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Dear John

Sparks, Nicholas

Warner Books 2007

John, a high school dropout, enlists in the Army not knowing what else to do with his life. While in the Army he meets Savannah, they fall in love and she awaits his return from the Army. After 9/11 John feels it's his duty to re-enlist. During their long separation Savannah falls in love and marries someone else.

Hero

Moore, Perry

Disney/Hyperion Books 2009

Thom Creed, the gay son of a disowned superhero, finds that he, too, has special powers and is asked to join the very League that rejected his father, and it is there that Thom finds other misfits whom he can finally trust.

I can't think straight

Sarif, Shamim

Enlightenment 2008

The last song

Sparks, Nicholas

Grand Central Pub 2010

Seventeen year old Veronica "Ronnie" Miller's life was turned upside-down when her parents divorced and her father, a former concert pianist and teacher, moved from New York City to Wilmington, North Carolina. Three years later, she remains angry and alienated from her parents, especially her father...until her mother decides it would be in everyone's best interest if she and her younger brother spent the summer in Wilmington with him. Resentful and rebellious, Ronnie rejects all of her father's attempts to reach out to her and threatens to return to New York before the summer's end. But soon Ronnie meets Will, the town's local heartthrob, and the last person she thought she'd ever be attracted to. As Ronnie slowly lets her guard down, she finds herself falling deeply in love, opening herself up to the greatest happiness--and pain--that she has ever known.

Shades of blue

Kingsbury, Karen

Zondervan 2009

Brad Cutler, twenty-eight, is a rising star at his New York ad agency, about to marry the girl of his dreams. Anyone would agree he has it all ... a great career, a beautiful and loving fiancee, and a fairy tale life ahead of him--when memories of a high school girlfriend begin to torment him and he must find his old love and make amends.

Sing you home : a novel

Picoult, Jodi

Atria Books 2011

A stillborn baby ends Max and Zoe's marriage. Max leaves Zoe and turns to drinking. Zoe falls in love with a female school counselor, Vanessa. Max finds help for his drinking problem through his brother's church. Vanessa and Zoe get married. Vanessa offers to carry one of Zoe and Max's fertilized embryos. Zoe goes to Max to get permission to release the embryos to her but Max's new found religious fervor leads him to sue Zoe for custody.

Sugar daddy

Kleypas, Lisa

St. Martin's Paperbacks 2008

Left behind by an ambitious man who considers her off limits, Texas girl Liberty Jones eventually makes her way to the big city, where she falls under the spell of a billionaire tycoon who holds secrets from her mother's past.

Twenties girl : a novel

Kinsella, Sophie

Dial Press 2009

When the spirit of Lara's great-aunt Sadie-a feisty, demanding girl with firm ideas about fashion, love, and the right way to dance-mysteriously appears, she has one last request: Lara must find a missing necklace that had been in Sadie's possession for more than seventy-five years, and Sadie cannot rest without it. Never mind that Lara has her own problems--which Sadie could care less about. Will this sparring duo ever find what they're after?