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Big Swiss: A Novel By Jen Beagin Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982153090
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Published: Scribner - August 1st, 2023

A hilarious book about a woman who transcribes the therapy sessions of a sex coach located in the ultra bohemian Hudson, NY. Greta becomes obsessed and infatuated with one of Om's clients. It is a small town and soon Greta makes friends with the client, who she refers to as "Big Swiss". An interesting and laugh out loud read. When will "Big Swiss" find out who Greta really is?!


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Other People's Clothes: A Novel By Calla Henkel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593313787
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Published: Anchor - March 14th, 2023

Two American students travel to Berlin to study art abroad for a semester. The girls find themselves living in the apartment of a famous mystery novelist, where they have a feeling they are constantly being watched. Sex, drugs, and some crazy parties follow, with one of the girls murdered. Who did it? Her roommate or the person watching them?!


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The Scent Keeper: A Novel By Erica Bauermeister Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250622624
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - February 4th, 2020

A wonderful coming of age story, Emmeline lives on a remote island in the Pacific Northwest with her father who shows her the world through scent. He keeps tiny bottles full of different smells. After reading this story, I started paying more attention to smells and what it means to relive a memory through smell.


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Firekeeper's Daughter By Angeline Boulley Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250766564
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 16th, 2021

A beautifully written young adult book with a modern look at Native American culture deeply rooted in nature and the struggles that must be dealt with in the Native American community. A fast paced investigation into drugs and the secrets in a small community.


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All the Ugly and Wonderful Things: A Novel By Bryn Greenwood Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250153968
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Published: A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin - October 3rd, 2017

An emotional book that can be sad, disturbing, and beautiful all at the same time. The book follows a young girl in the Midwest who falls in love with an unlikely character. A compelling story that will leave you thinking about the characters and their relationship for days to come.


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Migrations: A Novel By Charlotte McConaghy Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250204035
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Published: Flatiron Books - July 6th, 2021

What would the world be like if most animals no longer existed in the wild? Franny lives in a world where mass extinction is common. She takes on the deadly mission of tracking Arctic terns on their last migration to Antarctica. Although the story follows migrations of different kinds, her love story with Niall is powerful and heartbreaking.


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How High We Go in the Dark: A Novel By Sequoia Nagamatsu Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063072657
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 10th, 2023

A deadly virus is uncovered in the ice in Siberia. The virus reshapes Earth and how humans survive. The author's imagination in this book is mind bending and I'm still thinking about the last couple of pages.


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Rock Paper Scissors: A Novel By Alice Feeney Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250266125
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Published: Flatiron Books - June 21st, 2022

Are you looking for a psychological thriller that will keep you guessing until the very end? This is the book! I couldn't put this book down and the twist at the end was so satisfying.


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Ninth House (Ninth House Series #1) By Leigh Bardugo Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250751362
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Published: Flatiron Books - October 20th, 2020

A gory, paranormal fantasy/thriller. The main character is recruited to attend Yale and monitor secret societies. She must use her unusual power to find out what happened to her mentor, Daniel. Lots of twists and turns! The sequel is also out now.


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The Once and Future Witches By Alix E. Harrow Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316422017
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Published: Redhook - September 28th, 2021

Women witches kicking ass! The Eastwood sisters join together and form the Suffragists of New Salem, where they uncover hidden spells in nursery rhymes, hidden in pages of books, and stitched into clothing. A magical love letter to folklore!