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New in Paperback

Whether it's a hardcover reprinted in paperback, or a new book that just released in paperback, we're rounding up fiction and nonfiction titles worthy of your attention in our New in Paperback feature. Feel free to dog-ear the pages and fold back the covers!

Week of July 22, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of July 22nd include VERSES FOR THE DEAD by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, which finds FBI Agent Pendergast reluctantly teaming up with a new partner to investigate a rash of Miami Beach murders...only to uncover a deadly conspiracy that spans decades; JP Delaney's BELIEVE ME, a twisty psychological thriller in which an actress plays both sides of a murder investigation; TONY'S WIFE by Adriana Trigiani, a spellbinding saga set in the lush Big Band era of the 1940s and World War II, which tells the story of two talented working class kids who marry and become a successful singing act, until time, temptation, and the responsibilities of home and family derail their dreams; and ANOTHER KIND OF MADNESS, Stephen P. Hinshaw's deeply personal memoir calling for an end to the dark shaming of mental illness.

Week of July 15, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of July 15th include VOX by Christina Dalcher, the harrowing story of what one woman will do to protect herself and her daughter, set in a United States in which half the population has been silenced; JOHN WOMAN, a convention-defying novel in which Walter Mosley recounts the transformation of an unassuming boy named Cornelius Jones into John Woman, an unconventional history professor --- while the legacy of a hideous crime lurks in the shadows; UNEASY LIES THE CROWN, the 13th installment in Tasha Alexander's mystery series that finds Lady Emily and her husband Colin having to stop a serial killer whose sights may be set on the new king, Edward VII; and BABY TEETH, award-winning playwright and filmmaker Zoje Stage’s tense novel of psychological suspense about a battle of wills between mother and daughter that reveals the frailty and falsehood of familial bonds.

Week of July 8, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of July 8th include THE MASTERPIECE, in which Fiona Davis takes readers into the glamorous lost art school within Grand Central Terminal, where two very different women, 50 years apart, strive to make their mark on a world set against them; THE LINE THAT HELD US by David Joy, a remarkable novel about the cover-up of an accidental death, and the dark consequences that reverberate through the lives of four people who will never be the same again; Allie Rowbottom's JELL-O GIRLS, a memoir that braids the evolution of one of America's most iconic branding campaigns with the stirring tales of the women who lived behind its facade --- told by the inheritor of their stories; and A TERRIBLE COUNTRY by Keith Gessen, the first novel in over a decade from a founding editor of n+1 and the author of ALL THE SAD YOUNG LITERARY MEN, a literary triumph about Russia, family, love and loyalty.

Week of July 1, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of July 1st include ONCE UPON A RIVER by Diane Setterfield, a richly imagined novel about the wrenching disappearance of three little girls and the wide-reaching effect it has on their small town; WHAT TO READ AND WHY, the follow-up to Francine Prose's READING LIKE A WRITER, in which the distinguished novelist, literary critic and essayist celebrates the pleasures of reading and pays homage to the works and writers she admires above all others; THE ROMANOV EMPRESS, C. W. Gortner's dramatic novel of the beloved Empress Maria, the Danish princess who became the mother of the last Russian tsar; and GIVE ME YOUR HAND, a psychological thriller from Megan Abbott in which a life-changing secret destroys an unlikely friendship.

Week of June 24, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of June 24th include KINGDOM OF THE BLIND, the 14th installment in Louise Penny's mystery series featuring Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, a novel about everyday life and ever-curious death in the village of Three Pines; I OWE YOU ONE by Sophie Kinsella, an irresistible story of love and empowerment about a young woman with a complicated family, a handsome man who might be “the one,” and an IOU that changes everything; NIGHT OF MIRACLES, Elizabeth Berg's delightful novel of friendship, community and the way that small acts of kindness can change your life; and Ottessa Moshfegh's second novel, MY YEAR OF REST AND RELAXATION, which is about a young woman's efforts to duck the ills of the world by embarking on an extended hibernation with the help of one of the worst psychiatrists in the annals of literature and the battery of medicines she prescribes.

Week of June 17, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of June 17th include THE RECKONING by John Grisham, in which a decorated World War II hero and a faithful member of the Methodist church commits a shocking crime and is willing to take his motive to the grave; COTTAGE BY THE SEA, Debbie Macomber's novel about a seaside town and its eclectic community that helps a young woman reclaim the light after darkness; A FORGOTTEN PLACE, the 10th installment in Charles Todd's series featuring Bess Crawford, who finds herself caught in deadly circumstances on a remote Welsh headland; and SMALL FRY, a poignant coming-of-age story from Steve Jobs' daughter, Lisa Brennan-Jobs --- which is part portrait of a complex family, part love letter to California in the '70s and '80s.

Week of June 10, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of June 10th include THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING, Bill Clinton and James Patterson's thriller that confronts a threat so huge that it jeopardizes not just Pennsylvania Avenue and Wall Street, but all of America; THE LABYRINTH OF THE SPIRITS, which marks Carlos Ruiz Zafon's return to the magnificent universe he constructed in THE SHADOW OF THE WIND, THE ANGEL'S GAME and THE PRISONER OF HEAVEN --- a riveting series finale that introduces a sexy, seductive new heroine whose investigation shines a light on the dark history of Franco’s Spain; THE COLLECTOR'S APPRENTICE, a noirish page-turner from B. A. Shapiro, who once again takes readers into the world of art, glamour and mystery; and WE ALL LOVE THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS, Joanne Proulx's novel about three suburban families whose lives spiral dangerously out of control after tragedy strikes.

Week of June 3, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of June 3rd include LAKE SUCCESS by Gary Shteyngart, a biting, brilliant, emotionally resonant novel very much of our times; CALYPSO, David Sedaris' most deeply personal and darkly hilarious book, in which he sets his formidable powers of observation toward middle age and mortality; BEFORE AND AGAIN, Barbara Delinsky's novel about a woman in hiding who finds the courage to face the world again; THE SUMMER WIVES by Beatriz Williams, an electrifying postwar fable of love, class, power and redemption set among the inhabitants of an island off the New England coast; MORNINGS WITH ROSEMARY (originally published as THE LIDO), Libby Page's debut about friendship and love, featuring the life-changing relationship between an anxious young reporter and an 86-year-old lifelong swimmer; and Anthony Ray Hinton's THE SUN DOES SHINE (Oprah’s Book Club 2018 Selection), a powerful, revealing story of hope, love, justice and the power of reading by a man who spent 30 years on death row for a crime he didn't commit.

Week of April 29, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of April 29th include Lee Child's PAST TENSE, in which family secrets come back to haunt Jack Reacher; SPYMASTER, the 18th installment in Brad Thor's series featuring counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath, who must do whatever it takes to prevent the United States from being dragged into a deadly war; THE DEATH OF MRS. WESTAWAY, Ruth Ware’s fourth novel about a tarot card reader who mistakenly receives a mysterious letter bequeathing her a substantial inheritance; A NOISE DOWNSTAIRS by Linwood Barclay, a haunting psychological thriller about a man who is troubled by odd sounds for which there is no rational explanation; and Kelly Corrigan's TELL ME MORE, a story-driven collection of essays on the 12 powerful phrases we use to sustain our relationships.

Week of April 22, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of April 22nd include ALL WE EVER WANTED, Emily Giffin's riveting novel about three very different people who must choose between their families and their most deeply held values; PROPERTY, a striking collection of 10 short stories and two novellas from Lionel Shriver that explores the idea of property in every meaning of the word; BY INVITATION ONLY by Dorothea Benton Frank, a tale of two families, one struggling to do well, one well to do, and one young couple --- the privileged daughter of Chicago’s crème de la crème and the son of hard-working Southern peach farmers; and EUNICE, in which Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Eileen McNamara examines the life and times of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, arguing that she left behind the Kennedy family’s most profound political legacy.