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Stolen Enchantress by Amber Argyle (Forbidden Forest #1)

Stolen Enchantress by Amber Argyle (Forbidden Forest #1) Any girl who goes into the Forbidden Forest never comes out again. Except the one who did.  Larkin should have been watching her little sister, should have paid more attention to the trees looming over her family’s fields. Now Sela is gone. Knowing full well the danger of the forest and its beast, Larkin goes after her anyway. With her sister clutched in her arms, she manages …

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Crook’s Hollow by Robert Parker

Crook’s Hollow by Robert Parker In the quiet village of Crook’s Hollow, almost exactly between Manchester and Liverpool, land and pride are king. And now someone has just tried to kill Thor Loxley – but Thor has no clue as to why. As the estranged youngest of the omnipresent Loxley farming dynasty, all of whom view him as a traitorous turncoat, in a village where everybody knows everybody else’s business, life is hard enough. But …

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The Defiant Heir by Melissa Caruso (Swords and Fire #2)

The Defiant Heir by Melissa Caruso (Swords and Fire #2) Across the border, the Witch Lords of Vaskandar are preparing for war. But before an invasion can begin, they must call a rare gathering of all seventeen lords to decide a course of action. Lady Amalia Cornaro knows that this Conclave might be her only chance to stifle the growing flames of war, and she is ready to make any sacrifice if it means saving …

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The Tethered Mage by Melissa Caruso (Swords and Fire #1)

The Tethered Mage by Melissa Caruso (Swords and Fire #1) In the Raverran Empire, magic is scarce and those born with power are strictly controlled — taken as children and conscripted into the Falcon Army.  Zaira has lived her life on the streets to avoid this fate, hiding her mage-mark and thieving to survive. But hers is a rare and dangerous magic, one that threatens the entire empire. Lady Amalia Cornaro was never meant to …

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Vegas Series by Elena Aitken

Nothing Stays In Vegas (Vegas, #1) What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas…except when it doesn’t. Lexi Titan has mastered the art of pretending everything’s fine. After all, how else could she ignore the fact that her husband is never home, her son barely knows him and the last time she had sex, well, who can remember? With her life crumbling, the last thing she wants to do is go on a trip, especially back …

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The Lost by Mari Hannah (Stone and Oliver, #1)

The Lost by Mari Hannah (Stone and Oliver, #1) Alex should never have agreed to the spur-of-the-moment holiday with her sister. Seven days felt like a year without Daniel, her ten-year-old son. This was the first time they had been apart since he was born and her husband had convinced her it was a good idea. It was a bad idea. Daniel has gone missing. As local CID officers, David Stone and Frankie Oliver have been …

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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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A Hero Born by Jin Yong (Legends of the Condor Heroes #1)

A Hero Born by Jin Yong (Legends of the Condor Heroes #1) China: 1200 A.D. The Song Empire has been invaded by its warlike Jurchen neighbours from the north. Half its territory and its historic capital lie in enemy hands; the peasants toil under the burden of the annual tribute demanded by the victors. Meanwhile, on the Mongolian steppe, a disparate nation of great warriors is about to be united by a warlord whose name …

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Green by Tom Baker

Green by Tom Baker The year is 1967 and Tim Halladay has graduated William & Mary, looking forward to studying drama at Yale, when he finds himself drafted into the United States Army. His college education makes him an object of ridicule and suspicion among the other members of C Company–Charlie Company. Of course, he has to hide his homosexuality. Tom Baker’s newest novel is an honest portrayal of a young man fearful of his …

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Circe by Madeline Miller

Circe by Madeline Miller In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child–not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power–the power of witchcraft, which can transform rivals into monsters and menace the gods themselves. Threatened, Zeus banishes her to a deserted island, …

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Blood Week by J.D. Martin (The Saint and the Sinner, #1)

Blood Week by J.D. Martin (The Saint and the Sinner, #1) Criminals of Kansas City are being murdered and displayed to the public. In an annual ritual known as Blood Week, bodies appear around the city for seven days until the vigilante goes into hiding again. While the public debates, Detective Alexander Saint is charged with stopping the killer. He may be a playboy with a trust fund, but he takes his job on the force …

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Last Night I Sang to the Monster by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Last Night I Sang to the Monster by Benjamin Alire Sáenz Zach is eighteen. He is bright and articulate. He’s also an alcoholic and in rehab instead of high school, but he doesn’t remember how he got there. He’s not sure he wants to remember. Something bad must have happened. Something really, really bad. Remembering sucks and being alive – well, what’s up with that? I have it in my head that when we’re born, …

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Techromancy Scrolls Series by Erik Schubach

Adept (Techromancy Scrolls #1) Almost three thousand years after an extinction level event on Earth, mankind seeks to regain its former glory, in a new world where magic and technology collide. Laney Herder, a commoner in the realm of Wexbury, finds herself thrust into the world of nobles and knights. At the side of her Lady Celeste, Knight of the Realm, she goes on an epic journey from being a simple chicken farmer to one …

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Between Darcy and the Deep Blue Sea: A Pride and Prejudice Variation by Jane Grix

Between Darcy and the Deep Blue Sea: A Pride and Prejudice Variation by Jane Grix A moonlit dance. A stolen kiss. After a scandal at Netherfield Ball, Elizabeth Bennet must immediately choose a man to marry – Mr. Wickham, Mr. Collins or Mr. Darcy – and she doesn’t want any of them. What is a dutiful daughter to do? Run away, naturally. Between Darcy and the Deep Blue Sea is a Pride and Prejudice Variation novella, …

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Alphabet Soup: Horror Stories for the Tormented Soul by Tobias Wade

Alphabet Soup: Horror Stories for the Tormented Soul by Tobias Wade Thriller, horror, and suspense short stories. Multiple Award-Winning authors. A is for Addiction… B is for Barnacles… C is for Clairvoyance… Discover the rest of these original horror stories from around the world. Each author chose a letter of the alphabet and was given complete artistic freedom to make something horrible happen. Some stories will be mysterious, others creepy or even profound, but all …

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In Perfect Light by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

In Perfect Light by Benjamin Alire Sáenz From award-winning poet Benjamin Alire Sáenz comes In Perfect Light, a haunting novel depicting the cruelties of cultural displacement and the resilience of those who are left in its aftermath. In Perfect Light is the story of two strong-willed people who are forever altered by a single tragedy. After Andés Segovia’s parents are killed in a car accident when he is still a young boy, his older brother decides to …

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Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club by Benjamin Alire Sáenz Benjamin Alire Sáenz’s stories reveal how all borders—real, imagined, sexual, human, the line between dark and light, addict and straight—entangle those who live on either side. Take, for instance, the Kentucky Club on Avenida Juárez two blocks south of the Rio Grande. It’s a touchstone for each of Sáenz’s stories. His characters walk by, they might go in for a drink or to …

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Novice Trader by Ken Pence

Novice Trader by Ken Pence Alan Einfeld is an apprentice trader on his first solo stint on Trappist 3 – in a slightly-behind-the-curve dimension. He is abandoned by his mentor’s death and now has little to trade and can’t get back to his dimension. He doesn’t know the language but the locals are humanoid. Finding an escape leads him to a grounded shuttle. He doesn’t realize that a Pact among the fleet has restricted technology. …

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The Forest by Edward Rutherfurd

The Forest by Edward Rutherfurd Few places lie closer to the heart of the nation’s heritage than the New Forest. Now, Edward Rutherfurd, weaves its history and legends into compelling fiction. From the mysterious killing of King William Rufus, treachery and witchcraft, smuggling and poaching run through this epic tale of well-born ladies, lowly woodsmen, sailors, merchants and Cistercian monks. The feuds, wars, loyalties and passions of generations reach their climax in a crime that …

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Hate That Cat by Sharon Creech (Jack #2)

Hate That Cat by Sharon Creech (Jack #2) Jack Room 204—Miss Stretchberry February 25 Today the fat black cat up in the tree by the bus stop dropped a nut on my head thunk and when I yelled at it that fat black cat said Murr-mee-urrr in a nasty spiteful way. I hate that cat. This is the story of Jack words sounds silence teacher and cat.   FREE Download Hate That Cat by Sharon …

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Love That Dog by Sharon Creech (Jack #1)

Love That Dog by Sharon Creech (Jack #1) “I guess it does look like a poem when you see it typed up like that.” Jack hates poetry. Only girls write it and every time he tries to, his brain feels empty. But his teacher, Ms. Stretchberry, won’t stop giving her class poetry assignments — and Jack can’t avoid them. But then something amazing happens. The more he writes, the more he learns he does have …

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For The Winner by Emily Hauser (Golden Apple Trilogy #2)

For The Winner by Emily Hauser (Golden Apple Trilogy #2) Some three thousand years ago, in a time before history, the warriors of Greece journeyed to the ends of the earth in the greatest expedition the world had ever seen. One woman fought alongside them. Abandoned at birth on the slopes of Mount Pelion, Atalanta is determined to prove her worth to the father who cast her aside. Having taught herself to hunt and fight, …

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For The Most Beautiful by Emily Hauser (Golden Apple Trilogy #1)

For The Most Beautiful by Emily Hauser (Golden Apple Trilogy #1) Three thousand years ago a war took place that gave birth to legends – to Achilles, the greatest of the Greeks, and Hector, prince of Troy. It was a war that made – and destroyed – both men, a war that shook the very foundations of the world. But what if there was more to this epic conflict? What if there was another, hidden …

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Need to Know by Karen Cleveland

Need to Know by Karen Cleveland In pursuit of a Russian sleeper cell on American soil, a CIA analyst uncovers a dangerous secret that will test her loyalty to the agency—and to her family. What do you do when everything you trust might be a lie? Vivian Miller is a dedicated CIA counterintelligence analyst assigned to uncover the leaders of Russian sleeper cells in the United States. On track for a much-needed promotion, she’s developed …

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Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell

Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell THEN She was fifteen, her mother’s golden girl. She had her whole life ahead of her. And then, in the blink of an eye, Ellie was gone. NOW It’s been ten years since Ellie disappeared, but Laurel has never given up hope of finding her daughter. And then one day a charming and charismatic stranger called Floyd walks into a café and sweeps Laurel off her feet. Before …

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Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng Everyone in Shaker Heights was talking about it that summer: how Isabelle, the last of the Richardson children, had finally gone around the bend and burned the house down. In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is meticulously planned – from the layout of the winding roads, to the colours of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead. And no …

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The Neighbors by Hannah Mary McKinnon

The Neighbors by Hannah Mary McKinnon In 1992, a car accident kills a young man and forever changes the lives of three people… Now, twenty years later, they’ll all come to regret the choices they made that day, as the secrets and lies they’ve told to protect each other become the very things that tear their lives apart. After a night of fun, Abby was responsible for the car crash that killed her beloved brother. …

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Bury What We Cannot Take by Kirstin Chen

Bury What We Cannot Take by Kirstin Chen The day nine-year-old San San and her twelve-year-old brother, Ah Liam, discover their grandmother taking a hammer to a framed portrait of Chairman Mao is the day that forever changes their lives. To prove his loyalty to the Party, Ah Liam reports his grandmother to the authorities. But his belief in doing the right thing sets in motion a terrible chain of events. Now they must flee …

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Georgia Burns by Tommy Davis (Rumors of War #1)

Georgia Burns by Tommy Davis (Rumors of War #1) ‘Nothing like a mushroom cloud to give shade to the dollar…and remind the world who runs things.’ The room went silent for a moment as it sank into the minds of all present that the chairman of the National Bank Reserve had just asked the president to use a nuclear weapon against a civilian target. —-From the Prologue The president of the United States has just …

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Unbury Carol by Josh Malerman

Unbury Carol by Josh Malerman Carol Evers is a woman with a dark secret. She has died many times . . . but her many deaths are not final: They are comas, a waking slumber indistinguishable from death, each lasting days. Only two people know of Carol’s eerie condition. One is her husband, Dwight, who married Carol for her fortune, and—when she lapses into another coma—plots to seize it by proclaiming her dead and quickly …

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Your Heart Is a Muscle the Size of a Fist by Sunil Yapa

Your Heart Is a Muscle the Size of a Fist by Sunil Yapa The Flamethrowers meets Let the Great World Spin in this debut novel set amid the heated conflict of Seattle’s 1999 WTO protests. On a rainy, cold day in November, young Victor–a boyish, scrappy world traveler who’s run away from home–sets out to sell marijuana to the 50,000 anti-globalization protestors gathered in the streets. It quickly becomes clear that the throng determined to …

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Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue Jende Jonga, a Cameroonian immigrant living in Harlem, has come to the United States to provide a better life for himself, his wife, Neni, and their six-year-old son. In the fall of 2007, Jende can hardly believe his luck when he lands a job as a chauffeur for Clark Edwards, a senior executive at Lehman Brothers. Clark demands punctuality, discretion, and loyalty—and Jende is eager to please. Clark’s wife, …

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne Berlin, 1942 : When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being packed in crates. His father has received a promotion and the family must move to a new house far, far away, where there is no one to play with and nothing to do. A tall fence stretches as far as the eye can see and cuts him off …

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