SHINING THROUGH by Susan Isaacs (Ballantine: $5.95). A woman scorned by her husband rebounds, rather than retreats, by becoming an espionage operative in Nazi Germany.
DOCTORS by Eric Segal (Bantam: $5.95). Two doctors, Harvard, class of '62, reunite and commit their renowned independent successes and talents to a shared cause.
SELECTED SHORT STORIES OF NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE, edited by Alfred Kazin (Fawcett: $3.95). Compendium of short stories from the author of "The Scarlet Letter" and "The House of the Seven Gables."
FIREFLY SUMMER by Maeve Binchy (Delacorte: $4.95). Millionaire Patrick O'Neill returns to the Irish village that renounced his grandfather decades earlier.
FOR THE RECORD
Los Angeles Times Sunday August 20, 1989 Home Edition Book Review Page 10 Book Review Desk 1 inches; 32 words Type of Material: Correction
In last week's "Just Released in Paper" column, an incorrect number was given for Vortex Communications, the publisher of "L.A. Health: The Ultimate Guide to Health & Fitness in Los Angeles." The correct number is (213) 455-0097.
NIGHT SHADOW by Catherine Coulter (Avon: $4.50). The abrupt demise of her benefactor sends Lily Tremaine headlong into the arms of Knight Winthrop, the Viscount Castlerosse.
LOVING RACHEL: A Family's Journey From Grief by Jane Bernstein (Signet: $4.50). Writer's diary of the development, reactions, and readjustments after the birth of her handicapped daughter.
COMING OF AGE IN THE MILKY WAY by Timothy Ferris (Anchor: $10.95). Assortment of characters who have bumped into and attempted to sort through the vastness of universe while conducting less inglorious observations.
A MINNESOTA BOOK OF DAYS (And a Few Nights) by Howard Mohr (Penguin: $8.95). Former writer for The Prairie Home Companion recalls 365 days of Minnesota activity concluding with "the Minnesota Bigfoot . . . for his outstanding role as a Wise Man in the Christmas Pageant. . . ."
FAMILY FARMING: A New Economic Vision by Marty Strange (University of Nebraska Press: $7.50). Study of the decline and rise of the family run farm and corporate farm, respectively.
PRIVATE DEMONS: The Life of Shirley Jackson by Judy Oppenheimer (Fawcett: $10.95). Jackson was noted for her macabre stories which exhibited and alluded to Freudian symbolism.
SELF-HELP / REFERENCE
WATERWORKS by D. Baloti Lawrence (Perigee: $14.95). How hydrotherapy can assist in stress reduction, beauty enhancement and physical therapy.
L.A. HEALTH: The Ultimate Guide to Health & Fitness in Los Angeles, edited by Cynthia Riddle (Vortex Communications: $9.95; 818/706-2706). List 2,000 holistic health-related establishments including counseling centers, spas, caterers, bookstores, et al.