New Releases: April 7th, 2015

Every week, dozens of new books are released in hardcover and paperback editions. We are highlighting just a few that have caught our eye…

NEW RELEASES IN HARDCOVER

A FINE ROMANCE by Candice Bergen
A FINE ROMANCE begins with Candice Bergen’s charming first husband, French director Louis Malle, whose huge appetite for life broadened her horizons and whose occasional darkness never diminished their love for each other. But her real romance begins when she discovers overpowering love for her daughter after years of ambivalence about motherhood. As Chloe grows up, Bergen finds her comic genius in the biggest TV role of the ’80s, “Murphy Brown,” and makes unwanted headlines when Dan Quayle pulls her into the 1992 presidential campaign. Memoir

INSIDE THE O’BRIENS by Lisa Genova
A devoted husband, proud father of four children in their 20s, and respected police officer, Joe O’Brien begins experiencing bouts of disorganized thinking, uncharacteristic temper outbursts, and strange, involuntary movements. He initially attributes these episodes to the stress of his job, but as these symptoms worsen, he agrees to see a neurologist and is handed a diagnosis that will change his and his family’s lives forever: Huntington’s Disease. Fiction


casteelUNDERWATER BABIES by Seth Casteel

Photographer Seth Casteel’s underwater photographs have captivated an international audience, from our best companions in Underwater Dogs and Underwater Puppies to some of the decade’s most innovative animal photography. Now, after what are among the most joyful shoots of his career, Seth has found a remarkable new way to capture images of our youngest humans at their most playful and pure: underwater. Photography

SO THAT HAPPENED by Jon Cryer
In 1986, Jon Cryer won over America as Molly Ringwald’s loyal and lovable best friend, Duckie, in the cult classic Pretty in Pink in a role that set the tone for his three-decade-long career in Hollywood. He went on to establish himself as one of the most talented comedic actors in the business, ultimately culminating in his current turn as Alan Harper on the massively popular sitcom Two and a Half Men. With the instincts of a natural storyteller, Cryer charts his extraordinary journey in show business, illuminating his many triumphs and some missteps along the way. Filled with exclusive behind-the-scenes anecdotes, Cryer offers his own endearing perspective on Hollywood, the business at large, and the art of acting. Memoirs

BEFORE TOMORROWLAND by Jeff Jensen and Jonathan Case
Based on the spellbinding world of the Walt Disney Studios film, Tomorrowland, this original prequel novel features a 20-page comic book and unlocks a place of unfathomable science and technology and the famous people behind it.
The year is 1939. A secret society of extraordinary geniuses is about to share an incredible discovery with the world. A misguided enemy–half man, half machine–will stop at nothing to prevent the group from giving this forbidden knowledge to humanity. And a mother and son on vacation in New York City are handed a comic book infused with a secret code that will lead them straight into the crossfires of the conspiracy. Children’s Books / Young Adult

NEW IN PAPERBACK

THE GOLDFINCH by Donna Tartt
Theo Decker, a 13-year-old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother. He clings to the one thing that reminds him of her: a small, mysteriously captivating painting that ultimately draws him into the underworld of art. As an adult, Theo moves silkily between the drawing rooms of the rich and the dusty labyrinth of an antiques store where he works. He is alienated and in love — and at the center of a narrowing, ever more dangerous circle.Fiction

DAVID AND GOLIATH: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell
In DAVID AND GOLIATH, Malcolm Gladwell challenges how we think about obstacles and disadvantages. He offers a new interpretation of what it means to be discriminated against, cope with a disability, lose a parent, attend a mediocre school, or suffer from any number of other apparent setbacks. Psychology

See something that catches your eye? Give us a call and we’ll put a copy on hold for you!

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