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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 March 26, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of March 26th include THE STARS ARE FIRE by Anita Shreve, which centers on an extraordinary young woman who is tested by a catastrophic event, and is based on the true story of the largest fire in Maine's history; ALL BY MYSELF, ALONE, Mary Higgins Clark's latest solo mystery effort, in which a glamorous cruise on a luxurious ocean liner turns deadly; THE WHISPERING ROOM, a sequel to Dean Koontz's THE SILENT CORNER, which finds Jane Hawk continuing her battle against a murderous conspiracy; and KENNEDY AND KING by Steven Levingston, which traces the emergence of two of the 20th century's greatest leaders, their powerful impact on each other and on the shape of the civil rights battle between 1960 and 1963.

Week of March 19, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of March 19th include END GAME by David Baldacci, which marks the return of CIA assassins Will Robie and Jessica Reel, who are sent to investigate the disappearance of their handler, code-named Blue Man --- and find themselves up against an adversary with superior firepower and a home-court advantage; THE CONFESSIONS OF YOUNG NERO, Margaret George's novel about Emperor Nero, one of the most notorious and misunderstood figures in history, and his ruthless ascension to the throne; and THE DEVIL AND WEBSTER, a twisty novel from Jean Hanff Korelitz about a college president, a baffling student protest, and some of the most hot-button issues on today's college campuses.

Week of March 12, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of March 12th include Don Winslow's novel, THE FORCE, a haunting and heartbreaking story of greed and violence, inequality and race, crime and injustice, retribution and redemption that reveals the seemingly insurmountable tensions between the police and the diverse citizens they serve; JACKIE'S GIRL, an endearing coming-of-age memoir by a young woman who spent 13 years as Jackie Kennedy’s personal assistant and occasional nanny --- and the lessons about life and love she learned from the glamorous first lady; NEVER LET YOU GO by Chevy Stevens, a chilling, twisting thriller that explores the darkest heart of love and obsession; and Jami Attenberg's ALL GROWN UP, in which a 39-year-old single, childfree woman defies convention as she seeks connection.​

Week of March 5, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of March 5th include CAMINO ISLAND, John Grisham's thriller from last year that opens with a gang of thieves staging a daring heist from a vault deep below Princeton University’s Firestone Library --- and the action never lets up from there; THE LYING GAME, an instant New York Times bestseller from Ruth Ware, who has written a chilling novel of friendship, secrets, and the dangerous games that teenage girls play; THE RADIUM GIRLS by Kate Moore, which fully illuminates the inspiring young women exposed to the "wonder" substance of radium, and their awe-inspiring strength in the face of almost impossible circumstances; and THE CHILD, Fiona Barton's latest work of psychological suspense about a journalist who finds herself the keeper of unexpected secrets that erupt in the lives of three women --- and torn between what she can and cannot tell.

Week of February 26, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of February 26th include EXIT WEST, Mohsin Hamid's astonishingly visionary love story that imagines the forces that drive ordinary people from their homes into the uncertain embrace of new lands; HOUSE OF SPIES by Daniel Silva, which finds legendary spy, assassin and art restorer Gabriel Allon determined to hunt down the world’s most dangerous terrorist, a shadowy ISIS mastermind known only as Saladin; THIS CLOSE TO HAPPY, Daphne Merkin’s rare, vividly personal account of what it feels like to suffer from clinical depression; and Helene Cooper's MADAME PRESIDENT, the harrowing but triumphant story of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf --- leader of the Liberian women’s movement, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and the first democratically elected female president in African history.

Week of February 19, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of February 19th include SMALL GREAT THINGS, a page-turning novel from Jodi Picoult that will lead readers to question everything they know about privilege, power and race; THE LAST TUDOR by Philippa Gregory, which features one of the most famous women in history, Lady Jane Grey, and her two sisters, each of whom dared to defy her queen; THE IDENTICALS, Elin Hilderbrand's novel about identical twin sisters who couldn't look more alike...or live more differently; and CORETTA, the life story of Coretta Scott King as told fully for the first time, toward the end of her life, to the Reverend Dr. Barbara Reynolds.

Week of February 12, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of February 12th include NEW BOY, in which Tracy Chevalier brings Shakespeare’s harrowing drama of jealousy and revenge to a 1970s-era elementary school playground; DEAD JOKER, the fifth book in Anne Holt's Edgar-nominated mystery series featuring the whip-smart detective Hanne Wilhelmsen; THE HOPE CHEST by Viola Shipman, in which the discovery of one woman’s heirloom hope chest unveils precious memories and helps three people who have each lost a part of themselves find joy once again; and WE'LL ALWAYS HAVE CASABLANCA, film historian Noah Isenberg's rich account of the movie’s origins, the myths and realities behind its production, and the reasons it remains so revered today, more than 75 years after its premiere.

Week of February 5, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of February 5th include George Saunders' Man Booker Prize-winning novel, LINCOLN IN THE BARDO, a moving and original father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln, as well as an unforgettable cast of supporting characters, living and dead, historical and invented; BEARTOWN, Fredrik Backman's instant New York Times bestseller about a forgotten town fractured by scandal, and the amateur hockey team that might just change everything; UNRAVELING OLIVER by debut novelist Liz Nugent, a complex and disturbing psychological thriller about how and why a human being transforms into a sociopath; and Lynne Olson's LAST HOPE ISLAND, a groundbreaking account of how Britain became the base of operations for the exiled leaders of Europe in their desperate struggle to reclaim their continent from Hitler.

Week of January 29, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of January 29th include THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD by Colson Whitehead, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, which chronicles a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South; Jo Nesbø's THE THIRST, in which Inspector Harry Hole hunts down a serial murderer who targets his victims...on Tinder; A PIECE OF THE WORLD, Christina Baker Kline's novel of friendship, passion and art, inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s mysterious and iconic painting Christina’s World; and THE STRANGER IN THE WOODS by Michael Finkel, the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years --- not out of anger at the world, but simply because he preferred to live on his own.

Week of January 22, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of January 22nd include THE LATE SHOW, in which Michael Connelly introduces his readers to Renee Ballard, a fierce young detective fighting to prove herself on the LAPD's toughest beat --- the Late Show; TWO NIGHTS, Kathy Reichs' first novel to feature Sunday Night, a woman with physical and psychological scars, and a killer instinct; and THE TRUE FLAG by Stephen Kinzer, which brings to life the forgotten political debate that set America’s interventionist course in the world for the 20th century and beyond.