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List created by Valerie S. (VolunteerVal) - on Feb 16, 2017
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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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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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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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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 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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Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Lottery (Audio CD) (Unabridged) by Patricia Wood & Paul Michael (Narrator)
From the Publisher Money isn't the same as treasure, and IQ isn't the same as smarts...An uplifting and joyous new novel hailed by Jacqueline Mitchard as "solid gold." Perry L. Crandall knows what it's like to be an outsider. With an IQ of 76, he's an easy mark. Before his grandmother died,...  more


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The Homesman: A Novel by Glendon Swarthout
IN PIONEER NEBRASKA, A WOMAN LEADS WHERE NO MAN WILL GO Soon to be a major motion picture directed by Tommy Lee Jones, The Homesman is a devastating story of early pioneers in 1850s American West. It celebrates the ones we hear nothing of: the brave women whose hearts and minds were broken by...  more


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The Secret, Book & Scone Society by Ellery Adams
In this intriguing new series from New York Times bestselling author Ellery Adams, a quirky club in small-town North Carolina holds the keys to health, happiness, friendship?and even solving a murder?all to be found within the pages of the right book . . .   Strangers flock to Miracle Springs...  more


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The Home for Unwanted Girls: A Novel by Joanna Goodman
Philomena meets The Orphan Train in this suspenseful, provocative novel filled with love, secrets, and deceit?the story of a young unwed mother who is forcibly separated from her daughter at birth and the lengths to which they go to find each other.In 1950s Quebec, French and English tolerate...  more


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A Family Recipe: The feel-good read of 2018 by Veronica Henry
'An utter delight' Jill Mansell The brand-new feel-good story from bestseller Veronica Henry - a perfect mix of family, friends and delicious food. What's the secret ingredient to your happiness?Laura Griffin is preparing for an empty nest. The thought of Number 11 Lark Hill falling silent - a...  more


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Summer by the Tides by Denise Hunter
From the bestselling author of The Convenient Groom (now a beloved Hallmark Original movie) comes a heartfelt story of family secrets, forgiveness, and unexpected romance.Following a painful betrayal, Maddy Monroe?s love life is a wreck, and her restaurant career is in shambles. When her...  more


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The Wartime Sisters: A Novel by Lynda Cohen Loigman
For fans of Lilac Girls, the next powerful novel from the author of Goodreads Choice Awards semifinalist The Two-Family House about two sisters working in a WWII armory, each with a deep secret. "Loigman?s strong voice and artful prose earn her a place in the company of Alice Hoffman and Anita...  more


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Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves by Glory Edim
An inspiring collection of essays by black women writers, curated by the founder of the popular book club Well-Read Black Girl, on the importance of recognizing ourselves in literature. Remember that moment when you first encountered a character who seemed to be written just for you? That...  more


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Summer at Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan
For fans of Elin Hilderbrand, Jojo Moyes, and Jane Green, Summer at Little Beach Street Bakery is an irresistible novel -- moving and funny, soulful and sweet -- about happiness, heartache, and hope. And recipes. A thriving bakery. A lighthouse to call home. A handsome beekeeper. A pet...  more


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The Ornament Keeper by Eva Marie Everson
Award-winning author Eva Marie Everson wraps up a Christmas story of hope, love, and forgiveness just in time for the holidays. The Ornament Keeper, a contemporary Christmas novella, features Felicia and Jackson Morgan who are spending their first Christmas apart after twenty years of marriage....  more


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Indivisible: A Novelization by Travis Thrasher
Inspired by true events, Indivisible is a story of love, service, and finding each other all over again.Darren and Heather Turner share a passion for serving God, family, and country. When Darren is deployed to Iraq as an army chaplain, Heather vows to serve military families back home as she...  more


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The Book Ninja by Ali Berg & Michelle Kalus
**Could you find your perfect man by looking at his book shelf?** Frankie Rose is desperate for love. Or a relationship. Or just a date with a semi-normal person. It's not that she hasn't tried - Frankie is the queen of online dating. But she has had enough. Deciding to embark on the ultimate...  more


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Before I Saw You by Amy Sorrells
Folks are dying fast as the ash trees in the southern Indiana town ravaged by the heroin epidemic, where Jaycee Givens lives with nothing more than a thread of hope and a quirky neighbor, Sudie, who rescues injured wildlife. After a tragedy leaves her mother in prison, Jaycee is carrying grief...  more


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Night at the Opera by Stacy Henrie
When American heiress Gwen Barton aids an injured gentleman in an opera box in London, she shares a kiss with the stranger that changes her life. More determined than ever to be herself, in spite of the limp she?s sustained since childhood, she will marry for love and not a title. She also...  more


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Silent Days, Holy Night by Phyllis Clark Nichols
Everyone in town knows Emerald Crest, the green granite mansion atop the highest hill, and the legendary, lavish Christmas festivities that used to light up the nights--and the silence that followed when the parties abruptly stopped many years ago. And everyone has heard whispers about the...  more


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The Summer Cottage by Viola Shipman
Coming soon! The Summer Cottage by Viola Shipman will be available Apr 23, 2019.


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The Diary of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell
Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Wigtown - Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop. It contains 100,000 books, spread over a mile of shelving, with twisting corridors and roaring fires, and all set in a beautiful, rural town by the edge of the sea. A book-lover's paradise? Well, almost ... In...  more


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Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
In 1979, Daisy Jones and The Six split up. Together, they had redefined the 70's music scene, creating an iconic sound that rocked the world. Apart, they baffled a world that had hung on their every verse. This book is an attempt to piece together a clear portrait of the band's rise to fame and...  more


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The Making of Mrs. Hale (Regency Brides: A Promise of Hope) by Carolyn Miller
Marry in haste, repent in leisure?Mrs. Hale is about to find out how painful that repentance can truly be. Julia Hale ran off to be married in Gretna Green, following romance instead of common sense. But her tale isn't turning into a happily ever after. Her new husband is gone and she doesn't...  more


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Miss Serena's Secret (Regency Brides: A Promise of Hope) by Carolyn Miller
How can a wounded young woman ever trust a too-flirtatious earl with her heart? With devastating scars in her past, Serena Winthrop is sure no man can be trusted?especially not a man like the too-smooth Viscount Carmichael. His reputation as a flirt and a gambler is everything she despises....  more


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The Dishonorable Miss DeLancey (Regency Brides: A Legacy of Grace) by Carolyn Miller
Will a damaged reputation and desire for society's approval thwart the legacy of grace? Tainted by scandal and forced to leave London for the quieter Brighton countryside, the Honorable Miss Clara DeLancey is a shadow of her former society self. She's lost the man she loved to another and, in a...  more


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The Captivating Lady Charlotte (Regency Brides: A Legacy of Grace, Bk 2) by Carolyn M...
Her heart is her own€... but her hand in marriage is another matter Lady Charlotte Featherington is destined for great things on the marriage market. After all, as the beautiful daughter of a marquess, she should have her pick of the eligible nobility when she debuts. She, however, has love...  more


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Flames by Ginny L. Yttrup
The fourth novel from acclaimed, award-winning author Ginny L. Yttrup. When betrayal's flames explode, can Jessica Weaver preserve what matters most? As a fire archeologist, preserving Yosemite National Park?s natural and cultural resources is Jessica?s job. As a wife and mother, preserving her...  more


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The Art of Reading: An Illustrated History of Books in Paint by Jamie Camplin & M...
?Why do artists love books?? This volume takes this tantalizingly simple question as a starting point to reveal centuries of symbiosis between the visual and literary arts. First looking at the development of printed books and the simultaneous emergence of the modern figure of the artist, The...  more


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Turtles in the Road: A Novel by Rhonda Rhea & Kaley Rhea
Sometimes a detour takes you exactly where you need to be. Piper Cope was so sure the Lord called her to be a pastor?s wife. So when her pastor/fiancé breaks it off, she?s every kind of puzzled. Does God even have a purpose for her anymore? On the road halfway between the bridges she?s burned...  more


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Coldwater by Samuel Parker
Having forfeited his youth to the state prison system, Michael moved back to the only home he'd ever known. An empty shell of a man who now lived--if it could be called living--in the still vacant house of his parents in a town with one stoplight. A town that hated him. Had always hated him. And...  more


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Murder in Disguise (A Roaring Twenties Mystery) by Mary Miley
1920s script girl Jessie Beckett investigates the murder of a movie projectionist in this absorbing historical mystery. ?Joe Petrovitch was gunned down on a sunny Saturday afternoon in early October, during the ninth reel of Charlie Chaplin?s Gold Rush.? Employed by Douglas Fairbanks and...  more


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Renting Silence: A Roaring Twenties mystery by Mary Miley
Can 1920?s script girl Jessie do Mary Pickford?s bidding and uncover a real killer? When Jessie is asked by her idol, the famous actress Mary Pickford, if she can do some private investigating for her, Jessie reluctantly accepts. A girl was found stabbed in her bedroom with another woman...  more


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Romanov by Nadine Brandes
From the author of Fawkes comes a magical take on the story of Anastasia Romanov.The history books say I died.They don?t know the half of it.Anastasia ?Nastya? Romanov was given a single mission: to smuggle an ancient spell into her suitcase on her way to exile in Siberia. It might be her...  more


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All Made Up by Kara Isaac
Everyone thinks Katriona McLeod is living the dream. Her professional career as a make up artist sees her traveling the world working with the stars and she's got no shortage of men wanting her affection. Only problem is she's never gotten over Caleb Murphy, the one guy she's ever loved. When...  more


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Praying with Jane: 31 Days through the Prayers of Jane Austen by Rachel Dodge
The charm of Jane Austen and her novels has been enjoyed for over 200 years by readers around the world. Much has been written about her fascinating life, yet little is known about Jane's spiritual side. In this lovely 31-day devotional, you will get an in-depth look at Miss Austen's vibrant,...  more


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Christmas Camp: A Novel by Karen Schaler
From the screenwriter of the Netflix Original viral hit, A Christmas Prince, comes another heartwarming holiday story about a beautiful Grinch who?s determined to get her dream job even if it means spending a week at a Christmas Camp where she discovers an unexpected love.Haley Hanson?s idea of...  more


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Eat Cake. Be Brave. by Melissa Radke
My name is Melissa Radke, and there is a very real chance you have no idea who I am or why I wrote a book. But admit it, you're curious! Even though millions of people seem to like watching my videos bemoaning the trials of parenting, marriage, French braiding, faith, and living life as an...  more


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What We Lose: A Novel by Zinzi Clemmons
A National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 Honoree NBCC John Leonard First Book Prize Finalist Aspen Words Literary Prize Finalist Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction Named a Best Book of the Year by Vogue, NPR, Elle, Esquire, Buzzfeed, San Francisco...  more


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The Number of Love (The Codebreakers) by Roseanna M. White
Three years into the Great War, England's greatest asset is their intelligence network--field agents risking their lives to gather information, and codebreakers able to crack every German telegram. Margot De Wilde thrives in the environment of the secretive Room 40, where she spends her days...  more


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Remember God: How to Ruthlessly Believe in an Incredibly Kind God by Annie F. Downs
I know God is loving; I know He is good; I believe He is big and powerful. But sometimes I wonder if He is really kind? really deeply always kind. Is He? Christians love to talk about how God is in control, but that?s harder to grasp when things aren?t going like you thought it would, when...  more


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All the Colors We Will See: Reflections on Barriers, Brokenness, and Finding Our Way ...
?With this exquisitely composed [essay collection], Patrice Gopo sets herself apart as one of the most promising and talented writers of faith of our time. All the Colors We Will See is evocative, compelling, surprising, and brave. Gopo has a special talent for weaving her story into the...  more

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