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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 January 15, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of January 15th include KISS CARLO by Adriana Trigiani, the story of an Italian-American family on the cusp of change; INSOMNIAC CITY, a moving celebration of what Bill Hayes calls "the evanescent, the eavesdropped, the unexpected" of life in New York City, and an intimate glimpse of his relationship with the late Oliver Sacks; and David Grossman's A HORSE WALKS INTO A BAR, winner of the 2017 Man Booker International Prize, a searing short novel about the life of a stand-up comic, as revealed in the course of one evening’s performance.

Week of January 8, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of January 8th include LONG BLACK VEIL, Jennifer Finney Boylan's novel about a woman whose family and identity are threatened by the secrets of her past; MRS. SHERLOCK HOLMES by Brad Ricca, the shocking and amazing true story of the first female U.S. District Attorney and traveling detective who found missing 18-year-old Ruth Cruger when the entire NYPD had given up; and J. M. Lee's THE BOY WHO ESCAPED PARADISE, an astonishing story of the mysteries, truths and deceptions that follow the odyssey of Ahn Gil­mo, a young math savant, as he escapes from the most isolated country in the world and searches for the only family he has left.

Week of January 1, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of January 1st include THE LOST ORDER, Steve Berry's 12th Cotton Malone novel, a perilous adventure that illuminates our country’s dark past and the risks of a potentially darker future; THE GIRL BEFORE by JP Delaney, an enthralling psychological thriller that spins one woman’s seemingly good fortune, and another woman’s mysterious fate, through a kaleidoscope of duplicity, death and deception; THE PERFECT STRANGER, Megan Miranda's gripping story of a journalist who sets out to find her missing friend, a friend who may never have existed at all; and Jessica Shattuck's THE WOMEN IN THE CASTLE, a powerful and propulsive story of three widows whose lives and fates become intertwined, set at the end of World War II, in a crumbling Bavarian castle that once played host to all of German high society.

Week of December 25, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of December 25th include ANY DREAM WILL DO by Debbie Macomber, a powerful stand-alone novel about a woman forced to start her life anew, embarking on the most courageous journey of all --- to a place where she learns what love and trust really mean; THE WICKED CITY, the first book of a trilogy by Beatriz Williams, in which two generations of women are brought together inside a Greenwich Village apartment --- a flapper hiding an extraordinary past and a modern-day Manattanite forced to start her life anew; and GINNY MOON, Benjamin Ludwig's debut novel that introduces the lovable, wholly original Ginny Moon, who discovers a new meaning of family on her unconventional journey home.

Week of December 18, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of December 18th include RING OF FIRE by Brad Taylor, in which Taskforce operators Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill come face-to-face with an insidious threat to strike terror into the heart of America; MAN OVERBOARD, an Ali Reynolds thriller from J.A. Jance that centers on two tech geniuses who face off --- one intent on saving lives, the other on ending them; and Anne Valente's debut novel, OUR HEARTS WILL BURN US DOWN, in which the lives of four teenagers are capsized by a shocking school shooting and its aftermath.

Week of December 11, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of December 11th include 16th SEDUCTION, the latest installment in James Patterson and Maxine Paetro's Women's Murder Club series, which finds Detective Lindsay Boxer facing a heart-stopping threat; A WOMAN LOOKING AT MEN LOOKING AT WOMEN, a compelling collection of essays on art, feminism, neuroscience, psychology and philosophy from prize-winning novelist Siri Hustvedt, the acclaimed author of THE BLAZING WORLD and WHAT I LOVED; and WHO KILLED PIET BAROL? by Richard Mason, a funny, sexy, irreverent and intensely moving portrait of what unites human beings when their sacred mysteries are blown apart.

Week of December 4, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of December 4th include THE BLOOD OF EMMETT TILL, Timothy B. Tyson's reexamination of a pivotal event of the civil rights movement --- the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till; DUST BOWL GIRLS by Lydia Reeder, the true story of a Depression-era championship women’s team that the publisher describes as "THE BOYS IN THE BOAT meets A League of Their Own"; DEATH'S MISTRESS, which launches Terry Goodkind's entirely new series, The Nicci Chronicles, featuring a cast of characters centered on one of his best-loved characters in the now-concluded Sword of Truth; and CURTAIN OF DEATH, book three in W.E.B. Griffin's Clandestine Operations series about the Cold War, the fledgling Central Intelligence Agency --- and a new breed of warrior.

Week of November 27, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of November 27th include Michael Crichton'S DRAGON TEETH, a thrilling adventure set in the Wild West during the golden age of fossil hunting; THREE DAYS IN JANUARY by Bret Baier and Catherine Whitney, which illuminates the extraordinary yet underappreciated presidency of Dwight Eisenhower by taking readers into Ike’s last days in power; and the continuation of mystery series by Stuart Woods (FAST AND LOOSE: A Stone Barrington Novel), Jonathan Kellerman (HEARTBREAK HOTEL: An Alex Delaware Novel) and Sara Paretsky (FALLOUT: A V.I. Warshawski Novel).

Week of November 20, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of November 20th include I'LL TAKE YOU THERE by Wally Lamb, an evocative, deeply affecting tapestry of one Baby Boomer's life and the trio of unforgettable women who have changed it; PRINCE CHARLES, Sally Bedell Smith's biography of the oldest heir to the throne in more than 300 years, and the first authoritative treatment of Charles’ life that sheds light on the death of Diana, his marriage to Camilla, and his preparations to take the throne one day; and COUNTDOWN TO PEARL HARBOR by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Steve Twomey, a fascinating look at the 12 days leading up to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor --- the warnings, clues and missteps.

Week of November 13, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of November 13th include DIFFICULT WOMEN, a collection of stories from Roxane Gay that tells of hardscrabble lives, passionate loves, and quirky and vexed human connection; FATES AND TRAITORS by Jennifer Chiaverini, a riveting work of historical fiction that follows the notorious John Wilkes Booth and the four women who kept his perilous confidence; THE HONEYMOON, Dinitia Smith's spellbinding novel that recounts George Eliot's honeymoon in Venice following her marriage to a handsome young man 20 years her junior; and LIVING OUT LOUD, a moving and inspiring memoir from beloved sports broadcaster Craig Sager on his battle with leukemia and how he maintained a positive outlook on life in the face of incredible circumstances.