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Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.

Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.

August 2018


Baby, You're Gonna Be Mine: Stories by Kevin Wilson - Fiction, Short Stories

Ecco | 9780062450524 | Published August 7, 2018

In BABY, YOU’RE GONNA BE MINE, Kevin Wilson’s first story collection in nearly a decade, Wilson combines his signature quirkiness with his keen eye for emotional complexity to explore the fraught relationship between parents and children.

Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America by Beth Macy - Nonfiction, Psychology

Little Brown and Company | 9780316551243 | Published August 7, 2018

In this masterful work, Beth Macy takes us into the epicenter of America's 20-plus year struggle with opioid addiction. From distressed small communities in Central Appalachia to wealthy suburbs; from disparate cities to once-idyllic farm towns; it's a heartbreaking trajectory that illustrates how this national crisis has persisted for so long and become so firmly entrenched.

Read Me by Leo Benedictus - Fiction, Literary

Twelve | 9781538711477 | Published August 7, 2018

READ ME is a seductive, haunting novel that holds a sinister mirror up to the ways in which we observe, judge and influence people. Benedictus' prose commands and draws readers into the dark, manipulative mind of a serial stalker as he targets women across London, escalating his efforts until he settles on Frances --- a bright young professional whose career is set to take off --- whose life he proceeds to unravel from the inside, out.

Tailspin by Sandra Brown - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Grand Central Publishing | 9781455572168 | Published August 7, 2018

Rye Mallett is a fearless "freight dog" pilot charged with flying cargo to far-flung locations. He will fly in the foulest weather, day or night, and deliver the goods safely to their destination. So when Rye is asked to fly into a completely fogbound northern Georgia town and deliver a mysterious black box to a Dr. Lambert, he doesn't ask questions. As Rye's plane nears the isolated landing strip, he is greeted first by a sabotage attempt on his plane that causes him to crash land, and then by Dr. Brynn O'Neal, who claims she was sent for the box in Dr. Lambert's stead. Rye finds himself drawn to the intrigue surrounding his cargo...and to the mysterious and alluring Brynn.

Tailspin by Sandra Brown - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Grand Central Publishing | 9781455572168 | Published August 7, 2018

Rye Mallett, a fearless pilot with a rock-solid reputation, is asked to fly into a completely fogbound Northern Georgia town and deliver a mysterious black box to a Dr. Lambert. Following protocol, he doesn’t ask why. But as he nears the landing strip, he is greeted first by a sabotage attempt that causes him to crash land, and then by the mysterious and attractive Dr. Brynn O’Neal, who claims she was sent for the box in Dr. Lambert’s stead. Soon they're in a 48-hour race to deliver the box before time runs out and protect their valuable cargo from those who would kill for it.
The Devoted by Blair Hurley - Fiction, Psychological Thriller

W.W. Norton & Company | 9780393651591 | Published August 7, 2018

Nicole Hennessy’s life revolves around her Zen practice at the Boston Zendo, seeking solace in the tenets of Buddhism to the chagrin of her Irish Catholic family. After a decade of grueling spiritual practice under her Master’s tutelage, living on a shoestring budget as a shop clerk, Nicole has become dangerously entangled with her mentor. As Nicole confronts her past --- a drug-fueled year spent fleeing her family’s loaded silences and guilt-laden "Our Fathers" --- and reinvents herself in New York City, her Master’s intoxicating voice pursues her, an electrifying whisper on the other end of the phone. Somehow, he knows everything.

The Last Hours by Minette Walters - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Mira | 9780778369318 | Published August 7, 2018

1348: set in the demesne of Develish in Dorsetshire, the widowed Lady Anne assumes control of 200 bonded serfs without rights of ownership to land. She chooses a bastard slave, Thaddeus Thurkell, to act as her steward. Together, they decide to quarantine Develish by bringing the serfs inside a defendable moat and sharing the food amongst all. With this overturning of the social order, where serfs exist only to serve their lords, conflict arises when they’re given a voice. They wrestle with themselves, with God and the terrible uncertainty of their futures. Who has the courage to leave the safety of the demesne in search of supplies and news? And how safe are they when an unexplained murder threatens the status quo?

The Masterpiece by Fiona Davis - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Dutton | 9781524742959 | Published August 7, 2018

In her latest captivating novel, nationally bestselling author Fiona Davis takes readers into the glamorous lost art school within Grand Central Terminal, where two very different women, 50 years apart, strive to make their mark on a world set against them.

Texas Ranger by James Patterson - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Little Brown and Company | 9780316556668 | Published August 13, 2018

Across the ranchlands and cities of his home state, Rory Yates's discipline and law-enforcement skills have carried him far --- from local highway patrolman to the honorable rank of Texas Ranger. He arrives in his home town to find a horrifying crime scene --- and a scathing accusation: he is named a suspect in the murder of his ex-wife, Anne, a devoted teacher whose only controversial act ever was deciding to end her marriage to a Ranger.

Judas: How a Sister's Testimony Brought Down a Criminal Mastermind by Astrid Holleeder - Memoir, Nonfiction, True Crime

Mulholland Books | 9780316475303 | Published August 14, 2018

Best known for his involvement in the 1983 kidnapping of the CEO and Chairman of Heineken brewing company, Willem Holleeder is one of the most notorious criminals in contemporary history. But his latest conviction is quickly becoming the trial of the century. Charged for his involvement in multiple assassinations, including that of his former partner and brother-in-law, Holleeder is finally being put on trial for murder, all due to the involvement and shocking testimony of his own family. Having spent years as his unwilling consigliere, Holleeder's own sister Astrid is now breaking her silence and going on the record.

Bindi by Paul Matthew Maisano - Culture, Fiction

Little, Brown and Company | 9780316509480 | Published August 14, 2018

A richly imagined debut set against the backdrop of southern India, London and Hollywood that tells the story of a young boy in India, suddenly orphaned, and the adults around him, each of whom is also looking for a home in the world.

Make Me Even and I'll Never Gamble Again by Jerrold Fine - Fiction

RosettaBooks | 9781948122054 | Published August 14, 2018

Rogers Stout has the gambler’s gifts --- a titanic brain, an uncanny ability to read people, and a risk-taker’s daring. As an apathetic high school student who loves baseball but lacks a 90-mph fastball, he knows that the game does not begin until the ball leaves the pitcher’s hand. But his life needs direction. Everything changes the summer he is invited into the boisterous environment of an investment bank’s trading room, and to a gambling hall dive where he immediately wins big at poker, capturing the attention of his co-workers with his card-playing skills.

Sweet Little Lies by Caz Frear - Fiction, Mystery, Police Procedural

Harper | 9780062823199 | Published August 14, 2018

Twenty-six-year-old Cat Kinsella works as a Detective Constable with the Metropolitan Police Force. She’s called to the scene of a murder in Islington, not far from the pub her estranged father still runs, and she discovers that Alice Lapaine, a young housewife, has been found strangled. Cat and her team immediately suspect Alice’s husband, until she receives a mysterious phone call that links the victim to Maryanne Doyle, a teenage girl who went missing in Ireland 18 years earlier. The call raises uneasy memories for Cat --- her family met Maryanne while on holiday, right before she vanished.

The Breakers by Marcia Muller - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense

Grand Central Publishing | 9781455538935 | Published August 14, 2018

Private investigator Sharon McCone receives a call from her former neighbors, the Curleys. Their daughter Chelle hasn't been answering their calls for weeks. Would Sharon check on her? Sharon arranges to visit the building Chelle had been living in in southwest San Francisco. But there's something sinister about the space. Lurking behind a divider screen is a ghastly art gallery: portraits and caricatures of mass murderers, long ago and recent. What was Chelle doing in this chamber of horrors? And where is she now?

The Sea Queen by Linnea Hartsuyker - Fiction

Harper | 9780062563736 | Published August 14, 2018

Six years after THE HALF-DROWNED KING, Ragnvald Eysteinsson is now king of Sogn, but fighting battles for King Harald keeps him away from home. Ragnvald’s sister Svanhild has found the freedom she craves at the side of the rebel explorer Solvi Hunthiofsson. Yet she longs for a home where her son can grow strong, even as Solvi’s ambition draws him back to Norway’s battles again and keeps her divided from her brother. As a growing rebellion unites King Harald’s enemies, Ragnvald sets a plan in motion to defeat all of his enemies, and bring his sister back to his side, while Svanhild finds herself with no choices that will leave her truly free.

The Secret of the Irish Castle by Santa Montefiore - Fiction, Historical Fiction

William Morrow Paperbacks | 9780062456908 | Published August 14, 2018

1939: Martha Wallace leaves America to search for her birth mother in Dublin, and ends up falling in love with the charming JP Deverill. But more surprises are in store for her after she discovers that her mother comes from the same place as JP, sealing her fate. Bridie Doyle, now Countess di Marcantonio and mistress of Castle Deverill, is determined to make the castle her home. But as her husband Cesare’s eyes stray away from his wife, people begin to wonder if he really is who he says he is. Kitty Deverill has come to accept her life with her husband Robert and their children. But then Jack O’Leary, the love of her life, returns to Ballinakelly. And this time his heart belongs elsewhere.

Desolation Mountain by William Kent Krueger - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense

Atria Books | 9781501147463 | Published August 21, 2018

New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger delivers yet another “punch-to-the-gut blend of detective story and investigative fiction” (Booklist, starred review) as Cork O’Connor and his son Stephen work together to uncover the truth behind the tragic plane crash of a senator on Desolation Mountain and the mysterious disappearances of several first responders. This is a heart-pounding and devastating mystery the scope and consequences of which go far beyond what father or son could ever have imagined.

Ohio by Stephen Markley - Fiction

Simon & Schuster | 9781501174476 | Published August 21, 2018

On one fateful summer night in 2013, four former classmates converge on the rust belt town where they grew up, each of them with a mission, all of them haunted by regrets, secrets and lost loves. There’s Bill Ashcraft, an alcoholic, drug-abusing activist, whose fruitless ambitions have taken him from Cambodia to Zuccotti Park to New Orleans, and now back to “The Cane” with a mysterious package strapped to the underside of his truck; Stacey Moore, a doctoral candidate reluctantly confronting the mother of her former lover; Dan Eaton, a shy veteran of three tours in Iraq, home for a dinner date with the high school sweetheart he’s tried to forget; and the beautiful, fragile Tina Ross, whose rendezvous with the captain of the football team triggers the novel’s shocking climax.

Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter - Fiction, Mystery, Police Procedural, Suspense

William Morrow | 9780062430274 | Published August 21, 2018

Andrea Cooper knows everything about her mother, Laura. But all that changes when a trip to the mall explodes into violence and Andrea suddenly sees a completely different side to Laura. Because it turns out that before Laura was Laura, she was someone completely different. For nearly 30 years she’s been hiding from her previous identity, lying low in the hope that no one would ever find her. But now she’s been exposed, and nothing will ever be the same again.

Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear by Kim Brooks - Memoir, Nonfiction, Sociology

Flatiron Books | 9781250089557 | Published August 21, 2018

One morning, Kim Brooks made a split-second decision to leave her four-year old son in the car while she ran into a store. What happened would consume the next several years of her life and spur her to investigate the broader role America’s culture of fear plays in parenthood. In SMALL ANIMALS, Brooks asks, Of all the emotions inherent in parenting, is there any more universal or profound than fear? Why have our notions of what it means to be a good parent changed so radically? In what ways do these changes impact the lives of parents, children and the structure of society at large? And what, in the end, does the rise of fearful parenting tell us about ourselves?

Vox by Christina Dalcher - Dystopian, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Berkley | 9780440000785 | Published August 21, 2018

On the day the government decrees that women are no longer allowed more than 100 words daily, Dr. Jean McClellan is in denial --- this can't happen here. Not in America. Not to her. Soon women can no longer hold jobs. Girls are no longer taught to read or write. Females no longer have a voice. Before, the average person spoke 16,000 words a day, but now women only have one hundred to make themselves heard. But this is not the end. For herself, her daughter and every woman silenced, Jean will reclaim her voice.

French Exit by Patrick deWitt - Fiction, Literary

Ecco | 9780062846921 | Published August 28, 2018

Frances Price is in dire straits, beset by scandal and impending bankruptcy. Her adult son Malcolm is no help, mired in a permanent state of arrested development. And then there’s the Price’s aging cat, Small Frank, who Frances believes houses the spirit of her late husband, an immoral litigator whose tabloid death rendered Frances and Malcolm social outcasts. Putting penury and pariahdom behind them, the family decides to cut their losses and head for the exit. One ocean voyage later, the curious trio land in their beloved Paris, serving as a backdrop for self-destruction and economical ruin --- to riotous effect.

Tear Me Apart by J.T. Ellison - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Mira | 9780778330004 | Published August 28, 2018

Competitive skier Mindy Wright is a superstar in the making until a spectacular downhill crash threatens not just her racing career but her life. During surgery, doctors discover she’s suffering from a severe form of leukemia, and a stem cell transplant is her only hope. But when her parents are tested, a frightening truth emerges. Mindy is not their daughter.

The Other Sister by Sarah Zettel - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Grand Central Publishing | 9781538760901 | Published August 28, 2018

Everyone thought Geraldine Monroe was the bad sister --- especially when she fled town after her mother's death 25 years ago. But people don't know the truth. Marie Monroe knows. She was there for their father's cruel punishments, the constant manipulation, the lies. Everyone thinks she's the perfect daughter --- patient, kind and obedient. No one would suspect her of anything. Especially not murder. Now Geraldine's home again, and she and Marie have united in a plan for the ultimate revenge. But when old secrets and new fears clash, the sisters will learn that they can't trust anyone --- not even each other.

The Mystery of Three Quarters: The New Hercule Poirot Mystery by Sophie Hannah - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense

William Morrow | 9780062792341 | Published August 28, 2018

The world’s most beloved detective, Hercule Poirot, returns in a stylish, diabolically clever mystery set in the London of 1930. Someone is sending letters in Poirot’s name accusing people of murder. Yet it is precisely because he is the great Hercule Poirot that he would never knowingly accuse an innocent person of a crime. Someone is trying to make mischief, and wants Poirot involved.