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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
THE MARTIAN, by Andy Weir. (Crown.) Abandoned by his crew, an astronaut embarks on a dogged quest to stay alive.
DEVOTED IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. (Putnam.) Lt. Eve Dallas races the clock to save a woman kidnapped by a couple on a murder spree; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.
MAKE ME, by Lee Child. (Delacorte.) In his 20th appearance, Jack Reacher pries open a missing-persons case that takes him across the country and into the shadowy reaches of the Internet.
THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB, by David Lagercrantz. (Knopf.) Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander are back in this continuation of Steig Larsson’s Millennium series.
THE END GAME, by Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison. (Putnam.) The F.B.I. agent Nicholas Drummond and his partner, Mike Caine, investigate a violent environmental group with the help of the C.I.A. and Mossad.
HARD LOVE, by Meredith Wild. (Forever.) A newlywed’s hacker past catches up with him.
THE SCAM, by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg. (Bantam.) The F.B.I. agent Kate O’Hare and her con man partner, Nicholas Fox, pose as gamblers in order to bring down a casino magnate involved in money laundering.
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological thriller set in London is full of complications and betrayals.
FATES AND FURIES, by Lauren Groff. (Riverhead.) A marriage viewed from two perspectives.
GRAY MOUNTAIN, by John Grisham. (Doubleday.) A downsized Wall Street lawyer joins a legal clinic in a small Virginia town, and litigates against the coal-mining industry.
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
WHY NOT ME?, by Mindy Kaling. (Crown Archetype.) More personal essays from the comedian and actress.
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.
FAST GIRL, by Suzy Favor Hamilton with Sarah Tomlinson. (Dey St./Morrow.) Bipolar disorder drove a former Olympic runner to become a high-priced Las Vegas escort until she received treatment.
BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. (Spiegel & Grau.) A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story by the national correspondent of The Atlantic, framed as a letter to his teenage son.
A WALK IN THE WOODS, by Bill Bryson. (Broadway.) A journey to rediscover America by trekking the 2,100 miles of the Appalachian Trail.
A TRAIN IN WINTER, by Caroline Moorehead. (Harper.) The fate of 230 Frenchwomen, members of the Resistance, sent to Auschwitz in 1943; originally published in 2011.
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.”
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.
THE ART OF MEMOIR, by Mary Karr. (Harper.) The author of “The Liars’ Club,” “Cherry” and “Lit” offers instruction in memoir-writing and discusses her favorite writers’ work.
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.