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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.
15TH AFFAIR, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown.) When a brutal murder threatens the domestic happiness of the San Francisco police detective Lindsay Boxer, she turns for help to the Women’s Murder Club.
THE LAST MILE, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) In a sequel to “Memory Man,” Amos Decker, a detective with an extraordinary memory, investigates the case of a convicted killer who wins a last-minute reprieve.
EXTREME PREY, by John Sandford. (Putnam.) Lucas Davenport, who has left the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, is in Iowa trying to foil a plot to assassinate a Hillary Clinton-like candidate. The 26th Lucas Davenport thriller.
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 OBSESSION, by Nora Roberts. (Berkley.) A woman is haunted by her father’s crimes as she tries to pursue love and her work as a photographer.
TROUBLEMAKER, by Linda Howard. (Morrow.) After an ambush, an operative hiding out in a West Virginia town finds comfort in his housemate, the part-time police chief.
THE NEST, by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney. (Ecco/HarperCollins.) Siblings in a dysfunctional New York family must grapple with a reduced inheritance.
THE APARTMENT, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte.) Four young women share a Hell’s Kitchen loft.
MISTER O, by Lauren Blakely. (Lauren Blakely.) The sister of an accomplished seducer’s best friend asks him to teach her everything he knows about how to attract a man.
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
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.
THE RAINBOW COMES AND GOES, by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt. (Harper.) Mother and son discuss their relationship and difficult family history.
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.
VALIANT AMBITION, by Nathaniel Philbrick. (Viking.) The relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold.
GRIT, by Angela Duckworth. (Scribner.) A psychologist argues that passion and perseverance are the keys to success.
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.
SHOE DOG, by Phil Knight. (Scribner.) A memoir by the founder of Nike.
FIVE PRESIDENTS, by Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin. (Gallery Books.) A retired Secret Service agent discusses his experience with presidents from Eisenhower to Ford.
RED PLATOON, by Clinton Romesha. (Dutton.) The deadly 13-hour battle for a remote combat outpost in Afghanistan in 2009, by a soldier who received the Medal of Honor for his role.
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.