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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 October 31, 2022

Paperback releases for the week of October 31st include THESE PRECIOUS DAYS, a deeply personal collection of essays from Ann Patchett, who talks about home, family, friendships and writing; COKIE, Steven V. Roberts' loving tribute to his wife of 53 years, legendary journalist Cokie Roberts, in which he reflects not only on her many accomplishments, but on how she lived each day with a devotion to helping others; BEWILDERMENT by Richard Powers, an Oprah's Book Club pick that poses the intriguing question: How can we tell our children the truth about this beautiful, imperiled planet?; BURNING BOY, Paul Auster's comprehensive, landmark biography of the great American writer Stephen Crane; and the paperback original LAWS OF DEPRAVITY, the first installment in a heart-pounding crime thriller series from actor, director and producer Eriq La Salle, which follows two NYPD detectives and an FBI agent as they race to catch a serial killer before he completes his last cycle of kills and disappears forever.

Week of October 24, 2022

Paperback releases for the week of October 24th include THE MIDNIGHT LOCK, the 15th installment in Jeffery Deaver's long-running series featuring his beloved protagonists, Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs, who search for a criminal whose fascination with breaking locks terrorizes New York City; A MAN OF HONOR, the prequel to Barbara Taylor Bradford's dazzling saga, A WOMAN OF SUBSTANCE, which tells Blackie O'Neill's story for the first time --- his tumultuous life, the obstacles facing him, the desire he has to throw off the impotence of poverty and move up in the world; Elizabeth Brundage's THE VANISHING POINT, a gripping literary thriller about a man reckoning with the mysterious death of his former roommate; THE COLLECTIVE, a propulsive novel of psychological suspense in which Alison Gaylin asks how far a grieving mother will go to right a tragic wrong; and GREENWICH PARK by Katherine Faulkner, a twisty, whip-smart debut thriller about impending motherhood, unreliable friendship and the high price of keeping secrets.

Week of October 17, 2022

Paperback releases for the week of October 17th include EMPIRE OF PAIN, Patrick Radden Keefe's grand, devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, famed for their philanthropy, whose fortune was built by Valium and whose reputation was destroyed by OxyContin; THE ANSWER IS..., longtime "Jeopardy!" host and television icon Alex Trebek's reflection on his life and career through illuminating personal anecdotes and his thoughts on a range of topics, including marriage, parenthood, education, success, spirituality and philanthropy; Alice Hoffman's conclusion to her Practical Magic series, THE BOOK OF MAGIC, a spellbinding and enchanting final Owens novel brimming with lyric beauty and vivid characters; A LINE TO KILL, Anthony Horowitz's third literary whodunit featuring former Detective Inspector Daniel Hawthorne and his sidekick, author Anthony Horowitz; and HONOR by Thrity Umrigar, a riveting and immersive novel that tells the story of two couples and the sometimes dangerous and heartbreaking challenges of love across a cultural divide.

Week of October 10, 2022

Paperback releases for the week of October 10th include THE POSTMISTRESS OF PARIS by Meg Waite Clayton, a haunting novel about a young American heiress who helps artists hunted by the Nazis escape from war-torn Europe; THE SANTA SUIT, a sweet and wholesome novella celebrating the magic of Christmas and second chances from Mary Kay Andrews; BEST IN SNOW by David Rosenfelt, a clever holiday mystery that finds lawyer Andy Carpenter and his golden retriever, Tara, on the beat after a body turns up in the snow and a journalist is the prime suspect; Elizabeth Macneal's CIRCUS OF WONDERS, an atmospheric and spectacular novel in which one woman’s life is transformed by the arrival of a Victorian circus of wonders; and WHEN TWO FEATHERS FELL FROM THE SKY, a deliciously strange and daringly original novel from Pulitzer Prize finalist Margaret Verble that follows a death-defying young Cherokee horse diver who, with her companions from the Glendale Park Zoo, must get to the bottom of a mystery that spans centuries.

Week of October 3, 2022

Paperback releases for the week of October 3rd include HER HIDDEN GENIUS by Marie Benedict, a powerful novel that shines a light on a woman who sacrificed her life to discover the nature of our very DNA, a woman whose world-changing contributions were hidden by the men around her but whose relentless drive advanced our understanding of humankind; Jonathan Franzen's CROSSROADS, a tour de force of interwoven perspectives and sustained suspense that tells the story of a Midwestern family at a pivotal moment of moral crisis; BOTH/AND, a beautifully written and propulsive memoir from Huma Abedin, Hillary Clinton’s famously private top aide and longtime advisor, who emerges from the wings of American political history to take command of her own story; Andy Weir's PROJECT HAIL MARY, an incredible science-based thriller in which a lone astronaut must save the earth from disaster; and THE ATTIC ON QUEEN STREET, the hauntingly spectacular finale to Karen White's Tradd Street series featuring psychic medium Melanie Trenholm.

Week of September 26, 2022

Paperback releases for the week of September 26th include Anthony Doerr's CLOUD CUCKOO LAND, a soaring story about children on the cusp of adulthood in worlds of peril, who find resilience, hope and a book; SMILE, the extraordinary story of Sarah Ruhl's 10-year medical and metaphysical odyssey that brought her physical, creative, emotional and spiritual healing; DEAR SANTA, a nostalgic novel from the queen of Christmas stories, Debbie Macomber, which revolves around a special holiday wish list that brings about hope, love and second chances; BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY by   Qian Julie Wang, the moving story of an undocumented child living in poverty in the richest country in the world;   and THE DOOMSDAY MOTHER, in which bestselling true crime author John Glatt recounts the twisted tale of Lori Vallow, accused of having her two children murdered to start a new life with her new husband, doomsday prepper Chad Daybell.

Week of September 19, 2022

Paperback releases for the week of September 19th include VANDERBILT, a collaboration between journalist Anderson Cooper and historian Katherine Howe, who chronicle the rise and fall of a legendary American dynasty --- his mother’s family, the Vanderbilts; THE BOYS, a nostalgic, heartwarming and harrowing memoir from award-winning filmmaker Ron Howard and audience-favorite actor Clint Howard, who frankly and fondly share their unusual family story of navigating and surviving life as sibling child actors; BROTHERS AND WIVES, the long-awaited follow-up to Christopher Andersen's DIANA'S BOYS, which explores the last 20 years in the lives of Princes William and Harry and the evolution of their relationship as adults; and FEMLANDIA by Christina Dalcher, a chilling look into an alternate near future where a woman and her daughter seek refuge in a women-only colony, only to find that the safe haven they were hoping for is the most dangerous place they could be.

Week of September 12, 2022

Paperback releases for the week of September 12th include GO TELL THE BEES THAT I AM GONE, the ninth installment in Diana Gabaldon's epic Outlander series, which focuses on Jamie Fraser and Claire Beauchamp Randall Fraser; James Patterson's FEAR NO EVIL, which sees Alex Cross entering the final battle with the all-knowing genius who has stalked him and his family for years; THE BRIDES OF MARACOOR, the first in a three-book series spun off the iconic Wicked Years from Gregory Maguire, featuring Elphaba’s granddaughter, the green-skinned Rain; A SINGLE ROSE, Muriel Barbery's story about a woman's journey to discover the father she never knew and a love she never thought possible; and OUR FIRST CIVIL WAR by H. W. Brands, a dramatic narrative of the American Revolution that shows it to have been not just a fight against the British, but also a violent battle among neighbors forced to choose sides --- Loyalist or Patriot.

Week of September 5, 2022

Paperback releases for the week of September 5th include MATRIX, Lauren Groff's defiant and timely exploration of the raw power of female creativity in a corrupted world; OUR COUNTRY FRIENDS by Gary Shteyngart, an elegiac novel about love, friendship, family and betrayal revolving around eight friends, one country house and six months in isolation; Louise Erdrich's wickedly funny ghost story, THE SENTENCE, a tale of passion, a complex marriage and a woman's relentless errors; Lisa Unger's LAST GIRL GHOSTED, a riveting thriller about an online dating match turned deadly cat-and-mouse game in which secrets, obsession and vengeance converge; and THREE SISTERS, a story of family, courage and resilience from Heather Morris, the bestselling author of the multi-million-copy bestseller THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ and CILKA'S JOURNEY.

Week of August 29, 2022

Paperback releases for the week of August 29th include MERCY, book four in David Baldacci's breakneck thriller series featuring FBI agent Atlee Pine, whose harrowing search for her long-lost sister, Mercy, reaches a boiling point; SURVIVE THE NIGHT, Riley Sager's instant New York Times bestseller with a premise that's hard to ignore: It’s November 1991. Nirvana's in the tape deck, George H. W. Bush is in the White House, and movie-obsessed college student Charlie Jordan is in a car with a man who might be a serial killer; FUZZ, Mary Roach's irresistible investigation into the unpredictable world where wildlife and humans meet; SONGBIRDS by Christy Lefteri, a stunning novel about the disappearance of a Sri Lankan domestic worker and how the most vulnerable people find their voices; and Shea Ernshaw's A HISTORY OF WILD PLACES, a spine-tingling thriller in which three residents of a secluded, seemingly peaceful commune investigate the disappearances of two outsiders.