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Jennifer Johnson Is Sick of Being Single: A Novel by Heather McElhatton

By Heather McElhatton

A depraved comedy concerning the perils of creating your goals come actual Quirky, shrewdpermanent, cubicle-bound Jennifer Johnson is determined. each person round her is getting married, whereas she's nonetheless unmarried and fixed writing advert replica approximately men's gown socks. Her lifestyles hits challenge point, launching her right into a humiliating and painfully hilarious quest to discover Prince fascinating at any price. This contains agonizing on-line dates, diet-clinic cults, drag-queen fights, and a debilitating habit to Cinnabon icing. whilst she meets good-looking, prosperous Brad Keller, she wonders if he is the reply to all her goals, or is he simply too reliable to be real? Darkly humorous and outrageously sincere, McElhatton's wit shines during this no-holds-barred cautionary story approximately getting what you want—and the way it should be the worst factor for you.

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Twelve Sharp (Stephanie Plum, No. 12) by Janet Evanovich

By Janet Evanovich

Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, the place bounty hunter Stephanie Plum's lifestyles is ready to implode in Janet Evanovich's wildest, most well-liked novel yet! FIRST A STRANGER APPEARSWhile chasing down the standard solid of miscreants and weirdos Stephanie discovers crazed lady is stalking her. THEN THE STRANGER unearths HER SECRETSThe lady attire in black, includes a 9mm Glock, and has a foul perspective and a mysterious connection to darkish and unsafe Carlos Manoso …street identify, Ranger.  NEXT, a person DIESThe motion turns lethal critical, and Stephanie is going from looking skips to looking a assassin.  SOON, THE CHASE IS ONRanger wishes Stephanie for extra purposes than he can say.  And now, the 2 are operating jointly to discover a killer, rescue a lacking baby, and forestall a lunatic from elevating the physique count.  while Stephanie Plum and Ranger get too shut for convenience, vice cop Joe Morelli (her on-again, off-again boyfriend) steps in.   Will the ticking clock cease on the stroke of twelve, or will a stranger within the wind give you the option to prevent Stephanie Plum…forever?  choked with Janet Evanovich's trademark motion, nonstop experience, and sharp humor, Twelve Sharp shows why her novels were referred to as "hot stuff" (The manhattan Times), and Evanovich herself "the grasp" (San Francisco Examiner). 

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The Bad Behavior of Belle Cantrell: A Novel by Loraine Despres

By Loraine Despres

Belle Cantrell felt in charge approximately killing her husband and she or he hated that. Feeling accountable, that's. a woman cannot do whatever she is going to believe accountable approximately later used to be a rule Belle saved firmly in brain. Welcome to the area of gorgeous, irrepressible Belle Cantrell, years prior to she turns into grandmother to Sissy LeBlanc of Loraine Despres' bestselling The Scandalous summer season of Sissy LeBlanc. it truly is 1920, prohibition is in complete swing, girls are clamoring for the vote -- and within the little city of Gentry, Louisiana, narrow-minded intolerance is at the upward push. despatched to penal complex for swimming in an indecent bathing dress with a gaggle of suffragists, Belle Cantrell understands her habit broke the principles. yet occasionally -- as a rule -- she has to curl the foundations a bit, simply because all of them say an identical factor: "Don't." an attractive, sassy tale of homicide, adultery, romance, bigotry, and standard church attendance, with laugh-out-loud humor and a forged of zany, endearing characters you will not fail to remember, The undesirable habit of Belle Cantrell is a giant comedian love tale . . . and masses extra.

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The Warlord's Legacy by Ari Marmell

By Ari Marmell

Corvis Rebaine, the fear of the East, a guy as quickly with a quip as he's with a blade, returns during this hugely expected sequel to Ari Marmell’s acclaimed The Conqueror’s Shadow, a debut hailed for its clean tackle darkish fable and marvelous flashes of sharp, sarcastic wit. Now Marmell increases the stakes in a narrative that has all of the humor and pleasure of its predecessor, plus a terrifying new villain so evil that he might be a fit for Rebaine himself.

For let’s no longer fail to remember how Corvis Rebaine got here via the captivating nickname “Terror of the East.” definitely nobody else has forgotten. Corvis Rebaine is not any hero. In his trademark swimsuit of black armor and skull-like helm, armed with a demon-forged awl, answerable for a demonic slave, and with allies that come with a bloodthirsty ogre, Rebaine has two times introduced dying and destruction to Imphallion in pursuit of a higher, extra equitable and simply society. If he needed to kill numerous innocents so that it will in achieving that dream, so be it. 

At least that was once the previous Rebaine. prior to he slew the mad warlord Audriss. sooner than he banished the demon Khanda. sooner than he misplaced his spouse and kids, who couldn't forgive or disregard his violent crimes. Now, years later, Rebaine lives in a far off urban, below a fake identify, a member of 1 of the Guilds he despises, attempting to in attaining switch nonviolently, from in the energy structure.
 
now not even if the neighboring kingdom of Cephira invades Imphallion and the bickering Guilds end up not able to reply does Rebaine go back to his outdated conduct of slaughter. yet another individual does. anyone donning Rebaine’s black armor and bearing what seems to be his awl. an individual who's, if something, even much less cautious of human lifestyles than Rebaine was.

Now Baron Jassion, Rebaine’s previous nemesis, is searching him once again, aided by way of a mysterious sorcerer named Kaleb, whose powers and secrets and techniques make him a extra harmful enemy than Rebaine has ever identified. Even worse, accompanying them is a tender girl who hates Corvis Rebaine probably greater than someone else: his personal daughter, Mellorin. unexpectedly Rebaine turns out to haven't any selection. To transparent his identify, to guard his nation, and to reconcile together with his relatives, needs to he once more turn into the phobia of the East?

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Tears of the Giraffe (No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency) by Alexander McCall Smith

By Alexander McCall Smith

THE NO. 1 women’ DETECTIVE company - e-book 2

Fans all over the world adore the best-selling No. 1 girls’ Detective service provider sequence and its owner, useful Ramotswe, Botswana’s most advantageous girl detective. during this fascinating sequence, Mma  Ramotswe—with support from her unswerving affiliate, Grace Makutsi—navigates her circumstances and her own lifestyles with knowledge, reliable humor, and the occasional cup of tea.
 
Precious Ramotswe is the eminently brilliant and crafty owner of the single women’ detective organisation in Botswana. In Tears of the Giraffe she tracks a wayward spouse, uncovers an unscrupulous maid, and searches for an American guy who disappeared into the plains a long time in the past. in the middle of resolving uncertainties, wondering her approaching marriage to a very good, variety guy, Mr. J. L. B. Matekoni, and the merchandising of her proficient secretary (a graduate of the Botswana Secretarial collage, with a mark of ninety seven in keeping with cent), she additionally reveals her kinfolk without warning and unexpectedly elevated through .

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Changing Places: A Tale of Two Campuses by David Lodge

By David Lodge

Euphoric nation collage with its whitestone, sun-drenched campus and England's damp red-brick collage of Rummidge have an annual professorial trade scheme, and because the first day of the final yr of the tumultuous sixties dawns, Philip Swallow and Morris Zapp are the exact exchangees. They understand they will be swapping classification rosters, yet what they do not know is that during a wildly spiraling transatlantic involvement they are going to quickly be swapping scholars, colleagues, or even better halves. Changing Places is a hilarious send-up of educational lifestyles, highbrow type, intercourse, and marriage by way of a author Anthony Burgess has known as "one of the easiest novelists of his generation."

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She's Got Issues (Avon Books) by Stephanie Lessing

By Stephanie Lessing

"It's like a latest day Cinderella...utterly adorable." Marian Keyes captivating, romantic comedy a couple of small city lady who unintentionally interviews for the inaccurate task at a tremendous urban type journal and finally ends up emerging to the head whereas falling head over heels in love. She's acquired concerns speaks to readers who be aware of all too good that negotiating your means in an international packed with ladies could be a daunting activity. Chloe indicates us how it truly is done-innocently and hilariously-against the oddest of odds as she echoes the soul of each woman who ever dreamed of status on her personal toes in a killer pair of stilettos.

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