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The Pull of the Stars

By Emma Donoghue - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

This novel is set in Dublin during the Halloween of 1918. Nurse Julia Power finds herself solely in charge of a temporary ward in ...Read Review

We Germans: A Novel

By Alexander Starritt - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

This novella comprises a long letter written by a German grandfather, Meissner, to his Scottish grandson, Callum. On a visit, seventeen months in ...Read Review

The Vexations

By Caitlin Horrocks - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Erik Satie (1866-1925) became a famous composer during La Belle Époque in Paris.  This novel is a creative depiction of what was behind ...Read Review

Summer of ’69

By Elin Hilderbrand - Published 2019

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Set on the islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard off the coast of Massachusetts, this debut historical novel from “summer read” veteran ...Read Review

Chimes of a Lost Cathedral (Revolution of Marina M.)

By Janet Fitch - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

At midnight, at the end of this epic 750-page novel that reads with echoes of Pasternak and Tolstoy, I wanted more. That’s ...Read Review

Ungovernable: The Victorian Parent’s Guide to Raising Flawless Children

By Therese Oneill - Published 2019

Genres:

Nonfiction

This thoroughly researched book (the bibliography runs to eight pages) presents everything a Victorian woman needed to know about conceiving, bearing and raising ...Read Review

The Age of Light

By Whitney Scharer - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

I love learning about women whom history has downplayed or ignored, such as Lee Miller, American fashion model-turned-photographer. The novel begins with Lee ...Read Review