Skip to main content

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 March 27, 2023

Paperback releases for the week of March 27th include THE IT GIRL by Ruth Ware, an unputdownable mystery following a woman on the search for answers a decade after her friend’s murder; OVERKILL, a riveting thriller from Sandra Brown in which a conflict of conscience for a former football star and an ambitious state prosecutor swiftly intensifies into a fight for their lives; Emily St. John Mandel's SEA OF TRANQUILITY, a novel of art, time, love and plague that takes the reader from Vancouver Island in 1912 to a dark colony on the moon 500 years later, unfurling a story of humanity across centuries and space; CRYING IN H MART, Michelle Zauner's unflinching, powerful memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother and forging her own identity; and THE TOBACCO WIVES by Adele Myers, a deeply human, emotionally satisfying and dramatic novel about the power of female connection and the importance of seeking truth.

Week of March 20, 2023

Paperback releases for the week of March 20th include Amor Towles' THE LINCOLN HIGHWAY, a stylish and propulsive novel set in 1950s America spanning just 10 days and told from multiple points of view; THE LAST THING HE TOLD ME by Laura Dave, a gripping mystery about a woman who thinks she has found the love of her life --- until he disappears; THE GOOD SON, Jacquelyn Mitchard's powerful, emotionally charged novel of family, redemption and a mother’s love; A SUNLIT WEAPON, in which a series of possible attacks on British pilots leads Jacqueline Winspear's beloved heroine, Maisie Dobbs, into a mystery involving First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt; THE SHOP ON ROYAL STREET, the first book in a spinoff series of Karen White's Tradd Street novels, which finds Nola Trenholm hopeful for a fresh start in the Big Easy but must deal with ghosts from her past --- as well as new ones; and THE ANTHROPOCENE REVIEWED, John Green's open-hearted exploration of the paths we forge and an unironic celebration of falling in love with the world.

Week of March 13, 2023

Paperback releases for the week of March 13th include THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin Hannah, a powerful American epic about love, heroism and hope, set during the Great Depression --- a time when the country was in crisis and at war with itself, millions were out of work, and even the land seemed to have turned against them; THE LAST TO VANISH, a gripping and propulsive thriller from Megan Miranda that opens with the disappearance of a journalist who is investigating a string of vanishings in the resort town of Cutter’s Pass; CITY ON FIRE, the opening installment in Don Winslow's epic new trilogy, a contemporary masterpiece in the tradition of The Godfather, Casino and Goodfellas; Kate Quinn's THE DIAMOND EYE, an unforgettable World War II tale of a quiet librarian who becomes history’s deadliest female sniper; and AVALON by Nell Zink, a poignant portrait of a young woman who, against all odds, is determined to find her place in the world and find clarity in its remote corners.

Week of March 6, 2023

Paperback releases for the week of March 6th include THE CANDY HOUSE, a “sibling novel” to Jennifer Egan's A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD, an electrifying, deeply moving book about the quest for authenticity and meaning in a world where memories and identities are no longer private; ONE ITALIAN SUMMER by Rebecca Serle, a powerful novel about the transformational love between mothers and daughters set on the breathtaking Amalfi Coast; THE LIES I TELL, a twisted domestic thriller from Julie Clark that dives deep into the psyches and motivations of two women and their unwavering quest to seek justice for the past and rewrite the future; THE WEDDING VEIL by Kristy Woodson Harvey, a sweeping novel following four women across generations, bound by a beautiful wedding veil and a connection to the famous Vanderbilt family; and Abe Streep's BROTHERS ON THREE, the story of coming of age on a reservation in the American West and a team uniting a community.

Week of February 27, 2023

Paperback releases for the week of February 27th include SPARRING PARTNERS, John Grisham's first collection of novellas, the common thread of which is law --- but the master of the legal thriller has several surprises in store; THE LONG WEEKEND, a pulse-pounding thriller from Gilly Macmillan, in which a group of women travel to the most remote place in England for a weekend escape --- only to discover a startling note that one of their husbands will be killed before they return home; PEACH BLOSSOM SPRING by Melissa Fu, a bold and moving story that follows three generations of a Chinese family on their search for a place to call home; Sara Nović's TRUE BIZ, an absorbing novel that chronicles a year of seismic romantic, political and familial shifts for a teacher and her students at a boarding school for the deaf; and THE CORRESPONDENTS by Judith Mackrell, the riveting, untold history of a group of heroic female reporters who revolutionized the narrative of World War II.

Week of February 20, 2023

Paperback releases for the week of February 20th include DREAM TOWN, the third thriller in David Baldacci's Nero Award-winning series starring private investigator and World War II veteran Aloysius Archer, who heads to Los Angeles and is ensnared in a lethal case; THE PARIS APARTMENT, a fiendishly clever locked room mystery from Lucy Foley, set in a Paris apartment building in which every resident has something to hide; FRENCH BRAID by Anne Tyler, a funny, joyful and brilliantly perceptive journey deep into one Baltimore family’s foibles; Amy Bloom's powerful memoir, IN LOVE, an illuminating story of two people whose love leads them to find a courageous way to part --- and of a woman’s struggle to go forward in the face of loss; and the paperback original THE WOMAN WITH THE CURE by Lynn Cullen, a riveting novel based on the true story of the woman who stopped a pandemic.

Week of February 13, 2023

Paperback releases for the week of February 13th include PORTRAIT OF AN UNKNOWN WOMAN, the 22nd installment in Daniel Silva's spellbinding series starring Gabriel Allon, who undertakes a high-stakes search for the greatest art forger who ever lived; DIABLO MESA, a continuation of Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child's wildly popular series featuring archaeologist Nora Kelly and FBI Agent Corrie Swanson; the original, revealing and eye-opening CASTE, in which Isabel Wilkerson examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions; THE YOUNGER WIFE, Sally Hepworth’s most recent novel of domestic suspense about the tangled vines of family secrets; and THE CAGE by Bonnie Kistler, a gripping thriller about two professional women who enter an elevator together...but only one is alive when they reach the ground floor.

Week of February 6, 2023

Paperback releases for the week of February 6th include THE MATCH, a gripping thriller from Harlan Coben in which a shocking genetic match exposes a family's darkest secret; Tina Brown's THE PALACE PAPERS, the inside story of the British royal family’s battle to overcome the dramas of the Diana years, only to confront new, 21st-century crises; THE HOTEL NANTUCKET by Elin Hilderbrand, an immensely satisfying page-turner about a summer of scandal at a storied Nantucket hotel; Allison Pataki's THE MAGNIFICENT LIVES OF MARJORIE POST, a powerful story of one woman falling in love with her own voice and embracing her own power while shaping history in the process; and the paperback original CODE NAME SAPPHIRE by Pam Jenoff, a riveting tale of bravery and resistance about a woman who must rescue her cousin's family from a train bound for Auschwitz.

Week of January 30, 2023

Paperback releases for the week of January 30th include THE OMEGA FACTOR, a fascinating stand-alone thriller from Steve Berry that revolves around the Ghent Altarpiece, the most violated work of art in the world, and the secrets it holds; Alafair Burke's FIND ME, a twisty mystery about the disappearance of a young woman that leaves her best friend reeling and an NYPD homicide detective digging into her own past; ENOUGH ALREADY, an intimate memoir from beloved actress and Food Network personality Valerie Bertinelli, who reflects on life at 60 and beyond; and the paperback original HEART BONES by Colleen Hoover, a moving, passionate and unforgettable novel that follows two young adults from completely different backgrounds embarking on a tentative romance, unaware of what the future holds.

Week of January 23, 2023

Paperback releases for the week of January 23rd include THE BIG DARK SKY by Dean Koontz, an exhilarating, twist-filled thriller in which a group of strangers bound by terrifying synchronicity becomes humankind’s hope for survival; VIOLETA, a sweeping novel from Isabel Allende, who tells the epic story of Violeta Del Valle, a woman whose life spans 100 years and bears witness to the greatest upheavals of the 20th century; LORRAINE HANSBERRY by Charles J. Shields, a moving account of the life of the woman behind "A Raisin in the Sun," the most widely anthologized, read and performed play of the American stage; and Julie Otsuka's THE SWIMMERS, a searing, intimate story about what happens to a group of obsessed recreational swimmers when a crack appears at the bottom of their local pool.