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A Shoe Addict's Christmas

Beth Harbison

Noelle is not a fan of the holidays. When she stays late at her job in a department store on a snowy Christmas Eve, she accidentally gets locked in after closing. She isn't too concerned about the prospect of spending the night in the store, until a woman appears out of nowhere and tells Noelle that she's her guardian angel. Soon Noelle finds herself facing several "ghosts" of Christmases past, present, and future. Will visiting the holidays of yesterday and tomorrow help Noelle see the true spirit of Christmas? A heartwarming twist on a classic tale by the author of One Less Problem without You (2016).

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Appetites: A Cookbook

Anthony Bourdain

First as a chef and then as a world-traveling chronicler of food and culture on his CNN series Parts Unknown, Anthony Bourdain has made a living out of understanding the appetites of others. These days, if he’s cooking, it’s for family and friends. In his first cookbook in 12 years, he provides a repertoire of personal favorites—dishes that he thinks everyone should know who to cook--from scrambled eggs, tuna salad, and New England clam chowder to Korean fried chicken. Known for his blunt honesty, fans will also enjoy his essays on such topics as the perfect hamburger, what’s wrong with the club sandwich, and how to host a stress-free Thanksgiving dinner. The result is a home-entertaining cookbook as only Bourdain would do it.

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IQ

Joe Ide

East Long Beach. The LAPD is barely keeping up with the neighborhood's high crime rate. But someone from the neighborhood has taken it upon himself to help solve the cases the police can't or won't touch. They call him IQ, although his real name is Isaiah. He's a loner and a high school dropout with a relentless determination and a blistering intellect. His latest case involves a rap mogul whose life is in danger. The deeper Isaiah digs, the more far reaching and dangerous the case becomes. A strikingly original debut.

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The Mothers

Brit Bennett

High school senior Nadia Turner, still grieving her mother's suicide, takes up with the local pastor's son, Luke. They are young; it's not serious. But the pregnancy that results from the teen romance--and the subsequent cover-up--will have an impact that goes far beyond their youth. Set within a contemporary black community in Southern California, Brit Bennett's mesmerizing debut is an emotionally perceptive story about community, love, and ambition.

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Not Dead Yet: The Memoir

Phil Collins

Having racked up 280 million record sales worldwide in a career encompassing performances with the band Genesis and on his own, 65-year-old Phil Collins felt now is the time to write his autobiography. He has a lot to say about the music scene, his fellow musicians including Eric Clapton and Robert Plant, and about himself--including his battles with drugs and alcohol. He also answers the pressing question on everyone’s mind: just what does "Sussudio” mean?

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