Multi-Period

A Million Years in a Day: A Curious History of Everyday Life

By Greg Jenner - Published 2016

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Nonfiction

Forgive Greg Jenner the hyperbole of his title, since “30,000 Years in a Day” would not have had the same ring. Nonetheless, this survey ...Read Review

The Muse

By Jessie Burton - Published 2016

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In her second novel (after The Miniaturist, 2014), Burton links two talented young women of different generations with the fate of a magnificent lost ...Read Review

The Water of Life (Uisge Beatha)

By Daniel Marchildon - By Mārta Ziemelis (trans.) - Published 2015

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Saga

In 1996, John MacPhearson, the proprietor of Toronto’s poshest Scotch bar, tastes a dram of whisky from the old-fashioned bottle offered to him ...Read Review

Making Monte Carlo: A History of Speculation and Spectacle

By Mark Braude - Published 2016

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Nonfiction

When you hear “Monte Carlo,” you probably imagine sandy beaches, sports cars, beautiful people, architecturally impressive casinos, and money. You’d be right, ...Read Review

The Dollhouse

By Fiona Davis - Published 2016

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1952. When 17-year-old Darby McLaughlin moves from Defiance, Ohio to New York to take a secretarial course, she quickly falls under the spell of ...Read Review

Thomas Jefferson Dreams of Sally Hemings

By Stephen O’Connor - Published 2016

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Biographical FictionLiterary

A brilliant, inventive debut novel, Thomas Jefferson Dreams of Sally Hemings presents these two historical figures in intimate detail well beyond the historical ...Read Review

Isabella’s Book

By Alison Mukherjee - Published 2016

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Set in 18th-century Cumberland, this absorbing story follows the lives of Isabella, George and Isaac – childhood friends who grow old without losing touch ...Read Review

The Memory of Us

By Camille Di Maio - Published 2016

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England, 1961. The suicide attempt of a lonely midwife is interrupted by a boy whose mother has gone into premature labor. When the midwife ...Read Review

In the Light of What We See

By Sarah Painter - Published 2016

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In the Light of What We See tells the stories of two women separated by 80 years. The contemporary story of Mina Morgan is ...Read Review

Journey of the Dead: The Trinity Conspiracy, Book 1

By A. C. Townsend - Published 2014

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AdventureFantasy

In Journey of the Dead, the first book in A. C. Townsend’s unusual and ultimately highly readable Trinity Conspiracy series, sixteen-year-old Sarah ...Read Review