Penguin

A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding

By Jackie Copleton - Published 2015

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On August 9, 1945, Amaterasu Takahashi was late in meeting her daughter, Yuko, in Nagasaki’s Catholic cathedral; her tardiness saved her life, as the ...Read Review

Wars of the Roses: Margaret of Anjou

By Conn Iggulden - Published 2015

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Biographical Fiction

Conn Iggulden has written a spellbinding novel about England’s York and Lancaster families. Theirs is a war fueled by the fact that ...Read Review

Miss Emily

By Nuala O’Connor - Published 2015

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Biographical Fiction

In this novel, Emily Dickinson is not a dark, morose woman, but a spritely thirty-something wishing for more time to ponder her thoughts ...Read Review

The Last Bookaneer

By Matthew Pearl - Published 2015

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Adventure

Matthew Pearl, author of The Dante Club, has created a unique literary adventure. For over a century, non-restrictive copyright laws have allowed the ...Read Review

The Dressmaker

By Rosalie Ham - Published 2015

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Tillie Dunnage returns to her small, rural Australian town to care for her mentally ill mother. Something mysterious happened many years ago that ...Read Review

The Tightrope Walkers

By David Almond - Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US)

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Children/Young Adult

Dominic Hall is growing up in a pebble-dashed home in northern England in the post-WWII years. His father, a caulker in the shipyards, ...Read Review

James II: The Last Catholic King

By David Womersley - Published 2015

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Nonfiction

The shortness of the reign of James II would seem to fit this short book perfectly but there are a lot of events ...Read Review

Black Diamonds: The Downfall of an Aristocratic Dynasty and the Fifty Years That Changed England

By Catherine Bailey - Published 2008Published 2014

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Nonfiction

Beginning during the 19th century and ending in the 21st, Black Diamonds is the story of the end of an era and of ...Read Review

The Tutor

By Andrea Chapin - Published 2015

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Mystery/Crime

The discovery of the body of a murdered priest begins the story of Katharine de L’Isle, a childless young widow living with ...Read Review

The Brewer of Preston

By Andrea Camilleri - Published 2014

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Mystery/Crime

Camilleri, a bestselling author in Italy and Germany, is the author of the Inspector Montalbano mystery series and historical novels set in 19th-century ...Read Review