What’s new in bookstores this week, Aug. 24-30

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014

Of note: a journalist’s wartime memoir, a mystery in 17th-century Amsterdam and Hannah Smith hunts for ghosts.

New & Notable: ‘The Equalizer’

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014

Author Michael Sloan updates mystery man Robert McCall in this 21st-century thriller.

New & notable: ‘Sweetness #9’ Stephan Eirik Clark

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

Stephen Colbert gives a bump to another author’s debut.

Review: ‘We Are Not Ourselves’ is an epic debut novel

| |Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

Author Matthew Thomas’ saga follows the trials of Eileen Tumulty Leary and her family.

Book review: ‘Blood Aces’

| |Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014

Author Doug J. Swanson tells the violent but entertaining story of Dallas and Vegas gambling kingpin Benny Binion.

What’s new in bookstores

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014

Of note: an LA socialite goes undercover, Bess Crawford is on the case and the aftermath of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

New & Notable: ‘The 6th Extinction’

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014

Bestselling author James Rollins returns with a 10th installment in his ‘Sigma Force’ series.

Review: ‘Nixon’s Defense,’ by John W. Dean

| |Sunday, Aug. 03, 2014

A new book by the White House insider reveals no shocking surprises but gives a presidential scandal a timeline straight from the tapes.

New & notable book: ‘The Lost Island’

Sunday, Aug. 03, 2014

Bestselling authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child off the third adventure in their Gideon Crew series.

What’s new in bookstores

Sunday, Aug. 03, 2014

Of note: Amy Bloom returns, the finale of ‘The Magicians’ trilogy and the life of the real Mona Lisa.