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Jump into Autumn with these great books out in October!

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A prim bookseller and a hard-boiled ghost team up to catch a cunning killer…


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The perfect match may be closer than they imagine . . .


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Fierce characters, steamy chemistry, and twists you won't see coming!


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It all started with a wedding


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The hotter the fire, the deeper the burn.


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Elusive truth. Missing witness. Deadly trial.


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She must become a fearsome gladiator . . . and kill the queen.


The Higher Power of Lucky
Susan Patron

Simon and Schuster
November 2006
On Sale: November 7, 2006
144 pages
ISBN: 1416901949
EAN: 9781416901945
Hardcover
$16.95
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full of questions in her brain make running away from Hard Pan, California (population 43), the rock-bottom only choice she has. It's all Brigitte's fault-for wanting to go back to France. Guardians are supposed to stay put and look after girls in their care! Instead Lucky is sure that she'll be abandoned to some orphanage in Los Angeles where her beloved dog, HMS Beagle, won't be allowed. She'll have to lose her friends Miles, who lives on cookies, and Lincoln, future U.S. president (maybe) and member of the International Guild of Knot Tyers. Just as bad, she'll have to give up eavesdropping on twelve-step anonymous programs where the interesting talk is all about Higher Powers. Lucky needs her own-and quick.

But she hadn't planned on a dust storm.

Or needing to lug the world's heaviest survival-kit backpack into the desert.

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All Things Considered - February 17, 2007
Today - January 23, 2007

Awards

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Newbery, , January 2007

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