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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 September 5, 2011

In Robert B. Parker's 38th Spenser novel, PAINTED LADIES, Spenser had a simple job: protect an art scholar during a ransom exchange for a stolen painting. But no one was supposed to die.

In THREE STATIONS, Martin Cruz Smith produces a complex and haunting vision of an emergent Russia’s secret underclass of street urchins, greedy thugs and a bureaucracy still paralyzed by power and fear.

Week of August 29, 2011

From the dirt and danger of a coal mine to the glittering chandeliers of a palace, from the corridors of power to the bedrooms of the mighty, FALL OF GIANTS by Ken Follett takes readers into the inextricably entangled fates of five families.

Justice Department operative Cotton Malone has just begun his most harrowing adventure to date in THE EMPEROR'S TOMB --- one that offers up astounding historical revelations, pits him against a ruthless ancient brotherhood, and sends him to one of the greatest archaeological sites in the world.

Week of August 22, 2011

Ruth and Dana were born on the same day, in the same small New Hampshire hospital. Different in nearly every way, the two share a need to make sense of who they are, in Joyce Maynard's THE GOOD DAUGHTERS.

As four women wrestle with the challenges of love and motherhood, WITH FRIENDS LIKE THESE by Sally Koslow will leave you certain that close friends can never be replaced.

Week of August 15, 2011

In the hope of hunting down relics representing the Seven Deadly Sins, Diesel latches on to pastry chef Lizzy Tucker and charms his way through Salem --- only to be thwarted by his criminal mastermind cousin --- in Janet Evanovich's WICKED APPETITE.

HOLLYWOOD is Larry McMurtry’s account of the foibles and eccentricities of the movie industry as seen through the eyes of a man who never allowed himself to be overcome by the glitz and glamour of the industry.

Week of August 8, 2011

Gail Caldwell mines the deepest levels of devotion and courage in LET'S TAKE THE LONG WAY HOME, her memoir about treasuring a best friend, and coming of age in midlife.

Week of August 1, 2011

In A ZERO HISTORY by William Gibson, a former rock singer turned journalist has reluctantly agreed to work for secretive Belgian finance genius Hubertus Bigend again --- only to find herself entangled in a threatening mesh of postmodern marketing, corrupt American military contractors, and belated romance.

Week of July 25, 2011

THE TEMPLAR SALVATION is Raymond Khoury’s highly anticipated follow-up to his much-talked-about debut, THE LAST TEMPLAR.

Eve Dallas tracks down those who break the law --- including the ones sworn to uphold it --- in TREACHERY IN DEATH.

Week of July 18, 2011

THE CONFESSION is John Grisham’s latest bestseller about a murderer who must try to save an innocent man from death row.

In SPIDER BONES by Kathy Reichs, forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan tries to uncover the intriguing mystery linking three corpses found at three different locations.

Week of July 11, 2011

Meeting a stranger on an airplane leads Elyse into a risky affair that jeopardizes her place in the community and her safe, albeit stale, marriage in Kim Wright's debut, LOVE IN MID-AIR.

RICH BOY is Sharon Pomerantz’s story of a middle-class Jewish boy who creates a new identity to suit the highest circles of Manhattan society.

Week of July 4, 2011

Daniel Silva’s THE REMBRANDT AFFAIR marks the return of art restorer Gabriel Allon as he gets pulled into a race across the globe.

In SCOUT, ATTICUS, AND BOO, Mary McDonagh Murphy commemorates more than half a century of Harper Lee's classic, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD.