Selected new titles appearing next Tuesday, December 5:
Mississippi Roll: A Wild Cards Novel, edited by George R. R. Martin (Tor, $27.99, 9780765390523) continues the ensemble Wild Cards sci-fi/fantasy series.
Collected Poems by Galway Kinnell and Edward Hirsch (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $35, 9780544875210) highlights the life's work of the late poet.
Happiness in This Life: A Passionate Meditation on Earthly Existence by Pope Francis, translated by Oonagh Stransky (Random House, $27, 9780525510970) collects speeches from the Pope.
No Time to Spare: Thinking About What Matters by Ursula K. Le Guin (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $22, 9781328661593) collects Le Guin's online writing.
The Demon Crown by James Rollins (Morrow, $28.99, 9780062381736) is the 12th Sigma Force thriller.
Canto Bight: Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi by Saladin Ahmed, Mira Grant, Rae Carson and John Jackson Miller (Del Rey, $28.99, 9781524799533) contains four stories set in a location from the upcoming Star Wars movie.
Persepolis Rising by James S. A. Corey (Orbit, $28, 9780316332835) is book seven in the Expanse sci-fi series.
Spy of the First Person by Sam Shepard (Knopf, $18, 9780525521563) is the final book by a writer who recently died from ALS, in which a narrator experiences a debilitating illness.
Improv Nation: How We Made a Great American Art by Sam Wasson (Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28, 9780544557208) is a history of American improvisational comedy.
Come Home Already! by Jory John, illustrated by Benji Davies (HarperCollins, $17.99, 9780062370976) features Duck, who is desperate for his best friend, Bear, to come home from a fishing trip.
Foolish Hearts by Emma Mills (Holt, $17.99, 9781627799379) follows Claudia's attempt at navigating her senior year of high school after eavesdropping on the epic breakup of the school's it couple.
The Whole30 Fast & Easy Cookbook: 150 Simply Delicious Everyday Recipes for Your Whole30 by Melissa Hartwig (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30, 9781328839206) is a cookbook for the Whole30 diet.
The Whole30 Day by Day: Your Daily Guide to Whole30 Success by Melissa Hartwig (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $19.99, 9781328839237) is a companion guide for the Whole30 program.
The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2018 by Sarah Janssen (World Almanac, $14.99, 9781600572135).
Simply Irresistible by Jill Shalvis (Forever, $7.99, 9781538744482).
Notorious Pleasures by Elizabeth Hoyt (Forever, $7.99, 9781538760086).