Great Reads from Penguin Random House
DANIELLE S TEEL
A spur-of-the-moment road trip. A fateful
fork in the road. A chance meeting with a
country-music megastar opens a dazzling
new world to a woman who has lived her
whole life for others. Find your voice.
Follow your heart. Seize the day. Country—
the powerful new novel from No. 1 New York
Times best-selling author Danielle Steel.
Delacorte Press | hardcover | available June 16 |
S TEVE INSKEEP
From NPR Morning Edition host
Steve Inskeep comes the gripping
narrative of two tragically opposed
men, Andrew Jackson and the
half-forgotten Chief John Ross—
a mixed-race Cherokee politician
and diplomat, who led the ;ght for
Cherokee rights after serving under
Jackson during the War of 1812.
At stake in their struggle was the
land of the Five Civilized Tribes,
which Ross had helped establish.
In vivid detail, Jacksonland reveals
how Jackson led the conquest of
Native American lands in the Deep
South that resulted in the Trail of Tears.
Penguin Press | hardcover |
available May 19 | Item #609058
TOM CLANCY UNDER FIRE
GRAN T BLACK WOOD
The last time Jack Ryan Jr. saw
Seth Gregory, his oldest friend
slipped him a key, along with a
perplexing message. Now Ryan is
being told that Seth has turned,
and he’s warned to stay away. But
Ryan won’t abandon a friend in
need. His search for the truth takes
him around the globe, and before
it’s over, Jack Ryan Jr. may have
to choose between loyalty to his
friend and loyalty to his country.
G. P. Putnam’s Sons | hardcover |
available June 16 | Item #448315
IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT
JUD Y BLUME
In her highly anticipated new
adult novel, Judy Blume weaves a
moving story of three generations of
family, friends and strangers whose
lives are changed by a series of
unexpected incidents. Set against
a backdrop of actual events that
Blume experienced in the ‘50s, when
airline travel was new and everyone
dreamed of going somewhere, In
the Unlikely Event is vintage Judy
Blume, with her memorable characters and unparalleled storytelling.
Knopf | hardcover | available June 2 |
In 1902 Mount Pelée erupts on the island of
Martinique, leveling an entire city and sinking
a ship carrying a German scientist who was
on the verge of an astonishing breakthrough.
Now, more than a century later, Juan Cabrillo
and his crew will have to deal with the legacy
of that scientist in Piranha.
G. P. Putnam’s Sons | hardcover | available May 26 |
THE NEW BLACK
She’s a well-heeled
Smith College graduate
and career woman. But
when Piper Kerman’s past
catches up to her, she’s
convicted and sentenced to
15 months at an infamous
federal correctional facility. She’s known there simply as Inmate 11187-424.
This is her story. At once heartbreaking and hilarious, Orange Is the
New Black offers a rare look into the lives of women in prison.
Spiegel & Grau | paperback | available late May | Item #892490
GAME OF THRONES
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
George R.R. Martin has created a world of revelry and revenge. Already
hailed as a classic, the series is destined to stand as one of the greatest
achievements in ;ction. Read the books that inspired the acclaimed HBO
series Game of Thrones.
Bantam | paperback | available June 5 | Item #585264