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  • A Beautiful Young Woman, Paperback
    ``A moving story . . . powerful, celebratory, and loving.`` --Laura Cardona, La NacionSet in the midst of Argentina's military dictatorship, a poignant and evocative debut novel about family, political violence, and the consequences of dissidenceAs political violence escalates around them, a young b..
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  • A Book of American Martyrs, Paperback
    ``Oates' American saga captivates because it exists within an actual drama playing out across the country...Martyrs is a graceful and excruciating story of two families who do not live very far apart, but exist in different realities. `` --USA Today, 4-star review``Successful because Oates] refuses..
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  • A Hero Dreams, Paperback
    Devastated by his father's sudden death, eight-year-old Ricky begins to see things--a ghostly silhouette in his bedroom window, a gruesome train accident involving four local teenagers, a terrorist attack that won't occur for another twenty-five years. After a traumatic incident at a New England sum..
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  • A Loving, Faithful Animal, Paperback
    ``A Loving, Faithful Animal lured me in with astonishing, poetic prose... But the true thrill of the novel is the carousel of haunting characters Josephine Rowe creates with unbelievable precision. An unflinching look at the ways we fail the people we love, at the cruelty of family, its toxicity, an..
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  • A Man in Full, Paperback
    The setting is Atlanta, Georgia a racially mixed, late-century boomtown full of fresh wealth and wily politicians. The protagonist is Charles Croker, once a college football star, now a late-middle-aged Atlanta conglomerate king whose outsize ego has at last hit up against reality. Charlie has a 29,..
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  • A Son Called Gabriel, Paperback
    As political clashes and violence take place across the country, Gabriel must face his own inner turmoil. He begins to suspect that he's not like other boys, and tries desperately to lock away his feelings--and his fears--even as he explores his burgeoning sexuality. Beyond his own struggle is a fam..
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  • A Ticket to Ride, Paperback
    In the long, hot Illinois summer of 1973, insecure, motherless Jamie falls under the dangerous spell of her older, more worldly cousin Fawn, who's come to stay with Jamie and her uncle as penance for committing an ``unmentionable act.``It is a time of awakenings and corruptions, of tragedy and loss,..
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  • Act of War: A Thriller, Paperback
    The #1 New York Times bestseller from author Brad Thor--his most frightening and pulse-pounding thriller ever After a CIA agent mysteriously dies overseas, his top asset surfaces with a startling and terrifying claim. There's just one problem--no one knows if she can be trusted. But when six exchan..
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  • After the Fire, Hardcover
    Henning Mankell's last novel about an aging man whose quiet, solitary life on an isolated island off the coast of Sweden is turned upside down when his house catches fire. Fredrik Welin is a former surgeon who retired in disgrace decades earlier to a tiny island on which he is the only resident. H..
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  • Airtight Willie & Me: The Story of the South's Black Underworld, Paperback
    In this collection of six gritty tales from the underground, Iceberg Slim creates a tribute to the streets and those forced to try to survive them. Iceberg Slim's story is now depicted in a major motion picture distributed worldwide. Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp shows Slim's transformation from ..
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  • All about Lulu, Paperback
    Weakness has always been a concern for William Miller: growing up vegetarian in a family of bodybuilders will do that to a person. But William is further weakened by the death of his mother, the arrival of a new step-mother, and his irrepressible crush on his new step-sister, Lulu. As Lulu faces dow..
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  • Animal, Paperback
    K'wan, one of this generation's most talented and gritty writers, delivers his bloodiest story yet. ANIMAL follows the infamous fugitive from K'wan's best-known Hood Rat Series on a revenge mission from the rugged streets of Puerto Rico to the scene of the original crime, Harlem, NY. "One bullet cha..
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  • Atta, Paperback
    Ours is a century of fear. Governments and mass media bombard us with words and images: desert radicals, ``rogue states,`` jihadists, WMDs, existential enemies of freedom. We labor beneath myths that neither address nor describe the present situation, monstrous deceptions produced by a sound bite so..
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  • Berlin Syndrome, Paperback
    Now a major film, distributed by Artificial Eye. Berlin. The once-divided city still holds its share of secrets. One afternoon, near the site of the Berlin Wall, backpacker Clare meets charismatic local Andi. There is an instant attraction, and when Andi invites her to stay, Clare thinks she may f..
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  • Black Friday: Exposed, Paperback
    All it takes is one murder to change a million lives, and that's exactly what happens to Kasheef Williams on a cold, black Friday. After a reunion with an old friend goes wrong in a Long Island night club, Kasheef is forced to protect himself by any means necessary. The only problem is that prying e..
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  • Black Wave, Paperback
    Desperate to quell her addiction to drugs, disastrous romance, and nineties San Francisco, Michelle heads south for LA. But soon it's officially announced that the world will end in one year, and life in the sprawling metropolis becomes increasingly weird. While living in an abandoned bookstore, dat..
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  • Blind Alley: An Eve Duncan Forensics Thriller, Paperback
    The New York Times bestselling author of Firestorm, Iris Johansen, returns with a psychological thriller so terrifying, so relentlessly paced, it won't leave you time to catch your breath before the next shock comes. A forensic sculptor is locked in a deadly duel with a serial killer determined to d..
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  • Blood of a Boss, Paperback
    After his powerful, drug dealing family falls victim to the very thing that once helped them dominate Philadelphia's tough underworld, SONTINO "SONNY" MORENO found himself trapped in the slums of North Philly. Now, at the age of 23, his sole ambition is to lock down the streets of Philly and reclaim..
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  • Broken Glass, Hardcover
    This second gothic novel in the dark Mirror Sisters trilogy continues the tale of sisterly love at its absolute worst--from the legendary New York Times bestselling author of Flowers in the Attic and My Sweet Audrina (now Lifetime movies). For fans of Ruth Ware (In a Dark, Dark Wood) and Liane Moria..
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  • Brother Daniel's Good News Revival, Paperback
    In the early summer of 1933, an 18-year-old naive Kentucky farm boy, Michael Boone, becomes a driver for a traveling religious revival troupe. As the summer unfolds and the itinerant group moves from town to town, he learns that things are not what they seem; primarily that the goal of the enterpris..
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  • Diary of a Street Diva, Paperback
    Remy has kept a diary of her life for the past two years. What she writes inside is a tale of love, passion, money and secrecy - and ultimately a witness to her tragic end. NUME CARTE: Diary of a Street Diva, PaperbackISBN: 1601621418PRET EDITURA: 30.99AUTOR(i): Ashley and JaquavisEDITURA: Urban Boo..
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  • Dirty Work - Part 1, Paperback
    Harlem brothers, Kip and Kid Capone, are like night and day. While Kip is with his stick-up crew hitting ballers and shot-callers, the wheelchair-bound Kid is busy winning chess tournaments and being a genius. Kip's ex, Eshon, and her girls, Jessica and Brandy, put in work for Kip's crew as the ..
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  • Dog Food 2: K'Wan Presents, Paperback
    Running and hiding is looked upon as a way out for the weak. It is something Omar never thought he would do. As a child, he didn't even partake in the game of Hide and Seek for that very reason. Unfortunately, after being sentenced to death by his cousin, Demarcus, Omar was left with no choice. Movi..
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  • Extreme Measures, Paperback
    #1 New York Times bestselling author of American Assassin--soon to be a major motion picture The pulse-pounding thriller by #1 New York Times bestselling author Vince Flynn features counterterrorism hero Mitch Rapp as he wages a war against a new enemy with the help of a fellow soldier. In the secre..
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  • Grassy Creek, Paperback
    Luke Sparks is a pediatric oncologist, determined to find the cure for leukemia.However, this dream is elusive and he fears he has lost his passion for medicine, his purpose for living, and has failed every patient he has not been able to 'save'. He even contemplates if his own life is worth living...
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  • Havana Bay, Paperback
    When the corpse of a Russian is hauled from the oily waters of Havana Bay, Arkady Renko comes to Cuba to identify the body. Looking for the killer, he discovers a city of faded loneliness, unexpected danger, and bewildering contradictions. His investigation introduces him to a beautiful Cuban police..
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  • Heartsick: A Thriller, Paperback
    In Chelsea Cain's bestselling series debut, Portland detective Archie Sheridan has spent years tracking Gretchen Lowell, a beautiful serial killer. In the end she was the one who caught him, but after torturing him for days she mysteriously let him go and turned herself in. Since then the she has be..
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  • I Am a Truck, Paperback
    A tender but lively debut novel about a man, a woman, and their Chevrolet dealer.Agathe and Rejean Lapointe are about to celebrate their twentieth wedding anniversary when Rejean's beloved Chevy Silverado is found abandoned at the side of the road--with no trace of Rejean. As her hope dwindles, Agat..
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  • If the Creek Don't Rise, Hardcover
    ..``.masterful use of language....Weiss' novel is a great suggestion for fans of the Big Stone Gap books, by Adriana Trigiani, and Mitford series, by Jan Karon.``--Booklist, STARRED ReviewHe's gonna be sorry he ever messed with me and Loretta LynnSadie Blue has been a wife for fifteen days. That's l..
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  • In the Hand of Dante, Paperback
    Now in paperback--the Tosches masterpiece--a life-or-death thriller based on the life of Dante and a thief named Nick Tosches.The masterwork of a writer long recognized as an inspired prose stylist, and now increasingly celebrated as one of America's most important writers. The hardcover edition, no..
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  • Just One Look, Paperback
    An ordinary snapshot causes a mother's world to unravel in #1 New York Times bestselling author Harlan Coben's shocking thriller. When Grace Lawson picks up a newly developed set of family photographs, there is a picture that doesn't belong-a photo from at least twenty years ago with a man in it who..
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  • Justify My Thug, Paperback
    The continuation of a bestselling, much loved series, bringing new drama and action. Old fans will devour this new installment and new fans will discover Wahida Clark's work for the first time. It's sexy, dangerous, and intriguing. Justify My Thug continues the scintillating drama of Wahida Clark's ..
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  • Killer Dolls - Part 1, Paperback
    Beautiful Menace (or Viral Violence) Half Japanese and half Jamaican, Aoki is young, beautiful, and known throughout her Brooklyn neighborhood as a menace to local authorities. On the eve of a brutal murder that hits close to home, Aoki needs her friends more than ever. Her ride-or-die besties, Tis..
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  • Killer Dolls - Part 2, Paperback
    UNLIKELY NEMESIS After the gun smoke clears, one female is left standing. Although Aoki isn't out of danger, she can breathe a sigh of relief that the immediate threat has been handled. Now, in a race to mend broken relationships with AZ, B-Scientific, and Emilio all whom seemingly want to be num..
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  • Killer Dolls - Part 3, Paperback
    THE ASSIGNMENT Years have passed since Aoki was ambushed by the cartel and left for dead. Now, she's older, wiser, and even more sinister. When the Commission gives her an assignment to kill one of their most wanted and most elusive, Aoki is forced to go up against an opponent just as skilled as sh..
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  • Killer Dolls, Paperback
    BEAUTIFUL MENACE (or VIRAL VIOLENCE) Half Japanese and half Jamaican, Aoki is young, beautiful, and known throughout her Brooklyn neighborhood as a menace to local authorities. On the eve of a brutal murder that hits close to home, Aoki needs her friends more than ever. Her ride-or-die besties, ..
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  • Killman Creek, Paperback
    Every time Gwen closed her eyes, she saw him in her nightmares. Now her eyes are open, and he's not going away.Gwen Proctor won the battle to save her kids from her ex-husband, serial killer Melvin Royal, and his league of psychotic accomplices. But the war isn't over. Not since Melvin broke out of ..
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  • Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang, Paperback
    When a set-up goes wrong and Six finds herself sleeping with the enemy, who will she choose - the man she loves, or the man she's supposed to hate? Will all the pieces of this suspenseful, manipulative street love story fall into place? NUME CARTE: Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang, PaperbackISBN: 1601624913PRET..
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  • Labor Day, Paperback
    ``Joyce Maynard is in top-notch form with Labor Day. Simply a novel you cannot miss.``--Jodi Picoult, New York Times bestselling author of My Sister's Keeper and Keeping Faith``Maynard has created an ensemble of characters that will sneak into your heart, and warm it while it breaks.``--St. Petersbu..
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  • Long Way Gone, Paperback
    A radical retelling of the prodigal son story, Long Way Gone takes us from tent revivals to the Ryman Auditorium to the tender relationship between a broken man and the father who never stopped calling him home.``No matter where you go, no matter whether you succeed or fail, stand or fall, no gone i..
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  • Lost Souls Cafe, Paperback
    After being abandoned by her husband in a KOA campground, Sissy Jaspers must return home to Grace, West Virginia and rebuild her broken life. Along for the journey is Hazel, a sweet and spirited older lady, who has the gift of making everything taste better. With help from Sissy's father and brother..
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  • Mafioso - Part 1, Paperback
    Ambitions as a Mobster Scott West and his wife Layla have an infatuation with the Mafioso way of life. Armed with what they've learned, they assemble their own family based on the careers of the most successful mobsters and are now in charge of a powerful crime family. Their six children-Meyer, B..
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  • Mama Black Widow, Paperback
    The most gritty and real illustration of the black ghetto ever told, from the only man capable of telling it, Iceberg Slim, bestselling author of Pimp. Iceberg Slim's story is now depicted in a major motion picture distributed worldwide. Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp shows Slim's transformation f..
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  • Mean Spirit, Paperback
    SELECTED BY THE LITERARY GUILD``Extraordinary...If you take up no other novel this year, or next, this one will suffice to hold, to disturb, to enlighten and to inspire you.``NEWSDAYEarly in this century, rivers of oil were found beneath Oklahoma land belonging to Indian people, and beautiful Grace ..
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  • Midnight: A Gangster Love Story, Paperback
    Sister Souljah, the hip-hop generation's number one author and most compelling storyteller, delivers a powerful story about love and loyalty, strength and family. In her bestselling novel, The Coldest Winter Ever, Sister Souljah introduced the world to Midnight, a brave but humble lieutenant to a pr..
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  • Midnight: A Gangster Love Story, Paperback
    A fierce fighter with heart and a powerful mind, Midnight is willing to do anything to defend his family, the women he loves, and his business and property. In this riveting prequel to her urban classic, The Coldest Winter Ever, Sister Souljah reintroduces readers to Ricky Santiago's strong, humble,..
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  • Moth to a Flame, Paperback
    In the little city of Flint, MI, the good die young and the people left standing are the grimiest of characters. With reign over the city's drug trade, Benjamin Atkins made sure that his precious daughter, Raven, was secluded from the grit that the city had to offer. But when Raven's young heart get..
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  • MS Ice Sandwich, Paperback
    A quixotic and funny tale about first love - from the Akutagawa Prize-winning author. A boy is obsessed with a woman who sells sandwiches. He goes to the supermarket almost every day, just so he can look at her face. She is beautiful to him, and he calls her ``Ms Ice Sandwich,`` and endlessly draws ..
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