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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 26, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of August 26th include DEPTH OF WINTER by Craig Johnson, which finds Sheriff Walt Longmire journeying into the northern Mexican desert alone to save his daughter, Cady; THE FERAL DETECTIVE, Jonathan Lethem’s first detective novel since MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN; Alan Bradley's THE GOLDEN TRESSES OF THE DEAD, a deliciously shocking mystery featuring Flavia de Luce, in which a finger in a wedding cake is only the beginning; ALL THE DIRTY PARTS, Daniel Handler's unblinking take on teenage desire in a culture of unrelenting explicitness and shunted communication; and QUARTERBACK, in which John Feinstein dives deep into the most coveted and hallowed position in the NFL --- exploring the stories of five top quarterbacks and taking readers inside their unique experiences of playing the position and holding the keys to their multi-billion-dollar teams.

Week of August 19, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of August 19th include BLOOD COMMUNION, a continuation of Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles, in which Prince Lestat tells the tale of his coming to rule the vampire world and the eternal struggle to find belonging, a place in the universe for the undead, and how he must battle the seemingly unstoppable force determined to thwart his vision and destroy the entire vampire netherworld; VIRGIL WANDER, the first novel in 10 years from award-winning, million-copy bestselling author Leif Enger, an enchanting and timeless all-American story that follows the inhabitants of a small Midwestern town in their quest to revive its flagging heart; and SMALL ANIMALS by Kim Brooks, a riveting examination of the ways our culture of competitive, anxious and judgmental parenting has profoundly altered the experiences of parents and children.

Week of August 12, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of August 12th include FEARED, the sixth installment in Lisa Scottoline's Rosato & DiNunzio thriller series, in which Mary DiNunzio’s ruthless nemesis Nick Machiavelli is back...with a vengeance; Matthew Pearl's historical mystery (and long-awaited follow-up to THE DANTE CLUB), THE DANTE CHAMBER, a riveting journey across London and into both the beauty and darkness of Dante; FLIGHTS by Olga Tokarczuk, which explores what it means to be a traveler, a wanderer and a body in motion not only through space but also through time; and MEG, JO, BETH, AMY, Anne Boyd Rioux's fresh and engaging look at the circumstances leading Louisa May Alcott to write LITTLE WOMEN, and why this beloved story of family and community ties set in the Civil War has resonated with audiences across time.

Week of August 5, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of August 5th include NEVER TELL, an unpredictable thriller from Lisa Gardner that puts fan favorites D. D. Warren and Flora Dane on a stunning new case that begins with a vicious murder and gets darker from there; DOPESICK, a masterful work in which Beth Macy takes us into the epicenter of America's 20-plus-year struggle with opioid addiction; WATCHING YOU, Lisa Jewell's suspenseful page-turner about a shocking murder in a picturesque and well-to-do English town; THE PATCHWORK BRIDE by Sandra Dallas, the irrepressible story of one woman's quest to find love without losing herself in the American West; and Marie Benedict's THE ONLY WOMAN IN THE ROOM, a powerful novel based on the incredible true story of the glamour icon and scientist whose groundbreaking invention revolutionized modern communication.

Week of July 29, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of July 29th include SOMEONE KNOWS, a riveting domestic thriller from Lisa Scottoline about how a single decision can undo a family, how our past can derail our present, and how not guilty doesn't always mean innocent; THE INCENDIARIES by R. O. Kwon, a powerful, darkly glittering novel of violence, love, faith and loss, as a young woman at an elite American university is drawn into a cult's acts of terrorism; THE WITCH ELM, a stand-alone suspense novel from Tana French that asks what we become, and what we're capable of, when we no longer know who we are; and Hank Green's AN ABSOLUTELY REMARKABLE THING, a sweeping, cinematic tale about a young woman who becomes an overnight celebrity before realizing she's part of something bigger, and stranger, than anyone could have possibly imagined.

Week of July 22, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of July 22nd include VERSES FOR THE DEAD by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, which finds FBI Agent Pendergast reluctantly teaming up with a new partner to investigate a rash of Miami Beach murders...only to uncover a deadly conspiracy that spans decades; JP Delaney's BELIEVE ME, a twisty psychological thriller in which an actress plays both sides of a murder investigation; TONY'S WIFE by Adriana Trigiani, a spellbinding saga set in the lush Big Band era of the 1940s and World War II, which tells the story of two talented working class kids who marry and become a successful singing act, until time, temptation, and the responsibilities of home and family derail their dreams; and ANOTHER KIND OF MADNESS, Stephen P. Hinshaw's deeply personal memoir calling for an end to the dark shaming of mental illness.

Week of July 15, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of July 15th include VOX by Christina Dalcher, the harrowing story of what one woman will do to protect herself and her daughter, set in a United States in which half the population has been silenced; JOHN WOMAN, a convention-defying novel in which Walter Mosley recounts the transformation of an unassuming boy named Cornelius Jones into John Woman, an unconventional history professor --- while the legacy of a hideous crime lurks in the shadows; UNEASY LIES THE CROWN, the 13th installment in Tasha Alexander's mystery series that finds Lady Emily and her husband Colin having to stop a serial killer whose sights may be set on the new king, Edward VII; and BABY TEETH, award-winning playwright and filmmaker Zoje Stage’s tense novel of psychological suspense about a battle of wills between mother and daughter that reveals the frailty and falsehood of familial bonds.

Week of July 8, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of July 8th include THE MASTERPIECE, in which Fiona Davis takes readers into the glamorous lost art school within Grand Central Terminal, where two very different women, 50 years apart, strive to make their mark on a world set against them; THE LINE THAT HELD US by David Joy, a remarkable novel about the cover-up of an accidental death, and the dark consequences that reverberate through the lives of four people who will never be the same again; Allie Rowbottom's JELL-O GIRLS, a memoir that braids the evolution of one of America's most iconic branding campaigns with the stirring tales of the women who lived behind its facade --- told by the inheritor of their stories; and A TERRIBLE COUNTRY by Keith Gessen, the first novel in over a decade from a founding editor of n+1 and the author of ALL THE SAD YOUNG LITERARY MEN, a literary triumph about Russia, family, love and loyalty.

Week of July 1, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of July 1st include ONCE UPON A RIVER by Diane Setterfield, a richly imagined novel about the wrenching disappearance of three little girls and the wide-reaching effect it has on their small town; WHAT TO READ AND WHY, the follow-up to Francine Prose's READING LIKE A WRITER, in which the distinguished novelist, literary critic and essayist celebrates the pleasures of reading and pays homage to the works and writers she admires above all others; THE ROMANOV EMPRESS, C. W. Gortner's dramatic novel of the beloved Empress Maria, the Danish princess who became the mother of the last Russian tsar; and GIVE ME YOUR HAND, a psychological thriller from Megan Abbott in which a life-changing secret destroys an unlikely friendship.

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.