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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.
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.
THE NIGHTINGALE, by Kristin Hannah. (St. Martin’s.) Two sisters in World War II France: one struggling to survive in the countryside, the other joining the Resistance in Paris.
CRASH AND BURN, by Lisa Gardner. (Dutton.) A luxury car is found at the bottom of a ravine in New Hampshire, and the investigation of the accident leads to the discovery of a string of crimes.
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.
PRIVATE VEGAS, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown.) Jack Morgan, the head of an investigative firm, uncovers a murder ring in Las Vegas.
GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?
FIFTY SHADES DARKER, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) Daunted by Christian’s dark secrets, Anastasia ends their relationship — but desire still dominates her every thought; the second book in a trilogy.
FIFTY SHADES TRILOGY, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) The three “Fifty Shades” novels in one bundle.
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?
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.
GHOST BOY, Martin Pistorius with Megan Lloyd Davies. (Thomas Nelson.) A South African man learned how to communicate and live a full life despite a mysterious disease that left him mute and in a wheelchair; originally published in 2011.
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.
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.
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.
LEAVING BEFORE THE RAINS COME, by Alexandra Fuller. (Penguin Press.) A memoir of a marriage’s collapse, by the author of “Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight.”