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Where the Crawdads Sing
by Delia Owens

Language

English

Pages

379

Publication Date

August 14, 2018

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<b>#1 <i>New York Times</i> Bestseller<br />A Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick<br /><br />"I can't even express how much I love this book! I didn't want this story to end!"--Reese Witherspoon<br /><br />"Painfully beautiful."--<i>The New York Times Book Review</i><br /><br />"Perfect for fans of Barbara Kingsolver."--<i>Bustle</i></b><br /><br />For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life--until the unthinkable happens.<br /><br />Perfect for fans of Barbara Kingsolver and Karen Russell, <i>Where the Crawdads Sing</i> is at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder. Owens reminds us that we are forever shaped by the children we once were, and that we are all subject to the beautiful and violent secrets that nature keeps.
Overture
by Skye Warren

Language

English

Pages

312

Publication Date

February 17, 2019

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<b> "Swoon-worthy, forbidden, and sexy, Liam North is my new obsession."</b> - New York Times bestselling author Claire Contreras<br /><br />The world knows Samantha Brooks as the violin prodigy. She guards her secret truth--the desire she harbors for her guardian.<br /><br />Liam North got custody of her six years ago. She's all grown up now, but he still treats her like a child. No matter how much he wants her.<br /><br />No matter how bad he aches for one taste.<br /><br />Her sweet overtures break down the ex-soldier's defenses, but there's more at stake than her body. Every touch, every kiss, every night. The closer she gets, the more exposed his darkest secret.<br /><br />She's one step away from finding out what happened the night she lost her family. One step away from leaving him forever.<br /><br />"Overture is a beautiful composition of forbidden love and undeniable desire. Skye has crafted a gripping, sensual, and intense story that left me breathless. Get ready to be hooked!" - USA Today bestselling author Nikki Sloane
Where the Forest Meets the Stars
by Glendy Vanderah

Language

English

Pages

304

Publication Date

March 01, 2019

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<p><b>An Amazon Charts bestseller.</b></p><p><b>In this gorgeously stunning debut, a mysterious child teaches two strangers how to love and trust again.</b></p><p>After the loss of her mother and her own battle with breast cancer, Joanna Teale returns to her graduate research on nesting birds in rural Illinois, determined to prove that her recent hardships have not broken her. She throws herself into her work from dusk to dawn, until her solitary routine is disrupted by the appearance of a mysterious child who shows up at her cabin barefoot and covered in bruises.</p><p>The girl calls herself Ursa, and she claims to have been sent from the stars to witness five miracles. With concerns about the child’s home situation, Jo reluctantly agrees to let her stay—just until she learns more about Ursa’s past.</p><p>Jo enlists the help of her reclusive neighbor, Gabriel Nash, to solve the mystery of the charming child. But the more time they spend together, the more questions they have. How does a young girl not only read but understand Shakespeare? Why do good things keep happening in her presence? And why aren’t Jo and Gabe checking the missing children’s website anymore?</p><p>Though the three have formed an incredible bond, they know difficult choices must be made. As the summer nears an end and Ursa gets closer to her fifth miracle, her dangerous past closes in. When it finally catches up to them, all of their painful secrets will be forced into the open, and their fates will be left to the stars.</p>
Nine Perfect Strangers
by Liane Moriarty

Language

English

Pages

458

Publication Date

November 06, 2018

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<p><b><i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER </b></p><p><b>“If three characters were good in <i>Big Little Lies</i>, nine are even better in <i>Nine Perfect Strangers</i>.” —Lisa Scottoline, <i>The New York Times Book Review</i></b></p><p><b>From the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>Big Little Lies</i></b></p><p><b><i>Could ten days at a health resort really change you forever? In Liane Moriarty’s latest page-turner, nine perfect strangers are about to find out...</i></b></p><p>Nine people gather at a remote health resort. Some are here to lose weight, some are here to get a reboot on life, some are here for reasons they can’t even admit to themselves. Amidst all of the luxury and pampering, the mindfulness and meditation, they know these ten days might involve some real work. But none of them could imagine just how challenging the next ten days are going to be.</p><p>Frances Welty, the formerly best-selling romantic novelist, arrives at Tranquillum House nursing a bad back, a broken heart, and an exquisitely painful paper cut. She’s immediately intrigued by her fellow guests. Most of them don’t look to be in need of a health resort at all. But the person that intrigues her most is the strange and charismatic owner/director of Tranquillum House. Could this person really have the answers Frances didn’t even know she was seeking? Should Frances put aside her doubts and immerse herself in everything Tranquillum House has to offer – or should she run while she still can?</p><p>It’s not long before every guest at Tranquillum House is asking exactly the same question.</p><p>Combining all of the hallmarks that have made her writing a go-to for anyone looking for wickedly smart, page-turning fiction that will make you laugh and gasp, Liane Moriarty’s <i>Nine Perfect Strangers</i> once again shows why she is a master of her craft.</p>
We Shouldn't
by Vi Keeland

Language

English

Pages

405

Publication Date

January 19, 2019

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<div><b>NOW A <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i>, <i>USA TODAY</i> & <i>WALL STREET JOURNAL </i>BESTSELLER!</b></div><div></div><br /> From <b>#1<i> New York Times</i> Bestseller Vi Keeland</b>, comes a new, sexy <b>standalone</b> novel.<br /><br />Bennett Fox walked into my life on one hell of a crappy Monday morning.<br /><br />I was late for the first day at my new job--a job I'd now have to compete for even though I'd already worked <i>eight years</i> to earn it, because of an unexpected merger.<br /><br />While I lugged my belongings up to my new office, a meter maid wrote me a parking summons.<br /><br />She'd ticketed a long line of cars--except for the Audi parked in front of me, which happened to be the same make and model as mine.<br /><br />Annoyed, I decided to <i>regift</i> my ticket to the car that had evaded a fine. Chances were, the owner would pay it and be none the wiser.<br /><br />Except, I <i>accidentally</i> broke the windshield wiper while slipping the ticket onto the car's window.<br /><br />Seriously, my day couldn't get any worse.<br /><br />Things started to perk up when I ran into a gorgeous man in the elevator. We had one of those brief moments that only happened in movies.<br /><br />You know the deal...your body lights up, fireworks go off, and the air around you crackles with electricity.<br /><br />His heated stare left me flushed when I stepped off the elevator.<br /><br />Maybe things here wouldn't be so bad after all.<br /><br /><i>Or so I thought.</i><br /><br />Until I walked into my new boss's office and met my competition.<br /><br />The gorgeous man from the elevator was now my nemesis. His heated stare wasn't because of any mutual attraction. It was because he'd seen me vandalize his car. And now he couldn't wait to annihilate his rival.<br /><br />There's a fine line between love and hate--and we shouldn't cross it.<br /><br /><i>We shouldn't</i>--but straddling that line could be so much fun.
Lilac Girls: A Novel
by Martha Hall Kelly

Language

English

Pages

497

Publication Date

April 05, 2016

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<b><i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER • <b>For readers of <i>The Nightingale</i> and <i>Sarah’s Key,</i> inspired by the life of a real World War II heroine, this remarkable debut novel reveals the power of unsung women to change history in their quest for love, freedom, and second chances.</b></b><br /><br />New York socialite Caroline Ferriday has her hands full with her post at the French consulate and a new love on the horizon. But Caroline’s world is forever changed when Hitler’s army invades Poland in September 1939—and then sets its sights on France.<br /><br /> An ocean away from Caroline, Kasia Kuzmerick, a Polish teenager, senses her carefree youth disappearing as she is drawn deeper into her role as courier for the underground resistance movement. In a tense atmosphere of watchful eyes and suspecting neighbors, one false move can have dire consequences.<br /><br /> For the ambitious young German doctor, Herta Oberheuser, an ad for a government medical position seems her ticket out of a desolate life. Once hired, though, she finds herself trapped in a male-dominated realm of Nazi secrets and power.<br /><br /> The lives of these three women are set on a collision course when the unthinkable happens and Kasia is sent to Ravensbrück, the notorious Nazi concentration camp for women. Their stories cross continents—from New York to Paris, Germany, and Poland—as Caroline and Kasia strive to bring justice to those whom history has forgotten.<br /><br /><b><i>USA Today</i> “New and Noteworthy” Book • <i>LibraryReads</i> Top Ten Pick</b><br /><br /> “Harrowing . . . <i>Lilac </i>illuminates.”<b>—<i>People</i></b><br /><br /> “A compelling, page-turning narrative . . . <i>Lilac Girls</i> falls squarely into the groundbreaking category of fiction that re-examines history from a fresh, female point of view. It’s smart, thoughtful and also just an old-fashioned good read.”<b>—<i>Fort Worth Star-Telegram</i></b><br /><br /> “A powerful story for readers everywhere . . . Martha Hall Kelly has brought readers a firsthand glimpse into one of history’s most frightening memories. A novel that brings to life what these women and many others suffered. . . . I was moved to tears.”<b>—<i>San Francisco Book Review</i></b><br /><br /> “Extremely moving and memorable . . . This impressive debut should appeal strongly to historical fiction readers and to book clubs that adored Kristin Hannah’s <i>The Nightingale</i> and Anthony Doerr’s<i> All the Light We Cannot See</i>.”<b>—<i>Library Journal</i> (starred review)</b><br /><br /> “[A] compelling first novel . . . This is a page-turner demonstrating the tests and triumphs civilians faced during war, complemented by Kelly’s vivid depiction of history and excellent characters.”<b>—<i>Publishers Weekly</i></b><br /><br /> “Kelly vividly re-creates the world of Ravensbrück.”<b>—<i>Kirkus Reviews<br /></i></b><br />“Inspired by actual events and real people, Martha Hall Kelly has woven together the stories of three women during World War II that reveal the bravery, cowardice, and cruelty of those days. This is a part of history—women’s history—that should never be forgotten.”<b>—Lisa See, <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of<i> China Dolls</i></b><br /><br /> “Profound, unsettling, and thoroughly . . . the best book I’ve read all year.”<b>—Jamie Ford,<i> New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet</i></b>
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: A Novel
by Gail Honeyman

Language

English

Pages

332

Publication Date

May 09, 2017

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<b>#1 <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER AND <b>THE PERFECT HOLIDAY GIFT </b><br /><br />A Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick<br /><br />“Beautifully written and incredibly funny, <i>Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine</i> is about the importance of friendship and human connection. I fell in love with Eleanor, an eccentric and regimented loner whose life beautifully unfolds after a chance encounter with a stranger; I think you will fall in love, too!” <b>—Reese Witherspoon</b><br /></b><br /><b>No one’s ever told Eleanor that life should be better than fine. </b><br /><br />Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she’s thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy. <br /><br /> But everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office. When she and Raymond together save Sammy, an elderly gentleman who has fallen on the sidewalk, the three become the kinds of friends who rescue one another from the lives of isolation they have each been living. And it is Raymond’s big heart that will ultimately help Eleanor find the way to repair her own profoundly damaged one.<br /><br />Soon to be a major motion picture produced by Reese Witherspoon, <i>Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine</i> is the smart, warm, and uplifting story of an out-of-the-ordinary heroine whose deadpan weirdness and unconscious wit make for an irresistible journey as she realizes. . . <br />  <br /><b> The only way to survive is to open your heart. </b>
A Discovery of Witches: A Novel (All Souls Trilogy, Book 1)
by Deborah Harkness

Language

English

Pages

594

Publication Date

February 08, 2011

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<b>Book one of the <i>New York Times</i>-bestselling All Souls trilogy—"a wonderfully imaginative grown-up fantasy with all the magic of <i>Harry Potter</i> and <i>Twilight</i>” (<i>People</i>). </b><br /> <b> </b><br /> <b>Now “[a] hot show that’s like <i>Twilight</i> meets <i>Outlander</i>” (<i>Thrillist</i>) streaming on Sundance Now and Shudder, and coming to television this April on AMC and BBC America.</b><br /><br /> Deborah Harkness’s sparkling debut, <i>A Discovery of Witches</i>, has brought her into the spotlight and galvanized fans around the world. In this tale of passion and obsession, Diana Bishop, a young scholar and a descendant of witches, discovers a long-lost and enchanted alchemical manuscript, <i>Ashmole 782</i>, deep in Oxford's Bodleian Library. Its reappearance summons a fantastical underworld, which she navigates with her leading man, vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont.<br /><br /> Harkness has created a universe to rival those of Anne Rice, Diana Gabaldon, and Elizabeth Kostova, and she adds a scholar's depth to this riveting tale of magic and suspense. The story continues in book two, <i>Shadow of Night</i>, and concludes with <i>The Book of Life</i>.
Turning Point: A Novel
by Danielle Steel

Language

English

Pages

274

Publication Date

January 08, 2019

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<b>#1 <i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER • In Danielle Steel’s powerful new novel, four trauma doctors—the best and brightest in their field—confront exciting new challenges, both personally and professionally, when given an unusual opportunity.</b><br />  <br /> Bill Browning heads the trauma unit at San Francisco’s busiest emergency room, SF General. With his ex-wife and daughters in London, he immerses himself in his work and lives for rare visits with his children. A rising star at her teaching hospital, UCSF at Mission Bay, Stephanie Lawrence has two young sons, a frustrated stay-at-home husband, and not enough time for any of them. Harvard-educated Wendy Jones is a dedicated trauma doctor at Stanford, trapped in a dead-end relationship with a married cardiac surgeon. And Tom Wylie’s popularity with women rivals the superb medical skills he employs at his Oakland medical center, but he refuses to let anyone get too close, determined to remain unattached forever.<br />  <br /> These exceptional doctors are chosen for an honor and a unique project: to work with their counterparts in Paris in a mass-casualty training program. As professionals, they will gain invaluable knowledge from the program. As ordinary men and women, they will find that the City of Light opens up incredible new possibilities, exhilarating, enticing, and frightening.<br />  <br /> When an unspeakable act of mass violence galvanizes them into action, their temporary life in Paris becomes a stark turning point: a time to face harder choices than they have ever made before—with consequences that will last a lifetime.
I Owe You One: A Novel
by Sophie Kinsella

Language

English

Pages

469

Publication Date

February 05, 2019

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<b><b><b><i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER • “A smart lesson wrapped in a gem of a novel.”—Jodi Picoult, #1 <i>New York Times </i>bestselling author of <i>A Spark of Light </i>and <i>Small Great Things</i></b><br /></b><br />From <b>the author of <i>Surprise Me</i></b> comes an irresistible story of love and empowerment about a young woman with a complicated family, a handsome man who might be “the one,” and an IOU that changes everything.</b><br /><br />Fixie Farr has always lived by her father’s motto: “Family first.” And since her dad passed away, leaving his charming housewares store in the hands of his wife and children, Fixie spends all her time picking up the slack from her siblings instead of striking out on her own. The way Fixie sees it, if she doesn’t take care of her father’s legacy, who will?<br /><br /> It’s simply not in Fixie’s nature to say no to people. So when a handsome stranger in a coffee shop asks her to watch his laptop for a moment, she not only agrees—she ends up saving it from certain disaster. To thank Fixie for her quick thinking, the computer’s owner, Sebastian, an investment manager, scribbles an IOU on a coffee sleeve and attaches his business card. Fixie laughs it off—she’d never actually claim an IOU from a stranger. Would she?<br /><br /> But then Fixie’s childhood crush, Ryan, comes back into her life, and his lack of a profession pushes all of Fixie’s buttons. As always, she wants nothing for herself—but she’d love Seb to give Ryan a job. No sooner has Seb agreed than the tables are turned once more and a new series of IOUs between Seb and Fixie—from small favors to life-changing moments—ensues. Soon Fixie, Ms. Fixit for everyone else, is torn between her family and the life she really wants. Does she have the courage to take a stand? Will she finally grab the life, and love, she really wants?<br /><b><br />Praise for <i>I Owe You One</i></b><br /><br />“This book is a shot of pure joy!”<b>—Jenny Colgan, author of <i>The Bookshop on the Corner</i></b><br /><br />“A delightful, irresistible romp.”<b>—<i>Booklist</i></b><br /><br /> “[A] fun story about family, loyalty, and taking charge of your own life . . . Kinsella creates a charming story full of quirky characters and laugh-out-loud dialogue. . . . [Her] many fans will devour this warm and hilarious read.”<b>—<i>Kirkus Reviews</i></b><br /><br /> “<i>I Owe You One </i>is another impossibly delightful story by Sophie Kinsella, a must-read for her die-hard fans and new readers alike.”<b>—<i>PopSugar</i>, “24 of the Best New Books Coming Out This Winter”</b>

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