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Michelle Somers author of the romantic suspense serial – LETHAL IN LOVE shares her Top Five Crime Romances. Find out who made the list . . . 

Christina McDowell's unflinching memoir, AFTER PERFECT, is a brutally honest, cautionary tale about one family's destruction in the wake of the Wall Street implosion.

Terry Hayes' debut thriller I AM PILGRIM took the world by storm and became an international bestseller. His next book THE YEAR OF THE LOCUST will be published in 2016 but we couldn’t wait to share this sneak peek with you.

Last month we asked around the Random House office to find out everyone’s picks of The Best Books of 2015 . . . So Far. This month we’ve asked everyone to look ahead to the exciting releases happening in the next six months. Here’s our hand-picked list of the best books still to come in 2015.

There’s nothing like having a good cry. Whether it’s a slow dripping tear down the cheek with a few sniffles, or a full blown ugly cry, there is definitely a cathartic feeling afterwards. Here are six sob stories that will turn on the waterworks.

The following five books have been hand selected as they are all brilliant crime and thriller debut novels, including James Patterson’s Edgar® Award winning debut thriller from 1976. Now all you have to do is take the plunge and decide which debut to read first.

The wait is over - GREY: FIFTY SHADES OF GREY AS TOLD BY CHRISTIAN is out now.

Read Sophie Kinsella’s letter to her readers and learn more about her new young adult book – FINDING AUDREY.

Sophie Kinsella the global bestselling author of the Shopaholic series has a fantastic new young adult book – FINDING AUDREY. With humour, heart and heartache, FINDING AUDREY is the perfect book for a book club and for mums and daughters to share.

I could not imagine a more perfect book than this: a collection of essays by writers I admire about the one thing that has preoccupied me my entire life.