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Dark in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel by J.D. Robb (St. Martin’s Press)
Debuts at #1 on the NYT Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers list and at #1 on the USA Today Best-Selling Books list.

Still Me by Jojo Moyes (Pamela Dorman Books)
Debuts at #2 on the NYT Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers list and at #3 on the USA Today Best-Selling Books list.

The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place: A Flavia de Luce Novel by Alan Bradley (Delacorte)
Debuts at #10 on the NYT Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers list.

Beyond Danger by Kat Martin (Zebra: Random House)
Debuts at #15 on the USA Today Best-Selling Books list.


Crushing It!: How Great Entrepreneurs Build Their Business and Influence—and How You Can, Too by Gary Vaynerchuk (HarperBusiness)
Debuts at #5 on the USA Today Best-Selling Books list.

Rise and Kill First by Ronen Bergman (Random)
Debuts at #7 on the NYT Hardcover Nonfiction Best Sellers list.

BRAVE by Rose McGowan (HarperOne)
Debuts at #9 on the NYT Hardcover Nonfiction Best Sellers list.

The Monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers (Knopf)
Debuts at #14 on the NYT Hardcover Nonfiction Best Sellers list.

Jackie, Janet & Lee: The Secret Lives of Janet Auchincloss and Her Daughters, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill by J. Randy Taraborrelli (St. Martin’s Press)
Debuts at #15 on the NYT Hardcover Nonfiction Best Sellers list.

Briefly Noted

The NYT reviews Some Hell by Patrick Nathan (Graywolf Press: Macmillan), calling it “a canny and terrifying moral fable.” Also The Queen of Hearts by Kimmery Martin (Berkley: Penguin), noting issues but saying the novel offers a “haunting exploration of the effects of lifelong shame.” Of The Endless Summer by Madame Nielsen, translated by Gaye Kynoch (Open Letter), the paper writes “Although brief and at times inconsistent, this book achieves something worthwhile, uncommon and lovely.” Books on troubled marriages also feature.

NPR rounds up romance novels and reviews The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches From the Border by Francisco Cantú, (Riverhead Books), calling it “a beautifully crafted question.”

The Washington Post consider the best new SFF novels.

The NYT looks back to Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence: Revised and Updated for the 21st Century by Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez with Monique Tilford (Penguin), applying its lessons to today.

The March LibraryReads list is out. Let Me Lie by Clare Mackintosh (Berkley: Penguin) is the #1 pick for the month:
“For readers who enjoyed Mackintosh’s I Let You Go and I See You, you most certainly will enjoy her latest suspenseful thrill ride. Anna has been struggling to get on with her life after her parents’ suicides when she starts to receive clues that maybe her parents did not carry out the heinous act that everyone believed they committed.”—KC Davis, Fairfield Woods Library, Fairfield, CT

Titan Books is publishing a series of novels spinning off from the cult sci-fi western TV show Firefly, created by Joss Whedon. The first novel will be Firefly: Big Damn Hero by Nancy Holder, due in October.

The Bram Stoker Awards announce the books on their 2017 final ballot. LJ has a full report.

Sebastian Barry becomes the laureate for Irish fiction.

Anthony Horowitz will once again write a James Bond novel, using material from the Ian Fleming estate. It will be a prequel to Casino Royale and titled Forever and a Day. It will publish May 31.

BuzzFeed profiles Tayari Jones, An American Marriage (Algonquin: Workman: LJ stars).

The LA Times profiles Rachel Lyon, Self-Portrait with Boy (Scribner: S. & S.: LJ stars).

Entertainment Weekly profiles Maggie O’FarrellI Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death (Knopf: Random House).

POPSUGAR interviews Chandler Klang Smith, calling her debut The Sky Is Yours (Hogarth) “an Unmissable Masterpiece.”

NPR interviews Elizabeth Flock, The Heart Is a Shifting Sea: Love and Marriage in Mumbai (Harper).

Bustle offers “11 Fantasy & Superhero Books Like Black Panther.”

LitHub offers a literary bar crawl.

In book tech, here is how to clean out a Kindle library.

One of philosopher Michel Foucault’s unfinished works has been published in France.

Authors on Air:

Suspicion by Joseph Finder (Dutton: Penguin: LJ stars) is heading to TV.

PBS NewsHour interviews Robert Harris, Munich (Knopf).

Venom gets a teaser trailer, and it is the #1 trending video on YouTube today. The film is based on an anti-hero character in the Marvel universe. It will premiere October 5, 2018. Expect plenty of graphic novels leading in.

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