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07/30/2014 - 3:08pm

2nd chance: a novel Cover
James Patterson
Andrew Gross
Reconvening the Women's Murder Club after a little girl is shot in front of a San Francisco church, detective Lindsay Boxer and her companions are disturbed to discover that the killer may be a former police officer.
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Jul 2, 2014
A perfect life: a novel Cover
Danielle Steel
A mother and daughter confront respective challenges, cope with celebrity and work through tragedy while maintaining an idyllic facade to the outside world.
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Jul 16, 2014
Act of War: a thriller Cover
Brad Thor
With the United States facing a devastating attack, America's new president must turn to covert counter-terrorism operative Scot Harvath to help carry out two of the most dangerous operations in the country's history. Shrouded in absolute secrecy, either of them will constitute an act of war if revealed.
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Jul 14, 2014
Cold Storage, Alaska Cover
John Straley
Returning to his Alaska hometown after a prison term in the hopes of repaying the younger brother who has cared for their family and community, Clive finds his efforts to start a new business challenged by a vengeful ex-partner, a dogmatic State Trooper and his own deteriorating mental state.
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Jul 15, 2014
Dead between the lines: a Devereaux's dime store mystery Cover
Denise Swanson
Opening an old-fashioned five-and-dime shop in her small Missouri hometown has been a great change for Devereaux "Dev" Sinclair. But when she hosts a reading group there, she learns that bad writing can mean life or death.
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Jul 14, 2014
Eden in winter Cover
Richard North Patterson
Adam Blaine struggles to bring healing and protection to his family after his father's death on Martha's Vineyard as the court inquest into Benjamin Blaine's death casts suspicion on those closest to him.
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Jul 15, 2014
For all time Cover
Jude Deveraux
The wedding of Alix Madsen and Jared Montgomery is a glorious affair at an elegant little chapel in the woods. While most guests are fixed on the happy couple, Jared's cousin Graydon can't look away from bridesmaid Toby Wyndam. It's not just her quiet beauty that enthralls him. Toby possesses the remarkable ability of being able to distinguish Graydon from his identical twin. And according to family legend, that gift marks her as Graydon's True Love.
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Jul 2, 2014
Hard choices Cover
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Hillary Clinton's candid reflections about the key moments during her time as Secretary of State, as well as her thoughts about how to navigate the challenges of the 21st century.
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Jul 14, 2014
I am pilgrim: a thriller Cover
Terry Hayes
Pilgrim is the code name for a world class and legendary secret agent. His adversary is known only as the Saracen. As a young boy, the Saracen saw his dissident father beheaded in a Saudi Arabian public square, creating a burning desire to destroy the special relationship between the US and the Kingdom. When a woman's body is found in a seedy hotel near Ground Zero, the techniques are pulled from a cult classic of forensic science that Pilgrim wrote under a pen name. In offering the NYPD assistance with the case, Pilgrim gets pulled back into the intelligence underground.
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Jul 14, 2014
Kiss and tell Cover
Fern Michaels
Life comes in stages. Even the Sisterhood has been content to let their gold shields gather a little dust while they enjoy friends and family. But when a string of anonymous emails arrives at Pinewood suggesting shady dealings at a local assisted-living facility, Myra Rutledge and best friend Annie de Silva are ready to out-hustle a master con-artist at his own game. This time, they'll need to enlist some new allies in order to pull off their brilliant plan.
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Jul 2, 2014
Landline Cover
Rainbow Rowell
Georgie McCool knows her marriage is in trouble. She still loves her husband, Neal, and Neal still loves her, deeply--but that almost seems besides the point now. Two days before they're supposed to visit Neal's family in Omaha for Christmas, Georgie tells Neal that she can't go. When her husband and the kids leave for the airport, Georgie wonders if she's finally done it. That night, Georgie discovers a way to communicate with Neal in the past. It's not time travel, not exactly, but she feels like she's been given an opportunity to fix her marriage before it starts. Is that what she's supposed to do? Or would Georgie and Neal be better off if their marriage never happened?
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Jul 14, 2014
Midnight in Europe Cover
Alan Furst
The future of Spain is at stake. Germany and Italy have ensured that Republican forces are starved of weapons and a Franco victory now looks likely. Cristian Ferrar, a Spanish lawyer living in Paris, is a well-connected man. When Ferrar is approached by anti-Franco forces, he readily agrees asked to help smuggle arms into his homeland. Working with de Lyon - an enigmatic man of Slavic descent - Ferrar goes on a quest which will take him from libertine nightclubs in the City of Light to volatile bars by the docks in Gdansk, as Europe holds its breath.
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Jul 2, 2014
Nine lives to die: a Mrs. Murphy mystery Cover
Rita Mae Brown
A busy holiday season for Harry, her husband, and her posse of pet detectives is interrupted by dark secrets from the community's past involving a cold case and a twenty-five-year-old love triangle.
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Jul 2, 2014
One plus one Cover
Jojo Moyes
A single mom trying to raise a bullied stepson and a mathlete daughter finds an unexpected rescue in the form of an obnoxious tech millionaire named Geeky Ed.
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Jul 2, 2014
Phantom Instinct: a novel Cover
Meg Gardiner
Struggling to rebuild after a club shooting, bartender Harper Flynn searches for the gunman with the help of L.A. Deputy Sheriff Aiden Garrison, whose injuries in the same incident left him with a rare type of perception blindness.
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Jul 23, 2014
Power play Cover
Catherine Coulter
Natalie Black, U.S. ambassador to the Court of St. James has returned to Washington with her job in jeopardy. After the death of her fiancé in a car accident. rumors surfaced that she broke his heart and he killed himself. Then someone tries to force her off the M-2 outside London. Rumors called it a sympathy ploy. Back in Washington a car tries to mow her down while she's out for a run. And no one believes her except FBI Special Agent Davis Sullivan.
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Jul 14, 2014
Ruin falls Cover
Jenny Milchman
Liz Daniels' husband, Paul, has decided that, despite a strained relationship with his parents, the family should visit the farm in western New York where he grew up. Stopping at a hotel on the way, Liz wakes to find their children, eight-year-old Reid and six-year-old Ally, gone. Blind panic slides into ice-cold teror as an Amber Alert is issued and detectives are called in. But in a sudden, gut-wrenching instant Liz realizes that it was no stranger who slipped into the room that night. Someone she trusted has betrayed her.
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Jul 14, 2014
Shotgun lovesongs Cover
Nickolas Butler
Hank, Leland, Kip and Ronny were all born and raised in the same Wisconsin town--Little Wing--and are now coming into their own (or not) as husbands and fathers. And seamlessly woven into their patchwork is Beth, whose presence among them fuels the kind of passion one comes to expect of lovesongs and rivalries.
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Jul 14, 2014
Sing for me Cover
Karen Halvorsen Schreck
Raised in the Danish Baptist Church, Rose Sorensen knows it's wrong to sing worldly songs. But Rose still yearns for those songs she hears on the radio and sings them when no one is around. One day, Rose's cousin takes her to Calliope's, a jazz club where blacks and whites mingle, brought together by music. Then she's offered a job as their singer.
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Jul 23, 2014
Sniper's honor: a Bob Lee Swagger novel Cover
Stephen Hunter
Washington Post correspondent Kathy Reilly taps her friend, former marine sniper Bob Lee Swagger to find information on a World War II female sniper. As they travel to Russia and the Carpathian Mountains, someone is determined to stop them at any cost.
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Jul 14, 2014
Take me home Cover
Dorothy Garlock
Life in Miller's Creek, Wisconsin, in 1945 is focused entirely on the war. Olivia Marsten does everything she can for the war effort and to support Billy, her childhood best friend who's leaving soon for Navy training. Then Billy confesses he's been in love with her for years and proposes. Olivia accepts, but she knows it isn't right. How do you break your best friend's heart, especially when you're secretly in love with a stranger?
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Jul 2, 2014
Terminal city Cover
Linda A Fairstein
When the body of a young woman is found in the tower suite of the Waldorf Astoria--one of the most prestigious hotels in Manhattan--Assistant DA Alex Cooper and Detectives Mike Chapman and Mercer Wallace find themselves hunting for an elusive killer whose only signature is carving a carefully drawn symbol into his victims' bodies, a symbol that bears a striking resemblance to train tracks. When a second body bearing the same bloody symbol is discovered in a deserted alleyway right next to the Grand Central terminal building, all attention shifts to the iconic transportation hub, where the potential for a bigger attack weighs heavily on everyone's minds.
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Jul 2, 2014
Thankful Cover
Shelley Shepard Gray
Christina and Aden have secretly loved each other since childhood. Because Aden has lived with Christina's family since his parents died ten years ago, everyone sees them as siblings. When Christina's parents pressure her to start courting, Aden will have to speak up or lose her forever.
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Jul 15, 2014
The city: a novel Cover
Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz
There are millions of stories in the city--some magical, some tragic, others terror-filled or triumphant. Jonah Kirk's story is all of those things as he draws readers into his life in the city as a young boy, introducing his indomitable grandfather, also a "piano man;" his single mother, a struggling singer; and the heroes, villains, and everyday saints and sinners who make up the fabric of the metropolis in which they live--and who will change the course of Jonah's life forever. Welcome to The City, a place of evergreen dreams where enchantment and malice entwine, where courage and honor are found in the most unexpected corners and the way forward lies buried deep inside the heart.
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Jul 2, 2014
The escape Cover
Mary Balogh
After surviving the Napoleonic Wars, Sir Benedict Harper's body and spirit are in need of healing. He never imagines that hope will come in the form of a beautiful woman who has seen her own share of suffering. After the lingering death of her husband, Samantha McKay is at the mercy of her oppressive in-laws -- until she plots an escape to Wales to claim a house she has inherited. And Ben, being a gentleman, insists that he escort her on the fateful journey.
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Jul 2, 2014
The Marriage Pact Cover
Linda Lael Miller
When Hadleigh Stevens makes a marriage pact with her single friends, she wasn't expecting Tripp Galloway to return to Bliss County, Wyoming, and once again meddle with her marriage plans.
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Jul 15, 2014
The painter Cover
Peter Heller
Years ago, a well-known expressionist painter named Jim Stegner shot a man in a bar. The man lived, Jim served his time, and he has learned to live with the dark impulses that sometimes overtake him. Jim enjoys a quiet life in the valleys of Colorado. His paintings fetch excellent prices at a posh gallery in Santa Fe. One day, driving down a dirt road, Jim sees a man beating a small horse. Jim leaps out of the truck, tackles the man, and bloodies his nose. The man is Dell, a cruel hunting outfitter notorious among locals. The next night, under a full moon, telling himself he is just going night fishing, he returns to the creek where Dell has his camp and kills him. As Jim tries to come to terms with what he has done, he must evade the police, navigate his own conscience, and escape the members of Dell's clan set on revenge. And he paints the whole time; trying to make sense of his actions.
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Jul 14, 2014
The pickle queen: a Crossroads Cafe novella Cover
Deborah Smith
The Appalachian families of the Wakefields and MacBrides have an ongoing feud that had Jay Wakefield, a lonely rich boy, betray Gabby McBride. Now that Gabby must deal with a family legacy, she must come to terms with her bittersweet love for Jay.
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Jul 24, 2014
The queen of the Tearling: a novel Cover
Erika Johansen
On her nineteenth birthday, Princess Kelsea Raleigh Glynn, raised in exile, sets out on a perilous journey back to the castle of her birth to ascend her rightful throne. Plain and serious, a girl who loves books and learning, Kelsea bears little resemblance to her mother, the vain and frivolous Queen Elyssa. But though she may be inexperienced and sheltered, Kelsea is not defenseless: Around her neck hangs the Tearling sapphire, a jewel of immense magical power; and accompanying her is the Queen's Guard, a cadre of brave knights led by the enigmatic and dedicated Lazarus. Kelsea will need them all to survive a cabal of enemies who will use every weapon--from crimson-caped assassins to the darkest blood magic--to prevent her from wearing the crown.
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Jul 30, 2014
The revealing: a novel Cover
Suzanne Woods Fisher
While secrets and mysteries surround the Inn at Eagle Hill, Naomi King has a secret of her own--a growing romance with Tobe Schrock.
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Jul 14, 2014
The summer wind Cover
Mary Alice Monroe
A grandmother about to move to a retirement home invites her three grown granddaughters to her historic house on Sullivan's Island for one more summer together. There they must all find a way to weather both a tropical storm and the stressful changes in their lives.
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Jul 14, 2014
The Swiss affair Cover
Emylia Hall
Life has been predictable for college student Hadley Dunn. But then she spends her sophomore year of college in Lausanne, Switzerland, and she meets a mysterious Danish girl. After tragedy strikes, she begins a search that will consume her, the city she loves, and the lives of two very different men.
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Jul 14, 2014
The weight of blood Cover
Laura McHugh
Treated like an outsider by Ozark Mountain neighbors who regard her mother's disappearance years earlier with suspicion, 16-year-old Lucy is further haunted by a friend's murder, which compels her to investigate family secrets and sacrifices.
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Jul 14, 2014
Until we touch Cover
Susan Mallery
When her feelings for her boss, former football hero Jack McGarry, are exposed, Larissa Owens tries to convince him to take a chance on love.
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Jul 2, 2014
Hope runs: an American tourist, a Kenyan boy, a journey of redemption Cover
Claire Diaz-Ortiz
Samuel Ikua Gachagua
Recounts the experiences of an American woman whose encounter with a boy in a Kenyan orphanage led her to stay in the country for a year, and profoundly alter the boy's future.
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Jul 15, 2014
Jim Cramer's get rich carefully Cover
Jim Cramer
Tired of phony promises about getting rich quickly? Go for lasting wealth and do it the cautious way. Jim Cramer has createe a guide to high-yield, low-risk investing. In our recovering economy, this is the plan you need to make big money without taking big risks. Cramer explains in plain English why you can get rich in a prudent, methodical way, as long as you start now. This guide will help turn your savings into real, lasting wealth in a practical, highly readable and entertaining way.
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Jul 23, 2014
Haatchi & little B: the inspiring true story of one boy and his dog Cover
Wendy Holden
When Owen met Haatchi, the lives of one adorable little boy and one great, big dog were destined to change forever. Owen--known to his family as "little buddy" or "Little B"--has a rare genetic disorder that leaves him largely confined to a wheelchair. Before being united with Haatchi, Little B was anxious and found it difficult to make friends. Haatchi--an adorable Anatolian Shepherd puppy--was abused and left for dead on railroad tracks. He was struck by an oncoming train, and although his life was saved, his leg and tail were partially severed. Haatchi was left massively disabled and totally dispirited. But kind-hearted Will and Colleen Howkins, Little B's father and step-mother, decided to introduce the big dog and the little boy to each other, and an unbelievable bond was formed that transformed both boy and dog in miraculous ways.
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Jul 23, 2014
I forgot to remember : a memoir of amnesia Cover
Su Meck
Daniel De Visé
Su Meck offers a view from the inside of a terrible injury, with the hope that her story will help give other brain injury sufferers and their families the resolve and courage to build their lives anew. Piercing, heartbreaking, but finally uplifting, this is the true story of a woman determined to live life on her own terms.
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Jul 14, 2014
Life, animated: a story of sidekicks, heroes, and autism Cover
Ron Suskind
Imagine being trapped inside a Disney movie and having to learn about life mostly from animated characters dancing across a screen of color. This is the real-life story of Owen Suskind, the son of journalist Ron Suskind and his wife, Cornelia. An autistic boy who couldn't speak for years, Owen memorized dozens of Disney movies, turned them into a language to express love and loss, kinship, brotherhood. The family was forced to become animated characters, communicating with him in Disney dialogue and song; until they all emerge, together, revealing how, in darkness, we all literally need stories to survive.
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Jul 14, 2014
The caregivers: a support group's stories of slow loss, courage, and love Cover
Nell Lake
A journalist witnesses two years of devotion, frustration, patience, letting go, care giving, and care receiving. She asks how we can care for the aging, ill, and dying with skill and compassion, even as costs increase?
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Jul 23, 2014
Have a nice guilt trip Cover
Lisa Scottoline
Francesca Scottoline Serritella
No one does love and guilt like mothers and daughters; especially when they're Italian. Get ready for some wit, wisdom, and warmth from this new collection by the bestselling duo.
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Jul 14, 2014
The Keillor reader Cover
Garrison Keillor
Stories, essays, poems, and personal reminiscences from the sage of Lake Wobegon.
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Jul 14, 2014
Life is a wheel: love, death, etc. and a bike ride across America Cover
Bruce Weber
Riding a bicycle across the United States is one of those bucket-list goals that many dream about but few fulfill. In 2011 at the age of fifty-seven, New York Times obituary writer Bruce Weber made the trip alone and wrote about it as it unfolded mile by mile. Now, expanding upon the articles and blog posts that quickly became a must-read adventure story, Weber gives us a witty, inspiring, and reflective diary of his journey.
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Jul 23, 2014
Run, don't walk: the curious and chaotic life of a physical therapist inside Walter Reed Army Medical Center Cover
Adele Levine
M*A*S*H meets Scrubs in a sharply observant, absurdly funny, inspiring, and totally unique debut memoir from a physical therapist at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the birthplace of physical therapy and the world leader in prosthetic rehabilitation for injured war veterans.
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Jul 15, 2014
The mockingbird next door: life with Harper Lee Cover
Marja Mills
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is one of the best loved novels of the twentieth century. But for the last fifty years, the novel's celebrated author has said almost nothing on the record. Journalists have trekked to her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama, trying and failing to get an interview her. But in 2001, Nelle Harper Lee and her sister Alice opened their door to journalist Marja Mills. It was the beginning of a long conversation.
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Jul 23, 2014
Love life Cover
Rob Lowe
Rob Lowe offers up a collection of personal stories in an honest and celebratory memoir about men and women, art and commerce, fathers and son, addiction and recovery, and sex and love.
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Jul 14, 2014
Sally Ride: America's first woman in space Cover
Lynn Sherr
The definitive biography of Sally Ride, America's first woman in space, with exclusive insights from Ride's family and partner, by the ABC reporter who covered NASA during its transformation from a test-pilot boys' club to a more inclusive elite.
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Jul 14, 2014
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James Patterson
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Mary Balogh
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Danielle Steel
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Linda Lael Miller
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Brad Thor
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Peter Heller
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John Straley
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Deborah Smith
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Denise Swanson
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Erika Johansen
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Jude Deveraux
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Mary Alice Monroe
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Hillary Rodham Clinton
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Emylia Hall
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Terry Hayes
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Laura McHugh
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Fern Michaels
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Susan Mallery
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Rainbow Rowell
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Claire Diaz-Ortiz
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Alan Furst
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Jim Cramer
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Wendy Holden
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Jojo Moyes
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Meg Gardiner
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Ron Suskind
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Nell Lake
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Jenny Milchman
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Lisa Scottoline
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Nickolas Butler
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Karen Halvorsen Schreck
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Bruce Weber
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Stephen Hunter
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Adele Levine
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Dorothy Garlock
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Marja Mills
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Linda A Fairstein
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Rob Lowe
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Shelley Shepard Gray
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Lynn Sherr
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Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz
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