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Updated November 30, 2023
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Rivers of London
Aaronovitch, Ben
Paper Book
Book 1 in the Rivers of London series, from Sunday Times Number One bestselling author Ben Aaronovitch. My name is Peter Grant, and I used to be a probationary constable in that mighty army for justice known to all right-thinking people as the Metropolitan Police...
The littlest library
Alexander, Poppy
Paper Book
The one and only Ivan
Applegate, Katherine
Paper Book
The #1 New York Times bestselling and Newbery Award-winning novel The One and Only Ivan is now a major motion picture streaming on Disney+ This unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of...
Above the bay of angels : a novel
Bowen, Rhys.
Paper Book
"...Sweeping and intimate, warm and gripping. I loved it!" --Louise Penny, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Chief Inspector Gamache novels A single twist of fate puts a servant girl to work in Queen Victoria's royal kitchen, setting off a suspenseful, historical...
Her Royal Spyness
Bowen, Rhys.
Paper Book
THE FIRST ROYAL SPYNESS MYSTERY! The New York Times bestselling author of the Molly Murphy and Constable Evan Evans mysteries turns her attentions to "a feisty new heroine to delight a legion of Anglophile readers."* London, 1932. Lady Victoria...
Moon called
Briggs, Patricia
Paper Book
THE FIRST MERCY THOMPSON NOVEL! Moon Called is the novel that introduced Patricia Briggs's Mercy Thompson to the world and launched a #1 bestselling phenomenon...  Mercy Thompson is a shapeshifter, and while she was raised by werewolves, she can...
Red rising
Brown, Pierce
Paper Book
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Pierce Brown's relentlessly entertaining debut channels the excitement of The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins and Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card. "Red Rising ascends above a crowded dys­topian field."--USA Today<...
Ink and bone
Caine, Rachel
Paper Book
Magical spells and riots abound in this epic new YA series from the bestselling author of the Morganville Vampires series.
Once upon a wardrobe
Henry, Patti Callahan
Paper Book
The demon King
Chima, Cinda Williams.
Paper Book
The first book in an epic fantasy series from debut author Cinda Williams Chima. Adventure, magic, war and ambition conspire to throw together an unlikely group of companions in a struggle to save their world. When 16-year-old Han Alister and his Clan friend Dancer encounter three...
Everyone brave is forgiven
Cleave, Chris
Paper Book
***AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*** The "insightful, stark, and heartbreaking" (Publishers Weekly, starred review) novel about three lives entangled during World War II from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Little Bee. ...
Finlay Donovan is killing it
Cosimano, Elle
Paper Book
"Getting the job done" for one single mom takes on a whole new meaning in Finlay Donovan is Killing It. A USA Today bestseller! One of Suspense Magazine's "Best Thrillers of 2021" One of New York Public Library's Best Books of 2021 Nominated for...
The graveyard book
Gaiman, Neil
Paper Book
Discover the bewitching, classic children's novel The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, featuring spellbinding illustrations from Chris RiddellWINNER of the 2010 CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL and the 2009 JOHN NEWBERY MEDAL. ONE OF BBC'S HUNDRED GREATEST CHILDREN'S BOOKS OF ALL TIME...
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's library
Grabenstein, Chris.
Paper Book
Can you find your way out of what James Patterson calls the "coolest library in the world"? Join gamer-fan Kyle Keeley as he competes in the escape game of a lifetime!   From the coauthor of I Funny and Max Einstein--and with 100+ weeks on the the New...
The bride test
Hoang, Helen
Paper Book
Khai Diep has no feelings. Well he can't feel big emotions like love. He thinks he's defective. His mum knows that his autism means he just processes emotions differently, and goes to Vietnam to find him a wife. As a mixed race girl living in Ho Chi Minh City, Esme Tran has always felt out of place,...
The keeper of lost things
Hogan, Ruth
Paper Book
*THE PERFECT UP-LIT SUMMER READ, RECOMMENDED BY THOUSANDS OF READERS* THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER & WINNER OF THE RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB 'One of the most charming novels either of us has read. Don't lose it. Keep it' Richard & Judy<...
Evvie Drake starts over
Holmes, Linda
Paper Book
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Read with Jenna Book Club Pick as Featured on Today * "Everything a romantic comedy should be: witty, relatable, and a little complicated."--People A heartfelt debut about the unlikely relationship between a young...
A thousand splendid suns
Hosseini, Khaled.
Paper Book
Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, the #1 New York Times bestseller A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family,...
Then she was gone
Jewell, Lisa
Paper Book
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the New York Times bestselling author of Invisible Girl and None of This Is True comes a "riveting" (PopSugar) and "acutely observed family drama" (People) that delves into the lingering aftermath of a...
The spare man
Kowal, Mary Robinette
Paper Book
Hugo, Locus, and Nebula-Award winner Mary Robinette Kowal blends her no-nonsense approach to life in space with her talent for creating glittering high-society in this stylish SF mystery, The Spare Man. A 2023 Hugo Award Finalist!A 2022 Locus...
Bird box
Malerman, Josh
Paper Book
"A book that demands to be read in a single sitting, and through the cracks between one's fingers. There has never been a horror story quite like this. Josh Malerman truly delivers." -- Hugh Howey, New York Times bestselling author of Wool Written with the narrative tension of...
The change
Miller, Kirsten
Paper Book
GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK  "The Change is like a guttural rage scream (and somehow a soft, tearful hug) of a book, and I couldn't have loved it any more." --Emily Henry Big Little Lies meets The Witches of Eastwick--a gloriously entertaining and knife...
The one plus one : a novel
Moyes, Jojo
Paper Book
One single mom. One chaotic family. One quirky stranger. One irresistible love story from the New York Times bestselling author of The Giver of Stars and the forthcoming Someone Else's Shoes   Suppose your life sucks. A lot. Your husband has done a...
Silver bay
Moyes, Jojo
Paper Book
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Giver of Stars, in an earlier work available in the U.S. for the first time, a surprising and moving romance set in an old-fashioned seaside town on the verge of unwelcome change....
Someone else's shoes
Moyes, Jojo
Paper Book
A story of mix-ups, mess-ups and making the most of second chances, this is the new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Jojo Moyes, author of Me Before You and The Giver of Stars Who are you when you are forced to walk in someone else's shoes?
Dear Edward
Napolitano, Ann
Paper Book
The false prince
Nielsen, Jennifer A.
A deadly education : a novel
Novik, Naomi
Paper Book
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * From the author of Uprooted and Spinning Silver comes the first book of the Scholomance trilogy, the story of an unwilling dark sorceress who is destined to rewrite the rules of magic. FINALIST FOR THE LODESTAR AWARD * "The dark...
The switch
O'Leary, Beth
Paper Book
Where the crawdads sing
Owens, Delia
Paper Book
In Where the Crawdads Sing, Owens juxtaposes an exquisite ode to the natural world against a heartbreaking coming of age story and a surprising murder investigation. Thought-provoking, wise, and deeply moving, Owens's debut novel reminds us that we are forever shaped by the children we once were,...
Behind closed doors
Paris, B. A.
Paper Book
THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLING DEBUT PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER YOU CAN'T MISS! The perfect marriage? Or the perfect lie? "A hair-raising debut, both unsettling and addictive...A chilling thriller that will keep you reading long into the night...
Black sun : a novel
Roanhorse, Rebecca
Paper Book
NOMINATED FOR THE 2021 HUGO AWARDS AND THE 2020 NEBULA AWARDS FOR BEST NOVEL From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Resistance Reborn comes the first book in the Between Earth and Sky trilogy, inspired by the civilizations of the Pre-Columbian...
Poster Girl
Roth, Veronica
Paper Book
A fallen regime. A missing child. A chance at freedom.By the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Divergent, Poster Girl is a haunting adult dystopian mystery that explores the expanding role of surveillance on society - an inescapable reality that we welcome all...
The name of the wind
Rothfuss, Patrick
Paper Book
Discover #1 New York Times-bestselling Patrick Rothfuss' epic fantasy series, The Kingkiller Chronicle. "I just love the world of Patrick Rothfuss." --Lin-Manuel Miranda   OVER 1 MILLION COPIES SOLD! DAY ONE: THE NAME OF THE WIND ...
The rithmatist
Sanderson, Brandon.
Paper Book
A fast-paced fantasy adventure for readers of all ages by Brandon Sanderson, bestselling author of the Mistborn series and the Stormlight Archives. Here, in a school for the magically gifted, your talent could cost you your life . . . Joel is fascinated by the...
Starter villain
Scalzi, John
Paper Book
The Lemon sisters : a novel
Shalvis, Jill
Paper Book
"A book to savor--and share." --Susan Wiggs, New York Times Bestselling Author The New York Times bestselling author of Rainy Day Friends and Lost and Found Sisters returns to Wildstone, California... Brooke Lemon has always led the life she wanted, wild adventures--and...
Shusterman, Neal
Paper Book
A Time Best YA Book of All Time (2021) Two teens must learn the "art of killing" in this Printz Honor-winning book, the first in a chilling new series from Neal Shusterman, author of the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology. A world with...
Sylvester and the magic pebble
Steig, William
Sylvester is a rock collector. One day he finds a magic pebble that makes wishes come true. He rushes home to share his good fortune with his parents. On the way, he's frightened by a hungry lion and quickly asks the pebble to turn him into a rock, so the lion can't eat him. It works-but there sits...
Dial A for aunties
Sutanto, Jesse Q.
Paper Book
"Sutanto brilliantly infuses comedy and culture into the unpredictable rom-com/murder mystery mashup as Meddy navigates familial duty, possible arrest and a groomzilla. I laughed out loud and you will too."--USA Today (four-star review) "A hilarious, heartfelt...
Daughter of smoke and bone
Taylor, Laini.
Paper Book
Adult assembly required
Waxman, Abbi
Paper Book
The bookish life of Nina Hill
Waxman, Abbi
Paper Book
Instant USA Today bestseller! "Abbi Waxman is both irreverent and thoughtful."--#1 New York Times bestselling author Emily Giffin "Meet our bookish millennial heroine--a modern-day Elizabeth Bennet, if you will... Waxman's wit and wry humor stand...
The Martian
Weir, Andy
Paper Book
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * "Brilliant . . . a celebration of human ingenuity [and] the purest example of real-science sci-fi for many years . . . utterly compelling."--The Wall Street Journal The inspiration for the major motion picture ...
Project Hail Mary
Weir, Andy
Paper Book
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING RYAN GOSLING AND DIRECTED BY CHRISTOPHER LORD AND PHIL MILLER From the author of The Martian, a lone astronaut must save the earth from disaster in this "propulsive" (Entertainment...

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