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Me Before You
A Novel (Me Before You Trilogy)
Jojo Moyes - 2012-12-31
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Giver of Stars, discover the love story that captured over 20 million hearts in Me Before You, After You, and Still Me.They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose . . .Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life—steady boyfriend, close family—who ha...
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Rachel's Holiday
Marian Keyes - 2002-04-01 (first published in 1997)
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Meet Rachel Walsh. She has a pair of size 8 feet and such a fondness for recreational drugs that her family has forked out the cash for a spell in Cloisters – Dublin’s answer to the Betty Ford Clinic. She’s only agreed to her incarceration because she’s heard that rehab is wall-to-wall jacuzzis, gymnasiums and rock stars going tepid turkey – and it...
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Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen - 2019-12-16 (first published in 1813)
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Pride and Prejudice is an 1813 romantic novel of manners written by Jane Austen. The novel follows the character development of Elizabeth Bennet, the dynamic protagonist of the book, who learns about the repercussions of hasty judgments and eventually comes to appreciate the difference between superficial goodness and actual goodness. A classic pie...
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The Help
Kathryn Stockett - 2011-04-05
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Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, raising her seventeenth white child. She's always taken orders quietly, but lately it leaves her with a bitterness she can no longer bite back. Her friend Minny has certainly never held her tongue, or held on to a job for very long, but now she's working for a newcomer with secrets that leaver ...
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28 Summers
Elin Hilderbrand - 2020-06-16
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By the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Summer of '69: Their secret love affair has lasted for decades -- but this could be the summer that changes everything.When Mallory Blessing's son, Link, receives deathbed instructions from his mother to call a number on a slip of paper in her desk drawer, he's not sure what to expect. But he certainly...
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Gone With the Wind
Margaret Mitchell - 1996-06-01 (first published in 1936)
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Scarlett O'Hara, the beautiful, spoiled daughter of a well-to-do Georgia plantation owner, must use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of the poverty she finds herself in after Sherman's March to the Sea....
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A Tree Grows In Brooklyn by Betty Smith
Betty Smith - 2018-11-06 (first published in 1943)
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The American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century."A profoundly moving novel, and an honest and true one. It cuts right to the heart of life... If you miss A Tree Grows in Brooklyn you will deny yourself a rich experience... It is a poignant and deeply understanding story of childhood and family relationships. The N...
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Regretting You
Colleen Hoover - 2019-12-10
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Morgan Grant and her sixteen-year-old daughter, Clara, would like nothing more than to be nothing alike.Morgan is determined to prevent her daughter from making the same mistakes she did. By getting pregnant and married way too young, Morgan put her own dreams on hold. Clara doesn’t want to follow in her mother’s footsteps. Her predictable mother d...
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The Happy Ever After Playlist
Abby Jimenez - 2020-04-14
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Two years after losing her fiancé, Sloan Monroe still can't seem to get her life back on track. But one trouble-making pup with a "take me home" look in his eyes is about to change everything. With her new pet by her side, Sloan finally starts to feel more like herself. Then, after weeks of unanswered texts, Tucker's owner reaches out. He's a music...
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Daisy Jones & The Six
A Novel
Taylor Jenkins Reid - 2020-02-04 (first published in 2019)
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Everyone knows Daisy Jones & The Six: The band's album Aurora came to define the rock 'n' roll era of the late seventies, and an entire generation of girls wanted to grow up to be Daisy. But no one knows the reason behind the group's split on the night of their final concert at Chicago Stadium on July 12, 1979 . . . until now.Daisy is a girl coming...
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Beverly Jenkins - 2014-02-28
Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi
Hating Game by Sally Thorne
Locke & Key, Vol. 1 by Joe Hill
32 Candles by Ernessa T. Carter
Tumbling by Diane McKinney-Whetstone
The Taming of Jessi Rose by Beverly Jenkins by
The City We Became by N. K. Jemisin
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
Dance Away with Me by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
More Than Just a Pretty Face by Syed M. Masood
The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
A Hope Divided by Alyssa Cole
The Room on Rue Amélie by Kristin Harmel
The Secret Messenger by Mandy Robotham
Personality Isn't Permanent by Benjamin Hardy
Heart of Dragons by Meg Cowley
30 Dates in 30 Days by Elle Spencer
Oil and Water by Lara Ann Dominick
Four Christmases and a Secret by Zara Stoneley
Amora by Grant J. Hallstrom
Slaves to Desire by Eli Gilić
Awaken Your Destiny by Narcis Ioel Murza
My Flipping Life by Michele Corwin
The Hygge Holiday by Rosie Blake
Tales of Elhaanai by Nicole Thomas
The Island Daughter by Helena Halme
Between Witches & Angels by T N Traynor
Vagabondess by Toby Israel
Soaring in Silence by Beverly Gandara
Crossing the Hall by Ms. Lori Wojtowicz
The Knife Thrower's Wife by Sheila McGraw
Our Friendship Matters by Kimberley B Jones
13 Worlds by J. J. Hair
Avenging Angel by Charles S. Isaacs
Enigma by Violet Moon
Thriving While Black by Cori Jamal Williams
Blind Focus by Margie Vieira
Meatballs & Microphones by Gregory Patrick Travers
Lucky by V. R. Street
Faking Friends by Jane Fallon
Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
The Accursed Art by J. Rutledge
Big Sexy Love by Kirsty Greenwood
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
The Last Days of Rabbit Hayes by Anna McPartlin
When We Believed in Mermaids by Barbara O'Neal
Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks
The Redhead Revealed by Alice Clayton
Hot Six by Janet Evanovich
Dancing on Broken Glass by Ka Hancock
High Five by Janet Evanovich
A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks
Winter Solstice by Rosamunde Pilcher
Hard Eight by Janet Evanovich
To the Nines by Janet Evanovich
Four to Score by Janet Evanovich
The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg
The Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher
Eleven on Top by Janet Evanovich
Seven Up by Janet Evanovich
The Guardian by Nicholas Sparks
Three to Get Deadly by Janet Evanovich
Beaches by Iris R Dart
Still Me by Jojo Moyes
Savor the Moment by Nora Roberts
Ten Big Ones by Janet Evanovich
The Idea of You by Robinne Lee
Match Me If You Can by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult
On the Island by Tracey Garvis Graves
Magic Hour by Kristin Hannah
The Perfect Find by Tia Williams
The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks
Vision In White by Nora Roberts