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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 15, 2013

THE SANDCASTLE GIRLS, Chris Bohjalian's 15th book, is a spellbinding tale that travels between Aleppo, Syria, in 1915 and Bronxville, New York, in 2012 --- a sweeping historical love story steeped in the author’s Armenian heritage, a subject his legions of fans have been asking him to write about for years.

Week of April 8, 2013

In THE WORLD WITHOUT YOU by Joshua Henkin, the Frankel family descends upon their summer home in the Berkshires for a memorial to Leo, the youngest Frankel sibling, who was killed while on assignment in Iraq a year before. Over the course of three days, the Frankels will contend with sibling rivalries and marital feuds, volatile women and silent men, and, ultimately, the true meaning of family.

Week of April 1, 2013

Lisa Genova, the award-winning author of STILL ALICE and LEFT NEGLECTED, has written LOVE ANTHONY, a heartfelt novel about an accidental friendship that gives a grieving mother a priceless gift: the ability to understand the thoughts of her eight-year-old autistic son and make sense of his brief life.

Week of March 25, 2013

Army Special Agent John Puller is the best there is, and he’s the one the U.S. Army relies on to investigate the toughest crimes. In THE FORGOTTEN by David Baldacci, he has a new case, but this time, the crime is personal: His aunt has been found dead in Paradise, Florida. Before she died, she mailed a letter to Puller's father, telling him that Paradise is not all it seems to be. What Puller finds convinces him that his aunt's death was no accident but a cold-blooded murder.

Week of March 18, 2013

In THE LOST YEARS by Mary Higgins Clark, biblical scholar Jonathan Lyons believes he has a letter that may have been written by Jesus Christ. Stolen from the Vatican library in the 15th century, it was assumed to be lost forever. But on the eve before his own murder, he confides to Father Aiden O’Brien, a family friend, that one of those whom he trusted most is determined to keep it from being returned to the Vatican.

Week of March 11, 2013

Annajane thinks she's over her ex-husband, Mason, in Mary Kay Andrews's SPRING FEVER. But when she attends his wedding, everything changes, and she realizes she might want him back. Even if there are people determined to keep Annajane from getting what she wants, happiness might be hers for the taking, and the life she once had with Mason in this sleepy lake town might be in her future.

Week of March 4, 2013

In Alexander McCall Smith's THE LIMPOPO ACADEMY OF PRIVATE DETECTION, Precious Ramotswe is haunted by a repeated dream: a vision of a tall, strange man who waits for her beneath an acacia tree. But she’s far too busy to worry about it. Mma Potokwane has been dismissed from her post as matron at the orphan farm. Can the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency help restore the beloved matron to her rightful position?

Week of February 25, 2013

Hilary Mantel's Man Booker Prize winner BRING UP THE BODIES, the sequel to WOLF HALL, picks right up with the saga of King Henry VIII and the infamous Tudors as seen through the eyes of his advisor, Thomas Cromwell. This time, the focus is on Anne Boleyn and her supplanting by the young Jane Seymour of Wolf Hall.

Week of February 18, 2013

In SO PRETTY IT HURTS by Kate White, crime reporter Bailey Weggins attends a celebrity-filled weekend house party in the New York countryside. The sudden death of supermodel Devon Barr during an impromptu snowstorm lands Bailey in the midst of a murder investigation that threatens her personal safety and the future of her career with the gossip magazine Buzz.

Week of February 11, 2013

In ANOTHER PIECE OF MY HEART by Jane Green, readers are introduced to Andi, who has spent much of her adult life looking for the perfect man. And at 37, she's finally found him: Ethan, a divorced father of two. But in his daughter Emily’s eyes, Andi is an obstacle to her father’s love, and Emily will do whatever it takes to break her down.