1. Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
A year in the social life of three twenty-somethings set in jazz-age New York City.
2. The Magician King by Lev Grossman
Quentin embarks on a quest that goes awry in this sequel to "The Magicians."
3. A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin
The future of the Seven Kingdoms is imperiled once again in the fifth book of the Song of Ice and Fire series.
4. The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
A tale of Ernest Hemingway and his first wife.
5. State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
An atmospheric tale of two medical researchers and the many shades of truths they find in the Amazon.
6. House of Holes by Nicholson Baker
A series of graphic vignettes about erotica.
7. The Cut by George Pelecanos
Meet Spero Lucas, an Iraq war vet and suave investigator in Washington D.C.
8. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
Hunger Games winners face the consequences of their victory.
9. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
The final book of the "Millennium Trilogy" has Lisbeth Salander in peril.
10. Ghost Story by Jim Butcher
Dead and without magical powers, wizard detective Harry Dresden must solve his own murder.