"One Heart to Win" by Johanna Lindsey; Gallery Books (2013), 384 pages, $26 (hardcover)
Best-selling author Vince Flynn, who wrote the Mitch Rapp counterterrorism thriller series and sold more than 15 million books in the U.S. alone, died Wednesday in Minnesota after a more than two-year battle with prostate cancer, according to friends and his publisher. He was 47.
"Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter's Journey Through a Country's Descent Into Darkness" by Alfredo Corchado; Penguin Press (304 pages, $27.95)
Two old friends decided a while back to write a novel together. You may have heard of them: Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg.
In Neil Gaiman's passport case, on a scrap of paper beside his green card, are two verses of an unfinished work called "Pirate Stew."
"Queen of the Air: A True Story of Love and Tragedy at the Circus" by Dean Jensen; Crown (336 pages, $26)
"The Son" by Philipp Meyer; Ecco: 562 pp., $27.99
"Yes Is the Answer (And Other Prog Rock Tales)" edited by Marc Weingarten and Tyson Cornell; Barnacle / Rare Bird Books (280 pages, $24)
-"The 9th Girl" by Tami Hoag; Dutton (406 pages, $26.95)
MIAMI - If, while reading Jami Attenberg's latest novel, you find yourself craving a meal - say, for example, the exquisite flavors of lamb-cumin noodles - you are not alone.
"TransAtlantic" by Colum McCann; Random (259 pages, $27)
"We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves" by Karen Joy Fowler; Marian Wood / Putnam (320 pages, $26.95)
No kids, one kid, four kids: There's no end to the debate over why people decide on a certain number.
Most American parents keep tabs on their kids' activity on Facebook, but a significant percentage also say they are hands off.
Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:
- Armed man fatally shot by Lakewood police identified
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- Tacoma Dome no more? Arena could receive a new name
- Earl Thomas on the air (and in it, as well)
- Angels 1, Mariners 0 – a loss in a very Seattle way