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Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer #1)

Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer #1)Laini TaylorPrologueOn the second Sabbat of Twelfthmoon, in the city o...

The Two-Family House

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Glory over Everything: Beyond The Kitchen House

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The Bird and the Sword (The Bird and the Sword Chronicles #1)

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The Obelisk Gate (The Broken Earth #2)

The Obelisk Gate (The Broken Earth #2)N.K. JemisinTo those who have no choice but to prepare their children for...

Age of Myth (The Legends of the First Empire #1)

Age of Myth (The Legends of the First Empire #1)Michael J. SullivanAuthor’s NoteWelcome to The Legends of t...

News of the World

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Nutshell

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The Summer Before the War

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The Hating Game

The Hating Game by Sally ThorneAcknowledgmentsThis book is my dream come true.I have had a wonderful cheer squad...

All the Missing Girls

All the Missing GirlsMegan MirandaFor my parentsPART 1 Going Home Man . . . cannot learn to forget, but hangs ...

Commonwealth

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett1The christening party took a turn when Albert Cousins arrived with gin. Fix was smil...

Homegoing

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A Gentleman in Moscow

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The Underground Railroad

The Underground RailroadColson WhiteheadFor JulieAjarryTHE first time Caesar approached Cora about running north, she...

Lilac Girls

Lilac Girls by Martha Hall KellySEPTEMBER 1939If I’d known I was about to meet the man who’d shatter...

The Girl In The Ice (Detective Erika Foster, #1)

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The Kept Woman (Will Trent, #8)

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The Last Mile (Amos Decker, #2)

The Last Mile (Amos Decker, #2)David BaldacciTo the memories of Alison Parker and Adam Ward,two brilliant lights ...

Brotherhood in Death (In Death #42)

Brotherhood in Death (In Death #42)J.D. RobbThe Present is the living sum-total of the whole Past. —THOMAS CARLY...

Play Dead (D.I. Kim Stone, #4)

Play Dead (D.I. Kim Stone, #4)Angela MarsonsPrologueOld Hill – 1996I knew before I touched her she was dead...

The Couple Next Door

The Couple Next DoorShari LapenaTo Helen Heller, the most thrilling agent of allACKNOWLEDGMENTSI owe thanks to so...

Enigma (FBI Thriller #21)

Enigma (FBI Thriller #21)Catherine CoulterTO MY HUSBAND, WHOSE MEDICAL EXPERTISE AND SPECIALIZED RESEARCH MADE FOR ...

Silver Silence (Psy-Changeling Trinity #1)

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Holding Up the Universe

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Punk 57

Punk 57 by Penelope DouglasTo Claire and Benderand what would’ve happened Monday morning...Dear Misha,So, have...

The Serpent King

The Serpent KingJeff ZentnerFor Tennessee Luke Zentner,my beautiful boy.My heart.There were things Dillard Wayne Ear...

The Sun Is Also a Star

The Sun Is Also a StarNicola YoonFor my mom and dad, who taught me about dreams and how to catch themIt does...

The Wall of Winnipeg and Me

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Caraval (Caraval, #1)

Caraval (Caraval, #1)Stephanie GarberTo my mom and dad, for teaching me the meaning of unconditional loveTHE ISLE...

One of Us is Lying

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The Hate U Give

The Hate U GiveAngie ThomasDEDICATIONFor Grandma, who showed methere can be light in the darknessPART 1WHEN IT HA...

Traitor to the Throne (Rebel of the Sands, #2)

Traitor to the Throne (Rebel of the Sands, #2)Alwyn HamiltonFor Rachel Rose Smith,who’s always got my back.C...

Turtles All the Way Down

Turtles All the Way DownJohn GreenMan can do what he wills,but he cannot will what he wills. —ARTHUR SCHOPENHAU...

All Our Wrong Todays

All Our Wrong TodaysElan Mastai1So, the thing is, I come from the world we were supposed to have.That means not...

American War

American War by Omar El AkkadTo my fatherThe one you must punish is the one who punishes you.—Kitab al-Aghani ...

And the Rest Is History

And the Rest Is HistoryJodi TaylorPrologueI was back at St Mary’s. I was safe. My baby, Matthew, was safe....

King's Cage (Red Queen, #3)

King's Cage (Red Queen, #3)Victoria AveyardONEMareI rise to my feet when he lets me.The chain jerks me up, p...

Lord of Shadows (The Dark Artifices, #2)

Lord of Shadows (The Dark Artifices, #2)Cassandra ClareFor Jim HillI said: Pain and sorrow.He said: Stay with it....

The Collapsing Empire (The Interdependency #1)

The Collapsing Empire (The Interdependency #1)John ScalziTo Tom Doherty, specifically, and everyone at Tor generally...

Thrawn (Star Wars: Thrawn, #1)

Thrawn (Star Wars: Thrawn, #1)Timothy ZahnA long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….All beings begin their liv...

Artemis

Artemis by Andy WeirFor Michael Collins, Dick Gordon, Jack Swigert, Stu Roosa, Al Worden, Ken Mattingly, and Ron...

Drive

Drive by Kate StewartFor my father, Robert Scott, who taught his little girl how to dance and showed her the i...

Forged in Desire (The Protectors #1)

Forged in Desire (The Protectors #1)Brenda JacksonPROLOGUEFINALLY, WE GET to go home.Margo Connelly was certain the...

Kings of the Wyld (The Band #1)

Kings of the Wyld (The Band #1)Nicholas EamesFor Mom, who always believed.For Rose, who always knew.And for Dad,...

Silence Fallen (Mercy Thompson #10)

Silence Fallen (Mercy Thompson #10)Patricia BriggsTo Libor, Martin, and Jitka, who suggested that Prague should hav...

A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic #3)

A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic #3)V.E. SchwabFor the ones who’ve found their way homePure magic has...

Love and Other Consolation Prizes

Love and Other Consolation PrizesJamie FordPleading moments we knewI will set them apartEvery word, every signWill...

Red Sister (Book of the Ancestor #1)

Red Sister (Book of the Ancestor #1)Mark LawrenceAuthor’s NoteRather than place this background information in...

We Were the Lucky Ones

We Were the Lucky OnesGeorgia HunterPart ICHAPTER ONEAddyParis, France ~ Early March 1939It wasn’t his plan ...

From Sand and Ash

From Sand and AshAmy HarmonPROLOGUE24 March, 1944Angelo must have slept in the damp grass beside the road for a...

Moonglow

Moonglow by Michael ChabonAuthor’s NoteIn preparing this memoir, I have stuck to facts except when facts ref...

Before We Were Yours

Before We Were YoursLisa WingateDid you know that in this land of the free and home of the brave there is a ...

The Last Tudor (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels #14)

The Last Tudor (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels #14)Philippa GregoryFor my sisterBOOK IJANEBRADGATE HOUSE, GROBY, ...

The Stars Are Fire

The Stars Are FireAnita ShreveTo my husband, with gratitude and loveDoubt thou the stars are fire;Doubt that the...

Into the Water

Into the Water by Paula HawkinsAbout the Book‘Julia, it’s me. I need you to call me back. Please, Ju...

Origin (Robert Langdon #5)

Origin (Robert Langdon #5)Dan BrownIN MEMORY OF MY MOTHERWe must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve ...

Stillhouse Lake (Stillhouse Lake #1)

Stillhouse Lake (Stillhouse Lake #1)Rachel CainePROLOGUEGINA ROYALWichita, KansasGina never asked about the garage.Tha...

The Ghostwriter

The Ghostwriter by Alessandra TorreDedicationDedicated to those crazy enough to pick up a pen and create magic.A ...

The Night Bird (Frost Easton #1)

The Night Bird (Frost Easton #1)Brian FreemanA thousand fantasiesBegin to throng into my memory.—John MiltonWhen I...

Anything Is Possible

Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth StroutThe SignTommy Guptill had once owned a dairy farm, which he’d inheri...

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely FineGail HoneymanGood Days1When people ask me what I do—taxi drivers, hairdressers—...

Exit West

Exit West by Mohsin HamidONEIN A CITY SWOLLEN BY REFUGEES but still mostly at peace, or at least not yet openl...

My Not So Perfect Life

My Not So Perfect LifeSophie KinsellaFirst: It could be worse. As commutes go, it could be a lot worse, and I...

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

The Ministry of Utmost HappinessArundhati RoyTo,The UnconsoledI mean, it’s all a matter of your heart…—NZIM...

The Black Witch (The Black Witch Chronicles #1)

The Black Witch (The Black Witch Chronicles #1)Laurie ForestPROLOGUEThe woods are beautiful.They’re my friends,...

Scythe (Arc of a Scythe #1)

Scythe (Arc of a Scythe #1)Neal ShustermanFor Olga (Ludovika) N?dtvedt, a faraway fan and friendACKNOWLEDGMENTSThe ...

The Black Widow (Gabriel Allon #16)

The Black Widow (Gabriel Allon #16)Daniel SilvaDEDICATIONFor Stephen L. Carter, for friendship and faith. And,as al...

The Trespasser (Dublin Murder Squad #6)

The Trespasser (Dublin Murder Squad #6)Tana FrenchPrologueMy ma used to tell me stories about my da. The first o...

The Witchwood Crown

The Witchwood CrownTad WilliamsDedicationAfter much consideration I’ve decided that this book really must be d...

Warcross (Warcross #1)

Warcross (Warcross #1)Marie LuThere’s not a person in the world who hasn’t heard of Hideo Tanaka, the...

Blood Vow (Black Dagger Legacy #2)

Blood Vow (Black Dagger Legacy #2)J. R. WardDedicated to:my Tatson, Dee.With all my love,xxx mummyGLOSSARY OF TERM...

Wait for It

Wait for ItMariana ZapataTo my true love—the one person I’d trust to protect me in jail: my sister, Ale....

Oathbringer (The Stormlight Archive #3)

Oathbringer (The Stormlight Archive #3)Brandon SandersonFor Alan LaytonWho was cheering for Dalinar(And me)Before Sto...

Little Fires Everywhere

Little Fires EverywhereCeleste NgWhether you buy a homesite in the School Section, broad acres in the Shaker Coun...

Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children #1)

Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children #1)Seanan McGuireFOR THE WICKEDPART ITHE GOLDEN AFTERNOONSTHERE WAS A LITTL...

Mississippi Blood (Penn Cage #6)

Mississippi Blood (Penn Cage #6)Greg IlesDedicationFor Betty and Jerry Iles,who came out of tiny southern towns an...

Once and for All

Once and for AllSarah Dessen To Regina Hayes for making me think, making me laugh, and,always, making me better....

Last Breath (Detective Erika Foster #4)

Last Breath (Detective Erika Foster #4)Robert BryndzaPrologueIt was three o’clock in the morning, and the ste...

Age of Swords (The Legends of the First Empire #2)

Age of Swords (The Legends of the First Empire #2)Michael J. SullivanAuthor’s NoteWelcome back to The Legend...

The Land: Raiders (Chaos Seeds #6)

The Land: Raiders (Chaos Seeds #6)Aleron KongThe Dark CourtScreams echoed as the Dark Queen walked the Halls of ...

The Song Rising (The Bone Season #3)

The Song Rising (The Bone Season #3)Samantha ShannonPrelude2 November, 2059The lights scalded my borrowed eyes. I ...

All the Crooked Saints

All the Crooked SaintsMaggie StiefvaterYou can hear a miracle a long way after dark.Miracles are very like radio...

Manhattan Beach

Manhattan BeachJennifer EganFor Christina, Matthew, and Alexandra Egan,and for Robert Egan—our uncle BobYes, as eve...

Without Merit

Without MeritColleen HooverChapter OneI have an impressive collection of trophies that I did not win.Most of them...

Assassin's Fate (The Fitz and The Fool Trilogy #3)

Assassin's Fate (The Fitz and The Fool Trilogy #3)Robin HobbPROLOGUE* * *There are children holding hands in ...

Etched in Bone (The Others #5)

Etched in Bone (The Others #5)Anne BishopPrologueEnd of SumorAs they gathered in the wild country between Tala an...

Fool Me Once (First Wives #1)

Fool Me Once (First Wives #1)Catherine BybeeChapter OneDivorce cake was so much sweeter than wedding cake, and wh...

Secrets in Death (In Death #45)

Secrets in Death (In Death #45)J.D. RobbThree may keep a secret,if two of them are dead.—Benjamin FranklinGossip...

Vicious (Sinners of Saint #1)

Vicious (Sinners of Saint #1)L. J. ShenI love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between t...

Moxie

Moxie by Jennifer MathieuFor all the teenage women fighting the good fight.And for my twelfth-grade Current Topics...

Provenance

Provenance by Ann Leckie1There were unexpected difficulties, said the dark gray blur. That blur sat in a pale bl...

The Duchess Deal (Girl Meets Duke #1)

The Duchess Deal (Girl Meets Duke #1)Tessa DareChapter OneEmma Gladstone had learned a few hard lessons by the a...

They Both Die at the End

They Both Die at the EndAdam SilveraDEDICATIONFor those who need a reminder to make every day count.Shout-out to...

Sing, Unburied, Sing

Sing, Unburied, SingJesmyn WardFor my mother, Norine Elizabeth Dedeaux, who loved me before I took my first breat...

The Stone Sky (The Broken Earth #3)

The Stone Sky (The Broken Earth #3)N. K. JemisinTo those who’ve survived: Breathe. That’s it. Once mor...

Glass Houses (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #13)

Glass Houses (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #13)Louise PennyTo Lise Desrosiers, whom I found in my garden, and w...

Young Jane Young

Young Jane Young by Gabrielle ZevinIBubbe MeiseRachelONEMy dear friend Roz Horowitz met her new husband online dat...

Beard in Mind (Winston Brothers #4)

Beard in Mind (Winston Brothers #4)Penny ReidDedicationFor my family.1Your assumptions are your windows on the worl...

The Heart's Invisible Furies

The Heart's Invisible FuriesJohn BoyneAm I alone in thinking that the world becomes a more repulsive place ev...