The Three Incestuous Sisters (Sept., $27.95) by Audrey Niffenegger. The author of The Time Traveler's Wifeoffers a novel in pictures about three very different siblings. Author tour.
The Saint of Lost Things (Sept., $23.95) by Christopher Castellani focuses on an Italian family in Wilmington and Philadelphia in the 1950s.
Golfing with God: A Novel of Heaven and Earth (Oct., $23.95) by Roland Merullo observes a former golf pro who gives golf lessons to God. 10-city author tour.
ALLISON BUSBY (dist. by IPM)
The Governor's Ladies (Nov., $25.95) by Deryn Lake. In 1775 Boston, the married British governor is distracted by a young slave girl as he teaches her to read and write.
Mordred, Bastard Son: The Mordred Trilogy Part I>(Jan., $24.95) by Douglas Clegg reimagines one of Arthurian legend's most hated villains as one of its most heroic.
AMERICAN UNIV. IN CAIRO PRESS (dist. by IPM)
The Seventh Heaven: Supernatural Stories (Dec., $19.95) by Naguib Mahfouz collects stories by the Egyptian Nobel Laureate.
The Vow (Nov., $24.95) by Denene Millner, Angela Burt-Murray and Mitzi Miller. Three best friends vow to be married within a year. 75,000 first printing. 4-city author tour.
The Gold of the Sunbeams (Oct., $23) by Tito Rajarshi collects stories that exhibit startling leaps of imagination.
ATLANTIC MONTHLY PRESS
The English Teacher (Sept., $24) by Lily King. A single mother who teaches at an elite New England boarding school harbors secrets. 50,000 first printing. Author tour.
Goodnight Nobody (Sept., $26) by Jennifer Weiner tells of a young mother's move to a picture-perfect Connecticut town and the secrets she uncovers there. 12-city author tour.
Consent to Kill (Oct., $25.95) by Vince Flynn. CIA operative Mitch Rapp faces tragedy in the duplicitous world of espionage. 12-city author tour.
It Is What It Is: Shame on It All, Again (Nov., $24.95) by Zane follows the characters from Shame on It All.
Slow Burn (Aug., $25.95) by Julie Garwood recounts a graduate student's involvement in a mystery.
Angels in the Gloom (Aug., $25.95) by Anne Perry illuminates the war-torn world of WWI.
Comfort and Joy (Nov., $15.95) by Kristin Hannah. Extraordinary events come to pass in a small town on a snowy Christmas Eve.
Every Breath You Take (Nov., $25.95) by Judith McNaught. On a romantic trip to Anguilla, Kate Donovan becomes involved in a murder case.
Babylon Rising: Book 3: The Europa Conspiracy (Sept., $25) by Tim LaHaye and Bob Phillips. Biblical archeologist Michael Murphy returns to search for an artifact. 325,000 first printing.
The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour: The Frontier Stories, Vol. Three (Oct., $22) by Louis L'Amour collects 28 tales of the West. 150,000 first printing.
Forever Odd (Nov., $27) by Dean Koontz returns to the small town featured in Odd Thomas. 600,000 first printing.
Long Time Coming (Dec., $20) by Sandra Brown reprints the mass market bestseller in hardcover. 140,000 first printing.
Undead and Unreturnable (Nov., $21.95) by MaryJanice Davidson. Vampire queen Betsy Taylor isn't sure she'll survive the holidays with her evil stepmother.
The Hadassah Covenant (Nov., $19.99) by Tommy Tenney and Mark Andrew Olsen parallels the lives of Hadassah and Queen Esther in modern Israel and the Persian kingdom. 60,000 first printing.
The Monsters of Gramercy Park (Sept., $24.95) by Danny Leigh chronicles a game of cat-and-mouse between a prisoner and a crime writer with a hidden past.
The Angel of Bastogne (Oct., $14.99) by Gilbert Morris. A cynical reporter researches a mysterious Christmas Eve tradition in Bethlehem, Pa.
The People's Act of Love (Jan., $24) by James Meek follows Czech soldiers who face a small Christian sect and a mysterious stranger. 75,000 first printing. Author tour.
George & Rue (Feb., $23) by George Elliot Clarke is based on the author's Nova Scotia ancestors, who were executed in 1949 for the murder of a white man.
Creepers (Sept., $24.95) by David Morrell. Five people gather at the New Jersey shore to break into a once-magnificent hotel. 200,000 first printing. Author tour.
The Promise, a Christmas Tale (Oct., $12.99) by Ted Dekker. A mute boy believes his mother's promise that someday a king will give him a voice.
The Myth of You and Me (Sept., $22) by Leah Stewart. A dying historian commands his 30-year-old assistant to track down a long-lost childhood friend.
The Conjurer's Bird (Nov., $24) by Martin Davies links the stories of 18th-century naturalist Joseph Banks and Fitz, an enigmatic present-day conservationist.
In Sheep's Clothing (Sept., $24) by Mary Monroe. Trudy Bell dreams of escaping the low-income black experience.
Spell of the Highlander (Sept., $18) by Karen Marie Moning. A ninth-century Highlander offers a modern woman studying ancient artifacts his protection. 70,000 first printing.
A Breath of Snow and Ashes (Sept., $28) by Diana Gabaldon. The sixth installment in the Outlandersaga travels to the eve of the American Revolution. 400,000 first printing.
Toxic Bachelors (Oct., $27) by Danielle Steel explores the perils of dating, relationships and love as three dedicated bachelors cruise the Mediterranean. 950,000 first printing. LG, DBC selections.
Into the Fire (Sept., $24) by Richard Laymon. A madman captures a woman to keep her as a slave.
Wickett's Remedy (Sept., $24.95) by Myla Goldberg. The author of Bee Seasonreturns with a historical novel set in Boston during the 1918 influenza epidemic.
Leonardo's Swans (Jan., $24.95) by Karen Essex. The powerful Este sisters compete to be immortalized by Leonardo da Vinci.
Love and Other Impossible Pursuits (Jan., $23.95) by Ayelet Waldman. A woman tries to deal with her five-year-old stepson.
Lipshitz 6, or Two Angry Blonds (Feb., $24.95) by T. Cooper looks at ways in which a family of Russian immigrants at the turn of the 20th century affect succeeding generations.
The Hunt Club (Feb., $26.95) by John Lescroart features private investigator Wyatt Hunt.
DOWN EAST BOOKS
Contemporary Maine Fiction: An Anthology of Short Stories (Sept., $25), edited by Wesley McNair, includes stories from Maine writers Richard Russo, Carolyn Chute et al.
Missing Mom (Oct., $25.95) by Joyce Carol Oates. The prolific author examines how the loss of her mother affects a 31-year-old woman.
The Double and The Gambler (Oct., $20) by Fyodor Dostoevsky, trans. by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, pairs two novellas. Advertising.
Barnaby Rudge (Nov., $25) by Charles Dickens sets a love story against the Catholic riots of 1870.
FARRAR, STRAUS GIROUX
Vita (Sept., $25) by Melania G. Mazzucco, trans. by Virginia Jewiss. Italian immigrants arrive in New York at the turn of the last century. 50,000 first printing.
Ordinary Heroes (Nov., $25) by Scott Turow. A man unravels his father's history in the military during WWII. 600,000 first printing. $150,000 ad/promo.
Get a Life (Dec., $20) by Nadine Gordimer. A South African ecologist undergoes extraordinary changes as he undergoes treatment for thyroid cancer.
Twilight of the Superheroes: Stories (Feb., $TBA) by Deborah Eisenberg is the latest collection from the author of All Around Atlantis.
West of the Equator: In Search of Paradise (Oct., $22.95) by Cheryl DuBois is a satirical account of one man's spiritual journey as told by his spirit guide.
Tyrannosaur Canyon (Sept., $25.95) by Douglas Preston follows a battle between scientists and a religious sect for a fossil. 200,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
Larry Bond's First Team: Angels of Wrath (Jan., $24.95) by Larry Bond involves terrorism and impending Armageddon. 75,000 first printing.
Irish Crystal (Feb., $24.95) by Andrew M. Greeley opens with a car bombing that rocks the Chicago riverfront.
GOLDEN GRYPHON PRESS (dist. by IPG)
The Fiction Factory (Oct., $24.95) by Jack Dann collects short stories that are co-written.
Wounded (Sept., $23) by Percival Everett. In a small Wyoming community, a gay man's murder raises issues of intolerance.
The Third Brother (Sept., $24) by Nick McDonell. A journalist interning in Hong Kong receives an assignment that brings unexpected consequences. 60,000 first printing. Author tour.
Cotton (Oct., $24) by Christopher Wilson. Lee Cotton, born a white-skinned black boy in Mississippi, experiences life as both a white man and a black woman.
The Life All Around Me by Ellen Foster (Jan., $23) by Kaye Gibbons. This sequel to Ellen Foster finds Ellen, now 15, settled into a permanent home with a new mom.
The Painted Drum (Sept., $25.95) by Louise Erdrich traces the history of a painted drum both backward and forward in time. 100,000 first printing. 8-city author tour. Ad/promo.
Sweetwater Creek (Sept., $24.95) by Anne Rivers Siddons explores the bonds of female friendship. 300,000 first printing. 3-city author tour. Ad/promo.
Thud! (Oct., $24.95) by Terry Pratchett. Commander Sam Vimes of the City Watch investigates a murder. 125,000 first printing. 8-city author tour. Ad/promo.
The Pale Horseman (Jan., $25.95) by Bernard Cornwell continues the adventures of Uhtred and King Alfred the Great. 125,000 first printing.
HARPER SAN FRANCISCO
The Christmas Scrapbook (Sept., $12.95) by Philip Gulley tells a heartwarming holiday tale. 60,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
The Brooklyn Follies (Jan., $24) by Paul Auster. Nathan Glass comes to Brooklyn to die, but instead encounters a long-lost nephew and ekes out a life.
User I.D. (Sept., $23) by Jenefer Shute follows two women involved in stolen identity. 25,000 first printing.
Third Girl from the Left (Sept., $24) by Martha Southgate links three generations of African-American women. 30,000 first printing. Author tour.
A Girl to Come Home To (Oct., $6.99) by Grace Livingston Hill. An officer returns home to find his intended is marrying another man.
Lipstick Jungle (Sept., $24.95) by Candace Bushnell features three New York City career women at the top of their fields. 250,000 first printing.
A Silver Lining (Jan., $22.95) by Cecelia Ahern. The author of PS, I Love Youand Rosie Dunneconsiders wishes and what happens when they come true. 125,000 first printing.
Snake Catcher (Sept., $24.95) by Naiyer Masud, trans. by Muhammad Umar Memon, is the author's second collection to appear in English.
You Can Say You Knew Me When (Sept., $23) by K.M. Soehnlein. Through a series of letters, a son gets to know his father after the latter's death.
KENT STATE UNIV. PRESS
Under Kilimanjaro (Sept., $34) by Ernest Hemingway. The author's last manuscript is published in its entirety.
The Darwin Conspiracy (Sept., $25) by John Darnton blends fact and fiction in a look at Charles Darwin. 100,000 first printing. 8-city author tour.
Fan-Tan (Sept., $23.95) by Marlon Brando and Donald Cammell, edited by David Thomson. The famous actor and his longtime collaborator imagine an early 20th-century pirate. 75,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt (Nov., $25.95) by Anne Rice summons up the voice of Jesus, who tells his own story. 500,000 first printing. Ad/promo. 10-city author tour.
Memories of My Melancholy Whores (Nov., $20) by Gabriel García Márquez, trans. by Edith Grossman. The protagonist gives himself a 90th birthday gift—a night with a virgin. 250,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
Arthur & George (Jan., $24.95) by Julian Barnes follows two boys: one the son of a Midlands vicar, and the other from Edinburgh. 100,000 first printing. 8-city author tour.
The Days of Awe (Sept., $18) by Hugh Nissenson examines a 67-year-old grappling with his own mortality. 25,000 first printing.
LIBRARY OF AMERICA
Philip Roth: Novels and Stories 1959—1962 (Sept., $35) by Philip Roth, edited by Ross Miller, collects stories, including "Goodbye, Columbus," and novels, such as Roth's first, Letting Go. 20,0000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.
Philip Roth: Novels 1967—1972 (Sept., $35) by Philip Roth, edited by Ross Miller, is the second entry in what will ultimately be an eight-volume collection. 20,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.
The Diviners (Sept., $25.95) by Rick Moody involves a cast of characters trying to get a piece of a TV saga in the autumn of 2000, during the presidential election season. 15-city author tour.
A Wedding in December (Oct., $25.95) by Anita Shreve. Seven former schoolmates gather for a wedding at an inn in the Berkshires.
Gardenias (Sept., $24.95) by Faith Sullivan. A woman leaves her husband to pursue a new life in California, dragging along her sister and nine-year-old daughter.
Miracle on I-40 (Oct., $14.95) by Curtiss Ann Matlock. A family and a cranky trucker witness Christmas miracles.
There's Something About Christmas (Nov., $14.95) by Debbie Macomber continues the author's tradition of offering a seasonal romantic comedy.
A Necessary Evil (Feb., $21.95) by Alex Kava. An FBI profiler searches for a monstrous priest.
Pigtopia (Sept., $22.95) by Kitty Fitzgerald. Two unlikely people find solace in each other.
Anansi Boys (Sept., $26.95) by Neil Gaiman returns to the territory of the author's American Godsto probe dark recesses of the soul. 150,000 first printing.
The Bad Behavior of Belle Cantrell (Oct., $23.95) by Loraine Despres follows a feisty woman in 1920s Louisiana. 100,000 first printing.
Gentlemen and Players (Jan., $24.95) by Joanne Harris. An upper-crust English school is the setting for a tale of murder and revenge. 75,000 first printing.
Changing Faces (Feb., $23.95) by Kimberla Lawson Roby. Three women define friendship. 100,000 first printing.
NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY
Dreamboat (Oct., $23.95) by Judith Gould. A woman embarks on a month-long trans-Atlantic cruise under threat of betrayal and murder.
NORTHWESTERN UNIV. PRESS
Bluebirds Used to Croon in the Choir: Stories (Nov., $21.95) by Joe Meno offers a collection of stories from the author of Hairstyles of the Damned.
The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear (Oct., $26.95) by Walter Moers, trans. by John Brownjohn, blends fantasy, myth and fairy tale in the story of a blue bruin with 27 lives. 75,000 first printing. $75,000 ad/promo.
Into Temptation (Sept., $26.95) by Penny Vincenzi. Barty Miller, rescued from the slums as a baby, now heads her own publishing company in New York. 50,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.
Veronica (Oct., $23) by Mary Gaitskill. The author of Bad Behaviorand Two Girls, Fat and Thin,offers a dark fairy tale set in Paris and Manhattan in the '80s.
A Private Hotel for Gentle Ladies (Dec., $23.95) by Ellen Cooney. In 1900, an independent woman leaves her husband and ends up in a male brothel in Boston. 5-city author tour.
The Accidental (Jan., $24) by Ali Smith. A 30-something stranger insinuates herself into a family's vacation cottage in the latest from the author of Hotel World.
A Brief History of the Dead (Feb., $23) by Kevin Brockmeier blends the stories of the residents of the City—inhabited by the recently dead—with that of a woman trapped at an Antarctic research station.
PENNY FARTHING PRESS (P.O. Box 42043, Houston, Tex. 77242)
Decoy: Menagerie, Part I (Nov., $19.95), edited by Courtney Huddleston. This graphic novel collects seven stories by different writer/artist teams.
On Beauty (Sept., $25.95) by Zadie Smith. The author of White Teethanalyzes family life and the institution of marriage. Author tour.
In a Sweet Magnolia Time (Dec., $26) by Robert Wintner centers on Waites Waring, the South Carolina federal judge who ended school segregation in 1952 with the "separate but equal is not equal" ruling.
A Dishonorable Few (Sept., $21.95) by Robert N. Macomber. The fourth title in the Honor series of historical naval fiction takes place after the end of the Civil War.
Covington Christmas (Nov., $13) by Joan Medlicott. When it's discovered that the former pastor in Covington was not qualified to marry anyone, several couples must wed once again.
The Divide (Sept., $26.95) by Nicholas Evans. The author of The Horse Whisperercreates a fractured family struggling with loss. Author tour.
Point Blank (Sept., $25.95) by Catherine Coulter. FBI agents Lacey Sherlock and Dillon Savich become embroiled in a dangerously convoluted case.
Blue Smoke (Oct., $25.95) by Nora Roberts tells of a woman who dares to face fire and fight back. Author tour.
Saving Fish from Drowning (Oct., $26.95) by Amy Tan. The author of The Joy Luck Cluband The Bonesetter's Daughterfollows 11 American tourists into the Burma jungle. Author tour.
An Atomic Romance (Sept., $24.95) by Bobbie Ann Mason. A man employed at a uranium-enrichment plant pursues his biologist girlfriend. 9-city author tour.
The March (Sept., $25.95) by E.L. Doctorow imagines Sherman's great march in the last years of the Civil War. 7-city author tour.
Shalimar the Clown (Sept., $25.95) by Salman Rushdie. In 1991 L.A., America's counterterrorism chief is murdered in what appears to be a political assassination, but turns out to be personal.
Speak of the Devil (Jan., $21.95) by Richard Hawke. A private investigator saves the day when a gunman interrupts the New York City Thanksgiving Day parade.
In the Company of the Courtesan (Feb., $23.95) by Sarah Dunant. The author of The Birth of Venusvisits 1527 Rome, where an invading army is sacking the city and a courtesan and her dwarf companion manage to avoid the mayhem.
The Last Cato (Feb., $24.95) by Matilde Assensi travels from the Vatican archives to ancient Alexandria in search of the location of the Holy Cross. 100,000 first printing.
RED DRESS INK
The Return of Jonah Gray (Feb., $19.95) by Heather Cochran. A 33-year-old IRS auditor becomes intrigued with one of her audit subjects through his tax return.
Rock & Royalty (Sept., $21.95) by Nicole Richie pulls back the curtain on the lives of spoiled Hollywood princesses. 150,000 first printing. $150,000 ad/promo.
Son of a Witch (Oct., $26.95) by Gregory Maguire is a sequel to the author's Wicked,which went on to become a Broadway musical. 300,000 first printing. $300,000 ad/promo.
The Reasons I Won't Be Coming (Dec., $24.95) by Elliot Perlman. Stories in this collection by the author of Seven Types of Ambiguityconcern, lovers, poets, lawyers, immigrants, students and murderers. Author tour.
Cold Hit (Sept., $24.95) by Stephen J. Cannell connects a 10-year-old case with a string of murders and a government conspiracy.
The Ambler Sequence (Oct., $25.95) by Robert Ludlum. A thriller set on an island off the coast of Virginia investigates the secrets of a psychiatric facility.
Just Rewards (Jan., $24.95) by Barbara Taylor Bradford concludes the story of Emma Harte and the powerful Harte clan.
Lovers and Players (Feb., $24.95) by Jackie Collins takes readers into the bedrooms of glamorous superstars.
The Sunflower (Oct., $19.95) by Richard Paul Evans. A man and woman discover the redemptive power of love while on a humanitarian mission in Peru. 500,000 first printing.
Everyone Worth Knowing (Oct., $23.95) by Lauren Weisberger. Five years after college, a woman lands a job that requires her to party with celebrities and socialites. 400,000 first printing.
Seven Deadly Wonders (Jan., $23) by Matthew Reilly involves a race to find the seven wonders of the ancient world. 125,000 first printing.
The Constant Princess (Jan., $24.95) by Phillipa Gregory follows Catherine of Aragon's promise to her dying husband to marry his brother Henry and become queen.
Adrian Mole and the Weapons of Mass Destruction (Dec., $24) by Sue Townsend. Mole asks Tony Blair for evidence that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction so he can get a refund on an airline ticket.
The White Earth (Jan., $25) by Andrew McGahan. In this modern-day take on GreatExpectations set in the Australian Outback, the hero is forced to live with a bitter great-uncle.
Once Upon a Christmas (Nov., $14.95) by Lauraine Snelling and Lenora Worth combines two novellas about Christmas.
TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIV. PRESS
Touching Winter (Oct., $19.95) by Ron Rozelle. A Houston businessman leaves his career and unhappy marriage behind and returns to his childhood home where he meditates on his life.
UNIV. OF MICHIGAN PRESS
The Goat Bridge (Sept., $24) by T.M. McNally. An American photographer in the war-torn Balkans struggles to rebuild his life after the kidnapping of his son. Author tour.
UNIV. OF SOUTH CAROLINA PRESS
A Gentleman of Charleston and the Manner of His Death (Oct., $24.95) by William P. Baldwin. A celebrated newspaperman and Civil War hero is killed by his neighbor, a doctor of ill repute.
UNIV. OF TENNESSEE PRESS
Fire on Mount Maggiore: A Novel (Sept., $32.95) by John Parras. Firefighter Matteo Arteli deals with survivor's guilt after a blaze kills five men in his brigade.
UNIV. OF TEXAS PRESS
The Hounds of Winter (Sept., $21.95) by James Magnuson. A father accused of his daughter's murder confronts a deadly legacy of silence.
UNIV. OF WISCONSIN PRESS/ TERRACE BOOKS
This Is Not the Tropics (Sept., $24.95) by Ladette Randolph offers stories that paint a quirky portrait of lives in small towns.
Giovanna's 86 Circles and Other Stories (Sept., $21.95) by Paola Corsa collects stories about Italian-American women in the Rust Belt region.
Slow Man (Sept., $24.95) by J.M. Coetzee. A 60-year-old photographer loses a leg in a bicycle accident but refuses a prosthesis.
Light from Heaven (Nov., $26.95) by Jan Karon. The final installment in the Mitford Years series ties up the loose ends of Father Timothy Kavanagh's life. 5-city author tour.
Art in America (Feb., $25.95) by Ron McLarty. A New York City writer who has been unable to publish any of his 16 novels is assigned to create a theatrical retrospective for the 100th anniversary of a small town.
Tooth and Claw and Other Stories (Sept., $25.95) by T.C. Boyle offers whimsical, comical stories. 8-city author tour.
At First Sight (Sept., $24.95) by Nicholas Sparks brings back two characters from the author's True Believer. 15-city author tour.
The Camel Club (Oct., $26.95) by David Baldacci goes inside the nation's most elite power club and shows how far its members will go to protect their darkest secrets.
The Judge Who Stole Christmas (Oct., $10.99) by Randy Singer tells of a family trying to keep alive the true meaning of Christmas.