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Week of May 23, 2022

Paperback releases for the week of May 23rd include THE MADNESS OF CROWDS, the 17th installment in Louise Penny's bestselling mystery series starring Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, which our reviewer calls "perhaps Penny’s most powerful novel as it explores the psychological and emotionally charged national and international conundrums of the post-pandemic world"; THE MAIDENS by Alex Michaelides, a spellbinding tale of psychological suspense, weaving together Greek mythology, murder and obsession; MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS, Joshua Henkin's sweeping and compassionate novel about a young woman who falls in love and marries a hotshot young Shakespeare professor --- at which point her life takes a turn she never could have anticipated; and WAR ON THE BORDER by Jeff Guinn, a dramatic account of the “Punitive Expedition” of 1916 that brought Pancho Villa and Gen. John J. Pershing into conflict, and whose reverberations continue in the Southwestern US to this day.