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Week of January 15, 2017
FICTION
#1  (Last Week: - Weeks on List: 1)  
The Mistress
Click to search this book in our catalog   Danielle Steel
#2  (Last Week: 1 Weeks on List: 14)  
Two By Two
Click to search this book in our catalog   Nicholas Sparks
#3  (Last Week: - Weeks on List: 1)  
Below The Belt
Click to search this book in our catalog   Stuart Woods
 
#4  (Last Week: 2 Weeks on List: 11)  
The Whistler
 John Grisham
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#5  (Last Week: 4 Weeks on List: 22)  
The Underground Railroad
 Colson Whitehead
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#6  (Last Week: 3 Weeks on List: 7)  
Cross The Line
 James Patterson
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#7  (Last Week: 5 Weeks on List: 8)  
No Man's Land
Click to search this book in our catalog   David Baldacci
#8  (Last Week: 6 Weeks on List: 13)  
Small Great Things
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jodi Picoult
#9  (Last Week: 7 Weeks on List: 9)  
The Chemist
Click to search this book in our catalog   Stephenie Meyer
 
#10  (Last Week: 9 Weeks on List: 5)  
Tom Clancy: True Faith And Allegiance
 Mark Greaney
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NONFICTION
#1  (Last Week: 2 Weeks on List: 24)  
Hillbilly Elegy
 J D Vance
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#2  (Last Week: 1 Weeks on List: 2)  
The Princess Diarist
 Carrie Fisher
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#3  (Last Week: 5 Weeks on List: 17)  
Killing The Rising Sun
 Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
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#4  (Last Week: 6 Weeks on List: 12)  
The Magnolia Story
Click to search this book in our catalog   Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines with Mark Dagostino
#5  (Last Week: 4 Weeks on List: 5)  
The Undoing Project
Click to search this book in our catalog   Michael Lewis
#6  (Last Week: - Weeks on List: 1)  
The Lost City Of The Monkey God
Click to search this book in our catalog   Douglas Preston
 
#7  (Last Week: 3 Weeks on List: 12)  
The Book Of Joy
 Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu
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#8  (Last Week: 11 Weeks on List: 45)  
When Breath Becomes Air
 Paul Kalanithi

Book list Can life remain full and rewarding even while one is living under a death sentence? This is the question now-deceased neurosurgeon Kalanithi asked himself after receiving a late-stage lung cancer diagnosis. Newly married and almost ready to complete his residency, at 34 Kalanithi was faced with a momentous decision: Should he continue with a promising medical career, or fall back on his first love of writing while taking care of his health? Fortunately for the readers of this moving memoir, he decided to do both. Kalanithi describes his life-changing decision to set aside the pursuit of a doctorate in literature in favor of attending medical school and then recounts the discovery and progress of his illness, along with the inevitable upheaval in his personal life. A precious highlight here is the heartrending epilogue penned by his wife, Lucy, following Kalanithi's passing shortly after she became pregnant. This eloquent, heartfelt meditation on the choices that make life worth living, even as death looms, will prompt readers to contemplate their own values and mortality.--Hays, Carl Copyright 2015 Booklist

From Booklist, Copyright American Library Association. Used with permission.

Publishers Weekly Author and physician Kalanithi had nearly completed his residency in neurosurgery at Stanford when he was diagnosed with Stage lV lung cancer at the age of 36. Despite the stubborn progression of his disease, Kalanithi was able to write, work, and delve into a number of profound issues before the end of his life, documented here (his wife provides the epilogue). As a youth in Arizona, Kalanithi was unsure whether he wanted to pursue medicine, as his father did, or if literature and writing were his calling. This inspiring memoir makes it clear that he excelled at both. Kalanithi shares his career struggles, bringing readers into his studies at Yale (including cadaver dissection), the relentless demands of neurosurgery, and the life-and-death decisions and medical puzzles that must be solved. After he begins cancer treatment, Kalanithi strives to define his dual role as physician and patient, and he weighs in on such topics as what makes life meaningful and how one determines what is most important when little time is left. He also shares the challenges of colleagues: an oncologist who walks a tightrope between hope and honest reality; a fellow doctor who commits suicide after losing a patient; Kalanithi's wife, also a doctor, bearing witness to her husband's decline even as she gives birth to their child. This deeply moving memoir reveals how much can be achieved through service and gratitude when a life is courageously and resiliently lived. (Jan.) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

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#9  (Last Week: 8 Weeks on List: 8)  
Settle For More
 Megyn Kelly
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#10  (Last Week: 15 Weeks on List: 2)  
The Case Against Sugar
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