Hardcover Fiction - May 7, 2017
1.The Fix, by David Baldacci. The detective Amos Decker (“Memory Man”) witnesses a murder-suicide that turns out to be a matter of national security.
2.The Black Book, by James Patterson and David Ellis. After a raid on a brothel that serviced Chicago’s elite, the madam’s black book has disappeared.
3.Fast And Loose, by Stuart Woods. In the 41st Stone Barrington novel, the New York attorney acquires a ruthless, hot-headed enemy.
4.Thrawn, by Timothy Zahn. The origins of Grand Admiral Thrawn, an iconic “Star Wars” villain.
5.All By Myself, Alone, by Mary Higgins Clark. On a luxury cruise ship, a wealthy aristocrat is found murdered, and her emerald necklace is gone.
6.Norse Mythology, by Neil Gaiman. A retelling of Norse folklore.
7.The Women In The Castle, by Jessica Shattuck. The widows of three men killed for attempting to assassinate Hitler take refuge together at the war’s end.
8.Two From The Heart, by James Patterson and Frank Costantini, Emily Raymond and Brian Sitts. Two stories about the power of stories.
9.One Perfect Lie, by Lisa Scottoline. A high school baseball coach hiding his real identity poses a threat to an idyllic suburban community.
10.A Gentleman In Moscow, by Amor Towles. A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.
Hardcover Nonfiction - May 7, 2017
1.This Fight Is Our Fight, by Elizabeth Warren. The Massachusetts senator calls for restored financial regulation, stronger social programs, and renewed investment in education, research and infrastructure.
2.Shattered, by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes. An examination of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.
3.Note To Self, by Connor Franta. The internet personality discloses his struggles with depression and other issues in short essays and diary-like entries.
4.Old School, by Bill O'Reilly and Bruce Feirstein. A defense of “old school” traditional values versus “snowflakes.”
5.Killers Of The Flower Moon, by David Grann. The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil. The fledgling F.B.I. intervened, ineffectively.
6.Black Privilege, by Charlamagne Tha God. The radio personality presents his life story and offers advice for success.
7.The American Spirit, by David McCullough. A collection of speeches by the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, focused on American values.
8.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.
9.Hallelujah Anyway, by Anne Lamott. The importance of mercy in our lives.
10.The True Jesus, by David Limbaugh. The four Gospel stories are combined into a unified account.