1 “Verses for the Dead”
by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child (Grand Central, fiction, on sale Monday)
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: In the latest in a popular series, rogue FBI agent A.X.L. Pendergast is teamed with a partner in Miami Beach, where a serial killer is cutting out the hearts of his victims. THE BUZZ: The last Agent Pendergast book, “City of Endless Night,” landed at No. 2 on USA TODAY’s Best-Selling Books list on Jan. 25.