oar crew and their quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.
WHAT IF?, by Randall Munroe. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.) Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.
ROCKS, by Joe Perry with David Ritz. (Simon & Schuster.) A memoir by the Aerosmith guitarist and songwriter.