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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
ME BEFORE YOU, by Jojo Moyes. (Penguin.) A young woman who has barely been farther afield than her English village finds herself while caring for a wealthy, embittered quadriplegic. Originally published in 2012.
END OF WATCH by Stephen King. The conclusion of the Bill Hodges trilogy.
THE PURSUIT by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg. The F.B.I. agent Kate O’Hare and her con man partner, Nick Fox, face off against a dangerous ex-Serbian military officer.
BAY OF SIGHS by Nora Roberts. In this second installment of the Guardians trilogy, Sawyer brings the group to the island of Capri, where he’s drawn to the mermaid Annika.
HERE’S TO US by Elin Hilderbrand. Sparks fly as a celebrity chef’s ex-wives pile into a small cabin in Nantucket to join his widow for the reading of his will.
FOREIGN AGENT by Brad Thor. The counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath searches for an informant who has compromised an American mission in Syria.
THE GIRLS by Emma Cline. In the summer of 1969, a California teenager is drawn to a Manson-like cult.
GO SET A WATCHMAN by Harper Lee. In the mid 1950s, a grown up Jean Louise Finch retruns to Maycomb and realizes that her adored father is a racsist.
BEFORE THE FALL by Noah Hawley. After a private jet crashes, a firestorm of media madness ensues.
CROSS KILL by James Patterson. Alex Cross thinks he’s seeing things when a killer thought long dead returns to action.
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
ALEXANDER HAMILTON, by Ron Chernow. 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.
BILL O’REILLY’S LEGENDS AND LIES: THE PATRIOTS by David Fisher Stories of the American Revolution; a companion volume to the Fox News series.
WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR, by Paul Kalanithi. A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.
HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION, by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter. (Grand Central /Melcher Media.) The libretto of the Grammy- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, annotated by its creator, along with backstage photos, a production history and interviews with the cast.
GRIT, by Angela Duckworth. A psychologist argues that passion and perseverance are the keys to success.
GEORGE WASHINGTON’S SECRET SIX by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. The story of the Culper spy ring, which aided the American cause during the Revolution.
THE POWER OF HABIT by Charles Duhigg. A Times reporter’s account of the science behind how we form, and break, habits.
THE EIGHTY-DOLLAR CHAMPION by Elizabeth Letts. The story of Snowman the horse, the jumper and national celebrity.
JUST MERCY by Bryan Stevenson. A law professor and MacArthur grant recipient’s memoir of his decades of work to free innocent people condemned to death.
BELLE by Paula Byrne. The story of a mixed-race girl raised as a lady in 18th-century England; the inspiration for the 2014 movie.