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Week of August 21, 2023

Paperback releases for the week of August 21st include OUR MISSING HEARTS by Celeste Ng, an inspiring novel about a mother’s unshakeable love; LONG SHADOWS, the seventh thriller in David Baldacci's series starring “Memory Man” Amos Decker --- an FBI consultant with perfect recall --- who delves into a bewildering double homicide; WAGING A GOOD WAR, an indispensable addition to the literature of racial justice and social change from Thomas E. Ricks, who offers a new take on the Civil Rights Movement, stressing its unexpected use of military strategy and its lessons for nonviolent resistance around the world; A PLACE IN THE WORLD, a lyrical and evocative collection of personal stories from Frances Mayes, in which the queen of wanderlust reflects on the comforts of home; and the paperback original THE ENEMY AT HOME by Kevin O'Brien, a provocative blend of vivid, richly detailed historical fiction and taut suspense that revolves around a serial killer who preys on women working in Seattle’s factories as World War II rages overseas.