This week, we’ve got a bestseller surge with new offerings from Eric Jerome Dickey, David Baldacci, Nora Roberts, and a reprint from a bestseller’s great-grandmother, Elizabeth Gilbert’s “Gima” Margaret Yardley Potter (see our Q&A). There’s also business-minded nonfiction from Dylan Evans and Ryan Tate, American political history from Gary Krist and Nancy Gibbs (see our political roundup), debut fiction from Anne Korkeakivi and Wiley Cash, mystery-suspense from S.G. Browne and J.T. Ellison, historical fiction from William Boyd, sophisticated YA fantasy from Nalo Hopkinson, novels in translation from Marcel Beyer and Johan Harstad, and memoirs from magical-thinking Yankees fan Hart Seely (see our excerpt) and comic blogger Jenny Lawson. Plus more!


April 16

The Spanish Holocaust: Inquisition and Extermination in Twentieth-Century Spain by Paul Preston (Norton, $29.95; ISBN 978-0-393-06476-6).

In This Timeless Time: Living and Dying on Death Row in America by Bruce Jackson (Univ. of North Carolina, $35; ISBN 978-0-8078-3539-5).

April 17

City of Scoundrels: The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago by Gary Krist (Crown, $26; ISBN 978-0-307-45429-4).

An Accidental Affair by Eric Jerome Dickey (Dutton, $26.95; ISBN 978-0-525-95234-3).

Risk Intelligence: How to Live With Uncertainty by Dylan Evans (Free Press, $26; ISBN 978-1-4516-1090-1).

The Innocent by David Baldacci (Grand Central, $27.99; ISBN 978-0446572996).

The 20% Doctrine: How Tinkering, Goofing Off, and Breaking the Rules at Work Drive Success in Business by Ryan Tate (Harper Business, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-200323-2).

Waiting for Sunrise by William Boyd (Harper, $26.99; ISBN 978-0-06-187676-9).

Kaltenburg by Marcel Beyer, trans. from the German by Alan Bance (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26; ISBN 978-0-15-101397-5).

The Juju Rules: Or, How to Win Ballgames From Your Couch: A Memoir of a Fan Obsessed by Hart Seely (Houhgton Mifflin Harcourt, $25; ISBN 978-0-547-62237-8).

An Unexpected Guest by Anne Korkeakivi (Little Brown, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-316-19677-2).

At Home on the Range by Margaret Yardley Potter (McSweeney's, $24; ISBN 978-1-936365-89-0).

A Deeper Darkness by J.T. Ellison (Mira, $14.95; ISBN 978-0-7783-1320-5).

A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash (Morrow, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-06-208814-7).

The Witness by Nora Roberts (Putnam, $27.95; ISBN 978-0399159121).

Let's Pretend This Never Happened: (A Mostly True Memoir) by Jenny Lawson (Putnam/Amy Einhorn, $25.95; ISBN 978-0-399-15901-5).

Lucky Bastard by S.G. Browne (S&S/Gallery, $23; ISBN 978-1-4516-5719-7).

The Presidents Club: Inside the World's Most Exclusive Fraternity by Nancy Gibbs (Simon and Schuster, $32.50; ISBN 978-1-4391-2770-4).


April 17

My Dad is Big and Strong, BUT… : A Bedtime Storyby Coralie Saudo, trans. from the French by Claudia Bedrick, illus. by Kris DiGiacomo (Enchanted Lion, Consortium dist., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-59270-122-3).

If All the Animals Came Inside by Eric Pinder, illus. by Marc Brown (Little Brown, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-316-09883-0).

The Very Fairy Princess: Here Comes the Flower Girl! by Julie Andrews (Little Brown, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-316-18561-5).

172 Hours on the Moon by Johan Harstad, trans. from the Norwegian by Tara F. Chace (Little Brown, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-316-18288-1).

The Chaos by Nalo Hopkinson (S&S/McElderry, $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-5488-0).