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#1 THE MISTRESS

Danielle Steel

The beautiful mistress of a Russian oligarch falls in love with an artist and yearns for freedom.

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#2 TWO BY TWO

Nicholas Sparks

A man who became a single father when his marriage and business collapsed learns to take a chance on a new love.

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#3 BELOW THE BELT

Stuart Woods

The New York lawyer Stone Barrington faces danger when he finds himself in possession of a retired C.I.A. agent’s explosive memoir.

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#4 THE WHISTLER

John Grisham

A whistleblower alerts a Florida investigator to judicial corruption involving the Mob and Indian casinos.

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#5 THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

Colson Whitehead

A slave girl heads toward freedom on the network, envisioned as actual tracks and tunnels.

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#6 CROSS THE LINE

James Patterson

Detective Alex Cross and his wife, Bree, team up to catch a killer causing chaos in Washington, D.C.

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#7 NO MAN'S LAND

David Baldacci

John Puller, a special agent with the Army, searches for the truth about his mother, who disappeared 30 years ago.

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#8 SMALL GREAT THINGS

Jodi Picoult

A medical crisis entangles a black nurse, a white supremacist father and a white lawyer.

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#9 THE CHEMIST

Stephenie Meyer

A specialist in chemically controlled torture, on the run from her former employers, takes on one last job.

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#10 TOM CLANCY: TRUE FAITH AND ALLEGIANCE

Mark Greaney

Jack Ryan Jr., working for a secret organization, seeks to prevent complicated terrorist strikes set in motion by a hacker. Clancy died in 2013.

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#11 ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY

Alexander Freed

A novelization of the new movie, including additional scenes.

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#12 THE WRONG SIDE OF GOODBYE

Michael Connelly

The detective Harry Bosch aids a billionaire in search of a possible heir.

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#13 NIGHT SCHOOL

Lee Child

Jack Reacher, still in the Army, becomes involved in an investigation with elite agents from the F.B.I. and C.I.A.

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#14 COMMONWEALTH

Ann Patchett

Five decades in the lives of two families remade by divorce.

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#15 A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW

Amor Towles

A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest in the Metropol hotel, across from the Kremlin.

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#16 THE WOMAN IN CABIN 10

Ruth Ware

A travel writer on a cruise is certain she has heard a body thrown overboard, but no one believes her.

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#17 TURBO TWENTY-THREE

Janet Evanovich

The bounty hunter Stephanie Plum juggles the investigation of a crime in an ice cream factory and the two men in her life.

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#18 THE FINAL DAY

William R Forstchen

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#19 ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

Anthony Doerr

The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II.

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#20 MOONGLOW

Michael Chabon

A novel that presents itself as a memoir of an elderly World War II veteran and his wife, a Holocaust survivor, who resemble Chabon’s maternal grandparents.

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