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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.

July 2017

Paperback

The Whistler by John Grisham - Fiction, Mystery

Dell | 9781101967683 | Published July 11, 2017

What happens when a judge bends the law or takes a bribe? Lacy Stoltz is an investigator for the Florida Board on Judicial Conduct, and a corruption case crosses her desk. A previously disbarred lawyer is back in business as Greg Myers; he claims to know of a judge who was secretly involved with the construction of a large casino on Native American land. Greg’s only client is a person who knows the truth and wants to blow the whistle and collect millions under Florida law. Lacy immediately suspects this case could be dangerous --- but it also could turn out to be deadly.

The Witches of New York by Ami McKay - Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction

Harper Perennial | 9780062359926 | Published July 11, 2017

At their humble teashop, Tea and Sympathy, Adelaide Thom and Eleanor St. Clair provide a place for whispered confessions, secret cures and spiritual assignations for a select society of ladies, who speak the right words and ask the right questions. But the profile of Tea and Sympathy is about to change with the fortuitous arrival of Beatrice Dunn. When 17-year-old Beatrice leaves the safety of her village to answer an ad that reads "Respectable Lady Seeks Dependable Shop Girl. Those averse to magic need not apply," she has little inclination of what the job will demand of her. Beatrice doesn't know it yet, but she is no ordinary small-town girl; she has great spiritual gifts --- ones that will serve as her greatest asset and also place her in grave danger.

Vita Brevis: A Gaius Ruso Mystery by Ruth Downie - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

Bloomsbury USA | 9781620409602 | Published July 11, 2017

Ruso and Tilla's excitement at arriving in Rome with their new baby daughter is soon dulled by their discovery that the grand facades of polished marble mask an underworld of corrupt landlords and vermin-infested tenements. Ruso thinks he has been offered a reputable medical practice only to find that his predecessor has fled, leaving a dead man in a barrel on the doorstep and the warning, “Be careful who you trust.” Distracted by the body and his efforts to help a friend win the hand of a rich young heiress, Ruso makes a grave mistake, causing him to question both his competence and his integrity.

Winter of the Gods by Jordanna Max Brodsky - Fantasy, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller, Urban Fantasy

Orbit | 9780316306225 | Published July 11, 2017

Winter in New York: snow falls, lights twinkle, and a very disgruntled Selene DiSilva prowls the streets, knowing that even if she doesn't look for trouble, it always finds her. When a dead body is discovered sprawled atop Wall Street's iconic Charging Bull statue, it's up to Selene to hunt down the perpetrators. Her ancient skills make her the only one who can track a conspiracy that threatens the very existence of the gods, Selene --- once known as Artemis --- among them.

You'll Grow Out of It by Jessi Klein - Essays, Humor, Nonfiction

Grand Central Publishing | 9781455531202 | Published July 11, 2017

In YOU'LL GROW OUT OF IT, comedian Jessi Klein offers a relentlessly funny yet poignant take on a variety of topics she has experienced along her strange journey to womanhood and beyond. These include her "transformation from Pippi Longstocking-esque tomboy to are-you-a-lesbian-or-what tom man," attempting to find watchable porn, and identifying the difference between being called "ma'am" and "miss."

All Is Not Forgotten by Wendy Walker - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

St. Martin's Griffin | 9781250097934 | Published July 18, 2017

In the small, affluent town of Fairview, Connecticut, everything seems picture perfect. Until one night when young Jenny Kramer is attacked at a local party. In the hours immediately after, she is given a controversial drug to medically erase her memory of the violent assault. But in the weeks and months that follow, as she heals from her physical wounds, and with no factual recall of the attack, Jenny struggles with her raging emotional memory. As they seek help for their daughter, the fault lines within Tom and Charlotte's marriage and their close-knit community emerge from the shadows where they have been hidden for years.

Another One Goes Tonight: A Chief Superintendent Peter Diamond Investigation by Peter Lovesey - Fiction, Mystery

Soho Crime | 9781616958312 | Published July 18, 2017

Two police officers are about to head home when they receive one last call. En route to investigate, the patrol car spins off the road, killing one of the exhausted cops and leaving the other in critical condition. Detective Peter Diamond, who is assigned to look into the case, discovers that a civilian on a motorized tricycle was involved in the crash and has been lying on the side of the road for hours. Diamond administers CPR, but the man’s fate is unclear. As he lingers on life support, Diamond must wrestle with the fact that he may have saved the life of a serial killer.

Bush by Jean Edward Smith - Biography, Nonfiction, Politics

Simon & Schuster | 9781476741208 | Published July 18, 2017

George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States, almost singlehandedly decided to invade Iraq. Jean Edward Smith demonstrates that it was not Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld or Condoleezza Rice, but President Bush himself who took personal control of foreign policy. Bush drew on his deep religious conviction that important foreign-policy decisions were simply a matter of good versus evil. BUSH is a comprehensive evaluation of the Bush presidency --- including Guantanamo, Katrina, No Child Left Behind and other important topics --- that will surely surprise many readers.

Carousel Court by Joe McGinniss Jr. - Fiction

Simon & Schuster | 9781476791296 | Published July 18, 2017

Nick and Phoebe Maguire are a young couple who move cross-country to Southern California in search of a fresh start for themselves and their infant son following a trauma. But they arrive at the worst possible economic time, cemented into the dark heart of foreclosure alley and surrounded by neighbors swamped by debt who set fire to their belongings, flee in the dead of night, and eye one another with suspicion while keeping shotguns by their beds. Trapped, broke and increasingly desperate, Nick and Phoebe each devise their own plan to claw their way back into the middle class and beyond. Hatched under one roof, their two separate, secret agendas will inevitably collide.

Ink and Bone by Lisa Unger - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Supernatural Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Touchstone | 9781501101656 | Published July 18, 2017

Visited by people whom others can't see and haunted by prophetic dreams, Finley Montgomery has never been able to control or understand the things that happen to her. When her abilities start to become too strong for her to handle, she turns to her grandmother Eloise Montgomery, a renowned psychic. Merri Gleason is a woman at the end of her tether after a 10-month-long search for her missing daughter. With almost every hope exhausted, she resorts to hiring Jones Cooper, a detective who sometimes works with Eloise. Finley and Eloise are ultimately drawn into the investigation, which proves to have much more at stake than even the fate of a missing girl.

Iris and Ruby by Rosie Thomas - Fiction

The Overlook Press | 9781468314960 | Published July 18, 2017

The unexpected arrival of her willful teenage granddaughter, Ruby, brings life and disorder to 82-year-old Iris Black's old house in Cairo. Driven by her fraught relationship with her own mother to run away from England, Ruby is seeking refuge with the grandmother she hasn't seen for years. An unlikely bond develops between them, as Ruby helps Iris to record her fading memories of the glittering, cosmopolitan Cairo of World War II, and of her one true love --- the enigmatic Captain Xan Molyneux --- whom she lost to the ravages of conflict.

The Fall by John Lescroart - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Atria Books | 9781476709222 | Published July 18, 2017

On a cool night in May, a teenage foster child named Anlya Paulson plummets to her death from a San Francisco overpass. But did she fall...or was she pushed? Homicide inspectors focus their attention on a likable but naïve middle school teacher and volunteer foster care advocate. At first, his only connection to Anlya’s death is the meal they shared earlier that night. But soon his story falls apart, and Rebecca Hardy, now an associate at her father’s law firm, is drawn into his defense. When a dying woman’s last words cast a surprising new light on the evidence and problems develop with a key witness, the father-daughter duo begins to glimpse the intricate web that connects the young victim to the city’s complex political and judicial machine.

The Rogue Agent by Daniel Judson - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Thomas & Mercer | 9781503940772 | Published July 18, 2017

When a long-hidden specter from his troubled past emerges, former covert ops agent Tom Sexton is shaken out of his safe, furtive life. With no choice but to lock and load, Tom falls back into a world where valor and violence collide. Summoned into the ranks of top-secret intelligence, Tom is tasked with protecting a teenage girl targeted by agents of an infamous mercenary. It’s a high-risk mission that will pit all his combat and espionage skills against ruthless paramilitary hit squads. Leading them is a legendary and mysterious killer for hire who’s making Tom doubt everything, and everyone, he has come to believe in. Even himself.

Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Mulholland Books | 9780316261258 | Published July 18, 2017

A gifted young black man calling himself Victor has struck a bargain with federal law enforcement, working as a bounty hunter for the US Marshall Service. In this version of America, slavery continues in four states called "the Hard Four." On the trail of a runaway known as Jackdaw, Victor works to infiltrate the local cell of an abolitionist movement called the Underground Airlines. He believes himself to be a good man doing bad work, unwilling to give up the freedom he has worked so hard to earn. But in pursuing Jackdaw, Victor discovers secrets at the core of the country's arrangement with the Hard Four, secrets the government will preserve at any cost.

Bridget Jones's Baby: The Diaries by Helen Fielding - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Vintage | 9780525433880 | Published July 25, 2017

Before motherhood, before marriage, Bridget Jones, with biological clock ticking very, very loudly, finds herself unexpectedly pregnant at the 11th hour. But which of her ex-boyfriends is the father? Mark Darcy: honorable, decent, notable human rights lawyer? Or the incorrigible Daniel Cleaver: charming, witty, notorious ladies’ man? In this tale of baby-deadline panic, maternal bliss, and social, professional, technological, culinary and childbirth chaos, Bridget navigates a pregnancy full of cheesy potatoes, outlandish advice from Smug Mothers, chaos at scans and childbirth classes, high jinks and romance.

Close to the Wind by Jon Walter - Youth Fiction

David Fickling Books | 9780545822756 | Published July 25, 2017

Conclave by Robert Harris - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Vintage | 9781101972908 | Published July 25, 2017

The pope is dead. Behind the locked doors of the Sistine Chapel, 118 cardinals from all over the globe will cast their votes in the world's most secretive election. They are holy men. But they have ambition. And they have rivals. Over the next 72 hours, one of them will become the most powerful spiritual figure on Earth.

Gilded Cage by Vic James - Fantasy, Fiction

Del Rey | 9780425284179 | Published July 25, 2017

Our world belongs to the Equals --- aristocrats with magical gifts --- and all commoners must serve them for 10 years. But behind the gates of England’s grandest estate lies a power that could break the world. Abi is a servant to England’s most powerful family, but when she falls for one of their noble-born sons, she faces a terrible choice. Uncovering the family’s secrets might win her liberty --- but will her heart pay the price? Abi’s brother, Luke, is enslaved in a brutal factory town and makes friends whose ideals could cost him everything. Now he has discovered there may be a power even greater than magic: revolution. Luke is a shadow in the glittering world of the Equals, with mysterious powers no one else understands. But will he liberate --- or destroy?

Nine Women, One Dress by Jane L. Rosen - Comedy, Fiction, Humor, Romance

Anchor | 9781101972281 | Published July 25, 2017

Natalie is a Bloomingdale’s salesgirl mooning over her ex-boyfriend; Felicia has been quietly in love with her boss for 17 years; and Andie is a cynical private detective who specializes in cheating husbands. For these three women, as well as many others --- a young model fresh from Alabama, a Hollywood star making her Broadway debut, an unemployed Brown grad who’s been faking a fabulous life on social media --- everything is about to change...and all thanks to the power of one perfect little black dress.

The Asset by Shane Kuhn - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Simon & Schuster | 9781476796222 | Published July 25, 2017

Kennedy --- a private airport security contractor --- knows more about airports than the head of the TSA, and he feels more comfortable in his British Airways Club World flatbed seat than in his own home. Haunted by the memory of his sister’s death on 9/11, Kennedy takes his job and the protection of the American people very seriously. So when he’s kidnapped and recruited into a CIA ghost operation known as Red Carpet, he jumps at the opportunity to become a civilian asset working with a team of some of the CIA’s best counterterrorism analysts and spec ops soldiers as they race against the clock to stop the greatest terrorist threat the United States will ever face.

The Bones of Paradise by Jonis Agee - Fiction, Historical Fiction

William Morrow Paperbacks | 9780062413482 | Published July 25, 2017

Ten years after the Seventh Cavalry massacred more than 200 Lakota men, women and children at Wounded Knee, J.B. Bennett, a white rancher, and Star, a young Native American woman, are murdered in a remote meadow on J.B.’s land. The deaths bring together the scattered members of the Bennett family: J.B.’s cunning and hard father, Drum; his estranged wife, Dulcinea; and his teenage sons, Cullen and Hayward. As the mystery of these twin deaths unfolds, the history of the dysfunctional Bennetts and their damning secrets is revealed, exposing the conflicted heart of a nation caught between past and future.

The Heavenly Table by Donald Ray Pollock - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Anchor | 9781101971659 | Published July 25, 2017

In 1917, in that sliver of border land between Georgia and Alabama, Pearl Jewett ekes out an existence as a dispossessed farmer along with his three criminally-minded sons: Cane, Cob and Chimney. Hundreds of miles away, another farming family, the good-natured Fiddlers, have been swindled out of their family fortune while reeling from the disappearance of their son Eddie, who left to fight the Germans. When a crime spree sets the Jewetts on a collision course for the Fiddlers, an unlikely --- and turbulent --- relationship begins between the families.

The Inseparables by Stuart Nadler - Fiction

Back Bay Books | 9780316335263 | Published July 25, 2017

After a lifetime spent trying to outrun the humiliation her own book caused her, Henrietta has reluctantly agreed to a reissue of The Inseparables, the salaciously filthy and critically despised bestseller she wrote decades earlier. At the same time, her daughter, Oona --- in the middle of a divorce --- has moved back home to the house that Henrietta needs to sell. And Oona's teenage daughter, Lydia, is facing an onslaught of scrutiny and shame when a nude photo of her goes viral. Over the course of a few tumultuous days, the Olyphant women must come to terms with their past and try to reimagine their future.

The Punch Escrow by Tal M. Klein - Adventure, Fiction, Science Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Geek & Sundry | 9781942645580 | Published July 25, 2017

It's the year 2147. Advancements in nanotechnology have enabled us to control aging. We’ve genetically engineered mosquitoes to feast on carbon fumes instead of blood, ending air pollution. And teleportation has become the ideal mode of transportation. Joel Byram spends his days training artificial-intelligence engines to act more human and trying to salvage his deteriorating marriage. He’s pretty much an everyday 22nd-century guy with everyday problems --- until he’s accidentally duplicated while teleporting. Now Joel must outsmart the shadowy organization that controls teleportation, outrun the religious sect out to destroy it, and find a way to get back to the woman he loves in a world that now has two of him.

The Risen by Ron Rash - Fiction

Ecco | 9780062436320 | Published July 25, 2017

While swimming in a secluded creek in 1969, 16-year-old Eugene and his older brother, Bill, meet the entrancing Ligeia. Drawn in by her raw sensuality and rebellious attitude, Eugene falls deeper under her spell. Ligeia introduces him to the thrills and pleasures of the counterculture movement. But just as the movement’s youthful optimism turns dark elsewhere in the country that summer, so does Eugene and Ligeia’s brief romance. When Ligeia vanishes as suddenly as she appeared, the growing rift between the two brothers becomes immutable. Decades later, when a shocking reminder of the past unexpectedly surfaces, Eugene is plunged back into that fateful summer and the girl he cannot forget.