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First Kiss by Kasie West

Maggie S Review Fame, Fate and the First Kiss by Kasie West! Pre-order your copy today! Due out February 2019

Kasie West has done it again with her new novel Fame, Fate, and the First Kiss. She has created an intriguing and heartwarming world staring Lacey Barnes, an aspiring actress who has finally landed her first real job alongside the famous Grant James in Dancing Graves. And although this is her lifelong dream it is muddled by the addition of a tutor who fit's the exact definition of a choir boy. But as time goes on Donavon Lake, the detested "choir boy," slowly starts to grow on Lacey as he comforts her through the hardships of an overprotective father, someone trying to sabotage her, and her chemistry funk with her co-stars. And while this may seem like your everyday love story, you will soon learn that that is far from the truth when you take into account the zombie makeup and script additions throughout this artful story.

-Maggie S

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A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi

Claire L has reviewed A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi

Shirin—a high schooler who practices Islam and wears a hijab—has moved schools once again. Her parents both had difficult lives growing up in Iran, so they have worked hard in America to give Shirin and her brother Navid a better childhood than they had. Shirin never had problems with other people until 9/11. But, Shirin learned to ignore everyone in order to protect herself. And, she plans on doing the same at this new school. To keep her school life interesting and more positive, Navid decides to start a breakdancing crew—a dream Shirin has shared with her brother forever.


I absolutely loved A Very Large Expanse of Sea. I am so impressed with Tahereh Mafi's writing because I would go from laughing out loud to crying in the matter of a few sentences. There was great dialogue; both charming, thoughtful, and difficult to read. But, the book felt balanced. Just when you would be getting really emotional over a hateful action that occurred, it would switch to something lighter (like a breakdancing moment). This book is powerful. It deals with prejudice and stereotypes towards religion and some of the impacts they can have on people. I have read books that made me sad, but this book really made me think and feel something. I felt empowered reading this book because Shirin is such a strong character (even though she had her worries). Because I enjoy Tahereh Mafi’s writing style, I suspected I would love this book. While A Very Large Expanse of Sea is a different genre from her Shatter Me series, it still features a strong female lead and Tahereh’s signature writing voice. I can definitely say that A Very Large Expanse of Sea is one of my new favorite books.

 

- Claire L

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Firstlife by Gena Showalter

Zoe J review Firstlife by Gena Showalter.

Most YA heroes and heroines in adventure stories need only focus on keeping their one and only life. But in Tenley Lockwood’s world, everyone is guaranteed two chances. Before their first death, inhabitants of Earth, or “The Land of the Harvest,” must choose between two realms to spend their everlives. As a person can’t even decide on a future college or career, I can appreciate the amount of pressure such a decision would entail. This stress follows Ten throughout her story. And, if she dies without choosing a realm, she will end up in the terrifying “Many Ends.”

For Firstlife, Gena Showalter created a great concept that could have had better execution. At the beginning, we find Ten stuck in an asylum where families can send their children as punishment. While the goal of escape is clear here, the story’s purpose becomes more muddled as the novel progresses. Showalter also misses the opportunity to really develop her world; readers barely get any history of the realms. Furthermore, important plot points seem to be brought up and never elaborated on, and some events seem unrealistic even for a fantasy novel.

As a character, I found Tenley to have a definite personality. She did, however, have a somewhat-annoying obsession with numbers; for example, she uses the word “zero” instead of swearing. For a love interest, we get the cliche “dark and brooding” Killian. His enemy Archer, who might also be in love with Ten, seems kinder and a bit more realistic. And throughout the story, these characters often suffer from awkward dialogue. Still, the plot remains the biggest issue with the novel.

Firstlife does have potential, and maybe some of its problems are resolved in the rest of the series. But personally, I would recommend searching for something else.

 

-Zoe J

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The Way You Make Me Feel by Maureen Goo

Maurene Goo incorporates humor, love, and sadness into her books and does it in a way that makes you fall in love with her characters and story. She does this again with Clara in The Way You Make Me Feel. I was even more excited when I found out the book revolved around a food truck, because that seemed like such a cool concept. And, it was.

Clara, who has never been interested in working on her father's food truck (the KoBra), is subject to working on it for the whole summer when she gets into some trouble at school. To make matters worse, she has to work with someone she can't stand, and her original summer plans are changed. But, as the summer goes on Clara's feelings towards the truck and her co-worker begin to change, and she even develops a crush towards a boy she met at one of the KoBra's stops.

Just like Maurene's last book, I found myself having so much fun reading it (I laughed out loud countless times). But, I like that the book is realistic and has some tougher moments, too. I also like how Clara changes and starts to realize things about herself and her family that she didn't really know before. This is definitely a great summer read.

 

- Claire L

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Q & A with Christine Carbo

We're so excited to welcome Montana author Christine Carbo to the store to share her newest mystery thriller- A Sharp Solitude. We love a good Montana mystery and Wendy, our Mystery Maven says: "My favorite part of Christine Carbo’s mysteries are that they are set in Glacier National Park, with all its beauty and wildness! While not a 'series,' they have interlocking characters, so a minor character in one book may become the main character in the next book. I like that because it means readers don’t have to read the books exactly in order, but they all go together." In anticipation of Christine's new book, Wendy had a few questions for Christine.

W: You seem to know a lot about many places in Glacier National Park-how much time do you get to
spend there?


Christine: Since I became published about four years ago, my life has gotten extremely busy and has included much
more air travel, which means I have less time for hiking and getting into Glacier in general. I still try to go
several times a year though, and I try to go once or twice during each off-season. I love the park in the fall, but
summer is my favorite, even with how insanely busy it gets.

 

W:  Is it harder to write from a male character’s perspective, and how do you do research for that?
 

C: In my latest book, I have two main characters: one female, one male. The female plays a bigger role in the
story, but I don’t find it too difficult to write from the male perspective. I grew up with two older brothers, so I
tagged along quite a bit, and that allowed me to see the world through a male’s viewpoint some of the time. I
think that ended up helping me quite a bit. However, mostly, what I try to do is write about a human with a
particular set of problems and then go about how that particular human being (male or female) would go about
solving those problems. Sometimes a male will go about things differently than a female precisely because of
their gender, but I find that emotions are emotions, and we all have them. There are, of course, nuances in how
those emotions get expressed or dealt with, and I try to be true to how I think a character would operate given
their circumstances. In general though, I try not to get too hung up on gender.

 

W: What is your process for starting a new book, and how long does it take to write a book?
 

C: Oh gosh, I’m not sure I have a good grasp on that process. It seems to change with each book, and is usually a
messy, disorganized process. Often, some nugget of an idea from something I’ve heard, read or thought about
in my past will stay with me or keep coming back to me, which makes me realize I have an idea that interests
me enough to dive deeper into it and develop it into a story. Then, when I finally come up with some form of a
suspenseful situation or premise (not necessarily a plot yet), I’ll begin to mull it over and take random notes. At
some point, I know I just need to start writing, even if I don’t have it all figured out. I often write without an
outline, and poke my way forward in the dark. Eventually I get there, but sometimes I wish I was more
organized from the get-go. Creativity can be a messy process for some writers, and I happen to be one of
those whether I want to be or not.

 

W:. Do you know the whole story ahead of time or does it develop as you write?
 

C: Oops, I think I just answered this above. I definitely don’t have the whole story figured out ahead of time, not
even close. Sometimes I know the perpetrator and work toward that ending, but with two of my books, I didn’t,
so I wrote several options into the story to give myself choices as I got closer to the end. Like I said, it can be a
little messy, but for me, that’s the beauty and magic of the process. Somehow, the muse seems to kick in and it
all begins to come together as if I really had a master plan all along. It can be very frustrating, but when it all
begins to come together, it’s immensely satisfying.

 

Christine Carbo will be sharing her newest book A Sharp Solitude at the store on Wednesday July 18th at 6pm. Be sure to stop by for this and more!

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The Weight of Night: A Novel of Suspense (Glacier Mystery Series #3) Cover Image
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Published: Atria Books - June 6th, 2017

Mortal Fall: A Novel of Suspense (Glacier Mystery Series #2) Cover Image
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Published: Atria Books - May 31st, 2016

The Wild Inside: A Novel of Suspense (Glacier Mystery Series #1) Cover Image
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Published: Atria Books - June 16th, 2015

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The Truth Lies Here by Lindsey Klingele

When Penny returns to her small Michigan hometown, she expects to spend the summer focusing on her journalistic aspirations. Instead, she finds herself trying to rescue her missing father from what might just be aliens. With The Truth Lies Here author Lindsey Klingele creates a sci-fi story that is at times humorous and surprisingly touching. Throughout the story, Penny is forced to re-evaluate her black-and-white defination of the truth as she finds the simplest explanation to not always be the correct one. Similarly, she quickly begins to examine her complicated relationship with her father when she learns that there's more to him than the conspiracy-theorist she’d always known. Fans of The X-Files will enjoy Penny’s interactions with an old friend, where she plays Scully to his Mulder. And even while inexplicable events occur, Klingele is able to depict an accurate and relatable image of teenage life, from Penny’s tense relationship with an ex-best friend to her growing feelings toward the town's star quarterback. Klingele’s work demonstrates the dangers of summarizing events and people with a simple viewpoint without examining their complexities. She also provides comforts to those who may feel as if they don’t belong, as Penny has similar doubts while reacquainting herself with her hometown. But the story doesn’t get too caught up in these ideas; the plot remains fast-paced and the characters are interesting and realistic. Overall, The Truth Lies Here makes a great read for anyone looking for a little extraterrestrial action in their summer.

 

- Zoe J

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Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCour

Emi is an aspiring production designer, who was just gifted her brother's apartment for the summer. His only condition? She do something amazing with it. She’s not sure what that will be at first, but she has the whole summer to figure that out. Meanwhile, her internship at a production agency, sends her to an estate sale of a famous actor. A letter tucked into one of the findings at the sale leads Emi and her friend on a mystery.

Nina LaCour’s beautiful writing has a poetic feel to it. In addition, her details in describing Emi’s rooms allowed me to easily visualize them. What especially stood out to me with this story is the three plots: Emi’s growth as a production designer, the mystery behind the letter, and a romance. I liked the balance of the three elements, and how they worked together to keep developing the story. There were so many moments in this book that had me falling in love with the characters.

 

-Claire L

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Jennifer Ryan's Romance Recommendations

We have partnered with Avon Romance to bring you a curated selection of romance novels from New York Times and USA Today best selling author Jennifer Ryan. A few times a year Ryan will provide us with her recommendations for romance novels you're sure to love.

 

 

Something Old
Whitney, My Love by Judith McNaught

Though I write suspenseful contemporary romances, I love to read historical romance. They take you to another time and place and prove that love is timeless.

Judith McNaught started my love of historical romance. She’s one of the few authors I reread.

With a feisty heroine who refuses to settle for anything less than true love, WHITNEY, MY LOVE proves no matter the time or place love is worth fighting for.

 

Something New
All Chained Up by Sophie Jordan

If you’re an avid romance reader, or always want more when you finish a great book, there’s nothing better than diving into a series.

So if you’re looking to start a new series, and love something unexpected, Sophie Jordan delivers that and so much more in her Devil’s Rock series. ALL CHAINED UP is gritty, sexy, and intense.

Everyone, including an ex-con, deserves a second chance, especially when he’s willing to put his life on the line for a volunteer nurse at the prison. Approved for paroled and fighting what he wants, Knox will discover when it comes to Briar, love will not be denied. 

 

Something Borrowed
Second Chance Cowboy by AJ Pine

I’m always looking for a great book recommendation from other authors, friends, and fans, and when I get one, I can’t wait to share it with other readers.

My very best friend and fellow author Lia Riley is the amazing author of the Brightwater, Everland, Georgia, and Hellions Angels series. Her emotional stories are sexy and filled with humor and heart. I find myself laughing out loud at her brand of snark and the crazy things her characters do.

Lia’s most recent romance obsession is SECOND CHANCE COWBOY (Crossroads #1) by A.J Pine.

"I'm a sucker for all things cowboy. Second Chance Cowboy is a well-written, emotional read with intense chemistry. There's family turmoil, broken hearts, a secret baby, redemption and all the feels. One to sigh and swoon over."

 

Something Blue
Million Dollar Cowboy by Lori Wilde

I love everything about this cover. What’s not to like about a hot cowboy in the Texas desert. Those abs! That dark, intense look. It makes me want to dive right in…to Lori Wilde’s MILLION DOLLAR COWBOY – A Cupid Texas Novel

Getting everything you want doesn’t mean you have everything you need to be happy. This Cupid cowboy will discover love is a priceless gift.

 

 


New York Times and USA Today bestselling author - 2018 Romance Writers of America RITA® Romantic Suspense Finalist - Jennifer Ryan writes suspenseful contemporary romances about everyday people who do extraordinary things. Her deeply emotional love stories are filled with high stakes and higher drama, family, friendship, and the happily-ever-after we all hope to find.

Jennifer lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and three children. When she isn’t writing a book, she’s reading one. Her obsession with both is often revealed in the state of her home, and how late dinner is to the table. When she finally leaves those fictional worlds, you’ll find her in the garden, playing in the dirt and daydreaming about people who live only in her head, until she puts them on paper.

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The Great American Read

THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is an eight-part series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey).  It investigates how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how we as readers are affected by these stories, and what these 100 different books have to say about our diverse nation and our shared human experience.  

The television series features entertaining and informative documentary segments, with compelling testimonials from celebrities, authors, notable Americans and book lovers across the country. It is comprised of a two-hour launch episode in which the list of 100 books is revealed, five one-hour theme episodes that examine concepts common to groups of books on the list, and a finale, in which the results are announced of a nationwide vote to choose America’s best-loved book.  

The series is the centerpiece of an ambitious multi-platform digital, educational and community outreach campaign, designed to get the country reading and passionately talking about books.

Check out the list of 100 books below:

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1984 Cover Image
By George Orwell, Erich Fromm (Afterword by)
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A Confederacy of Dunces (Evergreen Book) Cover Image
By John Kennedy Toole, Walker Percy (Foreword by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802130204
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Published: Grove Press - January 21st, 1994

A Prayer for Owen Meany: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - April 3rd, 2012

A Separate Peace Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780743253970
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Published: Scribner - September 30th, 2003

 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn [75th Anniversary Ed] Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060736262
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - November 6th, 2018

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Puffin Classics) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780141321103
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Published: Puffin Books - March 27th, 2008

The Alchemist Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062315007
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Published: HarperOne - April 15th, 2014

Target: Alex Cross Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316273947
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - November 19th, 2018

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Cover Image
By Lewis Carroll, Anna Bond (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780147515872
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Published: Puffin Books - October 27th, 2015

Americanah Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307455925
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Published: Anchor - March 4th, 2014

And Then There Were None Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062073471
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 18th, 2011

Anne of Green Gables (Puffin in Bloom) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780147514004
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Published: Puffin Books - August 28th, 2014

Another Country (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780679744719
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Published: Vintage - December 1st, 1992

Atlas Shrugged Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451191144
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Published: Signet - September 1st, 1996

Beloved (Vintage International) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781400033416
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Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

Bless Me, Ultima Cover Image
$8.00
ISBN: 9780446600255
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 1st, 1994

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The Book Thief Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780375842207
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 11th, 2007

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594483295
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 2nd, 2008

The Call of the Wild and Other Stories (Word Cloud Classics) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781626864665
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Published: Canterbury Classics - October 1st, 2015

Catch-22: 50th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
By Joseph Heller, Christopher Buckley (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781451626650
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 5th, 2011

The Catcher in the Rye Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780316769488
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 1st, 1991

Charlotte's Web Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780064400558
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Published: HarperCollins - April 10th, 2012

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia #2) Cover Image
By C. S. Lewis, Pauline Baynes (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780064404990
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Published: HarperCollins - January 2nd, 2008

The Clan of the Cave Bear: Earth's Children, Book One Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780553381672
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Published: Bantam - June 25th, 2002

The Coldest Winter Ever: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780743270106
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Published: Atria/Emily Bestler Books - September 20th, 2005

The Color Purple Cover Image
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Published: Mariner Books - May 28th, 2003

The Count of Monte Cristo Cover Image
By Alexandre Dumas, Robin Buss (Translated by), Robin Buss (Introduction by), Robin Buss (Notes by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780140449266
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Published: Penguin Classics - May 27th, 2003

Crime and Punishment (Word Cloud Classics) Cover Image
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Published: Canterbury Classics - April 10th, 2018

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
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Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2004

The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307277671
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Published: Anchor - March 28th, 2006

Don Quixote Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780142437230
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Published: Penguin Classics - February 25th, 2003

Doña Barbara: A Novel Cover Image
By Rómulo Gallegos, Robert Malloy (Translated by), Larry McMurtry (Foreword by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780226279206
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Published: University of Chicago Press - May 3rd, 2012

Dune Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780441013593
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Published: Ace - August 2nd, 2005

Fifty Shades of Grey: Book One of the Fifty Shades Trilogy (Fifty Shades of Grey Series #1) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780345803481
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Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 2012

Flowers in the Attic (Dollanganger #1) Cover Image
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Published: Gallery Books - January 7th, 2014

Foundation Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780553293357
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Published: Spectra - October 1st, 1991

Frankenstein Cover Image
By Mary Shelley, Harold Bloom (Afterword by), Douglas Clegg (Introduction by)
$5.95
ISBN: 9780451532244
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Published: Signet - October 1st, 2013

A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire: Book One Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780553573404
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Published: Bantam - August 4th, 1997

Ghost (Track #1) Cover Image
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017

Gilead (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Picador - January 10th, 2006

The Giver (Giver Quartet #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544336261
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - July 1st, 2014

The Godfather: 50th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
By Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola (Introduction by), Anthony Puzo (Notes by), Robert J. Thompson (Afterword by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780451205766
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Published: Berkley - March 1st, 2002

Gone Girl: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Crown - April 22nd, 2014

Gone with the Wind Cover Image
By Margaret Mitchell, Pat Conroy (Preface by)
$20.99
ISBN: 9781451635621
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Published: Scribner - May 3rd, 2011

The Grapes of Wrath Cover Image
By John Steinbeck, Robert DeMott (Introduction by), Robert DeMott (Notes by)
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ISBN: 9780143039433
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Published: Penguin Classics - March 28th, 2006

Great Expectations Cover Image
By Charles Dickens, Charlotte Mitchell (Editor), David Trotter (Introduction by), Charlotte Mitchell (Notes by)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780141439563
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Published: Penguin Classics - December 31st, 2002

The Great Gatsby Cover Image
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Published: Scribner - September 30th, 2004

Gulliver's Travels Cover Image
By Jonathan Swift, Robert DeMaria (Editor), Robert DeMaria (Introduction by), Robert DeMaria (Notes by)
$9.00
ISBN: 9780141439495
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Published: Penguin Classics - February 25th, 2003

The Handmaid's Tale: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780385490818
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Published: Anchor - March 16th, 1998

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Cover Image
By Mary GrandPré (Illustrator), J. K. Rowling
$10.99
ISBN: 9780590353427
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - October 1st, 1999

Hatchet Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781416936473
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - December 26th, 2006

Heart of Darkness and the Congo Diary Cover Image
By Joseph Conrad, Owen Knowles (Editor), Owen Knowles (Introduction by), Owen Knowles (Notes by), Robert Hampson (Editor)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780141441672
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Published: Penguin Classics - September 25th, 2007

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Cover Image
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Published: Del Rey - September 27th, 1995

The Help Cover Image
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Published: Berkley - April 5th, 2011

The Hunger Games (Hunger Games, Book One) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780439023528
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Heartwarming Romances

We're firm believers that books make the best valentines. Take a chance on one of these heartwarming romances this Valentine's Day and find true bookshelf love:

 

The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory

After a chance meeting in a stuck elevator, Alexa agrees to be Drew's fake date to his ex-girlfriends wedding. As their feelings grow, they discover if a fake date can go the distance in this fun and flirty multicultural romance debut.

 

 

The Princess Bride by William Goldman

William Goldman's modern fantasy classic is a simple, exceptional story about quests--for riches, revenge, power, and, of course, true love--that's thrilling and timeless.

 


 

 

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

A Love Story for this generation, Me Before You brings to life two people who couldn't have less in common--a heartbreakingly romantic novel that asks, What do you do when making the person you love happy also means breaking your own heart?



A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

 In this tale of passion and obsession, Diana Bishop, a young scholar and a descendant of witches, discovers a long-lost and enchanted alchemical manuscript, Ashmole 782, deep in Oxford's Bodleian Library. Its reappearance summons a fantastical underworld, which she navigates with her leading man, vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont.



Eligible: A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice by Curtis Sittenfeld

Wonderfully tender and hilariously funny, Eligible tackles gender, class, courtship, and family in this modernized classic.

 

 

The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman

Raised by a stern mother and a kind-hearted father, Rachel is forced to marry a widower to save her family's business and later follows forbidden passions, creating a scandal that turns her community against her.



 

Attachments by Rainbow Rowell

When Lincoln, the office "internet security officer", comes across Beth's and Jennifer's personal, against policy messages, he knows he should turn them in. But he can't help being entertained-and captivated-by their stories. By the time Lincoln realizes he's falling for Beth, it's way too late to introduce himself. 


 

The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

Monsieur Perdu calls himself a literary apothecary. From his floating bookstore in a barge on the Seine, he prescribes novels for the hardships of life. Using his intuitive feel for the exact book a reader needs, Perdu mends broken hearts and souls. The only person he can't seem to heal through literature is himself.


 

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

 Claire is just reunited with her husband when she walks through a standing stone in one of the ancient circles that dot the British Isles. Suddenly she is an "outlander"--in 1743 Scotland. Marooned amid danger, passion, and violence, Claire learns her only chance of safety lies in Jamie Fraser, a gallant young Scots warrior. What begins in compulsion becomes urgent need, and Claire finds herself torn between two very different men, in two irreconcilable lives.
 

Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift

A beautiful afternoon on Mothering Sunday - now known as Mother's Day -- in 1924 provides the backdrop for this exquisite tale of love, longing, and memory. Jane Fairchild, a housemaid, has been the longtime lover of the heir-apparent of the estate next door. Their final cataclysmic afternoon together will alter the course of her destiny in ways that she never contemplated.

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