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Beauty Mark by Boston Weatherford, Carole, author. Beauty Mark

Before she was Marilyn MonroeHollywood icon, blond bombshell, and easily one of the most recognizable faces of the twentieth centuryshe was Norma Jeane, a young woman whose early life was filled with traumatic experiences: foster homes, loneliness, sexual abuse, and teen marriage. Despite all she overcame, her hard-won, meteoric rise to stardom was besieged by exploitation, pill dependency, and depression, eventually culminating in her tragic death at the age of thirty-six. In a story at once ri

Feb 18, 2021
Before She Disappeared by Gardner, Lisa, author. Before She Disappeared

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner, a propulsive thriller featuring an ordinary woman who will stop at nothing to find the missing people that the rest of the world has forgotten Frankie Elkin is an average middle-aged woman, a recovering alcoholic with more regrets than belongings. But she spends her life doing what no one else will--searching for missing people the world has stopped looking for. When the police have given up, when the public no longer remembers, when the me

Feb 18, 2021
Bookish and the Beast by Poston, Ashley, author. Bookish and the Beast

A tale as old as time is made new in Ashley Poston's fresh, geeky retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Rosie Thorne is feeling stuckon her college application essays, in her small town, and on that mysterious General Sond cosplayer she met at ExcelsiCon. Most of all, shes stuck in her grief over her mothers death. Her only solace was her late mothers library of rare Starfield novels, but even that disappeared when they sold it to pay off hospital bills. On the other hand, Vance Reigns has been H

Feb 18, 2021
Can't Stop Won't Stop (Young Adult Edition) by Chang, Jeff, author. Can't Stop Won't Stop (Young Adult Edition)

This program is read by the authors. An American Book Award winner now available as an adaptation for a young adult audience, Jeff The American Book Award winner, now completely adapted for a young adult audience!From award-winning author Jeff Chang, Can't Stop Won't Stop is the story of hip-hop, a generation-defining movement and the music that transformed American politics and culture forever.Hip hop is one of the most dominant and influential cultures in America, giving new voice to the young

Feb 18, 2021
Concrete Rose by Thomas, Angie, author. Concrete Rose

The engrossing and hard-hitting third novel by Angie Thomas, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning The Hate U Give and On the Come Up, stars Maverick Carter, Starrs father, as a teen.

Feb 18, 2021
Daylight by Baldacci, David, author. Daylight

The #1 New York Times bestselling author with 150 million copies sold worldwide returns with his next blockbuster thriller. In David Baldacci's #1 New York Times bestselling series, FBI Agent Atlee Pine's search for her sister Mercy clashes with John Puller's high-stakes investigation, leading them both deep into the perilous world of organized crime -- a world neither of them will escape from unscathed.

Feb 18, 2021
Deadly Cross by Patterson, James, author. Deadly Cross

A double homicide in the nation's capital opens the psychological case files -- Detective Alex Cross. Kay Willingham led a life as glamorous as it was public -- she was a gorgeous Georgetown socialite, philanthropist, and the ex-wife of the vice-president. So why was she parked in a Bentley convertible idling behind a DC private school, in the middle of the night, with the man who was the head of that school? Who shot them both, point blank, and why? The shocking double homicide is blazed across

Feb 18, 2021
Displaced by Hughes, Dean, author. Displaced

Thirteen-year-old Hadi Saleh and his family are displaced. At least thats what the Lebanese government calls them and the thousands of other Syrian refugees that have flooded into Beirut. But as Hadi tries to earn money to feed his family by selling gum on the street corner, he learns that many people who travel the city every day dont think he and his family are displacedthey think theyre in the wrong place, that they dont belong in this country either. Each day he hears insults, but each day h

Feb 18, 2021
Elatsoe by Little Badger, Darcie, author. Elatsoe

In an America shaped dramatically by magic and monsters, a young girl must use her ability to raise the ghosts of dead animals to find out who murdered her cousin.

Feb 18, 2021
Even If We Break by Nijkamp, Marieke, author. Even If We Break

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Marieke Nijkamp comes a shocking new thriller about a group of friends who go to a cabin to play a murder mystery game...only to have the game turned against them. FIVE friends go to a cabin. FOUR of them are hiding secrets. THREE years of history bind them. TWO are doomed from the start. ONE person wants to end this. NO ONE IS SAFE. For five friends, this was supposed to be one last getaway before going their separate ways?a chance to say goodbye to eac

Feb 18, 2021
Fighting Words by Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker, author. Fighting Words

A candid and fierce middle grade novel about sisterhood and sexual abuse, by Newbery Honor winner and #1 New York Times best seller Kimberly Brubaker Bradley "Fighting Words is raw, it is real, it is necessary, a must-read for children and their adults--a total triumph in all ways." --Holly Goldberg Sloan, New York Times bestselling author of Counting by 7s Ten-tear-old Della has always had her older sister, Suki: When their mom went to prison, Della had Suki. When their mom's boyfriend took the

Feb 18, 2021
Firefly Lane by Hannah, Kristin, author. Firefly Lane

In the summer of 1974, Kate Mularkey has accepted her place at the bottom of the eighth-grade social food chain. Then, to her amazement, the "coolest girl in the world" moves in across the street and wants to be her friend. Tully Hart seems to have it all - beauty, brains, ambition. On the surface they are as opposite as two people can be: Kate, doomed to be forever uncool, with a loving family who mortifies her at every turn; Tully, steeped in glamour and mystery, but with a secret that is dest

Feb 18, 2021
It Only Happens in the Movies by Bourne, Holly, author. It Only Happens in the Movies

From award-winning British author Holly Bourne comes a clever, deconstructed rom-com that proves that in real life girl meets boy doesn't always mean happily ever after . . . or does it? At turns funny, feminist, and achingly real, this read is perfect for fans of Sophie Kinsella, Patrick Ness, and Julie Buxbaum. Audrey is over romance. While dealing with her parents contentious divorce, a breakup of her own, and shifting friendship dynamics, she has every reason to feel cynical. But then she me

Feb 18, 2021
Muted by Charles, Tami, author. Muted

Be bold. Get seen. Be Heard. For seventeen-year-old Denver, music is everything. Writing, performing, and her ultimate goal: escaping her very small, very white hometown. So Denver is more than ready on the day she and her best friends Dali and Shak sing their way into the orbit of the biggest R&B star in the world, Sean "Mercury" Ellis. Merc gives them everything: parties, perks, wild nights -- plus hours and hours in the recording studio. Even the painful sacrifices and the lies the girls have

Feb 18, 2021
Neighbors by Steel, Danielle, author. Neighbors

In Danielle Steel's gripping new novel, a reclusive woman opens up her home to her neighbors in the wake of a devastating earthquake, setting off events that reveal secrets, break relationships apart, and bring strangers together to forge powerful new bonds. Meredith White was one of Hollywood's most recognizable faces. But a personal tragedy cut her acting career short and alienated her from her family. For the last fifteen years, Meredith has been living alone in San Francisco with two trusted

Feb 18, 2021
News of the World by Jiles, Paulette, author. News of the World

National Book Award Finalist-FictionIt is1870 and Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. An elderly widower who has lived through three wars and fought in two of them, the captain enjoys his rootless, solitary existence.In Wichita Falls, he is offered a $50 gold piece to deliver a young orphan to her relatives in San Antonio. Four years earlier, a band of Kiowa raiders killed Johanna's parents and sister;

Feb 18, 2021
Once Upon a Quinceanera by Gomez-Hira, Monica, author. Once Upon a Quinceanera

Jenny Han meets Jane the Virgin in this flashy and fun Own Voices rom-com from debut author Monica Gomez-Hira.

Feb 18, 2021
Orleans by Smith, Sherri L., author. Orleans

First came the storms. Then came the Fever. And the Wall. After a string of devastating hurricanes and a severe outbreak of Delta Fever, the Gulf Coast has been quarantined. Years later, residents of the Outer States are under the assumption that life in the Delta is all but extinctbut in reality, a new primitive society has been born. Fen de la Guerre is living with the O-Positive blood tribe in the Delta when they are ambushed. Left with her tribe leaders newborn, Fen is determined to get

Feb 18, 2021
Ready Player One by Cline, Ernest, author. Ready Player One

At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, READY PLAYER ONE is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debutpart quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed. Its the year 2044, and the real world is an ugly place. Like most of humanity, Wade Watts escapes his grim surroundings by spend

Feb 18, 2021
Rebel Spy by Rossi, Veronica, author. Rebel Spy

A reimagining of the story behind Agent 355a New York society girl and spy for George Washington during the Revolutionary Warperfect for fans of Tatiana de Rosnays Sarahs Key and the novels of Julie Berry.Rebellious Frannie Tasker knows little about the war between England and its thirteen colonies in 1776, until a shipwreck off her home in Grand Bahama Island presents an unthinkable opportunity. The body of a young woman floating in the sea gives Frannie the chance to escape her brutal stepfath

Feb 18, 2021