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A Lesson in Thorns (Thornchapel Book 1)
by Sierra Simone

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English

Pages

343

Publication Date

March 19, 2019

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When librarian Poe Markham takes the job at Thornchapel, she only wants two things: to stay away from its tortured owner, Auden Guest, and to find out what happened to her mother twelve years ago. It should be easy enough--keep her head down while she works in the house's crumbling private library . . . and while she learns why this remote manor tucked into the fog-shrouded moors would be the last place her mother was seen alive. <div><br />But Thornchapel has other plans for her... <div><br />As Poe begins uncovering the house's secrets, both new and old, she's also pulled into the seductive, elegant world of Auden and his friends--and drawn to Auden's worst enemy, the beautiful and brooding St. Sebastian. And as Thornchapel slowly tightens its coil of truths and lies around them, Poe, Auden and St. Sebastian start unravelling into filthy, holy pleasure and pain. Together, they awaken a fate that will either anoint them or leave them in ashes...<br />***<br />From the author of the <i>USA Today</i> bestselling <i>New Camelot</i> series comes an original fairy tale full of ancient mysteries, lantern-lit rituals, jealousy, money, murder, sacred torment, and obsessions that last for lifetimes...<br /><br /><b>***A Lesson in Thorns is the first of four books in the Thornchapel series.***</b></div></div>
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: THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER
by Samantha Shannon

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English

Pages

848

Publication Date

February 26, 2019

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<b>From the internationally bestselling author of <i>The Bone Season</i>, "</b><b>an 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.
Gingerbread: A Novel
by Helen Oyeyemi

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English

Pages

269

Publication Date

March 05, 2019

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<p><b><b><b>"Exhilarating...A wildly imagined, head-spinning, deeply intelligent novel." - <i>The New York Times Book Review</i></b></b></b></p><p><b><b><b>"[W]ildly inventive…[Helen Oyeyemi's] prose is not without its playful bite." –<i>Vogue <br /></i></b><br />The prize-winning, bestselling author of <i>Boy, Snow, Bird</i> and <i>What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours</i> returns with a bewitching and imaginative novel</b>.</b><br /><br />Influenced by the mysterious place gingerbread holds in classic children's stories, beloved novelist Helen Oyeyemi invites readers into a delightful tale of a surprising family legacy, in which the inheritance is a recipe. <br /><br />Perdita Lee may appear to be your average British schoolgirl; Harriet Lee may seem just a working mother trying to penetrate the school social hierarchy; but there are signs that they might not be as normal as they think they are. For one thing, they share a gold-painted, seventh-floor walk-up apartment with some surprisingly verbal vegetation. And then there's the gingerbread they make. Londoners may find themselves able to take or leave it, but it's very popular in Druhástrana, the far-away (or, according to many sources, non-existent) land of Harriet Lee's early youth. The world's truest lover of the Lee family gingerbread, however, is Harriet's charismatic childhood friend Gretel Kercheval —a figure who seems to have had a hand in everything (good or bad) that has happened to Harriet since they met. <br /><br />Decades later, when teenaged Perdita sets out to find her mother's long-lost friend, it prompts a new telling of Harriet's story. As the book follows the Lees through encounters with jealousy, ambition, family grudges, work, wealth, and real estate, gingerbread seems to be the one thing that reliably holds a constant value. Endlessly surprising and satisfying, written with Helen Oyeyemi's inimitable style and imagination, it is a true feast for the reader.</p>
Separated by Time: Complete Paranormal Romance Series
by Jasmine Wylder

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English

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Publication Date

March 08, 2019

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<b>Dauntless. Dark. Dangerous.</b></br ></br >Eight fiery, alpha dragons.</br >Eight strong, curvy mates.</br >Eight adventures with sizzling romance, heart-pounding action and dark secrets.</br ></br >The complete 8-book Separated by Time Series!</br ></br ><b>Book 1 – The Dragon King’s Prisoner</b></br >I met my biggest nightmare.</br >An accidental captive in a magical land ruled by dragons.</br >Convincing my kidnapper of my innocence, that will be easy.</br >Fighting the out-of-this-world attraction simmering between us ─ impossible.</br ></br ><b>Book 2 – The Dragon Warrior’s Baby</b></br >There is no such thing as dragons.</br >At least, that’s what I thought.</br >Until…</br >Well, until I got seduced by one.</br >Tall. Broad shoulders. Dark hair.</br >A dragon warrior from the past.</br >All we had was one night of boundless pleasure.</br ></br >One year later, he’s back for me.</br >But not for the reason I was hoping.</br ></br >Being held as his prisoner wasn’t how I was imagined our reunion.</br ></br >Now we just have to stay safe.</br >Me and my baby - his baby.</br ></br ><b>Book 3 – The Dragon Beast’s Virgin</b></br >I always thought I knew what I wanted in a man.</br >Kind. Protective. Caring.</br >An ordinary man, in my ordinary life.</br ></br >Hendric is everything but ordinary.</br >Brave. Badass. Brutal.</br >A dragon shifter from an ancient world,</br >ready to die for what he believes in.</br ></br >And I need him to believe in me right now.</br >Being stolen and sold as a slave is not what I had planned for my ordinary life.</br >To stay safe, I have to marry the dragon.</br ></br >The marriage might be fake, but my feelings are real.</br ></br ><b>Book 4 – The Dragon Prince’s Second Chance</b></br >He seduced me with his fiery gaze.</br >He possessed me with his flaming touch.</br >He consumed me with his glowing kiss.</br ></br >That was a year ago.</br ></br >Now the mysterious stranger is back and with him a dark secret.</br ></br >Second chances have to be earned.</br >I have a lot to lose.</br >I have a son now – his son.</br ></br ><b>Book 5 – The Dragon Guard’s Princess</b></br >I feel him looking at me.</br >His eyes burn like fire on my skin.</br >His hands caress every inch of my body.</br >His full lips greedily press against mine.</br ></br >STOP! I have to concentrate on my work.</br >As a nanny to the Dragon King, I have only to take care of the royal children.</br ></br >I never meant to fall in love with him.</br >Nevermind the life-changing mystery that he guards.</br ></br ><b>Book 6 – The Dragon Hunters’ Temptation</b></br >Someone tried to kill me.</br >Now I’m under the protection of four hot dragons.</br ></br >I know I’m in good hands, I’m their emissary on Earth. Which might be the reason I’ve been targeted in first place.</br ></br >As an ambassador, I’m diplomatic.</br >I deal with sensitive matters and try to make sure everyone gets what they want.</br >But all they want is me.</br ></br >The best part?</br >I want them, too!</br ></br ><b>Book 7 – The Dragon Fighter’s Witch</b></br >If only stolen magic was my biggest problem.</br >Instead, it’s falling for that mysterious stranger from the future.</br ></br >He got my attention the moment he came through the time portal.</br >Tall.</br >Dark hair.</br >A fiery secret on his broad shoulders.</br >A perfectly damaged soul in need of healing.</br ></br >I should keep my distance.</br >I should focus on getting my magic back.</br >It’s best to keep our two worlds in balance.</br ></br >But what am I supposed to do when I need his help?</br >Forbidden fruit tastes the sweetest, right?</br ></br ><b>Book 8 – The Dragon Villain’s Prey</b></br >I got kidnapped.</br >I know it’s a mistake.</br >But Ivan doesn’t release me.</br >He is unlike anyone I’ve ever met…</br >Tough…</br >Strong…</br >Handsome…</br >A dragon shifter…</br >And now he’s turning me over to be experimented on.</br ></br ><b>18+ readers only</b><br />
Cheeky King (Royals Undercover Book 2)
by Nana Malone

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English

Pages

250

Publication Date

April 30, 2018

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What good is a King without his Queen?<br /><br />Sebastian…<br /><br />I never wanted the crown, but now it's mine.<br />Instead of my freedom–instead of her.<br />But even though she’s not mine to keep, I can’t seem to stay away.<br /><br />Penny…<br /><br />The moment he became king, I knew we were over.<br /><br />Now I’ve returned home some kind of conquering hero.<br />If only they all knew that we'd both lost our hearts.<br />If only I could stay out of the royal bed.<br /><br />What good is being cocky if you can’t get what you want?
The Night Tiger: A Novel
by Yangsze Choo

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English

Pages

380

Publication Date

February 12, 2019

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<p><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>
Druid's Due: A New Adult Urban Fantasy Novel (The Colin McCool Pa...
by M.D. Massey

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English

Pages

239

Publication Date

March 11, 2019

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<p>When Colin goes on the run from the feds, the young druid’s plans to hide in the wild quickly go awry. Now he’s at odds with a murderous specter, bloodthirsty skinwalkers, and an elusive cryptid that might be the key to it all. As each new showdown brings him closer to the truth, he realizes he’s facing a much deadlier enemy… and a fate worse than death itself!<br /></p><h1><strong>DRUID’S DUE</strong></h1><h2><strong>A New Adult Urban Fantasy Novel From M.D. Massey</strong></h2><h3><strong>Book 8 In The Colin McCool Paranormal Suspense Series</strong><br /></h3><p>After surviving my time in the Void, I just wanted a little peace and quiet. But a pissed-off special agent from a mysterious federal agency thinks I’m to blame for a recent string of magical disasters. So to avoid indefinite incarceration, I have to go on the run...<br /></p><p>No problem, right? I’ll just head to the wild reaches of West Texas and hide out until things blow over in Austin. Drink some brews with my buddies, sing campfire songs, do some hiking and stargazing, and chill.<br /></p><p>Or so I thought.<br /></p><p>Unfortunately, creatures lurk along the border that are just as sinister as the monsters back home. A murderous specter is haunting the Rio Grande, revenants are prowling the park, and a legendary cryptid looks like it’s to blame. To complicate matters further, an ancient skinwalker is calling in a debt I owe—one that could cost someone their soul.<br /></p><p>In the end, I’ll play a deadly game of cat and mouse before I finally face the person behind the schemes and lies. But my enemies don’t know what they’ve bargained for, because at the end of the day, a druid will always have his due…<br /></p><p>- - -</p><p><em>Druid’s Due</em> is an urban fantasy novel featuring druids, wizards, skinwalkers, magic, necromancy, gods, demigods, witches, ghouls, revenants, shifters, and fae. If you enjoy urban fantasy books with kick-ass characters and plenty of snark, action, and suspense, then you’ll love reading <em>Druid’s Due</em>. Grab your copy today!</p>
Fairy’s Touch (Legion of Angels Book 7)
by Ella Summers

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English

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Publication Date

March 01, 2019

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<b>The games of gods play out upon the backbones of mortals.</b><br /><br />Leda Pierce has come a long way since she left her home on the frontier of civilization one year ago to join the Legion of Angels. She is a soldier in the gods’ army, has crossed swords with demons, and shares an apartment with her angel lover in New York.<br /><br />Every day brings Leda closer to becoming an angel herself—until a promotion ceremony goes horribly wrong, leaving her powers in magical limbo. Worse yet, the gods have taken over her training at Crystal Falls. Leda’s failed magic and the gods’ impossible challenges are the least of her worries, however. Someone is using the challenges to expose people’s most-guarded secrets, and the skeletons in Leda’s closet would mean her execution.<br /><br /><i>Fairy’s Touch</i> is the seventh book in the <i>Legion of Angels</i> series.<br /><br /><h2>The Legion of Angels series</h2><ol><li>Vampire's Kiss</li><li>Witch's Cauldron</li><li>Siren's Song</li><li>Dragon's Storm</li><li>Shifter’s Shadow</li><li>Psychic’s Spell</li><li>Fairy’s Touch</li><li>Book 8 [coming soon]</li></ol>
Supermage (Rise to Omniscience Book 1)
by Aaron Oster

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English

Pages

298

Publication Date

February 24, 2019

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Morgan's life is not easy. Growing up on the streets of City Four, he is constantly shunned by the other citizens. Morgan doesn't mind being ignored. What he does mind, though, are the constant beatings from the city guards due to his friendship with Sarah, the city lord's only daughter. Lord Simon wants him dead, but the laws of the kingdom are on Morgan’s side and even the guards won't kill him, just for being seen near his manor.<br /><br />Morgan’s time is running out, though. Lord Simon has deep pockets and his last visit to the manor may just have put him over the edge. Worse, he is nearing his sixteenth birthday, and has yet to awaken any abilities. In a world where might makes right, he has never been one of the mighty. What will he do when faced with a life altering decision and just how will his decision impact those around him?<br /><br />Warning: This book contains profanity, gore and content that may not be suitable for children. This book also contains GameLit elements such as stat sheets, and a form of leveling and experience gain.

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