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Michelle is the Social Media Coordinator. She will gladly sacrifice sleep to read! She loves to read fantastic world building, witty dialogue, romantic happy endings, edge-of-your-seat mysteries, interstellar adventures, and hopeful moments. On her nightstand, you'll find fantasy, romance, mysteries, and science fiction. Other than socializing for the Galaxy, she also loves all things Disney and Pixar, has a special place in her heart for Mizayaki, obsesses over korean dramas, anime, and 90s hip hop. Shh, she secretly wants to be a Stormtrooper.

 

 


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Fantastic World Building

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue Gideon the Ninth The Ruin of Kings   A Darker Shade of Magic          

 

Romantic Happy Endings

 The Unhoneymooners   The Heart Principle               

Edge-Of-Your-Seat Mysteries, Thrills, and more

        Reckless Girls 

 

Adventures for the Young and Young-At-Heart

 Reckless Girls  Reckless Girls   

Visual Storytelling

   

 

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A Darker Shade of Magic: A Novel (Shades of Magic #1) By V. E. Schwab Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780765376466
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Published: Tor Books - January 19th, 2016

Kell is the last Antari, magicians with the rare ability to travel between parallel Londons: Red, Grey, White, and in the before, Black. With his very peculiar coat, he serves the Maresh Empire, travelling between White London as an ambassador. What they don't know is that Kell is a smuggler, with a dangerous vice teetering on the boundary of consequence. But, of course an exchange goes wrong, he escapes to Grey London, meetes Delilah Bard, and hopes that their fated meeting saves him from a deadly enemy and catapults for a daring adventure. Impeccible world building, captivating characters, and the world that just can't live without.


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All My Rage: A Novel By Sabaa Tahir Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593202340
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Published: Razorbill - March 1st, 2022

All My Rage is an important story about betrayal and forgiveness, loss and rage, hope and dreams. A visceral and truthful story about the loneliness and harsh reality of prejudice, with all of the struggles and experiences for a very important age.All My Rage is a story that will find its way directly to your heart, and ruminate with the very poignant words that you need to hear during your experience with this book. And caution, this story will make you angry, break your heart, and feel all of the emotions. Sabaa's storytelling in a contemporary setting is a part of the experience to be like what's on the inside - to not identify with the envelope. All My Rage is important and unforgettable.

CW: addiction, repressed sexual assault, abuse, racism, death, law enforcement


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A Lot Like Adiós: A Novel By Alexis Daria Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062959966
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Published: Avon - September 14th, 2021

A Lot Like Adios is a story about unrequited love, of a love lost and returned. Mich and Gabe's individual stories blended with an additional form of unrequited love, and that's to family, family pressures and expectations - everything within the dynamics of a family like theirs. It's a testament of the quiet taste and style of Daria, who has put all of these elements together to make literary magic. Things like heartfelt memories, the conversation about their fanfiction, and even their feelings about familial duty - it all has a substance that is integral to the story. 


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Aurora's End (The Aurora Cycle #3) By Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524720889
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 9th, 2021

 

In the exhilarating finale of the Aurora Cycle series, Aurora's End, we find ourselves once again at the edge of your seat. This misfit band of unlikely heroes are on the brink between perishing and survival. I found myself on a roller coaster of emotions, ranging from despair, heartache, and hope. Each squad member has a story, and there is something to be learned from each one of their experiences. Throughout this unconventional story of finding one's self and of owning their own skin, they each take a chance to risk something unique to themselves. I found myself losing moments of time because I couldn't put Aurora's End down. I enjoyed each character's perspective, offering a new look at a situation, either disparaging or hopeful, but always filled with love and loyalty. If you're ready for a heart-stopping adventure, Aurora's End is definitely for you. Squad 312. Forever.


Bloodwitch: The Witchlands By Susan Dennard Cover Image
$18.99
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ISBN: 9780765379320
Published: Tor Teen - February 12th, 2019

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Bombshell: A Hell's Belles Novel By Sarah MacLean Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780063056152
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Published: Avon - August 24th, 2021

Bombshell is such a fun story of a secret society of women filled with intelligence, power, and quick wit. This had a great mix of romance and story! Sesily is someone that has full control of her persona, and owns every fiber of her being. She knows who she is and controls every aspect of her life (society be damned!), surrounding herself with uplifting and inspiring women.
As for Caleb? There's something about him that you just instantly feel invested in. Is he the friend with unrequited love that had self deprecating reasons to not just go for what he wanted? Yes. TONS of angst and tension? You bet. If you’re looking for your next explosive romance, Bombshell is for you.


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Book of Night By Holly Black Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250812193
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Published: Tor Books - May 3rd, 2022

Perfect for fans of shadowy thieves and secret societies, BOOK OF NIGHT is the alluring adult fantasy debut of Holly Black. BOOK OF NIGHT follows Charlie Hall as she attempts to live a normal life. Formerly a shadow thief, she is reluctantly brought back into her past life. Her challenges are only thwarted by her moral compass, bringing her darker into the fold. Brilliantly paced and indulgent in every aspect, this fantastic world is filled with mystery and surprising twist after twist, bringing the reader into this common world with not-so-common details. This story is a prime example of Holly Black, with a deliciously dark and gritty edge.


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Daughter of the Moon Goddess: A Novel (Celestial Kingdom #1) By Sue Lynn Tan Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063031302
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Published: Harper Voyager - January 11th, 2022

Daughter of the Moon Goddess is an enchantic and romantic fantasy, woven with elements of the legendary folklore of the Moon Goddess, that transport you onto the celestial realms. Tan’s writing is effortless, filled with stellar visuals that add an additional depth to this world. Tan shows a humanity to the main character, Xingyun, allowing for the reader to understand her foundation and get to know the person that she has become. This fast-paced story with themes of family, independence, and loneliness will fill your hearts with so many longing emotions and dynamic punches, leaving you wanting more.


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Empire of the Vampire By Jay Kristoff, Bon Orthwick (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jay Kristoff, Bon Orthwick (Illustrator)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250245281
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Published: St. Martin's Press - September 14th, 2021

Empire of the Vampire is the newest epic tale from Jay Kristoff, a master wordsmith with no qualms about the fate of his characters. From the opening sequence to the last, your mind will be engrossed and enamored with each character that you meet, each detail revealed, and beyond all else, your heart will do a steady up-trending pitter patter. Anxiety building moments, breath-taking descriptions, and in true Kristoff fashion, heartaches and stomach-plundering emotions. Empire of the Vampire is an epic tale, perfect for those looking for the dark fantasy adventure filled with hope, loss, darkness, faith, and overall epic badassery.


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ExtraOrdinary By V. E. Schwab Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781785865886
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Published: Titan Comics - November 23rd, 2021

From a different perspective, ExtraOrdinary follows Charlotte, an EO who attains a remarkable power after her untimely death. Back into this Villains world that Schwab has created, we revisit the story of Eli and Victor through Charlotte's renewed attempt at life. The stylistics of the art that creates this unique narrative is just as the title says. From panel to panel, I was on the edge of my seat, waiting for the next exciting moment. While I am familiar with the story, I thoroughly enjoyed the fresh take from Charlotte's point of view. It provides an extra take on the story, and I loved every moment of it. If you’re a fan of Schwab or ready for an exciting adventure, you definitely won’t want to miss this.


Felix Ever After By Kacen Callender Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062820259
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 5th, 2020

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Gideon the Ninth (The Locked Tomb Series #1) By Tamsyn Muir Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250313188
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Published: Tordotcom - July 14th, 2020

Tamsyn Muir's Gideon the Ninth is a rule breaking story perfect for sci fi rebels and the space opera. At the most fundamental level, Gideon the Ninth is about revelations and acceptance of those truths. It shares a familiarity that we find with most fantasy stories, but what sets Gideon apart from the rest is the main character, Gideon. Gideon is tenacious and no-nonsense, and is perfect as an unreliable hero. Snark, a frivilous attitude, and a sparkling personality, Muir knows how to build an army of characters that will invade your soul. The adventure itself is filled with secrets around each corner, enough to make this one of my favorites.


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Girl Giant and the Jade War By Van Hoang Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250240446
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - December 7th, 2021

In the sequel to Girl Giant and the Monkey King, the story immediately picks up right where the first book ends. Fresh from a betrayal, Thom must now do everything to deal with the aftermath of the Monkey King before he wages war against the Heavens. The dynamic has shifted between the two and we see a different and emotional side of friendship. An adventure of a lifetime filled with magical beings, a looming war, and the tests of friendship make this for a fantastic story for all ages.


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Hook, Line, and Sinker: A Novel By Tessa Bailey Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063045699
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Published: Avon - March 1st, 2022

In this small town that Bailey has reinvented within the pages of Hook, Line, and Sinker, I have read a story that buried itself into my heart so much. From meeting Hannah in It Happened One Summer, it was inevitable that her story brought out the joy and despair that emcompasses a friendship-to-lovers trope. Bailey’s speciality of engaging conversation and familiar style is the perfect combination to channel this wonderful love story. There is an intensity that these two individuals bring, paired so wonderfully with songs and melodies so easily imagined in your head. The chemistry between the characters, from this small fishing town, and from Bailey’s literary magic makes the reader become vulnerable and a bit blissed out.


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It Happened One Summer: A Novel By Tessa Bailey Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063045651
Availability: Backordered
Published: Avon - July 13th, 2021

Tessa Bailey has mesmerized me with her perfect words, yet again. It Happened One Summer is a classic fish-out-of-water trope is filled with incredible chemistry and witty banter that takes place in a small fishing village. Piper, the main heroine, is noted to be heavily drawn from the character Alexis in Schitt’s Creek, and she is just as loveable as the iconic Netflix character. It Happened One Summer has your fill of sexy sailors, the adorable sister, and the best charming little village for a good old life altering story. I highly recommend this for your next vacation read, perfect for the summer!


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Juniper & Thorn: A Novel By Ava Reid Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062973160
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Published: Harper Voyager - June 21st, 2022

Juniper & Thorn will strike you with a wonderful and unique prose. It will mesmerize you by the first sentence until the last. Marlinchen is a witch, youngest of three daughters, and a heroine that starts off powerless over her life, subject and prisoner to the rules, the fears, and in securities that her father lords over her. Once she has a taste for the joys of life, she finds her voice and power. This story is not for the faint of heart, for it is as gothic and filled with horror as promised, seamlessly blending vivid imagery and captivating darkness that you never knew you needed.
CW: Gore, eating disorder, abuse, cannibalism, & more


Malibu Rising: A Novel By Taylor Jenkins Reid Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524798659
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 1st, 2021

I have been overwhelmed with emotions that I have felt after reading Taylor Jenkin Reid’s Malibu Rising. On the surface, Malibu Rising is your summer fiction that takes place in 80s Malibu. But beyond that, Reid creates a world where we get to know the functional and dysfunctional relationships of the famous Riva family. As I was got to know each Riva family member, I found myself relating to each one of them on a deeper level. I wanted their goals, I understood their sorrow, and I felt their anger. It’s a testament to Reid that I can come away feeling like these characters will stick with me for a long while, allowing me to refer back to different moments of the book and wondering what other secrets there were. I recommend Malibu Rising for those who love the secret lives of Hollywood celebrities told with thought provoking storytelling.


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Misery: A Novel By Stephen King Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781501156748
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Published: Pocket Books - February 28th, 2017

Misery is a gruesome tale of obsession and delusions. Paul Sheldon is a best selling author who ended his popular series with the unthinkable act: killing the main character, Misery. After an unfortunate car accident, Paul finds himself with shattered legs, and saved by his “number one fan”, Annie. Annie is special, a tad crazy, and most definitely psychotic. And what follows is Stephen King’s power of telling a story of an obsessive fan holding an author’s life in her hands. Misery is just as compelling as Annie’s violent threats, engaging the reader vividly and filled with a rarity in storytelling unique to King. A captivating plot can come at a dangerous price. Just ask Paul.


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Nightwork: A Novel By Nora Roberts Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250278197
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Published: St. Martin's Press - May 24th, 2022

Harry Booth began with a hard knock life. With an ailing mother battling cancer, he began stealing at the age of nine to help pay for bills. After the cancer returned, Harry further learned advanced methods of theft, further helping his family. Sadly, his mother’s battle was lost, and he set out to travel the country, obtain an education, and maintain his “nightwork.” When a world renowned collector wants to collect Harry for his own personal devices, Harry disappears. But Harry’s past catches up to him, and with Nora Roberts precision, the suspense begins and the story changes. Harry captures your heart from the beginning, and you’re enraptured into this well crafted world of Nora Roberts.

 


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Real Easy: A Novel By Marie Rutkoski Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250788245
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - January 18th, 2022

In a suspenseful and propulsive read surrounding a small town strip club, Marie Rutkoski creates a perfect balance between procedural mystery and thriller. Real Easy tells the tale with an unexpected cadence that brings the humanity of each point of view. A serial killer has sought to target strippers of The Lady, and everyone is looked at. Each character’s direct, or indirect, involvement slowly reveals who the killer is with an unexpected twist. Rutkoski’s storytelling is smooth, and is a fantastic departure from the Young Adult fantasy that she is famous for.
TW for assault.


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Scandalized By Ivy Owens Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781982199852
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Published: Pocket Books - August 23rd, 2022

Scandalized is as intense as it is profound, bringing you to a depth of emotion and intensity that grabs at your heart. A glance across the airport lounge, a fateful flight delay that leaves two stranded overnight, and (un)fortunately for them, a shared evening in hotel room. This immediate and intense connection catapults the reader into a delicious start-to-end romance, filled with the perfect balance between love scenes, romantic bliss, and perpetual angst. The awareness and feelings between two people creates this dynamic unlike I’ve ever read before. These characters, this story? Scandalized by Ivy Owens has the perfect recipe for your next spicy read.

Spice: 4.5 spice

TW: Sexual assault, rape, drugging victims, (off page)


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Something Wilder By Christina Lauren Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781982173401
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Published: Gallery Books - May 17th, 2022

Something Wilder is a second chance romance with a wild west treasure hunt. Lily Wilder has been abandoned and neglected by the men she loves. Instead of letting the loss and absence destroy her, she steered her life by the reins and took a chance at herself. Leo Grady left everything he loved for duty to family, and a buddy adventure weekend has placed himself in front of his past. Adventure in the great outdoors, enigmatic puzzles, heart-racing moments, and the impalpable and undeniable chemistry of these characters will transport you directly into the heart of this book. Ready to rough it in the wild?
Spice: 3 flames
TW: Death, gun violence, grief, and more


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Spy x Family, Vol. 1 By Tatsuya Endo Cover Image
$9.99
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ISBN: 9781974715466
Published: VIZ Media LLC - June 2nd, 2020

Have you ever needed a fake family in order to infiltrate a prestigious school so that you can carry out the most impossible assignment ever? Well Loid Forger did. Code name Twilight, he has only had to depend on himself. This fun adventure begins his most challenging task and begins putting together the perfect family unit for his latest mission. This story is easygoing, lighthearted, and filled with kawaii art and funny dialogue. Who wouldn’t want to be in a family with an awesome spy dad, an assassin mom, and a telepathic sibling? 


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The Bromance Book Club By Lyssa Kay Adams Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984806093
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Published: Berkley - November 5th, 2019

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The Cardboard Kingdom By Chad Sell Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781524719388
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - June 5th, 2018

The Cardboard Kingdom is a wonderful diverse series with loosely interconnected stories about neighborhood kids and the friendships built through imaginary play. A cardboard box is accessible, available, and the perfect tool for kids in this suburban neighborhood. There are serious topics addressed, and messages that allow kids turn to their own found families for help, support, and fun. They can be anyone they want to be, even if the world doesn’t always allow them to. The messages within these stories are perfect for kids AND parents. 

 


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The Dead Romantics By Ashley Poston Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593336489
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Published: Berkley - June 28th, 2022

The Dead Romantics is quirky, honest, and utterly romantic. Florence no longer believes in love, but is a successful ghostwriter for a romance author. Her family owns and lives in a funeral home, and funny enough, her dad and herself can see the dead. Florence’s new editor has recently become a ghost, doesn’t believe he deserves love himself, but will prove to her that romance isn’t dead. A death in the family brings Florence back home, to the town that didn’t understand her, forcing herself to face grief of the death of her loved one, her childhood, and about the idea of love itself. This story is unabashedly earnest, is romantic in the most poetic way, and addresses grief in the most gentlest way. Florence is a quirky heroine, and I urge you to get to know her in The Dead Romantics.

Spice: 3 flames
TW: death of family member, grief


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The Ex Hex: A Novel By Erin Sterling Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063027473
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Published: Avon - September 28th, 2021

The Ex Hex by Erin Sterling is just the romance that will get you into the witchy season!

 If you're looking for a light and enchanting romance filled with comedic quips, then look no further! In a town founded by a family of sorcerers, a young Vivienne Jones and Rhys Penhallow had an unremarkable summer. But after a terrible breakup (like leaving your summer lover to end your arranged marriage) results in tears, alcohol, and witchcraft that will cast a curse for the brokenhearted. Years later, the curse gets stronger, and as Rhys returns to the town to strengthen the ley lines, mishap and mayhem ensues. As Viv and Rhys break the curse to save the town, they must revisit the past to fix the future, as well as themselves. 

Perfect for those looking for a witchy romantic sizzle for the fall season! 


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The Heart Principle By Helen Hoang Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780451490841
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Published: Berkley - August 31st, 2021

Helen  Hoang's The Heart Principle is an honest look at love for one's self, for one's family, and for any space for love itself. These topics were a great example of pain and truth when duty and responsibility is mixed in. Pressures of performance, of family duty, of even just trying to be who everyone thinks you should be? It all hit home. This was such a great representation of how things could be in a family such as Anna's, but also how it could be different from a family like Quan's. Both examples were true and real, and I really appreciated that.


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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue By V. E. Schwab Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780765387561
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tor Books - October 6th, 2020

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue is an engaging, alluring, and an extremely enigmatic story. As the reader, you will follow this story with such a simplistic ease, only to be absorbed into this intricate and detailed story. The characters are engaging and relatable, slowly finding their way into your hearts. It is evident that Schwab has enchanted us once again, keeping my interest from the very beginning to to the sweet end. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue is atmospheric, bittersweet, and through the thought-provoking plot and wonderful characters, simply unforgettable.


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The Kiss Quotient By Helen Hoang Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780451490803
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Published: Berkley - June 5th, 2018

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The Lady Gets Lucky (The Fifth Avenue Rebels #2) By Joanna Shupe Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780063045057
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Avon - October 26th, 2021

In this learning-to-love romance, The Lady Gets Lucky is about a first-rate scoundrel, a desperate wallflower, and the delicious lessons in seduction. The shy Alice Lusk has been overlooked by eligible bachelors and is constantly scrutinized by her mother. When the prospect of her future husband is on the same par as her self worth, she wants the perfect teacher. And luckily, she has met the rogue just for the job. Kit Ward is known for his charm, his sparkling eyes, and a good time. Their lessons in love turn passionate, but their hearts grow as well.


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The Love Hypothesis By Ali Hazelwood Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593336823
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Published: Berkley - September 14th, 2021

A fake relationship, calculated actions, and a friendship spun out of a chance accident? The Love Hypothesis is for you. Olive's story felt familiar to me, and I was invested from the start. I enjoyed seeing Adam through Olive's eyes. Tall, dark, and enigmatic? Possibly to Olive, but there's always two sides to a story, and Hazelwood gives us a glimpse in. Banter, sexual tension, nerdy conversation, and a plot twist at the right moment! Be prepared for all the feels, because The Love Hypothesis will bring it.


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Star Wars: The Princess and the Scoundrel By Beth Revis Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593498491
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Published: Random House Worlds - August 16th, 2022

Picking up immediately after Return of the Jedi, Revis provides answers, filling in gaps that we have been seeking. The Princess and the Scoundrel gives us a glimpse into Leia’s heart and tenacity, but also the emotional turmoil of her parentage, the struggle of post-war consequences, and the challenge of becoming who the rebellion needs her to be. To my delight, we also see a softer side of Han as the person willing to change his life for someone he loves so much. Revis does an amazing job with the characterization of Han and Leia, providing an insight that we do not normally get, but with the familiarity of these characters that we have known for years. This is the book that you are looking for!


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The Roommate (The Shameless Series #1) By Rosie Danan Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593101605
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Published: Berkley - September 15th, 2020

The Roommate is a refreshing and charming take on a high spice romance. Opposites attract in this unexpected roommate trope filled with high-chemistry and mid-angst. Clara is from a high society family and is very Josh Darling is one of the hottest names in the sex video industry. Together, their polarizing dynamic and adorable banter adds to the anticipation of their slow-build romance. While lust and pleasure fills the pages, there was also generous space for sex positivity, mature communication, and consent. The Roommate has it all: comedic quips, romantic moments, a healthy depiction of a relationship, and achingly steamy scenes.
Spice: 5 flames


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The Royals Next Door By Karina Halle Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593334195
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Published: Berkley - August 31st, 2021

A royal bodyguard, the teacher next door that lives like a hermit, and the Royals that stand between them. The Royals Next Door is about Piper, a school teacher who's hermit and anti-social life gets disrupted by Harrison Cole, the PPO (Personal Protection Offier) for the Royals that just rented the mansion next door. I enjoyed the light Enemies to Lover where the bodyguard is the lead and where the teacher isn't so timid. It was a perfect mix of angst and tense moments that just made me want reading more and more. Halle mentions C-PTSD for the main character, and was very therapy positive. Halle's writing is fluid, allowing me to quickly get lost in this small island and the characters that inhabit it. And once it started sizzling? Oh boy, hang on!


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The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons #1) By Jenn Lyons Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781250225719
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Published: Tor Fantasy - August 25th, 2020

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The School Between Winter and Fairyland By Heather Fawcett Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063043312
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Published: Balzer + Bray - October 26th, 2021

The School Between Winter and Fairyland by Heather Fawcett is the perfect next adventure for the young and young-at-heart. Within the grounds of Inglenook School, young Autumn Malgog is a generational beastkeeper and seeks what truly happened to her brother. With the help of a student with a secret, they seek to find the answers they are both looking for. Contains a grand prophecy, the feared Hallow Dragon, celestial magic mixed with themes of hope, loyalty, and love! Each layer of this world each revealed a secret, and I was mesmerized by the secrets found throughout the journey.


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The Starless Crown (Moon Fall #1) By James Rollins Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250816771
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Published: Tor Books - January 4th, 2022

In the time of a world that no longer rotates around the sun, there is absolute summer and absolute winter. A young girl, upon her visions and dreams, foretells an apocalypse of a world ending. Aside from the king, those in power will destroy her. Beside her, those who have quickly become loyal will protect her, all while escaping deadly dangers of their own. Collins keeps the reader in suspense, filling the page with suspense and secrets. This epic fantasy has well-defined voices and a high-stakes quest that will keep you on the edge of your seat.


The Unhoneymooners By Christina Lauren Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781501128035
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Published: Gallery Books - May 14th, 2019

I am not always a fan of Hate to Love, but mixed with The Taming of the Shrew, I knew I was in for a treat. Olive and Ethan’s story is uniquely hilarious, but also sincere and heartfelt. With every character that Christina Lauren writes, I always find pieces of myself in them. And because of that, I relate to their stories so much. The main characters have my heart, showing their own vulnerabilities and feelings that allows the reader to place themselves in their shoes. Complicated characters, a tangled relationship, but honest and true feelings with a spicy dash of romance.


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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy: A George Smiley Novel By John le Carré Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780143134954
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Published: Penguin Books - March 31st, 2020

Spying is the art of cloak and dagger, intriguing espionage, with a very complex and secret psychological game in which you are unaware of your opponent. John le Carré’s Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is about George Smiley, his Soviet counterpart, Karla, and the mole so deeply implanted in the Moscow Centre, there isn’t anything that Smiley can do. Le Carré’s writing transports you into this world, allowing the reader to become a spy themselves, putting the small kernels of evidence until they themselves reach a conclusion.  Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is an amazing example of skillful plotting with flair.


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Upgrade: A Novel By Blake Crouch Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593157534
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ballantine Books - July 12th, 2022

A fast-paced and scientifically intriguing thriller, Upgrade will have you immersed from page one, in a way that only Blake Crouch can! Logan Ramsey has had his reality shaken up, having his DNA rewritten and becoming more than an upgraded human that his mother envisioned so long ago. This propels us into an explosive race against humanity, the authorities, and others out to silence him. Fiction and reality is blurred in this exhilarating story that will have your adrenaline pumping and keep you engaged the whole way through! Perfect for a thrilling summer read!
TW: violence, death


Golden in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel By J. D. Robb Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250207227
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Published: St. Martin's Paperbacks - July 28th, 2020

In the Woods: A Novel (Dublin Murder Squad #1) By Tana French Cover Image
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium Series #1) By Stieg Larsson Cover Image
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Electric Idol (Dark Olympus) By Katee Robert Cover Image
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The Discord of Gods (A Chorus of Dragons #5) By Jenn Lyons Cover Image
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King of Battle and Blood (Adrian X Isolde) By Scarlett St. Clair Cover Image
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Star Knights: (A Graphic Novel) By Kay Davault Cover Image
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