9/19/2021

fiction
1 a slow fire burning Paula Hawkins Three women come under scrutiny when a young man is found gruesomely murdered in a London houseboat.
2 billy summers Stephen King A killer for hire who only takes out bad guys seeks redemption as he does one final job.
3 the madness of crowds Louise Penny The 17th book in the Chief Inspector Gamache series. Gamache is tasked with providing security for a statistics professor whose views are repulsive to him.
4 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.
5 the noise James Patterson and J.D. Barker A strange vibration rises out of a forest near Mount Hood.
6 the paper palace Miranda Cowley Heller After an extramarital dalliance, Elle must choose between her husband and her childhood love.
7 malibu rising Taylor Jenkins Reid An epic party has serious outcomes for four famous siblings.
8 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.
9 complications Danielle Steel On a September night, guests at the reopening of an exclusive Paris hotel experience love, tragedy and political intrigue.
10 we were never here Andrea Bartz Will the secrets Emily shares with Kristen about violent incidents in the past ruin her life?
11 the president's daughter Bill Clinton and James Patterson Matthew Keating, a past president and former Navy SEAL, goes on his own to find his abducted teenage daughter.
12 the love songs of w.e.b. du bois Honorée Fanonne Jeffers Ailey Pearl Garfield endeavors to embrace her full heritage by digging into the stories of her ancestors who were Indigenous, Black and white.
13 project hail mary Andy Weir Ryland Grace awakes from a long sleep alone and far from home, and the fate of humanity rests on his shoulders.
14 the invisible life of addie larue V.E. Schwab A Faustian bargain comes with a curse that affects the adventure Addie LaRue has across centuries.
15 lightning strike William Kent Krueger The 18th book in the Cork O’Connor mystery series. The 12-year-old son of a small town sheriff who rules a man’s death as a suicide suspects another cause.
nonfiction
1 american marxism Mark R. Levin The Fox News host gives his take on the Green New Deal, critical race theory and social activism.
2 the afghanistan papers Craig Whitlock An investigative reporter for The Washington Post gives an account of how three successive presidents and their military commanders handled America’s invasion of Afghanistan after 9/11.
3 the long slide Tucker Carlson A collection of previously published essays from 1995 to 2016 by the Fox News host.
4 greenlights Matthew McConaughey The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.
5 untamed Glennon Doyle The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
6 caste Isabel Wilkerson The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines aspects of caste systems across civilizations and reveals a rigid hierarchy in America today.
7 what happened to you? Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey An approach to dealing with trauma that shifts an essential question used to investigate it.
8 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.
9 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.
10 the reckoning Mary L. Trump The author of “Too Much and Never Enough” examines potential trauma caused by current and historical events.
11 educated Tara Westover The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
12 dopamine nation Anna Lembke The medical director of Stanford Addiction Medicine explores the neuroscience and behaviors that inform the relationship between pleasure and pain.
13 all in Billie Jean King with Johnette Howard and Maryanne Vollers The former No. 1-ranked tennis player details her career and activism.
14 the premonition Michael Lewis Stories of skeptics who went against the official response of the Trump administration to the outbreak of Covid-19. The profiles include a local public-health officer and a group of doctors nicknamed the Wolverines.
15 woke, inc. Vivek Ramaswamy The founder and executive chairman of the biopharmaceutical company Roivant Sciences shares his perspectives on American capitalism.