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THE FALLBACK PLAN
Leigh Stein January 3, 2012 Melville House 978-1-61219-042-6 Trade Paperback $14.95 First Print: 10,000
The book is a strong contribution to contemporary coming-of-age fiction, and will appeal to young adults as well as the general reader.
ANATOMY OF INJUSTICE
Raymond Bonner February 2, 2012 Knopf 978-0-307-70021-6 Hard Cover $26.95 First Print: 25,000
An impassioned and incisive investigation into the many shortcomings of the justice system brought to light in the story of a grievously mishandled murder case in South Carolina that left an innocent man facing execution.
BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS
Katherine Boo February 7, 2012 Random House 978-1-400-06755-8 Hard Cover $27.00 First Print: 35,000
Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo's landmark work of narrative nonfiction about families striving toward a better life in one of the twenty-first century's great global cities.
HISTORY OF A PLEASURE SEEKER
Richard Mason February 7, 2012 Knopf 978-0-307-59947-6 Hard Cover $25.95 First Print: 40,000
An opulent, romantic novel set at the height of Europe's belle epoque, about a handsome young man -a golden boy who secures a position as a tutor in the household of one of the most prominent families in Amsterdam and his entry into a world of moneyed glamour and dangerous temptations.
Andromeda Romano-Lax February 14, 2012 Soho Press 978-1-61695-049-1 Hard Cover $25.00
In 1938, a lonely young German man's life spins out of his control at the hands of Italian twin brothers during a three-day trip to Rome.
FRIENDS LIKE US
Lauren Fox February 14, 2012 Knopf 978-0-307-26811-2 Hard Cover $24.95 First Print: 35,000
From the author of Still Life with Husband comes a heartbreaking, honest, deliriously funny new novel about what happens when the perfect balance of a friendship is upended by love.
Kate Alcott February 21, 2012 Doubleday 978-0-385-53558-8 Hard Cover $25.95 First Print:75,000
In time for the centennial of the sinking of the Titanic comes a vivid and romantic novel about a spirited seamstress who survives only to find herself torn between two men and embroiled in the media frenzy after the tragedy.
UGLIES: SHAY'S STORY
Scott Westerfeld February 28, 2012/ Del Rey/ 978-0-34552722-6/ Trade Paperback/ $10.99/ First Print: 50,000
GAME OF THRONES: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL
George R.R. Martin March 27, 2012/ Bantam Dell/ 978-0-44042321-8/ Hard Cover/ $25.00/ First Print: 75,000
Karen Marie Moning July 10, 2012/ Del Rey/ 978-0-345-52548-2/ Hard Cover/ $25.00/ First Print: 50,000
PARTIAL HISTORY OF LOST CAUSES
Jennifer Dubois March 20, 2012 Random House The Dial Press 978-1-4000-6977-4 Hard Cover $26.00 First Print: 40,000
A brainy, beautiful love story set during the Cold War--for fans of The History of Love. "A triumph of the imagination." --Gary Shteyngart
THE GOOD FATHER
Noah Hawley March 20, 2012 Doubleday 978-0-385-53553-3 Hard Cover $25.95 First Print: 125,000
An intense, psychological novel about one doctor's suspense-filled quest to unlock the mind of a suspected political assassin: his twenty-year old son.
Peter Behrens March 6, 2012 Pantheon 978-0-307-37993-1 Hard Cover $25.95 First Print: 35,000
An unforgettable saga of love, loss, and exhilarating change spanning half a century in the lives of a restless family.
Chris Pavone March 6, 2012 Crown 978-0-307-95635-4 Hard Cover $26.00 First Print: 100,000
An incredibly twisty and sophisticated debut thriller about a woman and her family living abroad.
COMPANY OF THE DEAD
David Kowalski March 13, 2012 Titan 978-0-85768-666-4 Trade Paperback $15.95 First Print: 25,000
Conspiracies linking events as disparate as the sinking of the Titanic and the assassination of J.F.K., have played themselves out in dark and unforeseen ways...
Winston Groom March 20, 2012 National Geographic 978-1-4262-0874-4 Hard Cover $30.00 First Print: 50,000
In this thrilling narrative account of the first devastating battle of the Civil War, Winston Groom paints vivid portraits of the epic moments immortalized at Shiloh; moments that would forever change the course of the war and America's understanding of it.
Cheryl Strayed March 20, 2012 Knopf 978-0-307-59273-6 Hard Cover $25.95 First Print: 100,000
A powerful, blazingly honest, inspiring memoir: the story of a 1,100 mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe--and built her back up again.
April Bernard April 3, 2012 Steerforth Press 978-1-58642-195-3 Trade Paperback $14.99 First Print:10,000
Miss Fuller is a historical novel that also poses timeless questions about how we see and treat the exceptional and dangerous agents of change among us. And it shows the price that any one person might pay, who strives to change the world for the better.
THE BEGINNER'S GOODBYE
Anne Tyler April 3, 2012 Knopf 978-0-307-95727-6 Hard Cover $24.95 First Print: 150,000
Anne Tyler gives us a wise, haunting, and deeply moving novel in which she explores how a middleaged man, ripped apart by the death of his wife, is gradually restored by her frequent appearances--in their house, on the roadway, in the market.
THE GRAPHIC CANON
Russ Kick April 3, 2012 Seven Stories Press 978-1-60980-376-6 Trade Paperback $34.95 First Print: 15,000
This gorgeous, one-of-a-kind trilogy brings classic literatures of the world together with legendary graphic artists and illustrators. There are more than 130 literary works--many newly commissioned-reinterpreted here for readers and collectors of all ages.
Michelle Obama April 10, 2012 Crown Archetype 978-0-307-95602-6 Hard Copy $30.00 First Print: 350,000
Through telling the story of the White House Kitchen Garden, First Lady Michelle Obama explores how increased access to healthy, affordable food can promote better eating habits and improve health for families and communities across America.
CROSSING THE BORDERS OF TIME
Leslie Maitland April 17, 2012 Other Press 978-1-59051-496-2 Hard Cover $29.95
A true story of love lost during WWII and then found again fifty years later when a daughter's investigative journey reunites her mother with her teenage sweetheart.
GTO: THE EARLY YEARS VOL 12
Tohru Fujisawa April 17, 2012 Vertical Inc. 978-1-932234-86-2 Trade Paperback $12.95 First Print 6,000
The series that started a comic revolution restarts with Onizuka and Danma riding their way to graduation.
J.Torres April 17, 2012 Archie Comics 978-1-936975-00-6 Hard Cover $16.99 First Print: 3,000
This is a new full-color original graphic novel for tween and teen girls. The literary quality of the book has led us to launch a simultaneous Smythe-sewn hardcover edition ideal for libraries and high-end collectors.
PARIS IN LOVE
Eloisa James April 17, 2012 Random House 978-1-4000-6956-9 Hard Cover $26.00 First Print : 30,000
A critically acclaimed NYT bestselling author of historical romances chronicles one joyful year in when she literally leaves her worries behind and escapes with her family to one of the world¶s most beautiful cities.
Rosamund Lupton April 24, 2012 Crown 978-0-307-71654-5 Hard Cover $25.00 First Print: 60,000
From the author of the acclaimed bestseller Sister comes a gripping, thrilling story of a mother who will do anything to protect her child.
Jerry McGill May 1, 2012 Spiegel & Grau 978-0-8129-9307-3 Hard Cover $22.00 First Print: 25,000
An inspiring memoir written as a letter to the unknown man who shot the author in the back at age thirteen, rendering him a paraplegic, about the importance of optimism, forgiveness, and enjoying life to its fullest.
Peter L. Bergen May 1, 2012 Crown 978-0-307-95557-9 Hard Cover $26.00 First Print: 100,000
From the author of the New York Times bestselling Holy War, Inc., this is the definitive account of the decade-long manhunt that killed the world's most wanted man, Osama bin Laden.
Lisa Brackmann May 5, 2012 Soho Press 978-1-61695-071-2 Trade Paperback $15.00
Welcome to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico--home of margaritas, sunset beaches, and a shady American ex-pat community. This will be the most dangerous vacation of Michelle's life.
I AM FORBIDDEN
Anouk Markovits May 8, 2012 Hogarth 978-0-307-98473-9 Hard Cover $25.00 First Print: 75,000
The extraordinary story of a sister who believes and a sister who rebels, set inside the most insular Hasidic sect, the Satmar.
Toni Morrison May 8, 2012 Knopf 978-0-307-59416-7 Hard Cover $24.00 First Print: 250,000
The latest novel from Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison.
DREAM NEW DREAMS
Jai Pausch May 15, 2012 Crown Archetype 978-0-307-88850-1 Hard Cover $24.00 First Print: 250,000
A remarkably frank, deeply moving, and inspiring memoir by Jai Pausch, whose husband, Randy, wrote the bestseller The Last Lecture while battling pancreatic cancer.
Melanie Gideon May 29, 2012 Ballantine Books 978-0-3455-2795-0 Hard Cover $26.00 First Print: 75,000
For fans of Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones's Diary and Allison Pearson's I Don't Know How She Does It comes an irresistible novel of a woman losing herself...and finding herself again...in the middle of her life.
THE COST OF HOPE
June 5, 2012 Random House 978-1-4000-6984-2 Hard Cover $26.00 First Print: 30,000
Pulitzer Prize winner Amanda Bennett's funny, moving memoir of her marriage to a hilarious, eccentric man and her quest to save his life, a story that raises timely, provocative questions about health care in America.
FULL BODY BURDEN
Kristen Iversen June 5, 2012 Crown 978-0-307-95563-0 Hard Cover $25.00 First Print: 30,000
A haunting work of narrative nonfiction about a young woman growing up in a small Colorado town close to Rocky Flats, a secret nuclear-weapons plant once designated "the most contaminated site in America."
Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya June 5, 2012 Hogarth 978-0-307-95589-0 Hard Cover $25.00 First Print: 40,000
In this powerful novel set in contemporary Kandahar, an Afghan woman approaches an American military base to demand the return of her brother's body.
Gillian Flynn June 5, 2012 Crown 978-0-307-58836-4 Hard Cover $25.00 First Print: 70,000
From New York Times bestselling author Gillian Flynn, a twisted novel of literary suspense, and her most ambitious to date.
Daniel H. Wilson June 5, 2012 Doubleday 978-0-385-53515-1 Hard Cover $25.95 First Print: 150,000
Technology makes them superhuman. But mere mortals want them kept in their place. The NYT bestselling author of Robopocalypse creates a stunning near-future world where technology and humanity clash in surprising ways. The result? The perfect summer blockbuster.
THE RED HOUSE
Mark Haddon June 12, 2012 Doubleday 978-0-385-53577-9 Hard Cover $25.95 First Print: 150,000
A dazzlingly inventive novel about modern family from the author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.
THE AGE OF MIRACLES
Karen Thompson Walker June 26, 2012 Random House 978-0-8129-9297-7 Hard Cover $26.00 First Print: 100,000
From a stunning new literary voice comes a brilliantly conceived debut novel that created an international auction frenzy, with sales in twenty-five countries to date, about a young girl growing up in extraordinary times.
Marcus Samuelsson June 26, 2012 Random House 978-0-3853-4260-5 Hard Cover $26.00 First Print: 40,000
From the winner of Top Chef: Masters and the James Beard Award-winning chef of Red Rooster in NYC comes an memoir of passion and perseverance for fans of Blood, Bones, and Butter and Kitchen Confidential.
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