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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
ROGUE LAWYER, by John Grisham. (Doubleday.) The attorney Sebastian Rudd is a “lone gunman” who hates injustice and the system and defends unpopular clients.
CROSS JUSTICE, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown.) Detective Alex Cross returns home, for the first time in 35 years, to help a cousin who has been accused of murder.
THE GUILTY, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) The government hit man Will Robie investigates murder charges against his estranged father in their Mississippi hometown.
THE MARTIAN, by Andy Weir. (Crown.) Abandoned by his crew, an astronaut embarks on a dogged quest to stay alive.
ASHLEY BELL, by Dean Koontz. (Bantam.) A young Southern California writer who survived a fatal diagnosis sets out to find a woman she has been told she must save, overcoming many obstacles in the process.
TOM CLANCY: COMMANDER IN CHIEF, by Mark Greaney. (Putnam.) President Jack Ryan detects a pattern in outbreaks of violence around the world that point to the Russian president, but he must unite the Western allies before he can take action.
SEE ME, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) A couple in love are threatened by secrets from the past.
TRICKY TWENTY-TWO, by Janet Evanovich. (Bantam.) The New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum pursues a fraternity member arrested for beating up a college dean and investigates a murder.
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.
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological thriller set in the environs of London is full of complications and betrayals.
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
KILLING REAGAN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events surrounding the attempted assassination of President Reagan in 1981.
THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE TRIPOLI PIRATES, by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. (Sentinel.) The war against the Barbary pirates in 1801.
HUMANS OF NEW YORK: STORIES, by Brandon Stanton. (St. Martin’s.) Photographs and interviews from the creator of the blog and the book “Humans of New York.”
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 Atlantic’s national correspondent.
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.
DESTINY AND POWER, by Jon Meacham. (Random House.) A biography of George H.W. Bush.
WHY NOT ME?, by Mindy Kaling. (Crown Archetype.) More personal essays from the comedian and actress.
THE WRIGHT BROTHERS, by David McCullough. (Simon & Schuster.) The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight.
WHAT IF?, by Randall Munroe. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.) Scientific (but often funny) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.
BOYS IN THE TREES, by Carly Simon. (Flatiron.) A memoir by the singer.