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List created by Valerie S. (VolunteerVal) - on Feb 16, 2017
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The Dark Gifts Trilogy - Gilded Cage by Vic James
A darkly fantastical debut set in a modern England where magically gifted aristocrats rule, and commoners are doomed to serve?for readers of Victoria Aveyard and Susanna Clarke NOT ALL ARE FREE. NOT ALL ARE EQUAL. NOT ALL WILL BE SAVED. Our world belongs to the Equals?aristocrats with...  more


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Remarkable Faith: When Jesus Marveled at the Faith of Unremarkable People by Shauna L...
This collection of inspirational vignettes, based on eight of the Bible's unlikely examples of faith, will give readers a fresh intimacy with Jesus. REMARKABLE FAITH tells the stories of people whose faith was of such quality that Jesus himself marveled at it-people who were broken, needy, and...  more


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The Last Days of Cafe Leila by Donia Bijan
A neighborhood café in Tehran is at the center of this powerful and transporting story of love, family, friendship, and homecoming told against the backdrop of Iran’s rich, yet tragic, history. When Noor returns to her native Iran for the first time in thirty years, so much about...  more


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In Lieu of Flowers : A Conversation for the Living by Nancy Cobb
“Grieving is as natural as breathing, for if we have lived and loved, surely we will grieve. . . .”Nancy Cobb meets death in the most vital of places–in the lives of everyday people–and in doing so has found a way to infuse this darkest subject with light. Her candor and...  more


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Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Ghana, eighteenth century: two half sisters are born into different villages, each unaware of the other. One will marry an Englishman and lead a life of comfort in the palatial rooms of the Cape Coast Castle. The other will be captured in a raid on her village, imprisoned in the very same...  more


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On Edge: A Journey Through Anxiety by Andrea Petersen
A wry, sympathetic, bracingly honest account of living with anxiety, coupled with deep reportage on the science of anxiety disorders.    Andrea Petersen was first diagnosed with an anxiety disorder at the age of twenty, but she later realized that she had been experiencing panic attacks since...  more


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At Home in this Life: Finding Peace at the Crossroads of Unraveled Dreams and Beautif...
In the midst of beauty and mess, chaos and monotony, celebrations and mourning, Jerusalem Greer tells her story of finding redemption in what is rather than what could be, by practicing the presence of God through rediscovering ancient contemplative teachings and practices (solitude, study,...  more


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The Hostess with the Ghostess: A Haunted Guesthouse Mystery by E. J. Copperman
Things are never quiet for long at the Haunted Guesthouse. Right as Alison Kerby finally gets some peace, long-time deceased Paul Harrison?s recently murdered brother, Richard, shows up looking for the ghostly detective. But Paul has left for parts unknown months ago. The only thing is, she...  more


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365 Pocket Morning Prayers: Strength and Joy to Begin Each Day by David R. Veerman
Each morning when you arise, take a moment to talk with God about the day ahead. Ask Him to prepare your heart so that you can be ready to face any challenge that comes your way. 365 Pocket Morning Prayers can guide this time of life-changing conversation and help you express your needs and...  more


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Idaho: A Novel by Emily Ruskovich
A stunning debut novel about love and forgiveness, about the violence of memory and the equal violence of its loss—from O. Henry Prize–winning author Emily Ruskovich Ann and Wade have carved out a life for themselves from a rugged landscape in northern Idaho, where they are bound...  more


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There's Something I Want You to Do: Stories (Vintage Contemporaries) by Charles Baxte...
From one of the great masters of the contemporary short story, here is an astonishing collection that showcases Charles Baxter?s unique ability to unveil the remarkable in the seemingly inconsequential moments of an eerie yet familiar life.   Penetrating and prophetic, the ten inter-related...  more


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Girl in Snow: A Novel by Danya Kukafka
WHO ARE YOU WHEN NO ONE IS WATCHING? When a beloved high schooler named Lucinda Hayes is found murdered, no one in her sleepy Colorado suburb is untouched?not the boy who loved her too much; not the girl who wanted her perfect life; not the officer assigned to investigate her murder. In the...  more


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Firstborn: A Progeny Novel (Descendants of the House of Bathory) by Tosca Lee
From New York Times bestselling author Tosca Lee comes the much-anticipated, fast-paced sequel to The Progeny about the powerful descendants of the most notorious female serial killer of all time. All at once, she remembers. The memories Audra had erased have returned. And now she knows why she...  more


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To Siri with Love: A Mother, her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of Machines by Judith...
From the author of the viral New York Times piece ?To Siri with Love? comes a collection of touching and hilarious true stories about a thirteen-year-old autistic boy and his intimate relationship with Apple?s automated personal assistant, Siri.When Judith Newman?s story about her autistic son...  more


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The Two of Us by Victoria Bylin
Heartwarming and Touching New Contemporary Romance from Victoria Bylin After two broken engagements, nurse practitioner Mia Robinson is done with dating. From now on, she only trusts herself and God, and she's focused on her eighteen-year-old sister, Lucy, and caring for patients. Just as she...  more


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?The debut novel of the year.? ?Vogue ?A richly volatile study of grief, wonderment and love.? ?Sam Sacks, The Wall Street Journal ?Stunning. . . . Powerfully moving and beautifully wrought, What We Lose reflects on family, love, loss, race, womanhood, and the places we feel home.?...  more


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Design for Dying: A Lillian Frost & Edith Head Novel by Renee Patrick
Los Angeles, 1937. Lillian Frost has traded dreams of stardom for security as a department store salesgirl . . . until she discovers she's a suspect in the murder of her former roommate, Ruby Carroll. Party girl Ruby died wearing a gown she stole from the wardrobe department at Paramount...  more


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Bleak Landing by Terrie Todd
In the dead-end Canadian town of Bleak Landing, twelve-year-old Irish immigrant Bridget O?Sullivan lives in a ramshackle house and dreams of another life, even as the Great Depression rages. Routinely beaten by her father and bullied by schoolmate Victor Harrison, the waifish yet fiery redhead...  more


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Ghost Heart: A Medical Thriller by Lisa Harris & Lynne Gentry
A brilliant transplant surgeon. A rogue organ broker. A ghost child. And the legend that could destroy them all. A brutal murder convinces surgeon Mia Kendall there?s more than she imagined to the mysterious spike in heart transplant rejections. Determined to find answers before she loses...  more


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The History of Bees by Maja Lunde
In the spirit of Station Eleven and Never Let Me Go, this dazzling and ambitious literary debut follows three generations of beekeepers from the past, present, and future, weaving a spellbinding story of their relationship to the bees?and to their children and one another?against the backdrop of...  more


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The Weaver's Daughter: A Regency Romance Novel by Sarah E. Ladd
Kate Hathaway comes from a long line of handloom weavers. With the Industrial Revolution in full swing, Yorkshire's textile industry is changing, but Kate's father, a successful but feared clothier, rejects technological advances. With the aid of fellow artisans, he will do anything to keep...  more


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The Ladies of Ivy Cottage (Tales From Ivy Hill) by Julie Klassen
New from the Top Author of Inspirational Regency Romance Return to Ivy Hill in The Ladies of Ivy Cottage as friendships deepen, romances blossom, and mysteries unfold. Living with the two Miss Groves in Ivy Cottage, impoverished gentlewoman Rachel Ashford is determined to earn her own...  more


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Kings of Broken Things by Theodore Wheeler
With characters depicted in precise detail and wide panorama?a kept-woman?s parlor, a contentious interracial baseball game on the Fourth of July, and the tragic true events of the Omaha Race Riot of 1919?Kings of Broken Things reveals the folly of human nature in an era of astonishing...  more


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Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley
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If We Make It Home: A Novel of Faith and Survival in the Oregon Wilderness by Christi...
When four college friends graduated from the University of Northwest Oregon, their lives stretched before them, full of promise and vows to stay connected. But life has a way of derailing well-laid plans. Now they haven't spoken in twenty-five years. But against all odds, three of them have...  more


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The Origin of Others (The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures) by Toni Morrison
America?s foremost novelist reflects on the themes that preoccupy her work and increasingly dominate national and world politics: race, fear, borders, the mass movement of peoples, the desire for belonging. What is race and why does it matter? What motivates the human tendency to construct...  more


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Lady Stuff: Secrets to Being a Woman by Loryn Brantz
A collection of Loryn Brantz?s vibrant and relatable Jellybean Comics about her everyday experiences as a lady  Home manicure tips, awkward seduction techniques, scoping out the snack table, and?most important?prioritizing naps: Lady Stuff reveals these womanly secrets and more. In sections...  more


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Claiming My Place: A True Story of Defiance, Deception, and Coming of Age in the Shad...
Claiming My Place is the true story of a young Jewish woman who survived the Holocaust by escaping to Nazi Germany and hiding in plain sight.Meet Gucia Gomolinska: smart, determined, independent, and steadfast in the face of injustice. Growing up in Poland in the 1920s and ?30s, Gucia studies...  more


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31 Proverbs to Light Your Path by Liz Curtis Higgs
Take Heart, Beloved. His Light Is Shining, And Your Path Is Clear. Wherever you are on your journey, here is the wisdom you need for the road ahead. Maybe you?re stuck and want to move forward. Or you feel anxious and long to know what?s next. Or you?re ready for an uplifting reminder that...  more


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Seeds of Revenge (A Greenhouse Mystery) (Volume 3) by Wendy Tyson
It?s time to cuddle up with a holiday whodunit. Smell the crisp pines and baking cranberries as you sip your hot apple cider. It may be the season, but the mood in Winsome is anything but jolly.Megan Sawyer is determined to farm year-round. So much so that she braves a December snowstorm to...  more


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Emboldened: A Vision for Empowering Women in Ministry by Tara Beth Leach
Throughout Scripture and church history, women have been central to the mission of God. But all too often women have lacked opportunities to minister fully. Many churches lack visible examples of women in ministry and leadership. Tara Beth Leach, senior pastor of her denomination's flagship...  more


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No Less Days by Amanda Stevens
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The Book of Not So Common Prayer: A New Way to Pray, a New Way to Live by Linda Mccul...
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What I Found in a Thousand Towns: A Traveling Musician's Guide to Rebuilding America'...
A beloved folk singer presents an impassioned account of the fall and rise of the small American towns she cherishes Dubbed by the New Yorker as "one of America's very best singer-songwriters," Dar Williams has made her career not in stadiums, but touring America's small towns. She has played...  more


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Stripped Bare: A Novel (Kate Fox) by Shannon Baker
Stripped Bare by Shannon Baker is "A must read" (Alex Kava, New York Times bestselling author) mystery that stars a female Longmire in the atmospheric Nebraska Sandhills.Kate Fox is living the dream. She?s married to Grand County Sheriff Ted Conner, the heir to her beloved Nebraska Sandhills...  more


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Dark Signal: A Kate Fox Novel (A Kate Fox Mystery) by Shannon Baker
Dark Signal by Shannon Baker is the second installment in the Kate Fox mystery series, called "A must read" by New York Times bestselling author Alex Kava, starring a female Longmire in the atmospheric Nebraska Sandhills.Reeling from her recent divorce, Kate Fox has just been sworn in as Grand...  more


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Troubled Waters (Montana Rescue) by Susan May Warren
A three day excursion turns into a nightmare when a rogue wave washes the passengers overboard, leaving Ian and Sierra scrambling for survival. Sparks ignite as they wait for a rescue, but will a secret keep them apart?


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Written in the Stars (Backroads) (Volume 1) by Christina Coryell
Roundabout these parts, dirt roads don?t just get you from point A to point B. They intersect to create a maze of life often missed when outsiders drive through a sleepy town. The number on the population sign might seem insignificant, but a few short steps from the beaten path, there?s more...  more


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Written in the Dust (Backroads) (Volume 2) by Christina Coryell
There are two basic types of people you?ll come across in small towns. Planters have the land in their blood and want to stay forever. Dreamers long for the day they will finally escape. Holly Christian? Definitely a planter. She?s never considered leaving for greener pastures, but it?ll be a...  more


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Humble Roots: How Humility Grounds and Nourishes Your Soul by Hannah Anderson
Find abundance in a humble life.A lot of books these days are trying to diagnose our discontentment?too busy, too distracted, too hard on ourselves, too (fill-in-the-blank).While many of us could do to simplify, peace is not about productivity, saying no, or any other external. It?s about ...  more


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The House at Saltwater Point (A Lavender Tides Novel) by Colleen Coble
USA Today bestselling author Colleen Coble delivers her signature blend of romance and suspense when Ellie Blackmore sets out to find the truth about what happened to her sister.Ellie Blackmore is making a name for herself as a young house flipper. But when her sister disappears, she can?t focus...  more


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Good Kings Bad Kings: A Novel by Susan Nussbaum
Bellwether Award winner Susan Nussbaum?s powerful novel invites us into the lives of a group of typical teenagers?alienated, funny, yearning for autonomy?except that they live in an institution for juveniles with disabilities. This unfamiliar, isolated landscape is much the same as the world...  more


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Between Midnight and Dawn: A Literary Guide to Prayer for Lent, Holy Week, and Easter...
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The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
If you were told the date of your death, how would it shape your present? It's 1969 in New York City's Lower East Side, and word has spread of the arrival of a mystical woman, a traveling psychic who claims to be able to tell anyone the day they will die. The Gold children -- four...  more


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Never Too Late: From Wannabe to Wife at 62 by B Lynn Goodwin
How does a 62-year-old woman who's never been married find happiness with a two-time widower seeking his third wife on . . . Craigslist!? Does she throw caution to the wind and relinquish her freedom, or should she take a crash course in compromises? Author B. Lynn Goodwin tells all and more in...  more


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Lattes in Paris by Laura G. Wiser
Previously writing under the name, Laura W. Chance (To Cornwall, with Love and Cheerfully Yours), Laura G. Wiser has a new love story set in Paris. Elizabeth Thomas, a 29-year-old American teacher, leaves her life in the States behind for one year to follow her husband, Adrian, to France for a...  more


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Setting Free the Kites by Alex George
From the author of the ?lyrical and compelling? (USA Today) novel A Good American comes a powerful story of two friends and the unintended consequences of friendship, loss, and hope.   For Robert Carter, life in his coastal Maine hometown is comfortably predictable. But in 1976, on his first...  more


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The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X. R. Pan
Leigh Chen Sanders is absolutely certain about one thing: When her mother died by suicide, she turned into a bird.   Leigh, who is half Asian and half white, travels to Taiwan to meet her maternal grandparents for the first time. There, she is determined to find her mother, the bird. In her...  more


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The Last Equation of Isaac Severy: A Novel in Clues by Nova Jacobs
The Family Fang meets The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry in this literary mystery about a struggling bookseller whose recently deceased grandfather, a famed mathematician, left behind a dangerous equation for her to track down -- and protect -- before others can get their hands on it. Just days...  more


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A Loyal Heart by Jody Hedlund
He?s taken her as his prisoner. But she?s holding his heart captive. In gaining their freedom, will they lose what matters most? When Lady Olivia?s castle is besieged, she and her sister are taken captive and held for ransom by her father?s enemy, Lord Pitt. Loyalty to family means everything to...  more


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The Cactus by Sarah Haywood
In this witty and heartfelt debut, one woman?s unconventional journey to motherhood means learning to embrace the unexpected Even the prickliest cactus has its flower? For Susan Green, messy emotions don?t fit into the equation of her perfectly ordered life. She has a flat that is ideal for...  more


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A Place to Land: A Story of Longing and Belonging by Kate Motaung
A Place to Land is a globe-spanning memoir that wrestles with the question, ''Where is my home?'' Kate Motaung watched ''home'' slip away again and again--through her parents' divorce, a foreclosure, two international moves, ten rental homes in ten years, and her mother's terminal battle with...  more


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My Dead Parents: A Memoir by Anya Yurchyshyn
A haunting, unforgettable family story about hidden secrets and a daughter?s journey to understand her parents  Anya Yurchyshyn grew up in a narrow townhouse in Boston, every corner filled with the souvenirs of her parents? adventurous international travels. On their trips to Egypt, Italy, and...  more


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The Lieutenant's Bargain (The Fort Reno Series) by Regina Jennings
Hattie Walker dreams of becoming a painter, while her parents want her to settle down. As a compromise, they give her two months to head to Denver and place her works in an exhibition or give up the dream forever. Her journey is derailed when a gunman attacks her stagecoach, leaving her to be...  more


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Anatomy of a Miracle: A Novel* by Jonathan Miles
"Miles's powerful prose nudges readers to seek the soft spots between faith and judgement, story and science, and fact and fiction." ? CJ Lotz, Garden & Gun A profound new novel about a paralyzed young man?s unexplainable recovery?a stunning exploration of faith, science, mystery, and the...  more


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Birthing God: Women's Experiences of the Divine by Lana Dalberg
Powerful narratives of suffering, love and hope that inspire both personal and collective transformation. Our spiritual stories are full of missteps and unabashed celebration. They are narratives of suffering and of hope; lessons in shedding fear and learning to love ourselves. Ours are...  more


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Lost for Words by Stephanie Butland
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On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life through Great Books by Karen Swallow Prior
Reading great literature well has the power to cultivate virtue. Great literature increases knowledge of and desire for the good life by showing readers what virtue looks like and where vice leads. It is not just what one reads but how one reads that cultivates virtue. Reading good literature...  more


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Heart Land: A Novel by Kimberly Stuart
A story of reconnection, lost love, and the power of faith, Heart Land follows a struggling fashion designer back to her small Iowa hometown as she tries to follow her dreams of success and finding true love. Grace Klaren has finally made her dream of living in the Big Apple and working in the...  more


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Holy in the Moment: Simple Ways to Love God and Enjoy Your Life by Ginger Harrington
Enjoying life (zoe) in Christ comes in the choices we make moment-by-moment. Transparently sharing her struggles with anxiety, fear, and insecurity, Ginger Harrington invites women to discover how intentional choices made in the moment can become holy habits that open the door to healing and...  more


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The Travelling Cat Chronicles by HIRO ARIKAWA
RECOMMENDED BY THOUSANDS OF INTERNATIONAL READERS - the tender feelgood story of a man's journey around Japan with a streetcat. Translated by Philip Gabriel, a translator of Murakami. INCLUDES SPECIALLY COMMISSIONED LINE-DRAWINGS


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The Most Beautiful Thing I?ve Seen: Opening Your Eyes to Wonder by Lisa Gungor
Lisa Gungor thought she knew her own story: small-town girl meets boy in college and they blissfully walk down the aisle into happily ever after. Their Christian faith was their lens and foundation for everything?their marriage, their music, their dreams for the future. But as their dreams began...  more


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Trouble the Water: A Novel by Jacqueline Friedland
Abigail Milton was born into the British middle class, but her family has landed in unthinkable debt. To ease their burdens, Abby?s parents send her to America to live off the charity of their old friend, Douglas Elling. When she arrives in Charleston at the age of seventeen, Abigail discovers...  more


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Landwhale: On Turning Insults Into Nicknames, Why Body Image Is Hard, and How Diets C...
By the author of Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls and a heroine of the body image movement, an intimate, gutsy memoir about being a fat woman Jes Baker burst onto the body positivity scene when she created her own ads mocking Abercrombie & Fitch for discriminating against all body types--a move...  more


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In the Shadow of 10,000 Hills by Jennifer Haupt
IN THE SHADOW OF 10,000 HILLS is a sweeping family saga that spans from the turmoil of Atlanta during the Civil Rights Movement, through the struggle for reconciliation and forgiveness in post-genocide Rwanda. At the heart of this literary novel that crosses racial and cultural boundaries is the...  more


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The Incendiaries: A Novel by R. O. Kwon
"In dazzlingly acrobatic prose, R. O. Kwon explores the lines between faith and fanaticism, passion and violence, the rational and the unknowable." --Celeste Ng, New York Times bestselling author of Little Fires Everywhere A powerful, darkly glittering novel about violence, love, faith, and...  more


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The Air You Breathe: A Novel by Frances de Pontes Peebles
The story of an intense female friendship fueled by affection, envy and pride--and each woman's fear that she would be nothing without the other. Some friendships, like romance, have the feeling of fate. Skinny, nine-year-old orphaned Dores is working in the kitchen of a sugar plantation in...  more


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The Endless Beach: A Novel by Jenny Colgan
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Bookshop on the Corner and The Cafe by the Sea comes another enchanting, unforgettable novel of a woman who makes a fresh start on the beautiful Scottish Island of Mure?only to discover life has more surprises in store for her.When Flora...  more


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The Bookshop of Yesterdays by Amy Meyerson
Coming soon! The Bookshop of Yesterdays by Amy Meyerson will be available Jun 12, 2018.


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Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions (An Auntie Poldi Adventure) by Mario Giordano
For fans of A Man Called Ove and the novels of Adriana Trigiani, a charming, delightfully sexy, and bighearted novel starring Auntie Poldi, Sicily?s newest amateur sleuth   An Auntie Poldi Adventure On her sixtieth birthday, Auntie Poldi retires to Sicily, intending to while away the rest of...  more


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Honeysuckle Dreams (A Blue Ridge Romance) by Denise Hunter
After Brady Collins? ex-wife dies, he receives devastating news?his nine-month-old son Sam isn?t his son at all. And Sam?s wealthy maternal grandparents want custody of the child. Brady knows he?s in for the fight of his life. But regardless of what any blood test says, Sam is his son, and Brady...  more


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On Magnolia Lane (A Blue Ridge Romance) by Denise Hunter
From the bestselling author of The Convenient Groom (now a beloved Hallmark Original movie) comes the final book in Hunter?s Blue Ridge Romance series.Pastor Jack McReady has secretly carried a torch for Daisy for two long years. She?s a member of his congregation, after all, and she?ll never...  more


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Madame Cat #1 by Nancy Peña
Madame means mischief in this series of slice-of-life vignettes that present the private love, laughter and frustrations of a pet who thinks she?s an owner! Whether she?s tearing up clothes, spilling ink on the carpet or filling the air with stinky tuna-breath, Madame is both wonderfully...  more


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The Killing of Polly Carter by ROBERT THOROGOOD
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Death Knocks Twice by ROBERT THOROGOOD
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Murder in the Caribbean (A Death in Paradise Mystery) by Robert Thorogood
`Deftly entertaining ... satisfyingly pushes all the requisite Agatha Christie-style buttons'- Barry Forshaw, THE INDEPENDENT An original story from the creator and writer of the hit BBC One TV series, Death in Paradise, featuring on-screen favourite detective, DI Richard Poole.


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So Much Life Left Over: A Novel by Louis de Bernieres
From the acclaimed author of Corelli's Mandolin: a powerfully evocative and emotional novel, set in the years between the two World Wars, about a closely-knit group of British men and women struggling to cope with the world--and the selves--left to them in the wake of World War I. They were...  more


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Runaways by Rainbow Rowell Vol. 2: Best Friends Forever (Runaways by Rainbow Rowell (...
The Runaways are a family again! But a family needs a guardian, and the only Runaway who's got her life together is in middle school. And, even for a kid like Molly who likes her classes, that can be fraught with peril. Meanwhile, there's a new arrival as the gang welcomes Karolina's girlfriend...  more


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An Immovable Feast: How I Gave Up Spirituality for a Life of Religious Abundance by T...
A winsome, beautifully written, page-turning account of a modern spiritual journey. An Immovable Feast is a gateway, leading readers into a world of transformation. A fresh breeze blows through it, one that perhaps has not blown through Christian conversation in a long time. Blanski reminds us...  more


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Harbor of Spies: A Novel of Historic Havana by Robin Lloyd
Harbor of Spies is an historical novel set in Havana in 1863 during the American Civil War, when the Spanish colonial city was alive with intrigue and war related espionage. The protagonist - a young American ship captain named Everett Townsend - is pulled into the war, not as a Naval officer,...  more


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Bridge of Clay (Signed Edition) by Markus Zusak
An unforgettable and sweeping family saga from Markus Zusak, the storyteller who gave us the extraordinary bestseller THE BOOK THIEF   This is a signed edition with limited copies available.   The breathtaking story of five brothers who bring each other up in a world run by their own rules....  more


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The Paragon Hotel by Lyndsay Faye
The new and exciting historial thriller by Lyndsay Faye, author of Edgar-nominated Jane Steele and Gods of Gotham, which follows Alice "Nobody" from Prohibition-era Harlem to Portland's the Paragon Hotel. The year is 1921, and "Nobody" Alice James is on a cross-country train, carrying a bullet...  more


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Flights of Fancy (American Heiresses) by Jen Turano
Miss Isadora Delafield may be an heiress, but her life is far from carefree. When her mother begins pressuring her to marry an elderly and uncouth duke, she escapes from the high society world she's always known and finds herself to be an unlikely candidate for a housekeeper position in rural...  more


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A Desperate Hope by Elizabeth Camden
Eloise Drake's prim demeanor hides the turbulent past she's finally put behind her--or so she thinks. A mathematical genius, she's now a successful accountant for the largest engineering project in 1908 New York. But to her dismay, her new position puts her back in the path of the man...  more


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The Unexpected Champion (High Sierra Sweethearts) by Mary Connealy
City dweller John McCall never expected to be out in the High Sierras of 1868 on a wild-goose chase to find the Chiltons' supposedly lost grandson. But now that he's out here, things have gotten even more complicated, mostly due to wildcat Penny Scott. She's not like any woman he's ever...  more


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The Highest of Hopes (Canadian Crossings) by Susan Anne Mason
After her beloved grandfather's death, Emmaline Moore is shocked to discover that her "deceased" father is actually living in Canada. Having no other family, Emma decides she must find him, and so embarks on a journey across the ocean, accompanied by her best friend, Jonathan. Unfortunately,...  more


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Verity (The Sugar Baron's Daughters) by Lisa T. Bergren
After leaving England behind for a new life in the West Indies with her sisters, Verity Banning wants something to call her own. Her affinity for animals inspires her to set up a business importing horses, as well as other goods in demand by the island residents. But when she arrives in the...  more


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Keturah (Sugar Baron's Daughters, Bk 1) by Lisa T. Bergren
In 1773 England, Lady Keturah Banning Tomlinson and her sisters find themselves the heiresses of their father's estates and know they have one option: Go to the West Indies to save what is left of their heritage. Although it flies against all the conventions for women of the time,...  more


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Second Impressions by Pepper Basham
He likes streamline. She prefers embellishments. His forte is business. Hers is atmosphere. Will they realize each has what the other needs most to create the perfect romance with a touch of Jane Austen flair? When a country girl travels to Bath, England to visit Jane Austen country, will a...  more


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Best of Intentions (Canadian Crossings) by Susan Anne Mason
In the aftermath of tragedy, Grace hopes to reclaim her nephew from the relatives who rejected her sister because of her class. Under an alias, she becomes her nephews nanny to observe the formidable family up close. Unexpectedly, she begins to fall for the boys guardian, who is promised to...  more


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From the Corner of the Oval: A Memoir by Beck Dorey-Stein
The compulsively readable, behind-the-scenes memoir that takes readers inside the Obama White House, through the eyes of a young staffer learning the ropes, falling in love, and finding her place in the world. In 2012, Beck Dorey-Stein was just scraping by in DC when a posting on Craigslist...  more

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