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. 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.
3. The Magician King by Lev Grossman
Quentin embarks on a quest that goes awry in this sequel to "The Magicians."
4. The Cut by George Pelecanos
Meet Spero Lucas, an Iraq war vet and suave investigator in Washington D.C.
5. The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
A tale of Ernest Hemingway and his first wife.
6. State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
An atmospheric tale of two medical researchers and the many shades of truths they find in the Amazon.
7. Cold Vengeance by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
While seeking retribution for his wife's murder, Special Agent Pendergast uncovers a horrific conspiracy.
8. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
A key to fortune is hidden in a virtual reality world.
9. We Others: New and Selected Stories by Steven Millhauser
Three decades of stories from the Pultizer Prize winning author.
10. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
Hunger Games winners face the consequences of their victory.