The Night Circus

A Novel by Erin Morgenstern Synopsis: The circus arrives at night, without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within nocturnal black and white striped tents awaits a unique experience, a feast for the senses, where one can get lost in a maze of clouds, meander through a... Continue Reading →

Out of Hiding: a Holocaust Survivor’s Journey to America

A Memior by Ruth Gruener Synopsis: Growing up Jewish in 1930s Poland, Ruth Gruener was hidden as a child during the Holocaust. She had to sit motionless and silent in the shadows, lest the Nazis find her-which would mean certain death. When World War II ended, Ruth and her parents were relieved to be alive,... Continue Reading →

The Listeners

A Novel by Jordan Tannahill Synopsis: While lying in bed next to her husband one night, Claire Devon hears a low hum that he cannot. And, it seems, no one else can either. This innocuous noise begins causing Claire headaches, nosebleeds, insomnia, gradually upsetting the balance of her life, though no obvious source or medical... Continue Reading →

White: The Great Pursuit

The Third graphic Novel book in The Circle trilogy by Ted Dekker Synopsis: Time is running out in two realities. In one world, a lethal virus threatens to destroy all life as scientists and governments scramble to find an antidote. In the other, a forbidden love could forever destroy the resistance known as The Circle.... Continue Reading →

Red: The Heroic Rescue

The Second graphic Novel book in The Circle trilogy by Ted Dekker Synopsis: Thomas Hunter is caught between two realities, each facing a meltdown of epic proportions. When he dreams in one world, he awakens in the other. In one reality, he is a respected general leading the vastly outnumbered Forest People in a war... Continue Reading →

Black: The Birth of Evil

The first graphic Novel book in The Circle trilogy by Ted Dekker Synopsis: By day's end, three million people will be carriers of the deadliest virus in history. There is no vaccine. There is no anti-virus. The world's only hope is Thomas Hunter, and he has already been killed. Twice. Enter an adrenaline-laced epic where... Continue Reading →

Small Town Big Magic

The First book in the Witchlore series by Hazel Beck Synopsis: Emerson Wilde has built the life of her dreams. Youngest Chamber of Commerce president in St. Cyprian history, successful indie bookstore owner, and lucky enough to have her best friends as found family? Done. But when Emerson is attacked by creatures that shouldn’t be... Continue Reading →

Mr.Perfect On Paper

A Novel by Jean Meltzer Synopsis: The perfect Jewish husband should be: A doctor or lawyer (preferably a doctor) Baggage-free (no previous marriages, no children) And of course—he must be Jewish. As the creator and CEO of the popular Jewish dating app J-Mate, matchmaker Dara Rabinowitz knows the formula for lasting love—at least, for everyone... Continue Reading →

Lovely Bones

A Novel by Alice Sebold Synopsis: When we first meet 14-year-old Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. This was before milk carton photos and public service announcements, she tells us; back in 1973, when Susie mysteriously disappeared, people still believed these things didn't happen. In the sweet, untroubled voice of a precocious teenage girl,... Continue Reading →

The Dream Runners

A Novel by Shveta Thakrar Synopsis: Seven years ago, Tanvi was spirited away to the subterranean realm of Nagalok, where she joined the ranks of the dream runners: human children freed of all memory and emotion, who collect mortal dreams for the entertainment of the serpentine, immortal naga court. But when one of Tanvi’s dream... Continue Reading →

These Tangled Vines

A Novel by Julianne Maclean Synopsis: If Fiona has learned anything in life, it’s how to keep a secret—even from the father who raised her. She is the only person who knows about her late mother’s affair in Tuscany thirty years earlier, and she intends to keep it that way…until a lawyer calls with shocking... Continue Reading →

A Teeny Bit of Trouble

A Novel by Michael Lee West Synopsis: After Charleston pastry chef, Teeny Templeton, witnesses a murder, she discovers that her lawyer-boyfriend, Coop O'Malley, has been keeping secrets: the victim's ten-year-old daughter may be his child. As more lies explode, Teeny finds herself trapped in Bonaventure, Georgia, a zany"little Savannah," where she must deal with her... Continue Reading →

Forbidden

The First book in the Books of Mortals series by Ted Dekker and Tosca Lee Synopsis: Many years have passed since civilization's brush with apocalypse. The world's greatest threats have all been silenced. There is no anger, no hatred, no war. There is only perfect peace... and fear. But a terrible secret has been closely... Continue Reading →

BoneMan’s Daughters

A Novel by Ted Dekker Synopsis: They call him BoneMan, a serial killer who's abducted six young women. He's the perfect father looking for the perfect daughter, and when his victims fail to meet his lofty expectations, he kills them by breaking their bones and leaving them to die. Intelligence officer Ryan Evans, on the... Continue Reading →

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 →

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