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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 October 10, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of October 10th include THE LAST MIDWIFE by Sandra Dallas, which tells a story of family, community, and the secrets that can destroy and unite them; Elizabeth Strout's MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON, in which a simple hospital visit becomes a portal to the tender relationship between mother and daughter; HEART OF GLASS, Wendy Lawless' follow-up memoir to CHANEL BONFIRE, the darkly funny story of a girl without a roadmap for life who leaves her disastrous past to find herself in the gritty heart of 1980s New York City; and RAZZLE DAZZLE, Michael Riedel's account of the rise, fall and redemption of Broadway --- its stars, its biggest shows, its producers, and all the drama, intrigue and power plays that happened behind the scenes.

Week of October 3, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of October 3rd include FAR FROM TRUE, the second spine-chilling thriller in Linwood Barclay's Promise Falls trilogy (the final installment of the series, THE TWENTY-THREE, will be available on November 1st); LAFAYETTE IN THE SOMEWHAT UNITED STATES by Sarah Vowell, an insightful and unconventional account of George Washington’s trusted officer and friend, that swashbuckling teenage French aristocrat, the Marquis de Lafayette; TWAIN & STANLEY ENTER PARADISE, a luminous work of fiction from Oscar Hijuelos inspired by the real-life, 37-year friendship between famed writer and humorist Mark Twain and legendary explorer Sir Henry Morton Stanley; and THE MISSING KENNEDY by Elizabeth Koehler-Pentacoff, the only full-length, first-person account of John F. Kennedy's sister, Rosemary, after her lobotomy (its paperback publication has been timed perfectly for October, which is National Disability Employment Awareness Month).

Week of September 26, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of September 26th include BIG MAGIC, in which Elizabeth Gilbert, of EAT PRAY LOVE fame, digs deep into her own generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity; WHY NOT ME?, a collection of essays from Mindy Kaling, the creator and star of "The Mindy Project," who shares her ongoing journey to find contentment and excitement in her adult life; and 1944, in which Jay Winik brings to life the year that determined the outcome of World War II and put more pressure than any other on an ailing yet determined President Roosevelt.

Week of September 19, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of September 19th include ALL DRESSED IN WHITE, the second installment in Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke's Under Suspicion series, which follows television producer Laurie Moran as she investigates the cold case of a bride who went missing days before her wedding; THE PAST by Tessa Hadley, which revolves around a dramatic family reunion, where simmering tensions and secrets come to a head over three long, hot summer weeks; and CHASING UTOPIA, a poignant collection of poetry from Nikki Giovanni that celebrates the simple pleasures of everyday life and the bonds we share with those closest to us.

Week of September 12, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of September 12th include YEAR OF YES, a poignant, intimate and hilarious memoir in which Shonda Rhimes, the creator of "Grey’s Anatomy" and "Scandal" and executive producer of "How to Get Away with Murder," reveals how saying YES changed her life --- and how it can change yours too; THE LAST MILE by David Baldacci, which marks the return of Detective Amos Decker --- the man who can forget nothing --- who readers first met last year in MEMORY MAN; and the graphic memoir CAN'T WE TALK ABOUT SOMETHING MORE PLEASANT?, Roz Chast's account of the last several years of her aging parents' lives, told through four-color cartoons, family photos and documents.

Week of September 5, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of September 5th include THE 14th COLONY by Steve Berry, a Cotton Malone thriller that poses the intriguing question: What happens if both the president and vice-president-elect die before taking the oath of office?; THE BITTER SEASON, in which Detective Nikki Liska and her old partner, Sam Kovac, take on multiple twisted cases as author Tami Hoag explores a murder from the past, a murder from the present, and a life that was never meant to be; BLACK MAN IN A WHITE COAT, Dr. Damon Tweedy's passionate and profound memoir of his experience grappling with race, bias and the unique health problems of black Americans; and SISTERS IN LAW by Linda Hirshman, the fascinating story of the intertwined lives of Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first and second women to serve as Supreme Court justices.

Week of August 29, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of August 29th include HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN by James Lee Burke, a thrilling entry in the Holland family saga that tells the story of a father and son separated by war, circumstance and a race for the Holy Grail; THE HOURS COUNT, Jillian Cantor's historical novel about a woman who befriends Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, and is drawn into their world of intrigue; and WE ARE UNPREPARED, a debut novel by Meg Little Reilly, who places a young couple in harm’s way --- both literally and emotionally --- as they face a cataclysmic storm that threatens to decimate their Vermont town and the Eastern Seaboard.

Week of August 22, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of August 22nd include A GIRL'S GUIDE TO MOVING ON by Debbie Macomber, in which a mother and her daughter-in-law bravely leave their troubled marriages and face the challenge of starting over; MY LIFE ON THE ROAD, a candid account of Gloria Steinem's life as a traveler, a listener, and a catalyst for change; and DICTATOR, the final volume of Robert Harris’ Ancient Rome Trilogy, which encompasses some of the most epic events in ancient history --- the collapse of the Roman Republic and the subsequent civil war, the murder of Pompey, and the assassination of Julius Caesar.

Week of August 15, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of August 15th include MRS. GRANT AND MADAME JULE by Jennifer Chiaverini, the first novel to chronicle the singular relationship between Julia Grant, beloved First Lady, and the courageous woman who was her slave and namesake; THE RACE FOR PARIS, a World War II novel by Meg Waite Clayton about two American journalists and an Englishman, who together race the Allies to Occupied Paris for the scoop of their lives; and THE GRATITUDE DIARIES, in which Janice Kaplan spends a year living gratefully and transforms her marriage, family life, work and health.

Week of August 8, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of August 8th include THE HEART GOES LAST by Margaret Atwood, a vivid, urgent vision of development and decay, freedom and surveillance, struggle and hope --- and the timeless workings of the human heart; COMETH THE HOUR, the sixth and penultimate book in Jeffrey Archer's Clifton Chronicles series; FINALE, a work of fiction from Thomas Mallon that captures the crusading ideologies, blunders and glamour of the still-hotly-debated Ronald Reagan years; SHOWDOWN, a biography by Wil Haygood that details the life and career of Thurgood Marshall, one of the most transformative legal minds of the past hundred years; and GOLDENEYE, in which Matthew Parker explores the huge influence of Jamaica on the creation of Ian Fleming’s iconic post-war hero, James Bond.