Attainment: New Titles Out Next Week

Selected new titles appearing next Tuesday, July 26:

Proving Ground: The Untold Story of the Six Women Who Programmed the World's First Modern Computer by Kathy Kleiman (Grand Central, $30, 9781538718285) explores the creation of the ENIAC computer at the end of World War II.

Denial: A Novel by Jon Raymond (Simon & Schuster, $26, 9781982181833) takes place in 2052, two decades after mass protests overthrew the fossil fuel industry, and follows a journalist tracking down a fugitive oil executive.

Three Miles Down: A Novel of First Contact in the Tumultuous 1970s by Harry Turtledove (Tor, $26.99, 9781250829726) tracks the recovery of an underwater alien ship during the Watergate scandal.

Aura of Night: A Novel by Heather Graham (MIRA, $28.99, 9780778386810) is the 37th Krewe of Hunters supernatural thriller.

Sugar and Salt: A Novel by Susan Wiggs (Morrow, $27.99, 9780062914224) is a romance about a San Francisco baker and a Texas barbecue master.

The Unkept Woman by Allison Montclair (Minotaur, $26.99, 9781250750341) is the fourth Sparks & Bainbridge mystery.

The Liminal Zone by Junji Ito (VIZ Media, $19.99, 9781974726448) is the latest from Japan's horror manga master.

The Art of Teaching Children: All I Learned from a Lifetime in the Classroom by Phillip Done (Avid Reader Press, $30, 9781982165666) is a guide for educators based on 30 years of classroom experience.

Good & Sweet: A New Way to Bake with Naturally Sweet Ingredients by Brian Levy (Avery, $40, 9780593330463) gives recipes for deserts that don't use added sugar, honey or maple syrup.

Beasts of Ruin by Ayana Gray (Putnam, $18.99, 9780593405710) features a young woman acting as a servant to the god of death in this YA sequel to Beasts of Prey.

Team Chu and the Battle of Blackwood Arena by Julie C. Dao (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $16.99, 9780374388751) is a middle-grade "virtual fantasy" novel about two siblings who must save a friend from a laser tag game.

Twice a Quinceañera by Yamile Saied Méndez (Kensington, $16.95, 9781496737052).

Point Last Seen: A Novel by Christina Dodd (HQN, $17.99, 9781335623973).

Noor by Nnedi Okorafor (DAW, $18, 9780756418304).

The Butler: A Novel by Danielle Steel (Dell, $8.99, 9781984821546).

Abandoned in Death by J.D. Robb (St. Martin's Paperbacks, $9.99, 9781250846952).

The Kaiser's Web: A Novel by Steve Berry (Minotaur, $18.99, 9781250140364).

If It Bleeds by Stephen King (Pocket Books, $9.99, 9781982138004).

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