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Week of February 1, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of February 1st include FRICTION by Sandra Brown, a gripping story of family ties and forbidden attraction; Nick Hornby's FUNNY GIRL, a lively account of the adventures of the intrepid young Sophie Straw as she navigates her transformation from provincial ingénue to television starlet; PRETTY BABY, a stunning psychological thriller from Mary Kubica in which a chance encounter sparks an unrelenting web of lies; and PUBLISHING, a personal story of author Gail Godwin's hunger to be published, the pursuit of that goal, and then the long haul.