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      • 435. Re: Best Nookbook bargains

        The Ghost Bride: A Novel

        The Ghost Bride: A Novel by Yangsze Choo


        Currently $1.99


        A startlingly original voice makes her literary debut with this wondrous coming-of-age story infused with Chinese folklore, romantic intrigue, adventure, and fascinating, dreamlike twists

        One evening, my father asked me whether I would like to become a ghost bride. . . .

        Though ruled by British overlords, the Chinese of colonial Malaya still cling to ancient customs. And in the sleepy port town of Malacca, ghosts and superstitions abound.

        Li Lan, the daughter of a genteel but bankrupt family, has few prospects. But fate intervenes when she receives an unusual proposal from the wealthy and powerful Lim family. They want her to become a ghost bride for the family's only son, who recently died under mysterious circumstances. Rarely practiced, traditional ghost marriages are used to placate restless spirits. Such a union would guarantee Li Lan a home for the rest of her days, but at a terrible price.

        After an ominous visit to the opulent Lim mansion, Li Lan finds herself haunted not only by her ghostly would-be suitor, but also by her desire for the Lims' handsome new heir, Tian Bai. Night after night, she is drawn into the shadowy parallel world of the Chinese afterlife, with its ghost cities, paper funeral offerings, vengeful spirits, and monstrous bureaucracy—including the mysterious Er Lang, a charming but unpredictable guardian spirit. Li Lan must uncover the Lim family's darkest secrets—and the truth about her own family—before she is trapped in this ghostly world forever.

        • 436. Re: Best Nookbook bargains

          Bird Box

          Currently $1.99


          Bird Box by Josh Malerman


          Something is out there . . .

          Something terrifying that must not be seen. One glimpse and a person is driven to deadly violence. No one knows what it is or where it came from.

          Five years after it began, a handful of scattered survivors remain, including Malorie and her two young children. Living in an abandoned house near the river, Malorie has long dreamed of fleeing to a place where her family might be safe. But the journey ahead will be terrifying: twenty miles downriver in a rowboat—blindfolded—with nothing to rely on but Malorie's wits and the children's trained ears. One wrong choice and they will die. And something is following them. But is it man, animal, or monster?

          Engulfed in darkness, surrounded by sounds both familiar and frightening, Malorie embarks on a harrowing odyssey—a trip that takes her into an unseen world and back into the past, to the companions who once saved her. Under the guidance of the stalwart Tom, a motley group of strangers banded together against the unseen terror, creating order from the chaos. But when supplies ran low, they were forced to venture outside—and confront the ultimate question: in a world gone mad, who can really be trusted?

          Interweaving past and present, Josh Malerman's breathtaking debut is a horrific and gripping snapshot of a world unraveled that will have you racing to the final page.

          • 437. Re: Best Nookbook bargains

            The Snake: A Messenger of Fear Story

            The Snake: A Messenger of Fear Story by Michael Grant

              Currently $1.99



            The Snake delves deeper into New York Times bestselling author Michael Grant's world of harsh justice. Fans of Stephen King will be mesmerized by this chilling yet deeply thought-provoking horror story.

            The Messenger and Mara witness a crime. Someone is dead. Someone has to pay. But when they travel back through space and time to uncover the truth, they come to learn that two people had wicked intentions. They had seen an act of revenge. In a twisted web of lust and vengeance, only Mara, as Messenger's apprentice, can decide who will play a game for redemption.

            Two wrongs don't make a right. . . . Only one will pay the ultimate price.


            • 438. Re: Best Nookbook bargains

              The 13 Nights of Halloween

              The 13 Nights of Halloween by Guy Vasilovich |


              Currently $1.99 (marked down from $11.99)


              n the first night of Halloween, what does your mummy give you? A bright, shiny Skeleton Key, of course!

              In fact, for each of the thirteen nights leading up to the big night, your mummy is ready with gifts that include everything from singing skulls to demons dancing to icky eyeballs. The spookier and slimier, the better!

              From debut author-illustrator Guy Vasilovich comes a picture book that is sure to inspire even the youngest readers to start the creepy countdown to Halloween. Sing along to the tune of "The Twelve Days of Christmas" as you get ready for the scariest-and silliest-night of the year.

              • 440. Re: Best Nookbook bargains

                Murder Simply Brewed (Amish Village Mystery Series #1)


                Currently $1.99

                Murder Simply Brewed (Amish Village Mystery Series #1) by Vannetta



                When the coffee shop manager is murdered in Middlebury’s Amish Artisan Village, two women from different walks of life must join together to solve the mystery.


                Spring has arrived in Middlebury, Indiana, and Amber Wright is optimistic about the growing profit from her collection of Amish shops—until she receives a call that Ethan Gray is dead. Hurrying over to A Simple Blend, she finds a solitary hole in the front window and the store manager lying next to the espresso machine, dead from an apparent heart attack. All the money is still in his register.

                • 441. Re: Best Nookbook bargains

                  I read this book a few years ago. It's quite funny.

                  Small Dog, Big Life: Memoirs of a Furry Genius

                  Currently $1.99

                  Small Dog, Big Life: Memoirs of a Furry Genius by Dennis Fried |

                  • 442. Re: Best Nookbook bargains

                    The Lavender Garden: A Novel

                    The Lavender Garden by Lucinda Riley


                    Currently $1.99


                    ISBN-13: 9781476703565

                    Publisher: Atria Books

                    Publication date: 6/11/2013

                    Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER

                    Pages: 416

                    File size: 5 MB


                    An aristocratic French family, a legendary château, and buried secrets with the power to destroy two generations torn between duty and desire.


                    La Côte d’Azur, 1998: In the sun-dappled south of France, Emilie de la Martinières, the last of her gilded line, inherits her childhood home, a magnificent château and vineyard. With the property comes a mountain of debt—and almost as many questions . . .


                    Paris, 1944: A bright, young British office clerk, Constance Carruthers, is sent undercover to Paris to be part of Churchill’s Special Operations Executive during the climax of the Nazi occupation. Separated from her contacts in the Resistance, she soon stumbles into the heart of a prominent family who regularly entertain elite members of the German military even as they plot to liberate France. But in a city rife with collaborators and rebels, Constance’s most difficult decision may be determining whom to trust with her heart.


                    As Emilie discovers what really happened to her family during the war and finds a connection to Constance much closer than she suspects, the château itself may provide the clues that unlock the mysteries of her past, present, and future. Here is a dazzling novel of intrigue and passion from one of the world’s most beloved storytellers.

                    • 443. Re: Best Nookbook bargains

                      Final Jeopardy (Alexandra Cooper Series #1)

                      Final Jeopardy by Linda Fairstein


                      Currently $1.99


                      ISBN-13: 9780743490207

                      Publisher: Pocket Books

                      Publication date: 6/1/1997

                      Series: Alexandra Cooper Series , #1

                      Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER

                      Pages: 336

                      File size: 778 KB


                      This critically acclaimed, explosive thriller is a book only prosecutor Linda Fairstein could write. Patricia Cornwall knows the morgue; John Grisham knows the courtroom; but no one knows the inner workings of the D.A.'s office like Linda Fairstein, renowned for two decades as head of Manhattan Sex Crimes Unit. Now that world comes vividly to life in a brilliant debut novel of shocking realism, powerful insight, and searing suspense.


                      Alexandra Cooper, Manhattan's top sex crimes prosecutor, awakens one morning to shoking news: a tabloid headline announcing her own brutal murder. But the actual victim was Isabella Lascar, the Hollywood film star who sought refuge at Alex's Martha's Vineyard retreat. Was Isabella targeted by a stalker or -- mistaken for Alex -- was she in the wrong place at the wrong time? In an investigation that twists from the back alleys of lower Manhattan to the chic salons of the Upper East Side. Alex knows she'sin final jeopardy...and time is running out. She has to get into the killer's head before the killer gets to her.

                      • 444. Re: Best Nookbook bargains

                        Between the Lines

                        Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult, Samantha van Leer


                        Currently $1.99


                        ISBN-13: 9781451635829

                        Publisher: EMILY BESTLER BOOKS/ATRIA/SIMON PULSE

                        Publication date: 6/26/2012

                        Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER

                        Pages: 368

                        Age range: 12 - 17 Years

                        File size: 14 MB

                        Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.


                        The #1 New York Times bestseller filled with romance, adventure, and humor, from Jodi Picoult and her teenage daughter.


                        What happens when happily ever after…isn’t?


                        Delilah is a bit of a loner who prefers spending her time in the school library with her head in a book—one book in particular. Between the Lines may be a fairy tale, but it feels real. Prince Oliver is brave, adventurous, and loving. He really speaks to Delilah.


                        And then one day Oliver actually speaks to her. Turns out, Oliver is more than a one-dimensional storybook prince. He’s a restless teen who feels trapped by his literary existence and hates that his entire life is predetermined. He’s sure there’s more for him out there in the real world, and Delilah might just be his key to freedom.


                        Delilah and Oliver work together to attempt to get Oliver out of his book, a challenging task that forces them to examine their perceptions of fate, the world, and their places in it. And as their attraction to each other grows along the way, a romance blossoms that is anything but a fairy tale.

                        • 445. Re: Best Nookbook bargains

                          Birdman (Jack Caffery Series #1)

                          Currenlty $1.99


                          Birdman (Jack Caffery Series #1) by Mo Hayder |


                          Now in Grove Press paperback for the first time, Birdman showcases Hayder at her spine-tingling best as beloved series character Jack Caffery tracks down a terrifying serial killer.


                          In his first case as lead investigator with London’s crack murder squad, Detective Inspector Jack Caffery is called on to investigate the murder of a young woman whose body has been discovered near the Millennium Dome in Greenwich, south-east London. Brutalized, mutilated beyond recognition, the victim is soon joined by four others discovered in the same area—all female and all ritualistically murdered. And when the post-mortem examination reveals a gruesome signature connecting the victims, Caffery realizes exactly what he’s dealing with—a dangerous serial killer.

                          • 446. Re: Best Nookbook bargains

                            Deck Z: The Titanic: Unsinkable. Undead

                            Currently $1.99


                            Deck Z: The Titanic: Unsinkable. Undead by Chris Pauls



                              Imagine being trapped aboard the doomed Titanic on an icy Atlantic. . . with the walking dead. This fast-paced thriller reimagines the historical events of the fateful Titanic voyage through the lens of zombie mayhem. Captain Edward Smith and his inner circle desperately try to contain a weaponized zombie virus smuggled on board with the 2,200 passengers sailing to New York. Faced with an exploding population of lumbering, flesh-hungry undead, Smith's team is forced into bloody hand-to-hand combat down the narrow halls of the huge steamer. In its few short days at sea, the majestic Titanic turns into a Victorian bloodbath, steaming at top speed toward a cold, blue iceberg. A creepy, tense page-turner, Deck Z will thrill zombie fans and Titanic buffs alike.


                            • 447. Re: Best Nookbook bargains


                              Currently $1.99

                              Rumble by Ellen Hopkins | 9781442482869 | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble



                              Does it get better? The New York Times bestselling author of Crank and Tricks explores the highly charged landscapes of bullying and forgiveness with brilliant sensitivity and emotional resonance.


                              Matthew Turner knows it doesn’t get better.


                              His younger brother Luke was bullied mercilessly after one of Matt’s friends outed Luke to the whole school, and when Luke called Matt—on the brink of suicide—Matt was too wrapped up in his new girlfriend to answer the phone. Now Luke is gone, and Matt’s family is falling apart.


                              No matter what his girlfriend Hayden says about forgiveness, there’s no way Matt’s letting those he blames off the hook—including himself. As Matt spirals further into bitterness, he risks losing Hayden, the love of his life. But when her father begins to pressure the school board into banning books because of their homosexual content, he begins to wonder if he and Hayden ever had anything in common.


                              With brilliant sensitivity and emotional resonance, bestselling author Ellen Hopkins’s Rumble explores bullying and suicide in a story that explores the worth of forgiveness and reconciliation.

                              • 448. Re: Best Nookbook bargains

                                I accidentally posted this in the wrong thread previously....(sorry, I"m having a hard time figuring out the new forum)


                                Raven Black by Ann Cleeves - currently $2.99

                                Raven Black (Shetland Island Quartet #1) by Ann Cleeves | 9781429964371 | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble


                                Winner of Britain’s coveted Duncan Lawrie Dagger Award, Ann Cleeves introduces a dazzling new suspense series to U.S. mystery readers.


                                Raven Black begins on New Year’s Eve with a lonely outcast named Magnus Tait, who stays home waiting for visitors who never come. But the next morning the body of a murdered teenage girl is discovered nearby, and suspicion falls on Magnus. Inspector Jimmy Perez enters an investigative maze that leads deeper into the past of the Shetland Islands than anyone wants to go.


                                Product Details

                                • ISBN-13: 9781429964371
                                • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
                                • Publication date: 6/24/2008
                                • Series: Shetland Island Quartet  , #1
                                • Sold by: Macmillan
                                • Format: eBook
                                • Edition description: First Edition
                                • Edition number: 1
                                • Pages: 384
                                • Sales rank: 15,911
                                • File size: 343 KB
                                • 449. Re: Best Nookbook bargains

                                  Dying to Read (Cate Kinkaid Files Series #1)


                                  Dying to Read by Lorena McCourtney


                                  Currently $ .99


                                  ISBN-13: 9781441238221

                                  Publisher: Baker Publishing Group

                                  Publication date: 8/1/2012

                                  Series: Cate Kinkaid Files Series , #1

                                  Pages: 320

                                  File size: 916 KB


                                  Cate Kinkaid is just dipping her toe into the world of private investigating until one of the many résumés she has floating around lands her a real job. All she has to do is determine that a particular woman lives at a particular address. Simple, right? When the big and brooding house happens to contain a dead body, this routine PI job turns out to be anything but simple. Is Cate in over her head?


                                  Readers will be hooked from the very first chapter of this fast-paced and witty romantic mystery from bestselling and award-winning author Lorena McCourtney.

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