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Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.

Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.

November 2014

Hardcover

Mermaids in Paradise by Lydia Millet - Fiction

W. W. Norton & Company | 9780393245622 | Published November 3, 2014

On the grounds of a Caribbean island resort, newlyweds Deb and Chip meet a marine biologist who says she has sighted mermaids in a coral reef. As the resort's "parent company" swoops in to corner the market on mythological creatures, the couple joins forces with other adventurous souls to save said mermaids from the "Venture of Marvels," which wants to turn their reef into a theme park.

The Burning Room by Michael Connelly - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Little, Brown and Company | 9780316225939 | Published November 3, 2014

In the LAPD's Open-Unsolved Unit, not many murder victims die almost a decade after the crime. But when a man succumbs to complications from being shot by a stray bullet 10 years earlier, detectives Harry Bosch and Lucia Soto are tasked with solving what turns out to be a highly charged, politically sensitive case. Beginning with the bullet that's been lodged in the victim's spine, they must pull new leads from years-old information, which soon reveal that this shooting may have been anything but random.

All Days Are Night written by Peter Stamm, translated by Michael Hofmann - Fiction

Other Press | 9781590516966 | Published November 4, 2014

Gillian is content with her marriage to Matthias, even if she feels restless at times. One night following an argument, the couple has a terrible car accident: Matthias, who is drunk, dies in the crash. Gillian wakes up in the hospital completely disfigured. Only slowly, after many twists and turns, does she put her life back together and reconnects with a love interest of the past who becomes a possible future --- or so it seems.

Bad Country by CB McKenzie - Fiction, Mystery

Minotaur Books | 9781250053541 | Published November 4, 2014

Retired from the rodeo circuit, Rodeo Grace Garnet doesn't have much choice but to say yes when offered an unusual case. An elderly Indian woman from his own Reservation has hired him to help discover who murdered her grandson, but she seems strangely uninterested in the results. Her attitude appears to be heartless, but as Rodeo pursues interrelated cases, he learns that the old woman's indifference is nothing compared to true hatred.

For the Dead: A Poke Rafferty Thriller by Timothy Hallinan - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Soho Crime | 9781616951146 | Published November 4, 2014

After seven years in Bangkok, American travel writer Poke Rafferty finally feels settled. All that is endangered when his adopted daughter, Miaow, helps her boyfriend buy a stolen iPhone that contains photographs of two murdered police officers. As Miaow’s carefully constructed personal life falls apart, Rafferty discovers that the murders are part of a conspiracy that reaches the top rungs of Bangkok law enforcement and beyond.

Foxcatcher: The True Story of My Brother's Murder, John du Pont's Madness, and the Quest for Olympic Gold by Mark Schultz - Memoir, Nonfiction, Sports

Dutton Adult | 9780525955030 | Published November 4, 2014

On January 26, 1996, Dave Schultz, Olympic gold medal winner and wrestling golden boy, was shot three times by du Pont family heir John E. du Pont at the famed Foxcatcher Farms estate in Pennsylvania. FOXCATCHER is his brother Mark Schultz’s memoir, revealing what made him and his brother champions and what brought them to Foxcatcher Farms --- ultimately painting a vivid portrait of the complex relationship he and his brother had with du Pont, a man whose catastrophic break from reality led to tragedy.

Gracefully Grayson by Ami Polonsky - Fiction, Young Adult 10+

Disney-Hyperion | 9781423185277 | Published November 4, 2014

Grayson Sender has been holding onto a secret for what seems like forever: "he" is a girl on the inside, stuck in the wrong gender's body. The weight of this secret is crushing, but sharing it would mean facing ridicule, scorn, rejection, or worse. Despite the risks, Grayson's true self itches to break free. Will new strength from an unexpected friendship and a caring teacher's wisdom be enough to help Grayson step into the spotlight she was born to inhabit? 

Let Me Be Frank With You: A Frank Bascombe Book by Richard Ford - Fiction

Ecco | 9780061692062 | Published November 4, 2014

Through Frank Bascombe, we’ve witnessed the aspirations, sorrows, longings, achievements and failings of an American life in the twilight of the 20th century. Now, in LET ME BE FRANK WITH YOU, author Richard Ford reinvents Bascombe in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. In four narratives, Bascombe (and Ford) attempts to reconcile, interpret and console a world undone by calamity.

Prune by Gabrielle Hamilton - Cookbooks, Cooking, Nonfiction

Random House | 9780812994094 | Published November 4, 2014

Featured in PRUNE are the recipes, approach, philosophy, evolution, and nuances that make them distinctively Prune’s. Unconventional and honest, in both tone and content, this book is a welcome expression of the cookbook as we know it.

Something Rich and Strange: Selected Stories by Ron Rash - Fiction, Short Stories

Ecco | 9780062349347 | Published November 4, 2014

SOMETHING RICH AND STRANGE showcases Ron Rash’s artistry and craftsmanship in 30 stories culled from his previously published collections NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY, BURNING BRIGHT, CHEMISTRY and THE NIGHT NEW JESUS FELL TO EARTH. Each work of short fiction demonstrates Rash’s dazzling ability to evoke the heart and soul of this land and its people --- men and women inexorably tethered to the geography that defines and shapes them.