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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 February 20, 2012

In THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNETS’ NEST, the concluding volume of Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy, Lisbeth Salander lies in critical condition in a Swedish hospital, a bullet in her head. But she's fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, she'll stand trial for three murders. 

Week of February 13, 2012

In Lisa Scottoline’s SAVE ME, Rose McKenna volunteers as a lunch mom in her daughter Melly’s school in order to keep an eye on Amanda, a girl who’s been bullying her daughter. But an accidental explosion in the kitchen will change the course of Rose’s life.

Week of February 6, 2012

In DREAMS OF JOY, Lisa See returns to the story of sisters Pearl and May from SHANGHAI GIRLS, and Pearl’s strong-willed 19-year-old daughter Joy, who runs away to Shanghai in early 1957 to find her birth father.

In Helen Schulman THIS BEAUTIFUL LIFE, 15-year-old Jake Bergamot receives --- and then forwards to a friend --- a sexually explicit video that an eighth-grade admirer sent to him. The video goes viral within hours, and the scandal that ensues threatens to shatter his family and his world.

Week of January 30, 2012

In Tom Clancy's AGAINST ALL ENEMIES, a terrorist bombing in Pakistan wipes out ex-Navy SEAL Max Moore’s entire CIA team. What he discovers in the terrorist cell leads him to a much darker conspiracy in an unexpected part of the globe --- the US/Mexico border, where a drug war rages.

Everything Faith learned in the police academy goes out the window when she charges into her mother’s house, gun drawn. She sees a man dead in the laundry room, a hostage situation in the bedroom. What she doesn’t see is her mother. Read FALLEN by Karin Slaughter to see how this all unfolds.

Week of January 23, 2012

In LETHAL by Sandra Brown, accused murderer Lee Coburn claims that Honor Gillette's beloved late husband possessed something extremely valuable that places Honor and her daughter in grave danger. Coburn has come to their house to retrieve it --- at any cost.

No one knew Stieg Larsson like his lifelong companion, Eva Gabrielsson. In "THERE ARE THINGS I WANT YOU TO KNOW" ABOUT STIEG LARSSON AND ME, she tells the story of their 30-year romance, Stieg's lifelong struggle to expose Sweden’s Neo-Nazis, his difficult relationships with his immediate family, and the joy and relief he discovered writing the Millennium Trilogy.

Week of January 16, 2012

The narrator of David Levithan’s THE LOVER’S DICTIONARY has constructed the story of his relationship as a dictionary. Through these short entries, he provides an intimate window into the great events and quotidian trifles of being within a couple.

In VENETIA KELLY’S TRAVELING SHOW by Frank Delaney, Ben MacCarthy and his father watch a vagabond variety revue making a stop in the Irish countryside in 1932. After two hours, Ben’s father, mesmerized by Venetia Kelly, the troupe’s magnetic headliner, makes a fateful decision: to abandon his family and set off on the road with Miss Kelly and her caravan.

Week of January 9, 2012

In OF LOVE AND EVIL by Anne Rice, former contract killer Toby O'Dare, barely recovered from his previous divine mission in ANGEL TIME, is once again summoned by the angel Malchiah to investigate the poisoning of a prominent nobleman and stop the haunting of a diabolical dybbuk. 

Jeff Shaara's THE FINAL STORM illuminates some critical events of World War II. With the war in Europe winding down in 1945, the U.S. turns its military resources toward an assault on the island of Okinawa. Meanwhile, a secret mission unfolds to develop a weapon so powerful, not even the scientists who build it know just what they are about to unleash. 

Week of January 2, 2012

In BURIED SECRETS by Joseph Finder, Alexa Marcus, the teenage daughter of a billionaire hedge fund titan, is kidnapped, and it’s up to family friend and “private spy” Nick Heller --- a former intelligence operative trained in the Special Forces --- to find her…before time runs out.

Kristin Hannah's NIGHT ROAD follows Lexi Baill, a former foster child with a dark past who moves to the Farradays’ small town. Lexi becomes inseparably close with their family --- but one bad decision on a summer night during their senior year of high school will change everything. 

Week of December 26, 2011

THE JEFFERSON KEY by Steve Berry retells a historical trend in a new light: four presidents of the United States have been assassinated, each murder seemingly unrelated. But what if those presidents were all killed for the shocking same reason: a clause contained in the United States Constitution?

In LITTLE PRINCES, Conor Grennan tells his story. While volunteering at a Nepal orphanage in 2006, Grennan discovered that the children were not orphans: they were trafficked. Despite the danger, he trekked remarkable distances with photographs of the children, miraculously reuniting dozens of families. 

Week of December 19, 2011

In Meg Waite Clayton's THE FOUR MS. BRADWELLS, Mia, Laney, Betts and Ginger have reunited to celebrate Betts’s appointment to the Supreme Court. But when Senate hearings uncover a deeply buried skeleton in the friends’ collective closet, they retreat to a summer house and end up reliving their dark past. 

In SISTER by Rosamund Lupton, Bee hears that Tess, her younger sister, is missing and returns home to London immediately. She expects to find Tess and give her the usual big sister lecture scolding her flighty behavior --- but Bee never could have prepared for what really awaits her.