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Karin Slaughter, author of Pieces of Her

Andrea knows everything about her mother, Laura. She knows she’s spent her whole life in the small beachside town of Belle Isle; she knows she’s never wanted anything more than to live a quiet life as a pillar of the community; she knows she’s never kept a secret in her life. But all that changes when a trip to the mall explodes into violence, and Andrea suddenly sees a completely different side to Laura. Because it turns out that before Laura was Laura, she was someone completely different.

Week of May 20, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of May 20th include BEFORE WE WERE YOURS, Lisa Wingate's beloved New York Times bestselling novel inspired by firsthand accounts of the stories behind a notoriously corrupt adoption agency; THE CLOCKMAKER’S DAUGHTER by Kate Morton, the story of a love affair and a mysterious murder that cast their shadow across generations; THE RESTLESS WAVE, the late Senator John McCain's inspiring, moving, frank and deeply personal memoir in which he looks back with appreciation on his years in the Senate, his historic 2008 campaign for the presidency against Barack Obama, and his crusades on behalf of democracy and human rights in Eastern Europe and the Middle East; and POPS, a collection of heartfelt, humorous, insightful and wise essays from Michael Chabon on the meaning of fatherhood.