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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 April 29, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of April 29th include Lee Child's PAST TENSE, in which family secrets come back to haunt Jack Reacher; SPYMASTER, the 18th installment in Brad Thor's series featuring counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath, who must do whatever it takes to prevent the United States from being dragged into a deadly war; THE DEATH OF MRS. WESTAWAY, Ruth Ware’s fourth novel about a tarot card reader who mistakenly receives a mysterious letter bequeathing her a substantial inheritance; A NOISE DOWNSTAIRS by Linwood Barclay, a haunting psychological thriller about a man who is troubled by odd sounds for which there is no rational explanation; and Kelly Corrigan's TELL ME MORE, a story-driven collection of essays on the 12 powerful phrases we use to sustain our relationships.

Week of April 22, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of April 22nd include ALL WE EVER WANTED, Emily Giffin's riveting novel about three very different people who must choose between their families and their most deeply held values; PROPERTY, a striking collection of 10 short stories and two novellas from Lionel Shriver that explores the idea of property in every meaning of the word; BY INVITATION ONLY by Dorothea Benton Frank, a tale of two families, one struggling to do well, one well to do, and one young couple --- the privileged daughter of Chicago’s crème de la crème and the son of hard-working Southern peach farmers; and EUNICE, in which Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Eileen McNamara examines the life and times of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, arguing that she left behind the Kennedy family’s most profound political legacy.

Week of April 15, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of April 15th include VARINA, in which Charles Frazier returns to the time and place of COLD MOUNTAIN, vividly bringing to life the chaos and devastation of the Civil War; DREAMS OF FALLING by Karen White, a contemporary women's fiction novel, set in the Lowcountry of South Carolina, about lifelong friends who share a devastating secret; RUTHLESS TIDE, a gripping history celebrating the remarkable heroes of the Johnstown Flood --- the deadliest flood in U.S. history --- from NBC host and legendary weather authority Al Roker; and BLUFF by Michael Kardos, which takes us deep inside the fraught and fascinating world of a modern magician who becomes obsessed with magic's dark twin --- the underworld of the cardsharp.

Week of April 8, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of April 8th include the Man Booker Prize finalist WASHINGTON BLACK by Esi Edugyan, a dazzling adventure story about a boy who rises from the ashes of slavery to become a free man of the world; HARRY AND MEGHAN, royal expert Katie Nicholl's intimate and informative portrait of Prince Harry, his marriage to Meghan Markle, and how their union is modernizing the Royal Family; TWENTY-ONE DAYS, the beginning of an all-new series from Anne Perry, in which a young lawyer races to save his client from execution, putting him at odds with his own father: Thomas Pitt, head of London’s Special Police Branch; and PATRIOT NUMBER ONE by Lauren Hilgers, the deeply reported story of one indelible family transplanted from rural China to New York City, forging a life between two worlds.

Week of April 1, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of April 1st include THE FORBIDDEN DOOR, Dean Koontz's fourth adventure featuring rogue FBI agent Jane Hawk, who may be all that stands between a free nation and its enslavement by a powerful secret society’s terrifying mind-control technology; KUDOS, the conclusion to Rachel Cusk's trilogy that began with OUTLINE and continued in TRANSIT, an exploration of the nature of family and art, justice and love, and the ultimate value of suffering; THE FAVORITE SISTER by Jessica Knoll, a blisteringly paced thriller starring two sisters who join the cast of a reality TV series --- and one of them won't make it out alive; LOOK ALIVE OUT THERE, a brand-new collection of essays filled with Sloane Crosley's trademark hilarity, wit and charm; and THE RACE TO SAVE THE ROMANOVS, an international bestseller investigating the murder of the Russian Imperial Family, in which Helen Rappaport embarks on a quest to uncover the various plots and plans to save them, why they failed and who was responsible.

Week of March 25, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of March 26th include A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW, Amor Towles' transporting work of historical fiction about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel; TWISTED PREY by John Sandford, in which Lucas Davenport confronts an old nemesis, who is now a powerful U.S. senator; ALL THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS, Elizabeth J. Church’s novel about a gutsy showgirl who tries to conquer her past amongst the glamour of 1960s Las Vegas; THE DUCHESS by Penny Junor, the first in-depth biography of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and her remarkable transformation from pariah to popular royal consort; and I AM, I AM, I AM, Maggie O'Farrell's astonishing memoir of the near-death experiences that have punctuated and defined her life.

Week of March 18, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of March 18th include THE KNOWLEDGE, Martha Grimes' latest Richard Jury mystery that finds the Scotland Yard detective nearly meeting his match in a Baker Street Irregulars-like gang of kids and a homicide case that reaches into east Africa; THE PUNISHMENT SHE DESERVES by Elizabeth George, in which Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers and Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley try to solve a crime that threatens to tear apart the very fabric of a quiet, historic medieval town in England; LAWN BOY, Jonathan Evison's Alex Award winner that takes readers into the heart and mind of a young man on a journey to discover himself, a search to find the secret to achieving the American dream of happiness and prosperity; and Chrissy Metz's THIS IS ME, an inspirational book about life and its lessons from the Golden Globe- and Emmy-nominated star of NBC’s "This Is Us."

Week of March 11, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of March 11th include BEAUTIFUL DAYS, a new collection from Joyce Carol Oates, whose diverse stories explore the most secret, intimate and unacknowledged interior lives of characters not unlike ourselves, who assert their independence in acts of bold and often irrevocable defiance; GREEKS BEARING GIFTS by the late Philip Kerr, in which a vicious murder puts Bernie Gunther on the trail of World War II criminals in Greece; Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar's debut novel, THE MAP OF SALT AND STARS, the story of two girls living 800 years apart --- a modern-day Syrian refugee seeking safety and a medieval adventurer apprenticed to a legendary mapmaker; and MR. FLOOD'S LAST RESORT, Jess Kidd's spellbinding tale of a lonely caregiver and a cranky hoarder with a house full of secrets.

Week of March 4, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of March 4th include THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW by A. J. Finn, a twisty Hitchcockian thriller about an agoraphobic woman who believes she witnessed a crime in a neighboring house; AFTER ANNA, a groundbreaking domestic thriller, as well as a novel of emotional justice and legal intrigue, from Lisa Scottoline, who keeps readers on their toes until the final shocking page; US AGAINST YOU, an instant New York Times bestseller penned by Fredrik Backman, who reveals how loyalty, friendship and kindness can carry a town through its most challenging days; the powerful and provocative memoir HEAVY, in which genre-bending essayist and novelist Kiese Laymon explores what the weight of a lifetime of secrets, lies and deception does to a black body, a black family and a nation teetering on the brink of moral collapse; and FLY GIRLS by Keith O'Brien, the untold story of five women who fought to compete against men in the high-stakes national air races of the 1920s and '30s --- and won.

Week of February 25, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of February 25th include I'LL BE GONE IN THE DARK by Michelle McNamara, the haunting true story of the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California during the '70s and '80s, and of the gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating the case --- which was solved in April 2018; I'VE GOT MY EYES ON YOU, a stand-alone novel from the "Queen of Suspense," Mary Higgins Clark, which shows us just how far a family and a town will go to protect their own in the wake of tragedy; LYING IN WAIT, a twisty psychological thriller from Liz Nugent (the international bestselling author of UNRAVELING OLIVER) about a Dublin family whose dark secrets and twisted relationships are suddenly revealed; and ONE GOAL, in which Amy Bass tells the inspiring story of the soccer team in a town bristling with racial tension that united Somali refugees and multi-generation Mainers in their quest for state --- and ultimately national --- glory.