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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
BIG LITTLE LIES, by Liane Moriarty. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam.) Who will end up dead, and how, when three mothers with children in the same school become friends?
NOT A DRILL, by Lee Child. (Delacorte.) In this e-book short story, Jack Reacher is on a summer hike when the trail is suddenly closed and the military police show up.
FAST TRACK, by Julie Garwood. (Dutton.) A woman faces threats as she searches for the truth about her long-dead mother, aided by her best friend’s attractive older brother.
FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) An innocent college student falls in love with a tortured man with particular sexual tastes; the first of a trilogy.
GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?
LEAD, by Kylie Scott. (St. Martin’s Griffin.) A rock singer goes to rehab, and a new assistant is hired to keep him out of trouble.
MAGIC BREAKS, by Ilona Andrews. (Ace.) In the seventh Kate Daniels novel, Kate deals with paranormal politics in Atlanta as she prepares the Pack for an attack.
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.
THE HEIST, by Daniel Silva. (Harper.) Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, must track down a famous missing painting by Caravaggio.
FIFTY SHADES DARKER, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) Daunted by Christian’s dark secrets, Anastasia ends their relationship — but desire still dominates her every thought; the second book in a trilogy.
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.
AMERICA, by Dinesh D’Souza. (Regnery.) A defense of America against the view that its power in the world should be diminished; also a documentary film.
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.
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.
A SPY AMONG FRIENDS, by Ben Macintyre. (Crown.) An account of the British Cold War spy Kim Philby focuses on the two close friends whose trust he betrayed.
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.
BLOOD FEUD, by Edward Klein. (Regnery.) A journalist describes animosity behind the alliance between the Clinton and Obama families.
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.
OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown.) Why some people succeed; from the author of “Blink” and “The Tipping Point.”
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.