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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 June 24, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of June 24th include KINGDOM OF THE BLIND, the 14th installment in Louise Penny's mystery series featuring Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, a novel about everyday life and ever-curious death in the village of Three Pines; I OWE YOU ONE by Sophie Kinsella, an irresistible story of love and empowerment about a young woman with a complicated family, a handsome man who might be “the one,” and an IOU that changes everything; NIGHT OF MIRACLES, Elizabeth Berg's delightful novel of friendship, community and the way that small acts of kindness can change your life; and Ottessa Moshfegh's second novel, MY YEAR OF REST AND RELAXATION, which is about a young woman's efforts to duck the ills of the world by embarking on an extended hibernation with the help of one of the worst psychiatrists in the annals of literature and the battery of medicines she prescribes.

Week of June 17, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of June 17th include THE RECKONING by John Grisham, in which a decorated World War II hero and a faithful member of the Methodist church commits a shocking crime and is willing to take his motive to the grave; COTTAGE BY THE SEA, Debbie Macomber's novel about a seaside town and its eclectic community that helps a young woman reclaim the light after darkness; A FORGOTTEN PLACE, the 10th installment in Charles Todd's series featuring Bess Crawford, who finds herself caught in deadly circumstances on a remote Welsh headland; and SMALL FRY, a poignant coming-of-age story from Steve Jobs' daughter, Lisa Brennan-Jobs --- which is part portrait of a complex family, part love letter to California in the '70s and '80s.

Week of June 10, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of June 10th include THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING, Bill Clinton and James Patterson's thriller that confronts a threat so huge that it jeopardizes not just Pennsylvania Avenue and Wall Street, but all of America; THE LABYRINTH OF THE SPIRITS, which marks Carlos Ruiz Zafon's return to the magnificent universe he constructed in THE SHADOW OF THE WIND, THE ANGEL'S GAME and THE PRISONER OF HEAVEN --- a riveting series finale that introduces a sexy, seductive new heroine whose investigation shines a light on the dark history of Franco’s Spain; THE COLLECTOR'S APPRENTICE, a noirish page-turner from B. A. Shapiro, who once again takes readers into the world of art, glamour and mystery; and WE ALL LOVE THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS, Joanne Proulx's novel about three suburban families whose lives spiral dangerously out of control after tragedy strikes.

Week of June 3, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of June 3rd include LAKE SUCCESS by Gary Shteyngart, a biting, brilliant, emotionally resonant novel very much of our times; CALYPSO, David Sedaris' most deeply personal and darkly hilarious book, in which he sets his formidable powers of observation toward middle age and mortality; BEFORE AND AGAIN, Barbara Delinsky's novel about a woman in hiding who finds the courage to face the world again; THE SUMMER WIVES by Beatriz Williams, an electrifying postwar fable of love, class, power and redemption set among the inhabitants of an island off the New England coast; MORNINGS WITH ROSEMARY (originally published as THE LIDO), Libby Page's debut about friendship and love, featuring the life-changing relationship between an anxious young reporter and an 86-year-old lifelong swimmer; and Anthony Ray Hinton's THE SUN DOES SHINE (Oprah’s Book Club 2018 Selection), a powerful, revealing story of hope, love, justice and the power of reading by a man who spent 30 years on death row for a crime he didn't commit.

Week of May 27, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of May 27th include LONG ROAD TO MERCY, the opening installment in David Baldacci’s series starring Atlee Pine, an FBI agent with special skills who must confront a new threat…and an old nightmare; PAUL SIMON: The Life, an intimate, candid and definitive biography written with Paul Simon’s full participation --- but without his editorial control --- by acclaimed biographer and music writer Robert Hilburn; TEAR IT DOWN, the fourth entry in Nick Petrie's series featuring Iraq war veteran Peter Ash, who pursues one case --- and stumbles into another --- in the City of the Blues; and Todd Fisher’s poignant memoir, MY GIRLS, a revelatory and touching tribute to the lives of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds written by the person who knew them best.

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.

Week of May 13, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of May 13th include James Patterson’s TARGET: ALEX CROSS, which finds Alex Cross leading an investigation into a series of assassinations that runs so long and deep that a constitutional crisis occurs; AN UNWANTED GUEST, a twisty psychological thriller from Shari Lapena about a weekend retreat at a cozy mountain lodge that is supposed to be the perfect getaway...but when a storm hits, no one is getting away; ROBIN, New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff's definitive biography of Robin Williams --- a compelling portrait of one of America’s most beloved and misunderstood entertainers; and THE WOMAN IN THE WOODS by John Connolly, in which Private Investigator Charlie Parker is hired to track down the identity of a dead woman --- who apparently died in childbirth --- and her missing child.

Week of May 6, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of May 6th include LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE by Celeste Ng, a riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives; THERE THERE, Tommy Orange’s shattering novel that follows 12 characters from Native communities --- all traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow, all connected to each other in ways they may not yet realize; THE MARS ROOM by Rachel Kushner, a spectacularly compelling, heart-stopping novel about a life gone off the rails in contemporary America; and Simon Winchester's THE PERFECTIONISTS, a superb history that traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement --- precision.

Week of April 29, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of April 29th include Lee Child's PAST TENSE, in which family secrets come back to haunt Jack Reacher; SPYMASTER, the 18th installment in Brad Thor's series featuring counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath, who must do whatever it takes to prevent the United States from being dragged into a deadly war; THE DEATH OF MRS. WESTAWAY, Ruth Ware’s fourth novel about a tarot card reader who mistakenly receives a mysterious letter bequeathing her a substantial inheritance; A NOISE DOWNSTAIRS by Linwood Barclay, a haunting psychological thriller about a man who is troubled by odd sounds for which there is no rational explanation; and Kelly Corrigan's TELL ME MORE, a story-driven collection of essays on the 12 powerful phrases we use to sustain our relationships.

Week of April 22, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of April 22nd include ALL WE EVER WANTED, Emily Giffin's riveting novel about three very different people who must choose between their families and their most deeply held values; PROPERTY, a striking collection of 10 short stories and two novellas from Lionel Shriver that explores the idea of property in every meaning of the word; BY INVITATION ONLY by Dorothea Benton Frank, a tale of two families, one struggling to do well, one well to do, and one young couple --- the privileged daughter of Chicago’s crème de la crème and the son of hard-working Southern peach farmers; and EUNICE, in which Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Eileen McNamara examines the life and times of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, arguing that she left behind the Kennedy family’s most profound political legacy.