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Boy Genius (Mar., $15.95) by Yongsoo Park. To avenge his parents wronged by South Korea and the U.S., a brilliant boy wages clandestine guerrilla warfare.
Seed (July, $15.95) by Mustafa Mutabaruka. Stranded in North Africa and tormented by images of family abuse, African-American dancer Ulysses Dove is wracked by guilt and thoughts of revenge.
Burning in the Sea (May, $13.95) by Sarah Pemberton Strong. Traveling in the volatile Dominican Republic, two sojourners forge an intense bond. Advertising.
The Autobiography of Vivian (July, $11.95) by Vivian Livingston with Sherrie Krantz presents a life story of the star of www.vivianlives.com.
Being Alexander (July, $12.95) by Nancy Sparling. Mild-mannered Alex transforms himself into Alexander, avenger of the maligned.
Arena (May, $11.99) by Karen Hanock. A sinister psychology experiment hurls an unsuspecting woman into an alternate world.
Arafat's Elephant (Mar., $14) by Jonathan Tel is a story collection probing the relationships between Jews and Arabs living in Jerusalem.
Night Sounds and Other Stories (May, $14.95) by Karen Gettert Shoemaker is a collection set in the Midwest.
Never Fade Away (Mar., $12.95) by William Hart. A connection grows between college teacher and Vietnam vet John Goddard and Tina, his talented student and a refugee from the same war.
Trespass (June, $14.95) by Grace Dane Mazur. A stranger with unusual gifts appears at a summer family get-together in the Massachusetts countryside. Advertising. Author tour.
After Anne (Mar., $10.99) by Roxanne Henke launches the Coming Home to Brewster series, in which breast cancer enters the fabric of a friendship.
A Tortoise for the Queen of Tonga (Apr., $12) by Julia Whitty is a short story collection from the writer/filmmaker/ecologist. Advertising. Author tour.
Seeds of Corruption (Apr., $12.95) by Sabri Moussa depicts corruption within the Egyptian monarchy and aristocracy before 1952; an Emerging Voices book.
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A Good Thing (Mar., $14.95) by Roxanne DeRenzis is a light-hearted romance. $10,000 ad/promo.
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Martin Sloane (June, $13.95) by Michael Redhill. An alliance forms between an Irish-born artist who creates intricate, object-filled boxes and the woman who is first drawn to his art, then to him.
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Forgive the Moon (June, $12.95) by Maryanne Stahl. As usual, Amanda is spending the summer in Montauk, L.I.--except her mother is dead and she wonders if she's pregnant.
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Diary of a Teenage Girl: An Account in Words and Pictures (May, $18.95) by Phoebe Gloeckner. The feminist cartoonist depicts 15-year-old Minnie.
More Than Enough (Aug., $13) by John Fulton follows a Salt Lake City family through a month of struggling with one another. Advertising. Author tour.
Avenged (Mar., $14.99) by Ken Boa and Russell Chandler. A man vows to exact vengeance on those who killed his family. 30,000 first printing.
Malchus (Mar., $14.99) by W.G. Griffiths mixes Roman soldiers, treachery and blasphemy. 25,000 first printing.
A Place Called Wiregrass (Mar., $14.99) by Michael Morris is set in the gritty Deep South. 35,000 first printing.
Losing Gemma (Apr., $13) by Katy Gardner. Two girls journey through India, where they discover nothing is commonplace.
Coal Miner's Holiday (May, $13.95) by Kiki DeLancey illuminates the culture and inhabitants of coal-mining towns along the Ohio River.
Harem (Aug., $14) by Dora Levy Mossanen moves across time and cultures from the Persian Jewish Quarter to the Shah's harem, following three generations of strong-willed women. Ad/promo. 6-city author tour.
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Hunting the Last Wild Man (Mar., $14) by Angela Vallvey, trans. from Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa, relates how Candela attempts to integrate a marvelous stranger into her extended family of nine women.
The Elegant Gathering of White Snows (Apr., $14) by Kris Radish. A member of a women's Bible study group confesses to being pregnant with a child not by her husband.
Rivers of Stone (June, $14.95) by Robert G. Pruitt Jr. Two geologists searching for diamonds in Navajo country become enmeshed in mystery.
Slave to Fashion (Mar., $22.95) by Rebecca Campbell is a sendup of London's fashion food chain.
Dream in Color (July, $13.95) by Darlene Johnson is a previously self-published novel about a 25-year-old who escapes a loveless marriage by daydreaming about not one but two fantasy men.
Driven (May, $15.95) by W.G. Griffiths is a spiritual thriller in which the hunter, a Long Island homicide detective, finds himself hunted by a fallen angel. Ad/promo.
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The Dark Ship (Mar., $15) by Anne MacLeod. While spanning three generations and two world wars, this story follows a poet who goes to battle, but whose friends stay at home.