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

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

April 2015

Hardcover

Tommy Lasorda: My Way by Colin Gunderson - Baseball, Biography, Nonfiction, Sports

Triumph Books | 9781629370712 | Published April 1, 2015

Tommy Lasorda believed that winning wasn't about being the best, but about believing you are the best --- and that philosophy runs throughout TOMMY LASORDA: MY WAY. Author Colin Gunderson takes readers through Lasorda's days as a player and the manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, including their two World Series Championships in 1981 and 1988. It also provides fans with a peek at what makes Lasorda tick: his relationship with his father, whom he emulated; his childhood growing up in Norristown, Pennsylvania, working odd jobs; and his unfailing work ethic.

Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen by Mary Norris - Nonfiction, Reference, Writing

W. W. Norton & Company | 9780393240184 | Published April 6, 2015

Mary Norris has spent more than three decades in The New Yorker's copy department, maintaining its celebrated high standards. Now she brings her vast experience, good cheer and finely sharpened pencils to help the rest of us in BETWEEN YOU & ME, which features her laugh-out-loud descriptions of some of the most common and vexing problems in spelling, punctuation and usage, and her clear explanations of how to handle them.

Miracle at Augusta by James Patterson and Peter de Jonge - Fiction

Little, Brown and Company | 9780316410977 | Published April 6, 2015

A year ago, Travis McKinley, an unknown golfing amateur, shocked the world by winning the PGA Senior Open at Pebble Beach. Still he can't shake the feeling that he's a fraud, an imposter who doesn't deserve his success. And after a series of disappointments and personal screw-ups, he might just prove himself right. A shot at redemption arrives in an unexpected form: a teenage outcast with troubles of his own --- and a natural golf swing.

Words Without Music: A Memoir by Philip Glass - Memoir, Music, Nonfiction

Liveright | 9780871404381 | Published April 6, 2015

A world-renowned composer of symphonies, operas and film scores, Philip Glass has, almost single-handedly, crafted the dominant sound of late-20th-century classical music. Yet here, in WORDS WITHOUT MUSIC, he creates an entirely new and unexpected voice --- that of a born storyteller and an acutely insightful chronicler, whose behind-the-scenes recollections allow readers to experience those moments of creative fusion when life so magically merged with art.

A Fine Romance by Candice Bergen - Memoir, Nonfiction

Simon & Schuster | 9780684808277 | Published April 7, 2015

A FINE ROMANCE begins with Candice Bergen’s charming first husband, French director Louis Malle, whose huge appetite for life broadened her horizons and whose occasional darkness never diminished their love for each other. But her real romance begins when she discovers overpowering love for her daughter after years of ambivalence about motherhood. As Chloe grows up, Bergen finds her comic genius in the biggest TV role of the '80s, "Murphy Brown," and makes unwanted headlines when Dan Quayle pulls her into the 1992 presidential campaign.

A Letter to My Mom by Lisa Erspamer - Family Life, Family Relationships, Nonfiction

Crown Archetype | 9780804139670 | Published April 7, 2015

The next book in the A Letter to My series (after A LETTER TO MY DOG and A LETTER TO MY CAT) takes on mothers, with celebrities and civilians writing letters of gratitude and admiration to the women who raised them, alongside gorgeous, intimate photos.

A Slant of Light by Jeffrey Lent - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Fiction/Romance, Love & Romance, Romance

Bloomsbury USA | 9781620404966 | Published April 7, 2015

At the close of the Civil War, weary veteran Malcolm Hopeton returns to his home in western New York State to find his wife and hired man missing and his farm in disrepair. A double murder ensues, the repercussions of which ripple through a community with spiritual roots in the Second Great Awakening. Hopeton has gone from the horrors of war to those far worse, and arrayed around him are a host of other people struggling to make sense of his crime. 

Academy Street by Mary Costello - Fiction

Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 9780374100520 | Published April 7, 2015

Tess Lohan is the kind of woman that we meet and fail to notice every day. A single mother. A nurse. A quiet woman, who nonetheless feels things acutely --- a woman with tumultuous emotions and few people to share them with. ACADEMY STREET follows Tess from her girlhood in western Ireland through her relocation to America and her life there, concluding with a moving reencounter with her Irish family after 40 years of exile.

Adeline: A Novel of Virginia Woolf by Norah Vincent - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | 9780544470200 | Published April 7, 2015

On April 18, 1941, 22 days after Virginia Woolf went for a walk near her weekend house in Sussex and never returned, her body was reclaimed from the River Ouse. Norah Vincent’s ADELINE reimagines the events that brought Woolf to the riverbank. She channels Virginia and Leonard Woolf, T. S. and Vivienne Eliot, Lytton Strachey and Dora Carrington, laying bare their genius and their blind spots, their achievements and their failings, from the inside out.

Baseball Maverick: How Sandy Alderson Revolutionized Baseball and Revived the Mets by Steve Kettmann - Baseball, Nonfiction, Sports

Atlantic Monthly Press | 9780802119988 | Published April 7, 2015

By 2010, the New York Mets had suffered an embarrassing September collapse and two bitter losing seasons. Their GM had made costly mistakes. And their principle owners were embroiled in the largest financial scam in American history. To whom did they turn? Sandy Alderson, a former marine who served in Vietnam and graduated from Harvard Law. Granted unprecedented access to a working GM over several seasons, bestselling author Steve Kettmann traces Alderson’s history and his renewal of the Mets despite a limited budget.