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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 29, 2015

Releases for the week of June 29th include FLESH AND BLOOD by Patricia Cornwell, in which master forensic sleuth Kay Scarpetta finds herself in the unsettling pursuit of a serial sniper who leaves no incriminating evidence except fragments of copper; BLUE LABYRINTH, a continuation of Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child's Pendergast series, in which a long-buried family secret has come back to haunt the Special Agent; HER LAST WHISPER, Karen Robards'  third paranormal romantic thriller featuring Dr. Charlotte “Charlie” Stone; and Martin Dugard's THE EXPLORERS, which shares the rich saga of the Burton and Speke expedition and guides readers through the seven traits that history’s most legendary explorers called on to survive their impossible journeys.

Week of June 22, 2015

Releases for the week of June 22nd include DARING: MY PASSAGES, a chronicle of Gail Sheehy's trials and triumphs as a groundbreaking “girl” journalist in the 1960s, to iconic guide for women and men seeking to have it all, to one of the premier political profilers of modern times; DANCING FISH AND AMMONITES, a memoir by Penelope Lively, who offers a glimpse into her influences and formative years, as well as a view of what life looks like from the vantage point of 80 years; and DOLLBABY, Laura Lane McNeal's big-hearted coming-of-age debut set in civil rights-era New Orleans --- a novel of Southern eccentricity and secrets.

Week of June 15, 2015

Releases for the week of June 15th include THE BONE CLOCKS, David Mitchell's latest bestseller in which a 15-year-old girl's lost weekend is merely the prelude to a shocking disappearance that leaves her family irrevocably scarred; HAVE A NICE GUILT TRIP, Lisa Scottoline and her daughter, Francesca Serritella's, fourth volume of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman; and ALL DAY AND A NIGHT by Alafair Burke, in which a new murder case with ties to a convicted serial killer leads Detective Ellie Hatcher into a twisting investigation with explosive and deadly results.

Week of June 8, 2015

Releases for the week of June 8th include SAVING GRACE by Jane Green, a powerful and riveting novel about a woman whose life begins to unravel in the face of infidelity and addiction; Sophie Hannah's THE MONOGRAM MURDERS, which marks the first time ever that the Agatha Christie estate has approved a brand-new novel featuring Dame Agatha's most beloved creation, Hercule Poirot; THE MAGICIAN'S LAND, the stunning conclusion to Lev Grossman's bestselling Magicians trilogy; and SELECTED LETTERS OF NORMAN MAILER, which features the most fascinating of Mailer’s missives from 1940 to 2007, compiled by his authorized biographer, J. Michael Lennon, and organized by decade.

Week of June 1, 2015

Releases for the week of June 1st include WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART’S BLOOD, the highly anticipated continuation of Diana Gabaldon’s classic Outlander series; A DEADLY WANDERING by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Matt Richtel, an exploration of technology’s vast influence on the human mind and society, told through the lens of a tragic “texting-while-driving” car crash that claimed the lives of two rocket scientists in 2006; and THE VACATIONERS, Emma Straub’s novel about the secrets, joys and jealousies that rise to the surface over the course of an American family’s Mediterranean holiday.

Week of May 25, 2015

Releases for the week of May 25th include TOP SECRET TWENTY-ONE, book #21 in Janet Evanovich's bestselling Stephanie Plum series, featuring death threats, highly trained assassins, highly untrained assassins, and Stark Street being overrun by a pack of feral Chihuahuas; THE SMOKE AT DAWN, the third novel in Jeff Shaara's Civil War in the West series that started with A BLAZE OF GLORY and A CHAIN OF THUNDER; and THE LION'S GATE by Steven Pressfield, which tells the story of the Six Day War in the voices of the young men and women who battled not only for their lives, but also for the survival of a Jewish state and for the dreams of their ancestors.

Week of May 18, 2015

Releases for the week of May 18th include WINDIGO ISLAND, William Kent Krueger's 14th mystery featuring private investigator Cork O'Connor, who battles vicious villains, both mythical and modern, to rescue a young girl; THE STORIES WE TELL, a powerful novel from Patti Callahan Henry about the stories we tell and the people we trust; NEVERHOME by Laird Hunt, which tells the harrowing story of Ash Thompson, who left her husband to don the uniform of a Union soldier in the Civil War; and SUPREME CITY, Donald L. Miller’s account of Manhattan’s growth and transformation in the 1920s and the brilliant people behind it.

Week of May 11, 2015

Releases for the week of May 11th include DELICIOUS!, the debut novel of Ruth Reichl, Gourmet's editor in chief and the author of three bestselling memoirs; THE GLASS KITCHEN by Linda Francis Lee, a tempestuous story of a woman washed up on the shores of Manhattan who discovers that a kitchen --- like an island --- can be a refuge; and Maureen Corrigan's SO WE READ ON, which takes readers into archives, high school classrooms, and onto the Long Island Sound to explore THE GREAT GATSBY's hidden depths, revealing its surprising debt to noir, its rocky path to recognition as a "classic," and its profound commentaries on race, class and gender.

Week of May 4, 2015

Releases for the week of May 4th include REVIVAL by Stephen King, a dark and electrifying novel about addiction, fanaticism, and what might exist on the other side of life; THE INVENTION OF WINGS, Sue Monk Kidd's exquisitely written novel of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world; NOT MY FATHER'S SON, in which acclaimed actor Alan Cumming opens up about his complicated relationship with his father and the deeply buried family secrets that shaped his life and career; and CHARLESTON by Margaret Bradham Thornton, a lyrical and haunting story of missed chances and enduring love that probes the eternal question: can we ever truly go home again?

Week of April 27, 2015

Releases for the week of April 27th include HARD CHOICES, Hillary Rodham Clinton’s inside account of the crises, choices and challenges she faced during her four years as America’s 67th Secretary of State; PERSONAL, book #19 in Lee Child's action-packed series starring retired military cop Jack Reacher; FACEOFF, a one-of-a-kind anthology edited by David Baldacci that pulls together the most beloved characters from the best and most popular thriller series today; and THE BOMBERS AND THE BOMBED by Richard Overy, a startling new history of the controversial Allied bombing war against Germany and German-occupied Europe.