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Finding Dorothy
By Elizabeth Letts (Ballantine Books)
When 77-year-old Maud Gage Baum learns that MGM is adapting her late husband’s masterpiece for the screen, she tries to finagle her way onto the set. Nineteen years after Frank’s passing, Maud is the only person who can help the producers stay true to the spirit of the book—because she’s the only one who knows its secrets.
The Hiding Place
By C.J. Tudor (Crown)
After what happened when his sister went missing, the last thing Joe wanted to do was return to his hometown. The hardest part of all will be confronting the shocking, horrifying truth about the town, his sister, and himself. Because for Joe, the worst moment of his life wasn’t the day his sister went missing. It was the day she came back.


By Judy Goldman (Talese/Doubleday)
When Judy Goldman’s husband reads a newspaper ad for an injection to alleviate back pain, the outpatient procedure sounds like the answer to his longtime backaches—until the procedure leaves him paralyzed. Overnight, Goldman finds herself thrown into a new role as his advocate, seeking solutions to help him win back his independence.
Eight Dates
By Gottman, Gottman, Abrams, and Abrams (Workman Publishing)
Eight Dates offers an ingenious and simple-to-implement approach to effective relationship communication, providing a step-by-step guide for eight dates focused on make-or-break issues: trust, conflict, sex, money, family, adventure, spirituality, and dreams.