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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.

April 2014

Hardcover

A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip: A Memoir of Seventh Grade by Kevin Brockmeier - Memoir, Nonfiction

Pantheon | 9780307908988 | Published April 1, 2014

Over the course of one school year --- seventh grade --- 12-year-old Kevin Brockmeier sets out in search of himself. Along the way, he happens into his first kiss at a church party, struggles to understand why his old friends tease him at the lunch table, becomes the talk of the entire school thanks to his Halloween costume, and booby-traps his lunch to deter a thief.

Be Safe I Love You by Cara Hoffman - Fiction

Simon & Schuster | 9781451641318 | Published April 1, 2014

Lauren Clay has returned from a tour of duty in Iraq just in time to spend the holidays with her family. Joining the army allowed Lauren to continue to provide for her family, but it came at a great cost. When she arrives home unexpectedly, it’s clear to everyone in their rural New York town that something is wrong. But her father is so happy to have her home that he ignores her odd behavior and the repeated phone calls from an army psychologist.

Destroyer Angel: An Anna Pigeon Novel by Nevada Barr - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Minotaur Books | 9780312614584 | Published April 1, 2014

Anna Pigeon, a ranger for the U.S. Park Services, sets off on an autumn canoe trip with her friends and their daughters. On their second night out, Anna goes off on her own for a solo evening float on the Fox River. When she comes back, she finds that four thugs have taken her companions captive. With limited resources and no access to the outside world, Anna has only two days to rescue them before her friends are either killed or flown out of the country.

Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige - Youth Fiction

HarperCollins | 9780062280671 | Published April 1, 2014

I didn't ask for any of this. I didn't ask to be some kind of hero.
 
But when your whole life gets swept up by a tornado --- taking you with it --- you have no choice but to go along, you know? Sure, I've read the books. I've seen the movies. I know the song about the rainbow and the happy little blue birds. But I never expected Oz to look like this. To be a place where Good Witches can't be trusted, Wicked Witches may just be the good guys, and winged monkeys can be executed for acts of rebellion. There's still the yellow brick road, though --- but even that's crumbling. 
Going Over by Beth Kephart - Historical Fiction

Chronicle Books | 9781452124575 | Published April 1, 2014

It is February 1983, and Berlin is a divided city with a miles-long barricade separating east from west. But the city isn't the only thing that is divided. Ada lives among the rebels, punkers, and immigrants of Kreuzberg in West Berlin. Stefan lives in East Berlin, in a faceless apartment bunker of Friedrichshain. Bound by love and separated by circumstance, their only chance for a life together lies in a high-risk escape. But will Stefan find the courage to leap? Or will forces beyond his control stand in his way? 

High Crime Area: Tales of Darkness and Dread by Joyce Carol Oates - Fiction, Short Stories, Suspense

Mysterious Press | 9780802122650 | Published April 1, 2014

Joyce Carol Oates is an unparalleled investigator of human flaws. In these eight stories, she deftly tests the bonds between damaged individuals --- a brother and sister, a teacher and student, two strangers on a subway --- in the fearless prose for which she’s become so celebrated. She confronts, one by one, the demons within us. Sometimes it’s the human who wins, and sometimes it’s the demon.

I’ve Got You Under My Skin by Mary Higgins Clark - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Simon & Schuster | 9781476749068 | Published April 1, 2014

Producer Laurie Moran’s true crime television show will launch with the unsolved murder of Betsy Powell. Betsy, a socialite, was found suffocated in her bed after a gala celebrating the graduation of her daughter and three friends. Reopening the case with the cooperation of the surviving guests that night, Laurie is sure to have a hit on her hands. But when the estranged friends begin filming, it becomes clear each is hiding secrets.

Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism by Ron Suskind - Family, Family Life, Fatherhood, Memoir, Parenting, Parenting & Families, Parenting & Family

Kingswell | 9781423180364 | Published April 1, 2014

Imagine being trapped inside a Disney movie and having to learn about life mostly from animated characters dancing across a screen of color. This is the real-life story of Owen Suskind, the son of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind and his wife, Cornelia. An autistic boy who couldn't speak for years, Owen memorized dozens of Disney movies, turned them into a language to express love and loss, kinship, brotherhood.

Mystery Writers of America Presents Ice Cold: Tales of Intrigue from the Cold War edited by Jeffery Deaver and Raymond Benson - Fiction, Short Stories, Suspense, Thriller

Grand Central Publishing | 9781455520732 | Published April 1, 2014

The Cold War --- a terrifying time when nuclear war between the world's two superpowers was an ever-present threat, an all-too-real possibility that could be set off at the touch of a button --- provides a chilling backdrop to this collection of all-new short stories from today's most celebrated mystery writers. Bestselling authors Jeffery Deaver and Raymond Benson have joined forces to bring us 20 tales of paranoia, espionage and psychological drama.

The Cold Nowhere: A Jonathan Stride Novel by Brian Freeman - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Quercus | 9781623651312 | Published April 1, 2014

Duluth PD Lieutenant Jonathan Stride discovers a young woman, Cat Mateo, hiding in his bedroom. Cat is the daughter of a woman he tried and failed to protect from a violent husband years ago. When Cat asks Stride for protection from a mysterious person she claims is trying to kill her, Stride is driven by guilt and duty to help her. But should he be afraid for --- or of --- this damaged girl?

The Humor Code: A Global Search for What Makes Things Funny by Peter McGraw and Joel Warner - Humor, Nonfiction, Social Sciences

Simon & Schuster | 9781451665413 | Published April 1, 2014

Dr. Peter McGraw, founder of the Humor Research Lab at the University of Colorado Boulder, teamed up with journalist Joel Warner on a far-reaching search for the secret behind humor. Their journey spanned the globe, from New York to Japan, from Palestine to the Amazon. Meanwhile, the duo conducted their own humor experiments along the way --- to wince-worthy, hilarious and illuminating results.

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin - Fiction

Algonquin Books | 9781616203214 | Published April 1, 2014

A.J. Fikry's life is not at all what he expected it to be. His wife has died; his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history; and now his prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, has been stolen. Slowly but surely, he is isolating himself from all the people of Alice Island . Then a mysterious package appears at the bookstore --- an unexpected arrival that gives A.J. the opportunity to make his life over and the ability to see everything anew.

Waiting for Wednesday: A Frieda Klein Mystery by Nicci French - Fiction, Mystery, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Pamela Dorman Books | 9780670015771 | Published April 3, 2014

Ruth Lennox is found dead in a pool of her own blood. Detective Chief Inspector Karlsson can’t piece together a motive and calls in psychotherapist Frieda Klein, hoping her talents will offer a new angle on the case. When it emerges that Ruth was hiding a scandalous secret, her family closes ranks. Then a patient’s chance remark sends Frieda down a dangerous path that seems to lead to a serial killer who has long escaped detection.

Carnal Curiosity: A Stone Barrington Novel by Stuart Woods - Adventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Putnam Adult | 9780399164163 | Published April 8, 2014

When Manhattan’s elite are beset by a series of clever crimes --- and Stone Barrington is a material witness --- he and his former partner, Dino Bacchetti, find themselves drawn into the world of high-end security and fraud. As Stone and Dino delve deeper into their investigation, they learn that the mastermind behind the incidents may have some intimate ties to Stone…and that the biggest heist is still to come.

Keep Quiet by Lisa Scottoline - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

St. Martin's Press | 9781250010094 | Published April 8, 2014

Jake Buckman picks up his 16-year-old son, Ryan, at their suburban movie theater. On the way home, Ryan asks to drive on a deserted road, and Jake sees it as a chance to make a connection. However, what starts as a father-son bonding opportunity instantly turns into a nightmare. Tragedy strikes, and with Ryan’s entire future hanging in the balance, Jake is forced to make a split-second decision that plunges them both into a world of guilt and lies.

Lean In: For Graduates by Sheryl Sandberg - Business, Nonfiction, Self-Help

Knopf | 9780385353670 | Published April 8, 2014

Expanded and updated exclusively for graduates just entering the workforce, this edition of LEAN IN includes a letter to graduates from Sheryl Sandberg and six additional chapters from experts offering advice on finding and getting the most out of a first job; résumé writing; best interviewing practices; negotiating your salary; listening to your inner voice; owning who you are; and leaning in for millennial men.

Neurocomic by Matteo Farinella and Hana Roŝ

Nobrow Press | 9781907704703 | Published April 15, 2014

 

A team of neuroscientists takes you on a journey through the mind in NEUROCOMIC…and it turns out the brain is even stranger than we think. Published last year in England in association with the medical charity organization the Wellcome Trust, NEUROCOMIC is now making its way to the States with its clever scientific lessons and amusing goofiness still intact.

Northanger Abbey by Val McDermid - Fiction

Grove Press | 9780802123015 | Published April 15, 2014

When Cat Morland is asked to join family friends on a trip to Edinburgh, she can’t wait to escape her home in Dorset. She meets new friends, finds love, experiences heartbreak, and faces a mystery or two that can’t compete with her dark and macabre imagination. It’s that creativity that gets her in trouble and could possibly ruin the life she was finally starting to imagine for herself.

The Other Story by Tatiana de Rosnay - Fiction

St. Martin's Press | 9781250045133 | Published April 15, 2014

The hurricane that is the famous author Nicolas Kolt is down to its last battering winds. While he’s hiding on a Tuscan island from publishers, family, friends, and life in general, a whole host of indiscretions and minor misunderstandings come to light. Once more, Nicolas is forced to deal with his past --- a past full of family secrets that he cannot comprehend.

Under a Silent Moon by Elizabeth Haynes - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

Harper | 9780062276025 | Published April 15, 2014

In the crisp, early hours of an autumn morning, the police are called to investigate two deaths. The first is a suspected murder at a farm on the outskirts of a small village. The second is a reported suicide at a nearby quarry. As Detective Chief Inspector Louisa Smith and her team gather evidence, they discover a shocking link between the two cases and the two deaths --- a bond that sealed their terrible fates one cold night, under a silent moon.

There Goes Gravity: A Life in Rock and Roll by Lisa Robinson - Music, Nonfiction

Riverhead Hardcover | 9781594487149 | Published April 22, 2014

From a legendary music journalist with four decades of unprecedented access, an insider's behind-the-scenes look at the major personalities of rock and roll.

Paperback

East of West, Vol. 2: We Are All One by Nick Dragotta and Jonathan Hickman

Image Comics | 9781607068556 | Published April 1, 2014

Francona: The Red Sox Years by Terry Francona and Dan Shaughnessy - Memoir, Nonfiction, Sports

Mariner Books | 9780544227873 | Published April 1, 2014

From 2004 to 2011, Terry Francona managed the Boston Red Sox, one of the most talked-about and scrutinized teams in all of sports. In FRANCONA, the legendary manager opens up for the first time about his eight years there, as they went from cursed franchise to one of the most successful and profitable in baseball history.

Lexicon by Max Barry - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Penguin Books | 9780143125426 | Published April 1, 2014

At an exclusive school somewhere outside of Arlington, Virginia, students are taught to persuade. They harness the hidden power of language to manipulate the mind and learn to break down individuals by psychographic markers in order to take control of their thoughts. The very best will graduate as “poets”: adept wielders of language who belong to a nameless organization that is as influential as it is secretive.

Mickey and Willie: Mantle and Mays, the Parallel Lives of Baseball's Golden Age by Allen Barra - Biography, Nonfiction, Sports

Three Rivers Press | 9780307716491 | Published April 1, 2014

Culturally, Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays were light-years apart. Yet they were nearly the same age and almost the same size, and they came to New York at the same time. They were both products of generations of baseball-playing families, for whom the game was the only escape from a lifetime of brutal manual labor. These two men shared a close personal friendship, and each was the only man who could truly understand the other's experience.

Saga, Vol. 3 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

Image Comics | 9781607069317 | Published April 1, 2014

The Autistic Brain: Helping Different Kinds of Minds Succeed by Temple Grandin and Richard Panek - Nonfiction, Social Sciences

Mariner Books | 9780544227736 | Published April 1, 2014

Temple Grandin may be the most famous person with autism, a condition that affects 1 in 88 children. Since her birth in 1947, our understanding of it has undergone a great transformation, leading to more hope than ever before that we may finally learn the causes of and treatments for autism. Weaving her own experience with remarkable new discoveries, Grandin introduces the advances in neuroimaging and genetic research that link brain science to behavior.

The Execution of Noa P. Singleton by Elizabeth L. Silver - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Suspense

Broadway Books | 9780385347457 | Published April 1, 2014

Noa P. Singleton was found guilty of first-degree murder 10 years ago. Now, just six months away from her execution date, Noa is visited by Marlene Dixon, an attorney who is also the heartbroken mother of the woman Noa was imprisoned for killing. She tells Noa that she has had a change of heart and will do everything in her power to convince the governor to commute the sentence to life in prison --- if Noa will finally reveal what led her to commit her crime.

The Homecoming by Carsten Stroud - Fiction, Mystery, Supernatural Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Vintage | 9780307745361 | Published April 1, 2014

When two plane crashes set off a spellbinding chain reaction of murder, inadvertent kidnapping, corporate corruption, and financial double-dealing, it’s not enough that Niceville detective Nick Kavanaugh (ex–Special Forces) has to investigate. He and his wife, family lawyer Kate, have also just taken in brutally orphaned Rainey Teague. Something bothers Nick about Rainey --- and it isn’t just that the woman in charge of attendance at Rainey’s prep school has disappeared.

The Idea of Him by Holly Peterson - Fiction

William Morrow Paperbacks | 9780062283108 | Published April 1, 2014

Allie Crawford has the life she always dreamed of. But when she finds her husband locked in their laundry room with a stunning blonde, a scandal ensues that flips her life on its head. And when the woman wants to befriend Allie, an old flame calls, and a new guy gets a little too close for comfort, she starts to think her marriage is more of a facade than something real. Maybe she's fallen in love not with Wade, but with the idea of him.

Climate Changed by Philippe Squarzoni

Abrams ComicArts | 9781419712555 | Published April 8, 2014

Climate Changed: A Personal Journey Through the Science by Philippe Squarzoni

Abrams ComicArts | 9781419712555 | Published April 8, 2014

 In a tour de force of both artistic and informational presentation, Philippe Squarzoni weaves together scientific research, interviews with leading experts, personal reflections, and a call for action starting at a grassroots level. Weighing the potential of certain solutions and the false promises of others, this book provides hope and ideas for what the ordinary person can do, but with a realistic view of the magnitude of the changes to be made.

Criminal by Terra Elan McVoy - Young Adult 14+

Simon Pulse | 9781442421639 | Published April 8, 2014

Nikki’s life is far from perfect, but at least she has Dee. Her friends tell her that Dee is no good, but Nikki can’t imagine herself without him. There’s nothing Nikki wouldn’t do for Dee. Absolutely nothing. So when Dee pulls Nikki into a murder, Nikki tells herself that it’s all for true love. But what if Dee had motives that Nikki knew nothing about? Nikki’s love for Dee is supposed to be unconditional…but even true love has a limit. And Nikki just might have reached hers.

Heart of Palm by Laura Lee Smith - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Grove Press | 9780802121035 | Published April 8, 2014

Utina, Florida is a small, down-at-heels southern town about to meet the tide of an economic growth that it hasn't seen in decades. The Bravos, a local family held together in equal measure by love, unspoken blame, and tenuously brokered truces, have been complacent with the stagnant ways of the sleepy town. So when opportunity knocks, tempers ignite, secrets are unearthed, and each of the Bravos is forced to confront the tragedies of their shared past.

Sex Criminals, Vol. 1 by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky

Image Comics | 9781607069461 | Published April 8, 2014

The Cold Song by Linn Ullmann - Fiction, Mystery

Other Press | 9781590516676 | Published April 8, 2014

When Milla is hired as a nanny to allow Siri to work her long hours at the restaurant she owns and her husband, Jon, to supposedly meet the deadline on his book, life in their idyllic summer community takes a dire turn. One rainy July night, Milla disappears without a trace. After her remains are discovered and a suspect is identified, everyone who had any connection with her feels implicated in the tragedy and haunted by what they could have done to prevent it.

The Innocence Game by Michael Harvey - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Vintage | 9780345802552 | Published April 8, 2014

The first day of class for graduate students Ian Joyce and Sarah Gold starts like any other --- until a fellow student, Jake Havens, pulls a wrinkled envelope from his backpack. Inside is a bloodstained scrap of shirt from a boy murdered 14 years ago and an anonymous note taking credit for the killing. The only problem is that the alleged murderer is already dead. Suddenly, the class has a new assignment: find the real killer.

The Kill Room: A Lincoln Rhyme Novel by Jeffery Deaver - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Grand Central Publishing | 9781455517084 | Published April 8, 2014

The nation's most renowned investigator and forensics expert, Lincoln Rhyme, is drafted to investigate the murder of an American citizen who was targeted by the US government and assassinated in the Bahamas. While his partner, Amelia Sachs, traces the victim's steps in Manhattan, Rhyme leaves the city to pursue the sniper himself. As details of the case start to emerge, the pair discovers that not all is what it seems.

The Victory Season: The End of World War II and the Birth of Baseball's Golden Age by Robert Weintraub - History, Nonfiction, Sports

Back Bay Books | 9780316205894 | Published April 8, 2014

In the spring of 1946, with World War II finally over, hundreds of baseball's stars were coming home. It proved to be one of the most memorable seasons in history, capped with a thrilling seven-game World Series. And a new era began, with Jackie Robinson making his professional debut. Robert Weintraub brings to life little-known tales from the war years, including the "world series" service members played in an abandoned Hitler Youth stadium in the fall of 1945.

The Railway Man: A POW’s Searing Account of War, Brutality and Forgiveness by Eric Lomax - Memoir, Nonfiction

W. W. Norton & Company | 9780393344073 | Published April 11, 2014

Here is a remarkable true story of forgiveness --- a tremendous testament to the courage that propels one toward remembrance, and finally, peace with the past. A classic war autobiography, THE RAILWAY MAN is a powerful tale of survival and of the human capacity to understand even those who have done us unthinkable harm.

The Boxer by Reinhard Keist

SelfMadeHero | 9781906838775 | Published April 15, 2014

The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells by Andrew Sean Greer - Fiction

Ecco | 9780062213792 | Published April 15, 2014

After the death of her beloved twin brother and the abandonment of her long-time lover, Greta Wells undergoes electroshock therapy. Over the course of the treatment, Greta finds herself repeatedly sent to 1918, 1941, and back to the present. In these other worlds, Greta finds her brother alive and well --- though fearfully masking his true personality. And her former lover is now her devoted husband. But will he be unfaithful to her in this life as well?

The Long Shadow by Liza Marklund - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

Atria/Emily Bestler Books | 9781451607031 | Published April 15, 2014

An intruder brutally murders an entire family, and newspaper reporter Annika Bengtzon must fly there to report on the case. Upon arrival, she discovers that a fifth family member is unaccounted for. Soon, the killers are found, but they too have met their demise. Amid a culture weighed down by drug smuggling and money laundering, Annika must try to find the missing girl before it’s too late.

Visitation Street by Ivy Pochoda - Fiction, Mystery

Dennis Lehane Books/Ecco | 9780062249906 | Published April 15, 2014

It’s summertime in Red Hook, Brooklyn, a blue-collar dockside neighborhood. June and Val, two 15-year-olds, take a raft out onto the bay at night to see what they can see. And then they disappear. Only Val will survive, washed ashore and semi-conscious in the weeds. This shocking event will echo through the lives of a diverse cast of Red Hook residents. Val contends with the shadow of her missing friend and a truth she buries deep inside.

After Her by Joyce Maynard - Fiction

William Morrow Paperbacks | 9780062257406 | Published April 22, 2014

Loosely inspired by the Trailside Killer case that terrorized Marin County, California, in the late 1970s, AFTER HER is a poignant, suspenseful and painfully real family saga that traces a young girl's first explorations of sexuality, the loss of innocence, the bond shared by sisters, and the tender but damaged relationship between a girl and her father that endures even beyond the grave.

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Broadway Books | 9780307588371 | Published April 22, 2014

On a summer morning in Missouri, Nick and Amy Dunne are celebrating their fifth wedding anniversary. Or they would be, if Amy hadn't disappeared from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. As the cops close in and the stream of lies, deceits and inappropriate behavior leaks out, everyone in town is wondering how well they know the one that they love. Did Nick kill his clever and beautiful wife? If not, who did?

Gone: A Michael Bennett Novel by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Grand Central Publishing | 9781455515844 | Published April 22, 2014

Detective Michael Bennett once managed to put charismatic and ruthless leader Manuel Perrine behind bars, the only official in the US ever to accomplish that. But now Perrine is out, and he has sworn to find and kill Bennett and everyone dear to him. He begins to embark on an escalating series of assassinations across the country, killings whose brazenness and audacity bring into question the possibility of safety and law in the US.

Maya's Notebook by Isabel Allende - Fiction

Harper Perennial | 9780062105639 | Published April 22, 2014

Neglected by her parents, 19-year-old Maya Nidal has grown up in a rambling old house in Berkeley with her grandparents. When her grandfather dies of cancer, Maya turns to drugs, alcohol and petty crime. Her one chance for survival is Nini, who helps her escape to a remote island off the coast of Chile. Here Maya tries to make sense of the past, unravels mysterious truths about life and about her family, and embarks on her greatest adventure: the journey into her own soul.

The Circle by Dave Eggers - Dystopian, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Vintage | 9780345807298 | Published April 22, 2014

When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world’s most powerful Internet company, she feels she’s been given the opportunity of a lifetime --- even as life beyond work grows distant, even as a strange encounter with a colleague leaves her shaken. What begins as the captivating story of one woman’s ambition and idealism soon becomes a heart-racing novel of suspense, raising questions about memory, history, privacy, democracy, and the limits of human knowledge.

The Color Master: Stories by Aimee Bender - Fiction, Short Stories

Anchor | 9780307744197 | Published April 22, 2014

This latest volume of tales by the bestselling author of THE PARTICULAR SADNESS OF LEMON CAKE features characters who pursue connections through love, sex and family, including a golden-haired girl who appears in an orchard to apple-eating attendants, a woman who cannot resume normal life after sharing a fantasy with her husband, and an unattractive woman who stays with her ogre husband after he accidentally eats their children.

The Light in the Ruins by Chris Bohjalian - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Vintage | 9780307743923 | Published April 22, 2014

It's 1943 and the Rosatis, an Italian family of noble lineage, believe that the walls of their ancient villa will keep them safe from the war raging across Europe. Twelve years later, Serafina Bettini, an investigator with the Florence police department, is assigned to a gruesome case --- a serial killer targeting the Rosatis, murdering the remnants of the family one-by-one in cold blood. She finds herself digging into a past that involves both the victims and her own tragic history.

A Serpent's Tooth: A Walt Longmire Mystery by Craig Johnson - Fiction, Mystery, Western

Penguin Books | 9780143125464 | Published April 29, 2014

A Mormon “lost boy,” Cord Lynear is searching for his missing mother, but clues are scarce. Walt Longmire and his companions, feisty deputy Victoria Moretti and longtime friend Henry Standing Bear, embark on a high plains scavenger hunt in hopes of reuniting mother and son. The trail leads them to an interstate polygamy group that’s presiding over a stockpile of weapons and harboring a vicious vendetta.

Candlemoth by R.J. Ellory - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Overlook TP | 9781468308761 | Published April 29, 2014

Accused of killing his best friend Nathan, Daniel Ford has exhausted all appeals and now faces the electric chair in 30 days. Father John Rousseau is the man to whom the last month of Daniel's life has been entrusted. With time running out, Ford begins to tell his story --- beginning with his first meeting with Nathan, through first loves, Vietnam, the death of JFK, and finally their flight from the draft that ended in Nathan's brutal murder.

Ladies' Night by Mary Kay Andrews - Fiction, Women's Fiction

St. Martin's Griffin | 9781250019660 | Published April 29, 2014

Grace Stanton’s life as a rising media star and beloved lifestyle blogger takes a surprising turn when she catches her husband cheating and torpedoes his pricey sports car straight into the family swimming pool. Can Grace figure out a new way home and discover how strong she needs to be to get there? Heartache, humor, and a little bit of mystery come together in a story about life’s unpredictable twists and turns.

Looking for Me by Beth Hoffman - Fiction

Penguin Books | 9780143125433 | Published April 29, 2014

Teddi Overman has learned to turn other people’s castoffs into beautifully restored antiques, and eventually finds a way to open her own shop in Charleston. But nothing can alleviate the haunting uncertainty she has felt in the years since her brother Josh’s mysterious disappearance. When signs emerge that Josh might still be alive, Teddi is drawn home to Kentucky. It’s a journey that could help her come to terms with her shattered family, but first she must decide what to let go of and what to keep.

You Are One of Them by Elliott Holt - Fiction

Penguin Books | 9780143125440 | Published April 29, 2014

YOU ARE ONE OF THEM is a taut, moving debut about the ways in which we define ourselves against others and the secrets we keep from those who are closest to us. In her insightful forensic of a mourned friendship, Elliott Holt illuminates the long-lasting sting of abandonment and the measures we take to bring back those we have lost.

Mass Market Paperback

A Bat in the Belfry: A Home Repair Is Homicide Mystery by Sarah Graves - Fiction, Mystery

Bantam | 9780345535009 | Published April 1, 2014

A horrific storm bears down on Eastport, but one local teen will not live long enough to experience it. When Karen Hansen is found murdered in a local church bell tower, Sam Tiptree's good friend is implicated…which means that his mom, Jake, is on the hunt to discover the truth, even as the wind howls and rain buckets down.

Doing Hard Time: A Stone Barrington Novel by Stuart Woods - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

Signet | 9780451466860 | Published April 1, 2014

When Stone Barrington embarks on a trip to Bel-Air, he expects a relaxing break from the fast pace and mean streets of New York. But a case that had seemingly been resolved has returned in full force --- with lethal results. And this deadly situation makes for strange bedfellows when Stone finds himself teamed with the least likely ally: a gentleman of unique abilities who can fly below the radar and above the law.

Choke Point: A Risk Agent Novel by Ridley Pearson - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Jove | 9780515154641 | Published April 29, 2014

When an award-winning foreign journalist reveals the existence of an Amsterdam-based sweatshop that employs and enslaves young girls as laborers, private security firm Rutherford Risk is hired by a philanthropist to find it and shut it down. Joined by Grace Chu, whose more subtle skills for acquiring sensitive tech information help to balance his improvisational style, Knox heads to Amsterdam in an attempt to dismantle the child labor operation and rescue the girls.

Eye for an Eye: A Dewey Andreas Novel by Ben Coes - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

St. Martin's Paperbacks | 9781250046451 | Published April 29, 2014

When Dewey Andreas uncovers the identity of a mole embedded at a high level in Israel’s Mossad, it triggers a larger, more dangerous plot. The mole was the most important asset of Chinese Intelligence, and Fao Bhang, head of China’s Ministry of State Security (MSS), responds to the discovery and brutal elimination of the mole, by immediately placing a kill order on the man responsible --- Dewey Andreas.

Let Me Go: An Archie Sheridan/Gretchen Lowell Novel by Chelsea Cain - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Minotaur Books | 9780312619824 | Published April 29, 2014

Escaped serial killer Gretchen Lowell is back, and detective Archie Sheridan’s nemesis and sometimes lover has something special in mind for him, something she’s been planning for a very long time. With time running out, and the life of someone close to Archie on the line, Archie knows his only chance is to give Gretchen exactly what she wants. But Gretchen will prove more horrifying and unpredictable than Archie could ever imagine.

Please Don't Tell by Elizabeth Adler - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

St. Martin's Paperbacks | 9781250051097 | Published April 29, 2014

Fen Dexter’s quiet life on the idyllic California coast is interrupted one stormy night when a blood-covered man shows up on her doorstep, claiming to have had a car accident. He tells her that he is on his way to San Francisco to help the police solve the murder of his fiancé. Who is this mysterious stranger? What does he want with Fen and her family? And will they live long enough to uncover the truth?