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  1. Penguin Group (USA) Key Titles & Highlights April 2010 – August 2010

  2. Recent New York Times Bestsellers

  3. WHAT THE WORLD IS READING

  4. April 2010 • Jennifer Lee Carrell is the author of the International Bestseller The Shakespeare Secret and The Speckled Monster. • The Shakespeare Secret was an International Bestseller Plume A-Format IE 978-0-452-29610-7 $7.99 448 pages Fiction 978-0-452-28931-4

  5. April 2010 • “[Chevalier] evokes entire landscapes…a master of voices.” • -The New York Times Book Review • Tracy Chevalier is the New York Times bestselling author of five previous novels, including Burning Bright and Girl With A Pearl Earring. Plume A-Format IE 978-0-452-29611-4 $7.99 400 pages Fiction 978-0-452-28215-5 978-0-452-28966-6

  6. April 2010 • Charlaine Harris is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dead As A Doornail and Definitely Dead, among others. • The hit HBO series True Blood is based on Charlaine Harris’s Sookie Stackhouse books. ACE A-Format IE 978-0-441-01899-4 $7.99 320 pages Fiction 978-0-441-01878-9 978-0-441-01879-6

  7. April 2010 • Dead and Gone debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestsellers list and has remained on the list for over 10 weeks • Charlaine Harris was profiled in the New York Times shortly after the hardcover was published • “A magical and mysterious twist on traditional vampire stories.” – The Houston Chronicle • There will be a teaser chapter in this edition for the new Sookie Stackhouse novel coming in May 2010, Dead in the Family

  8. April 2010 • “One of the finest thriller writers working today.” – Bestselling Author Harlan Coben • Jeff Abbott is the bestselling author of Panic, Fear, and Collision, among others. Onyx A-Format 978-0-451-41285-0 $7.99 416 pages Fiction 978-0-451-41275-1 978-0-451-41242-3

  9. April 2010 • “Higgins makes the pages fly.” – New York Daily News • Jack Higgins is the bestselling author of Rough Justice and The Killing Ground. Berkley Premium Format 978-0-425-23377-1 $9.99 352 pages Fiction 978-0-425-22863-0 978-0-425-22445-8

  10. April 2010 • Amanda Quick is the pseudonym for Jayne Ann Krentz, the author of more than fifty New York Times bestsellers. Jove A-Format 978-0-515-14777-3 $7.99 448 pages Fiction 978-0-515-14436-9 978-0-515-14603-5

  11. April 2010 • This is the latest addition to the futuristic suspense series featuring Lieutenant Eve Dallas. • J.D. Robb is the pseudonym for New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts. Berkley A-Format 978-0-425-23367-2 $7.99 400 pages Fiction 978-0-425-22894-4 978-0-425-22693-3

  12. April 2010 • David Stone is the New York Times bestselling author of The Orpheus Deception and The Echelon Vendetta. • Praise for The Echelon Vendetta: “Fast-moving, smart, sexy and alarming. Everything you want in a thriller.” – Kirkus (starred review) Jove Premium Format 978-0-515-14778-0 $9.99 560 pages Fiction 978-0-515-14604-2 978-0-515-14402-4

  13. April 2010 • Set in Pakistan in the 1980’s, The House of Bilqis is a haunting story about a mother who clings to tradition and son who wants to move on. • Azhar Abidi is the author of Passarola Rising. Penguin B-Format 978-0-143-11657-8 $14.00 224 pages Fiction 978-0-143-03861-0

  14. April 2010 • Samuel Carver is back as a plausible hero in the follow-up to Tom Cain’s The Accident Man. • Tom Cain is the pseudonym for a British investigative journalist. No Survivors is his second novel. Penguin B-Format 978-0-143-11656-1 $15.00 352 pages Fiction 978-0-143-11476-5

  15. April 2010 • “[A] Beautiful Novel.” – Los Angeles Times • Gayle Forman is an award-winning author and journalist whose articles have appeared in Seventeen and The New York Times Magazine, among others. Speak B-Format 978-0-14-241543-6 $8.99 208 pages Fiction Audio Available

  16. April 2010 • English was a bestseller in China where it was voted Best Novel of the Year. • “Refreshing…Anyone who has ever dreamed for something bigger in life will relate to the story.” • -Lijia Zhang, The Wall Street Journal Asia • Rights have been sold in more than ten countries Penguin B-Format 978-0-143-11654-7 $15.00 320 pages Fiction Audio Available

  17. April 2010 • This is the latest Commissario Brunetti book by Donna Leon. • Praise for Donna Leon and her Commissario Brunetti series: “The sophisticated but still moral Brunetti, with his love of food and his loving family, proves a worthy custodian of timeless values and verities.” – The Wall Street Journal Penguin B-Format 978-0-143-11659-2 $14.00 288 pages Fiction 978-0-143-11561-8 978-0-143-11706-3

  18. April 2010 • This is the fourth installment in the New York Times bestselling Vampire Academy series by Richelle Mead. • The hardcover edition of Blood Promise spent 5 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and peaked at #2. Razorbill B-Format 978-1-59514-310-5 $9.99 512 pages Fiction 978-1-59514-175-0 978-1-59514-197-2

  19. Vampire Academy Series Vampire Academy Richelle Mead 978-1-59514-174-3 336 pages $8.99 Frostbite Richelle Mead 978-1-59514-175-0 336 pages $8.99 Shadow Kiss Richelle Mead 978-1-59514-197-2 448 pages $8.99 Includes: #1 Vampire Academy #2 Frostbite #3 Shadow Kiss Vampire Academy Collection Richelle Mead 978-1-595-14271-9 $26.99

  20. April 2010 • Alexandra Potter is the author of Who’s that Girl and Me & Mr. Darcy. Plume B-Format 978-0-452-29588-9 $15.00 400 pages Fiction

  21. April 2010 • This is Kate Quinn’s first novel. Berkley B-Format 978-0-425-23247-7 $15.00 496 pages Fiction

  22. April 2010 • This story is inspired by the actual life of one of Rome’s most powerful – and depraved – Emperors. • It has been pre-empted in Germany (by Ullstein) and the UK (by Headline) with other foreign deals pending.

  23. April 2010 • This is the newest addition to the #1 New York Times bestselling Dresden Files series by Jim Butcher. • Jim Butcher is the author of Turn Coat and Death Masks, among others. Roc Hardcover 978-0-451-46317-3 $25.95 432 pages Fiction 978-0-451-46256-5 978-0-451-46294-7

  24. April 2010 • A Thread of Sky is Deanna Fei’s first novel. The Penguin Press Hardcover 978-1-594-20249-0 $24.95 368 pages Fiction

  25. April 2010 • This is the latest Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes. • Martha Grimes is the author of Dakota and Dust, among others. Viking Hardcover 978-0-670-02160-4 $25.95 336 pages Fiction 978-0-451-22589-4 978-0-451-22266-4

  26. April 2010 • Olga Grushin is the author of the award winning The Dream Life of Sukhanov. Putnam Hardcover 978-0-399-15616-8 $25.95 416 pages Fiction 978-0-143-03840-5

  27. April 2010 • This is an all-new mystery anthology edited and featuring a new story by #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris. • Contributing authors include: Carolyn Hart, Elaine Viets, and Steve Brewer, among others. Berkley Hardcover 978-0-425-23563-8 $24.95 320 pages Fiction

  28. April 2010 • This is Kelly O’Connor McNees’ first novel. Putnam Hardcover 978-0-399-15652-6 $24.95 336 pages Fiction

  29. April 2010 • “Beattie’s analysis dazzles.” - The Washington Post • Alan Beattie is the world trade editor of the Financial Times. Riverhead B-Format 978-1-59448-444-5 $16.00 352 pages Business

  30. April 2010 • “Rapt is a fascinating discussion of how consciousness works…” – David G. Myers, The Wall Street Journal • Winifred Gallagher has written for publications including Rolling Stone, and The New York Times. Penguin B-Format 978-0-143-11690-5 $15.00 256 pages Psychology

  31. April 2010 • Mark Kurlansky is the bestselling author of Cod, Salt, and Choice Cuts. Riverhead B-Format 978-1-594-48457-5 $16.00 480 pages History 978-0-142-00493-7 978-0-142-00161-5

  32. April 2010 • Leonard Maltin is one of the country’s most respected film historians and critics. • He is the author of the bestselling annual Movie Guide. Plume B-Format 978-0-452-29577-3 $22.00 704 pages Film 978-0-451-22468-2

  33. April 2010 • Penelope Quest is a Reiki Master of the Usui, Ibetan and Karuna healing traditions. She has twelve years of experience in the practice and teaching of ancient healing art. Tarcher B-Format 978-1-585-42790-1 $16.95 310 pages Fiction

  34. April 2010 • “Open-hearted, gracious, and endearing.” - Los Angeles Times • Ruth Reichl is the Editor-in-Chief of Gourmet and author of three best-selling memoirs. Penguin B-Format 978-0-143-11734-6 $13.00 128 pages Memoir

  35. April 2010 • Getting a Grip was a national bestseller. • Tennis magazine lists Seles as the 13th greatest tennis player of all time (men and women). Avery B-Format 978-1-58333-375-4 $16.00 304 pages Memoir

  36. April 2010 • “A perfect balance between emotional encouragement and practical advice…This is a standout in the start-your-own business genre.” – Publishers Weekly Berkley B-Format 978-0-425-23284-2 $15.00 384 pages Business

  37. April 2010 • Seth Stevenson is a contributing writer for Slate. His work has appeared in the New York Times, New York magazine, and Newsweek, among other publications. Riverhead B-Format 978-1-59448-442-1 $15.00 288 pages Travel

  38. April 2010 • The Girls from Ames is a #1 National Bestseller. • “Anyone who grew up in the ’70’s and ’80’s will relate to these friends, who evolved from passing notes about boys to college, careers, marriage, and motherhood.” -Ladies Home Journal Gotham B-Format 978-1-592-40532-9 $16.00 352 pages Biography

  39. April 2010 • Roger Lowenstein is the bestselling author of Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist, While America Aged, and Origins of the Crash, among others. The Penguin Press Hardcover 978-1-594-20239-1 $27.95 336 pages Business 978-0-143-11538-0

  40. April 2010 • Craig Robinson played college basketball at Princeton University and began his coaching career as an assistant at Northwestern. Gotham Hardcover 978-1-592-40548-0 $26.00 256 pages Memoir

  41. April 2010 • Geoffrey Wawro is a military and political historian. The Penguin Press Hardcover 978-1-594-20241-4 $37.95 560 pages History

  42. May 2010 • This is the 17th Kay Scarpetta novel in the series from bestselling crime writer Patricia Cornwell. • The last book in this series, Scarpetta, was a #1 New York Times bestseller. Berkley A-Format IE 978-0-425-23578-2 $7.99 448 pages Fiction 978-0-425-22858-6 978-0-425-21625-5

  43. May 2010 • This is the latest Lucas Davenport novel by John Sandford. • John Sandford is the pseudonym for the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist John Camp. He is the author of eighteen previous novels including Dark of the Moon and Heat Lightning. Berkley A-Format IE 978-0-425-23533-1 $7.99 Fiction 978-0-425-22855-5 978-0-425-22857-9

  44. May 2010 • “One of the best debut novels of the year.” • USA Today • The Help peaked at #1 on the New York Times bestsellers list. It was also the longest-running New York Times bestseller on the hardcover fiction list in 2009. • Over 1.7 million copies are currently in print • Rights have been sold in 31 countries Berkley A-Format IE 978-0-425-23398-6 $7.99 Fiction

  45. May 2010 • The Washington Post did a Q&A with the Christopher Farnsworth and characterized Blood Oath as “Twilight meets In the Line of Fire.” • The main character has already been dubbed “Drac Bauer” as a play on the popular 24 character Jack Bauer Putnam C-Format IE 978-0-399-15667-0 $18.00 400 pages Fiction

  46. May 2010 • This is the latest Sookie Stackhouse novel by bestselling author Charlaine Harris. • Charlaine Harris is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dead and Gone, among others. • True Blood is currently the #1 television show on the HBO cable network, with an average of 4.5 million viewers. Ace C-Format IE 978-0-441-01947-2 $18.00 320 pages Fiction 978-0-441-01715-7 978-0-441-01783-6

  47. May 2010 • Jean Kwok is currently a writer and a teacher at Leiden University in Amsterdam. • This is Jean Kwok’s first novel. Riverhead C-Format IE 978-1-59448-765-1 $18.00 TK pages Fiction

  48. May 2010 • The Leopard people return in this new romance from bestselling author Christine Feehan. • The most recent book in this series, Burning Wild, was a #1 New York Times bestseller. Jove A-Format 978-0-515-14790-2 $7.99 496 pages Fiction 978-0-515-14623-3 978-0-515-14647-9

  49. May 2010 • This is a new trilogy in New York Times bestselling author Katie MacAlister’s popular dragon series. • Katie MacAlister is the author of Crouching Vampire, Hidden Fang and Steamed, among others. Signet A-Format 978-0-451-22971-7 $7.99 352 pages Fiction 978-0-451-22560-3 978-0-451-22672-3