20th Century

White Gardenia

By Belinda Alexandra - Published 2015Published c2007

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Saga

Belinda Alexandra’s Wild Lavender was one of my favorite sweeping epic novels, and the highlight of the year in which I read ...Read Review

Or Forever Be Damned

By C.S. Burrough - Published 2014

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Once, not so long ago, a little island nation ruled over an empire on which the sun never set. This is a simple ...Read Review

Mademoiselle Chanel

By C.W. Gortner - Published 2015

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Biographical Fiction

Gabrielle Chanel, the destitute country orphan who remade herself into Coco Chanel, the 20th century’s most celebrated designer, lived a life of ...Read Review

Lillian on Life

By Alison Jean Lester - Published 2015

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Lillian is a single woman who lives most of her life dating different men. This is the story of how she values each ...Read Review

We Are Not Ourselves

By Matthew Thomas - Published 2014

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Saga

What are the effects of a devastating illness on a family? How does a family adapt to a new normal when nothing will ...Read Review

Susan Marcus Bends the Rules

By Jane Cutler - Published 2014

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Children/Young Adult

Susan Marcus Bends the Rules is set during WWII in Clayton, Missouri. Missouri is quite a change for Susan Marcus, who grew up ...Read Review

Radio Girl

By Carol Brendler - Published 2013

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Children/Young Adult

Cece is a fourteen-year-old with big dreams, especially for a girl living above a Newark, New Jersey hardware store in 1938 – she wants to ...Read Review

Beyond the Silk Mills

By Leslie Rupley - Published 2014

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The life story of feisty, sensitive Sophie, the main character in Leslie Rupley’s richly textured novel Beyond the Silk Mills, is closely ...Read Review

Under False Flags

By Steve Anderson - Published 2014

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Military

Under False Flags is a gritty, hard look through the eyes of an American and a German soldier near the end of WWII ...Read Review

The Good Doctor

By Paul Butler - Published 2014

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A young medical student in London in 1880 observes another older medical student named Wilfred Grenfell at work. Such begins a rich characterization of ...Read Review