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Accidentally Perfect by Elizabeth Stevens

Accidentally Perfect by Elizabeth Stevens I feel like I should have the perfect life, that I should never feel down or alone in the world. But, so sue me, I do. I keep it hidden, pretend everything’s okay. Because who would believe Piper Barlow could have issues? Everyone’s convinced the hottest guy in school’s going to ask me out – that Mason and I would be the perfect couple, that he’s my John Cusack. Except, …

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Love, Lust & Friendship by Elizabeth Stevens

Love, Lust & Friendship by Elizabeth Stevens Meet Christopher Henderson. Kit to his friends and admirers. Hendo to the jocks who worship him. Butt-head (or Topher) to me and my best friend. AKA, the dillweed of a human being. Meet Alexander Henderson. Ander to the people who put up with his skinny ass. Hendo Jr to the jocks sucking up to Topher. Best Friend Extraordinaire to me. AKA, the love of my life. Meet Addison MacGuire. Addy to …

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Netherfield Prep: A Modern Reimagining of Jane Austen’s ‘Pride & Prejudice’ by Elizabeth Stevens (Austen Reimagined: P&P #1)

Netherfield Prep by Elizabeth Stevens (Austen Reimagined: P&P #1) It is a truth universally assumed that a stupidly rich boy must be in want of a girlfriend. It is a truth universally acknowledged that a girl who has just travelled half a world must be in want of a bed. From her first day at pompous boarding school Netherfield, fiery Australian Lily Brewer comes up against the arrogance of Austin Cooper. Austin and his twin Jax are …

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The Complete Patrick Melrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn (Patrick Melrose #1-5)

The Complete Patrick Melrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn (Patrick Melrose #1-5) Edward St. Aubyn has penned one of the most acclaimed series of the decade with the Patrick Melrose Novels. Now you can read all five novels in one volume: Never Mind, Bad News, Mother’s Milk, Some Hope, and At Last. By turns harrowing and hilarious, this ambitious novel cycle dissects the English upper class. Edward St. Aubyn offers his reader the often darkly funny and …

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Violent Ends by Shaun David Hutchinson

Violent Ends by Shaun David Hutchinson  and: Kendare Blake, Steve Brezenoff, Delilah S. Dawson, Trish Doller, Margie Gelbwasser, E.M. Kokie, Cynthia Leitich Smith , Tom Leveen, Hannah Moskowitz, Elisa Nader, Beth Revis, Mindi Scott, Neal Shusterman, Courtney Summers, Blythe Woolston, Christine Johnson, Brendan Shusterman It took only twenty-two minutes for Kirby Matheson to exit his car, march onto school grounds, enter the gymnasium, and open fire, killing six and injuring five others. But this isn’t …

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The Quiet You Carry by Nikki Barthelmess

The Quiet You Carry by Nikki Barthelmess [ARC] Victoria Parker knew her dad’s behavior toward her was a little unusual, but she convinced herself everything was fine—until she found herself locked out of the house at 3:00 a.m., surrounded by flashing police lights. Now, dumped into a crowded, chaotic foster home, Victoria has to tiptoe around her domineering foster mother, get through senior year at a new school, and somehow salvage her college dreams . …

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Imagine Us Happy by Jennifer Yu

Imagine Us Happy by Jennifer Yu Some love stories aren’t meant to last.  Stella lives with depression, and her goals for junior year are pretty much limited to surviving her classes, staying out of her parents’ constant fights and staving off unwanted feelings enough to hang out with her friends Lin and Katie. Until Kevin. A quiet, wry senior who understands Stella and the lows she’s going through like no one else. With him, she …

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25 Days ’til Christmas by Poppy Alexander

25 Days ’til Christmas by Poppy Alexander A contemporary, emotional, but ultimately feel-good, festive up-lit novel for fans of Jenny Colgan, Debbie Johnson, and Holly Martin. Kate Potter used to love Christmas. A few years ago she would have been wrapping her presents in September and baking mince pies on Halloween, counting down to the countdown to Christmas. But a few years ago, everything was different. That was before Kate’s husband went away with the …

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In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende

In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende New York Times and worldwide bestselling author Isabel Allende returns with a sweeping novel that journeys from present-day Brooklyn to Guatemala in the recent past to 1970s Chile and Brazil.  An instant New York Times bestseller, In the Midst of Winter is about three very different people who are brought together in a mesmerizing story that offers “a timely message about immigration and the meaning of home” (People). During the biggest Brooklyn …

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Until Love Do Us Part by Anna Premoli

Until Love Do Us Part by Anna Premoli What happens when two people who hate each other are forced to cooperate by law? A fun, feisty, feel-good romance for fans of Sophie Kinsella and Lindsey Kelk. Amalia and Ryan met at Yale Law School, from which their mutual dislike for one another was born. Amalia Berger is a successful, high society New York lawyer. Chicago based lawyer Ryan O’Moore is the eldest of four sons …

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Animal Circus by Michael Batchelor

Animal Circus by Michael Batchelor Doe’s Circus, one of the last of its kind in Australia. Travelling across the country all year round, thousands of humans visit to revel in the tradition of Dagwood dogs, dodgem cars and the weekend prime time show. Yet for the animals locked away in the small confines of the petting zoo, the circus is a neon-lit, human-infested nightmare. Tormented by the ringmaster and his gang of tyrannical showmen, two …

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All Fall Down by Ellie Marney (Circus Hearts #2)

All Fall Down by Ellie Marney (Circus Hearts #2) Carnival glamour and swoon-worthy romance in Book 2 of the latest dark YA contemp series by the author of Every Breath… A ringmaster’s daughter and a bearded lady’s son join forces to stop a saboteur… Nineteen-year-old Fleur Klatsch is loyal to her trapeze team and her ringmaster father, dedicated to the circus, and tough on everyone around her. After a series of accidents at Klatsch’s Karnival, …

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All the Little Bones by Ellie Marney (Circus Hearts #1)

All the Little Bones by Ellie Marney (Circus Hearts #1) Carnival glamour and swoon-worthy romance in Book 1 of the latest dark YA contemp series from the author of Every Breath. A teenage trapeze artist and an apprentice strongman on the run from a terrible crime… Seventeen-year-old Sorsha Neary’s life is changed in one night when she defends herself behind the vans of her family circus troupe. Now Sorsha and apprentice strongman Colm Mackay are …

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Our Life in a Day by Jamie Fewery

Our Life in a Day by Jamie Fewery One Day meets The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Our Life in a Day is the story of a ten-year relationship told in twenty-four individual hours – and a love story that also explores issues around male mental health. The rules are simple. Choose the most significant moments from your relationship – one for each hour in the day. You’d probably pick when you first met, right? And the instant you …

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The Truth About Us by Megan D. Martin

The Truth About Us by Megan D. Martin Sometimes love is messy – and a lie is the only way to save the person you love. Rowan Steel lied to save the love of her life, but that also meant destroying their relationship and ripping his heart out in the process. She didn’t want to hurt him, but in her mind she had no choice. Now that a year has passed Rowan decides to tell …

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At the Heart of Christmas by Jill Monroe

At the Heart of Christmas by Jill Monroe Hiring him could be her best idea. Or her worst mistake. Quinn has inherited the farm and workshop that once housed the famous Hardwick Ornament Company. She invests everything in reopening her family’s business and hires glass artist Nolan Vesser, whose family used to design ornaments for hers, to work his creative magic. After an accident burned Nolan’s studio to the ground, he thought he’d lost everything. …

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Virgil Wander by Leif Enger

Virgil Wander by Leif Enger [ARC] The first novel in ten years from award-winning, million-copy bestselling author Leif Enger, Virgil Wander is an enchanting and timeless all-American story that follows the inhabitants of a small Midwestern town in their quest to revive its flagging heart. Midwestern movie house owner Virgil Wander is “cruising along at medium altitude” when his car flies off the road into icy Lake Superior. Virgil survives but his language and memory are altered …

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The Golden Hour by T. Greenwood

The Golden Hour by T. Greenwood On a spring afternoon long ago, thirteen-year-old Wyn Davies took a shortcut through the woods in her New Hampshire hometown and became a cautionary tale. Now, twenty years later, she lives in New York, on the opposite side of a duplex from her ex, with their four-year-old daughter shuttling between them. Wyn makes her living painting commissioned canvases of birch trees to match her clients’ furnishings. But the nagging …

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Leaving the Sea by Ben Marcus

Leaving the Sea by Ben Marcus From one of the most innovative and vital writers of his generation, an extraordinary collection of stories that showcases his gifts—and his range—as never before. In the hilarious, lacerating “I Can Say Many Nice Things,” a washed-up writer toying with infidelity leads a creative writing workshop on board a cruise ship. In the dystopian “Rollingwood,” a divorced father struggles to take care of his ill infant, as his ex-wife …

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The Billionaire’s Price by Ansela Corsino

The Billionaire’s Price by Ansela Corsino “You don’t have to like me, Ms. Slade. But if you deliver results, I might be able to tolerate your presence in my home.” Fresh out of graduate school and unable to find a job as a writer, Victoria Slade is lucky to land a job as a study companion to an overachieving ten-year-old boy — a job she thinks is going to be a piece of cake. That …

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I Knew You’d Be Lovely by Alethea Black

I Knew You’d Be Lovely by Alethea Black Alethea Black’s deeply moving and wholly original debut features a coterie of memorable characters who have reached emotional crossroads in their lives. Brimming with humor, irony, and insights about the unpredictable nature of life, the unbearable beauty of fate, and the power that one moment, or one decision, can have to transform us, I Knew You’d Be Lovely delivers that rare thing—stories with both an edge and a heart. …

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Hippie by Paulo Coelho

Hippie by Paulo Coelho [ARC] If you want to learn about yourself, start by exploring the world around you.  Drawing on the rich experience of his own life, best-selling author Paulo Coelho takes us back in time to relive the dreams of a generation that longed for peace and dared to challenge the established social order. In Hippie, he tells the story of Paulo, a young, skinny Brazilian man with a goatee and long, flowing hair, who …

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Broken Mirrors by Marie McWilliams

Broken Mirrors by Marie McWilliams When Marie moves from Belfast to London, she envisions a fresh start and an escape from a broken home. Once there, she meets Malcolm Carter, a charming, handsome man who sweeps her off her feet and gives her a life she could only have imagined. But Malcolm isn’t all he seems; he’s a criminal, a mobster and a murderer. Detective Fraser Duncan knows what he is, and he’s determined to …

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Whisper Me This: A Novel by Kerry Anne King

Whisper Me This: A Novel by Kerry Anne King Single mother Maisey Addington has always fallen short of her own mother’s expectations—never married, a bit adrift, wasting her high IQ on dead-end jobs. The only thing Maisey’s sure she’s gotten right is her relationship with her twelve-year-old daughter, Elle…until a phone call blows apart the precarious balance of their lives. Maisey’s mother is in a coma, and her aging father faces charges of abuse and …

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What Matters in Mayhew by Cassie Dandridge Selleck (The Beanie Bradsher Series #1)

What Matters in Mayhew by Cassie Dandridge Selleck (The Beanie Bradsher Series #1) Every town has at least one beloved, if misunderstood, eccentric and Beanie Bradsher belongs to Mayhew Junction. Some – LouWanda Crump, for example – would call Beanie a spectacle, but Beanie just marches (and dresses) to the beat of a different drum. Not much has changed over the years in this town. On any given morning, you’ll find the same people at …

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Romeo & What’s Her Name by Shani Petroff

Romeo & What’s Her Name by Shani Petroff Understudies never get to perform . . . which is why being Juliet’s understudy in the school’s yearly “Evening with Shakespeare” is the perfect role for Emily. She can earn some much-needed extra credit while pursuing her main goal of spending time with Wes, aka Romeo, aka the hottest, nicest guy in school (in her completely unbiased opinion). And she meant to learn her lines, really, it’s …

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Heretics Anonymous by Katie Henry

Heretics Anonymous by Katie Henry Michael is an atheist. So as he walks through the doors at St. Clare’s—a strict Catholic school—sporting a plaid tie, things can’t get much worse. His dad has just made the family move again, and Michael needs a friend. When a girl challenges their teacher in class, Michael thinks he might have found one, and a fellow nonbeliever at that. Only this girl, Lucy, is not just Catholic . . …

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Inspector Sohlberg Series by Jens Amundsen

Inspector Sohlberg Series by Jens Amundsen The Inspector Sohlberg crime novels by Jens Amundsen join Scandinavia’s best crime detective series, including the Inspector Wallander series by Henning Mankell, Inspector Sejer series by Karin Fossum, Inspector Gunnarstranda series by K. O. Dahl, Detective Harry Hole series by Jo Nesbø, and Girl With Millenium trilogy by Stieg Larsson. 1. Sohlberg and The Gift Sohlberg and the Gift is about murder and the worst of betrayals. And who …

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At the Wedding by Matt Dunn

At the Wedding by Matt Dunn Livia’s been planning her wedding to Jed for ages. Now, at the venue in beautiful Barcelona, with her dress pressed and the guests all on their way, she’s only left one tiny detail until the last minute: letting the groom know he’s about to get hitched. But as far as Jed’s concerned, they’ve been bumping along just fine for ten years and even have a baby on the way, …

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The Cheerleaders by Kara Thomas

The Cheerleaders by Kara Thomas There are no more cheerleaders in the town of Sunnybrook. First there was the car accident—two girls gone after hitting a tree on a rainy night. Not long after, the murders happened. Those two girls were killed by the man next door. The police shot him, so no one will ever know why he did it. Monica’s sister was the last cheerleader to die. After her suicide, Sunnybrook High disbanded the cheer …

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Wreck by Fleur Ferris

Wreck by Fleur Ferris Tamara Bennett is going to be the first journalist to strictly report only good news. Finished with high school, Tamara is ready to say goodbye to her sleepy little town and part-time job at the local paper. O-weeks awaits, which means parties, cute boys and settling into student res with her best friend Relle. Things take an unexpected turn, however, when she arrives home to find her house ransacked and her …

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Green Girl: A Novel (P.S.) by Kate Zambreno

Green Girl: A Novel (P.S.) by Kate Zambreno With the fierce emotional and intellectual power of such classics as Jean Rhys’s Good Morning, Midnight, Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar, and Clarice Lispector’s The Hour of the Star, Kate Zambreno’s novel Green Girl is a provocative, sharply etched portrait of a young woman navigating the spectrum between anomie and epiphany. First published in 2011 in a small press edition, Green Girl was named one of the best books of the year by critics …

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To Fall in Love Again by David Burnett

To Fall in Love Again by David Burnett Drew Nelson did not plan to talk with anyone that morning. He did not plan to make a new friend. He certainly did not plan to fall in love. He resisted all of Amy’s attempts to draw him out− at the hotel, at the airport, on the airplane− giving hurried responses and burying his face in a pile of papers. It was only when the flight attendant …

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