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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.
THE SHADOWS, by J.R. Ward. (New American Library.) Book 13 of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series.
THE STRANGER, by Harlan Coben. (Dutton.) Characters’ lives begin to fall apart as a mysterious stranger discloses secrets to them; a stand-alone thriller.
THE PATRIOT THREAT, by Steve Berry. (Minotaur.) The former government operative Cotton Malone searches for a North Korean who may have acquired Treasury files.
DEEP, by Kylie Scott. (St. Martin’s Griffin.) A night in Las Vegas leaves Lizzy pregnant and preoccupied with the bassist she spent it with.
THE LONGEST RIDE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) The lives of two couples converge unexpectedly.
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.
NYPD RED 3, by James Patterson and Marshall Karp. (Little, Brown.) Investigating the disappearance of a billionaire’s son, Detective Zach Jordan and his partner (and ex-girlfriend) find themselves in the midst of a conspiracy.
AT THE WATER’S EDGE, by Sara Gruen. (Spiegel & Grau.) A socialite travels to the Scottish Highlands with her husband and his friend, who are searching for the Loch Ness monster; there she uncovers secrets about her husband and family.
THE NIGHTINGALE, by Kristin Hannah. (St. Martin’s.) Two sisters are separated in World War II France: one struggling to survive in the countryside, the other joining the Resistance in Paris.
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
DEAD WAKE, by Erik Larson. (Crown.) The last voyage of the Lusitania, by the author of “The Devil in the White City.”
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.
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.
UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.
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.
BECOMING STEVE JOBS, by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli. (Crown Business.) How Jobs, who started out as a brash young genius, developed a more mature management style.
GOING CLEAR, by Lawrence Wright. (Vintage.) The Pulitzer Prize-winning author examines the world of Scientology; the basis for the documentary film.
THINK LIKE A FREAK, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) How to solve problems creatively, from the authors of “Freakonomics.”
UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN, by Frances Mayes. (Broadway.) A memoir of buying, renovating and settling into a villa near Cortona, Italy; first published in 1996.