Best Indie Books to Read in 2012
Indie books don't usually get as much attention, so list the best indie books you've read and seen that people should read in 2012
1 After Forever Ends
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 735 ratings
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2 When Pigs Fly
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3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 199 ratings
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3 The Steward (Weald Fae Jour...
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4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 243 ratings
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4 Little Mountain
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4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 56 ratings
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5 Getting Lucky
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 56 ratings
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6 Blue Coyote Motel
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 254 ratings
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7 Divorce Hotel
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 56 ratings
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8 The Nightlife: New York (Th...
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3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 767 ratings
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9 Sneaker World (The Damaged ...
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4.68 of 5 stars 4.68 avg rating — 28 ratings
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10 Kicker
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4.52 of 5 stars 4.52 avg rating — 46 ratings
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11 Portrait of Our Marriage
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 137 ratings
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12 Fables of the Reconstruction
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 84 ratings
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13 The Nightlife: Las Vegas (T...
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 253 ratings
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14 The Changeling (Weald Fae J...
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4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 154 ratings
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15 Summerman (The Damaged Poss...
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4.71 of 5 stars 4.71 avg rating — 41 ratings
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16 American Midnight (The Dama...
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 53 ratings
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17 ...And the Stars Will Sing
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 71 ratings
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18 Awakening the Fire (Guardia...
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 325 ratings
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19 The Stolen: Two Short Stories
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4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 50 ratings
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20 Against The Tide
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 74 ratings
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21 The Last Sunset
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4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 81 ratings
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22 The Daughter of Ares Chroni...
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4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 23 ratings
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23 Backstop: A Baseball Love S...
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4.41 of 5 stars 4.41 avg rating — 17 ratings
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24 First I Love You (The Downe...
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4.36 of 5 stars 4.36 avg rating — 50 ratings
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25 The Blood upon the Rose
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 82 ratings
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26 The Bird Day Battalion (Dom...
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 106 ratings
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27 Past, Present, and Promises
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 31 ratings
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28 Gabriel's Inferno (Gabriel'...
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 79,716 ratings
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29 Orion: The Fight for Vox (V...
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 12 ratings
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30 Drawing Breath
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 86 ratings
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31 Heavy Duty People (Brethren...
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 98 ratings
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32 Fantacia (Voxian, #1)
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4.76 of 5 stars 4.76 avg rating — 25 ratings
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33 Sharp Change (Black Meadow ...
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 374 ratings
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34 Thoughtless (Thoughtless, #1)
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4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 77,197 ratings
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35 The Chosen
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 35 ratings
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36 The Gemstone (Pendant Trilo...
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4.42 of 5 stars 4.42 avg rating — 12 ratings
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37 Inconclusive Death an Aaron...
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4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 9 ratings
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38 Bellazard: When the Dragons...
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 5 ratings
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39 Falls: Revised and Expanded...
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 32 ratings
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40 A Love Beyond Time (Power o...
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4.53 of 5 stars 4.53 avg rating — 15 ratings
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41 The Unicorn Tree
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4.7 of 5 stars 4.70 avg rating — 23 ratings
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42 The Cobb Legacy
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4.83 of 5 stars 4.83 avg rating — 12 ratings
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43 Southern Mystical Moments
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 26 ratings
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44 Just Add Salt (Hetta Coffey...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 155 ratings
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45 Heavy Duty Attitude (Brethr...
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4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 32 ratings
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46 New Yesterdays
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4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 37 ratings
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47 Just Add Water (Hetta Coffe...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 200 ratings
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48 The Elephant Tree
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3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 4,407 ratings
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49 Under By Treaty
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 92 ratings
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50 Nobody's Slave
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 56 ratings
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51 The Secret of Genetic Corp X
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4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 9 ratings
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52 Cat And Mouse
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 38 ratings
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53 Dark Passage (Dark Passage,...
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4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 271 ratings
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54 Sheer Purgatory
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4.41 of 5 stars 4.41 avg rating — 32 ratings
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55 Compulsion
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 14 ratings
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56 Here Lies Death
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3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 56 ratings
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57 Heavy Duty Trouble (Brethre...
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 29 ratings
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58 Captive in the Dark (The Da...
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 35,589 ratings
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59 Homecoming Blues
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4.54 of 5 stars 4.54 avg rating — 28 ratings
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60 Erosion of the Heart
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4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 6 ratings
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61 Stitch (Stitch Trilogy, #1)
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3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 610 ratings
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62 The Zombie Room
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 4,966 ratings
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63 The Man Who Never Was
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 29 ratings
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64 Angelfall (Penryn & the End...
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 49,167 ratings
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65 Snapshots by Laura
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4.91 of 5 stars 4.91 avg rating — 23 ratings
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66 A Plague of Dissent
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 40 ratings
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67 A Dead Red Heart (A Dead Re...
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 148 ratings
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68 Werewolf Winter
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4.75 of 5 stars 4.75 avg rating — 12 ratings
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69 The Double Edged Sword
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 6 ratings
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70 Hillbilly Tales from the Sm...
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 38 ratings
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71 The William S Club
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 125 ratings
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72 Effortless (Thoughtless, #2)
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4.43 of 5 stars 4.43 avg rating — 67,842 ratings
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73 If I Were You (Inside Out, #1)
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4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 14,509 ratings
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74 A Presence in Russell Count...
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4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 13 ratings
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75 The Escape of Princess Made...
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4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 138 ratings
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76 Taking Lessons from Ernest
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4.63 of 5 stars 4.63 avg rating — 30 ratings
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77 The Meaning Of Theft
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 68 ratings
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78 Gabriel's Rapture (Gabriel'...
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 59,274 ratings
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79 Shades of Gray
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3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 497 ratings
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80 Land Of Mountains
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4.42 of 5 stars 4.42 avg rating — 36 ratings
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81 Under By Duress
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 281 ratings
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82 A Dead Red Cadillac (A Dead...
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 225 ratings
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83 Conditioned Response (Phoen...
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 46 ratings
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84 The Beast
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4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 6 ratings
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85 Watch Me Disappear
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3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 58 ratings
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86 Apollyon
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings
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87 Sempre (Forever, #1)
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 12,929 ratings
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88 Scarlet Night (Behind The V...
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 70 ratings
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89 Wingless and Damned
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4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 45 ratings
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90 Ember (Ember #1)
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 376 ratings
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90 Terra Feliz: Vanity
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 13 ratings
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92 Arielle: Immortal Awakening...
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4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 94 ratings
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93 More Barsetshire Diary
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 7 ratings
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94 Nonofficial Asset
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 93 ratings
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95 Michal's Window
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 171 ratings
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96 Balloon Animals
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4.51 of 5 stars 4.51 avg rating — 59 ratings
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97 The Queen's Envoy
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4.79 of 5 stars 4.79 avg rating — 34 ratings
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98 Noir (Crimson Shadow, #1)
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 93 ratings
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99 Gabriella
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4.65 of 5 stars 4.65 avg rating — 63 ratings
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100 Through the Mirror and Into...
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 23 ratings
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Comments (showing 1-7 of 7) (7 new)

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message 1: by Sharon (new)

Sharon Perrone The books by Bob Sanchez were all fun reads.


message 2: by Guido (new)

Guido Io Deceneus Journal of a Time Traveler
Strange as the premise may seem (A Living Universe), this novel works quite well.


message 3: by Riley (new)

Riley Banks How is Rick Riordin on this list? When did he become an Indie author?


message 4: by Riley (new)

Riley Banks Or Danielle Steel?


message 5: by Edward (new)

Edward Lorn Michael Connelly is in there, too.


message 6: by Riley (new)

Riley Banks Gee, what hope do us poor Indies have when up against the likes of them?

Hope you all have a great New Year - stay safe.


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