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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.
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.
GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?
BURNED, by Karen Marie Moning. (Delacorte.) Battling dark forces, MacKayla Lane must decide whom she can trust, and what her survival is ultimately worth; a Fever novel.
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.
BIG LITTLE LIES, by Liane Moriarty. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam.) Who will end up dead, and how, when three mothers with children in the same school become friends?
STILL ALICE, by Lisa Genova. (Pocket Books.) A 50-year-old Harvard professor learns she has early-onset Alzheimer’s disease; now a movie.
DARK PLACES, by Gillian Flynn. (Broadway.) A woman who was spared when her mother and sisters were murdered begins to reinvestigate the case against her imprisoned brother.
THE ESCAPE, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) John Puller, a special agent with the Army, hunts for his brother, who was convicted of treason and has escaped from prison.
GRAY MOUNTAIN, by John Grisham. (Doubleday.) A downsized Wall Street lawyer joins a legal clinic in a small Virginia town, and becomes involved both in real people’s lives and in litigation against the coal mining industry.
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.
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.
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.
CLAPTON, by Eric Clapton. (Broadway.) The renowned rock guitarist looks back on his life and his music; first published in 2007.
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.
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.
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.
GOD, GUNS, GRITS AND GRAVY, by Mike Huckabee. (St. Martin’s.) The former Arkansas governor offers his take on our fractious American culture.
LONE SURVIVOR, by Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson. (Little, Brown.) The only survivor of a Navy SEALs operation in Afghanistan describes the battle and his escape.