Literary

You, Fascinating You

By Germaine Shames - Published 2012

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Biographical FictionLiterary

This biographical novel has a beautiful nostalgic quality, the sort of feeling you get when watching classic noir films, browsing vintage postcards or ...Read Review

The Detour

By Andromeda Romano-Lax - Published 2012

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Literary

Ernest Vogler is a young, overlooked artist working for the Third Reich’s Sonderprojekt when he is sent to Rome to oversee the ...Read Review

The Fever Tree

By Jennifer McVeigh - Published 2012

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Literary

1878. Orphaned by the death of her father, Frances Irvine faces a stark choice. Spurned by her mother’s grand relatives and left penniless ...Read Review

The Good Hope

By W. Glyn Jones (trans.) - By William Heinesen - Published 2011

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Literary

William Heinesen was a native of the Faeroe Islands – where this book is set – although he wrote in Danish. He was renowned as ...Read Review

The Unruly Passions of Eugénie R.

By Carole DeSanti - Published 2012

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Literary

When 17-year-old Eugénie leaves her humble home in France’s foie gras country to follow her wealthy lover to Paris, she has ...Read Review

Accidents of Providence

By Stacia M. Brown - Published 2012

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Literary

Set in England during Cromwell’s interregnum, Accidents of Providence centers on Rachel Lockyer, a glove maker’s apprentice accused of murdering her ...Read Review

The Healing

By Jonathan Odell - Published 2012

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Literary

Granada is an enslaved girl, torn from her mother’s arms on a whim to be raised in a mansion as the mistress’...Read Review

Blow on a Dead Man’s Embers

By Mari Strachan - Published 2011

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Literary

The war is over, but it has left its mark on the tiny West Wales village of Non and her family. Men are ...Read Review

Queen of America

By Luis Alberto Urrea - Published 2011

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

Teresita Urrea acquired her title of “Saint of Cabora” during the Mexican war known as the Tomochic Rebellion during the despotic rule of ...Read Review

The Odditorium

By Melissa Pritchard - Published 2012

Genres:

LiteraryShort Stories

The title for The Odditorium fits this slim book of short stories nicely, as most of the tales are indeed quite odd and ...Read Review

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