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(Updated 10-17-2016)

NEW Books to Watch — brand new releases
RECENT Favorites — within the past year
OLDER Favorites — over the past few years
Popular Classics — books we turn to over & over

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New Books to Watch__________________________________Previous New Books to Watch

American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping...of Patty Hearst
Jeffrey Toobin

The title says it all...add in "Crimes and Trial." Quite a ride.
How to Party with an Infant
Kaui Hart Hemmings

A quirky single mom in San Francisco who tiptoes through the minefields of the "Mommy Wars."
Born to Run
Bruce Springsteen

He writes books as beautifully as he writes and sings songs.
Juniper: The Girl Who Was Born Too Soon
Kelley and Thomas French

A micro preemie fights for survival in this extraordinary and gorgeously told memoir by her parents.
Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena

A couple and their friendly neighbors—a twisty, rollercoaster ride of lies and betrayal.
Michael Chabon

A lie that tells the truth, a novel disguised as a memoir, this is Chabon at his most moving and inventive.
The Fortunes
Peter Ho Davies

Four stories of Asian-Americans over a span of 150 years looking to find "home." Extraordinary.
Razor Girl
Carol Hiaasen

Another unstoppably hilarious crime novel from the best-selling author of Skinny Dip and Bad Monkey.
Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo
Amy Schumer

A refreshingly candid and uproariously funny collection of personal and observational essays.
Small Great Things
Jodi Picoult

An African-American nurse tries to save the life of the baby of white supremacists.
Hag-Seed (Hogarth Shakespeare Series)
Margaret Atwood

Another Shakespeare classic, The Tempest, retold as only Margaret Atwood can tell it.
Vanishing Year
Kate Moretti

A beautiful wife and NY socialite has a secret past that is coming back to haunt her.
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memory of a Family and Culture in Crisis
J.D. Vance

A probing look at the struggles of America’s white working class.
We Could Be Beautiful
Swan Huntley

A spellbinding psychological novel about a wealthy woman who has everything—and yet can trust no one.

Recent Favorites

Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins

My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante

The Nest
Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

Truly Madly Guilty 
Liane Moriarty

Kristin Hannah

Life We Bury
Allen Eskins

Circling the Sun
Paula McClain

So You've Been Publicly Shamed
John Ronson

When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi

My Name Is Lucy Barton
Elizabeth Strout

Spool of Blue Thread
Anne Tyler

The Girls
Emma Cline

Summer Before the War 
Helen Simonson

Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware

Little Paris Bookshop
Nina George
A Little Life
Hanya Yanagihara

Before the Fall
Noah Hawley

Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates

Dead Wake 
Erik Larson

Miller's Valley
Anna Quindlen

Wright Brothers
David McCullough

Japanese Lover
Isabel Allende

Our Souls at Night
Kent Haruf

Rent Collector
Camron Wright

Fates and Furies
Lauren Groff

Viet Thanh Nguyen

Boston Girl
Anita Diamant

Go Set a Watchman
Harper Lee

Yaa Gyasi

What She Knew
Gilly Macmillan

Older Favorites

Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown

A Man Called Ove 
Fredrik Bachman

I Am Malala
Malala Yousafzai

All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr

Light Between Oceans
H.D. Stedman

Me Before You
JoJo Moyes

Ordinary Grace
Kent Kruege

Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Gabrielle Zevin

My Beloved World
Sonia Sotomayor

Rosie Project 
Graeme Simison

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Flight Behavior
Barbara Kingsolver

Everything I Never Told You
Celeste Ng

Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd

Station Eleven 
Emily St. John Mandel
Round House
Louise Erdrich

Donna Tartt

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs

Being Mortal 
Atul Gawande

Husband's Secret
Liane Moriarty

The Circle
Dave Eggers

Orphan Train
Christina Baker Klein

Underground Girls of Kabul 
Jenny Nordberg

Colm Toibin

What Alice Forgot
Liane Moriarty

We Are...Completely Beside Ourselves 
Karen Fowler

The Miniaturist
Jessie Burton

Wild...Lost and Found on the...Trail
Cheryl Strayed

Where'd You Go, Bernedette
Maria Semple

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookshop
Robin Sloan

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