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2010 Preview | The following are some that may have the most impact in the new year

Issue: "2010 The Year Ahead," Jan. 16, 2010

The year 2010 looks to feature much-anticipated works from best-selling writers and novelists. The following are some that may have the most impact in the new year.

Remarkable Creatures


Author: Tracy Chevalier
Release: January 5

New novel is from the author of the popular Girl with a Pearl Earring.

Iron River

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Author: T. Jefferson Parker
Release: January 5

In Parker's third Charlie Hood novel, the L.A. sheriff's deputy becomes part of an operation to stop the flow of money and weapons across the U.S.-Mexican border.

Noah's Compass


Author: Anne Tyler
Release: January 5

In Tyler's novel a recently retired schoolteacher cannot remember being attacked in his apartment, and his search for those lost hours leads to self-examination and a new relationship.

Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage


Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
Release: January 10

The author of the best-selling memoir Eat, Pray, Love explains why, after swearing never to marry again following a bitter divorce, she decides to research the history of marriage and to wed again.

36 Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction


Author: Rebecca Goldstein
Release: January 12

Philosopher Goldstein has argued that "sometimes what is really being expressed" in arguments about the existence of God is "how different the world feels to each of us." Her new novel promises to explore that theme.

Treasure Hunt


Author: John Lescroart
Release: January 12

The third Hunt Club novel follows Mickey Dade's investigation of the death of a prominent San Francisco philanthropist and civic activist.

Why I Stayed: The Choices I Made In My Darkest Hour

Author: Gayle Haggard
Release: January 26

Wife of former pastor Ted Haggard discusses the scandal that rocked her husband's life and the faith that brought her through it.

No Apology: The Case for American Greatness


Author: Mitt Romney
Release: March 2

Likely 2012 presidential candidate argues that American strength is good for the world.

The Hope You Need


Author: Rick Warren
Release: April 20

Pastor and best-selling author Warren analyzes the Lord's Prayer and how it can be a guide for life.

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest


Author: Stieg Larsson
Release: May 25

Larsson's novel is the final installment of the best-selling Millennium Trilogy.

Ape House


Author: Sara Gruen
Release: September 21

Animal lover Gruen follows up Water for Elephants with this novel about a family of apes that is kidnapped from a language laboratory.

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