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If you love a good binge-reading session, take a look at these stories that are the first in a series. Whether you’re in the mood to travel to other worlds, solve unspeakable crimes, or get lost in an uplifting romance, these series will have you occupied for days.

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    Dune: Deluxe Edition Book Cover Picture
    Dune: Deluxe Edition Book Cover Picture

    Dune

    by Frank Herbert

    Dune: Deluxe Edition Book Cover Picture
    Dune: Deluxe Edition Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $40.00

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    A Game of Thrones: The Illustrated Edition Book Cover Picture
    A Game of Thrones: The Illustrated Edition Book Cover Picture

    A Game of Thrones

    by George R. R. Martin

    Published in celebration of the twentieth anniversary of George R. R. Martin’s landmark series, this lavishly illustrated special edition of A Game of Thrones—featuring gorgeous full-page artwork as well as black-and-white illustrations in every chapter—revitalizes the fantasy masterpiece that became a cultural phenomenon.
    A Game of Thrones: The Illustrated Edition Book Cover Picture
    A Game of Thrones: The Illustrated Edition Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $50.00

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    The Handmaid's Tale (Movie Tie-in) Book Cover Picture
    The Handmaid's Tale (Movie Tie-in) Book Cover Picture

    The Handmaid’s Tale

    by Margaret Atwood

    At once a scathing satire, an ominous warning, and a tour de force of narrative suspense, The Handmaid’s Tale, followed by The Testaments, are modern classics.
    The Handmaid's Tale (Movie Tie-in) Book Cover Picture
    The Handmaid's Tale (Movie Tie-in) Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $15.95

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    The Maze Runner Movie Tie-In Edition (Maze Runner, Book One) Book Cover Picture
    The Maze Runner Movie Tie-In Edition (Maze Runner, Book One) Book Cover Picture

    The Maze Runner Movie

    by James Dashner

    Discover the first book  in the blockbuster Maze Runner series that spawned a movie franchise and ushered in a worldwide phenomenon!
    The Maze Runner Movie Tie-In Edition (Maze Runner, Book One) Book Cover Picture
    The Maze Runner Movie Tie-In Edition (Maze Runner, Book One) Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $17.99

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    The Name of the Wind: 10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Book Cover Picture
    The Name of the Wind: 10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Book Cover Picture

    The Name of the Wind

    by Patrick Rothfuss

    Get started on the New York Times-bestselling, Locus Award-winning fantasy series that tells the story of Kvothe, a young man who grows to be one of the most notorious magicians his world has ever seen.
    The Name of the Wind: 10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Book Cover Picture
    The Name of the Wind: 10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $40.00

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    Outlander (Starz Tie-in Edition) Book Cover Picture
    Outlander (Starz Tie-in Edition) Book Cover Picture

    Outlander

    by Diana Gabaldon

    Blending rich historical fiction with riveting adventure and a truly epic love story, Diana Gabaldon’s bestselling Outlander saga introduced the world to the brilliant Claire Beauchamp Randall and valiant Highlander Jamie Fraser.
    Outlander (Starz Tie-in Edition) Book Cover Picture
    Outlander (Starz Tie-in Edition) Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $18.00

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    A Discovery of Witches (Movie Tie-In) Book Cover Picture
    A Discovery of Witches (Movie Tie-In) Book Cover Picture

    A Discovery of Witches

    by Deborah Harkness

    In the first book of the All Souls Trilogy, Diana Bishop, a young scholar and a descendant of witches, discovers a long-lost and enchanted alchemical manuscript, Ashmole 782, deep in Oxford’s Bodleian Library. Its reappearance summons a fantastical underworld, which she navigates with her leading man, vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont.
    A Discovery of Witches (Movie Tie-In) Book Cover Picture
    A Discovery of Witches (Movie Tie-In) Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $18.00

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    Crazy Rich Asians (Movie Tie-In Edition) Book Cover Picture
    Crazy Rich Asians (Movie Tie-In Edition) Book Cover Picture

    Crazy Rich Asians

    by Kevin Kwan

    In this trilogy, New Yorker Rachel Chu does not know that her loving boyfriend, Nicholas Young, also happens to be Singapore’s most eligible bachelor and likely heir to a massive fortune. So when she agrees to spend the summer in Nick’s home, her life unexpectedly becomes an obstacle course of old money, new money, nosy relatives, and scheming social climbers. And that’s all before she discovers the true identity of her long-lost father . . .
    Crazy Rich Asians (Movie Tie-In Edition) Book Cover Picture
    Crazy Rich Asians (Movie Tie-In Edition) Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $16.00

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    The Bat Book Cover Picture
    The Bat Book Cover Picture

    The Bat

    by Jo Nesbo

    The Harry Hole novels are first-class thrillers with high-voltage suspense and masterly, adrenaline-fueled plotting, offering fascinating journeys into the world of this singular character and the dark criminal minds he pursues to the very limits of his sanity.
    The Bat Book Cover Picture
    The Bat Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $16.95

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    His Majesty's Dragon Book Cover Picture
    His Majesty's Dragon Book Cover Picture

    His Majesty’s Dragon

    by Naomi Novik

    Aerial combat brings a thrilling new dimension to the Napoleonic Wars as valiant warriors rise to Britain’s defense by taking to the skies . . . not aboard aircraft but atop the mighty backs of fighting dragons. The Temeraire Series will have you hooked.
    His Majesty's Dragon Book Cover Picture
    His Majesty's Dragon Book Cover Picture

    Mass Market Paperback
    $7.99

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    His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass (HBO Tie-In Edition) Book Cover Picture
    His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass (HBO Tie-In Edition) Book Cover Picture

    The Golden Compass

    by Philip Pullman

    The modern fantasy classic, part of the His Dark Materials series, was named by Entertainment Weekly as an “All-Time Greatest Novel” and hailed by Newsweek as a “Top 100 Book of All Time.” Philip Pullman takes readers to a world where humans have animal familiars and where parallel universes are within reach.
    His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass (HBO Tie-In Edition) Book Cover Picture
    His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass (HBO Tie-In Edition) Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $12.99

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    Me Before You (Movie Tie-In) Book Cover Picture
    Me Before You (Movie Tie-In) Book Cover Picture

    Me Before You

    by Jojo Moyes

    The Me Before You Trilogy follows the story of Louisa Clark through love, heartbreak, and life-changing decisions as she discovers who she really is. 
    Me Before You (Movie Tie-In) Book Cover Picture
    Me Before You (Movie Tie-In) Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $16.00

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    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Book Cover Picture
    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Book Cover Picture

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    by Stieg Larsson

    Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel, the first in Stieg Larsson’s thrilling Millenium series featuring Lisbeth Salander.
    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Book Cover Picture
    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $16.95

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    The Pillars of the Earth Book Cover Picture
    The Pillars of the Earth Book Cover Picture

    The Pillars of the Earth

    by Ken Follett

    The Pillars of the Earth Book Cover Picture
    The Pillars of the Earth Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $40.00

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    The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Book Cover Picture
    The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Book Cover Picture

    The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency

    by Alexander McCall Smith

    Fans around the world adore the best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series and its proprietor, Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective. In this charming series, Mma  Ramotswe—with help from her loyal associate, Grace Makutsi—navigates her cases and her personal life with wisdom, good humor, and the occasional cup of tea.
    The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Book Cover Picture
    The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $25.00

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    The Big Sleep Book Cover Picture
    The Big Sleep Book Cover Picture

    The Big Sleep

    by Raymond Chandler

    Read the iconic first novel from crime fiction master Raymond Chandler, featuring Philip Marlowe, the “quintessential urban private eye” (Los Angeles Times).
    The Big Sleep Book Cover Picture
    The Big Sleep Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $15.95

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    A Garden of Earthly Delights Book Cover Picture
    A Garden of Earthly Delights Book Cover Picture

    A Garden of Earthly Delights

    by Joyce Carol Oates

    A masterly work from a writer with “the uncanny ability to give us a cinemascopic vision of her America” (National Review), A Garden of Earthly Delights is the first novel in the acclaimed Wonderland Quartet.
    A Garden of Earthly Delights Book Cover Picture
    A Garden of Earthly Delights Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $18.00

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    The Surgeon: A Rizzoli & Isles Novel Book Cover Picture
    The Surgeon: A Rizzoli & Isles Novel Book Cover Picture

    The Surgeon

    by Tess Gerritsen

    The inspiration behind TNT’s hit show Rizzoli & Isles, Tess Gerritsen’s New York Times bestselling thrillers featuring Boston homicide detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles just keep getting better.
    The Surgeon: A Rizzoli & Isles Novel Book Cover Picture
    The Surgeon: A Rizzoli & Isles Novel Book Cover Picture

    Mass Market Paperback
    $9.99

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    City of Stairs Book Cover Picture
    City of Stairs Book Cover Picture

    City of Stairs

    by Robert Jackson Bennett

    An atmospheric and intrigue-filled novel of dead gods, buried histories, and a mysterious, protean city–get lost in the first novel of the Divine Cities series.
    City of Stairs Book Cover Picture
    City of Stairs Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $17.00

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    In the Woods Book Cover Picture
    In the Woods Book Cover Picture

    In the Woods

    by Tana French

    Read the first gripping novel from the Dublin Murder Squad. Richly atmospheric and stunning in its complexity, In the Woods is utterly convincing and surprising to the end.
    In the Woods Book Cover Picture
    In the Woods Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $17.00

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