Becoming Duchess Goldblatt by Anonymous

One of the funniest writers working does most of her writing on Twitter these days. Smart. Charming. Whimsical. Duchess Goldblatt, famous for books such as Feasting on the Carcasses of My Enemies: A Love Story and An Axe to Grind, is the blip of optimism on twitter feeds needed and cherished by thousand of individuals all across the world every day. She’s also completely fictional … sort of. But there’s a very real voice behind the woman celebrated as Her Grace and she has a story all her own.

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Midsummer Dreams at Mill Grange by Jenny Kane

When Thea Thomas needs an escape, she finds the perfect opportunity: leading the restoration of a Victorian manor, Mill Grange. And while she’s more than capable of taking on the job, the volunteer team and their leader, Mable Hastings, don’t seem keen on relinquishing any control. But with time running out, Thea and Mable will have to team up—and nab a number of new volunteers—if they ever hope to return the estate to its former glory. However, when a televised appeal for more help leads to Thea’s troubled former boyfriend showing up along with a handsome TV host, there might be more than just dust flying before the cleanup is over.

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A Sprinkling of Murder by Daryl Wood Gerber

Courtney has always been interested in magic, even when life hasn’t felt so magical. And after starting her own fairy garden and tea shop, every day is brimming with magic, mostly thanks to a fairy or two who like to drop in. Serving up delicious teas, offering garden design classes, and even hosting a book club—yup, Open Your Imagination is just the kind of business she always wanted. However, after her someone is found murdered on her premises, Courtney is a prime suspect, and it just might take a little magic to sort the real killer out.

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The Swap by Robyn Harding

When Low answers Freya’s call for new pottery students, all she wants is a place to fit in. As the high school student and the notorious social media influencer work in tandem on their clay projects, they slowly reveal their needs, their wants … and even their secrets. For the first time in maybe ever, Low feels a connection with someone outside of her family. But then Jamie, a local pottery studio owner, enters the picture, and soon Low feels like Freya’s cast her aside. However, when Freya and Jamie spend a night partying and Freya suggests they should swap husbands—just for the night—Low senses an opportunity that’ll upend all of their lives.

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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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