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By Tea Cooper -
1922 Sydney. Verity Binks wants to be a reporter like her father and grandfather, but with soldiers coming home from the Great War, she ...Read Review
By Karen Kingsbury -
In 1941, in Bloomington, Indiana, pretty Irvel Holland is busy with her studies at university and, while dating Sam, is secretly enamored with his ...Read Review
By Carter Seaton -
On October 22, 2020, Judge Alexander C. Betts sits in his chambers reviewing transcripts and testimony from the bench trial of Sylvester “Sly” Thompson. The ...Read Review
By Noelle Salazar -
Greta Garbo’s white satin gown from the 1923 film, The Star, is the centerpiece at the Smithsonian’s Hollywood Glamour Exhibition in 2023. As ...Read Review
By Emily Critchley -
Set in 1951 and 2018 in a fictional English village, One Puzzling Afternoon unspools the events leading up to the disappearance of fifteen-year-old Lucy. The ...Read Review
By Autumn Allen -
1968. Kevin is an African American student at Columbia in New York City, struggling to find his place in the civil rights movement. The ...Read Review
By Ariel Djanikian -
When Alice Bush’s sister and brother-in-law strike gold in the Klondike, becoming celebrated and indescribably wealthy, she joins them in the Yukon ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Langston -
When President Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963, it changed lives across America. Langston uses this seminal moment as her starting point for a ...Read Review
By Jonathan Evison -
Geno, an elderly man living in an assisted living facility, believes that he has lived many lives over the course of more than ...Read Review
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