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  • The Adoration of Jenna Fox

    Jenna Fox was in a horrific automobile accident and Not expected to survive. She wakes up from a coma and remembers almost nothing. They have videotapes from every year of her childhood for her to view and attempt to remember. Though her parents adore her their is something they are keeping secret from her. Things just don't add up.
    This book examines what it means to be human and to be mortal.

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  • Devil Came to St. Louis

    Almost everyone has seen or read the book by William Peter Blatty, The Exorcist. The Exorcist is the story of a mother who asks for help, from two priests, for her little girl who has been possessed. I can't forget the "Spider-walk" scene when Linda Blair walks like a spider down the stairs, or the scene when Linda's head twists around her neck. Based on actual events...Or was it? Enter Troy Taylor, a resident of Illinois, author of over 130 books. Troy writes about the paranormal and things that go bump in the night, both the legends and the history.

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  • Chilling Adventures of Sabriana, Vol. 1

    On the eve of her sixteenth birthday, the young sorceress Sabrina Spellman finds herself at a crossroads, having to choose between an unearthly destiny and her mortal boyfriend, Harvey. But a foe from her family's past has arrived in Greendale, Madame Satan, and she has her own deadly agenda. Archie Comics' latest horror sensation starts here! For TEEN+ readers. Compiles the first six issues of the ongoing comic book series Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. goodreads.com

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  • Epic Drives of the World

    Buckle up for the next installment in our 'Epic' series and the follow-up to Epic Bike Rides of the World Epic Drives of the Worldabeautiful hardback, showcases 50 of the greatest road trips on Earth, from classic routes in America, Australia and Europe, to incredible adventures in Asia and Africa.

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  • The American Century Cookbook: The Most Popular Recipes of the 20th Century

    For the past ten years, Jean Anderson has been on a quest: to search out the most popular recipes of the 20th century and to chronicle 100 years of culinary change in America. The result is a rich and fascinating look at where we've been, at the recipes our mothers and grandmothers loved, and at how our own tastes have evolved.

    The more than 500 cherished recipes in these pages are mainstays of American home cooking, the recipes that have remained favorites year after year. For the smallest sampling:

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  • The Flood Girls

    This snappy, sassy redemption story set in small-town Montana is “a wild and crazy debut novel by a talented young writer” (Jackie Collins), filled with an uproarious and unforgettable cast of characters you won’t want to leave behind.

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  • The Lost Vintage

    Sweetbitter meets The Nightingale in this page-turning novel about a woman who returns to her family’s ancestral vineyard in Burgundy and unexpectedly uncovers a lost diary, an unknown relative, and a secret her family has been keeping since World War II

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  • Calypso

    David Sedaris returns with his most deeply personal and darkly hilarious book. 

    If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're getting with Calypso. You'd be wrong.

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  • Two Steps Forward

    From the New York Times bestselling author of The Rosie Project comes a story of taking chances and learning to love again as two people, one mourning her husband and the other recovering from divorce, cross paths on the centuries-old Camino pilgrimage from France to Spain.

    “The Chemin will change you. It changes everyone…”

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  • Alternate Side

    The tensions in a tight-knit neighborhood—and a seemingly happy marriage—are exposed by an unexpected act of violence in this provocative new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Miller’s Valley and Still Life with Bread Crumbs.

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  • The Lotterys Plus One

    The Lotterys are a large, diverse family made up of two sets of gay parents and 7 kids both biological and adopted. The parents won the lottery and decided to team up. So they now coparent, nobody works, they homeschool the kids, and they live in a big old house called the Camelottery. Sumac is the middle child of this family and has to give up her room when Grumps comes to live with them. Grumps had never met any of the family and doesn't approve of their livestyle. Yet the parents keep leaning on Sumac to try and help Grumps fit in and learn their ways.

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  • The Coppersmith Farmhouse

    One old farmhouse brought them together. It could also tear them apart.

    Gigi has just uprooted her whole world to start a new life. The unexpected gift of a farmhouse in small-town Montana is just what she and her daughter need to escape big-city loneliness. The last thing she needs is attitude from the town’s sheriff, the most perfectly attractive and ruggedly handsome man she’s ever laid eyes on—and a complete jerk.

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  • Comics For Choice: Illustrated Abortion Stories, History, and Politics

    Comics for Choice is anthology of comics about abortion. As this fundamental reproductive right continues to be stigmatized and jeopardized, over sixty artists and writers have created comics that boldly share their own experiences, and educate readers on the history of abortion, current political struggles, activism, and more. Lawyers, activists, medical professionals, historians, and abortion fund volunteers have teamed up with cartoonists and illustrators to share their knowledge in accessible comics form. --from Goodreads

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  • After Anna

    Noah Alderman, a doctor and a widower, has remarried a wonderful woman, Maggie, and for the first time in a long time he and his son are happy. But their lives are turned upside down when Maggie’s daughter Anna moves in with them. Anna is a gorgeous seventeen-year-old who balks at living under their rules though Maggie, ecstatic to have her daughter back, ignores the red flags that hint at the trouble that is brewing. Events take a deadly turn when Anna is murdered and Noah is accused of the crime.

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  • Slow Dance in Purgatory

    Teenager Maggie has survived various foster homes by pouring herself into her dancing. She's grateful to be living with her great-aunt, and working with the janitorial staff at her high school to earn some money - and occasionally dance a little. However, her mundane life is interrupted when she sees the ghost of a "bad boy" who died 50 years ago. She has seen ghosts before, but not on a regular basis. And she falls for Johnny. He is reluctant to get involved with her as he cannot offer her a regular life, he can't move beyond the school walls, and only she can see him.

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