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The Familiar: A Novel By Leigh Bardugo Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250884251
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 9th, 2024

Even my mother-in-law will like this! Historical story about witches, politics, and religion in 16th century Spain. It's unique and well-crafted. Blends history with magic and romance.

Recommended by Kristine


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The North Line By Matt Riordan Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781368100076
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Published: Hyperion Avenue - April 2nd, 2024

The North Line is a thrilling adventure story that takes place on a commercial fishing vessel in Alaska. Fantastic storytelling that can almost make the reader feel sea sick. There are multiple layers of male identity, economic vigor, and survival tales woven in this gripping fishing saga.

Recommended by Kathy


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The Husbands: A Novel By Holly Gramazio Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780385550611
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Published: Doubleday - April 2nd, 2024

We all wonder what our lives would have been if we'd made other choices. Maybe, a different career or a different place to live. Well, what about your spouse? What if you could keep trading in your husband until you got it right? In Holly Gramazio's book, The Husbands, Lauren gets to do just that. The result is often laugh out loud funny and sometimes a little dark. It was a quick fun read that kept me engaged. The end was satisfying with a suspenseful little twist.

Recommended by Janet


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James: A Novel By Percival Everett Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780385550369
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Published: Doubleday - March 19th, 2024

More than a retelling of Huckleberry Finn, this is a philosophical imagining of Jim's life and time outside the pages. It's amazing. I felt every emotion you can name while reading this book. Parts made me chuckle out loud, others sadden me to the point of tears. 

Highly recommended by Kristine


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Expiration Dates: A Novel By Rebecca Serle Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982166823
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Published: Atria Books - March 19th, 2024

A love story with a touch of magical realism makes for a delightful combo in Rebecca Serle's newest title that is sure to be a summer beach read hit!

Recommended by Laurie


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Wandering Stars: A novel By Tommy Orange Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593318256
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Published: Knopf - February 27th, 2024

Wandering Stars is a beautifully written novel that examines the effects of trauma on generations of Native Americans. Beginning with the 1864 Sand Creek Massacre and ending in present day Oakland CA, Tommy Orange deals with many difficult themes. This is not an easy read, but such an important book from an essential voice. It should be read by all.

Highly Recommended by Mary Kay


The Moorings of Mackerel Sky By MZ Cover Image
By MZ
$24.99
ISBN: 9781368097260
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Published: Hyperion Avenue - February 27th, 2024

This story of a coastal Maine community will delight readers of magical realism and small town drama.

Recommended by Kristine


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After Annie: A Novel By Anna Quindlen Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593229804
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Published: Random House - February 27th, 2024

Loved this poignant tale of a life well-lived. One seemingly normal woman effected the lives of so many around her.

Highly Recommended by Sarah


Piglet: A Novel By Lottie Hazell Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250289841
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - February 27th, 2024

A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice
A Belletrist Book Club Pick


An elegant, razor-sharp debut about women's ambitions and appetites—and the truth about having it all


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A Fate Inked in Blood: Book One of the Saga of the Unfated By Danielle L. Jensen Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780593599839
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Published: Del Rey - February 27th, 2024

If you want a steamy romance set in a cold, Nordic world, look no further! Fans of tv's Last Kingdom and Vikings will love this.

Recommended by Kristine


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The Fox Wife: A Novel By Yangsze Choo Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250266019
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - February 13th, 2024

Enchanting and impossible to put down. A perfect blend of history, myth, mystery, and romance. Duel story of a fox woman seeking revenge for the death of her child and a elder detective searching for clues to the mysterious death of a young woman. Lots of food references and heartfelt romance too which made it even more enjoyable.

Recommended by Kristine


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The Women: A Novel By Kristin Hannah Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781250178633
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 6th, 2024

My new favorite Kristen Hannah novel! Hannah is an incredible story teller, diving her reader directly into the action, and The Women is no different. This was my first time reading a piece of fiction set during the Vietnam war and I learned so much about the experience of the soldiers and the women who risked their lives for the cause of democracy. Heart wrenching, exciting, and beautiful, this newest Hannah will not disappoint.

Recommended by Laura