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The Accomplice

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The Accomplice - 2019

by Joseph Kanon

Summary: "Gripping and authentic...Kanon; s imagination flourishes [and] the narrative propulsion is clear. A thoroughly satisfying piece of entertainment that extends a tentacle into some serious moral reflection." — The New York Times Book Review The "master of the genre" ( The Washington Post ) Joseph Kanon returns with a heart-pounding and intelligent espionage novel about a Nazi war criminal who was supposed to be dead, the rogue CIA agent on his trail, and the beautiful woman connected to...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

The Adventure of the Peculiar Protocols

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The Adventure Of The Peculiar Protocols - 2019

by Nicholas Meyer

Summary: This program is read by Downton Abbey actor David Robb, and includes a bonus conversation with the author. With the international bestseller The Seven-Per-Cent Solution , Nicholas Meyer brought to light a previously unpublished case of Sherlock Holmes, as recorded by Dr. John H. Watson. Now Meyer returns with a shocking discovery—an unknown case drawn from a recently unearthed Watson journal. January 1905: Holmes and Watson are summoned by Holmes; brother Mycroft to undertake a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

After the Flood

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After The Flood - 2019

by Kassandra Montag

Summary: An inventive and riveting epic saga, After the Flood signals the arrival of an extraordinary new talent. A little more than a century from now, our world has been utterly transformed. After years of slowly overtaking the continent, rising floodwaters have obliterated America; s great coastal cities and then its heartland, leaving nothing but an archipelago of mountaintop colonies surrounded by a deep expanse of open water. Stubbornly independent Myra and her precocious seven-year-old daughter,...  read more »

Genres: Mysteries & Thrillers • Science Fiction & Fantasy

After the Funeral

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After The Funeral - 2012

by Agatha Christie

Summary: Hercule Poirot is called on to investigate the murder of a brother and sister, in this classic Agatha Christie mystery now available in an updated edition with a foreword Sophie Hannah. "He was murdered, wasn; t he?" When Cora Lansquenet is savagely murdered, the extraordinary remark she had made the previous day at her brother Richard; s funeral suddenly takes on a chilling significance. At the reading of Richard; s will, Cora was clearly heard to say, "It; s been hushed up very nicely, hasn;...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

Agent Running in the Field

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Agent Running In The Field - 2019

by John Le Carr

Summary: "[Le Carré; s] novels are so brilliant because they; re emotionally and psychologically absolutely true, but of course they; re novels." — New York Times Book Review A new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author John le Carré Nat, a 47 year-old veteran of Britain; s Secret Intelligence Service, believes his years as an agent runner are over. He is back in London with his wife, the long-suffering Prue. But with the growing threat from Moscow Centre, the office has...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

Agent running in the field [CD book]

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Agent Running In The Field - 2019

by John Le Carre

Summary: At nearly fifty, Nat is certain his years as an agent runner are over, but Britain's Secret Intelligence Service offers him an alternative to retirement: take over a small substation with a group of rough and unready spies. With this new assignment come some alarming developments that all seem to revolve around Nat's new badminton partner, of all people, and he has to stage one last plot to keep everything in check.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Political • Thrillers

Akin [CD book]

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Akin - 2019

by Emma Donoghue

Summary: "Noah Selvaggio is a retired chemistry professor and widower living on the Upper West Side, but born in the South of France. He is days away from his first visit back to Nice since he was a child, bringing with him a handful of puzzling photos he's discovered from his mother's wartime years. But he receives a call from social services: Noah is the closest available relative of an eleven-year-old great-nephew he's never met, who urgently needs someone to look after him. Out of a feeling of...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Psychologica

All the Flowers in Paris

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All The Flowers In Paris - 2019

by Sarah Jio

Summary: Two women are connected across time by the city of Paris, a mysterious stack of love letters, and shocking secrets sweeping from World War II to the present —for readers of Sarah; s Key and The Nightingale . "Sarah Jio weaves past and present in this eminently readable novel about love, gratitude, and forgiveness. I tore through the pages!"— New York Times bestselling author Christina Baker Kline When Caroline wakes up in a Paris hospital with no memory of her past, she; s confused...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

All This Could Be Yours

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All This Could Be Yours - 2019

by Jami Attenberg

Summary: From critically acclaimed New York Times best-selling author Jami Attenberg comes a novel of family secrets: think the drama of Big Little Lies set in the heat of a New Orleans summer "If I know why they are the way they are, then maybe I can learn why I am the way I am," says Alex Tuchman of her parents. Now that her father is on his deathbed, Alex—a strong-headed lawyer, devoted mother, and loving sister—feels she can finally unearth the secrets of who Victor is and what he did...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Ann Leckie Interview

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Ann Leckie Interview - 2016

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Science Fiction author extraordinaire, Ann Leckie, joins the Professional Book Nerds podcast to discuss world building and the pressure of following a wildly successful debut novel.

Genre: History & Culture

Any Other Name

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Any Other Name - 2014

by Craig Johnson

Summary: Sheriff Walt Longmire had already rounded up a sizable posse of devoted readers when the A&E television series Longmire sent the Wyoming lawman; s popularity skyrocketing. Now, in Any Other Name, Walt is sinking into high-plains winter discontent when his former boss, Lucian Conally, asks him to take on a mercy case in an adjacent county. Detective Gerald Holman is dead and Lucian wants to know what drove his old friend to take his own life. With the clock ticking on the birth of his first...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

Art Matters

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Art Matters - 2018

by Neil Gaiman

Summary: A stunning and timely creative call-to-arms combining four extraordinary written pieces by Neil Gaiman. "The world always seems brighter when you; ve just made something that wasn; t there before."—Neil Gaiman Drawn from Gaiman; s trove of published speeches, poems, and creative manifestos, Art Matters is an embodiment of this remarkable multi-media artist; s vision—an exploration of how reading, imagining, and creating can transform the world and our lives. Art Matters bring...  read more »

Genre: History & Culture

The Art of Making Memories

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The Art Of Making Memories - 2019

by Meik Wiking

Summary: What; s the actual secret to happiness? Great memories! Meik Wiking—happiness researcher and New York Times bestselling author of The Little Book of Hygge and The Little Book of Lykke—shows us how to create memories that make life sweet in this charming audiobook. Do you remember your first kiss? The day you graduated? Your favorite vacation? Or the best meal you ever had? Memories are the cornerstones of our identity, shaping who we are, how we act, and how we feel. In his work as...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Self Development

Ayobami Adebayo Interview

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Ayobami Adebayo Interview - 2016

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Ayobami Adebayo joins the Professional Book Nerds podcast to discuss using settings as characters and learning her craft from the writers who came before her.

Genre: History & Culture

Best Audiobooks of 2018

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Best Audiobooks Of 2018 - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Robin Witten of Audiofile Magazine joins the podcast to discuss the best audiobooks.

Genre: History & Culture

Best Self

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Best Self - 2019

by Mike Bayer

Summary: New York Times Bestseller Foreword by Dr. Phil McGraw Ask yourself...are you truly who you want to be? Is this the life you really want? Are you living each day as your best self? What can you change, today? How would you answer those questions? Think about your daily life. Are you thriving, or going through the motions? Are your days full of work, relationships and activities that are true to your authentic self, or do you feel trapped on a treadmill of responsibility? If you dream of a better...  read more »

Genre: Self Development

The bitterest pill [CD book]

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The Bitterest Pill - 2019

by Robert B Parker

Summary: When a popular cheerleader dies of a suspected overdose, Police Chief Stone battles school administrators, teachers, distrustful students, and overprotective parents as he tries to unravel the drug supply chain and expose the criminals behind it.

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Blowout

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Blowout - 2019

by Rachel Maddow

Summary: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Big Oil and Gas Versus Democracy—Winner Take All In 2010, the words "earthquake swarm" entered the lexicon in Oklahoma. That same year, a trove of Michael Jackson memorabilia—including his iconic crystal-encrusted white glove—was sold at auction for over $1 million to a guy who was, officially, just the lowly forestry minister of the tiny nation of Equatorial Guinea. And in 2014, Ukrainian revolutionaries raided the palace of their ousted president...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Politics & Government

Blue moon [CD book]

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Blue Moon - 2019

by Lee Child

Summary: "In the next highly anticipated installment of Lee Child's acclaimed suspense series, Jack Reacher comes to the aid of an elderly couple...and confronts his most dangerous opponents yet. This isn't one of those times. Reacher is on a Greyhound bus, minding his own business, with no particular place to go, and all the time in the world to get there. Then he steps off the bus to help an old man who is obviously just a victim waiting to happen. But you know what they say about good deeds. Now...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The Bone Houses

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The Bone Houses - 2019

by Emily Lloyd-jones

Summary: An instant IndieBound bestseller! Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets Sky in the Deep in this bewitching, historical horror novel, perfect for fans of Holly Black and V.E. Schwab. Seventeen-year-old Aderyn ("Ryn") only cares about two things: her family and her family; s graveyard. And right now, both are in dire straits. Since the death of their parents, Ryn and her siblings have been scraping together a meager existence as gravediggers in the remote village of Colbren, which sits at the foot of a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Young Adult

A book of bones [CD book]

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A Book Of Bones - 2019

by John Connolly

Summary: He is our best hope. He is our last hope. On a lonely moor in the northeast of England, the body of a young woman is discovered near the site of a vanished church. In the south, a girl lies buried beneath a Saxon mound. To the southeast, the ruins of a priory hide a human skull. Each is a sacrifice, a summons. And something in the darkness has heard the call. But another is coming: Parker the hunter, the avenger. From the forests of Maine to the deserts of the Mexican border, from the canals of...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The book woman of Troublesome Creek [CD book]

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The Book Woman Of Troublesome Creek - 2019

by Kim Michele Richardson

Summary: "Cussy Mary Carter is the last of her kind, her skin the color of a blue damselfly in these dusty hills. But that doesn't mean she's got nothing to offer. As a member of the Pack Horse Library Project, Cussy delivers books to the hill folk of Troublesome, hoping to spread learning in these desperate times. But not everyone is so keen on Cussy's family or the Library Project, and the hardscrabble Kentuckians are quick to blame a Blue for any trouble in their small town. The Book Woman of...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Bookshop on the Shore

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The Bookshop On The Shore - 2019

by Jenny Colgan

Summary: A grand baronial house on Loch Ness, a quirky small-town bookseller, and a single mom looking for a fresh start all come together in this witty and warm-hearted novel by New York Times bestselling author Jenny Colgan. Desperate to escape from London, single mother Zoe wants to build a new life for herself and her four year old son Hari. She can barely afford the crammed studio apartment on a busy street where shouting football fans keep them awake all night. Hari; s dad, Jaz, a charismatic but...  read more »

Genre: Beach Reads & Romance

The Bromance Book Club

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The Bromance Book Club - 2019

by Lyssa Kay Adams

Summary: The first rule of book club: You don; t talk about book club. Nashville Legends second baseman Gavin Scott; s marriage is in major league trouble. He; s recently discovered a humiliating secret: his wife Thea has always faked the Big O. When he loses his cool at the revelation, it; s the final straw on their already strained relationship. Thea asks for a divorce, and Gavin realizes he; s let his pride and fear get the better of him. Welcome to the Bromance Book Club. Distraught and desperate,...  read more »

Genre: Beach Reads & Romance

Call Sign Chaos

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Call Sign Chaos - 2019

by Jim Mattis

Summary: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A clear-eyed account of learning how to lead in a chaotic world, by General Jim Mattis—the former Secretary of Defense and one of the most formidable strategic thinkers of our time—and Bing West, a former assistant secretary of defense and combat Marine. Call Sign Chaos is the account of Jim Mattis; s storied career, from wide-ranging leadership roles in three wars to ultimately commanding a quarter of a million troops across the Middle East. Along the...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Business, Investing & Careers

A Caribbean Mystery

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A Caribbean Mystery - 2012

by Agatha Christie

Summary: The delightful Miss Marple is ensnared in A Caribbean Mystery when a retired military man sparks her curiosity with a photograph and a strange story of a murderer As Miss Marple sat basking in the Caribbean sunshine, she felt mildly discontented with life. True, the warmth eased her rheumatism, but here in paradise nothing ever happened. Eventually, her interest was aroused by an old soldier; s yarn about a murderer he had known. Infuriatingly, just as he was about to show her a snapshot of this acquaintance, the Major was suddenly interrupted. A diversion that was to prove fatal.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

Carter Wilson Interview

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Carter Wilson Interview - 2016

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Carter Wilson joins the Professional Book Nerds to discuss online folklore and creating terrifying villains from stories in the media.

Genre: History & Culture

Celestial Bodies

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Celestial Bodies - 2019

by Jokha Alharthi

Summary: In the village of al-Awafi in Oman, we encounter three sisters: Mayya, who marries after a heartbreak; Asma, who marries from a sense of duty; and Khawla, who chooses to refuse all offers and await a reunion with the man she loves, who has emigrated to Canada. These three women and their families, their losses and loves, unspool beautifully against a backdrop of a rapidly changing Oman, a country evolving from a traditional, slave-owning society into its complex present. Through the sisters, we...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Chestnut Man

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The Chestnut Man - 2019

by Soren Sveistrup

Summary: IF YOU FIND ONE, HE; S ALREADY FOUND YOU The heart-pounding debut from the creator of the hit Scandinavian television show The Killing. A psychopath is terrorizing Copenhagen. His calling card is a "chestnut man"—a handmade doll made of matchsticks and two chestnuts—which he leaves at each bloody crime scene. Examining the dolls, forensics makes a shocking discovery—a fingerprint belonging to a young girl, a government minister; s daughter who had been kidnapped and murdered a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

Child's play [CD book]

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Child's Play - 2019

by Danielle Steel

Summary: "A senior partner at a prestigious New York law firm, Kate Morgan couldn't be prouder of her three grown children. Tamara, Anthony, and Claire all went to great schools, chose wonderful career paths, and would have made their father proud. A single mother for years after the death of her husband, Kate keeps a tight rein on her family, her career, and even her own emotions, never once asking herself if she truly knows her children . . . or if her hopes for them are the right ones, and what they...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Chris Ferrie Interview

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Chris Ferrie Interview - 2016

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Chris Ferrie joins the Professional Book Nerds podcast to discuss his Baby University books and writing advance science for newborns!

Genre: History & Culture

The Christmas boutique [CD book]

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The Christmas Boutique - 2019

by Jennifer Chiaverini

Summary: "Just weeks before Christmas, severe wintry weather damages the church hall hosting the Christmas Boutique - an annual sale of handcrafted gifts and baked goods that supports the county food pantry. Determined to save the fundraiser, Sylvia Bergstrom Compson offers to hold the event at Elm Creek Manor, her ancestral family estate and summertime home to Elm Creek Quilt Camp." --

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

The Christmas spirits on Tradd Street [CD book]

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The Christmas Spirits On Tradd Street - 2019

by Karen White

Summary: Melanie Trenholm should be anticipating Christmas with nothing but joy, after all, it's only the second Christmas she and her husband, Jack, will celebrate with their twin toddlers. But the ongoing excavation of the centuries-old cistern in the garden of her historic Tradd Street home has been a huge millstone, both financially and aesthetically. Local students are thrilled by the possibility of unearthing more Colonial-era artifacts at the cistern, but Melanie is concerned by the ghosts...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Occult & Supernatura

Commander in Chief

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Commander In Chief - 2017

by Katy Evans

Summary: We fell in love during the campaign. The stakes were high. Reputations could have been ruined. Scandal hovered over us like a cloud. Now the man I love is the President of the United States of America. And it; s not my vote he; s after. He wants it all-my heart, my body, my soul. He wants me by his side. In the White House. Normalcy will be gone from my life, privacy forgotten. I am only twenty-three. I just wanted to play a part in history. But it seems like history wasn; t done with me. The part where I lost my heart to Matthew Hamilton? It was only the beginning . . .

Genre: Beach Reads & Romance

The concrete blonde [CD book]

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The Concrete Blonde - 2015

by Michael Connelly

Summary: The family of a notorious serial killer whom homicide detective Harry Bosch shot during an arrest four years ago has accused him of killing the wrong man, and has filed a civil suit against the LAPD. The allegation becomes horrifyingly plausible when a new murder occurs with all the hallmarks of the dead slayer's style.

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Thrillers

Conversations with Friends

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Conversations With Friends - 2017

by Sally Rooney

Summary: A sharply intelligent novel about friendship, lust, jealousy, and the unexpected complications of adulthood in the 21st century Frances is a cool-headed and darkly observant young woman, vaguely pursuing a career in writing while studying in Dublin. Her best friend and comrade-in-arms is the beautiful and endlessly self-possessed Bobbi. At a local poetry performance one night, Frances and Bobbi catch the eye of Melissa, a well-known photographer, and as the girls are then gradually drawn into...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Conviction

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Conviction - 2019

by Denise Mina

Summary: "If you loved Killing Eve , you; ll devour Conviction ....A twisting, darkly comic, thrill-a-minute ride." (Erin Kelly, author of He Said/She Said ) A true-crime podcast sets a trophy wife; s present life on a collision course with her secret past. ONE OF THE SUMMER; S BEST READS — O , the Oprah Magazine — Minneapolis Star-Tribune — Seattle Times — Refinery29 — CrimeReads — Publishers Weekly The day Anna McDonald; s quiet, respectable life exploded started...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

A cruel deception [CD book]

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A Cruel Deception - 2019

by Charles Todd

Summary: The Armistice of November 1918 ended the fighting, but the Great War will not be over until a Peace Treaty is drawn up and signed by all parties. Representatives from the Allies are gathering in Paris, and already ominous signs of disagreement have appeared. Sister Bess Crawford is asked to carry out a personal mission in Paris for a Matron at the London headquarters of The Queen Alexandra's. Bess is facing decisions about her own future, even as she searches for the man she is charged with...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Curtain: Poirot; s Last Case

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Curtain: Poirot; S Last Case - 2012

by Agatha Christie

Summary: The legendary detective saves his best for last as he races to apprehend a five-time killer before the final curtain descends in Curtain: Poirot; s Last Case, the last book Agatha Christie published before her death. The crime-fighting careers of Hercule Poirot and Captain Hastings have come full circle—they are back once again in the rambling country house in which they solved their first murder together. Both Hercule Poirot and Great Styles have seen better days—but, despite being...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

Dachshund Through the Snow--An Andy Carpenter Mystery

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Dachshund Through The Snow--An Andy Carpenter Mystery - 2019

by David Rosenfelt

Summary: "Narrator Grover Gardner...makes the experience of listening to this audiobook as delightful as can be." — AudioFile Magazine This Christmas, lawyer Andy Carpenter and his golden retriever, Tara, can; t say no to helping young Danny and his dachshund, Murphy. Lawyer Andy Carpenter and his wife, Laurie, have started a new Christmas tradition. Their local pet store has a Christmas tree, where instead of ornaments there are wishes from those in need. One poignant wish leads Andy to a child...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

Dead lions [CD book]

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Dead Lions - 2013

by Mick Herron

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Dear Wife

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Dear Wife - 2019

by Kimberly Belle

Summary: From the bestselling author of The Marriage Lie and Three Days Missing comes a riveting new novel of suspense about a woman who, in a fight for survival, must decide just how far she; ll go to escape the person she once loved Beth Murphy is on the run... For nearly a year, Beth has been planning for this day. A day some people might call any other Wednesday, but Beth prefers to see it as her new beginning—one with a new look, new name and new city. Beth has given her plan significant...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

The Dearly Beloved

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The Dearly Beloved - 2019

by Cara Wall

Summary: "This gentle, gorgeously written book may be one of my favorites ever." —Jenna Bush Hager (A Today show "Read with Jenna" Book Club Selection!) "A moving portrait of love and friendship set against a backdrop of social change." — The New York Times Book Review (Editor; s Choice) "Here is the power of the novel in its simplest, richest form: bearing intimate witness to human beings grappling with their faith and falling in love. That Wall executes it so beautifully? Well, this is...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Dennis Bock Interview

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Dennis Bock Interview - 2016

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Dennis Bock joins the Professional Book Nerds podcast to discuss the life of Norman Bethune and creating fictional lives for historical characters.

Genre: History & Culture

Diamond Doris

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Diamond Doris - 2019

by Doris Payne

Summary: In the ebullient spirit of Ocean; s 8, The Heist, and Thelma & Louise, a sensational and entertaining memoir of the world; s most notorious jewel thief—a woman who defied society; s prejudices and norms to carve her own path, stealing from elite jewelers to live her dreams. Growing up during the Depression in the segregated coal town of Slab Fork, West Virginia, Doris Payne was told her dreams were unattainable for poor black girls like her. Surrounded by people who sought to limit...  read more »

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

Elevator Pitch

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Elevator Pitch - 2019

by Linwood Barclay

Summary: The New York Times bestselling author of A Noise Downstairs and No Time for Goodbye returns with an edge-of-your-seat thriller that does for elevators what Psycho did for showers and Jaws did for the beach—a heart-pounding tale in which a series of disasters paralyzes New York City with fear. It all begins on a Monday, when four people board an elevator in a Manhattan office tower. Each presses a button for their floor, but the elevator proceeds, non-stop, to the top. Once there, it stops...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

The End is Always Near

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The End Is Always Near - 2019

by Dan Carlin

Summary: Dan Carlin looks at apocalyptic moments from the past as a way to frame the challenges of the future. Carlin examines questions and historical events that force us to consider what sounds like fantasy: that we might suffer the same fate that all previous eras did. Will our world ever become a ruin for future archaeologists to dig up and explore? Combining his trademark mix of storytelling, history, and weirdness, Carlin connects the past and future in fascinating and colorful ways. At the same...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Politics & Government

Exit fee [CD book]

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Exit Fee - 2019

by Brad Taylor

Summary: "Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill are no strangers to international conflict, but this time they're facing a threat much closer to home. Amena, the young Syrian refugee they have taken into their care, is having trouble settling into her new life in South Carolina. As they all struggle to figure out the bounds of their new life, a fight with Pike sends Amena running to the streets of Charleston, where she befriends a girl and her Serbian guardian who may not be as harmless as they seem.Pike, wild...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

F. C. Yee Interview

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F. C. Yee Interview - 2016

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Young Adult author F.C. Yee joins the Professional Book Nerds to talk about his debut novel The Epic Crush of Genie Lo .

Genre: History & Culture

Family Upstairs

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Family Upstairs - 2019

by Lisa Jewell

Summary: "Rich, dark, and intricately twisted, this enthralling whodunit mixes family saga with domestic noir to brilliantly chilling effect." —Ruth Ware, New York Times bestselling author "A haunting, atmospheric, stay-up-way-too-late read." —Megan Miranda, New York Times bestselling author From the New York Times bestselling author of Then She Was Gone comes another page-turning look inside one family; s past as buried secrets threaten to come to light. Be careful who you let in. Soon...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

The family upstairs [CD book]

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The Family Upstairs - 2019

by Lisa Jewell

Summary: Gifted musician Clemency Thompson is playing for tourists on the streets of southern France when she receives an urgent text message. Her childhood friend, Lucy, is demanding her immediate return to London. It's happening, says the message. The baby is back. Libby Jones was only six months old when she became an orphan. Now twenty-five, she's astounded to learn of an inheritance that will change her life. A gorgeous, dilapidated townhouse in one of London's poshest neighborhoods has been held...  read more »

Genres: Audio Dramas • Literature & Fiction • Psychological • Thrillers

The fifth column [CD book]

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The Fifth Column - 2019

by Andrew Gross

Summary: February, 1939. Europe teeters on the brink of war. In New York City, twenty-two thousand cheering Nazi supporters pack Madison Square Garden for a raucous, hate-filled rally. In a Hell's Kitchen bar, Charles Mossman is reeling from the loss of his job and the demise of his marriage when a group draped in Nazi flags barges in. Drunk, Charlie takes a swing at one with tragic results and a torrent of unintended consequences follows. Two years later. America is wrestling with whether to enter the...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Final option [CD book]

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Final Option - 2019

by Clive Cussler

Summary: Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon are back with a new adventure in this thrilling suspense novel in Clive Cussler's number one New York Times best selling series. Juan Cabrillo and his team of expert operatives return in this latest entry in Clive Cussler's Oregon Files series. Aboard the Oregon, one of the most advanced spy ships ever built, they face new challenges and nemeses as they undertake another dangerous mission.

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Firefly Lane [CD book]

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Firefly Lane - 2014

by Kristin Hannah

Summary: In the summer of 1974, Kate Mularkey has accepted her place at the bottom of the eighth-grade social food chain. Then, to her amazement, the coolest girl in the world moves in across the street and wants to be her friend. Tully Hart seems to have it all - beauty, brains, ambition. On the surface they are as opposite as two people can be: Kate, doomed to be forever uncool, with a loving family who mortifies her at every turn; Tully, steeped in glamour and mystery, but with a secret that is...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

For the Love of Men

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For The Love Of Men - 2019

by Liz Plank

Summary: This program is read by the author. A nonfiction investigation into masculinity, For The Love of Men provides actionable steps for how to be a man in the modern world, while also exploring how being a man in the world has evolved. In 2019, traditional masculinity is both rewarded and sanctioned. Men grow up being told that boys don; t cry and dolls are for girls (a newer phenomenon than you might realize—gendered toys came back in vogue as recently as the 80s). They learn they must hide...  read more »

Genre: History & Culture

For the Love of Music

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For The Love Of Music - 2019

by John Mauceri

Summary: With a lifetime of experience, profound understanding, and heartwarming appreciation, an internationally celebrated conductor and teacher, answers the questions: Why should I listen to classical music, and how can I get the most from the listening experience? A protégée of Leonard Bernstein—his assistant for 18 years—and an eminent conductor who has toured and recorded all over the world, John Mauceri helps us to reap the joy and pleasures classical music has to offer....  read more »

Genre: History & Culture

Frankissstein

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Frankissstein - 2019

by Jeanette Winterson

Summary: Since her astonishing debut at twenty-five with Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit , Jeanette Winterson has achieved worldwide critical and commercial success as "one of the most daring and inventive writers of our time" ( Elle ). Her new novel, Frankissstein , is an audacious love story that weaves together disparate lives into an exploration of transhumanism, artificial intelligence, and queer love. Lake Geneva, 1816. Nineteen-year-old Mary Shelley is inspired to write a story about a scientist...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Full Throttle

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Full Throttle - 2019

by Joe Hill

Summary: The number one New York Times best-selling author of The Fireman and Strange Weather returns with a dark and ingenious collection of 13 compelling short stories that showcase his ability to "push genre conventions to new extremes" (New York Times Book Review), performed by a stunning multi-cast featuring Zachary Quinto, Wil Wheaton, Kate Mulgrew, Neil Gaiman, Ashleigh Cummings, Joe Hill, Laysla De Oliveira, Nate Corddry, Connor Jessup, Stephen Lang, and George Guidall. In this masterful...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

Gay Girl, Good God

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Gay Girl, Good God - 2018

by Jackie Hill Perry

Summary: "I used to be a lesbian." In Gay Girl, Good God , author Jackie Hill Perry shares her own story, offering practical tools that helped her in the process of finding wholeness. Jackie grew up fatherless and experienced gender confusion. She embraced masculinity and homosexuality with every fiber of her being. She knew that Christians had a lot to say about all of the above. But was she supposed to change herself? How was she supposed to stop loving women, when homosexuality felt more natural to...  read more »

Genre: Religion & Spirituality

Generation Friends

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Generation Friends - 2019

by Saul Austerlitz

Summary: A fascinating behind-the-scenes look at Friends , published for the twenty-fifth anniversary of the show; s premiere. Howyoudoin; ? In September 1994, six friends sat down in their favorite coffee shop and began bantering about sex, relationships, jobs, and just about everything else. A quarter of a century later, new fans are still finding their way into the lives of Rachel, Ross, Joey, Chandler, Monica, and Phoebe, and thanks to the show; s immensely talented creators, its intimate...  read more »

Genre: History & Culture

Get a Life, Chloe Brown

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Get A Life, Chloe Brown - 2019

by Talia Hibbert

Summary: "Absolutely charming... a flawless balance of humor, heat, sweetness, and depth, and I loved every page." – Helen Hoang, USA Today bestselling author of The Bride Test Talia Hibbert, one of contemporary romance; s brightest new stars, delivers a witty, hilarious romantic comedy about a woman who; s tired of being "boring" and recruits her mysterious, sexy neighbor to help her experience new things—perfect for fans of Sally Thorne, Jasmine Guillory, and Helen Hoang! Chloe Brown is a...  read more »

Genre: Beach Reads & Romance

Girl Last Seen

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Girl Last Seen - 2017

by Nina Laurin

Summary: Two missing girls. Thirteen years apart. Olivia Shaw has been missing since last Tuesday. She was last seen outside the entrance of her elementary school in Hunts Point wearing a white spring jacket, blue jeans, and pink boots. I force myself to look at the face in the photo, into her slightly smudged features, and I can; t bring myself to move. Olivia Shaw could be my mirror image, rewound to thirteen years ago. If you have any knowledge of Olivia Shaw; s whereabouts or any relevant...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

Girls Like Us

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Girls Like Us - 2019

by Cristina Alger

Summary: An Instant New York Times Bestseller From the celebrated and bestselling author of The Banker; s Wife , worlds collide when an FBI agent investigates a string of grisly murders on Long Island that raises the impossible question: What happens when the primary suspect is your father? FBI Agent Nell Flynn hasn; t been home in ten years. Nell and her father, Homicide Detective Martin Flynn, have never had much of a relationship. And Suffolk County will always be awash in memories of her mother,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

Gods of the Upper Air

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Gods Of The Upper Air - 2019

by Charles King

Summary: "Elegant and kaleidoscopic . . . This looks to be the perfect moment for King; s resolutely humane book." —Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times "Captivating." — NPR.org From an award-winning historian comes a dazzling history of the birth of cultural anthropology and the adventurous scientists who pioneered it—a sweeping chronicle of discovery and the fascinating origin story of our multicultural world. A century ago, everyone knew that people were fated by their race, sex, and...  read more »

Genre: History & Culture

The Golden Hour

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The Golden Hour - 2019

by Beatriz Williams

Summary: The New York Times bestselling author of The Summer Wives and A Certain Age creates a dazzling epic of World War II-era Nassau—a hotbed of spies, traitors, and the most infamous couple of the age, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. The Bahamas, 1941. Newly-widowed Leonora "Lulu" Randolph arrives in Nassau to investigate the Governor and his wife for a New York society magazine. After all, American readers have an insatiable appetite for news of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, that...  read more »

Genre: Beach Reads & Romance

The Gone Dead

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The Gone Dead - 2019

by Chanelle Benz

Summary: Billie James; inheritance isn; t much: a little money and a shack in the Mississippi Delta. The house once belonged to her father, a renowned black poet who died unexpectedly when Billie was four years old. Though Billie was there when the accident happened, she has no memory of that day—and she hasn; t been back to the South since. Thirty years later, Billie returns but her father; s home is unnervingly secluded: her only neighbors are the McGees, the family whose history has been...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Gown

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The Gown - 2018

by Jennifer Robson

Summary: From the internationally bestselling author of Somewhere in France comes an enthralling historical novel about one of the most famous wedding dresses of the twentieth century—Queen Elizabeth; s wedding gown—and the fascinating women who made it. "Millions will welcome this joyous event as a flash of color on the long road we have to travel." —Sir Winston Churchill on the news of Princess Elizabeth; s forthcoming wedding London, 1947: Besieged by the harshest winter in living...  read more »

Genre: Beach Reads & Romance

Grand Union

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Grand Union - 2019

by Zadie Smith

Summary: Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal! A dazzling collection of short fiction Zadie Smith has established herself as one of the most iconic, critically respected, and popular writers of her generation. In her first short story collection, she combines her power of observation and her inimitable voice to mine the fraught and complex experience of life in the modern world. Interleaving eleven completely new and unpublished stories with some of her best-loved pieces from The New Yorker and elsewhere,...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

A Guest of the Reich

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A Guest Of The Reich - 2019

by Peter Finn

Summary: The dramatic story of a South Carolina heiress who joined the OSS and became the first American woman in uniform taken prisoner on the Western front—until her escape from Nazi Germany. Gertrude "Gertie" Legendre was a big-game hunter from a wealthy industrial family who lived a charmed life in Jazz Age America. Her adventurous spirit made her the inspiration for the Broadway play Holiday, which became a film starring Katharine Hepburn. When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Legendre, by...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • History & Culture

Gwendy; s Magic Feather

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Gwendy; S Magic Feather - 2019

by Richard Chizmar

Summary: A FOREWORD BY STEPHEN KING IS INCLUDED ON PDF! In this thrilling sequel to the New York Times bestselling novella by Stephen King and award-winning author Richard Chizmar, an adult Gwendy is summoned back to Castle Rock after the mysterious reappearance of the button box. Something evil has swept into the small Maine town of Castle Rock on the heels of the latest winter storm. Sheriff Norris Ridgewick and his team are desperately searching for two missing girls, but time is running out. In...  read more »

Genres: Mysteries & Thrillers • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Hive--Book 2 of the Second Formic War

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The Hive--Book 2 Of The Second Formic War - 2019

by Orson Scott Card

Summary: New York Times bestselling authors Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston return to the prequels to Ender; s Game following The Swarm with The Hive , the second audiobook in the Second Formic War. Card and Johnston continue the fast-paced hard science fiction history of the Formic Wars—the alien invasions of Earth; s Solar System that ultimately led to Ender Wiggin; s total victory in Ender; s Game . A coalition of Earth; s nations barely fought off the Formics; first scout ship. Now it; s...  read more »

Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Hot Young Widows Club

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The Hot Young Widows Club - 2019

by Nora Mcinerny

Summary: From the host of the popular podcast, Terrible, Thanks for Asking , comes a wise, humorous roadmap and caring resource for anyone going through the loss of a loved one—or even a difficult life moment. In the span of a few weeks, thirty-something Nora McInerny had a miscarriage, lost her father to cancer, and lost her husband due to a brain tumor. Her life fell apart. What Nora discovered during this dark time is that, when you; re in these hard moments, it can feel impossible to feel like...  read more »

Genre: Self Development

I Miss You When I Blink

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I Miss You When I Blink - 2019

by Mary Laura Philpott

Summary: NATIONAL BESTSELLER "I; ve spent my adult life prowling bookshelves for the modern-day reincarnation of my favorite authors—Nora Ephron, Erma Bombeck, Jean Kerr, and Laurie Colwin—all rolled into one...Good news: I have finally found their successor." —Elisabeth Egan, The Washington Post Acclaimed essayist and bookseller Mary Laura Philpott presents a charmingly relatable and wise memoir-in-essays about what happened after she checked off all the boxes on her successful life;...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Self Development

I Really Didn; t Think This Through

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I Really Didn; T Think This Through - 2018

by Beth Evans

Summary: Popular Instagram artist Beth Evans (197k followers) tackles a range of issues—from whimsical musings to deeply personal struggles—in this imaginative anti-guide to being your own person. Welcome To Adulthood! Hey, wait—where are you going...? Did you ever wish your best friend—the person you would trust with your innermost secrets, the person whose wisdom and comfort you seek in times of stress or self-doubt—could draw? Popular Instagram illustrator, Beth Evans,...  read more »

Genre: Self Development

If Only I Could Tell You

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If Only I Could Tell You - 2019

by Hannah Beckerman

Summary: Hannah Beckerman pens a life-affirming novel that tells the story of a family divided and the secret that can possibly unite them—a must for fans of This Is Us. "I loved it (even though it made me cry)."—Jojo Moyes A secret between two sisters. A lifetime of lies unraveling. Can one broken family find their way back to each other? Audrey; s dream as a mother had been for her daughters, Jess and Lily, to be as close as only sisters can be. But now, as adults, they no longer speak to...  read more »

Genre: Beach Reads & Romance

Interview with Alexandra Robbins

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Interview With Alexandra Robbins - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Jill interviews Alexandra Robbins, author of The Overachievers , The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth , and Pledged . Her latest book Fraternity is out now.

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Brad Meltzer, Part II

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Interview With Brad Meltzer, Part II - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Adam and Brad Meltzer rekindle their Muppet-fueled friendship after nearly 2 1/2 years apart. They discuss his new book The First Conspiracy which he co-wrote with Josh Mensch about the time George Washington was nearly assassinated before the Revolutionary War ever began.

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Charlaine Harris

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Interview With Charlaine Harris - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Jill and Adam interview the great Charlaine Harris, well-known author of the Sookie Stackhouse Chronicles, The Aurora Teagarden series, and the Midnight, Texas series, all of which have been turned into television adaptations.

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Delia Owens

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Interview With Delia Owens - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Jill and Adam interview New York Times bestselling author Delia Owens, author of Where the Crawdads Sing . They discuss her fascinating life studying wildlife in Africa and how she learned to adjust to her life upon returning.

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Fiona Davis, Part II

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Interview With Fiona Davis, Part II - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Former guest and friend of the podcast Fiona Davis returns to talk about her latest book, The Masterpiece .

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

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Interview With Greer Hendricks And Sarah Pekkanen - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Adam interviews bestselling authors Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen about their new thriller An Anonymous Girl . They talk about the ethical decisions we all make every day and the psychology involved with morality.

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Gretchen Rubin

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Interview With Gretchen Rubin - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Adam and Jill chat with Gretchen Rubin about her new book Outer Order Inner Calm and offer tips about how decluttering our lives can help bring us happiness.

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Jasmine Guillory

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Interview With Jasmine Guillory - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Jill is joined by Jasmine Guillory, author of the new book The Proposal . Jill and Jasmine discuss romance books, Roxane Gay, and writing with a full-time job

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Kari Lynn Dell

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Interview With Kari Lynn Dell - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: This episode, sponsored by Sourcebooks and Sourcebooks Casablanca, features a conversation with romance suspense writer Kari Lynn Dell discussing her contemporary Texas Rodeo western romance series.

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Katie Ruggle

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Interview With Katie Ruggle - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: This episode, Sponsored by Sourcebooks, features Katie Ruggle discussing her pulse-pounding romantic suspense novels and writing what she knows.

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Kristen Roupenian

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Interview With Kristen Roupenian - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Adam interviews Kristen Roupenian about her new collection of short stories You Know You Want This featuring the widely read and hotly debated Cat Person.

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Leife Shallcross

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Interview With Leife Shallcross - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Adam interviews Australian author Leife Shallcross about her new book The Beast; s Heart . This story is a retelling of Beauty and the Beast but through the beasts eyes.

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Lincoln Peirce

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Interview With Lincoln Peirce - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Adam interviews Lincoln Peirce, best known for his long running comic and novels in the Big Nate universe. He is back with a new book called Max and the Midknights , his first story outside of the the Big Nate world.

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Madeline Miller

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Interview With Madeline Miller - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Adam sits down with Madeline Miller about her instant bestselling novel Circe , mythology, and Shakespeare

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Mallory O; Meara

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Interview With Mallory O; Meara - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Adam interviews friend of the show, Mallory O; Meara about her new book Lady from the Black Lagoon ! In this story Mallory tells the life story of the woman behind the design of the Creature from the Black Lagoon while also sharing her own experiences in the film world.

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Marie Benedict, Part III

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Interview With Marie Benedict, Part III - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Marie Benedict stopped by the office on her way to Indianapolis so we just had to record a quick chat about her new book The Only Woman in the Room .

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Ngozi Ukazu

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Interview With Ngozi Ukazu - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: What do hockey, baking, vlogging and comics have in common? They; re all a part of what makes Ngozi so amazing! She is the creator of Check, Please! Ngozi chats with Adam about where the idea came from for Check, Please! and how she creates each episode

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Rebecca Hanover

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Interview With Rebecca Hanover - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Adam chats with debut YA author Rebecca Hanover about her debut novel The Similars . She tells a wonderful story about high school, clones, acceptance and mystery.

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Ryder Carroll

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Interview With Ryder Carroll - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Jill chats with Ryder Carroll, inventor of the wildly popular Bullet Journal Method . He has a new book out about the practice called The Bullet Journal Method and he and Jill chat all things bujo.

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Samantha Shannon

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Interview With Samantha Shannon - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Adam chats with Samantha Shannon, internationally bestselling author of The Bone Season series to discuss her new high fantasy standalone novel The Priory of the Orange Tree , a sweeping saga of queendoms, dragons, and a divided world.

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Sarah Smarsh

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Interview With Sarah Smarsh - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Adam interviews Sarah Smarsh, journalist and author of the New York Times best selling memoir Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth . They discuss today; s political climate, the struggle of lower class farmers, the effect the news and classism have society, and the similarities and differences between poverty in urban and rural areas.

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Stuart Turton

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Interview With Stuart Turton - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Jill and Adam interview Stuart Turton, author of the phenomenally mysterious The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle . We discuss his passion for Agatha Christie, how to make a murder mystery that lives up to her legacy, & editing this masterpiece.

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Victoria Schwab

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Interview With Victoria Schwab - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Adam chatted with Victoria (V.E.) Schwab about her all of her new upcoming projects including The Steel Prince (graphic novel), the re-release of The Near Witch (fantasy), and her new Cassidy Blake series book coming later this year.

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Wayetu Moore

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Interview With Wayetu Moore - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Jill interviews Wayetu Moore, author of She Would Be King , which was a Sarah Jessica Parker Book Club Central Pick. Wayetu shares the impact of storytelling in Liberia; s cultural history and the importance of African voices in literature.

Genre: History & Culture

Interview with Whitney Gardner

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Interview With Whitney Gardner - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Whitney Gardner, author and illustrator of Chaotic Good and You; re Welcome, Universe . Her latest book, Fake Blood , is out now.

Genre: History & Culture

Is There Still Sex in the City?

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Is There Still Sex In The City? - 2019

by Candace Bushnell

Summary: Set between the Upper East Side of Manhattan and a country enclave known as The Village, Is There Still Sex in the City? gathers Bushnell; s signature short, sharp, satirical commentaries on the love and dating habits of middle-aged men and women as they continue to navigate the ever-modernizing world of relationships. Throughout, Bushnell documents 21st century dating phenomenon, such as the "Unintended Cub Situation" in which a sensible older woman suddenly becomes the love interest of a much...  read more »

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

It Would Be Night in Caracas

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It Would Be Night In Caracas - 2019

by Karina Sainz Borgo

Summary: Told with gripping intensity, It Would be Night in Caracas chronicles one woman; s desperate battle to survive amid the dangerous, sometimes deadly, turbulence of modern Venezuela and the lengths she must go to secure her future. In Caracas, Venezuela, Adelaida Falcon stands over an open grave. Alone, except for harried undertakers, she buries her mother–the only family Adelaida has ever known. Numb with grief, Adelaida returns to the apartment they shared. Outside the window that she...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

James Moloney Interview

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James Moloney Interview - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: James Moloney joins the Professional Book Nerds where on today; s episode, Adam chats with with him about latest novel The Love That I Have , which was selected as a Together We Read book club title for Australia and New Zealand.

Genre: History & Culture

James S.A. Corey Interview

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James S.A. Corey Interview - 2016

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: James S.A. Corey joins the Professional Book Nerds to discuss the wildly popular Expanse series, being involved with the television series, Star Wars and much more.

Genre: History & Culture

Juliet; s School of Possibilities

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Juliet; S School Of Possibilities - 2019

by Laura Vanderkam

Summary: A charming, life-changing fable that will help you rethink your whole approach to time, priorities, and possibilities. Riley Jenkins is in trouble. An ambitious, hardworking consultant in her late twenties, she; s used to a lifetime of nearly perfect evaluations - until she gets a terrible performance review from her boss. How is that possible when Riley does everything her clients want - including answering emails 24/7 - faster than they expect it? That; s precisely the problem: she; s spread...  read more »

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Self Development

Killer Instinct

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Killer Instinct - 2019

by James Patterson

Summary: Dr. Dylan Reinhart and Detective Elizabeth Needham—now known to audiences from the top-rated CBS series—reunite to stop the most sinister plot against New York City since 9/11. The murder of an Ivy League professor pulls Dr. Dylan Reinhart out of his ivory tower and onto the streets of New York, where he reunites with his old partner, Detective Elizabeth Needham. As the worst act of terror since 9/11 strikes the city, a name on the casualty list rocks Dylan; s world. Is his secret...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

Kindred

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Kindred - 2017

by Octavia E. Butler

Summary: The first science fiction written by a Black woman, Kindred has become a cornerstone of Black American literature. This combination of slave memoir, fantasy, and historical fiction is a novel of rich literary complexity. Having just celebrated her 26th birthday in 1976 California, Dana, an African-American woman, is suddenly and inexplicably wrenched through time into antebellum Maryland. After saving a drowning white boy there, she finds herself staring into the barrel of a shotgun and is...  read more »

Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy

Kiss the Girls and Make Them Cry

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Kiss The Girls And Make Them Cry - 2019

by Mary Higgins Clark

Summary: An electrifying new thriller from "Queen of Suspense" Mary Higgins Clark! When investigative journalist Gina Kane receives an email from a "CRyan" describing her "terrible experience" while working at REL, a high-profile television news network, including the comment "and I; m not the only one," Gina knows she has to pursue the story. But when Ryan goes silent, Gina is shocked to discover the young woman has died tragically in a Jet Ski accident while on holiday. Meanwhile, REL counsel Michael...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

Kiss the girls and make them cry [CD book]

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Kiss The Girls And Make Them Cry - 2019

by Mary Higgins Clark

Summary: "When investigative journalist Gina Kane receives an email from a "CRyan" describing her "terrible experience" while working at REL, a high-profile television news network, including the comment "and I'm not the only one," Gina knows she has to pursue the story. But when Ryan goes silent, Gina is shocked to discover the young woman has died tragically in a jet ski accident while on holiday. Meanwhile, REL counsel Michael Carter finds himself in a tricky spot. Several female employees have come...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Knife

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Knife - 2019

by Jo Nesbo

Summary: Brilliant, audaciously rogue police officer, Harry Hole from The Snowman and The Thirst, is back and in the throes of a new, unanticipated rage—once again hunting the murderer who has haunted his entire career. Harry Hole is not in a good place. Rakel—the only woman he; s ever loved—has ended it with him, permanently. He; s been given a chance for a new start with the Oslo Police but it; s in the cold case office, when what he really wants is to be investigating cases he...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

A land more kind than home [CD book]

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A Land More Kind Than Home - 2012

by Wiley Cash

Summary: Growing up in a small North Carolina town, Jess Halle is plunged into an adulthood for which he is not prepared when his autistic older brother, Stump, sneaks a look at something he is not supposed to see, which has catastrophic repercussions.

Genres: Audio Dramas • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The Last Seance

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The Last Seance - 2019

by Agatha Christie

Summary: From the Queen of Suspense, an all-new collection of her spookiest and most sinister stories, including an Agatha Christie story never before published in the USA, The Wife of Kenite! "Reading a perfectly plotted Agatha Christie is like crunching into a perfect apple: that pure, crisp, absolute satisfaction."—Tana French, New York Times Bestselling Author For lovers of the supernatural and the macabre comes this collection of ghostly and chilling stories from legendary mystery writer...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

The Last Train to London

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The Last Train To London - 2019

by Meg Waite Clayton

Summary: The New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Exiles conjures her best novel yet, a pre-World War II-era story with the emotional resonance of Orphan Train and All the Light We Cannot See, centering on the Kindertransports that carried thousands of children out of Nazi-occupied Europe—and one brave woman who helped them escape to safety. In 1936, the Nazi are little more than loud, brutish bores to fifteen-year old Stephan Neuman, the son of a wealthy and influential Jewish family...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Let it snow [CD book]

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Let It Snow - 2019

by Nancy Thayer

Summary: Christina Antonioni is preparing for the holidays at her Nantucket toyshop, unpacking last-minute shipments and decorating for her loyal Christmas shoppers. But when her Scrooge of a landlord, Oscar Bittlesman, raises her rent, it seems nearly impossible for Christina to continue business on the wharf. Even so, Christina firmly believes there may be a warm heart underneath Oscar's steely exterior. When she bonds with Wink, his sweet, young granddaughter who frequents the shop, it becomes clear...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Lethal Agent

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Lethal Agent - 2019

by Vince Flynn

Summary: An unprecedented and terrifying bioterrorism plot threatens to kill millions in the midst of a divisive presidential election in this new thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling Mitch Rapp series. A toxic presidential election is underway in an America already badly weakened by internal divisions. While politicians focus entirely on maintaining their own power and privilege, ISIS kidnaps a brilliant French microbiologist and forces him to begin manufacturing anthrax. Slickly produced...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

The Library of the Unwritten

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The Library Of The Unwritten - 2019

by A. J. Hackwith

Summary: In the first book in a brilliant new fantasy series, books that aren; t finished by their authors reside in the Library of the Unwritten in Hell, and it is up to the Librarian to track down any restless characters who emerge from those unfinished stories. Many years ago, Claire was named Head Librarian of the Unwritten Wing— a neutral space in Hell where all the stories unfinished by their authors reside. Her job consists mainly of repairing and organizing books, but also of keeping an...  read more »

Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy

Life Will Be the Death of Me

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Life Will Be The Death Of Me - 2019

by Chelsea Handler

Summary: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The funny, sad, super-honest, all-true story of Chelsea Handler; s year of self-discovery—featuring a nerdily brilliant psychiatrist, a shaman, four Chow Chows, some well-placed security cameras, various family members (living and departed), friends, assistants, and a lot of edibles A SKIMM READS PICK "This will be one of your favorite books of all time."—Amy Schumer In a haze of vape smoke on a rare windy night in L.A. in the fall of 2016, Chelsea...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Politics & Government • Self Development

Lisa Genova Interview

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Lisa Genova Interview - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Lisa Genova, bestselling author of Still Alice and Every Note Played joins the Professional Book Nerds.

Genre: History & Culture

A Little Hatred

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A Little Hatred - 2019

by Joe Abercrombie

Summary: From New York Times bestselling author Joe Abercrombie comes the first book in a new blockbuster fantasy trilogy in which the age of the machine dawns but the age of magic refuses to die. The chimneys of industry rise over Adua and the world seethes with new opportunities. But old scores run deep as ever. On the blood-soaked borders of Angland, Leo dan Brock struggles to win fame on the battlefield, and defeat the marauding armies of Stour Nightfall. He hopes for help from the crown. But King...  read more »

Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy

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London Rules - 2018

by Mick Herron

Summary: "London Rules might not be written down, but everyone knows rule one: Cover your arse. At MI5 headquarters Regent's Park, First Desk Claude Whelan is learning this the hard way. Tasked with protecting a beleaguered prime minister, he's facing attack from all directions himself: from the showboating MP who orchestrated the Brexit vote, and now has his sights set on Number Ten; from the showboat's wife, a tabloid columnist, who's crucifying Whelan in print; from the PM's favorite Muslim, who's...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Looking for Lorraine

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Looking For Lorraine - 2018

by Imani Perry

Summary: Winner of the 2019 PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Nonfiction Winner of the Shilts-Grahn Triangle Award for Lesbian Nonfiction Winner of the 2019 Phi Beta Kappa Christian Gauss Award A New York Times Notable Book of 2018 A revealing portrait of one of the most gifted and charismatic, yet least understood, Black artists and intellectuals of the twentieth century. Lorraine Hansberry, who died at thirty-four, was by all accounts a force...  read more »

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

Love and Other Words

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Love And Other Words - 2018

by Christina Lauren

Summary: After a decade apart, childhood sweethearts reconnect by chance in New York Times bestselling author Christina Lauren; s touching, romantic novel Love and Other Words ...how many words will it take for them to figure out where it all went wrong? The story of the heart can never be unwritten. Macy Sorensen is settling into an ambitious if emotionally tepid routine: work hard as a new pediatrics resident, plan her wedding to an older, financially secure man, keep her head down and heart tucked...  read more »

Genre: Beach Reads & Romance

Madeline Miller on the Magic of Shakespeare and Theatre

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Madeline Miller On The Magic Of Shakespeare And Theatre - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Madeline Miller, author of Circe , returns to the Professional Book Nerds podcast to talk more mythology, Shakespeare, and theatre.

Genre: History & Culture

Malu Halasa Interview

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Malu Halasa Interview - 2016

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Malu Halasa joins the Professional Book Nerds podcast to discuss Middle Eastern Literature and family and the intelligence of pigs.

Genre: History & Culture

MarcyKate Connolly Interview

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MarcyKate Connolly Interview - 2016

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Middle grade author MarcyKate Connolly joins the Professional Book Nerds to discuss how she finds ideas when she leasts expects to and her new novel Shadow Weaver .

Genre: History & Culture

Marieke Nijkamp Interview for Before I Let Go

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Marieke Nijkamp Interview For Before I Let Go - 2016

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Marieke Nijkamp returns to the Professional Book Nerds podcast to chat about her latest bestseller, Before I Let Go , and answer audience questions about storytelling.

Genre: History & Culture

Marley

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Marley - 2019

by Jon Clinch

Summary: "By some uncanny act of artistic appropriation, [Clinch] has, without imitating Dickens, entered into the phantasmagoric realm that is the great novelist; s quintessential territory...Startling and creative...Remarkable... Masterly." — The New York Times Book Review From the acclaimed author of Finn comes a masterful reimagining of Dickens; s classic A Christmas Carol with this darkly entertaining exploration of the relationship between Ebenezer Scrooge and Jacob Marley. "Marley was dead,...  read more »

Genres: Classics • Literature & Fiction

Masters of mischief [Playaway]

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Masters Of Mischief - 2019

by Rachel Renee Russell

Summary: "When we last left our hero, Max Crumbly, and his trusty sidekick, Erin, they had just finished foiling the plans of some bumbling burglars. But Max and Erin were trapped in a smelly, dangerous Dumpster of Doom and were about to be discovered by the last people they wanted to find them. Now, in this latest installment of Max's journals, Max and Erin face foes both old and new as their misadventures continue. Can the two friends avoid detection -- and detention! -- while keeping South Ridge Middle School safe from bullies and criminals?" --

Genres: Children's Books • Humor • Short Stories

Matt Haig Interview

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Matt Haig Interview - 2016

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Matt Haig joins the Professional Book Nerds to discuss timetravel novels and creating relatable literary relationships.

Genre: History & Culture

Meant to be yours [CD book]

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Meant To Be Yours - 2019

by Susan Mallery

Summary: "Wedding coordinator Renee Grothen isn't meant for marriage. Those who can, do. Those who can't, plan. But she never could have planned on gorgeous, talented thriller writer Jasper Dembenski proposing--a fling, that is. Fun without a future. And the attraction between them is too strong for Renee to resist. Now she can have her no-wedding cake ... and eat it, too. After years in the military, Jasper is convinced he's too damaged for relationships. So a flirtation--and more--with fiery,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Middle school mayhem [Playaway]

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Middle School Mayhem - 2019

by Rachel Renee Russell

Summary: "When we last left our hero, Max Crumbly, he had crash-landed on top of a Mighty Meat Monster pizza after taking a late night tumble through the vents at South Ridge Middle School--and he was completely surrounded by three ruthless criminals! Will Max be shredded to bits like mozzarella cheese on the hard and crunchy pizza crust of doom? Can his friend and sidekick, computer whiz Erin, help get him out of this sticky situation alive?"

Genres: Children's Books • Humor • Short Stories

Miss Julia takes the wheel [CD book]

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Miss Julia Takes The Wheel - 2019

by Ann B Ross

Summary: "The delightful new installment of the beloved and New York Times bestselling Miss Julia series When Miss Julia's regular doctor goes on vacation with his wife, leaving a replacement in his stead, Miss Julia is immediately concerned. Never one to miss an opportunity to entertain--or size up--a newcomer, she invites the charming Dr. Don Crawford, and his painfully shy wife, Lauren, to dinner. While Miss Julia and Sam both note Lauren's obvious lack of social skills, it's her friends Hazel Marie...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Mr. Lemoncello; s All-Star Breakout Game

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Mr. Lemoncello; S All-Star Breakout Game - 2019

by Chris Grabenstein

Summary: Mr. Lemoncello is going live with a brand-new televised BREAKOUT game! Discover what James Patterson calls "the coolest library in the world" in the fourth puzzle-packed adventure in Chris Grabenstein; s New York Times bestselling MR. LEMONCELLO series! Greetings, boys and girls, gamers of all ages—are you ready to play Mr. Lemoncello; s BIGGEST, most dazzling game yet? After months of anticipation, Mr. Lemoncello is taking his games out of the library and going LIVE across the nation on...  read more »

Genres: Children's Audiobooks • Mysteries & Thrillers

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

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The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd - 2012

by Agatha Christie

Summary: Voted by the British Crime Writers; Association as the "Best Crime Novel of all Time" Hercule Poirot comes out of retirement in one of Agatha Christie; s ten favorite novels, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd. Roger Ackroyd knew too much. He knew that the woman he loved had poisoned her brutal first husband. He suspected also that someone had been blackmailing her. Then, tragically, came the news that she had taken her own life with an apparent drug overdose. However the evening post brought Roger...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

A Nearly Normal Family

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A Nearly Normal Family - 2019

by M.t. Edvardsson

Summary: New York Times Book Review recommends M.T. Edvardsson; s A Nearly Normal Family and lauds it as a "page-turner" that forces the reader to confront "the compromises we make with ourselves to be the people we believe our beloveds expect." ( NYTimes Book Review Summer Reading Issue) M.T. Edvardsson; s A Nearly Normal Family is a gripping legal thriller that forces the listener to consider: How far would you go to protect the ones you love? In this twisted narrative of love and murder, a horrific...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

Never Have I Ever

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Never Have I Ever - 2019

by Joshilyn Jackson

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Joshilyn Jackson—"an admired writer who deserves to be a household name" (Kirkus Reviews)—displays her masterful talent in this dark and deliciously addictive tale of domestic suspense. In this game, even winning can be deadly... Amy Whey is proud of her ordinary life and the simple pleasures that come with it—teaching diving lessons, baking cookies for new neighbors, helping her best friend, Charlotte, run their local book club. Her greatest...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

Nicola Yoon Interview

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Nicola Yoon Interview - 2016

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Nicola Yoon joins the Professional Book Nerds to discuss her bestselling novels Everything, Everything and The Sun is Also a Star .

Genre: History & Culture

The night fire [CD book]

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The Night Fire - 2019

by Michael Connelly

Summary: Back when Harry Bosch was just a rookie homicide detective, he had an inspiring mentor who taught him to take the work personally and light the fire of relentlessness for every case. Now that mentor, John Jack Thompson, is dead, but after his funeral his widow hands Bosch a murder book that Thompson took with him when he left the LAPD 20 years before -- the unsolved killing of a troubled young man in an alley used for drug deals. Bosch brings the murder book to Renee Ballard and asks her to...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Thrillers • Urban

No Happy Endings

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No Happy Endings - 2019

by Nora Mcinerny

Summary: The author of It; s Okay to Laugh and host of the popular podcast Terrible, Thanks for Asking—interviews that are "a gift to be able to listen [to]" (New York Times)—returns with more hilarious meditations on her messy, wonderful, bittersweet, and unconventional life. Life has a million different ways to kick you right in the chops. We lose love, lose jobs, lose our sense of self. For Nora McInerny, it was losing her husband, her father, and her unborn second child in one...  read more »

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

Noel Street

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Noel Street - 2019

by Richard Paul Evans

Summary: In this new offering from "the king of Christmas fiction" ( The New York Times) , #1 bestselling author Richard Paul Evans shares a story of heart, loyalty, and hope as he explores the deeper meaning of the holiday season and asks what it truly means to love and forgive. The year is 1975. Elle Sheen—a single mother who is supporting herself and her six-year-old, African-America son, Dylan, as a waitress at the Noel Street Diner—isn; t sure what to make of William Smith when his...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Noel Street [CD book]

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Noel Street - 2019

by Richard Paul Evans

Summary: "The year is 1975. Elle Sheen--a single mother who is supporting herself and her six-year-old, African-American son, Dylan, as a waitress at the Noel Street Diner--isn't sure what to make of William Smith when his appearance creates a stir in the small town of Mistletoe, Utah. As their lives unexpectedly entwine, Elle learns that William, a recently returned Vietnam POW, is not only fighting demons from his past, but may also have the answer to her own secret pain--a revelation that culminates in a remarkable act of love and forgiveness." --

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Off the Clock

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Off The Clock - 2018

by Laura Vanderkam

Summary: "I well recall a conversation with an executive I hoped to interview about her astonishing productivity. I began our call with an assurance that I would not take much of her time. She laughed. ; Oh, I have all the time in the world,; she said." Most of us feel constantly behind, unsure how to escape feeling oppressed by busyness. Laura Vanderkam, unlike other time-management gurus, believes that in order to get more done, we must first feel like we have all the time in the world. Think about...  read more »

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Self Development

Old Bones

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Old Bones - 2019

by Douglas Preston

Summary: The #1 bestselling authors Preston & Child bring the true story of the ill-fated Donner Party to new life in a thrilling blend of archaeology, history, murder, and suspense. Nora Kelly, a young curator at the Santa Fe Institute of Archaeology, is approached by historian Clive Benton with a once-in-a-lifetime proposal: to lead a team in search of the so-called "Lost Camp" of the tragic Donner Party. This was a group of pioneers who earned a terrible place in American history when they became...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

Olive, again [CD book]

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Olive, Again - 2019

by Elizabeth Strout

Summary: Olive Kitteridge has returned, as indomitable as ever, this time as a person getting older, navigating her next decade as she comes to terms with the changes--sometimes welcome, sometimes not--in her own life. Here is Olive, strangely content in her second marriage, still in an evolving relationship with her son and his family, encountering a cast of memorable characters in the seaside town of Crosby, Maine. Whether it's a young girl coming to terms with the loss of her father, a young woman...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Other Side of the Coin

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The Other Side Of The Coin - 2019

by Angela Kelly

Summary: When Angela Kelly and The Queen are together, laughter echoes through the corridors of Buckingham Palace. Angela has worked with The Queen and walked the corridors of the Royal Household for twenty-five years, initially as Her Majesty; s Senior Dresser and then latterly as Her Majesty; s Personal Advisor, Curator, Wardrobe and In-house Designer. As the first person in history to hold this title, she shares a uniquely close working relationship with The Queen. In The Other Side of the Coin, The...  read more »

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

Over the Top

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Over The Top - 2019

by Jonathan Van Ness

Summary: Who gave Jonathan Van Ness permission to be the radiant human he is today? No one, honey. The truth is, it hasn't always been gorgeous for this beacon of positivity and joy. Before he stole our hearts as the grooming and self-care expert on Netflix's hit show "Queer Eye," Jonathan was growing up in a small Midwestern town that didn't understand why he was so over the top. From choreographed carpet figure skating routines to the unavoidable fact that he was Just. So. Gay., Jonathan was an easy...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Self Development

The Oysterville Sewing Circle

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The Oysterville Sewing Circle - 2019

by Susan Wiggs

Summary: The #1 New York Times bestselling author brings us her most ambitious and provocative work yet—a searing and timely novel that explores the most volatile issue of our time—domestic violence. At the break of dawn, Caroline Shelby rolls into Oysterville, Washington, a tiny hamlet at the edge of the raging Pacific. She; s come home. Home to a place she thought she; d left forever, home of her heart and memories, but not her future. Ten years ago, Caroline launched a career in the...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Professional Book Nerds;  Best Books of 2018

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The Professional Book Nerds; Best Books Of 2018 - 2017

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Adam and Jill are here with their roundup of the best books they read in 2018. Both books published this year but also books they read that were published other years.

Genre: History & Culture

Real tigers [CD book]

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Real Tigers - 2016

by Mick Herron

Summary: "London: Slough House is the MI5 branch where disgraced operatives are reassigned after they ve messed up too badly to be trusted with real intelligence work. The Slow Horses, as the failed spies of Slough House are called, are doomed to spend the rest of their careers pushing paper, but they all want back in on the action. When one of their own is kidnapped and held for ransom, the agents of Slough House must defeat the odds, overturning all expectations of their competence, to breach the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Resistance Reborn (Star Wars)

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Resistance Reborn (Star Wars) - 2019

by Rebecca Roanhorse

Summary: In this pivotal prequel to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker , the heroes of the Resistance—Poe Dameron, General Leia Organa, Rey, and Finn—must fight back from the edge of oblivion. The Resistance is in ruins. In the wake of their harrowing escape from Crait, what was once an army has been reduced to a handful of wounded heroes. Finn, Poe, Rey, Rose, Chewbacca, Leia Organa—their names are famous among the oppressed worlds they fight to liberate. But names can only get you so...  read more »

Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy

Retablos

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Retablos - 2019

by Octavio Solis

Summary: Seminal moments, rites of passage, crystalline vignettes—a memoir about growing up brown at the US/Mexico border. The tradition of retablo painting dates back to the Spanish Conquest in both Mexico and the US Southwest. Humble ex-votos, retablos are usually painted on repurposed metal, and in one small tableau they tell the story of a crisis, and offer thanks for its successful resolution. In this uniquely framed memoir, playwright Octavio Solis channels his youth in El Paso, Texas. Like...  read more »

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

Return of the Temujai

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Return Of The Temujai - 2019

by John Flanagan

Summary: The Herons take to the high seas in the action-packed eighth installment of the Brotherband Chronicles, Brotherband: Return of the Temujai from John Flanagan, author of the internationally bestselling Ranger; s Apprentice series! The Herons are home in Skandia, but the usually peaceful country is in danger. The Temujai—ruthless warriors from the Eastern Steppes—have never given up on their ambition to claim Skandia for their own...and now they; re on the move. Hal and his crew will...  read more »

Genre: Children's Audiobooks

salt slow

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Salt Slow - 2019

by Julia Armfield

Summary: "Artistic and perceptive, Armfield; s debut explores the ebbs and flows of human connection in lives touched by the bizarre." - Kirkus From White Review Short Story Prize winner Julia Armfield, a brilliant, provocative debut story collection for fans of Carmen Maria Machado and Kelly Link. In her electrifying debut, Julia Armfield explores women; s experiences in contemporary society, mapped through their bodies. As urban dwellers; sleeps become disassociated from them, like Peter Pan; s...  read more »

Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy

Searching for Sunday

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Searching For Sunday - 2015

by Rachel Held Evans

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Rachel Held Evans embarks on a quest to find out what it really means to be part of the Church.Like millions of her millennial peers, Rachel Held Evans didn; t want to go to church anymore. The hypocrisy, the politics, the gargantuan building budgets, the scandals—church culture seemed so far removed from Jesus. Yet, despite her cynicism and misgivings, something kept drawing her back to Church. And so she set out on a journey to understand Church and to...  read more »

Genre: Religion & Spirituality

The Shadows We Hide

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The Shadows We Hide - 2018

by Allen Eskens

Summary: In the highly-anticipated sequel to the national bestseller The Life We Bury, Joe Talbert returns to investigate the murder of the father he never knew, and to reckon with his own family; s past.Joe Talbert, Jr. has never once met his namesake. Now out of college, a cub reporter for the Associated Press in Minneapolis, he stumbles across a story describing the murder of a man named Joseph Talbert in a small town in southern Minnesota. Full of childhood dreams about who his father might have...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

She Said

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She Said - 2019

by Jodi Kantor

Summary: From the Pulitzer-prize winning reporters who broke the news of Harvey Weinstein; s sexual harassment and abuse for the New York Times , Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, the thrilling untold story of their investigation and its consequences for the #MeToo movement On October 5, 2017, the New York Times published an article by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey—and then the world changed. For months Kantor and Twohey had been having confidential discussions with top actresses, former Weinstein...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • History & Culture

A single thread [CD book]

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A Single Thread - 2019

by Tracy Chevalier

Summary: 1932. After the Great War took both her beloved brother and her fiance┬┤, Violet Speedwell has become a "surplus woman," one of a generation doomed to a life of spinsterhood after the war killed so many young men. Yet Violet cannot reconcile herself to a life spent caring for her grieving, embittered mother. After countless meals of boiled eggs and dry toast, she saves enough to move out of her mother's place and into the town of Winchester, home to one of England's grandest cathedrals. There,...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Slow horses [CD book]

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Slow Horses - 2017

by Mick Herron

Summary: Slough House is a dumping ground for British intelligence agents who've screwed up a case in any number of ways--by leaving a secret file on a train or blowing a surveillance. River Cartwright, one such "slow horse," is bitter about his failure and about his tedious assignment transcribing cell phone conversations. When a young man is abducted and his kidnappers threaten to broadcast his beheading live on the Internet, River sees an opportunity to redeem himself. Is the victim who he first...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Spineless

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Spineless - 2017

by Juli Berwald

Summary: "A book full of wonders" —Helen Macdonald, author of H Is for Hawk "Witty, insightful. . . .The story of jellyfish. . . is a significant part of the environmental story. Berwald; s engaging account of these delicate, often ignored creatures shows how much they matter to our oceans; future." — New York Time Book Review Jellyfish have been swimming in our oceans for well over half a billion years, longer than any other animal that lives on the planet. They make a venom so toxic it...  read more »

Genre: Science & Technology

Spook street [CD book]

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Spook Street - 2017

by Mick Herron

Summary: "What happens when an old spook starts to lose his mind? Do the Services have a retirement home for people who know too many secrets but don't remember they're secrets? Or does someone come to take care of the senile spy for good? These are the questions River Cartwright must ask himself as his grandfather--David Cartwright, a Cold War-era operative--starts to forget to wear pants, and starts believing everyone in his life is someone sent by Services to watch him. However, River has other...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Spying on Whales

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Spying On Whales - 2018

by Nick Pyenson

Summary: "A palaeontological howdunnit...[Spying on Whales] captures the excitement of...seeking answers to deep questions in cetacean science." — Nature Called "the best of science writing" (Edward O. Wilson) and named a best book by Popular Science , a dive into the secret lives of whales, from their four-legged past to their perilous present. Whales are among the largest, most intelligent, deepest diving species to have ever lived on our planet. They evolved from land-roaming, dog-sized...  read more »

Genre: Science & Technology

The Starless Sea

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The Starless Sea - 2019

by Erin Morgenstern

Summary: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Night Circus, a timeless love story set in a secret underground world—a place of pirates, painters, lovers, liars, and ships that sail upon a starless sea. Zachary Ezra Rawlins is a graduate student in Vermont when he discovers a mysterious book hidden in the stacks. As he turns the pages, entranced by tales of lovelorn prisoners, key collectors, and nameless acolytes, he reads something strange: a story from his own childhood. Bewildered...  read more »

Genres: Beach Reads & Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

A Stranger on the Beach

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A Stranger On The Beach - 2019

by Michele Campbell

Summary: From bestselling author Michele Campbell comes A Stranger on the Beach , an edge-of-your seat story of passion and intrigue that will keep you guessing until the very end. Caroline Stark; s beach house was supposed to be her crowning achievement: a lavish, expensive space to showcase what she thought was her perfect family. But after a very public fight with her husband, she realizes things may not be as perfect as they seem: her husband is lying to her, the money is disappearing, and there; s...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

Susan Orlean Interview

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Susan Orlean Interview - 2016

by Professional Book Nerds

Summary: Bestselling author Susan Orlean joins the Professional Book Nerds to discuss The Orchid Thief , her writing process and what she; s working on now.

Genre: History & Culture

Sword of Kings

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Sword Of Kings - 2019

by Bernard Cornwell

Summary: The twelfth installment of Bernard Cornwell; s bestselling Saxon Tales series chronicling the epic story of the making of England, "like Game of Thrones, but real" (The Observer, London)—the basis for the hit Netflix series The Last Kingdom. His blood is Saxon His heart is Viking His battleground is England "Perhaps the greatest writer of historical adventure novels today" (Washington Post), Bernard Cornwell has dazzled and entertained readers and critics with his prolific string of...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

Take Me Back

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Take Me Back - 2017

by Meghan March

Summary: From USA Today bestselling author Meghan March comes a hot new standalone romance all about second chances. We fell in love on a beach, got married in paradise, and rode off into the sunset. It should have been perfect, but saying "I do" doesn; t guarantee a happily-ever-after. Two years later, I barely recognize either of us behind the walls we; ve built. It; s time to bring it full circle. Back to a tropical paradise. Back to find out if we can still make this work. I; m not willing to give...  read more »

Genre: Beach Reads & Romance

Tasting Grace

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Tasting Grace - 2019

by Melissa D; arabian

Summary: The winner of The Next Food Network Star season five and New York Times best-selling author of Ten Dollar Dinners shares how God used food to invite her into His love. It wasn; t until Melissa d; Arabian evaluated her relationship with food in light of her relationship with God that she began to appreciate food as not only a gift from him but also as a deeper invitation into his love. As she prayed, studied Scripture, and reflected on the stories from her own life, Melissa saw how God had used...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Religion & Spirituality

The Terminal List

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The Terminal List - 2018

by Jack Carr

Summary: A Navy SEAL has nothing left to live for and everything to kill for after he discovers that the American government is behind the deaths of his team in this ripped-from-the-headlines political thriller that is "so powerful, so pulse-pounding, so well-written—rarely do you read a debut novel this damn good" (Brad Thor, #1 New York Times bestselling author). On his last combat deployment, Lieutenant Commander James Reece; s entire team was killed in a catastrophic ambush. But when those...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

There You Are

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There You Are - 2019

by Mathea Morais

Summary: Octavian Munroe is haunted by the life and death of his older brother in one of the most racially segregated cities in the country. Mina Rose has never quite fit in and wishes she was anything but white. Once lovers, now estranged, they both left St. Louis for fresh starts in the wake of grief and heartbreak. Octavian and Mina travel homeward in the aftermath of Michael Brown; s death and the awakening of the Black Lives Matter movement. In search of answers, they seek out the music that once...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

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Things My Son Needs To Know About The World - 2019

by Fredrik Backman

Summary: Collects the personal dispatches from the front lines of one of the most daunting experiences any man can experience: fatherhood. As he conveys his profound awe at experiencing all the "firsts" that fill him with wonder and catch him completely unprepared, Fredrik Backman doesn't shy away from revealing his own false steps and fatherly flaws, tackling issues both great and small, from masculinity and mid-life crises to practical jokes and poop. In between the sleep-deprived lows and wonderful...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Humor • Literature & Fiction • Nonfiction

Tidelands

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Tidelands - 2019

by Philippa Gregory

Summary: The #1 New York Times bestselling author and "one of the great storytellers of our time" ( San Francisco Book Review ) turns from the glamour of the royal courts to tell the story of an ordinary woman, Alinor, who cannot bear to conform to the life that lies before her. Midsummer; s Eve, 1648, England is in the grip of a civil war between renegade king and rebellious parliament. The struggle reaches every corner of the kingdom, even the remote tidelands —the marshy landscape of the south...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

To Be Taught, If Fortunate

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To Be Taught, If Fortunate - 2019

by Becky Chambers

Summary: "Extraordinary . . . A future sci-fi masterwork in a new and welcome tradition." — Joanne Harris, author of Chocolat A stand-alone science fiction novella from the award-winning, bestselling, critically-acclaimed author of the Wayfarer series. At the turn of the twenty-second century, scientists make a breakthrough in human spaceflight. Through a revolutionary method known as somaforming, astronauts can survive in hostile environments off Earth using synthetic biological supplementations....  read more »

Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Topeka School

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The Topeka School - 2019

by Ben Lerner

Summary: Named one of the most anticipated fall books by: Entertainment Weekly, Esquire, Vogue, Vulture , The Observer, Kirkus, Lit Hub, The Millions, The Week, Oprah Magazine, The Paris Review Daily, Nylon, Pacific Standard, Publishers Weekly, Slate, The Philadelphia Inquirer , and The Guardian From the award-winning author of 10:04 and Leaving the Atocha Station , a tender and expansive family drama set in the American Midwest at the turn of the century: a tale of adolescence, transgression, and the...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Twice in a Blue Moon

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Twice In A Blue Moon - 2019

by Christina Lauren

Summary: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Unhoneymooners and the "delectable, moving" ( Entertainment Weekly ) My Favorite Half-Night Stand comes a modern love story about what happens when your first love reenters your life when you least expect it... Sam Brandis was Tate Jones; s first: Her first love. Her first everything. Including her first heartbreak. During a whirlwind two-week vacation abroad, Sam and Tate fell for each other in only the way that first loves do: sharing all of...  read more »

Genre: Beach Reads & Romance

Twisted Twenty-Six

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Twisted Twenty-Six - 2019

by Janet Evanovich

Summary: This isn; t just another case. This is family. How far will Stephanie Plum go to protect the one person who means the most to her? The stakes have never been higher in this latest adventure from #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich. Grandma Mazur has decided to get married again - this time to a local gangster named Jimmy Rosolli. If Stephanie has her doubts about this marriage, she doesn; t have to worry for long, because the groom drops dead of a heart attack 45 minutes after...  read more »

Genres: Beach Reads & Romance • Mysteries & Thrillers

Uncommon Grounds

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Uncommon Grounds - 2018

by Mark Pendergrast

Summary: Uncommon Grounds tells the story of coffee from its discovery on a hill in ancient Abyssinia to the advent of Starbucks.

Genre: History & Culture

The unlikely pilgrimage of Harold Fry [Playaway]

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The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry - 2015

by Rachel Joyce

Summary: Meet Harold Fry, recently retired. He lives in a small English village with his wife, Maureen, who seems irritated by almost everything he does. Little differentiates one day from the next. Then one morning the mail arrives, and within the stack is a letter addressed to Harold from a woman he hasn't seen or heard from in twenty years. Queenie Hennessy is in hospice and is writing to say goodbye. Harold pens a quick reply and heads to the corner mailbox. But then Harold has a chance encounter,...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction

Wait for Signs

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Wait For Signs - 2014

by Craig Johnson

Summary: Ten years ago, Craig Johnson wrote his first short story, the Hillerman Award–winning "Old Indian Trick." This was one of the earliest appearances of the sheriff who would go on to star in Johnson; s bestselling, award-winning novels and the A&E hit series Longmire. Each Christmas Eve thereafter, fans rejoiced when Johnson sent out a new short story featuring an episode in Walt; s life that doesn; t appear in the novels; over the years, many have asked why they can; t buy the stories in...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mysteries & Thrillers

Wanderers

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Wanderers - 2019

by Chuck Wendig

Summary: A decadent rock star. A deeply religious radio host. A disgraced scientist. And a teenage girl who may be the world; s last hope. From the mind of Chuck Wendig comes "a magnum opus . . . a story about survival that; s not just about you and me, but all of us, together" ( Kirkus Reviews , starred review). Shana wakes up one morning to discover her little sister in the grip of a strange malady. She appears to be sleepwalking. She cannot talk and cannot be woken up. And she is heading with...  read more »

Genres: Mysteries & Thrillers • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Way I Heard It

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The Way I Heard It - 2019

by Mike Rowe

Summary: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Executive producer and host Mike Rowe presents a delightfully entertaining, seriously fascinating collection of his favorite episodes from America; s #1 short-form podcast, The Way I Heard It , along with a host of personal memories, ruminations, and insights. It; s a captivating must-read. The Way I Heard It presents thirty-five mysteries "for the curious mind with a short attention span." Every one is a trueish tale about someone you know, filled with facts that you...  read more »

Genre: History & Culture

We Are the Weather

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We Are The Weather - 2019

by Jonathan Safran Foer

Summary: This program is read by the author. Some people reject the fact, overwhelmingly supported by scientists, that our planet is warming because of human activity. But do those of us who accept the reality of human-caused climate change truly believe it? If we did, surely we would be roused to act on what we know. Will future generations distinguish between those who didn; t believe in the science of global warming and those who said they accepted the science but failed to change their lives in...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Politics & Government • Science & Technology

What Happens In Paradise

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What Happens In Paradise - 2019

by Elin Hilderbrand

Summary: Secret lives and new loves emerge in the bright Caribbean sunlight, in the follow-up to national bestseller Winter in Paradise A year ago, Irene Steele had the shock of her life: her loving husband, father to their grown sons and successful businessman, was killed in a plane crash. But that wasn; t Irene; s only shattering news: he; d also been leading a double life on the island of St. John, where another woman loved him, too. Now Irene and her sons are back on St. John, determined to learn...  read more »

Genre: Beach Reads & Romance

Window on the Bay

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Window On The Bay - 2019

by Debbie Macomber

Summary: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER When a single mom becomes an empty nester, she spreads her wings to rediscover herself—and her passions—in this heartwarming novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber. Jenna Boltz; s life is at a crossroads. After a messy divorce from her surgeon husband nearly twenty years ago, she raised her two children on her own, juggling motherhood with her beloved job as a Seattle intensive-care nurse. Now that Paul and Allie have gone to...  read more »

Genre: Beach Reads & Romance

The World That We Knew

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The World That We Knew - 2019

by Alice Hoffman

Summary: Audio bonus! The audio download edition includes an exclusive interview with Alice Hoffman and Judith Light! This instant New York Times bestseller and longlist recipient for the 2020 Andrew Carnegie Medal takes place in 1941, during humanity; s darkest hour, and follows three unforgettable young women who must act with courage and love to survive. "[A] hymn to the power of resistance, perseverance, and enduring love in dark times...gravely beautiful...Hoffman the storyteller continues to...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Would You Rather?

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Would You Rather? - 2018

by Katie Heaney

Summary: A collection of poignant, relatable essays from the author of Never Have I Ever about coming out in her late twenties, entering into her first relationship, and figuring out what it means to be an adult. When Katie Heaney published her first book of essays, chronicling her singledom up to age twenty-five, she was still waiting to meet the right guy. Three years later, a lot changed. For one thing, she met the right girl. Here, for the first time, Katie opens up about realizing at the age of...  read more »

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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