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Bestseller #1

Survive the Night

A Novel

By Riley Sager
Length: 9 hours 1 minutes

One of New York Times Book Review's "summer reads guaranteed to make your heart thump and your skin crawl"; An Amazon Best of the Month Pick; Named a must-read summer book by The Washington Post, Vulture, BuzzFeed, Forbes, Entertainment Weekly, CNN, New York Post, Good Housekeeping, E!, PopSugar, CrimeReads, Thrillist, and BookRiot

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Bestseller #2

Thanks for Waiting

The Joy (& Weirdness) of Being a Late Bloomer

By Doree Shafrir
Length: 8 hours 49 minutes

An honest, witty, and insightful memoir about what happens when your coming-of-age comes later than expected

Thanks for Waiting is the loving, wise, cuttingly funny older sister we all need in book form.”—Tara Schuster, author of Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies

Doree Shafrir spent much of her twenties and thirties feeling out of sync with her... Read more »

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Bestseller #3

Truth of the Divine

A Novel
Noumena: Book #2

By Lindsay Ellis
Length: TBA

Truth of the Divine is the new alternate history first contact novel from the instant New York Times, Wall Street Journal and LA Times bestselling video essayist Lindsay Ellis.

The human race is at a crossroads; we know that we are not alone, but details about the alien presence on Earth are still being withheld from the public. As the... Read more »

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Bestseller #4

The Madness of Crowds

A Novel
Chief Inspector Gamache Novel: Book #17

By Louise Penny
Length: TBA

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache returns to Three Pines in #1 New York Times bestseller Louise Penny's latest spellbinding novel

You’re a coward.

Time and again, as the New Year approaches, that charge is leveled against Armand Gamache.

It starts innocently enough.

While the residents of the Québec village of Three Pines take advantage of the deep... Read more »

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Bestseller #5

The Final Girl Support Group

By Grady Hendrix
Length: TBA

“The horror master…puts his unique spin on slasher movie tropes.”-USA Today

In horror movies, the final girls are the ones left standing when the credits roll. They made it through the worst night of their lives…but what happens after?

Like his bestselling novel The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires, Grady Hendrix’s latest is a... Read more »

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Bestseller #6

While We Were Dating

By Jasmine Guillory
Length: 10 hours 21 minutes

Two people realize that it’s no longer an act when they veer off-script in this sizzling romantic comedy by New York Times bestselling author Jasmine Guillory.

Ben Stephens has never bothered with serious relationships. He has plenty of casual dates to keep him busy, family drama he’s trying to ignore and his advertising job to focus on. When Ben... Read more »

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Bestseller #7

An Impossible Impostor

A Veronica Speedwell Mystery: Book #7

By Deanna Raybourn
Length: TBA

While investigating a man claiming to be the long-lost heir to a noble family, Veronica Speedwell gets the surprise of her life in this new adventure from the New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award–nominated author Deanna Raybourn.

London, 1889. Veronica Speedwell and her natural historian beau Stoker are summoned by Sir Hugo Montgomerie,... Read more »

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Bestseller #8

Nightmare Scenario

Inside the Trump Administration’s Response to the Pandemic That Changed History

By Yasmeen Abutaleb & Damian Paletta
Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
Length: TBA

From the Washington Post journalists Yasmeen Abutaleb and Damian Paletta—the definitive account of the Trump administration’s tragic mismanagement of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the chaos, incompetence, and craven politicization that has led to more than a half million American deaths and counting.

Since the day Donald Trump was elected, his... Read more »

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Bestseller #9

Frankly, We Did Win This Election

The Inside Story of How Trump Lost

By Michael C. Bender
Length: TBA

Michael C. Bender, senior White House reporter for the Wall Street Journal, presents a deeply reported account of the 2020 presidential campaign that details how Donald J. Trump became the first incumbent in three decades to lose reelection—and the only one whose defeat culminated in a violent insurrection. 

Beginning with President Trump’s first... Read more »

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Bestseller #10

Hero of Two Worlds

The Marquis de Lafayette in the Age of Revolution

By Mike Duncan
Length: TBA

From the massively popular podcaster and New York Times bestselling author comes the story of the Marquis de Lafayette's lifelong quest to protect the principles of democracy, told through the lens of the three revolutions he participated in: the American Revolution, the French Revolution, and the Revolution of 1830.

Few in history can match the... Read more »

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Bestseller #11

A Psalm for the Wild-Built

Monk & Robot: Book #1

By Becky Chambers
Length: TBA

In A Psalm for the Wild-Built, Hugo Award-winner Becky Chambers's delightful new Monk & Robot series gives us hope for the future.

It's been centuries since the robots of Earth gained self-awareness and laid down their tools; centuries since they wandered, en masse, into the wilderness, never to be seen again; centuries since they faded into... Read more »

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Bestseller #12

The Therapist

A Novel

By B. A. Paris
Length: 10 hours 1 minutes

The Therapist

“Quick and smart–this thriller will keep you guessing until the end!”

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Bestseller #13

The Cruelty Is the Point

The Past, Present, and Future of Trump's America

By Adam Serwer
Length: TBA

From an award-winning journalist at The Atlantic, these searing essays make a damning case that cruelty is not merely an unfortunate byproduct of the Trump administration but its main objective and the central theme of the American project. 
“No writer better demonstrates how American dreams are so often sabotaged by American history. Adam... Read more »

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Bestseller #14

Any Way the Wind Blows

Simon Snow Trilogy: Book #3

By Rainbow Rowell
Length: 15 hours 2 minutes

New York Times bestselling author Rainbow Rowell's epic fantasy, the Simon Snow trilogy, concludes with Any Way the Wind Blows.

In Carry On, Simon Snow and his friends realized that everything they thought they understood about the world might be wrong. And in Wayward Son, they wondered whether everything they understood about themselves might be... Read more »

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Bestseller #15

Praying with Jane Eyre

Reflections on Reading as a Sacred Practice

By Vanessa Zoltan
Length: 7 hours 21 minutes

“In these soaring, open-hearted essays, Vanessa Zoltan writes with fierce brilliance about suffering, survival, and the kind of meaning in life that can withstand real scrutiny.”—John Green, bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars and The Anthropocene Reviewed
A deeply felt celebration of a classic novel--and a reflection on the ways our...
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Bestseller #16

The Personal Librarian

By Marie Benedict & Victoria Christopher Murray
Length: 12 hours 22 minutes

The remarkable story of J. P. Morgan’s personal librarian, Belle da Costa Greene, the Black American woman who was forced to hide her true identity and pass as white to leave a lasting legacy that enriched our nation, from New York Times bestselling author Marie Benedict, and acclaimed author Victoria Christopher Murray.

In her twenties, Belle da... Read more »

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Bestseller #17

The Sixth Wedding

A 28 Summers Story

By Elin Hilderbrand
Length: 3 hours

A sequel to the #1 New York Times bestseller 28 Summers – Jake McCloud returns to Nantucket for Labor Day weekend 2023, this time without Mallory.  Read more »

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Bestseller #18

Hell of a Book

A Novel

By Jason Mott
Length: 9 hours 39 minutes

One of Entertainment Weekly's 15 Books you Need to Read This June | One of The NY Post's Best Summer Reading books | One of GMA's 27 Books for June

An astounding work of fiction from a New York Times bestselling author Jason Mott, always deeply honest, at times electrically funny, that goes to the heart of racism, police violence, and the hidden...
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Bestseller #19

The Verge

Reformation, Renaissance, and Forty Years that Shook the World

By Patrick Wyman
Length: TBA

The creator of the hit podcast series Tides of History and Fall of Rome explores the four explosive decades between 1490 and 1530, bringing to life the dramatic and deeply human story of how the West was reborn.

In the bestselling tradition of The Swerve and A Distant Mirror, The Verge tells the story of a period that marked a decisive turning... Read more »

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Bestseller #20

The Night Hawks

Ruth Galloway Mysteries: Book #13

By Elly Griffiths
Length: 9 hours 20 minutes

There's nothing Ruth Galloway hates more than amateur archaeologists, but when a group of them stumble upon Bronze Age artifacts alongside a dead body, she finds herself thrust into their midst--and into the crosshairs of a string of murders circling ever closer. Ruth is back as head of archaeology at the University of North Norfolk when a... Read more »

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Bestseller #21

Half Sick of Shadows

By Laura Sebastian
Length: 17 hours 21 minutes

"Laura Sebastian is the next Madeline Miller. . . . a fierce, fresh, lyrical tale that will enthrall until the last page."--Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Huntress

"Magical, haunting, unique--I haven't been so excited about an Arthur book since I read The Once and Future King ."--Tamora Pierce, #1 New York Times...
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Bestseller #22

Incense and Sensibility

A Novel
The Rajes Series

By Sonali Dev
Narrated by: Soneela Nankani
Length: 12 hours 57 minutes

The author of Recipe for Persuasion—“not only one of the best but one of the bravest romance novelists working today” (Shelf Awareness)—adds an Indian American twist to Jane Austen's classic Sense and Sensibility in this delightful retelling that is a feast for the senses.

Yash Raje, California’s first serious Indian gubernatorial candidate, has... Read more »

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Bestseller #23

Heart Principle, The

By Helen Hoang
Length: TBA

USA Today bestselling author Helen Hoang returns with a witty and sizzling new romance that shows how wrong you can be about someone...and how right they can be for you. Read more »

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Bestseller #24

The Family Firm

A Data-Driven Guide to Better Decision Making in the Early School Years
The ParentData Series: Book #3

By Emily Oster
Length: TBA

From the bestselling author of CRIBSHEET and EXPECTING BETTER, the next step in data driven parenting from economist Emily Oster

In The Family Firm, Brown professor of economics and mom of two Emily Oster offers a classic business school framework for data-driven parents to think more deliberately about the key issues of the elementary years:... Read more »

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Bestseller #25

Jade Legacy

By Fonda Lee
Length: TBA

The Kaul siblings battle rival clans for honor and jade in the epic conclusion of the World Fantasy Award-winning series, the Green Bone Saga.

Jade, the mysterious and magical substance once exclusive to the Green Bone warriors of Kekon, is now coveted throughout the world. Everyone wants access to the supernatural abilities it provides, from... Read more »

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Bestseller #26

The Paper Palace

A Novel

By Miranda Cowley Heller
Length: 12 hours 37 minutes

“A magnificient page-turner. . .as intoxicating as a summer night by the sea.” – Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, New York Times bestselling author of Good Company
"Tightly woven and immediate." – Meg Wolitzer, New York Times bestselling author of The Interestings
"It's been ages since I was so absorbed in a contemporary novel. I loved it." - Nick...
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Bestseller #27

Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead

A Novel

By Emily Austin
Length: 7 hours 46 minutes

This hilarious and profound debut for fans of Mostly Dead Things and Goodbye, Vitamin, follows a morbidly anxious young woman—“the kindhearted heroine we all need right now” (Courtney Maum, New York Times bestselling author)—who stumbles into a job as a receptionist at a Catholic church and becomes obsessed with her predecessor’s mysterious... Read more »

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Bestseller #28

The Wisdom of Crowds

The Age of Madness: Book #3

By Joe Abercrombie
Length: TBA

From the New York Times bestselling author of A Little Hatred comes a stunning fantasy novel that finds the world in an unstoppable revolution where heroes have nothing left to lose as darkness and destruction overtake everything.

Chaos. Fury. Destruction.

The Great Change is upon us . . .

Some say that to change the world you must first burn it... Read more »

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Bestseller #29

The Heathens

A Quinn Colson Novel: Book #11

By Ace Atkins
Length: TBA

Sheriff Quinn Colson and his former deputy Lillie Virgil find themselves on opposite sides of a case for the first time after a woman is found dead and three delinquent teens go on the run.

Before he was an Army Ranger who came home to become Tibbehah County Sheriff and take down a corrupt system, Quinn Colson was a kid who got into trouble--a... Read more »

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Bestseller #30

Until Proven Safe

The History and Future of Quarantine

By Geoff Manaugh & Nicola Twilley
Length: TBA

Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley have been researching quarantine since long before the COVID-19 pandemic. With Until Proven Safe, they bring us an audiobook as compelling as it is definitive, not only urgent listening for social-distanced times but also an up-to-the-minute investigation of the interplay of forces–––biological, political,... Read more »

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Bestseller #31

Portrait of a Scotsman

A League of Extraordinary Women: Book #3

By Evie Dunmore
Length: TBA

One of Marie Claire’s most anticipated romances of 2021!

Going toe-to-toe with a brooding Scotsman is rather bold for a respectable suffragist, but when he happens to be one's unexpected husband, what else is an unwilling bride to do?

London banking heiress Hattie Greenfield wanted just three things in life:

1. Acclaim as an artist.
2. A noble... Read more »

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Bestseller #32

Beautiful World, Where Are You

A Novel

By Sally Rooney
Length: TBA

Beautiful World, Where Are You is a new novel by Sally Rooney, the bestselling author of Normal People and Conversations with Friends.

Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a warehouse, and asks him if he’d like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, her best friend, Eileen, is getting over a break-up, and slips back into flirting with... Read more »

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Bestseller #33

Responding to the Right

Quick Replies to 100 Conservative Arguments

By Nathan J. Robinson
Length: TBA

The editor of Current Affairs artfully and efficiently debunks a series of common right-wing arguments.

Are taxes theft? Is abortion murder? Does regulation destroy jobs? Is white privilege a lie? Conservative talking points are everywhere, and through well-funded media like Fox News, Breitbart, and YouTube’s "Prager University," the right has an... Read more »

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Bestseller #34

Ali Cross: Like Father, Like Son

Ali Cross: Book #2

By James Patterson
Length: 4 hours 17 minutes

Alex Cross’s son Ali is an accomplished mystery-solver and #1 bestseller. A crime at a concert near his school sparks his newest investigation, and it gets dangerous fast. Sometimes it’s good to have a father in the detective business.   Ali Cross just solved his first real case.   Alex Cross knows it's only a matter of time before his son... Read more »

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Bestseller #35


My Life of Crime, Redemption, and Hollywood

By Danny Trejo & Donal Logue
Length: TBA

In this “celebration of a life fully lived” (Reyna Grande, author of The Distance Between Us), discover the full, fascinating, and inspirational true story of Danny Trejo’s journey from crime, prison, addiction, and loss—it’s “enough to make you believe in the possibility of a Hollywood ending” (The New York Times Book Review).

On screen, Danny... Read more »

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Bestseller #36

The Betrayed

By Kiera Cass
Narrated by: Jasika Nicole
Length: 7 hours 51 minutes

Kiera Cass brings another sparkling romance to a stunning conclusion in this sequel to the instant #1 New York Times bestseller The Betrothed, performed by Jasika Nicole (Fringe, The Good Doctor, Alice Isn’t Dead).

Can you follow your heart when it’s already broken?

After fleeing Coroa and leaving the memory of her beloved Silas behind, Hollis is... Read more »

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Bestseller #37

The Turnout

By Megan Abbott
Length: TBA

Bestselling and award-winning author Megan Abbott's revelatory and mesmerizing new novel set against the hothouse of a family-run ballet studio.

With their long necks and matching buns and pink tights, Dara and Marie Durant have been dancers since they can remember. Growing up, they were homeschooled and trained by their glamorous mother, founder... Read more »

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Bestseller #38

Please Miss

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Penis

By Grace Lavery
Length: TBA

“The queer memoir you’ve been waiting for”—Carmen Maria Machado

Grace Lavery is a reformed druggie, an unreformed omnisexual chaos Muppet, and 100 percent, all-natural, synthetic female hormone monster. As soon as she solves her “penis problem,” she begins receiving anonymous letters, seemingly sent by a cult of sinister clowns, and sets out on a... Read more »

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Bestseller #39

A Lot Like Adios

A Novel

By Alexis Daria
Narrated by: Seraphine Valentine
Length: TBA

The national bestselling author of You Had Me at Hola returns with a seductive second-chance romance about a commitment-phobic Latina and her childhood best friend who has finally returned home.

Hi Mich. It’s Gabe.

After burning out in her corporate marketing career, Michelle Amato has built a thriving freelance business as a graphic designer. So... Read more »

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Bestseller #40

Cherish the First Six Weeks

A Plan that Creates Calm, Confident Parents and a Happy, Secure Baby

By Helen Moon
Length: TBA

From baby nurse to the stars, a step-by-step plan to managing sleep and feeding issues to survive—and enjoy—the first six weeks of your newborn baby's life.

Have you ever wondered why celebrities look so rested in such a short time after giving birth? The answer: baby specialists like Helen Moon. A baby specialist and professional nanny for the... Read more »

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Bestseller #41


A Queer Christian Survival Story

By Julie Rodgers
Narrated by: Julie Rodgers
Length: TBA

After decades of bouncing between hope and despair, Evangelical, Baptist-raised Julie Rodgers found herself making a powerful public statement that her former self would have never said: "I support same-sex marriage in the church." When Rodgers came out to her family as a junior in high school, she still believed that God would sanctify her and... Read more »

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Bestseller #42

Start Your Own Podcast Business

By Jason R. Rich & The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Narrated by: Steven Jay Cohen
Length: TBA

Whether you're a master storyteller, skilled interviewer, branding genius, or have become passionate about making podcasts, now is the time to go from hobby to full-time business owner. And with million of listeners ready to discover your unique offerings, it only makes sense to join the wildly popular podcast community. Our experts have teamed... Read more »

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Bestseller #43

Here’s to Us

By Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera
Narrated by: TBD
Length: TBA

Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera reunite to continue the story of Arthur and Ben, the boys readers first fell for in the New York Times bestselling rom-com What If It’s Us.

Ben survived freshman year of college, but he’s feeling more stuck than ever. His classes are a slog, his part-time job working with his father is even worse, and his best... Read more »

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Bestseller #44

Fierce Poison

A Barker & Llewelyn Novel
A Barker & Llewelyn Novel: Book #14

By Will Thomas
Length: TBA

FIERCE POISON by Will Thomas is a forthcoming title from Minotaur Books. Read more »

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Bestseller #45

Wish You Were Here

A Novel

By Jodi Picoult
Length: TBA

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author comes a deeply moving novel about the resilience of the human spirit in a moment of crisis.

Diana O’Toole is perfectly on track. She will be married by thirty, done having kids by thirty-five, and move out to the New York City suburbs, all while climbing the professional ladder in the cutthroat art... Read more »

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Bestseller #46

Something to Hide

A Lynley Novel
A Lynley Novel

By Elizabeth George
Length: TBA

Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers and Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley are back in the next Lynley novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth George.

When a police detective is taken off life support after falling into a coma, only an autopsy reveals the murderous act that precipitated her death. She'd been working on a special... Read more »

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Bestseller #47

Where the Deer and the Antelope Play

The Pastoral Observations of One Ignorant American Who Loves to Walk Outside

By Nick Offerman
Length: TBA

A humorous and rousing tour of America's nature spots as well as a mission statement about loving, protecting, and truly experiencing the outdoors, inspired by three journeys undertaken by actor, humorist, and New York Times bestselling author Nick Offerman
Nick Offerman has always felt a kinship to the Land of the Free--not just to the people... Read more »

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Bestseller #48

Once Upon a Wardrobe

By Patti Callahan
Length: TBA

From Patti Callahan, the bestselling author of Becoming Mrs. Lewis, comes another enchanting story that pulls back the curtain on the early life of C. S. Lewis.

“Where did Narnia come from?”

The answer will change everything.

Megs Devonshire is brilliant with numbers and equations, on a scholarship at Oxford, and dreams of solving the greatest... Read more »

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Bestseller #49

Blind Tiger

By Sandra Brown
Length: TBA

The year 1920 comes in with a roar in this rousing and suspenseful novel by #1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown. Prohibition is the new law of the land, but murder, mayhem, lust, and greed are already institutions in the Moonshine Capitol of Texas.
Thatcher Hutton, a war-weary soldier on the way back to his cowboy life, jumps from... Read more »

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Bestseller #50

To End a Plague

America's Fight to Defeat AIDS in Africa

By Emily Bass
Length: TBA

“Randy Shilts and Laurie Garrett told the story of the HIV/AIDS epidemic through the late 1980s and the early 1990s, respectively. Now journalist-historian-activist Emily Bass tells the story of US engagement in HIV/AIDS control in sub-Saharan Africa. There is far to go on the path, but Bass tells us how far we’ve come.” —Sten H. Vermund,... Read more »

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