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.
Tyndale Momentum | 9781414386249 | Published March 1, 2014
It’s not about how to pray more. It’s about praying differently, and intentionally tapping into all of Jesus’s open-ended promises in a way that achieves maximum Kingdom impact. In EXTREME PRAYER, Greg Pruett searches the Scriptures to discover the kinds of prayers that God has promised to answer, challenging you to access their power and see His immeasurable glory unleashed in your prayer life.
W. W. Norton & Company | 9780393239577 | Published March 3, 2014
Blake Bailey is a National Book Critics Circle Award winner and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. THE SPLENDID THINGS WE PLANNED is his darkly funny account of growing up in the shadow of an erratic and increasingly dangerous brother, an exhilarating and sometimes harrowing story that culminates in one unforgettable Christmas.
Atlantic Monthly Press | 9780802122346 | Published March 4, 2014
When Dr. John Taylor is found dead in a hotel room in his hometown, the local police find enough incriminating evidence to suspect foul play. Detective Samantha Adams is innocently thrown into a high-profile murder case that is more intricately intertwined than she ever could imagine. It turns out that Dr. Taylor was married to three very different women in three separate cities. And when these three unsuspecting ladies show up at his funeral, suspicions run high.
A Marian Wood Book/Putnam | 9780399159220 | Published March 4, 2014
This long-anticipated sequel to LIONHEART is a vivid and heart-wrenching story of the last event-filled years in the life of Richard, Coeur de Lion. Taken captive by the Holy Roman Emperor while en route home, he was to spend 15 months imprisoned, while Eleanor of Aquitaine moved heaven and earth to raise the exorbitant ransom. For the five years remaining to him, betrayals, intrigues, wars and illness were ever present.
Gallery Books | 9781476731520 | Published March 4, 2014
Blythe Hallowell is 16 when she is abducted and locked away in a missile silo a few miles from her home and family. Wanting nothing more than to escape, Blythe will spend the next 17 years below looking for a way above and imagining what it will be like to go home again. When she finally does get above, the world she left is not the one in which she reemerges.
Knopf | 9780385349987 | Published March 4, 2014
ALL OUR NAMES is the story of two young men who come of age during an African revolution, drawn from the safe confines of the university campus into the intensifying clamor of the streets outside. But as the line between idealism and violence becomes increasingly blurred, the friends are driven apart --- one into the deepest peril, as the movement gathers inexorable force, and the other into the safety of exile in the American Midwest.
Thomas Dunne Books | 9780312571627 | Published March 4, 2014
In this riveting biography of Elizabeth Seton, critically acclaimed and bestselling author Joan Barthel tells the mesmerizing story of a woman whose life featured wealth and poverty, passion and sorrow, love and loss. Elizabeth resisted male clerical control of her religious order, as nuns are doing today, and the publication of her story could not be more timely.
Ecco | 9780062218292 | Published March 4, 2014
ASTORIA is the thrilling, true-adventure tale of the 1810 Astor Expedition, an epic, now forgotten, three-year journey to forge an American empire on the Pacific Coast. Peter Stark offers a harrowing saga in which a band of explorers battled nature, starvation, and madness to establish the first American settlement in the Pacific Northwest and opened up what would become the Oregon trail.
Harper | 9780062109880 | Published March 4, 2014
Three summers after the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe, oil is again spewing into the ocean --- from a drilling explosion in Cuban waters 60 miles off the Florida Keys. Representing an American woman whose Cuban husband was killed on the rig, criminal defense attorney Jack Swyteck discovers that his incendiary case may be lethally connected to his new wife Andi's undercover assignment for the FBI.
Hogarth | 9780804137140 | Published March 4, 2014
Somehow the world has stopped sleeping. Words are slurred, eyes are red-rimmed, and people are starting to lose their grip. Matt Biggs, however, is one of the few who can still sleep. His marriage is now at a crossroads: Carolyn has succumbed to the sleeplessness, gone mad and run away. Desperate to find his wife, save his marriage and preserve his sanity, he ventures out into the bizarre new world in which he lives.
Putnam Adult | 9780399158131 | Published March 4, 2014
When a Crow Indian acquaintance of Tomlinson’s asks him to help recover a relic stolen from his tribe, Doc Ford is happy to tag along—but neither Doc nor Tomlinson realize what they’ve let themselves in for. Their search takes them to the part of Central Florida known as Bone Valley, famous primarily for two things: a ruthless subculture of black-marketers who trade in illegal artifacts and fossils, and a multibillion-dollar phosphate industry whose strip mines compromise the very ground they walk on.
Thomas Dunne Books | 9781250033048 | Published March 4, 2014
One day, Carol Wall, a white woman living in a lily-white neighborhood in Middle America notices a dark-skinned African man tending her neighbor’s yard. Before long, Giles Owita is transforming not only Carol’s yard, but her life. Though they are seemingly quite different, a caring bond grows between them. But they both hold long-buried secrets that, when revealed, will cement their friendship forever.
Minotaur Books | 9781250011664 | Published March 4, 2014
Molly and Daniel Sullivan are settling happily into the new routines of parenthood, but their domestic bliss is shattered the night a gang retaliates against Daniel for making a big arrest. Daniel wants his family safely out of New York City as soon as possible, so Molly agrees to take their young son, Liam, on the long journey to Paris to stay with her friends Sid and Gus. But upon arriving in the City of Lights, nothing goes as planned.
Harper | 9780062270399 | Published March 4, 2014
CLEVER GIRL is a powerful exploration of family relationships and class in modern life, witnessed through the experiences of an Englishwoman named Stella. Unfolding in a series of snapshots, Tessa Hadley's involving and moving novel follows Stella from childhood, growing up with her single mother in a Bristol bedsit, into the murky waters of middle age.
Simon & Schuster | 9781451627930 | Published March 4, 2014
When an unidentified Jane Doe, the victim of a hit-and-run, arrives in Dr. Charlotte Reese’s intensive care unit, she brings with her mysteries --- both medical and personal. As Charlotte cares for Jane, she becomes increasingly caught up in the questions of her patient’s identity and what led to her accident. When Charlotte’s search for answers reveals links between Charlotte and her patient, the repercussions will forever change her life and her understanding of what love can make possible.
Doubleday | 9780385532259 | Published March 4, 2014
In HIS OWNSELF, we follow Dan Jenkins from his youth in Texas, where being a sports fan meant understanding a lot about religion, heroes and drinking; to his first job at the Fort Worth Press working alongside all-time journalistic greats like Blackie Sherrod and Bud Shrake; to the glory days of Sports Illustrated. From his friendship and the rounds played with Ben Hogan, to the stories swapped with New York’s elite, Jenkins lets loose on his experiences in journalism, sports and showbiz.
Howard Books | 9781476723457 | Published March 4, 2014
As a bright young girl from Ohio, Andrea Raynor always wanted to be a doctor. Instead, she landed --- almost by accident --- at Harvard Divinity School, which, she quickly discovered, was no typical seminary. From navigating relationships to exploring whether a pretty girl can truly wear a collar, INCOGNITO tackles our assumptions about spirituality, the church, morality and identity, and affirms that God often works in ways --- and in people --- we least expect.
Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam | 9780399157981 | Published March 4, 2014
One day, Carol Wall, a white woman living in a lily-white neighborhood in Middle America notices a dark-skinned African man tending her neighbor’s yard. Before long, Giles Owita is transforming not only Carol’s yard, but her life. Though they are seemingly quite different, a caring bond grows between them. But they both hold long-buried secrets that, when revealed, will cement their friendship forever.
Knopf | 9780307962430 | Published March 4, 2014
What is money, and how does it work? In this tour de force of political, cultural and economic history, Felix Martin challenges nothing less than our conventional understanding of money. This is a magisterial work of history and economics, with profound implications for the world today.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 9780374280888 | Published March 4, 2014
After his mother’s death, young Bloom boards a train with his bereaved father, Jacob, to travel west across mountains and deserts to California: Mount Terminus, their new home at the desolate end of the world. There, in a villa built atop a rare desert spring, they live apart from society. Years later, prodded by his newly discovered half brother, in every way his opposite, Bloom will have to come down to meet the world.
Soho Crime | 9781616952846 | Published March 4, 2014
A serial rapist has been terrorizing Paris's Pigalle neighborhood, following teenage girls home and attacking them in their own houses. It is sad and frightening but has nothing to do with Private Investigator Aimée Leduc --- until Zazie, the 13-year-old daughter of the proprietor of Aimée's favorite café, disappears. The police aren't mobilizing quickly enough, and when Zazie's desperate parents approach Aimée for help, she knows she can’t say no even if she wanted to.
Minotaur Books | 9781250041197 | Published March 4, 2014
They met in high school when Rachel was the shy, awkward new girl and Clara was the friend everyone wanted. Instantly, they fell under one another’s spell and nothing would be the same again. Now in their late twenties, Rachel has everything, while Clara’s life is spiraling further out of control. Yet, they remain inextricably bound. Then Rachel is shocked when she learns that Clara has been reported missing. Is it abduction, suicide or something else altogether?
Penguin Press HC, The | 9781594204999 | Published March 4, 2014
Phil Klay's REDEPLOYMENT takes readers to the frontlines of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, asking us to understand what happened there, and what happened to the soldiers who returned. Interwoven with themes of brutality and faith, guilt and fear, helplessness and survival, the characters in these stories struggle to make meaning out of chaos.
Newmarket for It Books | 9780062218018 | Published March 4, 2014
What changed in one Hollywood year to produce a record-breaking box office after two years of decline? When Anne Thompson chose 2012 as "the year" to track, she knew that box-office and DVD sales were declining, production costs were soaring, and the digital revolution was making big waves. But she had no idea that events would converge to bring radical structural movement, record-setting box-office revenues, and what she calls "sublime moviemaking."
Henry Holt and Co. | 9780805098143 | Published March 4, 2014
It is the early 1950s, Philip Marlowe is as restless and lonely as ever, and business is a little slow. In walks a beautiful young woman who wants Marlowe to find her former lover, Nico Peterson. Marlowe sets off on his search, but almost immediately discovers that Peterson’s disappearance is merely the first in a series of bewildering events. Soon he is tangling with one of Bay City’s richest families and developing a singular appreciation for how far they will go to protect their fortune.
Putnam Adult | 9780399167294 | Published March 4, 2014
It is 1920, and both Prohibition and bootlegging are in full swing. When Isaac Bell’s boss and lifelong friend Joseph Van Dorn is shot and nearly killed leading the high-speed chase of a rum-running vessel, Bell swears to him that he will hunt down the lawbreakers, but he doesn’t know what he is getting into.
Atria/Emily Bestler Books | 9781476734002 | Published March 4, 2014
Investigative analyst Fredrika Bergman and her team are assigned to solve a grisly case and question those who may be responsible for a girl's brutal death. Fredrika is deeply invested in the already heart-wrenching case, but when her lover’s name comes up as a possible suspect, it might be too much for her to bear.
Harper | 9780062285508 | Published March 4, 2014
A death row inmate finds escape in his books and in re-imagining life around him, weaving a fantastical story of the people he observes and the world he inhabits. Two outsiders venture to this ancient stone prison: a fallen priest and the Lady, an investigator who searches for buried information from prisoners’ pasts that can save those soon-to-be-executed. Digging into the background of a killer named York, she uncovers wrenching truths that challenge familiar notions of victim and criminal.
Scribner | 9781476740096 | Published March 4, 2014
Dahlia Barr is a brash and successful Israeli attorney whose life’s work is defending Palestinians accused of terrorism. One horrible day, Dahlia’s son Ari, a lieutenant in the Israel Defense Forces, is kidnapped by Hezbollah and whisked over the border to Lebanon. As fate would have it, the one man who may hold the key to Ari’s rescue is an Arab currently locked in a cell in police headquarters --- and he’s not talking.
Bloomsbury USA | 9781620403112 | Published March 4, 2014
In a trance-like state, Albert walks all over Europe. He is chased out of towns and villages, ridiculed and imprisoned. When the reverie of his walking ends, he’s left wondering where he is, with no memory of how he got there. His past exists only in fleeting images. THE MAN WHO WALKED AWAY imagines Albert’s wanderings and the anguish that caused him to seek treatment with a doctor who would create a diagnosis for him, a narrative for his pain.
Minotaur Books | 9781250044082 | Published March 4, 2014
When he hears residents of a Newark neighborhood are getting sick and even dying from a strange disease, investigative reporter Carter Ross dives into the story --- so deep he comes down with the illness himself. With even more motivation to track down the source of the disease, Carter soon hits upon a nearby construction site. But when the project’s developer is found dead, and his mob ties surface, Carter knows he’s looking at a story much bigger than an environmental hazard.
Simon & Schuster | 9781451629231 | Published March 4, 2014
Many of our most iconic, creative endeavors are not achievements but conversions, corrections after failed attempts. The gift of failure is a riddle. Like the number zero, it will always be both a void and the start of infinite possibility. THE RISE --- a soulful celebration of the determination and courage of the human spirit --- makes the case that many of our greatest triumphs come from understanding the importance of this mystery.
Twelve | 9780446570237 | Published March 4, 2014
Victoria Woodhull and Tennie Clafli were two sisters whose radical views on sex, love, politics and business threatened the white male power structure of the 19th century and shocked the world. Here award-winning author Myra MacPherson deconstructs and lays bare the manners and mores of Victorian America, remarkably illuminating the struggle for equality that women are still fighting today.
Nan A. Talese | 9780385538619 | Published March 4, 2014
THREE BROTHERS follows the fortunes of Harry, Daniel and Sam Hanway, a trio of brothers born on a postwar council estate in Camden Town. Marked from the start by curious coincidence, each boy is forced to make his own way in the world --- a world of dodgy deals and big business, of criminal gangs and crooked landlords, of newspaper magnates, backbiters and petty thieves.
Grand Central Publishing | 9781455526796 | Published March 4, 2014
A devoted housekeeper embarks on a quest to find the truth behind her employer's murder. A washed-up Hollywood actor gets one last, high-stakes chance to revive his career. A man makes an impulsive visit to his hometown, and learns more about his past than he bargained for. Two Olympic track hopefuls receive terrorist threats. And Jeffery Deaver's beloved series characters Lincoln Rhyme, Kathryn Dance and John Pellam return in stories now in print for the first time.
Riverhead Hardcover | 9781594631399 | Published March 6, 2014
In the winter of 1953, Boy Novak arrives by chance in a small town in Massachusetts, looking, she believes, for beauty. She marries a local widower and becomes stepmother to his winsome daughter, Snow Whitman. Elements of the familiar tale of aesthetic obsession begin to play themselves out when the birth of Boy’s dark-skinned daughter, Bird, exposes the Whitmans as light-skinned African Americans passing for white.
Viking Adult | 9780670014859 | Published March 6, 2014
Jean Zimmerman’s new novel tells of the dramatic events that transpire when an alluring, blazingly smart 18-year-old girl named Bronwyn, reputedly raised by wolves in the wilds of Nevada, is adopted in 1875 by the Delegates, an outlandishly wealthy Manhattan couple, and taken back East to be civilized and introduced into high society.
Viking Adult | 9780670786046 | Published March 6, 2014
Julene Bair has inherited part of a farming empire and fallen in love with a rancher from Kansas’s beautiful Smoky Valley. Part of her legacy is a share of the ecological harm the Bair Farm has done: each growing season her family pumps over 200 million gallons out of the Ogallala aquifer. The rapidly disappearing aquifer is the sole source of water on the vast western plains, and her family’s role in its depletion haunts her.
Liveright | 9780871404510 | Published March 10, 2014
In the summer of 1998, Walter Kirn set out to personally deliver a crippled hunting dog from his home in Montana to the New York apartment of Clark Rockefeller, a secretive young banker and art collector who had adopted the dog over the Internet. Thus began a 15-year relationship that drew Kirn deep into the fun-house world of an outlandish, eccentric son of privilege who ultimately would be unmasked as a brazen serial impostor, child kidnapper and brutal murderer.
St. Martin's Press | 9781250034489 | Published March 11, 2014
Bestselling author Jeffrey Archer's BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR opens with Harry Clifton and his wife Emma rushing to hospital to learn the fate of their son Sebastian, who has been involved in a fatal car accident. The novel showcases the master storyteller’s talent as never before – when the Clifton and Barrington families march forward into the sixties, in this epic tale of love, revenge, ambition and betrayal.
Harper | 9780062085443 | Published March 11, 2014
BUSTED is the shocking true story of the biggest police corruption scandal in Philadelphia history --- a tale of drugs, power and abuse involving a rogue narcotics squad, a confidential informant, and two veteran journalists whose reporting drove a full-scale FBI probe, rocked the City of Brotherly Love, and earned a Pulitzer Prize.
Random House | 9781400069859 | Published March 11, 2014
Boyd Varty grew up on Londolozi Game Reserve in South Africa. But it wasn’t just a sanctuary for animals; it was also a place for ravaged land to flourish again and for the human spirit to be restored. When Nelson Mandela was released after 27 years of imprisonment, he came to the reserve to recover. CATHEDRAL OF THE WILD is Varty’s memoir of his life in this exquisite and vast refuge.
Atria Books | 9781451666199 | Published March 11, 2014
Bestselling author Michael Gross turns his gimlet eye on the new-money wonderland that’s sprung up on the southwest rim of Central Park. Gross creates a dishy exposé of today’s wealthiest and most famous. This colorful story recounts the recordsetting building’s inspired genesis, costly construction, and the flashy international lifestyle it has brought to a once benighted and socially déclassé Manhattan neighborhood.
HarperOne | 9780062024237 | Published March 11, 2014
Combining the fascinating insights of historical Jesus studies with profound spiritual reflections about the Christ of faith, Father James Martin, SJ, recreates the world of first-century Galilee and Judea to usher us into Jesus' life and times and reveal how Jesus speaks to us today. JESUS: A PILGRIMAGE is an invitation to know Jesus as Father Martin knows him: Messiah and Savior, as well as friend and brother.
Tor Books | 9780765322746 | Published March 11, 2014
Gilbertus Albans has founded the Mentat School, a place where humans can learn the efficient techniques of thinking machines. But Gilbertus walks an uneasy line between his own convictions and compromises in order to survive the Butlerian fanatics. Mother Superior Raquella attempts to rebuild her Sisterhood School with her most talented and ambitious student, Valya Harkonnen, who also has another goal --- to exact revenge on Vorian Atreides, the legendary hero of the Jihad, whom she blames for her family’s downfall.
William Morrow | 9780061997198 | Published March 11, 2014
MISSION AT NUREMBERG is Tim Townsend’s gripping story of the American Army chaplain sent to save the souls of the Nazis incarcerated at Nuremberg, a compelling and thought-provoking tale that raises questions of faith, guilt, morality, vengeance, forgiveness, salvation, and the essence of humanity.
Delacorte Press | 9780345530912 | Published March 11, 2014
In Northern California, two successful CEOs are both indispensable to their growing companies' futures. Both are brilliant at the power game, but one is a man and the other a woman. In POWER PLAY, Danielle Steel explores what that means as she takes readers into the rarefied world of those at the pinnacle of international business and reveals the irrevocable choices they make, what drives them, and how others perceive them.
Thomas Dunne Books | 9781250039811 | Published March 11, 2014
Hank, Leland, Kip and Ronny were all born and raised in the same Wisconsin town --- Little Wing --- and are now coming into their own (or not) as husbands and fathers. Seamlessly woven into their patchwork is Beth, whose presence among them --- both then and now --- fuels the kind of passion one comes to expect of lovesongs and rivalries. Now all four are home, in hopes of finding what could be real purchase in the world.
Putnam Adult | 9780399160769 | Published March 11, 2014
Everything about the man is a mystery: the massive ranch in the remote Black Hills of Wyoming that nobody ever visits, the women who live with him, the sudden disappearances. And especially the persistent rumors that the man’s wealth comes from killing people. Joe Pickett, still officially a game warden but now mostly a troubleshooter for the governor, is assigned to find out what the truth is, but he discovers a lot more than he’d bargained for.
Crown | 9780385348454 | Published March 11, 2014
Literary agent Isabel Reed is turning the final pages of a mysterious, anonymous manuscript that contains explosive revelations about powerful people. Veteran CIA operative Hayden Gray, determined that this sweeping story be buried, is suddenly staring down the barrel of a gun. And the author himself is hiding in a shadowy expat life while always looking over his shoulder. Over the course of one long day, these lives collide as the book begins its dangerous march toward publication.
Simon & Schuster | 9781476747231 | Published March 11, 2014
With THE BLAZING WORLD, internationally bestselling author Siri Hustvedt returns to the New York art world to tell the provocative story of the artist Harriet Burden. After years of watching her work ignored or dismissed by critics, Burden conducts an experiment she calls Maskings: she presents her own art behind three male masks, concealing her female identity.
Simon & Schuster | 9781476729961 | Published March 11, 2014
In each of the stories in his debut, award-winning writer David James Poissant explores the tenuous bonds of family --- fathers and sons, husbands and wives --- as they are tested by the sometimes brutal power of love. His strikingly true-to-life characters have reached a precipice, chased there by troubles of their own making. Standing at the brink, each must make a choice: Leap, or look away?
Harper | 9780061791086 | Published March 11, 2014
When France fell to the Germans in June 1940, the legendary Hôtel Ritz on the Place Vendôme --- an icon of Paris frequented by film stars and celebrity writers, American heiresses and risqué flappers, playboys and princes --- was the only luxury hotel of its kind allowed in the occupied city by order of Adolf Hitler. Tilar J. Mazzeo traces the history of this cultural landmark from its opening in fin de siècle Paris.
Ballantine Books | 9780345536228 | Published March 11, 2014
Following on the success of her bestselling debut, JULIET, Anne Fortier has written a thrilling new historical novel that will forever alter our idea of one of mankind's greatest myths-the Amazons --- by telling a brilliantly entwined story about a band of women who lived very long ago, and a young modern-day scholar who thinks they might not be such a myth after all.
Doubleday | 9780385538459 | Published March 11, 2014
Johnny Adcock is an aging Major League pitcher with the perfect retirement plan --- he moonlights as a private investigator. On the team bus after a game, teammate Frankie Herrera confides in Adcock that he has a “problem with his wife.” What sounds like the standard story of a pro athlete’s marriage gone sour quickly turns into the most dangerous case of Adcock’s second career when Frankie is killed in a car accident, leaving far too many questions unanswered.
St. Martin's Press | 9781250039019 | Published March 11, 2014
In this thriller from Rick Campbell, with only 8 days before the Kentucky is in launch range and with the submarine cut off from any outside communication, one senior officer, the father of one of the officers aboard the submarine, must assemble and lead a team of attack submarines to find, intercept and neutralize the Kentucky before it can unknowingly unleash a devastating nuclear attack.
Spiegel & Grau | 9780812995206 | Published March 11, 2014
Lucy Dane is haunted by the murder of her friend, Cheri, along with the disappearance of her motherm who she never knew. With the help of a local boy, Daniel, she sets out to uncover the mystery behind Cheri’s death. What Lucy discovers is a secret that pervades the secluded Missouri hills, and beyond that horrific revelation is a more personal one concerning what happened to her mother more than a decade earlier.
Mulholland Books | 9780316252003 | Published March 11, 2014
Marnie Logan’s husband Daniel has inexplicably vanished, and the police have no leads in the case. Without proof of death or evidence of foul play, she can't access his bank accounts or his life insurance. Depressed and increasingly desperate, she seeks the help of clinical psychologist Joe O'Loughlin. It appears that a cold-blooded killer is eliminating the people in Marnie's life, and now that O'Loughlin is a part of it, he is next in line.
William Morrow | 9780062281258 | Published March 18, 2014
France, 1942. In Carcassonne, a colorful historic village nestled deep in the Pyrenees, a group of courageous women are engaged in a lethal battle. Like their ancestors who fought to protect their land from Northern invaders seven hundred years before, these members of the resistance—codenamed Citadel—fight to liberate their home from the Nazis.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | 9780544191181 | Published March 18, 2014
Mr. Hyde is trapped, locked in Dr. Jekyll’s surgical cabinet, counting the hours until his inevitable capture. As four days pass, he has the chance to tell his story --- the story of his brief, marvelous life. Summoned to life by strange potions, Hyde knows not when or how long he will have control of “the body.” As the experiment continues, their mutual existence is threatened, not only by the uncertainties of untested science, but also by a mysterious stalker.
Gallery Books | 9781451697018 | Published March 18, 2014
As John Kennedy Jr.’s creative director for George magazine, Matt Berman had a wonderfully collaborativerelationship with America’s favorite son. He paints a vivid portrait of JFK Jr., that only a select few have ever seen
Dutton Adult | 9780525953494 | Published March 18, 2014
On an online dating site, NYPD Detective Kat Donovan finds the profile of her ex-fiancé Jeff, the man who shattered her heart and who she hasn’t seen in 18 years. Kat feels a spark, wondering if this might be the moment when past tragedies recede and a new world opens up to her. But when she reaches out to the man in the profile, her reawakened hope quickly darkens into suspicion and then terror as an unspeakable conspiracy comes to light.
Harper | 9780062259516 | Published March 18, 2014
In the Madre de Dios --- Mother of God --- region of Peru, where the Amazon River begins its massive flow, the Andean Mountain cloud forests fall into lowland Amazon Rainforest, creating the most biodiversity-rich place on the planet. In January 2006, when he was just a restless 18-year-old hungry for adventure, Paul Rosolie embarked on a journey to the west Amazon that would transform his life.
Doubleday | 9780385538268 | Published March 18, 2014
Steam is rising over Discworld, driven by Mister Simnel. He has produced a great clanging monster of a machine that harnesses the power of all of the elements, and it’s soon drawing astonished crowds. To the consternation of Ankh-Morpork’s formidable Patrician, Lord Vetinari, no one is in charge of this new invention. Who better to rectify this than the man he has already appointed master of the Post Office, the Mint and the Royal Bank: Moist von Lipwig.
Grand Central Publishing | 9780446564489 | Published March 18, 2014
Paul Janson---a former Consular Ops legend known as "The Machine" for his deadly speed and accuracy---has a new mission. When American Synergy Corporation oil executive Kingsman Helms begs Janson to rescue his wife, Allegra, from Somali pirates, Janson views it as the perfect opportunity to infiltrate ASC and disrupt the company's scheme to subvert independent oil-rich African countries into wholly-owned ASC subsidiaries.
Henry Holt and Co. | 9780805090703 | Published March 18, 2014
Plagued by hunger and suffering the lingering effects of malaria, Theodore Roosevelt, his son Kermit, and the other members of the now-ravaged Roosevelt-Rondon scientific expedition are traveling deeper and deeper into the jungle. When Kermit and Teddy are kidnapped by a never-before-seen Amazonian tribe, the great hunters are asked one thing in exchange for their freedom: find and kill a beast that leaves no tracks and that no member of the tribe has ever seen.
St. Martin's Press | 9781250034960 | Published March 18, 2014
When Ingrid Bergman walks into the lobby of the Ritz hotel in Paris, war photographer Robert Capa is enchanted. From the moment he slips a mischievous invitation to dinner under her door, the two find themselves helplessly attracted. Played out against the cafés and nightclubs of post-war Paris and the parties and studios of Hollywood, they pursue an intense and increasingly reckless affair. But the light-hearted Capa is not all that he seems.
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. | 9781414336244 | Published March 18, 2014
A terrible darkness has fallen upon Jacob Weisz’s beloved Germany. The Nazi regime, under the leadership of Adolf Hitler, has surged to power and now hold Germany by the throat. When tragedy strikes during one terrible night of violence, Jacob flees and joins rebel forces working to undermine the regime. But after a raid goes horribly wrong, Jacob finds himself in a living nightmare --- trapped in a crowded, stinking car on the train to the Auschwitz death camp.
Minotaur Books | 9781250036131 | Published March 18, 2014
Sophie Kohl is living her worst nightmare. Minutes after she confesses to her husband, a mid-level diplomat at the American embassy in Hungary, that she had an affair while they were in Cairo, he is shot in the head and killed. Stan Bertolli, a Cairo-based CIA agent, has fielded his share of midnight calls. But his heart skips a beat when he hears the voice of the only woman he ever truly loved, calling to ask why her husband has been assassinated.
Crown | 9780804137447 | Published March 18, 2014
Twenty-nine-year-old Sophie Diehl is happy toiling away as a criminal law associate at an old line New England firm where she very much appreciates that most of her clients are behind bars. Everyone at Traynor, Hand knows she abhors face-to-face contact, but one weekend, with all the big partners away, Sophie must handle the intake interview for the daughter of the firm’s most important client.
Tor Books | 9780765331885 | Published March 18, 2014
Eric Albright is a luckless slacker willing to let his life just drift by…until the day a small red door appears on the graffiti-covered wall of the railway bridge near his flat, and a gang of strange-looking people dash out of the door and rob the nearby newsagent. From that day on, Eric and his sometimes friend, Stuart Casey, wait for the door to reappear. When it does, they choose to go through…to a place where a mountain-sized dragon with the powers of a god lies sleeping beneath a great white castle.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | 9780544047747 | Published March 18, 2014
Nina is a harried young mother who spends her evenings spying on the older couple across the street, drawn to their quiet contentment. One night, through that same window, she spies a young couple in the throes of passion. In the coming weeks, Nina encounters the older couple, their daughter and her fiancé, and many others on the streets of her Upper West Side neighborhood, eroding the safe distance of her secret vigils.
Grand Central Publishing | 9781455599493 | Published March 18, 2014
Grace Reinhart Sachs is the author of You Should Have Known, a book that cautions women to really hear what men are trying to tell them. But weeks before the book is published, a chasm opens in her own life: a violent death, a missing husband, and, in the place of a man Grace thought she knew, only an ongoing chain of terrible revelations. Left behind in the wake of a spreading and very public disaster, Grace must dismantle one life and create another for her child and herself.
Crown Archetype | 9780385349314 | Published March 25, 2014
In A NICE LITTLE PLACE ON THE NORTH SIDE, leading columnist George Will returns to baseball with a deeply personal look at his hapless Chicago Cubs and their often beatified home, Wrigley Field, as it turns one hundred years old.
William Morrow | 9780062240507 | Published March 25, 2014
The body of a disgraced college lecturer is found on an abandoned railway line. In the four years since his dismissal for sexual misconduct, he’d been living like a hermit. So where did he get the 5,000 pounds found in his pocket? Leading the investigation, Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks begins to suspect that the victim's past may be connected to his death.
HarperOne | 9780061778186 | Published March 25, 2014
The claim at the heart of the Christian faith is that Jesus of Nazareth was, and is, God. But this is not what the original disciples believed during Jesus’s lifetime—and it is not what Jesus claimed about himself. HOW JESUS BECAME GOD tells the story of an idea that shaped Christianity, and of the evolution of a belief that looked very different in the fourth century than it did in the first.
St. Martin's Press | 9780312591847 | Published March 25, 2014
Gabby and Elliott have been happily married for eighteen years.Forty-three year old Gabby is the last person to have an affair. She could never imagine how good it would feel to have a handsome younger man show interest in her—until the night it happens. Matt makes Gabby feel sparkling, fascinating, alive—something she hasn't felt in years. But if she makes one wrong move, she could lose everything—and find out what really matters most.
Thomas Dunne Books | 9781250006080 | Published March 25, 2014
Lady Lilith Montgomery is the daughter of the sixth Duke of Radnor. She is one of the most beautiful young women in London and engaged to the city’s most eligible bachelor. She is also a witch.Set in high society Edwardian England, Lilith faces the choice between love and loyalty to her coven.
Gallery Books | 9781476748788 | Published March 25, 2014
Doug Harvey, voted one of the “Best Umpires of All Time” by the Society of American Baseball Research, shares more than three decades of fascinating baseball stories.
William Morrow | 9780062270320 | Published March 25, 2014
VINTAGE is Susan Gloss's sparkling debut novel in the vein of THE FRIDAY NIGHT KNITTING CLUB, centered around a Midwestern vintage clothing shop and and a group of women who eventually transform the store and each others' lives.
Harlequin MIRA | 9780778316121 | Published March 25, 2014
Wherever the Ghosts in the Mind painting goes, death seems to follow. Danni, the owner of an eccentric antiques shop, and Quinn, a private detective, have discovered that they have separate but complementary talents when it comes to investigating unusual situations and are quickly drawn into the case. The people in the portrait might be dead, but something seems to wake them and free them to commit bloody crimes. Cafferty and Quinn must discover what that is. And they have to destroy it --- before it destroys them.
Macmillan Audio | 9781427236357 | Published March 11, 2014
SHOTGUN LOVESONGS is that rare work of fiction that evokes a specific time and place yet movingly describes the universal human condition. It is, in short, a truly remarkable audiobook --- a novel that once listened to will never be forgotten.
Harvest House Publishers | 9780736957809 | Published March 1, 2014
Bestselling author Jay Payleitner, dad of four grown sons (and one amazing daughter), gives you a bucketful of man-friendly ideas on how build a father-and-son relationship. Good news is, you don't have to say a lot. These 52 quick-to-read chapters offer great ways to relate or spend time as dad and son. And each idea provides a new building block for a father-son relationship that will help your boy along the path to becoming a man.
David C. Cook | 9780781410496 | Published March 1, 2014
We've all had "aha!" moments in our lives, times when a sudden revelation surprises us with insight. According to pastor and bestselling author Kyle Idleman, we can experience this same kind of "aha!" in our spiritual lives. With everyday examples and trademark testimonies, Idleman draws on Scripture to reveal how three key elements can draw us closer to God and change our lives for good.
Harvest House Publishers | 9780736955119 | Published March 1, 2014
Debbie Watson is a young Englisha girl who has grown up admiring her Amish friends, the Beiler sisters. As she prepares to graduate from college, Debbie considers making the life-changing decision to convert to the Amish faith and lifestyle. Soon Debbie's presence in the community attracts the attention of two suitors: Alvin Knepp, the youngest son of a poor Amish farmer, to whom Debbie is very much attracted; and Paul Wagler, the more successful and sought-after man.
David C. Cook | 9781434705440 | Published March 1, 2014
David C. Cook | 9780781405348 | Published March 1, 2014
Dr. Rebecca Jackson, a medical researcher, stands on the verge of a breakthrough that will transform medicine. But she soon discovers the reason behind the miraculous progress in her research, and it leaves her with a nearly impossible choice and little time to decide. Can Rebecca find the faith and wisdom she needs to make the right call? The clock is ticking and the pressure is on.
Thomas & Mercer | 9781477808603 | Published March 1, 2014
Cooper Dixon should have it made --- with a beautiful wife, Kelly, two great kids, and a thriving business, the Tower Agency. But when a gang of criminals is hired by a mysterious client to kidnap Kelly and set up Cooper to take the fall, Cooper’s life goes completely off the rails. Soon he is racing against time to find his wife before the gang turns her over to their client, whose plan to take him down is far more sinister than anyone could imagine.
FaithWords | 9781455529056 | Published March 4, 2014
Laura Rose White's late father taught her everything he knew about piloting a Missouri River steamboat. When tragedy strikes, Laura must make the two-month journey from St. Louis to Fort Benton and back in order to save her family's legacy, her home, and the only life she's ever known. The only way for her to overcome the nearly insurmountable odds is with the help of her brother's disreputable friend Finn MacKnight, a skilled pilot with a terrible reputation.
Revell | 9780800722623 | Published March 4, 2014
From the moment your little girl was born, you knew you were going to be doing a lot of praying. But you may wonder, What exactly should I be praying for? Now the authors of 88 GREAT DADDY-DAUGHTER DATES show you how to pray for every area of your daughter's life. Rob and Joanna Teigen give you a strong foundation to build a lifelong habit of prayer for your daughter with a collection of specific prayers you can use to get started right now.
Revell | 9780800720902 | Published March 4, 2014
Dutiful Jessamine Barry is tired of waiting patiently for a man to decide her future. So even though Lancelot Marfleet has taken an interest in her, she refuses to consider him as a suitor. Instead, she's ready to take fashionable society by storm --- and finds a rakish young man all too willing to help her do it. Can Jessamine trust her heart to lead her to a love that proves true through thick and thin? Or will her rash actions close the door on the life she really desires?
Anchor | 9780307455925 | Published March 4, 2014
Ifemelu is a young Nigerian woman who has left her country’s military dictatorship to pursue her studies in the United States. There, she starts a popular blog known for its snarky but insightful posts about the experiences of “Non-American Blacks” in America. Now she has decided to return to Nigeria, where Obinze, the boyfriend she left behind, has become a wealthy property magnate. AMERICANAH is a perceptive commentary on race relations in America.
Back Bay Books | 9780316099769 | Published March 4, 2014
The Carmichaels and the Grahams have gathered on Nantucket for a wedding. Plans are being made according to the wishes of the bride's late mother, who left behind The Notebook: specific instructions for every detail of her youngest daughter's future nuptials. Everything should be falling into place for the beautiful event --- but in reality, things are far from perfect.
Bethany House Publishers | 9780764210969 | Published March 4, 2014
Drew Farthering wanted nothing more than to end the summer of 1932 with the announcement of his engagement. Instead, he finds himself caught up in another mysterious case when the family solicitor is found murdered. Evidence of secret meetings and a young girl's tearful confession point to the victim's double life, but what does the solicitor's murder have to do with the murder of a physician on the local golf course? And why does Drew's investigation seem to be drawing him closer and closer to home?
Smart Pop | 9781939529923 | Published March 4, 2014
St. Martin's Griffin | 9781250010087 | Published March 4, 2014
When Dr. Mike Scanlon is called to serve as an army doctor in Afghanistan, he’s acutely aware of the dangers he’ll face and the hardships it will cause his wife Chloe and newborn baby. However, in an ironic turn of events, Chloe dies in an apparent household accident. A devastated Mike returns home to bury his wife, only to learn a shocking secret that sends him into a downward spiral.
Bloomsbury USA | 9781620401224 | Published March 4, 2014
Ten-year-old Helen and her summer guardian, Flora, are isolated together in Helen's decaying family house while her father is doing secret war work in Oak Ridge during the final months of World War II. Helen is desperate to keep her house intact with all its ghosts and stories. Flora, her late mother's 22-year old first cousin, is ardently determined to do her best for Helen. Their relationship and its fallout will haunt Helen for the rest of her life.
Berkley Trade | 9780425264614 | Published March 4, 2014
Kari Vaara is recovering from the physical and emotional toll of solving the Lisbet Söderlund case when he’s approached with a plea: an Estonian woman begs him to find her daughter, Loviise, a young woman with Down syndrome who was promised work and a better life in Finland, and has since disappeared. As Kari works this new case, a past one comes back to haunt him when powerful enemies return to settle unfinished business.
Riverhead Trade | 9781594632334 | Published March 4, 2014
Mohsin Hamid’s third novel follows its nameless hero to the sprawling metropolis where he begins to amass an empire built on that most fluid, and increasingly scarce, of goods: water. Yet his heart remains set on something else, on the pretty girl whose star rises along with his, their paths crossing and recrossing, a lifelong affair sparked and snuffed and sparked again by the forces that careen their fates along.
Gallery Books | 9781476758008 | Published March 4, 2014
Until the horrific car accident on New York State’s Taconic Parkway that took the lives of her three beloved young daughters, Jackie Hance was an ordinary Long Island mom, fulfilled by the joyful chaos of a busy household. After the tragedy, she was “The Taconic Mom,” whose unimaginable loss embodied every parent’s worst nightmare. I’LL SEE YOU AGAIN chronicles the day Jackie received the traumatizing phone call that defied all understanding, and the numbed and torturous events that followed.
Revell | 9780800721701 | Published March 4, 2014
Trained as a priestess in the temple of Baal, Princess Jehosheba strives to please the demanding Queen Athaliah, daughter of Jezebel. But when a mysterious letter from the dead prophet Elijah predicts doom for the royal household, Jehosheba realizes that the dark arts she practices reach far beyond the realm of earthly governments. Forced to marry Yahweh's high priest in order to further Athaliah and Jezebel's power plays, Jehosheba enters the unfamiliar world of Yahweh's Temple.
Harper Perennial | 9780061864513 | Published March 4, 2014
For nearly 50 years, she lived with the most famous lawman of the Old West. Yet Josephine Sarah Marcus Earp has nearly been erased from Western lore. In this definitive biography, Ann Kirschner brings Josephine out of the shadows of history to tell her full story --- a spirited tale of ambition, adventure, self-invention and romance reflective of America itself, from the post–Civil War years to World War II.
Minotaur Books | 9781250042231 | Published March 4, 2014
Like everyone reading the newspapers these days, 10-year-old Barney Roberts knows the killer will strike again soon. There will be no warning about who will be next. There will be no real reason for Barney’s friend and neighbor, Lacey Flint, to become involved…and no chance that she can stay away. With the clock ticking, the violence escalating, and young lives at stake, Lacey and Barney both know they can’t afford a single wrong step if they hope to make it through alive.
Bethany House Publishers | 9780764210365 | Published March 4, 2014
Ellis Eton finds herself working as a telephone operator for a look-alike friend. For Ellis, this job will provide not only acting practice but the funds to get her a start in the movies. Though she can't deny the way he makes her head spin, she knows she's not good enough for Griffin Phillips. It's simple: avoid Griff's attentions, work and get paid. But her simple plan spirals out of control when she overhears a menacing phone call...with her very own Griff as the target.
Mariner Books | 9780544245617 | Published March 4, 2014
From an early age, Margaret Fuller provoked and dazzled New England’s intellectual elite. Her famous Conversations changed women’s sense of how they could think and live; her editorship of the Transcendentalist literary journal The Dial shaped American Romanticism. Megan Marshall tells the story of how Fuller, who was tired of Boston, accepted Horace Greeley’s offer to be the New-York Tribune’s front-page columnist.
Simon & Schuster | 9781451695687 | Published March 4, 2014
Orphaned at birth, 17-year-old Korobi Roy has been troubled by the silence that surrounds her parents’ deaths. She dreams of one day finding a love as powerful as her parents’, and it seems her wish has come true when she meets the charming Rajat, the only son of a high-profile family. But shortly after their engagement, a heart attack kills Korobi’s grandfather, revealing serious financial problems and a devastating secret about Korobi's past.
Atria Books | 9781451645859 | Published March 4, 2014
In 1961 New Bremen, Minnesota, all is quiet and serene. The Minnesota River flows through the countryside, the town barber knows everyone’s name, and folks dutifully attend church every Sunday. But that serenity is thrown into turmoil as a series of tragic deaths lead 13-year-old Frank Drum and his family on a hunt for terrible truths. But at what cost comes wisdom?
Touchstone | 9781476774572 | Published March 4, 2014
The CIA Red Cell is a real “devil’s advocate” analysis unit created on September 13, 2001 by then CIA Director George Tenet to “tell me what no one else is telling me.” Mark Henshaw is a CIA analyst and based his debut novel on Tenet’s red cell premise. RED CELL follows two CIA outcasts brought together to stop a secret Chinese weapon that threatens to provoke a world war.
Berkley Trade | 9780425264881 | Published March 4, 2014
Albert Honig’s most constant companions have always been his bees. Deeply acquainted with the workings of the hives, Albert is less versed in the ways of people, especially his friend Claire, whose presence and absence in his life have never been reconciled. When Claire is killed in a seemingly senseless accident during a burglary gone wrong, Albert is haunted by the loss, and by the secrets and silence that hovered between them for so long.
Bantam | 9780345536860 | Published March 4, 2014
Popular blogger and foodie queen Lavender Wills reigns over Lavender Honey Farms, a serene slice of organic heaven nestled in Oregon wine country. Lavender is determined to keep her legacy from falling into the profit-driven hands of uncaring relatives, and she wants an heir to sustain her life’s work after she’s gone. So she invites her three closest online friends --- fellow food bloggers, women of varied ages and backgrounds --- out to her farm. She hopes to choose one of them to inherit it. But who?
Berkley Trade | 9780425267752 | Published March 4, 2014
Convicted murderer Jamey Dixon comes back to Jericho preaching redemption, but for the victim’s family, the only thought is revenge. The men in prison from Dixon’s last job, an armored car robbery, also don’t believe him; they break out and head straight to Jericho. Quinn Colson and his deputy, Lillie, know they have their work cut out for them, but they don’t count on a tornado that causes havoc just as events come to a head.
Bloomsbury USA | 9781608194230 | Published March 4, 2014
In 1994, Anchee Min made her literary debut with RED AZALEA, a memoir of growing up in China during the violent trauma of the Cultural Revolution. Twenty years later, Min returns to the story of her own life to give us the next chapter --- an immigrant story that takes her from the shocking deprivations of her homeland to the sudden bounty of the promised land of America, without language, money, or a clear path.
Soho Crime | 9781616952822 | Published March 4, 2014
Few people can say no to 93-year-old Irwin Dressler, Hollywood’s scariest mob boss-turned-movie king. Dressler wants LA burglar Junior Bender to solve a “crime” committed over 60 years ago, when his friend Dolores La Marr’s career was destroyed over some controversial photos of her at a Las Vegas party. What Junior finds as he starts digging is that some vendettas never die --- they only get more dangerous.
Zondervan | 9780310331346 | Published March 4, 2014
Bestselling author Amy Clipston shares her journey to becoming a kidney donor in the paired donor program through Johns Hopkins Hospital. The gift of life she was able to give to a woman suffering from kidney disease provided a kidney for Amy's husband, Joe, in return. There were times when Amy hit rock bottom, wondering why Joe had to suffer and why she had to carry the load for the family. However, through faith, they made it through, stronger than they were when they began their journey.
William Morrow Paperbacks | 9780062279934 | Published March 4, 2014
With her fourth-floor walk-up apartment and entry-level New York City job, Muriel Sullivant knows she never will measure up to beautiful sister, Pia, and her wealthy husband, their daughter, and their suburban Connecticut dream home. But then one day, Pia shows up to visit and shares devastating news that Muriel knows she cannot tell --- a secret that will force her to come to terms with the past and help her see her life and her family in unexpected new ways.
Harper Paperbacks | 9780062241474 | Published March 4, 2014
Susan Spencer-Wendel’s UNTIL I SAY GOOD-BYE is a moving and inspirational memoir by a woman who makes the most of her final days after discovering she has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Co-written with Bret Witter, the book is Spencer-Wendel’s account of living a full life with humor, courage and love, but also accepting death with grace and dignity.
St. Martin's Griffin | 9781250028662 | Published March 4, 2014
Before F. Scott Fitzgerald was a literary darling, he was a young WWI army lieutenant who fell hard for a spirited Southern belle named Zelda Sayre. The life he and Zelda would lead together in New York, Long Island, Paris, Hollywood, and on the French Riviera made them legends even in their own time. Set amidst the glamour of the Jazz Age and The Lost Generation’s vivid world abroad, Z brings Zelda and Scott’s romantic, tumultuous, extraordinary journey to life.
Ballantine Books | 9780345468482 | Published March 11, 2014
In 1962, two students meet one evening during their senior year at Harvard --- Ed, a Jewish kid on scholarship, and Hugh, a Boston Brahmin with the world at his feet. Ed is ambitious and girl-crazy, while Hugh pines for the one girl he's ever loved. An immediate, intense friendship is sparked that night between these two opposites, which ends just as abruptly, several years later, although only one of them understands why.
Random House Trade Paperbacks | 9780812981612 | Published March 11, 2014
By the end of the 15th century, the beauty and creativity of Italy is matched by its brutality and corruption, nowhere more than in Rome and inside the Church. When Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia buys his way into the papacy as Alexander VI, he is defined by his blood: He is a Spanish Pope in a city run by Italians. If the Borgias are to triumph, this charismatic, consummate politician must use papacy and family --- in particular, his eldest son, Cesare, and his daughter Lucrezia --- in order to succeed.
Vintage | 9780307949752 | Published March 11, 2014
Along the Mississippi River, in a Depression-era stadium, young prospects from all over the world compete for a chance to move up through the baseball ranks to the major leagues. Award-winning essayist Lucas Mann turns his eye on the players, the coaches, the fans, the radio announcer, the town, and finally on himself, a young man raised on baseball, driven to know what still draws him to the stadium.
St. Martin's Griffin | 9781250042743 | Published March 11, 2014
DAMAGE CONTROL displays Amber Dermont's remarkable gift for portraying characters at crossroads. In “Damage Control,” a young man works at an etiquette school while his girlfriend is indicted for embezzlement. A widow rents herself to elderly women and vacations with them as a “professional grandchild” in “Stella at the Winter Palace.” And in “The Language of Martyrs,” a couple houses a mail-order bride on behalf of the husband’s Russian mother.
Vintage | 9780307951038 | Published March 11, 2014
When the story opens on May 11, 2011, Sara’s son, Jason, has been missing for nine days from a Special Operations Forces mission on the same night as the Bin Laden raid. Through letters Jason writes home from his training and early missions, we get a picture of a strong, compassionate leader. His exceptional abilities will give him the chance to participate in a wholly different level of assignment, the most important and dangerous of his career. At the end, Sara will find herself on an unexpected journey full of surprises.
Zondervan | 9780310318705 | Published March 11, 2014
For 25 years, millions of Americans watched Jack Perkins on NBC News as a correspondent, commentator and anchorman. Yet at the age of 52 and at the height of his career, Jack disappeared from the public eye and moved with his wife, Mary Jo, to a bare-necessities cabin on an uninhabited island off the coast of Maine. This isolated home they came to call Moosewood was the setting for Jack and Mary Jo’s spiritual awakening.
Sourcebooks Landmark | 9781492606611 | Published March 11, 2014
Francis Urquhart has his hand on every secret in politics --- and is willing to betray them all to become prime minister. Mattie Storin is a tenacious young reporter who has a knack for finding the real stories hidden behind the spin. When she stumbles upon a scandalous web of intrigue and financial corruption at the very highest levels, she vows to reveal the truth. But to do so she must battle her own demons and risk everything, even her life.
Grand Central Publishing | 9781455515899 | Published March 11, 2014
Unable to control his racing thoughts, Ben is consumed by his obsessions --- especially Diana Hotchkiss, who Ben knows he can never have. When Diana is found dead outside her apartment, his infatuation drives him on a hunt to find out what happened to the love of his life. Ben soon discovers that the woman he pined for was hiding a shocking double life. And now someone is out to stop Ben from uncovering the truth about Diana's illicit affairs.
Ecco | 9780062202727 | Published March 11, 2014
PEN/Faulkner Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Ron Rash turns again to Appalachia to capture lives haunted by violence and tenderness, hope and fear, in stories that span from the Civil War to the present day. In the title story, two drug-addicted friends return to the farm where they worked as boys to steal their former boss's gruesomely unusual war trophies.
Howard Books | 9781451607802 | Published March 11, 2014
With chapters that cover the importance of literary elements such as characters, setting, backstory and conflict, Debbie Macomber uses the structure of a story to illustrate God’s hand in our lives. Each chapter has a storytelling prompt --- a searching question that will help frame our story --- and a sidebar that pulls an idea out of the chapter and expands it with practical tips.
Ballantine Books | 9780345522030 | Published March 11, 2014
Twelve-year-old William Eng has lived at Seattle’s Sacred Heart Orphanage ever since his mother’s listless body was carried away from their small apartment five years ago. On his birthday --- or rather, the day the nuns designate as his birthday --- William and the other orphans are taken to the historical Moore Theatre, where William glimpses an actress on the silver screen who goes by the name of Willow Frost. Struck by her features, William is convinced that the movie star is his mother.
Simon & Schuster | 9781451697421 | Published March 11, 2014
Professor David Ullman doesn’t believe in demons, though his extensive knowledge of the literature of the demonic --- especially Milton’s PARADISE LOST --- has won him wide acclaim. When he is lured to Venice on a mysterious journey, he loses his 12-year-old daughter to an ancient evil that will force him to come face to face with all he knows about the underworld and the faith required to defeat it.
Thomas Nelson | 9781401688226 | Published March 11, 2014
It has been 20 years since Philip McBride's body was found along the riverbank in the dark woods known as Happy Hollow. His death was ruled a suicide. But three people have carried the truth ever since --- Philip didn't kill himself that day. He was murdered. Each of them have wilted in the shadow of their sins. Yet what cannot be laid to rest is bound to rise again. These three will be drawn together for a final confrontation between life and death, between truth and lies.
Touchstone | 9781451617535 | Published March 11, 2014
Drawing from the voices and experiences of the women who lived and worked in the top-secret World War II town of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, THE GIRLS OF ATOMIC CITY rescues a remarkable, forgotten chapter of World War II from obscurity. Denise Kiernan captures the spirit of the times through these women: their pluck, their desire to contribute, and their enduring courage.
Grove Press | 9780802122421 | Published March 11, 2014
Vice Questore Patta asks Brunetti to look into a minor shop-keeping violation committed by the mayor’s future daughter-in-law. Then Brunetti’s wife, Paola, comes to him with a request of her own. The mentally handicapped man who worked at their dry cleaner has just died of a sleeping pill overdose, and Paola loathes the idea that he lived and died without anyone noticing him, or helping him. Brunetti begins to investigate and is surprised when he finds nothing on the man. As far as the Italian government is concerned, he never existed.
Spiegel & Grau | 9780812983401 | Published March 11, 2014
Domenica Ruta grew up with her mother, a drug dealer and user who raised Domenica on a steady diet of Oxycontin. She knew she was far smarter and worse dressed than everyone else she knew, but found solace in writing and reading. As her mother's behavior grew increasingly outrageous and her home life increasingly untenable, Domenica fled her hometown only to become ensnared by the demons of addiction.
WaterBrook Press | 9780307731753 | Published March 18, 2014
Inspired by her grandmother’s evolving story, food writer Juliette D’Alisa resolves to explore the world of online dating. To her surprise, she finds a kindred spirit in Neil McLaren, a handsome immunologist. With a long-distance relationship simmering, Juliette faces life-shifting decisions. How can she possibly choose between a promising culinary life and a man a world away, in more ways than one? And is it possible her grandmother’s story can help show the way?
Tor Books | 9780765336859 | Published March 18, 2014
Touchstone, the magical theater troupe, continues to build audiences. But Cayden is increasingly troubled by his “elsewhens,” the uncontrolled moments when he is plunged into visions of the possible futures. He fears that his Fae gift will forever taint his friendships, while his friends fear that his increasing distance will destroy him.
Convergent Books | 9780307731876 | Published March 18, 2014
Elizabeth Esther grew up in love with Jesus but in fear of daily spankings. Trained in her family-run church to confess sins real and imagined, she knew her parents loved her and God probably hated her. Not until she was grown and married did she find the courage to attempt the unthinkable: to leave. GIRL AT THE END OF THE WORLD is a story of the lingering effects of spiritual abuse and the growing hope that God can still be good when His people fail.
WaterBrook Press | 9780307731937 | Published March 18, 2014
As a Bible-believing churchgoer, author Shellie Tomlinson harbored a secret in her good-girl heart. She longed for something more than routine faith; she wanted to love God with a genuine, all-consuming passion. So she got honest with Him: “I admit it. I don’t love you like I should, but I want to love you. Help me!” In HEART WIDE OPEN, Shellie invites you to answer the call of your restless heart and refuse to settle for anything less than the intimate friendship of God.
Katherine Tegen Books | 9780062127396 | Published March 18, 2014
In Liz Coley's alarming and fascinating psychological mystery, 16-year-old Angie Chapman must piece together the story of her kidnapping and abuse. PRETTY GIRL-13 is a disturbing --- and ultimately empowering --- page-turner about accepting our whole selves and the healing power of courage, hope and love.
Simon & Schuster | 9781451686678 | Published March 18, 2014
After Isabel Spellman's hostile takeover of her family's firm, her employees are the furthest thing from congenial...and Izzy finds herself struggling to pay the bills, even though she's now the one running Spellman Investigations. But when she is accused of embezzling from a former client, the stakes become immense. If Izzy gets indicted, she could lose her PI license and the Spellman family’s livelihood, not to mention her own freedom.
Ecco | 9780062183781 | Published March 18, 2014
Acclaimed sportswriter Tom Clavin reveals the untold Great American Story of three brothers, Joltin’ Joe, Dom and Vince DiMaggio, and the Great American Game --- baseball --- that would consume their lives. A vivid portrait of a family and the ways in which their shifting fortunes and status shaped their relationships, THE DIMAGGIOS is an exploration of an era and a culture.
Soho Press | 9781616953652 | Published March 18, 2014
The Morels are a happy family of three living in New York City. So why would Arthur choose to publish a book that brutally rips his tightly knit family unit apart at the seams? Arthur's old schoolmate Chris, who narrates the book, is fascinated with this very question as he becomes accidentally reacquainted with Arthur. Chris envies everything Arthur has, but things are not always what they seem.
Bethany House Publishers | 9780764206238 | Published March 25, 2014
Eleanor Braddock---plain, practical, no stunning Southern beauty---knows she will never marry. Eleanor arrives at Belmont Mansion, home of her aunt, Adelicia Acklen, the richest woman in America---and possibly the most demanding, as well. Adelicia insists on finding her niece a husband, but a simple act of kindness leads Eleanor down a far different path.
Penguin Books | 9780143125136 | Published March 25, 2014
A month has passed since the stunning defeat at Stalingrad. Though Hitler insists Germany is winning the war, commanders on the ground know better. Now word has reached Berlin of a Red massacre of Polish officers in the Katyn Forest near Smolensk. For once, both the Wehrmacht and Propaganda Minister Goebbels want the same thing: irrefutable evidence of this Russian atrocity. Both parties agree that the ensuing investigation must be overseen by a professional trained in sifting evidence and interrogating witnesses. That man is Bernie Gunther.
St. Martin's Griffin | 9781250031815 | Published March 25, 2014
FLY AWAY is the story of three women who have lost their way and need each other --- plus a miracle --- to transform their lives. An emotionally complex, heart-wrenching novel about love, motherhood, loss and new beginnings, this long-awaited follow-up to FIREFLY LANE reminds us that where there is life, there is hope, and where there is love, there is forgiveness.
Zondervan | 9780310338581 | Published March 25, 2014
Have you ever tried to make your faith make sense and just ended up with more questions? Does God care? Does He hear my prayers? Is He even there? In GODI IS JUST NOT FAIR, Jennifer Rothschild helps us wrestle with the six big questions of faith and discover that while the head pursues answers, our hearts need even more. While in high school, through a devastating disease, Jennifer lost her sight at age 15. She found strength in God to overcome and launched a successful ministry of speaking and writing. Then five years ago, she hit a wall of depression and discontent. Through a time of wrestling with God, Jennifer came to realize that we not only need answers but also a comforter and a relationship we can trust.
Algonquin Books | 9781565129276 | Published March 25, 2014
It was 1977 when a shoeshine boy, Emanuel Jaques, was brutally murdered in Toronto. In the aftermath of the crime, 12-year-old Antonio Rebelo explores his neighborhood’s dark garages and labyrinthine back alleys along with his rapscallion friends. As the media unravels the truth behind the Shoeshine Boy murder, Antonio sees his immigrant family with new eyes, becoming aware of the frightening reality that no one is really taking care of him.
Grand Central Publishing | 9781455521241 | Published March 25, 2014
Teenager Tyler Wingo learns that his father was killed in action in Afghanistan. Then the extraordinary happens: Tyler receives a communication from his father after his supposed death. Tyler hires Sean King and Michelle Maxwell to solve the mystery surrounding his father. But their investigation quickly leads to deeper, more troubling questions. Could Tyler's father really still be alive? What was his true mission? Could Tyler be the next target?
Penguin Books | 9780143125129 | Published March 25, 2014
Through hard work and determination, Linda Greenlaw had created a life of peaceful independence, living on a rugged island off the coast of Maine. Then came Mariah, a troubled 15-year-old who arrives on the island to stay with her uncle. But when it is revealed that Mariah has suffered terrible abuse at his hands, the island comes together to rescue the teenager from further harm. The residents nominate Linda, who is not exactly the picture of maternal warmth, to be Mariah’s guardian.
Ballantine Books | 9780345536686 | Published March 25, 2014
The beloved husband-and-wife team of Thomas and Charlotte Pitt take on a traumatic murder case with chilling implications, exposing a nightmare world of fear and intimidation in which women are too often blamed for the violent attacks against them and powerful men take what they want --- leaving others to pay the price.
Zondervan | 9780310337621 | Published March 25, 2014
At your fingertips, powerful prayers from Fern Nichols, the founder of Moms In Prayer International, the movement that has spawned hundreds of thousands of moms around the world to pray for their kids. Every mother will feel encouraged to pray diligently for her children, no matter their age, when she opens the pages of MOM’S LITTLE BOOK OF POWERFUL PRAYERS and discovers prayers from Scripture for her child's every need: their protection, challenges, health, friendships, character, anger, sadness, fears, and more.
Zondervan | 9780310337973 | Published March 25, 2014
For Carlos Whittaker, renowned blogger, musician and worship leader, husband and dad, living life deliberately is a way of life. Making moments that are significant, memorable, or impactful are a part of how he navigates each day. Carlos is currently blowing up the blogosphere with people tuning in by the hundreds of thousands to share in these moments with him. In Moment Maker, Carlos explains his methodology for living intentionally and for working at making moments in his life that touch the lives of others, whether that be his family, his friends, his colleagues, or total strangers.
Zondervan | 9780310326168 | Published March 25, 2014
Amber Wright is optimistic about the growing profit from her collection of Amish shops --- until she receives a call that Ethan Gray is dead. Hurrying over to A Simple Blend, she finds the store manager lying next to the espresso machine, dead from an apparent heart attack. All the money is still in his register. When Amber hires a young Amish woman, Hannah Troyer, to take over the shop's duties, the two women become fast friends --- as well as amateur sleuths.
Berkley Trade | 9780425259863 | Published March 25, 2014
With the legends and lore of Ireland running through his blood, falconer Connor O’Dwyer is proud to call County Mayo home. It’s where his sister, Branna, lives and works, where his cousin, Iona, has found true love, and where his childhood friends form a circle that can’t be broken. A circle that is about to be stretched out of shape --- by a long-awaited kiss.
Ballantine Books | 9780345532763 | Published March 25, 2014
It’s January 1995, and Franny Banks has just six months left of the three-year deadline she set for herself when she came to New York, dreaming of Broadway and doing “important” work. But all she has to show for her efforts so far is a part in an ad for ugly Christmas sweaters, and a gig waiting tables at a comedy club. Everything is riding on the upcoming showcase for her acting class, where she’ll finally have a chance to perform for people who could actually hire her.
St. Martin's Griffin | 9781250027863 | Published March 25, 2014
As a lawyer in a large Manhattan firm, just shy of making partner, Clementine Evans has finally achieved almost everything she’s been working towards --- but now she’s not sure it’s enough. Her long hours have led to a broken engagement, and she feels her messy life crumbling around her. But when the family gathers for her grandmother Addie’s 99th birthday, a relative lets slip hints about a long-buried family secret, leading Clemmie on a journey into the past that could change everything.
Zondervan | 9780310320098 | Published March 25, 2014
Brilliantly unpacking the simple Scripture in Matthew 6:33, Weems gives a fresh and practical perspective on what Christian 'discipleship' is about. Bringing clarity, depth, and simplicity, Pastor Weems makes clear core truths that have been misunderstood by many Christians and non-Christians alike.
Riverhead Trade | 9781594632341 | Published March 25, 2014
The summer that Richard Nixon resigns, six teenagers at a summer camp for the arts become inseparable. Decades later the bond remains powerful, but so much else has changed. In THE INTERESTINGS, Meg Wolitzer follows these characters from the height of youth through middle age, as their talents, fortunes and degrees of satisfaction diverge.
St. Martin's Griffin | 9781250042101 | Published March 25, 2014
Harlequin MIRA | 9780778317074 | Published March 25, 2014
In their old age, Harold and Lucille have settled comfortably into life without their son, who died tragically at his eighth birthday party in 1966. But then one day, Jacob mysteriously appears on their doorstep --- still eight years old. All over the world, people's loved ones are returning from beyond. The Hargraves are forced to navigate a mysterious new reality and a conflict that threatens to unravel the very meaning of what it is to be human.
A Shannon Ravenel Book | 9781616203788 | Published March 25, 2014
When Robert Morgan’s novel GAP CREEK was published in 1999, it became an Oprah Book Club Selection and an instant national bestseller. But what of the years that followed? What did the future hold for these memorable characters? THE ROAD FROM GAP CREEK holds the answers to these questions, as Robert Morgan takes us back into their lives, telling their story and the stories of their children through the eyes of their youngest daughter, Annie.
Plume | 9780142180884 | Published March 25, 2014
Surrounded by rabid Confederate supporters and soldiers in her native Virginia in 1861, abolitionist Elizabeth Van Lew risks everything she holds dear to help the Union and its troops through covert operations and smuggled messages in this fascinating novel that tells the tale of one of America's bravest women.
Atria/Emily Bestler Books | 9781451660241 | Published March 25, 2014
Something evil has come to reside in a castle by the chill waters of the North Sea: men disappear and are found as horribly wizened corpses, knights ride out and return under an enchantment that dulls their minds. But rumors of a wise woman blessed with mysterious powers also swirl about the land. The call goes forth, and so it comes to be that young apprentice Hob and his adopted family are pitted against a malevolent nobleman and his beautiful, wicked wife.
Penguin Books | 9780143124962 | Published March 25, 2014
A London social worker makes a routine home visit only to discover her client, Michelle Doyce, serving afternoon tea to a naked, decomposing corpse. With no clues as to the dead man’s identity, Chief Inspector Karlsson again calls upon Frieda Klein for help. Frieda discovers that the body belongs to Robert Poole, con man extraordinaire. But she can’t shake the feeling that the past isn’t done with her yet.
Mass Market Paperback
Berkley | 9780425264607 | Published March 4, 2014
Butch Roberson, a hardworking, upright local business owner, is accused of murdering two EPA employees. As the manhunt organized itself, Joe heard about the tract of land Butch and his wife had bought to build their retirement home on, until the EPA declared it a wetland. It was an awful story. But was it the whole story? The more Joe looks into it, the more he finds himself in the middle of a war he never expected and never wanted.
Berkley | 9780425270660 | Published March 4, 2014
A heavy-handed developer is trying to buy up Henry Cimoli's condo on Revere Beach and sends thugs to move the process along. Soon Spenser and his apprentice find a trail leading to a mysterious and beautiful woman, and plans to turn to a chunk of land north of Boston into a sprawling casino. Bitter rivals emerge, alliances turn, and the uglier pieces of the Boston political machine look to put an end to Spenser's investigation.
Berkley | 9780515154139 | Published March 4, 2014
The Reinholds lie in their home stabbed and bludgeoned almost beyond recognition. Those who knew them are stunned by the evidence that they were murdered by their own son, Jerry. With the money he’s stolen from his parents and a long list of grievances, he intends to finally make his mark on the world. Lieutenant Eve Dallas and her team already know the who, how and why of this murder. What they need to pinpoint is where Jerry is going to strike next.
Berkley | 9780425264683 | Published March 4, 2014
It is 1902, and a bright, inexperienced young man named Isaac Bell has an urgent message for his boss. Hired to hunt for radical unionist saboteurs in the coal mines, he is witness to a terrible accident that makes him think that something else is going on. Given exactly one week to prove his case, Bell quickly finds himself pitted against two of the most ruthless opponents he has ever known.
Pocket Books | 9781451668957 | Published March 18, 2014
Kate and Hannah Connelly are sisters whose family-owned furniture firm, founded by their grandfather and famous for its fine reproductions of antiques, explodes into flames in the middle of the night. All the buildings are leveled to the ground, including the museum where priceless antiques have been on permanent display for years. The ashes reveal a startling and grisly discovery, and provoke a host of suspicions and questions.
Hard Case Crime | 9781781167816 | Published March 18, 2014
In Donald E. Westlake's final unpublished novel, the year is 1977, and an aging, legendary Hollywood comedian is kidnapped by a revolutionary cell desperately trying to reignite the 1960s. The tension builds as the comedian struggles to survive, but nothing in this noir tale is as simple as it seems.
Pocket Books | 9781476764016 | Published March 18, 2014
District Attorney Dismas Hardy returns to defend his brother-in-law, Moses McGuire, who has been accused of murdering the man who raped his daughter. McGuire has fallen off the wagon, and his stay in prison could expose some old and dangerous secrets. Hardy struggles to defend McGuire against mounting evidence --- until he sees a new way forward that might just save them all. But at what price?
St. Martin's Paperbacks | 9781250042538 | Published March 25, 2014
Jim Pierce hasn't heard from his daughter in years, ever since she rejected his military past and started working as a hacker. But when a Chinese assassin shows up at Jim's lab looking for her, he knows that she has cracked some serious military secrets. Now, her life is on the line if he doesn't find her first.
Harper | 9780061656040 | Published March 25, 2014
A chance meeting with a stranger in a hotel ends in a shocking murder. Wendy Gould is an average mom --- and the only witness. Nanny Lauritzia Velez knows a shocking secret that could prove to be deadly. With both of their lives in danger, this unlikely pair must work together against a network of dangerous men who want nothing more than to see them dead.
Tor Books | 9780765367921 | Published March 25, 2014
Magician Peter Warlock is a psychic who peers into the future. During a séance, he is confronted by a group of evil spirits called shadow people, beings who have the power to kidnap a person’s soul. The shadow people are connected to a serial killer who Peter must find in real time before he claims his next victim. To save many lives, Peter may have to tap into a legacy that he has always dreaded…and a power that may consume him.
Harper | 9780062121769 | Published March 25, 2014
Over the years, Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus have faced a number of tough challenges at home and on the job. Consumed by chasing serial killers and psychopaths, they never forgot their first priority: raising their close-knit family and sustaining the bonds of love, devotion and trust that define their marriage. But two very different cases will challenge their most heartfelt beliefs and lead them to reevaluate everything they hold dear.
Harlequin MIRA | 9780778316091 | Published March 25, 2014
A kind stranger helps Jenna Cooper protect her baby boy when a killer tornado rips through a Dallas flea market. But in the aftermath, Jenna can't find her son or the woman who'd been holding him. Upon discovering the tragedy, reporter and single mom Kate Page, battling for her career and trying to hold her life together, vows to determine what happened to tiny Caleb Cooper.