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The 19th Christmas

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The 19th Christmas - 2019

by James Patterson

Summary: As the holidays approach, Detective Lindsay Boxer and her friends in the Women's Murder Club have much to celebrate. Crime is down. The medical examiner's office is quiet. Even the courts are showing some Christmas spirit. And the news cycle is so slow that journalist Cindy Thomas is on assignment to tell a story about the true meaning of the season for San Francisco. Then a fearsome criminal known only as "Loman" seizes control of the headlines. He is planning a deadly surprise for Christmas...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers • Women Sleuths

The 19th Christmas

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The 19th Christmas - 2019

by James Patterson

Summary: If the Women; s Murder Club can; t be together this Christmas, a killer is to blame. As the holidays approach, Detective Lindsay Boxer and her friends in the Women; s Murder Club have much to celebrate. Crime is down. The medical examiner; s office is quiet. Even the courts are showing some Christmas spirit. And the news cycle is so slow that journalist Cindy Thomas is on assignment to tell a story about the true meaning of the season for San Francisco. Then a fearsome criminal known only as...  read more »

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

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

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20,000 Leagues Under The Sea - 2003

by Jules Verne

Summary: An American frigate, tracking down a ship-sinking monster, faces not a living creature but an incredible invention — a fantastic submarine commanded by the mysterious Captain Nemo. Suddenly a devastating explosion leaves just three survivors, who find themselves prisoners inside Nemo; s death ship on an underwater odyssey around the world from the pearl-laden waters of Ceylon to the icy dangers of the South Pole . . .as Captain Nemo, one of the greatest villians ever created, takes his...  read more »

Genres: Classics • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

36 Righteous Men

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36 Righteous Men - 2019

by Steven Pressfield

Summary: New York homicide detectives pursue a serial killer in this apocalyptic thriller. When James Manning and Covina "Dewey" Duwai are called in to investigate a string of murders, their investigations take them from the headquarters of the Russian mafia in Brighton Beach to a sweltering maze of shops in Little Hong Kong, with scant leads on the killer. But when Manning and Dewey apprehend a woman—a disgraced but brilliant rabbinical scholar—fleeing one of the crime scenes, they; re...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Adrenaline

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Adrenaline - 2011

by Jeff Abbott

Summary: A brilliant young CIA agent has it all—until he; s the lone survivor of a terrorist attack that his wife may or may not have been involved in planning—in Jeff Abbott; s "exhilarating" (Harlan Coben) thriller, the launch of his fan favorite Sam Capra series. "If you knew this was our final day together, what would you say to me?" "Anything but good-bye. I can; t ever say good-bye to you." Sam Capra is living the life of his dreams. He; s a brilliant young CIA agent. His wife Lucy is...  read more »

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

The adventure of the peculiar protocols

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The Adventure Of The Peculiar Protocols - 2019

by Arthur Conan Doyle

Summary: "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 clandestine investigation. An agent of the British Secret Service has been found floating in the Thames, carrying a...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Adventure of the Peculiar Protocols

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The Adventure Of The Peculiar Protocols - 2019

by Nicholas Meyer

Summary: 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 clandestine investigation. An agent of the British Secret Service has been found floating in the Thames, carrying a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

After the End

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After The End - 2019

by Clare Mackintosh

Summary: Max and Pip are the strongest couple you know. They're best friends, lovers--unshakable. But then their son gets sick and the doctors put the question of his survival into their hands. For the first time, Max and Pip can't agree. They each want a different future for their son.

Genre: Literature & Fiction

After the flood

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After The Flood - 2019

by Kassandra Montag

Summary: "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, Pearl, fish from their small boat, the Bird, visiting dry land only to trade for supplies and information...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

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: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

After the Wedding

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After The Wedding - 2018

by Courtney Milan

Summary: The only thing more inconvenient than Camilla’s marriage at gunpoint is falling in love with her unwilling groom... Adrian Hunter, the son of a duke's daughter and a black abolitionist, is determined to do whatever his family needs—even posing as a valet to gather information. But his mission spirals out of control when he’s accused of dastardly intentions and is forced to marry a woman he’s barely had time to flirt with. Camilla Worth has always dreamed of getting...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Agent running in the field

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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 • Political • 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 • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Akin

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Akin - 2019

by Emma Donoghue

Summary: The "soul stirring" masterpiece by the New York Times bestselling author of Room: A retired professor; s life is thrown into chaos when he takes his great-nephew to the French Riviera (O Magazine) 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...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Akin

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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 • Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction • Psychologica

All out war

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All Out War - 2019

by Sean Parnell

Summary: The second military action thriller starring special operative Eric Steele, is on the hunt for a formidable Russian terrorist in this high-intensity tale of international intrigue. "Badly injured while stopping a rogue agent from obtaining weapons of mass destruction, elite warrior Eric Steele is drawn back into service before he's ready when unknown assailants break into his home near Pittsburgh, injuring his mother and stealing his father's pistol. An Alpha--an elite soldier under the direct...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

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".

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

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 »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

All this could be yours

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All This Could Be Yours - 2019

by Jami Attenberg

Summary: "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 over the course of his life and career. (A power-hungry real estate developer, he is, by all accounts, a bad man.) She travels to New Orleans to be with her family, but mostly to interrogate her...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Humor • Literature & Fiction • Psychologica

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

Along the infinite sea

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Along The Infinite Sea - 2016

by Beatriz Williams

Summary: Each of the three Schuyler sisters has her own world-class problems, but in the autumn of 1966, Pepper Schuyler's problems are in a class of their own. When Pepper fixes up a beautiful and rare vintage Mercedes and sells it at auction, she thinks she's finally found a way to take care of herself and the baby she carries, the result of an affair with a married, legendary politician. But the car's new owner turns out to have secrets of her own, and as the glamorous and mysterious Annabelle...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Thrillers

Always for You

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Always For You - 2016

by Alexis Morgan

Summary: Praised by Susan Mallery as a bestselling author whose "heartfelt, touching stories never disappoint," Alexis Morgan introduces Sergeant Joe; s Boys: three brothers living up to a legacy of courageous military service—and pursuing the women who have captured their hearts. No one understands family loyalty like Jack McShane. He; d do anything to honor his foster father; s last wishes, even if it means putting his own plans on hold to manage Joe; s construction business. An ex–Special...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

American Royals

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American Royals - 2019

by Katharine Mcgee

Summary: New York Times Bestseller What if America had a royal family? If you can; t get enough of Harry and Meghan or Kate and William, meet American princesses Beatrice and Samantha. Crazy Rich Asians meets The Crown . Perfect for fans of Red, White, and Royal Blue and The Royal We ! Two princesses vying for the ultimate crown. Two girls vying for the prince; s heart. This is the story of the American royals. When America won the Revolutionary War, its people offered General George Washington a crown....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

American Spy

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American Spy - 2019

by Lauren Wilkinson

Summary: Marie Mitchell, a Cold War FBI intelligence officer, joins an undercover task force to undermine Thomas Sankara, the revolutionary Communist president of Burkina Faso, who she secretly admires and comes to love, in a novel inspired by true events.

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

An Amish second Christmas

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An Amish Second Christmas - 2019

Summary: Their second chance: Amish nanny Hannah Eicher never thought she'd ever see Rob Prince again. There was no way a relationship between her and the handsome English fireman could overcome her family's objections -- and their personal differences. But when he saves her from a sudden blaze, Hannah longs to see if they can turn holiday hope into a lifetime of happiness ...

Genres: Amish & Mennonite • Christian • Clean & Wholesome • Holidays • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Amnesty

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Amnesty - 2019

by Lara Elena Donnelly

Summary: "The revolution has come and gone, with Amberlough City striving to rebuild itself from the ashes. The Ospies have been ousted and the very face of the nation has been changed in the process. Now, a rising politician is determined to bring Amberlough's traitors to justice, including double agent Cyril DePaul. Everyone believes Cyril deserves to suffer for his crimes--except an old lover and an estranged sister. Soon, they become entangled in a web of high-stakes politics, underground crime, and...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Historical Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Political • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Animalia

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Animalia - 2019

by Jean-Baptiste Del Amo

Summary: "The small village of Puy-Larroque, southwest France, 1898. E´le´onore is a child living with her father, a pig farmer whose terminal illness leaves him unable to work, and her God-fearing mother, who runs both farm and family with an iron hand. E´le´onore passes her childhood with little heat and no running water, sharing a small room with her cousin Marcel, who does most of the physical labor on the farm. When World War I breaks out and the village empties, E´le´onore gets a taste of...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction

Anna Karenina

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Anna Karenina - 2012

by Leo Tolstoy

Summary: This edition, the famous Constance Garnett translation, has been revised throughout by Leonard J. Kent and Nina Berberova. "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." So begins Anna Karenina , Leo Tolstoy; s great modern novel of an adulterous affair set against the backdrop of Moscow and St. Petersburg high society in the later half of the nineteenth century. A sophisticated woman who is respectably married to a government bureaucrat, Anna begins a...  read more »

Genres: Classics • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Anti-Stepbrother

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Anti-Stepbrother - 2016

by Tijan

Summary: He told me to 'settle, girl.' He asked if 'something was wrong with me?' He said I was an ‘easy target.’ That was within minutes when I first met Caden Banks. I labeled him an *sshole, but he was more than that. Arrogant. Smug. Alpha. He was also to-die-for gorgeous, and my stepbrother’s fraternity brother. Okay, yes I was a little naive, a tad bit socially awkward, and the smallest amount of stalker-ish, but if Caden Banks thought he could tell me what to do,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Appealed

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Appealed - 2016

by Emma Chase

Summary: The New York Times bestselling author of the Tangled books returns with the third standalone romance in the Legal Briefs series, a collection of sexy novels about first crushes, second chances, and the final verdict of the heart. When Brent Mason looks at Kennedy Randolph, he doesn; t see the awkward, sweet girl who grew up next door. He sees a self-assured, stunning woman...who wants to crush the most intimate—and prized—parts of his anatomy beneath the heels of her Louboutins....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Appointment with Death

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Appointment With Death - 2005

by Agatha Christie

Summary: Hercule Poirot may be on vacation, but a killer isn; t. The victim; s a hateful tourist despised even by her own children. For the guests at the resort hotel, sympathies are with the murderer, which means a tough job for the Belgian detective.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Art of Theft

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The Art Of Theft - 2019

by Sherry Thomas

Summary: Charlotte Holmes, Lady Sherlock, is back solving new cases in the Victorian-set mystery series from the USA Today bestselling author of The Hollow of Fear . As "Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective," Charlotte Holmes has solved murders and found missing individuals. But she has never stolen a priceless artwork—or rather, made away with the secrets hidden behind a much-coveted canvas. But Mrs. Watson is desperate to help her old friend recover those secrets and Charlotte finds herself...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance

As Good as Gone

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As Good As Gone - 2016

by Larry Watson

Summary: “Honest, warm, humane, and at times shocking, As Good as Gone is an achievement of empathy and dignity.” —Smith Henderson, author of Fourth of July Creek Calvin Sidey is always ready to run, and it doesn’t take much to set him in motion. As a young man, he ran from this block, from Gladstone, from Montana, from this country. From his family and the family business. He ran from sadness, and he ran from responsibility. If the gossip was true, he ran from the law....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Westerns

As long as it's perfect

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As Long As It's Perfect - 2019

by Lisa Tognola

Summary: To Janie Margolis, "assistant contractor" sounds like the ideal job for a mom whose role raising kids has become routine--but her perfect plan starts to unravel when she and her husband, Wim, find themselves arguing about everything from money to masonry to man caves. Then the economy collapses, and it's hard to surmount the reality ahead: they are about to sink their entire savings into rebuilding a new house they can't afford while trying unsuccessfully to sell the one they already own. Will...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

At death's door

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At Death's Door - 2019

by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Summary: "When Valynda Moore dies as the result of a spell gone wrong and is trapped in the body of a voodoo doll, she expects nothing else from her messed up life. Until Thorn, leader of the Hellchasers, offers her a chance at redemption and a new life. The Malachai, the very beast Valynda and her crew of Deadmen have sworn to keep locked away, has risen. And this time he's taken prisoners. Valynda must keep her wits about her or be denied her salvation and forced to watch as the entire world falls...  read more »

Genres: Fantasy • Historical • Historical Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Avoiding Alpha

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Avoiding Alpha - 2014

by Aileen Erin

Summary: From USA Today Bestselling Author Aileen Erin Seventeen-year-old Tessa McCaide has come a long way since her abrupt entrance into the world of werewolves, but she still has just as far to go before she; s comfortable with turning full wolf. In the meantime, she; s avoiding the topic of shifting to four legs any way she can. Thankfully her mate, Dastien Laurent, is quite the distraction. When she finds her best friend, Meredith, getting sick in the bathroom, Tessa knows something; s majorly...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Ayesha At Last

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Ayesha At Last - 2019

by Uzma Jalaluddin

Summary: As seen on The Today Show ! One of the best summer romance picks! A modern-day Muslim Pride and Prejudice for a new generation of love. Ayesha Shamsi has a lot going on. Her dreams of being a poet have been set aside for a teaching job so she can pay off her debts to her wealthy uncle. She lives with her boisterous Muslim family and is always being reminded that her flighty younger cousin, Hafsa, is close to rejecting her one hundredth marriage proposal. Though Ayesha is lonely, she doesn; t...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

A bad deal for the whole galaxy

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A Bad Deal For The Whole Galaxy - 2018

by Alex White

Summary: "A toxic cult with powerful magics, a turncoat treasure hunter with an ancient grudge, and a creature made of death and shadows. The crew of the Capricious has pissed all of them off. After their last haul, the crew is rich enough to retire in luxury for the rest of their days. But none of it matters if the galaxy is still in danger. The only way to take down the organization that wants them dead is from the inside. With more threats than they can count, the crew will either survive to earn a new payday or fall from grace ... and take the galaxy with them." --

Genres: Action & Adventure • High Tech • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Science Fiction Adventure

The baggage handler

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The Baggage Handler - 2019

by David Rawlings

Summary: "When three people take the wrong suitcase from baggage claim, their lives change forever. A hothead businessman coming to the city for a showdown meeting to save his job. A mother of three hoping to survive the days at her sister's house before her niece's wedding. And a young artist pursuing his father's dream so he can keep his own alive. When David, Gillian, and Michael each take the wrong suitcases from baggage claim, the airline directs them to retrieve their bags at a mysterious facility...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Literature & Fiction • Psychological • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The ballad of Black Tom

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The Ballad Of Black Tom - 2016

by Victor D LaValle

Summary: "People move to New York looking for magic and nothing will convince them it isn't there. Charles Thomas Tester hustles to put food on the table, keep the roof over his father's head, from Harlem to Flushing Meadows to Red Hook. He knows what magic a suit can cast, the invisibility a guitar case can provide, and the curse written on his skin that attracts the eye of wealthy white folks and their cops. But when he delivers an occult tome to a reclusive sorceress in the heart of Queens, Tom opens...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Horror • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Baptism of Fire

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Baptism Of Fire - 2014

by Andrzej Sapkowski

Summary: Soon to be a major Netflix original series! A deadly coup within the Wizard; s Guild leaves the Witcher, Geralt of Rivia, gravely injured, and his ward Ciri missing in the third book of the NYT bestselling series that inspired the blockbuster video games. The Wizards Guild has been shattered by a coup and, in the uproar, Geralt was seriously injured. The Witcher is supposed to be a guardian of the innocent, a protector of those in need, a defender against powerful and dangerous monsters that...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

Bark of Night

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Bark Of Night - 2019

by David Rosenfelt

Summary: " Bark of Night is a treat, especially for those who love thrillers and dogs." — Associated Press The next novel in David Rosenfelt; s witty, heartfelt mystery series featuring lawyer Andy Carpenter and his faithful golden retriever, Tara. When defense lawyer Andy Carpenter; s veterinarian asks to speak to him privately at the checkup of his golden retriever, Tara, the last thing Andy expects is Truman. Tiny, healthy, French bulldog Truman was dropped off days ago with instructions to be...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense

Baron Wenckheim's homecoming

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Baron Wenckheim's Homecoming - 2019

by László Krasznahorkai

Summary: "Set in contemporary times, Baron Wenckheim's Homecoming tells the story of a Prince Myshkin-like figure, Baron Bela Wenckheim, who decides to return at the end of his life to the provincial Hungarian town of his birth. Having escaped from his many casino debts in Buenos Aires, where he was living in exile, he wishes to be reunited with his high school sweetheart Marika. What follows is an endless storm of gossip, con men, and local politicians, vividly evoking the small town's alternately drab...  read more »

Genres: Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Batman: Nightwalker

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Batman: Nightwalker - 2019

by Stuart Moore

Summary: Batman: Nightwalker: The Graphic Novel Batman Day 2019 Edition #1 features an excerpt from the upcoming DC graphic novel for young adults based on the New York Times bestselling novel by Marie Lu, adapted by writer Stuart Moore with art and cover by Chris Wildgoose.

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Literature & Fiction

The beekeeper of Aleppo

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The Beekeeper Of Aleppo - 2019

by Christy Lefteri

Summary: "Nuri is a beekeeper; his wife, Afra, an artist. They live a simple life, rich in family and friends, in the beautiful Syrian city of Aleppo--until the unthinkable happens. When all they care for is destroyed by war, they are forced to escape. But what Afra has seen is so terrible she has gone blind, and so they must embark on a perilous journey through Turkey and Greece towards an uncertain future in Britain. As Nuri and Afra travel through a broken world, they must confront not only the pain...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction • Politica

Before She Ignites

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Before She Ignites - 2017

by Jodi Meadows

Summary: "A fully realized fantasy world complete with dragons, treachery, and flawed characters discovering their courage. I couldn; t put it down!" — C. J. Redwine, New York Times bestselling author of The Shadow Queen From the New York Times bestselling author of My Lady Jane comes a smoldering new fantasy trilogy perfect for fans of Victoria Aveyard and Kristin Cashore about a girl condemned for defending dragons and the inner fire that may be her only chance of escape. Mira has always been a...  read more »

Genres: Fairy Tales, Legends & Mythology • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Berta Isla

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Berta Isla - 2019

by Javier Marías

Summary: "Berta Isla thought she knew what to expect from life. When she was a young girl she decided she had found her match in Toma´s Nevinson--the dashing half-Spanish, half-English boy in her class with an extraordinary gift for languages--so she was even able to endure their time apart while Toma´s studied at Oxford. But after his graduation, he returns to Madrid a changed man. Distracted, sullen, and anxious, Berta's new husband has become a stranger to her, and she begins to suspect that his...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction • Psychologica

The Best Kind of People

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The Best Kind Of People - 2017

by Zoe Whittall

Summary: The Woodburys cherish life in the affluent, bucolic suburb of Avalon Hills, Connecticut. George is a beloved science teacher at the local prep school, a hero who once thwarted a gunman, and his wife, Joan, is a hardworking ER nurse. They have brought up their children in this thriving town of wooded yards and sprawling lakes. Then one night a police car pulls up to the Woodbury home and George is charged with sexual misconduct with students from his daughters school. As he sits in prison...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

A Better Man

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A Better Man - 2019

by Louise Penny

Summary: "; A Better Man,; with its mix of meteorological suspense, psychological insight and criminal pursuit, is arguably the best book yet in an outstanding, original oeuvre." —Tom Nolan, The Wall Street Journal "Enchanting... one of his most ennobling missions." —Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review Catastrophic spring flooding, blistering attacks in the media, and a mysterious disappearance greet Chief Inspector Armand Gamache as he returns to the Surete du Quebec in the latest...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Beyond the Point

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Beyond The Point - 2019

by Claire Gibson

Summary: "Duty. Honor. Country. That's West Point's motto, and every cadet who passes through its stone gates vows to live it. But on the eve of 9/11, as Dani, Hannah and Avery face four grueling years ahead, they realize they'll only survive if they do it together. Everyone knows Dani is going places. With athletic talent and a brilliant mind, she navigates West Point's predominantly male environment with wit and confidence, breaking stereotypes and embracing new friends. Hannah's grandfather, a...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Binti

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Binti - 2019

by Nnedi Okorafor

Summary: "Binti, a young Himba girl with the chance of a lifetime: to attend the prestigious Oomza University. Despite her family's concerns, Binti's talent for mathematics and her aptitude with astrolabes make her a prime candidate to undertake this interstellar journey. But everything changes when the jellyfish-like Medusae attack Binti's spaceship, leaving her the only survivor. Now, Binti must fend for herself, alone on a ship full of the beings who murdered her crew, with five days until she...  read more »

Genres: High Tech • Literature & Fiction • Rodney B. • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Science Fiction Adventure • Staff Picks

The birthday girl

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The Birthday Girl - 2019

by Melissa De la Cruz

Summary: Ellie de Florent-Stinson is celebrating her fortieth birthday with a grand celebration in her fabulous house in Palm Springs. At forty, it appears Ellie has everything she ever wanted: a handsome husband; an accomplished, college-age stepdaughter; a beautiful ten-year-old girl; two adorable and rambunctious six-year-old twin boys; lush, well-appointed homes in Los Angeles, Park City, and Palm Springs; a thriving career as a well-known fashion designer of casual women's wear; and a glamorous...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Psychological • Thrillers

A bitter feast

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A Bitter Feast - 2019

by Deborah Crombie

Summary: "Scotland Yard Detective Superintendent Duncan Kincaid and his wife, Detective Inspector Gemma James, have been invited for a relaxing weekend in the tranquil Cotswolds, one of Britain's most beautiful and historic regions, famous for its rolling hills, sheep-strewn green meadows, golden cottages, and timeless villages that retain the spirit of old England. Duncan, Gemma, and their children are guests at Beck House, the country estate belonging to the family of Melody Talbot, Gemma's trusted...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Women Sleuths

A Bitter Feast

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A Bitter Feast - 2019

by Deborah Crombie

Summary: "Crombie; s characters are rich, emotionally textured, fully human. They are the remarkable creations of a remarkable writer."—Louise Penny New York Times bestselling author Deborah Crombie returns with a mesmerizing entry in her "excellent" (Miami Herald) series, in which Scotland Yard detectives Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James are pulled into a dangerous web of secrets, lies, and murder that simmers beneath the surface of a tranquil Cotswolds village. Scotland Yard Detective...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Bitterest Pill

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The Bitterest Pill - 2019

by Reed Farrel Coleman

Summary: The opioid epidemic has reached Paradise, and Police Chief Jesse Stone must rush to stop the devastation in the latest thriller in Robert B. Parker; s New York Times -bestselling series. When a popular high school cheerleader dies of a suspected heroin overdose, it becomes clear that the opioid epidemic has spread even to the idyllic town of Paradise. It will be up to police chief Jesse Stone to unravel the supply chain and unmask the criminals behind it, and the investigation has a clear...  read more »

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

The Bitterroots

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The Bitterroots - 2019

by C.j. Box

Summary: "Former police officer Cassie Dewell is trying to start over with her own private investigation firm. Guilty about not seeing her son and exhausted by the nights on stakeout, Cassie is nonetheless managing...until an old friend calls in a favor: she wants Cassie to help exonerate a man accused of assaulting a young girl from an influential family. Against her own better judgment, Cassie agrees. But out in the Big Sky Country of Montana, twisted family loyalty runs as deep as the ties to the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Black and Blue

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Black And Blue - 2010

by Anna Quindlen

Summary: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • "Intimate and illuminating and, as is true of most anything Quindlen writes, well worth the read."— People For eighteen years Fran Benedetto kept her secret, hid her bruises. She stayed with Bobby because she wanted her son to have a father, and because, in spite of everything, she loved him. Then one night, when she saw the look on her ten-year-old son; s face, Fran finally made a choice—and ran for both their lives. Now she is starting over in a...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Black and white ball

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Black And White Ball - 2018

by Loren D Estleman

Summary: "Loren D. Estleman's most popular characters, PI Amos Walker and hit man Peter Macklin, are together in one story for the first time in Black and White Ball! Detroit hit man Peter Macklin forces private eye Amos Walker to furnish protection for Laurie, Macklin's estranged wife, while Macklin tracks down the party who has threatened to kill her. The man Walker's client suspects cannot be ignored; as his own grown son, Roger Macklin has inherited all the instincts, and acquired all the training,...  read more »

Genres: Hard-Boiled • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Black Flagged

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Black Flagged - 2011

by Steven Konkoly

Summary: "A promising start to a complex, new Black Ops series," Kirkus ReviewsBlack Flagged: Book One in the Black Flagged seriesDaniel Petrovich, the most lethal operative created by the Department of Defense; s Black Flag Program, protects a secret buried in the deepest vaults of the Pentagon.Blackmailed into executing one final mission, Daniel; s carefully constructed "life" rapidly disintegrates into a relentless federal manhunt—and a "24-style" race against the clock to suppress the shocking...  read more »

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

The Black Prism

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The Black Prism - 2010

by Brent Weeks

Summary: In a world where magic is tightly controlled, the most powerful man in history must choose between his kingdom and his son in the first book in the epic NYT bestselling Lightbringer series. Guile is the Prism. He is high priest and emperor, a man whose power, wit, and charm are all that preserves a tenuous peace. Yet Prisms never last, and Guile knows exactly how long he has left to live. When Guile discovers he has a son, born in a far kingdom after the war that put him in power, he must...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Blood Bond Saga, Book 1

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Blood Bond Saga, Book 1 - 2018

by Helen Hardt

Summary: Vampire Dante Gabriel is starving. What he craves is red gold—human blood. After being held captive as a blood slave to a female vampire for years, he has finally escaped. Unchained at last, he follows his nose to the nearest blood bank to sate his hunger. ER nurse Erin Hamilton expects just another busy night shift...until she finds a gorgeous stranger vandalizing the hospital blood bank. Though her logic tells her to turn him in, she; s pulled by stronger and unfamiliar emotions to...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Blood Bond Saga, Book 2

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Blood Bond Saga, Book 2 - 2018

by Helen Hardt

Summary: Dante Gabriel is angry. Someone has violated Erin Hamilton, the woman whose scent has left him emotionally paralyzed. He vows to protect her...most of all from himself. Erin has other ideas. She; s determined to figure out the strange man who keeps leaving her aroused and unsatisfied. When she pushes Dante for answers, he goes looking for them himself. What he uncovers could put Erin in mortal danger, with him as her only salvation.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Blood Bond Saga, Book 3

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Blood Bond Saga, Book 3 - 2018

by Helen Hardt

Summary: Now that Dante Gabriel recognizes the blood bond Erin Hamilton has formed with him, he has to convince her that she must complete the bond for both their sakes. Vampires are rapidly dying out, and humans have long considered them nothing more than a myth. How can he make her understand? Erin has fallen in love with Dante, but she; s still confused and angered by his behavior. To keep her mind occupied, she immerses herself in a mystery that has evolved at work. Patients have been disappearing from the hospital, and Erin finds a clue regarding their blood.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Blood of Elves

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Blood Of Elves - 2009

by Andrzej Sapkowski

Summary: Soon to be a major Netflix original series! The Witcher, Geralt of Rivia, becomes the guardian of Ciri, surviving heiress of a bloody revolution and prophesied savior of the world, in the first novel of the NYT bestselling series that inspired the blockbuster video games. For over a century, humans, dwarves, gnomes, and elves have lived together in relative peace. But times have changed, the uneasy peace is over, and now the races are fighting once again. The only good elf, it seems, is a dead...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

Blood Test

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Blood Test - 2010

by Jonathan Kellerman

Summary: Dr. Alexander Davenport, a child psychologist in Los Angeles, is called in to evaluate the case of a leukemia patient whose parents want to discontinue chemotherapy. When the boy disappears from the hospital and his parents are found dead, the only leads are the boy; s sensual older sister and a holistic-meditative cult called The Touch. Davenport; s search for the child takes him to a small town near the Mexican border where he finally unearths the dark secrets kept by the boy; s family and...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Blood Truth

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Blood Truth - 2019

by J.r. Ward

Summary: The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Savior brings you the next sizzling and passionate paranormal romance in the Black Dagger Legacy series. As a trainee in the Black Dagger Brotherhood; s program, Boone has triumphed as a soldier and now fights side by side with the Brothers. Following his sire; s unexpected death, he is taken off rotation against his protests—and he finds himself working with Butch O; Neal, former homicide cop, to catch a serial killer: Someone is targeting...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Bloody genius

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Bloody Genius - 2019

by John Sandford

Summary: "At the local state university, two feuding departments have faced off on the battleground of PC culture. Each carries their views to extremes that may seem absurd, but highly educated people of sound mind and good intentions can reasonably disagree, right? Then someone winds up dead, and Virgil Flowers is brought in to investigate...and he soon comes to realize he's dealing with people who, on this one particular issue, are functionally crazy. Among this group of wildly impassioned,...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Bloody Genius

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Bloody Genius - 2019

by John Sandford

Summary: Virgil Flowers will have to watch his back—and his mouth—as he investigates a college culture war turned deadly in another one of Sandford; s "madly entertaining Virgil Flowers mysteries" ( New York Times Book Review ). At the local state university, two feuding departments have faced off on the battleground of science and medicine. Each carries their views to extremes that may seem absurd, but highly educated people of sound mind and good intentions can reasonably disagree, right?...  read more »

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

Blue moon

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Blue Moon - 2002

by Laurell K Hamilton

Summary: It's up to Anita to prove Richard's innocence when he is jailed on assault charges, but in doing so she pits herself against corrupt cops and the Master Vampire, Jean-Claude, who threatens her and her friends.

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Blue moon

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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

Blue Moon

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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. "Jack Reacher is today; s James Bond, a thriller hero we can; t get enough of."—Ken Follett "This is a random universe," Reacher says. "Once in a blue moon things turn out just right." This isn; t one of those times. Reacher is on a Greyhound bus, minding his own business, with no particular place to...  read more »

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

The bodies in the library

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The Bodies In The Library - 2019

by Marty Wingate

Summary: "Hayley Burke has landed a dream job. She is the new curator of Lady Georgiana Fowling's First Edition library. The library is kept at Middlebank House, a lovely Georgian home in Bath, England. Hayley lives on the premises and works with the finicky Glynis Woolgar, Lady Fowling's former secretary. Mrs. Woolgar does not like Hayley's ideas to modernize The First Edition Society and bring in fresh blood. And she is not even aware of the fact that Hayley does not know the first thing about the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

The body in the castle well

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The Body In The Castle Well - 2019

by Martin Walker

Summary: When Claudia, a young American, turns up dead in the courtyard of an ancient castle in Bruno's jurisdiction, her death is assumed to be an accident related to opioid use. But her doctor persuades Bruno that things may not be so simple. Thus begins an investigation that leads Bruno to Monsieur de Bourdeille, the scholar with whom the girl had been studying, and then through that man's past. He is a renowned art historian who became extraordinarily wealthy through the sale of paintings that may...  read more »

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

Bomber's moon

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Bomber's Moon - 2019

by Archer Mayor

Summary: "The murder of a small-time drug dealer snowballs into the most complex case ever faced by Joe Gunther and his VBI team. It is said a bright and clear bomber's moon is the best asset to finding one's target. But beware what you wish for: What you can see at night can also see you. Often with dire consequences. Bomber's Moon is Archer Mayor's latest entry in the Joe Gunther series and it may just be his best yet. Two young women form the heart of this tale. One, an investigative reporter, the...  read more »

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

The bone fire

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The Bone Fire - 2019

by S D Sykes

Summary: "In the new Somershill Manor Mystery, Oswald de Lacy brings his family to a secluded island castle to escape the Black Death, but soon a murder within the household proves that even the strongest fortresses aren't free from terror in fourteenth-century England. When the Black Death reappears in England in 1361, Oswald de Lacy knows that the safest place for his wife and young son is the island-fortress of Eden, where his eccentrically pious friend Godfrey has invited the family to stay to wait...  read more »

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

The Bone Orchard

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The Bone Orchard - 2014

by Paul Doiron

Summary: " The Bone Orchard [is] both a rich exploration of character and a satisfying mystery." —Bruce DeSilva, Associated Press"Excellent . . . Thoughtful plotting and strong characters raise this above the crime novel pack." — Publishers weekly In the aftermath of a family tragedy, Mike Bowditch has left the Maine Warden Service and is working as a fishing guide in the North Woods. But when his mentor Sgt. Kathy Frost is forced to kill a troubled war veteran in an apparent case of...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

A book of bones

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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

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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 Bookish Life of Nina Hill

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The Bookish Life Of Nina Hill - 2019

by Abbi Waxman

Summary: "Nina Hill's life may not seem like much, but for a person battling anxiety, it's more than enough. She enjoys her job at a bookstore and her small circle of friends. Until a visit from a lawyer changes everything ... The father that Nina never knew existed has died, leaving behind an enormous extended family. Nina now has innumerable sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews, and cousins all living within a twenty-mile radius--some welcoming and some not so welcoming, but all demanding her attention....  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction

The bookshop

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The Bookshop - 2015

by Penelope Fitzgerald

Summary: In 1959, Florence Green, a kindhearted widow with a small inheritance, risks everything to open a bookshop -- the only bookshop -- in the seaside town of Hardborough. By making a success of a business so impractical, she invites the hostility of the town's less prosperous shopkeepers. By daring to enlarge her neighbors' lives, she crosses Mrs. Gamart, the local arts doyenne. Florence's warehouse leaks, her cellar seeps, and the shop is apparently haunted. Only too late does she begin to suspect the truth: a town that lacks a bookshop isn't always a town that wants one.

Genres: Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction • Politica

The Bookshop on the Shore

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The Bookshop On The Shore - 2019

by Jenny Colgan

Summary: "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 perpetually broke DJ, is no help at all. But his sister Surinder comes to Zoe's aid, hooking her up with a job as far away from the urban crush as possible: a bookshop on the banks of Loch Ness. And there's a second...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Born in sin

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Born In Sin - 2003

by Kinley MacGregor

Summary: Threatened with the death of her family if she does not agree, fiery Caledonia MacNeely reluctantly consents to marry "Sin" MacAllister on the command of King Henry.

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Boundless

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Boundless - 2019

by R A Salvatore

Summary: "Split between time and two worlds, Zaknafein had always been conflicted. That inner turmoil was magnified by his inferior position as a male dark elf in the matriarchal drow society. Only his status as one of the greatest warriors - as well as his friendship with the mercenary Jarlaxle - kept him sane. When he finally perished, he was content knowing he left behind a legacy as substantial as his son, Drizzt. Except ... someone isn't ready for Zaknafein to be dead. And now he's back, hundreds...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Epic Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Bowlaway

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Bowlaway - 2019

by Elizabeth Mccracken

Summary: "A sweeping and enchanting new novel from the widely beloved, award-winning author Elizabeth McCracken about three generations of an unconventional New England family who own and operate a candlepin bowling alley." --

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

The boy in the headlights

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The Boy In The Headlights - 2019

by Samuel Bjork

Summary: "Winter 1996: An old man is driving home when his headlights catch an animal on the empty road up ahead. He stamps hard on the brakes. But it is not an animal at all. It is a young boy, frightened and alone, with a set of deer antlers strapped firmly to his head. Fourteen years later, a body is found in a mountain lake. Within weeks, three people have died. Each time, the killer has left a clue, inviting Special Investigations Detectives Munch and Kr|ger to play a deadly game | a game they...  read more »

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

Brazen and the Beast

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Brazen And The Beast - 2019

by Sarah Maclean

Summary: Lady Henrietta pursues one last night of passion before starting her life as a spinster, finding herself in the arms a king known as Beast.

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Break the bodies, haunt the bones

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Break The Bodies, Haunt The Bones - 2019

by Micah Dean Hicks

Summary: "Almost everyone in Swine Hill is haunted. Jane's ghost tells her what everyone around her is thinking, even when she doesn't want to know. The lonely spirit possessing her mother burns anyone she touches. Her brother Henry's genius ghost forces him to build strange and dangerous machines. When pig people appear in town, taking precious jobs at the pork processing plant and enraging the spirits, Jane knows her brother's ghost has something to do with it. As Swine Hill's violent tide of dead...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary Fantasy • High Tech • Horror • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Breathless

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Breathless - 2019

by Helen Hardt

Summary: "A story that; ll shatter your heart into pieces over and over again, and slowly... so slowly.. she will piece it back together." ~The Sassy Nerd Blog Marjorie Steel is still healing from the events of the past year, and she; s happy to put her plans to study culinary arts on hold to help her best friend deal with a difficult pregnancy and two recently adopted troubled boys. The fact that Bryce Simpson spends a lot of time at the Steel Ranch is a benefit, and she; s ready to see if her...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • 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 »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Brothers Karamazov

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The Brothers Karamazov - 2011

by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Summary: In 1880 Dostoevsky completed The Brothers Karamazov , the literary effort for which he had been preparing all his life. Compelling, profound, complex, it is the story of a patricide and of the four sons who each had a motive for murder: Dmitry, the sensualist, Ivan, the intellectual; Alyosha, the mystic; and twisted, cunning Smerdyakov, the bastard child. Frequently lurid, nightmarish, always brilliant, the novel plunges the reader into a sordid love triangle, a pathological obsession, and a...  read more »

Genres: Classics • Literature & Fiction

Brown Girl, Brownstones

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Brown Girl, Brownstones - 2012

by Paule Marshall

Summary: "An unforgettable novel, written with pride and anger, with rebellion and tears."— Herald Tribune Book Review "Passionate, compelling . . . an impressive accomplishment."— Saturday Review "Remarkable for its courage, its color, and its natural control." —The New Yorker Selina; s mother wants to stay in Brooklyn and earn enough money to buy a brownstone row house, but her father dreams only of returning to his island home. Torn between a romantic nostalgia for the past and a...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The burning white

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The Burning White - 2019

by Brent Weeks

Summary: "In the stunning conclusion to the epic, New York Times bestselling Lightbringer series by Brent Weeks, kingdoms clash as Kip must finally escape his family's shadow in order to protect the land and people he loves. Gavin Guile, once the most powerful man the world had ever seen, has been laid low. He's lost his magic, and now he is on a suicide mission. Failure will condemn the woman he loves. Success will condemn his entire empire. As the White King springs his great traps and the Chromeria...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Epic Fantasy • Historical • Historical Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Burning White

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The Burning White - 2019

by Brent Weeks

Summary: In the stunning conclusion to the epic, New York Times bestselling Lightbringer series by Brent Weeks, kingdoms clash as Kip must finally escape his family; s shadow in order to protect the land and people he loves. Gavin Guile, once the most powerful man the world had ever seen, has been laid low. He; s lost his magic, and now he is on a suicide mission. Failure will condemn the woman he loves. Success will condemn his entire empire. As the White King springs his great traps and the Chromeria...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Burnt offerings

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Burnt Offerings - 2002

by Laurell K Hamilton

Summary: Vampire hunter Anita Blake winds up trying to save the very monsters she has sworn to destroy when an arsonist begins terrorizing the city's undead.

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Butcher Bird

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The Butcher Bird - 2016

by S D Sykes

Summary: Oswald de Lacey is growing up fast in his new position as Lord of Somershill Manor. The Black Death changed many things, and just as it took away his father and elder brothers, leaving Oswald to be recalled from the monastery where he expected to spend his life, so it has taken many of his villagers and servants. However, there is still the same amount of work to be done in the farms and fields, and the few people left to do it think they should be paid more - something the King himself has...  read more »

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

Butterfly Dreams

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Butterfly Dreams - 2015

by A. Meredith Walters

Summary: In a powerful romance hailed as "heartbreaking, real, and breathtakingly beautiful" by Stacey Lynn, New York Times bestselling author A. Meredith Walters tells the story of a troubled young woman and the unforgettable guy who teaches her to live—and love—to the fullest. She; s waiting to die. . . . Corin Thompson is paralyzed by her obsession with mortality. Having lost both of her parents, she is terrified by the idea that she too will die young, and she loses control at any sign...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The butterfly girl

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The Butterfly Girl - 2019

by Rene Denfeld

Summary: A year ago, Naomi, the investigator with an uncanny ability for finding missing children, made a promise that she would not take another case until she finds the younger sister who has been missing for years. Naomi has no picture, not even a name. All she has is a vague memory of a strawberry field at night, black dirt under her bare feet as she ran for her life. The search takes her to Portland, Oregon, where scores of homeless children wander the streets like ghosts, searching for money,...  read more »

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

By the Book

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By The Book - 2018

by Julia Sonneborn

Summary: An English professor struggling for tenure discovers that her ex-fiancé has just become the president of her college—and her new boss—in this whip-smart modern retelling of Jane Austen; s classic Persuasion . Anne Corey is about to get schooled. An English professor in California, she; s determined to score a position on the coveted tenure track at her college. All she; s got to do is get a book deal, snag a promotion, and boom! She; s in. But then Adam Martinez—her first...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Cajun Fried Felony

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Cajun Fried Felony - 2019

by Jana Deleon

Summary: Venus Thibodeaux had a reputation for being trouble. Some said she started at birth. When she finally left Sinful shortly after turning eighteen, everyone breathed a sigh of relief. When she blew back into town four years later, no one was happy about her return. She immediately launched into her same old scams, picking off Sinful residents with ease before disappearing again as quickly as she; d appeared. Everyone assumed she; d headed back to New Orleans. But when an accident at the annual...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Suspense

Call me by your name

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Call Me By Your Name - 2017

by Andre Aciman

Summary: The story of a sudden and powerful romance that blossoms between an adolescent boy and a summer guest at his parents' cliffside mansion on the Italian Riviera. Each is unprepared for the consequences of their attraction, when, during the restless summer weeks, unrelenting currents of obsession, fascination, and desire intensify their passion and test the charged ground between them. Recklessly, the two verge toward the one thing both fear they may never truly find again: total intimacy.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

A capitol death

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A Capitol Death - 2019

by Lindsey Davis

Summary: "A man falls to his death from the Tarpeian Rock, which overlooks the Forum in the Capitoline Hill in Ancient Rome. While it looks like a suicide, one witness swears that she saw it happen and that he was pushed. Normally, this would attract very little official notice but this man happened to be in charge of organizing the Imperial Triumphs demanded by the emperor. The Emperor Domitian, autocratic and erratic, has decided that he deserves two Triumphs for his so-called military victories. The...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

The care and feeding of ravenously hungry girls

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The Care And Feeding Of Ravenously Hungry Girls - 2019

by Anissa Gray

Summary: "The Mothers meets An American Marriage in this dazzling debut novel about mothers and daughters, identity and family, and how the relationships that sustain you can also be the ones that consume you. The Butler family has had their share of trials, as sisters Althea, Viola, and Lillian can attest, but nothing prepared them for the literal trial that will upend their lives. Althea, the eldest sister and substitute matriarch, is a force to be reckoned with and her younger sisters have...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

The Castle of Otranto

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The Castle Of Otranto - 2014

by Horace Walpole

Summary: "The Castle of Otranto (1764) is the first supernatural English novel and one of the most influential works of Gothic fiction. It inaugurated a literary genre that will be forever associated with the effects that Walpole pioneered. Professing to be a translation of a mysterious Italian tale from the darkest Middle Ages, the novel tells of Manfred, prince of Otranto, whose fear of an ancient prophecy sets him on a course of destruction. After the grotesque death of his only son, Conrad, on his...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatura

The Catcher in the Rye

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The Catcher In The Rye - 2019

by J.d. Salinger

Summary: "Holden Caulfield, knowing he is to be expelled from school, decides to leave early. He spends three days in New York City and tells the story of what he did and suffered there." --

Genres: Classics • Literature & Fiction

Celebration

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Celebration - 2017

by Fern Michaels

Summary: Fern Michaels, New York Times bestselling author of Finders Keepers, dazzles readers once again with the unforgettable story of one woman; s life—the betrayal that nearly destroys her, the love that helps her heal, and the struggle to find the truth about herself and the man she thought she knew. . . An only child who lost both parents during her first year at college, wealthy heiress Kristine Kelly had made her husband her whole world. But she didn; t see what everyone else did: that...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Celestial Bodies

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Celestial Bodies - 2019

by Jokha Alharthi

Summary: Winner of the 2019 Man Booker International Prize NATIONAL BESTSELLER "An innovative reimagining of the family saga. . . there is no doubt that this is a contemporary novel, insistent and alive . . . Celestial Bodies is itself a treasure house: an intricately calibrated chaos of familial orbits and conjunctions, of the gravitational pull of secrets." — The New York Times Book Review In the village of al-Awafi in Oman, we encounter three sisters: Mayya, who marries after a heartbreak;...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Cerulean sins

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Cerulean Sins - 2004

by Laurell K Hamilton

Summary: Once a sworn enemy of all monsters, Anita is now the human consort of both Master Vampire Jean Claude and leopard shapeshifter Micah. When a centuries-old vampire hits St. Louis, Anita finds herself needing all the dark forces her passion can muster to save the ones she loves.

Genres: Erotica • Horror • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Chain

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The Chain - 2019

by Adrian Mckinty

Summary: Your phone rings. You child has been kidnapped. And to free her, you must abduct someone else's child. Your child will be released when your victim's parents kidnap another child. Rachel will be part of the chain... or her daughter Kylie will be killed. But the masterminds may have made a mistake this time. Rachel may be the one to finally break the chain.

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

Chances Are . . .

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Chances Are . . . - 2019

by Richard Russo

Summary: "From the Pulitzer Prize-winning Richard Russo--in his first stand-alone novel in a decade--comes a new revelation: a gripping story about the abiding yet complex power of friendship. One beautiful September day, three sixty-six-year old men convene on Martha's Vineyard, friends ever since meeting in college circa the sixties. They couldn't have been more different then, or even today--Lincoln's a commercial real estate broker, Teddy a tiny-press publisher, and Mickey a musician beyond his...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Change of Fortune

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Change Of Fortune - 2018

by Jana Deleon

Summary: Sinful, Louisiana, is always a hotbed of activity, and despite the steamy heat, August is no exception. Godzilla is terrorizing the town, looking for a home-cooked meal, and Gertie is worried someone will take the gator out before she can get him under control. Francine has a situation of her own at the cafe, where food is missing from inventory. And Celia is always up to no good. But summer is almost over, which could mean huge changes for Fortune Redding. Her undercover time in Sinful has...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Changeling

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Changeling - 2019

by Matt Wesolowski

Summary: "On Christmas Eve in 1988, seven-year-old Alfie Marsden vanished in the dark Wentshire Forest Pass, when a burst tyre forced his father, Sorrel, to stop the car. Leaving the car to summon the emergency services, Sorrel returned to find his son gone. No trace of the child, nor his remains, have ever been found. Alfie Marsden was declared officially dead in 1995. Elusive online journalist, Scott King, whose `Six Stories' podcasts have become an internet sensation, investigates the disappearance,...  read more »

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

The Chelsea Girls

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The Chelsea Girls - 2019

by Fiona Davis

Summary: From the dramatic redbrick facade to the sweeping staircase dripping with art, the Chelsea Hotel has long been New York City's creative oasis for the many artists, writers, musicians, actors, filmmakers, and poets who have called it home-a scene playwright Hazel Riley and actress Maxine Mead are determined to use to their advantage. Yet they soon discover that the greatest obstacle to putting up a show on Broadway has nothing to do with their art, and everything to do with politics. A Red scare...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Cheyenne Challenge

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Cheyenne Challenge - 2016

by William W. Johnstone

Summary: Blood in the Snow Mountain men are skilled at survival. Preacher, the greatest of all those warriors of the forest, will kill anything—beast or man—that threaters his survival. Ten years ago, he taught this violent lesson to gun-crazed Ezra Pease when he ran the outlaw out of town. But Pease and his trail-scum gang are back—shooting up trouble and crossing the Big Empty to nail Preacher; s hide to a tree. So Preacher; s riding out to teach Pease one final lesson. But it could...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers • Westerns

Child's play

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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: Contemporary • Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Child; s Play

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Child; S Play - 2019

by Danielle Steel

Summary: The lessons our children teach us are the hardest ones. What do we do when our children don; t pursue our hopes for them? In this riveting new novel, Danielle Steel explores how families can evolve and grow in unexpected ways. 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...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The chocolate maker's wife

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The Chocolate Maker's Wife - 2019

by Karen Brooks

Summary: "Damnation has never been so sweet...Rosamund Tomkins, the illegitimate daughter of a nobleman, spends most of her young life in drudgery at a country inn. To her, the Restoration under Charles II, is but a distant threat as she works under the watchful eye of her brutal, abusive stepfather . . . until the day she is nearly run over by the coach of Sir Everard Blithman. Sir Everard, a canny merchant, offers Rosamund an |opportunity like no other,| allowing her to escape into a very different...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Christmas at Rosie Hopkins' sweetshop

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Christmas At Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop - 2019

by Jenny Colgan

Summary: It's a white Christmas in England, and Rosie Hopkins is feeling festive: Her sweetshop is festooned with striped candy canes, luscious chocolate boxes, and happy, sticky children, and she and her boyfriend are eagerly awaiting the arrival of their families. But when a tragedy strikes at the heart of their charming town, all of Rosie's plans for the future seem to be blown apart. Can she and her loved ones see their way through the difficult times? Sweet and soulful, heartbreaking and heartwarming, this is the perfect novel for the holidays (or any time of year).

Genres: Holidays • Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Christmas at White Pines

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Christmas At White Pines - 2019

by Sherryl Woods

Summary: A Christmas blessing: "Widowed Jessie Adams was about to give birth, and she needed help--fast! Unfortunately, the closest ranch in her small Texas town belonged to her late husband's brother, Luke, who didn't know a thing about delivering babies. And though this charismatic rancher was her only hope, he was the last person Jessie wanted to be stranded with in her time of need." -- Publisher.

Genres: Contemporary • Holidays • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Christmas boutique

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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 dare

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The Christmas Dare - 2019

by Lori Wilde

Summary: Kelsey James always played by the rules and look where it got her--dumped and half-drunk in a poofy white dress, her Christmas wedding ruined. Then her best friend talks her into going on her "honeymoon" anyway, daring her to a "Christmas of Yes." It's about time she lets loose a little, so Kelsey agrees to say "yes" to fun, to romance, and to adventure! And adventure leads her right smack into the arms of sexy Noah MacGregor. Noah's never one to say no to a risk--from leading his NBA team to...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Holidays • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Christmas Dare

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The Christmas Dare - 2019

by Lori Wilde

Summary: A jilted-at-the-altar bride reunites with her high school sweetheart in Lori Wilde; s sensational new Twilight, Texas Christmas novel. Kelsey James always played by the rules and look where it got her—dumped and half-drunk in a poofy white dress, her Christmas wedding ruined. Then her best friend talks her into going on her "honeymoon" anyway, daring her to a "Christmas of Yes." It; s about time she lets loose a little, so Kelsey agrees to say "yes" to fun, to romance, and to adventure!...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Christmas Heirloom

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The Christmas Heirloom - 2018

by Karen Witemeyer

Summary: In this sweet collection of novellas by award-winning, bestselling authors, four charming romances are connected by an heirloom brooch passed down for over 200 years. This multigenerational compilation includes Kristi Hunter; s Legacy of Love , Karen Witemeyer; s Gift of the Heart , Sarah Loudin Thomas; s A Shot at Love , and Becky Wade; s Because of You .

Genres: Christian • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Short Stories

Christmas in Harmony Harbor

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Christmas In Harmony Harbor - 2019

by Debbie Mason

Summary: Evangeline Christmas will do anything to save her year-round Christmas store, Holiday House, when high-powered real-estate developer Caine Elliot uses his money and influence to push through his competing property next door. When her last desperate attempt to stop him fails, she gambles everything on a proposition she prays the handsome, blue-eyed player can't refuse. Caine agrees to Evie's bargain because how hard can it be to fulfill three wishes on the Angel Tree at Holiday House? The wishes...  read more »

Genres: Clean & Wholesome • Contemporary • Holidays • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Christmas in Silver Springs

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Christmas In Silver Springs - 2019

by Brenda Novak

Summary: When Harper Devlin's rock star husband leaves her, she takes her two daughters to Silver Springs hoping that her family can heal their broken heart. She finds unexpected comfort after meeting ex-con Tobias Richardson and learning about his own tragic past.

Genres: Contemporary • Holidays • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Christmas in Winter Hill

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Christmas In Winter Hill - 2019

by Melody Carlson

Summary: "Krista Galloway has a good reason to dislike the holiday season, but when her new job as city manager forces her to plan the town's over-the-top Christmas celebration, she and her daughter may find a new home -- and some Christmas spirit -- in the process." --

Genres: Contemporary • Holidays • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Christmas shopaholic

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Christmas Shopaholic - 2019

by Sophie Kinsella

Summary: 'Tis the season for change and Becky Brandon (nee Bloomwood) is embracing it, returning from the States to live in the charming village of Letherby and working with her best friend, Suze, in the gift shop of Suze's stately home. Life is good, especially now that Becky takes time every day for mindfulness...which actually means listening to a meditation tape while hunting down online bargains. But Becky still adores the traditions of Christmas: Her parents host, carols play on repeat, her mother...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction

Christmas Shopaholic

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Christmas Shopaholic - 2019

by Sophie Kinsella

Summary: #1 New York Times bestselling author Sophie Kinsella returns with a festive new Shopaholic adventure filled with holiday cheer and unexpected gifts. "Funny, charming, and the perfect read to get into the holiday spirit."— PopSugar ; Tis the season for change and Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) is embracing it, returning from the States to live in the charming village of Letherby and working with her best friend, Suze, in the gift shop of Suze; s stately home. Life is good, especially...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Christmas Sweets

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Christmas Sweets - 2019

by Joanne Fluke

Summary: Gathered in one volume for the very first time, here are three yuletide tales of mystery, murder, and romance, featuring your favorite sleuths . . . THE TWELVE DESSERTS OF CHRISTMAS by JOANNE FLUKE It; s the perfect mix of naughty and nice when two lovestruck boarding school teachers watch six kids over Christmas break. But when someone wants the cozy couple; s romance to burn out faster than a scorched fruitcake, it; s Hannah Swensen to the rescue, armed with her sleuthing skills—and...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Christmas Wishing Tree

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The Christmas Wishing Tree - 2018

by Emily March

Summary: Sometimes life; s most magical journeys bring you back to where it all began... From USA Today bestselling author Emily March, comes a fascinating account of the magic and miracle of Christmas. A delightful Christmas novel in the New York Times bestselling Eternity Springs series from Emily March. A man who loves adventure and the open sea, Devin Murphy returns for a short Christmas trip to his small hometown of Eternity Springs. Immersed in the joy and magic of the holiday season all around...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Christmastime Cowboy

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Christmastime Cowboy - 2017

by Maisey Yates

Summary: It; s Christmas in Copper Ridge, and love is waiting to be unwrapped... Falling for a bad boy once is forgivable. Twice would just be foolish. When Sabrina Leighton first offered her teenage innocence to gorgeous, tattooed Liam Donnelly, he humiliated her, then left town. The hurt still lingers. But so does that crazy spark. And if they have to work together to set up her family winery; s new tasting room by Christmas, why not work him out of her system with a sizzling affair? Thirteen years...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Westerns

Cilka's journey

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Cilka's Journey - 2019

by Heather Morris

Summary: Cilka is just sixteen years old when she is taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, in 1942. The Commandant at Birkenau, Schwarzhuber, notices her long beautiful hair, and forces her separation from the other women prisoners. Cilka learns quickly that power, even unwillingly given, equals survival. After liberation, Cilka is charged as a collaborator for sleeping with the enemy and sent to Siberia. But what choice did she have? And where did the lines of morality lie for Cilka, who was...  read more »

Genres: Biographical • Historical • Literature & Fiction

Cilka; s Journey

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Cilka; S Journey - 2019

by Heather Morris

Summary: From the author of the multi-million copy bestseller The Tattooist of Auschwitz comes a new novel based on an incredible true story of love and resilience. Her beauty saved her — and condemned her. Cilka is just sixteen years old when she is taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp in 1942, where the commandant immediately notices how beautiful she is. Forcibly separated from the other women prisoners, Cilka learns quickly that power, even unwillingly taken, equals survival. When...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Circus of the damned

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Circus Of The Damned - 2002

by Laurell K Hamilton

Summary: When a rogue master vampire named Alejandro hits town and claims Anita Blake, an expert on undead creatures of the night, as his human servant, a war of the undead breaks out between the interloper and Jean-Claude, the city's Master Vampire, a situation complicated when Anita falls for Richard Zeeman, a handsome teacher with his own dark secret.

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

City of scoundrels

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City Of Scoundrels - 2019

by Victoria Thompson

Summary: "An exciting new book in the series featuring Elizabeth Miles, con woman turned Lady, from the beloved national bestselling author of the Gaslight Mysteries. Elizabeth Miles finds herself in a position no con can help her escape. Her beloved fiance´, Gideon Bates, is awaiting his turn in the draft to fight in the Great War. Elizabeth is finding it hard to think of anything else, but Gideon has thrown himself into his work, preparing wills for soldiers before they ship out. Corporal Tom Preston...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

City of windows

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City Of Windows - 2019

by Robert Pobi

Summary: "City of Windows introduces Lucas Page, a brilliant, reluctant investigator, matching wits with a skilled, invisible killer. To identify and hunt down this ruthless, seemingly unstoppable killer, Page must discover what hidden past connects the victims before he himself loses all that is dear to him." --

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

Closer to You

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Closer To You - 2016

by Barbara Freethy

Summary: From #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Barbara Freethy comes CLOSER TO YOU, a suspenseful, heartwarming and page-turning novel . Renowned scientist Ian Callaway believes in numbers, logic and reason. His life is an equation that always adds up, until his mentor asks him to do him a small favor. This favor sends him out of his lab and smack into Grace O; Malley, a free-spirited, beautiful elementary school teacher, who believes in love and miracles. He was only supposed to deliver a package...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Suspense

The cockroach

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The Cockroach - 2019

by Ian McEwan

Summary: Jim Sams has undergone a metamorphosis. In his previous life he was ignored or loathed, but in his new incarnation he is the most powerful man in Britain--and it is his mission to carry out the will of the people. Nothing must get in his way: not the opposition, nor the dissenters within his own party. Not even the rules of parliamentary democracy.

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Politica

A Cold Day in Paradise

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A Cold Day In Paradise - 2000

by Steve Hamilton

Summary: A Cold Day in Paradise launched Steve Hamilton into the top ranks of today; s crime writers. Now, see for yourself why this extraordinary novel has galvanized the literary and mystery community as no other book before it.... Other than the bullet lodged near his heart, former Detroit cop Alex McKnight thought he had put the nightmare of his partner; s death and his own near-fatal injury behind him. After all, the man convicted of the crimes has been locked away for years. But in the small town...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Color Me Murder

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Color Me Murder - 2018

by Krista Davis

Summary: Includes A Front and Back Cover for You to Color!   By day, Florrie Fox manages Color Me Read bookstore in Georgetown, Washington D.C. By night, she creates her own intricately detailed coloring books for adults, filling the pages with objects that catch her eye. There; s plenty of inspiration in her new apartment—a beautiful carriage house belonging to Professor John Maxwell, Florrie; s boss. He offers the property to Florrie rent-free with one condition—she must move in...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The color of destiny

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The Color Of Destiny - 2013

by Julianne MacLean

Summary: "Eighteen years ago a teenage pregnancy changed Kate Worthington's life forever. Faced with many difficult decisions, she chose to follow her heart and embrace an uncertain future with Glenn Ferguson, her devoted first love ... and the father of her baby. At the same time, in another part of the world, sixteen-year-old Ryan Hamilton makes his own share of mistakes, but learns important lessons along the way. Soon Kate's and Ryan's paths cross in a way they never expected, which makes them...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The color of heaven

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The Color Of Heaven - 2014

by Julianne MacLean

Summary: "Sophie Duncan is a successful columnist whose world falls apart after her daughter's unexpected illness and her husband's shocking affair. When it seems nothing else could possibly go wrong, her car skids off an icy road and plunges into a frozen lake. There, in the cold, dark depths of the water, Sophie experiences something profound and extraordinary--something that unlocks the secrets from her past, and teaches her what it means to truly live." --

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Psychologica

Command Performance

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Command Performance - 2012

by Nora Roberts

Summary: A classic romance featuring Cordina; s Royal Family from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts. Year; s ago Eve Hamilton had a schoolgirl crush on Prince Alexander. His Royal Highness was powerful, reserved and compelling—and clearly disapproving of Eve. Now, Eve is every inch a captivating, engaging woman, and Alex discovers that he wants to show her that he; s everything she could ever want in a man.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Complication

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The Complication - 2018

by Suzanne Young

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Tatum Masterson has no memory of being in The Program, but when she starts experiencing crashbacks she knows something terrible happened last summer, and with help of the boyfriend she lost, Tatum digs into the past and future of The Program and its handlers, and discovers the true cost of a cure.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

Contraband

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Contraband - 2019

by Stuart Woods

Summary: When trouble falls from the sky-- literally-- Stone Barrington joins forces with a sharp-witted and alluring local detective to investigate a national smuggling ring. But they run into a problem: the evidence keeps disappearing. From the laid-back Key West shores to the bustling Manhattan streets, Stone sets out to connect the dots between the crimes that seem to follow him wherever he travels. He discovers shocking connections between old and new acquaintances, but sometimes answers-- and enemies- are hiding in plain sight. --

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

Conviction

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Conviction - 2019

by Denise Mina

Summary: An upper-class Edinburgh housewife who enjoys listening to the sordid details of true-crime podcasts has her world turned upside down when a new podcast turns out to have connections to her own dark past.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

A cosmology of monsters

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A Cosmology Of Monsters - 2019

by Shaun Hamill

Summary: "Monsters both figurative and very literal stalk the Turner family. The youngest child, Noah, narrates the family history: how in the late '60s, his bookish mother Margaret marries Lovecraft-lover Harry, against her better judgment. The couple has two daughters--Sydney, born for the spotlight; and the brilliant but awkward Eunice, a natural writer and storyteller. But finances are tight, Margaret and Eunice are haunted by horrific dreams, and Harry starts acting strangely. He becomes obsessed...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Horror • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Cowboy Christmas redemption

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Cowboy Christmas Redemption - 2019

by Maisey Yates

Summary: "As snowflakes fall in Gold Valley, Oregon, will this rugged cowboy finally win the woman of his dreams? Cowboy Caleb Dalton has loved single mom Ellie Bell, and her little daughter, Amelia, for years. But since Ellie is his best friend's widow, Caleb's head knows Ellie will always be strictly off-limits. If only his heart got the memo. So when Caleb discovers that Ellie has a Christmas wish list - and hopes for a kiss under the mistletoe - he's throwing his cowboy hat into the ring. If...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Holidays • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Western

The Cowboy; s Mail Order Bride

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The Cowboy; S Mail Order Bride - 2014

by Carolyn Brown

Summary: Book 3 of Cowboys & Brides From New York Times and USA Today-bestselling author Carolyn Brown comes a contemporary Western romance filled to the brim with sexy cowboys, gutsy heroines, and genuine down-home Texas twang. Emily Cooper promised her dying grandfather that she; d deliver a long-lost letter to a woman he once planned to wed. Little does adventurous Emily know that this simple task will propel her to places she never could have imagined...with a cowboy who; s straight out of her...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Westerns

Crooked House

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Crooked House - 2010

by Agatha Christie

Summary: "Writing Crooked House was pure pleasure and I feel justified in my belief that it is one of my best." —Agatha Christie Described by the queen of mystery herself as one of her favorites of her published work, Crooked House is a classic Agatha Christie thriller revolving around a devastating family mystery. The Leonides are one big happy family living in a sprawling, ramshackle mansion. That is until the head of the household, Aristide, is murdered with a fatal barbiturate injection....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Crow Lake

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Crow Lake - 2008

by Mary Lawson

Summary: Crow Lake is that rare find, a first novel so quietly assured, so emotionally pitch perfect, you know from the opening page that this is the real thing—a literary experience in which to lose yourself, by an author of immense talent. Here is a gorgeous, slow-burning story set in the rural "badlands" of northern Ontario, where heartbreak and hardship are mirrored in the landscape. For the farming Pye family, life is a Greek tragedy where the sins of the fathers are visited on the sons, and...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

A cruel deception

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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, who has been working with the severely wounded in England in the war's wake, 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...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

The Cruel Stars

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The Cruel Stars - 2019

by John Birmingham

Summary: With a ruthless sect of humanity intent on wiping out their species, five intrepid heroes must think like their enemies in this epic sci-fi adventure for fans of The Expanse and Battlestar Galactica . "Frenetic action viewed in a black fun-house mirror."— Kirkus Reviews The galaxy was once terrorized by the Sturm, a group of "species purists" intent on destroying any human with genetic or cybernetic enhancements. Fashioning themselves as the one true "Human Republic," the Sturm cut a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Crush

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The Crush - 2013

by Sandra Brown

Summary: After she unwittingly frees a dangerous contract killer, a surgeon reluctantly joins forces with a tenacious detective obsessed with taking down their enemy at all costs. As a surgeon, Dr. Rennie Newton is the consummate professional. When she; s summoned to jury duty, she brings competence and composure to the courtroom — a skill she learned while performing surgeries. It is this commitment to precision that compels her to deliver a not guilty verdict in the murder case against notorious...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Suspense • Thrillers

Crystal Gardens

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Crystal Gardens - 2012

by Amanda Quick

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Amanda Quick delivers "a promising start to a new Victorian-era series" ( The Seattle Times ) with the Ladies of Lantern Street... Evangeline Ames has rented a country cottage far from the London streets where she was recently attacked. Fascinated by the paranormal energy of nearby Crystal Gardens, she finds pleasure in sneaking past the wall to explore the grounds. And when her life is threatened again, she instinctively goes to the gardens for safety. Lucas...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Curious toys

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Curious Toys - 2019

by Elizabeth Hand

Summary: "In the sweltering summer of 1915, Pin, the fourteen-year-old daughter of a carnival fortune-teller, dresses as a boy and joins a teenage gang that roams the famous Riverview amusement park, looking for trouble. Unbeknownst to the well-heeled city-dwellers and visitors who come to enjoy the midway, the park is also host to a ruthless killer who uses the shadows of the dark carnival attractions to conduct his crimes. When Pin sees a man enter the Hell Gate ride with a young girl, and emerge...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

Cut and run

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Cut And Run - 2019

by Fern Michaels

Summary: "It's been three months since Countess Annie de Silva slipped away from her home before dawn, leaving a cryptic note and no clue as to her destination. That's an eternity for friends as devoted as the Sisterhood. They've honored Annie's request for privacy long enough. Now they're desperate to ensure that their founding member is alive and well, and that means tracking her down--wherever in the world she might be. Myra Rutledge, Annie's closest confidante for many decades, has some ideas about...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Dachshund through the snow

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Dachshund Through The Snow - 2019

by David Rosenfelt

Summary: "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 named Danny, whose selfless plea strikes a chord. Danny asked Santa for a coat for his mother, a sweater for his dachshund, Murphy,...  read more »

Genres: Legal • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Dangerous Choice

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Dangerous Choice - 2019

by Barbara Freethy

Summary: FBI Special Agent Diego Rivera is searching for his family when a clue leads him to a quaint Colombian village, which suddenly erupts into violence. Diego is caught in a shooting and discovers an explosive family secret. Tara Powell comes to Colombia to look for her missing friend. When the village priest who; s supposed to have information for her is gunned down, she finds herself entangled with Diego, who is on a personal mission of his own. Danger follows Tara and Diego from Colombia to the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Suspense • Thrillers

A dangerous crossing

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A Dangerous Crossing - 2018

by Ausma Zehanat Khan

Summary: In the next book in Ausma Khan's powerful, critically acclaimed series, Muslim detective Esa Khattak and his partner, Rachel Getty, travel across Europe in search of an old friend, who's gone missing while working to help expedite immigration for Syrian refugees in Greece. The Syrian refugee crisis becomes personal for Inspector Esa Khattak and Sergeant Rachel Getty when they are called in to search for a missing Canadian volunteer. Nathan Clare's sister, Audrey, has vanished from the Greek...  read more »

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

A dangerous engagement

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A Dangerous Engagement - 2019

by Ashley Weaver

Summary: "A Dangerous Engagement is the stylish, charming sixth novel in the Edgar-nominated Amory Ames mystery series by Ashley Weaver, set in 1930s New York. As they travel by ship to New York for her childhood friend Tabitha's wedding, Amory Ames gazes out at the city's iconic skyline, excited by the prospect of being a bridesmaid. Her husband Milo, however, is convinced their trip will be deadly dull, since Prohibition is in full swing. But when a member of the wedding party is found murdered on the...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

A Dangerous Man

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A Dangerous Man - 2019

by Robert Crais

Summary: "A brilliant new crime novel from the beloved, bestselling, and award-winning master of the genre--and Joe Pike's most perilous case to date. Joe Pike didn't expect to rescue a woman that day. He went to the bank same as anyone goes to the bank, and returned to his Jeep. So when Isabel Roland, the lonely young teller who helped him, steps out of the bank on her way to lunch, Joe is on hand when two men abduct her. Joe chases them down, and the two men are arrested. But instead of putting the...  read more »

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

Danse macabre

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Danse Macabre - 2007

by Laurell K Hamilton

Summary: It was the middle of November. I was supposed to be out jogging, but instead I was sitting at my breakfast table talking about men, sex, werewolves, vampires, and that thing that most unmarried but sexually active women fear most ... Anita Blake needs to be concentrating on a dangerous situation: the ardeur-the sexual power that flows between Anita and Jean-Claude, Master Vampire of the City; and is reaching new levels. The unexpected effect of this is that Jean-Claude's own power as a master vampire has grown-and Richard, never predictable, is changing, too.

Genres: Erotica • Horror • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Darcys & the Bingleys

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The Darcys & The Bingleys - 2008

by Marsha Altman

Summary: A Tale of Two Gentlemen; s Marriages to Two Most Devoted Sisters Three days before their double wedding, Charles Bingley is desperate to have a word with his dear friend Fitzwilliam Darcy, seeking advice of a most delicate nature. Bingley is shocked when Darcy gives him a copy of an ancient, illustrated book of sensual secrets-but it does tell him everything he needs to know. Eventually, of course, Jane finds this remarkable volume and in utmost secrecy shows it to her dear sister Elizabeth,...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Dare Valley Meets Paris Billionaire: The Complete Mini-Series

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Dare Valley Meets Paris Billionaire: The Complete Mini-Series - 2015

by Ava Miles

Summary: A portion of the proceeds from the sale of Ava; s bestselling mini-series will be donated to the French Red Cross to help Paris. USA Today bestselling author Ava Miles presents a special four-part mini-series partially set in Dare Valley and the City of Love herself: Paris. The Billionaire; s Gamble , Volume 1: Self-made billionaire inventor Evan Michaels has lost the biggest gamble of his life. For one month, he must live like a "normal" person in Dare Valley and give up his playboy ways. When...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Dark Age

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Dark Age - 2019

by Pierce Brown

Summary: "For a decade Darrow led a revolution against the corrupt color-coded Society. Now, outlawed by the very Republic he founded, he wages a rogue war on Mercury in hopes that he can still salvage the dream of Eo. But as he leaves death and destruction in his wake, is he still the hero who broke the chains? Or will another legend rise to take his place? Lysander au Lune, the heir in exile, has returned to the Core. Determined to bring peace back to mankind at the edge of his sword, he must...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

Dark illusion

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Dark Illusion - 2019

by Christine Feehan

Summary: Mage Julija Brennan is in the race of her life. Having broken free from her controlling family, Julija's attempt to warn the Carpathians of the coming threat has failed and put a target on her back, and those who are hunting her are close behind. After centuries locked away in a monastery in the Carpathian Mountains, Isai Florea can't believe he's finally found his lifemate, the missing half of his soul. The second he sees Julija, his world blazes with color. But despite their explosive...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Dark Illusion

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Dark Illusion - 2019

by Christine Feehan

Summary: A mage and a warrior must see beyond their facades and embrace the bond that links their souls in this powerful Carpathian novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Christine Feehan. At any other time, Julija Brennan would find solace in the quiet of the Sierra Mountains, but now the mage is in the race of her life. Having broken free from her controlling family, Julija; s attempt to warn the Carpathians of the coming threat has failed and put a target on her back—and those who are...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Dark Nights: The Batman Who Laughs (2018), Issue 1

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Dark Nights: The Batman Who Laughs (2018), Issue 1 - 2019

by James Tynion Iv

Summary: The Batman Who Laughs Batman Day 2019 Edition #1 reprints the 2017 one-shot spinning out of Dark Nights: Metal, written by James Tynion IV with art by Riley Rossmo and a cover by Jason Fabok.

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Literature & Fiction

The Dark Side

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The Dark Side - 2019

by Danielle Steel

Summary: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In her new novel, Danielle Steel tells a riveting story of the dark side of motherhood. Zoe Morgan; s childhood was marked by her younger sister; s tragic illness, watching as her parents dedicated themselves completely to her final days and then divorced. As a young woman driven by these painful memories, Zoe sets the bar high for herself, studying hard and pursuing a career in the nonprofit world, where her deep compassion for disadvantaged children finds a focus....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Darkdawn

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Darkdawn - 2019

by Jay Kristoff

Summary: The epic conclusion of the internationally bestselling Nevernight Chronicle from New York Times bestselling author Jay Kristoff. The greatest games in Godsgrave's history have ended with the most audacious murders in the history of the Itreyan Republic. Mia Corvere, gladiatii, escaped slave and infamous assassin, is on the run. Pursued by Blades of the Red Church and soldiers of the Luminatii legion, she may never escape the City of Bridges and Bones alive. Her mentor Mercurio is now in the...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Epic Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Darkest Warrior

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The Darkest Warrior - 2018

by Gena Showalter

Summary: A searing Lords of the Underworld tale by New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter, featuring a beastly prince and the wife he will wage war to keep He is ice... Puck the Undefeated, host of the demon of Indifference, cannot experience emotion without punishment, so he allows himself to feel nothing. Until her. According to ancient prophecy, she is the key to avenging his past, saving his realm and ruling as king. All he must do? Steal her from the man she loves—and marry her. She...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The date

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The Date - 2019

by Louise Jensen

Summary: A recently separated woman awakes alone the morning after a date with no memory of the night before and an unrecognizable face. She also can't recognize her friends and family, or the person who is trying to destroy her.

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Psychological • Thrillers • Women Sleuths

Deadhouse Gates

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Deadhouse Gates - 2006

by Steven Erikson

Summary: In the vast dominion of Seven Cities, in the Holy Desert Raraku, the seer Sha; ik and her followers prepare for the long-prophesied uprising known as the Whirlwind. Unprecedented in size and savagery, this maelstrom of fanaticism and bloodlust will embroil the Malazan Empire in one of the bloodiest conflicts it has ever known, shaping destinies and giving birth to legends . . . Set in a brilliantly realized world ravaged by dark, uncontrollable magic, this thrilling novel of war, intrigue and...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

A deadly divide

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A Deadly Divide - 2019

by Ausma Zehanat Khan

Summary: "From the critically acclaimed author Ausma Zehanat Khan, A Deadly Divide is the devastatingly powerful new thriller featuring beloved series detectives Esa Khattak and Rachel Getty. In the aftermath of a mass shooting at a mosque in Quebec, the local police apprehend Amadou Duchon--a young Muslim man at the scene helping the wounded--but release Etienne Roy, the local priest who was found with a weapon in his hands. The shooting looks like a hate crime, but detectives Esa Khattak and Rachel...  read more »

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

Deadly proof

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Deadly Proof - 2017

by Rachel Dylan

Summary: In the biggest case of her career, attorney Kate Sullivan has been appointed lead counsel to take on Mason Pharmaceutical in a claim involving an allegedly dangerous new drug. She hires former Army Ranger turned private investigator Landon James to do some digging. When a whistleblower is found dead, it's clear the stakes are higher than ever. Will this case prove deadly for Kate?

Genres: Legal • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Thrillers

Dear Mrs. Bird

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Dear Mrs. Bird - 2018

by A J Pearce

Summary: "London, 1940. Emmeline Lake is Doing Her Bit for the war effort, volunteering as a telephone operator with the Auxiliary Fire Services. When Emmy sees an advertisement for a job at the London Evening Chronicle, her dreams of becoming a Lady War Correspondent suddenly seem achievable. But the job turns out to be working as a typist for the fierce and renowned advice columnist, Henrietta Bird. Emmy is disappointed, but gamely bucks up and buckles down. Mrs. Bird is very clear: letters containing...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

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 • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

The dearly beloved

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The Dearly Beloved - 2019

by Cara Wall

Summary: Charles and Lily, James and Nan. They meet in Greenwich Village in 1963 when Charles and James are jointly hired to steward the historic Third Presbyterian Church through turbulent times. Their personal differences however, threaten to tear them apart. Charles is destined to succeed his father as an esteemed professor of history at Harvard, until an unorthodox lecture about faith leads him to ministry. How can he fall in love with Lily after she tells him with certainty that she will never...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction

The Dearly Beloved

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The Dearly Beloved - 2019

by Cara Wall

Summary: "A moving portrait of love and friendship set against a backdrop of social change." — The New York Times "Here is the power of the novel in its simplest, richest for: bearing intimate witness to human beings grappling with their faith and falling in love. That Wall executes it so beautifully? Well, this is exactly why we read literary fiction...The best book about faith in recent memory." — Entertainment Weekly (A-) "When I began reading The Dearly Beloved I braced for piety,...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Death in focus

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Death In Focus - 2019

by Anne Perry

Summary: "In the start of an all-new mystery series set in pre-World War II Europe, an intrepid young photographer carries her imperiled lover's final, urgent message into the heart of Berlin as Hitler ascends to power. On vacation from London on the beautiful Italian coast, twenty-eight-year-old Elena Standish and her older sister Margot have finally been able to forget some of the lasting trauma of the Great War. Touring with her camera in hand, Elena has found new inspiration in the striking Italian...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

Death in Focus

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Death In Focus - 2019

by Anne Perry

Summary: In the start of an all-new mystery series set in pre–World War II Europe, an intrepid young photographer carries her dead lover; s final, world-shattering message into the heart of Berlin as Hitler ascends to power. On vacation from London on the beautiful Italian coast, twenty-eight-year-old Elena Standish and her older sister, Margot, have finally been able to move on from the lasting trauma of the Great War, in which the newly married Margot lost her husband and the sisters their...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Death of a Cupcake Queen

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Death Of A Cupcake Queen - 2015

by Lee Hollis

Summary: As the food and cocktails columnist for the Island Times , Hayley Powell attends a lot of events--but this one will be murder... On the eve of her high school reunion, Hayley dreads seeing the trio of mean girls who used to torment her: Sabrina Merryweather, Nykki Temple, and former prom queen Ivy Foster. These days Ivy wears a different crown as the cupcake queen--and flaunting her success is just the icing on the cake. But maybe the prom queen should have been voted Most Likely to Die. At the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Death of a Pumpkin Carver

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Death Of A Pumpkin Carver - 2016

by Lee Hollis

Summary: For Hayley Powell, food and cocktails columnist for the Island Times , Halloween is all about costume parties and holiday treats—until a killer crashes the party... This Halloween, Hayley can; t imagine a worse trick than her ex-husband Danny returning to Bar Harbor. Her kids may be happy to see their dad, but Hayley; s determined not to be taken in by his charms, and suspects he; s in financial trouble—again. Still, the haunted holiday is about to get a whole lot scarier after...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Death rides alone

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Death Rides Alone - 2016

by William W Johnstone

Summary: While escorting a violent man charged with murdering a preacher's daughter to jail, Luke Jensen discovers that the man is innocent of this crime as they both battle for their lives in a storm of bullets, betrayal and blood as they attempt to bring the real killer--the son of a cattle baron--to justice.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Westerns

The deception

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The Deception - 2019

by Kat Martin

Summary: "When missing turns to murdered, one woman's search for answers will take her to a place she never wanted to go. After searching for her sister for two years, Kate Gallagher is devastated when she's called to the morgue to identify Chrissy's body, the runaway teen the victim of a brutal attack. Kate failed Chrissy once, and she won't do it again--even if finding her sister's killer means following a lethal bounty hunter into the heart of darkness. Working at Maximum Security has taken Jason...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Romantic Suspense • Thrillers

The Defense--A Novel

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The Defense--A Novel - 2016

by Steve Cavanagh

Summary: "If you; re a fan of John Grisham, Scott Turow, and Brad Meltzer, then you will be a fan of Steve Cavanagh; s The Defense ." — Nelson DeMille, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Radiant Angel Eddie Flynn used to be a con artist. Then he became a lawyer. Turns out the two aren; t that different. Former con artist turned lawyer Eddie Flynn gave up the law a year ago after a disastrous case, and he vowed never to step foot in a courtroom again. But now he doesn; t have a choice. The...  read more »

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

Defy Me

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Defy Me - 2019

by Tahereh Mafi

Summary: Juliette and Warner; s story continues in the thrilling fifth installment of Tahereh Mafi; s New York Times bestselling Shatter Me series. Juliette Ferrars isn; t who she thinks she is. Nothing in her world is what it seemed. She thought she; d finally defeated the Reestablishment. She thought she; d finally taken control of her life, her power, and her pain. But Juliette has only just begun to unravel a lifetime of lies, and she finds herself faced with a familiar choice: Be a weapon. Or be a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

Denim and Diamonds

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Denim And Diamonds - 2016

by Debbie Macomber

Summary: In this heart-wrenching classic novel from Debbie Macomber, two wounded hearts give in to the healing power of love—and learn to trust again. Letty Ellison left her small town and her high-school sweetheart behind to chase her dreams—but music never worked out. When she returns nine years later, nothing; s changed in Red Springs, Wyoming, except for her. Letty; s a little more humble, she; s a single mom to a beautiful daughter, and she has a secret: she needs surgery for a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The deserter

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The Deserter - 2019

by Nelson DeMille

Summary: When Captain Kyle Mercer of the Army's elite Delta Force disappeared from his post in Afghanistan, a video released by his Taliban captors made international headlines. But circumstances were murky: Did Mercer desert before he was captured? Then a second video sent to Mercer's Army commanders leaves no doubt: the trained assassin and keeper of classified Army intelligence has willfully disappeared. When Mercer is spotted two years later in Caracas, Venezuela by an old army buddy, top military...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The Deserter

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The Deserter - 2019

by Nelson Demille

Summary: An "outstanding" ( Publishers Weekly , starred review) blistering thriller featuring a brilliant and unorthodox Army investigator, his enigmatic female partner, and their hunt for the Army; s most notorious—and dangerous—deserter from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nelson DeMille and Alex DeMille. When Captain Kyle Mercer of the Army; s elite Delta Force disappeared from his post in Afghanistan, a video released by his Taliban captors made international headlines. But...  read more »

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

Devil; s Claw

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Devil; S Claw - 2009

by J. A. Jance

Summary: In the night-still canyons of the Arizona desert, a girl is on the run. Alone but for her beloved red-tailed hawk, she flees from the dark shadows of her young life, the horror she has witnessed...and the terror that now stalks her. New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance returns with her eighth novel in the highly acclaimed Joanna Brady mystery series. Set against the backdrop of the modern west, this gripping tale finds Sheriff Brady juggling a precarious overload in both her personal...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Disappearing Earth

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Disappearing Earth - 2019

by Julia Phillips

Summary: National Best Seller Named a Best Book of 2019 So Far by Entertainment Weekly, Vanity Fair, and USA Today Long-listed for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize "Splendidly imagined . . . Thrilling" —Simon Winchester "A genuine masterpiece" —Gary Shteyngart Spellbinding, moving—evoking a fascinating region on the other side of the world—this suspenseful and haunting story announces the debut of a profoundly gifted writer. One August afternoon, on the shoreline of the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

A dog's promise

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A Dog's Promise - 2019

by W Bruce Cameron

Summary: The dog who thinks of himself as 'Bailey' knows one thing for sure: all dogs go to heaven after they have fulfilled their purpose on earth. But Bailey's work on earth is far from finished, there are still so many more humans that need a dog's talent for unconditional love. There is one family in particular that needs Bailey's help, a family that is on the verge of breaking apart. But if Bailey helps this family he won't remember his previous lives, the connections he's made, and the humans he's...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Humor • Literature & Fiction

A Dog; s Promise

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A Dog; S Promise - 2019

by W. Bruce Cameron

Summary: A Dog; s Promise continues the story of Bailey, the good dog whose journey started in A Dog; s Purpose and continued in A Dog; s Journey (both major motion pictures). This time, Bailey is joined by Lola, another very special dog, who helps Bailey fulfill his promise over the course of several lives. This charming, wise canine soul brings joy, laughter, and comfort as he unites a family fractured by life; s inevitable obstacles. The love and loyalty of these two memorable dogs shows us the...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Dominicana

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Dominicana - 2019

by Angie Cruz

Summary: In bright, musical prose that reflects the energy of New York City, Cruz's Dominicana is a vital portrait of the immigrant experience and the timeless coming-of-age story of a young woman finding her voice in the world.

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Don; t Know Jack

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Don; T Know Jack - 2012

by Diane Capri

Summary: New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author DIANE CAPRI Does It Again! NEW Hunt for Jack Reacher book! For fans of John Grisham, Lee Child, Jack Reacher and Michael Connelly "Full of thrills and tension, but smart and human, too. Kim Otto is a great, great character—I love her." Lee Child, #1 World Wide Bestselling Author of Jack Reacher Thrillers Jack Reacher: Friend or Enemy? It; s been a while since we first met Lee Child; s Jack Reacher in Killing Floor . Fifteen years and sixteen...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Down the Long Hills (Louis L; Amour; s Lost Treasures)

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Down The Long Hills (Louis L; Amour; S Lost Treasures) - 2017

by Louis L; amour

Summary: As part of the Louis L; Amour; s Lost Treasures series, this edition contains exclusive bonus materials! Everyone was dead. Indian raiders massacred the entire wagon train. Only seven-year-old Hardy Collins and three-year-old Betty Sue Powell, managed to survive. With a knife, a faithful stallion, and the survival lessons his father taught him, Hardy must face the challenges of the open prairie as they head west in search of help. Using ingenuity and common sense, Hardy builds shelters, forages...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers • Westerns

The Downstairs Girl

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The Downstairs Girl - 2019

by Stacey Lee

Summary: From the critically-acclaimed author of Under a Painted Sky and Outrun the Moon and founding member of We Need Diverse Books comes a powerful novel about identity, betrayal, and the meaning of family . "A triumph of storytelling. A bold portrait of this country; s past, brilliantly painted with wit, heartbreak, and unflinching honesty. Everyone needs to read this book." —Stephanie Garber, New York Times bestselling author of Caraval By day, seventeen-year-old Jo Kuan works as a lady; s...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Young Adult Fiction

The dragon republic

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The Dragon Republic - 2019

by R F Kuang

Summary: The war is over. The war has just begun. Three times throughout its history, Nikan has fought for its survival in the bloody Poppy Wars. Though the third battle has just ended, shaman and warrior Rin cannot forget the atrocity she committed to save her people. Now she is on the run from her guilt, the opium addiction that holds her like a vice, and the murderous commands of the fiery Phoenix--the vengeful god who has blessed Rin with her fearsome power. Though she does not want to live, she...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Dream man

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Dream Man - 1995

by Linda Howard

Summary: In Orlando, where a serial killer is on the loose, Marlie Keen, a psychic who can see the murders through the killer's eyes, offers police her help. Detective Dane Hollister has her move into his house where they live some harrowing--and passionate--moments. By the author of Heart of Fire.

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance

A Dream to Follow

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A Dream To Follow - 2001

by Lauraine Snelling

Summary: New look for bestselling account of life in the newly settled Dakota Territory in the 1890; s as a new generation struggles to achieve their dreams.

Genres: Christian • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Drilled

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Drilled - 2018

by Jasinda Wilder

Summary: IMOGEN: Jesse says you better know what you; re doing with Franco. ME: Dude, I; m scared. IMOGEN: !! What? Tell me! ME: He makes me FEEL THINGS. It; s icky and I don; t like it. IMOGEN: You; ve known him what, a few hours? ME: I; m telling you, he scares the sh*t out of me. But he; s so good I can; t stop myself. IMOGEN: Audra, seriously. Chill. It; s been a couple hours. It; s just insta-lust. I send Imogen another selfie, this one of my face—I; m biting my lower lip, eyes wide, glancing...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Drop dead gorgeous

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Drop Dead Gorgeous - 2006

by Linda Howard

Summary: Blair Mallory has already survived one murder attempt. Now, while planning her wedding and dealing with holiday-season madness, Blair once again dodges a bullet. Or, more precisely, a Buick. And though the driver's identity remains a mystery, his or her murderous intentions seemed all too clear to Blair. But Wyatt Bloodsworth, Blair's police detective groom-to-be, believes it was only an accident. When she cheats death a second time in another seemingly innocent accident, Blair still can't convince Wyatt that someone wants to kill her.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance

Dry county

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Dry County - 2019

by Jake Hinkson

Summary: "Richard Weatherford is a successful small-town preacher in the Arkansas Ozarks. He's a proud husband and father of five, and has worked hard to grow his loyal flock with strong sermons and smart community outreach. But while Weatherford is a man of influence and power--and a big force in local politics--he's also a man with secrets. In the lead up to the 2016 presidential election, Weatherford's world is threatened when he's blackmailed by a former lover. Collecting the money the blackmailer...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The Dutch house

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The Dutch House - 2019

by Ann Patchett

Summary: At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves. Cyril's son Danny and his older sister Maeve are exiled from the house where they grew up by their...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction

The Dutch House

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The Dutch House - 2019

by Ann Patchett

Summary: A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick! From the New York Times bestselling author of Commonwealth and State of Wonder , comes Ann Patchett; s most powerful novel to date: a richly moving story that explores the indelible bond between two siblings, the house of their childhood, and a past that will not let them go. The Dutch House is the story of a paradise lost, a tour de force that digs deeply into questions of inheritance, love and forgiveness, of how we want to see ourselves and of who...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Early Riser

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Early Riser - 2019

by Jasper Fforde

Summary: "Imagine a world where all humans must hibernate through a brutally cold winter, their bodies dangerously close to death as they enter an ultra-low metabolic state of utterly dreamless sleep. All humans, that is, apart from the Winter Consuls, a group of officers who diligently watch over the vulnerable sleeping citizens. Charlie Worthing is a novice, chosen by a highflying hero Winter Consul to accompany him to the Douzey, a remote sector in the middle of Wales, to investigate a dream which is...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

Elevator pitch

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Elevator Pitch - 2019

by Linwood Barclay

Summary: "Four people board an elevator in a Manhattan office tower, press the buttons for their floor. The elevator proceeds, non-stop... then plummets to the bottom of the shaft. It appears to be a horrific tragedy... until the next day it happens again, in a different skyscraper. The third day plunges the city into chaos. What does this sabotage have to do with the fingerless body found on the High Line? New York detectives and journalists race to find the answers before the city's newest, and tallest, residential tower has its ribbon-cutting on Thursday." --

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Psychological • Thrillers

Elevator Pitch

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Elevator Pitch - 2019

by Linwood Barclay

Summary: "One hell of a suspense novel." ⁠— Stephen King 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...  read more »

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

Elusive Mrs. Pollifax

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Elusive Mrs. Pollifax - 2014

by Dorothy Gilman

Summary: "Mrs. Pollifax gives Agatha Christie; s Miss Marple a rival to reckon with."— Toronto Star If you make it across the border, get us help. Some of us care. Do you understand? Right now we desperately need passports and identity papers. The arrests grow insane. At the very hour this message was en route to the CIA, Mrs. Pollifax was waiting for her night-blooming cereus to do its thing. She hardly got to see it, however, because Mr. Carstairs was already on his way to recruit that gallant...  read more »

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

Empire of lies

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Empire Of Lies - 2019

by Raymond Khoury

Summary: "Istanbul, 1683: Mehmed IV, sultan of the Ottoman Empire, is preparing to lay siege to Vienna, capital of the Holy Roman Empire, when a mysterious visitor arrives in his bedroom--naked, covered in strange tattoos--to deliver a dangerous, world-changing message. Paris, 2017: Ottoman flags have been flying over the great city for three hundred years, ever since its fall--along with all of Europe--to the empire's all-conquering army. Notre Dame has been renamed the Fatih Mosque. Public spaces are...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

Empire of sand

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Empire Of Sand - 2018

by Tasha Suri

Summary: "A nobleman's daughter with magic in her blood. An empire built on the dreams of enslaved gods. Empire of Sand is Tasha Suri's captivating, Mughal India-inspired debut fantasy. The Amrithi are outcasts; nomads descended of desert spirits, they are coveted and persecuted throughout the Empire for the power in their blood. Mehr is the illegitimate daughter of an imperial governor and an exiled Amrithi mother she can barely remember, but whose face and magic she has inherited. When Mehr's power...  read more »

Genres: Fantasy • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Entreat me

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Entreat Me - 2013

by Grace Draven

Summary: Afflicted by a centuries-old curse, a warlord slowly surrenders his humanity and descends toward madness. Ballard of Ketach Tor holds no hope of escaping his fate until his son returns home one day, accompanied by a woman of incomparable beauty. His family believes her arrival may herald Ballard's salvation ... until they confront her elder sister. Determined to rescue her sibling from ruin, Louvaen Duenda pursues her to a decrepit castle and discovers a household imprisoned in time. Dark...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Escape Room

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The Escape Room - 2019

by Megan Goldin

Summary: "In the lucrative world of Wall Street finance, Vincent, Jules, Sylvie and Sam are the ultimate high-flyers. Ruthlessly ambitious, they make billion-dollar deals and live lives of outrageous luxury. Getting rich is all that matters, and they'll do anything to get ahead. When the four of them are ordered to participate in a corporate team-building exercise that requires them to escape from a locked elevator, things start to go horribly wrong. They have to put aside their fierce office rivalries...  read more »

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

Every Beat of My Heart

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Every Beat Of My Heart - 2018

by Bella Andre

Summary: "You are cordially invited to a very special wedding..." What do you get when two Sullivans pick the same wedding date? Two super-sexy grooms. Two beautiful brides. Two very unconventional (four-legged and furry) ring bearers. And Sullivans from around the word coming together to celebrate vows of forever with auto mogul Zach Sullivan and dog trainer Heather Linsey—and pro baseball star Ryan Sullivan and sculptor Vicki Bennett. This is the double wedding millions of Sullivan fans have been waiting for...

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Everything You Came to See

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Everything You Came To See - 2018

by Elizabeth Schulte Martin

Summary: "This surprising, compelling novel has all the complicated blood and beauty of the circus—where everything is both as it appears, and so much more" (Alexandra Teague, author of The Principles Behind Flotation ). People say it like a joke, but Henry Bell really did run away from home to join the circus. A talented new performer with a struggling troupe, he; s found a place for himself among the fire-eaters, tightrope walkers, and contortionists. But no matter how far the show travels,...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Evil Under the Sun

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Evil Under The Sun - 2006

by Agatha Christie

Summary: The classic Evil Under the Sun, one of the most famous of Agatha Christie; s Poirot investigations, has the fastidious sleuth on the trail of the killer of a sun-bronzed beauty whose death brings some rather shocking secrets into the light. The beautiful bronzed body of Arlena Stuart lay face down on the beach. But strangely, there was no sun and Arlena was not sunbathing...she had been strangled. Ever since Arlena; s arrival the air had been thick with sexual tension. Each of the guests had a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Evvie Drake Starts Over

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Evvie Drake Starts Over - 2019

by Linda Holmes

Summary: "In a small town in Maine, recently widowed Eveleth "Evvie" Drake rarely leaves her house. Everyone in town, including her best friend, Andy, thinks grief keeps her locked inside, and she doesn't correct them. In New York, Dean Tenney, former major-league pitcher and Andy's childhood friend, is struggling with a case of the "yips": he can't throw straight anymore, and he can't figure out why. An invitation from Andy to stay in Maine for a few months seems like the perfect chance to hit the...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction

Exhalation

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Exhalation - 2019

by Ted Chiang

Summary: This much-anticipated second collection of stories is signature Ted Chiang, full of revelatory ideas and deeply sympathetic characters. In "The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate," a portal through time forces a fabric seller in ancient Baghdad to grapple with past mistakes and the temptation of second chances. In the epistolary "Exhalation," an alien scientist makes a shocking discovery with ramifications not just for his own people, but for all of reality. And in "The Lifecycle of Software...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Short Stories

Exile

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Exile - 2009

by R.a. Salvatore

Summary: As I became a creature of the empty tunnels, survival became easier and more difficult all at once. I gained in the physical skills and experience necessary to live on. I could defeat almost anything that wandered into my chosen domain. It did not take me long, however, to discover one nemesis that I could neither defeat nor flee. It followed me wherever I went–indeed, the farther I ran, the more it closed in around me. My enemy was solitude, the interminable, incessant silence of hushed corridors. –Drizzt Do; Urden

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The eye of the sheep

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The Eye Of The Sheep - 2016

by Sofie Laguna

Summary: "Meet Jimmy Flick. He's not like other kids. He finds a lot of the adult world impossible to understand - especially why his Dad gets so angry with him. Jimmy's mother Paula is the only one who can manage him. She teaches him how to count sheep so that he can fall sleep. She holds him tight enough to stop his cells spinning. It is only Paula who can keep Jimmy out of his father's way. But when Jimmy's world falls apart, he has no one else to turn to. He alone has to navigate the unfathomable world and make things right." --

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Fall

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Fall - 2019

by Neal Stephenson

Summary: "In his youth, Richard "Dodge" Forthrast founded Corporation 9592, a gaming company that made him a multibillionaire. Now in his middle years, Dodge appreciates his comfortable, unencumbered life, managing his myriad business interests, and spending time with his beloved niece Zula and her young daughter, Sophia. One beautiful autumn day, while he undergoes a routine medical procedure, something goes irrevocably wrong. Dodge is pronounced brain dead and put on life support, leaving his stunned...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

Fall

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Fall - 2018

by Kristen Callihan

Summary: The first time I met Jax Blackwood things went a little sideways. In my defense, I didn; t know he was Jax Blackwood—who expects a legendary rock star to be shopping for groceries? More importantly, a blizzard was coming and he was about to grab the last carton of mint-chocolate chip. Still, I might have walked away, but then he smugly dared me to try and take the coveted ice cream. So I kissed him. And distracted that mint-chip right out of his hands. Okay, it was a dirty move, but...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Fallen

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The Fallen - 2017

by Ace Atkins

Summary: From New York Times bestselling author Ace Atkins comes a rollicking crime novel of brazen thieves, good ole boy politicians, truck stop women—and one decent man crazy enough to fight them all... The bank robbers wreaking havoc across the South are carrying out their heists with such skill and precision that they remind Tibbehah County Sheriff Quinn Colson of the raids he once led as an Army Ranger. In fact, their techniques are so like the ones in the Ranger Handbook that he can; t help...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The family upstairs

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The Family Upstairs - 2019

by Lisa Jewell

Summary: "Soon after her twenty-fifth birthday, Libby Jones returns home from work to find the letter she's been waiting for her entire life. She rips it open with one driving thought: I am finally going to know who I am. She soon learns not only the identity of her birth parents, but also that she is the sole inheritor of their abandoned mansion on the banks of the Thames in London's fashionable Chelsea neighborhood, worth millions. Everything in Libby's life is about to change. But what she can't...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Psychological • Thrillers

The Family Upstairs

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The 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 • Thrillers

Father Brown

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Father Brown - 2012

by G. K. Chesterton

Summary: The amiable detective-priest Father Brown, who brought Chesterton to a wider public first appeared in The Innocence of Father Brown and remains one of the best-known names in crime fiction. These two novels were first published in 1911 and 1914 and contain 12 short stories each.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Fatherland

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Fatherland - 2006

by Robert Harris

Summary: Fatherland is set in an alternative world where Hitler has won the Second World War. It is April 1964 and one week before Hitler's 75th birthday. Xavier March, a detective of the Kriminalpolizei, is called out to investigate the discovery of a dead body in a lake near Berlin's most prestigious suburb. As March discovers the identity of the body, he uncovers signs of a conspiracy that could go to the very top of the German Reich. And, with the Gestapo just one step behind, March, together with...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Favorite Daughter

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The Favorite Daughter - 2019

by Kaira Rouda

Summary: "The perfect home. The perfect family. The perfect lie. Jane Harris lives in a sparkling home in an oceanfront gated community in Orange County. It's a place that seems too beautiful to be touched by sadness. But exactly one year ago, Jane's oldest daughter, Mary, died in a tragic accident and Jane has been grief-stricken ever since. Lost in a haze of anti-depressants, she's barely even left the house. Now that's all about to change. It's time for Jane to reclaim her life and her family. Jane's...  read more »

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

The fifth column

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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: Action & Adventure • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Final Justice

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Final Justice - 2003

by W.e.b. Griffin

Summary: Just as with his remarkable military novels, millions of readers have been captured by the rich characters and vivid realism of W. E. B. Griffin; s police dramas. "Griffin has the knack," writes The Philadelphia Inquirer . He "sets his novel before you in short, fierce, stop-for-nothing scenes. Before you know it, you; ve gobbled it up." Now, in Final Justice , Detective Matt Payne of the Philadelphia police department—newly promoted to sergeant and assigned to Homicide—finds...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Find me

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Find Me - 2019

by Andre Aciman

Summary: Elio has become a gifted classical pianist in Rome. His father, Samuel, is on a trip from Florence to visit Elio when a chance encounter on the train with a beautiful young woman upends changes his life forever. Elio moves to Paris, where he, too, has a consequential affair. Meanwhile Oliver, now a New England college professor with a family, suddenly finds himself contemplating a return trip across the Atlantic. --

Genres: Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Find Me

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Find Me - 2019

by Andr Aciman

Summary: In this spellbinding exploration of the varieties of love, the author of the worldwide bestseller Call Me by Your Name revisits its complex and beguiling characters two decades after their first meeting. No novel in recent memory has spoken more movingly to contemporary readers about the nature of love than Andre Aciman; s haunting Call Me by Your Name . First published in 2007, it was hailed as "a love letter, an invocation . . . an exceptionally beautiful book" (Stacey D; Erasmo, The New York...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Finding Christmas

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Finding Christmas - 2019

by Karen Schaler

Summary: Christmas is Emmie's first love, and this year she can't wait to share her favorite traditions with her boyfriend, Grant. When Grant's hectic work schedule has him more 'Bah Humbug' than 'Ho, Ho, Ho,' Emmie creates a holiday-themed scavenger hunt to help him find his Christmas spirit. At the end of the journey, Grant will arrive at the charming town of Christmas Point where she's planned a romantic weekend filled with holiday activities. But a mix-up has the wrong guy following her clues-- Sam,...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Holidays • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Finding My Forever

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Finding My Forever - 2018

by Heidi Mclaughlin

Summary: Everywhere I look, my friends are settling down – marriage, children, white picket fences; but not me. Marriage isn’t in the cards for me. I’m a ladies man. A rock star. I was born and raised in the industry. I love everything about my life, especially the attention from the women that my status brings me. Women find me. I don’t chase. I know what they want and they know I’ll deliver. But after one look, one touch, one night… Now I’m the one doing the...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Finding Tomorrow

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Finding Tomorrow - 2019

by Denise Grover Swank

Summary: Celia Burrows thought she had it all—a handsome husband, two successful children, and a gorgeous beach house on the Northern coast of Maine. But her perfect life cracks apart when her husband of thirty years informs her that he; s leaving. In a note. And since problems come in threes, her adult children reveal they; ve both been struggling with issues of their own. Before the separation, Celia was the main caretaker for her elderly father, but as her sisters step up to help in the wake of...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Fire storm

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Fire Storm - 2019

by Nancy Mehl

Summary: "When FBI profiler Kaely Quinn visits Nebraska to care for her ailing mother, she notices suspicious connections among a series of local fires and calls on her partner, Noah Hunter, to help find the arsonist. They embark on a twisted path to catch a mad man intent on Kaely's death." --

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Thrillers • Women Sleuths

Firewall

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Firewall - 2014

by Diann Mills

Summary: 2015 Christy Award finalist! 2014 winner of a Genre Fiction award from Library Journal! After a whirlwind romance, Taryn Young is preparing to board a plane at Houston International Airport, bound for a dream honeymoon, when a bomb decimates the terminal. Injured but still alive, she awakens to discover her husband is missing and they; re both considered prime suspects in the attack. Further, the FBI is convinced her husband isn; t who he appears to be. Agent Grayson Hall; s number-one priority...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Suspense

Five Little Pigs

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Five Little Pigs - 2004

by Agatha Christie

Summary: In Agatha Christie; s classic, Five Little Pigs, beloved detective Hercule Poirot races to solve a case from out of the past. Beautiful Caroline Crale was convicted of poisoning her husband, but just like the nursery rhyme, there were five other "little pigs" who could have done it: Philip Blake (the stockbroker), who went to market; Meredith Blake (the amateur herbalist), who stayed at home; Elsa Greer (the three-time divorcée), who had her roast beef; Cecilia Williams (the devoted...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Five Years Gone

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Five Years Gone - 2018

by Marie Force

Summary: The most brazen terrorist attack in history. A country bent on revenge. A love affair cut short. A heart that never truly heals.I knew on the day of the attack that our lives were changed forever. What I didn’t know then was that I’d never see John again after he deployed. One day he was living with me, sleeping next to me, making plans with me. The next day he was gone.That was five years ago. The world has moved on from that awful day, but I’m stuck in my own personal hell, waiting for...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Fleishman Is in Trouble

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Fleishman Is In Trouble - 2019

by Taffy Brodesser-akner

Summary: "Dr. Toby Fleishman wakes up each morning surrounded by women. Women who are self-actualized and independent and know what they want -- and, against all odds, what they want is Toby. Who knew what kind of life awaited him once he finally extracted himself from his nightmare of a marriage? Who knew that there were women out there who would actually look at him with softness and desire? But just as the winds of his optimism are beginning to pick up, they're quickly dampened, and then...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The flight girls

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The Flight Girls - 2019

by Noelle Salazar

Summary: "1941. Audrey Coltrane has always wanted to fly. It's why she implored her father to teach her at the little airfield back home in Texas. It's why she signed up to train military pilots in Hawaii when the war in Europe began. And it's why she insists she is not interested in any dream-derailing romantic involvements, even with the disarming Lieutenant James Hart, who fast becomes a friend as treasured as the women she flies with. Then one fateful day, she gets caught in the air over Pearl...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Flight Girls

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The Flight Girls - 2019

by Noelle Salazar

Summary: INSTANT BESTSELLER A WOMAN; S WORLD BEST NEW BOOK "I read well into the night, unable to stop. The book is unputdownable."—Debbie Macomber, #1 New York Times bestselling author "Heart-breaking, validating, exciting."— Hypable "Rich historical detail...this saga has it all."— Woman; s World Shining a light on a little-known piece of history The Flight Girls is a sweeping portrayal of women; s fearlessness, love, and the power of friendship to make us soar. 1941. Audrey Coltrane...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Floating Feldmans

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The Floating Feldmans - 2019

by Elyssa Friedland

Summary: A family vacation dredges up a boatload of trouble in the next witty, insightful novel from the acclaimed author of The Intermission . "An irresistible drama filled with humor and heart-tugging emotion about family and what it means to belong. I absolutely adore Friedland; s warm, witty writing!"—Emily Giffin, #1 New York Times bestselling author of All We Ever Wanted Sink or swim. Or at least that; s what Annette Feldman tells herself when she books a cruise for her entire family. It; s...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction

Focused on Murder

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Focused On Murder - 2017

by Linda Townsdin

Summary: Britt Johansson, a kickass photojournalist with a big heart and bad social skills follows a coed’s murder to the wilds of the US/Canadian border and lands in the crosshairs of an international crime ring. Only this time she’s in way over her head.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

For Today I Am a Boy

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For Today I Am A Boy - 2014

by Kim Fu

Summary: A son of Chinese immigrants discovers his true self in a "sharply written debut . . . a coming-of-age tale for our time" ( Seattle Times ) . Publishing Triangle; s Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction, Winner 2015 PEN/ Hemingway Award, Finalist Lambda Literary Award, Finalist Longlisted for the 2014 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize A Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection for Spring 2014 A New York Times Book Review Editor; s Choice Shortlisted for the Kobo Emerging Writer...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Forever and a day

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Forever And A Day - 2019

by Linda Lael Miller

Summary: Mixed messages : "Award-winning journalist Mark Holbrook doesn't know if beautiful and spirited Carly Barnett has what it takes to be a reporter, but he can't deny how drawn he is to her. Only, Carly is far better at uncovering the truth than Mark gives her credit for. Soon she'll uncover the most dangerous truth of all - that she is his only need"--FantasticFiction.com.

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Western

Fortune & fame

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Fortune & Fame - 2014

by Victoria Christopher Murray

Summary: Jasmine Cox Larson Bush and Rachel Jackson Adams have been through a lot together--from fighting for their husbands to become the head of the American Baptist Coalition to getting mixed up in a terrible murder. Now the frenemies have found themselves the stars of First Ladies, a much anticipated new reality television show. Jasmine balks at the idea of airing her dirty laundry on national TV, but Rachel sees it as the perfect opportunity to take her brand to the next level. And if Rachel is in,...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Christian • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Urban

Fortune Furlough

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Fortune Furlough - 2019

by Jana Deleon

Summary: It; s not a vacation until there; s a murder. Fortune, Ida Belle, and Gertie are finally off to Florida on the vacation they; ve always talked about. Days filled with white sand, turquoise water, and fruity drinks are the only thing on the agenda. But when Gertie; s "hot date" turns up dead and she; s the number one suspect, they; re forced to hang up their bathing suits and shift to investigating mode. They soon discover that Gertie; s beau was up to all kinds of shady behavior, leaving them with a long list of people who are happy he; s dead. But which one resorted to murder?

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Foundation trilogy

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The Foundation Trilogy - 1981

by Isaac Asimov

Summary: "Foundation"--The fledgling Foundation finds itself at the mercy of corrupt warlords rising in the wake of the receding Empire.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Fountains of Silence

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The Fountains Of Silence - 2019

by Ruta Sepetys

Summary: From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Salt to the Sea and Between Shades of Gray comes a gripping, extraordinary portrait of love, silence, and secrets under a Spanish dictatorship. Madrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the welcoming promise of sunshine and wine. Among them is eighteen-year-old Daniel Matheson, the son of an oil tycoon, who arrives in...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Four Dead Queens

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Four Dead Queens - 2019

by Astrid Scholte

Summary: Four dead queens. Three days to catch a killer. Two forbidden romances. One shocking twist you won; t see coming. Seventeen-year-old Keralie Corrington may seem harmless, but she; s, in fact, one of Quadara; s most skilled thieves and a liar. Varin, on the other hand, is an honest, upstanding citizen of Quadara; s most enlightened region, Eonia. He runs afoul of Keralie when she steals a package from him, putting his life in danger. When Varin attempts to retrieve the package, he and Keralie...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Suspense • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

Frankissstein

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Frankissstein - 2019

by Jeanette Winterson

Summary: "Lake Geneva, 1816. Nineteen-year-old Mary Shelley is inspired to write a story about a scientist who creates a new life-form. In Brexit Britain, a young transgender doctor called Ry is falling in love with Victor Stein, a celebrated professor leading the public debate around AI and carrying out some experiments of his own in a vast underground network of tunnels. Meanwhile, Ron Lord, just divorced and living with his mom again, is set to make his fortune launching a new generation of sex dolls...  read more »

Genres: Biographical • Horror • Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

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

Frankly in Love

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Frankly In Love - 2019

by David Yoon

Summary: An Instant New York Times Bestseller and #1 Indie Bestseller! Two friends. One fake dating scheme. What could possibly go wrong? Frank Li has two names. There; s Frank Li, his American name. Then there; s Sung-Min Li, his Korean name. No one uses his Korean name, not even his parents. Frank barely speaks any Korean. He was born and raised in Southern California. Even so, his parents still expect him to end up with a nice Korean girl—which is a problem, since Frank is finally dating the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Franny and Zooey

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Franny And Zooey - 2019

by J.d. Salinger

Summary: Meet Franny and her younger brother, Zooey, in two Salinger stories.

Genres: Classics • Literature & Fiction

From Here to Home

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From Here To Home - 2016

by Marie Bostwick

Summary: "Marie Bostwick is my go-to author...always powerful, inspiring, and uplifting." –Robyn Carr, #1 New York Times bestselling author New York Times bestselling author Marie Bostwick welcomes readers to the quirky, unforgettable town of Too Much, Texas, in a heartwarming, richly satisfying story of friendship and moving forward... Mary Dell Templeton prefers the quiet charms of Too Much to the bright lights of Dallas any day. She; s relieved to be moving back to her hometown—and...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Frontier America

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Frontier America - 2019

by William W Johnstone

Summary: As the father of a young Crow tribesman, Preacher would like nothing more than to see the long-time natives and newly arrived settlers live together in peace. Then the killing starts. As a family man and frontiersman, Jamie Ian MacCallister is more than happy to help the officers at Fort Kearny negotiate a peace treaty with the Crow nation. Until it all goes to hell. This is not the American dream they were looking for. This is a nightmare. A brutal, blood-drenched frontier war that two heroic...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Westerns

Full Blast

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Full Blast - 2004

by Janet Evanovich

Summary: Turn up the heat and slip into something comfortable... There; s never a dull moment for the residents of Beaumont, South Carolina. Lately, a heat wave; s spiked the mercury—and everyone; s sex drive. When newspaper owner Jamie Swift runs into millionaire playboy Max Holt, it; s all she can do not to tear his clothes off—and the feeling is mutual. But trouble seems to follow Max like moths to a flame, and Jamie suspects he; s all wrong for her. Meanwhile, the lingerie shop is having...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Suspense

Full throttle

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Full Throttle - 2019

by Joe Hill

Summary: "In this masterful collection of short fiction, Joe Hill dissects timeless human struggles in thirteen relentless tales of supernatural suspense, including "In The Tall Grass," one of two stories co-written with Stephen King, basis for the terrifying feature film from Netflix. A little door that opens to a world of fairy tale wonders becomes the blood-drenched stomping ground for a gang of hunters in "Faun." A grief-stricken librarian climbs behind the wheel of an antique Bookmobile to deliver...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Short Stories • Thrillers

Full Throttle

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Full Throttle - 2019

by Joe Hill

Summary: New York Times Bestseller! In this masterful collection of short fiction, Joe Hill dissects timeless human struggles in thirteen relentless tales of supernatural suspense, including "In The Tall Grass," one of two stories co-written with Stephen King and the basis for the terrifying feature film from Netflix. A little door that opens to a world of fairy tale wonders becomes the blood-drenched stomping ground for a gang of hunters in "Faun." A grief-stricken librarian climbs behind the wheel of...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Short Stories • Thrillers

Garrison Girl

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Garrison Girl - 2018

by Rachel Aaron

Summary: This original YA novel features all-new characters and a new story set in the world of Attack on Titan , the pop culture phenomenon and manga mega-hit. When the last vestige of the human race is threatened by unstoppable carnivorous giants, a brave young woman decides to defy her wealthy family and join the military garrison to battle humanity; s enemies. But Rosalie Dumarque soon finds that her dream of escaping the protection of Wall Rose not only leads to bloody sword fights with monsters,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Gentle Warrior

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Gentle Warrior - 2011

by Julie Garwood

Summary: From New York Times bestselling author and queen of romance Julie Garwood comes this classic novel of a medieval lady who risks everything to win a champion; s heart. In feudal England, Elizabeth Montwright barely escaped the massacre that destroyed her family and exiled her from her ancestral castle. Bent on revenge, she rode again through the fortress gates, disguised as a peasant...to seek aid from Geoffrey Berkley, the powerful baron who had routed the murderers. He heard her pleas,...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

A Gentleman Says

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A Gentleman Says "I Do" - 2012

by Amelia Grey

Summary: New York Times and USA Today Bestseller! " Grey neatly matches up a sharp-witted heroine with an irresistibly sexy hero and lets the romantic sparks fly in her latest cleverly conceived Regency historical."—Booklist In this dazzling Regency romance from an acclaimed author, notorious bachelor, Iverson Brentwood, has finally met his match. Catalina Crisp heats his blood like no one ever has. But no matter how attracted he is, he can; t give into his desire—for she is the daughter of the man...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Gift of Love

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The Gift Of Love - 2010

by Lori Foster

Summary: Edited by New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster-a heartwarming anthology of all-new stories that celebrate family love. Families come in many configurations, and every one is unique, made up of the personalities of each member. But the love that connects families is universal. Whether it is the love of parents for their children, the love between a husband and wife, the love between siblings, a love that transcends generations, or even the love for a family member never met, the family...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Gifted School

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The Gifted School - 2019

by Bruce Holsinger

Summary: ""Like Big Little Lies with standardized testing, this addictive novel digs hard into the culture of striving parents and anxious children, exploring privilege, competition and the elusiveness of happiness. A deeply pleasurable read." - Meg Wolitzer Smart and juicy, a compulsively readable novel about a previously happy group of friends and parents that is nearly destroyed by their own competitiveness when an exclusive school for gifted children opens in the community. This deliciously sharp...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The gilded hour

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The Gilded Hour - 2016

by Sara Donati

Summary: The year is 1883, and in New York City, it's a time of dizzying splendor, crushing poverty, and tremendous change. With the gravity-defying Brooklyn Bridge nearly complete and New York in the grips of anti-vice crusader Anthony Comstock, Anna Savard and her cousin Sophie--both graduates of the Woman's Medical School--treat the city's most vulnerable, even if doing so may put everything they've strived for in jeopardy. Anna's work has placed her in the path of four children who have lost...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Girl

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Girl - 2019

by Edna OBrien

Summary: "I was a girl once, but not any more." So begins Girl, Edna O'Brien's harrowing portrayal of the young women abducted by Boko Haram. Set in the deep countryside of northeast Nigeria, this is a brutal story of incarceration, horror, and hunger; a hair-raising escape into the manifold terrors of the forest; and a descent into the labyrinthine bureaucracy and hostility awaiting a victim who returns home with a child blighted by enemy blood. From one of the century's greatest living authors, Girl...  read more »

Genres: Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction

The girl behind the red rope

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The Girl Behind The Red Rope - 2019

by Ted Dekker

Summary: Ten years ago, Grace saw something that would forever change the course of history. When evil in its purest form is unleashed on the world, she and others from their religious community are already hidden deep in the hills of Tennessee, abiding by every rule that will keep them safe, pure--and alive. As long as they stay there, behind the red perimeter.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Thrillers

A girl named Anna

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A Girl Named Anna - 2019

by Lizzy Barber

Summary: "Raised in a quiet rural community, Anna has always been taught that her mamma's rules are the only path to follow. But, on her 18th birthday, she defies her mamma for the first time in her life and goes to Astroland. She's never been allowed to visit Florida's biggest theme park, so why, when she arrives, does everything about it seem so familiar? And is there a connection to the mysterious letter she receives that same day--a letter addressing her by a different name?" --

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The girl who lived twice

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The Girl Who Lived Twice - 2019

by Stieg Larsson

Summary: "Lisbeth Salander--the fierce, unstoppable girl with the dragon tattoo--has disappeared ... And no one is aware that at long last she's got her primal enemy, her twin sister, Camilla, squarely in her sights. Mikael Blomkvist is trying to reach Lisbeth. He needs her help unraveling the identity of a man who lived and died on the streets of Stockholm--a man who does not exist in any official records and whose garbled last words hinted at possible damaging knowledge of people in the highest...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The Girl Who Lived Twice

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The Girl Who Lived Twice - 2019

by David Lagercrantz

Summary: The sixth Lisbeth Salander story—the crime-fiction phenomenon that has sold more than 90 million copies worldwide . Lisbeth Salander—the fierce, unstoppable girl with the dragon tattoo—has disappeared. She; s sold her apartment in Stockholm. She; s gone silent electronically. She; s told no one where she is. And no one is aware that at long last she; s got her primal enemy, her twin sister, Camilla, squarely in her sights. Mikael Blomkvist is trying to reach Lisbeth. He needs...  read more »

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

The Girl with Ghost Eyes

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The Girl With Ghost Eyes - 2015

by M. H. Boroson

Summary: “ The Girl with Ghost Eyes is a fun, fun read. Martial arts and Asian magic set in Old San Francisco make for a fresh take on urban fantasy, a wonderful story that kept me up late to finish ." —#1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Briggs It; s the end of the nineteenth century in San Francisco; s Chinatown, and ghost hunters from the Maoshan traditions of Daoism keep malevolent spiritual forces at bay. Li-lin, the daughter of a renowned Daoshi exorcist, is a young widow...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Girls Like Us

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Girls Like Us - 2019

by Cristina Alger

Summary: "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, Marisol, who was brutally murdered when Nell was just seven. When Martin Flynn dies in a motorcycle accident, Nell returns to the house she grew up in so that she can spread her father's ashes and close his estate. At the behest of her father's partner, Detective Lee Davis, Nell...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The giver of stars

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The Giver Of Stars - 2019

by Jojo Moyes

Summary: "Set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond, from the author of Me Before You and The Peacock Emporium. Alice Wright marries handsome American Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her stifling life in England. But small-town Kentucky quickly proves equally claustrophobic, especially living alongside her overbearing father-in-law. So when a call goes out for a team of women to deliver...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Giver of Stars

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The Giver Of Stars - 2019

by Jojo Moyes

Summary: "With characters so real they feel like dear friends and a compelling storyline, this is a beautiful, special novel. I loved it and didn; t want it to end!" —Liane Moriarty, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Little Lies "Epic in scope and fiercely feminist. . . an unforgettable story." —PopSugar Set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond, from the author of Me...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Glass Beads

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Glass Beads - 2017

by Dawn Dumont

Summary: These short stories interconnect the friendships of four First Nations people — Everett Kaiswatim, Nellie Gordon, Julie Papequash, and Nathan (Taz) Mosquito — as the collection evolves over two decades against the cultural, political, and historical backdrop of the 90s and early 2000s. These young people are among the first of their families to live off the reserve for most of their adult lives, and must adapt and evolve. In stories like "Stranger Danger", we watch how shy Julie,...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Godmother

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Godmother - 2009

by Carolyn Turgeon

Summary: A new take on Cinderella , told from the perspective of the fairy godmother living in modern-day Manhattan Lil is an old woman who spends her days shelving rare books in a tiny Manhattan bookstore and lonely nights at home in her apartment. But Lil has an intriguing secret. Tucked and bound behind her back are white feathery wings—the only key to who she once was: the fairy godmother responsible for getting Cinderella to the ball to unite with her Prince Charming. But on that fateful...  read more »

Genres: Fairy Tales, Legends & Mythology • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Going Dutch

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Going Dutch - 2019

by James Gregor

Summary: * MOST ANTICIPATED SUMMER READING SELECTION BY * ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY * BUZZFEED * "In this intelligent, entertaining and elegantly written novel, James Gregor pulls off something many psychological novelists aspire to and few achieve: he convincingly captures the thinking of a character who earnestly sees himself as sympathetic, even as he behaves terribly." —Adelle Waldman, author of The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. "Be it the horrors of online dating, the absurdity of academia, or the...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Golden Hour

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The Golden Hour - 2019

by Beatriz Williams

Summary: "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 glamorous couple whose love affair nearly brought the British monarchy to its knees five years earlier. What more intriguing backdrop for their romance than a wartime Caribbean paradise, a colonial playground for kingpins of ill-gotten...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Gone Dead

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The Gone Dead - 2019

by Chanelle Benz

Summary: A TONIGHT SHOW SUMMER READS FINALIST An electrifying first novel from "a riveting new voice in American fiction" (George Saunders): A young woman returns to her childhood home in the American South and uncovers secrets about her father; s life and death 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...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Gone tomorrow

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Gone Tomorrow - 2009

by Lee Child

Summary: In this 13th Reacher novel, the former army MP confronts a possible suicide bomber on a nearly deserted Manhattan subway car--a confrontation that will lead him back to the Soviet war in Afghanistan in the 1980s and forward to the war on terrorism. It turns out that Susan Mark's life was critical to dozens of others in Washington, California, and Afghanistan ... from a former Delta Force operator now running for the U.S. Senate to a beautiful young woman with a story to tell, but can Reacher sort through their lies in time to save himself and help a woman police officer?

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The governess game

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The Governess Game - 2018

by Tessa Dare

Summary: "He's been a bad, bad rake--and it takes a governess to teach him a lesson. The accidental governess. After her livelihood slips through her fingers, Alexandra Mountbatten takes on an impossible post: transforming a pair of wild orphans into proper young ladies. However, the girls don't need discipline. They need a loving home. Try telling that to their guardian, Chase Reynaud: duke's heir in the streets and devil in the sheets. The ladies of London have tried--and failed--to make him settle...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Regency • Romance

Grand Union

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Grand Union - 2019

by Zadie Smith

Summary: "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, Smith presents a dizzyingly rich and varied collection of fiction. Moving...  read more »

Genres: Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction • Short Stories

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 »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Short Stories

Grave importance

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Grave Importance - 2019

by Vivian Shaw

Summary: "A charmingly witty fantasy adventure in the world of Strange Practice, starring Dr. Greta Helsing, doctor to the undead, who must solve a dangerous medical mystery at a secret French spa for mummies. Oasis Natrun: a private, exclusive, highly secret luxury health spa for mummies, high in the hills above Marseille, equipped with the very latest in therapeutic innovations both magical and medical. To Dr. Greta Helsing, London's de facto mummy specialist, it sounds like paradise. But when Greta...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Medical • Mystery & Detective • Occult & Supernatural • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Grimm, grit, and gasoline

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Grimm, Grit, And Gasoline - 2019

Summary: Features "alternative history re-imaginings of ... the WWI and WWII eras: tales with the grit of roaring bombers and rumbling tanks, of 'We can do it' and old time gangsters, or with the glamour of flappers and Hollywood starlets, smoky jazz and speakeasies. The stories in this volume add fairy tales to the mix, transporting classic tales to this rich historical setting ... [including] retellings of The Little Mermaid, Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel, Cinderella, The Monkey King, Swan Lake, Pinocchio and more ... showcased alongside some original fairy tale-like stories." --

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Short Stories

Grip

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Grip - 2017

by Kennedy Ryan

Summary: "Resisting an irresistible force wears you down and turns you out. I know. I've been doing it for years. I may not have a musical gift of my own, but I've got a nose for talent and an eye for the extraordinary. And Marlon James -- Grip to his fans -- is nothing short of extraordinary. Years ago, we strung together a few magical nights, but I keep those memories in a locked drawer and I've thrown away the key. All that's left is friendship and work. He's on the verge of unimaginable fame, all...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Growing things

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Growing Things - 2019

by Paul Tremblay

Summary: "A chilling collection of psychological suspense and literary horror from the multiple award-winning author of the national bestseller, The Cabin at the End of the World, and A Head Full of Ghosts. Featuring nineteen pieces of short fiction, Growing Things and Other Stories is an exciting and disquieting glimpse into Paul Tremblay's fantastically fertile imagination. In "The Teacher," a Bram Stoker Award nominee for best short story, a student is forced to watch a disturbing video that will...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Psychological • Short Stories • Thrillers

The guardians

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The Guardians - 2019

by John Grisham

Summary: In the small north Florida town of Seabrook, a young lawyer named Keith Russo was shot dead at his desk as he worked late one night. The killer left no clues behind. There were no witnesses, no real suspects, no one with a motive. The police soon settled on Quincy Miller, a young black man who was once a client of Russos. Quincy was framed, convicted, and sent to prison for life. For twenty-two years he languished in prison with no lawyer, no advocate on the outside. Then he wrote a letter to...  read more »

Genres: Legal • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The Guardians

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The Guardians - 2019

by John Grisham

Summary: John Grisham delivers a classic legal thriller–-with a twist. In the small Florida town of Seabrook, a young lawyer named Keith Russo was shot dead at his desk as he worked late one night. The killer left no clues. There were no witnesses, no one with a motive. But the police soon came to suspect Quincy Miller, a young black man who was once a client of Russo; s. Quincy was tried, convicted, and sent to prison for life. For twenty-two years he languished in prison, maintaining his...  read more »

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

The guise of another

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The Guise Of Another - 2015

by Allen Eskens

Summary: Who was James Putnam? Answering that question may mean salvation for Alexander Rupert, a Minnesota detective whose life is in a serious downward spiral. A Medal of Valor winner, Alexander is now under subpoena by a grand jury on suspicion of corruption. He's been reassigned to the Frauds Unit, where he is shunned by his fellow detectives, and he fears his status-seeking wife may be having an affair. When he happens across a complex case of identity theft, Alexander sees an opportunity to...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Gut Check

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Gut Check - 2019

by Eric Kester

Summary: A darkly comic high-school drama about brotherhood, body image, concussions, and toxic masculinity from Eric Kester, the Boston Globe bestselling adult author of That Book About Harvard . Wyatt has wanted nothing more than to play football on Grayport; s championship-winning team. But not for the fame, glory, or girls. It; s his last chance to build a relationship with his older brother Brett, the star quarterback, before he leaves for college. Now that their team has gained national attention,...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Young Adult Fiction

Hammered

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Hammered - 2018

by Jasinda Wilder

Summary: ***This novel is a contemporary second chance romantic comedy featuring mature characters.*** Dad Bod Contracting—for ALL your domestic contracting needs. Have a leaky faucet or clogged disposal? Need a new patio with intricate brickpaving designs? Want your garage transformed into a yoga studio? Dad Bod Contracting has you COVERED. Our clean, well-mannered, and friendly professionals pride themselves on attention to detail. Every job comes with a 100% customer SATISFACTION guarantee. No...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The harlequin

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The Harlequin - 2008

by Laurell K Hamilton

Summary: When vampire hunter Anita Blake confronts The Harlequin, terrifying, powerful creatures feared even by the centuries-old vampires, rivals Jean-Claude, Master Vampire of the City, and Richard, the alpha werewolf, must become allies.

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Healing

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The Healing - 2018

by Linda Byler

Summary: A hopeful story of unexpected love in the midst of illness, pain, and family conflict John is the youngest of seven boys and is constantly overshadowed by his big brothers who seem to all be stronger, smarter, and better looking than he is. As a teenager, he knows he; s overweight and is sure he; ll never be popular like his brothers are. But those struggles are nothing compared to the battle he is about to fight. After weeks of feeling exhausted, depressed, and achy, he has no idea what; s...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Hell Divers

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Hell Divers - 2016

by Nicholas Sansbury Smith

Summary: More than two centuries after World War III poisoned the planet, the final bastion of humanity lives on massive airships circling the globe in search for a habitable area to call home. Aging and outdated, most of the ships plummeted back to earth long ago. The only thing keeping the two surviving lifeboats in the sky are Hell Divers--men and women who risk their lives by diving to the surface to scavenge for parts the ships desperately need. When one of the remaining airships is damaged in an...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Here comes Santa paws

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Here Comes Santa Paws - 2019

by Laurien Berenson

Summary: "As Melanie attempts to deck the halls in a house overrun by pampered Poodles, her event planner friend, Claire, is busy playing Santa--beard and belly not included--for the wealthiest clientele on Connecticut's Gold Coast. A personal shopper gig in the affluent town of New Canaan seems like business as usual. Except Claire's stylish stint comes at a higher price than she bargains for when she stumbles over her newest customer's dead body on the job. Named a prime suspect for murder, she begs for Melanie's help, then vanishes like cookies and milk on Christmas Eve..." --

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

The history and adventures of the renowned Don Quixote de la Mancha

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The History And Adventures Of The Renowned Don Quixote De La Mancha - 2001

by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Summary: Widely regarded as the world's first modern novel, Don Quixote chronicles the famous picaresque adventures of the noble knight-errant Don Quixote de la Mancha and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, as they wend their way across sixteenth-century Spain. This edition reproduces the acclaimed Tobias Smollett translation; as Salman Rushdie declares, "To my mind, this is the only English rendering of the Quixote that reads like a great novel, a novel of immense daring, much wildness and many...  read more »

Genres: Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Holiday Games

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Holiday Games - 2013

by Jaci Burton

Summary: AN ALL-NEW PLAY-BY-PLAY NOVELLA New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jaci Burton; s "must-read" ( Fresh Fiction ) Play-By-Play series now arouses the sexy holiday spirit as a passionate young couple discovers the boundless rewards of pleasure. All Elizabeth and Gavin Riley want for Christmas is a baby. Despite over a year of trying, conception hasn; t been successful. But for a high-achiever like Elizabeth, she must succeed at everything. That means making the very most of every...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Hollow kingdom

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Hollow Kingdom - 2019

by Kira Jane Buxton

Summary: S.T., a domesticated crow, is a bird of simple pleasures: hanging out with his owner Big Jim, trading insults with Seattle's wild crows (those idiots), and enjoying the finest food humankind has to offer: Cheetos ®.Then Big Jim's eyeball falls out of his head, and S.T. starts to feel like something isn't quite right. His most tried-and-true remedies--from beak-delivered beer to the slobbering affection of Big Jim's loyal but dim-witted dog, Dennis--fail to cure Big Jim's debilitating malady....  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Home for Erring and Outcast Girls

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Home For Erring And Outcast Girls - 2019

by Julie Kibler

Summary: An emotionally raw and resonant story of love, loss, and the enduring power of friendship, following the lives of two young women connected by a home for "fallen girls," and inspired by historical events. " Home for Erring and Outcast Girls deftly reimagines the wounded women who came seeking a second chance and a sustaining hope. " —Lisa Wingate, author of Before We Were Yours In turn-of-the-20th century Texas, the Berachah Home for the Redemption and Protection of Erring Girls is an...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Homeland

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Homeland - 2009

by R.a. Salvatore

Summary: Drow ranger Drizzt Do; Urden, first introduced in The Icewind Dale Trilogy, quickly became one of the fantasy genre; s standout characters. But Homeland first reveals the startling tale of how this one lone drow walked out of the shadowy depths of the Underdark, leaving behind a society of evil and a family who want him dead. It is here that the story of this amazing dark elf truly began.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Hope on the Inside

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Hope On The Inside - 2019

by Marie Bostwick

Summary: In this compelling, heartwarming novel from New York Times bestselling author Marie Bostwick, one woman finds new purpose in a new phase of life . . . "Whatever comes your way, find the happiness in it." Hope Carpenter received that advice from her mother decades ago. Now, with their four children grown, Hope and her husband, Rick, are suddenly facing an uncertain future, after a forced retirement strains both their savings and their marriage. Seeking inspiration and a financial boost, Hope...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Hope on the Plains

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Hope On The Plains - 2017

by Linda Byler

Summary: Hannah, a feisty young Amish woman, lives on her family; s farm in North Dakota. After moving halfway across the country and struggling to land on their feet, Hannah; s family is finally feeling settled. The cattle business is doing well, and other Amish families have moved into the area. Feeling betrayed by Clay Jenkins and unimpressed with her own father, Hannah is hesitant to trust the men around her. Jerry Riehl, intrigued by her intelligence and strong will, will try anything to earn...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Literature & Fiction • Romance

A Horse for Elsie

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A Horse For Elsie - 2018

by Byler Linda

Summary: A heartwarming tale of longing and hope in Lancaster by bestselling author Linda Byler Elsie is desperate for a horse of her own, but her family barely has enough money to get by as it is—she knows they can; t afford to buy a horse, never mind pay for the grain and hay to keep it fed through the winter. With her father injured, it; s up to Elsie to help earn money for the family—while going to school and helping Mam with the other kids. So she buries herself in the daily tasks at...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Hot Holiday Nights

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Hot Holiday Nights - 2015

by Jaci Burton

Summary: The new Play-by-Play romance from the New York Times bestselling author of All Wound Up . Includes a bonus excerpt from Jaci Burton; s Stay with Me and Unexpected Rush ! Tori Baldwin is a successful sports agent who enjoys her work, her clients, and, on the occasional free night, an uncomplicated love life. While unwinding over Christmas in Hawaii, she chances upon a surfing competition, and all the lean hard men that come with it—especially Alex McConnell, a young surfer at the top of...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Hot Shot

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Hot Shot - 2019

by Fern Michaels

Summary: The Sisterhood: a group of women bound by friendship and a quest for justice. Now their male allies, the Men of the Sisterhood, have formed a top-secret organization of their own, with the same goal of helping the helpless and righting the wrongs of the world . . . Loyalty is a way of life for the Sisterhood and their significant others. When lawyer Lizzie Fox; s husband, Cosmo Cricket, is left critically injured after being shot by an unknown assailant, the men of BOLO Consultants head...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Suspense

House of Salt and Sorrows

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House Of Salt And Sorrows - 2019

by Erin A. Craig

Summary: "Step inside a fairy tale."—Stephanie Garber, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Caraval Get swept away in the novel that Melissa Albert, bestselling author of The Hazel Wood , calls "eerie" and "lovely." As one by one her beautiful sisters mysteriously die on their isolated island estate, Annaleigh must unravel the curse that haunts her family. Be careful who you dance with. . . . In a manor by the sea, twelve sisters are cursed. Annaleigh lives a sheltered life at Highmoor with her...  read more »

Genres: Fairy Tales, Legends & Mythology • Horror • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

How Could She

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How Could She - 2019

by Lauren Mechling

Summary: After a devastating break-up with her fiance, Geraldine is struggling to get her life back on track in Toronto. Her two old friends, Sunny and Rachel, left ages ago for New York, where they've landed good jobs, handsome husbands, and unfairly glamorous lives (or at least so it appears to Geraldine). Sick of watching from the sidelines, Geraldine decides to force the universe to give her the big break she knows she deserves, and moves to New York City. After she arrives, though, and zigzags her...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

How Rory Thorne destroyed the multiverse

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How Rory Thorne Destroyed The Multiverse - 2019

by K Eason

Summary: Princess Rory Thorne must use the fairy blessings gifted to her at birth to change the multiverse--or possibly destroy it. How Rory Thorne Destroyed the Multiverse is a feminist reimagining of familiar fairytale tropes and a story of resistance and self-determination--how small acts of rebellion can lead a princess to not just save herself, but change the course of history.

Genres: Action & Adventure • High Tech • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Science Fiction Adventure

How Rory Thorne Destroyed the Multiverse--Book One of the Thorne Chronicles

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How Rory Thorne Destroyed The Multiverse--Book One Of The Thorne Chronicles - 2019

by K. Eason

Summary: First in a duology that reimagines fairy tale tropes within a space opera— The Princess Bride meets Princess Leia . Rory Thorne is a princess with thirteen fairy blessings, the most important of which is to see through flattery and platitudes. As the eldest daughter, she always imagined she; d inherit her father; s throne and govern the interplanetary Thorne Consortium. Then her father is assassinated, her mother gives birth to a son, and Rory is betrothed to the prince of a distant...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

How the Cowboy Was Won

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How The Cowboy Was Won - 2018

by Lori Wilde

Summary: Return to New York Times bestselling author Lori Wilde; s beloved town of Cupid, Texas, where wedding fever is in the air...and two best friends discover that sometimes the perfect match is standing right in front of you... Ember Alzate is a fantastic matchmaker with one big problem: she can; t find the perfect mate for herself! Alzate family legend says that when she kisses "the One" she; ll hear a mysterious humming in her head. Well, Ember; s kissed a lot of guys and she; s never heard a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

How to catch a wicked viscount

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How To Catch A Wicked Viscount - 2019

by Amy Rose Bennett

Summary: "Shy, bookish Sophie Brightwell is expected to make an advantageous match to improve her family's fortunes. However, Sophie's plans to make a spectacular debut go horribly awry when she and her three closest friends are expelled from a young ladies' academy for unbecoming conduct. Since the ton will be sure to close their doors on these disgraced d?butantes, they determine that unconventional means need to be employed in the husband-hunting market. Rakehells--the beau monde's wickedest...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Regency • Romance

How to love a duke in ten days

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How To Love A Duke In Ten Days - 2019

by Kerrigan Byrne

Summary: "Famed and brilliant, Lady Alexandra Lane has always known how to look out for to herself. But nobody would ever expect that she has darkness in her past-one that she pays a blackmailer to keep buried. Now, with her family nearing bankruptcy, Alexandra strikes upon a solution: Get married to one of the empire's most wealthy eligible bachelors. Even if he does have the reputation of a devil. Piers Gedrick Atherton, the Duke of Redmayne, is seeking revenge and the first step is securing a bride....  read more »

Genres: Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Husband Maneuver

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The Husband Maneuver - 2016

by Karen Witemeyer

Summary: Marietta Hawkins has been in love with ranch foreman Daniel Barrett for years, but her father; s rule about hands not fraternizing with his daughter has kept him out of reach. She believed her patience would win Daniel over—until now. He; s leaving. Starting up his own spread. To have a chance at love, Marietta will have to act fast or lose him forever.

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

I am providence

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I Am Providence - 2016

by Nick Mamatas

Summary: "For fans of legendary pulp author H.P. Lovecraft, there is nothing bigger than the annual Providence-based convention the Summer Tentacular. Horror writer Colleen Danzig doesn't know what to expect when she arrives, but is unsettled to find that among the hobnobbing between scholars and literary critics are a group of real freaks: book collectors looking for volumes bound in human skin, and true believers claiming the power to summon the Elder God Cthulhu, one of their idol's most horrific...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Occult & Supernatural • Thrillers

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

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I Never Promised You A Rose Garden - 2009

by Joanne Greenberg

Summary: The classic novel about a young woman; s struggle against madness, now a Holt Paperback, with a new afterword by the author Hailed by The New York Times as "convincing and emotionally gripping" upon its publication in 1964, Joanne Greenberg; s semiautobiographical novel stands as a timeless and unforgettable portrayal of mental illness. Enveloped in the dark inner kingdom of her schizophrenia, sixteen-year-old Deborah is haunted by private tormentors that isolate her from the outside world....  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

I spy

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I Spy - 2019

by Claire Kendal

Summary: "Holly Lawrence always wanted to be a spy, but the experience proved more dangerous than anything she imagined. Now, Holly lives in hiding under an assumed name. She avoids relationships and trusts no one. But Holly's new life begins to unravel when she encounters a young mother and her two-year-old child ... a child who reminds her of a past she has tried hard to forget. This time, someone is spying on her, and Holly will need to decide how far she is willing to go to survive." --

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Psychological • Thrillers

Idaho

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Idaho - 2017

by Emily Ruskovich

Summary: Ann and Wade have carved out a life for themselves from a rugged landscape in northern Idaho. With her husband's memory fading, Ann attempts to piece together the truth of what happened to Wade's first wife, Jenny, and to their daughters. Through multiple perspectives we gradually learn of the mysterious and shocking act that fractured Wade and Jenny's lives, as Ann becomes determined to understand the family she never knew-- and to take responsibility for them, reassembling their lives, and her own.

Genres: Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Psychological • Thrillers

If only I could tell you

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If Only I Could Tell You - 2019

by Hannah Beckerman

Summary: "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 each other, and Audrey's two teenage granddaughters have never met. Audrey just can't help feeling like she's been dealt more than her fair share as she's watched her family come undone over the years, and she has no idea how to fix her family as she wonders if they will ever be whole again. If only Audrey had known three decades ago that a...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

If Only I Could Tell You

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If Only I Could Tell You - 2019

by Hannah Beckerman

Summary: "I loved it (even though it made me cry)."—Jojo Moyes For fans of This Is Us comes a story of a family divided and the secret that can possibly unite them – a life-affirming novel with a twist will break your heart and an ending that will put it together again. 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...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

If you knew her

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If You Knew Her - 2018

by Emily Elgar

Summary: "When young, beautiful Cassie Jensen arrives at the intensive care ward of St. Catherine's hospital after being struck by a hit-and-run driver while out walking her dog, chief nurse Alice Marlowe thinks she looks familiar. She starts obsessively digging deeper into Cassie's relationships, only to discover a secret that her patient has been keeping from everyone, including her devoted husband and family. Frank, a patient on the same ward who has locked-in syndrome, can hear and see everything...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

I; ll Stand by You

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I; Ll Stand By You - 2015

by Sharon Sala

Summary: "Sharon Sala is a consummate storyteller. Her skills shine in her Blessings, Georgia series. If you can stop reading then you; re a better woman than me."— Debbie Macomber, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author No one is alone Dori Grant is no stranger to hardship. As a young single mother in the gossip-fueled town of Blessings, Georgia, she; s weathered the storm of small-town disapproval most of her life. But when Dori loses everything within the span of an evening, she realizes she has no...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Imaginary friend

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Imaginary Friend - 2019

by Stephen Chbosky

Summary: Single mother Kate Reese is on the run. Determined to improve life for her and her son, Christopher, she flees an abusive relationship in the middle of the night with Christopher at her side. Together, they find themselves drawn to the tight-knit community of Mill Grove, Pennsylvania. It's as far off the beaten track as they can get. Just one highway in, one highway out. At first, it seems like the perfect place to finally settle down. Then Christopher vanishes. For six awful days, no one can...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Imaginary Friend

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Imaginary Friend - 2019

by Stephen Chbosky

Summary: A young boy is haunted by a voice in his head in this "haunting and thrilling" epic of literary horror from the #1 NYT bestselling author of The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Lincoln Child). Christopher is seven years old. Christopher is the new kid in town. Christopher has an imaginary friend. We can swallow our fear or let our fear swallow us. Single mother Kate Reese is on the run. Determined to improve life for her and her son, Christopher, she flees an abusive relationship in the middle of...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Immortal born

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Immortal Born - 2019

by Lynsay Sands

Summary: A simple promise to protect her friend's infant son has turned Allie Chambers' existence upside down. Caring for--and feeding--an orphaned vampire baby has been tricky. When her attempts to steal from a blood bank go awry, Allie wakes up surrounded by doctors, cops . . . and the gorgeous, mesmerizing Magnus, who she can neither trust nor resist. Magnus never expected to find his life mate breaking into a blood bank. Clearly, Allie is already entwined with his world--in deeper, more dangerous...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Paranormal • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Vampires

Imprudence

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Imprudence - 2016

by Gail Carriger

Summary: From New York Times bestselling author Gail Carriger comes the stunning sequel to Prudence . Rue and the crew of the Spotted Custard return from India with revelations that shake the foundations of England; s scientific community. Queen Victoria is not amused, the vampires are tetchy, and something is wrong with the local werewolf pack. To top it all off, Rue; s best friend Primrose keeps getting engaged to the most unacceptable military types. Rue has family problems as well. Her vampire...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

In Dreams Forgotten

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In Dreams Forgotten - 2018

by Tracie Peterson

Summary: 1906. Judith Gladstone came to San Francisco after her parents died to find her last living relative, an aunt she has never met. Instead she has fallen head over heels in love with Caleb Coulter, her friend's brother. Caleb has promised to help Judith find her aunt, but she can tell he thinks of her only as a friend, and she struggles to hide her feelings. When Caleb traces Judith's aunt to the wealthy Whitley family, Judith is reunited with her long-lost relatives. The truths she learns about...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

In the Dead of Night

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In The Dead Of Night - 2019

by Linda Castillo

Summary: In this classic from New York Times bestselling author Linda Castillo, two people are destined to be together...if a killer doesn; t get to them first... Sara Douglas watched as Nick Tyson emerged from the heavy rain, broken and battered. She; d returned to Cape Darkwood, and the cliff side mansion that held her family; s secrets, to research her parents; murder—and stop the nightmares. As chief of police, Sara knew Nick could help. But his mere presence had always left her breathless......  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Suspense • Thrillers

In Times Gone By

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In Times Gone By - 2018

by Tracie Peterson

Summary: "After getting left at the altar in 1906, Kenzie Gifford flees to San Francisco, determined never to love again. When an earthquake strikes, Kenzie finds herself facing a hidden danger--and two men set on winning her heart. With her life--and heart--on the line, who can she trust?" --

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Incubus dreams

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Incubus Dreams - 2005

by Laurell K Hamilton

Summary: In her role as consort of Jean-Claude, the seductive Master Vampire of the City, Anita Blake is faced with a dangerous conflict of interest when she assists with the search for a vampire serial killer who is stalking strippers.

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Occult & Supernatural • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Ink Knows No Borders

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Ink Knows No Borders - 2019

by Patrice Vecchione

Summary: A poetry collection for young adults brings together some of the most compelling and vibrant voices today reflecting the experiences of teen immigrants and refugees. With authenticity, integrity, and insight, this collection of poems addresses the many issues confronting first- and second- generation young adult immigrants and refugees, such as cultural and language differences, homesickness, social exclusion, human rights, racism, stereotyping, and questions of identity. Poems by Elizabeth...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Poetry • Young Adult Fiction

Inland

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Inland - 2019

by Ta Obreht

Summary: The New York Times bestselling author of The Tiger; s Wife returns with "a bracingly epic and imaginatively mythic journey across the American West" ( Entertainment Weekly ). In the lawless, drought-ridden lands of the Arizona Territory in 1893, two extraordinary lives unfold. Nora is an unflinching frontierswoman awaiting the return of the men in her life—her husband, who has gone in search of water for the parched household, and her elder sons, who have vanished after an explosive...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Westerns

The Inn

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The Inn - 2019

by James Patterson

Summary: The building at Gloucester stands alone on the rocky shoreline. Its seclusion suits former Boston police detective Bill Robinson, novice owner and innkeeper. As long as the dozen residents pay their rent, Robinson doesn't ask any questions. Neither does Sheriff Clayton Spears, who lives on the second floor. Then Mitchell Cline arrives, with a deadly new way of doing business. His crew of local killers break laws, deal drugs, and bring violence to the front door. That's when Robinson realizes,...  read more »

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

The Innocents

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The Innocents - 2019

by Michael Crummey

Summary: "Gripping."—Emma Donoghue, author of Room "Dazzling."—Smith Henderson, author of Fourth of July Creek "Fantastic."—Kevin Powers, author of Yellow Birds and A Shout in the Ruins "Brilliant."—Ron Rash, author of Serena From prizewinning author Michael Crummey comes a spellbinding story of survival in which a brother and sister confront the limits of human endurance and their own capacity for loyalty and forgiveness. "Page-turning...An unusual, gripping period...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Innocents

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The Innocents - 2016

by Ace Atkins

Summary: "She was just seventeen, a high school dropout named Milly Jones, found walking down the middle of the highway, engulfed in flames. Even in a tough Mississippi county like Tibbehah, it shatters the community, and it is up to Sheriff Quinn Colson, back on the job after a year away, and his deputy Lillie Virgil, to investigate what happened and why. Before long, however, accusations start to fly, national media and federal authorities descend, and what seemed like a senseless act of violence begins to appear like something even more disturbing--with more victims waiting in the shadows." --

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Instinct

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Instinct - 2018

by James Patterson

Summary: Searching for a serial killer who leaves playing cards at the scenes of his crimes, police officer Elizabeth Needham teams up with brilliant professor Dylan Reinhart, whose book has been connected to the murders.

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

The institute

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The Institute - 2019

by Stephen King

Summary: In the middle of the night, in a house on a quiet street in suburban Minneapolis, intruders silently murder Luke Ellis' parents and load him into a black SUV. The operation takes less than two minutes. Luke will wake up at The Institute, in a room that looks just like his own, except there's no window. And outside his door are other doors, behind which are other kids with special talents - telekinesis and telepathy - who got to this place the same way Luke did: Kalisha, Nick, George, Iris, and...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Psychological • Thrillers

The Institute

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The Institute - 2019

by Stephen King

Summary: From #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King, the most riveting and unforgettable story of kids confronting evil since It— publishing just as the second part of It , the movie, lands in theaters. In the middle of the night, in a house on a quiet street in suburban Minneapolis, intruders silently murder Luke Ellis; s parents and load him into a black SUV. The operation takes less than two minutes. Luke will wake up at The Institute, in a room that looks just like his own, except...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Into Magnolia

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Into Magnolia - 2017

by Rosemary Wesley Hines

Summary: "As Michelle Baron ascends the steps of Magnolia Middle School, her life is about to change forever. The dream of becoming a teacher leads her on a unexpected journey that will challenge her professionally and personally. Although 180 students file through her classroom daily, one demands her attention more than the others. Living in her third foster home in a year, Amber's bitterness and rebellion spark a challenge within Michelle to somehow make a difference in this troubled girl's life....  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

An Irish country family

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An Irish Country Family - 2019

by Patrick Taylor

Summary: "Before Doctor Barry Laverty joined Doctor Fingal O'Reilly's practice in the colorful Irish village of Ballybucklebo, he was an intern, working long hours, practicing new medical techniques, falling in love, and learning what is most important in the medical field for a family physician -- the bonds of family, friendships, and human kindness. Years later, Barry practices everything he has learned in Ballybucklebo, a lovely village where neighbor looks after neighbor. And while his own efforts...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Medica

Irish Eyes

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Irish Eyes - 2013

by Mary Kay Andrews

Summary: Ex-cop Callahan Garrity was more than happy to leave the Atlanta P.D. behind her to start her own business — the House Mouse cleaning service — and to indulge in a bit of freelance private investigation on the side. However, she owes too much to her former partner, Bucky Deavers, to refuse his request that she accompany him to the department; s annual St. Patrick; s Day bash. But the celebrating ends abruptly — and badly — when Bucky is shot during an apparent liquor...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Iron Princess

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Iron Princess - 2018

by Meghan March

Summary: New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author, Meghan March, continues the story of her next devastating and damaged anti-hero in Iron Princess. He; s a mystery. An enigma. His very identity is a secret buried beneath layers of deception. He; s also an addiction I can; t shake. An attraction I can; t fight. And then I found out exactly who he is—a man more dangerous than the devil himself. Now I need him in order to save everything that matters to me. I have to...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Suspense

The Islanders

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The Islanders - 2019

by Meg Mitchell Moore

Summary: Anthony Puckett was a rising literary star. The son of an u¨ber-famous thriller writer, Anthony's debut novel spent two years on the bestseller list and won the adoration of critics. But something went very wrong with his second work. Now Anthony's borrowing an old college friend's crumbling beach house on Block Island in the hopes that solitude will help him get back to the person he used to be. Joy Sousa owns and runs Block Island's beloved whoopie pie cafe´. She came to this quiet space...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Jason

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Jason - 2014

by Laurell K Hamilton

Summary: Anita Blake, who is having relationship problems of her own with her first female lover, has an unforgettable experience when she agrees to help her good friend, werewolf Jason Schuyler, handle his bisexual lover.

Genres: Erotica • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Journey to the Centre of the Earth

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Journey To The Centre Of The Earth - 2003

by Jules Verne

Summary: The intrepid Professor Lindenbrock embarks upon the strangest expedition of the nineteenth century: a journey down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the Earth; s very core. In his quest to penetrate the planet; s primordial secrets, the geologist—together with his quaking nephew Axel and their devoted guide, Hans—discovers an astonishing subterranean menagerie of prehistoric proportions. Verne; s imaginative tale is at once the ultimate science fiction adventure and a reflection on...  read more »

Genres: Classics • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

A keeper

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A Keeper - 2019

by Graham Norton

Summary: "When Elizabeth Keane returns to Ireland after her mother|s death, she|s focused only on saying goodbye to that dark and dismal part of her life. Her childhood home is packed solid with useless junk, her mother|s presence already fading. But within this mess, she discovers a small stash of letters|and ultimately, the truth. Forty years earlier, a young woman stumbles from a remote stone house, the night quiet except for the constant wind that encircles her as she hurries deeper into the...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Psychologica

A Keeper

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A Keeper - 2019

by Graham Norton

Summary: F rom Graham Norton—the BAFTA-award-winning Irish television host and author of the "charming debut novel" ( New York Journal of Books ) Holding , a masterly and haunting tale of secrets and ill-fated love follows a young woman who returns to Ireland after her mother; s death and unravels the identity of her father. When Elizabeth Keane returns to Ireland after her mother; s death, she; s focused only on saying goodbye to that dark and dismal part of her life. Her childhood home is packed...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Keeping Lucy

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Keeping Lucy - 2019

by T. Greenwood

Summary: PopSugar; s 30 Must-Read Books of 2019 Good Housekeeping; s 25 Best New Books for Summer 2019 Better Homes & Gardens 13 New Books We Can; t Wait to Read This Summer The heartbreaking and uplifting story, inspired by true events, of how far one mother must go to protect her daughter . Dover, Massachusetts, 1969. Ginny Richardson; s heart was torn open when her baby girl, Lucy, born with Down Syndrome, was taken from her. Under pressure from his powerful family, her husband, Ab, sent Lucy away to...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Key Lime Pie Murder

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Key Lime Pie Murder - 2010

by Joanne Fluke

Summary: New York Times Bestseller It promises to be a busy week for Hannah Swensen. Not only is she whipping up treats for the chamber of commerce booth at the Tri-County fair, she; s also judging the baking contest; acting as a magician; s assistant for her business partner; s husband; trying to coax Moishe, her previously rapacious feline, to end his hunger strike, and performing her own private carnival act by juggling the demands of her mother and sisters. With so much on her plate, it; s no wonder...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Kill zone

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Kill Zone - 2019

by Kevin J Anderson

Summary: Power duo Kevin J. Anderson and Doug Beason team up in Kill Zone , a perilous disaster thriller for the modern age. Deep within a mountain in Albuquerque, New Mexico, a Cold War-era nuclear weapons storage facility is being used to covertly receive more than 100,000 tons of nuclear waste stored across the US. Only Department of Energy employee, Adonia, and a few others including a war hero, a senator, and an environmental activist, are allowed access to perform a high-level security review of...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Killer instinct

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Killer Instinct - 2019

by James Patterson

Summary: "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 reunited 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 past about to be brought to light? While the terrorist attack unfolds, Elizabeth performs a courageous act that thrusts her into the media spotlight. She's a reluctant hero. And, thanks to...  read more »

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

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 • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Kiss the girls and make them cry

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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

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 • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Knife

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Knife - 2019

by Jo Nesbo

Summary: Harry Hole is not in a good place. Rakel -- the only woman he has 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 suspects have ties to Svein Finne, the serial rapist and murderer who Harry helped put behind bars. And now, Finne is free after a decade-plus in prison -- free, and Harry is certain, unreformed and ready to take up where he left...  read more »

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

Kopp sisters on the march

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Kopp Sisters On The March - 2019

by Amy Stewart

Summary: Spring, 1917. American women have done something remarkable: they've banded together to create military-style training camps for women who want to serve. These so-called National Service Schools prove irresistible to the Kopp sisters, who leave their farm in New Jersey to join up. When an accident befalls the matron, Constance reluctantly agrees to oversee the camp, much to the alarm of the Kopps' tent-mate, Beulah Binford, who is seeking refuge from her own scandalous past under the cover of a...  read more »

Genres: Biographical • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

Kushiel; s Avatar

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Kushiel; S Avatar - 2007

by Jacqueline Carey

Summary: A decade of peace has passed in Terre D; Ange, the country founded by the god Elua. Since the world; s most famous courtesan saved her queen from assassination, Phedre n? Delauny has been enjoying a quiet life until a prophetic dream calls upon her to serve her gods one last time. But what they ask may be too painful for even an anguissettte to bear. When the young son of the traitor Melisande Shahrizai—Imriel de la Courcel, who stands third in line for the crown—is kidnapped,...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Labyrinth

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Labyrinth - 2019

by Catherine Coulter

Summary: The #1 New York Times bestselling FBI Thriller series returns with another tour de force in which Agent Sherlock risks losing her career -- and her sanity -- over a case that is more complicated and twisted than any she's ever encountered. On a Tuesday afternoon, Agent Sherlock is driving in downtown Washington when her Volvo is suddenly T-boned at an intersection. As her car spins out of control, a man's body slams against her windshield and then -- blackness. When she finally regains...  read more »

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

Lady in the Lake

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Lady In The Lake - 2019

by Laura Lippman

Summary: "The revered New York Times bestselling author returns with a novel set in 1960s Baltimore that combines modern psychological insights with elements of classic noir, about a middle-aged housewife turned aspiring reporter who pursues the murder of a forgotten young woman. In 1966, Baltimore is a city of secrets that everyone seems to know--everyone, that is, except Madeline "Maddie" Schwartz. Last year, she was a happy, even pampered housewife. This year, she's bolted from her marriage of almost...  read more »

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

The Lady of the Lake

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The Lady Of The Lake - 2017

by Andrzej Sapkowski

Summary: Soon to be a major Netflix original series! Trapped in a world ruled by the Elves, separated from Geralt and her destiny, Ciri will need all her training as a fighter and sorceress to return to her own time in the fifth book of the NYT bestselling series. After walking through the portal in the Tower of Swallows while narrowly escaping death, Ciri finds herself in a completely different world... an Elven world. She is trapped with no way out. Time does not seem to exist and there are no obvious...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

The Lady; s Guide to Celestial Mechanics

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The Lady; S Guide To Celestial Mechanics - 2019

by Olivia Waite

Summary: As Lucy Muchelney watches her ex-lover; s sham of a wedding, she wishes herself anywhere else. It isn; t until she finds a letter from the Countess of Moth, looking for someone to translate a groundbreaking French astronomy text, that she knows where to go. Showing up at the Countess; London home, she hoped to find a challenge, not a woman who takes her breath away. Catherine St Day looks forward to a quiet widowhood once her late husband; s scientific legacy is fulfilled. She expected to hand...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Lager Queen of Minnesota

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The Lager Queen Of Minnesota - 2019

by J. Ryan Stradal

Summary: "Two sisters, one farm. A family is split when their father leaves their shared inheritance entirely to Helen, his younger daughter. Despite baking award-winning pies at the local nursing home, her older sister, Edith, struggles to make what most people would call a living. So she can't help wondering what her life would have been like with even a portion of the farm money her sister kept for herself. With the proceeds from the farm, Helen builds one of the most successful light breweries in...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Land of wolves

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Land Of Wolves - 2019

by Craig Johnson

Summary: The new novel in Craig Johnson's beloved New York Times bestselling Longmire series. Attempting to recover from his harrowing experiences in Mexico, in Land of Wolves Wyoming Sheriff Walt Longmire is neck deep in the investigation of what could or could not be the suicidal hanging of a shepherd. With unsettling connections to a Basque family with a reputation for removing the legs of Absaroka County sheriffs, matters become even more complicated with the appearance of an oversize wolf in the Big Horn Mountains to which Walt finds himself feeling more and more empathetic.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Westerns

Land of Wolves--A Longmire Mystery

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Land Of Wolves--A Longmire Mystery - 2019

by Craig Johnson

Summary: The new novel in Craig Johnson; s beloved New York Times bestselling Longmire series. "It; s the scenery — and the big guy standing in front of the scenery — that keeps us coming back to Craig Johnson; s lean and leathery mysteries." — The New York Times Book Review Recovering from his harrowing experiences in Mexico, Sheriff Walt Longmire returns to Absaroka County, Wyoming, to lick his wounds and try once again to maintain justice in a place with grudges that go back...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Westerns

The Land That Time Forgot

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The Land That Time Forgot - 1969

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Summary: Your ship sinks, your rescuers are attacked by a hostile German U-boat built by your own family; s shipyard, and your fate is inextricably tied to those of your fellow survivors and German adversaries. Then, to make matters infinitely worse, you land on a remote, prehistoric island that was assumed to be extinct! How would you survive? Who would you trust and what would you do? Bowen, our young hero, could never have imagined the adventures he; d be forced to embark upon when he arrived on the...  read more »

Genres: Classics • Comics & Graphic Novels • Literature & Fiction • Young Adult Fiction

Lasher

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Lasher - 1995

by Anne Rice

Summary: Rowan Mayfair, queen of a coven of witches, flees the compelling, irresistible Lasher, the demon father of her child.

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The last anniversary

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The Last Anniversary - 2006

by Liane Moriarty

Summary: "Sophie Honeywell always wondered if Thomas Gordon was the one she let get away. He was the perfect boyfriend, but on the day he was to propose, she broke his heart. A year later he married his travel agent, while Sophie has been mortifyingly single ever since. Now Thomas is back in her life because Sophie has unexpectedly inherited his aunt Connie's house on Scribbly Gum Island -- home of the famously unsolved Munro Baby mystery. Sophie moves onto the island and begins a new life as part of an...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Humor • Literature & Fiction

The Last Book Party

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The Last Book Party - 2019

by Karen Dukess

Summary: Summer, 1987. Eve Rosen is an aspiring writer in a low-level assistant job. She jumps at the chance to attend an early summer gathering at the Cape Cod home of famed New Yorker writer Henry Grey and his poet wife, Tillie. Dazzled by the guests and her burgeoning crush on the hosts' artistic son, Eve lands a new job as Grey's research assistant and an invitation to Henry and Tillie's exclusive and famed "Book Party" where attendees dress as literary characters. By the night of the party, Eve...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Last Ember

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The Last Ember - 2009

by Daniel Levin

Summary: Jonathan Marcus, a young American lawyer and former doctoral student in classics, is summoned to Rome for a case and stumbles across a message hidden inside an ancient stone fragment. The discovery propels him and UN preservationist Dr. Emili Travia into a coldblooded modern plot to erase every remnant of Jewish and Christian presence from Jerusalem; s Temple Mount, in the process redefining history itself.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The last train to London

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The Last Train To London - 2019

by Meg Waite Clayton

Summary: "In 1936, the Nazis are little more than loud, brutish bores to fifteen-year old Stephan Neuman, the son of a wealthy and influential Jewish family and budding playwright whose playground extends from Vienna's streets to its intricate underground tunnels. Stephan's best friend and companion is the brilliant Z?ofie-Helene, a Christian girl whose mother edits a progressive, anti-Nazi newspaper. But the two adolescents' carefree innocence is shattered when the Nazis' take control. There is hope in...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Last Widow

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The Last Widow - 2019

by Karin Slaughter

Summary: On a serene summer Sunday, a routine admission for a run-of-the-mill surgery at Atlanta's Emory Hospital goes tragically wrong, setting off a catastrophic wave of destruction that sends the facility and the surrounding area into lockdown. One of the city's largest and most prestigious institutions, Emory is situated near the Centers for Disease Control, the FBI counter-terrorism headquarters, and a large children's hospital. Anything that happens there has repercussions for the entire city, the...  read more »

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

The Last Wish

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The Last Wish - 2008

by Andrzej Sapkowski

Summary: Soon to be a major Netflix original series! Geralt the Witcher — revered and hated — holds the line against the monsters plaguing humanity in this collection of adventures in the NYT bestselling series that inspired the blockbuster video games. Geralt is a Witcher, a man whose magic powers, enhanced by long training and a mysterious elixir, have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin. Yet he is no ordinary murderer: his targets are the multifarious monsters and vile...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Short Stories • Thrillers

Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me

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Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me - 2019

by Mariko Tamaki

Summary: Laura Dean, the most popular girl in high school, was Frederica Riley's dream girl, but Freddy is learning she is not the best girlfriend, so she seeks help from a mysterious medium and advice columnists to help her through being a teenager in love.

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Left for dead

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Left For Dead - 2019

by Lisa Jackson

Summary: Tears of pride: "Sheila Lindstrom is reeling from the aftermath of the devastating tragedy that claimed the life of her father and all but destroyed the family|s winery. Without the insurance proceeds needed to rebuild, Sheila risks losing everything to Wilder Investments. When she confronts company president Noah Wilder, an undeniable attraction hits both of them. But will mistrust and deceit undermine this volatile union|or will love rise from the ashes?" --