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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
TOP SECRET TWENTY-ONE, by Janet Evanovich. (Bantam.) The New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum pursues a dealer who sells more than used cars.
THE SILKWORM, by Robert Galbraith. (Mulholland/Little, Brown.) The private detective Cormoran Strike steps in when the author of a roman à clef set in literary London is murdered; by J. K. Rowling, writing pseudonymously.
ALL FALL DOWN, by Jennifer Weiner. (Atria.) A woman becomes addicted to pain medication.
MR. MERCEDES, by Stephen King. (Scribner.) A driver plows into a crowd at a job fair, killing eight. The killer then taunts a suicidal ex-cop, who must stop a deadlier attack.
WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART’S BLOOD, by Diana Gabaldon. (Delacorte.) In the eighth Outlander time-traveling romance, Jamie Fraser and his family face challenges in the 18th and 20th centuries.
THE GOLDFINCH, by Donna Tartt. (Little, Brown.) A painting smuggled out of the Metropolitan Museum of Art after a bombing becomes a boy’s prize, guilt and burden.
GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?
SHATTERED, by Kevin Hearne. (Del Rey.) Atticus O’Sullivan is no longer the only Druid to walk the earth; part of the Iron Druid Chronicles series.
A GAME OF THRONES, by George R. R. Martin. (Bantam.) In the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are mustering.
ORPHAN TRAIN, by Christina Baker Kline. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) A historical novel about orphans swept off the streets of New York and sent to the Midwest in the 1920s.
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
HARD CHOICES, by Hillary Rodham Clinton. (Simon & Schuster.) Clinton’s memoir focuses on her years as secretary of state and her views on America’s role in the world.
ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, by Piper Kerman. (Spiegel & Grau.) A Brooklyn woman’s prison memoir. The basis for the Netflix series, originally published in 2010.
ME, by Katharine Hepburn. (Ballantine.) A memoir by the actress, first published in 1991.
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.
HEAVEN IS FOR REAL, by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent. (Thomas Nelson.) A father recounts his 3-year-old son’s encounter with Jesus during an appendectomy.
ONE NATION, by Ben Carson with Candy Carson. (Sentinel.) Carson, a retired pediatric neurosurgeon, now a Fox News contributor, offers solutions to problems in health and education based on capitalism, not government.
LONE SURVIVOR, by Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson. (Little, Brown.) The only survivor of a Navy SEALs operation in northern Afghanistan describes the battle and his escape. First published in 2007; the basis for the movie.
THINK LIKE A FREAK, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) How to solve problems creatively, from the authors of “Freakonomics.
CAPITAL IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY, by Thomas Piketty. (Belknap/Harvard University.) An analysis of centuries of economic history predicts worsening inequality.