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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 May 30, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of May 30th include CIRCLING THE SUN by Paula McLain, which brings to life Beryl Markham, a record-setting aviator caught up in a passionate love triangle with safari hunter Denys Finch Hatton and Karen Blixen, who as Isak Dinesen wrote the classic memoir OUT OF AFRICA; BLUEPRINTS, a riveting novel from Barbara Delinsky, who explores the limits of love and asks what happens when the right man comes along at the wrong time; Don Winslow's THE CARTEL, a gripping, true-to-life, ripped-from-the-headlines epic story of power, corruption, revenge and justice spanning the past decade of the Mexican-American drug wars; and CHINA RICH GIRLFRIEND by Kevin Kwan, a wickedly funny novel of social climbing, secret emails, art-world scandal, lovesick billionaires, and the outrageous story of what happens when Rachel Chu, engaged to marry Asia's most eligible bachelor, discovers her birthfather.

Week of May 23, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of May 23rd include James Patterson's CROSS JUSTICE, in which Alex Cross confronts the deadliest --- and most personal --- case of his career; SUMMER SECRETS by Jane Green, a compelling drama and a beautifully rendered portrait of relationships, betrayals and forgiveness, about accepting the things we cannot change, finding the courage to change the things we can, and being strong enough to weather the storms; and DANGEROUS WHEN WET, Jamie Brickhouse's astonishing memoir --- by turns both darkly comic and deeply poignant --- about the native Texan's long struggle with alcohol, his complicated relationship with Mama Jean, and his sexuality.

Week of May 16, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of May 16th include WILDFLOWER, a portrait of Drew Barrymore's life in stories as she looks back on the adventures, challenges and incredible experiences she’s had throughout her life; THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF AMERICA AT WAR, in which historian Kenneth C. Davis brings to life six emblematic battles, revealing untold tales that span our nation's history --- from the Revolutionary War to Iraq; THE SCARLET GOSPELS, which takes readers back many years to the early days of two of Clive Barker's most iconic characters in a battle of good and evil as old as time; and DID YOU EVER HAVE A FAMILY by Bill Clegg, a magnificently powerful story about a circle of people who find solace in the least likely of places as they cope with a horrific tragedy.

Week of May 9, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of May 9th include A LUCKY LIFE INTERRUPTED, Tom Brokaw's powerful memoir of a year of dramatic change --- a year spent battling cancer and reflecting on a long, happy and lucky life; Bernard Cornwell's first work of nonfiction, WATERLOO, the definitive, illustrated history of one of the greatest battles ever fought --- a riveting chronicle published to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Napoleon’s last stand; and ALL THE SINGLE LADIES, in which Dorothea Benton Frank takes readers deep into the Lowcountry of South Carolina, where three unsuspecting women are brought together by tragedy and mystery.

Week of May 2, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of May 2nd include Harper Lee's second novel, GO SET A WATCHMAN, which is set two decades after her beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD; IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT, Judy Blume's first novel for adults since the 1998 release of SUMMER SISTERS; BEACH TOWN by Mary Kay Andrews, which revolves around the attraction between a movie location scout and the mayor of a sleepy Florida panhandle town, a born-again environmentalist who is determined to keep his town from being commercialized; THE WRIGHT BROTHERS by David McCullough, the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly; and Laura Dave's EIGHT HUNDRED GRAPES, a story about the messy realities of family, the strength (and weaknesses) of romantic love, and the importance of finding a place to call home.

Week of April 25, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of April 25th include UNDERCOVER, a psychologically penetrating novel from Danielle Steel, who explores the consequences of trauma and the perseverance of the human spirit; the National Book Award finalist HOLD STILL, a revealing and beautifully written memoir and family history from acclaimed photographer Sally Mann; Matthew Pearl's THE LAST BOOKANEER, the story of an epic literary heist by a forgotten class of consummate criminals; and LUSITANIA by Greg King and Penny Wilson, which recounts the story of the Lusitania's glamorous passengers and the torpedo that ended an era and prompted the US entry into World War I.

Week of April 18, 2016

When reclusive writer Leonora is invited to the English countryside for a weekend away, she reluctantly agrees to make the trip. But as the first night falls, revelations unfold among friends old and new, an unnerving memory shatters Leonora’s reserve, and a haunting realization creeps in: the party is not alone in the woods. That's the chilling premise of Ruth Ware's suspenseful, compulsive and darkly twisted psychological thriller, IN A DARK, DARK WOOD. Other paperback releases for the week of April 18th include novels from Mary Higgins Clark, Walter Mosley, Penny Vincenzi and Andrew Vachss, in addition to CAPITAL DAMES, in which Cokie Roberts marks the sesquicentennial of the Civil War by offering a riveting look at Washington, D.C. and the experiences, influence and contributions of its women during this momentous period of American history.

Week of April 11, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of April 11th include MY JOURNEY WITH MAYA, a memoir by Tavis Smiley, who shares his personal memories of his decades-long friendship with Maya Angelou, who left as indelible an imprint on American culture as she did on him; A PATTERN OF LIES by Charles Todd, in which a horrific explosion at a gunpowder mill sends Bess Crawford to war-torn France to keep a deadly pattern of lies from leading to more deaths; and WOMAN WTH A SECRET, a dark and chilling psychological thriller from Sophie Hannah in which a woman desperate to hide a devastating secret in her past is drawn into a murder investigation.

Week of April 4, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of April 4th include thrillers from James Patterson (THE MURDER HOUSE, co-written with David Ellis), Stuart Woods (NAKED GREED) and John Sandford (GATHERING PREY); THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE by Ann Packer, which explores the secrets and desires, the remnant wounds and saving graces of one California family over the course of five decades; A FINE ROMANCE, a follow-up to KNOCK WOOD, in which Candice Bergen talks about her marriage to a famous French director, the birth of her daughter, "Murphy Brown," widowhood, falling in love again, and watching her daughter blossom; and MY PARIS DREAM by former Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar editor Kate Betts, a charming and insightful memoir about coming of age as a fashion journalist in 1980s Paris.

Week of March 28, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of March 29th include MAKE ME, the 20th installment in Lee Child's Jack Reacher series; THE ENGLISH SPY by Daniel Silva, another action-packed tale of high-stakes international intrigue featuring the inimitable Gabriel Allon; Philippa Gregory's THE TAMING OF THE QUEEN, a riveting Tudor tale featuring King Henry VIII’s sixth wife, Kateryn Parr, the first English queen to publish under her own name; and UNFORGETTABLE, a deeply moving, at times laugh-out-loud funny memoir about the colorful life of Scott Simon and his mother, who spent their last days together in a hospital ICU reflecting on their lifetime's worth of memories.