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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological thriller set in London is full of complications and betrayals.
FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) An innocent college student falls in love with a tortured man with particular sexual tastes; the first of a trilogy.
OBSESSION IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. (Putnam.) A murderer is obsessed with Lt. Eve Dallas; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.
MOTIVE, by Jonathan Kellerman. (Ballantine.) The Los Angeles psychologist-detective Alex Delaware and Milo Sturgis, a homicide cop, realize that the murder they’re investigating was committed by a serial killer.
FIFTY SHADES DARKER, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) Daunted by Christian’s dark secrets, Anastasia ends their relationship — but desire still dominates her every thought; the second book in a trilogy.
A SPOOL OF BLUE THREAD, by Anne Tyler. (Knopf.) Four generations of a family are drawn to a house in the Baltimore suburbs.
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.
FIFTY SHADES FREED, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) Reunited, Anastasia and Christian face a world of possibilities, and unexpected challenges; the final volume in a trilogy.
FIFTY SHADES TRILOGY, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) The three “Fifty Shades” novels in one bundle.
GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
AMERICAN SNIPER, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) A former member of the Navy SEALs discusses his battlefield experiences during the Iraq war. Kyle was shot to death in Texas in 2013.
UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.
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.
WILD, by Cheryl Strayed. (Knopf.) A woman’s account of a life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail during the summer of 1995.
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.
KILLING PATTON, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the strange death of Gen. George S. Patton in December 1945.
LADY ALMINA AND THE REAL DOWNTON ABBEY, by the Countess of Carnarvon. (Broadway Books.) The inspiration and setting for the show on PBS.
BELIEVER, by David Axelrod. (Penguin Press.) A memoir by the political consultant who became Barack Obama’s campaign strategist and White House adviser.
GHOST BOY, Martin Pistorius with Megan Lloyd Davies. (Thomas Nelson.) A South African man learned how to communicate and live a full life despite a mysterious disease that left him mute and in a wheelchair; originally published in 2011.
YES PLEASE, by Amy Poehler. (Dey St./Morrow.) A humorous miscellany from the comedian and actress, the “S.N.L.” alumna and star of “Parks and Recreation.