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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 June 27, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of June 27th include OUR SOULS AT NIGHT by Kent Haruf, a bittersweet yet inspiring story of a man and a woman who, in advanced age, come together to wrestle with the events of their lives and their hopes for the imminent future; Preston and Child's CRIMSON SHORE, in which a seemingly straightforward private case turns out to be much more complicated --- and sinister --- than Special Agent A.X.L. Pendergast ever could have anticipated; GOLDEN AGE, the final volume of Jane Smiley's Last Hundred Years Trilogy that brings the Langdon family into our present times and beyond; and FIND A WAY, a riveting memoir from Diana Nyad in which she shares a spirited account of what it takes to face one’s fears, engage one’s passions and never ever give up.

Week of June 20, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of June 20th include THE GAP OF TIME, Jeanette Winterson's cover version of "The Winter's Tale," one of Shakespeare's "late plays"; Patti Callahan Henry's novel, THE IDEA OF LOVE, which poses the question, "Can two people come together for all the wrong reasons and still make it right?"; SECOND LIFE, a psychological thriller from S. J. Watson about a woman with a secret identity that threatens to destroy her; and two books by David Rosenfelt --- WHO LET THE DOG OUT?, an Andy Carpenter mystery, and LESSONS FROM TARA, a collection of essays all about the inspirational canine who taught Rosenfelt everything he knows.

Week of June 13, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of June 13th include DEAR MR. YOU, which renders the singular arc of a woman’s life through letters Mary-Louise Parker composes to the men, real and hypothetical, who have informed the person she is today; DOES THIS BEACH MAKE ME LOOK FAT?, a collection of funny stories and true confessions from the mother-daughter team of Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella, who tackle the quirks, absurdities and wonders of everyday life with wit and warmth; THE FATEFUL LIGHTNING, the riveting final installment in Jeff Shaara's Civil War series that began with A BLAZE OF GLORY and continued in A CHAIN OF THUNDER and THE SMOKE AT DAWN; and THE TRUTH ACCORDING TO US by Annie Barrows, which brings to life an inquisitive young girl, her beloved aunt, and the alluring visitor who changes the course of their destiny forever.

Week of June 6, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of June 6th include THE MARRIAGE OF OPPOSITES by Alice Hoffman, a forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro --- the Father of Impressionism; DEVIL'S BRIDGE, the 17th Alexandra Cooper thriller by Linda Fairstein, who takes readers where they have never been before: inside the mind of NYPD Detective Mike Chapman; TWAIN'S END, Lynn Cullen's fictionalized imagining of the personal life of America’s most iconic writer: Mark Twain; and Robert Weintraub's NO BETTER FRIEND, which tells the story of Air Force technician Frank Williams and Judy, a purebred pointer, who met in World War II and were POWs in a camp in the Pacific.

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.