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July 23, 2017
by: John Grisham
A search for stolen rare manuscripts leads to a Florida island.
by: James Patterson and Howard Roughan
An expert on serial murder becomes involved in the hunt for a New York City killer.
USE OF FORCE
by: Brad Thor
The counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath is called in when a missing terrorism suspect drowns off the Italian coast.
INTO THE WATER
by: Paula Hawkins
In this psychological thriller by the author of “The Girl on the Train,” women are found drowned in a river in an English town.
by: Danielle Steel
A 19th-century British duke's daughter, disinherited by her half brothers, flees to Paris to make a new life.
by: Elin Hilderbrand
Complications in the lives of identical twins who were raised separately by divorced parents on Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard.
by: Julie Garwood
An F.B.I. agent recruits an idealistic (and beautiful) hacker to help him find a leaker.
A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW
by: Amor Towles
A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.
THE SILENT CORNER
by: Dean Koontz
An F.B.I. agent investigates an alarming surge in suicides, including her husband's. The first in a new series.
by: Don Winslow
A detective sergeant and his crew in Manhattan North deal with gangs, drugs and guns, and steal millions of dollars.
TOM CLANCY: POINT OF CONTACT
by: Mike Maden
Jack Ryan Jr. helps thwart a global financial crisis. (Tom Clancy died in 2013.)
by: Michael Crichton
A paleontological rivalry plays out in 1870s Wyoming. A recently discovered manuscript by Crichton, who died in 2008.
SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL
by: Diana Gabaldon
A collection of Outlander short fiction.
by: Janet Evanovich
Emerson Knight, an eccentric millionaire, and Riley Moon, a financial analyst, search for a missing island.
by: Adriana Trigiani
Extended Italian-American families work, feud and fall in love in the Philadelphia area in 1949.
July 23, 2017
by: Mark R Levin
The radio host argues that the founding fathers would be shocked by the expansion of modern government.
by: J D Vance
A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of America’s white working class through his own childhood.
ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY
by: Neil deGrasse Tyson
A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.
by: Milo Yiannopoulos
The alt-right provocateur criticizes political correctness.
AL FRANKEN, GIANT OF THE SENATE
by: Al Franken
A memoir by the Democratic senator from Minnesota and former “Saturday Night Live” writer and performer.
by: Eric Bolling
The Fox News host suggests how Donald Trump can fight corruption and cronyism in Washington.
by: Newt Gingrich
The former House speaker explains the president’s philosophy and political agenda.
by: Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant
Sandberg’s experience after her husband’s sudden death and Grant’s psychological research combine to provide insight on facing adversity and building resilience.
I CAN'T MAKE THIS UP
by: Kevin Hart with Neil Strauss
The comedian’s personal and professional life.
THEFT BY FINDING
by: David Sedaris
Excerpts from the writer’s diaries, 1977-2002.
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.
by: Roxane Gay
The fiction writer and essayist’s memoir about life as a “woman of size.”
BILL O'REILLY'S LEGENDS AND LIES: THE CIVIL WAR
by: David Fisher
Stories of the Civil War; a companion to the Fox historical docudrama.
by: Mark Bowden
An account of the battle that changed the American approach to Vietnam.
YOU DON'T HAVE TO SAY YOU LOVE ME
by: Sherman Alexie
The Indian writer’s memoir of his complicated relationship with his mother.