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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
ROGUE LAWYER, by John Grisham. (Doubleday.) The attorney Sebastian Rudd is a “lone gunman” who hates injustice and the system and defends unpopular clients.
THE CROSSING, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown.) The retired detective Harry Bosch reluctantly agrees to help his half brother, a defense attorney, and his investigations lead him inside the L.A.P.D.
THE PROMISE, by Robert Crais. (Putnam.) The Los Angeles P.I. Elvis Cole joins forces with the K-9 officer Scott James of the L.A.P.D. and his German shepherd, Maggie, as well as his partner, Joe Pike, to foil a criminal mastermind.
CRIMSON SHORE, by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. (Grand Central.) In the 15th thriller featuring the F.B.I. agent Aloysius Pendergast, a crime in a quaint Massachusetts town may be connected to rumors of a colony of witches who settled there after the Salem trials.
THE MARTIAN, by Andy Weir. (Crown.) Abandoned by his crew, an astronaut embarks on a dogged quest to stay alive.
THE BAZAAR OF BAD DREAMS, by Stephen King. (Scribner.) Twenty stories, some never before published.
SEE ME, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) A couple in love are threatened by secrets from the past.
STARS OF FORTUNE, by Nora Roberts. (Berkley.) Three couples pool their powers in their search for the prophetic fire star.
THE MAGIC STRINGS OF FRANKIE PRESTO, by Mitch Albom. (Harper/HarperCollins.) A preternaturally gifted guitarist uses his talent to alter lives.
NOVEMBER 9, by Colleen Hoover. (Atria.) Is Ben using his relationship with Fallon as fodder for his novel?
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
TROUBLEMAKER, by Leah Remini and Rebecca Paley. (Ballantine.) The actress describes her life in Scientology and the aftermath of her break with the church in 2013.
DESTINY AND POWER, by Jon Meacham. (Random House.) A biography of George H.W. Bush.
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.
ALEXANDER HAMILTON, by Ron Chernow. (Penguin.) A biography of the first Treasury secretary, a major author of the Federalist Papers and an advocate of strong central government. Originally published in 2004 and the basis of the Broadway play.
THE WITCHES, by Stacy Schiff. (Little, Brown.) An account of the Salem witch trials of 1692.
CRIPPLED AMERICA, by Donald J. Trump. (Threshold Editions.) The real estate developer and candidate for the Republican presidential nomination shares his ideas for making America great again.
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.
MY LIFE ON THE ROAD, by Gloria Steinem. (Random House.) A memoir by the feminist writer and activist is also a history of the movement.
WILDFLOWER, by Drew Barrymore. (Dutton.) The actress shares stories about her life.