LJ Best Books 2016

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Coming Attractions

As the publishing season changes from spring 2011 to summer 2011, there’s not a lot of information available on big books beyond April. Here are a few key titles available in May and June that you’ll want to follow closely.

Fiction
Ignatius, David. Bloodmoney: A Novel of Espionage. Norton. Jun. 2011. 368p. ISBN 9780393078114. $25.95.Norton. Jun. 2011. 368p. ISBN 9780393078114. $25.95.

Kenyon, Sherilyn. Born of Shadows. Grand Central. May. 2011. 368p. ISBN 9780446573252. $19.99.

Parker, Robert. Sixkill: A Spencer Novel. Putnam. May 2011. 304p. ISBN 9780399157264. $26.95.

Patchett, Anne. State of Wonder. Harper: HarperCollins. 368p. ISBN 978-0062049803. $26.99.

Winspear, Jacqueline. A Lesson in Secrets. Harper: HarperCollins. May. 2011. ISBN 9780061727672. $25.99.

Nonfiction
Lewis, Michael. Boomerang: Travels in the Third World. Norton. Jun. 2011.224p. ISBN 9780393081817. $26.95.

Nasar, Sylvia. Grand Pursuit. S. & S. May. 2011. 9780684872988. $32.

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Barbara Hoffert About Barbara Hoffert

Barbara Hoffert (bhoffert@mediasourceinc.com, @BarbaraHoffert on Twitter) is Editor, LJ Prepub Alert; past chair of the Materials Selection Committee of the RUSA (Reference and User Services Assn.) division of the American Library Association; and past president, treasurer, and awards chair of the National Book Critics Circle.