The Most Important Titles of the Spring 2018 Season. Hand-Selected for Librarians.
As the mother of 3 school-age children, I was hesitant to read Only Child, but it is so worth the tough moments. You can’t help but love first-grader Zach and his childlike wisdom.
An unforgettable novel about the endurance of love— the story of the unexpected and forbidden love affair between Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok. (see more on page 9)
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Just as with The Little Paris Bookshop, this is a book for the book lover. A poignant story of reading and writing, romance and marriage. (see more on page 11)
Sometimes love is wondrous and all-encompassing. My Dead Parents tells the arresting story of one woman’s quest to understand the mysteries of her past. (see more on page 18)
Follow Tom through the death of his girlfriend and the birth of his daughter, all in one unimaginable hospital stay—an honest look at how grief can change your life.
An untraditional love story told through the lens of a down-and-out actor who must finally become the hero of her own story.
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FIRST FICTION Tom Malmquist
IN EVERY MOMENT WE ARE STILL ALIVE
MY NAME IS VENUS BLACK:
A book that gets to the heart of what true grief actually feels like. A prize-winning debut of love, loss, and family, based on a true story. When Tom’s pregnant girlfriend Karin is rushed to the hospital, doctors are able to save the baby, but they are helpless to save Karin. It is the story of the year that changes everything, as Tom must reconcile the fury and pain of loss with the overwhelming responsibility of raising his daughter alone. 978-1-61219-711-1 l $25.99/$31.95C l 50,000 l Melville House l HC l January E 978-1-612-19712-8 BIOGRAPHICAL FICTION
Social: Facebook.com/TomMalmquistAuthor RA: For readers of The Year of Magical Thinking RI: Author lives in Sweden
Venus Black is a straitlaced, straight-A student obsessed with the phenomena of astronomy—until the night she commits a shocking crime that tears her family apart and ignites a media firestorm. A life-affirming debut that explores the fluidity of right and wrong, the meaning of love and family, and the nature of forgiveness. 978-0-399-59218-8 | $27.00/$36.00C | 30,000 | The Dial Press | HC | February E 978-0-399-59219-5 | ] AD: 978-0-525-58854-2 FICTION / COMING OF AGE
RA: For fans of The Language of Flowers, Tell the Wolves I’m Home, and Everything I Never Told You RI: Author lives in New York, NY
THE QUEEN OF HEARTS A debut novel set against a background of hospital rounds and life-or-death decisions that pulses with humor, empathy, and explores a close female friendship held hostage by long-buried secrets.
SONG OF A CAPTIVE BIRD: A Novel
The author of the bestselling memoir The Good Daughter returns with a spellbinding debut novel about the trailblazing poet Forugh Farrokhzhad, who defied Iranian society to find her voice and her destiny.
978-0-399-58505-0 | $26.00/$35.00C | 35,000 Berkley | HC | February E 978-0-399-58506-7 | ] AD: 978-0-525-53079-4 CONTEMPORARY WOMEN’S FICTION
978-0-399-18231-0 | $27.00/$36.00C | 20,000 Ballantine Books | HC | February E 978-0-399-18232-7 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52733-6
Social: @KimmeryM; KimmeryMartin.com RA: For fans of Liane Moriarty and the TV show Grey’s Anatomy Rl: Author lives in Charlotte, NC
Social: @JasminDarznik; Facebook.com/JasminDarznikAuthor; Jasmin-Darznik.com RA: For fans of Lisa See, Amy Tan, Paula McLain, and The Septembers of Shiraz RI: Author lives in Northern California
ONLY CHILD: A Novel A dazzling, tenderhearted debut about healing, family, and the exquisite wisdom of children, narrated by a six-year-old boy who reminds us that sometimes the littlest bodies hold the biggest hearts, and the quietest voices speak the loudest.
THE FRENCH GIRL One woman becomes trapped in the complicated dynamics and shifting alliances among a group of formerly close-knit friends, each of whom has a secret she can’t risk sharing after the body of a girl they met a decade ago is found. 978-0-399-58693-4 | $26.00/$35.00C | 75,000 Berkley | HC | February E 978-0-399-58694-1 | ] AD: 978-0-525-53075-6 SUSPENSE / THRILLER
Social: @Elliott_Lexie; LexieElliott.com RA: For fans of Fiona Barton, Ruth Ware, and The Girl on the Train Rl: Author lives in London, UK
SIRENS: A Novel A finely wrought debut crime thriller about a damaged undercover detective trying to rescue the runaway daughter of a politician who has fallen in with a Gatsbyesque drug lord.
978-1-5247-3335-3 | $25.95/$34.95C | 125,000 Knopf | HC | February E 978-1-5247-3336-0 | ] AD: 978-0-525-58914-3 FICTION
RA: For readers of Room and The Girls RI: Author lives in New Rochelle, NY
ALL THE NAMES THEY USED FOR GOD: Stories An exhilarating collection of stories that explores the mysterious, often dangerous forces that shape our lives—from censorship and terrorism to technology and online dating. 978-0-399-59300-0 | $26.00/$35.00C | 20,000 Spiegel & Grau | HC | February E 978-0-525-50867-0 | ] AD: 978-0-525-58750-7 SHORT STORIES / MAGICAL REALISM
978-1-5247-6287-2 | $27.00/$36.00C | 75,000 | Crown HC | February E 978-1-5247-6289-6 | ] AD: 978-0-525-58792-7
Social: AnjaliSachdeva.com RA: For fans of Dave Eggers, Kelly Link, Karen Russell, George Orwell, Kevin Brockmeier, and George Saunders RI: Author lives in Pittsburgh, PA
Social: @JosephKnox RA: For fans of Tana French, Don Winslow, and Dennis Lehane RI: Author lives in London, UK
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FIRST FICTION Mark Winkler
MY NAME IS NATHAN LUCIUS
BRING OUT THE DOG: Stories
How far would you go for your best friend? If she begged you to, would you kill her? Nathan Lucius is an ad salesman at a local Cape Town newspaper. Disaffected, hard drinking, and plagued by nightmares, Nathan lives alone with his one true friend, Madge. But Madge is dying of cancer, and when she asks Nathan to end her pain, she sets off a shocking string of events. 978-1-61695-882-4 | $25.95/$31.95C | 40,000 | Soho Crime | HC | February E 978-1-61695-883-1 CRIME FICTION
Social: @GiantBlackDog, Facebook.com/TheMarkWinklerAuthor; TheMarkWinkler.blogspot.com RA: A modern-day Crime and Punishment, for readers of Irvine Welsh, Chuck Palahniuk, and Thomas Harris RI: Author lives Cape Town, South Africa
EXHIBIT ALEXANDRA: A Novel A shocking, original psychological thriller about a mother gone missing and the family she leaves behind, ultimately proving how unknowable even those closest to us can be. 978-1-5247-6107-3 | $27.00/$36.00C | 75,000 | Crown HC | March E 978-1-5247-6109-7 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52660-5 ] CD: 978-0525-52659-9
A mesmerizing debut short story collection from a U.S. Navy veteran who completed five combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan―a remarkable portrait of the absurdity and poetry that define life in the most clandestine circles of modern warfare. 978-0-8129-9564-0 | $27.00/$36.00C | 30,000 Random House | HC | March E 978-0-8129-9565-7 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52804-3 SHORT STORIES / MILITARY
RA: For fans of The Things They Carried, Redeployment, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, and The Yellow Birds RI: Author lives in Rio Rancho, NM
Rebecca L. Brown
FLYING AT NIGHT An emotionally charged debut novel of a family on the brink—an autistic child, his determined mother, and her distant father—who learn that when your world changes, you find out who you really are. 978-0-399-58599-9 | $26.00/$35.00C | 50,000 Berkley | HC | April E 978-0-399-58600-2 | ] AD: 978-0-525-53071-8 FICTION / FAMILY LIFE
RA: For readers of Jodi Picoult, Karen White, and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Rl: Author lives in Madison, WI
THE GIRL WHO NEVER READ NOAM CHOMSKY:
THRILLER / SUSPENSE
Social: @byTashB RA: For fans of The Widow, I Let You Go, and Luckiest Girl Alive RI: Author lives in London, UK
Hilarious and heartbreaking, gorgeously precise, and disarmingly honest, The Girl Who Never Read Noam Chomsky is a remarkable literary feat that speaks to urgent questions women face today, even as it offers the possibility that, in the end, it might all be okay.
RAINBIRDS This dark, literary debut opens with a murder and shines a spotlight onto life in small-town Japan. Ren Ishida receives news of his sister, Keiko’s, sudden death. She was stabbed one night on her way home, and there are no leads. Ren heads to Akakawa to conclude his sister’s affairs and to try to understand why she chose to abandon the family and Tokyo for this desolate town years ago. 978-1-61695-855-8 l $25.00/$30.00C l 30,000 l Soho Press l HC l March E 978-1-61695-856-5 PSYCHOLOGICAL FICTION / MAGICAL REALISM
Social: @ClaireClaire05 RA: For fans of Haruki Murakami, Banana Yoshimo, and those interested in magical realism RI: Author lives in Singapore
TRENTON MAKES: A Novel A vivid, brutal, razor-sharp debut about a woman who carves out her share of the American Dream by living as a man. 978-0-385-54338-5 | $25.00/$34.00C | 20,000 Doubleday | HC | March E 978-0-385-54339-2 | ] AD: 978-0-525-53202-6 LITERARY FICTION
RA: For readers of Hanya Yanagihara RI: Author lives in Brooklyn, NY
978-1-5247-3199-1 | $26.95/$35.95C | 25,000 | Knopf | HC | April E 978-1-524-73200-4 | ] AD: 978-0-525-58891-7 FICTION
RA: For fans of Maggie Shipstead and Emma Straub RI: Author lives in San Francisco, CA
THIS I KNOW Eleven-year-old Grace has a talent for hiding things—burying feelings that might anger her strict pastor father, and concealing the deep intuition inside her. The Knowing, as Grace calls it, offers glimpses of people’s pasts and futures. It enables her to see into her mother’s sadness, and to talk to Isaac, her twin brother who died at birth. To her Aunt Pearl, The Knowing is a family gift; to her daddy, it’s close to witchcraft. 978-1-4967-1286-8 | $25.00/$27.95C | 25,000 | A John Scognamiglio Book | HC | April E 978-1-4967-1288-2 HISTORICAL FICTION
Social: EldonnaEdwards.com RA: For readers of The City Baker’s Guide to Country Living RI: Set in a small Midwest town in the late 1960s
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FIRST FICTION Sally Franson
A LADY’S GUIDE TO SELLING OUT: A Novel
THE PISCES: A Novel An original, imaginative, and hilarious debut novel about love, anxiety, and sea creatures, from the author of So Sad Today.
An ambitious young woman navigates the slippery world of advertising―and the equally slippery question of who she wants to be. Mad Men meets The Devil Wears Prada in this smart and witty debut novel. 978-0-399-59203-4 | $27.00/$36.00C | 50,000 The Dial Press | HC | April E 978-0-399-59205-8 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52699-5 CONTEMPORARY WOMEN’S FICTION
Social: @SallyJF; Facebook.com/Sally.Franson; SallyFranson.com RA: For fans of Sophie Kinsella, Jojo Moyes, Crazy Rich Asians, and The Knockoff RI: Author lives in Minneapolis, MN
978-1-5247-6155-4 | $25.00/$34.00C | 40,000 Hogarth | HC | May E 978-1-5247-6157-8 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52952-1 LITERARY FICTION / HUMOR
Social: @MelissaBroder; MelissaBroder.com RA: For fans of Miranda July, Sloane Crosley, and Kelly Link RI: Author lives in Los Angeles, CA
THE GLITCH: A Novel A fast, funny, deeply hilarious debut—the story of a high-profile, TED-talking, power-posing Silicon Valley CEO and mother of two who has it all, until a woman claiming to be a younger version of herself appears, causing a major glitch in her over-scheduled, over-staffed, overworked life. A completely original, brainy, laugh-out-loud story of work, marriage, and motherhood for our times.
THE WATERS & THE WILD: A Novel
A debut novel about a psychoanalyst haunted by a past crime and a past lover. With lyrical prose and masterful plotting, this is a sophisticated and surprising literary mystery about passion, betrayal, and redemption.
978-0-385-54278-4 | $26.95/$35.95C | 60,000 | Doubleday | HC | May E 978-0-385-54279-1 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63288-7 | ] CD: 978-0-525-63287-0
978-0-8129-8954-0 | $27.00/$36.00C | 20,000 Random House | HC | April E 978-0-8129-8956-4 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52790-9
LITERARY FICTION / PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER
RA: For fans of Michael Cunningham, Kazuo Ishiguro, Amy Bloom, The Secret History, and Possession RI: Author lives in Oberlin, OH
Social: @Elisabeth_Cohen RA: For fans of Maria Semple and Allison Pearson RI: Author lives in Philadelphia, PA
THE HOUSE SWAP: A Novel
A hypnotic domestic noir novel in which a house swap becomes the eerie backdrop to a crumbling marriage and tantalizing affair, and the fatal consequences that unfold. Be careful who you let in. . .
No one knows what CIA desk jockey Zac Miller is capable of—including himself— when a routine surveillance job becomes a do-or-die mission in the Middle East. 978-0-399-58573-9 | $27.00/$36.00C | 75,000 Berkley | HC | April E 978-0-399-58574-6 | ] AD: 978-0-525-53081-7
978-0-525-55883-5 | $26.00 | 100,000 Pamela Dorman Books | HC | May 978-0-385-69125-3 | $24.95C | Doubleday Canada | TR E 978-0-525-55884-2 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63064-7 LP: 978-0-525-63190-3
THRILLER / ESPIONAGE
Rl: Author lives in Stamford, CT
RA: For fans of Mark Greaney, Brad Taylor, and Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan novels
BETWEEN EARTH AND SKY
THE ENSEMBLE: A Novel
In this provocative and profoundly moving debut, set in the tragic intersection between white and Native American culture, a young girl learns about friendship, betrayal, and the sacrifices made in the name of belonging.
The addictive debut novel about four young friends navigating the cutthroat world of music and their complex relationships with each other, as ambition, passion, and love intertwine over the course of their lives.
978-1-4967-1366-7 l $15.95/$17.95C l 50,000 Kensington l TR l April E 978-1-4967-1367-4
978-0-7352-1476-7 | $26.00/$35.00C | 40,000 Riverhead | HC | May E 978-0-7352-1478-1 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52837-1
Social: AmandaSkenandore.com RA: For readers of The Reluctant Midwife and The Life She Was Given RI: Set in 1906 Philadelphia; Author lives in Las Vegas, NV
SUSPENSE / THRILLER
Social: @RebeccaLFleet RA: For fans of The Couple Next Door, The Girl Before, and The Woman in Cabin 10 RI: Author resides in London, UK
COMING OF AGE / LITERARY FICTION
RA: For fans of Prep, Sweetbitter, and The Interestings Rl: Author lives in Portland, OR and Los Angeles, LA
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FIRST FICTION Catherine Isaac
YOU ME EVERYTHING
THE GREY BASTARDS
Set in the French countryside on an idyllic summer vacation, a delicious, tender novel about finding every bit of joy in life no matter what’s thrown at us. A romantic story about finding love even under the most unexpected circumstances.
A raucous, bawdy, blood-soaked adventure fantasy debut that is The Lord of the Rings reimagined by way of Sons of Anarchy.
978-0-7352-2453-7 | $26.00 | 50,000 Pamela Dorman Books | HC | May E 978-0-7352-2454-4 | ] AD: 978-0-525-53014-5 CONTEMPORARY WOMEN’S FICTION
Social: Catherine-Isaac.com RA: For fans of Jojo Moyes, Elin Hilderbrand, and Lisa Genova Rl: Author lives in Liverpool, UK
THE ISLAND DWELLERS: Stories
In this razor-sharp debut collection, Jen Silverman delivers eleven interconnected stories that take place in expat bars, artist colonies, train platforms, and matchbox apartments in the United States and Japan, where unforgettable characters encounter the loneliness of being an outsider alongside the dangerous freedom to reinvent themselves.
978-0-5255-7244-2 | $27.00/$36.00C | 40,000 Crown | HC | June E 978-0-5255-7246-6 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63538-3 FANTASY / ACTION & ADVENTURE
Social: @JFrenchAuthor; JonathanFrenchBooks.com RA: For fans of Scott Lynch, Mark Lawrence, and Joe Abercrombie RI: Author lives in Atlanta, GA
Zhou Haohui Translated by Zac Haluza
DEATH NOTICE: A Novel An elite police squad hunts a manipulative mastermind out to publically execute criminals the law cannot reach. A wild thriller and deadly game of cat-andmouse from one of China’s most popular authors. 978-0-385-54332-3 | $26.95/$35.95C | 60,000 Doubleday | HC | June E 978-0-385-54333-0 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63282-5 THRILLER
Social: Facebook.com/ZhouHaohui RA: For fans of Jo Nesbø, Se7en, and Hong Kong police cinema RI: Author lives in China
978-0-399-59149-5 | $27.00/$36.00C | 20,000 | Random House | HC | May E 978-0-399-59150-1 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52705-3
THERE THERE: A Novel
SHORT STORIES / CULTURAL HERITAGE
A multi-generational, relentlessly paced story about violence and recovery, hope and loss, identity and power, dislocation and communion, and the beauty and despair woven into the history of a nation and its people. A powerful and urgent Native American voice.
Social: JenSilverman.com RA: For fans of Miranda July, Rebecca Lee, and Mary Gaitskill RI: Author lives in New York, NY
Tara Isabella Burton
SOCIAL CREATURE: A Novel A sharp, biting and irresistible debut about parties and ambition in New York City—introducing a talented Mr. Ripley for the digital age, with all the glitz and grit of Bright Lights, Big City. This delicious read takes a classic tale of obsession and makes it undeniably modern. 978-0-385-54352-1 | $26.95/$35.95C | 75,000 Doubleday | HC | June E 978-0-385-54353-8 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63258-0 PSYCHOLOGICAL / THRILLER
Social: @NotoriousTIB; Facebook.com/TaraIsabellaBurton1; Insta: @lamiasehnsucht RA: Gossip Girl meets Gone Girl RI: Author lives in New York, NY
SMALL COUNTRY: A Novel A prize-winning bestseller in its native France, an evocative coming-of-age tale, set against the backdrop of the Rwandan genocide and the civil war in Burundi. 978-1-5247-5987-2 | $25.00/$34.00C | 50,000 Hogarth | HC | June E 978-1-5247-5989-6 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63360-0
978-0-525-52037-5 | $26.95 | 125,000 | Knopf | HC June 978-0-7710-7301-4 | $32.00C | McClelland & Stewart E 978-0-525-52038-2 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63559-8 | ] CD: 978-0-525-63538-3 LP: 978-0-525-63301-3 LITERARY FICTION
RA: For readers of Sherman Alexie’s The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven and Louise Erdrich’s Love Medicine RI: Author lives in Angels Camp, CA
LITTLE BIG LOVE About a Boy meets Parenthood in this smart, big-hearted love story about a family for whom everything changed one night, a decade ago, and the young boy who unites them all. A layered, heartfelt, utterly satisfying story about family, love, and the secrets that can define who we are. 978-0-451-49034-6 | $26.00 | 75,000 | Berkley HC | June E 978-0-451-49036-0 | ] AD: 978-0-525-59621-9 |
FAMILY LIFE / ROMANCE
LITERARY FICTION / COMING OF AGE
Social: @GaelFaye; GaelFaye.com RA: For readers of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Yaa Gyasi RI: Author lives in Paris, France and Kigali, Rwanda
Social: @KatyReganWrites; Facebook.com/KatyReganAuthor RA: For readers of Jojo Moyes, Fredrik Backman, and Graeme Simsion RI: Author lives in Hertfordshire, UK
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FIRST FICTION Meghan MacLean Weir
THE BOOK OF ESSIE: A Novel
THE SHORTEST WAY HOME:
A debut novel of family, fame, and religion that tells the emotionally stirring, wildly captivating story of the seventeen-year-old daughter of an evangelical preacher, star of the family’s hit reality show, and the secret pregnancy that threatens to blow their entire world apart.
Crackling with humor, heart, and an unforgettable cast of characters, Miriam Parker follows one wayward women’s journey from Iowa to New York City to California wine country, to figure out what being true to oneself really means.
978-0-525-52031-3 | $25.95/$34.95C | 75,000 Knopf | HC | June E 978-0-525-52032-0 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52924-8 FICTION
978-1-5247-4186-0 | $26.00/$35.00C | 30,000 Dutton | HC | July E 978-1-5247-4187-7 | ] AD: 978-0-525-59386-7 CONTEMPORARY WOMEN’S FICTION
Social: @MiriamParker; Facebook.com/MiriamParkerBooks; MiriamParker.com RA: For readers of Elin Hilderbrand and Laura Dave RI: Author lives in Brooklyn, NY
RA: For readers of J. Courtney Sullivan and Curtis Sittenfeld RI: Author lives in Danvers, MA
SOMETHING IN THE WATER:
TELL THE MACHINE GOODNIGHT: A Novel
A shocking discovery on a honeymoon in paradise changes the lives of a pictureperfect couple in this taut psychological thriller debut.
Pearl’s job is to make people happy through personalized recommendations while her teenage son seems to find greater contentment in being unhappy. This smartly moving and entertaining story playfully illuminates our national obsession with positive psychology and our reliance on quick fixes and technology.
978-1-524-79718-8 | $27.00/$36.00C | 50,000 Ballantine Books | HC | July E 978-1-524-79719-5 | ] AD: 978-0-525-59361-4 ] CD: 978-0-525-59360-7 LP: 978-0-525-63292-4 THRILLER / SUSPENSE
978-0-525-53312-2 | $25.00/$34.00C | 30,000 | Riverhead | HC | June E 978-0-525-53314-6 | ] AD: 978-0-525-62626-8 COMING OF AGE
Social: @CatSteadman; Instagram.com/CatSteadman RA: For fans of The Couple Next Door, The Woman in Cabin 10, The Girl on the Train, and The Girl Before RI: Author lives in London, UK
Social: KatieWilliamsBooks.com RA: For readers of Jennifer Egan and Maria Semple, and fans of Netflix’s Black Mirror Rl: Set in San Francisco, CA
GHOSTED: A Novel When Sarah meets Eddie, they connect instantly and fall in love. For six perfect days. Then he disappears. A love story with a secret at its heart, there is a reason for Eddie’s disappearance, and it’s the one thing they didn’t share with each other: the truth.
Katherine J. Chen
MARY B: A Novel The overlooked middle sister, Mary Bennet, takes center stage―her prim exterior banished―in this fresh retelling of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. 978-0-399-59221-8 | $27.00/$36.00C | 25,000 Random House | HC | July E 978-0-399-59223-2 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63140-8 LP: 978-0-525-63181-1 LITERARY FICTION / HISTORICAL FICTION
RA: For fans of Jo Baker’s Longbourn, Curtis Sittenfeld’s Eligible, P. D. James’s Death Comes to Pemberley, and Gregory Maguire’s Wicked RI: Author lives in Wayne, NJ
ORCHID AND THE WASP: A Novel
Dazzling and daringly original, this debut novel tells the story of an unforgettable young woman’s coming of age across Dublin, London, and New York. 978-1-5247-6110-3 | $26.00/$35.00C | 30,000 Hogarth | HC | July E 978-1-5247-6112-7 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63362-4 LITERARY FICTION / COMING OF AGE
Social: @CaoilinnHughes RA: For fans of Katie Kitamura and Ottessa Moshfegh RI: Author lives in Amsterdam, Netherlands
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978-0-525-52277-5 | $26.00 | 200,000 Pamela Dorman Books | HC | July E 978-0-525-52278-2 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63072-2 LP: 978-0-525-63191-0
CONTEMPORARY WOMEN’S FICTION
Social: RosieWalsh.com RA: For fans of Jojo Moyes, Liane Moriarty, and David Nicholls’s One Day Rl: Author resides in Bristol, UK
OUR HOUSE From an internationally acclaimed author, a dark and twisty novel of domestic suspense that explores the upheaval of a marriage and centers on the family home, stripping away our most basic level of security, where secrets kept hidden from spouses cause shocking surprises that hit home. 978-0-451-48911-1 | $26.00/$35.00C | 75,000 | Berkley HC | August E 978-0-451-48912-8 | ] AD: 978-0-525-59593-9 PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER
Social: @Louise_Candlish; Facebook.com/LouiseCandlishAuthor; LouiseCandlish.com RA: For fans of The Couple Next Door, The Husband’s Secret, Clare Mackintosh, and Fiona Barton RI: Author lives in London, UK
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BOOK CLUB Michael Andreasen
THE SEA BEAST TAKES A LOVER: Stories
I WAS ANASTASIA: A Novel
Bewitching and playful, with its feet only slightly tethered to the world we know, this collection explores hope, love, and loss across a series of surreal landscapes and wild metamorphoses. These stories straddle the borders of magical realism, absurdist fiction, literary fiction, and science fiction/fantasy. 978-1-101-98661-5 | $25.00/$34.00C | 25,000 Dutton | HC | February E 978-1-101-98662-2 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52744-2
In this historical suspense, Ariel Lawhon unravels the extraordinary twists and turns in Anna Anderson’s fifty-year battle to be recognized as Anastasia Romanov. Is she the beloved daughter, revered icon, and Russian grand duchess, or is she an imposter, liar, and the thief of another woman’s legacy? 978-0-385-54169-5 | $26.95/$35.95C | 30,000 Doubleday | HC | March E 978-0-385-54170-1 | ] AD: 978-0-525-49623-6 LP: 978-0-525-52813-5 ] CD: 978-0-525-49622-9 | HISTORICAL FICTION
SHORT STORIES / LITERARY FICTION
RA: For readers of Helen Oyeyemi, Kelly Link, and Manuel Gonzales RI: Author lives in Southern California
RA: For readers of A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles and Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah RI: Author lives in Nashville, TN
THE RADICALS: A Novel
An intimate, suspenseful, and provocative portrait of male friendship, and a timely exploration of class tensions and corporate exploitation in America.
New York Times bestselling author Jo Nesbø retells Macbeth, one of Shakespeare’s darkest and most tragic plays.
978-0-5534-1788-3 | $26.00/$35.00C | 20,000 Hogarth | HC | February E 978-0-5534-1789-0 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52946-0 LITERARY FICTION / COMING OF AGE
Social: RyanMcIlvain.com RA: For fans of The Art of Fielding, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, and Let the Great World Spin RI: Author lives in Culver City, CA; moving to Tampa, FL
978-0-5534-1905-4 | $27.00 | 100,000 | Hogarth HC | April 978-0-345-80920-9 | $32.00C | Knopf Canada E 978-0-5534-1906-1 | ] AD: 978-0-525-58836-8 ] CD: 978-0525-58835-1 LP: 978-0-525-58991-4 LITERARY FICTION / CRIME THRILLER
Social: Facebook.com/JoNesboAuthor; JoNesbo.com RA: For fans of George Pelecanos, Dennis Lehane, and Robert Crais RI: Author lives in Oslo, Norway
THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT:
THE MADONNA OF THE MOUNTAINS: A Novel
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Guest Room, a powerful story about the ways an entire life can change in one night: a flight attendant wakes up in the wrong hotel, in the wrong bed, with a dead man—and has no idea what happened.
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An epic novel of the life of one woman in the hardscrabble Italian countryside, oppressed by both a patriarchal Catholic society as well as by Mussolini’s iron-fist rule, but determined to protect her family through two world wars―by any means possible.
978-0-385-54241-8 | $26.95/$35.95C | 125,000 Doubleday | HC | March E 978-0-385-54242-5 | ] AD: 978-0-525-49613-7 LP: 978-0-525-52810-4
978-0-399-59243-0 | $28.00/$37.00C | 30,000 Spiegel & Grau | HC | June E 978-0-399-59245-4 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52851-7 HISTORICAL FICTION
Social: Facebook.com/Elise.Valmorbida; EliseValmorbida.com RA: For fans of Lilac Girls, The Nightingale, At the Water’s Edge, and Birdsong RI: Author lives in London, UK
Social: @ChrisBohjalian; Facebook.com/ChrisBohjalian RA: For readers of Elizabeth Strout, Liane Moriarty, and Jodi Picoult RI: Author lives in Lincoln, VT
DEATH COMES IN THROUGH THE KITCHEN This charming but poison-laced culinary mystery reveals the darker side of the modern Revolution, complete with authentic Cuban recipes. Matt, a San Diego journalist, arrives in Havana to marry his girlfriend, Yarmila, a 24-year-old Cuban woman he met through her food blog. But Yarmi isn’t there to meet him, and when he gets to her apartment, he finds her lying dead in the bathtub.
978-1-61695-884-8 l $25.95/$31.95C l 50,000 l Soho Crime l HC l March E 978-1-61695-885-5 MYSTERY
From the author of Love and Miss Communication comes a riveting “he said, she said” portrait of a marriage at a crossroads. Have you ever had a secret so gut-wrenching you couldn’t share it with anyone, not even the person who shares your bed? 978-0-399-58686-6 | $26.00/$35.00C | 50,000 Berkley | HC | July E 978-0-399-58687-3 | ] AD: 978-0-525-59617-2 FAMILY LIFE / CONTEMPORARY WOMEN’S FICTION
Social: ElyssaFriedland.com RA: For readers of Emma Straub’s Modern Lovers and Sarah Dunn’s The Arrangement RI: Author lives in New York, NY
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THE SECRET LOVES OF GEEKS
Cartoonists and professional geeks tell their intimate, heartbreaking, and inspiring stories about love, sex, and dating in this comics and prose anthology, a follow-up to 2016 bestseller The Secret Loves of Geek Girls. Featuring work by Margaret Atwood (Hag-Seed), Gerard Way (Umbrella Academy), Dana Simpson (Phoebe and Her Unicorn), Cecil Castellucci (Soupy Leaves Home), and many more. 978-1-5067-0473-9 l $14.99/$19.99C l 30,000 l Dark Horse Books l TR l February GRAPHIC NOVEL
RA: For fans of Margaret Atwood and The Secret Loves of Geek Girls
What if a group of X-Men-like characters went to military school? Find out in this sci-fi action thriller for fans of Marcus Sakey’s Brilliance and Peter Clines’s Ex-Heroes. 978-1-101-96756-0 | $27.00/$36.00C | 40,000 Del Rey | HC | July E 978-1-101-96754-6 ] AD: 978-0-525-62439-4 SCIENCE FICTION / ACTION & ADVENTURE
Social: @JohnDixonBooks; Facebook.com/JohnDixonBooks; JohnDixonBooks.com RA: For fans of The Maze Runner and The 5th Wave RI: Author lives in West Chester, PA
Kevin Hearne and Delilah S. Dawson
KILL THE FARM BOY: The Tales of Pell
The start of a magical, witty new series in the tradition of Terry Pratchett and The Princess Bride, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Iron Druid Chronicles and Star Wars: Phasma.
FREEFALL SUMMER Sixteen-year-old Clancy Edwards has always been “the good girl.” Ever since her mother died in a skydiving accident when Clancy was young, Clancy’s father has watched her like a hawk. Between her dad’s rules and her boyfriend’s protectiveness, she’s longing for an escape this summer. Then she meets Denny.
978-1-524-79774-4 | $27.00/$36.00C | 40,000 Del Rey | HC | July E 978-1-524-79775-1 l ] AD: 978-0-525-59367-6 FANTASY / ACTION & ADVENTURE
Social: @KevinHearne; Facebook.com/AuthorKevin; KevinHearne.com RA: For fans of Lila Bowen’s The Shadow series and The Princess Bride RI: Authors live in Ontario, Canada and Tampa, FL
978-1-58089-801-0 l $17.99/$21.99C l 35,000 Charlesbridge Teen l HC l April E 978-1-63289-641-4
A. E. Hotchner
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / COMING OF AGE
THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF AARON BROOM: A Novel
Social: TracyBarrett.com RA: For fans of Sarah Dessen and Gayle Forman RI: Author lives in Nashville, TN
A heartwarming amateur detective story—featuring Street-savvy, almostthirteen-year-old Aaron Broom—set in Depression-era St. Louis from beloved author A. E. Hotchner.
Scott Snyder; Illustrated by Jim Lee, Andy Kubert, and John Romita Jr.
DARK DAYS: THE ROAD TO METAL O
N T FI
Aquaman, The Flash, and more of DC’s pantheon of heroes suspect Batman of hiding a dark secret that could threaten the very existence of the multiverse! It’s an epic that will span generations—but how does it connect to the origins of one of DC’s most legendary heroes? For readers 12 and up.
978-0-385-54358-3 | $22.95/$29.95C | 20,000 | Nan A Talese | HC | July E 978-0-385-54359-0 ] AD: 978-0-525-63270-2 COMING OF AGE / HISTORICAL FICTION
Social: Facebook.com/A.E.Hotchner; AEHotchner.com RA: For readers of The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler RI: Author lives in Westport, CT
Ingrid Rojas Contreras
978-1-4012-7819-9 l $29.99/$34.99C l 80,000 DC Comics l HC l May
FRUIT OF THE DRUNKEN TREE: A Novel
Social: @SSnyder1835 RI: Author lives in Stony Brook, NY
A mesmerizing debut set against the backdrop of the devastating violence of 1990’s Colombia, a sheltered young girl and a teenage maid strike an unlikely friendship that threatens to undo them both.
MASTERS OF MODERN SOCCER: How the World’s Best Play
the Twenty-First-Century Game
Wahl reveals how elite soccer players and coaches strategize on and off the field and execute in high-pressure game situations.
978-0-385-54272-2 | $26.95/$35.95C | 40,000 Doubleday | HC | July E 978-0-385-54273-9 l ] AD: 978-0-525-63264-1
978-0-3074-0860-0 | $27.00/$36.00C | 30,000 Crown Archetype | HC | May E 978-0-8041-3706-5 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52928-6
Social: Twitter: @Ingrid_Rojas_C; Instagram: @I_RojasContreras RA: For readers of Latin American novelists like Isabel Allende and Laura Esquivel RI: Author lives in San Francisco, CA
LITERARY FICTION / COMING OF AGE
SPORTS & RECREATION / BIOGRAPHY
Social: @GrantWahl; SI.com/Author/Grant-Wahl RA: For readers of Sports Illustrated and soccer players, coaches, and fans RI: Author lives in New York, NY 8
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FICTION Jane Corry
BLOOD SISTERS: A Novel
A LONG WAY FROM HOME:
From the bestselling author of My Husband’s Wife, a new thriller featuring three girls, one accident, and a lifetime of lies. Corry turns again to the arena she knows best—thrillers with complex twists and women characters with secret motives—and of course revenge.
978-0-525-52218-8 | $26.00/$35.00C | 100,000 Pamela Dorman Books | HC | January E 978-0-525-52219-5 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52992-7 LP: 978-0-525-58916-7 THRILLER
Social: @JaneCorryAuthor; Facebook.com/MyHusbandsWife RA: For fans of The Couple Next Door, The Widow, and The Woman in Cabin 10 RI: Author lives in Devon, UK
The two-time Booker Prize-winning author now gives us a wildly exuberant, wily new novel that circumnavigates 1954 Australia, revealing as much about the country/continent as it does about three audacious individuals who take part in the infamous 10,000-mile race, the Redex Trial. 978-0-525-52017-7 | $26.95 | 50,000 | Knopf | HC February 978-0-7352-7386-3 | $32.00C | Random House Canada E 978-0-525-52018-4 LITERARY FICTION
RA: For readers of Richard Flanagan and Julian Barnes RI: Author lives in New York, NY
MUNICH: A Novel From the internationally bestselling author of Fatherland and the Cicero Trilogy—a new spy thriller about treason and conscience, loyalty and betrayal, set against the backdrop of the fateful Munich Conference of September 1938. 978-0-525-52026-9 | $27.95 | 100,000 | Knopf HC | January E 978-0-525-52027-6 | ] AD: 978-0-525-58907-5 LP: 978-0-525-58956-3 ] CD: 978-0-525-58906-8 | HISTORICAL THRILLER
Social: RobertHarris57; Facebook.com/RobertHarrisAuthor RA: For fans of Dan Brown, John le Carré, and Alan Furst RI: Author lives in Great Britain
THE STORM KING: A Novel Haunted by dark secrets and an unsolved mystery, a young doctor returns to his isolated Adirondacks hometown in a tense, atmospheric novel in the vein of Michael Koryta and Harlan Coben. 978-0-804-17814-3 | $27.00/$36.00C | 25,000 Ballantine Books | HC | February E 978-0-804-17815-0 ] AD: 978-1-101-91377-2 PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER / SUSPENSE
Social: @Brendan_Duffy; Facebook.com/BrendanDuffyAuthor; BrendanDuffyBooks.com RA: For fans of Donna Tartt’s The Secret History, Gillian Flynn’s Dark Places, and Jennifer McMahon’s The Night Sister RI: Author lives in Brooklyn, NY
THE LARGESSE OF THE SEA MAIDEN: Stories
Twenty-five years after Jesus’ Son, a haunting new collection of short stories on aging, mortality, and transcendence, from National Book Award winner and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Denis Johnson.
Tom Hazard has a dangerous secret. He may look like an ordinary 41-year-old, but owing to a rare condition, he’s been alive for centuries. Tom has lived history— performing with Shakespeare, exploring the high seas with Captain Cook, and sharing cocktails with Fitzgerald. Now, he just wants an ordinary life. Soon to be a movie starring Benedict Cumberbatch!
HOW TO STOP TIME
978-0-8129-8863-5 | $27.00/$35.00C | 100,000 Random House | HC | January E 978-0-8129-8864-2 | ] AD: 978-0-525-49548-2 SHORT STORIES / LITERARY FICTION
RA: For fans of Jonathan Franzen, Philip Roth, Zadie Smith, and George Saunders
978-0-525-52287-4 | $26.00 | 100,000 | Viking | HC | February E 978-0-525-52288-1 | ] AD: 978-0-525-58748-4 HISTORICAL FICTION / TIME TRAVEL
WHITE HOUSES: A Novel The unexpected and forbidden affair between Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok unfolds in a triumph of historical fiction from the New York Times bestselling author of Away and Lucky Us. An unforgettable novel about the power of passion and the endurance of love. 978-0-8129-9566-4 | $27.00/$36.00C | 100,000 Random House | HC | February E 978-0-8129-9567-1 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63048-7 LP: 978-0-525-58992-1 ] CD: 978-0-525-63047-0 | HISTORICAL FICTION
Social: @AmyBloomBooks; Facebook.com/AmyBloomBooks; AmyBloom.com RA: For fans of Circling the Sun, Wolf Hall, and people interested in the Roosevelt family RI: Author lives in New Haven, CT
Social: MattHaig.com RA: For readers of Deborah Harkness, Nick Hornby, and Maria Semple
THE GONE WORLD A special agent travels ahead of time, seeking evidence to solve a murder case. To her horror, the future reveals that it’s not only the fate of a family that hinges on her work—there are grave implications for the fate of mankind hurtling towards the present. 978-0-399-16750-8 | $27.00/$36.00C | 50,000 Putnam | HC | February E 978-0-698-14276-3 | ] AD: 978-0-525-49777-6 SCIENCE FICTION
Social: @LetterSwitch RA: For readers of William Gibson, Blake Crouch, and Neal Stephenson Rl: Author lives in Pittsburgh, PA
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FICTION Elizabeth J. Church
ALL THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS:
A tense and gripping reimagining of one of America’s most fascinating historical moments: the Donner Party with a supernatural twist. An eerie, thrilling look at the volatility of human nature, pushed to its breaking point.
From the author of The Atomic Weight of Love comes a powerful novel about a gutsy showgirl who tries to conquer her past amid the glamour of 1960s Las Vegas—and finds unexpected fortune, friendship, and love.
978-0-399-18106-1 | $27.00/$36.00C | 75,000 Ballantine Books | HC | March E 978-0-399-18107-8 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52718-3 ] CD: 978-0-525-52717-6
Social: @ElizJChurch; TheAtomicWeightOfLove.tumblr.com RA: For fans of Melanie Benjamin’s The Swans of Fifth Avenue and Fiona Davis’s The Dollhouse RI: Author lives in Los Alamos, NM
Neil Gaiman and P. Craig Russell
978-0-7352-1251-0 | $27.00/$35.00C | 50,000 Putnam | HC | March E 978-0-7352-1252-7 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52768-8 HISTORICAL THRILLER
Social: @AlmaKatsu; Facebook.com/Alma-Katsu-author; AlmaKatsuBooks.com RA: For fans of Max Brooks, Dan Simmons, of The Walking Dead, and Westworld Rl: Author lives in Washington, DC
THE SANDMAN: A Novel The #1 internationally bestselling thriller from the author of The Hypnotist tells the chilling story of a manipulative serial killer and the two brilliant police agents who must try to beat him at his own game.
AMERICAN GODS VOLUME 1: SHADOWS (GRAPHIC NOVEL) Shadow Moon gets out of jail only to discover his wife is dead. Defeated, broke, and uncertain where to go from here, he meets the mysterious Mr. Wednesday, who employs him to serve as his bodyguard—thrusting Shadow into a deadly world where ghosts of the past come back from the dead, and a god war is imminent.
978-1-5247-3224-0 | $27.95 | 75,000 | Knopf | HC March E 978-1-5247-3225-7 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63044-9 THRILLER
Social: Facebook.com/LarsKepler; Instagram: @LarsKepler RI: Author lives in Stockholm, Sweden
LET ME LIE
978-1-5067-0386-2 l $29.99/$39.99C l 80,000 l Dark Horse Books l HC l March
From the bestselling author of I Let You Go and I See You comes a gripping story about how those who love us never really leave us. Struggling to come to terms with her parents’ suicides, Anna digs up the past, but someone is trying to stop her.
GRAPHIC NOVELS / MEDIA TIE-IN
SOCIABLE: A Novel In this exuberant comedy of manners set in the world of Internet media, a brilliantly irreverent novel about what it means to be young, broke, dumped, and scarily good at creating viral content. With wry humor and sharp intelligence, Sociable is a hilarious tale of one young woman’s search for happiness—and an inside look at life in the wild world of Internet media. 978-0-385-54282-1 | $24.95/$33.95C | 35,000 | Doubleday | HC | March E 978-0-8041-7219-6 | ] AD: 978-0-525-53193-7
Social: @Harring46 RA: The Assistants meets The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. RI: Author lives in New York, NY
THE SPARSHOLT AFFAIR From the internationally acclaimed winner of the Man Booker Prize, a masterly new novel that spans seven transformative decades in England—from the 1940s to the present—as it plumbs the richly complex relationships of a remarkable family.
Social: @ClareMackint0sh; Facebook.com/ClareMackWrites; ClareMackintosh.com RA: For fans of The Girl on the Train, The Widow, and readers of psychological suspense Rl: Author lives in North Wales, UK
ANATOMY OF A MIRACLE: A Novel*
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978-0-451-49053-7 | $26.00/$35.00C | 100,000 Berkley | HC | March E 978-0-451-49055-1 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63236-8 LP: 978-0-525-63298-6
This provocative novel about a paralyzed young veteran’s sudden, mysterious recovery is a stunning exploration of faith, science, and mystery. 978-0-5534-4758-3 | $27.00/$36.00C | 75,000 Hogarth | HC | March E 978-0-5534-4759-0 | ] AD: 978-0-525-49683-0 LITERARY FICTION
Social: JonnyMiles.com RA: For fans of Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, The Yellow Birds, and The Sympathizer RI: Author lives in Milford, NJ
978-1-101-87456-1 | $28.95 | 40,000 | Knopf | HC March 978-0-345-80972-8 | $32.00C | Knopf Canada E 978-1-101-87458-5 | ] AD: 978-0-525-58903-7 HISTORICAL FICTION
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FICTION Brad Parks
CLOSER THAN YOU KNOW:
THE ONLY STORY: A Novel
From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sense of an Ending, a novel about a young man on the cusp of adulthood and a woman who is already there, a love story shot through with sheer beauty, profound sadness, and deep truth.
From the bestselling author of Say Nothing, a wrongfully accused woman and her attorney work together to clear her name and catch a serial rapist, who has avoided detection. A riveting and emotionally powerful domestic thriller. 978-1-101-98562-5 | $26.00/$37.00C | 50,000 Dutton | HC | March E 978-1-101-98564-9 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52735-0
978-0-525-52121-1 | $25.95 | 75,000 | Knopf | HC April 978-0-7352-7473-0 | $29.95C | Random House Canada
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SUSPENSE / THRILLER
Social: BradParksBooks.com RA: For readers of What She Knew, The Couple Next Door, Harlan Coben, Joseph Finder, and William Landay Rl: Author lives in Virginia
THE ITALIAN TEACHER
A BREATH AFTER DROWNING From the award-winning author of Darkness Peering and The Breathtaker. Child psychiatrist Kate Wolfe’s world comes crashing down when one of her young patients commits suicide, forcing Kate to face the murky evidence surrounding her own sister’s murder sixteen years before, bringing her face to face with her deepest fear.
From the bestselling author of The Imperfectionists comes a masterful new novel about the son of a great painter striving to create his own legacy. An original examination of love, duty, art, and fame that spans 1950s Rome, 1970s New York, the French countryside—and the art world of the late modern era. 978-0-7352-2269-4 | $27.00 | 75,000 | Viking HC | March 978-0-385-68960-1 | $32.00C | Doubleday Canada E 978-0-7352-2271-7 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52972-9 |
Social: Facebook.com/pages/Julian-Barnes/307118768275 RI: Author lives in London, UK
978-1-78565-640-8 l $14.95/$19.95C l 40,000 l Titan Books | TR l April E 978-1-78565-641-5 LP: 978-0-525-58932-7
Social: TomRachman.com RA: For readers of Jennifer Egan, Elizabeth Strout, and Jonathan Franzen Rl: Author lives in London, UK
RA: For readers of Lisa Scottoline, Gillian Flynn, and Donna Tartt RI: Author lives in Califormnia
PARIS BY THE BOOK: A Novel
A mother and her daughters set off to France to find her missing husband, an eccentric novelist. Following the path of a clue, a half-finished manuscript set in Paris, she finds herself rescuing a failing bookstore and drawing closer to unexpected truths about the Paris she thought she knew.
WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT CHARLIE OUTLAW The celebrated author of The Myth of You and Me explores an untraditional love story through the lens of a once famous character actor who must finally become the hero of her own story. Stewart explores the complexity of acting and fame through a fresh psychological lens. 978-0-7352-1434-7 | $26.00/$35.00C | 100,000 Putnam | HC | March E 978-0-7352-1435-4 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52763-3 SUSPENSE / THRILLER
Social: @LeahcStewart; LeahStewart.com RA: For readers of Emma Straub, J. Courtney Sullivan, and Marisa de los Santos Rl: Author lives in Cincinnati, OH
978-1-101-98627-1 | $26.00/$35.00C | 60,000 Dutton | HC | April E 978-1-101-98628-8 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52756-5 FAMILY LIFE / LITERARY FICTION
Social: @LiamCallanan; LiamCallanan.com RA: For readers of Gabrielle Zevin and Robin Sloan Rl: Author lives in Milwaukee, WI
Kitty Curran and Larissa Zageris
MY LADY’S CHOOSING:
DAUGHTERS OF THE STORM Five very different sisters (the warrior, the magician, the lover, the zealot, and the gossip) team up against their stepbrother to save their kingdom in this Norseflavored fantasy epic. 978-0-399-17747-7 | $27.00/$36.00C | 30,000 Del Rey | HC | March E 978-0-399-17748-4 EPIC FANTASY
Social: Facebook.com/KimWilkins2014;KimWilkins.com RA: For fans of the twisty politics of George R. R. Martin, the emotional intimacy of Robin Hobb, and the magic of Naomi Novik RI: Author lives Brisbane, Australia
An Interactive Romance Novel
The romance novel that lets you pick your path, and find happily ever after. You are the heroine in the center of eighteenthcentury society, will you find love with the bantering baronet Sir Benedict Granville? Or turn the page to true love with the hardworking, Captain Angus McTaggart? Unexpected and multiple intertwining storylines make this novel a daring delight to read again and again. 978-1-68369-013-9 l $14.99/$19.99C l 75,000 l Quirk Books l TR l April E 978-1-68369-014-6 ROMANCE
Social: @KittyCurran, @Larissa_Z RA: For readers interested in mash-ups and romance novels RI: Author lives in Chicago, IL Visit us at our website: PenguinRandomHouseLibrary.com
FICTION Richard Flanagan
FIRST PERSON: A Novel
YOU THINK IT, I’LL SAY IT:
From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Narrow Road to the Deep North, the hypnotic tale of a ghost writer writing the memoir of a notorious con man, and the chilling events that unfold as their lives become increasingly intertwined.
A dazzling collection of short stories that upends assumptions about class, relationships, and gender roles, from the New York Times bestselling author of Prep, American Wife, and Eligible.
978-0-399-59286-7 | $27.00/S34.00C | 75,000 Random House | HC | April E 978-0-399-59287-4 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52780-0 ] CD: 978-0-525-52779-4 LP: 978-0-525-59035-4
978-0-525-52002-3 | $26.95/$35.95C | 50,000 | Knopf HC | April E 978-0-525-52003-0 | ] AD: 978-0-525-58897-9 LITERARY FICTION
SHORT STORIES / LITERARY FICTION
RA: For fans of Peter Carey, Martin Amis, and Ian McEwan RI: Author lives in Tasmania
Social: @CSittenfeld; Facebook.com/CurtisSittenfeldBooks; CurtisSittenfeld.com RA: For fans of Lorrie Moore, Rachel Cusk, and Jennifer Egan RI: Author lives in St. Louis, MO
GO ASK FANNIE: A Novel
A brightly fun and incredibly moving novel about three bickering adult siblings rebuilding their family in the wake of tragedy.
THE HIGH SEASON: A Novel In a beach town overrun with vacationers and newly colonized by socialites, one woman goes to extreme lengths when the life she loves is upended. The ultimate summer read, filled with money, class, and family.
978-0-7352-1856-7 | $27.00/$36.00C | 40,000 Putnam | HC | April E 978-0-7352-1862-8 | ] AD: 978-0-525-59081-1 LITERARY FICTION / FAMILY LIFE
978-0-525-50871-7 | $27.00/$36.00C | 150,000 Random House | HC | May E 978-0-525-50872-4 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52426-7 LP: 978-0-525-63456-0
Social: ElisabethHyde.com RA: For readers of Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, and Eleanor Brown Rl: Author lives in Boulder, CO
CONTEMPORARY WOMEN’S FICTION
UNBURY CAROL: A Novel
RA: For fans of J. Courtney Sullivan, Meg Wolitzer, Curtis Sittenfeld, and Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney’s The Nest RI: Author lives in Stony Brook, NY
The Bram Stoker Award-nominated author of Bird Box returns with a haunting tale of love, redemption, and murder—a twisted take on the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale that will stay with you long after you’ve turned the final page.
Sergio De La Pava
LOST EMPRESS: A Novel From the author of the acclaimed, PEN/Bingham Prize-winning A Naked Singularity; a shockingly hilarious novel that tackles, with equal aplomb, both America’s most popular sport and its criminal justice system.
978-0-399-18016-3 | $27.00/$36.00C | 50,000 Del Rey | HC | April E 978-0-399-18017-0 | ] AD: 978-0-525-53092-3 ACTION & ADVENTURE / HORROR
978-1-5247-4722-0 | $28.95/$38.95C | 40,000 Pantheon | HC | May E 978-1-5247-4723-7 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63444-7
Social: @JoshMalerman; Facebook.com/JoshMalerman RA: For fans of Stephen King, M. R. Carey, Chuck Wendig, and Joe Hill RI: Author lives in Royal Oak, MI
WOMEN IN SUNLIGHT: A Novel
D. B. John
From the bestselling author of Under the Tuscan Sun, a novel about four American expats and strangers who become unexpected friends during one magical Italian year.
STAR OF THE NORTH: A Novel A propulsive thriller about a woman trying to rescue her twin sister from captivity in North Korea, and the citizens with whom she forms an unlikely alliance.
978-0-4514-9766-6 | $27.00/$36.00C | 60,000 Crown | HC | April E 978-0-4514-9768-0 ] AD: 978-0-525-52664-3 | ] CD: 978-0-525-52663-6 LP: 978-0-525-59004-0
978-0-5255-7329-6 | $27.00/$36.00C | 100,000 Crown | HC | May E 978-0-5255-7330-2 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63488-1 ] CD: 978-0-525-63487-4 LP: 978-0-525-63478-2
CONTEMPORARY WOMEN’S FICTION
THRILLER / SUSPENSE
Social: @FrancesMayes; Facebook.com/FrancesMayes; FrancesMayesBooks.com RA: For fans of Ruth Reichl, Nina George, Sue Monk Kidd, and Julia Glass RI: Author lives in Tuscany, Italy and Chapel Hill, NC
RA: For readers of darkly humorous literary fiction such as Infinite Jest and The Bonfire of the Vanities
RA: For fans of Alex Berenson and Alan Furst RI: Author lives in London, UK
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FICTION Eliza Kennedy
DO THIS FOR ME: A Novel
TIN MAN: A Novel
In this darkly funny novel, a high-powered attorney and mother of two disastrously self-destructs when her husband’s affair comes to light.
An unforgettable and heartbreaking novel that celebrates love in all of its forms and the little moments that make up the life of an autoworker in a small working-class town. With beautiful prose, Winman’s astute observations bring tenderness to each page.
978-1-1019-0720-7 | $26.00/$35.00C | 60,000 Crown | HC | May E 978-1-1019-0722-1 | ] AD: 978-1-524-72337-8 ] CD: 978-1524-72336-1 CONTEMPORARY WOMEN’S FICTION
RA: For fans of Jami Attenberg, Emma Straub, and J. Courtney Sullivan RI: Author lives in Tivoli, NY
978-0-7352-1872-7 | $23.00/$30.00C | 100,000 Putnam | HC | May E 978-0-7352-1875-8 | ] AD: 978-0-525-59083-5
Fuminori Nakamura Translated by Kalau Almony
Social: Facebook.com/SarahWinman RA: For readers of Michael Cunningham and Amor Towles Rl: Set in England
CULT X The magnum opus by Akutagawa Prizewinner Fuminori Nakamura, a story that dives into the psychology of fringe religion, obsession, and social disaffection. Inspired by the 1995 sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway this is an exploration of what draws individuals into extremism—capturing the connections between astrophysics, neuroscience, and religion and it is a love story about compassion in the face of nihilism. 978-1-61695-786-5 l $26.95/$33.95C l 40,000 | Soho Crime l HC l May E 978-1-61695-787-2 FICTION
RA: For fans of Haruki Murakami and Keigo Higashin and those interested in contemporary Japanese culture RI: Author lives in Japan
THE MEMORY OF FIRE The riveting trilogy that began with The Waking Land returns featuring a new narrator: a young man with secret magical powers who’s ready to continue a revolution. 978-0-399-17741-5 | HC | $27.00/$36.00C | 25,000 Del Rey | HC | June E 978-0-399-17742-2 | ] AD: 978-0-525-59373-7 EPIC FANTASY
Social: @CallieByWords; CallieBates.com RA: For readers of Sarah J. Maas, Leigh Bardugo, Sabaa Tahir, and Naomi Novik’s Uprooted RI: Author lives in Mercer, WI
WARLIGHT: A Novel From the internationally acclaimed, bestselling author of The English Patient: a mesmerizing new novel that tells a dramatic story set in the decade after World War II through the lives of a small group of unexpected characters and two teenagers whose lives are indelibly shaped by their unwitting involvement. 78-0-525-52119-8 | $26.00 | 100,000 | Knopf | HC | May 9 978-0-7710-7378-6 | $34.00C | McClelland & Stewart E 978-0-525-52120-4 | ] AD: 978-0-525-62754-8 | ] CD: 978-0-525-62753-1 LP: 978-0-525-63300-6 LITERARY FICTION
The stories in this collection span characters, towns, decades, even centuries, but Florida—its landscape, climate, history, and state of mind— becomes its gravitational center. Storms, snakes, and sinkholes lurk at the edge of everyday life, but the greater threats and mysteries are of a human, emotional, and psychological nature. 78-1-594-63451-2 | $27.00/$36.00C | 100,000 9 Riverhead | HC | June E 978-0-698-40514-1 | ] AD: 978-0-525-62612-1 | ] CD: 978-0-525-62610-7 LP: 978-0-525-63196-5 SHORT STORIES / LITERARY FICTION
Social: Facebook.com/MichaelOndaatje RI: Author lives in Toronto, Ontario
Social: LaurenGroff.com RA: For readers of Karen Russell, Adam Johnson, and George Saunders
Judy Reene Singer
AND ALL THE PHASES OF THE MOON
PROVIDENCE: A Novel
Aila Cordeiro absolutely cannot take on an abandoned pit bull. So why is she suddenly filling food bowls for the wounded stray? Caring for another is not on Aila’s agenda anymore. Besides Aila can’t love anyone ever again. Not since her husband—her heart—boarded a boat with her beloved father two years ago, never to return. 978-1-4967-0947-9 l $15.95/$17.95C l 50,000 l Kensington l TR l May E 978-1-4967-0948-6 FICTION
A journey of two best friends that is part love story, part detective story, and part supernatural thriller, from the acclaimed author of You, whose work Stephen King describes as “hypnotic and totally original.” 978-0-399-59143-3 | $27.00/$36.00C | 75,000 Lenny | HC | June E 978-0-399-59144-0 | ] AD: 978-0-525-58826-9 ] CD: 978-0-525-58825-2 PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER / COMING OF AGE
Social: @CarolineKepnes; CarolineKepnes.com/Author RA: For fans of Ruth Ware, Wendy Walker, Jessica Knoll, and E. Lockhart RI: Author lives in Los Angeles, CA
Social: JudyReeneSinger.com RA: For readers of Along the Infinite Sea and In the Shadow of Alabama RI: Set in Cape Cod. Author lives in Goshen, NY Visit us at our website: PenguinRandomHouseLibrary.com
FICTION Camille Perri
A gutsy book about the importance of women taking the reins in finding sexuality, pleasure, and love. This novel tackles the question: Why, when it comes to female sexuality, are so few women figuring out what they want and then going out and doing it?
WHEN KATIE MET CASSIDY
978-0-7352-1281-7 | $25.00/$34.00C | 30,000 Putnam | HC | June E 978-0-7352-1283-1 | ] AD: 978-0-525-59077-4 ] CD: 978-0-525-59076-7 ROMANTIC COMEDY / LGBT
Social: CamillePerri RA: For fans of Broad City and Girls, and readers of Emily Nagoski’s Come As You Are Rl: Author lives in Brooklyn, NY
THE STORY OF A MARRIAGE: A dramatic portrait of the dissolution of a marriage, written with brutal and lyrical precision, and nominated for the Nordic Prize. 978-1-5247-5967-4 | $23.00/$30.00C | 40,000 Hogarth | July E 978-1-5247-5969-8 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63364-8 LITERARY FICTION
RI: Author lives in Norway
IMMIGRANT, MONTANA: A Novel
The author of the widely praised Lunch with a Bigot now gives us a remarkable novel about a young new immigrant to the U.S. in search of love: across dividing lines between cultures, between sexes, and between the particular desires of one man and the women he comes to love.
THE TERRORIST AND MRS. SWANN: A Novel Part family drama, part tragic love story, and part disaster narrative that hits terrifyingly close to home, this is a deftly plotted suspense novel with an unflinching portrait of a marriage at its heart, challenging us to confront the unthinkable—both in our country and in our own homes. Soon to be a movie starring Julia Roberts!
978-0-525-52075-7 | $26.95 | 50,000 | Knopf | HC July 978-0-7352-3496-3 | $34.00C | Hamish Hamilton Canada E 978-0-525-52076-4 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63514-7
978-1-5247-4232-4 | $26.00/$35.00C | 100,000 | Dutton | HC | June E 978-1-5247-4233-1 | ] AD: 978-0-525-59392-8 | LP: 978-0-525-63179-8
RA: For readers of Teju Cole, W. G. Sebald, and John Berger RI: Author lives in Poughkeepsie, NY
Grace Dane Mazur
RA: For fans of Before the Fall and The Couple Next Door Rl: Author lives in West Chester, PA
THE GARDEN PARTY: A Novel A rehearsal dinner brings together two disparate families in a sparkling social satire set over the course of a single day. Featuring an ensemble cast of exceptionally vivid characters, Grace Mazur’s wonderfully lyrical novel is an irresistible portrayal of miscommunication, secrets, and the power of love.
THE BANKER’S WIFE A twisty thriller about two very different women racing for answers when a mysterious plane crash sets them off on parallel pursuits of love and truth, interweaving in a gripping dual narrative. 978-0-7352-1845-1 | $27.00/$36.00C | 50,000 Putnam | HC | July E 978-0-7352-1846-8 | ] AD: 978-0-525-59079-8
978-0-399-17972-3 | $27.00/$36.00C | 25,000 Random House | HC | July E 978-0-399-17973-0 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63078-4 LITERARY FICTION / FAMILY LIFE
FAMILY LIFE / THRILLER
Social: @CristinaAlger; Facebook.com/AuthorCristinaAlger; CristinaAlger.com RA: For readers of Liane Moriarty, Ruth Ware, and JP Delaney Rl: Author lives in New York, NY
Social: GraceDaneMazur.org RA: For fans of Lily King and Rachel Cusk RI: Author lives in Cambridge, MA and Westport, MA
THE DISAPPEARING: A Novel
LADY BE GOOD: A Novel
Lori Roy The two-time Edgar Award-winning author returns with a dark tale about a small present-day Southern town where girls disappear and boys run away.
Set in the 1950s, this mesmerizing novel sweeps readers into the world of the mischievous daughter of a hotel magnate and the electric nightlife of New York, Miami, and Havana.
978-1-5247-4193-8 | $27.00/$36.00C | 25,000 Dutton | HC | July E 978-1-5247-4195-2 | ] AD: 978-0-525-59394-2
978-1-5247-6040-3 | $26.00/$35.00C | 40,000 Crown | HC | July E 978-1-5247-6042-7 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52656-8
SUSPENSE / THRILLER
HISTORICAL FICTION / LITERARY FICTION
Social: AmberBrock.net RA: For fans of A Fine Imitation and Lilac Girls RI: Author lives in Smyrna, GA
RA: For fans of Jenny Offill and Han Kang
Social: @LoriRoyAuthor; LoriRoy.com RA: For readers of Chris Bohjalian, Ivy Pochoda, and Jane Harper Rl: Set in Florida
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NONFICTION Dave Eggers
THE MONK OF MOKHA
THE LINE BECOMES A RIVER: Dispatches from the Border
From the bestselling author of The Circle and What Is the What, the true story of a young Yemeni-American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana’a by civil war. 978-1-101-94731-9 | $28.95 | 100,000 | Knopf | HC January 978-0-7352-7449-5 | $34.95C | Knopf Canada E 978-1-101-94732-6 | ] AD: 978-0-7352-0580-2 | ] CD: 978-0-7352-0579-6 LP: 978-0-525-59538-0 BIOGRAPHY
A searing and unforgettable story about Border Patrol in the Southwest that makes urgent and personal the violence our border wreaks on both sides of the line. 978-0-7352-1771-3 | $26.00/$35.00C | 100,000 Riverhead | HC | February E 978-0-7352-1772-0 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52831-9 ] CD: 978-0-525-52830-2 BIOGRAPHY
RI: Author lives in Northern California
Social: @FranciscoCantu RA: For readers of Redeployment and Behind the Beautiful Forevers Rl: Author lives in Tucson, AZ
INFINITE HOPE: How Wrongful
Conviction, Solitary Confinement, and 12 Years on Death Row Failed to Kill My Soul
Written by a wrongfully convicted man who spent 16 years in solitary confinement and 12 years on death row, a powerful memoir about fighting for— and winning—exoneration. 978-0-8070-6252-4 l $25.95/$34.95C l 50,000 Beacon Press l HC l January E 978-0-8070-6254-8 | ] AD: 978-0-8070-9230-9 MEMOIR / CRIMINAL LAW
POLITICAL TRIBES: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations The bestselling author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, Yale Law School Professor Amy Chua offers a bold new prescription for reversing our foreign policy failures and overcoming our destructive political tribalism at home. 978-0-399-56285-3 | $28.00/$37.00C | 100,000 Penguin Press | HC | February E 978-0-399-56286-0 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52888-3 LP: 978-0-525-58936-5 ] CD: 978-0-525-52887-6 | POLITICAL SCIENCE
Social: @AnthonyCGraves; Facebook.com; AnthonyGravesFoundation; AnthonyGravesFoundation.org RA: For readers of The New Jim Crow and Just Mercy RI: Author lives in Houston, TX
Social: @AmyChua RA: For readers of Hillbilly Elegy and A World in Disarray Rl: Author lives in New Haven, CT
Steven Masley M.D.
THE BETTER BRAIN SOLUTION: How to Start Now—at
The C.I.A. and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Any Age—to Reverse and Prevent Insulin Resistance of the Brain, Sharpen Cognitive Function, and Avoid Memory Loss
The first book to show how the brain can become insulin resistant through diet and lifestyle, and to make clear how and why this has been directly linked to cognitive decline and memory loss. With a detailed program developed by the author to prevent and reverse this potentially devastating condition. 978-1-5247-3238-7 | $27.95/$36.95C | 150,000 | Knopf | HC | January E 978-1-5247-3239-4 | ] AD: 978-1-5247-7486-8
Bestselling author Steve Coll tells for the first time the epic and enthralling story of America’s intelligence, military, and diplomatic efforts to defeat Al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 9/11. 978-1-59420-458-6 | $35.00/$45.00C | 100,000 Penguin Press | HC | February E 978-0-525-55730-2 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52860-9 ] CD: 978-0-525-52859-3 POLITICAL SCIENCE
Social: @SteveCollNY RA: For readers of Ghost Wars RI: Author lives in New York, NY
Stephen W. Hines
HEALTH & FITNESS
Social: @StevenMasley; Facebook.com/MasleyMD RI: Author lives in St. Petersburg, FL
A MORE BEAUTIFUL AND TERRIBLE HISTORY: The Uses
and Misuses of Civil Rights History
Award-winning historian Jeanne Theoharis dissects this national mythmaking, teasing apart the accepted stories to show them in a strikingly different light.
A PRAIRIE GIRL’S FAITH:
The Spiritual Legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder
The beloved author of the Little House books was not only one of America’s great pioneer storytellers, but also a woman of vibrant faith. 978-0-7352-8978-9 | $21.99/$28.99C | 40,000 WaterBrook | HC | February E 978-0-7352-8979-6 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52942-2 BIOGRAPHY / RELIGION
RA: For fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder RI: Author lives in Nashville, TN
978-0-8070-7587-6 l $27.95/$36.95C l 25,000 Beacon Press l HC l January E 978-0-8070-7588-3 POLITICAL SCIENCE / CIVIL RIGHTS
Social: @JeanneTheoharis RA: For readers of The Rebellious Life of Rosa Parks, Nell Irvin Painter, and Edward Baptist RI: Author lives in Brooklyn, NY Visit us at our website: PenguinRandomHouseLibrary.com
NONFICTION Hilary Jacobs Hendel; Foreword by Diana Fosha
IT’S NOT ALWAYS DEPRESSION: Working the
Seventeen Brushes with Death
I AM, I AM, I AM:
An extraordinary memoir—told entirely in near-death experiences—from one of Britain’s bestselling novelists. O’Farrell wrote this touching book for her daughter, who suffers from a life-threatening illness, to show her that she is not alone, and that every life brushes up against death.
Change Triangle to Listen to the Body, Discover Core Emotions, and Connect to Your Authentic Self
Fascinating patient stories and dynamic exercises that can help you connect to healing emotions, ease anxiety and depression, and discover your authentic self. 978-0-399-58814-3 | $28.00/$37.00C | 20,000 Spiegel & Grau | HC | February E 978-0-399-58815-0 | ] AD: 978-0-525-53246-0 PSYCHOLOGY / DEPRESSION
Social: @HilaryJHendel; HilaryJacobsHendel.com RA: For fans of Brené Brown and The Tools RI: Author lives in New York, NY
78-0-525-52022-1 | $25.95 | 40,000 | Knopf 9 HC | February 978-0-7352-7411-2 | $29.95C | Knopf Canada E 978-0-525-52023-8 | ] AD: 978-0-525-58881-8 MEMOIR
Social: MaggieOFarrell.com RA: For readers of Wild, When Breath Becomes Air, and The Year of Magical Thinking RI: Author lives in London, UK
THE FUTURE OF HUMANITY: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth
The #1 bestselling author of The Future of the Mind traverses the frontiers of astrophysics, artificial intelligence, and technology to offer a stunning vision of man’s future in space, from settling Mars to traveling to distant galaxies.
Pinker presents the big picture of human progress: people are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and while our problems are formidable, the solutions lie in the Enlightenment ideal of using reason and science.
978-0-385-54276-0 | $29.95/$39.95C | 150,000 Doubleday | HC | February E 978-0-385-54277-7 | ] AD: 978-0-525-49184-2 | ] CD: 978-0-525-49183-5
978-0-525-42757-5 | $35.00/$45.00C | 100,000 Viking | HC | February E 978-0-698-17788-8 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52980-4 | ] CD: 978-0-525-52979-8
The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
LP: 978-0-525-58953-2 SCIENCE
Social: @MichioKaku; Facebook.com/MichioKaku RI: Author lives in New York, NY
Karen Karbo; Foreword by Cheryl Strayed
Social: @SAPinker , Facebook.com/StevenPinkerPage RA: For readers of Richard Dawkins and Matt Ridley Rl: Author lives in Boston, MA and Truro, MA
IN PRAISE OF DIFFICULT WOMEN: Life Lessons From 29
I’VE BEEN THINKING . . . :
From Frida Kahlo and Elizabeth Taylor to Nora Ephron and Carrie Fisher, this witty narrative explores what we can learn from the imperfect and extraordinary legacies of 29 iconic women who forged their own unique paths in the world.
A book of reflections for those seeking wisdom, guidance, encouragement, and inspiration, from Emmy-winning journalist/producer and New York Times bestselling author Maria Shriver.
Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life
Heroines Who Dared to Break the Rules
978-1-4262-1774-6 l $26.00/$34.00C l 30,000 National Geographic l HC l February E 978-1-4262-1795-1 BIOGRAPHY / WOMEN’S STUDIES
Social: KarenKarbo.com RA: For readers of How Georgia Became O’Keeffe and The Gospel of Coco Chanel RI: Author lives in Portland, OR
RELIGION / HEALING
Social: @MariaShriver, Facebook.com/MariaShriver; Twitter, Instagram RA: For readers of Annie Lamott and Katie Couric Rl: Author lives in Los Angeles, CA
T. Christian Miller and Ken Armstrong
THE FOOD EXPLORER:
A FALSE REPORT:
The True Adventures of the GlobeTrotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats
A True Story of Rape in America
Two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists tell the riveting true story of a teenager who was charged with lying about having been raped, and the detectives who followed a winding path to arrive at the truth.
The adventures of David Fairchild, a nineteenth-century food explorer who traveled the globe and introduced diverse crops like avocados, mangoes, and thousands more to the American plate.
978-1-5247-5993-3 | $28.00/$37.00C | 125,000 Crown | HC | February E 978-1-5247-5995-7 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52637-7 ] CD: 978-0-525-52636-0
978-1-101-99058-2 | $28.00/$37.00C | 40,000 Dutton | HC | February E 978-1-101-99060-5 | ] AD: 978-0-525-53115-9
Social: @ByKenArmstrong; @TxtianMiller RA: For readers of Columbine, A Death in Belmont, and People Who Eat Darkness RI: Authors live in Seattle, WA and Berkeley, CA 16
978-0-525-52260-7 | $20.00/$27.00C | 100,000 Pamela Dorman Books | HC | February E 978-0-525-52261-4 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52954-5
AGRICULTURE & FOOD
Social: @DanEnRoute RA: For readers of The Drunken Botanist, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, and 1493 Rl: Author lives in Washington, D.C.
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NONFICTION Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Jim Dutcher and Jamie Dutcher
SKIN IN THE GAME:
THE WISDOM OF WOLVES:
A bold new work that challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk, reward, politics, religion, and finance from the New York Times bestselling author of The Black Swan and one of the foremost thinkers of our time.
From the world-famous couple who lived alongside a three-generation wolf pack, this book of inspiration, drawn from the wild, will fascinate animal and nature lovers alike.
Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life
Lessons From the Sawtooth Pack
978-1-4262-1886-6 l $26.00/$35.00C l 50,000 National Geographic l HC l March E 978-1-4262-1887-3
978-0-425-28462-9 | $30.00/$40.00C | 80,000 Random House | HC | February E 978-0-425-28463-6 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63092-0 BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / ETHICS
Social: @NNTaleb RA: For fans of Michael Lewis, Malcolm Gladwell, and Daniel Kahneman RI: Author lives in New York, NY
NATURE / ANIMALS
Social: @LWWolves; Facebook.com/lwwolves, LivingWithWolves.org RI: Author lives in Ketchum, ID
GATOR: My Life in Pinstripes
EDUCATED: A Memoir An unforgettable memoir in the tradition of The Glass Castle about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University. A powerful account of the struggle for self-invention, a tale of fierce family loyalty, and a universal coming-of-age story that gets to the heart of what an education is and what it offers.
Hall of Fame New York Yankees pitcher recounts his years playing for one of the most storied and celebrated teams in sports history. 978-0-4514-9930-1 | $26.00/$35.00C | 50,000 Crown Archetype | HC | March E 978-0-4514-9932-5 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52932-3 SPORTS / MEMOIR
RA: For baseball fans and readers of sports biographies RI: Author lives in Louisiana
978-0-399-59050-4 | $28.00 | 75,000 | Random House HC | February E 978-0-399-59051-1 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52808-1 | ] CD: 978-0-525-52807-4 LP: 978-0-525-58998-3
PATRIOT NUMBER ONE: American Dreams in Chinatown
A deeply reported look at the Chinese immigrant community in the United States, casting a new light on what it means to seek the American Dream.
Social: @TaraWestover; TaraWestover.com RA: For fans of The Glass Castle, The Liars Club, This Boy’s Life, and Under The Banner of Heaven RI: Author lives in London, UK
Edited by Ellen Blackstone; Illustrated by Emily Poole
978-0-4514-9613-3 | $27.00/$36.00C | 60,000 Crown | HC | March E 978-0-4514-9615-7 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52651-3
BIRDNOTE: Chirps, Quirks, and
Stories of 100 Birds from the Popular Public Radio Show
The best stories about our avian friends from the public radio show BirdNote, each brief essay illuminating the life, habits, or songs of a particular bird. 978-1-63217-169-6 l $22.95/$22.95C l 30,000 Sasquatch Books l HC l March
SOCIAL SCIENCE / IMMIGRATION
Social: @LeHilgers RA: For readers of Viet Thanh Nguyen, Adrian Nicole LeBlanc, and Katherine Boo RI: Author lives in Brooklyn, NY
ELASTIC: Flexible Thinking in a Time of Change From the bestselling author of Subliminal and The Drunkard’s Walk, a groundbreaking new look at the neuroscience of change—and how elastic thinking can help us thrive in a world changing faster than ever before.
DISAPPOINTMENT RIVER: Finding and Losing the Northwest Passage
In 1789, Alexander Mackenzie traveled 1200 miles on the immense river in Canada that now bears his name, in search of the fabled Northwest Passage that had eluded mariners for hundreds of years. In 2016, the acclaimed memoirist Brian Castner retraced Mackenzie’s route by canoe in a grueling journey.
978-1-101-87092-1 | $27.95/$36.95C | 60,000 Pantheon | HC | March E 978-1-101-87093-8 | ] AD: 978-0-14-752197-2 ] CD: 978-0-14-752196-5 SCIENCE
Social: @LMlodinow; Facebook.com/LeonardMlodinow RI: Author lives in South Pasadena, CA
978-0-385-54162-6 | $27.95 | 75,000 | Doubleday | HC | March 978-0-7710-2395-8 | $35.00C | McLelland & Stewart E 978-0-385-54163-3 | ] AD: 978-0-525-53185-2 | LP: 978-0-525-59537-3 U.S. HISTORY
Social: @Brian_Castner; Facebook.com/BrianCastnerWriter RA: For readers of David Grann, Jon Krakauer, and Candice Millard RI: Author lives in Grand Island, NY Visit us at our website: PenguinRandomHouseLibrary.com
NONFICTION Marion Ross
Eric Zielinski, D.C
THE HEALING POWER OF ESSENTIAL OILS: Soothe
MY DAYS: Happy and Otherwise For eleven seasons, Marion Ross was head of one of America’s favorite television households. Now meet the lovable real-life woman behind the Happy Days mom. Marion Ross’s story is one of inspiration, persistence, and gratitude. 978-1-4967-1515-9 l $26.00/$28.95C l 45,000 Kensington l HC l March E 978-1-4967-1517-3 MEMOIR
Inflammation, Boost Mood, Prevent Autoimmunity, and Feel Great in Every Way
A guide to mastering essential oils for vibrant health and well-being, featuring dozens of recipes and formulations for restful sleep, reduced inflammation, and more. 978-1-5247-6136-3 | $18.00/$24.00C | 30,000 | Harmony | TR | March
HEALTH & FITNESS
RA: For fans of In Such Good Company RI: Author lives in Woodland Hills, CA
Social: Facebook.com/DrEricZ; DrEricZ.com RA: For fans of Trim Healthy Mama and The Wellness Mama RI: Author lives in Atlanta, GA
Tyra Banks and Carolyn London
THE WOMAN’S HOUR:
PERFECT IS BORING:
The Great Fight to Win the Vote
10 Things My Crazy, Fierce Mama Taught Me About Beauty, Booty,
The nail-biting climax of one of the greatest political victories in American history: the down and dirty campaign to get the last state to ratify the 19th amendment, granting women the right to vote.
and Being a Boss
Tyra Banks is a businesswoman, actress, television personality, producer, author, and former model. In alternating voices, mother and daughter speak candidly, with their signature sass and wisdom, about how their unbreakable bond has helped them both overcome challenges and obstacles.
978-0-525-42972-2 | $28.00/$37.00C | 100,000 Viking | HC | March E 978-0-698-40783-1 | ] AD: 978-0-525-53244-6 WOMEN’S HISTORY
Social: ElaineWeiss.com RA: For readers of Gail Collins, Stacy Schiff, and Candice Millard Rl: Author lives in Baltimore, MD
978-0-143-13230-1 | $27.00/$36.00C | 75,000 | TarcherPerigee | HC | April
SELF-HELP / MEMOIR
Social: Tyra.com RA: For readers of How To Be A Bawse and You Have No Idea
GOD SAVE TEXAS: A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State
Lidia Matticchio Bastianich
With humor and the biting insight of a native, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower explores the history, culture, and politics of Texas, while holding the stereotypes up for rigorous scrutiny.
A Life of Love, Family, and Food
978-0-525-52010-8 | $26.95/$35.95C | 100,000 Knopf | HC | March E 978-0-525-52011-5 | ] AD: 978-0-525-58899-3 LP: 978-0-525-58954-9 U.S. HISTORY
Social: @Lawrence_Wright; Facebook.com/Lawrence.Wright.31 RI: Author lives in Austin, TX
MY AMERICAN DREAM: From the bestselling cookbook author, beloved and award-winning television personality, and hugely successful restaurateur—a heartwarming, emotional, revelatory memoir told with all her hallmark warmth and gusto. 978-1-5247-3161-8 | $28.95 | 75,000 | Knopf | HC April E 978-1-5247-3162-5 LP: 978-0-525-58955-6 ] AD: 978-0-525-58877-1 | ] CD: 978-0-525-58876-4 | MEMOIR / COOKING
Social: Twitter and IG:@LidiaBastianich; Facebook.com/LidiaBastianich RI: Author lives on Long Island, NY
MY DEAD PARENTS: A Memoir
A young woman uncovers letters that make her reevaluate the story of her immigrant parents’ romance and marriage under the long-reaching shadow of the USSR.
Tales from My Momma’s Table
978-0-5534-4704-0 | $27.00/$36.00C | 50,000 Crown | HC | March E 978-0-5534-4705-7 | ] AD: 978-0-735-20572-7 MEMOIR
Social: @AnyaYurchyshyn RA: For fans of The Liars’ Club, The Glass Castle, and Wild RI: Author lives in Brooklyn, NY
THE BEST COOK IN THE WORLD: From the beloved, bestselling author of All Over but the Shoutin’, a delectable, rollicking food memoir, cookbook, and loving tribute to a region, a vanishing history, a family, and, especially, to his mother. Including seventy-five mouthwatering Bragg family recipes for classic southern dishes passed down through generations. 978-1-4000-4041-4 | $28.95/$38.95C | 100,000 | Knopf | HC | April E 978-0-525-52028-3 ] AD: 978-0-525-58867-2 | ] CD: 978-0-525-58866-5 MEMOIR / COOKING
Social: Facebook.com/RickBraggAuthor RA: For readers of Pat Conroy and Gabrielle Hamilton RI: Author lives in Jacksonville, AL 18
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NONFICTION Ian Bremmer
Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms
US VS. THEM:
How Movements Build, Businesses Thrive, and Ideas Catch Fire in Our Hyperconnected World
The Failure of Globalism
From bestselling author and Time magazine columnist Ian Bremmer, a definitive guide to understanding the global wave of populist nationalism. 978-0-525-53318-4 | $27.00/$36.00C | 75,000 Portfolio | HC | April E 978-0-525-53319-1 | ] AD: 978-0-525-53251-4 POLITICAL SCIENCE
Social: @IanBremmer RA: For readers of The Economist and The New York Times Rl: Author lives in New York, NY
From two visionary thinkers and practitioners comes a big idea about how power works differently in our hyperconnected age. 978-0-385-54111-4 | $27.95 | 200,000 | Doubleday HC | April 978-0-345-81644-3 | $32.00C | Random House Canada E 978-0-385-54112-1 | ] AD: 978-0-525-53183-8 | ] CD: 978-0-525-53182-1 LP: 978-0-525-59539-7 BUSINESS
IT’S TIME TO FIGHT DIRTY:
How Progressives Can Build a Lasting Majority in American Politics
To be published before the 2018 midterm elections, an accessible, actionable blueprint for how Democrats can build a lasting majority. Essential reading as we head toward the midterms . . . and beyond. 978-1-61219-695-4 l $24.99/$32.99C l 50,000 Melville House l HC l April E 978-1-61219-696-1
RA: For readers of Charles Duhigg, Daniel Pink, Sheryl Sandberg, and Timothy Ferriss RI: Authors live in New York, NY
Kirk Wallace Johnson
THE FEATHER THIEF:
Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural Heist of the Century
A rollicking true-crime adventure and a thought-provoking exploration of the human drive to possess natural beauty. 978-1-101-98161-0 | $27.00/$36.00C | 50,000 | Viking HC | April E 978-1-101-98162-7 | ] AD: 978-0-525-53007-7
Social: @DavidMFaris RI: Author lives in Chicago, IL
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN 1973-1986: From Born To Run to
NATURE / BIRDS / TRUE CRIME
Social: @KirkWJohnson RA: For readers of The Lost City of Z and The Stranger in the Woods Rl: Author lives in Los Angeles, CA
Born In The USA
BORN WITH WINGS:
An unprecedented look at a very young Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, from the group’s creation and early New Jersey days to their meteoric rise and seminal Born in the USA tour, in photographs almost all not previously published.
The Spiritual Journey of a Modern Muslim Woman
From the Executive Director of the Women’s Islamic Initiative for Spirituality and Equality (WISE), a memoir about growing up in her faith, leaving it, returning, and working to help empower Muslim women around the world. For readers of Reza Aslan and Azar Nafisi.
978-0-8478-6234-4 l $39.95/$53.95C l 17,500 | Rizzoli l HC l April MUSIC / ROCK
RA: For readers of Smithsonian Rock and Roll and The Beatles RI: Estate and archives are located in Brooklyn, NY
978-0-8129-9526-8 | $28.00/$37.00C | 20,000 | Spiegel & Grau | HC | April E 978-0-8129-9527-5 | ] AD: 978-0-735-21009-7 MEMOIR / WOMEN’S STUDIES
IN CONCLUSION, DON’T WORRY ABOUT IT
Social: @DaisyKhan RA: For fans of Kabul Beauty School, No god but God, and Reading Lolita in Tehran RI: Author lives in New York, NY
Advice for graduates and reflections on staying true to yourself from the beloved Gilmore Girls actress and bestselling author of the memoir Talking as Fast as I Can and the novel Someday, Someday, Maybe. 978-1-524-79959-5 | $15.00/$20.00C | 100,000 Ballantine Books | HC | April E 978-1-524-79960-1 ] AD: 978-0-525-63480-5 SELF-HELP / HAPPINESS / EDUCATION
Social: @TheLaurenGraham RA: For fans of George Saunders’s Congratulations, By the Way and Anna Quindlen’s A Short Guide to a Happy Life RI: Author lives in New York, NY and Los Angeles, CA
The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man’s First Journey to the Moon
The inside, lesser-known story of NASA’s boldest and riskiest mission: Apollo 8, mankind’s first journey to the Moon on Christmas in 1968. A riveting account of three heroic astronauts from the bestselling author of Shadow Divers. 978-0-8129-8870-3 | $28.00/$37.00C | 50,000 Random House | HC | April E 978-0-8129-8872-7 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52703-9 | ] CD: 978-0-525-52702-2 LP: 978-0-525-58993-8 U.S. HISTORY / SPACE SCIENCE
Social: @RobertKurson RA: For fans of Hidden Figures, The Right Stuff, Apollo 13, and The Boys in the Boat RI: Author lives in Northbrook, IL Visit us at our website: PenguinRandomHouseLibrary.com
NONFICTION Carlos Magdalena
Mark Duplass and Jay Duplass; Foreword by Mindy Kaling
THE PLANT MESSIAH:
Adventures in Search of the World’s Rarest Species
The multitalented writers, directors, producers, and actors (as seen on The League, Transparent, and The Mindy Project) share the secrets of their lifelong partnership in this unique memoir.
Carlos Magdalena is not your average horticulturist. He’s a man on a mission to save the world’s most endangered plants. He offers moving, heartfelt stories about the secrets contained within these incredible organisms. Passionate and absorbing, The Plant Messiah is a tribute to the diversity of life on our planet, and the importance of preserving it.
MEMOIR / ENTERTAINMENT & PERFORMING ARTS
Social: @MarkDuplass; @JayDuplass RA: For fans interested in the entertainment/ indie film/TV industry RI: Authors live in Los Angeles, CA
978-0-385-54361-3 | $26.95 | 35,000 | Doubleday | HC | April E 978-0-385-54362-0 | ] AD: 978-0-525-58861-0 NATURE
Social: @PlantMessiah RI: Author lives in Richmond, Surrey, UK
Charlie Harmon; Foreword by Harold Prince
ON THE ROAD AND OFF THE RECORD WITH LEONARD BERNSTEIN: My Years with the
A Tale of Syrian Refugees in Greece
In the first two months of 2016, more than 100,000 refugees arrived in Greece. Half of them were fleeing war-torn Syria, seeking a safe haven in Europe. As the numbers seeking refuge soared, many were stranded in temporary camps, staffed by volunteers. Hara Hotel tells some of their stories. 978-1-78663-519-8 l $24.95/$33.00C l 30,000 l Verso | HC l April
978-1-101-96771-3 | $28.00/$35.00C | 100,000 Ballantine Books | HC | May E 978-1-101-96772-0 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52620-9 ] CD: 978-0-525-52619-3
SOCIAL SCIENCE / EMIGRATION & IMMIGRATION
RA: For readers of Glenn Greenwald and Chris Hedges RI: Author lives in London, UK
Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil
A celebratory, intimate, and detailed look at the public and private life of Leonard Bernstein written by his former assistant. Charlie Harmon was hired to manage the day-to-day parts of Bernstein’s life. There was one additional responsibility: make sure Bernstein met the deadline for an opera commission. But things kept getting in the way: a baker’s dozen of young men, depression, insomnia. Did the opera ever get written? 978-1-62354-527-7 l $24.99/$27.99C l 75,000 l Imagine l HC l May E 978 -1-63289-219-5 BIOGRAPHY
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THE GIRL WHO SMILED BEADS: A Story of War and What
THE MIRAGE FACTORY:
Illusion, Imagination, and the Invention of Los Angeles
A riveting story of dislocation, survival, and the power of stories to break or save us.
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A vivid account of the creation of modern Los Angeles, a city born from the fantasies of strong-willed visionaries.
978-0-4514-9532-7 | $26.00/$32.95C | 150,000 Crown | April 978-0-3856-8700-3 | $32.95C | Doubleday Canada E 978-0-4514-9534-1 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52631-5
978-0-4514-9638-6 | $27.00/$36.00C | 50,000 Crown | HC | May E 978-0-4514-9640-9 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52654-4 ] CD: 978-0525-52653-7
MEMOIR / AFRICAN HISTORY
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Roger Bennett and Michael Davies
THE WORLD OF LORE: WICKED MORTALS
MEN IN BLAZERS PRESENT ENCYCLOPEDIA BLAZERTANNICA: A Suboptimal
A chilling, lavishly illustrated Who’s Who of the most despicable people ever to walk the earth, featuring both rare and best-loved stories from the hit podcast and streaming series Lore.
Guide to Soccer, America’s “Sport of the Future” Since 1972
From the wildly popular soccer pundits and podcasters, a hilarious and informative guide to the ever-more popular game.
978-1-524-79799-7 | $28.00/$37.00C | 100,000 Del Rey | HC | May E 978-1-524-79800-0 | ] AD: 978-0-525-59530-4
978-1-101-87598-8 | $27.95/$36.95C | 150,000 Knopf | HC | May E 978-1-101-87599-5 | ] AD: 978-1-101-92373-3
FOLKLORE & MYTHOLOGY
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HISTORY / BIOGRAPHY
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NONFICTION Kamin Mohammadi
David Lynch and Kristine McKenna
BELLA FIGURA: The Art of Living,
ROOM TO DREAM
Loving, and Eating the Italian Way
In this memoir, David Lynch, cocreator of Twin Peaks and writer and director of groundbreaking films like Eraserhead, The Elephant Man, Blue Velvet, and Mulholland Drive, opens up about a lifetime of extraordinary creativity, the friendships he has made, and the struggles he has faced to bring his projects to fruition.
One woman’s story of finding beauty, and herself—and a practical guide to living a better life, the Italian way! A mantra for savoring the beauty and color of every day that Italians have followed for generations, a guide to the slow life for busy people, a story of finding love (and self-love) in unlikely places, and an evocative account of a year living an Italian life.
978-0-399-58919-5 | $32.00/$42.00C | 70,000 | Random House | HC | June E 978-0-399-58920-1 | ] AD: 978-0-525-52697-1 | ] CD: 978-0-525-52696-4
978-0-385-35401-1 | $26.95 | 50,000 | Knopf | HC | May E 978-0-385-35400-4
MEMOIR / ENTERTAINMENT & PERFORMING ARTS
RA: For readers of Under the Tuscan Sun and Eat, Pray, Love RI: Author lives in London, UK
Social: @David_Lynch; Facebook.com/DavidLynchOfficial; DavidLynchFoundation.org RA: For fans of My Last Sigh and Beneath the Underdog RI: Lynch lives in Los Angeles, CA
MAY WE ALWAYS REMEMBER HOW LUCKY WE ARE: A Memoir
978-0-399-59165-5 | $27.00/$36.00C | 30,000 | Random House | HC | May E 978-0-399-59166-2 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63076-0 MEMOIR
Social: @AllisonPataki; Facebook.com/AllisonPatakiPage; AllisonPataki.com RA: For fans of Dani Shapiro’s Hourglass, Sheryl Sandberg’s Option B, and Lee Woodruff’s In an Instant RI: Author lives in Chicago, IL
How a Universal Basic Income Would End Poverty, Revolutionize Work, and Remake the World © Tricia McCormack
Five months pregnant, Allison Pataki watched her husband suddenly lose consciousness aboard a flight. Dave―a healthy thirty-year-old athlete and surgery resident―had suffered a rare and lifethreatening stroke. This intimate memoir is a life-affirming story about the transformative power of love and resilience.
GIVE PEOPLE MONEY:
A brilliantly reported, global look at universal basic income and why, in an age of rapid automation, it might just be our best hope. 978-1-5247-5876-9 | $26.00/$35.00C | 75,000 Crown | HC | July E 978-1-5247-5878-3 | AD: 978-0-5255-2649-0 POLITICAL SCIENCE / SOCIAL SCIENCE / BUSINESS
Social: @AnnieLowrey RA: For readers of George Packer and Joseph Stiglitz RI: Author lives in Washington, DC
THE WORLD AS IT IS
In the tradition of Arthur Schlesinger’s A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House, a revelatory, behindthe-scenes account of the Obama presidency, and how idealism can confront harsh reality and still survive, from perhaps his closest foreign policy aide.
MILES & ME From the author of James Baldwin: The Legacy and Earl the Pearl comes an intimate story of Miles Davis, the man, the musician, and his friendship with the young journalist and poet Quincy Troupe—soon to be a major motion picture. 978-1-60980-834-1 l $13.95/$18.95C l 25,000 Seven Stories Press l TR l May E 978-1-60980-835-8 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / MUSICIANS
Social: QuincyTroupe.com RA: For readers of The Pursuit of Happyness RI: Author lives in New York, NY
Marwan Hisham and Molly Crabapple; Illustrated by Molly Crabapple
978-0-525-50935-6 | $28.00/$37.00C | 80,000 Random House | HC | July
E 978-0-525-50936-3 POLITICAL SCIENCE
Social: @BRhodes RA: For fans of political memoirs and inside stories RI: Author lives in Washington, DC
TICKER: One Pioneering Surgeon’s Epic Quest to Create an Artificial Heart
BROTHERS OF THE GUN: A Memoir of the Syrian War
A bracingly immediate memoir of the Syrian civil war by a young man who came of age living under ISIS, and whose friends traveled divergent paths through the carnage. An intimate lens into the century’s bloodiest conflict, and a profound meditation on kinship, home, and freedom.
A renowned journalist takes readers on an incredible behind the scenes journey into a heart surgeon’s quest to develop an artificial heart. 978-0-8041-3800-0 | $27.00/$36.00C | 75,000 Crown | HC | August E 978-0-8041-3801-7 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63536-9 BIOGRAPHY / MEDICAL HISTORY
Social: @MimiSwartz RA: For readers of Oliver Sacks and Atul Gawande RI: Author lives in Houston, TX
978-0-399-59062-7 | $28.00/$37.00C | 20,000 | One World | HC | June E 978-0-399-59064-1 | ] AD: 978-0-525-53123-4 MEMOIR / MIDDLE EAST
Social: @MarwanHishamPen; @MollyCrabapple RI: Authors live in Turkey and New York, NY
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CHINESE SOUL FOOD:
A Friendly Guide for Homemade Dumplings, Stir-Fries, Soups, and More
READS FOR 2018
Chinese soul food is classic comfort food you can’t resist, and in this cookbook you’ll find 80 recipes for favorites you can easily make in your own kitchen any night of the week.
ALTERNATE SIDE: A Novel The tensions in a tight-knit neighborhood—and a seemingly happy marriage—are exposed by an unexpected act of violence in this provocative new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Miller’s Valley and Still Life with Bread Crumbs. 978-0-8129-9606-7 | $28.00/$37.00C | 150,000 Random House | HC | March E 978-0-8129-9607-4 | LP: 978-0-525-63731-8
978-1-63217-123-8 l $24.95/$24.95C l 30,000 l Sasquatch Books l HC l January E 978-1-63217-124-5 COOKING / REGIONAL & ETHNIC
RI: Author lives in Seattle, WA
Chloe Coscarelli Foreword by Michael Symon
CHLOE FLAVOR: Saucy, Crispy, Spicy, Vegan
RA: For fans of Elizabeth Gilbert, Sue Miller, and Anne Tyler’s A Spool of Blue Thread
WHAT THE EYES DON’T SEE:
A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City
By the heroic pediatrician who rallied a community and brought the fight for justice to national attention, the powerful first-hand account of the Flint water crisis—a a dramatic and inspiring story of citizen advocacy and action.
The celebrated vegan chef makes her highly anticipated return to the cookbook world with 125 original recipes that focus on simplicity in the steps and big flavor in the food. 978-0-4514-9962-2 | $27.99/$36.99C | 75,000 Clarkson Potter | March E 978-0-4514-9963-9 COOKING/HEALTH & HEALING
Social: @ChloeCoscarelli; ChefChloe.com RA: For vegans, cookbook readers, and readers of lifestyle websites RI: Author lives in New York, NY
Paula Disbrowe; Foreword by Amanda Hesser
978-0-399-59083-2 | $28.00/$37.00C | 60,000 | One World HC | April E 978-0-399-59084-9 | ] AD: 978-0-525-49263-4 |] CD: 978-0-525-49262-7 LP: 978-0-525-59059-0
FOOD52 ANY NIGHT GRILLING:
60 Ways to Fire Up Dinner (And More)
RA: For readers of Evicted, Just Mercy, Five Days at Memorial, and A Civil Action
This innovative collection of recipes will have you grilling deeply flavorful dishes for lunch, dinner, or any time—and loving every second.
FROM THE CORNER OF THE OVAL: A Memoir The high voltage, compulsively readable, fresh and funny coming-of-age story of a White House stenographer during the Obama years—a memoir full of glamour, drama, intrigue, romance, and heartbreak. 978-0-525-50912-7 | $27.00/$36.00C | 75,000 Spiegel & Grau | HC | May E 978-0-525-50913-4 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63657-1 LP: 978-0-525-63744-8 MEMOIR
RA: Sweetbitter meets The West Wing
LOVE AND RUIN: A Novel The bestselling author of The Paris Wife returns to the subject of Ernest Hemingway in a novel about his passionate, stormy marriage to Martha Gellhorn—a fiercely independent, ambitious young woman who would become one of the greatest war correspondents of the twentieth century.
978-1-101-96738-6 | $28.00 | 250,000 Ballantine Books | HC | May 978-0-385-69178-9 | $32.95C | Bond Street Books 978-1-101-96740-9 | ] AD: 978-0-525-63484-3 | ] CD: 978-0-525-63483-6
22 LP: 978-0-525-63723-3 HISTORICAL FICTION RA: For fans of The Swans of Fifth Avenue, Before We Were Yours, and Lilac Girls
Ten Speed Press | HC | March E 978-1-5247-5897-4
978-1-5247-5896-7 | $24.99/$33.99C | 50,000
Social: @Food52; Facebook.com/Food52; Food52.com RA: For fans of Food52, grilling, and outdoor cooking RI: Authors live in New York, NY and Austin, TX
THE PERFECT SCOOP, REVISED AND UPDATED A revised and updated edition of the best-selling ice cream book, featuring a dozen new recipes, a fresh design, and all-new photography. This comprehensive collection of home-made ice creams, sorbets, gelatos, granitas, and accompaniments from New York Times bestselling cookbook author and blogger David Lebovitz emphasizes classic and sophisticated flavors alongside a bountiful helping of personality and proven technique. 978-0-3995-8031-4 | $24.99/$33.99C | 25,000 | Ten Speed Press | HC | March E 978-0-3995-8032-1 DESSERTS
Social: @DavidLebovitz; Facebook.com/DavidMLebovitz RA: For ice cream, sorbet, gelato, and granita lovers RI: Author lives in Paris, France
COOKBOOK Alon Shaya
SHAYA: An Odyssey of Food, My
DEBBIE MACOMBER’S TABLE: Sharing the Joy of
Journey Back to Israel
Cooking with Family and Friends
An exciting debut cookbook from the two-time James Beard Award-winning chef . . . A moving, deeply personal journey of survival and discovery that tells of the evolution of a cuisine and of the transformative power and magic of food and cooking. 978-0-451-49416-0 | $35.00/$47.00C | 50,000 | Knopf | HC | March E 978-0-451-49417-7 COOKING
#1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber invites cooks of all stripes into her kitchen with a cookbook that features 100 delicious recipes she cooks for her own family, including some inspired by scenes from her beloved novels. 978-0-399-18131-3 | $29.95/$39.95C | 40,000 | Ballantine Books | HC | April E 978-0-399-18132-0 COOKING / ENTERTAINING
Social: @AlonShaya; Facebook.com/Alon.Shaya RI: Author lives in New Orleans, LA
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Giada De Laurentiis
GIADA’S ITALY: My Recipes for La Dolce Vita
A lavish exploration of Giada’s Italian food roots and the lifestyle traditions that define la bella vita, with the contemporary California twist.
MORE WITH LESS:
978-0-3079-8722-8 | $35.00/$47.00C | 300,000 Clarkson Potter | HC | April E 978-0-3079-8723-5 COOKING / ITALIAN
Social: @GDelaurentiis; GiadaDeLaurentiis.com; Giadzy.com RA: For fans of Giada’s Food Network shows, her bestselling cookbooks, and Italian food lovers RI: Author lives in Los Angeles, CA
The Editors at America’s Test Kitchen
175 Meals Ready in 1 Hour or Less
This innovative cookbook from America’s most trusted test kitchen is your new answer to the question, “what’s for dinner?” Open to any page for everything you need to cook a complete meal that your family will love, including step-by-
Whole Food Cooking Made Irresistibly Simple
More with Less bridges the gap between quick, everyday cooking and elegant, healthy food. Unlike the timesaving cookbooks that rely on processed ingredients and unhealthy shortcuts, Jodi Moreno makes beautiful ingredients and simple cooking techniques the focus of your everyday meals. 978-1-61180-470-6 l $35.00/$47.00C l 20,000 l Roost Books l HC l April E 978-0-8348-4136-9 COOKING/NATURAL FOODS
Social: WhatsCookingGoodLooking.com RI: Author lives in New York, NY and Amagansett, NY
Ruth Rogers, Sian Wyn Owen, Joseph Trivelli, and Rose Gray
RIVER CAFE LONDON:
Thirty Years of Recipes and the Story of a Much-Loved Restaurant
The bold, beautiful new cookbook from the Michelin-starred kitchen of one of the world’s most revered Italian restaurants— featuring more than 120 simple, modern recipes.
step photos for every recipe. 978-1-945256-30-1 l $32.99/$41.99C l 100,000 l America’s Test Kitchen l TR l April E 978-1-945256-31-8 COOKING
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978-0-525-52130-3 | $40.00/$54.00C | 40,000 | Knopf | HC | April E 978-0-525-52131-0 COOKING / ITALIAN
Maira Kalman and Barbara Scott-Goodman
RI: Author lives in London, UK
CAKE Renowned artist and author Maira Kalman and food writer Barbara Scott-Goodman bring us a beautifully illustrated book dedicated to their mutual love of cakes. Kalman’s enchanting illustrations, in her inimitable style, and Scott-Goodman’s mouthwatering recipes complement each other perfectly, making Cake a joyful whimsical celebration of a timeless dessert. 978-1-101-98154-2 | $25.00/$34.00C | 50,000 | Penguin Press | HC | April E 978-0-525-55840-8 COOKING / BAKING
Social: @MairaKalman RA: For readers of M. F. K. Fisher and anyone who loves cake RI: Author lives in New York, NY
Rich Roll and Julie Piatt
THE PLANTPOWER WAY: ITALIA: Delicious Vegan Recipes from the Italian Countryside
A plant-fueled lifestyle guide to la bella vita and a celebration of Italy’s most delicious flavors that shows a fresh, beautiful, and healthful side to Italian cooking. 978-0-7352-1759-1 | $40.00/$54.00C | 50,000 | Avery | HC | April E 978-0-7352-1760-7 COOKING / VEGAN
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Jojo Moyes STILL ME: A Novel 978-0-399-56245-7 | $27.00/$35.00C 750,000 | Pamela Dorman Books | HC January E 978-0-399-56247-1 ] AD: 978-0-525-53018-3 ] CD: 978-0-525-53017-6 LP: 978-0-525-58927-3 Alex Berenson THE DECEIVERS 978-0-399-17616-6 | $28.00/$37.00C 100,000 | Putnam | HC | February E 978-0-698-40753-4 ] AD: 978-0-525-52521-9 ] CD: 978-0-525-52520-2 LP: 978-0-525-58929-7 Jonathan Kellerman NIGHT MOVES: An Alex Delaware Novel 978-0-345-54146-8 | $28.99/$38.99C 250,000 | Ballantine Books | HC | February E 978-0-345-54147-5 ] AD: 978-0-553-39734-5 ] CD: 978-0-553-39733-8 LP: 978-0-525-59036-1 Sophie Kinsella SURPRISE ME: A Novel 978-0-399-59288-1 | $28.00/$35.00C 100,000 | The Dial Press | HC | February E 978-0-399-59289-8 ] AD: 978-0-525-53179-1 ] CD: 978-0-525-53178-4
C. J. Box THE DISAPPEARED 978-0-399-17662-3 | $27.00/$36.00C 250,000 | Putnam | HC | March E 978-0-698-41011-4 LP: 978-0-525-58937-2 Clive Cussler and Graham Brown THE RISING SEA 978-0-7352-1553-5 | $29.00/$39.00C 300,000 | Putnam | HC | March E 978-0-7352-1554-2 ] AD: 978-0-525-59066-8 ] CD: 978-0-525-59065-1 Danielle Steel ACCIDENTAL HEROES: A Novel 978-1-101-88409-6 | $28.99/$38.99C 400,000 | Delacorte Press | HC | March E 978-1-101-88410-2 LP: 978-0-525-59037-8 John Sandford TWISTED PREY 978-0-7352-1735-5 | $29.00/$39.00C 500,000 | Putnam | HC | April E 978-0-7352-1736-2 ] AD: 978-0-525-52517-2 ] CD: 978-0-525-52516-5 LP: 978-0-525-59378-2 J. R. Ward THE THIEF: A Novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood 978-0-451-47521-3 | $28.00/$37.00C 150,000 | Ballantine Books | HC | April E 978-0-698-19299-7 ] AD: 978-0-525-52623-0
Stuart Woods SHOOT FIRST 978-0-7352-1720-1 | $28.00/$37.00C 250,000 | Putnam | HC | April E 978-0-7352-1722-5 ] AD: 978-0-525-49441-6 ] CD: 978-0-525-49440-9 Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell THE GRAY GHOST 978-0-7352-1873-4 | $29.00/$39.00C 250,000 | Putnam | HC | May E 978-0-7352-1874-1 ] AD: 978-0-525-59246-4 ] CD: 978-0-525-59245-7 Steve Hamilton AN HONORABLE ASSASSIN 978-0-399-57441-2 | $26.00/$35.00C 100,000 | Putnam | HC | May E 978-0-399-57442-9 ] AD: 978-0-451-48365-2 ] CD: 978-0-451-48364-5 LP: 978-0-525-58920-4 Dean Koontz THE CROOKED STAIRCASE: A Jane Hawk Novel 978-0-525-48342-7 | $28.00/$37.00C 350,000 | Bantam | HC | May E 978-0-525-48344-1 Danielle Steel THE CAST: A Novel 978-1-101-88403-4 | $28.99/$38.99C 400,000 | Delacorte Press | HC | May E 978-1-101-88404-1 LP: 978-0-525-59038-5
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Emily Giffin ALL WE EVER WANTED: A Novel 978-0-399-17892-4 | $28.00 | 400,000 Ballantine Books | HC | June 978-0-385-68970-0 | $32.00C Doubleday Canada E 978-0-399-17893-1 ] AD: 978-0-525-59384-3 ] CD: 978-0-525-59383-6 Mike Maden TOM CLANCY LINE OF SIGHT 978-0-7352-1592-4 | $29.00/$39.00C 250,000 | Putnam | HC | June E 978-0-7352-1593-1 ] AD: 978-1-5247-8055-5 ] CD: 978-1-5247-8054-8 LP: 978-0-525-63182-8 Stuart Woods UNTITLED STONE BARRINGTON #46 978-0-7352-1919-9 | $28.00/$37.00C 250,000 | Putnam | HC | June E 978-0-7352-1921-2 ] AD: 978-0-525-59426-0 ] CD: 978-0-525-59425-3 Debbie Macomber COTTAGE BY THE SEA: A Novel 978-0-399-18125-2 | $27.00/$36.00C 300,000 | Ballantine Books | HC | July E 978-0-399-18126-9 ] AD: 978-0-525-49180-4 ] CD: 978-0-525-49179-8 LP: 978-0-525-63177-4 Danielle Steel THE GOOD FIGHT: A Novel 978-1-101-88412-6 | $28.99/$38.99C 400,000 | Delacorte Press | HC | July E 978-1-101-88413-3 LP: 978-0-525-63299-3
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