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At last one of the most talked-­about novels of last year is now available in an accessible mass-­market edition. Twelve-­year-­old Artemis is a millionaire a genius-­and above all a criminal mastermind. But Artemis doesn't know what he's taken on when he kidnaps a fairy Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit. These aren't the fairies of the bedtime stories-­they're dangerous!

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Fans of the Divergent series by #1 bestselling author Veronica Roth will be captivated by "The Transfer,­" the first of four stories set in the world of Divergent told from Tobias Eaton's perspective. In "The Transfer,­" readers witness Tobias's aptitude test, Choosing Day, and the moment he is given the infamous nickname "Four.­"

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It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. However little known the feelings or views of such a man may be on his first entering a neighbourhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of the surrounding families, that he is considered the rightful property of some one or other of their daughters. "My dear Mr. Bennet,­" said his lady to him one day, "have you heard that Netherfield Park is let at last?­"

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With effortless grace, celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie illuminates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra's impassioned struggle to establish an independent republic in southeastern Nigeria during the late 1960s. We experience this tumultuous decade alongside five unforgettable characters: Ugwu, a thirteen-­year-­old houseboy who works for Odenigbo, a university professor full of revolutionary zeal; Olanna, the professor’s beautiful young mistress who has abandoned her life in Lagos for a dusty town and her lover’s charm; and Richard, a shy young Englishman infatuated with Olanna’s willful twin sister Kainene. is a tremendously evocative novel of the promise, hope, and disappointment of the Biafran war. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's.

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Being in the wrong place at the wrong time, plump librarian Eva Walkers witnesses a man being murdered by the Russian mafia. Three months later, the Feds put her in the witness protection program. Reborn with new identity as Eva Smith in a new town, she tries to pick up her life where she had left off. Unfortunately, the vory v zakone is able to track her down to finish her. They shoot Eva and dump her body into the river.

Dragon shifter and reclusive billionaire Liam Caderyn is having his midnight stroll when he sees a woman’s body wash out in the stream of his property. He saves her and nurses Eva back to life. Wildly attracted to her, Liam claims that Eva is his wife when she wakes up with amnesia. He figures the lies will keep her with him while he investigates her mysterious past. And besides, he really wants to claim her as his mate.

However, Eva’s past catches up with her and the ruthless vory v zakone gets wind of her whereabouts. They come to settle the score . . .

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Michael L. Printz Honor Book Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist When it comes to relationships, Colin Singleton’s type is girls named Katherine. And when it comes to girls named Katherine, Colin is always getting dumped. Nineteen times, to be exact. On a road trip miles from home, this anagram-­happy, washed-­up child prodigy has ten thousand dollars in his pocket, a bloodthirsty feral hog on his trail, and an overweight, Judge Judy–loving best friend riding shotgun—but no Katherines. Colin is on a mission to prove The Theorem of Underlying Katherine Predictability, which he hopes will predict the future of any relationship, avenge Dumpees everywhere, and finally win him the girl. Love, friendship, and a dead Austro-­Hungarian archduke add up to surprising and heart-­changing conclusions in this ingeniously layered comic novel about reinventing oneself.

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When a mysterious young woman named Katie appears in the small North Carolina town of Southport, her sudden arrival raises questions about her past. Beautiful yet self-­effacing, Katie seems determined to avoid forming personal ties until a series of events draws her into two reluctant relationships: one with Alex, a widowed store owner with a kind heart and two young children; and another with her plainspoken single neighbor, Jo. Despite her reservations, Katie slowly begins to let down her guard, putting down roots in the close-­knit community and becoming increasingly attached to Alex and his family. But even as Katie begins to fall in love, she struggles with the dark secret that still haunts and terrifies her . . . a past that set her on a fearful, shattering journey across the country, to the sheltered oasis of Southport. With Jo's empathic and stubborn support, Katie eventually realizes that she must choose between a life of transient safety and one of riskier rewards . . . . . .

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Boys don't keep diariesor do they?­The launch of an exciting and innovatively illustrated new series narrated by an unforgettable kid every family can relate to.­It's a new school year, and Greg Heffley finds himself thrust into middle school, where undersized weaklings share the hallways with kids who are taller, meaner, and already shaving. The hazards of growing up before you're ready are uniquely revealed through words and drawings as Greg records them in his diary.­In book one of this debut series, Greg is happy to have Rowley, his sidekick, along for the ride. But when Rowley's star starts to rise, Greg tries to use his best friend's newfound popularity to his own advantage, kicking off a chain of events that will test their friendship in hilarious fashion.­Author/illustrator Jeff Kinney recalls the growing pains of school life and introduces a new kind of hero who epitomizes the challenges of being a kid. As Greg says in his diary, "Just dont expect me to be all 'Dear Diary' . . .

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Just after midnight, a snowstorm stops the Orient Express dead in its tracks in the middle of Yugoslavia. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for this time of year. But by morning there is one passenger less. A 'respectable American gentleman' lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside . . . Hercule Poirot is also aboard, having arrived in the nick of time to claim a second-­class compartment -- and the most astounding case of his illustrious career.

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“Jam-­packed with action and romance from the very beginning, Hunter’s lifelike characters and paranormal creatures populate a plot that will keep you guessing till the very end.  A perfect mesh of mystery, thriller, and romance. Vampires, weres and fae, oh my!­” —RT BookReviewsNow available together for the first time, don’t miss the complete collection, books 1-­5  in C. C. Hunter’s spectacular Shadow Falls series! Join Kylie as she learns to harness her powers, control her magic, and live in the normal world in this spectacular five book series containing Born at Midnight; Awake at Dawn; Taken at Dusk; Whispers at Moonrise; Chosen at Nightfall! Along with the two e-­original Shadow Falls novellas: Turned at Dark and Saved at Sunrise.­One night changes Kylie Galen's life forever. Caught at the wrong party, with the wrong crowd, at the wrong time, she's shipped off to Shadow Falls, a camp for troubled teens, but once there she soon discovers not everything is as it seems. Instead of . . .

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