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“for what it’s worth: it’s never too late to be whoever you want to be. i hope you live a life you’re proud of, and if you find that you’re not, i hope you have the strength to start all over again.” -f. scott fitzgerald

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Ayurveda (Idiot's Guides) Cover Image
By Sahara Rose Ketabi, Deepak Chopra (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781465462763
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Published: Alpha - August 8th, 2017

Great introduction to Ayurveda that covers everything including recipes. Sahara Rose knows her stuff, and Deepak Chopra wrote the forward to both her books. A must read for anybody wanting to dive into the world of Ayurveda!


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Whisper Network: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250319470
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Published: Flatiron Books - July 2nd, 2019

Sloane, Ardie, Grace, and Rosalita all work at Truviv in Dallas, Texas. Truviv's CEO just died and the women's boss, Ames, is set to take over. There is a list being circulated among professional women in Dallas naming all the men that have sexually harassed women or more. There has always been whispers about how Ames, a married man, treats women, but he isn't on the list. Yet. There is a new female colleague in the office and Ames is making inappropriate moves on her. This time the women have had enough and their actions set into motion an ending they couldn't have imagined. Secrets and lies are exposed, many are accused, and not everyone will survive. Great for fans of Big Little Lies and thrillers!


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Girl in the Rearview Mirror: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062867926
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Published: William Morrow - June 18th, 2019

Finn Hunt has a past that she doesn't want anyone in her current life to know about. She has the perfect boyfriend who comes from the perfect old money family and would never think that she doesn't come from the same kind of family. She is the nanny for a prominent Arizona family, the Martins, until her charge, Amabel, is found dead after drowning in the family pool. Finn is also confronted by a woman claiming to be carrying the child of her boss. Finn is quickly caught in a web of lies and secrets that threatens to destroy her future. Will Finn figure out the truth about Amabel's disturbed family before everything falls apart? I enjoyed this debut thriller!


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The Wife Between Us: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250130945
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - October 30th, 2018

This suspense novel reminded me of The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine. Two authors made for an interesting read. The first half of the book makes you think one thing is going to happen, but second half really surprises you. Put this on your list if you like a good suspense novel!


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Someone We Know: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525557654
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Published: Pamela Dorman Books - July 30th, 2019

This is by far my favorite book that Lapena has written. Set in a New York suburb, the lives of seemingly unrelated neighbors collide as a woman's body is found. Who killed her? Was she having an affair? At the same time, a mother is writing anonymous apology notes to certain neighbors after finding out that her son has been breaking into their homes and snooping. This is bad news for the killer. Does the boy know who the killer is? Families are pitted against each other in this domestic thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end.


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Material Girl, Mystical World: The Now Age Guide to a High-Vibe Life Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062437112
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Published: HarperOne - May 2nd, 2017

A great guide for modern women who want to learn more about the mystical world and mysteries.


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Eat Joy: Stories & Comfort Food from 31 Celebrated Writers Cover Image
By Natalie Eve Garrett (Editor), Anthony Doerr (Contribution by), Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Contribution by)
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ISBN: 9781936787791
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Published: Black Balloon Publishing - October 29th, 2019

Loved all these short stories about comfort food and the recipes these authors used to get through tough times in their lives. Unexpectedly emotional, sweet, and touching.


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The Escape Room: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250219657
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Published: St. Martin's Press - July 30th, 2019

Four people from the same Wall Street firm are called to an empty building for what they think will be a team building escape room exercise. Little do they know it is a real escape room and they're all paying for their sins. Switching from past to present and with different points of view, this debut thriller kept me on the edge of my seat. A completely un-guessable ending! Will any of them escape, and do they deserve to?


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ISBN: 9781501187155
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Published: Atria Books - August 20th, 2019

I wasn't sure I was going to like this as much as Gregory's previous books since it wasn't centered around famous royal figures, but it didn't disappoint! Alinor is a poverty stricken woman with a missing husband and two children. She comes from a long line of wise women, but that can be very dangerous in her town and in that period of history. King Charles has been forced off his throne and James is a Catholic priest who is secretly trying to help him escape and get back on the throne. James and Alinor meet and both their lives are forever changed. Great characters, history, and the signature Gregory style of focussing on the daily lives and gossip of the people. Excited for the next one to come out!


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Eat Clean, Play Dirty: Recipes for a Body and Life You Love by the Founders of Sakara Life Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419734731
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 9th, 2019

Loved this cookbook and their message!Such great recipes from the founders of Sakara Life! A must read for vegans and people who love fun, healthy, and colorful food!


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The Perfect Wife: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524796747
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Published: Ballantine Books - August 6th, 2019

A handsome, rich husband. A beautiful artist wife. The perfect life. Except that the wife, Abbie, went missing five years ago and many believe her husband was behind it. So who is the Abbie in this novel? The AI he created in her image. After the public finds out, things start to go downhill. AI Abbie starts remembering things she couldn't possibly know. But she knows she can't trust her husband or leave Abbie's son with him. I loved this high intensity thriller with sci-fi vibes. Great if you liked Delaney's first novel, The Girl Before or anything by Peter Swanson. This is an excellent, fast-paced, beach read. I couldn't put it down!


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My Lovely Wife Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451491725
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Published: Berkley - March 26th, 2019

This husband and wife duo have an interesting way of keeping the spark alive: murder. Everything was fine until the discovery of a body in an abandoned building. The wife, Millicent, was supposed to have killed her the year before, but without telling her husband, she kept the girl and tortured her for months. The husband, known only as his alias, Quentin, soon realizes his wife is not who he thought she was. They manage to stay way ahead of the police by leaving clues and pretending to be a notorious serial killer who was never caught. I would almost have felt bad for Quentin, since his wife had him start murdering under false pretenses, but he is still a murderer. The question is, who will win in the end? Quentin or his lovely wife?


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Girls Like Us Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525535805
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - July 2nd, 2019

Nell Flynn comes home to bury her father and ends up staying for various reasons, one of them being that she is on leave from the FBI after getting shot. Her father was a homicide detective in Long Island. After settling the estate, she wants to get as far away as possible from the small town. But she can't. Latina escorts keep turning up dead and Nell is convinced there is a serial killer on the loose and wants to help the police investigate. But soon she is in way over her head and starts to fear that her dad may have been involved before his death. These girls also look a lot like her mother who was murdered when she was 7. The deeper Nell gets, the more the reader fears that she may not survive. This was my first Alger novel, and I really liked it!


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Lock Every Door: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524745141
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Published: Dutton - July 2nd, 2019

Jules gets a job as a house sitter in a coveted building in Manhattan, The Bartholomew. There are, however, very strange rules. She isn't allowed to talk to apartment owners in the building, spend nights away from the apartment, or even have people over. But the money is too good to pass up after her recent misfortune. Then other apartment sitters start to go missing and Jules is on the hunt for answers. Are these disappearances connected to rumors that the building once housed a cult with witches that performed human sacrifices? I loved this thriller with horror movie vibes. Sager has yet to disappoint! Great for fans of Sager's previous two books, Gillian Flynn, and Stephen King.


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ISBN: 9781501165375
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 18th, 2019

Townie Avery and summer visitor Sadie form a very close bond. They are more like sisters than friends... until Sadie is found dead. While it is ruled a suicide, Avery is not convinced. The next summer Avery really starts investigating what really happened, but all she finds out are more secrets. Now the police have reason to suspect foul play. Flashbacks are mixed into the novel, making the reader question Avery's character. Could she be to blame? Or Sadie's own brother? And how does the death of Avery's parents tie into this? Avery must find out before she becomes more than just a suspect. Great summer read and an excellent choice if you loved Miranda's other novels!


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The Wolf Wants In: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399590283
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - August 6th, 2019

Sadie's brother Shane died suddenly and his wife isn't being cooperative and neither is the detective, Lacey, since the death was ruled an accident and a child's skull was just found in the woods. Could the skull be tied to the disappearance of Macey Calhoun and her father the spring before? Enter Henlet Pettit who works for the wealthy Sullivan family and has a weird relationship with the son, Jason. Then Jason begins to act in an aggressive and questionable manner. Are the Calhoun disappearances linked to Shane's death? Or Jason? Or was his opioid related? How do they all tie together? This domestic southern noir thriller is both suspenseful and heartbreaking. Good for fans of Sharp Objects.


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The Last Time I Saw You: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062868817
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Published: Harper - May 7th, 2019

After her mother is murdered, Kate gets back in touch with her estranged best friend, Blaire. Blaire is now a best-selling mystery author, and insists on staying with her after Kate begins to receive threatening messages from the presumed murderer of her mother. Security detail ensues and everybody is a suspect. Old money vs. new money also plays a role in this twisted thriller where no one is to be trusted. Such a great vacation read and a hard-to-guess ending! Great for fans of Liv Constantine's debut novel and The Wife Between Us.


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I Know Who You Are: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250147349
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 23rd, 2019

Aimee Sinclair is an actress with a seemingly perfect life until her husband goes missing. She also has a stalker who knows about her secret past. Switching from past to present, Aimee's life unravels before our eyes. Is she going crazy? Does she remember the past correctly? And who knows about the horrible things she's done? Just like Alice Feeney's first book, Sometimes I Lie, this psychological thriller has some crazy twists and a totally shocking ending. Definitely great if you love Megan Miranda, Gillian Flynn, and Lexie Elliot!


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The Silent Patient Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250301697
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Published: Celadon Books - February 5th, 2019

Alicia is a painter who killed her famous fashion photographer husband. When police arrived he was dead and tied to a chair, the gun was on the floor, and Alicia was covered in blood. Since then she has not spoken, even at her trial, and now is housed at Grove Psychiatric Hospital. Theo Faber is a Psychotherapist obsessed with getting her to talk and figuring out what happened. He begins an investigation into her past, amid personal issues in his own life. This debut novel is dark, twisted, suspenseful, and just in general unputdownable. The ending caught me off guard for sure!


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Beautiful Bad Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780778369103
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Published: Park Row - March 5th, 2019

Maddie and Jo are best friends from high school who end up living in Eastern Europe at the same time. Enter Ian, a British soldier turned bodyguard. Ian flirts with Jo first, and then sets his sights on Maddie. After 9/11 Maddie moves back to the states, and even though years pass and a rift with Jo has occurred, Maddie ends up marrying Ian and they have a baby boy together. Told in fragmented pieces, we realize that not all is well. Ian has PTSD. Maddie suffered a severe accident on a camping trip and soon starts to worry that Ian may have been involved, since she cant remember what happened. She begins seeing a therapist who encourages letter writing, and we become even more scared for Maddie and what may happen. Chapters jump from past to present, culminating in The Day of the Killing, when police show up to their beautiful house after a 9-1-1 call. Will Jo help save Maddie? Is Ian going crazy? Or is there something even more sinister going on? A total page turner!


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Cali'flour Kitchen: 125 Cauliflower-Based Recipes for the Carbs you Crave Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419735967
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - January 15th, 2019

I got this book from being part of a virtual dinner party hosted by Abrams. I really love the recipes and creativity. An added bonus is that there are also frozen cauliflower pizza crusts you can order online from Cali'flour. They are amazing and make these recipes much easier and faster!


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Tangerine: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062686695
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Published: Ecco - January 8th, 2019

A fractured tale about two best friends after an accident that happened in college. Lucy shows up in Tangier to see Alice and her husband with no warning. Soon Alice begins to remember the night of the accident and what her controlling best friend may have done. Once Alice's distant and philandering husband goes missing, her whole world begins to unravel and Lucy's sinister motives are revealed. I loved all the exotic imagery from Morocco. Great for fans of The Talented Mr. Ripley, Genuine Fraud, and The Wife Between Us.


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The Perfect Mother: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062696809
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - December 31st, 2018

The May Mothers meet twice a week with their babies who were all born in May. One night the group goes out for drinks in NYC and the worst thing possible happens. Midas, Winnie's son, is abducted from his crib. Was it one of the May Mothers or even Winnie herself? Not everyone is who they claim to be and many bombshells are exposed in the search for Midas. Very suspenseful!


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The Map of Salt and Stars: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501169038
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Published: Atria Books - May 2018

This debut novel about ancient magical places and the modern plight of Syrian refugees captivated me from the beginning. Full of colorful descriptions and lyrical writing, you will love this book if you are a fan of anything Khaled Hosseini has written. This novel also helped me understand the Syrian refugee crisis in a different, more empathetic way. Highly recommend!


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She Lies in Wait: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984817358
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Published: Random House - January 8th, 2019

Seven teens go camping one night and only six leave alive. Thirty years later the body of Aurora is found right where they were camping, along with a stash of drugs. Only the teens knew this hiding place, so it stands to reason that one or more of them killed her. But who? Detective Jonah Sheens grew up with this group and now has to find out who did it. A riveting thriller! I read it in two nights and am excited this author will be writing more books and creating a series.


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Salt Houses Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781328915856
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Published: Mariner Books - June 5th, 2018

Salt Houses was a very compelling tale about a Palestinian family. Love, war, religion, displacement and secrets weave three generations together. Great for fans of The Kite Runner. I enjoyed the character development and the back and forth of time and place.


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Ibiza, Land and Sea: 100 Sun-Drenched Recipes Cover Image
By Françoise Pialoux, Françoise Lefébure (Text by), Albert Font (By (photographer))
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ISBN: 9781419733277
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 30th, 2018

Great recipes! I got this book from Abrams and absolutely adore the pictures, stories, and food. So far I've made the Salmorejo and it was delicious! Highly recommend!


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Where the Crawdads Sing Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735219090
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 14th, 2018

This was an amazing novel. Some of the best character development I've encountered in quite a while. I loved the weaving of a love story, mystery, nature, and historical fiction. Loved this book!


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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101904190
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Published: Crown - September 18th, 2018

This biography tells the story of Oleg Gordievsky, the KGB agent turned British spy responsible for the largest operational down loading in MI6 history.Informative and captivating, Macintyre's non-fiction tale is full of in-depth interviews and other supplementary research, giving readers a vivid portrayal of a scary and uncertain time.


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An Anonymous Girl: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250133731
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 8th, 2019

Hendricks and Pekkanen have really honed their co-author craft in this thriller! Told through the eyes of two women, the story of Jessica and her therapist, Dr. Sheilds begins innocently enough when Jessica signs up for a psychology study. She is quickly sucked into the mysterious and twisted world of Dr. Sheilds and her husband. Do they just have a messed up marriage or is there something way more sinister going on? And will Dr. Shields discover something about Jessica that will force her to go along with her twisted plan? Great for fans of Peter Swanson and Gillian Flynn.


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ISBN: 9780399586958
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Published: Berkley - April 23rd, 2019

Ailsa's mother has died, so now she is the half owner of a house called the Manse in the Scottish countryside. The other half belongs to her father, who has been missing since she was a child. He went missing during a diamond buying trip, and most people think he made off with the diamonds. Ailsa heads to the Manse with her half sister to try and get her father legally declared dead so she can sell the house. This thriller is full of sketchy and ethereal townspeople, strange happenings that take place inside the Manse boundary walls, and Ailsa's own theories about her father. A woman who has a mental disorder that keeps her from being able to tell time lends an eerie, almost fantastical air to the novel.


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ISBN: 9781525831737
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Published: Graydon House - March 26th, 2019

Juliette is far from the perfect girlfriend. She could more accurately be described as the worst ex-girlfriend. Ever. She becomes an airline stewardess to keep tabs on her ex-boyfriend, Nate, who is a pilot. Stalker vibes are strong in this voyeuristic thriller. Great for fans of Ruth Ware.


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As Long as We Both Shall Live: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250076397
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 15th, 2019

Janice is married to Matt. Matt is cheating on her and Janice dies under mysterious circumstances. Flash forward to 2018 and Matt is married to another woman who is presumed dead after a fall in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park. Detectives on the case start to investigate, and more and more details start falling short. What happened to his first wife? Did Matt kill both his wives or are they somehow both alive? This dizzying thriller will keep you guessing until the end. Very twisted and unexpected... I really enjoyed this book! Great for fans of Peter Swanson.


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A Place for Us: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524763558
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Published: SJP for Hogarth - June 12th, 2018

I absolutely loved this debut novel about addiction, family, and the immigrant experience in the United States. Beautifully written and heartbreaking, this book is great for fans of Salt Houses and A Thousand Splendid Suns.


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The Terrible: A Storyteller's Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143132622
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Published: Penguin Books - June 5th, 2018

Yrsa Daley-Ward's haunting and lyrical memoir is one of my favorite autobiographies to date. Her unusual story and voice, and her unique life story make for a great read. Her journey is also a great example of how to get up after you have fallen, and to love everything that got you to where you are, even the most terrible things.


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ISBN: 9781449489892
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - January 9th, 2018

This is my favorite book of poetry by Lang Leav. I loved the prose and the themes of love, loss, and redemption. Great for fans of Rupi Kaur.


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Before She Knew Him: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062838155
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Published: William Morrow - March 5th, 2019

Henrietta lives with her husband in a cute little neighborhood outside of Boston. They go over to their neighbor's house and Henrietta spots something in her neighbor's study that deeply unsettles her. It is a trophy that may be tied to a murder. Henrietta has a history of mental illness so the police don't believe her. Is her neighbor Matthew a innocent man who is now the target of Henrietta's obsessive nature, or is he really a serial killer with something terrible in store for Henrietta? Peter Swanson does it again with this suspenseful novel!


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Trust Me: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780765393074
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Published: Forge Books - August 28th, 2018

Mercer's husband and daughter have been killed in a car accident. Mercer is asked by her former editor to write a true crime novel about the Baby Boston murder and the accused killer, Baby Boston's mom. Ashlyn (the mother) is somehow found not-guilty for Tasha's murder, which means Mercer has to write a different kind of story even though she is convinced Ashlyn is guilty. Truth and innocence seem hard to find in this twisting thriller, where nothing is as it seems. Is Ashlyn innocent or just a very convincing sociopath and liar? Is Mercer in grave danger from shadowy forces, or has Ashlyn just gotten into her head? Read and find out!


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Bad Man: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385542920
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Published: Doubleday - August 7th, 2018

Ben's brother Eric disappears from the grocery store when Ben is supposed to be looking out for him. He spends years trying to find him to no avail. His dad is struggling to make ends meet and his step-mother never recovered from Eric's disappearance. Ben gets a job at the same grocery store and begins to realize something is not right. This disturbing thriller has a fever dream quality to it and the ending is extremely unsettling. Makes for some great horror reading.


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The Bone Keeper Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781492671299
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - February 5th, 2019

Twenty years ago four kids are exploring in the woods, trying to find the home of a local urban legend, the Bone Keeper. After going into a dark tunnel only three emerge. The boy's body was never found. Twenty years later a woman is found wandering the streets, mutilated, and singing the Bone Keeper song. Police don't believe that she escaped this ghost story until a body turns up. And another. Is the nightmare legend of the Bone Keeper actually true? Horrifying and addicting, this suspense novel will be sure to keep guessing until the very end.


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Sea Prayer Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525539094
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 18th, 2018

Heartbreaking and relevant. This beautiful picture book should be required reading, and not just for children.


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The House Swap: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525558835
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Published: Pamela Dorman Books - May 22nd, 2018

Set in England, this domestic noir thriller has many twists and turns.It was very creepy and kept me entertained. A depressed husband, a wife who cheats, a stalker, and secrets that can't be kept hidden: what more could you want?


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Cross Her Heart: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062856791
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Published: William Morrow - September 4th, 2018

Lisa is a single mother who works hard to make a good life for her teenage daughter. Her daughter Ava loves her mom, but is frustrated with how overprotective she is. One day Ava rescues a child who fell into the water and their lives change forever. Lisa is recognized in the news and her dark past comes to light. Who has Lisa been hiding from all these years and did she really commit the atrocious act she was charged with? This twisted thriller with several unexpected turns is sure to resonate with fans of Paula Hawkins and Ruth Ware.


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An Unwanted Guest: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525557623
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Published: Pamela Dorman Books - August 7th, 2018

Lapena's newest thriller is set in the Catskills. Everybody arrives at the inn during a snowstorm and are completely isolated when the snowstorm cuts off the electricity. The next morning one of the guests is found murdered. They are being picked off one by one. Will they survive the weekend and find the culprit?


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The Perfect Stranger: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501108006
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 2nd, 2018

Wow! I knew I liked Miranda's writing after her first adult novel, but this one exceeded my expectations! Leah moves to rural Pennsylvania after she ruins her career and begins teaching at the local school. Her friend Emmy is the one who convinced her to move and had just gotten out of a destructive relationship. After a vicious crime occurs Leah realizes that Emmy has gone missing and that she knows very little about her friend. Police get involved and Leah is now the main suspect. Did Emmy ever really exist? Is Leah crazy? This was the perfect thriller to read on a stormy night! Great for fans of Ruth Ware and Shari Lapena.


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Kingdom of the Blind: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250066206
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Published: Minotaur Books - November 27th, 2018

Louise Penny does it again! Armand is still on suspension in the 14th Armand Gamache novel. He gets a peculiar letter asking him to go to an abandoned farmhouse; being curious and maybe a little bored, he goes. A woman has passed away and in her will named Armand and two other strangers as executors (one of them is a bookseller, yay!). None of them have ever met this lady and when a body turns up soon after, the plot thickens. Like with other Louise Penny books, there is a mystery within a mystery. Armand is also trying to secure the lost drugs that got him suspended in the first place. The end of this book is sure to pack a wallop for Penny fans. Make sure to brush up on the previous books in the series, and get ready to dive back into the world of Armand Gamache and Little Pines!


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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307476074
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Published: Vintage - March 26th, 2013

I personally think that Cheryl Strayed can do no wrong. Her insightful writing gets me every time. What an origin story! Already read Wild? Check out Tiny Beautiful Things by Strayed for some uplifting wisdom and inspiration.


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The Song of Achilles: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062060624
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Published: Ecco - August 28th, 2012

Although I knew how the story would end, this retelling through the eyes of Patroclus was emotional and heart wrenching, and I was more invested with these characters than any in Homer's Iliad. This was a great book that I could read over and over again!


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Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385523394
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - March 8th, 2011

I saw Piper Kerman speak in Breckenridge and got to meet her, so of course I had to read the book. I loved it! Insightful and funny and real. Definitely read it before you see it. That being said, she is one of the creative geniuses behind Orange is the New Black on Netflix, so also check that out!


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Milk and Honey Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781449474256
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - October 6th, 2015

A beautiful book of poetry that explainsthe female experience perfectly.


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Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524733131
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Published: Knopf - March 7th, 2017

When Adichie comes out with a book, you read it. Short and powerful, this is an important manifesto for women today.


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It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143128410
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Published: Penguin Books - November 8th, 2016

Possibly one of my favorite non-fiction reads ever. Following Adario (New York Times war photographer) through her career and around the world was mesmerizing and addicting... I read this book in a day!


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The Wife Between Us: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250130921
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 9th, 2018

This suspense novel reminded me of The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine. Two authors made for an interesting read. The first half of the book makes you think one thing is going to happen, but second half really surprises you. Put this on your list if you like a good suspense novel!


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The Woman in the Window: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062678416
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Published: William Morrow - January 2nd, 2018

The main character's agoraphobia and a little problem with alcohol creates almost a fever-dream quality to this novel. Could not put it down. Great for fans of Gillian Flynn and Paula Hawkins.


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The Perfect Nanny: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143132172
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Published: Penguin Books - January 9th, 2018

In the first chapter we find out that the nanny has killed her two charges and then killed herself. The rest of the book details how her mental state deteriorated, explores motherhood, parenting challenges, and family dynamics. Very disturbing and mesmerizing. Definitely recommending this to everyone!


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Into the Water: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735211209
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 2nd, 2017

This much anticipated second novel from Hawkins did not disappoint. This psychological thriller takes place in a small town full of secrets, with a river that has a long history of drowned women. I liked this book even more than her debut and read it in one evening (with some help from cupcakes and wine). Great airplane, beach, or cozy afternoon read!


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Genuine Fraud Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385744775
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Published: Delacorte Press - September 5th, 2017

Loved this young adult twisted mystery! Gone Girl meets Martha's Vineyard and the upper crust of the world. Suspense and class issues make this thriller A+!


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Jar of Hearts Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250154194
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Published: Minotaur Books - June 12th, 2018

Angela Wong's remains are found fourteen years after she disappeared in high school. Geo is a successful business woman until she is charged with being an accessory to Angela's murder. Kaiser Brody, a town cop, was also best friends with Angela and Geo. When Geo gets out of jail and moves back in with her father, more dead bodies start appearing. These murders have similarities to Angela's, but Geo's high school boyfriend and Angela's killer, Calvin,is still in jail. Does he have anything to do with these deaths, and if so, how? Alternating narrative perspectives and flashbacks make for a fast-paced thriller with an unbelievable ending. I read this book in a day and highly recommend it to suspense novel fans.


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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo (Better Bundo Book, LGBT Children’s Book) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781452173801
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 18th, 2018

Meet Marlon Bundo, a lonely bunny who lives with his grandfather, the Vice President of the United States. Marlon Bundo meets his life partner, another boy bunny! The stink bug tells them they can't marry, but they still do! A portion of the proceeds from this book go to the Trevor Project and AIDS United. Great for children and kids.


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Believe Me: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101966310
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Published: Ballantine Books - July 24th, 2018

This second novel by Delaney was highly entertaining and addictive, if maybe a bit far fetched. Claire is a struggling actress in NYC who is from England. She doesn't have a green card. She gets caught up in a murder mystery with a very dangerous man when she is working as a decoy for a law firm. She is one of the most unreliable narrators I have ever encountered, but it didn't stop me from enjoying this book. Is she crazy? Is this man a serial killer? Is she working with the police or is it a figment of her imagination? Who will survive? Read this enthralling suspense novel to find out!


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A Double Life Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735224964
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Published: Viking - July 31st, 2018

Claire is a doctor obsessed with figuring out where her missing father is. He stands accused of killing her babysitter while trying to kill her mother when she was very little. She, along with her mother and brother, changed her last name and cut ties with her father's titled family. She becomes secretly entwined with the family friends who helped her father escape. This thriller is based on real events; a British member of the royal family is accused of murdering his wife and has yet to be found. I liked this book even more than Flynn's award-winning debut novel.


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All These Beautiful Strangers: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062796707
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Published: William Morrow - July 10th, 2018

"You've got a decades old mystery, a missing mother, an elite boarding school, old money families, and a secret society that ties it all together. I loved this book! If you like thrillers this is for you. Also, Reese Witherspoon is a fan and her production company has already bought the rights to this property."


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Winnie's Great War Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316447126
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 18th, 2018

Finding Winnie is one of my favorite picture books, so when I found out this team decided to write a chapter book I just had to read it! This story is about Winnie, a girl cub, who travels from Canada to wartime Europe with Captain Harry Colebourn, and finally to the London Zoo where she became the inspiration for Winnie the Pooh. This is such a sweet story and really showcases Winnie's loveable nature and her special relationship with Colebourn and his fellow soldiers. Excerpts from Colebourn's diary and interactions with other animals really elevates the story. This is the perfect book for young readers and families alike.


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Something in the Water: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524797188
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 5th, 2018

Mark is an investment banker who has just lost his job and Erin is a documentary filmmaker who is following three prisoners on their journey back to the outside world. Their last splurge for the foreseeable future is a dream honeymoon vacation to Bora Bora. Mark convinces Erin to go scuba diving with him and what they find at the bottom of the ocean changes their lives forever. Do they keep their discovery a secret or tell the truth? Does somebody already know? And how does one of Erin's documentary subjects fit in? This book is Reese Witherspoon's newest favorite pick and is sure to be a summer favorite.


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Don't Wake the Yeti! Cover Image
By Claire Freedman, Claudia Ranucci (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780807516904
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - September 2017

I love it when storybooks rhyme! This enchanting tale of what happens when you wake a Yeti is sure to become a family favorite. Adult approved!"


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Love Cover Image
By Matt de la Peña, Loren Long (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781524740917
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 9th, 2018

"Such a sweet and moving book about the power and meaning of love! It was a delight hearing Matt read it out loud in the fall."


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The Sun and Her Flowers Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781449486792
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - October 3rd, 2017

Rupi Kaur does it again. Her ability to articulate the essence of being human in simple, powerful prose is astounding. Everything she writes is pretty much magic. Read it now!


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The Last Mrs. Parrish: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062667571
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Published: Harper - October 17th, 2017

Amber Patterson comes from a low socioeconomic background and has set her sights on Daphne Parrish's life. She becomes her friend and a regular in the Parrish world, pretending to be sweet and naive, but all the while is trying to seduce Daphne's husband. Jackson Parrish appears to be perfect and Daphne acts like the dutiful, if somewhat disinterested wife, but looks can be deceiving. I read this thriller on the plane and it kept me guessing until the end. Loved the perspective shift halfway through and the twisted female lead!


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All the Beautiful Lies: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062427052
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Published: William Morrow - April 3rd, 2018

Harry comes home after his father commits suicide only to be told he may have been murdered. His young and beautiful step-mother becomes very attached to him, but as the story progresses Harry starts to wonder if she had something to do with his father's death. Several stories emerge and intertwine in this suspense novel, which has become part of Swanson's signature, along with complex female characters. This novel has everything; suspense, obsession, murder, sociopathy, mistaken identities, and a little bit of pedophilia. Highly recommend if you are a fan of Gillian Flynn, Megan Miranda, and earlier works by Peter Swanson.


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The Favorite Sister Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501153198
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 15th, 2018

I've been waiting for this book since I finished Luckiest Girl Alive! Loved it. Very original and fresh, and of course, super twisted! Rivalries abound on the reality show Goal Diggers, where ladies revel in their #girlboss status. Unfortunately, this perfect sisterhood is only for show. Brett has died (although how isn't revealed until the end) and her sister makes the choice to stay on the show and explore the new story line. This read like a mix between the Real Housewives series and some old-fashioned psychological suspense. I will be highly recommending this book!


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The Broken Girls Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451476203
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Published: Berkley - March 20th, 2018

Loved this! Unputdownable - read it in one night! Set in Vermont, this novel is part thriller and part ghost story. Fiona wants to find out the truth about her sister's murder. Her body was found twenty years ago on the Idlewild Hall property. Idlewild Hall, the abandoned boarding school, has been bought by a rich family with hopes of being reopened. As construction begins another body is found on the property from the 1950s. Are both the murders linked? What about the ghost of Mary Hand, the girl who haunts the Idlewild Hall grounds, where her dead baby is supposedly buried? Fiona races against the clock to solve both mysteries and her own life.


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In the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781579655976
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Published: Artisan - October 4th, 2016

Inspiring stories from leading women. Great as a coffee table book, and perfect for reading a story a day!


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Sometimes I Lie: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250144843
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Published: Flatiron Books - March 13th, 2018

I can usually guess where a book is going, and I was totally wrong. Love being surprised! Amber regains consciousness in a hospital, but she can't move or speak and she can't remember how she got there. Her husband is in the hospital room, but did he have something to do with her present state? Amber's sister is also in the hospital room, and Amber begins to suspect there is something going on between her and her husband.The book alternates between the hospital room, the week before her accident, and childhood memories told through a diary. It's almost impossible to know who is telling the truth. The ending was the perfect amount of twisted.


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The French Girl Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399586934
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Published: Berkley - February 20th, 2018

I loved this book and read it in one sitting! Set in England and France, this suspense thriller had me hooked until the very end. Ten years after Kate and her friends go to France on vacation, the body of the girl who disappeared while they were there is found. This discovery reveals secrets, lies, and betrayals that have long stayed buried. But that's not the only issue; Kate and her friends are suspects in their French neighbor's murder. One of the best thrillers I've read since The Weight of Blood.


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What You Don't Know: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250075536
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 7th, 2017

Local(ish) author Joann Chaney debuts her writing skills with this fast-paced thriller about a copycat loose in Denver. Following the damaged detective Hoskins, Sammie the has-been reporter, and the original serial killer's wife, Gail, around Colorado made for an enjoyable read. You can't go wrong with a suspenseful who-done-it (again) story!


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The Chalk Man: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524760984
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Published: Crown - January 9th, 2018

These coming-of-age friends use chalk drawings to communicate until disaster strikes. Cut to twenty years later and still nobody knows the truth. One of the most unexpected last pages I've read in a while, and I read a lot of twisted books!


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Her Every Fear: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062427038
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - March 6th, 2018

Stalkers, sociopaths, and murder in Swanson's third novel kept me up all night! Split between London and Boston, with different points of views, this might be my favorite novel of his yet.


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Sharp Objects (Movie Tie-In): A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525575740
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Published: Broadway Books - June 12th, 2018

Everybody knows I love a good murder-thriller so it is no surprise that I loved Sharp Objects. What was a surprise? The ending. Really. This was Flynn's debut novel and I liked it better than Dark Places and Gone Girl.


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The Weight of Blood: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780812985337
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - January 6th, 2015

I loved McHugh's debut novel set in a fictional southern town. This thriller focuses on two disappearances a generation apart; that of Lucy's mother and her friend Cheri who had been missing for a year until her dismembered body is found. This novel explores the ties of blood and what one is willing to do for family. The dual narrative keeps you guessing until the end. Suspenseful, captivating, mysterious and all-consuming, I read this book in one night. If you are a fan of Gillian Flynn, this book is for you!


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What You Don't Know: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250160676
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Published: Flatiron Books - December 4th, 2018

Local(ish) author Joann Chaney debuts her writing skills with this fast-paced thriller about a copycat loose in Denver. Following the damaged detective Hoskins, Sammie the has-been reporter, and the original serial killers wife, Gail, around Colorado made for an enjoyable read. You cant go wrong with a suspenseful who-done-it (again) story!


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Sharp Objects: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307341556
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Published: Broadway Books - July 31st, 2007

Everybody knows I love a good murder-thriller so it is no surprise that I loved Sharp Objects. What was a surprise? The ending. Really. This was Flynn's debut novel and I liked it better than Dark Places and Gone Girl.


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Mornings in Jenin: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781608190461
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - February 15th, 2010

This novel was both heartbreaking and powerful. We follow the Abulhega family, who is forced from the ancient village of Ein Hod into a refugee camp by the newly formed state of Israel in 1948. In the same vein as A Thousand Splendid Suns, The Kite Runner, and The Septembers of Shiraz.


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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374531263
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Published: Sarah Crichton Books - August 5th, 2008

A portrait of a tortured boy soldier in Africa. This one will give you all the feels. Great piece of non-fiction from a man who overcame atrocities we cannot even fathom.


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Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062300553
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - May 2018

Vance kept me enthralled from page one. A necessary read for today's current political climate.


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The Chalk Man: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524760991
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Published: Broadway Books - December 31st, 2018

These coming-of-age friends use chalk drawings to communicate until disaster stikes. Cut to 20 years later and still nobody knows the truth. One of the most unexpected last pages I've read in a while, and I read a lot of twisted books!


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Into the Water: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780735211223
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 2018

This much anticipated second novel from Hawkins did not disappoint. This psychological thriller takes place in a small town full of secrets, with a river that has a long history of drowned women. I liked this book even more than her debut and read it in one evening (with some help from cupcakes and wine). Great airplane, beach, or cozy afternoon read!


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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One & Two (Special Rehearsal Edition Script): The Official Script Book of the Original West End Production Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338099133
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - July 31st, 2016

This book felt like coming home. I was so happy to be back at Hogwarts! Read it, you won't regret it, I promise.