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The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding

Fans of British royalty and that particular kind of historic fiction that is interwoven with a strand of modernity—think Beatriz Williams and others' The Glass Ocean—should consider this novel. ["Historical details about fabric, embroidery, and the royal family are well incorporated into their stories, with light romance rounding out this charming work of historical fiction": LJ 9/15/18 review of the Morrow hc.]
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The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Break of the Great War

Highly recommended to listeners with an interest in the Great War. ["This detailed account will appeal to readers of military and adventure history": LJ 9/15/18 review of the Houghton Harcourt hc.]
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The Piranhas

May be of interest to fans of Mario Puzo's The Godfather. ["Those who enjoy Mediterranean or Neapolitan noir (Sandrone Dazieri, Massimo Carlotto, Giancarlo de Cataldo) will feel right at home in a world where chaos and vulgarity reign": LJ 8/18 review of the Farrar hc.]
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The Children Act

Family-law judge Fiona Maye (Emma Thompson) routinely makes life-or-death decisions for minors under British law without it becoming personal—until she visits a hospitalized teen (Fionn Whitehead) before ordering a blood transfusion against his religious faith...
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78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene

With its 78 camera setups and 52 edits, Psycho's (1960) infamous shower scene is among the most cutting-edge sequences ever put on film...
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An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice

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This thoughtful book is an excellent read for anyone concerned about the increasing polarization of America. ["Khan's depiction of his family's loss serves as a poignant reminder of what military families sacrifice in service to their country, which the Khans have done with exemplary stoicism and grace": LJ 10/15/17 review of the Random hc.]

The Map of Salt and Stars

Already a best seller often described as the "Syrian Kite Runner," Joukhadar's urgent, timely debut will undoubtedly garner demand across all formats. {"A wise, vibrantly told story for a wide range of readers, particularly relevant now": LJ 4/1/18 review of the Touchstone hc.]

What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City

Hanna-Attisha's debut work offers a dramatic firsthand view of what happens when government fails to serve the public good, sacrificing public health for the sake of saving municipal dollars. {"Essential for all readers who care about children, health, and the environment": LJ 6/1/18 starred review of the One World hc.]

My Friend Dahmer

Mixing teen comedy with serial killer cinema, this shockingly true story based on Backderf's graphic novel is a thoughtfully terrifying look at unmonitored tendencies and careless interactions combining to forge a serial murderer.
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