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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 2015


Sinatra compiled by Amanda Erlinger and Robin Morgan - Entertainment, Nonfiction, Photography

Antique Collectors Club Dist | 9781851498031 | Published November 1, 2015

SINATRA is a luxurious book curated by Frank Sinatra's granddaughter, Amanda Erlinger, who has compiled a wealth of rare and unseen images from the family archives for inclusion in the book along with an incredible array of stars to contribute words and imagery. This spectacular 400-page book --- which comes in luxury clam-shell case --- is signed by Nancy Sinatra, Frank Sinatra Jr., and Tina Sinatra, and includes a rare and unpublished signed print of a photograph of Frank Sinatra taken by Nancy Sinatra Sr.

Along the Infinite Sea by Beatriz Williams - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Suspense

G.P. Putnam's Sons | 9780399171314 | Published November 3, 2015

When Pepper Schuyler fixes up a beautiful and rare vintage Mercedes and sells it at auction, she thinks she's finally found a way to take care of herself and the baby she carries, the result of an affair with a married, legendary politician. But the car's new owner turns out to have secrets of her own, and as the glamorous and mysterious Annabelle Dommerich takes pregnant Pepper under her wing, the startling provenance of this car comes to light: a Nazi husband, a Jewish lover, a flight from Europe and a love so profound it transcends decades. The two women must come together to face down the shadows of their complicated pasts.

Amazing Fantastic Incredible: A Marvelous Memoir by Stan Lee, Peter David, and Colleen Doran - Graphic Novel, Memoir, Nonfiction

Touchstone | 9781501107726 | Published November 3, 2015

In this gorgeously illustrated, full-color graphic memoir, Stan Lee --- comic book legend and co-creator of Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Avengers, the Incredible Hulk, and a legion of other Marvel superheroes --- shares his iconic legacy and the story of how modern comics came to be. Moving from his impoverished childhood in Manhattan to his early days writing comics, through his military training films during World War II and the rise of the Marvel empire in the 1960s to the current resurgence in movies, AMAZING FANTASTIC INCREDIBLE documents the life of a man and the legacy of an industry and career.

Avenue of Mysteries by John Irving - Fiction

Simon & Schuster | 9781451664164 | Published November 3, 2015

Fourteen-year-old Juan Diego, who was born and grew up in Mexico, has a 13-year-old sister. Her name is Lupe, and she is a mind reader. Regarding what has happened as opposed to what will, Lupe is usually right about the past; without your telling her, she knows all the worst things that have happened to you. What might a teen girl be driven to do if she thought she could change the future? As an older man, Juan Diego will take a trip to the Philippines, but what travels with him are his dreams and memories; he is most alive in his childhood and early adolescence in Mexico.

Great Is the Truth: Secrecy, Scandal, and the Quest for Justice at the Horace Mann School by Amos Kamil and Sean Elder - Education, Nonfiction, True Crime

Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 9780374166625 | Published November 3, 2015

A shocking exposé of sexual abuse and the struggle for justice at one of America's most prestigious schools. In GREAT IS THE TRUTH, Kamil and his coauthor, Sean Elder, tell the riveting story of how one of the country's leading schools was beset by scandal. In gripping detail, Kamil and Elder relate what happened as survivors of abuse came forward and sought redress. We see the school and its influential backers circle the wagons. We meet Horace Mann alumni who work to change New York State's sexual abuse laws. We follow a celebrity lawyer's contentious efforts to achieve a settlement. And we encounter a former teacher who candidly recalls his inappropriate relationships with students. "Great is the truth and it prevails" may be the motto of Horace Mann, but for many alumni the truth remains all too hard to come by.

Gumshoe by Rob Leininger - Fiction, Mystery

Oceanview Publishing | 9781608091638 | Published November 3, 2015

For nine long days, the mayor and district attorney of Reno, Nevada, have been missing. Enter Mortimer Angel, Reno’s newest gumshoe, a private-eye-in-training at his nephew’s detective agency. Just four hours into his new career, Mort finds the mayor --- make that, the mayor’s head --- in the trunk of Mort’s ex-wife’s Mercedes. As events begin to spin out of control, Mort realizes that things have been out of control since the night before he started his new career, the night he found the unknown naked blonde in his bed.

Hawkeye by Matt Fraction, David Aja, and Javier Pulido - Comic Books, Superhero

Marvel | 9780785192190 | Published November 3, 2015

Clint Barton continues his fight for justice...and good rooftop BBQs! With Young Avenger Kate Bishop by his side, he's out to get some downtime from being one of Earth's Mightiest Heroes...but when the apartment building he's moved into, and the neighbors he's befriended, are threatened by a tracksuit-wearing, dog-abusing gang of Eastern European mobsters who say "bro" an awful lot, Clint must stand up and defend his new adopted family...any way he can.

John le Carre: The Biography by Adam Sisman - Biography, Nonfiction

Harper | 9780062106278 | Published November 3, 2015

In this definitive biography --- blessed by John le Carré himself --- Adam Sisman reveals the man behind the bestselling persona. In JOHN LE CARRE, Sisman shines a spotlight on David Cornwell, an expert at hiding in plain sight --- “born to lying,” he wrote in 2002, “bred to it, trained to it by an industry that lies for a living, practiced in it as a novelist.” Intriguing, thorough, and packed with entertaining detail, this biography will be a treat for the legions of le Carré fans.

Living with a SEAL: 31 Days Training with the Toughest Man on the Planet by Jesse Itzler - Fitness, Health/Fitness, Nonfiction

Center Street | 9781455534678 | Published November 3, 2015

When Jesse Itzler felt himself drifting on autopilot, he hired a rather unconventional trainer to live with him for a month --- an accomplished Navy SEAL widely considered to be "the toughest man on the planet!" Jesse and SEAL's escapades soon produce a great friendship, and by the time SEAL leaves, Jesse is in the best shape of his life, but he gains much more than muscle. At turns hilarious and inspiring, LIVING WITH A SEAL ultimately shows you the benefits of stepping out of your comfort zone.

Miss Ruffles Inherits Everything by Nancy Martin - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense

Minotaur Books | 9780312573744 | Published November 3, 2015

Rich and flamboyant Honeybelle Hensley, the most colorful character in Mule Stop, Texas, dies a suspicious death and enrages the whole town by leaving her worldly fortune to her dog. The incorrigible Miss Ruffles is a Texas Cattle Cur, not a cuddly lapdog, and when Honeybelle was alive, Miss Ruffles liked nothing better than digging up Honeybelle's famous rose garden after breakfast, chasing off the UPS man before lunch and terrorizing the many gentleman callers who came knocking at cocktail hour. But now Miss Ruffles is in danger, and it's up to Sunny McKillip, the unwilling dogsitter, to keep her safe.

My Adventures with Your Money: George Graham Rice and the Golden Age of the Con Artist by T.D. Thornton - Biography, Crime, Nonfiction

St. Martin's Press | 9781250054371 | Published November 3, 2015

Master swindler George Graham Rice operated at the zenith of America's golden age of con artistry with plenty of illicit competition, but he stood apart from all others thanks to the sheer audacity, pure nerve and nefarious brilliance of his scams. Against the dark rise of American greed in the early 20th Century into the Roaring Twenties, the dapper but devious "GG" feasted on a nation of gullible prey with the flair of circus showman P.T. Barnum and on a financial scale comparable to modern fraudster Bernie Madoff.

Need by Joelle Charbonneau - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

HMH Books for Young Readers | 9780544416697 | Published November 3, 2015

Teenagers at Wisconsin’s Nottawa High School are drawn deeper into a social networking site that promises to grant their every need…regardless of the consequences. Soon the site turns sinister, with simple pranks escalating to malicious crimes. The body count rises. In this chilling thriller, the author of the bestselling Testing trilogy examines not only the dark side of social media, but the dark side of human nature.

No More Champagne: Churchill and His Money by David Lough - History, Nonfiction, Politics

Picador | 9781250071262 | Published November 3, 2015

David Lough uses Winston Churchill's own most private records, many never researched before, to chronicle his family's chronic shortage of money, his own extravagance, and his recurring losses from gambling or trading in shares and currencies. Throughout the story, he highlights the threads of risk, energy, persuasion and sheer willpower to survive that link Churchill's private and public lives. He shows how constant money pressures often tempted him to short-circuit the ethical standards expected of public figures in his day before usually pulling back to put duty first --- except where the taxman was involved.

Numero Zero written by Umberto Eco and translated by Richard Dixon - Fiction, Political Thriller, Satire, Thriller

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | 9780544635081 | Published November 3, 2015

A newspaper committed to blackmail and mud slinging, rather than reporting the news. A paranoid editor, walking through the streets of Milan, reconstructing 50 years of history against the backdrop of a plot involving the cadaver of Mussolini's double. The murder of Pope John Paul I, the CIA, red terrorists handled by secret services, 20 years of bloodshed, and events that seem outlandish until the BBC proves them true. Set in 1992 and foreshadowing the mysteries and follies of the following 20 years, NUMERO ZERO is a scintillating take on our times from the best-selling author of THE NAME OF ROSE and FOUCAULT'S PENDULUM.

One Man's Flag: A Novel of Espionage During the First World War by David Downing - Espionage, Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Soho Crime | 9781616952709 | Published November 3, 2015

Jack McColl, a spy for His Majesty’s Secret Service, is stationed in India, charged with defending the Empire against Bengali terrorists and their German allies. In England, meanwhile, suffragette journalist Caitlin Hanley begins the business of rebuilding her life after the execution of her brother --- an IRA sympathizer whose terrorist plot was foiled by Caitlin’s own ex-lover, the very same Jack McColl. The threat of a Rising in Dublin alarms McColl’s bosses as much as it dazzles Caitlin. If another Irish plot brings them back together, will it be as enemies or lovers?

Simply Nigella: Feel Good Food by Nigella Lawson - Cookbooks, Nonfiction

Flatiron Books | 9781250073754 | Published November 3, 2015

Whatever the occasion, food --- in the making and the eating --- should always be pleasurable. SIMPLY NIGELLA taps into the rhythms of our cooking lives with recipes that are uncomplicated and relaxed yet always satisfying.

Tenacity by J.S. Law - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Henry Holt and Co. | 9781627794565 | Published November 3, 2015

Suicide must be investigated. Especially when a Royal Navy sailor kills himself on a nuclear submarine, only days after his wife's brutal murder. Now Lieutenant Danielle Lewis, the Navy's finest Special Branch investigator, must interrogate the tight-knit, male crew of HMS Tenacity to determine if there's a link. Isolated, and standing alone in the face of extreme hostility, Dan soon realizes that she may have to choose between the truth and her own survival. Justice must be served, but with a possible killer on board, the pressure is rising and her time is running out.

The Battle for Hell's Island: How a Small Band of Carrier Dive-Bombers Helped Save Guadalcanal by Stephen L. Moore - History, Nonfiction

NAL | 9780451473752 | Published November 3, 2015

November 1942: Japanese and American forces have been fighting for control of Guadalcanal, a small but pivotal island in Japan’s expansion through the South Pacific. Both sides have endured months of grueling battle under the worst circumstances. The Japanese call Guadalcanal Jigoku no Jima --- Hell's Island. A remarkable story of grit, guts and heroism, THE BATTLE FOR HELL’S ISLAND reveals how command of the South Pacific, and the outcome of the Pacific War, depended on control of a single dirt airstrip --- and the small group of battle-weary aviators sent to protect it with their lives.

The Bazaar of Bad Dreams: Stories by Stephen King - Fiction, Short Stories, Suspense, Thriller

Scribner | 9781501111679 | Published November 3, 2015

Since his first collection, NIGHTSHIFT, published 35 years ago, Stephen King has dazzled readers with his genius as a writer of short fiction. In this new collection, he assembles, for the first time, recent stories that have never been published in a book. He introduces each with a passage about its origins or his motivations for writing it. There are thrilling connections between stories: themes of morality, the afterlife, guilt, what we would do differently if we could see into the future or correct the mistakes of the past.

The Cloud Collector by Brian Freemantle - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Thomas Dunne Books | 9781250066237 | Published November 3, 2015

When Western intelligence services recognize that a global jihadist attack has been initiated, the United States and the United Kingdom --- its primary targets --- lead a desperate counteroffensive. Sally Hanning, a brilliant British MI5 agent, is assigned to assist the CIA task force. She must help them hunt down the enemy mastermind along an intricately disguised online trail. To do so, she entails the services of Jack Irvine, a guilt-burdened NSA code cracker, using enticements both personal and professional.

The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy by Kliph Nesteroff - Entertainment, History, Nonfiction

Grove Press | 9780802123985 | Published November 3, 2015

In THE COMEDIANS, comedy historian Kliph Nesteroff brings to life a century of American comedy with real-life characters, forgotten stars, mainstream heroes and counterculture iconoclasts. Based on over 200 original interviews and extensive archival research, Nesteroff’s groundbreaking work is a narrative exploration of the way comedians have reflected, shaped and changed American culture over the past 100 years.

The Crossing: A Bosch Novel by Michael Connelly - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Little, Brown and Company | 9780316225885 | Published November 3, 2015

Detective Harry Bosch has retired from the LAPD, but his half-brother, defense attorney Mickey Haller, needs his help. A woman has been brutally murdered in her bed, and all evidence points to Haller's client, a former gang member turned family man. The murder rap seems ironclad, but Haller is sure it's a setup. Though it goes against all his instincts, Bosch reluctantly takes the case. Soon his investigation leads him inside the police department, where he realizes that the killer he's been tracking also has been tracking him.

The Gold Eaters by Ronald Wright - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Riverhead Books | 9781594634628 | Published November 3, 2015

Kidnapped at sea by conquistadors seeking the golden land of Peru, a young Inca boy named Waman is the everyman thrown into extraordinary circumstances. Forced to become Francisco Pizarro's translator, he finds himself caught up in one of history's great clashes of civilzations: the Spanish invasion of the Incan Empire of the 1530s. To survive, he must not only learn political gamesmanship but also discover who he truly is, and in what country and culture he belongs. Only then can he be reunited with the love of his life and begin the search for his shattered family.

The Golem of Paris by Jonathan Kellerman and Jesse Kellerman - Fiction, Supernatural Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

G.P. Putnam's Sons | 9780399171734 | Published November 3, 2015

It’s been more than a year since LAPD detective Jacob Lev learned the remarkable truth about his family, and he’s not coping well. He’s back to drinking, he’s not talking to his father, the LAPD Special Projects Department continues to shadow him, and the memory of a woman named Mai haunts him day and night. While Jacob has tried to build a bridge to his mother, she remains a stranger to him, imprisoned inside her own tattered mind. Then he comes across the file for a gruesome unsolved murder that brings the two halves of his life into startling collision.

The Grownup: A Story by the Author of Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Crown | 9780804188975 | Published November 3, 2015

A canny young woman is struggling to survive by perpetrating various levels of mostly harmless fraud. On a rainy April morning, she is reading auras at Spiritual Palms when Susan Burke walks in. A keen observer of human behavior, our unnamed narrator immediately diagnoses Susan as an unhappy woman eager to give her lovely life a drama injection. However, when the "psychic" visits the eerie Victorian home that has been the source of Susan’s terror and grief, she realizes she may not have to pretend to believe in ghosts anymore.