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Dare Me: A Novel  by Megan Abbott
Release date: Jul. 31, 2012 |  Publisher: Reagan Arthur Books  
Megan Abbott (Author)
ISBN: B005SCR9HC | ISBN-13: B005SCR9HC | Format: eBook
Addy Hanlon has always been Beth Cassidy's best friend and trusted lieutenant. Beth calls the shots and Addy carries them out, a long-established order of things that has brought them to the pinnacle of their high-school careers. Now they're seniors who rule the intensely competitive cheer squad, feared and followed by the other girls -- until the young new coach arrives.

Cool and commanding, an emissary from the adult world just beyond their reach, Coach Colette French draws Addy and the other cheerleaders into her life. Only Beth, unsettled by the new regime, remains outside Coach's golden circle, waging a subtle but vicious campaign to regain her position as "top girl" -- both with the team and with Addy herself.

Then a suicide focuses a police investigation on Coach and her squad. After the first wave of shock and grief, Addy tries to uncover the truth behind the death -- and learns that the boundary between loyalty and love can be dangerous terrain.

The raw passions of girlhood are brought to life in this taut, unflinching exploration of friendship, ambition, and power. Award-winning novelist Megan Abbott, writing with what Tom Perrotta has hailed as "total authority and an almost desperate intensity," provides a harrowing glimpse into the dark heart of the all-American girl.

The Keeper of Lost Causes: A Department Q Novel  by Jussi Adler-Olsen
Release date: Jul. 31, 2012 |  Publisher: Plume |  Genre: Mystery/Suspense, Thriller
ISBN: 0452297907 | ISBN-13: 9780452297906 | Format: Paperback

The #1 international bestseller

Carl Mørck used to be one of Copenhagen’s best homicide detectives. Then a hail of bullets destroyed the lives of two fellow cops, and Carl—who didn’t draw his weapon—blames himself. So a promotion is the last thing he expects. But Department Q is a department of one, and Carl’s got only a stack of Copenhagen’s coldest cases for company. His colleagues snicker, but Carl may have the last laugh, because one file keeps nagging at him: a liberal politician vanished five years earlier and is presumed dead. But she isn’t dead … yet.

Darkly humorous, propulsive, and atmospheric, The Keeper of Lost Causes introduces American readers to the mega-bestselling series fast becoming an international sensation.

That Thing Called Love  by Susan Andersen
Release date: Jul. 31, 2012 |  Publisher: HQN Books |  Genre: Romance, Contemporary Romance
ISBN: 0373776918 | ISBN-13: 9780373776917 | Format: Mass Market Paperback
He's the last man on earth she should want... For a guy she's fantasized about throttling, Jake Bradshaw sure is easy on the eyes. In fact, he seriously tempts inn manager Jenny Salazar to put her hands to better use. Except this is the guy who left Razor Bay-and his young son, Austin, whom Jenny adores like her own-to become a globe-trotting photojournalist. He can't just waltz back and claim Austin now. Jake was little more than a kid himself when he became a dad. Sure, he'd dreamed of escaping the resort town, but he'd also truly believed that Austin was better off with his grandparents. Now he wants-no, needs-to make up for his mistake. He intends to stay in Razor Bay only until he can convince Austin to return with him to New York. Trouble is, with sexy, protective, utterly irresistible Jenny in his life, and his bed, he may never want to leave....

That Thing Called Love by Susan Andersen
Release date: Jul. 31, 2012 |  Publisher: Harlequin  
ISBN: 1459234545 | ISBN-13: 9781459234543 | Format: eBook

Gunmetal Magic: A Novel in the World of Kate Daniels  by Ilona Andrews
Release date: Jul. 31, 2012 |  Publisher: Ace |  Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy
Ilona Andrews (Author)
ISBN: 0425256138 | ISBN-13: 9780425256138 | Format: Mass Market Paperback
The New York Times bestselling Kate Daniels novels have been hailed as “top-notch urban fantasy” (Monsters and Critics). Now, Ilona Andrews delves deeper into Kate’s world, and reveals its untold stories… After being kicked out of the Order of the Knights of Merciful Aid, Andrea’s whole existence is in shambles. She tries to put herself back together by working for Cutting Edge, a small investigative firm owned by her best friend. When several shapeshifters working for Raphael Medrano—the male alpha of the Clan Bouda, and Andrea’s former lover—die unexpectedly at a dig site, Andrea is assigned to investigate. Now she must work with Raphael as her search for the killer leads into the secret underbelly of supernatural Atlanta. And dealing with her feelings for him might have to take a back seat to saving the world…

Gunmetal Magic: A Novel in the World of Kate Daniels by Ilona Andrews
Release date: Jul. 31, 2012 |  Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)  
Ilona Andrews (Author)
ISBN: 1101585196 | ISBN-13: 9781101585191 | Format: eBook

Miss Me When I'm Gone by Emily Arsenault
Release date: Jul. 31, 2012 |  Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers |  Genre: Suspense
ISBN: 0062103113 | ISBN-13: 9780062103116 | Format: eBook

Beneath a Rising Moon  by Keri Arthur
Release date: Jul. 31, 2012 |  Publisher: Dell |  Genre: Romance, Paranormal Romance
Keri Arthur (Author)
ISBN: 0440246490 | ISBN-13: 9780440246497 | Format: Mass Market Paperback
Keri Arthur, the New York Times bestselling author of the Riley Jenson Guardian series, takes readers to the werewolf reservation of Ripple Creek—where moon fever runs high and a savage murderer runs rampant.
There’s no turning back for Neva Grant. To find a killer, she must seduce the boldest male in the Sinclair pack. Her twin sister lies in a hospital bed, fighting for her life, the fourth and only surviving victim of a vicious attacker. The werewolf rangers suspect the Sinclair pack, and the only way Neva can infiltrate their close-knit ranks is to unleash the wildness within and offer herself to Duncan Sinclair.
Duncan’s appetite for women is legendary on the reservation. But when this new woman stirs his hunger, he finds his desire for her goes deeper than anything he’s ever felt before. When he realizes that she’s playing a game and he’s taken the bait, he is determined to push her to the breaking point. As Duncan and Neva engage in a dangerous dance, they must somehow find a way to join forces—before a cornered killer bites back.

vN: The First Machine Dynasty  by Madeline Ashby
Release date: Jul. 31, 2012 |  Publisher: Angry Robot |  Genre: Science Fiction
ISBN: 0857662627 | ISBN-13: 9780857662620 | Format: Paperback
Amy Peterson is a self-replicating humanoid robot known as a VonNeumann.

For the past five years, she has been grown slowly as part of a mixed organic/synthetic family. She knows very little about her android mother's past, so when her grandmother arrives and attacks her mother, Amy wastes no time: she eats her alive.

Now she carries her malfunctioning granny as a partition on her memory drive, and she's learning impossible things about her clade's history - like the fact that she alone can kill humans without failsafing...

The Secret Mistress (with bonus short story Now a Bride)  by Mary Balogh
Release date: Jul. 31, 2012 |  Publisher: Dell; Reprint edition  
Mary Balogh (Author)
ISBN: 044024529X | ISBN-13: 9780440245292 | Format: Mass Market Paperback
While Lady Angeline Dudley’s pedigree dictates that she must land a titled gentleman, the irrepressible beauty longs for a simple, ordinary suitor. So when Edward Ailsbury, the new Earl of Heyward, defends her honor with unmatched civility, Angeline thinks that she has found true love. Persuading the earl is another matter entirely. From her unconventional fashion sense to her hoydenish antics, Angeline is the last woman on earth for Edward. And yet a stolen kiss awakens something primal within him. Naturally, being a gentleman, he does the right thing after compromising a lady: He offers marriage. The proposal is born of duty, but will Angeline cause Edward to forget about decorum behind closed doors, where sensuality and seduction play wicked games? For a proper wife by day can become a husband’s secret mistress by night, when delicious desire rules.

Includes Mary Balogh’s “Now a Bride,” featuring extra scenes from her Mistress series.

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