6/2/2024

fiction
1
the women
Kristin Hannah
In 1965, a nursing student follows her brother to serve during the Vietnam War and returns to a divided America.
2
funny story
Emily Henry
After their exes run off together, Daphne and Miles form a friendship and concoct a plan involving misleading photos.
3
think twice
Harlan Coben
The 12th book in the Myron Bolitar series. Myron’s client, whom he eulogized three years ago, might still be alive and is the main suspect in a double homicide.
4
fourth wing
Rebecca Yarros
Violet Sorrengail is urged by the commanding general, who also is her mother, to become a candidate for the elite dragon riders.
5
the paradise problem
Christina Lauren
A large inheritance forces an unlikely couple, who married each other to attain subsidized housing when they were in college, back together.
6
home is where the bodies are
Jeneva Rose
Three estranged siblings find evidence of a dark secret involving their absent father and recently deceased mother.
7
iron flame
Rebecca Yarros
The second book in the Empyrean series. Violet Sorrengail’s next round of training might require her to betray the man she loves.
8
the 24th hour
James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
The 24th book in the Women’s Murder Club series. A high-society killer could spell trouble for members of the club.
9
five broken blades
Mai Corland
Five dangerous liars must trust one another enough to kill the God King Joon.
10
all fours
Miranda July
A semi-famous artist leaves her family behind to drive herself across country but takes a detour to a nondescript motel.
11
long island
Colm Tóibín
In 1976, an Irish woman who lives surrounded by her husband’s Italian American family is told he impregnated another woman.
12
a calamity of souls
David Baldacci
Lawyers from different backgrounds represent a Black man charged with killing a wealthy white couple in Virginia in 1968.
13
table for two
Amor Towles
A collection of six short stories based in New York City around the year 2000 and a novella set during the Golden Age of Hollywood.
14
remarkably bright creatures
Shel Van Pelt
A widow working the night shift at the Sowell Bay Aquarium is aided in solving a mystery by a giant Pacific octopus living there.
15
summers at the saint
Mary Kay Andrews
Traci Eddings, the widowed owner of a faded landmark hotel on the coast of Georgia, has one summer to return it to its past glory.
nonfiction
1
the situation room
George Stephanopoulos with Lisa Dickey
The ABC host and former advisor to President Clinton describes the location where and conditions under which a dozen presidential administrations handled crises.
2
the demon of unrest
Erik Larson
The author of “The Splendid and the Vile” portrays the months between the election of Abraham Lincoln and the beginning of the Civil War.
3
the anxious generation
Jonathan Haidt
A co-author of “The Coddling of the American Mind” looks at the mental health impacts that a phone-based life has on children.
4
you never know
Tom Selleck with Ellis Henican
The actor charts his journey from his California childhood to success in Hollywood.
5
rebel girl
Kathleen Hanna
The feminist punk musician shares stories about her time in the bands Bikini Kill, Le Tigre and the Julie Ruin.
6
an unfinished love story
Doris Kearns Goodwin
A trove of items collected by the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian’s late husband inspired an appraisal of central figures and pivotal moments of the 1960s.
7
the end of everything
Victor Davis Hanson
The author of “The Dying Citizen” and “The Case for Trump” looks at how some societies obliterate their foes.
8
down with the system
Serj Tankian
The lead singer and lyricist of the Grammy Award-winning metal band System of a Down tracks his unlikely path in life and music.
9
i'm glad my mom died
Jennette McCurdy
The actress and filmmaker describes her eating disorders and difficult relationship with her mother.
10
bits and pieces
Whoopi Goldberg
The EGOT winner shares personal stories about her mother and older brother and the struggles they faced.
11
outlive
Peter Attia with Bill Gifford
A look at recent scientific research on aging and longevity.
12
fire in the hole!
Bob Parsons with Laura Morton
The founder of GoDaddy and other businesses delves into the struggles that he encountered on his way to success.
13
morning after the revolution
Nellie Bowles
The journalist and co-founder of the media organization The Free Press gives her take on progressive politics.
14
challenger
Adam Higginbotham
The author of “Midnight of Chernobyl” chronicles the history of the space shuttle program with a focus on the 1986 disaster that killed all seven people on board.
15
quanta and fields
Sean Carroll
The author of "The Biggest Ideas in the Universe" shares insights into the ways in which physicists think.