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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 March 30, 2015

Releases for the week of March 30th include THE FORTUNE HUNTER, Daisy Goodwin's bestselling historical novel about a beautiful empress, a handsome horseman and a bluestocking heiress who form a passionate love triangle; Debbie Macomber's BLOSSOM STREET BRIDES, in which several knitters endeavor to overcome love snafus while a mysterious do-gooder is planting "Knit Me" baskets of knitting projects around the city of Seattle; and HOTEL FLORIDA by Amanda Vaill, a spellbinding story of love amid the devastation of the Spanish Civil War.

Week of March 23, 2015

Releases for the week of March 23rd include THE ESCAPE, a continuation of David Baldacci's series featuring John Puller, a combat veteran and special agent with the U.S. Army whose newest case will force him to hunt down the most formidable and brilliant prey he has ever tracked: his own brother; THE ONE & ONLY by Emily Giffin, in which the comfortable world of 33-year-old Shea Rigsby is upended when an unexpected tragedy strikes her tight-knit community, and she begins to wonder if the life she has chosen is really enough for her; and A BROKEN HALLELUJAH, Liel Leibovitz's meditation on Leonard Cohen --- the singer, his music, and the ideas and beliefs at its core.

Week of March 16, 2015

Releases for the week of March 16th include THE BURNING ROOM, Michael Connelly's thriller that follows Detective Harry Bosch and his new partner as they investigate a recent murder where the trigger was pulled nine years earlier; GEMINI, in which master of medical drama Carol Cassella presents, in beautiful interwoven storytelling, two women --- lifetimes apart --- who face the inescapable forces shaping their lives; and THE RISE by celebrated art historian, curator and teacher Sarah Lewis, a fascinating examination of how our most iconic creative endeavors --- from innovation to the arts --- are not achievements but conversions, corrections after failed attempts.

Week of March 9, 2015

Releases for the week of March 9th include KEEP QUIET, Lisa Scottoline's emotionally gripping and complex story about one man's split-second decision to protect his son --- and the devastating consequences that follow; FOURTH OF JULY CREEK, in which PEN prize-winning writer Smith Henderson explores the complexities of freedom, community, grace, suspicion and anarchy, brilliantly depicting our nation's disquieting and violent contradictions; and FOR THE BENEFIT OF THOSE WHO SEE, Rosemary Mahoney's memoir that tells the story of Braille Without Borders, the first school for the blind in Tibet, and of Sabriye Tenberken, the remarkable blind woman who founded the school.

Week of March 2, 2015

Releases for the week of March 2nd include CHINA DOLLS by Lisa See, in which the lives of three friends are threatened by paranoia and suspicion after the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor, and a shocking act of betrayal changes everything; BOY, SNOW, BIRD, the widely acclaimed novel from Helen Oyeyemi that recasts the Snow White fairy tale as a story of family secrets, race, beauty and vanity; and THE NOBLE HUSTLE, Pulitzer finalist Colson Whitehead’s memoir of his search for meaning at high stakes poker tables, which he describes as “EAT, PRAY, LOVE for depressed shut-ins.”

Week of February 23, 2015

Releases for the week of February 23rd include the 2014 National Book Award winner REDEPLOYMENT, Phil Klay’s debut short story collection that 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; THE CITY, the riveting, soul-stirring story of Jonah Kirk, a musical prodigy beginning to explore his own gifts when he crosses a group of extremely dangerous people, with shattering consequences; and MARGARITA WEDNESDAYS, in which Deborah Rodriguez takes us along on her inspiring journey of self-discovery and renewal after she is forced to flee Afghanistan in 2007.

Week of February 16, 2015

Releases for the week of February 16th include BONES NEVER LIE, the 17th installment in Kathy Reichs' series starring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan; THE SERPENT OF VENICE by Christopher Moore, a satiric Venetian gothic that brings back the Pocket of Dog Snogging, the eponymous hero of FOOL, along with his sidekick, Drool, and pet monkey, Jeff; and GLITTER AND GLUE, a memoir by Kelly Corrigan that examines the bond --- sometimes nourishing, sometimes exasperating, occasionally divine --- between mothers and daughters.

Week of February 9, 2015

Releases for the week of February 9th include MEAN STREAK by Sandra Brown, a heart-pounding story of survival that takes the age-old question "Does the end justify the means?" and turns it on its head; A KING'S RANSOM, Sharon Kay Penman's long-anticipated sequel to LIONHEART that tells the vivid and heart-wrenching story of the last event-filled years in the life of Richard I of England, Coeur de Lion; and DARK INVASION, Howard Blum’s gritty, true-life tale of German espionage and terror on American soil during World War I, and the NYPD Inspector who helped uncover the plot --- the basis for the film to be produced by and starring Bradley Cooper.

Week of February 2, 2015

Releases for the week of February 2nd include DESTROYER ANGEL, book 19 in Nevada Barr's series of mysteries starring Nation Park Ranger Anna Pigeon; NEW LIFE, NO INSTRUCTIONS, Gail Caldwell's memoir about a dramatic turning point in her life that unexpectedly opened up a world of understanding, possibility and connection; and SHOTGUN LOVESONGS, Nickolas Butler's debut novel in which four boyhood friends --- and a woman who has meant something special in each of their lives --- are all brought together for a wedding in the small Wisconsin town of Little Wing.

Week of January 26, 2015

Releases for the week of January 26th include Karin Slaughter's first stand-alone novel, COP TOWN, an epic story of a city in the midst of seismic upheaval, a serial killer targeting cops, and a divided police force tasked with bringing a madman to justice; Isabel Allende's RIPPER, a fast-paced mystery involving a brilliant teenage sleuth who must unmask a serial killer in San Francisco; and CALL ME BURROUGHS by Beat historian Barry Miles, the first full-length biography of Augusten Burroughs to be published in a quarter century --- and the first one to chronicle the last decade of Burroughs' life and examine his long-term cultural legacy.