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Pretty Is

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$17.00
ISBN: 9781250093622
Availability: Special Order
Published: Picador - June 14th, 2016

A brilliantly imaginative debut novel. When Lois and Carly May are kidnapped by a charming stranger, everyone fears the worst. What nobody realizes is that the two girls are happier than they have ever been. The memories of their abduction and the years that follow unfold in unpredictable and surprising ways. You won't be able put this book down. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


Fear the Darkness

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$15.99
ISBN: 9781250073938
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - April 26th, 2016

Ex-FBI agent Brigid Quinn returns in this dark and gritty thriller that keeps you on the edge of your seat right up to the final page. When Brigid's niece moves in with her, unsettling and disturbing things begin to happen. The logical person to blame is Gemma-Kate, but is it her or is Brigid being paranoid? ...or poisoned? ...or worse? ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


Sh*tty Mom for All Seasons: Half-@ssing It All Year Long by Alicia Ybarbo - Book Review

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$19.95
ISBN: 9781419714047
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 5th, 2016

Admit it. There is a little of her in all of us. Embrace the fact that you made it through the day with your sanity somewhat intact! ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts by Joshua Hammer - Book Review

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$26.00
ISBN: 9781476777405
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Simon & Schuster - April 19th, 2016

350,000 texts were smuggled to safety by a group of brave souls - saving them from destruction by Al Qaeda. To put that number into perspective: we have approximately 49,000 books here in this store. Picture that. A thrilling and important read! ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


Stopped Heart

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ISBN: 9780062409324
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 29th, 2016

Moving to a small cottage is what Mary and Graham hope will help them heal from a recent tragedy. It doesn't take long however for Mary to realize something is just not right. Is it her grief causing her to see things? Hear things? Or is it something darker that has been lingering & waiting just for her for over 100 years? If you enjoy the works of Jennifer McMahon, this is a must have. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


Night Sister

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$15.95
ISBN: 9780804169974
Availability: Backordered
Published: Anchor - March 8th, 2016

In 1950's Vermont, the rural Tower Motel is in it's heyday and home to two very different sisters, Ruth and Sylvie. In 1961 Sylvie vanishes. During the summer of 1989, Ruth's daughter Amy and her best friends Piper and Margot begin to investigate the mystery of Aunt Sylvie. What they discover leaves their friendship in ruins. Now in 2013, Amy and her young family are living at the derelict motel when the sinister past shatters the lives of all three women. A fantastic paranormal thriller from the author of The Winter People. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


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