ACTION!
By Robert Cort (Random House, $25)

Cort, producer of 52 films — among them, The Hand that Rocks the Cradle, Mr. Holland’s Opus, and Against the Ropes — takes to the printed page with Action!, a multigenerational Hollywood saga.

THEIR WILDEST DREAMS
By Peter Abrahams (Ballantine, $25)

A south-of-the-border thriller by The Tutor author, whom Stephen King calls “my favorite American suspense novelist.”

TRIAL BY ICE AND FIRE
By Clinton McKinzie (Dell Publishing Co. Inc., $22)

Rock-climbing maverick cop Antonio Burns is back, protecting the victim of a stalker. The prime suspect: a member of the local police department.

FLIGHT: A CELEBRATION OF 100 YEARS IN ART AND LITERATURE
Published in collaboration with NASA. Edited by Anne Collins Goodyear, Roger Launius, Anthony Springer, and Bertram Ulrich (Welcome Enterprises, $40)

Aviation history is impressively told through the art and literature it spawned.