Hardcover Fiction - October 30, 2016
1.Small Great Things, by Jodi Picoult. A medical crisis entangles a black nurse, a white supremacist father and a white lawyer.
2.Two By Two, by Nicholas Sparks. A man who became a single father when his marriage and business collapsed learns to take a chance on a new love.
3.Vince Flynn: Order To Kill, by Kyle Mills. Flynn’s character, the C.I.A. operative Mitch Rapp, uncovers a dangerous Russian plot. Flynn died in 2013.
4.Commonwealth, by Ann Patchett. Five decades in the lives of two families — parents, children, siblings, stepchildren — remade by divorce.
5.Home, by Harlan Coben. Myron Bolitar and his friend Win locate a boy who was kidnapped 10 years earlier; the 11th Myron Bolitar novel.
6.Woman Of God, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. The story of a (woman) doctor who, after a life of service and suffering, becomes a Catholic priest.
7.Precious And Grace, by Alexander McCall Smith. In the 17th installment of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe and Grace Makutski help a Canadian woman find the nursemaid who raised her in Botswana.
8.Today Will Be Different, by Maria Semple. A calamitous day in the life of a cynical Seattle transplant from the author of “Where’d You Go, Bernadette.”
9.Crimson Death, by Laurell K. Hamilton. The vampire hunter Anita Blake, her friend Edward and her servant Damian travel to Ireland to battle an unusual vampire infestation.
10.The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead. A slave girl heads toward freedom on the network, envisioned as actual tracks and tunnels.
Hardcover Nonfiction - October 30, 2016
1.Killing The Rising Sun, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the final years of World War II.
2.Born To Run, by Bruce Springsteen. The singer-songwriter’s autobiography.
3.Filthy Rich, by James Patterson and John Connolly with Tim Malloy. The story of a South Florida financier convicted of soliciting sex from underage girls.
4.Hillbilly Elegy, by J. D. Vance. A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of America’s white working class through his own childhood in the Rust Belt.
5.Love Warrior, by Glennon Doyle Melton. After her husband confesses to multiple infidelities, a woman who has overcome bulimia and alcoholism struggles to grow — and so does he.
6.Hero Of The Empire, by Candice Millard. The young Winston Churchill’s adventures in Africa during the Boer War, including an escape from captivity in 1899.
7.The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo, by Amy Schumer. Humorous personal essays by the comedian, actor and writer.
8.My Own Words, by Ruth Bader Ginsburg with Mary Hartnett and Wendy W. Williams. A collection of articles and speeches by the Supreme Court justice.
9.A Life In Parts, by Bryan Cranston. The actor discusses his relationships and career.
10.Upstream, by Mary Oliver. The poet’s essays, many close observations of the natural world.