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 Blue Coyote Motel
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 443 ratings
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2 After Forever Ends
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4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 867 ratings
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3 When Pigs Fly
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 215 ratings
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4 The Steward (Weald Fae Jour...
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4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 263 ratings
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5 Little Mountain
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 57 ratings
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6 Getting Lucky
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 58 ratings
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7 Divorce Hotel
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 61 ratings
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8 The Nightlife: New York (Th...
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3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 844 ratings
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9 Sneaker World (The Damaged ...
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4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 33 ratings
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10 Kicker
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4.47 of 5 stars 4.47 avg rating — 47 ratings
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11 Portrait of Our Marriage
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 281 ratings
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12 Fables of the Reconstruction
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 89 ratings
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13 The Nightlife: Las Vegas (T...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 279 ratings
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14 The Changeling (Weald Fae J...
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4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 174 ratings
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15 Summerman (The Damaged Poss...
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4.7 of 5 stars 4.70 avg rating — 44 ratings
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16 American Midnight (The Dama...
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 65 ratings
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17 ...And the Stars Will Sing
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 78 ratings
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18 Awakening the Fire (Guardia...
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 409 ratings
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19 The Stolen: Two Short Stories
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 53 ratings
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20 Against The Tide
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 95 ratings
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21 The Last Sunset
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4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 84 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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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 18 ratings
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24 First I Love You (The Downe...
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4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 53 ratings
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25 The Blood upon the Rose
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 94 ratings
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26 The Bird Day Battalion (Dom...
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 113 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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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 88,162 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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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 91 ratings
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31 Heavy Duty People (Brethren...
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 104 ratings
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32 Fantacia (Voxian, #1)
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4.69 of 5 stars 4.69 avg rating — 29 ratings
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33 Sharp Change (Black Meadow ...
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 447 ratings
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34 Thoughtless (Thoughtless, #1)
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4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 87,003 ratings
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35 The Chosen
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 38 ratings
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36 The Gemstone (Pendant Trilo...
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4.46 of 5 stars 4.46 avg rating — 13 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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4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 36 ratings
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40 A Love Beyond Time (Power o...
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4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 16 ratings
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41 The Unicorn Tree
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4.71 of 5 stars 4.71 avg rating — 24 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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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 26 ratings
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44 Just Add Salt (Hetta Coffey...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 1,159 ratings
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45 Heavy Duty Attitude (Brethr...
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4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 34 ratings
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46 New Yesterdays
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4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 41 ratings
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47 Just Add Water (Hetta Coffe...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 1,159 ratings
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48 The Elephant Tree
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3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 5,058 ratings
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49 Under By Treaty
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 94 ratings
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50 Nobody's Slave
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3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 144 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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4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 40 ratings
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53 Dark Passage (Dark Passage,...
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4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 277 ratings
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54 Sheer Purgatory
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4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 35 ratings
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55 Compulsion- A Short Story
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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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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 31 ratings
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58 Captive in the Dark (The Da...
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 38,607 ratings
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59 Homecoming Blues
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4.41 of 5 stars 4.41 avg rating — 29 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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3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 676 ratings
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62 The Zombie Room
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 5,719 ratings
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63 The Man Who Never Was
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4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 30 ratings
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64 Angelfall (Penryn & the End...
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4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 57,074 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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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 41 ratings
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67 A Dead Red Heart (A Dead Re...
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 195 ratings
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68 Werewolf Winter
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4.77 of 5 stars 4.77 avg rating — 13 ratings
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69 The Double Edged Sword
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3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 7 ratings
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70 Hillbilly Tales from the Sm...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 39 ratings
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71 The William S Club
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 125 ratings
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72 Effortless (Thoughtless, #2)
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4.42 of 5 stars 4.42 avg rating — 79,089 ratings
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73 If I Were You (Inside Out, #1)
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4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 15,919 ratings
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74 A Presence in Russell Count...
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4.36 of 5 stars 4.36 avg rating — 14 ratings
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75 Taking Lessons from Ernest
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4.63 of 5 stars 4.63 avg rating — 30 ratings
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76 Shades of Gray
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3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 532 ratings
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77 Land Of Mountains
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 1,159 ratings
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78 A Dead Red Cadillac (A Dead...
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3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 302 ratings
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79 The Escape of Princess Made...
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4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 150 ratings
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80 Gabriel's Rapture (Gabriel'...
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4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 67,214 ratings
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81 Under By Duress
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 285 ratings
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82 Conditioned Response (Phoen...
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 49 ratings
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83 The Beast
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 7 ratings
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84 Arielle: Immortal Awakening...
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4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 172 ratings
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85 Apollyon
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings
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86 Sempre (Forever, #1)
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4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 14,241 ratings
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87 Scarlet Night (Behind The V...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 103 ratings
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88 Watch Me Disappear
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3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 66 ratings
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89 Wingless and Damned
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 46 ratings
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90 Ember (Ember #1)
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 400 ratings
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91 Terra Feliz: Vanity
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 14 ratings
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92 More Barsetshire Diary
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 7 ratings
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93 Dark Heirloom (An Ema Marx ...
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4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 53 ratings
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94 Noir (Crimson Shadow, #1)
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 116 ratings
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95 Gabriella
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4.7 of 5 stars 4.70 avg rating — 69 ratings
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96 Nonofficial Asset
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 102 ratings
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97 Michal's Window
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 182 ratings
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98 Seduction and Snacks (Choco...
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 28,749 ratings
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99 Balloon Animals
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4.52 of 5 stars 4.52 avg rating — 66 ratings
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100 Just Add Trouble (Hetta Cof...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 1,159 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 by Florian Armas
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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