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By Joy Castro -
Between 1886 and 1898, Key West, Florida, is a bustling city primarily because of its prodigious cigar business. The small island is also home to ...Read Review
By Rosalind Brackenbury -
Henri Fournier is pondering his life with a woman named Pauline as he travels by train to begin his military role in WWI ...Read Review
By Meg Waite Clayton -
Although other stories of Ernest Hemingway abound, this tale told in first-person narrative by wife number three, Martha Gellhorn, explores her life as ...Read Review
By Sejal Badani -
In 2000, Jaya, a thirty-something New York journalist, boards a plane for India. She has recently miscarried for the third time, and her husband ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Blackwell -
This story is told from three different viewpoints as three very different women wind up in Lifeboat 21 as the Titanic sinks. Charlotte Digby, ...Read Review
By Soraya M. Lane -
During WWII, three women fight against the Nazi occupation of France and their numerous personal conflicts. Hazel, a Special Operations Executive (SOE) spy, ...Read Review
By Rebecca Rosenberg -
The Secret Life of Mrs. London, Rebecca Rosenberg’s debut novel, is set in San Francisco in 1915 on the brink of World War ...Read Review
By Camille Di Maio -
The Way of Beauty is a charming multi-generational love story, but it is more than that: it is a story of family, love ...Read Review
By Laila Ibrahim -
The US Civil War is over, but in 1868 its aftereffects are still keenly felt. When Lisbeth Johnson is called back from Ohio to ...Read Review
By Lindsay Jayne Ashford -
Whisper of the Moon Moth is an enchanting tale of a starlet’s rise to fame in Hollywood from humble and obscure beginnings, ...Read Review
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