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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 July 29, 2024

Paperback releases for the week of July 29th include CUTTING TEETH by Chandler Baker, a witty, thrilling story of parental love that asks: Is there anything a mother won’t do for her children?; Liz Nugent's STRANGE SALLY DIAMOND, an utterly immersive mystery that follows an enigmatic woman confronting her unknown past; A TWISTED LOVE STORY by Samantha Downing, a reckless, delicious thriller that gives a whole new meaning to the dangers of modern dating; WITNESS, Jamel Brinkley's second collection of short stories, all of which are set in the changing landscapes of contemporary New York City and feature a range of characters --- from children to grandmothers to ghosts --- who live through the responsibility of perceiving and the moral challenge of speaking up or taking action; and the paperback original LOOK IN THE MIRROR, a heart-pounding suspense novel from Catherine Steadman in which escape rooms and “Squid Game” collide.

Week of July 22, 2024

Paperback releases for the week of July 22nd include THE SPECTACULAR by Fiona Davis, a thrilling story about love, sacrifice and the pursuit of dreams, set amidst the glamour and glitz of Radio City Music Hall in its mid-century heyday; Michael Cunningham’s first novel in nearly a decade, DAY, an exploration of love and loss, the struggles and limitations of family life --- and how we all must learn to live together and apart; J. Randy Taraborrelli's JACKIE, a fresh and often startling look at the life of legendary former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis; ALL THE DEAD SHALL WEEP by Charlaine Harris, a family drama of murderous and magical thrills that marks the return of young gunslinging mercenary Lizbeth Rose; and JUST ANOTHER MISSING PERSON, a heart-stopping thriller from Gillian McAllister in which a missing person case unravels deeper, darker secrets that lead a detective to an impossible moral choice.

Week of July 15, 2024

Paperback releases for the week of July 15th include THE EXCHANGE, a stunning legal thriller from John Grisham that marks the return of Mitch McDeere, the brilliant hero of THE FIRM; UNNATURAL DEATH, the 27th thrilling installment in Patricia Cornwell's Dr. Kay Scarpetta series, in which the chief medical examiner finds herself in a Northern Virginia wilderness examining the remains of two campers wanted by federal law enforcement; BOLDLY GO, an inspiring, revelatory and exhilarating collection of essays from living legend William Shatner, who reflects on the interconnectivity of all things, our fragile bond with nature, and the joy that comes from exploration; and WOMEN WE BURIED, WOMEN WE BURNED, a riveting memoir of survival, self-discovery and forgiveness from award-winning journalist Rachel Louise Snyder, who has been a fierce advocate reporting on the darkest social issues that impact women's lives and now tells her own story.

Week of July 8, 2024

Paperback releases for the week of July 8th include ALL THE SINNERS BLEED, a powerful and unforgettable novel from S. A. Cosby that revolves around a Black sheriff, a serial killer and a small town ready to combust; DIRTY THIRTY, the appropriately titled 30th installment in Janet Evanovich's mystery series starring bounty hunter Stephanie Plum, who is on the trail of a stolen cache of dirty diamonds; HOW TO SAY BABYLON, the stunning story of Safiya Sinclair’s struggle to break free of her rigid Rastafarian upbringing, ruled by her father’s strict patriarchal views and repressive control of her childhood, to find her own voice as a woman and poet; and NO TWO PERSONS by Erica Bauermeister, which reveals how books can affect us in the most beautiful and unexpected of ways --- and how we are all more closely connected to one another than we might think.

Week of July 1, 2024

Paperback releases for the week of July 1st include THE BURNOUT, a delightful novel from Sophie Kinsella about two burned-out professionals who meet at a ramshackle resort on the British seaside; Kathy Reichs' THE BONE HACKER, the 22nd high-stakes thriller featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan, who enters a sinister labyrinth in which a new technology may wreak worldwide havoc; THE CONNELLYS OF COUNTY DOWN by Tracey Lange, a moving novel about fierce family loyalty, good intentions gone awry, and the consequences of improbable love; EVERGREEN, the follow-up to Naomi Hirahara's CLARK AND DIVISION, in which a Japanese American nurse's aide attempts to find justice for a broken family; and the paperback original BOSS LADY, a funny and inspiring novel from Alli Frank and Asha Youmans featuring a mess of a heroine who is desperate to resolve her past so she can finally rediscover who she was always meant to be.

Week of June 24, 2024

Paperback releases for the week of June 24th include TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW, Gabrielle Zevin's memorable novel about two college friends who become creative partners in a dazzling and intricately imagined world of video game design, where success brings them fame, joy, tragedy, duplicity and, ultimately, a kind of immortality; FRIENDS, LOVERS, AND THE BIG TERRIBLE THING, Matthew Perry's candid, funny and revelatory memoir that takes us behind the scenes of "Friends" and his struggles with addiction; WELLNESS by Nathan Hill, a poignant and witty novel about marriage, the often baffling pursuit of health and happiness, and the stories that bind us together; THE ART THIEF, a spellbinding portrait of obsession and flawed genius as Michael Finkel brings us into Stéphane Breitwieser’s strange world; and TANGLED VINES, John Glatt’s unputdownable account of the rise and fall of the prestigious Murdaugh family.

Week of June 17, 2024

Paperback releases for the week of June 17th include EVERYONE HERE IS LYING, another thrilling domestic suspense novel from Shari Lapena, whose previous bestsellers include THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR and SOMEONE WE KNOW; ROMAN STORIES, Jhumpa Lahiri's first collection of short stories, in which Rome --- metropolis and monument, suspended between past and future, multifaceted and metaphysical --- is the protagonist, not the setting; Carolyn Mackler's debut adult novel, THE WIFE APP, a hilarious rollercoaster ride of revenge and redemption that is at once a send-up of modern marriage and a celebration of female friendship and love in all forms; THE SECOND MURDERER, a smart and atmospheric mystery from Denise Mina, the first woman to recreate Raymond Chandler’s infamous detective, Philip Marlowe; and GEORGE, poet and painter Frieda Hughes' intimate, charming and humorous memoir recounting her experience rescuing and raising an abandoned baby magpie in the Welsh countryside.

Week of June 10, 2024

Paperback releases for the week of June 10th include LADY TAN'S CIRCLE OF WOMEN by Lisa See, an immersive historical novel inspired by the true story of a woman physician in 15th-century China; SOMEBODY'S FOOL, another classic from Richard Russo, who returns to North Bath and the characters who captured the hearts and imaginations of millions of readers in NOBODY'S FOOL and EVERYBODY'S FOOL; THE BLOCK PARTY, a shocking domestic thriller from Jamie Day in which the residents of an exclusive cul-de-sac are entangled in a web of secrets and scandal utterly unknown to the outside world, and even to each other; ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH by Finn Murphy, an inside look at the alluring world of the hemp boom and a masterful tale of one entrepreneur’s misadventures; and the paperback original THE HOUSEMAID IS WATCHING, the third entry in Freida McFadden's unbelievably twisty, tension-packed and globally bestselling Housemaid series.

Week of June 3, 2024

Paperback releases for the week of June 3rd include CROOK MANIFESTO, a powerful and hugely entertaining novel that summons 1970s New York in all its seedy glory and continues Colson Whitehead's Harlem saga that began with HARLEM SHUFFLE; FLAGS ON THE BAYOU, James Lee Burke's Edgar Award-winning novel set in Civil War-era Louisiana as the South transforms, and a brilliant cast of characters are caught in the maelstrom; GOOD NIGHT, IRENE by Luis Alberto Urrea, an exhilarating World War II epic that chronicles an extraordinary young woman’s heroic frontline service in the Red Cross; THE FIRST LADIES, Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray's enlightening novel about the extraordinary partnership between First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and civil rights activist Mary McLeod Bethune; and MOTHERHOOD SO WHITE, an honest, vulnerable and uplifting memoir in which Nefertiti Austin shares her story of starting a family through adoption as a single Black woman.

Week of May 27, 2024

Paperback releases for the week of May 27th include RESURRECTION WALK, Michael Connelly's seventh Lincoln Lawyer thriller, which finds defense attorney Mickey Haller enlisting the help of his half-brother, retired LAPD Detective Harry Bosch, to prove the innocence of a woman convicted of killing her husband; HELLO STRANGER by Katherine Center, a hopelessly romantic novel about finding love, confronting a haunting past, and figuring out what --- and who --- really matters; DROWNING, T.J. Newman's adrenaline-fueled thriller about a commercial jetliner that crashes into the ocean and sinks to the bottom with passengers trapped inside --- and the extraordinary rescue operation to save them; Emma Donoghue's LEARNED BY HEART, a heartbreakingly gorgeous novel based on the true story of two girls who fall secretly, deeply and dangerously in love at boarding school in 19th-century York; and MAKING A SCENE, a powerful and poignant memoir-in-essays from actor Constance Wu, who gives readers an intimate portrait of the pressures and pleasures of existing in today’s world.