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Agatha of Little Neon by Luchette, Claire, author. Agatha of Little Neon

Agatha has lived every day of the last seven years with her sisters: they work together, laugh together, pray together. Their world is contained within the little house they share. The four of them are devoted to Mother Roberta and to their quiet, purposeful life. But when the parish goes broke, the sisters are forced to move. They land in Woonsocket, a former mill town now dotted with wind turbines. They head up a halfway house, where they live alongside castoffs like the jawless Tim Gary and t

Jul 26, 2021
Appleseed by Bell, Matt, author. Appleseed

In the vein of Neal Stephenson and Jeff VanderMeer, an epic speculative novel from Young Lions Fiction Award-finalist Matt Bell, a breakout book that explores climate change, manifest destiny, humanity's unchecked exploitation of natural resources and the small but powerful magic contained within every single apple.

Jul 13, 2021
Ariadne by Saint, Jennifer, author. Ariadne

A mesmerizing debut novel for fans of Madeline Miller's Circe.Ariadne, Princess of Crete, grows up greeting the dawn from her beautiful dancing floor and listening to her nursemaids stories of gods and heroes. But beneath her golden palace echo the ever-present hoofbeats of her brother, the Minotaur, a monster who demands blood sacrifice every year.When Theseus, Prince of Athens, arrives to vanquish the beast, Ariadne sees in his green eyes not a threat but an escape. Defying the gods, betraying

Jul 13, 2021
Between Perfect and Real by Stoeve, Ray, author. Between Perfect and Real

A moving YA debut about a trans boy finding his voiceand himself. Dean Foster knows hes a trans guy. Hes watched enough YouTube videos and done enough questioning to be sure. But everyone at his high school thinks hes a lesbianincluding his girlfriend Zoe, and his theater director, who just cast him as a nontraditional Romeo. He wonders if maybe it would be easier to wait until college to come out. But as he plays Romeo every day in rehearsals, Dean realizes he wants everyone to see him as he re

Jul 26, 2021
Blind Tiger by Brown, Sandra, author. Blind Tiger

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Jul 13, 2021
Bloodless by Preston, Douglas, author. Bloodless

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Jul 13, 2021
Comedy of Terrors, A by Davis, Lindsey, author. Comedy of Terrors, A

In Rome, 89 A.D., poisonings, murders, and a bloody gang war of retribution breaks out during the festival of Saturnalia, and when her husband, Tiberius, becomes a target, it's time for Flavia Albia to take matters into her own hands -- in Lindsey Daviss next historical mystery, A Comedy of Terrors. Flavia Albia, daughter and successor of private informer Marcus Didius Falco is twiddling her thumbs with no clients during the December festival of Saturnalia. But that doesn't mean all is quiet. He

Jul 26, 2021
Dear Miss Metropolitan by Ferrell, Carolyn, author. Dear Miss Metropolitan

Introducing an extraordinary and original writer whose first novel explores the intersections of grief and rage, personal strength and healingand what we owe one another.Fern seeks refuge from her mothers pill-popping and boyfriends via Soul Train; Gwen finds salvation in the music of Prince much to her congregations dismay and Jessenia, miles ahead of her classmates at her gifted and talented high school, is a brainy and precocious enigma. None of this matter to Boss Man, the monster who abduct

Jul 13, 2021
Double Threat by Wilson, F. Paul, author. Double Threat

With a strange consciousness in her head that won't stop talking, Daley must figure out if it's an entity that could save her town from a cult or mental illness.

Jul 26, 2021
Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche by Springer, Nancy, author. Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche

"A young girl who is empowered, capable, and smart...the Enola Holmes book series convey an impactful message that you can do anything if you set your mind to it, and it does so in an exciting and adventurous way."--Millie Bobby Brown Enola Holmes is back! Nancy Springer's nationally bestselling series and breakout Netflix sensation returns to beguile listeners young and old in Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche.Enola Holmes is the much younger sister of her more famous brothers, Sherlock and M

Jul 26, 2021
False Witness by Slaughter, Karin, author. False Witness

He saw what you did.He knows who you are From the New York Times bestselling author of Pieces of Her and The Silent Wife, an electrifying standalone thrillerAN ORDINARY LIFE Leigh Collier has worked hard to build what looks like a normal life. She has a good job as a defense attorney, a daughter doing well in school, and even her divorce is relatively civilizedher life is just as unremarkable as shed always hoped it would be.HIDES A DEVASTATING PAST But Leighs ordinary life masks a childhood whi

Jul 13, 2021
Family Reunion by Thayer, Nancy, author. Family Reunion

A longtime Nantucket resident is trying to make the best of a lonely summer. Her spirited granddaughter is learning what she wants out of life. Unforgettable surprises await them both in this magical, multigenerational novel from New York Times bestselling author Nancy Thayer. Eleanor Sunderland loves living on Nantucket, in a gorgeous cliffside home that has been in her family for decades. Yet this year she cant help but feel a bit isolated, even as the island begins to come alive with summer t

Jul 13, 2021
For the Wolf by Whitten, Hannah, author. For the Wolf

The first daughter is for the Throne. The second daughter is for the Wolf. For fans of Uprooted and The Bear and the Nightingale comes a dark, sweeping debut fantasy novel about a young woman who must be sacrificed to the legendary Wolf of the Wood to save her kingdom. But not all legends are true, and the Wolf isn't the only danger lurking in the Wilderwood. A masterful debut from a must-read new voice in epic fantasyKirkus (starred review) As the only Second Daughter born in centuries, Red ha

Jul 26, 2021
Fresh Water for Flowers by Perrin, Valerie, author. Fresh Water for Flowers

Dubbed Italys favorite lockdown novel and full of French charm, this runaway bestseller is an intimately told story about a woman who believes obstinately in happiness.

Jul 13, 2021
Harlem Shuffle by Whitehead, Colson, author. Harlem Shuffle

From two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead, a gloriously entertaining novel of heists, shakedowns, and rip-offs set in Harlem in the 1960s. "Ray Carney was only slightly bent when it came to being crooked..." To his customers and neighbors on 125th street, Carney is an upstanding salesman of reasonably priced furniture, making a decent life for himself and his family. He and his wife Elizabeth are expecting their second child, and if her parents on Striver's Row don't approve o

Jul 13, 2021
Matrix by Groff, Lauren, author. Matrix

One of our best American writers, Lauren Groff returns with her exhilarating first new novel since the groundbreakingFates and Furies. Cast out of the royal court by Eleanor of Aquitaine, deemed too coarse and rough-hewn for marriage or courtly life, seventeen-year-old Marie de France is sent to England to be the new prioress of an impoverished abbey, its nuns on the brink of starvation and beset by disease. At first taken aback by the severity of her new life, Marie finds focus and love in coll

Jul 13, 2021
My Heart is a Chainsaw by Jones, Stephen Graham, author. My Heart is a Chainsaw

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Jul 13, 2021
No Way Out by Michaels, Fern, author. No Way Out

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Fern Michaels comes a brand-new novel that blends her rich, character-driven storytelling with a hint of suspense, as a reclusive young woman struggles to piece her life back together. Ellie Bowman barely remembers the incident that put her into a coma. When she awoke, filled with unease, all she knew for certain was that her boyfriend, Rick, was missing. She knew she needed to get away from her old life and recover in safety. With the proceeds of a vid

Jul 13, 2021
Not a happy family by Lapena, Shari, author. Not a happy family

Jul 13, 2021
Once There Were Wolves by McConaghy, Charlotte, author. Once There Were Wolves

From the author of the beloved national bestseller Migrations, a #1 IndieNext pick, a gorgeous and pulse-pounding new novel set in the wild Scottish Highlands.Inti Flynn arrives in Scotland with her twin sister, Aggie, to lead a team of biologists tasked with reintroducing fourteen gray wolves into the remote Highlands. She hopes to heal not only the dying landscape, but Aggie, too, unmade by the terrible secrets that drove the sisters out of Alaska. Inti is not the woman she once was, either, c

Jul 26, 2021

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