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  • Good Girl, Bad Blood by Holly Jackson

    Good Girl, Bad Blood by Holly Jackson

    Rated: 4.37 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 69 ratings
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The highly anticipated sequel to the international bestseller, A Good Girl's Guide to Murder! More dark secrets are exposed in this addictive, true-crime fueled mystery. Pip is not a detective anymore.With the help of Ravi Singh, she released a true-crime podcast about the murder case they solved together last year...
  • Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley

    Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley

    Rated: 4.37 of 5 stars
    · 47 ratings
    Eighteen-year-old Daunis Fontaine has never quite fit in, both in her hometown and on the nearby Ojibwe reservation. She dreams of a fresh start at college, but when family tragedy strikes, Daunis puts her future on hold to look after her fragile mother. The only bright spot is meeting Jamie, the charming new recruit on her brother Levi’s hockey team...
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  • A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson

    A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 98 ratings
    THE MUST-READ MULTIMILLION BESTSELLING MYSTERY SERIES• Everyone is talking about A Good Girl's Guide to Murder! With shades of Serial and Making a Murderer this is the story about an investigation turned obsession, full of twists and turns and with an ending you'll never expect.Everyone in Fairview knows the story...
  • The Bay by L.J. Ross

    The Bay by L.J. Ross

    Rated: 4.49 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    SECRETS NEVER STAY BURIED FOR LONG... In the picturesque seaside town of St Ives, Detective Sergeant Sophie Keane is a pillar of the community. Between the occasional collar and lazy weekends spent on the beach, it seems a perfect life. But for Sophie, the golden sands and crystal waters hide a dark secret, one that’s lain buried for twenty years...
    Categorized as:
    mystery  suspense  contemporary  young adult
  • Dengeki Daisy, Vol. 09 by Kyousuke Motomi

    Dengeki Daisy, Vol. 09 by Kyousuke Motomi

    Rated: 4.46 of 5 stars
    · 20 ratings
    A New York Times’ bestseller with a romantic storyline that is unique, funny and touching.After orphan Teru Kurebayashi loses her beloved older brother, she finds solace in the messages she exchanges with DAISY, an enigmatic figure who can only be reached through the cell phone her brother left her...
  • Out of Sight, Out of Time by Ally Carter

    Out of Sight, Out of Time by Ally Carter

    Rated: 4.34 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 32 ratings
    The last thing Cammie Morgan remembers is leaving the Gallagher Academy to protect her friends and family from the Circle of Cavan-an ancient terrorist organization that has been hunting her for over a year. But when Cammie wakes up in an alpine convent and discovers that months have passed, she must face the fact that her memory is now a black hole...
  • Dengeki Daisy, Vol. 12 by Kyousuke Motomi

    Dengeki Daisy, Vol. 12 by Kyousuke Motomi

    Rated: 4.45 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    Can a mysterious DAISY protect her?After orphan Teru Kurebayashi loses her beloved older brother, she finds solace in the messages she exchanges with DAISY, an enigmatic figure who can only be reached through the cell phone her brother left her...
  • Love Me by Jillian Dodd

    Love Me by Jillian Dodd

    Rated: 4.34 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    My mom says that you can’t love someone until you learn to love yourself. So even though Vincent is getting more and more scary. Even though he’s doing a nationwide search for me. I’m going to learn to love myself. Well, I’m going to try. Mostly, I want a boy to love me...
  • Season of Blessing by Beverly LaHaye, Terri Blackstock

    Season of Blessing by Beverly LaHaye, Terri Blackstock

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    The fourth and final novel about the trials and joys of the residents of Cedar Circle. Sylvia Bryan has been feeling weak and tired, but is shocked when her internist finds a malignant lump in her breast. She and her husband can’t understand why God is allowing cancer to attack at a time when their missionary work is going so well...
  • Adore Me by Jillian Dodd

    Adore Me by Jillian Dodd

    Rated: 4.41 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    From USA Today, bestselling author Jillian Dodd comes the fifth book in the addictive Keatyn Chronicles series. Discover a breathless fairy-tale romance with swoon-worthy characters, suspense, and a glittering celebrity world...
  • Dengeki Daisy, Vol. 10 by Kyousuke Motomi

    Dengeki Daisy, Vol. 10 by Kyousuke Motomi

    Rated: 4.41 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    A New York Times’ bestseller with a romantic storyline that is unique, funny and touching.After orphan Teru Kurebayashi loses her beloved older brother, she finds solace in the messages she exchanges with DAISY, an enigmatic figure who can only be reached through the cell phone her brother left her...
  • First Kiss by C.L. Stone

    First Kiss by C.L. Stone

    Rated: 4.34 of 5 stars
    · 24 ratings
    The time has finally come for Sang Sorenson to be formally introduced to the Academy. Protocol dictates the boys keep the details of Sang’s official introduction to the Academy a secret from her. The only thing they can advise her to do is to work on what will become her mantra: She is determined to stay with her team, no matter what...
  • Sky Zone by Creston Mapes

    Sky Zone by Creston Mapes

    Rated: 4.60 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    A Political Rally. A Terrorist Threat. A Nightmare of Cataclysmic Proportions.Jack and Pamela Crittendon have hit the breaking point. After months out of work as a reporter, Jack is playing Mr. Mom and working part-time at Festival Arena with his survivalist friend Brian Shakespeare...
  • Perfect Scoundrels by Ally Carter

    Perfect Scoundrels by Ally Carter

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · 30 ratings
    Katarina Bishop and W.W. Hale the fifth were born to lead completely different lives: Kat comes from a long, proud line of loveable criminal masterminds, while Hale is the son of one of the most seemingly perfect dynasties in the world. If their families have one thing in common, it's that they both know how to stay under the radar while getting-or stealing-whatever they want...
    Categorized as:
    suspense  mystery  contemporary  young adult
  • 電撃デイジー 12 by Kyousuke Motomi, 最富 キョウスケ

    電撃デイジー 12 by Kyousuke Motomi, 最富 キョウスケ

    Rated: 4.40 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    Can a mysterious DAISY protect her?After orphan Teru Kurebayashi loses her beloved older brother, she finds solace in the messages she exchanges with DAISY, an enigmatic figure who can only be reached through the cell phone her brother left her...
  • Let My Daughter Go: A Mind-Blowing Christian Fiction Thriller by Creston Mapes

    Let My Daughter Go: A Mind-Blowing Christian Fiction Thriller by Creston Mapes

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Rogan Sneed is spending life in prison for the mass shooting he committed at Pioneer Square in Portland, Oregon. The copycat shooter who attempted a similar attack on the anniversary of the event is dead. Time has passed. Wounds are healing.But then a blip on the screen.A teenage girl is kidnapped in Portland...
  • Dengeki Daisy, Vol. 15 by Kyousuke Motomi

    Dengeki Daisy, Vol. 15 by Kyousuke Motomi

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    Teru gets kidnapped, and Kurosaki rushes to find out where she’s being held. The search takes him to an uninhabited island where Akira is determined to find “M’s Last Testament...
  • You Better Run by Willow Rose

    You Better Run by Willow Rose

    Rated: 4.46 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Dead.Who is this girl?How did she end up in the pool?Was she even at the party?Even more strange is when they pull her out of the water, Meg realizes the girl looks very familiar. As a matter of fact, she looks just like her.Like an identical twin.But Meg has no twin, at least none that she knows of, and no one at the party knows this girl or can say where she is from...
  • Dengeki Daisy, Vol. 13 by Kyousuke Motomi

    Dengeki Daisy, Vol. 13 by Kyousuke Motomi

    Rated: 4.37 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    A New York Times’ bestseller with a romantic storyline that is unique, funny and touching.After orphan Teru Kurebayashi loses her beloved older brother, she finds solace in the messages she exchanges with DAISY, an enigmatic figure who can only be reached through the cell phone her brother left her...
  • Dengeki Daisy, Vol. 01 by Kyousuke Motomi

    Dengeki Daisy, Vol. 01 by Kyousuke Motomi

    Rated: 4.27 of 5 stars
    · 26 ratings
    After orphan Teru Kurebayashi loses her beloved older brother, she finds solace in the messages she exchanges with DAISY, an enigmatic figure who can only be reached through the cell phone her brother left her. Meanwhile, mysterious Tasuku Kurosaki always seems to be around whenever Teru needs help...
  • The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson

    The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson

    Rated: 4.20 of 5 stars
    · 40 ratings
    New York Times and Publishers Weekly bestseller! In New York Times bestselling author Maureen Johnson’s second novel in the Truly Devious series, there are more twists and turns than Stevie Bell can imagine. No answer is given freely, and someone will pay for the truth with their life...
  • Protected by Vannetta Chapman

    Protected by Vannetta Chapman

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    ERIN JACOBS doesn’t hesitate when she receives a desperate call in the middle of the night. As owner of the Noah’s Ark Animal Shelter, it’s her job to rescue animals. But from the start, this case is different. The woman’s frantic plea. Directions to a deserted hunter’s cabin. Insistence that she come alone. Then she’s looking down into a washtub at an infant child...
  • Seasons Under Heaven by Beverly LaHaye, Terri Blackstock

    Seasons Under Heaven by Beverly LaHaye, Terri Blackstock

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    What does a child s life-threatening illness cost the neighbors of Cedar Circle? What joys can be hidden in life s greatest tragedies? Behind brightly lit windows and on front porches, marriages are tested and mended, hearts broken, hopes resurrected, dreams released and reformed, values and futures shaped, and faith rekindled . . . or found for the first time...
  • Whispered Lies by Kathleen Brooks

    Whispered Lies by Kathleen Brooks

    Rated: 4.57 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    Government secrets are being sold and the newly-sworn-in President of the United States already feels out of options. Without knowing the full scope of the scandal, the president decides to turn to the one person he knows he can trust--former FBI Agent, Elizabeth James. Her deep distrust of the system is rooted in her unfair discharge from service...
    Categorized as:
    mystery  suspense  young adult  contemporary
  • Smoky Mountain Stalker by Ashley A. Quinn

    Smoky Mountain Stalker by Ashley A. Quinn

    Rated: 4.57 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    When Shay Britton came to North Carolina, she had one goal: stay alive. For two years, she went about her life, keeping her head down and her contacts with people to a minimum as she hid from a stalker. Then Jake Maxwell walked into the bar where she worked and upended everything.Jake knew the moment he met Shay something was wrong. As a cop, he’d learned to spot someone hiding things...
  • Hidden by Vannetta Chapman

    Hidden by Vannetta Chapman

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    A Christian romantic suspense by bestselling author Vannetta Chapman Home is where our story begins ... DANA JACOBS would rather forget the night of tragedy and violence that marred her childhood. She is now supervisor in charge of the Department of Homeland Security in Taos, New Mexico. Her team is prepared to handle any threat—biological, chemical, conventional, cyber, even nuclear...
  • My Little Monster, Vol. 6 by Robico

    My Little Monster, Vol. 6 by Robico

    Rated: 4.30 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    VALENTINE CHOCOLATE SHOWDOWN Valentine's Day, which is coincidentally Shizuku's birthday, fast approaches and the girls decide to cook up some truelove chocolates for the boys of their desire...
  • Pretty Little Liars Box Set by Sara Shepard

    Pretty Little Liars Box Set by Sara Shepard

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    #1 New York Times bestselling series This paperback box set includes the first four books in Sara Shepard’s #1 New York Times bestselling Pretty Little Liars series, Pretty Little Liars , Flawless , Perfect, and Unbelievable...
  • The Grift of the Magi by Ally Carter

    The Grift of the Magi by Ally Carter

    Rated: 4.30 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    Katarina Bishop is a thief. To many it wouldn’t matter that she now uses her considerable skills to resteal valuable works of art and return them to their rightful homes. She’s still a thief. So that’s why Kat’s surprised when an Interpol agent comes to her one snowy evening, asking for her help...
  • My Little Monster, Vol. 4 by Robico

    My Little Monster, Vol. 4 by Robico

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    YOU CAN'T HAVE IT ALL Having sorted out her feelings for Haru, Shizuku's got her mind on her studies. However, things get turbulent when Shizuku and Haru's delinquent friend Yamaken start taking the same cram school classes. Haru targets Yamaken as a love rival, and Shizuku could not care less...
  • The Long Game by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

    The Long Game by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    The Kendricks help make the problems of the Washington elite disappear…but some secrets won’t stay buried.For Tess Kendrick, a junior at the elite Hardwicke School in Washington, D.C., fixing runs in the family. But Tess has another legacy, too, one that involves power and the making of political dynasties. When Tess is asked to run a classmate’s campaign for student council, she agrees...
  • Love's Cruel Redemption by C.L. Stone

    Love's Cruel Redemption by C.L. Stone

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    From USA TODAY Bestselling Author, C. L. Stone, read Love's Cruel Redemption, the much-anticipated twelfth book in The Academy Ghost Bird Series. Sang’s life was on pause after the dramatic break with her real family. Now she’s back in the game, returning to Ashley Waters to appear like a normal student. However, returning to school hasn’t made her life any easier...
  • Unsung Requiem by C.L. Stone

    Unsung Requiem by C.L. Stone

    Rated: 4.27 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    Victor Morgan’s entire life has been in the limelight. Groomed by his fierce mother as a piano prodigy, intent on using him to build a legacy for the Morgan name.But legacies require the utmost in care. Any little disaster can cause a mountain of problems.After a 17th birthday party ends in catastrophe, a fight with his parents sends Victor out into the world for the first time on his own...
  • The Prodigal: A Ragamuffin Story by Brennan Manning, Greg Garrett

    The Prodigal: A Ragamuffin Story by Brennan Manning, Greg Garrett

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Jack Chisholm is on top of his game: lead pastor of a big church in a big city, thousands of members, a huge physical plant. His books sell millions of copies, and he is a public figure, sharing his life's philosophy: 'We have got to do better.' He is also living a lie---nobody could be as holy as his congregants think he is, and like all of us, he has his share of faults, flaws, sins...
  • Only the Good Spy Young by Ally Carter

    Only the Good Spy Young by Ally Carter

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 36 ratings
    When Cammie Morgan enrolled at the Gallagher Academy, she knew she was preparing for the dangerous life of a spy. What she didn’t know was that the serious, real-life danger would start during her junior year of high school. But that’s exactly what happened two months ago when Cammie faced off against an ancient terrorist organization dead set on kidnapping her...
  • Meeting Sang: Nathan by C.L. Stone

    Meeting Sang: Nathan by C.L. Stone

    Rated: 4.34 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    From the USA TODAY bestselling The Academy: Ghost Bird series, comes a different look at the very beginning. Read Introductions with a whole new perspective--the boys'.Nathan Griffin's entire life has been about protecting himself. After his mother ran away to save herself, his father turned his attentions to Nathan. His critical, booze-fueled attentions...
  • Meeting Sang: Silas by C.L. Stone

    Meeting Sang: Silas by C.L. Stone

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    From the USA TODAY bestselling The Academy: Ghost Bird series, comes a different look at the very beginning. Read Introductions with a whole new perspective—the boys'.Silas Korba's days are filled with working for the Academy and dealing with the realities of bringing his family from Greece to America...
  • Impending Strike by Lynette Eason, Sami A. Abrams

    Impending Strike by Lynette Eason, Sami A. Abrams

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Protecting him just might cost her everything…Elite Guardian Charlie Lee knows that there is no future with the woman he loves—fellow Guardian Lizzie Tremaine. And, he gets it—as a single mom, Lizzie has to protect her daughter. But more than anything, he wants the chance to prove himself...
  • Til Death by Annette Dashofy

    Til Death by Annette Dashofy

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    When one of Chief Pete Adams’ first murder convictions is overturned, he and County Detective Wayne Baronick are assigned to reinvestigate the case. As new theories about the murder surface, Pete begins to question not only the original suspect’s guilt, but his own investigative skills from the days when he first took over the Vance Township Police Department...
  • The Nanny Song by Misty Mount

    The Nanny Song by Misty Mount

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Mallory Riscoe is no stranger to dysfunction. Despite her tumultuous childhood, at twenty-two, she has established herself as a fully functional, self-made woman. However the safe, mundane life she has created for herself is quickly turned upside-down when she's falsely accused of theft and promptly fired. Meanwhile, a dismal pall hangs over the Colt residence...
    Categorized as:
    suspense  mystery  contemporary  young adult
  • Stain of Guilt by Brandilyn Collins

    Stain of Guilt by Brandilyn Collins

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    As I drew, the house felt eerie in its silence. . . . A strange sense stole over me, as though Bland and I were two actors on stage, our movements spotlighted, black emptiness between us. But that darkness grew smaller as the space between us shrank. I did not know if this sense was due to my immersion in Bland's face and mind and world, or to my fear of his threatening presence. Or both . .
  • The How & the Why by Cynthia Hand

    The How & the Why by Cynthia Hand

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    A poignant exploration of family and the ties that bind, perfect for fans of Far From the Tree, from New York Times bestselling author Cynthia Hand.Today Melly had us writing letters to our babies…Cassandra McMurtrey has the best parents a girl could ask for. They’ve given Cass a life she wouldn’t trade for the world. She has everything she needs—except maybe the one thing she wants...
  • The Fixer by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

    The Fixer by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

    Rated: 4.16 of 5 stars
    · 27 ratings
    This thriller YA is Scandal meets Veronica Mars.Sixteen-year-old Tess Kendrick has spent her entire life on her grandfather's ranch. But when her estranged sister Ivy uproots her to D.C., Tess is thrown into a world that revolves around politics and power. She also starts at Hardwicke Academy, the D.C...
  • No More Lies by Kerry Lonsdale

    No More Lies by Kerry Lonsdale

    Rated: 4.31 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Secrets and lies shadow a woman on the run in the second novel in the No More trilogy by Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Kerry Lonsdale.Jenna Mason’s life seems perfect: a successful career as an animator, a town house near the beach, and an adoring son, Josh, whose artistic talent looks as promising as his mother’s. But there’s something nobody realizes about Jenna...
    Categorized as:
    suspense  mystery  young adult  contemporary
  • FULL TILT: An Adrenaline-Laced Contemporary Christian Thriller by Creston Mapes

    FULL TILT: An Adrenaline-Laced Contemporary Christian Thriller by Creston Mapes

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    You Can't Outrun Your Past - Even if You Were a SuperstarEverett Lester, former front-man for the heavy metal band DeathStroke and one of the world's most recognized celebrities, has turned over a new leaf. The Living Water Tour will take Everett back on the road as he performs his music for a new cause -- but he quickly learns that outrunning his dark and tumultuous past will be impossible...
  • Virtue by Ketley Allison

    Virtue by Ketley Allison

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    Shh ... do you want to know our secret?THE VIRTUESBecoming virtuous demands a sinful price.Our role at Briarcliff has a deeper consequence than the nightly rituals and cloaked costumes the Nobles are so fond of.We’re barely visible, peripheral shadows who hold the deadliest keys.And we’re done being a secret society’s dirty little secret...
    Categorized as:
    suspense  mystery  contemporary  young adult
  • An Eye for an Eye : The Santorno Stories by Sandrine Gasq-Dion

    An Eye for an Eye : The Santorno Stories by Sandrine Gasq-Dion

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Just in case it isn't hard enough being a teenager, how about heaping on the hardship by facing the sudden realization that you're gay? Toss in a little danger by virtue of being the grandchild of a notorious mobster and a pinch of venom inherited from a mercilessly cutthroat businesswoman who happens to be your great-aunt and you have a nice bubbling stew of 'what the hell'? WARNING: This book...
    Categorized as:
    mystery  suspense  m-m  contemporary  young adult
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