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FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
PRIVATE PARIS, by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan. (Little, Brown.) Jack Morgan, the head of the Private global investigative agency, probes the murders of members of the French cultural elite.
PROPERTY OF A NOBLEWOMAN, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte.) Two New Yorkers searching for the owner of an abandoned safe-deposit box reconstruct the history of a young woman and a forbidden love affair at the time of World War II.
DARK PROMISES, by Christine Feehan. (Berkley.) A Carpathian novel; the 29th book in the Dark series.
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 NIGHTINGALE, by Kristin Hannah. (St. Martin’s.) Two sisters are separated in World War II France: one in the countryside, the other in Paris.
PLAYING THE ODDS, by Nora Roberts. (InterMix.) Serena conceals her privileged upbringing by taking a job as a blackjack dealer on a cruise ship.
THE WEDDING DRESS, by Rachel Hauck. (Thomas Nelson.) With her own wedding approaching, Charlotte pieces together the history of a vintage gown she finds.
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological thriller set in the environs of London is full of complications and betrayals.
OFF THE GRID, by C. J. Box. (Putnam.) The 16th Joe Pickett novel features Nate Romanowski and a search for a domestic terror cell.
HAWKE, by Sawyer Bennett. (Loveswept.) A hockey defenseman and a reformed partier reunite seven years after their relationship foundered.
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)
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.
NEITHER HERE NOR THERE, by Bill Bryson. (HarperCollins.) Bryson, with his sidekick “Stephen Katz,” retraces a youthful trip he made through Europe in the early ’70s; first published in 1992.
DARK MONEY, by Jane Mayer. (Doubleday.) An account of how the Koch brothers and other super-wealthy donors deployed their money to change American politics.
MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN, by Christy Wilson Beam. (Hachette.) A mother tells the story of her once-sickly daughter, whose chronic ailments disappeared after a near-death experience.
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.
SMARTER FASTER BETTER, by Charles Duhigg. (Random House.) The science of productivity, from the author of “The Power of Habit.”
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.
THE IMMORTAL IRISHMAN, by Timothy Egan. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.) The life of Thomas Francis Meagher, an Irish revolutionary who fled to America and was active in Irish-American politics, becoming the general of New York’s Irish Brigade during the Civil War.
ROSEMARY, by Kate Clifford Larson. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.) The tragic story of the Kennedys’ intellectually disabled oldest daughter.