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April 3, 2012

April 3, 2012

The following are lists of books releasing the weeks of April 2nd and April 9th that we think will be of interest to readers.

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On Sale the Week of April 2nd in Hardcover

April 2nd

MAKING BABIES: Stumbling into Motherhood by Anne Enright
In MAKING BABIES, Anne Enright offers a new kind of memoir: an unapologetic look at the very personal experience of becoming a mother. With a refreshing no-nonsense attitude, Enright opens up about the birth and first two years of her children’s lives.
W. W. Norton & Company * 9780393078282

April 3rd

Anne Tyler gives readers a wise, haunting and deeply moving new novel in which she explores how a middle-aged man, ripped apart by the death of his wife, is gradually restored by her frequent appearances --- in their house, on the roadway, in the market.
Knopf * 9780307957276

THE BIG CAT NAP: The 20th Anniversary Mrs. Murphy Mystery by Rita Mae Brown
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the beloved Mrs. Murphy mystery series, Rita Mae Brown and her intrepid feline co-author, Sneaky Pie Brown, return with a charming claw-biting tale starring Mary Minor “Harry” Haristeen. This time, Harry and her menagerie throw a wrench into the gears of a killer of grease monkeys.
Bantam * 9780345530448

BLOOM: Finding Beauty in the Unexpected: A Memoir by Kelle Hampton
When Kelle Hampton learned she was pregnant with her second child, she and her husband were ecstatic. But when her new daughter was placed in her arms in the delivery room, Kelle knew instantly that something was wrong. She was certain that Nella had Down syndrome --- a fear her pediatrician soon confirmed.
William Morrow * 9780062045034

Gabriella Mondini is a rarity in 16th-century Venice: a woman who practices medicine. Then her father disappears and Gabriella faces a crisis: she is no longer permitted to treat her patients, women who need her desperately, without her father's patronage. So she sets out across Europe to find where --- and why --- he has gone.
Little, Brown and Company * 9780316195836

BY FAITH, NOT BY SIGHT: The Inspirational Story of a Blind Prodigy, a Life-Threatening Illness, and an Unexpected Gift by Scott MacIntyre with Jennifer Schuchmann
In BY FAITH, NOT BY SIGHT, the first-ever disabled finalist on "American Idol," Scott MacIntyre, shares his inspiring story of being a musical and academic prodigy who prevails over life-threatening obstacles to become a pop sensation.
Thomas Nelson * 9780849947216

CAPITOL MURDER by Phillip Margolin
Private investigator Dana Cutler and lawyer Brad Miller are forced by a terrorist attack on a football stadium --- and by the escape of EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE’s convicted serial killer Clarence Little --- to follow a sinister trail of lies, treachery and betrayal into an unexpected new arena: the U.S. Congress.
Harper * 9780062069887

DAMN YANKEES: Twenty-Four Major League Writers on the World's Most Loved (and Hated) Team edited by Rob Fleder
With their rich history and colorful cast of characters, the Yankees never fail to inspire or provoke. In this exciting compendium, some of today's most acclaimed writers --- including Pete Dexter, Colum McCann, Roy Blount Jr., Dan Barry, Jane Leavy, Charles P. Pierce, J. R. Moehringer, Daniel Okrent, Frank DeFord, Bill James, and many more --- step up to the plate to take their cuts.
Ecco * 9780062059628

DEAR DAUGHTER: The Best of the Dear Leta Letters by Heather Armstrong
Heather Armstrong first wrote to her daughter when Leta was just eight weeks old. For the next five years, Heather wrote a letter every month, capturing the ups and downs of motherhood and chronicling the milestones and surprises of their lives together.
Gallery Books * 9781451661415

DEATH COMES SILENTLY: A Death on Demand Mystery by Carolyn Hart
Annie Darling enlists the help of her husband, Max, to piece together a puzzle involving an overturned kayak, a stolen motorboat, a troubled love affair, and a reckless teenager. And she must tread carefully in her investigation, because a killer is on the loose, and that killer works well in the foggy days of winter.
Berkley Hardcover * 9780425245705

DO YOURSELF A FAVOR...FORGIVE: Learn How To Take Control of Your Life Through Forgiveness by Joyce Meyer
Anger is responsible for broken relationships, sleepless nights, high blood pressure and ulcers, and it destroys friendships, marriages and families. In her latest book, Joyce Meyer delves into the important process of forgiving, explaining its positive impact on the roots, the forms and the results of anger.
FaithWords * 9780446547277

DRIVING MR. YOGI: Yogi Berra, Ron Guidry, and Baseball's Greatest Gift by Harvey Araton
This is the story of how a unique friendship between a pitcher and catcher is renewed every year. It started in 1999, when Yogi Berra was reunited with the Yankees after a long self-exile, the result of being unceremoniously fired by George Steinbrenner 14 years before. A reconciliation meant Berra would attend spring training again, and Ron Guidry befriended “Mr. Yogi” instantly.
Houghton Mifflin * 9780547746722

GYPPED: A Regan Reilly Mystery by Carol Higgins Clark
PI Regan Reilly and her husband, Jack, head of the NYPD Major Case Squad, are in Los Angeles where Jack is attending a business conference. After the meeting, they plan to vacation in California. But then Regan gets in touch with a friend, Zelda, who suspects she is being gypped by her business manager who had her invest in a new line of vitamins.
Scribner * 9781439170311

HARBOR NOCTURNE by Joseph Wambaugh
When Dinko Babich, a young longshoreman, delivers Lita Medina, a young Mexican dancer, from the harbor to a Hollywood nightclub, their lives are forever changed, as their love develops among the myriad cops and criminals who occupy the harbor.
Mysterious Press * 9780802126108

Mark Mills follows AMAGANSETT, THE SAVAGE GARDEN and THE INFORMATION OFFICER with HOUSE OF THE HUNTED, a story of betrayal, love, and the inescapable pull of the past as an ex-spy finds himself drawn back into his treacherous former life.
Random House * 9781400068197

IMPERFECT: An Improbable Life by Jim Abbott and Tim Brown
On an overcast September day in 1993, Jim Abbott took the mound at Yankee Stadium and threw one of the most dramatic no-hitters in Major League history. The game was the crowning achievement in an unlikely success story, unseen in the annals of professional sports. In IMPERFECT, the one-time big league ace retraces his remarkable journey.
Ballantine Books * 9780345523259

THE LIFEBOAT by Charlotte Rogan
In the summer of 1914, the elegant ocean liner carrying Grace Winter and her husband Henry across the Atlantic suffers a mysterious explosion. Setting aside his own safety, Henry secures Grace a place in a lifeboat, which the survivors quickly realize is over capacity. For any to live, some must die.
Reagan Arthur Books * 9780316185905

THE LIMPOPO ACADEMY OF PRIVATE DETECTION: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (13) by Alexander McCall Smith
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?
Pantheon * 9780307378408

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.
Simon & Schuster * 9781451668865

When a different kind of justice is needed --- swift, effective and personal --- a new type of avenger must take action. VENGEANCE features new stories by bestselling crime writers including Lee Child, Michael Connelly, Dennis Lehane and Karin Slaughter, as well as some of today's brightest rising talents.
Mulholland Books * 9780316176347

NOCTURNAL by Scott Sigler
Homicide detective Bryan Clauser keeps having dreams that mirror, with impossible accuracy, the gruesome serial murders taking place all over San Francisco. As he and his longtime partner, Lawrence “Pookie” Chang, investigate the murders, they learn that the victims are all enemies of a seemingly ordinary young boy --- a boy who is gripped by the same dreams that haunt Bryan.
Crown * 9780307406347

PARIS IN LOVE: A Memoir by Eloisa James

In 2009, New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James took a leap that many people dream about: she sold her house, took a sabbatical from her job as a Shakespeare professor, and moved her family to Paris. PARIS IN LOVE chronicles her joyful year in one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Random House * 9781400069569

A PERFECT GENTLEMAN: A Muslim Boy Meets the West by Imran Ahmad
At the age of one, Imran Ahmad moved from Pakistan to London, growing up torn between his Islamic identity and his desire to embrace the West. Join Imran in his lifelong struggle against corruption and injustice, and as he grapples with some of Life's most profound questions.
Center Street * 9781455508495

THE RED BOOK by Deborah Copaken Kogan
Clover, Addison, Mia and Jane were roommates at Harvard until their graduation in 1989. Twenty years later, their lives are in free fall. Like all Harvard grads, they’ve kept abreast of one another via the red book, which contains brief autobiographical essays by fellow alumni. But there’s the story we tell the world, and then there’s the real story, as these former classmates will learn during their 20th reunion weekend.
Voice * 9781401340827

SACRE BLEU: A Comedy d'Art by Christopher Moore
In July 1890, Vincent van Gogh went into a cornfield and shot himself. Or did he? Two skeptical friends of his vow to discover the truth about his untimely death. Their quest will lead them on a surreal odyssey and brothel-crawl deep into the art world of late 19th-century Paris.
William Morrow & Company * 9780061779749

THE SHOEMAKER'S WIFE by Adriana Trigiani
At the turn of the last century, when Ciro catches the local priest in a scandal, he is banished from his village and sent to hide in America as an apprentice to a shoemaker in Little Italy. Without explanation, he leaves a bereft Enza behind. Soon, Enza's family faces disaster and she, too, is forced to go to America with her father to secure their future.
Harper * 9780061257094

It was LAPD detective Danny McGuire's first big murder case. Andrew Jakes, an elderly multimillionaire art dealer, was brutally murdered in his Hollywood home, his lifeless body tied to his naked young wife, who had been raped and beaten. Now, 10 years later, Danny is in France and happier than he's ever been. Until he meets Andrew Jakes's estranged son, Matt Daley.
William Morrow * 9780062073419

THUNDER AND RAIN by Charles Martin
Despite his strong moral compass, third generation Texas Ranger Tyler Steele has trouble seeing his greatest weakness. But when Samantha and her daughter Hope, on the run from a seemingly inescapable situation, enter his life, Ty realizes he must confront his true weaknesses if he wants to become the man he needs to be.
Center Street * 9781455503988

THE WOMAN WHO WASN'T THERE: The True Story of an Incredible Deception by Robin Gaby Fisher and Angelo J. Guglielmo, Jr.
Tania Head’s astonishing account of her experience on September 11, 2001 transformed her into one of the great victims and heroes of that tragic day. But there was something very wrong with Tania’s story --- a terrible secret that would break the hearts and challenge the faith of all those she claimed to champion.
Touchstone * 9781451652086

On Sale the Week of April 2nd in Paperback

April 2nd

Gina Moynihan remembers her affair with "the love of her life," Seán Vallely, while awaiting the arrival of Seán's fragile, 12-year-old daughter, Evie --- the complication, and gravity, of this second life.
W. W. Norton & Company * 9780393342581

April 3rd

Seth Grahame-Smith follows up his bestselling PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES with another piece of speculative fiction that blends horror with literary classics. In this case, we are presented with an alternate history of President Abraham Lincoln and the secret life he led as a hunter of vampires.
Grand Central Publishing * 9781455510177

Melanie Benjamin, author of ALICE I HAVE BEEN, shines a dazzling spotlight on another fascinating female figure whose story has never fully been told: a woman who became a 19th-century icon and inspiration --- and whose most daunting limitation became her greatest strength.
Bantam * 9780385344166

BAD DOG (A LOVE STORY) by Martin Kihn
The fur flies in this charming memoir, as author Martin Kihn discovers that his dog’s behavior isn’t the only thing troubling his marriage. In order to save both his pet and his wife, he must first save himself.
Vintage * 9780307477460

Sandy Sullivan is a professional home stager in the Boston suburbs, so getting rid of her own house, remaking it for the market, and downsizing should be a breeze. But nothing is ever as easy as it seems.
Voice * 9781401341855

THE CAPTAIN: The Journey of Derek Jeter by Ian O'Connor
Ian O'Connor draws on extensive reporting and unique access to Derek Jeter that has spanned some 15 years to reveal how a biracial kid from Michigan became New York's most beloved sports figure and the enduring symbol of the steroid-free athlete.
Mariner Books * 9780547747606

CHASING FIRE by Nora Roberts
Rowan Tripp has smoke jumping in her blood. Her father is a Missoula, Montana legend, and she's been fighting fires since her 18th birthday. This year's rookie crop of jumpers is one of the strongest ever --- and hotshot Gulliver Curry is one of the best. But when a dark presence lashes out at Rowan, she knows she shouldn’t complicate things with Gull.
Jove * 9780515150636

THE DELTA SOLUTION by Patrick Robinson
THE DELTA SOLUTION, the third thriller in Patrick Robinson’s Mack Bedford series, is an action-packed novel dealing with the Somali pirates operating off the southerly reaches of the lawless East African republic on the Indian Ocean.
Vanguard Press * 9781593157111

THE DOVEKEEPERS by Alice Hoffman
In 70 CE, 900 Jews held out for months against armies of Romans on a mountain in the Judean desert, Masada. Two women and five children are believed to have survived. Based on this, Alice Hoffman weaves a tale of four extraordinary women, each of whom has come to Masada by a different path.
Scribner * 9781451617481


When literature student Anastasia Steele is drafted to interview the successful young entrepreneur Christian Grey for her campus magazine, she finds him attractive, enigmatic and intimidating. Convinced their meeting went badly, she tries to put Grey out of her mind --- until he happens to turn up at the out-of-town hardware store where she works part-time.
Vintage * 9780345803481

The first book in nationally renowned librarian Nancy Pearl’s new Book Lust Rediscoveries series, this lost literary classic is available for the first time in decades. As funny and entertaining as it is captivating and heartrending, A GAY AND MELANCHOLY SOUND is a shattering depiction of modern disconnection and the tragic consequences of a life bereft of love.
AmazonEncore * 9781612182971

THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
A mesmerizing, moving and elegantly written debut novel, THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS beautifully weaves past and present, creating a vivid portrait of an unforgettable woman whose gift for flowers helps her change the lives of others even as she struggles to overcome her own troubled past.
Ballantine Books * 9780345525550

THE LONG GOODBYE: A Memoir by Meghan O'Rourke
What does it mean to mourn today, in a culture that has largely set aside rituals that acknowledge grief? After her mother died of cancer at the age of 55, Meghan O’Rourke found that nothing had prepared her for the intensity of her sorrow.
Riverhead Trade * 9781594485664

As teenagers, Miranda and Adam began a love affair that endured through college only to end in a painful betrayal. When a mutual friend brings them together in present-day Rome, they haven't seen each other in more than three decades. The two embark on daily walks, reconnecting in the heart of this beautiful city, which still holds passionate memories.
Anchor * 9780307390325

NOW YOU SEE HER by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
A successful lawyer and loving mother, Nina Bloom would do anything to protect the life she's built in New York --- including lying to everyone, even her daughter, about her past. But when an innocent man is framed for murder, she knows that she can't let him pay for the real killer's crimes.
Grand Central Publishing * 9780446574709

SIXKILL: A Spenser Novel by Robert B. Parker
As always, Spenser will stick with an investigation and do the right thing even after he's been fired and warned off the case, no matter what the legal consequences or danger to himself. Acting on behalf of a dead girl found in the suite of nasty Hollywood actor Jumbo Nelson, Spenser finds himself on the wrong side of some very powerful and unpleasant players.
Berkley * 9780425246900

SLIP & FALL by Nick Santora
Faced with a struggling practice, a pregnant wife, and a sister in trouble, Robert Principe realizes the white-collar world isn't as easy as he thought. He needs money. Fast. Desperate, he approaches his wiseguy cousin Jackie with an insurance scheme. The scheme works well --- too well.
Mulholland Books * 9780316176446

SWIM BACK TO ME: Stories by Ann Packer
In this emotional collection, characters are shattered and remade by loss. A wife struggles to make sense of her husband’s disappearance; a mother mourns her teenage son through his favorite music; and a woman reflects on the year her family collapsed.
Vintage * 9781400079735

AN UNCOMMON GRACE by Serena Miller
Military nurse Grace Connor and pacifist Levi Troyer are thrown together when she comes to his family’s rescue and saves his mother’s life. A deep attraction develops --- even though a relationship between them is strictly forbidden.
Howard Books * 9781451660302

Charlotte Malone is getting married, and she can dress any bride to perfection --- except herself. When she discovers a vintage mint-condition wedding gown in a battered old trunk, Charlotte embarks on a passionate journey to discover the women who wore the gown before her.
Thomas Nelson * 9781595549631

Upon his arrival, Butternut Creek Christian Church's newly-minted minister is met by a welcome committee led by Miss Birdie and her friend Mercedes, a.k.a. "the Widows." Their first order of business, to educate him on how things should be done, quickly gives way to a campaign to find him a wife.
FaithWords * 9780892969210

THE WILDER LIFE: My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie by Wendy McClure
Wendy McClure is determined to immerse herself in the world of LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE author Laura Ingalls Wilder. She retraces the pioneer journey of the Ingalls family --- and whether she's churning butter or sitting in a replica log cabin, McClure comes to understand how Wilder's life and work have shaped our ideas about girlhood and the American West.
Riverhead Trade * 9781594485688

On Sale the Week of April 9th in Hardcover

April 10th

CALICO JOE by John Grisham
In the summer of 1973, Joe Castle quickly became the idol of every baseball fan in America, including Paul Tracey, the young son of a hard-partying and hard-throwing Mets pitcher. On the day that Warren Tracey finally faced Calico Joe, Paul was in the stands, rooting for his idol but also for his dad. Then Warren threw a fastball that would change their lives forever.
Doubleday * 9780385536073

COME HOME by Lisa Scottoline
Jill Farrow is a typical suburban mom who has finally gotten her and her daughter's lives back on track after a divorce. But Jill’s life is turned upside down when her ex-stepdaughter, Abby, shows up on her doorstep late one night and delivers shocking news: Jill’s ex-husband is dead.
St. Martin's Press * 9780312380823

THE COVE by Ron Rash

The New York Times bestselling author of SERENA returns to Appalachia, this time at the height of World War I, with the story of a blazing but doomed love affair caught in the turmoil of a nation at war.
Ecco * 9780061804199

DROP DEAD HEALTHY: One Man's Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection by A. J. Jacobs
Hospitalized with a freak case of tropical pneumonia and ashamed of a middle-aged body best described as “a python that swallowed a goat,” A.J. Jacobs felt compelled to change his ways and get healthy. And he didn’t want only to lose weight, or finish a triathlon, or lower his cholesterol. His ambitions were far greater: maximal health from head to toe.
Simon & Schuster * 9781416599074

THE FIDDLER: Home to Hickory Hollow, Book 1 by Beverly Lewis

A wrong turn in a rainstorm leads Englisher Amelia Devries to Michael Hostetler --- and the young Amishman's charming Old Order community of Hickory Hollow. Despite their very different backgrounds, Amelia and Michael both feel hemmed in by the expectations of others. What first seems to be a chance encounter might just change their lives forever.
Bethany House Publishers * 9780764209871

GLAMOUR IN GLASS by Mary Robinette Kowal
In the tumultuous months after Napoleon abdicates his throne, Jane and Vincent go to Belgium for their honeymoon. While there, the deposed emperor escapes his exile in Elba, throwing the continent into turmoil. With no easy way back to England, Jane and Vincent’s concerns turn from enjoying their honeymoon…to escaping it.
Tor Books * 9780765325570

In this companion to HEROES FOR MY SON, Brad Meltzer brings together the stories of 55 remarkable individuals, from intellectual explorers such as Marie Curie, Sally Ride and Jane Goodall to cultural champions like Billie Jean King; from implacable public figures such as Rosa Parks and Winston Churchill to artistic icons like Leonardo da Vinci and Stevie Wonder; and beyond.
Harper * 9780061905261


Katherine Howe, author of the bestseller THE PHYSICK BOOK OF DELIVERANCE DANE, returns with an entrancing historical novel set in Boston in 1915, where a young woman stands on the cusp of a new century, torn between loss and love, driven to seek answers in the depths of a crystal ball.
Voice/Hyperion * 9781401340919

THE INQUISITOR by Mark Allen Smith
Geiger is a professional torturer who can extract the truth from even the most reluctant subjects. But when a client demands that he interrogate a 12-year-old boy, Geiger rescues the kid from his captor. If Geiger and his partner can’t quickly discover why the client is so desperate to learn the boy's secret, they themselves will become the victims of an utterly ruthless adversary.
Henry Holt * 9780805094268

KINGS OF MIDNIGHT by Wallace Stroby

Crissa Stone is a career criminal who has pulled a number of impressive heists by knowing how to keep her mouth shut and her temper in check. Still, as good as she is, she wants to get out of the life. All she needs is one last big score, enough to bribe her lover’s way out on parole, set up a safe and stable new life, and get her daughter back.
Minotaur Books * 9781250000378

LAST WILL by Liza Marklund
For the first time in her career, investigative reporter Annika Bengtzon is covering the glamorous Nobel Prize Dinner, traditionally held in Stockholm’s City Hall. But when gunshots suddenly break out, Annika gets caught in the middle of an intricate drama with links to international terrorism, global pharmaceutical corporations, and Alfred Nobel himself.
Atria/Emily Bestler Books * 9781451606928

NINETY DAYS: A Memoir of Recovery by Bill Clegg
The goal is 90. Just 90 clean and sober days to loosen the hold of the addiction that caused Bill Clegg to lose everything. With 73 days in rehab behind him, he returns to New York and attends two or three meetings each day. It is in these refuges that he befriends essential allies. But at first, the support is not enough: Clegg relapses for the first time with only three days left.
Little, Brown and Company * 9780316122528

SACRILEGE by S. J. Parris
Radical philosopher, ex-monk and spy Giordano Bruno suspects he is being followed by an old enemy. He is shocked to discover that his pursuer is in fact Sophia Underhill, a young woman with whom he was once in love. When Bruno learns that Sophia has been accused of murdering her husband, he agrees to do anything he can to help clear her name.
Doubleday * 9780385535472

A TEENY BIT OF TROUBLE by Michael Lee West
In this follow-up to GONE WITH A HANDSOMER MAN, Charleston pastry chef Teeny Templeton witnesses a murder and discovers that her lawyer-boyfriend, Coop O’Malley, has been keeping secrets: the victim’s 10-year-old daughter may be his child.
Minotaur Books * 9780312571238

Roger Morgan, the mastermind behind the Seattle World’s Fair, is now 70 and running for mayor in hopes of restoring all of the city’s former glory. Reporter Helen Gulanos sees her assignment to investigate the events of 1962 become front-page news with Morgan's candidacy, and resolves to find out who he really is and where his power comes from.
Knopf * 9780307958686

TURNING TWO: My Journey to the Top of the World and Back with the New York Mets by Bud Harrelson and Phil Pepe
Only one man, Bud Harrelson, can say he was in uniform for both New York Mets world championships: as the shortstop who anchored the infield of the 1969 “Miracle Mets” and then as the third-base coach for the 1986 team. In TURNING TWO, Harrelson takes fans through the early seasons, sudden success, lean years, and return to glory.
Thomas Dunne Books * 9780312662400

UNHOLY NIGHT by Seth Grahame-Smith
In Seth Grahame-Smith's telling, the so-called "Three Wise Men" are infamous thieves, led by the dark, murderous Balthazar. After a daring escape from Herod's prison, they stumble upon the famous manger and its newborn king. When Herod's men begin to slaughter the first born in Judea, he has no choice but to help them escape to Egypt.
Grand Central Publishing * 9780446563093

VIRAL by James Lilliefors

In remote pockets of the Third World, a deadly virus is quietly sweeping through impoverished farming villages and shanty towns. Meanwhile, in Washington, a three-word message left in a safe-deposit box may be the key to stopping the crisis --- if, that is, Charles Mallory, a private intelligence contractor, can decipher the puzzle before time runs out.
Soho Crime * 9781616950682

April 12th

THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME by Allison Winn Scotch
One of only two survivors of a plane crash, Nell Slattery wakes in the hospital with no memory of the horrific experience --- or who she is, or was. Now she must piece together both body and mind, with the help of family and friends, who have their own agendas.
Putnam Adult * 9780399157585

On Sale the Week of April 9th in Paperback

April 10th

THE FIDDLER: Home to Hickory Hollow, Book 1 by Beverly Lewis
A wrong turn in a rainstorm leads Englisher Amelia Devries to Michael Hostetler --- and the young Amishman's charming Old Order community of Hickory Hollow. Despite their very different backgrounds, Amelia and Michael both feel hemmed in by the expectations of others. What first seems to be a chance encounter might just change their lives forever.
Bethany House Publishers * 9780764209772

THE INFERNALS: A Samuel Johnson Tale by John Connolly
Young Samuel Johnson is in trouble --- an angry demon is seeking revenge for his part in foiling the invasion of Earth by the forces of evil. It wants to get its claws on Samuel, and when Samuel and his faithful dachshund, Boswell, are pulled through a portal into the dark realm --- the home of the Infernals --- it may get its chance.
Atria/Emily Bestler Books * 9781451643091

NOW YOU SEE ME by S. J. Bolton
One night, Lacey Flint, a young detective constable, stumbles onto a woman brutally stabbed in a building’s darkened parking lot. Within 24 hours, a reporter receives an anonymous letter that points out alarming similarities between the murder and Jack the Ripper’s first murder.
Minotaur Books * 9781250001634

ONE WAS A SOLDIER: A Clare Fergusson/Russ Van Alstyne Novel by Julia Spencer-Fleming
On a warm September evening in the Millers Kill community center, five veterans sit down in rickety chairs to try to make sense of their experiences in Iraq. What they will find is murder, conspiracy, and the unbreakable ties that bind them to one another and their small Adirondack town.
Minotaur Books * 9781250003874

THE PALE KING by David Foster Wallace
The agents at the IRS Regional Examination Center in Peoria, Illinois, appear ordinary enough to a newly arrived trainee named David Foster Wallace. But as he immerses himself in a routine so tedious and repetitive that new employees receive boredom-survival training, he learns of the extraordinary variety of personalities drawn to this strange calling.
Back Bay Books * 9780316074223

SAY HER NAME by Francisco Goldman
In a novel that possesses the immediacy and power of a memoir, Francisco Goldman recounts the story of his passionate, if improbable, love affair with a woman two decades his junior and of the nearly insurmountable grief that stalked him after its tragic conclusion.
Grove Press * 9780802145802

UNTIL TUESDAY: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him by Luis Carlos Montalvan with Bret Witter
A veteran returning from Iraq feels such despair that he begins to welcome death --- until he finds a miracle in a Golden Retriever who needs the man as much as the man needs him. In this stunning memoir, retired Army Capt. Luis Montalvan describes an incredible journey of healing and friendship.
Hyperion * 9781401310752

April 12th

ALWAYS THERE: Reflections for Moms on God's Presence by Susan Besze Wallace
Every mom knows there's no such thing as "alone." But that doesn't mean she never feels alone, lonely, or even abandoned. ALWAYS THERE is a devotional for moms, by moms, that assures readers that God's abiding presence remains no matter what the circumstances of life.
Revell * 9780800721169

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