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  • Robyn Carr

    Christmas magic in Virgin River 'Tis the season for family, friendship and a perfect holiday romance… Under the Christmas Tree With snow falling over the town of Virgin River the close-knit community has gathered in the town square to light their Christmas tree. But amidst the festivities, a surprise is discovered – a box of abandoned puppies. Local vet Nathaniel Jensen is brought in to help and, together with visitor Annie McKenzie, must care for the puppies. But this Christmas Nate and Annie discover there is more than one sprinkle of magic in Virgin River… ...read more

  • Robyn Carr

    Together for the first time in one volume, two classic holiday stories from #1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr ’Tis the season for family, friendship and the thrill of a holiday romance… Under the Christmas Tree With snow falling over the redwood forests, secluded Virgin River is the ideal place to spend the holidays. Each year, the close-knit community gathers in the town square to decorate and light a massive tree. Carols are sung, hot chocolate is shared—and a surprise left under the Christmas tree is about to bring two special people together! Midnight Confessions Holiday kisses don’t end with Christmas—there’s still the...read more

  • Vicki Grant

    Inspired by the real psychology study popularized by the New York Times and its 'Modern Love' column, this contemporary YA is perfect for fans of Eleanor and Park. Two random strangers. Two secrets. Thirty-six questions to make them fall in love. Hildy and Paul each have their own reasons for joining the university psychology study that asks the simple question: Can love be engineered? The study consists of 36 questions, ranging from 'What is your most terrible memory?' to 'When did you last sing to yourself?' By the time Hildy and Paul have made it to the end of the questionnaire, they've laughed and cried and lied and thrown things and run away and come back and driven each...read more

  • Abby Stern

    “I had SO much fun with this hysterical novel about Hollywood, and I can almost guess who the stars (in disguise) are! Abby Stern shows how Los Angeles is as dangerous as Rikers Island, yet how celebrities truly can be as superficial as Kardashians and glamorous as magic, all at once.” —Lucy Sykes, author of Fitness Junkie and The Knockoff Ella Warren loves her job working for celebrity news magazine, The Life, as an undercover reporter. Her evenings are spent using her alias to discreetly attend red carpet events, nightclubs, and Hollywood hotspots like the fabulous Chateau Marmont, where her eyes are always peeled for the next big celebrity story. When Ella’s new Devil Wears...read more

  • Maria Dahvana Headley

    The stunning sequel to Maria Dahvana Headley’s bestselling, critically acclaimed Magonia tells the story of one girl who must make an impossible choice between two families, two homes—and two versions of herself. Aza Ray is back on earth. Her boyfriend, Jason, is overjoyed. Her family is healed. She’s living a normal life, or as normal as it can be if you’ve spent the past year dying, waking up on a sky ship, and discovering that your song can change the world. As in, not normal. Part of Aza still yearns for the clouds, no matter how much she loves the people on the ground. When Jason’s paranoia over Aza’s safety causes him to make a terrible mistake, Aza...read more

  • Maureen F. Mchugh

    Publishers Weekly Top 10 Best of the Year In her new collection, Story Prize finalist Maureen F. McHugh delves into the dark heart of contemporary life and life five minutes from now and how easy it is to mix up one with the other. Her stories are post-bird flu, in the middle of medical trials, wondering if our computers are smarter than us, wondering when our jobs are going to be outsourced overseas, wondering if we are who we say we are, and not sure what we'd do to survive the coming zombie plague. Praise for Maureen F. McHugh: 'Gorgeously crafted stories.'-Nancy Pearl, NPR 'Hauntingly beautiful.'-Booklist 'Unpredictable and poetic work.'-The Plain Dealer Maureen F. McHugh has lived in...read more

  • Whitney Scharer

    'Scharer captures the thrill of artistic creation and the swirling hedonism of Paris's beautiful people.' The Times Model. Muse. Lover. Artist. 'I'd rather take a picture than be one,' Lee Miller declares, as she arrives in Paris one cool day in 1929. Lee has left behind her life in New York and a successful modelling career at Vogue to pursue her dream of becoming a photographer. She soon catches the eye of renowned Surrealist artist Man Ray and convinces him to hire her as his assistant. Man is an egotistical, charismatic force, and as Lee becomes both his muse and his protégé, they embark upon a passionate affair. Lee and Man spend their days working closely in the studio and...read more

  • Whitney Scharer

    One of the Best Books of the Year: Parade, Glamour, Real Simple, Refinery29, Yahoo! Lifestyle. 'A startlingly modern love story and a mesmerizing portrait of a woman's self-transformation from muse to artist.' --Celeste Ng, author of Little Fires Everywhere 'I'd rather take a photograph than be one,' Lee Miller declares after she arrives in Paris in 1929, where she soon catches the eye of the famous Surrealist Man Ray. Though he wants to use her only as a model, Lee convinces him to take her on as his assistant and teach her everything he knows. As they work together in the darkroom, their personal and professional lives become intimately entwined, changing the course of Lee's life...read more

  • Cherie Priest

    A haunted house, a killer ghost, and a long-lost comic come to life in another spectacular package of novel and comics from Cherie Priest, author of I Am Princess X. Denise Farber has just moved back to New Orleans with her mom and step-dad. They left in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and have finally returned, wagering the last of their family's money on fixing up an old, rundown house and converting it to a bed and breakfast. Nothing seems to work around the place, which doesn't seem too weird to Denise. The unexplained noises are a little more out of the ordinary, but again, nothing too unusual. But when floors collapse, deadly objects rain down, and she hears creepy voices, it's clear...read more

  • Jami Attenberg

    “All hail Jami Attenberg, the queen of dysfunctional families.” —Refinery29 “Big Little Lies meets Succession in the scorching heat of the Big Easy . . . Money, power and family are touched upon through Attenberg’s emotional, humorous and sharply written accounts.” —Parade “This is how you write a very good novel about a very bad man.” —New York Times From critically acclaimed New York Times best-selling author Jami Attenberg comes a novel of family secrets: think the drama of Big Little Lies set in the heat of a New Orleans summer “If I know why they are the way they are, then maybe I can...read more

  • Charlaine Harris

    #1 New York Times bestseller Charlaine Harris returns to her Aurora Teagarden mystery series with a fabulous new book featuring the small-town Southern librarian. Aurora Teagarden is basking in the news of her pregnancy when disaster strikes her small Georgia town: four kids vanish from the school soccer field in an afternoon. Aurora's 15-year-old brother Phillip is one of them. Also gone are two of his friends, and an 11-year-old girl who was just hoping to get a ride home from soccer practice. And then there's an even worse discovery-at the kids' last known destination, a dead body. While the local police and sheriff's department comb the county for the missing kids and interview everyone...read more

  • Charlaine Harris

    Aurora Teagarden is basking in the news of her pregnancy when disaster strikes her small Georgia town: four kids vanish from the school soccer field. Aurora's 15-year-old brother, Phillip, is one of them. When a dead body is found the local police and sheriff's department comb the county and Aurora and her new husband, true crime writer, Robin Crusoe, begin their own investigation. With Christmas approaching, Aurora is determined to find her brother . . . if he's still...read more

  • Jessica Strawser

    'Almost Missed You is a skillful, insightful debut: a deft exploration of the mysteries of marriage, the price we pay for our secrets, and just how easy it is to make the worst choices imaginable.' —Chris Bohjalian, New York Times bestselling author of The Sandcastle Girls and Midwives 'Almost Missed You is an emotional powerhouse of a novel.' —Garth Stein, New York Times bestselling author of A Sudden Light and The Art of Racing in the Rain 'This is a rich read which will keep you turning pages long into the night. Glorious!' —Adriana Trigiani, New York Times bestselling author of All the Stars in the Heavens 'Jessica Strawser writes from the heart.' —New York Times...read more

  • Kelley Armstrong

    In #1 New York Times bestseller Kelley Armstrong's latest thriller, the hidden town of Rockton is about to face a challenge none of them saw coming: a baby. Every season in Rockton seems to bring a new challenge. At least that's what Detective Casey Duncan has felt since she decided to call this place home. Between all the secretive residents, the sometimes-hostile settlers outside, and the surrounding wilderness, there's always something to worry about. While on a much needed camping vacation with her boyfriend, Sheriff Eric Dalton, Casey hears a baby crying in the woods. The sound leads them to a tragic scene: a woman buried under the snow, murdered, a baby still alive in her arms. ...read more

  • Kelley Armstrong

    In #1 New York Times bestseller Kelley Armstrong's latest thriller, the hidden town of Rockton is about to face a challenge none of them saw coming: a baby. Every season in Rockton seems to bring a new challenge. At least that's what Detective Casey Duncan has felt since she decided to call this place home. Between all the secretive residents, the sometimes-hostile settlers outside, and the surrounding wilderness, there's always something to worry about. While on a much needed camping vacation with her boyfriend, Sheriff Eric Dalton, Casey hears a baby crying in the woods. The sound leads them to a tragic scene: a woman buried under the snow, murdered, a baby still alive in her...read more

  • Nancy Jo Sales

    A New York Times Bestseller Instagram. Whisper. YouTube. Kik. Ask.fm. Tinder. The dominant force in the lives of girls coming of age in America today is social media. What it is doing to an entire generation of young women is the subject of award-winning Vanity Fair writer Nancy Jo Sales’s riveting and explosive American Girls. With extraordinary intimacy and precision, Sales captures what it feels like to be a girl in America today. From Montclair to Manhattan and Los Angeles, from Florida and Arizona to Texas and Kentucky, Sales crisscrossed the country, speaking to more than two hundred girls, ages thirteen to nineteen, and documenting a massive change in the way...read more

  • Robyn Carr

    Robyn Carr’s bestselling Virgin River series captivates fans with stories of young men and women given second chances at romance in a small northern California town. Here an ex-fighter pilot attempts to rekindle a love he once thought lost forever. Four years ago, Sean couldn’t commit to Franci, so she walked away. In their time apart, Sean grew up and he’s since returned to town. Out one night, Sean runs into her and finds his heart stirred. But he’s even more surprised to learn that she hid a secret after their breakup—a now three-year-old secret blessed with Sean’s green eyes. With Sean outraged over her deception and Franci unwilling to risk another heartbreak, it will take...read more

  • Kathryn Cushman

    Critically acclaimed author Kathryn Cushman explores difficult social issues. Here, she tackles the child vaccination debate in a gripping portrait of life's uncertainties. At her sister's insistence, Grace Graham returns to backwoods Shoal Creek, Tennessee, with her four-year-old son in tow. As Grace struggles to reconnect with her estranged father, her unvaccinated son becomes ground-zero for a measles outbreak. But should she take her son and run-or stay and help? 'Cushman crafts strong characters .'-Romantic Times Book...read more

  • Robyn Carr

    The highly anticipated sequel to #1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr's What We Find transports readers back to Sullivan's Crossing. The rustic campground at the crossroads of the Colorado and Continental Divide trails welcomes everyone-whether you're looking for a relaxing weekend getaway or a whole new lease on life. It's a wonderful place where good people face their challenges with humor, strength and love. For Sierra Jones, Sullivan's Crossing is meant to be a brief stopover. She's put her troubled past behind her but the path forward isn't yet clear. A visit with her big brother Cal and his new bride, Maggie, seems to be the best option to help her get back on her feet. Not...read more

  • Amber Tamblyn

    In this electric and provocative debut novel, Tamblyn blends genres of poetry, prose, and elements of suspense to give shape to the shocking narratives of victims of sexual violence, mapping the destructive ways in which our society perpetuates rape culture, brilliantly brought to life through a multi-voice performance featuring Glenn Davis, Ben Foster, Marc Maron, Jason Ritter, John Roberts, Russ Tamblyn, Amber Tamblyn, January Lavoy, Phoebe Strole, Robin Miles, Thérèse Plummer, Dan Bittner, James Fouhey, and Michael Crouch.    A violent serial rapist is on the loose, who goes by the name Maude. She hunts for men at bars, online, at home— the place doesn’t matter,...read more