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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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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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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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Lexi’s Pathetic Fictional Love Life by Jo Noelle

Lexi’s Pathetic Fictional Love Life by Jo Noelle Lexi Middleton has been socially invisible to her classmates, but starting her junior year, that’s going to change. First, she’s determined to hook a boyfriend, ensuring dates with flowers and possible kisses on the doorstep. Second, she wants to be a writer for the school paper, even though it freaks her out to think of everyone judging her by her punctuation and metaphors. High school is difficult …

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See Me by Nicholas Sparks

See Me by Nicholas Sparks See me just as I see you . . . Colin Hancock is giving his second chance his best shot. With a history of violence and bad decisions behind him and the threat of prison dogging his every step, he’s determined to walk a straight line. To Colin, that means applying himself single-mindedly toward his teaching degree and avoiding everything that proved destructive in his earlier life. Reminding himself daily …

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Cry Baby by Ginger Scott

Cry Baby by Ginger Scott Tristan Lopez is loyal to his brothers. He doesn’t really have a choice, born into a gang that has a chokehold on every kid that roams its streets. He gave his life to them willingly, knowing if he did then one day this kingdom, led by boys drunk with power and ruled by fear, would all be his. He was loyal through it all. Loyal when prison took his dad …

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Pride, Prejudice and Jasmin Field by Melissa Nathan

Pride, Prejudice and Jasmin Field by Melissa Nathan It starts as a lark for Jasmin Field, the charming, acerbically witty columnist for a national women’s magazine.  She joins a host of celebraties gathering in London to audition for the season’s most dazzling charity event:  a one-night only stage production of Jane Austen’s immortal Pride and Prejudice, directed by and starring the Academy Award — winning Hollywood heartthrob Harry Noble.  And nobody is more surprised than Jasmin …

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Bi-Normal by M.G. Higgins

Bi-Normal by M.G. Higgins Brett Miller is one of the kings of Elkhead High. Everyone knows the kings rule the school. Football stars. Pretty girls. The in-crowd. Brett and his buddies are the tormentors; nobody messes with them. Then Brett meets Zach … “It’s a crush. I’m crushing on a friggin’ guy. That’s sick. And I don’t know what to do about it. … I want these feelings to go away. At the same time, …

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The Lido by Libby Page

The Lido by Libby Page A tender, joyous debut novel about a cub reporter and her eighty-six-year-old subject—and the unlikely and life-changing friendship that develops between them. Kate is a twenty-six-year-old riddled with anxiety and panic attacks who works for a local paper in Brixton, London, covering forgettably small stories. When she’s assigned to write about the closing of the local lido (an outdoor pool and recreation center), she meets Rosemary, an eighty-six-year-old widow who …

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Hot Mess by Lucy Vine

Hot Mess by Lucy Vine Hot Mess [n.] – someone attractive, who is often in disarray. Have you ever shown up to Sunday brunch still smelling of Saturday night? Chosen bed, Netflix and pizza over human contact? Stayed in your mould-ridden flat because it’s cheap? Meet your spirit animal, Ellie Knight. Her life isn’t turning out exactly as she planned. She hates her job, her friends are coupling up and settling down, and her flatmates are …

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One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus

One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus The Breakfast Club meets Pretty Little Liars, One of Us Is Lying is the story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide. Pay close attention and you might solve this. On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention. Bronwyn, the brain, is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule. Addy, the beauty, is the …

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Tonight I’m Someone Else: Essays by Chelsea Hodson

Tonight I’m Someone Else: Essays by Chelsea Hodson A highly anticipated collection, from the writer Maggie Nelson has called, “bracingly good…refreshing and welcome,” that explores the myriad ways in which desire and commodification intersect. From graffiti gangs and Grand Theft Auto to sugar daddies, Schopenhauer, and a deadly game of Russian roulette, in these essays, Chelsea Hodson probes her own desires to examine where the physical and the proprietary collide. She asks what our privacy, our intimacy, …

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Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson

Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson

Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson Growing up, Kate Priddy was always a bit neurotic, experiencing momentary bouts of anxiety that exploded into full-blown panic attacks after an ex-boyfriend kidnapped her and nearly ended her life. When Corbin Dell, a distant cousin in Boston, suggests the two temporarily swap apartments, Kate, an art student in London, agrees, hoping that time away in a new place will help her overcome the recent wreckage of her life. …

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November 9 by Colleen Hoover

November 9 by Colleen Hoover Colleen Hoover returns with an unforgettable love story between a writer and his unexpected muse. Fallon meets Ben, an aspiring novelist, the day before her scheduled cross-country move. Their untimely attraction leads them to spend Fallon’s last day in L.A. together, and her eventful life becomes the creative inspiration Ben has always sought for his novel. Over time and amidst the various relationships and tribulations of their own separate lives, …

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Big Man by Matthew J. Metzger

Big Man by Matthew J. Metzger Max Farrier wanted to follow in the family footsteps and join the Navy once, but he’s better off focusing on just surviving his last year of school and going to work in Aunt Donna’s shop once it’s over. After an incident at school puts Max in the hospital, Aunt Donna’s had enough. She signs him up for private lessons at a Muay Thai gym. Boxing—she says—will change everything. But …

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Save the Date by Morgan Matson

Save the Date by Morgan Matson Charlie Grant’s older sister is getting married this weekend at their family home, and Charlie can’t wait—for the first time in years, all four of her older siblings will be under one roof. Charlie is desperate for one last perfect weekend, before the house is sold and everything changes. The house will be filled with jokes and games and laughs again. Making decisions about things like what college to …

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Flight & Glory Series by Rebecca Yarros

Flight & Glory Series by Rebecca Yarros Full Measures (#1): Three knocks can change everything… “She knew. That’s why Mom hadn’t opened the door. She knew he was dead.” Twenty years as an army brat and Ember Howard knew, too. The soldiers at the door meant her dad was never coming home. What she didn’t know was how she would find the strength to singlehandedly care for her crumbling family when her mom falls apart. Then …

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Whispers of the Heart by Stephanie Wilson

Whispers of the Heart by Stephanie Wilson Discover this stunning romantic drama of youthful passion, family loyalty and the miracle of a second chance with Erika and T.J. and their chance meeting at Priest Lake, Idaho. A public humiliation sends Los Angeles textile heiress Erika Crawford on a defining journey to Priest Lake, Idaho where through a changed identity; she discovers what could be a love everlasting. In the majestic mountains and pristine waters of …

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Dare to Fall by Estelle Maskame

Dare to Fall by Estelle Maskame Death. She was afraid of it. He was used to it. There’s not much that MacKenzie Rivers is afraid of. In the small town of Windsor, Colorado, she is known for her easygoing, strong personality, some would even say she isn’t afraid of anything. But MacKenzie knows that’s not true. She’s afraid of losing those closest to her. Recovering from a family tragedy, Kenzie is fully aware of just …

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Whatever Life Throws at You by Julie Cross

Whatever Life Throws at You by Julie Cross Life loves a good curveball… Seventeen-year-old Annie Lucas’s life is completely upended the moment her dad returns to the major leagues as the new pitching coach for the Kansas City Royals. Now she’s living in Missouri (too cold), attending an all-girls school (no boys), and navigating the strange world of professional sports. But Annie has dreams of her own—most of which involve placing first at every track meet…and one …

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Break Line by Sarah E. Green (Off Ocean Ave #1)

Break Line by Sarah E. Green (Off Ocean Ave #1) Emery Lawson was on the path to follow her dad’s footsteps. Going pro in surfing had always been the plan. The dream. Until it wasn’t. Now, at nineteen, everyone thinks Emery is done surfing and, aside from two of her best friends, no one knows the truth. Emery hasn’t stopped surfing. What was once her dream is now her little secret. But if she wants …

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Lucy in the Sky by Paige Toon

Lucy in the Sky by Paige Toon Settling down for a 24-hour flight to Australia, Lucy finds a text message on her phone from a woman claiming to have slept with her boyfriend, James, four times in the past month. Trapped above the Pacific, she questions everything about their relationship, but when she finally calls him, James reassures her that it was only his friend playing a joke. James is gorgeous and successful and Lucy …

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Pictures of Lily by Paige Toon

Pictures of Lily by Paige Toon Ten years ago when Lily was just 16, she fell in love with someone she really shouldn’t have. Now, living in Sydney and engaged to another man, she can’t forget the one that got away. When her past comes back to haunt her, she has to make a decision that will break her heart – and the heart of at least one of the men who love her.   …

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Always Never Yours by Emily Wibberley & Austin Siegemund-Broka

Always Never Yours by Emily Wibberley & Austin Siegemund-Broka Megan Harper is the girl before. All her exes find their one true love right after dating her. It’s not a curse or anything, it’s just the way things are, and Megan refuses to waste time feeling sorry for herself. Instead, she focuses on pursuing her next fling, directing theatre, and fulfilling her dream school’s acting requirement in the smallest role possible. But her plans quickly …

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The Complete Patrick Melrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn

The Complete Patrick Melrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn 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 self-loathing world …

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L.A. Candy Series by Lauren Conrad

L.A. Candy Series by Lauren Conrad The L.A. Candy trilogy is a fast-paced, fun, and realistic depiction of coming of age in Hollywood while starring in a reality TV show—written by a star who’s experienced it all firsthand: Lauren Conrad, of MTV’s #1 show The Hills. This #1 New York Times bestselling series provides a scandalous peek into the life of new reality celebrity Jane Roberts while dishing Hollywood gossip and drama at every turn. L.A. Candy (L.A. Candy …

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The Goodbye Gift by Amanda Brooke

The Goodbye Gift by Amanda Brooke A heartbreaking novel about friendship, love and sacrifice from R&J bestseller, Amanda Brooke. Lucy Cunliffe is waiting for a heart. Just twenty-four, she’s spent most of her life going in and out of hospital and after numerous operations, there’s nothing more the doctors can do, other than wait for the right donor. The day she gets the call is a day of joy and sorrow. Because for Lucy to …

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Gymnastics Series by April Adams

Gymnastics Series by April Adams   Balancing Act (Book #1):  Five girls. Four events. And only one gold medal. Floor routine. Uneven bars. Vault. And balance beam.  90 seconds. 75 seconds. 7 seconds. 90 seconds. In gymnastics, your best friends are your biggest rivals. And the Bellevue Kips are feeling the pressure. Everyone wants to win best all-around gymnast at Optionals and State finals, but only one girl goes home with gold. Who will it …

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Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven

Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven Everyone thinks they know Libby Strout, the girl once dubbed “America’s Fattest Teen.” But no one’s taken the time to look past her weight to get to know who she really is. Following her mom’s death, she’s been picking up the pieces in the privacy of her home, dealing with her heartbroken father and her own grief. Now, Libby’s ready: for high school, for new friends, for love, …

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Things We Have in Common by Tasha Kavanagh

Things We Have in Common by Tasha Kavanagh

Things We Have in Common by Tasha Kavanagh Reader beware: You’ll think you know what’s happening, and you’ll think you see what’s coming next… But you’ll be very, very wrong. Fifteen-year-old Yasmin Doner is a social misfit—obese, obsessive and deemed a freak by her peers at school. With her father dead and her mother in a new relationship, Yasmin yearns for a sense of belonging, finding comfort only in food and the fantasy of being …

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Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day and When We Were Orphans, comes an unforgettable edge-of-your-seat mystery that is at once heartbreakingly tender and morally courageous about what it means to be human. Hailsham seems like a pleasant English boarding school, far from the influences of the city. Its students are well tended and supported, trained in art and literature, and become just the …

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Ship It by Britta Lundin

Ship It by Britta Lundin Claire is a sixteen-year-old fangirl obsessed with the show Demon Heart. Forest is an actor on Demon Heart who dreams of bigger roles. When the two meet at a local Comic-Con panel, it’s a dream come true for Claire. Until the Q&A, that is, when Forest laughs off Claire’s assertion that his character is gay. Claire is devastated. After all, every last word of her super-popular fanfic revolves around the romance between Forest’s …

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Chasing Paris by Stephanie Street

Chasing Paris by Stephanie Street Pastry chef Paris Dawson has been burned before, and not just by her bakery ovens. Handsome men, in her experience, were cruel, arrogant, and she wanted nothing to do with them. Until Aaron. Firefighter Aaron Perry couldn’t believe his luck when he ran into Paris at the high school track. She was gorgeous and funny and he wanted nothing more than to get to know her better. Can Paris overcome …

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