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Untamed

Being the bassist for the world’s hottest band has earned Griffin Hancock a big house, a fast car, and his incredible wife, Anna. The one thing missing is the spotlight. Tired of waiting, Griffin takes the gamble of a lifetime, but also pushes his relationship with Anna to its limits. Just as the recognition Griffin seeks is within reach, the thing he loves most could slip through his fingers.

The Familiar, Volume 2: Into the Forest

The lives of the nine characters introduced in “One Rainy Day in May” begin to intersect in inexplicable ways. At the center is Xanther, a twelve-year-old girl, for whom the world around her is opening, exposing ideas previously unknown. She glimpses something she doesn’t understand but craves—the only thing that will bring

The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine: (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16)

Just before Mma Ramotswe leaves on a holiday, a new client arrives: a woman whose father was considered a hero in Botswana but whose reputation is now being called into question. In the end, it’s an investigation that will affect everyone at the Agency, and a reminder for us all that human failings should be treated with charity and compassion.

The Jazz Palace

Living in Chicago in the 1920s, Benny Lehrman’s true passion is piano, not carrying on the family hat business. At night he sneaks out to to hear jazz groups play. After “sitting in” on a group one night, Napoleon, the trumpeter, becomes Benny’s friend and musical collaborator. Pearl Chimbrova invites them to play at her family’s saloon. As the bubble of prosperity collapses, Napoleon, Benny, and Pearl must choose between financial survival and the music they love.

Holding Strong

An up-and-coming MMA fighter wants more than one night from a woman fleeing her past. Denver Lewis plays real nice, but he doesn't share. That's why he’s been avoiding topnotch flirt Cherry Peyton. But a man can only resist those curves for so long. Their encounter surpasses all his fantasies, bringing out protective urges that Cherry’s about to need more than she knows.

The Secret Life of Becky Miller

Becky Miller, a young mother with grand dreams and a longing to do big things for God, has a rich fantasy life that helps her cope with the pressure to be a wonderful wife and mom. But as she keeps hearing an inner tape play what her mission will be, will she be able to hear God’s voice?

Blood on Snow

From the internationally acclaimed author of the Harry Hole novels—a new, electrifying stand-alone thriller set in Oslo in the 1970s. This is the story of an unusually complicated contract killer—the perfectly sympathetic antihero—that is an edgy, almost lyrical meditation on death and love.

The Enemy Inside: A Paul Madriani Novel

Defending an innocent young man, defense attorney Paul Madriani uncovers a morass of corruption and greed that leads to the highest levels of political power.

People of the Songtrail: A Novel of North America's Forgotten Past

The saga of the first European settlers to land on the shores of the New World, seeking freedom to worship and prosper far from the religious strife and political upheaval that plagued Europe…500 years before Columbus set sail. Recent archaeological evidence suggests a vast and permanent settlement. It is a story of the swift and violent clash of cultures, and of extraordinary men and women on both sides who were brave enough to work for the hope of peace.

All the Light We Cannot See

A beautiful novel about a blind French girl, Marie-Laure, and an orphan German boy, Werner, whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. In Germany, Werner’s mastery of building and fixing radios earns him a place at an elite military academy where he becomes a specialized tracker of the Resistance. He travels into Saint-Malo on the Brittany Coast, where his path converges with Marie-Laure.

The Art of Secrets

When Saba Khan’s apartment burns in a mysterious fire, her Chicago high school rallies around her. A piece of art donated to a school fund-raising effort for the Khans is revealed to be an unknown work by a famous artist, worth thousands. Greed, jealousy, and suspicion create a tangled web as students and

Beastkeeper

When Sarah’s mother walks out on their family, strange old magic rises into their world. Her father begins to change into a wild beast. Before his transformation is complete, he takes Sarah to her grandparents. In a crumbling castle, Sarah untangles the curses affecting her family bloodlines, until she discovers that the curse includes her, too. The day she falls in love, Sarah will transform into a beast…unless she can figure out a way to break the curse forever.

Bayou Magic

As Maddy spends the summer on the bayou with her grandmother, she soon grows to love everything about her new surroundings—including something deep within the water, that only Maddy sees. Could it be a mermaid? As her grandmother shares wisdom about signs, Maddy realizes she may be the only sibling to carry on her family’s magical legacy. And when a disastrous oil leak threatens the bayou, she knows she may also be the only one who can help.

Completely Clementine

Summer is coming, and Clementine is not ready. She isn’t ready to speak to her father again, because she’s still mad at him for eating meat. Then there is the new baby on the way. Clementine’s mom doesn't seem ready. She’s suddenly crazy about cleaning, but she doesn’t even have a name picked out yet. What Clementine really isn’t ready for is saying good-bye to her third grade teacher. Everything else may be changing around her, but that doesn’t mean that Clementine has.

A Dragon's Guide to the Care and Feeding of Humans

Crusty dragon Miss Drake has a new pet human, precocious Winnie. Oddly enough, Winnie seems to think Miss Drake is her pet—a ridiculous notion. Unknown to most of its inhabitants, the City by the Bay is home to many mysterious creatures, hidden beneath the parks, among the clouds, and even in plain sight. Winnie wants to draw every new creature she encounters: the good, the bad, and the ugly. But Winnie’s sketchbook is not what it seems. Somehow, her sketchlings have been set loose on the city streets. It will take Winnie and Miss Drake’s combined efforts to put an end to the mayhem…before it’s too late.

Dinosaur vs. Mommy

Dinosaur is spending the day with Mommy. ROAR! He helps her wake up, go shopping, sort laundry, and more—his way, that is. By bedtime, it looks like Mommy is down for the count. Is one little red dinosaur just too much for her, or will Mommy win?

Everybody Sleeps (But Not Fred)

Every kind of bird and beast has to sleep, from the monkeys in the jungle to the whales in the ocean to the ants under the ground. But not Fred. His to-do list is far too long. Drowsy animals of all stripes look on in disbelief as Fred keeps on going and going and going, until… could it be that, after so much activity, even Fred needs to rest?

In

For a boy and his toy giraffe, today is the perfect day to stay in. Snug in his pajamas, he reads books, bakes popovers, and plays with a big wicker basket—that he transforms into a rocket ship to fly in “innerspace.” But soon, the outdoors is too tempting to resist, and he takes his wild imagination into nature. That is, until it’s time to come inside again.

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