Grim Lovelies

The First book in the Grim Lovelies series by Megan Shepherd Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Anouk envies the human world, where people known as Pretties lavish themselves in fast cars, high fashion, and have the freedom to fall in love. But Anouk can never have those things, because she is not really human. Enchanted from animal to... Continue Reading →

Portraits of Guilt

The woman who profiles the faces of America’s deadliest criminals a memoir written by Jeanne Boylan Synopsis: Inside the investigations of the deadly crimes that have shocked our nation -- the Polly Klaas kidnapping, Susan Smith's drownings of her own children, the Oklahoma City bombing -- one woman is the investigative world's secret weapon. You've... Continue Reading →

Gilded

The first book in Marissa Meyer's Gilded series Synopsis: Long ago cursed by the god of lies, a poor miller's daughter has developed a talent for spinning stories that are fantastical and spellbinding and entirely untrue. Or so everyone believes. When one of Serilda's outlandish tales draws the attention of the sinister Erlking and his... Continue Reading →

The Brilliant Death

The First book in the Brilliant Death Series by Amy Rose Capetta Synopsis: Teodora di Sangro is used to hiding her magical ability to transform enemies into music boxes and mirrors. Nobody knows she’s a strega—and she aims to keep it that way. The she meets Cielo—and everything changes. A strega who can switch outward... Continue Reading →

Pax Journey Home

The Second book in the Pax series by Sara Pennypacker. Usually Illustrated by Jon Klassen Synopsis: It’s been a year since Peter and his pet fox, Pax, have seen each other. Once inseparable, they now lead very different lives. Pax and his mate, Bristle, have welcomed a litter of kits they must protect in a... Continue Reading →

The Long Weekend

A Novel by Gilly Macmillan Synopsis: Three couples… Two bodies… One secret.. Dark Fell Barn is a “perfectly isolated” retreat, or so says its website when Jayne books a reservation for her friends. A quiet place, far removed from the rest of the world, is exactly what they need. The women arrive for a girls’... Continue Reading →

Freed

Fifty Shades Freed from Christians POV by E. L. James Synopsis: You are cordially invited to the wedding of the decade, when Christian Grey will make Anastasia Steele his wife. But is he really husband material? His dad is unsure, his brother wants to organize one helluva bachelor party, and his fiancee won't vow to... Continue Reading →

The Betrayed

The Second book in Kiera Cass's The Betrothed Duology Synopsis: Can you follow your heart when it’s already broken? After fleeing Coroa and leaving the memory of her beloved Silas behind, Hollis is unsteadily adjusting to life in Isolte. The Eastoffe family’s affection is a balm on her weary spirit, though Etan, a surly cousin... Continue Reading →

The Ex-Husband

A Novel by Karen Hamilton Synopsis: It’s an offer she can’t refuse…and might not survive. Charlotte has an unsavory past, but she’s on the straight and narrow these days. She was so young then—she married the wrong man, falling for Sam’s sweet-talking charm and charisma, and got caught up in his con artist games. If... Continue Reading →

Magic

A Novel by Mike Russell Synopsis: Does magic exist? Charlie Watson thinks it does and he wants to tell you all about it. Before he was famous, Charlie Watson decided to write a book to share with the world everything he knew about magic. This is that book. You will discover why Charlie always wears... Continue Reading →

The Italian Lover

A Novel by Robert Hellenga Synopsis: Margot Harrington's memoir about her discovery in Florence of a priceless masterwork of Renaissance erotica -- and the misguided love affair it inspired - is now, 25 years later, being made into a movie. Margot, with the help of her lover, Woody, writes a script that she thinks will... Continue Reading →

The Lord of the Rings

The First book in the Lord of the Rings series by J.R.R Tolkien Synopsis: In a sleepy village in the Shire, a young hobbit is entrusted with an immense task. He must make a perilous journey across Middle-earth to the Cracks of Doom, there to destroy the Ruling Ring of Power – the only thing... Continue Reading →

The One Plus One

A Novel by Jojo Moyes Synopsis: One single mom. One chaotic family. One quirky stranger. One irresistible love story. Suppose your life sucks. A lot. Your husband has done a vanishing act, your teenage stepson is being bullied, and your math-whiz daughter has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that you can't afford to pay for. That's Jess'... Continue Reading →

It

A Novel by Stephen King Synopsis: Welcome to Derry, Maine. It’s a small city, a place as hauntingly familiar as your own hometown. Only in Derry the haunting is real. They were seven teenagers when they first stumbled upon the horror. Now they are grown-up men and women who have gone out into the big... Continue Reading →

A Thousand Pieces of You

The First book in the Firebird series by Claudia Gray Synopsis: Marguerite Caine's physicist parents are known for their groundbreaking achievements. Their most astonishing invention, called the Firebird, allows users to jump into multiple universes—and promises to revolutionize science forever. But then Marguerite's father is murdered, and the killer—her parent's handsome, enigmatic assistant Paul—escapes into... Continue Reading →

Where’d You Go Bernadette

A Novel by Maria Semple Synopsis: Bernadette Fox is notorious. To her Microsoft-guru husband, she's a fearlessly opinionated partner; to fellow private-school mothers in Seattle, she's a disgrace; to design mavens, she's a revolutionary architect; and to 15-year-old Bee, she is her best friend and, simply, Mom. Then Bernadette vanishes. It all began when Bee... Continue Reading →

The Chessmen

The Third book in the Lewis trilogy by Peter May Synopsis: Fin Macleod, now head of security on a privately owned Lewis estate, is charged with investigating a spate of illegal game-hunting taking place on the island. This mission reunites him with Whistler Macaskill - a local poacher, Fin's teenage intimate, and possessor of a... Continue Reading →

Cries from the Cold

The First book in the Detective Calista Gates series by Bernadette Calonego Synopsis: Detective Calista Gates’s career is almost dead. Until she gets one more chance on the wild Labrador coast, where evil washes ashore. A harrowing discovery on an icy beach—a crate with the remains of a young woman who disappeared three years earlier.... Continue Reading →

Chain of Iron

The Second book in Cassandra Claire’s The last Hours series Synopsis: Cordelia Carstairs seems to have everything she ever wanted. She’s engaged to marry James Herondale, the boy she has loved since childhood. She has a new life in London with her best friend Lucie Herondale and James’s charming companions, the Merry Thieves. She is... Continue Reading →

To the Sea

A Novel by Dr.Julia James Carlson Synopsis: Kai Kūulu, half Hawaiian and half Swedish, is a normal 15 year old hapa boy living in Mid-Coast Maine when his mother suddenly dies. To escape the pain, Kai's Hawaiian father, Keaka, moves them to his birthplace of Pahoa, Hawaii. Kai is thrust into a culture he knows... Continue Reading →

Dr.Jekyll & Mr.Hyde: and other strange tales

A collection of tales by Robert Louis Stevenson Synopsis: 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' follows a path as indirect and elusive as its multiple narrative voices. With its obliquely recorded incidents, its eyewitness accounts and sealed confessions, it resembles...a police detective's casebook--a collection of gathered clues, fragments, through which the clever detective may be able... Continue Reading →

Such A Good Wife

A Novel by Seraphina Nova Glass Synopsis: Betrayal was just the beginning…Melanie Hale is a devoted mother to her two children, a diligent caregiver to her ailing mother-in-law and a trusted neighbor in their wealthy Louisiana community. Above all, she’s a loving partner to her wonderful husband, Collin. Then there are the parts of herself... Continue Reading →

The Blood of Olympus

The Fifth book in The Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan Synopsis: Though the Greek and Roman crewmembers of the Argo II have made progress in their many quests, they still seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, Gaea. Her giants have risen-all of them-and they're stronger than ever. They must be stopped... Continue Reading →

The Lewis Man

The Second book in the Lewis trilogy by Peter May Synopsis: An unidentified corpse is recovered from a Lewis peat bog; the only clue to its identity being a DNA sibling match to a local farmer. But this islander, Tormod Macdonald - now an elderly man suffering from dementia - has always claimed to be... Continue Reading →

The Red Amaryllis

A true story written by Denise E. Jacobs Synopsis: Once in a lifetime an astonishing true story comes along that not only captivates but also makes you re-evaluate your beliefs. Red Amaryllis is one of those stories. So, get ready for a thought- provoking and remarkable true story of a naive couple pitted against one... Continue Reading →

The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest

The Third book in the millennium series by Stieg Larsson Synopsis: Lisbeth Salander—the heart of Larsson’s two previous novels—lies in critical condition, a bullet wound to her head, in the intensive care unit of a Swedish city hospital. She’s fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, she’ll be... Continue Reading →

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