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  • Samanta Schweblin

    A powerful, eerily unsettling story collection from a major international literary star. Unearthly and unexpected, the stories in Mouthful of Birds burrow their way into your psyche and don't let go. Samanta Schweblin haunts and mesmerizes in this extraordinary, masterful collection. Schweblin's stories have the feel of a sleepless night, where every shadow and bump in the dark take on huge implications, leaving your pulse racing, and the line between the real and the strange blur. Audiobook table of contents: Headlights, read by Erin Bennett  Preserves, read by Allyson Ryan  Butterflies, read by Mark Bramhall  Mouthful of Birds, read by Kaleo Griffith ...read more

  • Sara Shepard

    In this perfectly-paced new novel from Sara Shepard, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Pretty Little Liars, the women of a tight-knit college town learn through gossip, scandal, betrayal, and even murder, who their neighbors and husbands really are. Aldrich University is rocked to its core when a hacker dumps 40,000 people's e-mails—the entire faculty, staff, students, alums—onto an easily searchable database. Rumors and affairs immediately leak, but things turn explosive when Kit Manning's handsome husband, Dr. Greg Strasser, is found murdered. Kit's sister, Willa, returns for the funeral, setting foot in a hometown she fled fifteen years ago, after...read more

  • Carrie Ryan

    There are many things that Annah would like to forget: the look on her sister's face before Annah left her behind in the Forest of Hands and Teeth, her first glimpse of the Horde as they swarmed the Dark City, the sear of the barbed wire that would scar her for life. But most of all, Annah would like to forget the morning Elias left her for the Recruiters.   Annah's world stopped that day, and she's been waiting for Elias to come home ever since. Somehow, without him, her life doesn't feel much different than the dead that roam the wasted city around her. Until she meets Catcher, and everything feels alive again. But Catcher has his own secrets. Dark, terrifying truths that...read more

  • Debbie Macomber

    Random House presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Dashing Through the Snow by Debbie Macomber, read by Allyson Ryan. The new romantic Christmas story from New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber. Ashley Davison is desperate to spend the holidays with her mother in Seattle. Dash Sutherland has an interview for the job of a lifetime in Seattle and must arrive by 23 December. Both frantic to book a last-minute flight out of California, Ashley and Dash collide at the airport to learn that there are no flights and only one rental car available. After a rocky start, the two reluctantly agree to drive to Washington together. But their journey isn't without...read more

  • Debbie Macomber

    Random House presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of A Girl's Guide to Moving On by Debbie Macomber, read by Nancy Linari and Allyson Ryan. The companion novel to Last One Home, International bestselling author brings us another thoughtful and emotional read. How do you move on after your life has fallen apart? When Leanne and her daughter-in-law Nichole went through divorces at the same time, they compiled a list to help them move on from the heartbreak. Now, two years on, these unlikely best friends have managed to pick up the pieces, and love is on the cards for both of them. Leanne’s friendship with Nikolai, one of her language students, has deepened...read more

  • Patricia Smiley

    Savvy management consultant Tucker Sinclair is trying to get her own firm off the ground in Los Angeles. But when you’re mixed up in a private investigator’s business, trouble is always a prospect. . . . Tucker Sinclair is a free woman. She’s finally escaped corporate life to run her own consulting firm. But with freedom comes unpredictability. What was supposed to be a short stint helping private investigator Charley Tate get his practice established turns into a full-time job. Charley pushes her to go beyond the call of duty–to try to save not only his business, but possibly his life. It all starts when Eve Lawson stumbles into the Tate Investigations office...read more

  • K.L. Going

    Without Mom, there are no more bedtime stories, no more answers carried on the wind, and no more magic gardens. Evie doesn’t believe in magic now. After all, if magic were real, her mom would still be alive. But when Evie moves to Beaumont, New York, where her father has bought a withered apple orchard that the townspeople whisper is cursed, she learns about a lost girl, receives a mysterious seed, and meets a boy who claims to be dead. Before long, Evie finds herself in the middle of a fairy tale. And this one is...read more

  • Tori Carrington

    Sofie’s getting her feet under her as a PI and business is booming. So much so that she’s hired her (formerly) layabout cousin and a one-time petty criminal as “boys of all work.” Okay, so her reputation’s become, well, complicated–everyone in Astoria, Queens, knows that from time to time she shoots one of her own clients–but on the whole, she’s getting a lot more respect than when she was best known for leaving her groom at the altar. In fact, Sofie’s just landed her first big criminal case–one so big that it’s on the news nearly every night. A young man from not quite the wrong side of the tracks has been accused of...read more

  • Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

    School Spirit Kat’s mother is a medium, and not the kind that fits between small and large; she sees spirits and communicates with them.  And, even worse, Kat has just discovered that she can see spirits, too. Now it’s up to Kat and her best friend, Jac, to help a spirit trapped in their school cross over successfully. The question is, can they do it without having to switch schools...read more

  • Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

    Scaredy Kat Kat can see spirits, but what’s even worse is the fact that spirits, especially the exceptionally needy ones, can see her. As this medium-in-training discovers, there’s really no way to run from spirits, and sometimes being sought out by a whole bunch of dead people can be pretty scary. So when their exploration of the abandoned house next door leads Kat and her best friend, Jac, on a search for a missing boy, Kat’s not sure if she wants to help–or even if she...read more

  • Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

    What happens when mediums face off? Spirit-seeing Kat has pretty much overcome her fear of communicating with ghosts. But when she and her best friend, Jac, visit the Whispering Pines Mountain House and Kat is challenged to help a deceased medium make her way back into the light, things get a little darker. From battling off deadly black clouds to fighting with her very best friend, Kat’s weeklong stay at the haunted mountain house is anything but relaxing. The question is what will be scarier: facing off against a misguided spirit or her best friend?...read more

  • Cynthia Leitich Smith

    Classified Ads WANTED: Personal assistant to Her Royal Highness. Duties: Whatever asked without hesitation, including but not limited to secretarial/administrative, household, defense, blood donation, driving, companionship, prey disposal, and love slavery. At last, Miranda is the life of the party: all she had to do was die. Elevated and adopted by none other than the reigning King of the Mantle of Dracul, Miranda goes from high-school theater wannabe to glamorous royal fiend overnight. Her reckless and adoring guardian angel, meanwhile–fighting in human guise as the princess’s personal assistant–has his work cut out for him with the Master’s Death Day gala fast...read more

  • Diana Welch

    A blisteringly funny, heart-scorching tale of remarkable kids shattered by tragedy and finally brought back together by love.'—People Somehow, between their father’s mysterious death, their glamorous soap-opera-star mother’s cancer diagnosis, and a phalanx of lawyers intent on bankruptcy proceedings, the four Welch siblings managed to handle each new heartbreaking misfortune together. All that changed with the death of their mother. While nineteen-year-old Amanda was legally on her own, the three younger siblings–Liz, sixteen; Dan, fourteen; and Diana, eight–were each dispatched to a different set of family friends. Quick-witted and sharp-tongued,...read more

  • Anna Jarzab

    A riveting thriller set at a California prep school! Carly: She was sweet. Smart. Self-destructive. She knew the secrets of Brighton Day School’s most privileged students. Secrets that got her killed. Neily: Dumped by Carly for a notorious bad boy, Neily didn’t answer the phone call she made before she died. If he had, maybe he could have helped her. Now he can’t get the image of her lifeless body out of his mind. Audrey: She’s the reason Carly got tangled up with Brighton’s fast crowd in the first place, and now she regrets it—especially since she’s convinced the police have put the wrong person in jail. Audrey thinks the murderer is...read more

  • Allison Winn Scotch

    When Tilly's seemingly perfect life starts changing around her, she must decide which is the life she wants-- the one she's carefully tended for decades or the one she never considered possible? Tilly Farmer is thirty-two years old and has the life she always dreamed of married to her high school sweetheart, working as a guidance counselor in her hometown and trying for a baby. Perfect. On the surface you might never know how tough things used to be. At seventeen, Tilly lost her mother to cancer, and while her father drowned his grief in alcohol, she was left to play parent to her two younger sisters rather than be a kid herself. Still Tilly never let tragedy overtake her belief that...read more

  • Neil Gaiman

    The Vampire Archives is the scariest, hungriest, undeadliest collection of vampire stories ever assembled. Dark, stormy, and delicious, once you’re in its clutches there's no escape. From the first to last bite, it's a bloody good read. Including Stephen King, Tanith Lee, Dan Simmons, Bram Stoker, and Many Many More Featuring: ·        The macabre dens of the immortal ·        Unexpected guests ·        Shadowy figures ·        Ancient...read more

  • Elizabeth Gilbert

    The 'wonderful first novel about life, love, and lobster fishing' (USA Today) from the #1 bestselling writer, Elizabeth Gilbert's Stern Men debuted to phenomenal critical attention. Now, Penguin is publishing a new edition of Gilbert's wise and charming novel for the millions of readers who devoured Eat, Pray, Love and remain hungry for more. Off the coast of Maine, Ruth Thomas is born into a feud fought for generations by two groups of local lobstermen over fishing rights for the waters that lie between their respective islands. At eighteen, she has returned from boarding school--smart as a whip, feisty, and irredeemably unromantic--determined to throw over her education and join...read more

  • Sydney Landon

    Ella Webber has spent years uncomfortable around the opposite sex…   But as soon as she meets handsome Declan Stone, she is smitten. Quickly they become friends, finding frequent reasons to see each other around the office, and Ella longs for even more. So—with a little help from her friends—Ella resorts to performing a little seduction. One that Declan will never be able to resist.   Burdened by emotional baggage from his time in the Marine Corps, Declan refuses to believe he’s the right man for sweet Ella.  Even if she makes him long for normal things, like marriage and family….But in his attempts to close off his heart from her love, could...read more

  • Sydney Landon

    All her life, Beth Denton battled both her weight and her controlling parents. And now that she’s declared victory, she’s looking for her prince charming… Beth has always lived in her outgoing sister’s shadow, plagued by her own insecurity about her body. It’s time for her to step out from the sidelines and experience what life has to offer—then she’s laid off from her teaching job, and has to rely on her sister to get her a job at Danvers International. Nick Merimon is gorgeous, wealthy, and a well-known playboy—just the sort of man Beth has always avoided. But even she can’t deny the sparks that are flying between them. He...read more

  • Sydney Landon

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Weekends Required A Danvers Novel Suzy Denton thought she had it all: a great job as an event planner for Danvers International and a committed relationship to her high school sweetheart... But now her life has gone to hell in a hand-basket. Not only did she discover her fiancé cheating, but a recent corporate merger is making her job very difficult—mostly due to Grayson Merimon, wealthy CEO. Gray is a man who goes after what he wants. And, after their first meeting, he wants Suzy. Even though he looks like every fantasy she’s ever had, Suzy is wary of the powerful businessman. She likes her newfound...read more