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When We Were Vikings

In this well-written and compelling novel, MacDonald conveys Zelda’s particular challenges and succeeds in bringing her to life.
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Love on Lexington Avenue

Sparkling dialog helps to buoy a story that otherwise could overwhelm readers with details about New York high society. A strong female friend group helps this closed-door contemporary romance distinguish itself. An appealing choice for romance fans who also enjoyed Lauren Weisberger’s The Devil Wears Prada and Sarah Morgan’s “From Manhattan with Love” series.
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The Sisters of Summit Avenue

Cullen’s (Mrs. Poe) complex story of a family torn apart by jealousy, betrayal, and misunderstanding will resonate with all readers. Courageous and heart-wrenching, it is a tribute to mothers, daughters, and sisters that’s not to be missed.
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On the Corner of Love and Hate

The main characters take some time to warm up to, but the fun story eventually carries readers along. Fans of enemies-to-lovers rom-coms (such as Sally Thorne’s The Hating Game) will enjoy, as will political junkies.
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Sidelined

Enthusiasts of Baltsar’s first novel, Trouble Brewing, will be excited to see many familiar characters here, but the chemistry between Charlie and Connor isn’t strong enough to make the transition from enemies to lovers a smooth one.
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Frogcatchers

Readers familiar with the themes that the prolific Lemire routinely explores might find the twists and turns here a tad predictable, but the author tells his story with such passion and empathy for his characters that it’s hard not to get swept up and genuinely moved by the ending nonetheless. [Previewed in Ingrid Bohnenkamp’s Graphic Novels Spotlight, “Mass Appeal,” LJ 6/19.]
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Her Deadly Secrets

Fast-paced, with well-rounded secondary characters and two tough-as-nails protagonists, this newest series entry from the author of the popular “Tracers” books will satisfy adrenaline-addicted romance readers.
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The Book Charmer

This heartwarming story by Hawkins (“MacLean Curse” and “Hurst Amulet” series) will delight fans of cozy romantic fiction with its quirky characters and charming small town.

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Twice in a Blue Moon

With a then-and-now plot similar to Lauren’s Love and Other Words, the writing duo’s latest has a youthful voice that may be a good fit for fans of new adult romances.

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