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Slick
by J T

Language

English

Pages

1171

Publication Date

February 07, 2018

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The realest strret fables out!
The Christmas Cookie Shop (Christmas Town Book 1)
by Ginny Baird

Language

English

Pages

357

Publication Date

October 25, 2016

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Come home this Christmas to...<br />CHRISTMAS TOWN, TENNESSEE<br /><i>Where everyday dreams come true!</i><br /><br /><b><i>New York Times</i> and <i>USA Today</i> bestselling author Ginny Baird brings you the start of a brand new holiday series...</b><br /><br />THE CHRISTMAS COOKIE SHOP<br />(Christmas Town, Book 1)<br /><br />Hannah Winchester is down on her luck and disillusioned with love, but her fortunes are about to change. When Hannah inherits a defunct bakery in East Tennessee, her first thought is to sell it and settle her substantial debt. Then the townsfolk welcome her warmly and she's taken with the joyful spirit of the place, where stores employ holiday themes and residents have surnames like Christmas and Claus. After a handsome lawman comes to her aid dressed as Santa, Hannah learns he's more than a hot guy in a red suit and shiny black boots. Sheriff Carter Livingston has joined in the cause of rejuvenating the town, and he's encouraging her to do her part. Hannah's great-grandmother, Lena, sold special holiday cookies that brought hope and renewal to the people of Christmas Town. Yet Hannah has plans elsewhere and isn't looking to stay. Can she possibly reopen the shop known for kindling romance--without sacrificing her heart?<br /><br />EXCERPT <br /><br />The last turn she took was supposed to lead straight to the town roundabout, the one that connected with South Main Street. Hannah had been told to watch for a flagpole, the courthouse, a library, and a big town sign. But all she saw ahead of her in these near-whiteout conditions was more snow! That's when a flashing blue glimmer in her driver's side mirror caught her eye.<i>Thank goodness! Help has arrived.</i> It had to be a cop figuring her for a distressed motorist. Hannah certainly couldn't get any more distressed than this.<br /><br />Hannah hadn't journeyed to Tennessee for a leisurely visit. She'd inherited a business she knew absolutely nothing about, and she was determined to sell it at the first opportunity. She tried to imagine herself running a cookie shop, but just couldn't. The only picture that came to mind involved huge plumes of black smoke curling out an open doorway. Where some people had a brown thumb in the garden, Hannah wore a charred oven mitt in the kitchen. She couldn't even microwave popcorn without the bag catching fire.<br /><br />Hannah spun in her seat to better view the approaching figure in dark clothing. <i>No, wait. It's a matching red tunic and slacks worn beneath an open field coat. </i>The full silhouette of a man emerged from a snowy swirl and Hannah's heart thumped. It wasn't just any outfit; it was a Santa suit. Though she'd never seen Old Saint Nick looking quite like <i>that.</i> Rather than being short and stout, he was tall and built, with an obviously solid chest and a manly jaw thinly disguised by a fake white beard. A Santa hat sat slightly askew on his head, partially covering short brown hair. He strode to her driver's side window in shiny black boots and tapped on the glass. Hannah goggled at the apparition, then lowered her window a crack.<br /><br />Evergreen eyes peered in at her and Hannah caught her breath. She didn't even know eyes came in that color. They reminded her of Christmas trees: the really fresh kind, not the plastic sort that normally stood on an end table in the corner of her apartment.<br /><br />"Everything okay in there? I saw that you'd pulled over. No wonder, really." Little lines crinkled around his eyes, lending them warmth beneath the wind's chill. "Given the weather." He tugged off his fake beard and stuffed it in his pocket, exposing a rugged face.<br /><br /><i>Whoa</i>, he was a good-looking Santa. She judged him to be a few years older than her but not more than five. As if his age mattered! Hannah wasn't in Tennessee to stay and she certainly wasn't in the market for a man. She'd had enough boyfriends to last her, thank you very much. And every...single...<i>one </i>of them had let her down. <i>Love.</i> Just one more four-letter word that had been canned from her vocabulary.<br /><br />Copyright © 2016 Ginny Baird
Bone Music (The Burning Girl Series Book 1)
by Christopher Rice

Language

English

Pages

455

Publication Date

March 01, 2018

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<p><b>There’s more than one way to stoke the flames of revenge…</b></p><p>Charlotte Rowe spent the first seven years of her life in the hands of the only parents she knew—a pair of serial killers who murdered her mother and tried to shape Charlotte in their own twisted image. If only the nightmare had ended when she was rescued. Instead, her real father exploited her tabloid-ready story for fame and profit—until Charlotte finally broke free from her ghoulish past and fled. Just when she thinks she has buried her personal hell forever, Charlotte is swept into a frightening new ordeal. Secretly dosed with an experimental drug, she’s endowed with a shocking new power—but pursued by a treacherous corporation desperate to control her.</p><p>Except from now on, if anybody is going to control Charlotte, it’s going to be Charlotte herself. She’s determined to use the extraordinary ability she now possesses to fight the kind of evil that shattered her life—by drawing a serial killer out from the shadows to face the righteous fury of a victim turned avenger.</p>
The Great Alone: A Novel
by Kristin Hannah

Language

English

Pages

435

Publication Date

February 06, 2018

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<p><b>An instant #1 <i>New York Times </i>bestseller! </b><br /><b></b><br /><b>"A TOUR DE FORCE." —<i>Kirkus</i> (starred review)</b><br /><b></b><br /><b><i>Alaska, 1974.</i></b><br /><b><i>Unpredictable. Unforgiving. Untamed.</i></b><br /><b><i>For a family in crisis, the ultimate test of survival.</i></b></p><p>Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision: he will move his family north, to Alaska, where they will live off the grid in America’s last true frontier. </p><p>Thirteen-year-old Leni, a girl coming of age in a tumultuous time, caught in the riptide of her parents’ passionate, stormy relationship, dares to hope that a new land will lead to a better future for her family. She is desperate for a place to belong. Her mother, Cora, will do anything and go anywhere for the man she loves, even if means following him into the unknown. </p><p>At first, Alaska seems to be the answer to their prayers. In a wild, remote corner of the state, they find a fiercely independent community of strong men and even stronger women. The long, sunlit days and the generosity of the locals make up for the Allbrights’ lack of preparation and dwindling resources. </p><p>But as winter approaches and darkness descends on Alaska, Ernt’s fragile mental state deteriorates and the family begins to fracture. Soon the perils outside pale in comparison to threats from within. In their small cabin, covered in snow, blanketed in eighteen hours of night, Leni and her mother learn the terrible truth: they are on their own. In the wild, there is no one to save them but themselves. </p><p>In this unforgettable portrait of human frailty and resilience, Kristin Hannah reveals the indomitable character of the modern American pioneer and the spirit of a vanishing Alaska—a place of incomparable beauty and danger. <i>The Great Alone</i> is a daring, beautiful, stay-up-all-night story about love and loss, the fight for survival, and the wildness that lives in both man and nature.</p>
Neighborly: A Novel
by Ellie Monago

Language

English

Pages

313

Publication Date

March 01, 2018

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<p><b>A not-to-be-missed novel of suspense about the secrets hidden in a young couple’s new neighborhood.</b></p><p>Kat and Doug felt like Aurora Village was the perfect community. Minutes from the city, affluent without pretension, low crime with a friendly vibe—it’s everything Kat never had, and that she’s determined to provide for her infant daughter. Snagging a nice bungalow in this exclusive enclave was worth all the sacrifice. But everything changes overnight when Kat finds a scrawled note outside their front door.</p><p><i>That wasn’t very neighborly of you.</i></p><p>As increasingly sinister and frighteningly personal notes arrive, each one stabs deeper into the heart of Kat’s insecurities, paranoia, and most troubling, her past. When the neighbors who seemed so perfect reveal their open secret, the menace moves beyond mean notes. Someone’s raising the stakes.</p><p>As suspicious as she is of every smiling face and as terrified as she’s become of being found out, Kat is still unprepared for the sharp turn that lies just ahead of her on Bayberry Lane.</p>
An American Marriage: A Novel (Oprah's Book Club 2018 Selection)
by Tayari Jones

Language

English

Pages

320

Publication Date

February 06, 2018

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<DIV><B>OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB 2018 SELECTION<BR /><BR /> “Haunting . . . Beautifully written.”—<I> The New York Times Book Review </I><BR /><BR /> “Brilliant and heartbreaking . . . Unforgettable.”—<I> USA Today </I><BR /><BR /> “A tense and timely love story . . . Packed with brave questions about race and class.”—<I> People </I><BR /><BR /> “Compelling.”—<I> The Washington Post </I> <BR /><BR /> “Epic . . . Transcendent . . . Triumphant.”—<I>Elle</I> </B><BR /><BR /> Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. Roy is arrested and sentenced to twelve years for a crime Celestial knows he didn’t commit. Though fiercely independent, Celestial finds herself bereft and unmoored, taking comfort in Andre, her childhood friend, and best man at their wedding. As Roy’s time in prison passes, she is unable to hold on to the love that has been her center. After five years, Roy’s conviction is suddenly overturned, and he returns to Atlanta ready to resume their life together.<BR />  <BR /> This stirring love story is a profoundly insightful look into the hearts and minds of three people who are at once bound and separated by forces beyond their control. <I>An American Marriage</I> is a masterpiece of storytelling, an intimate look deep into the souls of people who must reckon with the past while moving forward--with hope and pain--into the future.</DIV>
Enough
by Saxx .

Language

English

Pages

1385

Publication Date

March 23, 2017

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When James Logan is forced to betray the woman he love he turn to the object of his attraction and enough is enough for Sarah.
Why Me Box Set
by Qasa .

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English

Pages

1736

Publication Date

June 21, 2017

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A collection of fast paced urban reads.
Games, Clubs, & Trials: The Finale (The Ex Games)
by J. S. Cooper

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English

Pages

224

Publication Date

April 10, 2018

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The finale to The Ex Games, The Private Club & The Love Trials<br /><br />There are three things I’ve done in my life that I’m not proud of. There are three things I’ve done that I would change if I could. One of them is falling in love. I wish I’d never done it. She doesn’t know that of course. She doesn’t know that for every second I love being with her, I hate being with her. She doesn’t know the fear I feel every day when I wake up. The fear that she’ll be gone. The fear that she’ll leave me. For she will leave me. If she finds out about the other two things I regret. That’s why I regret falling in love. Falling in love with her made me realize that I had had nothing to lose before I met her. Falling in love made me realize that life would have no meaning without her. And that’s why she must never know the truth about anything else. If she knows the truth, she’ll never forgive me. Never. And knowing that is even harder than knowing I will never forgive myself. But the storm that’s a coming. It’s not coming from the ocean or the sea. It’s coming from me. It’s stirring and whirring inside of me. It’s a hurricane wanting to break out. A tornado about to come to life. And that’s why I’m afraid. That’s why I want to run, but I have no way to hide. I have it all. But I’m about to lose it. Just like that. And there’s nothing I can do to stop it. The lights will all burn out. In three, two, one. And then there will be darkness.<br />
Still Me: A Novel
by Jojo Moyes

Language

English

Pages

399

Publication Date

January 30, 2018

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<b>From the #1<i> New York Times </i>bestselling author Jojo Moyes, a new book featuring her iconic heroine of <i>Me Before You </i>and <i>After You,</i> Louisa Clark</b><br /><br />Louisa Clark arrives in New York ready to start a new life, confident that she can embrace this new adventure and keep her relationship with Ambulance Sam alive across several thousand miles. She steps into the world of the superrich, working for Leonard Gopnik and his much younger second wife, Agnes. Lou is determined to get the most out of the experience and throws herself into her new job and New York life. <br /><br />As she begins to mix in New York high society, Lou meets Joshua Ryan, a man who brings with him a whisper of her past. Before long, Lou finds herself torn between Fifth Avenue where she works and the treasure-filled vintage clothing store where she actually feels at home. And when matters come to a head, she has to ask herself: Who is Louisa Clark? And how do you find the courage to follow your heart—wherever that may lead?<br /><br />Funny, romantic, and poignant, <i>Still Me</i> follows Lou as she discovers who she is and who she was always meant to be—and to live boldly in her brave new world.

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