The Woman Who Died A Lot

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Published: 2012-10-16

ISBN: 9780670025022

Format: B-Hardcover

Publisher: Viking Adult

Synopsis

The newest tour de force starring Thursday Next in the New York Times bestselling seriesThe Bookworld’s leading enforcement officer, Thursday Next, has been forced into a semiretirement following an assassination attempt, returning home to Swindon and her family to recuperate.But Thursday’s children have problems that demand she become a mother of invention: Friday’s career struggles in the Chronoguard, where he is relegated to a might-have-been; Tuesday’s trouble perfecting the Anti-Smote shield, needed in time to thwart an angry Deity’s promise to wipe Swindon off

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Price: $26.95


A Working Theory of Love

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Published: 2012-10-02

ISBN: 9781594205057

Format: B-Hardcover

Publisher: Penguin Press HC, The

Synopsis

Settled back into the San Francisco singles scene following the implosion of his young marriage just months after the honeymoon, Neill Bassett is goingthrough the motions. His carefully modulated routine, however, is soon disrupted in ways he can’t dismiss with his usual nonchalance.When Neill’s father committed suicide ten years ago, he left behind thousands of pages of secret journals, journals that are stunning in their detail, and, it must be said, their complete banality. But their spectacularly quotidian details, were exactly what artificial intelligence company Amiante

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Mountains of the Moon

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Published: 2012-07-05

ISBN: 9780670023677

Format: B-Hardcover

Publisher: Viking Adult

Synopsis

A highly original novel about a young woman’s journey from shattered youth to self-discoveryAfter ten years in a London prison, Louise Adler (Lulu) is released with only a new alias to rebuild her life. Working a series of dead-end jobs, she carries a past full of secrets: a childhood marked by the violence and madness of her parents, followed by a reckless adolescence. From abandoned psychiatric hospitals to Edwardian-themed casinos, from a brief first love to the company of criminals, Lulu has spent her youth in an ever-shifting landscape of deceit and survival. But when she’s awarded

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Ten Beach Road

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Published: 2012-04-24

ISBN: 9780515150667

Format: B-Mass Market

Publisher: Jove

Synopsis

On the brink of ruin, three very different women discover themselves where they least expect…at Ten Beach Road.Madeline, Avery, and Nicole are strangers to one another, but they have one thing in common.  They each wake up one morning to discover that their life savings have vanished, along with their trusted financial manager…leaving them with nothing but co-ownership of a dilapidated beachfront house.No one is going to save them but themselves. Determined to fight back, they throw their lots in together and take on the challenge of restoring the historic mansion to its former

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Price: $7.99


Liver Let Die

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Published: 2011-10-04

ISBN: 9780425244043

Format: B-Mass Market

Publisher: Berkley

Synopsis

Jordan McAllister can’t cook her way out of a macaroni & cheese box, but filling in for the culinary reporter at The Ranchero Globe is better than writing personal ads. Her first assignment to review the new steakhouse in town is a disaster that ends with her waiter murdered outside her door-with her name and number in his pocket. Now Jordan is the prime suspect, as well as the main course on the murder menu.

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Queen of Kings

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Published: 2011-05-12

ISBN: 9780525952176

Format: B-Hardcover

Publisher: Dutton Adult

Synopsis

The immortal story of Cleopatra. Passion and seduction, witches and warriors, and history and mythology combine to bring the timeless story of Cleopatra to life like never before in this stunningly original and spellbinding debut. The year is 30 BC. A messenger delivers word to Queen Cleopatra that her beloved husband, Antony, has died at his own hand. Desperate to save her kingdom and resurrect her husband, Cleopatra summons the most fearsome warrior goddess, Sekhmet, and against the warnings of her scholars she strikes a mortal bargain. But not even the wisest scholars could have predicted what

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Price: $25.95


Ten Beach Road

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Published: 2011-05-03

ISBN: 9780425240861

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Berkley Trade

Synopsis

Another perfect beach read from the author of The Accidental Bestseller. Madeline, Avery, and Nikki are strangers to each other, but they have one thing in common. They each wake up one morning to discover their life savings have vanished, along with their trusted financial manager- leaving them with nothing but co-ownership of a ramshackle beachfront house. Throwing their lots in together, they take on the challenge of restoring the historic property. But just as they begin to reinvent themselves and discover the power of friendship, secrets threaten to tear down their trust-and destroy their

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Price: $15.00


The Stormchasers

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Published: 2011-04-26

ISBN: 9780452297135

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Plume

Synopsis

The author of the runaway New York Times bestseller Those Who Save Us returns with a powerful novel about twins who must confront a dark secret from their past. Jenna Blum’s debut novel became a grassroots sensation and was a New York Times bestseller for more than a year. In this emotional and provocative new novel, Blum asks the question: How far would you go to protect a sibling-and at what cost to yourself? As a teenager, Karena Jorge has always taken care of her twin brother, Charles. Obsessed with severe weather, Charles, who suffers from bipolar disorder, begins chasing storms. Refusing

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Price: $15.00


The Heights

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Published: 2011-02-22

ISBN: 9780452296770

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Plume

Synopsis

A “devilishly delightful” (Bookpage) new novel from an Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and the author of What’s Eating Gilbert Grape. Tim and Kate Welch are seemingly the last middle- class family in the exclusive neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights, NewYork. Tim is a popular history teacher, and an ordinary guy. Kate is not ordinary, but she aspires to be. Brought up by a hippie mother, Kate stays home with their two young sons trying to be the responsible parent she never had. But their neat and tidy world is turned upside down when Anna Brody- beautiful, wealthy, and impulsive-moves

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Price: $15.00


Liberty Falling

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Published: 2010-10-05

ISBN: 9780425237359

Format: B-Mass Market

Publisher: Berkley

Synopsis

Anna Pigeon is in Manhattan to look after her hospitalized sister, and explores the Statue of Liberty in her spare time. But when a teenage girl falls to her death from Liberty’s ledge, Anna wonders if the suicide was actually a homicide-and begins an investigation that puts her in the line of fire.

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Price: $7.99


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