Attainment: New Titles Out Next Week

Selected new titles appearing next week:

Morningstar: Growing Up With Books by Ann Hood (Norton, $22.95, 9780393254815) explores how books shaped a writer's early life.

It's Not Yet Dark: A Memoir by Simon Fitzmaurice (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $23, 9781328916716) is the memoir of a filmmaker diagnosed with ALS and the companion to a similarly titled documentary.

Lights On, Rats Out: A Memoir by Cree LeFavour (Grove Press, $25, 9780802125965) chronicles a young woman's descent into self-harm and quest for psychiatric help.

A Woman's Place Is at the Top: A Biography of Annie Smith Peck, Queen of the Climbers by Hannah Kimberley (St. Martin's Press, $26.99, 9781250084002) tells the story of an early 20th-century political activist and pioneering mountain climber.

Happiness: A Memoir: The Crooked Little Road to Semi-Ever After by Heather Harpham (Holt, $27, 9781250131560) is the memoir of a mother whose newborn faces severe complications.

Say Zoop! by Hervé Tullet (Chronicle, $15.99, 9781452164731) is another intrinsically interactive book for young readers, this time focusing on sound.

The Dark Net by Benjamin Percy (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26, 9780544750333) is a technological horror novel about a hellish side of the internet.

Mrs. Fletcher: A Novel by Tom Perrotta (Scribner, $26, 9781501144028) follows a middle-aged divorcee fascinated by the online erotic exploits of other older women.

Sour Heart: Stories by Jenny Zhang (Lenny, $26, 9780399589386) is a collection of seven short stories about Chinese American girls.

Pieces of Happiness by Anne Ostby (Doubleday, $25.95, 9780385542807) follows five elderly friends who buy a cocoa farm in Fiji.

Mighty Moby by Ed Young and Barbara DaCosta (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780316299367) is a Moby Dick-inspired picture book, recounting the story of a captain's search for a whale that had bitten him.

Two by Two by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455520688).

Beast: A Novel by Paul Kingsnorth (Graywolf Press, $16, 9781555977795).

Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash by Eka Kurniawan, translated by Annie Tucker (New Directions, $15.95, 9780811225649).

The Dark Tower, based on the series by Stephen King, opens August 4. Idris Elba stars as Roland Deschain, a gunslinger in pursuit of the Man in Black (Matthew McConaughey) and the fabled Dark Tower.

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