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By Cynthia G. Neale -
This novel is a compelling narrative of Catharine Montour, a Métis (mixed French and Native heritage) woman who lived in Pennsylvania and ...Read Review
By Juni Fisher -
The Louisiana Gulf Coast in the 1940s and 50s, a traveling circus, tattooed performers… all the settings for a potentially bucolic tale. Instead, ...Read Review
By Brenda Sparks Prescott -
At the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962, Betty Anne Johnson is an African American military wife and mother stationed at ...Read Review
By Jean K Carney -
In her debut novel, Jean K. Carney chronicles the story of aspiring jazz singer Mary Kaye in Chicago during the 1960s. When Kaye’...Read Review
By Michal Strutin -
Judging Noa fictionalizes the incident from the Book of Numbers and Joshua in the Bible where five daughters of Zelophechad petition to be ...Read Review
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