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Adult #12: ARC10 (Science Fiction)

Battle: Los Angeles meets The Handmaid’s Tale. Militia gunslinger Captain Janika Lorn’s primary duty is to blast Earth’s invaders out of orbit. However, being a fertile, healthy woman makes her a different enemy’s target. A stranger offers her a dangerous position commanding a refugee starship evacuating the planet—but if Janika snatches the opportunity to escape her government’s eugenics program, it will mean abandoning the unexpected love she's found with her contracted partner.

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Adult #13: SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT (Contemporary F/F Romance #OwnVoices)

DEVIL WEARS PRADA meets CASTING LACEY. When Hollywood powerhouse Jo makes her assistant Emma laugh on the red carpet, photos of the affectionate moment lead the tabloids to declare they're dating. This ridiculous gossip couldn’t come at a worse time—threatening Emma’s promotion and Jo’s new film project. But as both women fight to protect their careers, they realize the rumor might not be so off base after all.

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Adult #14: WHITE RABBIT IN RED SPACE (Sci-Fi Space Opera)

ALICE IN WONDERLAND meets Scalzi’s COLLAPSING EMPIRE: A heist gone wrong leaves Alice with an unwanted AI implant that can control her body and memories. The only way to separate is to find the AI’s original vessel. Alice turns to the last man in the universe she wants to see for help—her father. But while sharing her brain is killing Alice, returning the AI to its vessel could lead to the enslavement of all sentient life.

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Adult #15: COMING INTO FOCUS (Women’s Fiction)

Willa Reynolds works three jobs to support herself and her brother. It’s fine. Childish dreams of being a music photographer? Who can afford them? When her brother leaves for college, Willa starts out as a rock star’s assistant. Once her camera starts clicking, opportunities abound, but putting her career first leaves her lonely. When she has to choose between two jobs, Willa must battle her guilt and society’s expectations or risk losing not only the band family who needs her, and the drummer who loves her, but the career she was born for.

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Adult #16: NEVER HAVE I EVER (Romantic Comedy)

When a porn star in existential crisis gets stuck with a socially awkward socialite for a roommate, some very inconvenient sparks begin to fly. Together, they'll risk their hearts—and the wrath of the porn empire—when they launch a steamy website focused entirely on the most taboo of all subjects...women's pleasure.

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Adult #17: OLIVE MCKNIGHT: PROFESSIONAL EXORCIST (Contemporary Fantasy)

BROAD CITY x THE EXORCIST. Rookie exorcist Olive McKnight can’t exorcise a cat without tanking her employer’s Yelp rating. Unless she gets handy with a cross and keeps her hands off her sexy-as-sin trainer, she’ll face worse than demons—unemployment. Unfortunately, Olive’s #millennialstrugs get real when she’s incriminated in a rash of ritualized murders. Now, she must unmask the possessed killer and banish the demons closing in to save her job, soul, and social life.

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Adult #18: REKINDLED (Romantic Suspense)

After a traumatic injury, D.C. Fire Investigator Drea Hidalgo returns to her rural hometown to care for her ailing grandfather, never expecting sparks to reignite with her high school sweetheart, Danny Parsons. When a series of deadly fires rocks the town, pitting Drea against local law enforcement, she's forced to choose between the man she loves and her duty to catch the arsonist before they kill again.

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Adult #19: MUSE AI (Speculative Fiction)

To bring back the gods, Calliope, leader of the Muses, must inspire three genius computer scientists to build an artificial intelligence. But Calliope’s sister and chief rival, Polyhymnia, predicts dire consequences for Muses and mortals alike if the Age of Automation goes unchecked. But when Polyhymnia sabotages the machine and a war breaks out among the mortals, the Muses must decide what side of history they are truly on.

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Adult #20: THE CHAMOS PROJECT (Science Fiction)

After twenty years away, Doctor Leander Dade is forced to return to space, with orders to help humanity find a new home. When sabotage strands their ship, Leander must either put his trust in an old enemy or doom the ship’s civilian passengers. A Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet meets Battlestar Galactica. #LGBTQ+

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Adult #21: MOTHERLESS (Women’s Contemporary Fiction)

Sophie Kinsella’s MY NOT SO PERFECT LIFE meets BAD MOMS: Since her mom’s death, Lanie’s been trying to keep her chin up and live her best life, no thanks to her MIA husband, wicked mother-in-law, and kids that need her for everything. E-VER-Y-THING. At least she has her health...or does she?

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Adult #22: THE ELEPHANT FIGHTER (#OwnVoices Thriller)

How to Get Away With Murder meets The Good Daughter. Ellice Littlejohn quickly rises to the executive suite following her boss’ suicide. But his death is part of a larger, sinister plan that ruins innocent lives and threatens to expose Ellice’s own dark past of lies and secrets. Desperate, she launches into a terrifying race to avoid becoming a suspect in the killer’s murderous scheme…or becoming the next victim.

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Adult #23: A DEADLY FORTUNE (Historical Mystery)

THE ALIENIST with a paranormal twist. In Gilded Age New York City, Amelia Matthew uses her modest psychic talent to make a living. After a head injury leaves her with overwhelming new abilities, she’s imprisoned in the notorious insane asylum on Blackwell's Island. Each day brings her closer to true madness—especially after she stumbles into a deadly conspiracy: someone in the asylum is helping rich men eliminate unwanted wives. Permanently. It’s no longer just her sanity and freedom at stake. Amelia must master her gift and find the killer before more women die—or she may be next.

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Adult #24: MIXED REALITY (Sci-Fi Thriller)

When ex-con programmer Flynn McPherson lands a gig working for Confection, the world’s biggest social media company, it’s the shot he’s always wanted. But inside he discovers their virtual reality network is mining more than just advertising data. Stopping them could cost Flynn his job … and maybe his life.

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Adult #25: CARDIO FOR CORPSES (Mystery)

Lizzie Lyons is supposed to be reporting on deadlifts not dead bodies. Finding a local gym manager murdered? Not her greatest first interview. When police think her best friend did it, Lizzie starts her own investigation. Soon bodies are racking up, the killer’s two steps ahead, and Lizzie might not have the stamina to save even herself.

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Adult #26: MR. REBOUND (Romantic Comedy)

HITCH x THE KISS QUOTIENT. Professional rebound dater Garrett Reid operates under a strict confidentiality agreement. But when his latest client, a jaded wedding photographer, sees through his every Rebound Move, it forces him to (gasp!) open up to her. As his perfectly-planned dates turn to fire and ash (literally) and the specter of his crazy stalker ex threatens to blow his pay-per-date secrecy asunder, Garrett is torn between his livelihood and coming clean to a woman who just might last a lot longer than six dates.

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