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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
BLUE, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte.) A woman whose life has been shattered befriends a homeless boy.
FEVERBORN, by Karen Marie Moning. (Delacorte.) Solving an ancient riddle to prevent the Earth from vanishing on the streets of a dangerously magical Dublin; a Fever novel.
THE CHOICE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) When Travis meets his new neighbor, his bachelor status erodes.
MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON, by Elizabeth Strout. (Random House.) A woman struggles with memories of her impoverished and disturbing childhood and its effect on the present as she attempts to reconcile with her mother.
THE REVENANT, by Michael Punke. (Picador.) Left for dead after a mauling, the master tracker Hugh Glass is consumed by a singular desire for revenge; an inspiration for the 2015 film.
THE BALLER, by Vi Keeland. (Vi Keeland.) After a locker-room interview of a Super Bowl M.V.P., a sportscaster decides to alter her dating rules.
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological thriller set in the environs of London is full of complications and betrayals.
THE NIGHTINGALE, by Kristin Hannah. (St. Martin’s.) Two sisters are separated in World War II France: one in the countryside, the other in Paris.
THE MARTIAN, by Andy Weir. (Crown.) Abandoned by his crew, an astronaut embarks on a dogged quest to stay alive.
THE LAST ANNIVERSARY, by Liane Moriarty. (Harper Perennial.) A family home on an Australian island is bequeathed to an outsider, and the clan’s conflicts come with it.
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR, by Paul Kalanithi. (Random House.) A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.
13 HOURS, by Mitchell Zuckoff with members of the Annex Security Team. (Twelve.) Six C.I.A. contract employees discuss their experience during the attack on the State Department compound and the C.I.A. station called the “annex” in Benghazi in 2012.
THE ROAD TO LITTLE DRIBBLING, by Bill Bryson. (Doubleday.) An American expatriate travels around his adopted country.
DARK MONEY, by Jane Mayer. (Doubleday.) An account of how the Koch brothers and other super-wealthy donors deployed their money to change American politics.
BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. (Spiegel & Grau.) A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story by the Atlantic’s national correspondent.
THE NAME OF GOD IS MERCY, by Pope Francis with Andrea Tornielli. (Random House.) In a conversation with a Vatican reporter, the pontiff explores the cornerstone of his faith.
THE BIG SHORT, by Michael Lewis. (Norton.) The people who saw the real estate crash coming and made billions from their foresight. The basis of the movie.
KILLING REAGAN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events surrounding the attempted assassination of President Reagan in 1981.
THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE TRIPOLI PIRATES, by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. (Sentinel.) The war against the Barbary pirates in 1801.
THE BOYS IN THE BOAT, by Daniel James Brown. (Penguin.) The University of Washington’s eight-oar crew and their quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.