Editors' Choice

This Time Of Dying

By Reina James - Published 2006

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This most unusual first novel chronicles the 1918 Spanish flu epidemic in London. The story opens with flu-stricken Dr. Wey drawing on his last ...Read Review

On Agate Hill

By Lee Smith - Published 2006

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Literary

Lee Smith is a talented novelist who has written an absorbing novel of the post-Civil War South. Molly Petree is an orphan living ...Read Review

The Light Of Evening

By Edna O'Brien - Published 2006

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Literary

The novel opens in the latter half of the 20th century. Dilly, bedridden in a small rural Irish hospital, reminisces about her past ...Read Review

Red River

By Lalita Tademy - Published 2006 (UK)Published 2007 (US)

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Literary

“This is not a story to go down easy, and the backwash still got hold of us today. The history of a family. ...Read Review

Incantation

By Alice Hoffman - Published 2006

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Children/Young Adult

Encaleflora, a tiny village in Spain, has been home for the deMadrigal family for over five hundred years. Estrella, sixteen and on the ...Read Review

The Elixir of Death

By Bernard Knight - Published 2006

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Mystery/Crime

  AD 1195. ‘Crowner John’ – otherwise the splendidly-named Sir John de Wolfe, black-haired and frequently bad tempered – is confronted by an abandoned ship and ...Read Review

The Girl from Charnelle

By K. L. Cook - Published 2006

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LiteraryRomance

  It is New Year’s Eve, 1959. Almost 16-year-old Laura Tate, her father, and her three brothers have been trying to make a ...Read Review

White Ghost Girls

By Alice Greenway - Published 2006

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LiteraryMystery/CrimeSaga

  Some “literary” novels contain rich, descriptive language that might be enjoyable to read but has no real bearing on the story they ...Read Review

Death and the Cornish Fiddler

By Deryn Lake - Published 2006

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Mystery/Crime

  When newly widowed John Rawlings and his daughter Rose are invited to accompany Elizabeth di Lorenzi to Helstone for the annual Floral (...Read Review

Abundance

By Sena Jeter Naslund - Published 2006

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Biographical Fiction

  The author of the bestselling Ahab’s Wife, Sena Jeter Naslund takes on a true historical figure this time, in Abundance, an ...Read Review

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