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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 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.

Week of February 13, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of February 13th include WILDE LAKE by Laura Lippman, in which the case of a mentally disturbed drifter accused of beating a woman to death brings up painful memories of prosecutor Luisa Brant's past; Jacqueline Winspear's JOURNEY TO MUNICH, which finds Maisie Dobbs being sent to Hitler’s Germany as she works with the British Secret Service on an undercover mission; NELLY DEAN, a novel by Alison Case that re-imagines life at Wuthering Heights through the eyes of the Earnshaws’ loyal servant; and THE BLACK CALHOUNS, in which Gail Lumet Buckley --- daughter of actress Lena Horne --- delves deep into her family history, detailing the experiences of an extraordinary African-American family from Civil War to Civil Rights.

Week of February 6, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of February 6th include A MOTHER'S RECKONING, the acclaimed national bestseller by Sue Klebold about living in the aftermath of Columbine as she tries to come to terms with the incomprehensible; IN OTHER WORDS, Jhumpa Lahiri’s meditation on the process of learning to express herself in another language; BRITT-MARIE WAS HERE, Fredrick Backman's novel that celebrates the unexpected friendships that change us forever, and the power of even the gentlest of spirits to make the world a better place; and ALL THINGS CEASE TO APPEAR by Elizabeth Brundage, which combines noir and the gothic in a story about two families entwined in their own unhappiness, with, at its heart, a gruesome and unsolved murder.

Week of January 30, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of January 30th include THE RAINBOW COMES AND GOES, a touching and intimate correspondence between Anderson Cooper and his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, that offers timeless wisdom and a revealing glimpse into their lives; THE EX, a stand-alone novel from Alafair Burke in which a woman agrees to help an old boyfriend who has been framed for murder --- but begins to suspect that she is the one being manipulated; THE CURIOUS CHARMS OF ARTHUR PEPPER by Phaedra Patrick, a hauntingly beautiful story of love, loneliness and self-discovery that introduces readers to an endearing widower who embarks on a life-changing adventure; and Megan Miranda's ALL THE MISSING GIRLS, a nail-biting novel of suspense about the disappearances of two young women --- a decade apart --- told in reverse.

Week of January 23, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of January 23rd include EVERYBODY'S FOOL, which picks up roughly a decade since we were last with Miss Beryl and Sully on New Year's Eve 1984 in Richard Russo's 1993 novel, NOBODY'S FOOL; MIDNIGHT SUN by Jo Nesbø, the tightly wound tale of a man running from retribution, a renegade hitman who goes to ground far above the Arctic circle, where the never-setting sun might slowly drive a man insane; and Patricia Bell-Scott's THE FIREBRAND AND THE FIRST LADY, the riveting history of how a brilliant writer-turned-activist and the first lady of the United States forged an enduring friendship that helped to alter the course of race and racism in America.

Week of January 16, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of January 16th include RISE OF THE ROCKET GIRLS by Nathalia Holt, the riveting true story of the women who launched America into space; Kate Andersen Brower's FIRST WOMEN, an intimate, news-making look at the true modern power brokers at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue: the First Ladies, from Jackie Kennedy to Michelle Obama; and three Bookreporter.com Bets On picks from 2016: THE WIDOW by Fiona Barton, GEORGIA: A Novel of Georgia O'Keeffe by Dawn Tripp, and THE THINGS WE KEEP by Sally Hepworth.

Week of January 9, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of January 9th include THE TRAVELERS, a pulse-racing international thriller from Chris Pavone, the New York Times bestselling author of THE EXPATS and THE ACCIDENT; DON'T YOU CRY by Mary Kubica, an electrifying tale of deceit and obsession that builds to a stunning conclusion and shows that no matter how fast and far we run, the past always catches up with us; Alison Weir's THE LOST TUDOR PRINCESS, the first biography of Margaret Douglas, the beautiful, cunning niece of Henry VIII of England who used her sharp intelligence and covert power to influence the succession after the death of Elizabeth I; and FLIGHT OF DREAMS by Ariel Lawhon, a suspenseful, heart-wrenching novel that brings the fateful voyage of the Hindenburg to life.

Week of January 2, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of January 2nd include THE FIREMAN by Joe Hill, a chilling novel about a worldwide pandemic of spontaneous combustion that threatens to reduce civilization to ashes and a band of improbable heroes who battle to save it, led by one powerful and enigmatic man known as the Fireman; AFTER THE CRASH by Michel Bussi, a Bookreporter.com Bets On pick that follows the aftermath of a plane crash in which the sole survivor is a three-month-old girl --- and two families step forward to claim the child; RIVER ROAD, a gripping, twist-filled psychological thriller from Carol Goodman about a professor accused of killing her student in a hit-and-run accident; and Viola Shipman's THE CHARM BRACELET, in which three women, through an heirloom charm bracelet, rediscover the importance of family and a passion for living as each charm changes their lives.

Week of December 26, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of December 26th include SWEET TOMORROWS, the conclusion to Debbie Macomber’s beloved Rose Harbor series, set in the picturesque town of Cedar Cove; DARKNESS by Karen Robards, the heart-pumping and nail-biting tale of a brilliant ornithologist trapped on the remote Attu Island in Alaska, fighting for her life --- and that of a handsome stranger --- before they’re swallowed up in darkness forever; THE HANGING GIRL, book six in Jussi Adler-Olsen's Department Q mystery series, featuring Detective Carl Mørck and his enigmatic assistants, Assad and Rose; and GONE AGAIN by James Grippando, in which Miami criminal defense lawyer Jack Swyteck takes on his first death-row client since THE PARDON in a case as twisty as it is shocking.