Paperback
Fiction

1. THE WHISTLER

(Bantam, $17). By John Grisham. An investigator with the Florida Board on Judicial conduct receives information from a whistleblower that accuses judges across the country. [1]

2. THE WOMAN IN CABIN 10

(Gallery/Scout, $16). By Ruth Ware. A travel writer on a cruise searches for a missing woman that no one else saw. [25]

3. THE HANDMAID'S TALE

(Anchor, $15.95). By Margaret Atwood. A dystopian novel set in a theocratic-totalitarian state. [25]

4. LILAC GIRLS

(Ballantine, $17). By Martha Hall Kelly. The lives of three women are disrupted by the outbreak of World War II. [20]

5. ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

(Scribner, $17). By Anthony Doerr. A story of two children whose paths collide during World War II. [15]

6. A MAN CALLED OVE

(Washington Square, $16). By Fredrik Backman. An old crank might just be softened by his new neighbors. [60]

7. BEHOLD THE DREAMERS

(Random House, $17). By Imbolo Mbue. A Cameroonian immigrant family moves to New York City right before the 2008 financial crisis. [3]

8. BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

(St. Martin's Griffin, $16.99). By B. A. Paris. A domestic thriller about a couple that appears to have it all. [2]

9. THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR

(Penguin, $16). By Shari Lapena. A family unravels after a horrible crime at a dinner party. [5]

10. THE ALCHEMIST

(imusti, $16.99). By Paulo Coelho. A Spanish shepherd boy goes on a journey of discovery through North Africa. [69]

Nonfiction/General

1. MILK AND HONEY

(Andrews McMeel, $14.99) By Rupi Kaur. A collection of poetry and prose about survival. [57]

2. YOU ARE A BADASS :HOW TO STOP DOUBTING YOUR GREATNESS AND START LIVING AN AWESOME LIFE

(Running Press, $16). By Jen Sincero. A guide that outlines how to live your best life. [70]

3. THE OTHER WES MOORE :ONE NAME, TWO FATES

(Spiegel Grau, $16). By Wes Moore. Two boys with the same name, born a year apart, with similar childhoods, become very different adults. [12]

4. ON TYRANNY :TWENTY LESSONS FROM THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

(Tim Duggan Books, $7.99). By Timothy Snyder. A historian examines how dictatoriships rise and how to fight it. [20]

5. A PASSION FOR LEADERSHIP :LESSONS ON CHANGE AND REFORM FROM FIFTY YEARS OF PUBLIC SERVICE

(imusti, $16). By Robert M Gates. How leadership can change an organization. [1]

6. THE 5 LOVE LANGUAGES :THE SECRET TO LOVE THAT LASTS

(Northfield, $15.99). By Gary Chapman. A guide to help communicate in relationships [233]

7. HOW TO WIN FRIENDS & INFLUENCE PEOPLE

(Pocket, $16). By Dale Carnegie. Tips for professional and personal success. [50]

8. HOW TO READ LITERATURE LIKE A PROFESSOR : A LIVELY AND ENTERTAINING GUIDE TO READING BETWEEN THE LINES, REVISED EDITION

(Harper Perennial, $15.99). By Thomas C. Foster. An explanation on how to read literature in an analytical way. [49]

9. EVICTED: POVERTY AND PROFIT IN THE AMERICAN CITY

(BROADWAY, $17). By Matthew Desmond. An account about eviction in Milwaukee. [8]

10. OUTLIERS: THE STORY OF SUCCESS

(Back Bay Books, $16.99). By Malcolm Gladwell. Challenging assumptions about success. [49]

Hardcover
Fiction

1. HOUSE OF SPIES :A NOVEL (GABRIEL ALLON)

(Harper, $28.99). By Daniel Silva. Another installment in the Gabriel Allon series centered on hunting down an ISIS mastermind. [1]

2. CAMINO ISLAND

(Doubleday, $28.95). By John Grisham. A young novelist investigates a rare book dealer who dabbles in the black market. [6]

3. NORSE MYTHOLOGY

(W. W. Norton & Company, $25.95). By Neil Gaiman. A collection of norse mythology. [4]

4. USE OF FORCE: A THRILLER (THE SCOT HARVATH SERIES)

(Atria/Emily Bestler Books, $27.99). By Brad Thor. The CIA seeks the help of a former Navy SEAL turned covert counterterrorism operative when a body of a highly suspected terrorist washes up on the Mediterranean shore. [3]

5. MURDER GAMES

(Little Brown and Company $28). By James Patterson. A criminal book author is recruited by a NYPD detective to help solve a series of murders. [3]

THE DUCHESS

(Delacorte Press, $28.99). By Danielle Steel. An aristocratic woman establishes a house of pleasure in order to help young women. [2]

6. INTO THE WATER

(Riverhead, $28). By Paula Hawkins. Two bodies surface in a river and with them a town's secrets. [11]

7. A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW

(Viking, $27). By Amor Towles. A Russian aristocrat is under house arrest in Moscow. [27]

8. THE DUCHESS

(Delacorte Press, $28.99). By Danielle Steel. An aristocratic woman establishes a house of pleasure in order to help young women. [3]

9. THE IDENTICALS

(Little, Brown, $28). By Elin Hilderbrand. Twins, who are different in every way but looks, try to save their fractured family. [5]

10. SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL :A COLLECTION OF OUTLANDER FICTION

(Delacorte Press, $30). By Diana Gabaldon. A short story collection featuring characters from the Outlander series. [3]

NonFiction/General

1. REDISCOVERING AMERICANISM:AND THE TYRANNY OF PROGRESSIVISM

(Threshold Editions, $27). By Mark R. Levin. Radio host Mark R. Levin draws on the documents by the Founding Fathers that warn against Federal overreach. [3]

2. HILLBILLY ELEGY: A MEMOIR OF A FAMILY AND CULTURE IN CRISIS

(HarperCollins, $27.99). By J. D. Vance. A venture capitalist examines why the white working-class feels left behind. [51]

3. AL FRANKEN, GIANT OF THE SENATE

(Twelve, $28). By Al Franken. The senator from Minnesota recounts how the grandson of Belarussian immigrants became a comedian and a legislator. [7]

4. ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY

(Norton, $18.95). By Neil deGrasse Tyson. The astrophysicist offers an introductory lesson on the cosmos. [11]

5. THE SWAMP :WASHINGTON'S MURKY POOL OF CORRUPTION AND CRONYISM AND HOW TRUMP CAN DRAIN IT

(St Martins Press, $26.99). By Eric Bolling. Fox News host Eric Bolling outlines the secret side of Washington DC politics and what Trump can to do change it. [3]

6. THE SUBTLE ART OF NOT GIVING A F*CK:A COUNTERINTUITIVE APPROACH TO LIVING A GOOD LIFE

(HarperOne, $24.99). By Mark Manson . A different approach to living a happier life that argues against the idea of a positive attitude leads to a happy life. [15]

7. THE CHICKENS--T CLUB: WHY THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT FAILS TO PROSECUTE EXECUTIVES

(Simon & Schuster, $28). By Jesse Eisinger. A look into why the prosecutors inside the Department of Justice fail to bring cases against corporate greed.

8. DANGEROUS

(Dangerous Books, $30). By Milo Yiannopoulos. Highly controversial media personality Milo Yiannopoulos self-published book. [2]

9. THE SIGNALS ARE TALKING :WHY TODAY’S FRINGE IS TOMORROW’S MAINSTREAM

(PublicAffairs, $27.99). By Amy Webb. How to differentiate from a real trend and what is trending. [1]

10. MAKE YOUR BED :LITTLE THINGS THAT CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE...AND MAYBE THE WORLD

(Grand Central, $18). By William H. McRaven. A former Navy SEAL, who commanded the bin Laden raid, offers the ten principles he learned that guided his life. [15]

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