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Week of March 27, 2023

Paperback releases for the week of March 27th include THE IT GIRL by Ruth Ware, an unputdownable mystery following a woman on the search for answers a decade after her friend’s murder; OVERKILL, a riveting thriller from Sandra Brown in which a conflict of conscience for a former football star and an ambitious state prosecutor swiftly intensifies into a fight for their lives; Emily St. John Mandel's SEA OF TRANQUILITY, a novel of art, time, love and plague that takes the reader from Vancouver Island in 1912 to a dark colony on the moon 500 years later, unfurling a story of humanity across centuries and space; CRYING IN H MART, Michelle Zauner's unflinching, powerful memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother and forging her own identity; and THE TOBACCO WIVES by Adele Myers, a deeply human, emotionally satisfying and dramatic novel about the power of female connection and the importance of seeking truth.

Emily St. John Mandel, author of Sea of Tranquility

Edwin St. Andrew is 18 years old when he crosses the Atlantic by steamship, exiled from polite society following an ill-conceived diatribe at a dinner party. He enters the Canadian wilderness and suddenly hears the notes of a violin echoing in an airship terminal. Two centuries later, Olive Llewellyn is on a book tour. She’s traveling all over Earth, but her home is the second moon colony. Within the text of Olive’s bestselling pandemic novel lies a strange passage: a man plays his violin for change in the echoing corridor of an airship terminal as the trees of a forest rise around him. When Gaspery-Jacques Roberts, a detective in the black-skied Night City, is hired to investigate an anomaly in the North American wilderness, he uncovers a series of lives upended.