1/23/2022

fiction
1 invisible Danielle Steel The daughter of a couple in a loveless marriage is discovered by a British filmmaker and thrust into the public eye.
2 the midnight library Matt Haig Nora Seed finds a library beyond the edge of the universe that contains books with multiple possibilities of the lives one could have lived.
3 call us what we carry Amanda Gorman A debut collection of poems on identity and history by the presidential inaugural poet who wrote “The Hill We Climb.”
4 the lincoln highway Amor Towles Two friends who escaped from a juvenile work farm take Emmett Watson on an unexpected journey to New York City in 1954.
5 the last thing he told me Laura Dave Hannah Hall discovers truths about her missing husband and bonds with his daughter from a previous relationship.
6 the judge's list John Grisham The second book in the Whistler series. Investigator Lacy Stoltz goes after a serial killer and closes in on a sitting judge.
7 wish you were here Jodi Picoult Diana O’Toole re-evaluates her seemingly perfect life when a pandemic disrupts her vacation in the Galápagos Islands.
8 the maid Nita Prose When a wealthy man is found dead in his room, a maid at the Regency Grand Hotel becomes a lead suspect.
9 the stranger in the lifeboat Mitch Albom After a ship explodes, 10 people struggling to survive pull a man who claims to be the Lord out of the sea.
10 cloud cuckoo land Anthony Doerr An interconnected cast of dreamers and outsiders are in dangerous and disparate settings past, present and future.
11 reckless girls Rachel Hawkins Six visitors who go to an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean encounter death and danger.
12 the wish Nicholas Sparks Maggie Dawes, a renowned travel photographer, struggles with a medical diagnosis over Christmas.
13 star wars: the fallen star Claudia Gray The third book in the High Republic series. Marchion Ro plans a new attack.
14 go tell the bees that i am gone Diana Gabaldon The ninth book in the Outlander series. As the Revolutionary War moves closer to Fraser’s Ridge, Claire and Jamie reunite with their daughter and her family.
15 the school for good mothers Jessamine Chan After one moment of poor judgment, government officials will decide if Frida Liu will get to keep her child.
nonfiction
1 unthinkable Jamie Raskin The Maryland congressman describes leading the impeachment effort against the former president shortly after his son’s death by suicide and the insurrection at the Capitol.
2 the 1619 project edited Nikole Hannah-Jones, Caitlin Roper, Ilena Silverman and Jake Silverstein Viewing America’s entanglement with slavery and its legacy, in essays adapted and expanded from The New York Times Magazine.
3 will Will Smith with Mark Manson The actor, producer and musician tells his life story and lessons he learned along the way.
4 crying in h mart Michelle Zauner The daughter of a Korean mother and Jewish-American father, and leader of the indie rock project Japanese Breakfast, describes creating her own identity after losing her mother to cancer.
5 the storyteller Dave Grohl A memoir by the musician known for his work with Foo Fighters and Nirvana.
6 untamed Glennon Doyle The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
7 greenlights Matthew McConaughey The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.
8 taste Stanley Tucci The award-winning actor reflects on his career, Italian-American heritage, meals and mishaps.
9 peril Bob Woodward and Robert Costa The Washington Post journalists detail the dangers and challenges during the transition to the Biden presidency.
10 the lyrics: 1956 to the present Paul McCartney A two-volume celebration of 154 songs, with handwritten texts, paintings and photographs from the songwriter’s archives.
11 think again Adam Grant An examination of the cognitive skills of rethinking and unlearning that could be used to adapt to a rapidly changing world.
12 the real anthony fauci Robert F. Kennedy Jr The anti-vaccine advocate gives his take on the chief medical advisor to the president.
13 american marxism Mark R. Levin The Fox News host gives his take on the Green New Deal, critical race theory and social activism.
14 the dawn of everything David Graeber and David Wengrow A reinvestigation of social evolution and suggestions for new ways of organizing society.
15 all about me! Mel Brooks The EGOT and Kennedy Center honoree shares stories about making comedy for the stage, film and television.