The White Queen
By Philippa Gregory (Simon & Schuster, $19)
The British historical novelist's first book in her series about the Plantaganets, the ruling royal house that preceded the Tudors, has been re-released to coincide with the BBC miniseries version, which will air in Canada in September.
By Richard Russo (Vintage, $17)
The prominent American novelist turns to memoir in this account of his lifelong bond with his high-strung and spirited mother.
By Nelson DeMille (Grand Central, $17)
In the prolific American author's latest thriller, anti-terrorist agent John Corey and his FBI agent wife, Kate Mayfield, have been posted overseas to Yemen -- one of the most dangerous places in the Middle East.