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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological thriller set in London is full of complications and betrayals.
THE LONGEST RIDE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) The lives of two couples converge unexpectedly.
HOT PURSUIT, by Stuart Woods. (Putnam.) In the 33rd Stone Barrington novel, the New York lawyer pursues an attractive pilot and must deal with her stalker ex-boyfriend as well as intrigue in the Middle East.
THE STRANGER, by Harlan Coben. (Dutton.) Characters’ lives begin to fall apart as a mysterious stranger discloses secrets to them; a stand-alone thriller.
ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, by Anthony Doerr. (Scribner.) The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II.
THE NIGHTINGALE, by Kristin Hannah. (St. Martin’s.) Two sisters are separated in World War II France: one struggling to survive in the countryside, the other joining the Resistance in Paris.
NYPD RED 3, by James Patterson and Marshall Karp. (Little, Brown.) Investigating the disappearance of a billionaire’s son, Detective Zach Jordan and his partner (and ex-girlfriend) find themselves in the midst of a conspiracy.
OUTLANDER, by Diana Gabaldon. (Dell.) Claire Randall, an English nurse, is transported back to 1743 during a second honeymoon in the Scottish Highlands. There she begins an affair with James Fraser, a redheaded soldier. Originally published in 1991.
A DEADLY WEB, by Kay Hooper. (Jove.) A member of a secret network sets out to protect an imperiled psychic.
WHEN I’M GONE, by Abbi Glines. (Atria.) A Texas rancher falls for his half sister’s maid.
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
THE RESIDENCE, by Kate Andersen Brower. (Harper.) Fifty years of White House lore, based on interviews with butlers, maids and other staff members.
DEAD WAKE, by Erik Larson. (Crown.) The last voyage of the Lusitania, by the author of “The Devil in the White City.”
BILL O’REILLY’S LEGENDS AND LIES, by David Fisher. (Holt.) Stories of the American West; a companion volume to the Fox News series.
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.
AMERICAN SNIPER, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) A former member of the Navy SEALs discusses his battlefield experiences during the Iraq war. Kyle was shot to death in Texas in 2013.
WILD, by Cheryl Strayed. (Knopf.) A woman’s account of a life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail during the summer of 1995.
A FINE ROMANCE, by Candice Bergen. (Simon & Schuster.) The actress’s memoir discusses her marriage to Louis Malle and her work on “Murphy Brown.”
BEYOND BELIEF, by Jenna Miscavige Hill with Lisa Pulitzer. (Morrow.) How the niece of the Scientology leader David Miscavige left the church at 21.
UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.
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.