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Staff Picks 2016

POPULAR FICTION

After You - Jojo Moyes
All the Single Ladies - Dorothea Benton Frank
All the Stars in the Heavens - Adriana Trigiani
Ally - Michael B. Oren
The Art of Crash Landing - Melissa DeCarlo
Brown-Eyed Girl - Lisa Kleypas
The Devil in Jerusalem - Naomi Ragen
The Diamond Caper - Peter Mayle
Eight Hundred Grapes - Laura Dave
Friction - Sandra Brown
Girl on the Train - Paula Hawkins
The Girls of August - Anne Rivers Siddons
The Glass Kitchen - Linda Francis Lee
The Guest Cottage - Nancy Thayer
The Guest Room - Chris Bohjalian
In the Unlikely Event - Judy Blume
Inside the O'Briens - Lisa Genova
Kitchens of the Great Midwest - J. Ryan Stradal
The Lake House - Kate Morton
The Last Anniversary - Liane Moriarty
The Last Pilot - Benjamin Johncock
The Liar - Nora Roberts
The Little Paris Bookshop - Nina George
Luckiest Girl Alive - Jessica Knoll
Orient - Christopher Bollen
The Past - Tessa Hadley
The Precious One - Marisa de los Santos
The Prize - Jill Bialosky
Radiant Angel - Nelson DeMille
The Rosie Effect - Graeme Simsion
The Royal We - Heather Cocks
The Rumor - Elin Hilderbrand
The Secret Sisters - Jayne Ann Krentz
The Sparrow Sisters - Ellen Herrick
Swans of Fifth Avenue - Melanie Benjamin
This is Your Life Harriet Chance! - Jonathan Evison
What Alice Forgot - Liane Moriarty
A Window Opens - Elisabeth Egan
Winter Stroll - Elin Hilderbrand
Zoo - James Patterson

LITERARY FICTION

Did You Ever Have a Family - Bill Clegg
Fates and Furies - Lauren Groff
The Green Road - Anne Enright
The High Mountains of Portugal - Yann Martel
The Improbability of Love - Hannah Rothschild
The Japanese Lover - Isabel Allende
A Little Life - Hanya Yanagihara
The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy - Rachel Joyce
Marriage of Opposites - Alice Hoffman
My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry - Fredrik Backman
My Name is Lucy Barton - Elizabeth Strout
A Strangeness in My Mind - Orhan Pamuk
Where My Heart Used to Beat - Sebastian Faulks

MYSTERY/THRILLER

Above the Waterfall - Ron Rash
All Things Cease to Appear - Elizabeth Brundage
The Bitter Season - Tami Hoag
The Crossing - Michael Connelly
The English Spy - Daniel Silva
The Ex - Alafair Burke
Forty Thieves - Thomas Perry
Gone Again - James Grippando
The Guilty - David Baldacci
Host - Robin Cook
In a Dark Dark Wood - Ruth Ware
Memory Man - David Baldacci
Personal - Lee Child
Playing with Fire - Tess Gerritsen
The Pocket Wife - Susan Crawford
Pretty Girls - Karin Slaughter
Pretty Is - Maggie Mitchell
Rogue Lawyer - John Grisham
Where They Found Her - Kimberly McCreight

HISTORICAL FICTION

Academy Street - Mary Costello
The Accidental Empress - Allison Pataki
Circling the Sun - Paula McLain
Etta and Otto and Russell and James - Emma Hooper
The French Prize - James L. Nelson
Girl Waits with Gun - Amy Stewart
Mrs. Sinclair's Suitcase - Louise Walters
The Nightingale - Kristin Hannah
Saint Mazie - Jami Attenberg
The Truth According to Us - Annie Barrows
Villa America - Liza Klaussmann

BIOGRAPHY

Bettyville - George Hodgman
The Book of Joan - Melissa Rivers
Born with Teeth - Kate Mulgrew
Boys in the Trees - Carly Simon
Dear Mr. You - Mary-Louise Parker
Hold Still - Sally Mann
In Other Words - Jhumpa Lahiri
The Job - Steve Osborne
John le Carre - Adam Sisman
My Fat Dad - Dawn Lerman
My Journey - Donna Karan
My Life on the Road - Gloria Steinem
My Paris Dream - Kate Betts
Negroland - Margo Jefferson
Notorious RBG - Irin Carmon
Primates of Park Avenue - Wednesday Martin
Shot Down - Steve Snyder
Skyfaring - Mark Vanhoenacker
Switched On - John Elder Robison
When Breath Becomes Air - Paul Kalanithi
The Wright Brothers - David McCullough

N0N-FICTION

300 Sandwiches - Stephanie Smith
All the Single Ladies - Rebecca Traister
Becoming Nicole - Amy Ellis Nutt
Between the World and Me - Ta-Nehisi Coates
Dead Wake - Erik Larson
Katrina - Gary Rivlin
Me Talk Pretty One Day - David Sedaris
Missoula - Jon Krakauer
Modern Romance - Aziz Ansari
The Only Street in Paris - Elaine Sciolino
Pirate Hunters - Robert Kurson
The Residence - Kate Andersen Brower
Sick in the Head - Judd Apatow
Voracious - Cara Nicoletti
The Witches - Stacy Schiff
Zero to One - Peter Thiel