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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, xked.com.
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. UNPHILTERED, by Phil Robertson with Mark Schlabach. What the Duck Commander (from the A&E show “Duck Dynasty”) really thinks about various topics.
THE BONE CLOCKS, by David Mitchell. Stories from the medieval Swiss Alps to the 19th-century Australian bush to a hotel in Shanghai to Manhattan in the near future are stitched together. ONE NATION, by Ben Carson with Candy Carson. Carson, a retired pediatric neurosurgeon, now a Fox News contributor, offers solutions to problems in health and education based on capitalism, not government.
THE SECRET PLACE, by Tana French. A clue to a murder on the grounds of a girls’ school in the Dublin suburbs appears on a bulletin board, and Detectives Stephen Moran and Antoinette Conway investigate. DIARY OF A MAD DIVA, by Joan Rivers. Humorous reflections about life, pop culture and celebrities.
THE EYE OF HEAVEN, by Clive Cussler and Russell Blake. The treasure hunters Sam and Remi Fargo discover a Viking ship in the Arctic ice, full of artifacts from pre-Columbian Mexican. IN THE KINGDOM OF ICE, by Hampton Sides. An 1879 polar voyage gone terribly wrong.
COLORLESS TSUKURU TAZAKI AND HIS YEARS OF PILGRIMAGE, by Haruki Murakami. A young man’s difficult coming-of-age. AMERICA, by Dinesh D’Souza. A defense of America against the view that its power in the world should be diminished; also a documentary film.
THE LONG WAY HOME, by Louise Penny. Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, retired from the Surete du Quebec and settled in the village of Three Pines, searches for a neighbor’s missing husband. THE ORGANIZED MIND, by Daniel J. Levitin. A professor draws on research in neuroscience to explain how organization can help us manage the overwhelming flood of information in our lives.
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. THE TEACHER WARS, by Dana Goldstein. A journalist surveys the history of public school teaching and finds that it sheds light on current controversies.
BIG LITTLE LIES, by Liane Moriarty. Who will end up dead, and how, when three mothers with children in the same school become friends? UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.
MEAN STREAK, by Sandra Brown. A North Carolina pediatrician is held captive by a mysterious man who forces her to question her life. THINK LIKE A FREAK, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. How to solve problems creatively, from the authors of “Freakonomics.”
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. THE WAY FORWARD, by Paul Ryan. The Wisconsin representative and 2012 Republican vice-presidential nominee analyzes the election, tells his personal story and describes plans to make government “simpler, smaller, smarter.”
DARK BLOOD, by Christine Feehan. In Book 26 (and part of a sub-trilogy) of the Dark series, Zev, and elite warrior, wonders about the future of the Carpathians. DAVID AND GOLIATH, by Malcolm Gladwell. How disadvantages can work in our favor; by the author of “The Tipping Point” and “Blink.”
SON OF NO ONE, by Sherrilyn Kenyon. Book 18 of the Dark-Hunter novels finds Cadegan, who has been damned for centuries, in pursuit of Josette Landry. CAPITAL IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY, by Thomas Piketty.  A French economist’s analysis of centuries of economic history predicts worsening inequality and proposes solutions.
WE ARE NOT OURSELVES, by Matthew Thomas. Three generations of a New York Irish-American family wrestle with economic and domestic aspirations and, finally, with a terrible disease. THE FIRST FAMILY DETAIL, by Ronald Kessler.  A reporter divulges details from Secret Service agents about the lives of presidents, ex-presidents and candidates, as well as about the service’s failings.
ADULTERY, by Paul Coelho. A married journalist, depressed by boredom, risks everything when she embarks on an affair with a former boyfriend; by the Brazilian writer, the author of “The Alchemist.” EXCELLENT SHEEP, by William Deresiewicz. A former professor argues that college should be a time for self-discovery and denounces anxious, hoop-jumping students on a track from elite universities to Wall Street.