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LEAVING TIME, by Jodi Picoult. After searching for her mother, who has disappeared, for more than 10 years, a woman employs a psychic and a detective. KILLING PATTON, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the death of Gen. George S. Patton in December 1945.
DEADLINE, by John Sandford. Dognappers and a murdered reporter draw then attention of the Minnesota investigator Virgil Flowers. NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL, by Lena Dunham. A collection of revealing and often humorous personal essays from the creator and star of “Girls.”
EDGE OF ETERNITY, by Ken Follett. Five interrelated families grapple with the events of the 1960s; Book 3 of the Century Trilogy. AS YOU WISH, by Cary Elwes with Joe Layden. The making of the movie “The Princess Bride,” 25 years ago.
BURN, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. Detective Michael Bennett, back in New York City, investigates a peculiar crime in Harlem. BEING MORTAL, by Atul Gawande. The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.
SOMEWHERE SAFE WITH SOMEBODY GOOD, by Jan Karon. The Mitford character Father Tim Kavanagh returns to his native town town to find friends and family wrestling with difficulties. THE INNOVATORS, by Walter Isaacson. Studies of the people who created computers and the Internet, beginning in the 1840s.
LILA, by Marilynne Robinson. The difficult early life of the woman who becomes the wife of the widower and minister John Ames; a back story to “Gilead.” NEIL PATRICK HARRIS: CHOOSE YOUR OWN AUTOBIOGRAPHY, by Neil Patrick Harris with David Javerbaum. The actor’s life story is structured as a Choose Your Own Adventure book.
ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, by Anthony Doerr. The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II. WORTHY FIGHTS, by Leon Panetta. The writer’s experience in the Obama administration as director of the C.I.A. and secretary of defense.
PERSONAL, by Lee Child. Jack Reacher, a former military cop, helps the State Department and the C.I.A. stop a sniper who has targeted a G8 summit. WHAT IF?, by Randall Munroe. Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.
SOME LUCK, by Jane Smiley. The lives of an Iowa farm family between 1920 and 1953; the first volume of a trilogy. STOP THE COMING CIVIL WAR, by Michael Savage. The radio host urges true patriots to save the country from the machinations of the left.
THE NARROW ROAD TO THE DEEP NORTH, by Richard Flanagan. The hero of the Man Booker Prize-winning novel about love, good and evil is a P.O.W. working on the Thai-Burma Death Railway during World War II. ROCKS, by Joe Perry with David Ritz. A memoir by the Aerosmith guitarist and songwriter.
WINTER STREET, by Elin Hilderbrand. Complications when the owner of Nantucket’s Winter Street Inn gathers his four children and their families for Christmas. I AM MALALA, by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb. The experience of the young Pakistani advocate for women’s education shot by the Taliban.
MR. MIRACLE, by Debbie Macomber. A young woman returns home for the holidays, and with the help of a guardian angel finds love with the boy next door. JESUS ON TRIAL, by David Limbaugh. The lawyer and political commentator uses his legal training to evaluate, and affirm, the truthfulness of the Bible.
THE GOLDFINCH, by Donna Tartt.  A painting smuggled out of the Metropolitan Museum of Art after a bombing becomes a boy’s prize, guilt and burden. 13 HOURS, by Mitchell Zukoff with members of the Annex Security Team. Six C.I.A. contract employees discuss their experience during the attack on the State Department compound and the nearby C.I.A. station called the “annex” in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012.
NORA WEBSTER, by Colm Toibin. In the 1970s, an Irish widow struggles to find her identity. HOW WE GOT TO NOW, by Steven Johnson. A history of innovation focused on the development of six key technologies of modern life; the companion volume to a PBS series.
BLUE HORSES, by Mary Oliver. Poems full of natural imagery from the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. NOT MY FATHER’S SON, by Alan Cumming. The actor’s memoir describes his abusive father and his family’s secrets as well as his experiences in theater, movies and television.