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A brother's disappearance turns one family upside down, revealing painful secrets that threaten the life they've always known. When twelve-year-old Maddie's older brother vanishes from his college campus, her carefully ordered world falls apart. Nothing will fill the void of her beloved oldest sibling. Meanwhile Maddie's older sister reacts by staying out late, and her parents are always distracted by the search for Strum. Drowning in grief and confusion, the family's musical household falls silent. Though Maddie is the youngest, she knows Strum better than anyone. He used to confide in her, sharing his fears about the climate crisis and their planet's future. So, Maddie starts looking for clues: Was Strum unhappy? Were the arguments with their dad getting worse? Or could his disappearance have something to do with those endangered butterflies he loved . . . Scared and on her own, Maddie picks up the pieces of her family's fractured lives. Maybe her parents aren't who she thought they were. Maybe her nervous thoughts and compulsive counting mean she needs help. And maybe finding Strum won't solve everything-but she knows he's out there, and she has to try.Show more
Emmaline Ryan has always been the smart, shy girl who plays it safe. But all that's gotten her is a divorce and a mountain of debt to pay off courtesy of her ex-husband. Needless to say, she stopped believing in miracles and fairy tales a long time ago-except now she's in desperate need of one if she wants to save her family's animal rescue. She knows just where to go for help, but that means putting her faith in the hands of a man who once broke her heart without even realizing it. Garrett Coleman met the girl of his dreams when he was just eight years old-only he never told her. But that was years ago. Now, Garrett has become a reluctant social media star-the shirtless #HotDoc and #SexyVet who saves scared and helpless animals. Sure, it's been great for business, but he'd give anything for people to see the real him, preferably with a shirt on. When a visit home to Magnolia Sound has him running into the shy girl he left behind, he sees his chance at the future he never thought he deserved. Unfortunately, he's not the only one back in town, and wooing Emmaline just became a lot more complicated. A lot has changed since he's been gone, and Garrett is going to have to prove that he's up to the challenge. Emmaline might still be the sweet and quiet girl he left behind, but he's not sure she's willing to wait.Show more
Nate doesn’t know what kind of trouble Bianca is in He only knows that he is honor-bound to protect her. He owes her brother that much. And ever since Nate Fortune found out he is related to the world-renowned Texas family, he’s braced for the unexpected. But nothing could have prepared the former navy SEAL for the reappearance of Bianca Shaw. The shy teenager Nate used to know as “Busy Bee” has blossomed into a beautiful young woman—and she’s just arrived at his Paseo ranch with a suitcase and her four-year-old son in tow. Bianca isn’t sure she should get lost in the arms of a man whose embrace feels so much like home. Because this soldier’s heart holds secrets, and Bianca wonders if her dreams of family are too good to be true…Show more
A home on the ranch? Sierra's Homecoming by #1 New York Times bestselling author Linda Lael Miller Sierra McKettrick moves to her family's ancestral ranch with her son, but being a McKettrick by blood isn't enough to make her fit in. And the Triple M's ranch hand, Travis Reid, is a tempting complication she doesn't need. But as Sierra forms a connection to one of her ancestors, she starts to realize that there are some bonds that even time can't break. FREE BONUS STORY INCLUDED IN THIS VOLUME! Her Soldier of Fortune by USA TODAY bestselling author Michelle Major Nothing could have prepared former navy SEAL Nate Fortune for the reappearance of Bianca Shaw. The shy teenager Nate used to know as "Busy Bee" is now a beautiful young woman-and she's just arrived at his Paseo ranch with a suitcase and her four-year-old son in tow. But this soldier's heart holds secrets, and Bianca wonders if her dreams of family are too good to be true… #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Linda Lael Miller USA TODAY Bestselling Author Michelle Major Previously published as Sierra's Homecoming and Her Soldier of FortuneShow more
The mist is rising so lock your doors and stay inside, for the monsters have returned. On a dark and ominous night, at the edge of the Abyss, Agathe rescues a baby from a monster that should have been extinct. Gravely injured in the process, the elderly Agathe is rewarded by having her youth restored. But that's only the start of the strangeness. The child she saves is far from ordinary. Belle has a unique and wondrous magic that must not fall into the wrong hands. Like those of the King. Everyone knows the monarch steals those they called the Blessed-those with the purple eyes. Supposedly, they are the only thing standing between the Kingdom and the rising mist. As far as Agathe is concerned, they're victims of the King's lust for power. What is the King really doing with the Blessed and their magic? To discover the truth, Agathe must insert herself into the court of the enemy. Unfortunately, things are worse than they seem. Can Agathe embrace destiny and not only save herself but also the Kingdom? Contains mature themes.Show more
Almost since her first shift, Emma has lived in her fur as a leader amongst the gorillas in Africa. With her kind nearing extinction she worked tirelessly to protect and guide her band. Even when that meant sacrificing herself to the Raglan. They hadn’t been looking for another shifter, just a strong beast that would make them a lot of money in illegal underground animal cage fighting to further their experiments on shifters. Instead, they got Emma. The abusive treatment she witnessed and experienced at their hands only solidified her decision to remain in her fur forever. When Bravo team arrives to shut them down, her knight in shining armor appears and saves her. His name is Painter. He’s strong, caring, and likes things neat and orderly, just like Emma. She can’t help her growing feelings for him but must remain vigilant in her quest to return to her band at all costs. She hasn’t lived in her skin for a very long time. She doesn’t always understand the meaning behind things people say. She’s quirky and moves to the beat of her own drum. Gorilla or human form, Painter accepts her exactly as she is. It’s more than she could have ever dreamed. When Painter is called away for another mission her chance to escape finally arrives, but can she take it? Will she leave the man she’s growing to love for the gorillas she was forced to leave behind? Until Emma, as far as Painter knew there were only two known gorilla shifters remaining: him and his team leader, Silas Granger. Now he’ll do anything to make his mate happy, even if that means losing her. Will he be able to show her that living in the human world isn’t all bad? Or if she still decides to leave, can he love her enough to let her go?Show more
The second Annie Daschle tumbles into my arms, I'm a goner. When she asks if we're hiring at Wasted Words, I can only say yes, even though we aren't-it's that early on that I realize I can't say no to her. Not when she asks me to show her around New York, even though I already know I should stay away. Not when she asks if we're friends because I want her so much more than that. But she isn't mine, and she never can be. She's ten years younger than me-fresh out of high school, never been kissed. She's my employee, just a kid with a heart condition that's stopped her from living out loud like she's always wanted. She's never dated, never had a boyfriend, never lived, and I can't be the one to break her heart the first time. I can't be the one to show her what could be. But God, how I want to. Within a few staggering heartbeats, Annie and I are caught in the middle of something we can't find our way out of, with no clear answers and no rules. And the moment she's in my arms again, I realize she can't control her heart. Not the decisions it makes. Not the moment it stops.Show more
A contemporary YA summer Cape Cod romance featuring poets divided by centuries. Michaela Dunn, living on present day Cape Cod, dreams of getting into an art school, something her family just doesn't understand. When her stepfather refuses to fund a trip for a poetry workshop, Michaela finds the answer in a local contest searching for a poet to write the dedication plaque for a statue honoring Captain Benjamin Churchill, a whaler who died at sea 100 years ago. She struggles to understand why her town venerates Churchill, an almost mythical figure whose name adorns the school team and various tourist traps. When she discovers the 1862 diary of Leta Townsend, however, she gets a glimpse of Churchill that she didn't quite anticipate. In 1862, Leta Townsend writes poetry under the name Benjamin Churchill, a boy who left for sea to hunt whales. Leta is astonished when Captain Churchill returns after his rumored death. She quickly falls for him. But is she falling for the actual captain or the boy she constructed in her imagination?Show more
A half-magic girl learns about heroism and taking action when she and her sister confront a wizard who endangers others for her own gain. Even and Odd are sisters who share magic. Lately, though, it seems like that's the only thing they have in common. Odd doesn't like magic, and Even practices it every chance she gets, dreaming of the day she'll be ready to be a hero. When the hidden border between the mundane world the sisters live in and the magical land they were born in shuts abruptly, the girls are trapped, unable to return home. With the help of a unicorn named Jeremy, they discover a wizard is diverting magic from the border to bolster her own power. Families are cut off from each other on both sides of the border, and an ecological disaster is brewing. But the wizard cares nothing for the calamitous effects her appropriation of magic is having. Someone has to do something to stop her, and Even realizes she can no longer wait until she's ready: she needs to be a hero now.Show more
A wedding harpist disillusioned with love and a hopeless romantic cater-waiter flirt and fight their way through a summer of weddings in this effervescent romantic comedy from the acclaimed author of Today Tonight Tomorrow. Quinn Berkowitz and Tarek Mansour's families have been in business together for years: Quinn's parents are wedding planners, and Tarek's own a catering company. At the end of last summer, Quinn confessed her crush on him in the form of a rambling email—and then he left for college without a response. Quinn has been dreading seeing him again almost as much as she dreads another summer playing the harp for her parents' weddings. When he shows up at the first wedding of the summer, looking cuter than ever after a year apart, they clash immediately. Tarek's always loved the grand gestures in weddings—the flashier, the better—while Quinn can't see them as anything but fake. Even as they can't seem to have one civil conversation, Quinn's thrown together with Tarek wedding after wedding, from performing a daring cake rescue to filling in for a missing bridesmaid and groomsman. Quinn can't deny her feelings for him are still there, especially after she learns the truth about his silence, opens up about her own fears, and begins learning the art of harp-making from an enigmatic teacher. Maybe love isn't the enemy after all—and maybe allowing herself to fall is the most honest thing Quinn's ever done.Show more
L. M. Montgomery’s classic tale, Anne of Green Gables, gets a romantic, charming, and hilarious modern adaptation, set in New York City. After an idyllic girlhood in Avonlea, Long Island, Anne has packed up her trunk, said goodbye to her foster parents, Marilla and Matthew, and moved to the isle of Manhattan for grad school. Together with her best friend, Diana Barry, she’s ready to take on the world and find her voice as a writer. When her long-time archrival Gilbert Blythe shows up at Redmond College for their final year, Anne gets the shock of her life. Gil has been in California for the last five years—since he kissed her during a beach bonfire, and she ghosted him. Now the handsome brunette is flashing his dimples at her like he hasn’t a care in the world and she isn’t buying it. Paired with the same professor for their thesis, the two former competitors come to a grudging peace that turns into something so much deeper…and sexier than either intended. But when Gil seemingly betrays her to get ahead, Anne realizes she was right all along—she should never have trusted Gilbert Blythe. While Gil must prove to Anne that they’re meant to be together, she must come to terms with her old fears if she wants a happily-ever-after with the boy she’s always (secretly) loved.Show more
Erika Montgomery's A Summer to Remember is 'an unforgettable tale of love, loss and finding your place that glitters as brightly as the golden age of Hollywood.'--Kristy Woodson Harvey, USA Today Bestselling author of Feels Like Falling For thirty-year-old Frankie Simon, selling movie memorabilia in the shop she opened with her late mother on Hollywood Boulevard is more than just her livelihood—it’s an enduring connection to the only family she has ever known. But when a mysterious package arrives containing a photograph of her mother and famous movie stars Glory Cartwright and her husband at a coastal film festival the year before Frankie’s birth, her life begins to unravel in ways unimaginable. What begins is a journey along a path revealing buried family secrets, betrayals between lovers, bonds between friends. And for Frankie, as the past unlocks the present, the chance to learn that memories define who we are, and that they can show us the meaning of home and the magic of true love. Experience the salty breeze of a Cape Cod summer as it sweeps through this sparkling, romantic, and timeless debut novel tinged with a love of old Hollywood. A Macmillan Audio production from St. Martin's Press “The perfect read for summer. A novel with depth, real emotions, lyrical writing, and flawed characters with whom to fall in love.”--New York Times bestselling author Karen WhiteShow more
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