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Week of June 25, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of June 25th include SURPRISE ME, Sophie Kinsella's latest novel that delves into the heart of a marriage, and how those we love and think we know best can sometimes surprise us the most; THE RULES OF MAGIC by Alice Hoffman, the spellbinding prequel to PRACTICAL MAGIC and a Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick; THE SABOTEUR, Andrew Gross’ follow-up to the riveting historical thriller THE ONE MAN that portrays a hero who must weigh duty against his heart in order to single-handedly end the one threat that could alter the course of World War II; and MY ABSOLUTE DARLING, Gabriel Tallent's highly acclaimed debut novel about one 14-year-old girl's heart-stopping fight for her own soul.

The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman

For the Owens family, love is a curse that began in 1620, when Maria Owens was charged with witchery for loving the wrong man.

Hundreds of years later, in New York City at the cusp of the '60s, when the whole world is about to change, Susanna Owens knows that her three children are dangerously unique. Difficult Franny, with skin as pale as milk and blood red hair; shy and beautiful Jet, who can read other people’s thoughts; and charismatic Vincent, who began looking for trouble on the day he could walk.

Alice Hoffman, author of The Rules of Magic

For the Owens family, love is a curse that began in 1620, when Maria Owens was charged with witchery for loving the wrong man. Hundreds of years later, in New York City at the cusp of the sixties, when the whole world is about to change, Susanna Owens knows that her three children are dangerously unique. From the start Susanna sets down rules for her children.