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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 24, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of July 24th include BRIDGET JONES'S BABY by Helen Fielding, which tells us what happened between THE EDGE OF REASON and MAD ABOUT THE BOY, revealing how our heroine came to be a mum; Faye Kellerman's BONE BOX, in which Rina Lazarus makes a shocking discovery in the woods of her upstate New York community that leads her husband, police detective Peter Decker, through a series of gruesome, decades old, unsolved murders, pointing to a diabolical serial killer who’s been hiding in plain sight; and Liane Moriarty's novel, TRULY MADLY GUILTY, in which the author shows how guilt can expose the fault lines in the most seemingly strong relationships, how what we don’t say can be more powerful than what we do, and how sometimes it is the most innocent of moments that can do the greatest harm.

Week of July 17, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of July 17th include BUSH, an account of George W. Bush's life by distinguished presidential biographer Jean Edward Smith, who shows how he ignored his advisors to make key decisions himself --- most disastrously in invading Iraq --- and how these decisions were often driven by the President’s deep religious faith; THE FALL, in which John Lescroart puts Dismas Hardy and his daughter in the middle of an uncertain murder case where winning the trial could mean losing everything; and ALL IS NOT FORGOTTEN, Wendy Walker's debut psychological thriller that poses an intriguing question: Will she choose to remember the one thing she wanted to forget?

Week of July 10, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of July 10th include John Grisham's THE WHISTLER, a high-stakes thrill ride through the darkest corners of the Sunshine State; MY NOT SO PERFECT LIFE, Sophie Kinsella's novel that is part love story and part workplace drama, a witty critique of the false judgments we make in a social-media-obsessed world; THE CHEMIST by Stephenie Meyer, in which an ex-agent on the run from her former employers must take one more case to clear her name and save her life; and THE DOLLHOUSE, Fiona Davis' debut novel that pulls readers into the lush world of New York City's glamorous Barbizon Hotel for Women, where in the 1950s a generation of aspiring models, secretaries and editors lived side by side while attempting to claw their way to fairy-tale success, and where a present-day journalist becomes consumed with uncovering a dark secret buried deep within the Barbizon's glitzy past.

Week of July 3, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of July 3rd include BEHIND CLOSED DOORS by B. A. Paris, a debut psychological thriller about a seemingly happy couple whose family and friends have no idea what their lives are actually like behind closed doors; AROUND THE WAY GIRL, Taraji P. Henson's inspiring and funny memoir about family, friends, the hustle required to make it in Hollywood, and the joy of living your own truth; THE HOUSE BY THE LAKE by Thomas Harding, a groundbreaking and revelatory new history of Germany, told over a tumultuous century through the story of a small wooden house; and CITY OF SEDITION, in which John Strausbaugh tells the spellbinding story of the huge --- and hugely conflicted --- role that New York City played in the Civil War.

Week of June 26, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of June 26th include BEHOLD THE DREAMERS, Imbolo Mbue's debut novel about a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy; KILLER LOOK by Linda Fairstein, a heart-pounding thriller starring Alex Cooper that explores the dark secrets of Manhattan's iconic fashion scene; THE FATE OF THE TEARLING, the thrilling conclusion to Erika Johansen's Tearling trilogy, in which the fate of Queen Kelsea --- and the Tearling itself --- will finally be revealed; and THE LYNCHING by Laurence Leamer, which chronicles the powerful and spellbinding true story of a brutal race-based killing in 1981 and subsequent trials that undid the Ku Klux Klan.

Week of June 19, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of June 19th include Paulette Jiles' NEWS OF THE WORLD, a National Book Award finalist about an aging itinerant news reader who, in the aftermath of the Civil War, agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa back to her people; THE MANDIBLES, a near-future novel from Lionel Shriver that explores the aftershocks of an economically devastating U.S. sovereign debt default on four generations of a once-prosperous American family; and THE HOUSE AT THE EDGE OF NIGHT by Catherine Banner, a sweeping saga about four generations of a family who live and love on an enchanting island off the coast of Italy.

Week of June 12, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of June 12th include I’VE GOT SAND IN ALL THE WRONG PLACES, another collection of funny and relatable true stories in the everyday lives of modern women, from the mother-daughter team of Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella, who give their multigenerational take on a variety of topics; THE DOLL-MASTER AND OTHER TALES OF TERROR, featuring six psychologically daring stories from Joyce Carol Oates; DIE OF SHAME by Mark Billingham, a chilling story of addiction, subterfuge and murder; and SWIMMING IN THE SINK, a stunning memoir of life after loss, in which open-water swimming legend Lynne Cox tells of facing the one challenge that no amount of training could prepare her for.

Week of June 5, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of June 5th include BEFORE THE FALL, Noah Hawley's much-talked-about thriller that revolves around the aftermath of a plane crash and the backstories of the passengers and crew members; MILLER'S VALLEY by Anna Quindlen, in which a young woman unearths deep secrets about her family and unexpected truths about herself; THE WANGS VS. THE WORLD, Jade Chang's debut novel about a wealthy Chinese-American family whose spectacular fall from riches to rags brings them together in a way money never could; and IRENA'S CHILDREN by Tilar J. Mazzeo, the extraordinary and gripping account of Irena Sendler --- the “female Oskar Schindler” --- who took staggering risks to save 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II.

Week of May 29, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of May 29th include Anne Rice's PRINCE LESTAT AND THE REALMS OF ATLANTIS, which marks the return of the indomitable vampire hero Lestat de Lioncourt, who finds himself at war with a strange, ancient, otherworldly form that has somehow taken possession of his immortal body and spirit; LILY AND THE OCTOPUS by Steven Rowley, in which a struggling writer vows to save his ailing, elderly dachshund by any means necessary; MODERN LOVERS, Emma Straub's novel about a tight-knit group of friends from college --- and what it means to finally grow up, well after adulthood has set in; and THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR by Shari Lapena, a domestic suspense debut about a young couple and their apparently friendly neighbors --- a twisty, rollercoaster ride of lies, betrayal, and the secrets between husbands and wives.

Week of May 22, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of May 22nd include series additions from James Patterson (CROSS THE LINE), Brad Thor (FOREIGN AGENT) and John Connolly (A TIME OF TORMENT); THE LAST DAYS OF NIGHT by Graham Moore, a thrilling novel based on actual events --- about the nature of genius, the cost of ambition, and the battle to electrify America; PAPER, Mark Kurlansky's definitive history of paper and the astonishing ways it has shaped today’s world; and THE PERFECT HORSE by Elizabeth Letts, the remarkable story of the heroic rescue of priceless horses in the closing days of World War II.