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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 30, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of July 30th include Y IS FOR YESTERDAY, which finds private investigator Kinsey Millhone confronting her darkest and most disturbing case, and marks the end of the Alphabet mysteries following the passing of Sue Grafton in December 2017; AN ODYSSEY by award-winning memoirist and critic Daniel Mendelsohn, a deeply moving tale of a father and son's transformative journey in reading --- and reliving --- Homer's epic masterpiece; AT THE STRANGER’S GATE, Adam Gopnik’s vivid memoir that captures the romance of New York City in the 1980s; and Nate Blakeslee’s AMERICAN WOLF, the enthralling story of the rise and reign of O-Six, the celebrated Yellowstone wolf, and the people who loved or feared her.

Week of July 23, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of July 23rd include DEATH IN ST. PETERSBURG by Tasha Alexander, which finds Lady Emily applying her own set of skills to investigate the murder of a ballerina, whose body was discovered following a performance of "Swan Lake"; LOCKDOWN, a novel of psychological suspense from Laurie R. King that finds a community coming together when threatened by someone with a thirst for revenge; DUNBAR, Edward St. Aubyn's reimagining of "King Lear," William Shakespeare's most devastating family story; and NEED TO KNOW by Karen Cleveland, in which a high-powered CIA analyst makes a shocking discovery about her husband that leads her to question everything she believes.

Week of July 16, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of July 16th include EXPOSED, the much-anticipated fifth book in Lisa Scottoline's Rosato & DiNunzio thriller series, in which an epic battle of wills and legal strategy pits Mary DiNunzio against her partner, Bennie Rosato; GEORGE AND LIZZIE, “America’s librarian” and NPR books commentator Nancy Pearl's emotionally riveting debut novel about an unlikely marriage at a crossroads; and STING-RAY AFTERNOONS, Steve Rushin's utterly nostalgic, psychedelically vibrant portrait of a decade overflowing with technological evolution, cultural revolution, as well as brotherly, sisterly and parental love.

Week of July 9, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of July 9th include THE STORY OF ARTHUR TRULUV by Elizabeth Berg, an emotionally powerful novel about three people who each lose the one they love most, only to find second chances where they least expect them; Ayobami Adebayo's debut, STAY WITH ME, the unforgettable story of a marriage as seen through the eyes of both husband and wife, which asks how much we can sacrifice for the sake of family; THE ADDRESS, Fiona Davis' compelling novel about the thin lines between love and loss, success and ruin, passion and madness, all hidden behind the walls of the Dakota, New York City's most famous residence; and DEMOCRACY, Condoleezza Rice's sweeping look at the global struggle for democracy and why America must continue to support the cause of human freedom.

Week of July 2, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of July 2nd include DEADFALL by Linda Fairstein, which finds Assistant DA Alexandra Cooper working the biggest case of her career --- hunting a killer within New York's urban jungle; CRIME SCENE, a psychological thriller from the father-son writing team of Jonathan Kellerman and Jesse Kellerman, in which a former star athlete turned deputy coroner is drawn into a brutal, complicated murder; Andy Weir's near-future thriller ARTEMIS, a heist story set on the moon; and THE RIGHT SIDE, Spencer Quinn's novel about a deeply damaged female soldier home from the war in Afghanistan who becomes obsessed with finding a missing girl, gains an unlikely ally in a stray dog, and encounters new perils beyond the combat zone.

Week of June 25, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of June 25th include SURPRISE ME, Sophie Kinsella's latest novel that delves into the heart of a marriage, and how those we love and think we know best can sometimes surprise us the most; THE RULES OF MAGIC by Alice Hoffman, the spellbinding prequel to PRACTICAL MAGIC and a Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick; THE SABOTEUR, Andrew Gross’ follow-up to the riveting historical thriller THE ONE MAN that portrays a hero who must weigh duty against his heart in order to single-handedly end the one threat that could alter the course of World War II; and MY ABSOLUTE DARLING, Gabriel Tallent's highly acclaimed debut novel about one 14-year-old girl's heart-stopping fight for her own soul.

Week of June 18, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of June 18th include THE ROOSTER BAR, John Grisham’s newest legal thriller that takes readers inside a law firm that’s on shaky ground; LOVE AND OTHER CONSOLATION PRIZES by Jamie Ford, a powerful novel, inspired by a true story, about a boy whose life is transformed at Seattle’s epic 1909 World’s Fair; THE DEMON CROWN, a gripping adventure from James Rollins that finds the members of Sigma Force making a devil’s bargain as they join forces with their most hated enemy to stop an ancient threat and save mankind's future; and RETURN TO GLORY, in which journalist Matthew DeBord, who has been covering the auto industry for years, tells the story of Ford’s revival as a company as exemplified by the new GT.

Week of June 11, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of June 11th include HUNGER, Roxane Gay's searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself; Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella's I NEED A LIFEGUARD EVERYWHERE BUT THE POOL, the mother-daughter team's eighth collection of stories from their real lives, guaranteed to make you laugh out loud; TROPHY SON, in which Douglas Brunt tells the story of a tennis prodigy, from young childhood to the finals of the US Open, Wimbledon and other tournaments around the world; and LINCOLN AND THE ABOLITIONISTS, Fred Kaplan's thought-provoking exploration of how Abraham Lincoln’s and John Quincy Adams’ experiences with slavery and race shaped their differing viewpoints.

Week of June 4, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of June 4th include MANHATTAN BEACH, Jennifer Egan's first historical novel, which tells the haunting story of Anna Kerrigan, who becomes the Brooklyn Naval Yard's first female diver during World War II, and her search for her missing father; THE CUBAN AFFAIR, which marks the debut of Nelson DeMille's newest character --- U.S. Army combat veteran Daniel “Mac” MacCormick, a charter boat captain setting sail on his most dangerous cruise yet; SULFUR SPRINGS by William Kent Krueger, which follows Cork O’Connor’s search for a missing man amid the fraught tensions at the border between Arizona and Mexico; and Claire Messud's THE BURNING GIRL, the story of two childhood friends whose paths diverge as they enter adolescence --- one of these girls sets out on a journey that will put her life in danger and shatter her oldest friendship.

Week of May 28, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of May 28th include THEFT BY FINDING, the first of two volumes in which David Sedaris shares with the world his private writings from a diary he has kept for over 40 years; THE HOUSE OF UNEXPECTED SISTERS, the 18th installment in Alexander McCall Smith's No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, which finds Precious Ramotswe learning valuable lessons about first impressions and forgiveness; THE DINNER PARTY, the first collection of short stories from Joshua Ferris, who explores the modern tribulations of marriage, ambition and the fear of missing out; and A STRANGER IN THE HOUSE by Shari Lapena, who follows up her successful debut, THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR, with a domestic thriller packed full of secrets and a twisty story that never stops.