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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 April 24, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of April 24th include THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah, which tells the stories of two sisters --- separated by years and experience, by ideals, passion and circumstance --- each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival, love and freedom in German-occupied, war-torn France; THE SOUND OF GRAVEL, the remarkable memoir of Ruth Wariner's coming-of-age in a polygamist family; BEFORE WE VISIT THE GODDESS, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's novel about three generations of mothers and daughters who must discover their greatest source of strength in one another; and BUT WHAT IF WE'RE WRONG?, in which cultural critic Chuck Klosterman explores the possibility that our currently held beliefs and assumptions about the world will eventually be proven wrong.

Week of April 17, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of April 17th include ELIGIBLE, Curtis Sittenfeld's modern retelling of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, which tackles gender, class, courtship and family; AS TIME GOES BY, a thrilling mystery from Mary Higgins Clark about a news reporter who tries to find her birth mother just as she is assigned to cover the high-profile trial of a woman accused of murdering her wealthy husband; THE THIRD WAVE, in which Steve Case, one of America’s most accomplished entrepreneurs, shares a roadmap for how anyone can succeed in a world of rapidly changing technology; and APPROVAL JUNKIE, a collection of daring, funny essays chronicling the adventures of comedian and journalist Faith Salie during her lifelong quest for approval.

Week of April 10, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of April 10th include THE WOMAN IN CABIN 10 by Ruth Ware, a haunting novel about a journalist on a luxury cruise who witnesses a woman being thrown overboard --- but all passengers remain accounted for; BARKSKINS, Annie Proulx's bestselling epic about the demise of the world's forests; KICK KENNEDY, an unforgettable portrait of the Kennedy family's favorite daughter from Barbara Leaming, who has written a mesmerizing story of love, loss and war; and Howard Blum's THE LAST GOODNIGHT, a riveting biography of Betty Pack, the dazzling American debutante who became an Allied spy during World War II and was hailed by OSS chief General “Wild Bill" Donovan as “the greatest unsung heroine of the war.”

Week of April 3, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of April 3rd include ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, Anthony Doerr's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II; FIRST COMES LOVE by Emily Giffin, in which a pair of sisters find themselves at a crossroads; THE NEST, Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney's debut novel about four adult siblings and the fate of the shared inheritance that has shaped their choices and their lives; Jeffrey Toobin's AMERICAN HEIRESS, the definitive account of the kidnapping and trial that defined an insane era in American history; and THE RETURN by Hisham Matar, the acclaimed memoir of a son’s search for the truth behind his father’s disappearance.

Week of March 27, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of March 28th include END OF WATCH, the spectacular finale to Stephen King's trilogy that began with MR. MERCEDES (winner of the Edgar Award) and FINDERS KEEPERS; the hilariously frank memoir LUST & WONDER, Augusten Burroughs' intimate look at the driving forces in his life; VINEGAR GIRL, Anne Tyler's inspired, witty and irresistible contemporary take on one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies; and THE MURDER OF MARY RUSSELL by Laurie R. King, in which Sherlock Holmes must put aside his anguish over his wife Mary Russell’s death to uncover the truth about his longtime and trusted housekeeper.

Week of March 20, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of March 20th include NO MAN'S LAND by David Baldacci, which marks the return of Special Agent John Puller, a combat veteran and the army's most tenacious investigator; Kate White's THE SECRETS YOU KEEP, a harrowing new psychological thriller about a successful self-help author who suddenly finds her life spiraling dangerously out of control; MRS. HOUDINI, Victoria Kelly's debut novel that explores the passionate marriage of Harry Houdini and his wife, Bess --- a love story that defied death itself; and THE TWO-FAMILY HOUSE by first-time novelist Lynda Cohen Loigman, a heart-wrenching, gripping multigenerational story, woven around the deepest of secrets.

Week of March 13, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of March 13th include JANE STEELE, Lyndsay Faye's reimagining of Jane Eyre as a gutsy, heroic serial killer, which has been nominated for the 2017 Edgar Award for Best Novel; RIGHTFUL HERITAGE, historian Douglas Brinkley's chronicle of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's essential yet under-sung legacy as the founder of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and premier protector of America’s public lands; TWO IF BY SEA by Jacquelyn Mitchard, an epic story about an unlikely hero whose life is transformed when he rescues a boy with an extraordinary gift; and MAGGIE SMITH, Michael Coveney's biography of Dame Maggie Smith, whose stage and screen career spans six decades.

Week of March 6, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of March 6th include EVERYONE BRAVE IS FORGIVEN by Chris Cleave, in which three unforgettable individuals are thrown together by war, love and their search for belonging in the ever-changing landscape of World War II London; WHAT IS NOT YOURS IS NOT YOURS, Helen Oyeyemi's collection of intertwined stories that is built around the idea of keys, literal and metaphorical; ALL SUMMER LONG, Dorothea Benton Frank's latest novel that follows the travels of one couple though a tumultuous summer; and SPAIN IN OUR HEARTS by Adam Hochschild, a sweeping history of the Spanish Civil War, told through a dozen characters, including Ernest Hemingway and George Orwell.

Week of February 27, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of February 27th include THE BLACK WIDOW, another spellbinding international thriller from Daniel Silva that finds art restorer, spy and assassin Gabrial Allon grappling  with an ISIS mastermind; MOST WANTED by Lisa Scottoline, a thriller that poses an ethical and moral dilemma: What would you do if the biological father of your unborn child was a killer?; SEX OBJECT, a memoir that reveals the painful, embarrassing and sometimes illegal moments that shaped Jessica Valenti’s adolescence and young adulthood in New York City; and THE FAMILY TREE, the provocative true account of the hanging of four black people by a white lynch mob in 1912, written by Karen Branan, the great-granddaughter of the sheriff charged with protecting them.

Week of February 20, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of February 20th include Kathleen Grissom's GLORY OVER EVERYTHING, a heart-racing story about a man’s treacherous journey through the twists and turns of the Underground Railroad on a mission to save the boy he swore to protect; THREE SISTERS, THREE QUEENS by Philippa Gregory, the little-known story of three Tudor women who are united in sisterhood and yet compelled to be rivals when they fulfill their destinies as queens; THE SUMMER BEFORE THE WAR by Helen Simonson, a breathtaking novel of love on the eve of World War I that reaches far beyond the small English town in which it is set; and THE LEGENDS CLUB, the riveting inside story of college basketball's fiercest rivalry among three coaching legends --- University of North Carolina's Dean Smith, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, and North Carolina State's Jim Valvano --- from award-winning author and sportswriter John Feinstein.