by Jocelyn McClurg)
USA TODAY's Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week.
1. The Collector by Nora Roberts (Putnam, fiction, on sale April 15)
What it's about: A young novelist witnesses a murder – Rear Windows-style – and is sucked into the case by the victim's bachelor brother.
The buzz: Roberts' most recent debut at No. 1 on USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list was on April 3 with Shadow Spell.
2. The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression: Shirley Temple and 1930s America by John F. Kasson (W.W. Norton, non-fiction, on sale April 14)
What it's about: Examines how the cherubic child star sang and tap-danced her way to stardom.
The buzz: Arrives just two months after Temple Black's death at age 85.
3. The Confidence Code by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman (HarperBusiness, non-fiction, on sale April 15)
What it's about: The journalist-authors of Womenomics offer advice for working women on "the art of self-assurance."
The buzz: Features a blurb from Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, author of the best seller Lean In.
4. A Broken Hallelujah by Liel Leibovitz (W.W. Norton, non-fiction, on sale April 14)
What it's about: A portrait of troubadour Leonard Cohen, now 79, and his music.
The buzz: "Leibovitz delivers a different sort of biography that Cohen fanatics should appreciate," says Kirkus Reviews.
5. Northanger Abbey by Val McDermid (Grove Press, fiction, on sale April 15)
What it's about: The Scottish crime writer updates Jane Austen's Gothic novel, setting it at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
The buzz: "An accessible and enjoyable read," says Publishers Weekly.