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The award-winning genre-defining debut from 1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars Winner of the Michael L Printz Award Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist New York Times bestseller Before Miles Pudge Halter is done with his safe life at home His whole life has been one big non-event and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave the Great Perhaps even more Francois Rabelais poet He heads off to the sometimes crazy and anything-but-boring world of Culver Creek Boarding School and his life becomes the opposite of safe Because down the hall is Alaska Young The gorgeous clever funny sexy self-destructive screwed up and utterly fascinating Alaska Young She is an event unto herself She pulls Pudge into her world launches him into the Great Perhaps and steals his heart Then After Nothing is ever the same
From 1 New York Times-bestselling author Nora Roberts comes a novel of a woman who needs nothing a man who sees everything and the web of deceit greed and danger that brings them together and could tear them apart When professional house-sitter Lila Emerson witnesses a murder suicide from her current apartment-sitting job life as she knows it takes a dramatic turn Suddenly the woman with no permanent ties finds herself almost wishing for one Artist Ashton Archer knows his brother isn t capable of violence against himself or others He recruits Lila the only eyewitness to help him uncover what happened Ash longs to paint her as intensely as he hungers to touch her But their investigation draws them into a rarified circle where priceless antiques are bought sold gambled away and stolen where what you possess is who you are and where what you desire becomes a deadly obsession
In her now classic novel Outlander Diana Gabaldon told the story of Claire Randall an English ex-combat nurse who walks through a stone circle in the Scottish Highlands in 1946 and disappears into 1743 The story unfolded from there in seven bestselling novels and CNN has called it a grand adventure written on a canvas that probes the heart weighs the soul and measures the human spirit across centuries Now the story continues in Written in My Own Heart s Blood 1778 France declares war on Great Britain the British army leaves Philadelphia and George Washington s troops leave Valley Forge in pursuit At this moment Jamie Fraser returns from a presumed watery grave to discover that his best friend has married his wife his illegitimate son has discovered to his horror who his father really is and his beloved nephew Ian wants to marry a Quaker Meanwhile Jamie s wife Claire and his sister Jenny are busy picking up the pieces The Frasers can only be thankful that their daughter Brianna and her family are safe in twentieth-century Scotland Or not In fact Brianna is searching for her own son who was kidnapped by a man determined to learn her family s secrets Her husband Roger has ventured into the past in search of the missing boy never... suspecting that the object of his quest has not left the present Now with Roger out of the way the kidnapper can focus on his true target Brianna herself Written in My Own Heart s Blood is the brilliant next chapter in a masterpiece of the imagination unlike any other more
From 1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts comes a trilogy about the land we re drawn to the family we learn to cherish and the people we long to love Book Two of The Cousins O Dwyer Trilogy Shadow Spell With the legends and lore of Ireland running through his blood falconer Connor O Dwyer is proud to call County Mayo home It s where his sister Branna lives and works where his cousin Iona has found true love and where his childhood friends form a circle that can t be broken A circle that is about to be stretched out of shape by a long-awaited kiss Meara Quinn is Branna s best friend a sister in all but blood Her and Connor s paths cross almost daily as Connor takes tourists on hawk walks and Meara guides them on horseback across the lush countryside She has the eyes of a gypsy and the body of a goddess things Connor has always taken for granted until his brush with death propels them into a quick hot tangle Plenty of women have found their way to Connor s bed but none to his heart until now Frustratingly Meara is okay with just the heat afraid to lose herself and their friendship to something more But soon Connor will see the full force and fury of what runs in his blood And he will need his family and friends around... him when his past rolls in like the fog threatening an end to all he loves Don t miss Book One in the Cousins O Dwyer Trilogy Dark Witch And the final book in the trilogy Blood Magick This Book Is Bound with Deckle Edge Paper Deckle edge books are bound with pages that are made to resemble handmade paper by applying a frayed texture to the edges Deckle edge is an ornamental feature designed to set certain titles apart from books with machine-cut pages more
Catch a professional assassin top priority Find a failure-to-appear and collect big bucks top score How she ll pull it all off top secret Trenton New Jersey s favorite used-car dealer Jimmy Poletti was caught selling a lot more than used cars out of his dealerships Now he s out on bail and has missed his date in court and bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is looking to bring him in Leads are quickly turning into dead ends and all too frequently into dead bodies Even Joe Morelli the city s hottest cop is struggling to find a clue to the suspected killer s whereabouts These are desperate times and they call for desperate measures So Stephanie is going to have to do something she really doesn t want to do protect former hospital security guard and general pain in her behind Randy Briggs Briggs was picking up quick cash as Poletti s bookkeeper and knows all his boss s dirty secrets Now Briggs is next on Poletti s list of people to put six feet under To top things off Ranger resident security expert and Stephanie s greatest temptation has been the target of an assassination plot He s dodged the bullet this time but if Ranger wants to survive the next attempt on his life he ll have to enlist Stephanie s help and reveal a bit more of his... mysterious past Death threats highly trained assassins highly untrained assassins and Stark Street being overrun by a pack of feral Chihuahuas are all in a day s work for Stephanie Plum The real challenge is dealing with her Grandma Mazur s wild bucket list A boob job and getting revenge on Joe Morelli s Grandma Bella can barely hold a candle to what s number one on the list but that s top secret more
From 1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts comes a trilogy about the land we re drawn to the family we learn to cherish and the people we long to love Book Three of The Cousins O Dwyer Trilogy Blood Magick County Mayo is rich in the traditions of Ireland legends that Branna O Dwyer fully embraces in her life and in her work as the proprietor of The Dark Witch shop which carries soaps lotions and candles for tourists made with Branna s special touch Branna s strength and selflessness hold together a close circle of friends and family along with their horses and hawks and her beloved hound But there s a single missing link in the chain of her life love She had it once for a moment with Finbar Burke but a shared future is forbidden by history and blood Which is why Fin has spent his life traveling the world to fill the abyss left in him by Branna focusing on work rather than passion Branna and Fin s relationship offers them both comfort and torment And though they succumb to the heat between them there can be no promises for tomorrow A storm of shadows threatens everything that their circle holds dear It will be Fin s power loyalty and heart that will make all the difference in an age-old battle between the bonds that... hold their friends together and the evil that has haunted their families for centuries Don t miss the first two books in the Cousins O Dwyer Trilogy Dark Witch and Shadow Spellmore
J R Ward s 1 New York Times bestselling Black Dagger Brotherhood continues as a royal bloodline is compromised by a grave threat to the throne Long live the King After turning his back on the throne for centuries Wrath son of Wrath finally assumed his father s mantle--with the help of his beloved mate But the crown sets heavily on his head As the war with the Lessening Society rages on and the threat from the Band of Bastards truly hits home he is forced to make choices that put everything--and everyone--at risk Beth Randall thought she knew what she was getting into when she mated the last pure blooded vampire on the planet An easy ride was not it But when she decides she wants a child she s unprepared for Wrath s response--or the distance it creates between them The question is will true love win out or tortured legacy take over
A New York Times bestseller with more than one million copies sold by the author of One Plus One and The Girl You Left Behind 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 has barely been farther afield than their tiny village She takes a badly needed job working for ex Master of the Universe Will Traynor who is wheelchair bound after an accident Will has always lived a huge life big deals extreme sports worldwide travel and now he s pretty sure he cannot live the way he is Will is acerbic moody bossy but Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected When she learns that Will has shocking plans of his own she sets out to show him that life is still worth living A Love Story for this generation Me Before You brings to life two people who couldn t have less in common a heartbreakingly romantic novel that asks What do you do when making the person you love happy also means breaking your own heart
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURENow available as a three-volume paperback boxed set E L James s New York Times 1 bestselling trilogy has been hailed by Entertainment Weekly as being in a class by itself Beginning with the GoodReads Choice Award Romance Finalist Fifty Shades of Grey the Fifty Shades Trilogy will obsess you possess you and stay with you forever This boxed set includes the following novels FIFTY SHADES OF GREY When college student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey she encounters a man who is beautiful brilliant and intimidating The unworldly Ana realizes she wants this man and Grey admits he wants her too but on his own terms When the couple embarks on a daring passionately physical affair Ana discovers Christian s secrets and explores her own desires FIFTY SHADES DARKER Daunted by Christian s dark secrets and singular tastes Ana has broken off their relationship to start a new career But desire for Christian still dominates her every waking thought They rekindle their searing sensual affair and while Christian wrestles with his inner demons Ana is forced to make the most important decision of her life FIFTY SHADES FREED Now Ana and Christian have it all love passion intimacy... wealth and a world of possibilities for their future But Ana knows that loving her Fifty Shades will not be easy and that being together will pose challenges that neither of them would anticipate Just when it seems that their strength together will eclipse any obstacle misfortune malice and fate conspire to turn Ana s deepest fears into reality This book is intended for mature audiences more
One book Two readers A world of mystery menace and desire A young woman picks up a book left behind by a stranger Inside it are his margin notes which reveal a reader entranced by the story and by its mysterious author She responds with notes of her own leaving the book for the stranger and so begins an unlikely conversation that plunges them both into the unknown The book Ship of Theseus the final novel by a prolific but enigmatic writer named V M Straka in which a man with no past is shanghaied onto a strange ship with a monstrous crew and launched onto a disorienting and perilous journey The writer Straka the incendiary and secretive subject of one of the world s greatest mysteries a revolutionary about whom the world knows nothing apart from the words he wrote and the rumors that swirl around him The readers Jennifer and Eric a college senior and a disgraced grad student both facing crucial decisions about who they are who they might become and how much they re willing to trust another person with their passions hurts and fears S conceived by filmmaker J J Abrams and written by award-winning novelist Doug Dorst is the chronicle of two readers finding each other in the margins of a book and enmeshing themselves in a deadly... struggle between forces they don t understand and it is also Abrams and Dorst s love letter to the written word more