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Books chosen especially for you …

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New York Times Best Sellers – Hardcover Fiction

SOOLEY by John Grisham
THE HILL WE CLIMB by Amanda Gorman
FINDING ASHLEY by Danielle Steel
A GAMBLING MAN by David Baldacci
THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin Hannah
THE MIDNIGHT LIBRARY by Matt Haig
OCEAN PREY by John Sandford
WHEREABOUTS by Jhumpa Lahiri
THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE by V.E. Schwab
THRAWN ASCENDANCY: GREATER GOOD by Timothy Zahn
A DISTANT SHORE by Karen Kingsbury
THE VANISHING HALF by Brit Bennett
KLARA AND THE SUN by Kazuo Ishiguro
FUGITIVE TELEMETRY by Martha Wells
REUNION BEACH by Elin Hilderbrand et al

New York Times Best Sellers – Hardcover Fiction

UNTAMED by Glennon Doyle
CASTE by Isabel Wilkerson
ONE VOTE AWAY by Ted Cruz
KILLING CRAZY HORSE by Bill O
IS THIS ANYTHING? by Jerry Seinfeld
RAGE by Bob Woodward
HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST by Ibram X Kendi