PW Starred Reviews Releasing This Week

February 22, 2021 through February 28, 2021
Exceptional books out this week!

The Crossroads at Midnight

Abby Howard. Iron Circus, $18 (320p) ISBN 978-1-9458-2068-7

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Waiting for a Scot Like You

Eva Leigh. Avon, $7.99 mass market (384p) ISBN 978-0-06-293244-0

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The Enlightenment: The Pursuit of Happiness

Ritchie Robertson. Harper, $45 (976p) ISBN 978-0-06-241065-8

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The Spymaster of Baghdad: A True Story of Bravery

Margaret Coker. Dey Street, $28.99 (336p) ISBN 978-0-06-294742-0

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Out Past the Stars

K.B. Wagers. Orbit, $16.99 trade paper (464p) ISBN 978-0-316-41127-1

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The Best of Walter Jon Williams

Walter Jon Williams. Subterranean, $45 (616p) ISBN 978-1-64524-002-0

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Those Who are Saved

Alexis Landau. Putnam, $27 (432p) ISBN 978-0-593-19053-1

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It’s Been a Pleasure

Claire Christian. Mira, $16.99 trade paper (368p) ISBN 978-0-7783-3156-8

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Folk Songs for Trauma Surgeons: Stories

Keith Rosson. Meerkat, $16.95 trade paper (204p) ISBN 978-1-946154-52-1

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Nighthawking

Russ Thomas. Putnam, $27 (384p) ISBN 978-0-525-54205-6

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Blood Gun Money: Firearms Trafficking Along America’s Iron River

Ioan Grillo. Bloomsbury, $28 (400p) ISBN 978-1-63557-278-0

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The Best of Elizabeth Hand

Elizabeth Hand. Subterranean, $45 (560p) ISBN 978-1-64524-005-1

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The Family Ship

Sonja Yoerg. Lake Union, $14.95 trade paper (438p) ISBN 978-1-5420-0469-5

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The Ten Year War: Obamacare and the Unfinished Crusade for Universal Coverage

Jonathan Cohn. St. Martin’s, $28.99 (416p) ISBN 978-1-250-27093-1

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Checkmate to Murder

E.C.R. Lorac. Poisoned Pen, $14.99 trade paper (224p) ISBN 978-1-4642-1509-4

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We Own This City: A True Story of Crime

Justin Fenton. Random House, $28 (352p) ISBN 978-0-593-13366-8

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The Orphanage

Serhiy Zhadan, trans. from the Ukrainian by Reilly Costigan-Humes and Isaac Stackhouse Wheeler. Yale Univ, $18 trade paper (336p) ISBN 978-0-300-24301-7

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Crocodile Tears

Mercedes Rosende, trans. from the Spanish by Tim Gutteridge. Bitter Lemon, $14.95 trade paper (248p) ISBN 978-1-913394-43-1

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Sato the Rabbit

Yuki Ainoya, trans. from the Japanese by Michael Blaskowsky. Enchanted Lion, $16.95 (68p) ISBN 978-1-59270-318-0

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The Sea-Ringed World: Sacred Stories of the Americas

María García Esperón, trans. from the Spanish by David Bowles, illus. by Amanda Mijangos. Levine Querido, $21.99 (240p) ISBN 978-1-64614-015-2

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The Blizzard Party

Jack Livings. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $28 (416p) ISBN 978-0-374-28053-6

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Murder in an Irish Bookshop

Carlene O’Connor. Kensington, $26 (304p) ISBN 978-1-4967-3079-4

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The Things We Leave Unfinished

Rebecca Yarros. Entangled Amara, $15.99 trade paper (400p) ISBN 978-1-68281-566-3

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Tom Stoppard: A Life

Hermione Lee. Knopf, $35 (896p) ISBN 978-0-451-49322-4

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Home Is in Between

Mitali Perkins, illus. by Lavanya Naidu. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $18.99 (40p) ISBN 978-0-374-30367-9

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Best Laid Plans

Roan Parrish. Carina Adores, $14.99 trade paper (304p) ISBN 978-1-335-92480-3

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Winter Pasture

Li Juan, trans. from the Chinese by Jack Hargreaves and Yan Yan. Astra, $28 (320p) ISBN 978-1-66260-033-3

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We Love Fishing!

Ariel Bernstein, illus. by Marc Rosenthal. S&S/Wiseman, $17.99 (48p) ISBN 978-1-5344-3864-4

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The Marriage Pass

Briana Cole. Dafina, $15.95 Trade paper (320p) ISBN 978-1-4967-2955-2

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The Swimmers

Marian Womack. Titan, $15.95 trade paper (288p) ISBN 978-1-78909-421-3

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Mazie

Melanie Crowder. Philomel, $18.99 (352p) ISBN 978-0-525-51674-3

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The Raconteur’s Commonplace Book (Greenglass House)

Kate Milford, illus. by Nicole Wong. Clarion, $17.99 (400p) ISBN 978-1-328-46690-7

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