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The Manningtree Witches

By A. K. BLAKEMORE - Published 2021

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Set in England in 1643, The Manningtree Witches is based on the activities of Matthew Hopkins, the self-styled Witchfinder General. Told through the eyes ...Read Review

Painter to the King

By Amy Sackville - Published 2018

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Biographical FictionLiterary

In 1622, the artist Diego Velázquez was summoned to Madrid to paint King Philip IV and his courtiers. He remained a member of ...Read Review

West

By Carys Davies - Published 2018

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LiteraryWestern

This slim volume houses a simple “journey” plot within an incredibly nuanced presentation. Sometime after the Lewis and Clark Expedition, widower Cyrus Bellman ...Read Review

White Houses

By Amy Bloom - Published 2018

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Biographical Fiction

Bloom has created an unforgettable voice for journalist Lorena Hickok, as she reminisces about her decades-long love affair with Eleanor Roosevelt. Both women ...Read Review

The Patriots

By Sana Krasikov - Published 2017

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Literary

Florence Fein leaves Brooklyn during the Depression for promises of love and a future in accord with her communist idealism in the Soviet ...Read Review

The Diary of a Gulag Prison Guard

By Ivan Chistyakov - Published 2016

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Nonfiction

The Diary of a Gulag Prison Guard is a faithful translation of the diary kept by Ivan Chistyakov, a Russian gulag prison guard ...Read Review

Under the Udala Trees

By Chinelo Okparanta - Published 2016

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Literary

This novel is a gorgeously written homage to love set against the background of Nigeria during a time of civil unrest in the ...Read Review

Do Not Say We Have Nothing

By Madeleine Thien - Published 2016

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Literary

“In a single year, my father left us twice. The first time, to end his marriage, and the second, when he took his ...Read Review

A Ghost’s Story

By Lorna Gibb - Published 2015

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A Ghost’s Story is an intriguing book, as it presents the tale of Katie King – not a famous medium but a famous ...Read Review

Signs for Lost Children

By Sarah Moss - Published 2015

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Saga

1880s England. Signs for Lost Children picks up directly from where Sarah Moss’ previous novel Bodies of Light left off. Freshly qualified doctor, ...Read Review