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Joe R. Lansdale, author of Rusty Puppy: A Hap and Leonard Novel

While Hap, a former ’60s activist and self-proclaimed white trash rebel, is recovering from a life-threatening stab wound, Louise Elton comes into Hap and Leonard's PI office to tell him that the police have killed her son, Jamar. Months earlier, a bully cop pulled over and sexually harassed Jamar's sister, Charm. The officer followed Charm over the course of the next couple of months, leading Jamar to videotape and take notes on the cop and his partner. The next thing Louise hears, Jamar got in a fight and is killed in the projects by local hoods.

Week of February 19, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of February 19th include SMALL GREAT THINGS, a page-turning novel from Jodi Picoult that will lead readers to question everything they know about privilege, power and race; THE LAST TUDOR by Philippa Gregory, which features one of the most famous women in history, Lady Jane Grey, and her two sisters, each of whom dared to defy her queen; THE IDENTICALS, Elin Hilderbrand's novel about identical twin sisters who couldn't look more alike...or live more differently; and CORETTA, the life story of Coretta Scott King as told fully for the first time, toward the end of her life, to the Reverend Dr. Barbara Reynolds.