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Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.

Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.

March 2019


The Happiness Playlist: The True Story of Healing My Heart with Feel-Good Music by Mark Mallman - Memoir, Music, Nonfiction

Think Piece Publishing | 9780986360732 | Published March 19, 2019

Minneapolis rock legend Mark Mallman woke up at 3am with a crushing panic attack that wouldn't end. He responded by pouring songs into a happiness playlist and leaning on the wisdom of friends. This is the true story of a man beset by grief, healed by music, and learning to laugh through it all.

The Knowledge: A Richard Jury Mystery by Martha Grimes - Fiction, Mystery

Grove Press | 9780802129253 | Published March 19, 2019

In the backseat of Robbie Parsons’ cab is a man with a gun in his hand --- a man who brazenly committed a crime in front of the Artemis Club, a rarefied art gallery-cum-casino, then jumped in and ordered Parsons to drive. As the criminal eventually escapes to Nairobi, Detective Superintendent Richard Jury comes across the case in the Saturday paper. Two days previously, Jury had met and instantly connected with one of the victims of the crime, a professor of astrophysics at Columbia and an expert gambler. Feeling personally affronted, Jury soon enlists Melrose Plant, Marshall Trueblood and his whole gang of merry characters to contend with a case that takes a number of unexpected turns.

The Punishment She Deserves: A Lynley Novel by Elizabeth George - Fiction, Mystery

Penguin Books | 9780451467867 | Published March 19, 2019

The cozy, bucolic town of Ludlow is stunned when one of its most revered and respected citizens --- Ian Druitt, the local deacon --- is accused of a serious crime. Then, while in police custody, Ian is found dead. Did he kill himself? Or was he murdered? When Barbara Havers is sent to Ludlow to investigate the chain of events that led to Ian's death, all the evidence points to suicide. But Barbara can't shake the feeling that she's missing something. She decides to take a closer look at the seemingly ordinary inhabitants of Ludlow --- mainly elderly retirees and college students --- and discovers that almost everyone in town has something to hide.

The Temptation of Forgiveness: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery by Donna Leon - Fiction, Mystery

Grove Press | 9780802129208 | Published March 19, 2019

Surprised, if not dismayed, to discover from his superior that leaks are emanating from the Questura, Commissario Guido Brunetti is surprised more consequentially by the appearance of a friend of his wife’s, fearful that her son is using drugs and hopeful Brunetti can somehow intervene. When the woman’s husband is found unconscious with a serious brain injury at the foot of a bridge in Venice after midnight, Brunetti is drawn to pursue a possible connection to the boy’s behavior. But the truth, as Brunetti has experienced so often, is not so straightforward.

The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Graydon House | 9781525823565 | Published March 19, 2019

Since she was nine years old, Alina Dziak knew she would marry her best friend, Tomasz. Now 15 and engaged, Alina is unconcerned by reports of Nazi soldiers at the Polish border and dreams instead of the day Tomasz returns from college in Warsaw so they can be married. But little by little, injustice by brutal injustice, the Nazi occupation takes hold, and Alina’s tiny rural village is divided by fear and hate. Then, as the fabric of their lives is slowly picked apart, Tomasz disappears. Where Alina used to measure time between visits from her beloved, now she measures the spaces between hope and despair, waiting for word from Tomasz and avoiding the attentions of the soldiers who patrol her parents’ farm.

This Is Me: Loving the Person You Are Today by Chrissy Metz - Inspirational, Memoir, Nonfiction, Personal Growth

Dey Street Books | 9780062837905 | Published March 19, 2019

In THIS IS ME, Chrissy Metz shares her story with a raw honesty that will leave readers surprised but also inspired. Infused with the same authenticity she brings to her starring role in NBC's "This Is Us," this book is so much more than your standard Hollywood memoir or collection of personal essays. She embraces the spirit of Shonda Rhimes’ YEAR OF YES, sharing how she has applied the lessons she learned from both setbacks and successes. A born entertainer, Chrissy finds light in even her darkest moments, and leaves readers feeling that they are spending time with a friend who gets it.

Tomorrow by Damian Dibben - Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction

Hanover Square Press | 9781335251008 | Published March 19, 2019

Venice, 1815. A 200-year-old dog is searching for his lost master. And so begins TOMORROW, a story of love that spans the centuries and of hope as the world collapses into war. Tomorrow is a dog who must travel through the courts and battlefields of Europe in search of the man who granted him immortality. His is a journey of loyalty and determination, as he befriends both animals and humans, falls in love --- only once --- marvels at the human ability to make music, and despairs at their capacity for war.

Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles - Fiction

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316472180 | Published March 19, 2019

When Marvin Johnson's twin, Tyler, goes to a party, Marvin decides to tag along to keep an eye on his brother. But what starts as harmless fun turns into a shooting, followed by a police raid. The next day, Tyler has gone missing, and it's up to Marvin to find him. But when Tyler is found dead, a video leaked online tells an even more chilling story: Tyler has been shot and killed by a police officer. Terrified as his mother unravels and mourning a brother who is now a hashtag, Marvin must learn what justice and freedom really mean.

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Penguin Books | 9780143110439 | Published March 26, 2019

In 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, and is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life, and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel’s doors. Unexpectedly, his reduced circumstances provide him entry into a much larger world of emotional discovery.

All the Beautiful Girls by Elizabeth J. Church - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Ballantine Books | 9780399181085 | Published March 26, 2019

Lily Decker never meant to become a showgirl. As a young girl in small-town Kansas, she danced to forget the pain of losing her family in a car accident. And dancing made her feel beautiful when the attentions of her Uncle Miles only brought shame. In 1967, Lily is grown and ready to leave her past behind. She changes her name to Ruby Wilde and heads to the Rat Pack’s Las Vegas to make a name for herself as a troupe dancer. However, the competition is fierce, and she finds work as a showgirl instead, doing fan-kicks in sky-high headdresses and sparkling costumes. Her new life brims with glamour and excitement, but something is still missing. Is it love? What choices will she make to feel whole again, and at what cost?

Bad Men and Wicked Women by Eric Jerome Dickey - Fiction, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Suspense, Thriller

Dutton | 9781524742218 | Published March 26, 2019

As a low-level enforcer in Los Angeles, Ken Swift knows danger, but nowhere does he feel it more than in his tangled romances. Divorced from one woman, in love with another, and wrestling with a strong desire to get to know a third, his life is far from perfect, and it becomes all the more complicated when his troubled daughter resurfaces on the same day as a major job. Margaux needs $50,000 immediately, and she isn't above blackmailing Ken to get it. Yet even as the tension-filled father/daughter reunion escalates into a clashing of wills and desires that spread far beyond their family, Ken's latest contract spirals quickly out of control, and he finds it is not only his daughter looking to seek revenge.

Beach House Reunion by Mary Alice Monroe - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Gallery Books | 9781501193309 | Published March 26, 2019

Cara Rutledge returns to her Southern home on the idyllic Isle of Palms. Only through reconnecting with family, friends and the rhythms of the lowcountry can Cara release the hold of the past and open herself to the possibility of a new love, career and hope for the future. Meanwhile, her niece Linnea, a recent college graduate, leaves her historic home in Charleston and heads to her aunt’s beach house. On the island, she is part of the freer, natural ocean lifestyle she loves, rejoining the turtle team, learning to surf and falling in love. Remembering the lessons of her beloved grandmother, Lovie, Linnea rediscovers a meaningful purpose to her life and finds the courage she needs to break from tradition.

Blood Oath by Linda Fairstein - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

Random House Large Print | 9781984827562 | Published March 26, 2019

Following a leave of absence, Assistant DA Alexandra Cooper meets Lucy, a young woman who testified years earlier at a landmark federal trial and now reveals that she was sexually assaulted by a prominent official during that time. Yet Lucy's isn't the only secret Alex must uncover, with rumors swirling about one colleague's abusive conduct behind closed doors and another's violent, mysterious collapse. As the seemingly disparate cases of her client, adversary and friend start to intertwine, Alex, along with NYPD detectives Mike Chapman and Mercer Wallace, finds herself in uncharted territory within Manhattan's Rockefeller University, a premier research institute, hospital and cornerstone of higher learning.

I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death by Maggie O'Farrell - Memoir, Nonfiction

Vintage | 9780525436058 | Published March 26, 2019

On 17 occasions, Maggie O’Farrell has stared death in the face --- and lived to tell the tale. In this astonishing memoir, she shares the near-death experiences that have punctuated and defined her life: The childhood illness that left her bedridden for a year, which she was not expected to survive. A teenage yearning to escape that nearly ended in disaster. An encounter with a disturbed man on a remote path. And, most terrifying of all, an ongoing, daily struggle to protect her daughter from a condition that leaves her unimaginably vulnerable to life’s myriad dangers.

Jackrabbit Smile: A Hap and Leonard Novel by Joe R. Lansdale - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Mulholland Books | 9780316311601 | Published March 26, 2019

Hap is celebrating his wedding to his longtime girlfriend, Brett (who is also Hap and Leonard's boss), when their backyard barbecue is interrupted by a couple of Pentecostal white supremacists. Judith Mulhaney's daughter, Jackrabbit, has been missing for five years. Well, she's been missing from them for five years, but she's been missing from everybody, including the local no-goods who ran with her, for a few months. Despite their misgivings about Judith and her son, Hap and Leonard take the case. It isn't long until they find themselves mixed up in a revivalist cult that believes Jesus will return flanked by an army of lizard-men --- solving a murder to boot.

Nothing to Lose by Victoria Selman - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Thomas & Mercer | 9781542041935 | Published March 26, 2019

Offender Profiler Ziba MacKenzie arrives at the scene of a gruesome murder with a disturbing sense of déjà vu. Nine days earlier, another woman’s body was found: same location, same MO, same physical appearance. For the police, it’s clear that a new serial killer is on the loose. But for Ziba, it’s even more sinister --- because the victims look just like her. Ziba has been the focus of a killer’s interest before, and knows that if she gets too close again, this case could be her last. Still, she’s not one to play by the rules --- especially when her secret investigation into her husband’s murder begins to attract unwanted attention. Can Ziba uncover what connects the two victims before she becomes one herself?

So Much Longing in So Little Space: The Art of Edvard Munch written by Karl Ove Knausgaard, translated by Ingvild Burkey - Art, Art History, Biography, Literary Criticism, Nonfiction

Penguin Books | 9780143133131 | Published March 26, 2019

In SO MUCH LONGING IN SO LITTLE SPACE, Karl Ove Knausgaard sets out to understand the enduring and awesome power of Edvard Munch’s work by training his gaze on the landscapes that inspired Munch and speaking firsthand with other contemporary artists, including Anselm Kiefer, for whom Munch’s legacy looms large. Bringing together art history, biography and memoir, Knausgaard tells a passionate, freewheeling and pensive story about not just one of history’s most significant painters, but the very meaning of choosing the artist’s life, as he himself has done.

The Duchess: Camilla Parker Bowles and the Love Affair That Rocked the Crown by Penny Junor - Biography, Nonfiction

Harper Paperbacks | 9780062471116 | Published March 26, 2019

In THE DUCHESS, veteran royal biographer and journalist Penny Junor reveals in full, for the first time, the remarkable rise of a woman who was the most notorious mistress in the world. As Camilla Parker Bowles’ marriage to Prince Charles approached in 2005, the British public were upset at the prospect that this woman, universally reviled for wrecking the royal marriage, would one day become queen. Sensitive to public opinion, the palace announced that this would never happen; when Charles eventually acceded to the throne, Camilla would be known as the princess consort. Yet a decade later, British public sentiment had changed, with a majority believing that Camilla should become queen.

The Night Visitors by Carol Goodman - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

William Morrow Paperbacks | 9780062852007 | Published March 26, 2019

Alice gets off a bus in the middle of a snowstorm in Delphi, NY. She is fleeing an abusive relationship and desperate to protect 10-year-old Oren, a major Star Wars fan who is wise beyond his years. Though Alice is wary, Oren bonds nearly instantly with Mattie, a social worker who brings them home for the night. She has plenty of room, she says. What she doesn't say is that Oren reminds her of her little brother, who died 30 years ago at the age of 10. But Mattie isn't the only one withholding elements of the truth. Alice is keeping her own secrets. And as the snowstorm worsens around them, each woman's past will prove itself unburied, stirring up threats both within and without.

The Other Sister by Sarah Zettel - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Grand Central Publishing | 9781538760918 | Published March 26, 2019

Everyone thought that reckless, troubled Geraldine Monroe was the bad sister --- especially when she fled town after her mother's death 25 years ago. But people don't know the truth. Marie Monroe knows. She was there for their father's cruel punishments, the constant manipulation, the lies. Everyone thinks she's the perfect daughter --- patient, kind and obedient. No one would suspect her of anything. Especially not murder. Now Geraldine is home again, and she and Marie have united in a plan for the ultimate revenge. But when old secrets and new fears clash, everyone is pushed to the breaking point…and the sisters will learn that they can't trust anyone --- not even each other.

Why Baseball Matters by Susan Jacoby - History, Nonfiction, Sports

Yale University Press | 9780300244403 | Published March 26, 2019

Baseball, first dubbed the “national pastime” in print in 1856, is the country’s most tradition-bound sport. Despite remaining popular and profitable into the 21st century, the game is losing young fans, among African Americans and women as well as white men. Furthermore, baseball’s greatest charm --- a clockless suspension of time --- is also its greatest liability in a culture of digital distraction. These paradoxes are explored by historian and passionate baseball fan Susan Jacoby in a book that is both a love letter to the game and a tough-minded analysis of the current challenges to its special position --- in reality and myth --- in American culture.

Mass Market Paperback

Hold Back the Dark: A Bishop/Special Crimes Unit Novel by Kay Hooper - Fiction, Supernatural Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Berkley | 9780515156058 | Published March 5, 2019

Trapped in a nightmare they can't escape, the residents of Prosperity are killing one another, waking up with no memory of the monstrous acts they've committed --- or the reasons why. Chief Deputy Katie Cole knows that whatever evil is afoot is beyond her expertise, and beyond the understanding of Sheriff Jackson Archer. They need help. The Special Crimes Unit is called in for its specific brand of investigation, to aid the Chosen as well as the once-peaceful mountain town. It will take all the agents' training, all their experience, and every extra sense they can call on to get to the bottom of things in Prosperity.

The Pharaoh Key by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Grand Central Publishing | 9781455525812 | Published March 5, 2019

Gideon Crew --- brilliant scientist, master thief, intrepid adventurer --- is shocked when his former employer, Eli Glinn, vanishes without a trace, and Glinn's high-tech lab Effective Engineering Solutions shuts down seemingly overnight. Fresh off a diagnosis that gives him only months to live, Crew is contacted by one of his former coworkers at EES, Manuel Garza, who has a bead on one final treasure hinted at in EES's final case, the long-awaited translation of a centuries-old stone tablet of a previously undiscovered civilization: The Phaistos Disc. What lies at the end of the trail will either save Gideon's life or bring it to a sudden, shocking close.

The Rising Sea: A Kurt Austin Adventure by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown - Adventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

G.P. Putnam's Sons | 9780735215559 | Published March 5, 2019

An alarming rise in the world's sea levels sends Kurt Austin, Joe Zavala and the rest of the NUMA scientific team rocketing around the globe in search of answers. What they find at the bottom of the East China Sea, however, is even worse than they imagined: a diabolical plan to upset the Pacific balance of power --- and in the process displace as many as a billion people. A rare alloy unlike anything else on earth, a pair of 500-year-old Japanese talismans, an assassin so violent even the Yakuza has disowned him, an audacious technological breakthrough that will become a very personal nightmare for Kurt Austin --- the NUMA team must risk everything to head off the coming catastrophe.

Tom Clancy Line of Sight: A Jack Ryan Jr. Novel by Mike Maden - Adventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Berkley | 9780735215948 | Published March 5, 2019

Twenty-six years ago, Dr. Cathy Ryan restored the eyesight of a young Bosnian girl who had been injured during an attack in the Bosnian War. Today, her son, Jack Ryan Jr., has agreed to track down the young woman and deliver a letter from his mother. What he finds shocks them both. The helpless child has grown into a remarkable woman. Aida Curic is a self-possessed beauty with a big heart and an even bigger secret who runs a controversial refugee agency near Sarajevo. Jack is deeply drawn to both her and her country, but soon finds himself in the crosshairs of the seething ethnic tensions and ancient blood feuds of the Balkans, the region of Europe where empires go to die.