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The silent war by David Fiddimore

The silent war

David Fiddimore

It is Suez, Egypt. And it's 1953 and the 'Canal Zone', a strip of land vital to Britain's access to transport, fuel and trade, is being put under pressure by local military forces. Hundreds of thousands of British troops are sent to defend our interests...

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The quest by Virginia Brown

The quest

Virginia Brown

"An intricate tapestry ablaze with vibrant characters, chivalry, betrayal, and passion, The Quest is a medieval lover's treasure." -Lizabelle Cox, RT Book ReviewsFighting for his son...Rolf of Dragonwyck is better known as the Dragon. This man of myth...

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Different boys by Norman Stark

Different boys

Norman Stark

Now for the first time, gay romance series "different boys" appears in full novel form. Follow twin brothers Colin and Tom as they navigate their love lives and sexy escapades - for better or worse. Twin brothers, Colin and Tom are polar opposites. Colin...

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Tried, tested and true by Liz Harfull

Tried, tested and true

Liz Harfull

Forget celebrity chefs. The books that truly reflect what most Australians cooked and ate at home for decades were put together by people you have never heard of, all in the name of helping others. Community cookbooks have raised millions of dollars ...

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The Berlin Defence unraveled by Luis Bernal

The Berlin Defence unraveled

Luis Bernal

The Berlin Defence has been a highly popular opening in top level chess ever since Vladimir Kramnik famously used it in the 2000 World Championship match to wrest the title from Garry Kasparov. Club players often hesitate to include 'the Berlin' in t...

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An Heir Fit For A King - Abby GreenWhile exiled King Alix Saint Croix lies in wait to reclaim his throne, a mistress would provide a welcome distraction. He enters a Parisian perfume house to buy fragrance for a current lover--and leaves with a power...

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Scrublands by Chris (Journalist) Hammer


Chris (Journalist) Hammer

Set in a fictional Riverina town at the height of a devastating drought, Scrublands is one of the most powerful, compelling and original crime novels to be written in Australia.

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The Great Escapes by James Morton

The Great Escapes

James Morton

Since the arrival of the First Fleet, thousands of prisoners have escaped from prison, police stations, courts, prison vans and hospitals--even dentists' chairs. They have driven, walked, pedalled, swum or sailed away from custody. Some have killed or...

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How to date your dragon by Molly Harper

How to date your dragon

Molly Harper

Anthropologist Jillian Ramsay's career has taken a turn south. Concerned that technology is about to chase mythological creatures out into the open (how long can Sasquatch stay hidden from Google maps?), the League for Interspecies Cooperation is sen...

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Starting over by Susanne Bellamy

Starting over

Susanne Bellamy

When fashion designer Serena Quinlan arrives in Mindalby for the annual cotton festival, she is hoping to do two things: meet local leather worker Paul Carey and check out all the 50'year'old men to see if they might be her father. She doesn't expect...

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Then There Were Nun by Dakota Cassidy

Then There Were Nun

Dakota Cassidy

My name is Sister Trixie Lavender, and I'm an occasionally possessed excommunicated nun.Okay, that's a lot to swallow at once. But it's true I was booted from the convent after doing something unspeakable. Something I had no control over. Something that...

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Public speaking skills for dummies by Alyson Connolly

Public speaking skills for dummies

Alyson Connolly

Project self-assurance when speaking—even if you don't feel confident! When you speak in public, your reputation is at stake. Whether you're speaking at a conference, pitching for new business, or presenting to your Executive Board, the ability...

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Wired by Caytlyn Brooke


Caytlyn Brooke

Endless travel, breathtaking views, passionate lovers, and instant gratification. The Vertix H2 is too good to be true, and Maggie can't get enough of this amazing technology. But when she begins to favor the virtual world over reality, her perfectly...

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Charles Ulm by Rick Searle

Charles Ulm

Rick Searle

The untold story of one of Australia's greatest aviation pioneers.

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Dr. Strange Beard by Penny Reid

Dr. Strange Beard

Penny Reid

Hunches, horse races, and heartbreak Ten years after Simone Payton broke his heart, all Roscoe Winston wants is a doughnut. He'd also like to forget her entirely, but that's never going to happen. Roscoe Winston remembers everything--every look, every...

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Alpha Unit One, New York by Chris T. Kat

Alpha Unit One, New York

Chris T. Kat

In a world where small shifters are treated as subpar, Nick must hide the truth or he will lose his job on the elite law enforcement team Alpha Unit One. But keeping his secret around lion shifter Sam, the unit leader and Nick's mate, just got a lot ...

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Touch the Sun by Emily Conolan

Touch the Sun

Emily Conolan

To find freedom, you must leave behind everything you've ever known.It is 2011. You want nothing more than to be a journalist in Somalia like your aunty. But the truth can be dangerous - and when you and your little sister are left alone, you find yo...

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Slip jig summer by Elizabeth J. M. Walker

Slip jig summer

Elizabeth J. M. Walker

"In this high-interest novel for teen readers, ballet-obsessed Natalie has to spend the summer with her Irish-dancing cousins."--

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The Amish nanny's sweetheart by Jan Drexler

The Amish nanny's sweetheart

Jan Drexler

Love in plain sight! As nanny for her nephew, Judith Lapp's finally part of a vibrant, joyful Amish community instead of living on the outskirts looking in. But teaching her neighbors' Englischer farmworker to read Pennsylvania Dutch wasn't part of her...

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Taming the tiger parent by Tanith Carey

Taming the tiger parent by Tanith Carey

In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books you'll l...

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The architect and the castle of glass by Jade Mere

The architect and the castle of glass

Jade Mere

When Tahki leaves his comfortable life to become an architect, he's forced to accept a bizarre and slightly unethical job. As he works alongside handsome but guarded Rye toward an impossible goal, a creature emerges to haunt him.

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Dark lady by Richard North. Patterson

Dark lady

Richard North. Patterson

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Work this farm! by Michael Anthony. Steele

Work this farm!

Michael Anthony. Steele

"It's a busy day on the farm! The farmers feed the animals and harvest the crops. A big farm needs big machines!"--Page 4 of cover.

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Her officer and gentleman by Karen Hawkins

Her officer and gentleman

Karen Hawkins

No ordinary highwayman ... A mere whisper of the name "Gentleman James" sends chills throughout the ton (and thrills the ladies who have heard rumors of his amorous exploits). But the dashing brigand never dreamed that the passing of the father he never...

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Llewellyn's 2017 Herbal Almanac

Llewellyn's 2017 Herbal Almanac

An Herbal Infusion of Inspiration and All-Natural Wellness With recipes, crafts, gardening tips, and herbal lore, Llewellyn's Herbal Almanac is now in its 17th year of providing new ideas and perspectives for gardeners and herb lovers. Including recipes...

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The clue of the screeching owl by Franklin W. Dixon

The clue of the screeching owl

Franklin W. Dixon

The Hardy boys go to the Pocono Mountains to help a friend of their father find out what is behind the mysterious happenings at Black Hollow, and in the process help their father solve a case involving a ring of thieves.

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Finding Abbey Road by Kevin Emerson

Finding Abbey Road

Kevin Emerson

Torn between wanting to stay with her band Dangerheart and her soulmate Caleb, and taking off in a different direction at her dream college, Summer travels to London, with Caleb, to unlock the missing songs mystery, but the last clues present an impo...

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Before We Say Goodbye by JN Welsh

Before We Say Goodbye

JN Welsh

College sweetheart's Olive and Nigel Goodwin shared a love that inspired many--a love with a happy ending. With fifteen years of marriage, three children, great jobs, and a home, Olive and Nigel never thought they'd be a couple in distress.Nigel Goodwin...

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Let's Talk Arabic by Jane Wightwick

Let's Talk Arabic

Jane Wightwick

From sa-bah il-khayr (good morning) to iinaa dayie (I'm lost), this easy-to-use reference contains real-life Arabic phrases and idiomatic expressions for fast, useful communication. Let's Talk Arabic contains just what you need--colloquial expressions...

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The Globetrotters by Esther David

The Globetrotters

Esther David

The call of the wild Hudhud is horrible to everyone. He polishes off his classmates' lunches, plays cruel pranks on his teachers and troubles innocent creatures. Until his strange new history teacher decides to set him straight. The lesson? A curse! Now...

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Crazy easy vegan desserts by Heather Saffer

Crazy easy vegan desserts

Heather Saffer

"Just because you're vegan and gluten-free doesn't mean you can't indulge! With these 75 recipes, Heather Saffer reinvents your favorite desserts--and they're super-simple to make and irresistibly delicious. You'll find treats that take less than 20 minutes...

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Australia's First Spies by John A. Fahey

Australia's First Spies

John A. Fahey

The first systematic account of Australian intelligence operations in the early 20th century offers fascinating new insights into Australian politics and international relations.

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Things that Go Bump in the Night by BA Tortuga

Things that Go Bump in the Night

BA Tortuga

This collection of paranormal erotica will give you goose bumps, make you shiver, and keep you up at night... though maybe not with fear. From humorous to dark, these stories show there's a perfect lover out there for everyone, no matter who--or what...

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Illegally iced by Jessica Beck

Illegally iced

Jessica Beck

Donut shop owner Suzanne Hart knows how to treat her customers. But sometimes life can get a bit sticky. When a spat she has with a local blacksmith - one that could have been solved with a handshake and a mixed dozen - ends with his murder, Suzanne is...

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Intelligence and human progress by James Flynn

Intelligence and human progress

James Flynn

Written by James R. Flynn of the "Flynn effect" (the sustained and substantial increase in intelligence test scores across the world over many decades), Intelligence and Human Progress examines genes and human achievement in all aspects, including what...

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Buffalo Palace by Terry C. Johnston

Buffalo Palace

Terry C. Johnston

The continuing adventures of Titus Bass, a Kentucky farm boy in the early 1800s. After a rest in Saint Louis he moves west, becoming a fur trapper and game hunter. The novel describes the perils of the profession from Indians and nature.

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Facilitator's guide to participatory decision-making

Facilitator's guide to participatory decision-making

Harness the power of participatory values A competent facilitator knows how to move a group from start to finish through the process of building a sustainable agreement, but doing so within the framework of a truly participatory decision-making process...

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The office of mercy by Ariel Djanikian

The office of mercy

Ariel Djanikian

"Twenty-four-year-old Natasha Wiley lives in America-Five, a high-tech, underground, utopian settlement where hunger and money do not exist, everyone has a job, and all basic needs are met. But when her mentor and colleague, Jeffrey, selects her to join...

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Nappily ever after by Trisha R. Thomas

Nappily ever after

Trisha R. Thomas

What happens when you toss tradition out the window and really start living for yourself? Venus Johnston has a great job, a beautiful home, and a loving live-in boyfriend named Clint, who happens to be a drop-dead gorgeous doctor. She has a weekly...

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Con Academy by Joe Schreiber

Con Academy

Joe Schreiber

Con man Will Shea may have met his match in scammer Andrea Dufresne as they make a high-stakes deal that will determine who gets to stay at Connaughton Academy, one of the most elite and privileged preparatory schools in the country, and who must lea...

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The art of digital marketing by Ian Dodson

The art of digital marketing

Ian Dodson

"The premier guide to digital marketing that works, and a solid framework for success The Digital Marketing Playbook is the comprehensive guide to cracking the digital marketing 'code, ' and reaching, engaging, and serving the empowered consumer. Based...

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Vegetarian cooking for dummies by Suzanne Havala. Hobbs

Vegetarian cooking for dummies

Suzanne Havala. Hobbs

If you thought you had to be a nutritionist to figure out a vegetarian diet, it's actually a lot simpler than you think. Eating vegetarian, in addition to being healthy and delicious, is just plain fun. Discovering new and exotic vegetables like celeriac...

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Good karma by 1950- author. Thubten Chodron

Good karma

1950- author. Thubten Chodron

Why do things happen the way they do in our lives? How do we create the causes for a happy life? The Buddhist practice of mind training gives us the answer to these questions: it involves overcoming our self-centered attitude and replacing it with an...

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A not so model home by David James

A not so model home

David James

Amanda Thorne's first listing as an independent realtor ended in a case of murder. This time around she's looking to sell a Spanish-style mansion that's the backdrop for a reality TV show. A golden opportunity - until one of the contestants is poisoned....

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Storm force from Navarone by Sam Llewellyn

Storm force from Navarone

Sam Llewellyn

The surviving commandos are sent on a perilous journey through the Pyrenees to disable the greatest threat to the impending D-Day landings: the 'Werwolf' U-boats. But their Basque guides declare it mission impossible - D-Day is less than six days awa...

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Virtues of war by Bennett R. Coles

Virtues of war

Bennett R. Coles

The Terran military, the Astral Force, launches a mission to crush a colonial rebellion on the colony of Cerberus. The results of that mission ripple across the planets of the Centauria, and?place?the entire system on the brink of war. Lieutenant Katja...

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Vault of shadows by Jonathan Maberry

Vault of shadows

Jonathan Maberry

"Milo must choose between risking his life to save both the human and magical universes--or to live and save only his own"--

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The legend of Nimway Hall. 1794: Charlotte by Karen Hawkins

The legend of Nimway Hall. 1794: Charlotte

Karen Hawkins

New York Times bestselling author Karen Hawkins writes a ravishing addition to an exciting series of romances touched by magic as old as time.A properly raised young lady rebels against the restrictions of both society and family when she meets a dar...

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Frayed by Kara Terzis


Kara Terzis

While seeking her sister Kelsey's killer, Ava Hale uncovers secrets that cause her whole life to unravel, because if she did not even know her sister, then who can she trust?

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Imagines by Anna Todd


Anna Todd

"Anna Todd (#1 internationally bestselling author of the After series) headlines this unique anthology of "imagines"--the first book of its kind--stories from Wattpad writers that immerse you in a fantasy world of fame, adventure, and flirtation with...

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The bears' famous invasion of Sicily by Dino Buzzati

The bears' famous invasion of Sicily

Dino Buzzati

In search of food, Leander, King of the Bears, leads his subjects from their safe caves in the mountains of Sicily to the valley where they triumph over many enemies.

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Eyes of a child by Richard North. Patterson

Eyes of a child

Richard North. Patterson

In San Francisco, a dead man is found amid evidence that might confirm suicide but strongly suggests murder. The prime murder suspect is a high-profile defense attorney--and the new lover of the victim's estranged wife.

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Dance on the wind by Terry C. Johnston

Dance on the wind

Terry C. Johnston

In the early 1800s, a Kentucky farm boy abandons the security of home, and his girlfriend, for a life of adventure. At 16, Titus Bass runs away to become a deckhand on a Mississippi flatboat, the first of many frontier escapades. But he tires of adventure...

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The Bombay boomerang by Franklin W. Dixon

The Bombay boomerang

Franklin W. Dixon

The Hardy boys dial a wrong number, get the Pentagon, and suddenly find themselves in a dangerous adventure involving national security.

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Murder takes the high road by Josh Lanyon

Murder takes the high road

Josh Lanyon

From award-winning male/male author Josh Lanyon: a librarian finds himself in a plot right out of one of his favorite mystery novelsLibrarian Carter Matheson is determined to enjoy himself on a Scottish bus tour for fans of mystery author Dame Vanessa...

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The long spring by Laurence Rose

The long spring

Laurence Rose

"Exploring Europe's remarkable heritage of exceptional places and the wildlife, traditions and people associated with them, in February 2016 Laurence Rose crossed the Mediterranean from North Africa and set off on a series of journeys northwards towards...

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Genie wishes by Elisabeth Dahl

Genie wishes

Elisabeth Dahl

Follows fifth-grader Genie Kunkle through a tumultuous year at Hopkins Country Day School, as a new girl tries to take Genie's place as Sarah's best friend, and Genie learns that expressing her opinion in public can be scary when she is elected class...

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Ten things every child with autism wishes you knew by Ellen Notbohm

Ten things every child with autism wishes you knew

Ellen Notbohm

Brimming with insight, compassion, and spirited humor, Ellen Notbohm's timeless book describes ten characteristics that help illuminate--not define--children with autism. This updated edition delves into expanded thought and deeper discussion of comm...

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Her master and commander by Karen Hawkins

Her master and commander

Karen Hawkins

Just ask Reeves! Dying without legitimate issue, the late Earl of Rochester sent his butler extraordinaire, Reeves, to find his wild, illegitimate children and "civilize" them. Reeves must seek out the first of the earl's arrogant sons, Captain Trist...

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Japan Style by Geeta K. Mehta

Japan Style

Geeta K. Mehta

Enter the world of the stylish Japanese house, where every object in sight is a work of art. Japan Style introduces 20 special residences. With more than 200 color photographs, this book showcases the stunning beauty of old homes, and reveals how they...

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The farther shore by Christie Golden

The farther shore

Christie Golden

With a devastating Borg plague threatening to ravage Earth, Kathryn Janeway and her crew find themselves under suspicion of having unknowingly transported the infection back with them and join forces with the crew of the Enterprise to uncover the source...

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No comfort for the lost by Nancy Herriman

No comfort for the lost

Nancy Herriman

After serving as a nurse in the Crimea, British-born Celia Davies left her privileged family for an impulsive marriage to a handsome Irishman. Patrick brought her to San Francisco's bustling shores but then disappeared and is now presumed dead. Determined...

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Stained glass by Ralph McInerny

Stained glass

Ralph McInerny

With too many churches and not enough people to fill them, the Archdiocese has to make some cuts, and many of them, including the proposed closing of St. Hilary's are dangeriously close to the bone. Father dowling rushes to drum up support from churc...

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The anticipatory organization by Daniel Burrus

The anticipatory organization

Daniel Burrus

Technology-driven change is accelerating at an exponential rate, but moving fast in the wrong direction will only get you into trouble faster! Reacting to problems and digital disruptions, no matter how agile you and your organization are, is no longer...

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Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew by Ellen Notbohm

Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew

Ellen Notbohm

Winner of an iParenting Media Award and Finalist in the 2006 ForeWord Book of the Year Awards! Ellen Notbohm's first book, Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew, was a shot heard throughout the worldwide autism community. Now, for the teacher...

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Danger for hire by Carolyn Keene

Danger for hire

Carolyn Keene

Nancy tries to help a security company plagued by burglaries.

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Watch Me by Anjelica Huston

Watch Me

Anjelica Huston

Picking up where A Story Lately Told leaves off, when Anjelica Huston is 22 years old, Watch Me chronicles her glamorous and eventful Hollywood years. She tells the story of falling in love with Jack Nicholson and her adventurous, turbulent, high-pro...

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Point of Contact by Melanie Hansen

Point of Contact

Melanie Hansen

Only love can heal an impossibly broken heartThere'd forever been a thread running through Trevor Estes's life--his son, Riley, strong and constant like a heartbeat. But when Riley is killed in combat, everything in Trevor's life unravels into a mess...

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Shaman Pathways - The Druid Shaman by Danu Forest

Shaman Pathways - The Druid Shaman

Danu Forest

A practical guide to Celtic shamanism with exercises and techniques as well as traditional lore for exploring the Celtic Otherworld.

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The hidden kingdom by Tui Sutherland

The hidden kingdom

Tui Sutherland

The five dragonets of the prophecy are hoping to hide in safety in the RainWing kingdom, and Glory is hoping to learn more about her own identity, but when tribe members start disappearing and the old queen does nothing, it is up to Glory and her friends...

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The Stone Demon by Karen Mahoney

The Stone Demon

Karen Mahoney

The stunning conclusion to the international mega-hit series.The just-unleashed demon hordes have delivered an impossible ultimatum to the Order of the Crow: produce the Philosopher?s Stone, or suffer a reaper storm of demonic tribulation. If alchemi...

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Parallel Lives by Plutarch

Parallel Lives


Plutarch, also known as Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus (46-120 A.D.) was a Greek historian and biographer best known for his parallel lives comparisons of famous Greeks and Romans. Plutarch also wrote biographies on many famous people of his day.

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Elizabeth Taylor by Grace May. Carter

Elizabeth Taylor

Grace May. Carter

For a time, Elizabeth Taylor was the world's biggest star, winner of two Oscars and a Hollywood legend for searing performances in films such as Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. But it was her off-screen life--eight stormy m...

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The Highbinders by Matthew Braun

The Highbinders

Matthew Braun

In California, the Southern Pacific Railway is prying the West wide open, and the land is worth its weight in gold. While some men get in on the action, and some get out of the way, one group of settlers is making a stand--and holding up the railway....

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Tiassa by Steven Brust


Steven Brust

Long ago, one of the gods fashioned an artifact called the silver tiassa. To Devera the Wanderer, it's a pretty toy to play with. To Vlad Taltos, it's a handy prop for a con he's running. To the Empire, it's a tool to be used against their greatest e...

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The dust of promises by Ahlem Mosteghanemi

The dust of promises

Ahlem Mosteghanemi

In a voice as dim as a lighthouse on a rainy night, he said, "Beware of loving a woman who loves bridges.†?'Once upon a September in Paris...Still heartsick over the break-up of his relationship with the alluring, elusive novelist Hayat, the narrator...

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Wrecker by Noel O'Reilly


Noel O'Reilly

'With echoes of Du Maurier, this compelling Cornish drama weaves a tangled web of fallen faiths, of sins, seductions and deceits.' Essie Fox A powerful debut exploring the dark side of Cornwall - the wrecking and the drowned sailors - where poverty d...

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Why mummy swears by Gill Sims

Why mummy swears

Gill Sims

It's every parents' nightmare - the start of the school holidays - and instead of sitting in the sun, reading a book over a cold, crisp glass of Pinot Grigio, Mummy has two bored moppets to attend to. After frantically booking sports camps, child minder...

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Christopher Robin by Elizabeth Rudnick

Christopher Robin

Elizabeth Rudnick

"Capturing the heartwarming magic of Walt Disney Studios' upcoming Christopher Robin film, this novelization pulls fans back into the world of Pooh through a book that enables them to relive the story and revisit their old pals whenever they please. ...

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The Black Monday Murders. Volume 2 by Johnathan Hickman

The Black Monday Murders. Volume 2

Johnathan Hickman

Thomas Dane goes looking for a man who doesn't want to be found. From JONATHAN HICKMAN (EAST OF WEST, Secret Wars, Avengers) and TOMM COKER (UNDYING LOVE) comes the next installment in the crypto-noir series about the power of dirty, filthy money...and...

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