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  • Liza Palmer

    “Liza Palmer's voice is fresh, exciting, and necessary. She's a must-read author.” —Taylor Jenkins Reid, author of Daisy Jones & the Six Charmingly candid, hilarious, and deeply moving, The Nobodies is a novel about failing but never losing the core of yourself, from a beloved writer at the top of her game. If there's one thing Joan Dixon knows about herself, it's that she is a damn good journalist. But when she is laid off from yet another soon-to-be-shuttered newspaper, and even the soulless, listicle-writing online jobs have dried up, she is left with few options. Closer to 40 than 30, single, living with her parents again, Joan decides she needs to reinvent herself. She goes...read more

  • Sarah Thyre

    Best known for her role on the hit Comedy Central show Strangers with Candy, Sarah Thyre is an accomplished actress and writer. In this snappy memoir about growing up poor in the Deep South, Thyre relays vivid memories of her wacky parents, losing her virginity, and being infamously called 'the family liar.' 'Thyre . has penned a book that lives up to its title; it's both harrowing and hilarious.'-Booklist, starred...read more

  • Charlaine Harris

    Before she soared to massive popularity with her New York Times best-selling Sookie Stackhouse novels, Charlaine Harris launched her career with this critically acclaimed mystery. Suspicious of the 'accident' that killed her parents, Catherine Linton returns to her Mississippi home for answers. When her father's longtime nurse is found murdered, Catherine realizes she's in grave...read more

  • Deeanne Gist

    A multiple Christy Award winner and RITA Award finalist, CBA best-selling author Deeanne Gist delivers unforgettable historical romances. Set at the Vanderbilt's Biltmore estate in 1890s Ashville, North Carolina, Maid to Match finds Tillie Reese torn between her lifelong dream of being a lady's maid and the romantic stirrings of her heart. 'Gist takes intriguing historical facts and creates a world of fascinating characters, lighthearted moments, and timeless crises.' -Romantic...read more

  • Siri Mitchell

    With She Walks in Beauty, multiple Christy Award finalist Siri Mitchell shows why she's acclaimed as one of Christian fiction's clearest and most original voices. As Clara Carter's social debut looms in 1890s New York City, the spotlight turns her into a society-page darling. Yet her new status rings hollow. When a man appears who seems to love her for who she is, Clara must choose the kind of life she really wants. But after a gossip backlash turns ugly, Clara's future and that of her own family depend on how shrewdly she plays the...read more

  • Jess Rothenberg

    Jess Rothenberg perfectly captures the all-consuming heartbreak of teen romance in her splendidly realized debut novel, The Catastrophic History of You and Me. Lovestruck Brie doesn't just think she's going to die-she actually dies-when her boyfriend reveals he doesn't love her. Now in Heaven, Brie finds herself accompanied by a spirit guide named Patrick-who might just hold the key to healing her broken...read more

  • Maureen Lang

    A Golden Heart Award winner, Maureen Lang pens gripping historical novels celebrating God's grace. Set in the early 1880s, Bees in the Butterfly Garden finds 18-year-old Meg Davenport in New York City after her father dies. Never close to the man-having been raised in an exclusive prep school-Meg is surprised to learn he was not a wealthy businessman but an accomplished thief. Determined to succeed on her own, Meg decides to take up her father's trade-but at what...read more

  • Katie D. Anderson

    Lip gloss addict Emerson Taylor and her best friend, Trina, have declared this year the Year of the Boy and vowed to find boyfriends. But for Emerson, there’s just one problem: she can read the mind of anyone whose lips touch hers. It’s totally creepy—and at first it seems like a curse. But Emerson soon realizes there are perks to her strange new talent—like the ability to steal secrets, memories, and most importantly, test answers. If Emerson doesn’t bring up her grades soon, her days at private school will be numbered.But kissing for grades is stickier than lip gloss, and Emerson’s about to learn some lessons not found in her textbooks—lessons...read more

  • Linda Urban

    For Ruby Pepperdine, the ' center of everything' is on the rooftop of Pepperdine Motors in her donut-obsessed town of Bunning, New Hampshire, stargazing from the circle of her grandmother Gigi' s hug. That' s how everything is supposed to be-- until Ruby messes up and things spin out of control. But she has one last hope. It all depends on what happens on Bunning Day, when the entire town will hear Ruby read her winning essay. And it depends on her twelfth birthday wish-- unless she messes that up too. Can Ruby' s wish set everything straight in her topsy-turvy...read more

  • Meg Rosoff

    Printz Award-winning author Meg Rosoff's latest novel is a gorgeous and unforgettable page-turner about the relationship between parents and children, love and loss. Mila has an exceptional talent for reading a room--sensing hidden facts and unspoken emotions from clues that others overlook. So when her father's best friend, Matthew, goes missing from his upstate New York home, Mila and her beloved father travel from London to find him. She collects information about Matthew from his belongings, from his wife and baby, from the dog he left behind and from the ghosts of his past--slowly piecing together the story everyone else has missed. But just when she's closest to solving the mystery, a...read more

  • Kathryn Cushman

    A Personal Drama of Shattered Dreams and Second Chances A talented runner fully committed to Olympic dreams, Sabrina Rice's future was shattered by a devastating diagnosis. One forfeited scholarship and several years later, she has new goals and dreams that have nothing to do with running--something that's become far too painful to think on. Until the day she sees Brandy Philip running across the community college campus, easily outpacing security. Sabrina immediately recognizes world-class speed, and it's all the more painful that it belongs to a teenage graffiti artist. When a chance encounter brings the two young women together, Sabrina becomes Brandy's best hope for staying out of...read more

  • Kim Vogel Sawyer

    When a suspicious accident occurs at the famous Dinsmore Chocolate Factory in Sinclair, Kansas, Caroline Lang goes undercover as a factory worker to investigate the circumstances surrounding the event and how the factory treats its youngest employees-- the child workers. Caroline' s fervent faith, her difficult childhood, and compassionate heart drove her to her job as an investigator for the Labor Commission and she is compelled to see children freed from such heavy adult responsibilities, to allow them to pursue an education. Oliver Dinsmore, heir to the Dinsmore candy dynasty, has his own investigation to conduct. Posing as a common worker known as ' Ollie Moore,' he aims to find out all...read more

  • Jessica Day George

    Publisher Marketing: Tuesdays at Castle Glower are Princess Celie's favorite days. That's because on Tuesdays the castle adds a new room, a turret, or sometimes even an entire wing. No one ever knows what the castle will do next, and no one-other than Celie, that is-takes the time to map out the new additions. But when King and Queen Glower are ambushed and their fate is unknown, it's up to Celie, with her secret knowledge of the castle's never-ending twists and turns, to protect their home and save their kingdom. This delightful book from a fan- and bookseller-favorite kicks off a brand-new series sure to become a modern classic. Awards: Cybils | Finalist | Fantasy/Sci-Fi/ELM/Midgr | 2011...read more

  • Morgan Matson

    Emily is about to take some risks and have the most unexpected summer ever in this new novel from the bestselling author of 'Second Chance Summer 'and 'Amy and Roger's Epic Detour.' Before Sloane, Emily didn't go to parties, she barely talked to guys, and she didn't do anything crazy. Enter Sloane, social tornado and the best kind of best friend--someone who yanks you out of your shell. But right before what should have been an epic summer, Sloane just...disappears. No note. No calls. No texts. No Sloane. There's just a random to-do list with thirteen bizarre tasks that Emily would never try. But what if they can lead her to Sloane? 'Apple picking at night?' Okay, easy enough. 'Dance until...read more

  • Jessica Day George

    Publisher Marketing: A castle that is constantly rearranging itself, and a young royal family sworn to protect it... Celie, Rolf, and their beloved Castle Glower are back in this exciting sequel. When her brother Rolf dares her to catch magical Castle Glower creating a new room, Princess Celie takes the challenge! No one knows the Castle better than she does. But as usual, the Castle has ideas of its own.Celie finds the new room first, and inside it is hidden a giant egg. It looks like The Castle wants Celie to care for the egg and whatever creature it hatches! Celie hadn't bargained for a pet, and caring for this one will prove to be especially tricky, once Celie and her siblings realize...read more

  • R. L. Stine

    Who--or WHAT--is summoning ordinary kids to HorrorLand and trapping them...read more

  • Pamela Moses

    For the audience that made Commencement a New York Times bestseller comes a novel about women making their way in the world. Self-doubting Ruth is coddled by her immigrant mother, who uses food to soothe and control. Defiant Francesca believes her heavy frame shames her Park Avenue society mother and, to provoke her, consumes everything in sight. Lonely Opal longs to be included in her glamorous mother’s dinner dates—until a disturbing encounter forever changes her desires. Finally, Setsu, a promising violinist, staves off conflict with her jealous brother by allowing him to take the choicest morsels from her plate—and from her future. College brings the four young...read more

  • Leslie Gould

    Christy Award-Winner Gould Delivers Amish Romance with Wit and Charm Zook only wants to devote herself to God, but struggles with patience toward others. Her sister's challenge that she can't serve God if she isn't willing to serve His people finally opens her eyes and she soon finds herself helping a family overwhelmed by triplets. Much to her surprise, she has a knack with the babies, and her confidence in dealing with others, both young and old, grows. One person she'll never be able to find peace with, though, is Ben Rupp. They've known each other forever, and Ben understands precisely how to antagonize her. What neither she nor Ben realize is that beneath all their bickering awaits an...read more

  • Diann Mills

    2014 winner of a Genre Fiction award from Library Journal! After a whirlwind romance, Taryn Young is preparing to board a plane at Houston International Airport, bound for a dream honeymoon, when a bomb decimates the terminal. Injured but still alive, she awakens to discover her husband is missing and they're both considered prime suspects in the attack. Further, the FBI is convinced her husband isn't who he appears to be. Agent Grayson Hall's number-one priority is to catch those responsible for the day's act of terror. All evidence is pointing to Taryn and her new husband. But his instinct tells him her pleas of innocence are genuine. Is her naivetE just for show, or could she truly be...read more

  • Abby Hanlon

    Move over, Junie B. Jones and Ivy & Bean! Here comes a lovably energetic little sister with a BIG personality--and an imagination to match! As the youngest in her family, Dory really wants attention, and more than anything she wants her brother and sister to play with her. But she's too much of a baby for them, so she's left to her own devices--including her wild imagination and untiring energy. Her siblings may roll their eyes at her childish games, but Dory has lots of things to do: outsmarting the monsters all over the house, escaping from prison (aka time-out), and exacting revenge on her sister's favorite doll. And when they really need her, daring Dory will prove her bravery, and...read more