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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 May 28, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of May 28th include THEFT BY FINDING, the first of two volumes in which David Sedaris shares with the world his private writings from a diary he has kept for over 40 years; THE HOUSE OF UNEXPECTED SISTERS, the 18th installment in Alexander McCall Smith's No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, which finds Precious Ramotswe learning valuable lessons about first impressions and forgiveness; THE DINNER PARTY, the first collection of short stories from Joshua Ferris, who explores the modern tribulations of marriage, ambition and the fear of missing out; and A STRANGER IN THE HOUSE by Shari Lapena, who follows up her successful debut, THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR, with a domestic thriller packed full of secrets and a twisty story that never stops.

Week of May 21, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of May 21st include LESS by Andrew Sean Greer, the winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, in which a struggling novelist travels the world to avoid an awkward wedding; the psychological thriller THE BREAKDOWN, B. A. Paris' follow-up to her debut, the instant New York Times bestseller BEHIND CLOSED DOORS, which poses the intriguing question: If you can’t trust yourself, who can you trust?; and THE JERSEY BROTHERS by Sally Mott Freeman, which details the extraordinary adventure of three brothers at the center of the most dramatic turning points of World War II.

Week of May 14, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of May 14th include COCOA BEACH by Beatriz Williams, an enchanting blend of love, suspense, betrayal and redemption set among the rumrunners and scoundrels of Prohibition-era Cocoa Beach; and Lou Piniella's memoir LOU, in which the beloved New York Yankee legend looks back over his nearly 50-year career as a player and a manager, sharing insights and stories about some of his most memorable moments and some of the biggest names in Major League Baseball.

Week of May 7, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of May 7th include the National Book Award winner SING, UNBURIED, SING by Jesmyn Ward, the story of a family on a journey through rural Mississippi; BAD DREAMS AND OTHER STORIES, a collection of short stories from Tessa Hadley that elevate the mundane into the exceptional; MURDER IN SAINT-GERMAIN, the 17th installment in Cara Black's mystery series starring private investigator Aimée Leduc; and Thomas Oliphant and Curtis Wilkie's THE ROAD TO CAMELOT, a behind-the-scenes, revelatory account of John F. Kennedy’s wily campaign to the White House, beginning with his bold, failed attempt to win the vice presidential nomination in 1956.

Week of April 30, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of April 30th include HILLBILLY ELEGY, J. D. Vance's passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis --- that of white working-class Americans; A LEGACY OF SPIES, John le Carré's first novel to feature George Smiley of the British Secret Service in more than 25 years; MEN WITHOUT WOMEN, a short story collection in which Haruki Murakami explores the lives of men who, in their own ways, find themselves alone; THE SUNSHINE SISTERS, Jane Green's novel about a mother who asks her three estranged daughters to come home to help her end her life; and MOCKINGBIRD SONGS, a collection of letters between Harper Lee and Wayne Flint, one of her closest friends, that reveals the famously private writer as never before, in her own words.

Week of April 23, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of April 23rd include THE MIDNIGHT LINE, the 22nd installment in Lee Child's series starring Jack Reacher, who this time embarks on a harrowing journey to find the rightful owner of a class ring he spotted in a pawn shop window and return it to her; COME SUNDOWN by Nora Roberts, a novel of suspense, family ties and twisted passions; SAME BEACH, NEXT YEAR, which marks a return to Dorothea Benton Frank's magical Lowcountry of South Carolina, where two couples begin a friendship that will last more than 20 years and transform their lives; and IN THE GREAT GREEN ROOM, Amy Gary's fascinating biography of Margaret Wise Brown, author of the beloved children’s classics GOODNIGHT MOON and THE RUNAWAY BUNNY.

Week of April 16, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of April 16th include THE GOOD DAUGHTER, a spellbinding blend of cold-case thriller and psychological suspense from Karin Slaughter that has this intriguing tagline: Two girls are forced into the woods at gunpoint. One runs for her life. One is left behind.; THE RISE AND FALL OF D.O.D.O. by Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland, a near-future thriller combining history, science, magic, mystery, intrigue and adventure that questions the very foundations of the modern world; and SECRETS OF THE TULIP SISTERS, Susan Mallery's charming tale about the problem with secrets, the power of love and the unbreakable bond between sisters.

Week of April 9, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of April 9th include James Patterson's THE PEOPLE VS. ALEX CROSS, which finds Alex Cross on the wrong side of the law as he awaits trial for murder; THE ROAD TO JONESTOWN by Jeff Guinn, the definitive story of preacher Jim Jones, who was responsible for the Jonestown Massacre, the largest murder-suicide in American history; RISE AND SHINE, BENEDICT STONE, a gem of a novel from Phaedra Patrick about family, forgiveness and one man's second chance at happiness; and Michelle Richmond's THE MARRIAGE PACT, a relentlessly paced novel of psychological suspense that asks: How far is too far when it comes to protecting your marriage?

Week of April 2, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of April 2nd include THE TEA GIRL OF HUMMINGBIRD LANE by Lisa See, a moving novel about tradition, tea farming, and the bonds between mothers and daughters; David Grann's KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON, a twisting, haunting, true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history; THE RULES DO NOT APPLY, a powerful memoir from Ariel Levy about the choices she makes in her search for adventure, meaning and love; I KNOW A SECRET by Tess Gerritsen, which finds Boston PD detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles pursuing a shadowy psychopath who is keeping secrets and taking lives; and WHERE THE LIGHT FALLS, a rich and sweeping novel of courage, duty, sacrifice and love set during the French Revolution from Allison Pataki and her brother, Owen Pataki.

Week of March 26, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of March 26th include THE STARS ARE FIRE by Anita Shreve, which centers on an extraordinary young woman who is tested by a catastrophic event, and is based on the true story of the largest fire in Maine's history; ALL BY MYSELF, ALONE, Mary Higgins Clark's latest solo mystery effort, in which a glamorous cruise on a luxurious ocean liner turns deadly; THE WHISPERING ROOM, a sequel to Dean Koontz's THE SILENT CORNER, which finds Jane Hawk continuing her battle against a murderous conspiracy; and KENNEDY AND KING by Steven Levingston, which traces the emergence of two of the 20th century's greatest leaders, their powerful impact on each other and on the shape of the civil rights battle between 1960 and 1963.