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List created by Susan D. (leecat2) - , on Nov 13, 2017
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The Tricky Part: A Boy's Story of Sexual Trespass, a Man's Journey to Forgiveness by ...
Between the ages of twelve and fifteen, Martin Moran had a sexual relationship with an older man, a counselor he'd met at a Catholic boys' camp. Almost thirty years later, at the age of forty-two, he set out to find and face his abuser. The Tricky Part tells the story of this relationship and...  more

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If I Fall, If I Die by Michael Christie
A heartfelt and wondrous debut about family, fear, and skateboarding, that Karen Russell calls "a bruiser of a tale" and that Philipp Meyer calls "astonishing." Will has never been outside, at least not since he can remember. And he has certainly never gotten to know anyone other than his...  more

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Sandrine's Case by Thomas H. Cook
Thomas H. Cook offers one of his most compelling novels ever in Sandrine's Case, in which a college professor falls in love with his wife all over again...while on trial for her murder. Samuel Madison always wondered what Sandrine saw in him. He was a meek, stuffy doctorate student, and she a...  more

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Secret Sisters by Jayne Ann Krentz
Madeline and Daphne were once as close as sisters-until a secret tore them apart. Now it might take them to their graves. They knew his name, the man who tried to brutally attack twelve-year-old Madeline in her grandmother's hotel. They thought they knew his fate. He wouldn't be...  more

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The Girl Before: A Novel by JP Delaney
In the tradition of The Girl on the Train, The Silent Wife, and Gone Girl comes an enthralling psychological thriller that spins one woman?s seemingly good fortune, and another woman?s mysterious fate, through a kaleidoscope of duplicity, death, and deception. Please make a list of every...  more

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The Things That Keep Us Here by Carla Buckley
How far would you go to protect your family? Ann Brooks never thought she’d have to answer that question. Then she found her limits tested by a crisis no one could prevent. Now, as her neighborhood descends into panic, she must make tough choices to protect everyone she loves from a...  more

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The Good Nurse: A True Story by Charles Graeber
THE GOOD NURSE tells the true story of one of the most accomplished serial killers in recent history. Charles Cullen, RN, had a hand in the deaths of as many as 300 hospital patients, over a sixteen-year period, working his lethal mischief in different hospitals. Though colleagues knew - or had...  more

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Need by Joelle Charbonneau
“No one gets something for nothing. We all should know better.”  Teenagers at Wisconsin’s Nottawa High School are drawn deeper into a social networking site that promises to grant their every need . . . regardless of the consequences. Soon the site turns sinister, with...  more

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The Raven Boys (Raven Cycle, Bk 1) by Maggie Stiefvater
“There are only two reasons a non-seer would see a spirit on St. Mark’s Eve,” Neeve said. “Either you’re his true love . . . or you killed him.” It is freezing in the churchyard, even before the dead arrive. Every year, Blue Sargent stands next to her...  more

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In the Shadows by Kiersten White
A chilling and provocative tour de force from NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kiersten White and illustrator Jim di Bartolo. If you could live forever, what price would you pay? Two sisters living in a sleepy Maine town hope for very different things. Sixteen-year-old Cora wants nothing more...  more

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The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena
An instant New York Times bestseller. Look out for Shari Lapena's next thriller, A STRANGER IN THE HOUSE, coming August 2017. ?The twists come as fast [as] you can turn the pages.? ?People ?Provocative and shocking.? ?Lisa Gardner, New York Times bestselling author of Find Her ?I read this...  more

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Denton Little's Deathdate (Denton Little, Bk 1) by Lance Rubin
Denton Little's Deathdate takes place in a world exactly like our own except that everyone knows the day on which they will die.  For Denton, that's in just two days - the day of his senior prom.   Despite his early deathdate, Denton has always wanted to live a normal life, but...  more

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The Pecan Man by Cassie Dandridge Selleck
The Pecan Man is a work of Southern fiction whose first chapter was the First Place winner of the 2006 CNW/FFWA Florida State Writing Competition in the Unpublished Novel category. In the summer of 1976, recently widowed and childless, Ora Lee Beckworth hires a homeless old black man to mow her...  more

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Dear Daughter by Elizabeth Little
"This is an all-nighter . . . The best debut mystery I've read in a long time."—Tana French A sensational debut thriller featuring an unforgettable heroine who just might have murdered her mother   Former “It Girl" Janie Jenkins is sly, stunning, and fresh out...  more

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When the Killing's Done by T. C. Boyle
Principally set on the wild and sparsely inhabited Channel Islands off the coast of Santa Barbara, T.C. Boyle's powerful new novel combines pulse-pounding adventure with a socially conscious, richly humane tale regarding the dominion we attempt to exert, for better or worse, over the natural...  more

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Swan Song by Robert McCammon
An ancient evil roams the desolate landscape of an America ravaged by nuclear war. He is the Man with the Scarlet Eye, a malevolent force that feeds on the dark desires of the countless followers he has gathered into his service. His only desire is to find a special child named Swan -- and...  more

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Desire Lines: A Novel by Christina Baker Kline
Desire Lines is a taut, penetrating new novel filled with psychological suspense, sensitivity, and emotional complexity by the critically acclaimed author of Sweet Water.On the night of her high school graduation in 1986, Kathryn Campbell's best friend, Jennifer, vanished without a trace. It's...  more

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The Memory Box by Eva Lesko Natiello
What would you do if you searched your own past and uncovered something shocking? In this gripping domestic thriller, a group of privileged suburban moms amuse themselves by Googling everyone in town, digging up dirt to fuel thorny gossip. Caroline Thompson, devoted mother of two, sticks to the...  more

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Bright Lights, Dark Places: Second Edition: Pioneering as a Female Police Officer in ...
Facing the Enemy Within In 1980 Debra Gauthier became the first female officer hired under the same standards as the men on the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. She excelled and quickly moved up the ranks of the male dominated profession, establishing herself as a decorated officer in...  more

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Into the Water by Paula Hawkins
The author of the #1 New York Times bestseller and global phenomenon The Girl on the Train returns with Into the Water, her addictive new novel of psychological suspense.   With the same propulsion that captivated millions of readers around the world in her novel The Girl on the Train, Paula...  more

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Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
In a country teetering on the brink of civil war, two young people meet—sensual, fiercely independent Nadia and gentle, restrained Saeed. They embark on a furtive love affair and are soon cloistered in a premature intimacy by the unrest roiling their city. When it explodes, turning...  more

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Do Not Become Alarmed: A Novel by Maile Meloy
From a beloved, award-winning writer, the much-anticipated novel about what happens when two families go on a tropical vacation?and the children go missing. When Liv and Nora decide to take their families on a holiday cruise, everyone is thrilled. The ship's comforts and possibilities seem...  more

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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: A Novel by Gail Honeyman
"Eleanor Oliphant is a truly original literary creation: funny, touching, and unpredictable. Her journey out of dark shadows is absolutely gripping." --Jojo Moyes, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You "Deft, compassionate and deeply moving--Honeyman's debut will have you...  more

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The Final Tap (A Living History Museum Mystery) by Amanda Flower
March on Barton Farm can only mean one thing: maple sugar season. To combat the winter slump, resilient director Kelsey Cambridge organizes a Maple Sugar Festival, complete with school visits, pancake breakfasts, and tree tapping classes. Kelsey hires curmudgeonly maple sugar expert Dr. Conrad...  more

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The Child Garden by Catriona McPherson
Eden was its name. "An alternative school for happy children." But it closed in disgrace after a student's suicide. Now it's a care home, its grounds neglected and overgrown. Gloria Harkness is its only neighbor, staying close to her son who lives there in the home, lighting up...  more

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Quiet Neighbors: A Novel by Catriona McPherson
It?s the oldest bookshop in a town full of bookshops; rambling and disordered, full of treasures if you look hard. Jude found one of the treasures when she visited last summer, the high point of a miserable vacation. Now, in the depths of winter, when she has to run away, Lowell?s chaotic...  more

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Say No More by Hank Phillippi Ryan
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Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
In his long-awaited first novel, American master George Saunders delivers his most original, transcendent, and moving work yet. Unfolding in a graveyard over the course of a single night, narrated by a dazzling chorus of voices, Lincoln in the Bardo is a literary experience unlike any...  more

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History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund
“So delicately calibrated and precisely beautiful that one might not immediately sense the sledgehammer of pain building inside this book. And I mean that in the best way. What powerful tension and depth this provides!?—Aimee Bender Fourteen-year-old Linda lives with her parents in the...  more

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Survival Retreat : A Total Plan For Retreat Defense by Ragnar Benson
Win the battles of defending your retreat by avoiding them! Learn how to harden your city or rural refuge by locating it well and disguising it. "The best defense is obscurity, unobtrusiveness and silence," Benson writes. Chapters are Who Is the Enemy?, What If It Comes to a Fight?, Beyond...  more

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Inn Keeping With Murder (Old Maids of Mercer Island, Bk 1) by Lynn Bohart
When seventy-three year old, Martha Denton drops dead into her peach cobbler at the St. Claire Inn, no one is surprised.  After all, Martha had a heart condition.  But when her death is ruled a murder, the inn's owner, Julia Applegate, becomes the prime suspect.  Julia...  more

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Murder at the 42nd Street Library (Raymond Ambler, Bk 1) by Con Lehane
Murder at the 42nd Street Library opens with a murder in a second floor office of the iconic, beaux-arts flagship of the New York Public Library. Ray Ambler, the curator of the library's crime fiction collection, joins forces with NYPD homicide detective Mike Cosgrove in hopes of bringing a...  more

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All The Rage by Courtney Summers
The sheriff's son, Kellan Turner, is not the golden boy everyone thinks he is, and Romy Grey knows that for a fact. Because no one wants to believe a girl from the wrong side of town, the truth about him has cost her everything-friends, family, and her community. Branded a liar and bullied...  more

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Murder at the Brightwell (Amory Ames, Bk 1) by Ashley Weaver
Amory Ames is a wealthy young woman who regrets her marriage to her notoriously charming playboy husband, Milo. Looking for a change, she accepts a request for help from her former fiancé, Gil Trent, not knowing that she’ll soon become embroiled in a murder investigation that will...  more

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4 3 2 1: A Novel by Paul Auster
From the internationally celebrated author of The New York Trilogy comes a sweeping story of birthright and possibility, of love and the fullness of life itself, in which we follow the four parallel lives, loves, and obsessions of one remarkable boy during a time of great change in America. On...  more

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The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
Following a scalding row with her mother, fifteen-year-old Holly Sykes slams the door on her old life. But Holly is no typical teenage runaway: a sensitive child once contacted by voices she knew only as “the radio people,” Holly is a lightning rod for psychic phenomena. Now, as she...  more

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The Fate of Mercy Alban by Wendy Webb
Grace Alban has spent more than twenty years avoiding her childhood home, the stately Alban House on the shores of Lake Superior, for reasons she would rather forget. But when her mother?s unexpected death brings Grace and her teenage daughter back, she finds more is haunting the halls and...  more

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The Butterfly and the Violin (Hidden Masterpiece, Bk 1) by Kristy Cambron
Manhattan art dealer Sera James watched her world crumble at the altar two years ago, and her heart is still fragile. Her desire for distraction reignites a passion for a mysterious portrait she first saw as a young girl -- a painting of a young violinist with piercing blue eyes. In her...  more

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Murder at the Book Group by Maggie King
Hazel Rose never dreamed that the murder mystery book group she and her friend Carlene started would stage a real murder. Nevertheless, the normally composed Carlene is unusually angry and rattled one night during a book group discussion and dies after drinking cyanide-spiked tea. Despite a...  more

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Rose Under Fire (Code Name Verity, Bk 2) by Elizabeth Wein
While flying an Allied fighter plane from Paris to England, American ATA pilot and amateur poet, Rose Justice, is captured by the Nazis and sent to Ravensbrück, the notorious women's concentration camp. Trapped in horrific circumstances, Rose finds hope in the impossible...  more

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Lie to Me by J. T. Ellison
Domestic noir at its best. Readers will devour this stunning page-turner about the disintegration of a marriage as grief, jealousy, betrayal and murder destroy the facade of the perfect literary couple. New York Times bestselling author J.T. Ellison takes her exceptional writing to a new level...  more

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The Ice Cream Girls by Dorothy Koomson
As teenagers Poppy Carlisle and Serena Gorringe were the only witnesses to a high-profile murder. Amid heated public debate, the two seemingly glamorous teens were dubbed "The Ice Cream Girls" by the press and were dealt with by the courts-Poppy headed to prison after being convicted for murder...  more

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Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
From the Emmy, PEN, Peabody, and Golden Globe Award-winning creator of the TV show Fargo comes the thriller to read in 2016. On a foggy summer night, eleven people--ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter--depart Martha's Vineyard headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later, the...  more

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Glory Over Everything: Beyond The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
The author of the New York Times bestseller and beloved book club favorite The Kitchen House continues the story of Jamie Pyke, son of both a slave and master of Tall Oakes, whose deadly secret compels him to take a treacherous journey through the Underground Railroad. Published in 2010, The...  more

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My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman & Henning Koch...
Elsa is seven years old and different. Her grandmother is seventy-seven years old and crazy, standing-on-the-balcony-firing-paintball-guns-at-men-who-want-to-talk-about-Jesus crazy. She is also Elsa’s best, and only, friend. At night Elsa takes refuge in her grandmother’s stories, in...  more

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Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman
From the bestselling author of the A Man Called Ove and My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry, a heartwarming and hilarious story of a reluctant outsider who transforms a tiny village and a woman who finds love and second chances in the unlikeliest of places. Britt-Marie...  more

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A Dickens of a Murder (Canterville Book Shop, Bk 1) by Joyce Lavene & Jim Lavene
Christmas at Canterville!  Lisa Wellman and Simon Canterville are surprised to find a dead man on their roof in the midst of rushing to open the Canterville Book Shop in time for the holidays. And not just any dead man -- Ebenezer Hart -- the man who opposed the book shop...  more

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The House by the Lake: A Post-Apocalyptic Novella by Robert Paine
What happens when fiction becomes reality...? Shane Wallace pens survivalist novels for a living but he never dreamed he?d be living in a world that mirrors one of his stories. Vicious attacks up and down the East Coast have cost thousands of people their lives and driven even more from their...  more

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Horrorstor by Grady Hendrix
Something strange is happening at the Orsk furniture superstore in Columbus, Ohio. Every morning, employees arrive to find broken Kjerring wardrobes, shattered Brooka glassware, and vandalized Liripip sofa beds, clearly, someone or something is up to no good. To unravel the mystery, five...  more

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Birthmarked (Birthmarked, Bk 1) by Caragh M. O'Brien
After climate change, on the north shore of Unlake Superior, a dystopian world is divided between those who live inside the wall, and those, like sixteen-year-old midwife Gaia Stone, who live outside. It’s Gaia’s job to “advance” a quota of infants from poverty into the...  more

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Tangy Tart Hot and Sweet: A World of Recipes for Every Day by Padma Lakshmi
As host of Bravo's popular Top Chef, Padma reaches millions of viewerseach week and returns to the page with recipes for sophisticatedinternational cuisine that are easy to prepare. Inspired by her travels tosome of the most secluded corners of the planet, Padma shares with cooksthe origins of...  more

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Blackberry Winter (Premier Fiction) by Sarah Jio
Seattle, 1933. Vera Ray kisses her three-year-old son, Daniel, good night and reluctantly leaves for work. She hates the night shift, but it?s the only way she can earn enough to keep destitution at bay. In the morning ? even though it?s the second of May ? a heavy snow is falling. Vera rushes...  more

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The Darkness After: A Novel by Scott B. Williams
The thrilling story of teenagers struggling for survival as the modern world collapses around them into darkness Massive solar flares bombard the Earth. An intense electromagnetic pulse brings down America?s power grid. The age of electronics is officially over. One minute before this chaos...  more

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Elmet by Fiona Mozley
SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 MAN BOOKER PRIZE "Elmet is a quiet explosion of a book, exquisite and unforgettable." ?The Economist "Mozley is the breakout star of this year's Man Booker Prize longlist. And with good reason: Elmet, with its rugged landscape, violence and high emotion, recalls...  more

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Mist of Midnight: Daughters of Hampshire by Sandra Byrd
In the first of a brand-new series set in Victorian England, a young woman returns home from India after the death of her family to discover her identity and inheritance are challenged by the man who holds her future in his hands. Rebecca Ravenshaw, daughter of missionaries, spent most of her...  more

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Written Off (Mysterious Detective, Bk 1) by E. J. Copperman
Rachel Goldman writes mysteries in which Duffy Madison, consultant to the county prosecutor’s office, helps find missing persons. Rachel is busy working on her next book, when a man calls out of the blue asking for help in a missing persons case. The caller's name? Duffy Madison. Is...  more

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The Girl Before by JP Delaney
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? In the tradition of The Girl on the Train, The Silent Wife, and Gone Girl comes an enthralling psychological thriller that spins one woman?s seemingly good fortune, and another woman?s mysterious fate, through a kaleidoscope of duplicity, death, and deception. SOON...  more

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The Garden Bible: Designing Your Perfect Outdoor Space by Barbara Ballinger & Mic...
Transforming outdoor space is one of the hottest home trends today. It expands indoor square footage, makes a property more usable, keeps homeowners healthier whether they grow vegetables or swim laps. It also makes a neighbourhood more aesthetically attractive. The Garden Bible can help...  more

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Ashen Winter by Mike Mullin
It?s been over six months since the eruption of the Yellowstone supervolcano. Alex and Darla have been staying with Alex?s relatives, trying to cope with the new reality of the primitive world so vividly portrayed in Ashfall, the first book in this series. It?s also been six months of waiting...  more

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Macdeath (Ivy Meadows, Bk 1) by Cindy Brown
Like every actor, Ivy Meadows knows that Macbeth is cursed. But she's finally scored her big break, cast as an acrobatic witch in a circus-themed production of Macbeth in Phoenix, Arizona. And though it may not be Broadway, nothing can dampen her enthusiasm - not her flying caldron,...  more

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Radio Girls by Sarah-Jane Stratford
The Great War is over, and change is in the air, in this novel that brings to life the exciting days of early British radio…and one woman who finds her voice while working alongside the brilliant women and men of the BBC.  London, 1926. American-raised Maisie Musgrave is thrilled...  more

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizin...
Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once,...  more

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The Readaholics and the Poirot Puzzle (Book Club, Bk 2) by Laura DiSilverio
Agatha Christie is on the book club's reading list in the latest from the author of The Readaholics and the Falcon Fiasco. This time, Amy-Faye and her friends might have to read between the lines to catch a killer.   Amy-Faye Johnson's book club, the Readaholics, is engrossed in...  more

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A Deadly Thaw: A Mystery by Sarah Ward
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