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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 August 27, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of August 27th include Dean Koontz's THE CROOKED STAIRCASE, in which Jane Hawk (who captivated readers in THE SILENT CORNER and THE WHISPERING ROOM) faces the fight of her life, against the threat of a lifetime; ENEMY OF THE STATE by Kyle Mills, the latest installment in Vince Flynn's series starring Mitch Rapp, who finds himself alone and targeted by a country that is supposed to be one of America’s closest allies; and Tom Rinaldi's THE RED BANDANNA, which recounts the incredible story of Welles Crowther, whose actions on 9/11 offer a lasting lesson on character, calling and courage.

Week of August 20, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of August 20th include A DISTANT VIEW OF EVERYTHING, the 11th installment in Alexander McCall Smith's series featuring Isabel Dalhousie, who is called upon to navigate complex social situations both at home and in her community; BEST DAY EVER, a psychological thriller from Kaira Rouda that forces us to ask ourselves just how well we know those who are closest to us; and IN THE MIDNIGHT ROOM by Laura McBride, which is about four vivid and complicated women in Las Vegas whose lives become connected by secrets, courage, tragedies and small acts of kindness.

Week of August 13, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of August 13th include BIBLIOMYSTERIES, a collection of mystery stories edited by Otto Penzler that involves the world of books --- a bookshop, a rare volume, a library, a collector or a bookseller --- written by some of the genre’s most distinguished authors, including Nelson DeMille, Anne Perry, Jeffery Deaver, C. J. Box and Laura Lippman; GOING DEEP, Lawrence Goldstone's account of the controversial history of the attack submarine --- and the story of its colorful creator, John Philip Holland --- that reveals how this imaginative invention changed the face of modern warfare; and THE MOUNTAIN, Paul Yoon's collection of six thematically linked stories, taking place across several continents and time periods, and populated with characters who are connected by their traumatic pasts, newly vagrant lives, and quests for solace in their futures.

Week of August 6, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of August 6th include EMMA IN THE NIGHT, Wendy Walker's second psychological thriller (following ALL IS NOT FORGOTTEN), which revolves around the mysterious disappearance of two sisters and the shocking return of one of them three years later; MY OWN WORDS, a collection of writings and speeches from Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who discusses such wide-ranging topics as gender equality, the workways of the Supreme Court, being Jewish, law and lawyers in opera, and the value of looking beyond US shores when interpreting the US Constitution; MORNINGSTAR, a memoir about the magic and inspiration of books from beloved author Ann Hood; and LIGHT IT UP by Nick Petrie, in which a well-planned and flawlessly executed hijacking reveals the hidden dangers of Colorado's mellowest business --- but war veteran Peter Ash may find there's more to this crime than meets the eye.

Week of July 30, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of July 30th include Y IS FOR YESTERDAY, which finds private investigator Kinsey Millhone confronting her darkest and most disturbing case, and marks the end of the Alphabet mysteries following the passing of Sue Grafton in December 2017; AN ODYSSEY by award-winning memoirist and critic Daniel Mendelsohn, a deeply moving tale of a father and son's transformative journey in reading --- and reliving --- Homer's epic masterpiece; AT THE STRANGER’S GATE, Adam Gopnik’s vivid memoir that captures the romance of New York City in the 1980s; and Nate Blakeslee’s AMERICAN WOLF, the enthralling story of the rise and reign of O-Six, the celebrated Yellowstone wolf, and the people who loved or feared her.

Week of July 23, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of July 23rd include DEATH IN ST. PETERSBURG by Tasha Alexander, which finds Lady Emily applying her own set of skills to investigate the murder of a ballerina, whose body was discovered following a performance of "Swan Lake"; LOCKDOWN, a novel of psychological suspense from Laurie R. King that finds a community coming together when threatened by someone with a thirst for revenge; DUNBAR, Edward St. Aubyn's reimagining of "King Lear," William Shakespeare's most devastating family story; and NEED TO KNOW by Karen Cleveland, in which a high-powered CIA analyst makes a shocking discovery about her husband that leads her to question everything she believes.

Week of July 16, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of July 16th include EXPOSED, the much-anticipated fifth book in Lisa Scottoline's Rosato & DiNunzio thriller series, in which an epic battle of wills and legal strategy pits Mary DiNunzio against her partner, Bennie Rosato; GEORGE AND LIZZIE, “America’s librarian” and NPR books commentator Nancy Pearl's emotionally riveting debut novel about an unlikely marriage at a crossroads; and STING-RAY AFTERNOONS, Steve Rushin's utterly nostalgic, psychedelically vibrant portrait of a decade overflowing with technological evolution, cultural revolution, as well as brotherly, sisterly and parental love.

Week of July 9, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of July 9th include THE STORY OF ARTHUR TRULUV by Elizabeth Berg, an emotionally powerful novel about three people who each lose the one they love most, only to find second chances where they least expect them; Ayobami Adebayo's debut, STAY WITH ME, the unforgettable story of a marriage as seen through the eyes of both husband and wife, which asks how much we can sacrifice for the sake of family; THE ADDRESS, Fiona Davis' compelling novel about the thin lines between love and loss, success and ruin, passion and madness, all hidden behind the walls of the Dakota, New York City's most famous residence; and DEMOCRACY, Condoleezza Rice's sweeping look at the global struggle for democracy and why America must continue to support the cause of human freedom.

Week of July 2, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of July 2nd include DEADFALL by Linda Fairstein, which finds Assistant DA Alexandra Cooper working the biggest case of her career --- hunting a killer within New York's urban jungle; CRIME SCENE, a psychological thriller from the father-son writing team of Jonathan Kellerman and Jesse Kellerman, in which a former star athlete turned deputy coroner is drawn into a brutal, complicated murder; Andy Weir's near-future thriller ARTEMIS, a heist story set on the moon; and THE RIGHT SIDE, Spencer Quinn's novel about a deeply damaged female soldier home from the war in Afghanistan who becomes obsessed with finding a missing girl, gains an unlikely ally in a stray dog, and encounters new perils beyond the combat zone.

Week of June 25, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of June 25th include SURPRISE ME, Sophie Kinsella's latest novel that delves into the heart of a marriage, and how those we love and think we know best can sometimes surprise us the most; THE RULES OF MAGIC by Alice Hoffman, the spellbinding prequel to PRACTICAL MAGIC and a Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick; THE SABOTEUR, Andrew Gross’ follow-up to the riveting historical thriller THE ONE MAN that portrays a hero who must weigh duty against his heart in order to single-handedly end the one threat that could alter the course of World War II; and MY ABSOLUTE DARLING, Gabriel Tallent's highly acclaimed debut novel about one 14-year-old girl's heart-stopping fight for her own soul.