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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.
THE EMPEROR’S REVENGE by Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison Juan Cabrillo teams up with a former C.I.A. colleague to thwart a plan involving the death of millions and international economic meltdown.
MARRYING WINTERBORNE by Lisa Kleypas A commoner rises above his station and seeks a wife reflective of his standing.
BEFORE THE FALL by Noah Hawley. After a private jet crashes, a firestorm of media madness ensues.
ALL SUMMER LONG by Dorothea Benton Frank. An interior decorator with a billionaire client list balks at retiring with her husband to a South Carolina island.
AFTER YOU, by Jojo Moyes. (Pamela Dorman/Viking). After the death of Will Traynor, Louisa Clark joins a grief support group that may lead her to new love.
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.
A HERO OF FRANCE by Alan Furst. A Resistance leader aids the wartime effort without losing sight of the simple and essential pleasures of life.
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.
THE WEEKENDERS by Mary Kay Andrews. On the North Carolina island of Belle Isle, a woman investigates her husband’s shady financial affairs after his mysterious death.
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
BILL O’REILLY’S LEGENDS AND LIES: THE PATRIOTS by David Fisher (Holt) Stories of the American Revolution; a companion volume to the Fox News series.
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.
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.
GRIT, by Angela Duckworth. (Scribner.) A psychologist argues that passion and perseverance are the keys to success.
THE GENE by Siddhartha Mukherjee (Scribner) This overview of the history and science of genetics also considers moral questions and prospects for future advances in treating disease. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Emperor of All Maladies.”
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.
TRIBE by Sebastian Junger (Twelve) How modern society’s loss of the sense of belonging — now achieved mostly in the military and in disasters — has led to income inequality, incivility and mental disorders like PTSD.
THE RAINBOW COMES AND GOES, by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt. (Harper.) Mother and son discuss their relationship and difficult family history.
THE BOYS IN THE BOAT by Daniel James Brown. The University of Washington’s eight-oar crew and their quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
SHOE DOG, by Phil Knight. (Scribner.) A memoir by the founder of Nike.