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September 16, 2014

September 16, 2014

The following are lists of books releasing the weeks of September 15th and September 22nd that we think will be of interest to readers.

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On Sale the Week of September 15th in Hardcover

September 15th

BIBLICAL by Christopher Galt (Apocalyptic Thriller)
All around the globe, people are having visions, seeing angels, experiencing events that defy reality. There is the graffiti WE ARE BECOMING that has popped up in every major city around the world. And people everywhere are starting to talk about John Astor, the mysterious author of the book that seems to be at the center of it all. After a rash of suicides, psychiatrist John Macbeth and a team of FBI agents and scientists assemble to find out what's going on. Is this a spiritual phenomenon or something more sinister?
Pegasus * 9781605986579

EPILOGUE: A Memoir by Will Boast (Memoir)
Having already lost his mother and only brother, 24-year-old Will Boast finds himself absolutely alone when his father dies of alcoholism. Numbly settling the matters of his father's estate, Boast is deep inside his grief when he stumbles upon documents revealing a secret his father had intended to keep: He’d had another family before Will's --- a wife and two sons in England. This revelation leads to a flood of new questions. Did his father abandon this first family, or was he pushed away?
W. W. Norton & Company * 9780871403810

SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty (Memoir)
Most people want to avoid thinking about death, but Caitlin Doughty took a job at a crematory, turning morbid curiosity into her life’s work. Thrown into a profession of gallows humor and vivid characters (both living and very dead), Caitlin learned to navigate the secretive culture of those who care for the deceased. SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES tells an unusual coming-of-age story full of bizarre encounters and unforgettable scenes.
W. W. Norton & Company * 9780393240238

September 16th

BEYOND THE PALE MOTEL by Francesca Lia Block (Mystery)
Maternal, sexy Catt and her beautiful, daring best friend, Bree, are hairdressers at an L.A. salon called Head Hunter, and work out at a gym called Body Farm. They have over a decade of sobriety behind them and are getting close to living the lives they've always wanted. But when Catt's husband, Dash, leaves her, and then her neighbor is brutally murdered, possibly by a man being called the Hollywood Serial Killer, Catt's world begins to come crashing down.
St. Martin's Press * 9781250033123

THE BLOOD OF AN ENGLISHMAN: An Agatha Raisin Mystery by M. C. Beaton (Mystery)
Even though Agatha Raisin loathes amateur dramatics, her friend Mrs. Bloxby, the vicar’s wife, has persuaded her to support the local pantomime. Stifling a yawn at the production of "Babes in the Woods," Agatha watches the baker playing an ogre strut and threaten on the stage, until a trapdoor opens...followed by a scream and then silence. When it turns out that the popular baker has been murdered, Agatha puts her team of private detectives on the case.
Minotaur Books * 9780312616267

BROADCHURCH by Erin Kelly (Mystery)
An intimate portrait of a town and the ordinary grievances that have slowly simmered for years before boiling over in an unthinkable crime, this adaptation of the hit television show "Broadchurch" tells the story of a shattered family, a reeling town, and the two imperfect detectives trying to bring them answers.
Minotaur Books * 9781250055507

BROKEN MONSTERS by Lauren Beukes (Thriller)
Detective Gabriella Versado has seen a lot of bodies. But this one is unique even by Detroit's standards: half boy, half deer, somehow fused together. As stranger and more disturbing bodies are discovered, how can the city hold on to a reality that is already tearing at its seams?
Mulholland Books * 9780316216821

COSBY: His Life and Times by Mark Whitaker (Biography)
Published on the 30th anniversary of “The Cosby Show,” Mark Whitaker's book reveals the behind-the-scenes story of that groundbreaking sitcom as well as Bill Cosby’s bestselling albums, breakout role on “I Spy” and pioneering place in children’s TV. But it also deals with professional setbacks and personal dramas --- from an affair that sparked public scandal to the murder of his only son, and the private influence of his wife of 50 years.
Simon & Schuster * 9781451697971

CRY FATHER by Benjamin Whitmer (Fiction)
Patterson Wells works alongside dangerous, desperate itinerant men as a tree clearer in disaster zones, and he’s still dealing with the loss of his young son. Writing letters to the boy offers solace, but the bottle gives more. In Colorado, Patterson stops to go fishing with an old acquaintance, only to find him in a meth-induced delirium with a woman tied up in the bathtub. Patterson tries to do the right thing, but in the lives of those he knows, violence and justice are strange, intoxicating bedfellows.
Gallery Books * 9781476734354

EDGE OF ETERNITY: Book Three of the Century Trilogy by Ken Follett (Historical Fiction)
Ken Follett’s Century Trilogy follows the fortunes of five intertwined families --- American, German, Russian, English and Welsh --- as they make their way through the 20th century. EDGE OF ETERNITY, the finale, covers one of the most tumultuous eras of all: the 1960s through the 1980s, encompassing civil rights, assassinations, Vietnam, the Berlin Wall, the Cuban Missile Crisis, presidential impeachment, revolution --- and rock and roll.
Dutton Adult * 9780525953098

THE GOLEM OF HOLLYWOOD by Jonathan Kellerman and Jesse Kellerman (Supernatural Mystery)
Newly reassigned to a Special Projects squad he didn’t even know existed, Detective Jacob Lev is sent to a murder scene far up in the hills of Hollywood Division. There is no body, only an unidentified head lying on the floor of a house. Seared into a kitchen counter nearby is a single word: the Hebrew for justice. All that Detective Lev has believed to be true will be upended --- and not only his world, but the world itself, will be changed.
Putnam Adult * 9780399162367

LIVING COURAGEOUSLY: You Can Face Anything, Just Do It Afraid by Joyce Meyer (Christian Living/Inspirational)
Fear commonly affects our ability to live fully, holding us back from what enriches our lives and the lives of others. But our quality of life will improve when we learn how to be courageous in the face of fear. In LIVING COURAGEOUSLY, Joyce Meyer explains how, as Christians, we can overcome the paralyzing power of fear by calling upon the Lord. "Fear not" is written throughout the Bible. God knows His children will be confronted with fear, but He can help us resist it.
FaithWords * 9781455517480

THE MEANS by Douglas Brunt (Fiction)
Tom Pauley is a conservative trial attorney in Durham, NC, who is tapped by GOP leaders to campaign for the Governor’s mansion. Mitchell Mason is the president-elect of the United States, pushed into politics by a father determined to create a political dynasty. Samantha Davis is a child actor-turned-lawyer-turned-journalist, working her way up from the bottom in a competitive industry. Her dogged pursuit of a decade-old story could trigger a scandal that would upend the political landscape.
Touchstone * 9781476772578

MOUNTAIN TO MOUNTAIN: A Journey of Adventure and Activism for the Women of Afghanistan by Shannon Galpin (Memoir)
Shannon Galpin left her career, sold her house, launched a nonprofit, and committed her life to advancing education and opportunity for women and girls. Focusing on the war-torn country of Afghanistan, Galpin and her organization, Mountain2Mountain, have touched the lives of hundreds of men, women and children. In MOUNTAIN TO MOUNTAIN, Galpin describes her first forays into fundraising, her deep desire to help women and girls halfway across the world, and her own inspiration to be so much more than just another rape victim.
St. Martin's Press * 9781250046642

THE PAYING GUESTS by Sarah Waters (Historical Fiction)
It is 1922, and London is tense. Ex-servicemen are disillusioned; the out-of-work and the hungry are demanding change. And in South London, in a genteel Camberwell villa, life is about to be transformed as impoverished widow Mrs. Wray and her spinster daughter, Frances, are obliged to take in lodgers. With the arrival of Lilian and Leonard Barber, a modern young couple of the “clerk class,” the routines of the house will be shaken up in unexpected ways.
Riverhead Hardcover * 9781594633119

STONE MATTRESS: Nine Tales by Margaret Atwood (Fiction/Short Stories)
Margaret Atwood turns to short fiction for the first time since her 2006 collection, MORAL DISORDER, with nine tales of acute psychological insight and turbulent relationships. A recently widowed fantasy writer is guided through a stormy winter evening by the voice of her late husband in "Alphinland," the first of three loosely linked stories about the romantic geometries of a group of writers and artists.
Nan A. Talese * 9780385539128

THE UNDERGROUND GIRLS OF KABUL: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan by Jenny Nordberg (Social Science)
In Afghanistan, a culture ruled almost entirely by men, the birth of a son is cause for celebration and the arrival of a daughter is often mourned as misfortune. A bacha posh (literally translated to "dressed up like a boy" in Dari) is a third kind of child --- a girl temporarily raised as a boy and presented as such to the outside world. At the heart of this emotional narrative is a new perspective on the extreme sacrifices of Afghan women and girls against the violent backdrop of America's longest war.
Crown * 9780307952493

WOLF IN WHITE VAN by John Darnielle (Psychological Thriller)
Isolated by a disfiguring injury since the age of 17, Sean Phillips crafts imaginary worlds for strangers to play in. As the creator of “Trace Italian” --- a text-based, role-playing game played through the mail --- Sean guides players worldwide through his intricately imagined terrain. However, when two high school students take their play into the real world, disaster strikes. Sean is pulled back through time, tracing back toward the moment of his own self-inflicted departure from the world in which most people live.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux * 9780374292089
On Sale the Week of September 15th in Paperback

September 15th

THE PRESERVATIONIST by Justin Kramon (Psychological Thriller)
To Sam Blount, meeting Julia is the best thing that has ever happened to him. Working at the local college, he’d been feeling troubled about his approaching 40th birthday, but being with Julia makes him feel young and hopeful. Their relationship is tested by a shy young man with a secret, Marcus Broley, who is also infatuated with Julia.
Pegasus * 9781605986159

September 16th

THE ALLIGATOR MAN by James Sheehan (Legal Thriller)
Kevin Wylie's crooked boss wants to run him out of town, and Kevin's long-time girlfriend is ready to take a hike. He decides that now is the time to leave Miami, visit his father, who he hasn't seen in 28 years, and get some answers. Heading back to his hometown, he doesn't realize that he and his dad will become embroiled in a murder case involving one of the richest and most hated corporate criminals in America.
Center Street * 9781455585526

CAMELOT’S COURT: Inside the Kennedy White House by Robert Dallek (History)
Fifty years after John F. Kennedy’s assassination, presidential historian Robert Dallek delivers a new portrait of the president and his inner circle of advisors --- their rivalries, personality clashes and political battles. Here, Dallek analyzes the brain trust whose contributions to the successes and failures of Kennedy’s administration --- including the Bay of Pigs, civil rights, the Cuban Missile Crisis and Vietnam --- were indelible.
Harper Perennial * 9780062065858

HEAVEN TOUCHING EARTH: True Stories of Angels, Miracles, and Heavenly Encounters compiled by James Stuart Bell (Christian Life/Spiritual Warfare)
Paperback Original
A thin curtain separates the physical world from the unseen spiritual realm. And sometimes God pulls it back to give us a glimpse of the other side. In HEAVEN TOUCHING EARTH, ordinary people share more than 40 all-new stories of miracles, healing, divine provision and protection, and encounters with angels and demons.
Bethany House Publishers * 9780764211867

LOVE’S FORTUNE: The Ballantyne Legacy, Book 3 by Laura Frantz (Historical Romance)
Paperback Original
Rowena "Wren" Ballantyne has heard only whispered rumors of her grandfather Silas's vast fortune and grand manor in Pennsylvania. When her father receives a rare letter summoning him to New Hope, Wren makes the journey with him and quickly finds herself in a whole new world. There, she finds a friend in James Sackett, the most valued steamship pilot of the Ballantynes' shipping line. Even with his help, Wren feels she may never be comfortable in high society.
Revell * 9780800720438

MEN WE REAPED: A Memoir by Jesmyn Ward (Memoir)
In five years, Jesmyn Ward lost five young men in her life --- to drugs, accidents, suicide, and the bad luck that can follow people who live in poverty, particularly black men. Dealing with these losses, one after another, made Jesmyn ask the question: Why? And as she began to write about the experience of living through all the dying, she realized the truth --- and it took her breath away.
Bloomsbury USA * 9781608197651

THE MEN WHO UNITED THE STATES: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible by Simon Winchester (History)
How did America become “one nation, indivisible”? What unified a growing number of disparate states into the modern country we recognize today? To answer these questions, Simon Winchester follows in the footsteps of America’s most essential explorers, thinkers and innovators. Throughout, he ponders whether the historic work of uniting the States has succeeded, and to what degree.
Harper Perennial * 9780062079619

PLAYING BY HEART by Anne Mateer (Historical Romance)
Paperback Original
Lula Bowman has finally achieved her dream: a teaching position and a scholarship to continue her college education in mathematics. But after the sudden death of her sister's husband, Lula returns to her hometown to do right by her sister. Unfortunately, the only teaching job available in Dunn is combination music instructor/basketball coach. Still, the more time she spends there, the more Lula realizes God is working on her heart --- and her future is beginning to look a lot different than she had expected.
Bethany House Publishers * 9780764210655

THE STRESS CURE: Praying Your Way to Personal Peace by Linda Evans Shepherd (Christian Life/Prayer)
Paperback Original
We live in a world filled to the brim with advice, and when it comes to dealing with stress, there's plenty of advice to go around. But more advice on coping is not necessarily what the stressed and anxious person needs. What we need is a cure. Linda Evans Shepherd has discovered it. In this inspiring book, she shows readers how to recognize God's continual presence and yield their troubles to the Prince of Peace.
Revell * 9780800722838

STRINGS ATTACHED by Joanne Lipman and Melanie Kupchynsky (Memoir)
His students knew Jerry Kupchynsky as "Mr. K," their Ukrainian-born music teacher who made them better than they had any right to be. Away from the classroom, though, life seemed to conspire against him at every turn. STRINGS ATTACHED takes you on his remarkable journey, which is told in alternating chapters by two childhood friends who reconnected decades later: journalist Joanne Lipman, his former student; and Chicago Symphony Orchestra violinist Melanie Kupchynsky, his daughter.
Hyperion * 9780316408899

THE TARGET by David Baldacci (Thriller)
The President knows it's a perilous, high-risk assignment. If he gives the order, he has the opportunity to take down a global menace, once and for all. If the mission fails, he would face certain impeachment, and the threats against the nation would multiply. So the president turns to the one team that can pull off the impossible: Will Robie and his partner, Jessica Reel.
Grand Central Publishing * 9781455521180

TUDORS: The History of England from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I by Peter Ackroyd (History)
TUDORS is the story of England's most famous monarchs, the plots between and against them, and a nation on its way from chaos to stability. Above all, it is the story of the English Reformation and the making of the Anglican Church. Peter Ackroyd’s book shows a country where good governance was the duty of the state, not the church, and where men and women began to look to themselves for answers rather than to those who ruled them.
St. Martin's Griffin * 9781250054609
On Sale the Week of September 22nd in Hardcover

September 23rd

BALLROOM by Alice Simpson (Fiction)
Nearly 40 and still single, Sarah Dreyfus is desperate for love and sure she’ll find it with debonair Gabriel Katz. Tired of the bachelor life, Joseph believes that his yearning for a wife and family will be fulfilled --- if only he can get Sarah to notice him. Besotted with beautiful young Maria Rodriguez, elderly dance instructor Harry Korn knows they can find happiness together. Maria has a dream of her own, a passion her broken-hearted father refuses to accept or understand.
Harper * 9780062323033

THE BETRAYERS by David Bezmozgis (Fiction)
Baruch Kotler, a Soviet Jewish dissident, finds himself a disgraced Israeli politician when he refuses to back down from a contrary but principled stand regarding the West Bank, and his opponents expose his affair with a young mistress. The couple escapes to Yalta where Kotler comes face-to-face with the former friend whose denunciation sent him to the Gulag almost 40 years earlier. In a whirling 24 hours, Kotler must face the ultimate reckoning, both with those who have betrayed him and with those whom he has betrayed.
Little, Brown and Company * 9780316284332

BITTER GREENS by Kate Forsyth (Historical Fiction)
French novelist Charlotte-Rose de la Force has been banished from the court of Versailles by the Sun King, Louis XIV, after a series of scandalous love affairs. At the convent, she is comforted by an old nun, Sœur Seraphina, who tells her the tale of a young girl who, a hundred years earlier, is sold by her parents for a handful of bitter greens.
Thomas Dunne Books * 9781250047533

BONES NEVER LIE: A Temperance Brennan Novel by Kathy Reichs (Thriller)
Years ago, Anique Pomerleau kidnapped and murdered a string of girls in Canada, then narrowly eluded capture. It was a devastating defeat for Dr. Temperance Brennan and police detective Andrew Ryan. Now, Pomerleau has resurfaced in the United States, linked to victims in Vermont and North Carolina. When another child is snatched, the reign of terror promises to continue --- unless Brennan can rise to the challenge and make good on her second chance to stop a psychopath.
Bantam * 9780345544018

THE DARKEST HOUR by Tony Schumacher (Historical Thriller)
The Nazis have conquered the British and now occupy Great Britain, using brutality and fear to control its citizens. John Henry Rossett, a decorated British war hero and former police sergeant, has been reassigned to the Office of Jewish Affairs, where he must round up Jews for deportation. However, determined to save a young Jewish child who he finds hiding in an abandoned building, Rossett takes him on the run, with the Nazis in pursuit.
William Morrow * 9780062339362

THE DAY OF ATONEMENT by David Liss (Historical Fiction)
Lisbon, 1755: A distinguished-looking gentleman emerges from the bowels of a ship freshly arrived from London, and sets into the city with a singular purpose. Trained in the arts of coercion by bounty hunter Benjamin Weaver, Sebastian has returned to the city to repay old debts…and to find the man who killed his father. To succeed, he'll need to find his allies and identify his enemies among the Inquisition's spies.
Random House * 9781400068975

A DEADLY WANDERING: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention by Matt Richtel (Social Science/Technology)
Matt Richtel, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the New York Times, examines the impact of technology on our lives through the story of Utah college student Reggie Shaw, who killed two scientists while texting and driving. Richtel follows Reggie through the tragedy, the police investigation, his prosecution and, ultimately, his redemption. In the wake of his experience, Reggie has become a leading advocate against “distracted driving.”
William Morrow * 9780062284068

FLORENCE GORDON by Brian Morton (Fiction)
At 75, Florence Gordon has earned her right to set down the burdens of family and work and shape her legacy at long last. But just as she is beginning to write her long-deferred memoir, her son Daniel returns to New York from Seattle with his wife and daughter, and they embroil Florence in their dramas, clouding the clarity of her days and threatening her well-defended solitude. And then there is her left foot, which is starting to drag….
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt * 9780544309869

GUTENBERG'S APPRENTICE by Alix Christie (Historical Fiction)
Johann Gutenberg has devised a revolutionary method of bookmaking: a machine he calls a printing press. Johann Fust is financing Gutenberg’s workshop and orders his adopted son, Peter, to become Gutenberg’s apprentice. As Peter’s skill grows, so, too, does his admiration for Gutenberg and his dedication to their daring venture: copies of the Holy Bible. But mechanical difficulties and the crushing power of the Catholic Church threaten their work.
Harper * 9780062336019

THE HIGH DIVIDE by Lin Enger (Historical Fiction)
In 1886, Gretta Pope wakes one morning to discover that her husband, Ulysses, is gone. All he left behind was a brief note with no explanation for why he left or where he’s headed. Gretta’s sons set off after him, jumping trains to get where they need to go and ending up in the rugged badlands of Montana. Gretta has no choice but to search for her sons and her husband, leading her to the doorstep of a woman who seems intent on making Ulysses her own.
Algonquin Books * 9781616203757

KILLING PATTON: The Strange Death of World War II's Most Audacious General by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard (History)
General George S. Patton, Jr. died under mysterious circumstances in the months following the end of World War II. For almost 70 years, there has been suspicion that his death was not an accident --- and may very well have been an act of assassination. KILLING PATTON takes readers inside the final year of the war and recounts the events surrounding Patton’s tragic demise, naming names of the many powerful individuals who wanted him silenced.
Henry Holt and Co. * 9780805096682

LANDSLIDE: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America by Jonathan Darman (History/Politics)
From Lyndon Johnson’s election in 1964, the greatest popular-vote landslide in American history, to the pivotal 1966 midterms, when Ronald Reagan burst forth onto the national stage, LANDSLIDE brings alive a country transformed --- by riots, protests, the rise of television, the shattering of consensus --- and the two towering personalities whose choices in those moments would reverberate through the country for decades to come.
Random House * 9781400067084

ROOMS by Lauren Oliver (Supernatural Mystery)
Wealthy Richard Walker has just died, leaving behind his country house full of rooms packed with the detritus of a lifetime. His estranged family has arrived for their inheritance, but they are not alone. Alice and Sandra, long-dead former residents, linger within the house. The living and dead are each haunted by painful truths. When a new ghost appears, and Richard’s troubled son, Trenton, communicates with her, the spirit and human worlds collide.
Ecco * 9780062223197

ROSE GOLD: An Easy Rawlins Mystery by Walter Mosley (Mystery)
A black ex-boxer self-named Uhuru Nolica, the leader of a revolutionary cell called Scorched Earth, has kidnapped Rosemary Goldsmith, the daughter of a weapons manufacturer, from her dorm at UC Santa Barbara. If they don't receive the money, weapons and apology they demand, "Rose Gold" will die --- horribly and publicly. So the FBI, the State Department and the LAPD turn to Easy Rawlins, the one man who can cross the necessary borders to resolve this dangerous standoff.
Doubleday * 9780385535977

THE SHORT AND TRAGIC LIFE OF ROBERT PEACE: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League But Did Not Survive by Jeff Hobbs (Biography)
When author Jeff Hobbs arrived at Yale University, he became fast friends with the man who would be his college roommate for four years, Robert Peace. Robert’s life was rough from the beginning in the crime-ridden streets of Newark in the 1980s. But Robert was a brilliant student, and it was supposed to get easier when he was accepted to Yale. But it didn’t get easier. Robert carried with him the difficult dual nature of his existence, “fronting” in Yale and at home.
Scribner * 9781476731902

SILENT MURDERS by Mary Miley (Historical Mystery)
Jessie Carr is thrilled when Bruno Heilmann, a movie studio bigwig, invites her to a party. She’s even more delighted to run into a face from her past at that party. But the following day, Jessie learns that sometime in the wee hours of the morning, both her old friend and Bruno were brutally murdered. She’s devastated, but as an actress, she is uniquely positioned to dig into the circumstances surrounding these deaths. But will doing so put her own life directly in the path of a murderer?
Minotaur Books * 9781250051370

A SLIP OF THE KEYBOARD: Collected Nonfiction by Terry Pratchett (Essays)
A SLIP OF THE KEYBOARD brings together for the first time the finest examples of Terry Pratchett's nonfiction writing, both serious and surreal: from musings on mushrooms to what it means to be a writer (and why banana daiquiris are so important); from memories of Granny Pratchett to speculation about Gandalf's love life, and passionate defenses of the causes dear to him.
Doubleday * 9780385538305

TO DWELL IN DARKNESS by Deborah Crombie (Mystery)
Superintendent Duncan Kincaid and his new murder investigation team are called to a deadly bombing at historic St. Pancras Station. By fortunate coincidence, Melody Talbot, Gemma's trusted colleague, witnesses the explosion. The victim was taking part in an organized protest, yet the other group members swear the young man only meant to set off a smoke bomb. As Kincaid begins to gather the facts, he finds that every piece of the puzzle yields an unexpected pattern, including the disappearance of a mysterious bystander.
William Morrow * 9780062271600

WOULDN'T IT BE DEADLY: An Eliza Doolittle & Henry Higgins Mystery by D.E. Ireland (Historical Mystery)
After chief rival Emil Nepommuck publicly takes credit for transforming Eliza Doolittle into a lady, an enraged Henry Higgins submits proof to a London newspaper that Nepommuck is a fraud. When Nepommuck is found with a dagger in his back, Henry Higgins becomes Scotland Yard’s prime suspect. As another suspect turns up dead and evidence goes missing, Eliza and Higgins realize the only way to clear the Professor’s name is to discover which of Nepommuck’s many enemies is the real killer.
Minotaur Books * 9781250049353

YOU MIGHT REMEMBER ME: The Life and Times of Phil Hartman by Mike Thomas (Biography)
Beloved comedic actor Phil Hartman is best known for his eight brilliant seasons on "Saturday Night Live," but his life was cut tragically short when he was shot to death while he slept by his jealous and intoxicated wife. YOU MIGHT REMEMBER ME is both a celebration of Hartman’s multi-faceted career and an exhaustively reported, warts-and-all examination of his often intriguing and sometimes troubled life.
St. Martin's Press * 9781250027962
On Sale the Week of September 22nd in Paperback

September 23rd

AUTUMN KILLING by Mons Kallentoft (Mystery/Thriller)
Paperback Original
The discovery of a brutally stabbed body floating face down in the moat of Skogså Castle chills one town to the bone. Malin Fors is already struggling to keep her life together following the recent murder attempt on her teenage daughter, Tove. Now, as this case forces Malin to delve deep into her town’s history and her own family’s past, the secrets she uncovers threaten to drown her, too.
Atria/Emily Bestler Books * 9781451642674

BECOMING MR. OCTOBER by Reggie Jackson with Kevin Baker (Sports/Memoir)
BECOMING MR. OCTOBER is a revelatory self-portrait of baseball icon Reggie Jackson at the height of his public fame and private anguish. Filled with anecdotes about the notorious “Bronx Zoo” Yankees of the late 1970s and bluntly honest portrayals of his teammates and competitors, this is baseball history as can be told only by the man who lived it.
Anchor * 9780307476807

THE BOY DETECTIVE: A New York Childhood by Roger Rosenblatt (Memoir)
On a cold winter day in 2011, Roger Rosenblatt left the night class he taught at Stony Brook's Manhattan campus on East 28th Street and found himself, on a whim, on a walk through the territory of his childhood. Tramping from Gramercy Park to Irving Place and over and up to Madison Square Park, his stroll took him across the streets of the city, and through the byways and alleys of memory.
Ecco * 9780062277190

A BURNABLE BOOK by Bruce Holsinger (Historical Thriller)
London, 1385. A book of poems prophesying the death of English kings, including the newly crowned King Richard II, is all anyone can talk about. John Gower --- a poet himself, but more importantly, a man with connections --- must find the book to save his friend, the poet Geoffrey Chaucer. What he doesn’t know or understand are his personal connections to the book that could also get him killed.
William Morrow Paperbacks * 9780062240330

THE DOUBLE by George Pelecanos (Thriller)
The job seems simple enough: retrieve the valuable painting "The Double" Grace Kinkaid's ex-boyfriend stole from her. But Grace wants Spero Lucas to find the man who humiliated her --- a violent career criminal with a small gang of brutal thugs at his beck and call. In the midst of a steamy, passionate love affair that he knows can't last, Lucas is forced to decide what kind of man he is --- and how far he'll go to get what he wants.
Back Bay Books * 9780316078405

FINDING THE PEACE GOD PROMISES by Ann Spangler (Christian Life/Spiritual Growth)
Paperback Original
Exploring the stories that shape us, the memories that define us, and the relationships that connect us, Ann Spangler looks for ways to help us become more peaceful. What can we learn from Scripture, from Jewish tradition, from the Amish and others about rest, simplicity, healing and peace? The stories she shares and the answers she discovers may surprise you, enabling you to experience the transformative peace God wants you to have.
Zondervan * 9780310320142

GETTING EVEN by Sarah Rayner (Fiction)
Paperback Original
How would you feel if your best friend at work betrayed you? Was secretly having an affair with an influential colleague? Won a coveted promotion, then teamed you up with a mere junior, leaving you feeling completely demoted? What would you do? For Ivy there's no choice. The only person she has ever trusted, Orianna, has blown it big time. So there's only one way forward: revenge. But is Ivy really the innocent party? Or is she hiding secrets of her own?
St. Martin's Griffin * 9781250042118

LIVE TO SEE TOMORROW by Iris Johansen (Romantic Suspense)
Catherine Ling, one of the CIA’s prized operatives, faces a monster whose crimes stretch back 40 years. The job grows even more complicated when Catherine meets Richard Cameron, a supposed ally who’s clearly not telling all he knows. Their attraction is immediate, but Catherine isn't sure he can be trusted. If she’s going to rescue American journalist Erin Sullivan with a story worth killing for, she’ll need to keep Cameron very close.
St. Martin's Paperbacks * 9781250053077

THIS DARK ROAD TO MERCY by Wiley Cash (Fiction)
Easter and Ruby are adjusting to life in foster care when their father, Wade, suddenly appears. Since Wade signed away his legal rights, the only way he can get his daughters back is to steal them away in the night. Brady Weller, the girls' court-appointed guardian, turns up unsettling information linking Wade to a recent armored car heist. Robert Pruitt, a shady and mercurial man nursing a years-old vendetta, is also determined to find Wade and claim his due.
William Morrow Paperbacks * 9780062088260

UNDER THE WIDE AND STARRY SKY by Nancy Horan (Historical Romance)
At the age of 35, Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne has left her philandering husband in San Francisco to set sail for Belgium --- with her three children and nanny in tow --- to study art. Not long after her arrival, tragedy strikes, and Fanny and her children repair to a quiet artists’ colony in France where she can recuperate. Emerging from a deep sorrow, she meets Robert Louis Stevenson, and the two begin a fierce love affair that spans the decades and the globe.
Ballantine Books * 9780345516541

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