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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 April 29, 2024

Paperback releases for the week of April 29th include KILLING MOON, the 13th installment in Jo Nesbø's series starring brilliant rogue police investigator Harry Hole, who is assembling his own team to help find a serial killer who is murdering young women in Oslo; WITH MY LITTLE EYE by Joshilyn Jackson, the hair-raising story of a mother who moves herself and her daughter across the country to escape a dangerous stalker --- but she can’t keep herself and her daughter safe from a monster she can’t identify; Sarah Penner's THE LONDON SÉANCE SOCIETY, a spellbinding tale about two daring women who hunt for truth and justice in the perilous art of conjuring the dead; A LIVING REMEDY, Nicole Chung's searing memoir of class, inequality and grief; and WITHIN ARM'S REACH, the tender and perceptive debut from Ann Napolitano (originally published in 2004) about three generations of a large Catholic family jarred into crisis by an unexpected pregnancy.

Week of April 22, 2024

Paperback releases for the week of April 22nd include SMALL MERCIES by Dennis Lehane, an all-consuming tale of revenge, family love, festering hate and insidious power, set against one of the most tumultuous episodes in Boston’s history; MUST LOVE FLOWERS, an uplifting novel from Debbie Macomber about two women at different stages of life who find themselves on a journey of renewal after undergoing hardships; HONEY, BABY, MINE, a collection of deeply personal conversations from award-winning actress and activist Laura Dern and the woman she admires most, her mother --- legendary actress Diane Ladd; MONSTERS, a timely, passionate, provocative, blisteringly smart interrogation of how we make and experience art in the age of cancel culture, and of the link between genius and monstrosity; and KNOWING WHAT WE KNOW, Simon Winchester’s brilliant and all-encompassing look at how humans acquire, retain and pass on information and data, and how technology continues to change our lives and our minds.

Week of April 15, 2024

Paperback releases for the week of April 15th include THE LIGHT WE CARRY, an inspiring follow-up to Michelle Obama's memoir, BECOMING, in which the former First Lady shares practical wisdom and powerful strategies for staying hopeful and balanced in today’s highly uncertain world; the second book in James Rollins' Moonfall series, THE CRADLE OF ICE, a page-turning tale of action, adventure, betrayal, ambition and the struggle for survival in a harsh world that hangs by a thread; A BOOK OF DAYS, a deeply moving and brilliantly idiosyncratic visual book of days featuring more than 365 images and reflections that chart Patti Smith’s singular aesthetic --- inspired by her wildly popular Instagram; NORMAL RULES DON'T APPLY by Kate Atkinson, a collection of 11 interconnected stories that conjure a multiverse of subtly connected worlds while illuminating the webs of chance and connection among us all; and Wendy Walker's WHAT REMAINS, a dark and twisty psychological thriller about a cold case detective who finds herself the target of an obsessed stalker after saving his life.

Week of April 8, 2024

Paperback releases for the week of April 8th include THE LIE MAKER, a twisty, fast-paced thriller from Linwood Barclay in which a man desperately tries to track down his father --- who was taken into witness protection years ago --- before his enemies can get to him; FOR YOU AND ONLY YOU, the fourth entry in Caroline Kepnes' acclaimed You series, which follows Joe Goldberg to the hallowed halls of Harvard, where he leaves crimson in his wake; LeBRON, Jeff Benedict's definitive biography of basketball superstar LeBron James, based on three years of exhaustive research and more than 250 interviews; THE FIRST LADY OF WORLD WAR II by Shannon McKenna Schmidt, the first book to tell the full story of Eleanor Roosevelt's unprecedented and courageous trip to the Pacific Theater during World War II; and the paperback original A KILLING ON THE HILL, a gripping thriller from Robert Dugoni about the Great Depression, high-level corruption, and a murder that’s about to become Seattle’s hottest mystery.  

Week of April 1, 2024

Paperback releases for the week of April 1st include HOMECOMING, a sweeping novel from Kate Morton that begins with a shocking crime, the effects of which echo across continents and generations; Martha Hall Kelly's THE GOLDEN DOVES, a profound tale of bravery in which two female spies risk everything to hunt down an infamous Nazi; THINGS I WISH I TOLD MY MOTHER by Susan Patterson and Susan DiLallo, a moving novel about an artist and her perfectionist mother who unpack a lifetime of secrets while on vacation in Paris; Rachel Beanland's THE HOUSE IS ON FIRE, a masterful work of historical fiction about an incendiary tragedy that shocked a young nation and tore apart a community in a single night --- told from the perspectives of four people whose actions during the inferno changed the course of history; and the paperback original JUST FOR THE SUMMER by Abby Jimenez, a sharp and scintillating summer novel that will make readers laugh out loud and cry happy tears.

Week of March 25, 2024

Paperback releases for the week of March 25th include ROMANTIC COMEDY, a hilarious and deeply tender novel from Curtis Sittenfeld, in which a comedy writer thinks she has sworn off love --- until a dreamy pop star flips the script on all her assumptions; HANG THE MOON by Jeannette Walls, a riveting work of historical fiction about an indomitable young woman in Virginia during Prohibition; EARTH'S THE RIGHT PLACE FOR LOVE, a beautiful novel from Elizabeth Berg that tells the story of two young people growing up in Mason, Missouri, and how a shy young man named Arthur Moses becomes the wise and compassionate person readers loved in THE STORY OF ARTHUR TRULUV; THE WATCHMAKER'S DAUGHTER by Larry Loftis, the first major biography of Corrie ten Boom, a Dutch watchmaker who saved the lives of hundreds of Jews during WWII --- at the cost of losing her family and being sent to a concentration camp; and the paperback original EVERYONE IS WATCHING, a twisty thriller from Heather Gudenkauf in which a mysterious high-stakes game proves life-threatening.

Week of March 18, 2024

Paperback releases for the week of March 18th include ZERO DAYS by Ruth Ware, an adrenaline-fueled suspense novel about a woman in a race against time to clear her name and find her husband’s murderer; Sandra Brown's OUT OF NOWHERE, a fast-paced, emotional thriller in which the lives of a young mother and a high-rolling consultant collide under devastating circumstances --- culminating in a desperate manhunt that will change their futures forever; WE SHOULD NOT BE FRIENDS, a warm and funny book from Will Schwalbe that follows an improbable and life-changing college friendship over the course of 40 years; TWO WARS AND WEDDING by Lauren Willig, a dramatic coming-of-age story with a dual timeline and a single heroine --- a bold and adventuring young woman who finds herself caught up in two very different wars on both sides of the Atlantic; and the paperback original I PROMISE IT WON’T ALWAYS HURT LIKE THIS, Clare Mackintosh's deeply felt memoir of unfathomable loss and infinite hope.

Week of March 11, 2024

Paperback releases for the week of March 11th include THE ONLY SURVIVORS by Megan Miranda, a thrilling mystery about a group of former classmates who reunite to mark the 10th anniversary of a tragic accident --- only to have one of the survivors disappear, casting fear and suspicion on the original tragedy; Kathleen Grissom's CROW MARY, a sweeping saga inspired by the true story of Crow Mary, an indigenous woman torn between two worlds in 19th-century North America; THE WHITE LADY by Jacqueline Winspear, a heart-stopping book set in post-WWII Britain that follows the coming of age and maturity of former wartime operative Elinor White when she is drawn back into the world of menace she has been desperate to leave behind; and Jenny Jackson's zeitgeisty novel, PINEAPPLE STREET, a deliciously funny, sharply observed debut of family, love and class that follows three women in one wealthy Brooklyn clan.

Week of March 4, 2024

Paperback releases for the week of March 4th include OLD BABES IN THE WOOD, a dazzling collection of short stories from Margaret Atwood that looks deeply into the heart of family relationships, marriage, loss and memory, and what it means to spend a life together; Emily Henry's HAPPY PLACE, a glittering and wise novel in which a couple who broke up months ago pretend to still be together for their annual weeklong vacation with their best friends; THE SOULMATE by Sally Hepworth, a thrilling, addictive book about marriage, betrayal and the secrets that push us to the edge; THE SENATOR'S WIFE, a seductive novel of psychological suspense from Liv Constantine in which a D.C. philanthropist suspects that her seemingly perfect employee is secretly plotting to steal her husband, her reputation --- even her life; and THE OTHER FAMILY DOCTOR by Karen Fine, DVM, a compelling memoir of one woman's dream to become a veterinarian.

Week of February 26, 2024

Paperback releases for the week of February 26th include WEYWARD by Emilia Hart, an enthralling novel of female resilience and the transformative power of the natural world that weaves together the stories of three extraordinary women across five centuries; Tom Rob Smith's COLD PEOPLE, a fast-paced thriller about an Antarctic colony of global apocalypse survivors seeking to reinvent civilization under the most extreme conditions imaginable; THE EXCEPTIONS, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Kate Zernike's inspiring account of the 16 female scientists who forced MIT to publicly admit that it had been discriminating against its female faculty for years --- sparking a nationwide reckoning with the pervasive sexism in science; and ONCE UPON A TOME by Oliver Darkshire, the colorful story of life in one of the world’s oldest bookshops and a love letter to the benign, unruly world of antiquarian bookselling, where to be uncommon or strange is the best possible compliment.