A Deadly Inside Scoop by Abby Collette

Brownwyn “Win” Crewse has done everything to make her family’s ice cream shop a success, starting with a completely renovated space and a new menu courtesy of her grandmother’s favorite recipes. Unfortunately, after unexpected delays extend past the bustling summer season, she’s forced to reopen during an early snow. And while she knows ice cream is the perfect treat no matter the weather, potential customers don’t have the same mindset. Things only go from bad to worse when she discovers a dead body near her shop—a man with a rocky history with her family. When police begin to suspect her father, Win must clear his name by scooping up the real killer … and some new customers.

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Sing Me a Secret by Julie Houston

After her husband jets off on business, Juno’s left balancing life as the village doctor with parenting two precocious children and a menagerie of rowdy animals. She’s also left with questions about the state of her marriage—further complicated by the arrival of a handsome new coworker … who steals her office. With her world already spinning, the last thing she anticipates is her popstar sister, Lexia, digging up long-buried secrets when she arrives in Westenbury after years of estrangement. Still, family is family, and an off-kilter production of Jesus Christ Superstar just might be able to heal old wounds and solidify a sisterhood once again.

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The Little Ghost Who Lost Her Boo! by Elaine Bickell and Raymond McGrath

When Little Ghost flies into the night, she’s ready to scare the first person she sees. But when she opens her mouth, all that comes out is a puff of air—she’s lost her boo! While she searches high and low for it, some nighttime friends offer up their own similar sounds, but they’re not quite right. Can you help Little Ghost find her BOO?

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Staging Wars by Grace Topping

Laura Bishop’s home staging business is finally taking off, no thanks to a few crises that sure feel like someone’s attempt at sabotage. While she doesn’t have any definitive proof, she suspects the culprit might be her longtime nemesis Monica Heller. However, after she discovers Monica in a compromising position at the scene of a murder, Laura must put her ill feelings behind her in order to unmask the real killer. Monica might be a nightmare, but she’s not a murderer … right?

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#VERYFAT #VERYBRAVE by Nicole Byer and Kim Newmoney

When Nicole Byer first posted a photo of herself wearing a bikini on Instagram, she knew she was being #verybrave—mostly because that’s what everyone kept telling her. After all, according to the outside world, merely showing a little skin while fat is incredibly #brave. So now she’s written a book sharing her brave hints, tricks, and tips for embracing bodies and rocking a bikini, all while showing off her own impressive collection.

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Major Misconduct: The Human Cost of Fighting in Hockey by Jeremy Allingham

Run a cursory search for hockey online and it won’t take much effort to come across the sport’s complicated relationship with fighting. For some fans, it’s as much a part of the game as the puck or the ice. Watch video of almost any brawl during a match, professional or otherwise, and witness the crowd become instantly electrified as fists fly—oftentimes with a fervor only surpassed by their reaction to a win. Even so, there’s a price for this level of violence, and journalist Jeremy Allingham has detailed its tragic impact on select former players and the sport as a whole.

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The Economists’ Hour: False Prophets, Free Markets, and the Fracture of Society by Binyamin Appelbaum

It’s not that everything was perfect before American politicians began paying attention to economists, but things sure were different. Between 1969 and 2008, author Binyamin Appelbaum argues that economists rose from the deepest depths of academia to rest in positions like secretary of the treasury and chairs of the Federal Reserve and, more broadly, as policymakers. From deregulation to antitrust to conscription, economists have spent fifty years with their fingerprints on everything. So how did it happen and, better yet, what’s been the result of this economist-driven revolution?

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