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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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The Perfect Date Series by Donna McDonald

The Perfect Date Series by Donna McDonald Never is A Very Long Time ( The Perfect Date #1 )  Nothing in the world feels better to Dr. Mariah Bates than finding her clients the perfect date. Of course, finding one for herself might be nice, but creative bill paying is for college students—not for accomplished doctors in their forties. Satisfied customers keep the electricity on. With her cop ex-husband doing everything he can to ruin …

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Famous in Love Series by Rebecca Serle

Famous in Love Series by Rebecca Serle

Famous in Love Series by Rebecca Serle The romantic story of a girl who gets plucked from obscurity to star in the next major feature film franchise based on a book and the ensuing love triangles she gets entangled in on—and off screen. Locked (Famous in Love, #0.5) by Parker Witter (aka Rebecca Serle) “It had always been the three of us, and then it was the two of us-Ed and August. There was not, …

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Matchmaking for Beginners: A Novel by Maddie Dawson

Matchmaking for Beginners: A Novel by Maddie Dawson Marnie MacGraw wants an ordinary life—a husband, kids, and a minivan in the suburbs. Now that she’s marrying the man of her dreams, she’s sure this is the life she’ll get. Then Marnie meets Blix Holliday, her fiancé’s irascible matchmaking great-aunt who’s dying, and everything changes—just as Blix told her it would. When her marriage ends after two miserable weeks, Marnie is understandably shocked. She’s even more …

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Finding Felicity by Stacey Kade

Finding Felicity by Stacey Kade Caroline Sands has never been particularly good at making friends. And her parents’ divorce and the move to Arizona three years ago didn’t help. Being the new girl is hard enough without being socially awkward too. So out of desperation and a desire to please her worried mother, Caroline invented a whole life for herself—using characters from Felicity, an old show she discovered online and fell in love with. But …

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Drive by Kate Stewart

Drive by Kate Stewart Music . . . the heart’s greatest librarian. The average song is three and a half minutes long; those three and a half minutes could lead to a slow blink, a glimpse of the past, or catapult the soul into heart-shattering nostalgia. At the height of my career, I had the life I wanted, the life I’d always envisioned. I’d found my tempo, my rhythm. Then I received a phone call …

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A Kiss in the Dark by Gina Ciocca

A Kiss in the Dark by Gina Ciocca When the lights go out at a Georgia high school football game, Macy Atwood finds herself in the arms of a boy who kisses her senseless – but is gone by the time the lights come back on. All she knows is that there was something special – and oddly familiar – about her mystery kisser. Noah Granger, Ridgedale’s resident bad boy and newest transfer student, has …

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Wanna Bet? by Talia Hibbert

Wanna Bet? by Talia Hibbert Jasmine Allen has many vices. Rahul Khan has just one: her. For the last seven years, Rahul’s been Jasmine’s closest friend. Sure, he’s strong, sexy, and deliciously stern—but she doesn’t care about that. She certainly isn’t tempted by his wicked smile or his genuine sweetness. She can’t be. Because everything Jas touches turns to dust. Rahul disagrees. Seven years ago, Jasmine touched him, and he’s still standing—still standing, and still hopelessly in love. When disaster …

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Crossing the Line by Megan Hart

Crossing the Line by Megan Hart 5 Rules for Sexy Play in the Workplace! 1. Know the company policy;—You just got an opportunity to finally snag that sweet corner office. The last thing you need is a wicked distraction…. 2. Don’t date your boss–Sure, Jamison Wolfe has a smile that could send a woman into instant orgasmic joy. But more important, he’s your strict, control-freakish boss. Your hot, sexy, control-freakish boss. 3. Keep PDA out …

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The Karimi Siblings Series by Alisha Rai

Veiled Desire (The Karimi Siblings #1) Look, but don’t touch… Leyla Karimi can’t keep her eyes off the hunky guy living in the house behind her. How couldany woman resist ogling Dr. Mason Barrett, especially when he makes it so easy by parading around in his skin and skivvies? If it was only their age difference, she would have made a move a long time ago. Except Mason is more than a neighbor. He’s her …

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