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The Hundred Wells of Salaga

By Ayesha Harruna Attah - Published 2018Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

Near the end of the 19th century, as transatlantic slavery has been essentially abolished, internal slavery persists in Ghana. Two quite different young ...Read Review

Self-Help Messiah: Dale Carnegie and Success in Modern America

By Steven Watts - Published 2013

Genres:

Nonfiction

This biography of Dale Carnegie is as engrossing as a good novel. Born in 1888, Carnegie rose from boyhood poverty in rural Missouri. At ...Read Review

The Elixir of Immortality

By Gabi Gleichmann - Published 2013

Genres:

LiterarySaga

Ari Spinoza, the last surviving member of his family, is dying. Childless and at the end of his family’s long line of ...Read Review

A True Novel

By Minac Mizumura - Published 2013

Genres:

Literary

Japanese readers fell in love with 19th-century western literature because it strove to transcend daily life to focus on the “ideal” existence. However, ...Read Review

This House is Haunted

By John Boyne - Published 2013

Genres:

Thriller

Norfolk, 1867. Eliza Caine, aged 21, is alone in the world after the sudden death of her father. Still grieving, on a whim she moves ...Read Review

The Reservoir

By John Milliken Thompson - Published 2011

Genres:

LiterarySaga

Based upon an old Richmond, Virginia court case, The Reservoir is a complex first novel that is a simmering blend of Southern tragedy, ...Read Review

Galore

By Michael Crummey - Published 2011

Genres:

LiterarySaga

“Newfoundland seemed too severe and formidable, too provocative, too extravagant and singular and harrowing to be real. He half expected to never lay ...Read Review

The Wrong Blood

By Manuel de Lope - Published 2010

Genres:

LiterarySaga

After reading this book, I found myself agreeing with the blurb on the dust jacket – a rare event. In essence, it is about ...Read Review

The Quickening

By Michelle Hoover - Published 2010

Genres:

LiterarySaga

Michelle Hoover’s debut novel is noteworthy. Based loosely on a family history written by her great-grandmother, Hoover gives a moving account of ...Read Review

The Last Rendezvous

By Anne Plantagenet - By Willard Wood - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Although this novel of early 19th-century France may have been a prize-winner in its original French, it is a slow, hard slog in ...Read Review