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    The Darwin Affair

    The Darwin Affair

    Tim Mason

    London, June 1860: When an assassination attempt is made on Queen Victoria, and a petty thief is gruesomely murdered moments later-and only a block away-Chief Detective Inspector Charles Field quickly surmises that these crimes are connected to an even more sinister plot. Was Victoria really the assassin's target? Are those…

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  • Frederik Sandwich and the Earthquake that Couldn't Possibly Be

    Frederik Sandwich and the Earthquake that Couldn't Possibly Be

    Kevin John Scott

    A delightfully strange and hilarious debut novel perfect for Lemony Snicket and Trenton Lee Stewart fans—the first book in a new middle-grade mystery series that will keep you guessing and laughing all along the way.At the age of eleven Frederik Sandwich awakens to an earthquake that couldn't possibly be. His…

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  • August and Everything After

    August and Everything After

    Jennifer Doktorski

    One last summer to escape, to find herself, to figure out what comes next. Fans of Sarah Dessen and Jenny Han will love this contemporary, coming-of-age romance.Graduation was supposed to be a relief. Except Quinn can't avoid the rumors that plagued her throughout high school or the barrage of well-intentioned…

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  • Girl Out of Water

    Girl Out of Water

    Laura Silverman

    Fans of Jenny Han and Sarah Dessen will fall in love this contemporary debut about finding yourself-and finding love-in unexpected places.Ocean breeze in her hair and sand between her toes, Anise can't wait to spend the summer before her senior year surfing and hanging out on the beach with friends.…

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  • Catching Jordan

    Catching Jordan

    Kenneally, Miranda

    \"Whoever said football and girls don't mix hasn't read Catching Jordan. I couldn't put it down!\" — Simone Elkeles, New York Times bestselling author of the Perfect Chemistry series

    ONE OF THE BOYS

    What girl doesn't want to be surrounded by gorgeous jocks day in and day out? Jordan Woods isn't…

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  • A Matter of Souls

    A Matter of Souls

    Patrick, Denise Lewis

    From the shores of Africa to the bowels of a transatlantic ship to a voting booth in Mississippi to the jungles of Vietnam, all human connection is a matter of souls.

    In this stirring collection of short stories, Denise Lewis Patrick considers the souls of black…

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  • We All Fall Down

    We All Fall Down

    Natalie D. Richards

    A new romantic thriller—with a dash of horror—from the author of One Was Lost and Six Months Later Theo's always been impulsive. But telling Paige how he feels? He's obsessed over that decision. And it's time. Tonight. At the party on the riverbank, under the old walking bridge, site of…

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  • Elsie Mae Has Something to Say

    Elsie Mae Has Something to Say

    Nancy J. Cavanaugh

    Elsie Mae Has Something to Say is the perfect book for middle school girls and summer reading book for kids.From the award-winning author of This Journal Belongs to Ratchet, comes a sweet and uplifting coming of age tale about friendship, sensitivity, and the importance of protecting our planet, making this…

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  • Almost to Freedom

    Almost to Freedom

    Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

    Lindy and her doll Sally are best friends - wherever Lindy goes, Sally stays right by her side. They eat together, sleep together, and even pick cotton together. So, on the night Lindy and her mama run away in search of freedom, Sally goes too. This young girl's rag doll…

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  • Mumbet's Declaration of Independence

    Mumbet's Declaration of Independence

    Gretchen Woelfle

    "All men are born free and equal."Everybody knows about the Founding Fathers and the Declaration of Independence in 1776. But the founders weren't the only ones who believed that everyone had a right to freedom. Mumbet, a Massachusetts slave, believed it too. She longed to be free, but how? Would…

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  • Goodnight Lab

    Goodnight Lab

    Chris Ferrie

    In the great green labThere was a laserAnd a lab notebook And a picture of Einstein with a stern look It's been a long day at the lab for this scientist. Now it's time to say good night!Goodnight laserGoodnight notebookGoodnight picture of Einstein with a stern lookWhile poking fun at…

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  • How You Ruined My Life

    How You Ruined My Life

    Jeff Strand

    A new hilarious novel from the author of The Greatest Zombie Movie Ever and Stranger Things Have Happened.Rod's life doesn't suck. If you ask him, it's pretty awesome. He may not be popular, but he and his best friends play in a band that has a standing gig. Yeah, it's…

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  • Dinosaur Boy

    Dinosaur Boy

    Cory Putman Oakes

    Everyone knows the dinosaur gene skips a generation.So it isn't a complete surprise when Sawyer sprouts spikes and a tail before the start of fifth grade. After all, his grandfather was part stegosaurus.Despite the Principal's Zero Tolerance Policy, Sawyer becomes a bully magnet, befriended only by Elliot aka "Gigantor" and…

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  • Inky the Octopus

    Inky the Octopus

    Erin Guendelsberger

    Age Level: 4 and up | Grade Level: K to 5Published in partnership with the National Aquarium of New Zealand, Inky the Octopus is based on a real-life aquatic escape!Follow Inky the octopus as he escapes from the National Aquarium of New Zealand to the ocean! Based on a true…

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  • Spaghetti Is Not a Finger Food

    Spaghetti Is Not a Finger Food

    Jodi Carmichael

    Being eight, Connor knew a lot. He knew that Mrs. Winters did not like to be interrupted, but he was sure she would appreciate his fact-finding methods—and who wouldn' t want to know more about geckos? He knew he needed the new library book, "More All About Dogs," more than…

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  • Killing

    Killing

    Blake Pierce

    Killing (The Making of Riley Paige-Book Six) is book #6 in a new psychological thriller series by #1 bestselling author Blake Pierce, whose free bestseller Once Gone (Book #1) has over 1,000 five star reviews. When victims are found killed by electrocution, it is up to the FBI's brilliant new…

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  • Boyfriend Material

    Boyfriend Material

    Hall, Alexis

    Wanted:
    One (fake) boyfriend
    Practically perfect in every way

    Luc O'Donnell is tangentially—and reluctantly—famous. His rock star parents split when he was young, and the father he's never met spent the next twenty years cruising in and out of rehab. Now that his dad's making a comeback, Luc's back in the public eye,…

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  • The Summer House

    The Summer House

    Denton, Lauren K.

    The Summer House weaves Lauren K. Denton’s inviting Southern charm around a woman’s journey to find herself.

    Sometimes it takes losing everything to find yourself again.

    Lily Bishop wakes up one morning to find a good-bye note and divorce papers from her husband on the kitchen counter. Having moved to Alabama for…

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  • A Duke, the Lady, and a Baby

    A Duke, the Lady, and a Baby

    Riley, Vanessa

    An Amazon Best of the Month Selection
    A Publishers Weekly Summer Reads 2020 Editors’ Pick
     
    “Smart and witty . . . the perfect historical read.”
    —Julia Quinn, #1 New York Times bestselling author


    “Vanessa Riley at her finest.”
    —Sarah MacLean, New York Times bestselling author

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  • A Bride of Convenience (The Bride Ships Book #3)

    A Bride of Convenience (The Bride Ships Book #3)

    Hedlund, Jody

    Unemployed mill worker Zoe Hart jumps at the opportunity to emigrate to British Columbia in 1863 to find a better life and be reunited with her brother, who fled from home after being accused of a crime.

    Pastor to miners in the mountains, Abe Merivale discovers an abandoned baby during…

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