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    Staff Picks are a monthly list of ‘must reads’ and favorite titles suggested by a variety of library staff through December of 2022.

     

    Every Heart a Doorway

    Seanan McGuire

    New York Times bestselling author Seanan McGuire presents a fresh take on the portal fantasy genre that blends Alice in Wonderland, The Magicians, and The Nightmare Before Christmas.

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    Stranger in the Desert

    Jordan Salama

    Inspired by family lore, a young writer embarks on an epic quest through the Argentine Andes in search of a heritage spanning hemispheres and centuries, from the Jewish Levant to turn-of-the-century trade routes in South America One Thanksgiving afte

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    The Cemetery of Untold Stories

    Julia Alvarez

    Literary icon Julia Alvarez, bestselling author of In the Time of the Butterflies shares an inventive and emotional novel about storytelling and her homeland of the Dominican Republic. Alma Cruz, the celebrated writer at the heart of The Cemetery of

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    Labyrinth Lost

    Zoraida Cordova

    The only way to get her family back is to travel to a land in between, as dark as Limbo and as strange as Wonderland... Alex is a bruja, the most powerful witch in a generation...and she hates magic. At her Deathday celebration, Alex performs a spell

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    Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments

    Saidiya Hartman

    A breathtaking exploration of the lives of young black women in the early twentieth century. In Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments, Saidiya Hartman examines the revolution of black intimate life that unfolded in Philadelphia and New York at the beg

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    Someone Else's Shoes

    Jojo Moyes

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! “Very few authors have the power to make you laugh on one page and cry on the next. Moyes is one of them.” —The New York Times A story of mix-ups, mess-ups and making the most of second chances, this is the ne

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    Peter Darling

    A queer, transgender retelling of Peter Pan in which Pan returns to Neverland after a decade of growing up in the real world - only to be entangled in its youthful violence and a fraught, sensual relationship with his old enemy, Captain Hook.

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    Sandstorm

    James Rollins

    More heart-stopping action and suspense from the bestselling author of Amazonia and Subterranean. . . . “Rollins writes with intelligence, clarity, and a refreshing sense of humor.”—Kirkus Reviews In his five previous thrillers, James Rollins,

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    Thornhedge

    T. Kingfisher

    From New York Times bestselling author T. Kingfisher, Thornhedge is the tale of a kind-hearted, toad-shaped heroine, a gentle knight, and a mission gone completely sideways. *A very special hardcover edition, featuring foil stamp on the casing and cu

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    The Snowcat Prince

    Dina Norlund

    Syv, a snowcat prince in line to take the throne following his father's death, embarks on a dangerous quest to find the long-lost magical crown that could break the curse on his land. But if he fails, Syv will be marked with three black stripes

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    The Ride of Her Life

    Elizabeth Letts

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The triumphant true story of a woman who rode her horse across America in the 1950s, fulfilling her dying wish to see the Pacific Ocean, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Perfect Horse and The Eighty-Dollar

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    Arthur

    Mikael Lindnord

    The epic true story of an extreme athlete, a stray dog, and how they found each other—now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Mark Walhberg and Simu Liu. “A miraculous tale.”—Washington Post “Like all great tales, this one had an

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    Thunder Song

    Sasha LaPointe

    The author of the award-winning memoir Red Paint returns with a razor-sharp, clear-eyed collection of essays on what it means to be a proudly queer indigenous woman in the United States today Drawing on a rich family archive as well as the anthropolo

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    The Last Fallen Star

    Graci Kim

    Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents Graci Kim's thrilling debut about an adopted Korean-American girl who discovers her heritage and her magic on a perilous journey to save her witch clan family. "Graci Kim does such an amazing job of

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    Throwback

    Maurene Goo

    Back to the Future meets The Joy Luck Club in this YA contemporary romance about a Korean American girl sent back to the '90s to (reluctantly) help her teenage mom win Homecoming Queen. Being a first-generation Asian American immigrant is hard.

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    Patron Saints of Nothing

    Randy Ribay

    A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST "Brilliant, honest, and equal parts heartbreaking and soul-healing." --Laurie Halse Anderson, author of SHOUT "A singular voice in the world of literature." --Jason Reynolds, author of Long Way Down

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    Rock Steady

    Ellen Forney

    Rock Steady: Brilliant Advice From My Bipolar Life is the eagerly awaited sequel/ companion book to Forney’s 2012 best-selling graphic memoir, Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me. Whereas Marbles was a memoir about her bipolar disorder

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    Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation

    Octavia E. Butler

    Octavia E. Butler’s bestselling literary science-fiction masterpiece, Kindred, now in graphic novel format. More than 35 years after its release, Kindred continues to draw in new readers with its deep exploration of the violence and loss of humanit

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    Ebony Gate

    Julia Vee, Ken Bebelle

    Julia Vee and Ken Bebelle's Ebony Gate is a female John Wick story with dragon magic set in contemporary San Francisco’s Chinatown. Emiko Soong belongs to one of the eight premier magical families of the world. But Emiko never needed any magic

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    Princess of the Wild Sea

    Megan Frazer Blakemore

    A curse will fall . . . A hero will rise . . . Princess Harbor Rose is cursed. She's lived her whole life hidden away on a remote island with her magical aunts, following all the rules for being a princess. Now it is only one more year until thi

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    Liliana's Invincible Summer

    Cristina Rivera Garza

    NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • “A searing account of grief and the quest to bring her sister’s murderer to justice years after the fact” (The Boston Globe), from “one of Mexico’s greatest living writers

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    Turtles All the Way Down

    John Green

    The critically acclaimed, instant #1 bestseller by John Green, author of The Anthropocene Reviewed and The Fault in Our Stars A NEW FILM, COMING SOON TO MAX “A tender story about learning to cope when the world feels out of control.” —People

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    Weyward

    Emilia Hart

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF TWO GOODREADS CHOICE AWARDS (Best Debut Novel & Best Historical Fiction) An Indie Next March 2023 Pick • A LibraryReads March 2023 Pick • An Amazon "Best Books of the Year So Far" 2023 Pic

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    Biography of X

    Catherine Lacey

    Named one of the Ten Best Books of 2023 by Time (#1), Vulture, and Publishers Weekly, and one of the Best Books of 2023 by The New York Times, the New Yorker, NPR, the Los Angeles Times, Vanity Fair, Esquire, the Chicago Tribune, Kirkus, Lit Hub, and

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    Holly

    Stephen King

    #1 New York Times Bestseller * New York Times Notable Book * NPR Best Book of the Year Holly Gibney, one of Stephen King’s most compelling and resourceful characters, returns in this chilling novel to solve the gruesome truth behind multiple disapp

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    Portrait of a Scotsman

    Evie Dunmore

    The Instant USA Today Bestseller! A BuzzFeed Best Romance of 2021! One of Marie Claire’s most anticipated romances of 2021! One of Cosmopolitan's most anticipated fall books of 2021! Going toe-to-toe with a brooding Scotsman is rather bold for

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    A Year of Last Things

    Michael Ondaatje

    One of the Globe and Mail's most anticipated books of 2024 With A Year of Last Things, acclaimed novelist Michael Ondaatje returns to poetry, where he began his career over fifty years ago, and what a return it is. Born in Sri Lanka during the S

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    Canary Girls

    Jennifer Chiaverini

    Rosie the Riveter meets A League of Their Own in New York Times bestselling novelist Jennifer Chiaverini’s lively and illuminating novel about the “munitionettes” who built bombs in Britain’s arsenals during World War I, risking their lives f

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    Yoke

    Jessamyn Stanley

    Finding self-acceptance both on and off the mat. In Sanskrit, yoga means to “yoke.” To yoke mind and body, movement and breath, light and dark, the good and the bad. This larger idea of “yoke” is what Jessamyn Stanley calls the yoga of the ev

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    Fantastic Tales of Nothing

    Alejandra Green, Fanny Rodriguez

    In the first book of this full-color fantasy graphic novel series filled with humor and hijinks, the fate of the land of Nothing hinges on Nathan and an unlikely team of magical beings to save the day—perfect for fans of Amulet and Estranged. Welco

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    The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea

    Axie Oh

    A New York Times Bestseller! Don't chase fate. Let fate chase you. 'Clever, creative, and exquisitely written' Stephanie Garber For generations, deadly storms have ravaged Mina's homeland. Her people believe the Sea God, once thei

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    Stars in Your Eyes

    Kacen Callender

    The National Book Award-winning author of Felix Ever After delivers a beautifully tender story of two grumpy/sunshine, fake-dating actors navigating their love story both on and offscreen—perfect for fans of Casey McQuiston and Alexis Hall. Logan G

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    Time Is a Mother

    Ocean Vuong

    The New York Times-bestselling collection of poems from the award-winning writer Ocean Vuong "Take your time with these poems, and return to them often.” —The Washington Post How else do we return to ourselves but to fold The page so it poin

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    Rest Is Resistance

    Tricia Hersey

    ***INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*** Disrupt and push back against capitalism and white supremacy. In this book, Tricia Hersey, aka The Nap Bishop, encourages us to connect to the liberating power of rest, daydreaming, and naps as a foundation for

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    Enter the Body

    Joy McCullough

    In the room beneath a stage's trapdoor, all of Shakespeare’s tragically dead teenage girls—Juliet, Ophelia, Cordelia, and others—compare their experiences and retell the stories of their lives in their own terms. Enter the Body gives voice

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    The Power of Now

    Eckhart Tolle

    To make the journey into the Now we will need to leave our analytical mind and its false created self, the ego, behind. From the very first page of Eckhart Tolle's extraordinary book, we move rapidly into a significantly higher altitude where we

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    The Low, Low Woods

    Carmen Maria Machado

    Shudder-To-Think, Pennsylvania, has been on fire for years. The coal mines beneath it are long since abandoned. The woods are full of rabbits with human eyes, a deer woman who stalks hungry girls, and swaths of skinless men. And the people in Shudder

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    Every Last Word

    Tamara Ireland Stone

    The New York Times bestseller everyone is talking about. If you could read my mind, you wouldn't be smiling. Samantha McAllister looks just like the rest of the popular girls in her junior class. But hidden beneath the straightened hair and expe

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    Rental Person Who Does Nothing

    Shoji Morimoto

    ***Now an International Bestseller!*** "Distinctively Japanese musings on meaning and connection."—Observer I'm starting a service... available for any situation in which all you want is a person to be there. Maybe there's a res

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    The Lincoln Highway

    Amor Towles

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER More than ONE MILLION copies sold A TODAY Show Read with Jenna Book Club Pick A New York Times Notable Book, and Chosen by Oprah Daily, Time, NPR, The Washington Post, Bill Gates and Barack Obama as a Best Book of the Yea

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    Villains Are Destined to Die, Vol. 1

    Gwon Gyeoeul

    “A villain living life in hard mode… whose every path leads to death.” Playing Daughter of the Duke’s Super Love Project as the easy mode heroine, Ivonne, makes charming the male characters a breeze. But once you switch to hard mode and step

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    Wrong Place Wrong Time

    Gillian McAllister

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK “It’s perfection, every word, every moment. A masterpiece . . . One of the best books I’ve ever read.” —Lisa Jewell, #1 New York Times bestselling author New York Times bes

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    Soil

    Camille T Dungy

    A seminal work that expands how we talk about the natural world and the environment as National Book Critics Circle Criticism finalist Camille T. Dungy diversifies her garden to reflect her heritage. In Soil: The Story of a Black Mother’s Garden, p

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    Beyond That, the Sea

    Laura Spence-Ash

    “Spence-Ash has written the novel in eight points of view, but each character is utterly three-dimensional and distinct. This debut novel captivated me from start to finish." —Julia Quinn, author of the Bridgerton Series A sweeping, tenderhe

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    Spell Bound

    F.T. Lukens

    Magic rivals. A deadly secret. An inconvenient crush. What could possibly go wrong? A perfect LGBT+ romantic fantasy for fans of Rainbow Rowell, Margaret Rogerson and Adam Silvera! Edison Rooker is determined to gain access to the magical world. Prob

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    Crossing to Safety

    Wallace Stegner

    Introduction by Terry Tempest Williams Afterword by T. H. Watkins Called a “magnificently crafted story . . . brimming with wisdom” by Howard Frank Mosher in The Washington Post Book World, Crossing to Safety has, since its publication in 1

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    We Keep the Dead Close

    Becky Cooper

    FINALIST FOR THE J. ANTHONY LUKAS BOOK PRIZE NATIONAL BESTSELLER Named One of The Best Books of 2020 by NPR's Fresh Air * Publishers Weekly * Marie Claire * Redbook * Vogue * Kirkus Reviews * Book Riot * Bustle A Recommended Book by The New York

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    D'Vaughn and Kris Plan a Wedding

    Chencia C. Higgins

    A NEW YORK TIMES BEST ROMANCE OF 2022 A TODAY SHOW BEST ROMANCE PICK FROM NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR JASMINE GUILLORY D’Vaughn and Kris have six weeks to plan their dream wedding. Their whole relationship is fake. Instant I Do could be Kris

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    A Greyhound, a Groundhog

    Emily Jenkins

    "But what Emily Jenkins and Chris Appelhans’ lyrical collaboration is really about is the intoxicating thrill of friendship, and boundless joy of play..." –The New York Times A “merry read-aloud.” –The Wall Street Journal Winner o

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    Cupig

    Claire Tattersfield

    "Sure to steal readers’ hearts."--Kirkus reviews A comically mismatched Valentine's Day picture book with a clever and hilarious take on Cupid. Introducing Cupig the Valentine's Day pig! Cupig absolutely loves Valentine's D

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    New Kid

    Jerry Craft

    Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than drawing cartoons about his life. But instead of sending him to the art school of his dreams, his parents enroll him in a prestigious private school known for its academics, where Jordan is one of th

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    The Life and Times of Hannah Crafts

    Gregg Hecimovich

    Named a Most Anticipated Title by: Associated Press, Los Angeles Times, and the Washington Post! A groundbreaking study of the first Black female novelist and her life as an enslaved woman, from the biographer who solved the mystery of her identity,

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    The Librarianist

    Patrick deWitt

    THE INSTANT #1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER From bestselling and award-winning author Patrick deWitt comes the story of Bob Comet, a man who has lived his life through and for literature, unaware that his own experience is a poignant and affecting narrative i

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    All About Love

    bell hooks

    A New York Times bestseller and enduring classic, All About Love is the acclaimed first volume in feminist icon bell hooks' "Love Song to the Nation" trilogy. All About Love reveals what causes a polarized society, and how to heal the

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    Little Witch Hazel

    Phoebe Wahl

    An earthy and beautiful collection of four stories that celebrate the seasons, nature, and life, from award-winning author-illustrator Phoebe Wahl. Little Witch Hazel is a tiny witch who lives in the forest, helping creatures big and small. She'

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    We Keep the Dead Close

    Becky Cooper

    FINALIST FOR THE J. ANTHONY LUKAS BOOK PRIZE NATIONAL BESTSELLER Named One of The Best Books of 2020 by NPR's Fresh Air * Publishers Weekly * Marie Claire * Redbook * Vogue * Kirkus Reviews * Book Riot * Bustle A Recommended Book by The New York

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    One Puzzling Afternoon

    Emily Critchley

    One of People Magazine's "must-read" books! "A clever, keep-'em-guessing murder mystery, an empathetic yet realistic portrayal of the toll dementia takes, and a meditation on how the brain can bury the most tragic memories...

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    Accidentally Amy

    Lynn Painter

    "Isabella Shay is usually a very honest person. But when she's running late for her first day at a dream job and the barista yells for 'Amy' 3x with no answer, she does the unthinkable. Izzy takes that PSL. It's the exact dri

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    Braiding Sweetgrass

    Robin Kimmerer

    As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, K

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    The Hummingbird's Daughter

    Luis Alberto Urrea

    Discover an epic historical novel of a young saint escaping death from Pulitzer Prize finalist Luis Alberto Urrea, author of The House of Broken Angels. This historical novel is based on Urrea's real great-aunt Teresita, who had healing powers a

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    This Adventure Ends

    Emma Mills

    A contemporary novel about a girl who finds friendship and love following a fateful move to a new town.

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    The Swifts: A Dictionary of Scoundrels

    Beth Lincoln

    The critically lauded, wickedly smart whodunit with a “Knives Out feel by way of Lemony Snicket,” now in paperback. On the day they are born, every Swift child is brought before the sacred Family Dictionary. They are given a name, and a definitio

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    France: An Adventure History

    Graham Robb

    A wholly original history of France, filled with a lifetime’s knowledge and passion—by the author of the New York Times bestseller Parisians. Beginning with the Roman army’s first recorded encounter with the Gauls and ending in the era of Emman

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    Orwell's Roses

    Rebecca Solnit

    Roses, pleasure and politics: a fresh take on Orwell as an avid gardener, whose political writing was grounded in his passion for the natural world. 'I loved this book... An exhilarating romp through Orwell's life and times' Margaret A

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    The Circus Train

    Amita Parikh

    International Bestseller and #1 LibraryReads Pick Water for Elephants meets The Night Circus in this World War II debut about a magnificent travelling circus, a star-crossed romance, and one girl’s coming-of-age during the darkest of times. “A po

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    Women Talking

    Miriam Toews

    The basis of the Oscar-winning film from writer/director Sarah Polley, starring Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley, with Ben Whishaw and Frances McDormand. INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER “This amazing, sad, shocking, but touching novel, based on a r

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    Read and Buried

    Eva Gates

    Librarian Lucy Richardson unearths a mysterious map dating back to the Civil War. But if she can't crack its code, she may end up read and buried. The Bodie Island Lighthouse Library Classic Novel Book Club is reading Journey to the Center of th

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    A Bad Day for Sunshine

    Darynda Jones

    New York Times bestselling author Darynda Jones is back with the first novel in the brand-new snarky, sassy, wickedly fun Sunshine Vicram series—A Bad Day for Sunshine! "Laugh-out-loud funny, intensely suspenseful, page-turning fun."—Ne

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    Polar Bear's Underwear

    Tupera Tupera

    Polar Bear has lost his underwear! Where could it be? There's only one thing to do: Remove the book's underwear-shaped bellyband to find the missing pair! Is that Polar Bear's underwear? No, it's Zebra's—see the colorful st

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    Fairy Tale

    Stephen King

    A #1 New York Times Bestseller and New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice! Legendary storyteller Stephen King goes into the deepest well of his imagination in this spellbinding novel about a seventeen-year-old boy who inherits the keys to a par

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    The Twelve Days of Murder

    Andreina Cordani

    Eight friends created the exclusive Masquerade Murder Society while in college. The murders they solved were fictional—until their final masquerade, when one of the group disappeared. Twelve years later, the remaining members are invited to a reuni

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    Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

    Benjamin Alire Sáenz

    Fifteen-year-old Ari Mendoza is an angry loner with a brother in prison, but when he meets Dante and they become friends, Ari starts to ask questions about himself, his parents and his family that he has never asked before.

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    Three Holidays and a Wedding

    Uzma Jalaluddin, Marissa Stapley

    From two bestselling Canadian authors comes a multi-faith holiday rom-com about the delightful havoc that occurs when Christmas, Ramadan, and Hanukkah all fall at the same time, and two strangers-turned-friends are snowbound in the small, charming to

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    The Christmas Book Flood

    Emily Kilgore

    This lovely and lyrical picture book, based on a real Icelandic tradition, brings all the sparkle and anticipation of Christmas—and of the joys of reading—to the page. The northern lights dance, snow blankets the ground, it’s the Christmas seas

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    It's Navidad, El Cucuy!

    Donna Barba Higuera

    A boy and his monster-under-the-bed celebrate Navidad—Christmas—in this festive, bilingual companion to El Cucuy Is Scared, Too!, from Newbery Medal–winning author Donna Barba Higuera and illustrator Juliana Perdomo Ramón is a little boy who c

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    Iona Iverson's Rules for Commuting

    Clare Pooley

    Nobody ever talks to strangers on the train. It’s a rule. But what would happen if they did? From the New York Times bestselling author of The Authenticity Project comes an escapist read that will transport you, cheer you, and make you smile—and

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    The Only One Left

    Riley Sager

    THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Named a summer book to watch by The Washington Post, Boston Globe, USA Today, Oprah, Paste, Country Living, Good Housekeeping, and Nerd Daily "Propulsive ... a dizzying Gothic whodunit." —New York Tim

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    Sootypaws: A Cinderella Story

    Maggie Rudy

    With intricate dioramas, Maggie Rudy's Sootypaws: A Cinderella Story retells the classic fairy tale—with a modern twist! Sootypaws the mouse lives with her stepmother and sisters, who are rats in all senses of the word. But with a little help

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    Days at the Morisaki Bookshop

    Satoshi Yagisawa

    'A perfect blanket to warm every book lover's heart' - 5***** Reader review 'I love Japanese literature, and this is one of the best' - 5***** Reader review 'A love letter to book lovers and readers everywhere' - 5*

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    Legends & Lattes

    Travis Baldree

    An Instant New York Times Bestseller A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2022 A Library Reads Pick An Indie Next Pick A Goodreads Best Fantasy Choice Award Nominee The much-beloved BookTok sensation, Travis Baldree's novel of high fantasy and low

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    Beanstalker and Other Hilarious Scarytales

    Kiersten White

    Once upon a time, a girl skipped into the forest and became a zombie.Wait, no, that's not how this story is supposed to go. Let's try again.Once upon a time, a boy did a horrible job as a sheep-sitter and burned his tongue on stolen pie.No,

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    The Well

    Jake Wyatt

    "Edited by Mark Siegel. Cover design by Kirk Benshoff. Interior book design by Sunny Lee."--page [174].

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    The Mostly True Story of Tanner & Louise

    Colleen Oakley

    A Good Morning America Buzz Pick * A Marie Claire Book Club Pick for April * A Reader's Digest Book Club Pick for April * A LibraryReads Pick * One of Southern Living's Most Anticipated 2023 Releases * One of Today's Most Anticipated 2

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    The Girl from Guernica

    Karen Robards

    Inspired by Picasso’s great masterpiece Guernica, New York Times bestselling author Karen Robards returns with a riveting story of love, intrigue, deception and bravery in the face of war… On an April day in 1937, the sky opens and fire rains dow

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    The War Came To Us

    Christopher Miller

    A breathtaking exploration of Ukraine's past, present, and future, and a heartbreaking account of the war against Russia, written by the leading journalist of the conflict. When Russian President Vladimir Putin launched his unprovoked, full-scal

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    The Hacienda

    Isabel Cañas

    Mexican Gothic meets Rebecca in this debut supernatural suspense novel, set in the aftermath of the Mexican War of Independence, about a remote house, a sinister haunting, and the woman pulled into their clutches... During the overthrow of the Mexica

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    The Skull

    Jon Klassen

    Caldecott Medalist and #1 New York Times best-selling author-illustrator Jon Klassen delivers a deliciously macabre treat for folktale fans. Jon Klassen's signature wry humor takes a turn for the ghostly in this thrilling retelling of a traditio

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    Monstrilio

    Gerardo Sámano Córdova

    A "wholly unique" and "uncompromising" literary horror debut about a boy who transforms into a monster, a monster who tries to be a man, and the people who love him in every form he takes (Eric LaRocca, author of Things Have Gotte

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    Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

    Alvin Schwartz

    The iconic anthology series of horror tales that's soon to be a highly anticipated feature film! Stephen Gammell's artwork from the original Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark appears in all its spooky glory in this paper-over-board edition.

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    Everything Is Spiritual

    Rob Bell

    "An exciting vision of the future" --Michael Eric Dyson Everything Is Spiritual is an unexpected and compelling invitation to see your life in a whole new way. We have the great moments of our lives, the highs, those times when we soar, whe

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    Evil Dead Rise

    A reunion between two estranged sisters gets cut short by the rise of flesh-possessing demons, thrusting them into a primal battle for survival as they face the most nightmarish version of family imaginable.

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    The Pope's Exorcist

    Father Gabriele Amorth, Chief Exorcist of the Vatican, investigates a young boy's terrifying possession and ends up uncovering a centuries-old conspiracy the Vatican has desperately tried to keep hidden.

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    The Family Game

    Catherine Steadman

    “A powerful family and a deadly game. Be prepared for a nail-biting, roller-coaster of a ride in Catherine Steadman’s classy and ingenious new thriller.”—B. A. Paris, New York Times bestselling author of Behind Closed Doors From the New York

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    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

    Maya Angelou

    Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words that can make the world right. Maya

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    Woman of Light

    Kali Fajardo-Anstine

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A “dazzling, cinematic, intimate, lyrical” (Roxane Gay) epic of betrayal, love, and fate that spans five generations of an Indigenous Chicano family in the American West, from the author of the National Book Award finalist

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    You Had Me at Hola

    Alexis Daria

    National Bestseller "I could not get enough of Jasmine and Ashton! I adored Jasmine--her ambition, her confidence, her attacks of self-doubt, and especially her hilarious, snarky, and loving cousins. She and Ashton have such a steamy, swoony, lo

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    School's First Day of School

    Adam Rex, Christian Robinson

    It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself. What will the children do once they come? Will they like the school? Will they be nice to him? The school

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    The Great Transition

    Nick Fuller Googins

    "A hopeful climate crisis novel exploring the possibilities of our near future and humanity's capacity for change, about one family trying to protect each other and the place we all call home"--

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    Red Mountain

    Boo Walker

    Red Mountain in eastern Washington is home to a community of eccentrics. Otis Till, the area's visionary winemaker, has been known to howl at the moon-fully nude. Single mother Margot Pierce moved across the country to build an inn, but so far a

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    Isaac Marion

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    Brendan Ballou

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    Ana Castillo

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    Moniquill Blackgoose

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    Angie Kim

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    Virginia Woolf

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    Thor Hanson

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    Maureen Johnson

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    Deanna Raybourn

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    Kevin Wilson

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    Amanda Cox

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    Anna Qu

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    Sally Rooney

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    Jesse Q. Sutanto

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    Jon Agee

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    Katherine Blunt

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    Elliot Ackerman

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    Rick Emerson

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    John Scalzi

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    Mary Roach

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    Catherine Ryan Hyde

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    David Levithan

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    Jess Everlee

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    Genevieve Cogman

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    Tade Thompson

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    Terry Pratchett

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    Therese Anne Fowler

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    Silvia Moreno-Garcia

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    Melissa Hart

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    Dan Egan

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    Susanna Clarke

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    Ben Aaronovitch

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    Rachel Smythe

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    Pablo Neruda, Chris Jansen

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    Kindred

    Octavia E. Butler

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    The Night Before Christmas

    Clement C. Moore

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    Santa's Little Yelpers

    David Rosenfelt

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    Dashing Through the Snowbirds

    Donna Andrews

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    Pam Munoz Ryan

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    Jenny Colgan

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    Many Sparrows

    Lori Benton

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    David Roberts

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    Gordon Korman

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    Abraham Verghese

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    Their Eyes Were Watching God

    Zora Neale Hurston, Digital Fire

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    The Blue Sword

    Robin McKinley

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    Betty MacDonald

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    The Borrowers

    Mary Norton

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    Someday, Maybe

    Onyi Nwabineli

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    Andrea Bobotis

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    Hogfather

    Terry Pratchett

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    Connie Willis

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    Mashle: Magic and Muscles, Vol. 1

    Hajime Komoto

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    Kaiju No. 8, Vol. 1

    Naoya Matsumoto

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    Cells NOT at Work! 1

    Art by Moe Sugimoto/ Supervised by Akane Shimizu

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    Karuho Shiina

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    Handa-kun, Vol. 1

    Satsuki Yoshino

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    The Stars Are Not Yet Bells

    Hannah Lillith Assadi

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    Courage Is Calling

    Ryan Holiday

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    The Sewing Machine

    Natalie Fergie

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    The Christmas Sisters

    Sarah Morgan

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    The Secret Love Letters of Olivia Moretti

    Jennifer Probst

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    That Dirty Black Bag

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    Pennyworth: The Origin of Batman's Butler

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    A Week at the Shore

    Barbara Delinsky

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    E L James

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    Lost Roses

    Martha Hall Kelly

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    Janet Evanovich, Steve Hamilton

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    E. L. James

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    Charlie Donlea

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    Girl, Forgotten

    Karin Slaughter

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    The Book Woman's Daughter

    Kim Michele Richardson

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    Michael Pollan

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    The Power of Fun

    Catherine Price

    If you’re not having fun, you’re not fully living. The author of How to Break Up with Your Phone makes the case that, far from being frivolous, fun is actually critical to our well-being—and shows us how to have more of it. “This delightful b

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    Silence

    Shusaku Endo

    With an introduction by Martin ScorseseBeneath the light of the candle I am sitting with my hands on my knees, staring in front of me. And I keep turning over in my mind the thought that I am at the end of the earth, in a place which you do not know

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    Oh, the Places You'll Go!

    Dr. Seuss

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    The Shack

    William P. Young

    Mackenzie Allen Phillips's youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation. Evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Four years later, in the midst of hi

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    Stephen King

    A thriller about a malevolent force in a small New England town that takes the shape of a clown, terrifying youngsters with their innermost fears and bringing them to untimely doom.

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    Well Played

    Jen DeLuca

    A laugh-out-loud romantic comedy featuring kilted musicians, Renaissance Faire tavern wenches, and an unlikely love story. LibraryReads Pick Stacey is jolted when her friends Simon and Emily get engaged. She knew she was putting her life on hold when

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    Samantha Chase

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    Grave Reservations

    Cherie Priest

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    Galaxy: The Prettiest Star

    Jadzia Axelrod

    Every day in Taylor Barzelay’s life might seem perfect…but every day is torture. Taylor is actually the Galaxy Crowned, an alien princess from the planet Cyandii, and one of the few survivors of an intergalactic war. For six long, painful years,

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    Roshani Chokshi

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    Brian Bird, Michelle Cox

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    Aaron Reynolds

    "When Jasper Rabbit finds a purple crayon willing to do his schoolwork for him, he is elated--at first"--

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    Creepy Pair of Underwear!

    Aaron Reynolds

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    Creepy Carrots!

    Aaron Reynolds

    In this Caldecott Honor–winning picture book, The Twilight Zone comes to the carrot patch as a rabbit fears his favorite treats are out to get him. Includes audio! Jasper Rabbit loves carrots—especially Crackenhopper Field carrots. He eats them o

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    The Vampire's Assistant

    Darren Shan

    After traveling with Mr. Crepsley, the vampire who made him into a half-vampire, Darren Shan returns to the freak show known as the Cirque du Freak and continues to fight his need to drink human blood. Reprint.

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    The Deep

    Nick Cutter

    "In the Pacific Ocean, a special research lab has been built eight miles below the surface to study a newly discovered substance that initial reports indicate may be a universal healer. But now the station is incommunicado, and a brave few desce

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    Pretty Girls

    Karin Slaughter

    The compelling new standalone novel from the Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author of Unseen and Cop Town. With a missing girl in the news, Claire Scott can't help but be reminded of her sister, who disappeared twenty years ago in a mystery that

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    Tender Is the Flesh

    Agustina Bazterrica

    Working at the local processing plant, Marcos is in the business of slaughtering humans—though no one calls them that anymore. His wife has left him, his father is sinking into dementia, and Marcos tries not to think too hard about how he makes a l

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    The Troop

    Nick Cutter

    Once every year, Scoutmaster Tim Riggs leads a troop of boys into the Canadian wilderness for a weekend camping trip. This year, something is waiting in the darkness. Something wicked ... An intruder stumbles upon their campsite like a wild animal. H

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    Africa Is Not a Country

    Dipo Faloyin

    Definitive proof that Africa is *not* a country. A lively, entertaining and informative portrait of modern Africa that pushes back against harmful stereotypes. Over a billion people have been reduced to one simple story. Africa Is Not a Country fills

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    The Ministry for the Future

    Kim Stanley Robinson

    ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVOURITE READS OF THE YEAR 'If I could get policymakers and citizens everywhere to read just one book this year, it would be Kim Stanley Robinson's The Ministry for the Future' Ezra Klein, Vox The Ministry f

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    By Hands Now Known: Jim Crow's Legal Executioners

    Margaret A. Burnham

    A finalist for the 2022 Kirkus Prize for nonfiction A paradigm-shifting investigation of Jim Crow–era violence, the legal apparatus that sustained it, and its enduring legacy, from a renowned legal scholar. If the law cannot protect a person from a

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    Russia

    Antony Beevor

    “Riveting . . . There is a wealth of new information here that adds considerable texture and nuance to his story and helps to set Russia apart from previous works.”—The Wall Street Journal An epic new account of the conflict that reshaped Easte

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    Invisible Things

    Mat Johnson

    A sharp allegorical novel about a hidden human civilization, a crucial election, and a mysterious invisible force that must not be named, by one of our most imaginative comic novelists ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2022—The Millions When soc

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    The Haunting of Hill House

    Shirley Jackson

    The greatest haunted house story ever written, the inspiration for a 10-part Netflix series directed by Mike Flanagan and starring Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, and Timothy Hutton First published in 1959, Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill Hou

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    Mary: The Summoning

    Hillary Monahan

    There is a right way and a wrong way to summon her. Jess had done the research. Success requires precision: a dark room, a mirror, a candle, salt, and four teenage girls. Each of them--Jess, Shauna, Kitty, and Anna--must link hands, follow the rules

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    Scritch Scratch

    Lindsay Currie

    "This is a teeth-chattering, eyes bulging, shuddering-and-shaking, chills-at-the-back-of-your-neck ghost story. I loved it!"—R.L. Stine, author of the Goosebumps series For fans of Small Spaces and the Goosebumps series by R.L Stine comes

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    Empty Smiles

    Katherine Arden

    New York Times bestselling author Katherine Arden thrills once again in the finale to the critically acclaimed, bone-chilling quartet that began with Small Spaces. It’s been three months since Ollie made a daring deal with the smiling man to save t

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    The Clackity

    Lora Senf

    Reminiscent of Doll Bones, this deliciously eerie middle grade novel tells the story of a girl who must enter a world of ghosts, witches, and monsters to play a game with deadly consequences and rescue her aunt. Evie Von Rathe lives in Blight Harbor

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    Vampenguin

    Lucy Ruth Cummins

    A young vampire trades places with a penguin at the zoo for a day of mischief and fun.

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    Answers in the Pages

    David Levithan

    A bold, timely novel about speaking up and coming out as parents lobby to ban a beloved book from the school curriculum by New York Times-bestselling author David Levithan. When Donovan left his copy of The Adventurers on the kitchen counter, he didn

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    Our Dreams at Dusk: Shimanami Tasogare Vol. 1

    Yuhki Kamatani

    Not only is high schooler Tasuku Kaname the new kid in town, he is also terrified that he has been outed as gay. Just as he’s contemplating doing the unthinkable, Tasuku meets a mysterious woman who leads him to a group of people dealing with probl

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    ¡Solo Ayuda!

    Sonia Sotomayor

    "Todas las noches, cuando Sonia se va a dormir, Mami le hace la misma pregunta: ÅQéu hicistepara ayudar hoy? Y como al igual que su mami, Sonia quiere ayudar a su comunidad, siempre se asegura de tener una buena respuesta a la pregunta de Mami

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    Midnight Sun

    Stephenie Meyer

    It's here! Number one bestselling author Stephenie Meyer makes a triumphant return to the world of Twilight with this highly-anticipated companion; the iconic love story of Bella and Edward told from the vampire's point of view. When Edward

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    Dead to the World

    Charlaine Harris

    Psychic Sookie Stackhouse has her hands full with an amnesiac vampire in the fourth seductive novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series—the inspiration for the HBO® original series True Blood. When cocktail waitress Sookie Stackhouse sees

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    Wayward Son

    Rainbow Rowell

    “A sequel to Carry On...every bit as fine as the first. A classic page-turner.”— Booklist, starred review Simon Snow is back and he's coming to America! The story is supposed to be over. Simon Snow did everything he was supposed to do. He

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    Fledgling

    Octavia E. Butler

    "A master storyteller, Butler casts an unflinching eye on racism, sexism, poverty, and ignorance and lets the reader see the terror and beauty of human nature." - The Washington Post This is the story of an apparently young, amnesiac girl w

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    Off the Edge

    Kelly Weill

    "A history of the Flat Earth movement and a look at the recent boom in conspiratorial thinking in America"--

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    Toilet-bound Hanako-kun, Vol. 1

    AidaIro,

    "Hanako-san, Hanako-san...are you there?" At Kamome Academy, rumors abound about the school's Seven Mysteries, one of which is Hanako-san. Said to occupy the third stall of the third floor girls' bathroom in the old school buildin

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    Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits

    David Wong

    New York Times bestselling author David Wong takes readers to a whole new level with his latest darkly comic sci-fi thriller.

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    The Gardener of Alcatraz

    Emma Bland Smith

    A prisoner gardens his way to freedom in this inspiring picture-book biography. When Elliott Michener was locked away in Alcatraz for counterfeiting, he was determined to defy the odds and bust out. But when he got a job tending the prison garden, a

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    Nico dibuja un sentimiento

    Bob Raczka

    Un libro que habla de la creatividad y la necesidad de comprensión. A Nico le encanta dibujar. Lleva su cuaderno y sus colores a todos lados y dibuja lo que otros no ven, como el sonido que hacen las cosas o el calor que siente en la cara. Él deja

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    A Story for Small Bear

    Alice B. McGinty

    In this sweet, lyrical picture book, perfect for bedtime, a playful cub prepares for hibernation, saving just enough time for Mama to share a story before they must settle down. Autumn is ending and a chilly breeze is drifting in, which can mean only

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    Metamorphosis

    Franz Kafka

    Franz Kafka, the author has very nicely narrated the story of Gregou Samsa who wakes up one day to discover that he has metamorphosed into a bug. The book concerns itself with the themes of alienation and existentialism. The author has written many i

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    Heart of Darkness and Other Tales

    Joseph Conrad

    Regarded as Conrad's finest tale, these stories tell of Marlow's journey up the Congo River to meet Mr Kurtz.

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    British Ice

    Owen D. Pomery

    Working for the British High Commission, Harrison Fleet is posted to a remote arctic island which is still, inexplicably, under British rule. As he struggles to understand why, and what interests he is protecting, Harrison learns just how much of the

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    The Rise and Reign of the Mammals

    Steve Brusatte

    The passing of the age of the dinosaurs allowed mammals to become ascendant. But mammals have a much deeper history. They – or, more precisely, we – originated around the same time as the dinosaurs, over 200 million years ago; mammal roots lie ev

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    Wastelands

    Corban Addison

    "A once idyllic American landscape is home to a closely knit, rural community that, for more than a generation, has battled the polluting practices of large-scale farming that had been making them sick and damaging their homes. After years of fr

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    Wage Slaves

    Daria Bogdanska

    The story of one woman's fight for fair pay.

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    The Solutions Are Already Here

    Peter Gelderloos

    As the climate crisis worsens, we must look to revolutionary strategy for justice

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    The New Koreans

    Michael Breen

    Just a few decades ago, the Koreans were an impoverished, agricultural people. In one generation they moved from the fields to Silicon Valley. The nature and values of the Korean people provide the background for a more detailed examination of the co

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    Following the Trail

    Lynette Eason

    Tracking leads in her sister’s disappearance could make a K-9 handler the next victim. Lacey Jefferson’s search for her missing sister quickly turns into a murder investigation—thrusting Lacey and her search-and-rescue K-9, Scarlett, into a kil

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    Christmas K-9 Protectors

    Maggie K. Black, Lenora Worth

    From New York Times Bestselling Author Lenora and USA TODAY Bestselling Author Maggie K. Black Danger awaits in the icy winter shadows in two Alaska K-9 Unit Christmas novellas Forensic scientist Tala Ekho and K-9 state trooper Ian McCaffrey investig

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    Undercover Mission

    Sharon Dunn

    Trapped on a ship with a killer…can her K-9 partner sniff out the clues? Undercover on a cruise ship with her K-9 dog, Alaska State Trooper Maya Rodriguez uses herself as bait to catch a murderer. And security officer David Garrison is the only per

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    Tracking Stolen Secrets

    Laura Scott

    With her K-9 partner’s help, can they protect her infant niece? Positive her sister isn’t involved in a theft ring as the police believe, State Trooper Helena Maddox and her K-9 partner must find her twin before local cop Everett Brand does. But

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    Blizzard Showdown

    Shirlee McCoy

    From New York Times Bestselling Author Shirlee McCoy A missing-person case… turns into a rescue operation. After months of searching for Violet James, Gabriel Runyon and his K-9 partner finally track her down—just in time to rescue her from her e

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    I Must Betray You

    Ruta Sepetys

    In a country governed by isolation, fear, and a tyrannical dictator, seventeen-year-old Cristian Florescu is blackmailed by the secret police to become an informer, but he decides to use his position to try to outwit his handler, undermine the regime

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    The Starless Crown

    James Rollins

    An alliance embarks on a dangerous journey to uncover the secrets of the distant past and save their world in this captivating, deeply visionary adventure from #1 New York Times bestselling thriller-master James Rollins. A gifted student foretells an

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    Dark Waters

    Katherine Arden

    An Indie Bestseller! Filled with chills and spooks galore, New York Times bestselling author Katherine Arden’s latest installment in the creep-tastic Small Spaces Quartet is sure to haunt. Until next time. That was chilling promise made to Ollie, C

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    When He Was Wicked

    Julia Quinn

    In every life there is a turning point . . . A moment so tremendous, so sharp and breathtaking, that one knows one's life will never be the same. For Michael Stirling, London's most infamous rake, that moment came the first time he laid eye

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    My Heart Is a Chainsaw

    Stephen Graham Jones

    Protected by horror movies -- especially the ones where the masked killer seeks revenge on a world that wronged them, Jade Daniels, an angry, half-Indian outcast, pulls us into her dark mind when blood actually starts to spill into the waters of Indi

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    The Sadness of Beautiful Things

    Simon Van Booy

    An exquisite new collection of short stories from award-winning author Simon Van Booy. Over the past decade, Simon Van Booy has been listening to people’s stories. With these personal accounts as a starting point, he has crafted a powerful collecti

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    Come Home Already!

    Jory John

    Duck and Bear are BACK - but where has Bear gone? And what will Duck do without him?

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    The Marrow Thieves

    Cherie Dimaline

    Just when you think you have nothing left to lose, they come for your dreams. Humanity has nearly destroyed its world through global warming, but now an even greater evil lurks. The indigenous people of North America are being hunted and harvested fo

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    The Lincoln Highway

    Amor Towles

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A TODAY Show Read with Jenna Book Club Pick A New York Times Notable Book, and Chosen by Oprah Daily, Time, NPR, The Washington Post and Barack Obama as a Best Book of the Year “Wise and wildly entertaining . . . permea

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    The Sentence

    Louise Erdrich

    "Dazzling. . . . A hard-won love letter to readers and to booksellers, as well as a compelling story about how we cope with pain and fear, injustice and illness. One good way is to press a beloved book into another's hands. Read The Sentenc

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    Hostile Intent (Danger Never Sleeps Book #4)

    Lynette Eason

    Ava Jackson entered the military shortly after high school, but her mother's illness has forced her to request an early discharge. She already lost her father while deployed, and there's no way she's going to let her mother die alone.

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    Secrets by Nightfall

    Nora Roberts

    When night falls, no one is safe from desire or danger... Night Shift Radio host Cilla O'Roarke loves quiet evenings running the late-night show at her station. But when she receives a threatening call from a listener, her ideal job suddenly tur

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    Sound of Darkness

    Heather Graham

    The cries of the dead are deafening Women are being taken in Virginia, and FBI agent Mark Gallagher is determined to put a stop to it. Certain he’s closing in on the killer known as The Embracer, Mark is less than thrilled when he’s partnered wit

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    My Not So Perfect Life

    Sophie Kinsella

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Part love story, part workplace drama, this sharply observed novel is a witty critique of the false judgments we make in a social-media-obsessed world. “Sophie Kinsella keeps her finger on the cultural pulse, while lea

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    Driftwood Point

    Mariah Stewart

    The sun sets on the Chesapeake Diaries, New York Times bestselling author Mariah Stewart’s cherished series based on Maryland’s picturesque eastern shore, with this romantic tale of a man who takes a second chance on love with the high school cru

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    The Green Knight

    An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend, The Green Knight tells the story of Sir Gawain, King Arthur's reckless and headstrong nephew, who embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emer

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    The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

    A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.

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    Sockupied

    Anne Merrow

    Slightly obsessed with knitting socks? Get Sockupied! Sockupied is a groundbreaking eMag that began in 2010. Now available for the first time in book form, Sockupied brings knitters a collection of 20 sock patterns specially chosen from its first 10

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    Western Water Rights and the U.S. Supreme Court

    James H. Davenport

    Exploring the little-known history behind the legal doctrine of prior appropriation--"first in time is first in right"--used to apportion water resources in the western United States, this book focuses on the important case of Wyoming v. Co

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    Snoqualmie Pass

    Yvonne Prater

    * Filled with historical photographs * Includes excerpts from diaries, newspaper files, community histories, and personal interviews The highway through Washington's Cascades at Snoqualmie Pass is one of the most heavily used mountain transporta

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    More Deadly Than War

    Kenneth C. Davis

    "A nonfiction account of one of the most deadly outbreaks of disease in human history--the Spanish Flu"--

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    David and Goliath

    Malcolm Gladwell

    Uncovers the hidden rules that shape the balance between the weak and the mighty and the powerful and the dispossessed.

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    Scrappy Little Nobody

    Anna Kendrick

    "A collection of whimsical autobiographical essays by the Academy Award-nominated actress and star of Up in the Air recounts memorable milestones from her New England upbringing to the blockbuster films that have made her one of Hollywood's

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    Written in Red

    Anne Bishop

    Blood prophet Meg Corbyn, who can see the future when her skin is cut, escapes enslavement by her Controller and teams up with shape-shifter Simon Wolfgard, who employs her as a Human Liaison.

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    Dear Miss Kopp

    Amy Stewart

    The indomitable Kopp sisters are tested at home and aboard in this warm and witty tale of wartime courage and camaraderie.

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    Angle of Investigation

    Michael Connelly

    LAPD Detective Harry Bosch tackles three tough cases that span a legendary career in this never-before-collected trio of stories. In "Christmas Even," the case of a burglar killed in mid-heist leads Bosch to retrace a link to his past. In &

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    The Investigator

    John Sandford

    Letty Davenport, the brilliant and tenacious adopted daughter of Lucas Davenport, takes the investigative reins in the newest thriller from #1 bestselling author John Sandford. “Sandford fans rejoice! Davenport next generation has arrived and Letty

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    Criminal Prosecutor

    V Kusske

    Joseph Michael Creed is a young foot patrolman in a small western US city in the 1970's which is trying to emerge from its unrestrained, lawless past. He walks a downtown beat and becomes familiar with the street, its people, and the street acti

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    The Outlaw Ocean

    Ian Urbina

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A riveting, adrenaline-fueled tour of a vast, lawless, and rampantly criminal world that few have ever seen: the high seas. There are few remaining frontiers on our planet. But perhaps the wildest, and least understood, are th

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    Red Notice

    Bill Browder

    Freezing Order, the follow-up to Red Notice, is available now! “[Red Notice] does for investing in Russia and the former Soviet Union what Liar’s Poker did for our understanding of Salomon Brothers, Wall Street, and the mortgage-backed securities

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    Cape Disappointment

    Earl Emerson

    As Thomas Black and his partner, Kathy Birchfield, work opposite sides of a charged political campaign, a plane crash claims the life of an incumbent senator, Kathy vanishes and Thomas finds himself working solo to investigate a political conspiracy

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    Night over Water

    Ken Follett

    #1 New York Times bestselling author Ken Follett takes to the skies in this classic novel of international suspense. Set in the early days of World War II, Night over Water captures the daring and desperation of ordinary people caught in extraordinar

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    The Only Woman in the Room

    Marie Benedict

    The New York Times and USA Today Bestseller! She possessed a stunning beauty. She also possessed a stunning mind. Could the world handle both? Her beauty almost certainly saved her from the rising Nazi party and led to marriage with an Austrian arms

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    The Paris Library

    Janet Skeslien Charles

    Based on the true World War II story of the American Library in Paris, an unforgettable novel about the power of books and the bonds of friendship—and the ordinary heroes who can be found in the most perilous times and the quietest places. Paris, 1

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    In the Land of Second Chances

    George Shaffner

    Calvin Millet struggles to cope with marital breakup, his daughter's terminal illness, bankruptcy, and the destruction of his house by a tornado, but the arrival of mysterious traveling salesman Vernon L. Moore, in town to sell games of chance t

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    The Venice Sketchbook

    Rhys Bowen

    Inheriting her beloved great-aunt's sketchbook, a recently divorced woman uncovers mysteries about her great-aunt's star-crossed romance with a nobleman in World War II Venice.

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    The Third Secret

    Steve Berry

    Do you believe in miracles? You will when you discover The Third Secret... For fans of The Da Vinci Code comes a timely thriller that takes us from the echoing halls and papal politics of the Vatican to the wilds of Romania and a mysterious world of

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    Reunion Beach

    Elin Hilderbrand, Adriana Trigiani, Patti Callahan Henry, Cassandra King, Nathalie Dupree, Marjory Wentworth, Mary Alice Monroe

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! In this warm and moving anthology, a group of bestselling authors and writers pay tribute to legendary, larger-than-life New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank and her literary legacy. Inspired by the title

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    Women in White Coats

    Olivia Campbell

    For fans of Hidden Figures and Radium Girls comes the remarkable story of three Victorian women who broke down barriers in the medical field to become the first women doctors, revolutionizing the way women receive health care. In the early 1800s, wom

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    The Name of the Wind

    Patrick Rothfuss

    A hero named Kvothe, now living under an assumed name as the humble proprietor of an inn, recounts his transformation from a magically gifted young man into the most notorious wizard, musician, thief, and assassin in his world. Reprint.

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    Dune

    Frank Herbert

    NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE directed by Denis Villeneuve and starring Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Jason Momoa, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Chang Chen, Charlotte Rampling,

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    The Devil in the White City

    Erik Larson

    An account of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 relates the stories of two men who shaped the history of the event--architect Daniel H. Burnham, who coordinated its construction, and serial killer Herman Mudgett.

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    Educated

    Tara Westover

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER • One of the most acclaimed books of our time: an unforgettable memoir about a young woman who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cam

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    Team of Rivals

    Doris Kearns Goodwin

    An analysis of Abraham Lincoln's political talents identifies the character strengths and abilities that enabled his successful election, in an account that also describes how he used the same abilities to rally former opponents in winning the C

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    Founding Brothers

    Joseph J. Ellis

    The introduction, discussion questions, suggestions for further reading, and author biography that follow are intended to enhance your reading group's discussion of Joseph Ellis's Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation . We hope th

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    Fever Dream

    Samanta Schweblin

    “A wonderful nightmare of a book: tender and frightening, disturbing but compassionate. Fever Dream is a triumph of Schweblin’s outlandish imagination.” –Juan Gabriel Vasquez, author of The Sound of Things Falling and Reputations A young woma

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    Raising Critical Thinkers

    Julie Bogart

    A guide for parents to help children of all ages process the onslaught of unfiltered information in the digital age. Education is not solely about acquiring information and skills across subject areas, but also about understanding how and why we beli

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    No Longer Human

    治·太宰, 太宰治

    A young man describes his torment as he struggles to reconcile the diverse influences of Western culture and the traditions of his own Japanese heritage

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    DOS Tortugas Y Un Sombrero

    Jon Klassen

    'We found a hat' is finally available in Spanish! Two turtles have found a hat. But there are two turtles. And there is only one hat. . . Evoking hilarity and sympathy, the shifting turtles' eyes tell the tale in this brilliantly paced

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    March: Book One

    John Lewis, Andrew Aydin

    Congressman John Lewis (GA-5) is an American icon, one of the key figures of the civil rights movement. His commitment to justice and nonviolence has taken him from an Alabama sharecropper's farm to the halls of Congress, from a segregated schoo

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    Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued

    Peter Sís

    Caldecott Honoree and Sibert Medalist Peter Sís honors a man who saved hundreds of children from the Nazis. In 1938, twenty-nine-year-old Nicholas Winton saved the lives of almost 700 children trapped in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia—a story he nev

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    Rules for a Knight

    Ethan Hawke

    "It is 1483, and Sir Thomas Lemuel Hawke, a Cornish knight, is about to ride into battle. On the eve of his departure, he composes a letter to his four young children, consisting of twenty virtues that provide instruction on how to live a noble

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    The Song of Achilles

    Madeline Miller

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORANGE PRIZE FOR FICTION 2012 Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the court of King Peleus and his perfect son Achilles. Despite their differences, Achilles befriends the shamed prin

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    The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

    V. E. Schwab

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER USA TODAY BESTSELLER NATIONAL INDIE BESTSELLER THE WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER Recommended by Entertainment Weekly, Real Simple, NPR, Slate, and Oprah Magazine #1 Library Reads Pick—October 2020 #1 Indie Next Pick—October

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    Light From Uncommon Stars

    Ryka Aoki

    Good Omens meets The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet in Ryka Aoki's Light From Uncommon Stars, a defiantly joyful adventure set in California's San Gabriel Valley, with cursed violins, Faustian bargains, and queer alien courtship over fre

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    One Thousand Gifts

    Ann Voskamp

    More than 1.5 million copies sold! What if you discovered that the life you already have is the life you’ve always wanted? What if joy is possible right where you are? New York Times bestselling author Ann Voskamp invites you to embrace everyday bl

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    The Pilgrim's Progress

    John Bunyan

    One of the most powerful dramas of Christian faith ever written, this captivating allegory of man's religious journey in search of salvation follows the pilgrim as he travels an obstacle-filled road to the Celestial City. Along the way, he is co

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