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I am Amelia Earhart (1/14/14) by Brad Meltzer, Christopher Eliopoulos

Check out Brad’s children’s books at http://www.ordinarypeoplechangetheworld.com

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WANTED: FAIRY GODMOTHER To transform three city slicker boys into ranch-ready cowboys ASAP. Free room and board. Jake 555-7752 In this romantic comedy, bull rider Jake Lassiter unexpectedly finds himself the sole guardian to his three teenaged cousins, and it’s a disaster. So far they’ve let his prized bull out and nearly got them all killed, put a hole in the shed roof, and turned his quiet orderly ranch into a chaotic deathtrap. He needs to rid them of their city ways and teach them how to survive on a Montana ranch or they are all going to end up dead. At the end of his rope, Jake places an ad for someone with some magic to transform the boys. Longing for roots and a place to settle down, Callie Jean Andrews is back in the only place she calls home, her late grandfather’s small hometown. However, things aren’t working out for this professional child wrangler. She’s without a job, has no place to stay, and her money supply is dwindling fast. So when she sees the unorthodox ad in the county newspaper, she applies, keeping her fingers crossed all will work out. Jake and Callie discover they’re fighting a powerful attraction to each other, torn over what to do about it, and at odds over what the boys want and need, especially after the boys get it in their heads that Jake and Callie as a couple would be the best solution for all of them. Can a cowboy with a gypsy soul accept the love he’s always needed but never knew he wanted? And can a fairy godmother wave her magic wand and get the family and home she’s always longed for?

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with costars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, as well as author and screenwriter William Goldman, producer Norman Lear, and director Rob Reiner. The Princess Bride has been a family favorite for close to three decades. Ranked by the American Film Institute as one of the top 100 Greatest Love Stories and by the Writers Guild of America as one of the top 100 screenplays of all time, The Princess Bride will continue to resonate with audiences for years to come. Cary Elwes was inspired to share his memories and give fans an unprecedented look into the creation of the film while participating in the twenty-fifth anniversary cast reunion. In As You Wish he has created an enchanting experience; in addition to never-before seen photos and interviews with his fellow cast mates, there are plenty of set secrets and backstage stories. With a foreword by Rob Reiner and a limited edition original poster by acclaimed artist Shepard Fairey, As You Wish is a must-have for all fans of this beloved film. http://www.asyouwishbook.com

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Naturally beautiful and culinary gifted, Grace Knowles, is determined to leave her sheltered life in Ivy-upon-Wye. When Guy Rowling, a sexy striker for London Lions football team, lands on her doorstep in desperate need of a wedding cake, Grace jumps at the chance to make a name for herself. But the handsome lothario has other ideas. Guy wants to get to know Grace beyond a business transaction and he knows she’s keen. He brings her to Worthington Hall to construct a wedding cake for a star-studded wedding and unexpectedly Guy and Grace embarked on a sexually charged love affair that leaves them craving for more. Yet envious foes, Rumour Mill paparazzi, bitter family and the test of time are hell bent on keeping the couple apart and from falling in love. Can their budding relationship survive under the glittering lights, jealousy, greed and an unwanted obsession of another that leads to deadly consequences? Sometimes love and scandal are too delicious to ignore. http://www.ericahutchings.com

Great YA series. Check out Tara West at www.tarawest.com

Great YA series and chosen by The Duff movie for the Cute and Confident book list. Check out Tara West at http://www.tarawest.com

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