6/26/2022

fiction
1 sparring partners John Grisham Three novellas: “Homecoming,” “Strawberry Moon” and “Sparring Partners.”
2 tom clancy: zero hour Don Bentley Jack Ryan Jr. appears to be the only person who can stop a second Korean war.
3 meant to be Emily Giffin Joe, the disappointing scion of a family considered American royalty, and Cate, a budding model seeking to escape her surroundings, find each other.
4 nightwork Nora Roberts Harry Booth, a master thief, breaks things off with Miranda when a dangerous contact might harm her.
5 counterfeit Kirstin Chen As Ava Wong’s perfect life unravels, her old college roommate from China wants to enlist her help with a counterfeit scheme.
6 the omega factor Steve Berry The UNESCO investigator Nick Lee winds up on the trail of a panel from the Ghent Altarpiece, which was stolen in 1934.
7 run, rose, run Dolly Parton and James Patterson A singer-songwriter goes to Nashville seeking stardom but is followed by her dark past.
8 nightcrawling Leila Mottley A young, struggling Black woman is identified as a key witness in a scandal within the Oakland Police Department.
9 22 seconds James Patterson and Maxine Paetro The 22nd book in the Women’s Murder Club series. Lindsay Boxer returns as word gets around about a shipment of drugs and weapons.
10 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.
11 the summer place Jennifer Weiner A wedding between Ruby Danhauser and her pandemic boyfriend at a family beach house in Cape Cod brings to light family secrets.
12 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.
13 one italian summer Rebecca Serle During a summer trip in Italy, Katy’s late mother reappears as a 30-year-old woman.
14 dream town David Baldacci The third book in the Archer series. Archer, Dash and Callahan search for a missing screenwriter who had a dead body turn up in her home.
15 the paris apartment Lucy Foley Jess has suspicions about her half-brother’s neighbors when he goes missing.
nonfiction
1 james patterson James Patterson The author’s life, from growing up in small-town New York to working in the advertising industry to becoming a successful storyteller.
2 killing the killers Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard The 11th book in the conservative commentator’s Killing series gives an account of the global war against terrorists.
3 happy-go-lucky David Sedaris The humorist portrays personal and public upheavals of his life in its seventh decade and the world in the time of a pandemic.
4 finding me Viola Davis The multiple award-winning actress describes the difficulties she encountered before claiming her sense of self and achieving professional success.
5 battling the big lie Dan Pfeiffer The cohost of “Pod Save America” and former White House director of communications gives his take on the right-wing media apparatus.
6 the palace papers Tina Brown This follow-up to “The Diana Chronicles” details how the royal family reinvented itself after the death of Princess Diana.
7 scars and stripes Tim Kennedy and Nick Palmisciano The Green Beret and former mixed martial arts fighter describes how his failures shaped who he is today.
8 here's the deal Kellyanne Conway The former senior counselor in President Trump’s White House gives her account of her time in politics.
9 greenlights Matthew McConaughey The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.
10 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.
11 the pope at war David I. Kertzer A depiction of Pope Pius XII’s actions during World War II and why he bent to the wills of Hitler and Mussolini.
12 river of the gods Candice Millard The story of the hardships encountered during 19th-century expeditions in Africa, and the complicated partnerships behind them.
13 the facemaker Lindsey Fitzharris How the modern era of plastic surgery was ushered in by the work of a surgeon repairing the faces of World War I soldiers.
14 the office bffs Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey Two stars of “The Office” celebrate the comedy series and their friendship.
15 phil Alan Shipnuck An unauthorized biography of the golf champion Phil Mickelson.