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New in Paperback

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

Week of July 28, 2014

Releases for the week of July 28th include UNBROKEN, an unforgettable testament to the resilience of the human mind, body and spirit, brought vividly to life by SEABISCUIT author Laura Hillenbrand; CONCEALED IN DEATH, book 38(!) in J.D. Robb's Eve Dallas series; THE ALL-GIRL FILLING STATION'S LAST REUNION by Fannie Flagg, a comic mystery about two women who are forced to reimagine who they are; THE CHILDHOOD OF JESUS, a haunting novel about childhood and destiny courtesy of Nobel laureate and two-time Booker Prize winner J. M. Coetzee; and THE GOOD NURSE, Charles Graeber's terrifying chronicle of registered nurse Charlie Cullen's deadly career and the breathless efforts to stop him.

Week of July 21, 2014

Releases for the week of July 21st include APPROACHING THE SPEED OF LIGHT, a deeply moving tale from Victoria Lustbader about the things we cannot leave behind --- and how, sometimes, we have to go through the black hole to come out the other side; ROSE KENNEDY: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch, in which presidential historian Barbara A. Perry captures Rose Kennedy’s essential contributions to the incomparable Kennedy dynasty; and THE TROOP by Nick Cutter, an edge-of-your-seat thriller that takes you deep into the heart of darkness, where fear feeds on sanity…and terror hungers for more.

Week of July 14, 2014

Releases for the week of July 14th include ROSE HARBOR IN BLOOM, Debbie Macomber's return to the charming Rose Harbor Inn, where each guest finds a second chance and every room comes with an inspiring new view; IDENTICAL, in which Scott Turow weaves a complex web of murder, sex and betrayal, as an ex-FBI agent and a private investigator begin a re-investigation into the death of a woman 25 years ago; and HELP FOR THE HAUNTED by John Searles, the story of a most unusual family, their deep secrets, their harrowing tragedy, and ultimately, a daughter’s discovery of a dark and unexpected mystery.

Week of July 7, 2014

Releases for the week of July 7th include PRIVATE L.A. by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan, which finds Private Jack Morgan investigating the disappearance of the biggest superstar couple in Hollywood; Linda Castillo's HER LAST BREATH, a Kate Burkholder novel starring an extraordinarily beautiful Amish woman, a dangerous femme fatale, that reveals a dark side of Painters Mill and its seemingly perfect Amish world; and ARCHANGEL: Fiction, in which Andrea Barrett unfolds five pivotal moments in the lives of her characters and in the history of knowledge.

Week of June 30, 2014

Releases for the week of June 30th include NIGHT FILM by Marisha Pessl, the haunting story of a journalist who becomes obsessed with the mysterious death of a troubled prodigy --- the daughter of an iconic, reclusive filmmaker; TAMARACK COUNTY, the 13th installment in William Kent Krueger's Cork O'Connor mystery series; A TAP ON THE WINDOW, in which Linwood Barclay reveals the dark side of a small town --- and the even darker secrets that hide there; SOMERSET, a prequel to Leila Meacham's multi-generational epic, ROSES; and I WEAR THE BLACK HAT, a collection of essays that finds Chuck Klosterman questioning the modern understanding of villainy.

Week of June 23, 2014

Releases for the week of June 23rd include THE QUEST by Nelson DeMille, a sweeping adventure that takes readers from the war-torn jungles of Ethiopia to the magical city of Rome; James Lee Burke's LIGHT OF THE WORLD, a harrowing novel that examines the nature of evil and pits Dave Robicheaux against the most diabolical villain he has ever faced; THE SIGNATURE OF ALL THINGS, Elizabeth Gilbert's return to fiction, which spans much of the 18th and 19th centuries and follows the fortunes of the extraordinary Whittaker family; and THE GIRL YOU LEFT BEHIND by Jojo Moyes, a spellbinding story of two women united in their fight for what they love most.

Week of June 16, 2014

Releases for the week of June 16th include Janet Evanovich's TAKEDOWN TWENTY, a Stephanie Plum novel that finds the New Jersey bounty hunter determined to catch a notorious mob boss before he has a chance to take her out; BONES OF THE LOST, Kathy Reichs's 16th book featuring forensic anthropologist Tempe Brennan, whose examination of a young girl killed in a hit and run in North Carolina triggers an investigation into international human trafficking; and THE LOWLAND by Jhumpa Lahiri, the story of two very different brothers bound by tragedy, a fiercely brilliant woman haunted by her past, a country torn apart by revolution, and a love that endures long past death.

Week of June 9, 2014

Releases for the week of June 9th include SWEET SALT AIR by Barbara Delinsky, the story of a woman who has a secret that may save the life of her best friend's husband --- or destroy him; BIG BROTHER, a striking novel from Lionel Shriver that asks just how much sacrifice we'll make to save single members of our families, and whether it's ever possible to save loved ones from themselves; and THE TILTED WORLD by Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly, an extraordinary tale of murder and moonshine, sandbagging and saboteurs, and a man and a woman who find unexpected love.

Week of June 2, 2014

Releases for the week of June 2nd include AND THE MOUNTAINS ECHOED, the highly anticipated new novel by Khaled Hosseini, who explores the many ways in which families nurture, wound, betray, honor and sacrifice for one another; THE SILVER STAR by Jeannette Walls, a heartbreaking and redemptive novel about an intrepid girl who challenges the injustice of the adult world; THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE, Neil Gaiman’s first new novel for adults since ANANSI BOYS, a bewitching and harrowing tale of mystery and survival, memory and magic; and LET'S EXPLORE DIABETES WITH OWLS, in which David Sedaris discusses his misunderstood love of owls, taxidermy, colonoscopies, the pains and pleasures of frequent travel, his remarkable family, and so much more.

Week of May 26, 2014

Releases for the week of May 26th include DEEPLY ODD, the latest Odd Thomas thriller from the prolific Dean Koontz; WHITE FIRE by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, the 13th novel featuring FBI agent Aloysius Pendergast; Luanne Rice's THE LEMON ORCHARD, a heartrending love story of two people from seemingly different worlds; and THE WIDOW WALTZ by Sally Koslow, which explores the bonds between mothers and daughters, belligerent siblings, skittish lovers and bitter rivals as they discover the power of forgiveness and healing.