Books | January 2017

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nmag0117_books_behind-her-eyes_800px Behind Her Eyes

by Sarah Pinborough (Flatiron Books)

Louise is a single mom, a secretary, stuck in a modern-day rut. On a rare night out, she meets a man in a bar and sparks fly. When Louise arrives at work on Monday, she meets her new boss, David—the very married man from the bar. This novel takes the modern-day love triangle and not only turns it on its head, but completely reinvents it in a way that will leave readers reeling.

nmag0117_books_fire-by-night_800px The Fire by Night

by Teresa Messineo (William Morrow)

A powerful and evocative debut novel about two American military nurses during World War II that illuminates the unsung heroism of women who risked their lives in the fight—a riveting saga of friendship, valor, sacrifice, and survival combining the grit and selflessness of Band of Brothers with the emotional resonance of The Nightingale.


nmag0117_books_i-hate-everyone_800px Lost City of the Monkey God

by Douglas Preston (Grand Central Publishing)

A five-hundred-year-old legend. An ancient curse. A stunning medical mystery. And a pioneering journey into the unknown heart of the world’s densest jungle. Suspenseful and shocking, filled with colorful history, hair-raising adventure, and dramatic twists of fortune, this is the absolutely true, eyewitness account of one of the great discoveries of the twenty-first century.

nmag0117_books_lost-city-of-the-monkey-god_800pxI Hate Everyone Except You

by Clinton Kelly (Gallery Books)

Bestselling author and television host Clinton Kelly pens a hilariously candid, deliciously snarky collection of essays about his journey from awkward kid to slightly-less-awkward adult. Kelly is best known as the Emmy-award-winning cohost of The Chew on ABC, as well as the former cohost of TLC’s wildly popular makeover show What Not to Wear.