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The Charm Bracelet Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250071323
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Thomas Dunne Books - March 22nd, 2016

This is Chris' review of The Charm Bracelet.


The Mothers Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399184512
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 11th, 2016

A raw and realistic story of two young adult girls who matured through teen heartaches, acceptance and broken relationships - all under the scrutiny of "The Mother" a fond but opinionated group of women at the local church. The pastor's wife is the domineering influence over the girls. 


The Other Einstein Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781492637257
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - October 18th, 2016

This is he revealing life story of the woman behind Albert Einstein's success. This novel is provoking, suspect, and heartbreaking as Mileva's genius accomplishments are shadowed by her husband's quest for fame. Who rightfully should have won the Nobel Prize?


A Certain Age Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062404961
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Published: William Morrow & Company - January 3rd, 2017

The roaring 1920s Jazz Age in New York is all the rage and setting for a bitter love triangle. This novel is complete with alarming discoveries among the social elite and a shocking crime that could destroy a young daughter's aspirations for love! 


What We Find Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780778319788
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Published: Mira Books - February 28th, 2017

Neurosurgeon Maggie Sullivan is seeking refuge at Sullivan Crossing to mend her broken heart and empty womb amidst a raging malpractice suit. Mysterious camper Cal may be the answer to her prayers. 


The Weekenders Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250065940
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Published: St. Martin's Press - May 17th, 2016

Riley Griggs is deeply attatched to Belle Isle. When her husband's body washes ashore, there's more than his mysterious death to read. It's going to take a hurricane to save this island and her broken heart. 


In the Unlikely Event Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781101875049
Availability: Special Order
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - June 2nd, 2015

Is it a bird... a plane... Superman? It's a plane- three of them in fact! Taken from archives of 1952 flight tragedies in Elizabeth NJ, Blume weaves a coming of age tale of Miri Ammerman.


A Life Everlasting: The Extraordinary Story of One Boy's Gift to Medical Science Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062438225
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Published: HarperOne - September 27th, 2016

A mother's relentless commitment to track her infant son's organ donation fulfulls baby Thomas' legacy. This journey while nurturing his twin brother brings awareness to the medical community and healing to the family. Must read with a tissue handy!


The Women in the Castle Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062563668
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Published: William Morrow & Company - March 28th, 2017

A novel rich and compelling- a must read for historical fiction lovers! this story details three war widows and children with brief reflections during WWII  which provide insight into matters after war. Their husbands were part of the Nazi resistance. Shattuck masterfully unfolds the devistation of women and their choices. 


The Sunshine Sisters Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399583315
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Published: Berkley Books - June 6th, 2017

Movie star Ronnie Sunshine has spent her life craving attention and deeply neglecting her three estranged daughters. She summons her daughters to reveal her fate- her final performance, and she needs her daughters to help to aid in her suicide, but  not before she re-establishes some strong familial bondee that never existed in the first place. 


Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781594634710
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 22nd, 2015

What is creativity? According to Gilbert, it's the relationship between a human being and the mysteries of inspiration. We all behold "big magic" in our hearts.