Fiction

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Michael Connelly has a legitimate claim to being one of the greatest living writers of police procedurals.

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Former Eileen Ford model and fashion expert Kim Johnson Gross sets the tone right up front in this self-help book designed for women of a certain age.

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Aggie Sloan-Wilcox, wife of the minister of the Consolidated Community Church of Emerald Springs, Ohio, is at is again. Sleuthing, that is.

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Suspect is a young adult mystery novel. Ellen, the mother of a young child has gone missing, and that young child is now seventeen-year-old Jen.

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Motherlode, the fictional dusty California gold-rush town whose evolution Mary Volmer portrays so charmingly in her debut novel, is a character of its own—a gawky preteen of a sort, a formerly happ

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Graphic novel versions of the classics almost always stir up some controversy, particularly when it’s Shakespeare who is being adapted.

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Most girls in high school are not the prettiest, the smartest, or the most experienced with boys. Most girls in high school are “mostly good girls.”

 

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Graphic novel versions of the classics almost always stir up some controversy, particularly when it’s Shakespeare who is being adapted.

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High Noon, written by the New York Times bestselling author, Nora Roberts, offers her wide readership a riveting suspense story about Police Lieutenant Phoebe MacNamara’s dangerou

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Ghostopolis is perfect proof that a graphic novel can tell as solid and detailed a story as a more traditional novel—and the fact that it’s aimed at kids and still manages this feat makes

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Jason weighed the situation for a moment, and then decided to risk jumping out of character. “Pisa isn’t in the game,” he typed. Very quickly, the voice responded. “This isn’t a game.”

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In a world of smoking hot vampires that charm the pants (and blood) off young women, there is a new kid in town who doesn’t quite measure up.

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First time novelist L. M. Preston succeeds in writing a book boys will want to read. Not an easy task when 12-year-olds are more captivated by a flashing screen than a stationary page.

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 Duck and Cover is a deliciously cute story about a duck named Max and an interesting alligator named Harold. 

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When Vicki Myron, director of the Spencer Iowa Library, finds a tiny, half-frozen, orange tabby stuffed in the book return on a cold winter morning in 1988, she takes him in and nurses him to healt

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Leigh Russell’s first novel, Cut Short, is a complex, multi-layered, extremely well structured, and involving police procedural.

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Children Make Terrible Pets is a 40-page hardcover picture book about a bear cub named Lucy who, on a walk through the woods dancing and frolicking about, runs across someone admiring her

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Burning Lamp, Book Two of the Dreamlight Trilogy, is an Arcane Society novel familiar to many readers of science fiction and fantasy.

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“Dusk was settling into Belfast, curling cat-ways for the night. The streets were deserted—everyone already where they wanted to be—and the city was fast becoming a startlingly quiet wasteland.

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 Batter up! If the kids in your life need a quick introduction to baseball, show them Baseball from A to Z.

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Jeffrey Archer is the international best-selling author of numerous novels, Kane and Abel perhaps being the best known of his prolific works.

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Blackwyrm Publications, May 2009 Twilight’s Jacob Black isn’t the only teenage werewolf with issues.

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Lauren Belfer has produced a grand, glorious, and occasionally disappointing tale of medicine, war, love, and other things in this 527-page historical novel.

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Julie Carr’s ability to convey the raw emotion of despair taps into a universal experience of suffering and loss.

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