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Sonata
by Skye Warren

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English

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Publication Date

August 06, 2019

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FINAL BOOK IN THE TRILOGY... Sonata is the emotional conclusion to the forbidden love story between Liam North and Samantha Brooks.
The Night Tiger: A Novel
by Yangsze Choo

Language

English

Pages

380

Publication Date

February 12, 2019

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<p><b>The Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick</b><br /><b>INSTANT <i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER</b><br /><b></b><br /><b>“A sumptuous garden maze of a novel that immerses readers in a complex, vanished world.” —<i>Kirkus </i>(starred review)</b></p><p><b>An utterly transporting novel set in 1930s colonial Malaysia, perfect for fans of Isabel Allende and Min Jin Lee</b></p><p>Quick-witted, ambitious Ji Lin is stuck as an apprentice dressmaker, moonlighting as a dancehall girl to help pay off her mother’s Mahjong debts. But when one of her dance partners accidentally leaves behind a gruesome souvenir, Ji Lin may finally get the adventure she has been longing for.</p><p>Eleven-year-old houseboy Ren is also on a mission, racing to fulfill his former master’s dying wish: that Ren find the man’s finger, lost years ago in an accident, and bury it with his body. Ren has 49 days to do so, or his master’s soul will wander the earth forever.</p><p>As the days tick relentlessly by, a series of unexplained deaths racks the district, along with whispers of men who turn into tigers. Ji Lin and Ren’s increasingly dangerous paths crisscross through lush plantations, hospital storage rooms, and ghostly dreamscapes.</p><p>Yangsze Choo's<i> The Night Tiger </i>pulls us into a world of servants and masters, age-old superstition and modern idealism, sibling rivalry and forbidden love. But anchoring this dazzling, propulsive novel is the intimate coming-of-age of a child and a young woman, each searching for their place in a society that would rather they stay invisible.</p><p><b>"A work of incredible beauty... Astoundingly captivating and striking... A transcendent story of courage and connection." —<i>Booklist </i>(starred review) </b></p>
American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition: A Novel
by Neil Gaiman

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English

Pages

674

Publication Date

June 21, 2011

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<!DOCTYPE html><br /><html><br /><head><br /><title>Test</title><br /></head><p>First published in 2001, <em>American Gods</em> became an instant classic—an intellectual and artistic benchmark from the multiple-award-winning master of innovative fiction, Neil Gaiman. Now discover the mystery and magic of <em>American Gods</em> in this tenth anniversary edition. Newly updated and expanded with the author’s preferred text, this commemorative volume is a true celebration of a modern masterpiece by the one, the only, Neil Gaiman.</p><p><em>A storm is coming . . . </em></p><p>Locked behind bars for three years, Shadow did his time, quietly waiting for the magic day when he could return to Eagle Point, Indiana. A man no longer scared of what tomorrow might bring, all he wanted was to be with Laura, the wife he deeply loved, and start a new life.</p><p>But just days before his release, Laura and Shadow’s best friend are killed in an accident. With his life in pieces and nothing to keep him tethered, Shadow accepts a job from a beguiling stranger he meets on the way home, an enigmatic man who calls himself Mr. Wednesday. A trickster and rogue, Wednesday seems to know more about Shadow than Shadow does himself.</p><p>Life as Wednesday’s bodyguard, driver, and errand boy is far more interesting and dangerous than Shadow ever imagined—it is a job that takes him on a dark and strange road trip and introduces him to a host of eccentric characters whose fates are mysteriously intertwined with his own. Along the way Shadow will learn that the past never dies; that everyone, including his beloved Laura, harbors secrets; and that dreams, totems, legends, and myths are more real than we know. Ultimately, he will discover that beneath the placid surface of everyday life a storm is brewing—an epic war for the very soul of America—and that he is standing squarely in its path.</p><p>Relevant and prescient, <em>American Gods</em> has been lauded for its brilliant synthesis of “mystery, satire, sex, horror, and poetic prose” (Michael Dirda, <em>Washington Post Book World</em>) and as a modern phantasmagoria that “distills the essence of America” (<em>Seattle Post-Intelligencer</em>). It is, quite simply, an outstanding work of literary imagination that will endure for generations.</p>
The Priory of the Orange Tree
by Samantha Shannon

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English

Pages

846

Publication Date

February 26, 2019

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<b>The <i>New York Times </i>bestselling "</b><b>epic feminist fantasy perfect for fans of <i>Game of Thrones</i></b><b>" (Bustle).</b><br /><b><br /></b><b>A world divided.<br />A queendom without an heir.<br />An ancient enemy awakens.</b><br /><b><br /></b>The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand years. Still unwed, Queen Sabran the Ninth must conceive a daughter to protect her realm from destruction--but assassins are getting closer to her door. <br /><br />Ead Duryan is an outsider at court. Though she has risen to the position of lady-in-waiting, she is loyal to a hidden society of mages. Ead keeps a watchful eye on Sabran, secretly protecting her with forbidden magic.<br /><br />Across the dark sea, Tané has trained all her life to be a dragonrider, but is forced to make a choice that could see her life unravel.<br /><br />Meanwhile, the divided East and West refuse to parley, and forces of chaos are rising from their sleep.
Golden Curse (Fantasy and Fairytales Book 1)
by M. Lynn

Language

English

Pages

242

Publication Date

October 02, 2018

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<p><strong></strong>Millions of pages read. Find out why readers love this #1 Amazon Bestseller.<br /></p><p><br /></p><h3><strong>A curse. A hidden identity. A dangerous love.</strong></h3><p>Ten-year-old Persinette Basile was forced to flee the palace of Gaule for her life. Now at eighteen, she must find a way to return in order to obey a curse on her family line.</p><p>The prince won’t know who she is. Not anymore. But she knows him and what he will do if he discovers her true name.</p><p>Made to fight for her life to earn her place, she vows to find a way to break the curse no matter the cost.</p><hr><h3><strong>To. The. Death. </strong></h3><p>The words describing the tournament turn Prince Alexandre Durand’s blood to ice.</p><p>The last warrior standing will win a spot at his side.</p><p>As he's thrust onto the throne, forbidden magic, dangerous betrayals, and a complicated love could tear his reign apart. </p><p>When the secrets begin to unravel, will Alex stay true to the laws and traditions of Gaule or will he give it all up for a woman who deceived him?</p><p><br /></p><p><strong>Inspired by the Rapunzel story, this is the golden-haired princess as you’ve never seen her before. </strong></p><hr><p>The True Story of Rapunzel:</p><ol><li>Golden Curse</li><li>Golden Chains</li><li>Golden Crown</li></ol>
Witch's Reign (Desert Cursed Series Book 1)
by Shannon Mayer

Language

English

Pages

370

Publication Date

January 30, 2018

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<b>They think her an underdog against impossible odds…<br />And she will fight tooth and nail to prove them wrong.<br /><br />The first in the plot twisting, heart pounding, magic riddled, USA Today bestselling Desert Cursed series. </b><br /><br />The Witch’s Reign…a land of eternal, unnatural winter ruled by the Ice Witch. In turn she is guarded by three supernatural creatures who wander her lands hunting for unwary souls, killing any who cross their paths. <br /><br />To get to the Witch’s Reign, you first must pass through the Dragon’s Ground. Full of dragons, who for the record, do not like trespassers.<br /><br />This is where I am headed, though my mentor has forbidden me.<br /><br />My best friend was sent with a team into the Witch’s Reign to recover a powerful jewel that belongs to our mentor, and they are long overdue to come back. <br /><br />That leaves me, Zamira “Reckless” Wilson to go after my friend. Forbidden or not.<br /><br />Somehow, I get saddled with a human male tagging along for the ride. A human that is as weak and useless as my own shifting abilities. <br /><br />Throw in a sentient magical weapon that tries to kill me every time I touch it, and a small dragon that has a penchant for Shakespearean insults, and you’ve got my journey in a nutshell.<br /><br />May the sands of the desert swallow me whole because this is going to be a damn bumpy ride. <br /><br /><b> If you like KF Breene, Ilona Andrews, Patricia Briggs, Faith Hunter, Jaymin Eve, Kelley Armstrong, Kim Harrison, or Shayne Silvers, you won’t want to miss Mayer’s books! </b><br /><br /><i>The Desert Cursed Series should only be read by people who can root for an underdog, have a good sense of humor, a love for high paced action, and like a blend of magic that even a Muggle could love. </i><br /><br /><b> Recent reader reviews….</b><br /><br />“Indiana Jones battles the White Witch of Narnia. Not exactly, but it has the same classic feel good to it!”<br /><br />“A rip-roaring start to another outstanding urban fantasy series by this amazing author!” <br /><br /><br />“Zamira is one of those heroines that you don't quickly forget. The way she eloquently spews profanities is admirable, and I kind of want to be her best friend.”<br /><br />“I am so glad I decided to finally bump this book up to the top of my reading list. It is one of the best books I have read all year!”<br />
Beauty and the Professor (A Modern Fairy Tale Duet Book 1)
by Skye Warren

Language

English

Pages

260

Publication Date

April 23, 2019

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<i> "I love this Beauty and the Beast story that Skye Warren has crafted. She puts a twist to this classic tale that makes it different and deliciously erotic."</i> - Nina's Literary Escape<br /><br /><b>Once upon a time there was a beautiful college student...</b><br /><br />Erin cleans Mr. Morris's house twice a week to pay her tuition. The reclusive ex-soldier intimidates her, but she can't help but feel sympathy for him. Then she walks in on him touching himself, and she has much darker, much more sensual feelings.<br /><br /><b>And a beastly professor with scars he can't hide...</b><br /><br />Blake Morris knows he's scarred both inside and out. He's reclusive and surly. Nowhere near good enough for the smart and beautiful young woman who cleans his house.<br /><br />He receives an offer to return to his alma mater as an associate professor. This is his chance to reenter the world--and to be worthy of the woman he dreams about. He never expected to see her sitting in his classroom on the first day of the semester. <div><br /><div></div><div>* * * * *<br /><br />Author's Note: This book was previously published as a serial in multiple parts, including Beauty Touched the Beast, Beneath the Beauty, and Broken Beauty. They've been collected into this volume and revised for new readers.<br /><br /><b>BEAUTY AND THE PROFESSOR is the first book in A Modern Fairy Tale duet. </b></div></div>
Shiftr: Swipe Left for Love Boxed Set (Books 11-14): BBW Bear Par...
by Ariana Hawkes

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English

Pages

518

Publication Date

May 14, 2019

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<b> Books 11-14 in the best-selling Shiftr: Swipe Left for Love BBW Dating App series. 145,000 words of heart-melting romance. Read the stories of Niall, Frankie, Olsen and Connor!<br /><br />What if your fated mate was just an app swipe away? </b><br /><br /><b>Shiftr: Swipe Left For Love - Book 11 (Olsen)</b><br />Dolores has learned the hard way that, while some scars are visible, others lie deep inside. And after a horrific trauma, she has plenty of both. Olsen is the growliest and gruffest of all the bears, and he has a hard time locating his inner human. When Shiftr matches the two of them, they might as well be speaking different languages. Can he heal her scars?<br /><br /><b>Shiftr: Swipe Left For Love - Book 12 (Connor & Lauren)</b><br />The story that begins the entire Hope Valley dating app series! Growing up in a broken family, with an abusive father, doesn’t teach you how to make women happy. That’s why Connor has sworn off mating. So while every nerve in his body tells him that Lauren is his mate, he can’t shake his belief that mating her will lead to heartbreak. But when a secret from his past emerges, leaving Lauren feeling like a fool for ever trusting him, will it break them apart, or bring an unexpected solution to the dark legacy that’s been blocking both of their hearts?<br /><br /><b>Shiftr: Swipe Left For Love - Book 13 (Frankie)</b><br />Selma Gaskill is in big trouble. She needs to find a fake boyfriend to take to her sister’s engagement party—and fast. What was she thinking telling everyone she was in a relationship, to hide the pain and embarrassment of being dumped by her first boyfriend? The sexy guy who’s working on her house seems like a perfect candidate - except that the moment she tries to hire him, he runs away. <br /><br /><b>Shiftr: Swipe Left For Love - Book 14 (Niall)</b><br />Sixteen years ago, Niall and Marcia were inseparable, but life tore them apart. He was a simple bear, she was destined for a dazzling career. When she crashes into his life again, neither of them is the person they used to be. Niall is tortured and full of secrets. Marcia is all out of love. But sometimes all it takes is a second chance.<br /><br /><b>This is a 145,000 word boxed set consisting of four standalone books, packed with heart-stopping romance, danger, heroism, passion and suspense! HEA and no cliffhanger! </b><br /><br /><b>Want more romance from Ariana Hawkes? Get your free book now! ---> arianahawkes.com/freebook</b>
Anansi Boys
by Neil Gaiman

Language

English

Pages

416

Publication Date

October 13, 2009

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<p>In this #1 <em>New York Times</em> bestseller, Neil Gaiman returns to the territory of his masterpiece, <em>American Gods</em> (soon to be a Starz Original Series) to once again probe the dark recesses of the soul.</p><p><strong>God is dead. Meet the kids.</strong></p><p>Fat Charlie Nancy’s normal life ended the moment his father dropped dead on a Florida karaoke stage. Charlie didn’t know his dad was a god. And he never knew he had a brother. Now brother Spider is on his doorstep—about to make Fat Charlie’s life more interesting . . . and a lot more dangerous.</p><p><strong>“Thrilling, spooky, and wondrous.”</strong></p><p><strong>—</strong><em><strong>Denver Post</strong></em><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>“Awesomely inventive.… When you take the free-fall plunge into a Neil Gaiman book, anything can happen and anything invariably does.”</strong></p><p><strong>—</strong><em><strong>Entertainment Weekly</strong></em></p><p><strong>“Delightful, funny and affecting.... A tall tale to end all tall tales.”</strong></p><p><strong>—</strong><em><strong>Washington Post Book World</strong></em></p>
The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip
by George Saunders

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English

Pages

88

Publication Date

November 24, 2015

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<b>From the bestselling author of <i>Tenth of December</i> comes a splendid new edition of his acclaimed collaboration with the illustrator behind <i>The Stinky Cheese Man </i>and<i> James and the Giant Peach</i>! Featuring fifty-two haunting and hilarious images, <i>The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip</i> is a modern fable for people of all ages that touches on the power of kindness, generosity, compassion, and community.</b><br /> <b> </b><br /> In the seaside village of Frip live three families: the Romos, the Ronsens, and a little girl named Capable and her father. The economy of Frip is based solely on goat’s milk, and this is a problem because the village is plagued by gappers: bright orange, many-eyed creatures the size of softballs that love to attach themselves to goats. When a gapper gets near a goat, it lets out a high-pitched shriek of joy that puts the goats off giving milk, which means that every few hours the children of Frip have to go outside, brush the gappers off their goats, and toss them into the sea. The gappers have always been everyone’s problem, until one day they get a little smarter, and instead of spreading out, they gang up: on Capable’s goats. Free at last of the tyranny of the gappers, will her neighbors rally to help her? Or will they turn their backs, forcing Capable to bear the misfortune alone?<br />  <br /> Featuring fifty-two haunting and hilarious illustrations by Lane Smith and a brilliant story by George Saunders that explores universal themes of community and kindness, <i>The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip</i> is a rich and resonant story for those that have all and those that have not.<br /><br /> <b>Praise for <i>The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip</i></b><br /><br /> “In a perfect world, every child would own a copy of this profound, funny fable. . . . Every adult would own a copy too, and would marvel at how this smart, subversive little book is even deeper and more hilarious than any child could know.”<b>—<i>Entertainment Weekly</i></b><br /> <i> </i><br /> “Saunders’s idiosyncratic voice makes an almost perfect accompaniment to children’s book illustrator Smith’s heightened characterizations and slightly surreal backdrops.”<b><i>—Publishers Weekly</i></b><br /> <i> </i><br /> “A riveting, funny, and sly new fairy tale.”<b>—<i>Miami Herald</i></b>

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