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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 November 26, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of November 26th include HELLBENT, the third installment in Gregg Hurwitz's Orphan X series, featuring government assassin gone rogue Evan Smoak; Jennifer Chiaverini's latest work of fiction, ENCHANTRESS OF NUMBERS, which illuminates the life of Ada Byron King, Countess of Lovelace --- Lord Byron's daughter and the world's first computer programmer; and THE AFFLICTION, the continuation of Beth Gutcheon's clever romp of a mystery series combining social comedy and dark-hearted murder --- a novel set at a girls’ boarding school in a picturesque Hudson River town with more than its share of secrets.

Week of November 19, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of November 19th include PROMISE ME, DAD, Joe Biden’s deeply moving memoir that chronicles the year following his son Beau’s devastating diagnosis of a malignant brain tumor that ultimately took his life in May 2015; THE GATE KEEPER, the 20th installment in Charles Todd's mystery series featuring Inspector Ian Rutledge, whose encounter with a frightened woman standing over a body launches an inquiry that leads him into the lair of a stealthy killer and the dangerous recesses of his own memories; and THE WAY IT WAS, a candid and eye-opening inside look at the final decades of Frank Sinatra's life told by his longtime manager and friend, Eliot Weisman.

Week of November 12, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of November 12th include Jeffery Deaver's THE CUTTING EDGE, in which Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs return to New York City to confront a killer terrorizing couples at their happiest --- and most vulnerable; FUTURE HOME OF THE LIVING GOD by Louise Erdrich, a startling portrait of a young woman fighting for her life and her unborn child against oppressive forces that manifest in the wake of a cataclysmic event; ALTERNATE SIDE, a provocative novel from Anna Quindlen that explores what it means to be a mother, a wife and a woman at a moment of reckoning; and BREAKING FREE, a searing memoir by the daughter of Warren Jeffs, the self-proclaimed Prophet of the FLDS Church, who takes you deep inside the secretive polygamist Mormon fundamentalist cult run by her family and how she escaped it.

Week of November 5, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of November 5th include THE REVOLUTION OF MARINA M. by Janet Fitch, a sweeping historical saga of the Russian Revolution, as seen through the eyes of one young lady; THE WIFE, a domestic thriller from Alafair Burke in which a woman must make the impossible choice between defending her husband and saving herself; Lawrence O'Donnell's PLAYING WITH FIRE, an important and enthralling account of the 1968 presidential election, the race that created American politics as we know it today; and November's Target Book Club pick, THE ROOM ON RUE AMÉLIE by Kristin Harmel, a moving and entrancing novel set in Paris during World War II about an American woman, a dashing pilot and a young Jewish girl whose fates unexpectedly entwine.

Week of October 29, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of October 29th include EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke, a gripping mystery following television producer Laurie Moran's investigation of the unsolved Met Gala murder --- in which a wealthy widow was pushed to her death from the famous museum’s rooftop; WHITE HOUSES, Amy Bloom's fictional take on the unexpected and forbidden affair between Eleanor Roosevelt and reporter Lorena Hickok; SOMETIMES I LIE by Alice Feeney, a debut psychological thriller that asks: Is something really a lie if you believe it's the truth?; and Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen's THE WIFE BETWEEN US, which exposes the secret complexities of an enviable marriage --- and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love.

Week of October 22, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of October 22nd include STILL ME by Jojo Moyes, which follows Louisa Clark as she discovers who she is and who she was always meant to be --- and to live boldly in her brave new world; WINTER SOLSTICE, the conclusion of Elin Hilderbrand’s Winter Street series, which finds the entire Quinn family gathered at the Winter Street Inn to celebrate the holidays; SISTERS FIRST, in which former first daughters Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush share intimate stories and reflections from the Texas countryside to the storied halls of the White House and beyond; and HANK AND JIM, Scott Eyman's joint biography about the remarkable friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart, two Hollywood legends who maintained a close relationship that endured all of life’s twists and turns.

Week of October 15, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of October 15th include BOBBY KENNEDY, a gripping, in-depth, behind-the-scenes portrait of Robert F. Kennedy by Chris Matthews, an esteemed Kennedy expert and anchor of MSNBC’s "Hardball"; HACKS, Donna Brazile's explosive and revealing account of the Russian hacking of the DNC and the missteps by the Clinton campaign and Obama administration that enabled a Trump victory; THE RELIVE BOX, a collection of 12 stories from T.C. Boyle that speaks to the humor, the pathos and the struggle that is part of being human; and A SECRET SISTERHOOD by Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney, which brings to light a wealth of surprising female collaborations --- including the friendship between Jane Austen and one of the family servants, amateur playwright Anne Sharp; and the daring feminist author Mary Taylor, who shaped the work of Charlotte Brontë.

Week of October 8, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of October 8th include MERRY AND BRIGHT by Debbie Macomber, a delightful holiday novel of first impressions and second chances; DARE NOT LINGER, the long-awaited second volume of Nelson Mandela’s memoirs, left unfinished at his death but now completed by acclaimed South African writer Mandla Langa; MRS. OSMOND, in which John Banville continues the story of Isabel Archer, the young protagonist of Henry James’ beloved THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY; and THE RIVER OF CONSCIOUSNESS, a collection of essays that displays the late Oliver Sacks' passionate engagement with the most compelling ideas of human endeavor --- evolution, creativity, memory, time, consciousness and experience.

Week of October 1, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of October 1st include LEONARDO DA VINCI, in which Walter Isaacson weaves a narrative that connects Leonardo's art to his science, showing how his genius was based on skills we can improve in ourselves --- such as passionate curiosity, careful observation, and an imagination so playful that it flirted with fantasy; LOOK FOR ME, which marks the return of Detective D. D. Warren and FIND HER's Flora Dane, who are in a race against the clock to either save a young girl's life or bring her to justice; IT'S ALL RELATIVE, A.J. Jacobs' hilarious, heartfelt quest to understand what constitutes family --- where it begins and how far it goes --- and his attempt to untangle the true meaning of the “Family of Humankind”; and CODE GIRLS by Liza Mundy, the award-winning national bestseller about the American women who secretly served as codebreakers during World War II.

Week of September 24, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of September 24th include GRANT, Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow's sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant; ENDURANCE, a stunning, personal memoir from astronaut Scott Kelly, who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station; A DEATH IN LIVE OAK by James Grippando, in which defense attorney Jack Swyteck defends a white college student charged in Florida’s first racial terror lynching in more than a half century; and JERUSALEM, an epic novel from Alan Moore, who channels both the ecstatic visions of William Blake and the theoretical physics of Albert Einstein through the hardscrabble streets and alleys of his hometown of Northampton, UK.