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New Thrillers to Read for Thanksgiving Week!

It's thanksgiving week and a great time to read some thriller novels. Enjoy some nice thanksgiving leftovers with these new novels that will keep you reading until you've reached the last page.

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Snuggle Up with these Romance Novels

Welcome to your weekly guide of what to read this week, and this week Romance is the genre for you. The temperature is finally dropping, so grab one of these new romance novels, and a blanket, and let it take you away to a fictional land of love and romance.

 

1. In A Holidaze by Christina Lauren

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In a Holidaze, tells the story of Maelyn Jones as she travels to her family cabin for the holidays. Unfortunately, her life isn’t so merry and bright, because she hates her job, and her romance life has just hit a major snag. Now, to make matter worse, this is going to be the last Christmas her and her family stay in the cabin. Mae, just can’t deal with everything, and as she drives away from the cabin for one final look, she pleads for the universe to show her sign of something that will make her happy. Then, she skids off the road and everything goes black, but then she wakes up and she’s on a plane back to the cabin. She’s reliving the holiday again and now she must figure out how to break this time loop and maybe even get a kiss under the mistletoe.

2. Spoiler Alert by Olivia Dade

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Spoiler Alert, is about two secret fan fiction writers, Marcus Caster-Rupp and April Whitter. Marcus, stars on the TV show Gods of the Gates,  but he is a secret fan fiction writer and he is known as Book!AeneasWouldNever, which he uses as an escape to take out his frustration on his character. His favorite stories to write are the ones he writes with Lavinia and Aeneas, the internet’s favorite couple, but if anyone found out Marcus was behind this, he would get fired. April, on the other hand is Lavinia, and she’s used to hiding her online persona, but doesn’t want to do it anymore, so she takes a chance and post her latest work on Twitter. Of course her work goes viral, and with viral stuff, comes with internet trolls who won’t stop commenting on her plus side take on Lavinia. When Marcus, sees this he asks her out to spite the trolls, but the date is awful, but Marcus isn’t willing to give up just yet. Especially when he learns that April is his online friend, Lavinia. He wants more than a publicity stunt with her but now he has to keep the secret that he’s the online Aeneas. But with their hearts on the line, can Marcus come clean or will he just give up the fan fiction.

3. Crazy Stupid Bromance by Lyssa Kay Adams

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Crazy Stupid Bromance, tells the story of two best friends, Noah Logan and Alexis Carlisle. Alexis, owns a cat café called ToeBeans, and it has been getting a lot of buzz lately, but that’s because she came forward as a victim of sexual assault from a celebrity chef. When another new customer shows up, Alexis, thinks the woman is going to share her story with her, but instead she tells Alexis, that they’re sisters. So, Alexis turns to Noah, for help. Noah has been madly in love with Alexis for years, and when she comes to him for help, he thinks now would be a good time to tell her how he feels. He turns to his Bromance book club for her, and they all share their tales of getting out of the friendzone, but Noah starts to worry that he could risk losing the best friendship he ever had.

4. Love Your Life by Sopie Kinsella

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Love Your Life, tells the story of Ava who thinks love should be found in the real world. She doesn’t believe in dating apps, especially after a disaster she had with one. Ava, is also dealing with a recent breakup, so she decides to put love on the back burner and go to a writing retreat to finally start on her novel. While at the retreat she isn’t allowed to use her real name, so she goes by Aria, and when the material arts retreat is cancelled, some of the participants join the writers, and Ava, meets Dutch. Dutch, seems too good to be true, but they end up agreeing to a baggage-free love affair and go on many adventures together. However, the two have to return home, and now Dutch, real name Matt, and Ava don’t seem as compatible as they were as Aria and Dutch. They do love each other, but their lives? Not so much. Can they work together and build one life together?

5. Simmer Down by Sarah Smith

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Simmer Down, tells the story of Nikki DiMarco, who quit her dream job to her mom run her food truck. Nikki and her mom are serving up some delicious Filipino dishes to people on the beach, but Nikki didn’t realize how tough the food truck competition is. Nikki has now bumped heads with Callum James, the owner of a British food truck who purposely set up shop right next to their truck. Now, he’s stealing all of their customers and Nikki is fuming. So, they make a bet and decide whoever wins the Maui Food Festival, gets to keep the spot. Of course as their rivalry continues, Nikki begins to see a different side to Callum, a sweet and protective side. Now Nikki must decide if she can trust Callum with her heart  and put the rivalry aside.

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It’s a Great day to Read YA

A brand new week is filled with new possiblites and new books. These five new books are ones you don't want to miss. YA novels are always filled with new and unique characters that have a unique story to tell and these five novels don't disappoint.

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Out of This World Sci-Fi Novels

Grab your favorite star wars blanket, or any cozy blanket, and get ready to be taken on a trip of a lifetime. These new novels are so good you won't be able to stop reading until you reach the last page.

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Snuggle Up with these New Romance Novels

What a wonderful time of year it is to snuggle up with a book. Make some hot chocolate, light the fireplace or a candle, and open a nice book. Why not open up one of these books? They are filled with so much romance you won’t be able to stop reading. It’s the perfect time to find your fictional lover and snuggle with them.

 

1. Tools of Engagement by Tessa Bailey

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Tools of Engagement, tells the story of extremely organized Bethany Castle. Everything in Bethany’s life is organized, except for the men in her life, which is why she’s decided to put them on hold and focus on her work. Except, her brother won’t take her seriously when an opportunity to flip a house from the ground up comes up. Bethany really wants to flip the house, and she’s flipped so many homes already for her family’s company. Then a competition show called Flip Off wants Bethany and her brother to be on the show due to their rivalry, and whoever has the best renovation wins, but Bethany doesn’t have a crew to help her. The only person willing to help her is the person she can’t stand, Wes. He knows how to get under Bethany’s skin and she isn’t in the mood to deal with him. However, they do work together to flip the ugliest house on the block, and along the way their banter turns into flirting. Unfortunately, Bethany knows falling for Wes could be a big disaster.

2. Well Played by Jen DeLuca

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Well Played, tells the story of Stacey who put her life on hold to take care of her sick mother. However, years have passed and now her close friends, Simon and Emily are engaged. Now, Stacey realizes she wants more out of life than pouring drinks at the summer renaissance faire. So, she makes a plan to find a special someone before her friends get married next summer. However, Stacey imagined her faire fling, Dex MacLean could be the one she’s been looking for, even though he is nice to look at, but the emotional connection just isn’t there. Then she receives an email from him and she isn’t sure what to think. The two begin to share online conversations for nine months and then when the Faire comes back to town Stacey realizes the man she’s fell in love with online isn’t Dex, but someone she never met.

3. Ties That Tether by Jane Igharo

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Ties that Tether, tells the story of Azere, who made a promise when she was 12 years old to her dying father that she would marry a Nigerian man to preserve their culture. Now, Azere is an adult and living in Canada, her mom has set her up on another date that didn’t go well, so Azere goes to a bar and meets Rafel, and the two enjoy each others company and end up in bed together. Unfortunately, Rafael is white and Azere knows her mom would never approve. Azere can’t help her feelings for Rafael but she also doesn’t want to disappoint her mother. She questions if being with Rafael makes her less Nigerian, and if she could be with him without compromising her identity. Azere has a lot to think about and she has to decide between her happiness or her mother’s approval.

4. The Roommate by Rosie Danan

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The Roommate, tells the story of Clara Wheaton who is the complete opposite of her family. Her family is known for their lack of impulse control, while Clara is predictable and overachieving. When Clara is asked by her childhood crush to move across the country, the offer is to good to resist, but also too good to be true. After a bait-and-switch, Clara finds herself sharing a lease with a charming stranger, Josh. Even though Josh is handsome, Clara couldn’t help herself and ended up looking him up online, and now she knows how he became famous. Clara might just become the most scandalous story in her family, and now she is rejecting his prowess by tackling the stigma against women’s desire. Although, Clare and Josh do agree that women deserve better sex and what they do it about will definitely change their lives and will help make everyone else lucky too.

5. Lies and Lullabies by Sarina Bowen

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Lies and Lullabies, tells the story of a girl that had a one night stand with a rock star. At the time she didn’t know he was a rock star, he was just a guy she spent the summer having a nice friendship with. Then they shared one special night together and she didn’t know his real name and she didn’t think she would get pregnant. Then five years later he returns to town and her whole world is shattered, and her heart won’t stop pounding.

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