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If We Were Villains: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250095299
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 17th, 2018

“Much like Donna Tartt’s The Secret History, M. L. Rio’s sparkling debut is a richly layered story of love, friendship, and obsession...will keep you riveted through its final, electrifying moments.”
—Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, New York Times bestselling author of The Nest

"Nerdily (and winningly) in love with Shakespeare…Readable, smart.”


The Last Days of Night: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812988925
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 23rd, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A world of invention and skulduggery, populated by the likes of Edison, Westinghouse, and Tesla.”—Erik Larson
 
“A model of superior historical fiction . . . an exciting, sometimes astonishing story.”—The Washington Post
  


Don't Look for Me: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250198709
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Published: St. Martin's Press - September 15th, 2020

A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year
“A twisty, hair-raising tale.”Newsweek
"A fast-paced psychological drama." GMA.com
“Compulsively readable.” PopSugar
"Reinforces Walker’s place at the top of the genre." Publishers Weekly (starred review)


The Sun Down Motel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780440000204
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Published: Berkley - October 20th, 2020

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Something hasn’t been right at the roadside Sun Down Motel for a very long time, and Carly Kirk is about to find out why in this chilling new novel from the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of The Broken Girls.


My Kind of People: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982137151
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Published: Atria Books - May 12th, 2020

From the author of The Salt House and This Is Home comes a profound novel about the power of community and a small town’s long-buried secrets as a group of New England islanders come together for a recently orphaned girl.


The Chanel Sisters Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781525895951
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Published: Graydon House - December 29th, 2020

A novel of survival, love, loss, triumph--and the sisters who changed fashion forever


Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780306846366
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Published: Hachette Books - March 24th, 2020

Discover untold secrets with this extraordinary memoir of drama and tragedy by Anne Glenconner—a close member of the royal circle and lady-in-waiting to Princess Margaret. 
 
Anne Glenconner has been at the center of the royal circle from childhood, when she met and befriended the future Queen Elizabeth II and her sister, the Princess Margaret.


Magic Lessons: The Prequel to Practical Magic Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781982108847
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 6th, 2020

In an unforgettable novel that traces a centuries-old curse to its source, beloved author Alice Hoffman unveils the story of Maria Owens, accused of witchcraft in Salem, and matriarch of a line of the amazing Owens women and men featured in Practical Magic and The Rules of Magic.

Where does the story of the Owens bloodline begin?


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City of Windows: A Novel (Lucas Page #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250776662
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Published: Minotaur Books - August 4th, 2020

"City of Windows is moving, breathtaking—a great entertainment." —The Wall Street Journal

“A tough, wise, knowing narrative voice, a great plot, a great setting, and even better characters — I loved this.” —Lee Child, New York Times bestselling author


The Rent Collector Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781609077051
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Published: Shadow Mountain - October 1st, 2013

Survival for Ki Lim and Sang Ly is a daily battle at Stung Meanchey, the largest municipal waste dump in all of Cambodia. They make their living scavenging recyclables from the trash. Life would be hard enough without the worry for their chronically ill child, Nisay, and the added expense of medicines that are not really working.


The Starless Sea: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101971383
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Published: Anchor - August 4th, 2020

New York Times bestseller

Named a best book of the year by The Guardian, Good Housekeeping, Real Simple, and The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


Becoming Duchess Goldblatt Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780358216773
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - July 7th, 2020

One of the New York Times’ 20 Books to Read in 2020

“A tonic . . . Splendid . . . A respite . . . A summer cocktail of a book.”
Washington Post

“Unforgettable . . .


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Cut to the Bone: A Novel (Agent Sayer Altair #3) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250173898
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Published: Minotaur Books - July 14th, 2020

In Ellison Cooper's new standalone novel Cut to the Bone, a bus full of high school students has disappeared from Washington D.C. and FBI neuroscientist Sayer Altair must hunt down the culprit who has a link to her own past.


Wandering in Strange Lands: A Daughter of the Great Migration Reclaims Her Roots Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062873040
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Published: Harper - August 4th, 2020

One of TIME's 100 Must Read Books of 2020 and one of Good Housekeeping's Best Books of the Year


The Woman Before Wallis: A Novel of Windsors, Vanderbilts, and Royal Scandal Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780778361022
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Published: Mira Books - July 21st, 2020

"Brimming with scandal and an equal amount of heart...a sweeping yet intimate look at the lives of some of history's most notorious figures from Vanderbilts to the Prince of Wales...


Death in Mud Lick: A Coal Country Fight against the Drug Companies That Delivered the Opioid Epidemic Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982105310
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Published: Scribner - March 31st, 2020

Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times

From a Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter from the smallest newspaper ever to win the prize in the investigative reporting category, an urgent, riveting, and heartbreaking investigation into the corporate greed that pumped millions of pain pills into small Appalachian towns, decimating communities.


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Under Pressure: A Lucas Page Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250293961
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Published: Minotaur Books - August 4th, 2020

"Complexly plotted... skillfully drawn." --The Wall Street Journal

A series of deadly explosions rock the city of New York and with too many victims and no known motive, the F.B.I. turns once again to Dr. Lucas Page in Robert Pobi's Under Pressure.


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The Last Flight Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781728215723
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - June 23rd, 2020

The instant New York Times and USA Today bestseller


Last Tang Standing Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593187814
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - June 9th, 2020

Crazy Rich Asians meets Bridget Jones's Diary in this funny and irresistible debut novel about the pursuit of happiness, surviving one's thirties intact, and opening oneself up to love.


Real Men Knit (Real Men Knit series #1) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984806505
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Published: Berkley - May 19th, 2020

"If you're looking for an easy charmer, this is the novel for you."—Shondaland
 
When their foster-turned-adoptive mother suddenly dies, four brothers struggle to keep open the doors of her beloved Harlem knitting shop.


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Miss Graham's Cold War Cookbook: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062938015
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - July 7th, 2020

"A perfect summer read; gripping, original, well-drawn and compassionate"--Joanne Harris

 

"Celia Rees is a superb writer, and this novel has one of the most irresistible and unique story hooks I've ever come across. This book deserves to be huge!"--Sophie Hannah


Winter Counts: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062968944
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Published: Ecco - August 25th, 2020

Winter Counts is a marvel. It’s a thriller with a beating heart and jagged teeth. This book is a brilliant meditation on power and violence, and a testament to just how much a crime novel can achieve. Weiden is a powerful new voice. I couldn’t put it down.”  
—Tommy Orange, author of There There