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The Widows of Malabar Hill (Mystery of 1920s Bombay #1) Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616957780
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Published: Soho Crime - January 9th, 2018

The Widows of Malabar Hill is a historical novel set in 1920s Bombay, introducing a Parsi, Oxford-educated woman lawyer, Perveen Mistry. Early in the book Perveen visits a polygamous Muslim household in which women are kept in total seclusion from the outside world. A murder occurs in their mansion, and Perveen gradually uncovers a complicated web of greed and deceit. The haunting traumas of Perveen’s past are revealed, also, and Perveen struggles to defend herself using deeply misogynistic Parsi law. The Widows of Malabar Hill includes a diverse array of characters and a fascinating portrayal of colonial Bombay’s rich multiculturalism. More books in this new series are planned. For fans of historical fiction and lawyer/sleuth novels. – Kim


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The Queen's Rising Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062471345
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Published: Harper Teen - February 6th, 2018

I quite simply loved this book. There is a graceful timelessness to it that captures a beautiful world filled with well-imagined characters. There is forbidden romance, revenge, war, and scheming, but all done with such a delicate hand that you are enveloped in the story as you fall in love with it. Rebecca Ross is a passion of wit who has woven a remarkable debut that is well worth your time. This is a book I would pick up and reread for its beautiful language; it left me wanting to highlight countless sentences and its characters easily find a home in your heart. – Constance


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$17.99
ISBN: 9781338125498
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Published: Scholastic Press - January 2nd, 2018

Cosplaying teen Edan Kupferman has an easier time expressing her anger at chaotic and troubling circumstances in her life when wearing the mask of super-powered Gargantua. An insightful look into what so many of us love about comics – and some of the challenges we have to face in the field. Cecil’s latest pairs well with Sarah Kuhn’s Heroine geeky romance series! – Maryelizabeth


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An Army of One: A John Rossett Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062499875
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Published: William Morrow & Company - August 29th, 2017

Set in German-occupied Britain, where the Nazis are struggling to maintain civilian order, contain the Resistance, and combat the corruption and dissent among their own German officers. Liverpool is the epitome of discontent and presents the perfect circumstances for criminals to flourish. A perfect habitat for Captain Karl Bauer, the “Bear,” who is a professional killer funded and protected by the corrupt Nazi regime in Liverpool. He was just hired to kill four people involved in a plot to confiscate a huge amount of missing gold. John Rossett, the highly decorated “British Lion,” wants nothing more than to transcend the disgusting devastation the war has inflicted on every human being, and return to being the respectable policeman he was before this world-wide conflict. The US Consul, the British resistance, and the Nazi colluders all vie for the gold as Rossett makes it his personal goal to capture the merciless “Bear.” A great historical espionage novel. – Guest Reviewer Bunny Hand


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Sunburn Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062389923
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Published: William Morrow & Company - February 20th, 2018

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A Darker Shade of Magic Collector's Edition (Shades of Magic #1) Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780765399113
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Published: Tor Books - October 31st, 2017

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$27.99
ISBN: 9781501176845
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 2nd, 2018

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The Cruel Prince (Folk of the Air #1) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316310277
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 2nd, 2018

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$26.00
ISBN: 9781101985366
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Published: Dutton Books - July 11th, 2017

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It Devours!: A Welcome to Night Vale Novel Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780062476050
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 17th, 2017

There's Someone Inside Your House Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525426011
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - September 26th, 2017

Don't Let Go Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525955115
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Published: Dutton Books - September 26th, 2017

After on: A Novel of Silicon Valley Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524798055
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Published: Del Rey Books - August 1st, 2017

House of Spies (Gabriel Allon #17) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062354341
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Published: Harper - July 11th, 2017