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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
GREY, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) A sequel told from Christian’s point of view.
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological thriller set in London is full of complications and betrayals.
THE RUMOR, by Elin Hilderbrand. (Little, Brown.) Two friends on Nantucket must deal with damaging gossip about themselves and their husbands.
TOM CLANCY UNDER FIRE, by Grant Blackwood. (Putnam.) A former collaborator continues Clancy’s series about the covert intelligent expert Jack Ryan Jr. (Clancy died in 2013.)
COUNTRY, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte.) After her husband’s sudden death, a woman falls in love with a country music superstar.
THE PRESIDENT’S SHADOW, by Brad Meltzer. (Grand Central.) In the third Culper Ring novel, a member of a secret society charged with protecting the presidency becomes involved when a severed arm is found in the White House Rose Garden.
THE MARTIAN, by Andy Weir. (Crown.) Abandoned by his crew, an astronaut embarks on a dogged quest to stay alive.
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.
FINDERS KEEPERS, by Stephen King. (Scribner.) A deranged reader’s infatuation with a Salingeresque novelist has dangerous and long-lasting consequences in a sequel to “Mr. Mercedes.”
IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT, by Judy Blume. (Knopf.) Secrets are revealed and love stories play out against the backdrop of a series of panic-inducing plane crashes in 1950s New Jersey.
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
THE WRIGHT BROTHERS, by David McCullough. (Simon & Schuster.) The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight; by the author of “1776” and “The Greater Journey.”
MODERN ROMANCE, by Aziz Ansari with Eric Klinenberg. (Penguin Press.) The comedian enlists a sociologist to help him understand today’s dating scene.
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.
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.
SICK IN THE HEAD, by Judd Apatow. (Random House.) Thirty years’ worth of the filmmaker’s interviews with comedians.
THE MOTHER TONGUE, by Bill Bryson. (Morrow.) A celebration of the resilience of the English language; first published in 1990 and just reissued.
IT’S A LONG STORY, by Willie Nelson with David Ritz. (Little, Brown.) The country music star discusses his life’s journey, from selling encyclopedias to professional fame.
THE ROAD TO CHARACTER, by David Brooks. (Random House.) The Times columnist extols personal virtues like kindness and honesty in a materialistic age.
I AM MALALA, by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb. (Little, Brown.) The experience of the Pakistani girl who advocated for women’s education and was shot by the Taliban.