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  • Mystery Excerpt Available 6/25

    Bewitched and Betrothed

    Juliet Blackwell

    When Lily Ivory stumbles on the uniform of a former prisoner from Alcatraz and SFPD inspector Carlos Romero’s cousin is kidnapped, Lily suspects something dangerous has been unleashed on the ghost-ridden island of Alcatraz.

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  • Fantasy

    Priest of Lies

    Peter McLean

    When Tomas Piety returned from the war, he just wanted to rebuild his empire of crime with his gang of Pious Men. But his past as a spy for the Queen’s Men drew him back in and brought him more power than he ever imagined.

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  • Women's Fiction

    Very Nice

    Marcy Dermansky

    Zigzagging between the rarefied circles of Manhattan investment banking, the self-serious MFA programs of the Midwest, and the private bedrooms of Connecticut, Very Nice is an audacious and wickedly smart take on the way we live now.

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  • Nonfiction

    Hungry

    Jeff Gordinier

    Hungry is a memoir, a travelogue, a portrait of a chef, and a chronicle of the moment when daredevil cooking became the most exciting and groundbreaking form of artistry.

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  • Science Fiction

    Salvation Day

    Kali Wallace

    Zahra knew the plan, but she and her crew could not guess was what waited for them, a terrifying secret buried by the government. A threat to all of humanity that lay sleeping alongside the orbiting dead.

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  • Women's Fiction

    Say Say Say

    Lila Savage

    Tightly woven, humane and insightful, tracing unflinchingly the most intimate reaches of a young woman’s heart and mind, Say Say Say is a riveting story about what it means to love, in a world where time is always running out.

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  • Mystery

    The Substitution Order

    Martin Clark

    A remarkable tour of the law’s tricks and hidden trapdoors, The Substitution Order is both wise and ingenious, a wildly entertaining novel that will keep you guessing–and rooting for its tenacious hero–until the very last page.

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  • Literary Fiction Excerpt Available 7/16

    The Second-Worst Restaurant in France

    Alexander McCall Smith

    Renowned Scottish cookbook writer Paul Stuart is hard at work on his new book and travels to the French countryside to focus. However, as the village becomes more complicated, Paul must call upon all his experience to bring order back.

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  • Historical Fiction Excerpt Available 7/23

    Home for Erring and Outcast Girls

    Julie Kibler

    With great pathos and powerful emotional resonance, Home for Erring and Outcast Girls explores the dark roads that lead us to ruin, and the paths we take to return to ourselves.

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  • Literary Fiction Excerpt Available 7/23

    No Matter

    Jana Prikryl

    No Matter is an elegy for our ongoing moment, when what seemed permanent suddenly appears to be on the brink of collapse.

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  • Mystery

    Singapore Sapphire

    A. M. Stuart

    Set in early twentieth-century Singapore, Harriet Gordon is soon drawn into a murderous web of treachery and deceit.

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  • Mystery

    A Killer Edition

    Lorna Barrett

    Tricia decides to join the local animal-rescue board and enter the Great Stoneham Bake-Off, but neither pans out as smoothly as she’d hoped. After her neighbor's sudden death, is the culprit still lurking in town?

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  • Mystery

    The Perfect Son

    Lauren North

    When Tess Clarke wakes up in the hospital the day after her son Jamie’s eighth birthday, she’s sure of these things: She’s been stabbed, her son is missing, and she knows who is involved. But no one is listening to her.

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  • Romance

    Unbreak Me

    Michelle Hazen

    Andra lives at her family’s horse ranch, imprisoned by the memories of an assault. When she needs help training her foals, she hires a cowboy from New Orleans. But even their love can’t escape the shadow of what they’ve been through.

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  • Mystery

    The Passengers

    John Marrs

    Just as self-driving cars become the trusted, safer norm, eight people find themselves in a terrifying situation, including a faded TV star, a pregnant young woman, an abused wife, an illegal immigrant, and a suicidal man.

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  • Romance

    The Harp of Kings

    Juliet Marillier

    Liobhan must find and retrieve a precious harp. Faced with plotting courtiers and druids, an insightful storyteller, and a boorish Crown Prince, Liobhan soon realizes an Otherworld power may be meddling in the affairs of the kingdom.

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  • Literary Fiction

    A Song for a New Day

    Sarah Pinsker

    In this science fiction novel, the government has banned concerts, and Luce’s connection to the world is closed off forever. She does what she has to do: she performs in illegal concerts.

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    Sniper's Pride

    Megan Crane

    Mariah is afraid her husband will kill her and hires one of Alaska Force special operatives, Griffin, for protection. However, there is something about Mariah’s mix of toughness and vulnerability that gets right under Griffin's skin.

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  • Nonfiction Excerpt Available 6/4

    Appeasement

    Tim Bouverie

    Appeasement is a groundbreaking history of the disastrous years of indecision, failed diplomacy and parliamentary infighting that enabled Hitler’s domination of Europe. 

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  • Literary Fiction

    Dual Citizens

    Alix Ohlin

    In this gripping, unforgettable novel about art, ambition, sisterhood, motherhood, and self-knowledge, Alix Ohlin traces the rich and complicated lives of two indelible women.

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  • Mystery Excerpt Available 6/4

    The Body in the Castle Well

    Martin Walker

    When a young woman turns up dead in the courtyard, Bruno will tie all the loose threads together and see that justice is served–along with a generous helping of his signature Périgordian cuisine.

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  • Women's Fiction Excerpt Available 6/4

    The Spies of Shilling Lane

    Jennifer Ryan

    The Spies of Shilling Lane follows the unforgettable Mrs. Braithwaite as she resolves to find her missing daughter during World War II.

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  • Nonfiction Excerpt Available 6/4

    The War for Kindness

    Jamil Zaki

    Written with clarity and passion, The War for Kindness is an inspiring call to action by Stanford psychiatrist Jamil Zaki.

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  • Literary Fiction Excerpt Available 6/11

    The Body in Question

    Jill Ciment

    During a shocking murder trial, two jurors fall into a furtive affair, keeping their oath never to discuss the trial. But their affair takes on profoundly personal and moral consequences.

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  • Literary Fiction Excerpt Available 6/11

    The Ditch

    Herman Koch

    Written with Herman Koch’s trademark originality, playfulness, and edge, The Ditch is a wildly clever–and familiar–story of a man whose sadistic skill for undermining himself and his marriage comes to cost him nearly everything.

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  • Mystery

    The Body Lies

    Jo Baker

    At once a breathless cat-and-mouse game and a layered interrogation of the fetishization of the female body, The Body Lies gives us an essential story for our time that will have you checking the locks on your doors.

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  • Mystery

    The Perfect Plan

    Bryan Reardon

    Liam seems like the problem child and his brother Drew has always been the perfect son. Now, as Liam tries to stay one step ahead of the authorities and his brother, every passing minute provides a deeper glimpse into the brothers’ past.

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  • Literary Fiction Excerpt Available 6/18

    The Travelers

    Regina Porter

    With piercing humor, exacting dialogue, and a beautiful sense of place, Regina Porter’s debut is both an intimate family portrait and a sweeping exploration of what it means to be American today.

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  • Mystery Excerpt Available 6/25

    Gone Too Long

    Lori Roy

    Tightly coiled and chilling, Gone Too Long ensnares, twists, and exposes the high price we are willing to pay for the ones we love.

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  • Literary Fiction

    The Most Fun We Ever Had

    Claire Lombardo

    Spanning nearly half a century, and set against the quintessential American backdrop of Chicago and its prospering suburbs, Lombardo’s debut explores the triumphs and burdens of love and the fraught tethers of parenthood and sisterhood.

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  • Mystery

    Layover

    David Bell

    In this whirlwind, fast-paced novel filled with lies, deceit, and secrets, Joshua tries to discover why a woman has vanished from her own life.

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  • Mystery Excerpt Available 7/2

    Lock Every Door

    Riley Sager

    Jules Larsen takes a new job as an apartment sitter at one of Manhattan’s most high-profile buildings. However, she discovers something that makes her want to escape before her temporary status becomes permanent.

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  • Romance

    Someone to Honor

    Mary Balogh

    At first Gil and Abigail seem to embody what the other most despises. Yet behind the appearances of the once-grand lady and the once-humble man are two people who share an understanding of what true honor means.

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  • Women's Fiction

    The Floating Feldmans

    Elyssa Friedland

    Between the troublesome family secrets, old sibling rivalries, and her two teenage grandkids, Annette’s birthday vacation on a cruise is looking more and more like the perfect storm.

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  • Women's Fiction

    Ellie and the Harpmaker

    Hazel Prior

    Dan Hollis lives a happy, solitary life in the countryside of the English moors. On the anniversary of her father’s death, Ellie Jacobs comes across Dan’s barn. She soon realizes that Dan gives her a fresh perspective on her own life.

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  • Historical Fiction

    Where the Light Enters

    Sara Donati

    Unable to ignore the plight of New York's less fortunate, two intrepid female doctors draw on all resources to protect their patients.

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  • Romance

    The Bromance Book Club

    Lyssa Kay Adams

    Distraught and desperate to save his marriage, Gavin finds help from a secret romance book club made up of Nashville’s top alpha men. With the help of their current read, the guys coach Gavin on saving his marriage.

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