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Week of May 2, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of May 2nd include Harper Lee's second novel, GO SET A WATCHMAN, which is set two decades after her beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD; IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT, Judy Blume's first novel for adults since the 1998 release of SUMMER SISTERS; BEACH TOWN by Mary Kay Andrews, which revolves around the attraction between a movie location scout and the mayor of a sleepy Florida panhandle town, a born-again environmentalist who is determined to keep his town from being commercialized; THE WRIGHT BROTHERS by David McCullough, the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly; and Laura Dave's EIGHT HUNDRED GRAPES, a story about the messy realities of family, the strength (and weaknesses) of romantic love, and the importance of finding a place to call home.

July 2020

July's Books on Screen roundup includes the season one releases of "The Baby-Sitters Club" on Netflix and "Brave New World" on NBC's new streaming service, Peacock; the season two premiere of TNT's "The Alienist: Angel of Darkness"; a number of films available on demand, including The Outpost, Greyhound, The Sunlit Night and The Informer; and the continuation of the HBO series "I'll Be Gone in the Dark" and "Perry Mason."