The City We Became (Great Cities #1)

The City We Became (Great Cities #1)Five New Yorkers must come together in order to defend their city in the first book of a stunning new series by Hugo award winning and NYT bestselling author N K Jemisin Every city has a soul Some are as ancient as myths, and others are as new and destructive as children New York City She s

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Valentine

ValentineA Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick Written with the haunting emotional power of Elizabeth Strout and Barbara Kingsolver, an astonishing debut novel that explores the lingering effects of a brutal crime on the women of one small Texas oil town in the 1970s.Mercy is hard in a place like this

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Code Name Hélène

Code Name HélèneBASED ON THE THRILLING REAL LIFE STORY OF SOCIALITE SPY NANCY WAKE, comes the newest feat of historical fiction from the New York Times bestselling author of I Was Anastasia, featuring the astonishing woman who killed a Nazi with her bare hands and went on to become one of the most decorated women

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The Return

The ReturnAn edgy and haunting debut novel about a group of friends who reunite after one of them has returned from a mysterious two year disappearance Julie is missing, and the missing don t often return But Elise knows Julie better than anyone, and she feels in her bones that her best friend is out there,

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We Ride Upon Sticks

We Ride Upon SticksFrom the author of the widely acclaimed She Weeps Each Time You re Born comes a new novel, at once comic and moving Set in the coastal town of Danvers, Massachusetts which in 1692 was Salem Village, site of the origins of the Salem Witch Trials , it follows the Danvers High field hockey team as

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Days of Distraction

Days of DistractionA wry, tender portrait of a young womanfinally free to decide her own path, but unsure if she knows herself well enough to choose wiselyfrom a captivating new literary voiceThe plan is to leave As for how, when, to where, and even whyshe doesnt know yet So begins a journey for the

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The Animals at Lockwood Manor

The Animals at Lockwood ManorSome secrets are unspoken Others are unspeakable August 1939 Thirty year old Hetty Cartwright is tasked with the evacuation and safekeeping of the natural history museums collection of mammals Once she and her exhibits arrive at Lockwood Manor, however, where they are to stay for the

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The Companions

The CompanionsStation Eleven meets Never Let Me Go in this debut novel set in an unsettling near future where the dead can be uploaded to machines and kept in service by the living.In the wake of a highly contagious virus, California is under quarantine Sequestered in high rise towers, the living cant go out,

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The Empress of Salt and Fortune

The Empress of Salt and FortuneWith the heart of an Atwood tale and the visuals of a classic Asian period drama The Empress of Salt and Fortune is a tightly and lushly written narrative about empire, storytelling, and the anger of women A young royal from the far north is sent south for a political marriage Alone and sometimes

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You Let Me In

You Let Me InYou Let Me In delivers a stunning tale from debut author Camilla Bruce, combining the sinister domestic atmosphere of Gillian Flynn s Sharp Objects with the otherwordly thrills of Neil Gaiman s The Ocean at the End of the Lane Cassandra Tipp is deador is she After all, the notorious recluse and

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Been There Done That (Leffersbee, #1)

Been There Done That (Leffersbee, #1)Theirs was a forever kind of love, until it was stolen ZORA LEFFERSBEES once perfect life is no longer perfect Her tenure at the University is in question, funding for her employees uncertain, and her faux fianc , Jackson Jamess unpredictability is wearing on her last nerve Just when Zora is

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Once Upon a Sunset

Once Upon a SunsetThe author of The Key to Happily Ever Aftera true gem filled with heart, laughs, and a cast of delightful characters Nina Bocci, USA TODAY bestselling author returns with a heartwarming and charming novel about a woman who travels to the Philippines to reconnect with her long lost familyand manages

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Hamnet

HamnetDrawing on Maggie O Farrell s long term fascination with the little known story behind Shakespeare s most enigmatic play, HAMNET is a luminous portrait of a marriage, at its heart the loss of a beloved child Warwickshire in the 1580s Agnes is a woman as feared as she is sought after for her

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