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Catching Fire
by Suzanne Collins

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By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion.

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Odd Apocalypse: An Odd Thomas Novel
by Dean Koontz

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Odd Thomas and his companion Annamaria, temporarily taking refuge at Roseland, the opulent estate of a reclusive billionaire, discover that the estate and its masters are hiding deep and dreadful secrets.
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The Inn at Rose Harbor
by Debbie Macomber

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Jo Marie Rose opens the Rose Harbor Inn bed and breakfast in Cedar Cove in order to start a new life, but the inn and its first guests bring surprises into Jo's life.

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Seconds Away: A Mickey Bolitar Novel
by Harlen Coben

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When tragedy strikes close to home, Mickey Bolitar and his loyal new friends, sharp-witted Emma and the adorably charming Spoon, find themselves at the center of a terrifying mystery involving the shooting of their friend Rachel. Now, not only does Mickey have to continue his quest to uncover the truth about the Abeona Shelter, the Butcher of Lodz, and the mysterious death of his father, he needs to figure out who shot Rachel no matter what it takes. Mickey has always been ready to sacrifice everything to help the people he loves. But with danger just seconds away, how can he protect them when he’s not even sure who or what he’s protecting them from?

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Mockingjay
by Suzanne Collins

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Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she's made it out of the bloody arena alive, she's still not safe. The Capitol wants revenge ... and President Snow has made it clear that no one else is safe!

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Gone Girl: A Novel
by Gillian Flynn

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On the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick's wife Amy suddenly disappears. The police immediately suspect Nick. Amy's friends reveal that she was afraid of him, that she kept secrets from him. He swears it isn't true. A police examination of his computer shows strange searches. He says they aren't his. And then there are the persistent calls on his mobile phone. So what did really did happen to Nick's beautiful wife?
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I, Michael Bennett
by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge

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Detective Michael Bennett takes his family to upstate New York in an effort to escape a lawless crime wave erupting in Manhattan only to find themselves immersed in another nightmare, one that endangers his relationship with his wife.

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Criminal: A Novel
by Karin Slaughter

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A Georgia Bureau of Investigation search into a shocking crime from 1975 poses unprecedented personal and professional challenges for top agent Will Trent, who encounters threats against his life and everything he thought he understood about his past.

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