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Books Read - 2017
List created by Shelby N. (Shelby) - , on Jan 3, 2017
List Votes: 1 Books: 47 Contributors: 1 Watchers: 1 List Type: Open
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The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer
From award-winning comedian, writer, producer, and actress Amy Schumer comes The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo, a thoughtful, honest, and hysterical collection of (very) personal essays. Never one to shy away from the uproarious, challenging, and remarkable moments that make up life, this...  more

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The Wish List by Jane Costello
There are six months left of Emma Reiss' twenties...and she has some unfinished business. Emma and her friends are about to turn thirty, and for Emma it's a defining moment. Defined, that is, by her having achieved none of the things she'd imagined she would. Her career is all wrong,...  more

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Luckiest Girl Alive: A Novel by Jessica Knoll
In a riveting debut novel that reads like Prep meets Gone Girl, a young woman is determined to create the perfect life--husband, home, and career--until a violent incident from her past threatens to unravel everything and expose her most shocking secret of all. Twenty-eight-year-old New Yorker...  more

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The Blue: A Novel by Lucy Clarke
In the tradition of Alex Garland?s The Beach, a spine-tingling adventure novel about a group of friends whose journey around the world on a yacht turns from a trip to paradise into a chilling nightmare when one of them disappears at sea. Lana and her best friend Kitty leave home looking for...  more

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A Broken Kind of Beautiful by Katie Ganshert
Sometimes everything you ever learned about yourself is wrong   Fashion is a fickle industry, a frightening fact for twenty-four year old model Ivy Clark. Ten years in and she’s learned a sacred truth—appearance is everything. Nobody cares about her broken past as long as she...  more

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Don't You Cry by Mary Kubica
In downtown Chicago, a young woman named Esther Vaughan disappears from her apartment without a trace. A haunting letter addressed to My Dearest is found among her possessions, leaving her friend and roommate Quinn Collins to wonder where Esther is and whether or not she's the person Quinn...  more

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Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction by Elizabeth Vargas
From the moment she uttered the brave and honest words, "I am an alcoholic," to interviewer George Stephanopoulos, Elizabeth Vargas began writing her story, as her experiences were still raw. Now, in BETWEEN BREATHS, Vargas discusses her accounts of growing up with anxiety-which began suddenly...  more

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The Magnolia Story by Joanna Gaines & Chip Gaines
Are you ready to see your fixer upper? These famous words are now synonymous with the dynamic husband-and-wife team Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of HGTV’s Fixer Upper. As this question fills the airwaves with anticipation, their legions of fans continue to multiply and ask a...  more

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Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, and Everything in Betw...
In her first work of nonfiction, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood recounts her experiences on Gilmore Girls?the first and second time?and shares stories about life, love, and working in Hollywood. This collection of essays is written in the intimate, hilarious, and down-to earth...  more

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In Twenty Years by Allison Winn Scotch
Twenty years ago, six Penn students shared a house, naively certain that their friendships would endure -- until the death of their ringleader and dear friend Bea splintered the group for good. Now, mostly estranged from one another, the remaining five reluctantly gather at that same house on...  more

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Cure for the Common Breakup by Beth Kendrick
Welcome to Black Dog Bay, a tiny seaside town in Delaware known as “the best place in America to bounce back from your breakup.? Home to the Better Off Bed-and-Breakfast, the Eat Your Heart Out bakery, and the Whinery bar, Black Dog Bay offers a haven for the suddenly single.   Flight...  more

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The Life You Left by Carmel Harrington
The life you lived. The life you loved. The life you left...For fans of Jojo Moyes and Cecelia Ahern. It started out like any other day for Sarah Lawler; getting the kids ready for school, making the pack lunches and juggling baby Ella's feeds. There was no way of knowing that her husband, Paul,...  more

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Azure: Drowning in You by Chrystalla Thoma
A terrible mistake haunts college student Olivia Spencer. To escape the past, she travels to the Mediterranean island of Crete, hoping for the courage to start anew. By the sea, she meets sexy and enigmatic Kai. But there?s more to Kai than meets the eye ? and nobody wants to talk about it....  more

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Your Gravity - The Complete Series by L.G. Castillo
Relive the 80s with Your Gravity--a time travel romance series. Now available in one bundle.  PART I Can the heart fight the pull of gravity? Refusing to bow down to her parents' wishes, Nicole Ashford decides what path in life to take, letting go of the past and choosing her own future. Like...  more

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It's Not Okay by Andi Dorfman
Andi Dorfman, the beloved finalist of season eighteen of The Bachelor who infamously rejected Juan Pablo and went on to star on season ten of The Bachelorette, dishes about what it?s like to live out a love story?and its collapse?in front of the cameras, offering hard-won advice for moving on...  more

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Love Is Crazy by Abby Brooks
If there?s an experience, I want to have it. If there?s a flavor, I want to taste it. If there?s music, I want to dance to it. I want foreign languages swirling around me, unknown landscapes stretching out in front of me. I mean, hell, even my name is made up of places. Dakota London. Destined...  more

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Revel by Alison Ryan
Declan DeGraff is old money, turned no money, turned new money. He's fresh off the deal of the decade; he's just sold his tech firm for over two billion dollars and he should be on top of the world. But he's still missing what he lost, long ago. And every time success comes his way, he's...  more

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Chasing Perfect (Fool's Gold, Bk 1) by Susan Mallery
There is only one thing wrong with the charming community of Fool's Gold, California: the men don't stick around! This problem has to be fixed, fast, and Charity Jones may be just the city planner up to the challenge. Charity immediately falls in love with all the storybook town has to...  more

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Almost Perfect (Fool's Gold, Bk 2) by Susan Mallery
Back in high school, Liz Sutton was the girl from the wrong side of the tracks. Then she’d stolen the heart of the most popular boy in town, and their secret romance helped her through the worst of times. Until Ethan Hendrix betrayed her and everything they’d ever meant to each...  more

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Finding Perfect (Fool's Gold, Bk 3) by Susan Mallery
When Pia O'Brian's best friend dies, Pia expects to inherit her cherished cat. Instead, the woman leaves Pia three frozen embryos. With a disastrous track record in the romance department and the parenting skills of a hamster, Pia doesn't think she's meant for motherhood. But...  more

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Only Mine (Fool's Gold, Bk 4) by Susan Mallery
Her town’s lack of men may make headlines, but it isn’t news to Dakota Hendrix. The beautiful blonde has bigger problems to deal with, such as overseeing the romance reality competition filming in Fool’s Gold. Screening eligible bachelors is a difficult enough task, but Dakota...  more

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Only Yours (Fool's Gold, Bk 5) by Susan Mallery
Montana Hendrix has found her calling -- working with therapy dogs.  With a career she loves in a hometown she adores, she's finally ready to look for her own happily ever after.  Could one of her dogs help her find Mr. Right... or maybe Dr. Right?   Surgeon Simon Bradley...  more

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Wherever You Will Go (Try Again) (Volume 1) by Stephanie Smith
Brooke Willis had everything she ever wanted: a happy marriage, volunteer placement at the art gallery, and the promise of starting a family with the man of her dreams. Saxon Reed had everything he ever thought he needed: a successful career, nice cars, expensive apartment, and more money than...  more

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Come Away With Me (The Andrades) (Volume 1) by Ruth Cardello
NY Times & USA Today Bestselling Author! Gio Andrade: Rich, powerful, sexy. A man who thinks he has everything . . . until he meets Julia. Julia Bennett: Sweet, spontaneous, and desperate to sell her jewelry line in New York City. She takes a job as a night security guard to pay the...  more

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Yes, Please (Please #1) (Volume 1) by Willow Summers
He won't let anyone close. Two rules: No kissing. No falling in love. The rules are to protect himself. He won't talk about why. Hunter Carlisle is looking for a new admin, and he chose me. Filthy rich and sinfully handsome, he's the bachelor everyone wants. But this job isn't just getting...  more

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Now, Please (Please #2) (Please Series) (Volume 2) by Willow Summers
His secrets could tear us apart. I?ve done what no other woman has: I?ve made the legendary Hunter Carlisle make a compromise. I have a toehold into his solitary life. Unfortunately, the pain of his past still lingers. When we?re forced to go to a work conference out of state, secrets emerge....  more

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More, Please (Please #3) (Please Series) (Volume 3) by Willow Summers
His ex-fiancée won?t let him go. Stupid me. I thought life would get easier once Hunter admitted that he needed me. So what could go wrong? Blaire. That?s what. His ex-fiancée is a crazy b*tch with a capital B. She doesn?t like another woman going after ?her? man. She?s vowed to slice me out...  more

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Forever, Please (Please #4) (Please Series) (Volume 4) by Willow Summers
Will he consent to forever? I know that he loves me, that?s not the problem. And I know that he?ll be there for me. But he hasn?t mentioned forever. Not only that, but he refuses to tell his mother. Some scars run too deep, and this one is the deepest of all. I have everything on the line....  more

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Four Week Fiance by Helen Cooper
What would you do if the hottest man on earth made you an offer you couldn?t refuse? What if it was the offer of a lifetime? The sort of offer that would make you blush as he offered you whatever you wanted to make you accept. What if the offers were so spicy, so naughty, so scandalous that...  more

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The First Taste by Jessica Hawkins
Andrew Beckwith has already devoted his life to one girl?and as far as he?s concerned, she?s all he needs. The rough-around-the-edges bad boy left his reckless ways behind six years ago when his daughter Bell was born. To the female population?s dismay, he?s unapologetically single. When Bell?s...  more

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When You're Ready by J L Berg
She wasn't ready. She'd never be ready, ...to say goodbye. Clare Murray knew that all too well. Still holding the last letter her husband wrote her before he died, those words, written in his quirky, messy handwriting, -When You're Ready, - still bring her to her knees. And that was so long...  more

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If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo
"A big-hearted novel about being seen for who you really are."Amanda Hardy is the new girl in school. Like anyone else, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda is keeping a secret, and she s determined not to get too close to anyone.But when she meets sweet, easygoing Grant,...  more

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The Atlas of Us by Tracy Buchanan
How far would you go for the one you love the most? A stormy love affair. A secret. A discovery that changes everything ...Louise Fenton flies to a devastated Thailand to search for her mother, who is missing following the Boxing Day tsunami. The only trace she can find is her mother's...  more

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The Breakdown by B. A. Paris
If you can’t trust yourself, who can you trust? Cass is having a hard time since the night she saw the car in the woods. It was on the winding rural road, in the middle of a downpour, and a woman was sitting inside -- the woman who was killed. She’s been trying to put the crime...  more

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The Weekenders by Mary Kay Andrews
Some people stay all summer long on the idyllic island of Belle Isle, North Carolina. Others come only for the weekends-and the mix between the regulars and “the weekenders” can sometimes make the sparks fly. Riley Griggs has a season of good times with friends and family ahead of...  more

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The Summer House by Hannah McKinnon
When Flossy Merrill summons her children to the beloved family beach house to celebrate their father’s eightieth birthday, both cherished memories and long-kept secrets come to light in this charming and lyrical novel from the author of The Lake Season and Mystic Summer. Flossy Merrill...  more

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The Stolen Marriage by Diane Chamberlain
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Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley
In 1959 Virginia, the lives of two girls on opposite sides of the battle for civil rights will be changed forever.  Sarah Dunbar is one of the first black students to attend the previously all-white Jefferson High School. An honors student at her old school, she is put into remedial classes,...  more

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What's Broken Between Us by Alexis Bass
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Listen to Me by Kristen Proby
In New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Kristen Proby's brand new series, five best friends open a hot new restaurant, but one of them gets much more than she bargained for when a sexy former rock star walks through the doors-and into her heart. Seduction is quickly becoming the...  more

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The Identicals: A Novel by Elin Hilderbrand
From New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand, a summertime story about identical twins who couldn't be any less alike. Nantucket is only two and a half hours away from Martha's Vineyard by ferry. But the two islands might as well be worlds apart for a set of identical twin sisters...  more

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One Less Problem Without You by Beth Harbison
Meet Prinny, Chelsea and Diana. Prinny is the owner of Cosmos, a shop that sells crystals, potions, candles, and hope. It’s also a place where no one turns down a little extra-special cocktail that can work as a romance potion or heal a broken heart. But Prinny is in love with her married...  more

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Backseat Saints by Joshilyn Jackson
Rose Mae Lolley is a fierce and dirty girl, long-suppressed under flowery skirts and bow-trimmed ballet flats. As "Mrs. Ro Grandee" she's trapped in a marriage that's thick with love and sick with abuse. Her true self has been bound in the chains of marital bliss in rural...  more

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The Guest Book: A Novel (A Sunset Beach Novel) by Marybeth Whalen
When Macy Dillon was five years old her father encouraged her to draw a picture in the guestbook of a Carolina beach house. The next year, Macy returned to discover a drawing by an unidentified little boy on the facing page. Over the next eleven years the children continue to exchange drawings ?...  more

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Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
In Rainbow Rowell's Fangirl, Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan, but for Cath, being a fan is her life?and she?s really good at it. She and her twin sister, Wren, ensconced themselves in the Simon Snow series when they were just kids; it?s what got them through...  more

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Marriage And Other Games by Veronica Henry
When Charlotte Briggs' husband Ed is sent down for fraud, she cannot find it in her heart to forgive him for what he has done. Ostracised from their social circle, she flees to the wilds of Exmoor to nurse her broken heart. But despite the slower pace of life, she soon finds that she is not the...  more

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Forever is the Worst Long Time: A Novel by Camille Pagán
From acclaimed author Camille Pagán comes a wry, heartfelt exploration of love and loss.When struggling novelist James Hernandez meets poet Louisa ?Lou? Bell, he?s sure he?s just found the love of his life. There?s just one problem: she?s engaged to his oldest friend, Rob. So James toasts their...  more

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