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Author: Hart, Liliana
Police Procedurals

J.J. Graves has seen a lot of dead bodies in her line of work… She’s not only in the mortuary business, but she’s also the coroner for King George County, Virginia. When a grisly murder is discovered in the small town of Bloody Mary, it’s up to J.J. and Detective Jack Lawson, to bring the victim justice.

When a popular mystery writer shows up on J.J.’s doorstep with plans of writing his new book about the Bloody Mary Serial Killer, J.J. has to decide if he might be going above and beyond the call of duty to create the spine tinglers he’s so well known for.

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Author: Freethy, Barbara
Romantic Suspense

Sara had always been untouchable, his sister’s best friend, and the girl next door…

Smokejumper Aiden Callaway never questioned his job until a fire took the life of his friend, Kyle, and left Aiden with injuries and fractured memories. The truth may clear Aiden of blame but destroy Kyle’s reputation and hurt the people he left behind.

Sara has never forgiven or forgotten the way Aiden brought their teenage relationship crashing down. But the sparks between Aiden and Sara have been smoldering for a very long time. Sara is afraid to take another chance on the man who broke her heart, and Aiden knows better than anyone how dangerous an intense fire can be.

As teenagers they weren’t ready for each other. Are they ready now? Or will secrets derail their second chance at love?

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Author: Delacroix, Claire
Romantic Suspense
More cherished than gold are the Jewels of Kinfairlie, and only the worthiest may fight for their love…The Laird of Kinfairlie has unmarried sisters, each a gem in her own right. And he has no choice but to see them all wed in haste. Lady Madeline’s heart is not for sale…especially not to a notorious outlaw like Rhys FitzHenry. Yet Madeline’s hand has been sold, to none other than this battle-weary warrior with a price on his head. A more dutiful maiden might cede to the Laird’s command and meekly accept her fate, but Madeline has never been obedient. She decides to run away, though she never dreams that Rhys will pursue her. She does not expect this taciturn man to woo her with fanciful stories, much less that each of his enthralling tales will reveal a scar upon his shielded soul.
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Author: Carr, Sienna
Contemporary Romance

She’s the city girl from Boston. He’s the gift shop owner from the bay. Their worlds were never meant to collide.

Dylan Fraser is an artist, a dreamer, and a failed actor. He runs a gift store on the edges of Starling Bay, a small coastal town where nothing much happens.

Merry Nicholls hates Christmas.
The festive season is full of bad memories, especially this year which marks the five-year passing of her husband’s death. Falling ill due to stress, and at her mother’s insistence, Merry reluctantly visits Starling Bay. She’s supposed to recuperate, but with her surly daughter and her Great Dane in tow, not to mention the town’s busy body on her back, recuperation might not be possible.

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Author: Welling, ReGina
Romantic Mystery’

What would you do if your life took a turn into the paranormal?

When a psychic reading reunites pragmatist Julie Hayward with the ghost of her beloved grandmother, she thinks the worst of the experience was getting more unwanted advice about her love life. The last thing she expects is to go home and find a second ghost spouting cryptic clues to a lost family fortune. Or to discover her fiancé is trying to sell her ancestral home out from under her.

Thinking her grandmother had been right about him all along, Julie dumps the jerk and decides to move on. A new romance is the last thing on her mind. She doesn’t need another man underfoot.

Enter Tyler Kingsley, former journalist with a penchant for puzzles. What red-blooded man could resist a beautiful woman on a treasure hunt?

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Author: Fitzgerald, F. Scott
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Classic Literary Fiction

Penned by one of the greatest literary talents of the twentieth century, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button follows the adventures of a man born at the age of seventy, living his life in reverse. After achieving success in the military and in business, and becoming a husband and father, Benjamin goes on to attend college, prep school, and then—as his mind begins to deteriorate—kindergarten.

At once humorous and haunting, “Fitzgerald’s wonderfully simple story is a kind of conjuring trick, an exercise in forcing the impossible into the mundane. You end it both amused and slightly saddened. For the most curious thing about Benjamin Button’s life is how ordinary it seems. All the usual triumphs and miseries are there: it’s just that the start and end aren’t the same” (The Guardian).

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Author: Maisel, Eric
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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Your mind is like a room that is yours to redesign—a space that you can declutter, air out, furnish, decorate, and turn into a truly congenial place. Today, cognitive-behavioral therapy and CBT techniques are the tools that help us do this. In this book, Dr. Eric Maisel, Ph.D. moves cognitive change a giant step forward by describing the room that is your mind and how human consciousness is experienced there. Packed with visualization exercises, this accessible guide makes redesigning your mind and changing what—and how—you think easy and simple, an upgrade to the CBT method that lets you promote cognitive growth, healing, and change. · Increase your creativity
· Reduce your anxiety
· Rid yourself of chronic depression
· Recover from addiction
· Heal from past trauma
· Stop negativity, boredom, and self-sabotage
· Overcome procrastination
· Achieve emotional wellbeing
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Author: Springer, Nancy
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Post-Apocalyptic Science Fiction

Marion Zimmer Bradley calls her “the finest fantasy writer of this or any decade.” Anne McCaffrey says Nancy Springer is “someone special in the fantasy field.” Andre Norton agrees that “Ms. Springer’s work is outstanding.” Now the multiple award-winning author’s captivating vision of a world in peril—and the sea king and mad prince who can save it—is presented in its entirety in a single volume.

Madbond: In a dying world, six dwindling tribes huddle between the plains and the sea. Rad Korridun, king of the Seal Kindred, seeks the answers that will save his people. To find them he must join with the chieftain Dannoc, accused of murder and driven mad by horrors he cannot remember. Bonded together by powerful magic, Kor and Dan are aided by Tassida—a beautiful and mysterious warrior. But what awaits them is a darkness that dwarfs all nightmares . . .

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Author: Olson, Randy
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Science History & Philosophy

Communicate more effectively about science—by taking a page from Hollywood and improving your storytelling skills.

Ask a scientist about Hollywood, and you’ll probably get eye rolls. But ask someone in Hollywood about science, and they’ll see dollar signs: Moviemakers know that science can be the source of great stories, with all the drama and action that blockbusters require.

That’s a huge mistake, says Randy Olson: Hollywood has a lot to teach scientists about how to tell a story—and, ultimately, how to do science better. With Houston, We Have a Narrative, he lays out a stunningly simple method for turning the dull into the dramatic. Drawing on his unique background, which saw him leave his job as a working scientist to launch a career as a filmmaker, Olson first diagnoses the problem: When scientists tell us about their work, they pile one moment and one detail atop another moment and another detail—a stultifying procession of “and, and, and.”

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Author: Davidson, Louise
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Cake Baking

Do you love baking? Do you like baking delicious-looking creamy cakes all the time? Or are you just looking for a perfect cake to celebrate a special occasion at home? Then take up your cake whisk and bake a tempting sheet cake pan for every occasion. Sheet cakes are great to serve at large or small gatherings, and they can be decorated in amazing ways using colorful frostings. They are made for a large rectangular baking pan.

In this cookbook, you will find a delicious collection of sheet cake recipes, sometimes called slab cakes. They could not be easier to make in these 5 quick and easy steps:
Assemble the ingredients, prepare your pan, and preheat the oven;
Mix the ingredients according to the directions;
Pour the cake batter into the baking pan;
Bake until cooked through and;
Make and add your frosting, icing, glaze, or other decorations.

The Kashmir Shawl: A Novel (affiliate link)

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Author: Thomas, Rosie
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Women’s Historical Fiction
“Sorting through her parents’ possessions after their deaths, Mair Ellis discovers a Kashmir shawl that once belonged to her Welsh grandmother, Nerys Watkins. Nestled within the folds of this exquisite handwoven piece is an envelope containing a single lock of hair. Curiosity drives Mair to trace the history of the shawl, a quest that takes her from Wales to India. As she pieces together her grandmother’s past, the two women’s stories intertwine, transporting the reader between the Kashmir of WWII and the present day. The bulk of the novel belongs to Nerys, a missionary’s wife whose undemonstrative husband urges her to spend the winter in Srinigar with a friend while he spreads Christianity in remote settlements.

Second Helpings (affiliate link)

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Author: Gabriel, Johnnie
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Comfort Food Cooking
Those two little words “second helpings” hold so much meaning. Asking for second helpings means that your food is good enough to ask for more. This cookbook comprises special recipes that Johnnie Gabriel has time- and taste-tested, and they’ve gotten the “second-helping approval stamp” many times over. She draws from her personal collection of Southern favorites throughout more than twenty years of professional bakery and restaurant experience, alongside the menu mainstays of her closest friends, family members, and restaurant industry pals—sharing such scrumptious recipes as:
Black Eyed Pea Spread
Shrimp Creole
Smoky Chipotle Grilled Baby Back Ribs
Strawberry Layer Crème Pie
Chicken, Goat Cheese, and Cranberry Wrap
Fried Okra, Tempura Style—and many more

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