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    Songs in Ursa Major Book Cover Picture
    Songs in Ursa Major Book Cover Picture

    Songs in Ursa Major

    by Emma Brodie

    A transporting love story of music, stardom, heartbreak, and a gifted young singer-songwriter who must find her own voice. Shot through with the icons, the lore, and the adrenaline of the early 70s music scene, Songs in Ursa Major pulses with romantic longing and asks the question so many female artists must face: What are we willing to sacrifice for our dreams?
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    Songs in Ursa Major Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $26.95

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    Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine Book Cover Picture
    Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine Book Cover Picture

    Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

    by Gail Honeyman

    Soon to be a major motion picture produced by Reese Witherspoon, Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine is the smart, warm, and uplifting story of an out-of-the-ordinary heroine whose deadpan weirdness and unconscious wit make for an irresistible journey.
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    Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $16.00

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    Family Reunion Book Cover Picture
    Family Reunion Book Cover Picture

    Family Reunion

    by Nancy Thayer

    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 Nancy Thayer.
    Family Reunion Book Cover Picture
    Family Reunion Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $27.00

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    One Day in December Book Cover Picture
    One Day in December Book Cover Picture

    One Day in December

    by Josie Silver

    One Day in December Book Cover Picture
    One Day in December Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $17.00

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    Great Circle Book Cover Picture
    Great Circle Book Cover Picture

    Great Circle

    by Maggie Shipstead

    The unforgettable story of a daredevil female aviator determined to chart her own course in life, at any cost—Great Circle “soars and dips with dizzying flair … an expansive story that covers more than a century and seems to encapsulate the whole wide world” (Boston Globe).
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    Great Circle Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $28.95

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    While We Were Dating Book Cover Picture
    While We Were Dating Book Cover Picture

    While We Were Dating

    by Jasmine Guillory

    Two people realize that it’s no longer an act when they veer off-script in this sizzling romantic comedy by New York Times bestselling author Jasmine Guillory.
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    While We Were Dating Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $26.00

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    Lizzie & Dante Book Cover Picture
    Lizzie & Dante Book Cover Picture

    Lizzie & Dante

    by Mary Bly

    The insightful, audacious, and deeply romantic story of a woman whose life turns upside down after she meets an enigmatic chef on vacation in Italy.
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    Lizzie & Dante Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $27.00

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    Malibu Rising Book Cover Picture
    Malibu Rising Book Cover Picture

    Malibu Rising

    by Taylor Jenkins Reid

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Daisy Jones & The Six . . . Four famous siblings throw an epic party to celebrate the end of the summer. But over the course of twenty-four hours, their lives will change forever.
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    Malibu Rising Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $28.00

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    The Music of Bees Book Cover Picture
    The Music of Bees Book Cover Picture

    The Music of Bees

    by Eileen Garvin

    Three lonely strangers in a rural Oregon town, each working through grief and life’s curveballs, are brought together by happenstance on a local honeybee farm where they find surprising friendship, healing–and maybe even a second chance–just when they least expect it.
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    The Music of Bees Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $26.00

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    Little Fires Everywhere (Movie Tie-In) Book Cover Picture
    Little Fires Everywhere (Movie Tie-In) Book Cover Picture

    Little Fires Everywhere

    by Celeste Ng

    From the bestselling author of Everything I Never Told You, a riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives.
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    Little Fires Everywhere (Movie Tie-In) Book Cover Picture

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    $17.00

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    It's Better This Way Book Cover Picture
    It's Better This Way Book Cover Picture

    It’s Better This Way

    by Debbie Macomber

    After her marriage ends, one woman’s struggle to pick up the pieces finally leads to a new beginning, but is the past truly behind her? Debbie Macomber explores the powerful intersections of love and family in this poignant novel.
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    It's Better This Way Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $27.00

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    Destination Wedding Book Cover Picture
    Destination Wedding Book Cover Picture

    Destination Wedding

    by Diksha Basu

    From the internationally bestselling author of The Windfall. . . . What could go wrong at a lavish Indian wedding with your best friend and your entire family?
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    Destination Wedding Book Cover Picture

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    $17.00

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    The Disappearing Act Book Cover Picture
    The Disappearing Act Book Cover Picture

    The Disappearing Act

    by Catherine Steadman

    A British actress discovers the dark side of Hollywood when she is the only witness to the sudden disappearance of a woman she meets at an audition in this electrifying psychological thriller.
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    The Disappearing Act Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $28.00

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    Very Sincerely Yours Book Cover Picture
    Very Sincerely Yours Book Cover Picture

    Very Sincerely Yours

    by Kerry Winfrey

    A charming and heartwarming new romantic comedy by the acclaimed author of Waiting for Tom Hanks, Kerry Winfrey.
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    Very Sincerely Yours Book Cover Picture

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    $16.00

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    People We Meet on Vacation Book Cover Picture
    People We Meet on Vacation Book Cover Picture

    People We Meet on Vacation

    by Emily Henry

    From the author of Beach Read comes a sparkling new novel that will leave you with the warm, hazy afterglow usually reserved for the best vacations.
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    People We Meet on Vacation Book Cover Picture

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    $16.00

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    The Heart Principle Book Cover Picture
    The Heart Principle Book Cover Picture

    The Heart Principle

    by Helen Hoang

    A woman struggling with burnout learns to embrace the unexpected—and the man she enlists to help her—in this heartfelt new romance. Together they will have to fight for their chance at love, but to do that, they also have to fight for themselves.
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    The Heart Principle Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $26.00

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    Blush Book Cover Picture

    Blush

    by Jamie Brenner

    From acclaimed author Jamie Brenner comes a stunning new novel about three generations of women who discover that the scandalous books of their past may just be the key to saving their family’s future.
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    Blush Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $26.00

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    Heart and Seoul Book Cover Picture

    Heart and Seoul

    by Jen Frederick

    Discover a heart-wrenching yet hopeful romance that shows that the price of belonging is often steeper than expected.
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    Heart and Seoul Book Cover Picture

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    $16.00

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    The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba Book Cover Picture

    The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba

    by Chanel Cleeton

    At the end of the nineteenth century, three revolutionary women fight for freedom in Chanel Cleeton’s captivating new novel inspired by real-life events and the true story of a legendary Cuban woman—Evangelina Cisneros—who changed the course of history.
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    The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $27.00

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    Heartbreakers and Fakers

    by Cameron Lund

    From the author of The Best Laid Plans comes another fresh voiced, hilarious rom-com perfect for fans of You Have a Match and The Rest of the Story.
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    Heartbreakers and Fakers Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $18.99

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    Dead Dead Girls Book Cover Picture

    Dead Dead Girls

    by Nekesa Afia

    Harlem, 1926. Young Black women like Louise Lloyd are ending up dead. Louise has no choice but to investigate and soon finds herself toe-to-toe with a murderous mastermind hell-bent on taking more lives, maybe even her own…
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    Dead Dead Girls Book Cover Picture

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    $16.00

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    Highway Blue

    by Ailsa McFarlane

    Highway Blue is a story of being lost and found—and of love, in all its forms. Written in spare, shimmering prose, it introduces the arrival of an electrifyingly singular new voice.
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    Highway Blue Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $25.00

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    Olympus, Texas Book Cover Picture

    Olympus, Texas

    by Stacey Swann

    A bighearted debut with technicolor characters, plenty of Texas swagger, and a powder keg of a plot in which marriages struggle, rivalries flare, and secrets explode, all with a clever wink toward classical mythology.
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    Olympus, Texas Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $26.95

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    Instructions for Dancing

    by Nicola Yoon

    The author of Everything, Everything and The Sun Is Also a Star Nicola Yoon is back with her eagerly anticipated third novel. With all the heart and hope of her last two books, this is an utterly unique romance.
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    Instructions for Dancing Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $19.99

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    Where the Grass Is Green and the Girls Are Pretty Book Cover Picture
    Where the Grass Is Green and the Girls Are Pretty Book Cover Picture

    Where the Grass Is Green and the Girls Are Pretty

    by Lauren Weisberger

    From the author of The Devil Wears Prada and When Life Gives You Lululemons comes a highly entertaining, sharply observed novel about sisters, their perfect lives . . . and their perfect lies.
    Where the Grass Is Green and the Girls Are Pretty Book Cover Picture
    Where the Grass Is Green and the Girls Are Pretty Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $28.00

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    Dial A for Aunties Book Cover Picture

    Dial A for Aunties

    by Jesse Q. Sutanto

    What happens when you mix 1 (accidental) murder with 2 thousand wedding guests, and then toss in a possible curse on 3 generations of an immigrant Chinese-Indonesian family? You get 4 meddling Asian aunties coming to the rescue!
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    Dial A for Aunties Book Cover Picture

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    $26.00

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    Early Morning Riser Book Cover Picture

    Early Morning Riser

    by Katherine Heiny

    A wise, bighearted, boundlessly joyful novel of love, disaster, and unconventional family.
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    Early Morning Riser Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $26.95

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    Small Great Things Book Cover Picture
    Small Great Things Book Cover Picture

    Small Great Things

    by Jodi Picoult

    With richly layered characters and a gripping moral dilemma that will lead readers to question everything they know about privilege, power, and race, Small Great Things is the stunning new page-turner from Jodi Picoult.
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    Small Great Things Book Cover Picture

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    $17.00

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    Camino Island

    by John Grisham

    A gang of thieves stage a daring heist from a vault deep below Princeton University’s Firestone Library. Their loot is priceless, impossible to resist. Mercer Mann is a young novelist with a severe case of writer’s block, but soon Mercer learns far too much, and there’s trouble in paradise—as only John Grisham can deliver it.
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    Camino Island Book Cover Picture

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    $17.00

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    All We Ever Wanted Book Cover Picture
    All We Ever Wanted Book Cover Picture

    All We Ever Wanted

    by Emily Giffin

    In this riveting novel from the #1 bestselling author of Something Borrowed and First Comes Love, three very different people must choose between their families and their most deeply held values. . . .
    All We Ever Wanted Book Cover Picture
    All We Ever Wanted Book Cover Picture

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    $17.00

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    Before We Were Yours Book Cover Picture
    Before We Were Yours Book Cover Picture

    Before We Were Yours

    by Lisa Wingate

    Based on one of America’s most notorious real-life scandals—in which Georgia Tann, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country—Lisa Wingate’s riveting, wrenching, and ultimately uplifting tale reminds us how, even though the paths we take can lead to many places, the heart never forgets where we belong.
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    Before We Were Yours Book Cover Picture

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    $17.00

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    What Alice Forgot Book Cover Picture
    What Alice Forgot Book Cover Picture

    What Alice Forgot

    by Liane Moriarty

    Alice Love is twenty-nine, crazy about her husband, and pregnant with her first child. So imagine Alice’s surprise when she comes to on the floor of a gym and is whisked off to the hospital where she discovers the honeymoon is truly over—she’s getting divorced, she has three kids, and she’s actually 39 years old. Alice must reconstruct the events of a lost decade, and find out whether it’s possible to reconstruct her life at the same time.
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    What Alice Forgot Book Cover Picture

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    $16.00

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    Random Minis: We Were Liars Book Cover Picture
    Random Minis: We Were Liars Book Cover Picture

    We Were Liars

    by E. Lockhart

    A modern, sophisticated suspense novel from National Book Award finalist, and Printz Award honoree E. Lockhart.
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    Random Minis: We Were Liars Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $10.99

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    The Couple Next Door Book Cover Picture
    The Couple Next Door Book Cover Picture

    The Couple Next Door

    by Shari Lapena

    A domestic suspense debut about a young couple and their apparently friendly neighbors—a twisty, rollercoaster ride of lies, betrayal, and the secrets between husbands and wives. . .
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    The Couple Next Door Book Cover Picture

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    $16.00

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    Summer Sisters

    by Judy Blume

    In the summer of 1977, Victoria Leonard’s world changes forever when Caitlin Somers chooses her as a friend. Now, years later, Vix is working in New York City. Caitlin is getting married on the Vineyard. And the early magic of their long, complicated friendship has faded. But Caitlin begs Vix to come to her wedding, to be her maid of honor. And Vix knows that she will go—because she wants to understand what happened during that last shattering summer.
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    Summer Sisters Book Cover Picture

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    $17.00

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