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The Accidental Empress: A Novel

In 1853, the Habsburgs are europe’s most powerful ruling family. elisabeth, “sisi,” Duchess of Bavaria, travels to the Habsburg Court with her sister, who is betrothed to emperor Franz Joseph. soon, sisi finds she has fallen for and won the heart of her sister’s groom. Franz Joseph reneges on his proposal and marries sisi instead. sisi upsets political and familial loyalties in her quest to win and keep, the love of her emperor, people, and world.

Best Kept Secrets

A fall-out from his father’s shady business dealings and his wife Clarisse’s alcoholism and scandalous affair pushes evan Murdoch to the edge. Leila, divorced, penniless, and desperate to do anything to save her mother’s home from foreclosure, turns to evan, her former best friend. Instead of friendship, evan makes Leila a shocking indecent proposal.

Revolutions Without Borders: The Call To Liberty In The Atlantic World

A radical interchange of ideas around the Atlantic world took place during the years from 1776 to 1804. This history explores how the revolutionary ideas of universal freedom spurred the American and French revolutions, connecting european, North American, African, and Caribbean peoples more closely than ever before.

All American Boys

In an unforgettable new novel from awardwinning authors reynolds and Kiely, two teens—one black, one white—grapple with the repercussions of a single violent act that leaves their school, their community, and, ultimately, the country bitterly divided by racial tension.

Don’t Ever Change

Eva wants to write a modern classic that appeals to her generation. But first she must get a life worth writing about. Before heading to college, eva’s life encounters unexpected twists. From being an unqualified camp counselor, to growing apart from her best friends, to falling for the last guy she would have imagined, eva must figure out how she wants this chapter to end.

Rogue

ember Hill left the dragon organization Talon to take her chances with rebel dragon Cobalt and crew. But ember can’t forget the sacrifice made for her by the human boy who could have killed her, Garret Xavier sebastian, a soldier of the dragonslaying Order of st. George, who saved her from a Talon assassin, knowing that he’d signed his own death warrant. Determined to save Garret, ember must convince Cobalt to help her. The rogues find an ally in Garret and a new perspective on the battle between Talon and st. George.

Absolutely Almost

Albie has never been the smartest kid in his class. He has never been the tallest, the best at gym, the greatest artist or the most musical. In fact, Albie has a long list of the things he’s not very good at. But then Albie gets a new babysitter, Calista, who helps him figure out all of the things he is good at and how he can take pride in himself.

Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide To Planet Girl

It appears that everyone at eastport Middle school has a boyfriend or girlfriend except…Charlie Joe Jackson?! He’s the only single guy out of all his friends. Well, Charlie Joe refuses to be left out. He goes looking for help in the last place anyone would think to find him—the library. What he finds is the guidebook of all guidebooks, the key to finally getting a girl! Now, everyone is coming to him for love advice. But Charlie Joe’s world is swiftly turned upside down when he realizes the girl he actually likes…might not actually be the girl he likes.

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone

The first book of the Harry Potter series, now fully illustrated by award-winning artist Jim Kay. Harry Potter has never been the star of a Quidditch team, knows no spells, has never helped to hatch a dragon, and has never worn a cloak of invisibility. All he knows is a miserable life with his horrible aunt and uncle. Harry’s room is a tiny closet at the foot of the stairs, and he hasn’t had a birthday party in eleven years. All that is about to change when a mysterious letter arrives with an invitation to an incredible place that Harry will find unforgettable.

100 Things That Make Me Happy

In the grand tradition of “raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens” comes an uplifting tribute to 100 everyday things worth celebrating. The list, in rhyming couplets, draws directly from a preschooler’s world—from slippery floors to dinosaurs, from goldfish to a birthday wish.

Ask Me

A father and daughter walk through their neighborhood, brimming with questions as they explore their world. With so many things to enjoy, and so many ways to ask— and talk—about them, it’s a snapshot of an ordinary day in a world that’s anything but.

Granddaddy’s Turn: A Journey To The Ballot Box

Life on the farm with Granddaddy is hard work, but Granddaddy always makes time for play, especially fishing trips. When there isn’t a bite to catch, he reminds Michael that it takes patience to get what’s coming to you. When Granddaddy heads into town in his fancy suit, Michael knows that something special must be happening. For the first time, Granddaddy is allowed to vote, and he couldn’t be more proud. But can Michael be patient when it seems that justice just can’t come soon enough?

Lovin’ Blue

Through a stroke of bad luck, eden Anderson’s childhood tormentor, Jansen McKnight, is now her temporary roommate. He’s also a badass, gun-toting cop who relishes a steak dinner. As a peace-loving vegetarian, eden hates guns—and meat. When Jansen bets eden that he can seduce her within two weeks, she can’t wait for him to lose. But as eden learns more about Jansen, she starts to believe that opposites may attract.

Summer Of Snow

After dropping out of college, Julia Desmit is taking fumbling steps down a challenging yet hope-filled road. But all falls to pieces when her mother, Janice, appears on the porch one night. They have not seen or talked in ten years, and a decade of anger and resentment follows, along with a surprise Julia never anticipated. When she faces the very decision her mother did years before, she begins to realize what it means to accept grace.

Undead And Unforgiven

The latest hurdle in Betsy Taylor’s post-dead life is so big she can’t even see it until it’s on CNN. Betsy’s father and half-sister Laura (a former Anti-Christ with a grudge) have outed Betsy to the world. The story becomes headline news. soon the mansion is swarming with reporters, vampire/zombie killers, and emos begging to be turned. Betsy is forced into the role as the face of the vampire nation.

Alert

New Yorkers aren't easily intimidated, but after two high-tech attacks, NYC is on edge. Detective Michael Bennett and the FBI’s emily Parker have to catch the criminals who claim responsibility—but they’re as good at concealing their identities as they are at wreaking havoc. Following a shocking assassination, Bennett suspects that these events are just a prelude to the biggest threat of all.

Hell Or High Water (The Deep Six)

A capsule of chemical weapons lost in the ocean and a plea for assistance from CIA Agent Olivia Mortier, the one woman he can’t forget, make former Navy seAL Leo Anderson return to the world of weapons and warfare. racing against the clock and a deadly terrorist faction, Leo and Olivia must find the missing capsule, all the while battling the intense desire burning between them.

The Marriage Of Opposites

Growing up on st. Thomas in the early 1800s, rachel dreams of life in Paris. rachel, part of a refugee community of Jews who escaped the Inquisition, is married off to a widower. When her husband dies suddenly and his nephew arrives from France to settle the estate, rachel begins a love affair that sparks a scandal, affecting her favorite son, who will become one of the greatest artists of France.

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