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BIR 2018 6/19/18 - 53 so far!
List created by Regina (virgosun) - , on Jan 2, 2018
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Dear Rachel Maddow by Adrienne Kisner
Sixteen-year-old Brynn Harper’s life has one steadying force—Rachel Maddow. She watches her daily, and after writing to Rachel for a school project—and actually getting a response—Brynn starts drafting emails to Rachel but never sending them. It’s an outlet; Brynn...  more


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Discovery of Desire (London Explorers, Bk 2) by Susanne Lord
An explorer lost... To the East India Company, he's the ideal explorer: unwed, uncomplaining, strong as an ox and profitable. There's nothing Seth Mayhew can't find -- until his sister disappears en route to India. The expedition is the first he fears he may fail, until he discovers...  more


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The Unlikely Master Genius (St. Brendan) by Carla Kelly
Sailing Master Able Six, Royal Navy, is a man like no other. To call him a mere polymath is to sell him short. Someone with his extraordinary gifts should rise to the top, unless it is the 1800s, where pedigree and money govern Regency society, as sure as Napoleon seeks world domination. A...  more


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The Wren (Wings of the West) (Volume 1) by Kristy McCaffrey
Captured by Comanche as a child, Molly Hart was assumed dead. Ten years later, Texas Ranger Matt Ryan finds a woman with the same blue eyes. ?A rousing, spicy story of long lost love in the gritty Old West. The Wren will make your pulse flutter and your heart sing.? ?Ann Charles, USA Today...  more


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The Bride Takes a Groom (Penhallow Dynasty, Bk 3) by Lisa Berne
Katherine Brooke may be a fabulously wealthy heiress, but she's trapped, a pawn in her parents' ruthless game to marry her into the nobility. Then Captain Hugo Penhallow -- so charming, as handsome as a Greek god -- comes into her life once more, and suddenly she sees a chance to be...  more


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Bound for Eden (A Frontiers of the Heart novel) by Tess LeSue
Alexandra Barratt has found the perfect man--it's a shame he thinks she's a boy. Fleeing from the murderous Grady brothers, Alexandra disguises herself as a boy and joins a frontier party heading West, with her brother and sister in tow. The wagon train is captained by the irresistible Luke...  more


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More or Less a Marchioness (Somerset Sisters, Bk 1) by Anna Bradley
The Somerset sisters, three beautiful, headstrong debutantes in Regency London, are discovering that a bit of scandal is a delightful thing... For the sake of propriety, and her younger sisters' reputations, Iris Somerset has kept her rebellious streak locked away. But though she receives a...  more


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Someone to Care (Westcott, Bk 4) by Mary Balogh
Once the Countess of Riverdale, Viola Kingsley throws all caution to the wind when adventure calls in the form of a handsome aristocrat...  Two years after the death of the Earl of Riverdale, his family has overcome the shame of being stripped of their titles and fortune -- except for...  more


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Dear Madam President: An Open Letter to the Women Who Will Run the World by Jennifer ...
DEAR MADAM PRESIDENT is an empowering letter from former Hillary Clinton Communications Director Jennifer Palmieri to the first woman president, and by extension, to all women working to succeed in any field. By using lessons learned during her experiences with Hillary Clinton, President Obama,...  more


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The Women in the Walls by Amy Lukavics
Lucy Acosta's mother died when she was three. Growing up in a Victorian mansion in the middle of the woods with her cold, distant father, she explored the dark hallways of the estate with her cousin, Margaret. They're inseparable—a family.   When her aunt Penelope, the only...  more


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A Devil of a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society) by Madeline Hunter
From New York Times bestselling author Madeline Hunter comes the latest sexy tale of three untamable dukes and the women who ignite their decadent desires . . . HE MAY BE A DEVIL He's infamous, debaucherous, and known all over town for his complete disregard for scandal, and positively...  more


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Jane of Austin: A Novel of Sweet Tea and Sensibility by Hillary Manton Lodge
In this modern adaptation of Sense and Sensibility, Jane Woodward and her sister Celia run a small tea salon in San Francisco but are forced to relocate to Austin, Texas. While trying to start fresh and settle in, Jane meets a dashing musician, Sean, who steals her heart, but not before catching...  more


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A Match Made in Bed (Spinster Heiresses, Bk 2) by Cathy Maxwell
Once upon a time there were three young ladies who, despite their fortunes, had been on the marriage mart a bit too long. They were known as “the Spinster Heiresses” . . . Miss Cassandra Howell is too tall, too bookish, and too smart—but she does have money and a father...  more


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Facing the Wave: A Journey in the Wake of the Tsunami by Gretel Ehrlich
From one of the preeminent and most admired observers of the natural world, a heartrending and inspirational portrait of Japan after the 2011 tsunami, when survivors found their world utterly transformed by loss, grief, destruction, and the urgent need to reconstruct their homes, their towns,...  more


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Counting on a Countess (London Underground, Bk 2) by Eva Leigh
For a shameless libertine and a wily smuggler in the London Underground, marriage is more than convenience -- it’s strategy... Christopher "Kit" Ellingsworth, war veteran and newly minted Earl of Blakemere, buries his demons under every sort of pleasure and vice. His...  more


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Marry in Scandal (Marriage of Convenience) by Anne Gracie
A shy heiress and a well-known rake face a scandal-forced marriage that might be true love in the latest irresistible romance from the national bestselling author of Marry in Haste. Shy young heiress, Lady Lily Rutherford, is in no hurry to marry. She dreams of true love and a real courtship....  more


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What a Difference a Duke Makes (School for Dukes, Bk 1) by Lenora Bell
Wanted: Governess for duke's unruly children Edgar Rochester, Duke of Banksford, is one of the wealthiest, most powerful men in England, but when it comes to raising twins alone, he knows he needs help. The only problem is the children have chased away half the governesses in London....  more


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Ghosts of the Tsunami: Death and Life in Japan's Disaster Zone by Richard Lloyd Parry
The definitive account of what happened, why, and above all how it felt, when catastrophe hit Japan?by the Japan correspondent of The Times (London) and author of People Who Eat DarknessOn March 11, 2011, a powerful earthquake sent a 120-foot-high tsunami smashing into the coast of northeast...  more


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A Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner
From the acclaimed author of Secrets of a Charmed Life and A Bridge Across the Ocean comes a new novel set in Philadelphia during the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918, which tells the story of a family reborn through loss and love. From the darkest hours rises life in all its glory... In 1918,...  more


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The Beloved One by Danelle Harmon
A captain in His Majesty's Army, Lord Charles Adair de Montforte has been sent to serve in the American colonies. After being wounded in battle, he awakens to find himself in the tender care of Amy Leighton, a local lass who is trapped in a life of drudgery. Charles's heart is moved by her...  more


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Highland Conquest (Sons of Gregor MacLeod, Bk 2) by Alyson McLayne
He was looking for vengeance... Laird Lachlan MacKay never planned on leading his clan, but when his older brother was murdered, he was left with no choice. His vow to avenge his brother has led him to the MacPherson clan―and their bewitching healer, Amber. Instead he found...  more


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Dark Tales by Shirley Jackson
For the first time in one volume, a collection of Shirley Jackson?s scariest stories, with a foreword by PEN/Hemingway Award winner Ottessa Moshfegh After the publication of her short story ?The Lottery? in the New Yorker in 1948 received an unprecedented amount of attention, Shirley Jackson...  more


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As the Devil Dares (Capturing the Carlisles, Bk 3) by Anna Harrington
When playing a game of wits, never ever go up against the woman they call the Hellion . . . LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD... Whether it's business or pleasure, Lord Robert Carlisle never backs down from a dare. But finding a husband for scandalous Mariah Winslow? It's one challenge he...  more


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Ashes on the Moor (Proper Romance Victorian) by Sarah M Eden
When Evangeline is sent to live in a small mill town in Northern England as a schoolteacher in 1871, she finds herself struggling to fit in with an unfamiliar culture. Raised with the high-class Victorian values and ideals of a sophisticated upbringing, she is unprepared for the poverty she...  more


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The Ravenous by Amy Lukavics
From the outside, the Cane family looks like they have it all. A successful military father, a loving mother and five beautiful teenage daughters. But on the inside, life isn't quite so idyllic: the Cane sisters can barely stand each other, their father is always away, and their neglectful...  more


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A Rogue of Her Own (Windham Brides, Bk 4) by Grace Burrowes
For Miss Charlotte Windham, the best way to maintain her spinsterhood -- and her independence -- is a teeny, tiny brush with scandal. She chooses wealthy, handsome upstart Lucas Sherbourne as her unwitting accomplice. He's intelligent, logical, and ambitious. What Charlotte doesn't count...  more


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The Bride Who Got Lucky (Cavensham Heiresses, Bk 2) by Janna MacGregor
HE WOULD DO ANYTHING TO PROTECT HER. EVEN MARRY HER... The son of a cold-hearted duke, Nicholas St. Mauer isn't one to involve himself in society... or open his own heart to anyone.  But driven by honor, the reclusive Earl of Somerton feels obliged to keep a watchful eye on Lady Emma...  more


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Sins of Lord Lockwood (Rules for the Reckless, Bk 6) by Meredith Duran
Steamy romance sizzles between a resurrected earl and his repentant bride in USA TODAY bestselling author Meredith Duran's latest historical romance. Back from the dead, and earl seeks vengeance... Liam Devaliant, Lord Lockwood, was born into a charmed life. Charismatic, powerful, and...  more


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Flowers From The Storm by Laura Kinsale
The Duke of Jervaulx was brilliant -- and dangerous. Considered dissolute, reckless, and extravagant, he was transparently referred to as the "D of J" in scandal sheets. But sometimes the most womanizing rakehell can be irresistible, and even his most casual attentions fascinated the...  more


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Loving Rose: The Redemption of Malcolm Sinclair (Casebook of Barnaby Adair, Bk 3) by ...
Miraculously spared from death, Malcolm Sinclair erases the notorious man he once was. Reinventing himself as Thomas Glendower, he strives to make amends for his past, yet he never imagines penance might come via a secretive lady he discovers living in his secluded manor. Rose has a plausible...  more


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A Duke in the Night (Devils of Dover, Bk 1) by Kelly Bowen
Duke. Scoundrel. Titan of business. August Faulkner is a man of many talents, not the least of which is enticing women into his bedchamber. He's known -- and reviled -- for buying and selling companies, accumulating scads of money, and breaking hearts. It's a reputation he wears...  more


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Beyond Scandal and Desire (Sins for All Seasons, Bk 1) by Lorraine Heath
At birth, Mick Trewlove, the illegitimate son of a duke, was handed over to a commoner. Despite his lowly upbringing, Mick has become a successful businessman, but all his wealth hasn’t satisfied his need for revenge against the man who still won’t acknowledge him. What else can Mick...  more


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I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian meets Jane the Virgin in this poignant but often laugh-out-loud funny contemporary YA about losing a sister and finding yourself amid the pressures, expectations, and stereotypes of growing up in a Mexican-American home. Perfect Mexican...  more


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The Sheriffs of Savage Wells (Proper Romance) by Sarah M. Eden
Paisley Bell knows the eccentric people of Savage Wells. From the absentminded shopkeeper who always thinks she's been robbed to the young man who has returned shell-shocked from the war, Paisley has compassion for them all. When the sheriff up and leaves town, Paisley steps up and assumes the...  more


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A Stranger at Fellsworth (Treasures of Surrey, Bk 3) by Sarah Ladd
Could losing everything be the best thing to happen to Annabelle Thorley? In the fallout of her deceased father’s financial ruin, Annabelle's prospects are looking bleak. Her fiancé has called off their betrothal, and now she remains at the mercy of her controlling and often...  more


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His Sinful Touch by Candace Camp
Look for His Sinful Touch, the next story in the captivating Mad Morelands series from New York Times bestselling author Candace Camp!


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The Trouble with True Love (Dear Lady Truelove, Bk 2) by Laura Lee Guhrke
Dear Lady Truelove, I am a girl of noble family, but I am painfully shy, especially in my encounters with those of the opposite sex... For Clara Deverill, standing in for the real Lady Truelove means dispensing advice on problems she herself has never managed to overcome. There’s...  more


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The Duke (Devil's Duke, Bk 3) by Katharine Ashe
Six years ago, when Lady Amarantha Vale was an innocent in a foreign land and Gabriel Hume was a young naval officer, they met . . . and played with fire. Now Gabriel is the dark lord known to society as the Devil’s Duke, a notorious recluse hidden away in a castle in the Highlands....  more


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Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff
The first nine months of Donald Trump's term were stormy, outrageous -- and absolutely mesmerizing. Now, thanks to his deep access to the West Wing, bestselling author Michael Wolff tells the riveting story of how Trump launched a tenure as volatile and fiery as the man himself.In this...  more


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The Man from Stone Creek (Stone Creek, Bk 1) by Linda Lael Miller
There was trouble in Haven, Arizona, and Ranger Sam O'Ballivan was determined to sort it out. Badge and gun hidden, he arrived posing as the new schoolteacher, and discovered his first task was to bring the rough ranchers' children under control. So he started with a call on Maddie...  more


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Rosemary for Remembrance: a supernatural war torn love story by Nikki Broadwell
Historical romance NEW RELEASE!Rosemary and Dylan have grown apart since his return from WW2 and prison camp. But when memories from a bygone era begin to haunt them, they are drawn together to discover the source. Could the key be the locket that Dylan found in an antique store that bears...  more


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Breathless (Center Point Large Print) by Beverly Jenkins
A strong-willed beauty finds herself in the arms of a handsome drifter from her past, in this second book in the sizzling series set in the Old West, from USA Today bestselling author Beverly Jenkins.


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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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Forbidden (Old West, Bk 1) by Beverly Jenkins
Rhine Fontaine is building the successful life he's always dreamed of -- one that depends upon him passing for White. But for the first time in years, he wishes he could step out from behind the façade. The reason: Eddy Carmichael, the young woman he rescued in the desert. Outspoken,...  more


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Rooms by Lauren Oliver
Wealthy Richard Walker has just died, leaving behind his country house full of rooms packed with the detritus of a lifetime. His estranged family -- bitter ex-wife Caroline, troubled teenage son Trenton, and unforgiving daughter Minna -- have arrived for their inheritance. But the Walkers are...  more


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Luke's Cut (Hell's Eight, Bk 8) by Sarah McCarty
He's the last bachelor standing among the men of Hell's Eight, and he'll settle for nothing less than passion...  Unencumbered by wife or family, Luke Bellen is the obvious member of Hell's Eight to lead a treacherous trek across Comanche territory. But Luke suspects he...  more


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The Earl Most Likely by Jane Goodger
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Wonder Valley by Ivy Pochoda
When a teen runs away from his father’s mysterious commune, he sets in motion a domino effect that will connect six characters desperate for hope and love, set across the sun-bleached canvas of Los Angeles. From the acclaimed author of Visitation Street, a visionary portrait of...  more


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Artemis by Andy Weir
Jasmine Bashara never signed up to be a hero. She just wanted to get rich.   Not crazy, eccentric-billionaire rich, like many of the visitors to her hometown of Artemis, humanity's first and only lunar colony. Just rich enough to move out of her coffin-sized apartment and eat...  more


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Foxing the Geese by Janet Woods
She is a spinster with a secret fortune . . .  He is an impoverished earl who must marry money or face ruin . . .  Theirs is a love match to be reckoned with 1812. Clever, strong-willed Vivienne Fox is unexpectedly endowed with riches beyond her wildest dreams when a remote cousin...  more


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Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, a Life Reclaimed: A Memoir of the Cleveland Kidnapp...
Michelle Knight, the first of the three women abducted by notorious Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro, recounts the full story of her years in captivity, her escape, and the powerful inner strength and capacity for hope that has helped her rebuild her life. Michelle was a young single mother...  more


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If Ever I Should Love You (Spinster Heiresses, Bk 1) by Cathy Maxwell
Once upon a time there were three young ladies, who, despite their fortunes, had been on the marriage mart a bit too long.  They were known as "the Spinster Heiresses".... He's inherited a title, but not a penny to speak of, so the Earl of Rochdale knows he must find a wife...  more


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The Silent Governess by Julie Klassen
Olivia Keene is fleeing her own secret. She never intended to overhear his. But now that she has, what is Lord Bradley to do with her? He cannot let her go, for were the truth to get out, he would lose everything-his reputation, his inheritance, his very home. He gives Miss Keene little choice...  more

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