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  1. THE RETURN by Nicholas Sparks. A doctor serving in the Navy in Afghanistan goes back to North Carolina where two women change his life.

  2. BATTLE GROUND by Jim Butcher. The 17th book in the Dresden Files series. Harry must save Chicago from destruction by the Last Titan.

  3. VIOLET BENT BACKWARDS OVER THE GRASS by Lana Del Rey. A collection of poems by the singer and songwriter.

  4. THE EVENING AND THE MORNING by Ken Follett. In a prequel to “The Pillars of the Earth,” a boat builder, a Norman noblewoman and a monk live in England under attack by the Welsh and the Vikings.

  5. THE BOOK OF TWO WAYS by Jodi Picoult. After surviving a plane crash, a death doula travels to Egypt to reconnect with an old flame who is an archaeologist.

  6. THE COAST-TO-COAST MURDERS by James Patterson and J.D. Barker. A detective and an FBI agent are baffled by a cross-country killing spree.

  7. THE VANISHING HALF by Brit Bennett. The lives of twin sisters who run away from a Southern Black community at age 16 diverge as one returns and the other takes on a different racial identity.

  8. ANXIOUS PEOPLE by Fredrik Backman. A failed bank robber holds a group of strangers hostage at an apartment open house.

  9. VINCE FLYNN: TOTAL POWER by Kyle Mills. When America’s power grid is shut down, Mitch Rapp goes after a cyber terrorist.

  10. JACK by Marilynne Robinson. An interracial romance develops between a preacher’s daughter and a Presbyterian minister’s son.


  1. THE MEANING OF MARIAH CAREY by Mariah Carey with Michaela Angela Davis. The career highlights, public life and private struggles of the singer and songwriter.

  2. RAGE by Bob Woodward. Based on 17 on-the-record interviews with President Trump and other reporting, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist details the president’s perspective on multiple crises.

  3. CASTE by Isabel Wilkerson; The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines aspects of caste systems across civilizations and reveals a rigid hierarchy in America today.

  4. TRUMPTY DUMPTY WANTED A CROWN by John Lithgow. A second illustrated collection of poems chronicling and satirizing current events.

  5. KILLING CRAZY HORSE by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. The ninth book in the conservative commentator’s Killing series focuses on conflicts with Native Americans.

  6. UNTAMED by Glennon Doyle. The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.

  7. DISLOYAL by Michael Cohen. An account of President Trump’s business empire, political campaign and presidential administration by his former personal attorney.

  8. HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST by Ibram X. Kendi. A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.

  9. ONE VOTE AWAY by Ted Cruz. The Republican senator from Texas gives his views on what might happen if liberals gain a simple majority on the Supreme Court.

  10. BLACKOUT by Candace Owens. The conservative commentator makes her case that Black Americans should part ways with the Democratic Party.

Paperback fiction

  1. THE INSTITUTE by Stephen King.

  2. SWIMMING LESSONS by Lili Reinhart.

  3. THEN SHE WAS GONE by Lisa Jewell.

  4. CILKA’S JOURNEY by Heather Morris.

  5. THE HANDMAID’S TALE by Margaret Atwood.

Paperback nonfiction

  1. MY OWN WORDS by Ruth Bader Ginsburg with Mary Hartnett and Wendy W. Williams.

  2. WHITE FRAGILITY by Robin DiAngelo.

  3. THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE by Bessel van der Kolk.



Source: The New York Times

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