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8th Circle (The) by Sarah Cain
100 People Who Made History by Ben Gilliland
101 Used for an Old Sandbag...or two by Jason Howell

Abomination (The) by Jonathan Holt
Accident (The) by Linwood Barclay
Accidental Light (An) by Elizabeth Diamond
Addition by Toni Jordan
Affairs of Steak by Julie Hyzy
Afraid by Jack Kilborn
Afraid of the Dark by James Grippando
After the Falls by Catherine McClure Gildiner
All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion (The) by Fannie Flagg
All Natural Murder by Staci McLaughlin
Altar of Bones by Philip Carter
Anatomist's Apprentice (The) by Tessa Harris
Antiques Disposal by Barbara Allan
Any Known Blood by Lawrence Hill
Arctic Fire by Stephen Frey
Ark (The) by Boyd Morrison
Arranged by Catherine McKenzie
Aunty Lee's Delights by Ovidia Yu

B as in Beauty by Alberto Ferreras
Bad Moon by Todd Ritter
Banks of Certain Rivers (The) by Jon Harrison
Beaded Jewelry by Maya Brenner
Bean There, Done That by Sandra Balzo
Bear Portraits by Jill Greenberg
Beautiful Day by Elin Hilderbrand
Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson
Belong to Me by Marisa de los Santos
Best Art You've Never Seen (The) by Julian Spalding
Between the Assassinations by Aravind Adiga
Big Idea Science Book (The) by DK Publishing
Big Brother by Lionel Shriver
Big Questions by DK Publishing
Birds of Western Canada by DK Publishing
Birth House (The) by Ami McKay
Bitchin' Kitchen: Cookin' for Trouble by Nadia Giosia
Black Water Rising by Attica Locke
Blood Gospel (The) by James Rollins and Rebecca Cantrell
Board Stiff by Annelise Ryan
Bold Face Names by Shinan Govani
Bone China by Roma Tearne
Book of Even More Awesome (The) by Neil Pasricha
Book of Fires (The) by Jane Borodale
Book of Lost Fragrances (The) by M.J. Rose
Book of Souls by Glenn Cooper
Book of Unholy Mischief (The) by Elle Newmark
Brain Training (The Rough Guide Book of) by Rough Guide
Buffalo West Wing by Julie Hyzy
Buried in Buttercream by G.A. McKevett
Butterfly Sister (The) by Amy Gail Hansen

Call (The) by Yannick Murphy
Canadian Gardener's Guide by DK Publishing
Cartoon Marriage by Liza Donnelly and Michael Maslin
Castaways (The) by Elin Hilderbrand
Casual Vacancy (The) by J.K. Rowling
Cat Who Had 14 Tails (The) by Lilian Jackson Braun
Catered St. Patrick's Day (A) by Isis Crawford
Charming Quirks of Others (The) by Alexander McCall Smith
Children of Witches (The) by Sherri Smith
Children's Book of Art by DK Publishing
Children's Book of Music by DK Publishing
Christmas Cookie Club (The) by Ann Pearlman
Cinnamon Roll Murder by Joanne Fluke
Close My Eyes by Sophie McKenzie
Clutches and Curses by Dorothy Howell
Columbine by Dave Cullen
Comfort of Lies (The) by Randy Susan Meyers
Complete Classical Music Guide (The) by DK Publishing
Complete Human Body (The) by Dr. Alice Roberts
Complete Painting and Drawing Handbook by DK Publishing
Complete Running & Marathon Book (The) by DK Publishing
Compost by Ken Thompson
Confession by Lee Gowan
Cook's Book (The) by Jill Norman, Editor-in-Chief
Cook's Country: Best Grilling Recipes by America's Test Kitchen
Cool Water by Dianne Warren
Coraline by Neil Gaiman
Corduroy Mansions by Alexander McCall Smith
Craft Techniques and Projects by DK Publishing
Crime Scene Detective by Carey Scott
Crochet: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide by DK Publishing
Cuckoo's Calling (The) by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling)
Curry Cuisine by Vivek Singh (and others)
Curtains: Adventures of an Undertaker-in-Training by Tom Jokinen
Cutting Season (The) by Attica Locke

Daily Zen Doodles by Meera Lee Patel
Danger! by DK Publishing
Dark Vineyard (The) by Martin Walker
Darkness at the Stroke of Noon by Dennis Richard Murphy
Darkness, My Old Friend by Lisa Unger
Day After Night by Anita Diamant
Day the Falls Stood Still (The) by Cathy Marie Buchanan
Dead Cert by Dick Francis
Dead in Their Vaulted Arches (The) by Alan Bradley
Dead Ringer by Allen Wyler
Deadly Errors by Allen Wyler
Death of a Kitchen Diva by Lee Hollis
Death Notice by Todd Ritter
Death Sculptor (The) by Chris Carter
Debutante (The) by Kathleen Tessaro
Descent (The) by Alma Katsu
Desert Contract (The) by John Lathrop
Desire Lines by Christina Baker Kline
Devil Will Come (The) by Glenn Cooper
Digital Photographer's Handbook by Tom Ang
Digital Photography Through the Year by Tom Ang
Distant Hours (The) by Kate Morton
Do It Yourself by Julian Cassel, Peter Parham and Jon Eakes
Do Not Open by John Farndon
Doctor and the Diva (The) by Adrienne McDonnell
Doodlepedia by DK Publishing
Doomsday Key (The) by James Rollins
Drop (The) by Michael Connelly
Dying for Mercy by Mary Jane Clark

Easter Bunny Murder by Leslie Meier
Eleven Pipers Piping by C.C. Benison
Elvis and the Tropical Double Trouble by Peggy Webb
Endgame by Frank Brady
Energizing Workout by DK Publishing
Energy Bites by DK Publishing
Essential Back Care by DK Publishing
Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published (The) by Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry
Estate of Mind by Tamar Myers
Eternal on the Water by Joseph Monninger
Eternally 21 by Linda Joffe Hull
Every Last One by Anna Quindlen
Evil Mind (An) by Chris Carter
Express Housekeeping by Anna Shepard
Extraordinary Rendition by Paul Batista

Fall by Colin McAdam
Fallen by Karin Slaughter
Farm to Fork by Emeril Lagasse
Fatal Waters by Iris Moss
Faux Finished by Peg Marberg
Fifth Gospel (The) by Ian Caldwell
Finished Off by Rebecca Kent
Fly Away Home by Jennifer Weiner
Fool by Christopher Moore
Fooling Houdini by Alex Stone
Footprints in the Sand by Mary Jane Clark
Forgotten by Catherine McKenzie
Forgotten Garden (The) by Kate Morton
Fortune Cookie Chronicles (The) by Jennifer 8. Lee
Fonduing Fathers by Julie Hyzy
French Women For All Seasons by Mireille Guiliano
Fresh Flower Arranging by Mark Welford and Stephen Wicks

Garden Design by DK Publishing
Gardening Shortcuts by Jenny Hendy
Get Real by Donald E. Westlake
Get Started Growing Vegetables by Simon Akeroyd
Ghostwriter by Travis Thrasher
Girl in a Blue Dress by Gaynor Arnold
Girl Next Door (The) by Elizabeth Noble
Girl Who Came Home (The) by Hazel Gaynor
Glass Castle (The) by Jeannette Walls
Gods of Gotham (The) by Lyndsay Faye
Going Grey by Anne Kreamer
Golem and the Jinni (The) by Helene Wecker
Grace Among Thieves by Julie Hyzy
Grace Interrupted by Julie Hyzy
Grace Under Pressure by Julie Hyzy
Great Canadian Plant Guide by DK Publishing
Great Design (Smithsonian) by DK Publishing
Green Living Can Be Deadly by Staci McLaughlin
Greener Christmas (A) by Sheherazade Goldsmith
Grounds for Murder by Sandra Balzo
Grow Plants in Pots by DK Publishing
Guardians (The) by Andrew Pyper
Guilt by Degrees by Marcia Clark
Guilty One (The) by Lisa Ballantyne

Half Forgotten Song (A) by Katherine Webb
Hard Death (A) by Jonathan Hayes
Highland Fling Murders(The) by Jessica Fletcher and Donald Bain
History Book (The) by DK Publishing
Home by Marilynne Robinson
Home Herbal by DK Publishing
Hors d'Oeuvres by Victoria Blashford-Snell and Eric Treuille
House at Midnight (The) by Lucie Whitehouse
House Girl (The) by Tara Conklin
Household Guide to Dying (The) by Debra Adelaide
Housekeeper and the Professor (The) by Yoko Ogawa
How to be a Genius by John Woodward
How to be a Math Genius by Mike Goldsmith
How to Be an Explorer of the World by Keri Smith
How to Photograph Absolutely Everything by Tom Ang
Human Body Book (The) by Steve Parker
Human Body Coloring Book (The) by DK Publishing
Hunchback of Neiman Marcus (The) by Sonya Sones
Hunger Games (The) by Suzanne Collins
Hush by Kate White
Hypnotist (The) by M. J. Rose

I am Half-Sick of Shadows by Alan Bradley
I Can See You by Karen Rose
I Choose to be Happy by Missy Jenkins
I Still Dream About You by Fannie Flagg
Ideas That Changed the World by DK Publishing
Illustrated Cook's Book of Ingredients (The) by DK Publishing
In Mike We Trust by P.E. Ryan
Incredible Pop-Up Body Book (The) by Richard Walker
Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova
Instructions by Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess
Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea
Into the Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes
It Can Happen to You by Lynn Crymble

Janus Stone (The) by Elly Griffiths
Juliet by Anne Fortier
Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby

Keeper of Secrets (The) by Julie Thomas
Keepsake by Kristina Riggle
Killing Trail by Margaret Mizushima
Kneading to Die by Liz Mugavero
Knit the Season by Kate Jacobs
Knitting Book (The) by Frederica Patmore and Vikki Haffenden

La's Orchestra Saves the World by Alexander McCall Smith
Lake Eden Cookbook by Joanne Fluke
Lake of Dreams (The) by Kim Edwards
Last Good Man (The) by A.J. Kazinski
Last Words by George Carlin with Tony Hendra
Last Writes by Sheila Lowe
Left Neglected by Lisa Genova
Legacy (The) by Katherine Webb
Lesson in Secrets (A) by Jacqueline Winspear
Let the Devil Sleep by John Verdon
Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
Library of the Dead by Glenn Cooper
Lieutenant (The) by Kate Grenville
Life Sentences by Laura Lippman
Lighthouse Bay by Kimberley Freeman
Little Bee by Chris Cleave
Little Road Trip Handbook (The) by Erin McHugh
Long Fall (The) by Walter Mosley
Long Quiche Goodbye (The) by Avery Aames
Look of Love (The) by Mary Jane Clark
Look Now by DK Publishing
Loser's Town by Daniel Depp
Love Anthony by Lisa Genova
Lucky Girl by Mei-Ling Hopgood
Lucky Stiff by Annelise Ryan

Mackenzie Blue by Tina Wells
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson
Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson by Jeff Guinn
Map of the Sky (The) by Félix J. Palma
Map of Time (The) by Félix J. Palma
Map of True Place (The) by Brunonia Barry
Martha Stewart's New Pies & Tarts by Martha Stewart
Mating Rituals of the North American WASP by Lauren Lipton
Max Your Memory by Dr. Pascale Michelon
Maya's Notebook by Isabel Allende
Midwife of Hope River (The) by Patricia Harman
Mirage (The) by Matt Ruff
Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin
Mosquito by Roma Tearne
Motion to Kill by Joel Goldman
Mrs. Jeffries Holds the Trump by Emily Brightwell
Murder is a Family Business by Heather Haven
Murder on Ice by Alina Adams
Murder on the Yukon Quest by Sue Henry
Murder Unleashed by Elaine Viets
My Little Red Book by Rachel Kauder Nalebuff
My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira
My Name is Memory by Ann Brashares
Mystery by Jonathan Kellerman

Natural History by DK Publishing
Need You Now by James Grippando
Never Look Away by Linwood Barclay
Newspaper Blackout by Austin Kleon
Night Before (The) by Lisa Jackson
Night Circus (The) by Erin Morgenstern
Night Sky: Month by Month (The) by Will Gate and Giles Sparrow
Nine Lives by Wendy Corsi Staub
No Way Out by Joel Goldman
Noah's Turn by Ken Finkleman

Odd Mom Out by Jane Porter
On the Island by Tracey Garvis Graves
Once Shadows Fall by Robert Daniels
One by One by Chris Carter
One Foot in the Gravy by Delia Rosen
One Hundred Butterflies by Harold Feinstein
Ophelia Cut (The) by John Lescroart
Opposite of Love (The) by Julie Buxbaum
Opposite of Me (The) by Sarah Pekkanen
Optical Illusions by DK Publishers
Oracle of Stamboul (The) by Michael David Lukas
Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
Original 1982 (The) by Lori Carson

Palette for Murder (A) by Jessica Fletcher & Donald Bain
Painted Girls (The) by Cathy Marie Buchanan
Penguin Book of Crime Stories: Volume II (The) by Peter Robinson
Peter Pan Must Die by John Verdon
Piano Teacher (The) by Janice Y.K. Lee
Pilates Practice Companion by Alycea Ungaro
Plain Killing by Emma Miller
Plantation Shudders by Ellen Byron
Popped Off by Jeffrey Allen
Practical Astronomer (The) by Will Gater and Anton Vamplew
Practical Naturalist (The) by Chris Packham
Prisoner of Heaven (The) by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Promise of the Wolves by Dorothy Hearst
Promises to Keep by Jane Green

Queen of Palmyra (The) by Minrose Gwin

Rage Against the Dying by Becky Masterman
Ravens by George Dawes Green
Red Herring Without Mustard (A) by Alan Bradley
Recipe Club (The) by Andrea Israel & Nancy Garfinkel
Reckoning (The) by Alma Katsu
Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight
Red Door (The) by Charles Tood
Red Hook Road by Ayelet Waldman
Red Line by Brian Thiem
Red Queen (The) by Philippa Gregory
Red Snow by Michael Slade
Red Velvet Cupcake Murder by Joanne Fluke
Reliable Wife (A) by Robert Goolrick
Rest in Pizza by Chris Cavender
Rosie Effect (The) by Graeme Simsion
Rosie Project (The) by Graeme Simsion
Round Ireland with a Fridge by Tony Hawks
Room by Emma Donoghue
Room Swept White (A) by Sophie Hannah
Runaway Devil by Robert Remington and Sherri Zickefoose

Salt Road (The) by Jane Johnson
Sand Sharks by Margaret Maron
Sandalwood Tree (The) by Elle Newmark
Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman
Scarecrow (The) by Michael Connelly
Sea Captain's Wife (The) by Beth Powning
Season of Darkness by Maureen Jennings
Secret Keeper (The) by Kate Morton
Secret Me Book (The) by Rachel Kempster and Meg Leder
Secrets of the Wolves by Dorothy Hearst
Seduction by M.J. Rose
See Mix Drink by Brian D. Murphy
Seriously...I'm Kidding by Ellen Degeneres
Seventh Victim (The) by Mary Burton
Sew: Step by Step by Alison Smith
Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde
Short Girls by Bich Minh Nguyen
Shut Your Eyes Tight by John Verdon
Silenced (The) by Brett Battles
Silkworm (The) by Robert Galbraith
Silver: Return to Treasure Island by Andrew Motion
Silver Girl by Elin Hilderbrand
Sima's Undergarments for Women by Ilana Stanger-Ross
Simon's Cat by Simon Tofield
Sing Them Home by Stephanie Kallos
Six Suspects by Vikas Swarup
Shore Thing (A) by Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi
Slob by Ellen Potter
Slow Cook Book (The) by Heather Whinney
Slumdog Millionaire by Vikas Swarup
Smithsonian: Timelines of Science by DK Publishing
So Much For That by Lionel Shriver
So Pretty It Hurts by Kate White
Something About Sophie by Mary Kay McComas
Speaking From Among the Bones by Alan Bradley
Staged to Death by Karen Rose Smith
Stages (The) by Thom Satterlee
Star Trek: The Visual Dictionary by Paul Ruditis
Star Wars: Beware the Dark Side by Simon Beecroft
Star Wars: Character Encyclopedia by Simon Beecroft
Star Wars: The Complete Visual Dictionary by Ryder Windham
Star Wars: The Force Awakens - The Visual Dictionary by Pablo Hidalgo
Star Wars: Mysteries of the Jedi by Elizabeth Dowsett and Shari Last
Star Wars: The Secret Life of Droids by Jason Fry
Star Wars: Year by Year by Ryder Windham, Daniel Wallace and Pablo Hidalgo
Start Where You Are by Meera Lee Patel
State of the Onion by Juile Hyzy
Step Closer by Tessa McWatt
Still Alice by Lisa Genova
Stolen by Lesley Pearse
Strangers by Anita Brookner
Strength Training: Exercises for Women by Joan Pagano
Strictly Sundays by Joe Fitzpatrick
Suddenly by Bonnie Burnard
Summer People by Elin Hilderbrand
Summerland by Elin Hilderbrand
Sushi: Taste and Technique by Kimiko Barber and Hiroki Takemura
Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (The) by Alan Bradley

Taboo by Casey Hill
Take a Chance on Me by Jill Mansell
Taker (The) by Alma Katsu
Tell Me by Lisa Jackson
Temptation of the Night Jasmine (The) by Lauren Willig
Ten Degrees of Reckoning by Hester Rumberg
Ten Lords A-Leaping by C.C. Benison
Tenth Chamber (The) by Glenn Cooper
Tenth Gift (The) by Jane Johnson
Things Half in Shadow by Alan Finn
Think of a Numb3r by John Verdon
Third Rail (The) by Michael Harvey
Thirteen (The) by Susie Moloney
This Book Made Me Do It by DK Publishing
This is How by M.J. Hyland
This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper
Thread of Sky (A) by Deanna Fei
Throwdown! by Bobby Flay
Time Killer by Todd M. Thiede
Tiny Book of Tiny Stories (The) by Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Tippy Toe Murder by Leslie Meier
Tourquai by Tim Davys
Trust Your Eyes by Linwood Barclay
Truth About Delilah Blue (The) by Tish Cohen
Truth About Love (The) by Josephine Hart
Try Fear by James Scott Bell
Twelve Drummers Drumming by C.C. Benison
Two Deaths of Daniel Hayes (The) by Marcus Sakey

Uncommon Grounds by Sandra Balzo
Under the Dragon's Tail by Maureen Jennings
Uninvited Guests (The) by Sadie Jones
Unseen (The) by Katherine Webb
Up from the Blue by Susan Henderson

Vaclav and Lena by Haley Tanner
Vigilante Witch Hunter (The) by Gary Turcotte
Virgin Cure (The) by Ami McKay

Wait Until Twilight by Sang Pak
We All Fall Down by Michael Harvey
We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag (The) by Alan Bradley
What's that Tree? by Tony Russell
What's Up Down There? by Lissa Rankin, M.D.
Widows of Braxton County (The) by Jess McConkey
Wild Irish Sea (The) by Loucinda McGary
Wingfield's World by Dan Needles
Woefield Poultry Collective (The) by Susan Juby
Woman in the Photo (The) by Mary Hogan
Work Boyfriend (The) by Deanna McFadden
World History (Eyewitness Companions) by Philip Parker

You Can Draw: Star Wars by Bonnie Burton
You're Next by Gregg Hurwitz